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Gift of Robert Coles

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Rrobert Coles, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five volume "Children of Crisis" series, donated his literary archive to MSU in 2007. The archive consists of working drafts and manuscripts of Coles's books, articles, and essays; more than 90,000 pages of correspondence sspanning five decades; and the literary and business files of "DoubleTake," an award winning magazine of documentary photography, non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. Coles was the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education until his retirement in 2003.

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