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Janet Lewis papers, 1941-1999

Identifier: 001.04.03

Materials related to Janet Lewis including an issue of Caxtonian featuring Janet Lewis and her husband Arthur Ivor Winters, a photocopy of the essay “The Return of Janet Lewis” by Larry McMurtry published in The New York Review of Books, and a photocopy of her obituary from The New York Times. Also includes two books authored by Janet Lewis: The Wife of Martin Guerre; Swallow Press Books; Seventh Printing; 1984; copyright 1967. Poems Old and New, 1918 – 1978; Swallow Press; Reprinted 1982; copyright 1981.


  • Creation: 1941-1999


Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Folder

Biographical Note

Janet Lewis (1899 – 1998) was the daughter of Edwin Herbert Lewis, a Lewis Institute faculty and staff member and a distant relative of the Institute’s founder, Allen C. Lewis. Ms. Lewis attended Lewis Institute before entering the University of Chicago. She was an author whose published works include poems, novels and librettos and published from 1922 – 1994.


Processed by Catherine Bruck, University Archivist January 25, 2000.

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