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Descriptive inventory for the Marshall M. Holleb legal files on Saul Bellow, 1945-2003

Marshall M. Holleb legal files on Saul Bellow

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Descriptive inventory for the Marshall M. Holleb legal files on Saul Bellow, 1945-2003

Prepared by Abigail Creitz, edited by Rachel Juris, 2011.
Processed with funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
  
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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Marshall M. Holleb legal files on Saul Bellow, 1945-2003 (inclusive)
Creators: Marshall M. Holleb
Saul Bellow
Viking Press
Dates: 1945-2003 (inclusive)
Accession number: 2010.0034.1
Bib number: 00217743
Call number: MSS Lot H
Size: 1.5 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Language of material:Collection is written in English.

Provenance statement:

Gift of Doris Holleb (accession #: 2010.0034.1).

Terms governing use:

All rights owned by the donor, including copyright, were deeded to Chicago Historical Society. Copyright may be retained by the creators of items, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law, unless otherwise noted.

Restriction(s):

This collection is open for research use.

Please cite this collection as:

Marshall M. Holleb legal files on Saul Bellow (Chicago History Museum) plus a detailed description, date, and box/folder number of a specific item.

Additional Materials +/-

Related material:

Related materials at Chicago History Museum Research Center include the Marshall M. Holleb papers.

Collection Summary +/-

Legal files documenting work performed by Chicago attorney Marshall M. Holleb for author Saul Bellow. Documents relate to Bellow's will; income taxes; estate plans; divorce; film rights for Henderson and the Rain King; publishing agreements with Viking Press for The Last Analysis, Herzog, Seize the Day, and The Adventures of Augie March; and other miscellaneous correspondence, notes, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note +/-

Marshall M. Holleb (1916-2008) was a Chicago lawyer, real estate developer, and philanthropist. He was a partner in the law firms named Holleb and Yates and Holleb and Coff, and a senior counsel (beginning in 2000) with Wildman Harrold.

Saul Bellow (1915-2005) was an award-winning novelist and playwright. Bellow was raised in Chicago and later returned to the city as a professor at the University of Chicago; he was a resident of the Hyde Park neighborhood for many years. In the 1930s, Bellow was part of the Chicago branch of the Works Progress Administration Writer's Project.

Catalog Subject Headings +/-

Subjects:
Authors and publishers--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Authors, American--Illinois--Chicago--20th Century
Copyright
Divorce
Finance, personal
Jewish authors--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Jews--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Lawyers--Illinois--Chicago--20th century
Motion picture industry--United States--20th century
Publishers and publishing--United States--20th century
Persons:
Bellow, Saul--Archives
Holleb, Marshall M., 1916-2008--Archives
Organizations:
Viking Press
Genre/Form:
Agreements
Correspondence
Divorce records
Estate records
Tax records
Wills
Geographic:
Chicago (Ill.)--Intellectual life--20th century
Hyde Park (Chicago, Ill.)

Organization and Arrangement of Collection +/-

The collection is arranged in three series.

Click on heading to view series description.

Series 1. General papers, 1964-2003 (box 1)
Series 2. Publishing and films, 1945-1990 (box 1-3)
Series 3. Personal matters, 1964-1980 (box 3-4)

About This Finding Aid +/-

Creation: Finding aid encoded by Matt Krc and Dana Lamparello using Oxygen XML editor, 2016.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Other Finding Aids: Finding aid also submitted to the Explore Chicago Collections portal.
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