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Digital Files, 1980-2019 (continued)
Miscellany, 1988-1994 (Container 308, same heading)
Digital ID: mss83183_190_065
"Washington novel," 1986-1993
Digital ID: mss83183_190_083
Digital ID: mss83183_190_087
The Language God Talks
Work journals, 1988-1990 (Container 356, same heading)
Digital ID: mss83183_190_072
The Lawgiver
Work journals, 2009-2010 (Container 373, same heading)
Digital ID: mss83183_202_047
This Is My God
Audio book (11 disks), circa 1994
Digital ID: mss83183_190_020
Digital ID: mss83183_190_021
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Digital ID: mss83183_190_024
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The Will to Live On
"Sequel," circa 1996, May-June
Content from this disk was not fully recoverable at the time of processing. Partial and/or unformatted text from the files can be viewed with a text editor such as Notepad.
Digital ID: mss83183_190_069
"Yiddishkeit," 1992-1994
Digital ID: mss83183_190_067
BOX 58-111 Personal File, 1920-2019
The Personal File series contains family and personal correspondence, financial materials, awards and honors, biographical material, event files, charitable contributions, real estate documents, journals, memorabilia, travel files, and other materials that document Wouk's family relationships, personal achievements, and private life. Family correspondence, dating from 1939 to 2004, documents the close relationship with his mother, Esther Wouk, and brother, scientist and electrical engineer Victor Wouk. There are also letters between Herman Wouk and his wife, Betty Sarah Wouk. Other family correspondents include his sister, Miriam Sacks, Victor's wife, Joy, and his surviving children, Iolanthe Woulff (deadname Nathaniel Wouk) and Joseph Wouk. The series also documents Wouk's lifelong relationships with his alma mater, Columbia University, and the Library of Congress, including his receipt of the Library of Congress Lifetime Achievement and Living Legends awards. Other awards and honors include honorary degrees, certificates, and correspondence related to his Pulitzer Prize for Fiction awarded in 1952 for The Caine Mutiny. Charities represented include the Abe Wouk Foundation, established in memory of Wouk's first child, who drowned in a swimming pool before the age of five in 1951. Financial material includes a business diary, management journals, and numbered files. Numbered files include material related to contracts and negotiations for several publications and productions, chiefly The Caine Mutiny Court Martial and Marjorie Morningstar. There are also files related to Wouk's real estate holdings in California, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington, D.C. The travel files document Wouk’s research trips, vacations, promotional tours, and other engagements in the United States, Israel, Australia, and other countries around the world. The China travel files document Wouk’s invitation from the Chinese Writers Association to visit the country to lecture and meet with authors and historians. These files contain an unpublished diary of Wouk’s 1982 travels in Israel, Hong Kong, and China between September and December, wherein he explores the parallels between Jewish and Chinese cultures, politics, and other personal observations. There is a small amount of material related to Wouk's United States Navy service, dating from 1941 to 1955.
Material types include correspondence, calendars, brochures, photographs, itineraries, business cards, financial and legal material, memoranda, architectural plans, photographs, writings, diaries, journals, notebooks, certificates, memorabilia, articles, and clippings.
Arranged alphabetically by name or material type.
BOX 58 Allen, Fred, 1941, 1947, 1955-1956, undated
BOX 58 Annotated calendars, 1993-1998
BOX 58 Articles about Wouk's writings, 1953-2019
(5 folders)
BOX 58 Awards and honors
BOX 58 Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, honorary degree, 1990
BOX 58 Columbia College, Columbia, Mo., Alexander Hamilton Award, 1980
BOX 59 Columbia University, New York, N.Y., Medal for Excellence, 1952
BOX 59 Haywood, Thomas B., dinner honoring distinguished former naval persons, 1982, Mar. 22 See also Container OV 1, Photographs and event posters
BOX 59 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 1997 See also Container OV 1, Certificate
(2 folders)
BOX 59 Library of Congress
BOX 59 Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Writing of Fiction, 2008
(3 folders)
BOX 59 "The Historical Novel: A Symposium Honoring Herman Wouk," 1995
BOX 60 "The Historical Novel: A Symposium Honoring Herman Wouk," 1995-2000
(2 folders)
BOX 60 "Living Legend," 2000 See also Container OV 5, Medal
BOX 60 Miscellany, 1985-2011 See also Container OV 5, Medal, Guardian of Zion Prize, Bar-Ilan University
(2 folders)
BOX 60 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1952
BOX 60 Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., honorary degree, 1998
BOX 60 University of California, San Diego, 1998 See also Container OV 5, UCSD medal
BOX 60 Villa Nazareth, Rome, Italy, Joseph medal, 1997
BOX 60 Washingtonian Book Award, 1986
BOX 60 Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel, K. Tzetnik Award, 1990
BOX 60 Yeshiva University, New York, N.Y., honorary degree, 1955
BOX 61 Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1982-1986, 1997
BOX R 510 Bibliography, personal library, 1964 See Container R 510, same heading
BOX 61 Biographical material, 1949-1966, undated
BOX 61 Biographical sketches, 1962, 1971, 1985-2019, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 61 Bohemian Club/Bohemia Grove, San Francisco, Calif.
