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Truman Capote on Campus in September 1977 September 21, 2012

Posted by ucisca in Campus Scenes, Photographs.

American author Truman Capote (1924-1984) was born Truman Streckfus Persons on September 30, 1924. Capote, best known for Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1958),  and In Cold Blood (1966), was on the UCI campus in September 1977, and graciously signed copies of his books at a campus reception.

Truman Capote signing at a reception in 1977.

AS-061. University Communication Photographs. Special Collections and Archives, the U.C. Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Box 131.



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