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V. S. Naipaul archive, 1935-2000

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-003
This collection is the life archive of Nobel prize winning author V. S. Naipaul. Sir Vidia was born in Trinidad, educated at Oxford, and author of A House for Mr. Biswas and 20 other volumes of fiction and non-fiction reporting. The collection also includes manuscripts, correspondence files and personal and family memorabilia.

Dates

  • 1935 - 2000

Creator

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

51 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad "V. S." Naipaul, was born on August 17, 1932. Is a Trinidadian-British writer of Indo-Trinidadian heritage. He is known for his novels that focused on the legacy of the British Empire's colonialism. In 2001 he won the Nobel Prize for literature. He is known for writing; A House for Mr. Biswas, A Bend in the River, The Enigma of Arrival and In a Free State.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase
Title
V.S. Naipaul archive, 1935-2000
Status
under_revision
Author
Sidney F. Huttner
Date
2002 January
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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