3 boxes (3 cubic feet)
Collection is open for research.
This collection contains Erik Calonius' research materials on his 2006 book entitled, The Wanderer: The Last American Slave Ship and the Conspiracy That Set its Sails. Materials include photocopies of clippings, articles, photographs, correspondence and other sources used in writing the book. Also included are Calonius' notes and correspondence regarding the sources and seventeen books with his marginalia and notes. Majority of the materials are photocopies and computer printouts and were organized by book chapter by Calonius prior to donation. Collection materials date from the 1830s to 2008.
Erik Calonius earned a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. He was a reporter, editor, and London-based correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and served as an editor and writer for Fortune magazine where he was nominated for the National Magazine Award. He is also the former Miami Bureau Chief for Newsweek. He is the author of The Wanderer: The Last American Slave Ship and the Conspiracy That Set its Sails (2006) and Ten Steps Ahead: What Separates Successful Business Visionaries from the Rest of Us (2011). He has collaborated on more than a dozen nonfiction books, including New York Times bestseller and Notable Book of 2008 Predictably Irrational with MIT economist Dan Ariely. Erik Calonius lives in Charleston, South Carolina.
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