BOX 61 The Caine Mutiny Court Martial shows
BOX 61 General, 1968
BOX 61 Photographs, 1968
BOX 61 Essays for 1972 Centennial Grove Play Book, 1970-1972
BOX 61 General, 1972
(2 folders)
BOX 62 General, 1995-2003
(8 folders)
BOX 63 The Traitor show, 1980-1981
BOX R 510 Charity contributions, circa 1953-1964 See Container R 510, same heading
BOX 63 Clippings, 1941, 1952-1963, 1970-1987, 1995, 2000, undated See also Container R OV 8, Israeli press scrapbook and newspapers
(2 folders)
BOX 63 Clouds Hill Books, Herman Wouk Collection, 2008
BOX 63 Columbia University, New York, N.Y
BOX 63 Donations, 1959, 1980-1984
BOX 63 General, 1985-1988
(5 folders)
BOX 64 General, 1989, 2002
BOX 64 Herman Wouk Papers
BOX 64 Correspondence and inventories, 1952-2006
(6 folders)
BOX 65 Thompson, Ira, correspondence, 1983-1986
BOX 65 Visit to Butler Library, 1978
BOX 65 Memorabilia, 1934, 1959, 1994-1995
BOX 65 Philosophy notebook, 1934
BOX 65 Pulitzer Prize fiftieth anniversary dinner, 1966
BOX 65 Dawson, Nancy, correspondence as Wouk's assistant, 1959-1960
BOX 65 Death, 2019
(2 folders)
BOX 65 Edman, Irwin, 1945-1956
BOX 66 Family connections, 2000-2005, undated
BOX 66 Family correspondence
BOX 66 Alperovitch family, 1981-1986
BOX 66 Brown and Palmer families, 1961-1970
BOX 66 Green, H. Howard, and Irene Wouk Green, 1943-1945, 1963-1972, 1986, undated
BOX 66 Greeting cards, 1971-1977, undated
BOX 66 Sacks, Miriam, 1970-1986
(2 folders)
BOX 66 Wouk, Arthur, and Vita Wouk, 1972, 1984-1985
BOX 66 Wouk, Esther, 1943-1948, 1959
(6 folders)
BOX 67 Wouk, Esther, 1960-1980, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 67 Wouk, Herman, and Betty Sarah Wouk, 1944, Nov.-1945, Jan.
(6 folders)
BOX 68 Wouk, Herman, and Betty Sarah Wouk, 1945, Feb.-June
(8 folders)
BOX 69 Wouk, Herman, and Betty Sarah Wouk, 1945, June-Nov., undated
(10 folders)
BOX 70 Wouk, Herman, and Betty Sarah Wouk, 1970
BOX R 510 Wouk, Joseph, 1972-1978 See Container R 510, same heading
BOX 70 Wouk, Joseph, and Iolanthe Woulff, 1965-1967
BOX 70 Wouk, Joseph, and Suzanne Wouk, 1982-1986, 1993-1997
BOX 70 Wouk, Joy, and Victor Wouk, 1939-1977
(8 folders)
BOX 71 Wouk, Joy, and Victor Wouk, 1978-1983
(7 folders)
BOX 72 Wouk, Joy, and Victor Wouk, 1984-2004
(11 folders)
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