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Granfalloon: Celebrating the Life and Work of Kurt Vonnegut

A research guide started in 2022, Vonnegut's centenary year. Work on this guide continues.

Papers and Manuscript Collections

Vonnegut's papers at the Lilly Library are found in several collections, including: Vonnegut mss. holds the bulk of his writings and correspondence. Vonnegut mss. II are letters he wrote to his youngest daughter, Nanette, known as Nanny.

Kurt Vonnegut manuscripts

The papers of author Kurt Vonnegut span his entire career, from early rejection letters to his masterpiece Slaughterhouse-Five and beyond.

Mustard Gas and Roses

A beautifully produced 2007 exhibition catalogue, now out of print, provides a survey of the Vonnegut collection at the Lilly Library.

Vonnegut in magazines

Description of a collection of magazines and journal with articles by or about Kurt Vonnegut.