Perelman (Sidney Joseph) Papers, 1914-1987


Correspondence, working files, notes, drafts, clippings, and documents pertaining to Perelman's work as a humorist, as well as to his family life. Contains manuscripts jointly authored with his wife, the writer Laura West Perelman, and brother-in-law, the writer Nathaniel West. Also includes books and journals from the personal library of S. J. and Laura West Perelman. (Perelman was a member of the Brown Class of 1925; Laura Perelman was Pembroke Class of 1930).

Format(s): Books, Manuscripts, Graphics, Letters, Documents
Library: John Hay
Contact(s): Christopher_Geissler@brown.edu

Access to the collection:

Online Catalog (JOSIAH):
General description of the collection available on JOSIAH

In-house Access to the Collection:
Typescript Inventory

Notes:
See, also, Papers of Israel J. Kapstein, Ms. 89.5.

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