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Richard Layman collection of Dashiell Hammett

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2015-2
The Richard Layman Collection of Dashiell Hammett contains the research materials used by Hammett researcher, Richard Layman in his years of study of the writer, Dashiell Hammett. It also contains material from the various books about Hammett that he either assisted with or wrote. Additional notes and description occur at the beginning of each series.

Dates

  • 1931 - 2015

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All rights reside with the creator. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

Extent

14 boxes

Arrangement

Organized in three series: I. Manuscripts; II. Research Materials; III. Oversize.

Related Materials

The Dashiell Hammett Family Papers are also located in Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of South Carolina. The Dashiell Hammett collection of published works are cataloged individually in RBSC.

Repository Details

Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene Street
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-3847