Nannine Joseph papers , 1930-1976

Overview of the Collection

Joseph, Nannine
Nannine Joseph papers
1930-1976 (inclusive)
10.5 linear feet, (7 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 821
Nannine Joseph (1890-1976) was a literary agent. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondences, and photographs from her clients.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 5413463068
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Nannine Joseph was a literary agent for Eleanor Roosevelt from 1947-1962. She was also a literary agent for Franklin D. Roosevelt for a short time (1931-1934). At one time, she worked for Brandt and Brandt Literary Agency.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains manuscripts and correspondence from a wide variety of writers. The various legal documents show the overall process of the agent-client relationship.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Authors, American--20th century
  • Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
  • Literary agents--United States
  • Literary agents--United States--Correspondence

Personal Names

  • Denniston, Elinore, 1900-1978
  • Fine, Benjamin, 1905-1975
  • Hickok, Lorena A.
  • Hickok, Lorena A.
  • Joseph, Nannine
  • Lee, Beverly Haskell
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
  • Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972
  • Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972