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Schamp-Levin Collection, ca. 1923-1998


Collection Overview

Title: Schamp-Levin Collection, ca. 1923-1998

ID: 01/01/MSS00057

Creator: Levin, Eli (1938-)

Extent: 1.5 Cubic Feet


This small collection consists of five sections:

1. Notebooks (Box 1; Box 3)

2. Documents (Box 1)

3. Correspondence (Box 1)

4. Manuscripts (Box 1; Box 2)

5. Photographs (Box 2)

Languages: English [eng], Spanish;Castilian [spa]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This small collection is comprised of papers relating to Mable Schamp and her second husband, Meyer Levin. Box 1 contains Mable's journals, documents pertaining to Mable and Meyer's time spent in Spain during the Spanish Civil War, copied newspapers on Levin's Anne Frank playscript, correspondence, and manuscripts. Box 2 includes biographical manuscripts and photographs, including images from a nudist camp where Mable lived in ca. 1940s and a signed card from African American actor, activist, and musician, Canada Lee. Box 3 contains Mable's "School Memories" scrapbook from her high school graduation in 1926-1927, which includes her girl scout buttons, newspaper clippings, report cards, photographs, and other memorabilia from her time at El Paso High School.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers.

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Acquisition Source: Jo Basiste

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