May 27-July 31, Hollings Library: A Life Collected: Announcing the Dashiell Hammett Collection in the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries

May 27-July 31, Hollings Library: A Life Collected: Announcing the Dashiell Hammett Collection in the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries

“A Life Collected: Announcing the Dashiell Hammett Collection in the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries,” will be up May 27-July 31 at the Hollings Library. The collection includes everything from love letters Hammett sent to his pregnant girlfriend, Jose Dolan, during their 1921 courtship to letters he wrote from prison while jailed on contempt of court charges. Also included are letters from Lillian Hellman to Hammett’s daughters as well as many first editions of his novels and copies of magazines that serialized his stories.

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