V. S. Naipaul archive, 1935-2000
Scope and Contents
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.
- 1935 - 2000
- Naipaul, V. S. (Vidiadhar Surajprasad), 1932-2018 (Author, Person)
These materials are in English.
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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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.
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.
51 Linear Feet
Collection shelved on 3rd floor and 5th floor oversize shelves.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- V.S. Naipaul archive, 1935-2000
- Under Revision
- Sidney F. Huttner
- 2002 January
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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