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Early works of Theodore Dreiser collected by Walter N. Tobriner and presented to Roger S. Cohen.


[Theodore Dreiser, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left]. Prints and Photograph Division, Library of Congress.

A native of the District of Columbia, Walter Tobriner (July 2, 1902 – July 14, 1979), presented as a memorial to a deceased friend an important collection of the writings of Theodore Dreiser. Tobriner was a lawyer, educator and public figure. He served on numerous boards and was also the U.S. ambassador to Jamaica from 1967-1969.

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