Michelson, Herman (1897-1976)
The Herman Michelson collections consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other material.
Manuscripts include short works such as The End of The World (1931-1932); The Island of Doctor Moreau (1932); A Man and a Dog; The Rim; and The Word. Several untitled manuscripts are also included.
Correspondence includes letters or diary entries written by Michelson while in the US Army (1918), letters to the Herald Tribune and Newspaper Guild (1948), and personal letters dating from 1918 to 1975, mainly to his daughter Joan.
Personal and professional photographs are included in the collection, such as several photos of Michelson with his first and second wives; a portrait with Andriev Voynow from the Moscow Daily News in 1937; and a portrait as the editor of Sunday World in 1930, among others.
Also included is a timeline of Michelson's achievements for each year along with birth and death dates, and a studio telephone directory for Paramount Puldix Corporation (1931).