Dorothy Carew (1910-1973) was a journalist and writer. Her place and date of birth are unknown. She attended college at the College of New Rochelle and the University of Wisconsin, graduating from the school of journalism of Ohio State University. She married her husband, Joseph S. Rosapepe in 1939, retaining her maiden name, and had two children with him.
Carew was distinguished by having been the first woman financial writer for the Associated Press. During her journalism career she was a United Press correspondent in Paris, and the editor in chief of the Grolier Encyclopedia Year Book. Throughout her writing career, she traveled extensively in the United States and Europe, which inspired her two books: The Netherlands in 1965 and Portugal in 1969. The last few years of her life she lived in Washington D.C. and worked for the Internal Revenue Service's publications branch. Carew died of cancer June 14, 1973.
The Dorothy Carew Papers includes all of her materials relating to writing and publishing her books The Netherlands and Portugal, specifically correspondence, research notes, drafts, revisions and the complete manuscript for her book The Netherlands, and correspondence, drafts, revisions, research notes, and the complete manuscript as well as an outline for the book and galley and page proofs for Portugal.
While the collection is a complete record of Carew's books, it does not contain any of her considerable body of work as a journalist.
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Collection is open to the public.
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[Identification of item], Dorothy Carew Papers, Ax 848, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Collection is organized into the following series:
Series: The Netherlands
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