Carl Sandburg papers (Connemara Accession), 1898-1967 | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library
The "Connemara Transfer" of the Carl Sandburg papers (1898-1962) includes typescripts and corrected galley proofs of Sandburg's works and correspondence (1916-62) with literary and public figures, scholars and admirers about writing, American folk songs, Abraham Lincoln, journalism and lecture tours. The collection also contains a Spanish-American War diary (1898), lectures (1908- 09), recordings and transcriptions of Sandburg's radio broadcasts and lectures and magazine articles and newspaper clippings by and about him. The papers also include Lombard College publications (1898-1902), material concerning the Chicago Daily News (1917-32) and a supporting book collection of approximately 5,000 volumes.
The collection was originally arranged numerically 1 through 468. Sections of the first 152 boxes were rearranged into a material type arrangement through the Save American History Project.Â For a topic based finding aid, please go to the following link.
Series 1: Monograph Inclusions
Series 2: Save America's Treasures Materials
Series 3: Pamphlets Misc.
Series 4: Periodicals
Series 5: Legacy Sandburg Materials
Series 6: Poetry
Series 7: Clippings
Series 8: Newspapers
Series 9: Scrapbooks
Series 10: Movie Reviews
Series 11: Correspondence Series 1
Series 12: Correspondence Series 2
Series 13: Correspondence Series 3
Series 14: Correspondence Series 4
Series 15: Correspondence Series 5
Series 16: Correspondence Series 6
Series 17: Correspondence Series 7
Series 18: Galley Proofs
Series 19: Photographs
Series 20: Oral History Project
Series OS: Oversize materials