Scope and Contents note
The Dorothy Carew Papers includes all of her materials relating to writing and publishing her books The Netherlands and Portugal, specifically correspondence, research notes, drafts, revisions and the complete manuscript for her book The Netherlands, and correspondence, drafts, revisions, research notes, and the complete manuscript as well as an outline for the book and galley and page proofs for Portugal.
While the collection is a complete record of Carew's books, it does not contain any of her considerable body of work as a journalist.
- Carew, Dorothy, 1910-1973 (Person)
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Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a journalist and writer. Her place and date of birth are unknown. She attended college at the College of New Rochelle and the University of Wisconsin, graduating from the school of journalism of Ohio State University. She married her husband, Joseph S. Rosapepe in 1939, retaining her maiden name, and had two children with him.
Carew was distinguished by having been the first woman financial writer for the Associated Press. During her journalism career she was a United Press correspondent in Paris, and the editor in chief of the Grolier Encyclopedia Year Book. Throughout her writing career, she traveled extensively in the United States and Europe, which inspired her two books: The Netherlands in 1965 and Portugal in 1969. The last few years of her life she lived in Washington D.C. and worked for the Internal Revenue Service's publications branch. Carew died of cancer June 14, 1973.
1.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 record storage box
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Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a writer, journalist and traveler of the United States and Europe. She served as a United Press correspondent in Paris and was the first female financial journalist for the Associated Press. Her papers include drafts, research notes, completed manuscripts and correspondence for each of her books, titled respectively The Netherlands and Portugal.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: The Netherlands
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Dorothy Carew in 1978.
Processing Information note
Collection processed by processing staff, May 1979.
- Carew, Dorothy, 1910-1973
- Carew, Dorothy, 1910-1973
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- Netherlands -- Description and travel Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Portugal -- Description and travel Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Publishers and publishing -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Women authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women journalists -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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