Studs Terkel Papers and Book Interviews

Institution: Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Date: 1950-1999
Extent: 65 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Biographical/Historical Note:
Studs Terkel was born May 16, 1912, and died in Chicago on Oct. 31, 2008.

Scope and Content Note:
Typed transcripts of interviews by Mr. Terkel that he used in writing his books: Division Street, Hard Times, and Working. Also present are edited drafts of the manuscripts for these books, correspondence, press clippings, and other office files; and ca. 2150 sound recordings of interviews excerpted in the books Division Street, Hard Times, Working, The Good War, American Dreams Lost and Found, and Coming of Age. Includes 2 boxes of clippings from newspapers and magazines about Studs Terkel.

Related Material: None