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Miriam Strauss Weiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0544

This collection contains clippings, correspondence, drafts, and notes documenting Miriam Weiss' book A Lively Corpse: Religion in Utopia.

Dates

  • undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains clippings, correspondence, drafts, and notes documenting Miriam Weiss' book A Lively Corpse: Religion in Utopia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Miriam Strauss Weiss was born on May 9, 1905 in Tupelo, Mississippi. She earned her BA degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1926 and her MA from Memphis State College (now Memphis State University) in 1964. At various times in her life, she was the editor of the Hebrew Watchman (1927-1933), a buyer for Sears Roebuck (1933-1965), and an Instructor at the Joint University Center (1965-1973). She died in 1989.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes.

Acquisition Note

Miriam Strauss Weiss donated this collection to the Library between 1970 and 1971.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480