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Harvard buys Updike archive

Collection includes late writer’s reviews, letters, manuscripts

John Updike, as a senior at Harvard, in 1954. John Updike, as a senior at Harvard, in 1954.
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / October 7, 2009

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Harvard University has acquired the manuscripts, correspondences, and other papers of John Updike, a celebrated member of the Class of 1954 who kept a Harvard library card and frequently visited the campus to research the contemporary culture that enlivened his acclaimed fiction. (Full article: 770 words)

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