Hugh C. Atkinson (1933 - 1986) - Theodore Dreiser collection | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Contents: The Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945) collection was assembled by Hugh C. Atkinson, former UIUC University Librarian. It includes 223 first editions, along with later editions and variant issues, of Dreiser's publications. Included in the collection is one of only twelve original copies of Tragic America (1936). The collection was donated by Mrs. Mary N. Atkinson, following her husband?s untimely death.