The Erica Wallach collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and memorabilia.
Manuscripts in the collection include a working copy of Wallach’s 1967 book Light at Midnight. Also included are notes and poems from her five years in prison (1952 to 1957); poems specifically date from 1952 to 1953.
Correspondence in the collection includes letters, cards, and telegrams from 1954 to 1957. Notable correspondents include Marguerite Higgins and Daniel Schorr.
Printed material in the collection includes programs, newspaper clippings, and articles. Clippings date from 1950 to 1967 and relate to League of Nations committee member Noel Field, his family, and Wallach herself. Articles include reviews of Light at Midnight and some translated articles of the RSFSR Criminal Code of 1926.
Memorabilia in the collection comes from Wallach’s imprisonment and release, and includes textiles and objects such as a hand-embroidered cloth and a painted wooden spoon.
|1. Wallach, Erica Glaser, 1922-|
|1. Women's Studies Collections -- History and Culture Subject Guide|
|2. Literary Collections Subject Guide|
|3. German American authors|
|4. American literature -- Women authors|
|5. Women authors, American|
|6. American literature--20th century|
|7. Political prisoners|