Jon Hassler Papers, 1985-1997

Jon Hassler
Jon Hassler

Jon Hassler (1933-2008), Regents Professor Emeritus of Fiction, graduated from SJU in 1955 and was appointed writer-in-residence in 1980 until his retirement in 1997. He was a nationally respected author of novels, plays and nonfiction.

The Collection

The collection, which spans the years 1985-1997, includes drafts, galley proofs, and miscellanea of and related to Hassler’s novels, plays, screenplays, and other works, some with handwritten revisions. The following Hassler titles are represented, at least in part, in the Archives:

  • Simon’s Night
  • A Green Journey
  • Book of Brendan
  • Grand Opening
  • North of Hope
  • Dear James
  • Rookery Blues
  • The Dean’s List
  • Screenplays, Plays, etc.

For additional biographical information, select documents, artwork, and more see Jon Hassler: Distinguished author and educator

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Peggy Roske

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