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Library > Collections > Rare Books & Manuscripts > Finding Aid Index > Julia Cooley Altrocchi Papers Julia Cooley Altrocchi Papers

Julia Cooley Altrocchi Papers
4 mss boxes
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Revised by: Jennifer Duplaga, February 2005

Biographical Note:

Altrocchi was a Berkeley, California poet, novelist, and lecturer.  She was the author of Wolves against the Moon, a novel based upon the life of Joseph Bailly (1774-1835), a northwestern Indiana Indian trader. 

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of papers relating to Wolves against the Moon, including research correspondence and notes, a manuscript of the book, reviews and correspondence with Harold S. Latham and others at the Macmillan Company, the book’s publisher.  Also included are notes and a manuscript on the Fort Dearborn massacre.

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1.

1. Research and notes, 1933-1936
2. Newspaper Clippings, 1936
3. Research and notes, 1937-Mar. 1939
4. Research and notes, April-December 1939
5. Research and notes, January-March 1940
Box 2.

1. Research and notes, April-May 1940
2. Research and notes, June-December 1940
3. Research and notes, 1941-1949
4. Research and notes, 1950-1955
Box 3.

1. Research and notes, 1956-1957
2. Research and notes, 1958-1959
3. Pictures and Manuscripts, n.d.
Box 4.

1. Original Manuscript of Novel
2. Original Manuscript of Novel
3. Original Manuscript of Novel
4. Original Manuscript of Novel
5. Original Manuscript of Novel

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 4 mss boxes
Collection Dates: 1933-1958
Provenance: Inez School, 8 Mar. 1982
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.