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Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1907-1997

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Alaska

 Item
Identifier: Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of nine books written by James A. Michener; correspondence between Nellie Adams Moore and Erik J. Mason; one letter by Nellie Adams Moore giving background information on the Moores and Erik J. Mason; newspaper articles by David Streitfeld, John Marshall, and Jules Wagman; and one photograph taken during a 90th birthday party for James A. Michener hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.
Dates: 1980-1997; Existence: 2005

Bronze sculpture

 Series
Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a sculpture created by Dennis Cole from a life-mold of Michener's hands and the front of his manual typewriter and items used during the origianl display of the sculpture including a photograph, caption, and correspondence from Dennis Cole to Gary Pitkin. James A. Michener gave the sculpture the title: "With these two fingers, I typed millions of words."
Dates: 1996-1997; Existence: 1997

Buying Survey

 File
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Contents: College High School Students. The Buying Survey. Greeley, CO: Colorado State College of Education, College High School Students, Spring 1939.
Dates: 1939; Existence: Date acquired: 2007-10-19

Centennial

 Item
Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of nine books written by James A. Michener; correspondence between Nellie Adams Moore and Erik J. Mason; one letter by Nellie Adams Moore giving background information on the Moores and Erik J. Mason; newspaper articles by David Streitfeld, John Marshall, and Jules Wagman; and one photograph taken during a 90th birthday party for James A. Michener hosted by the University of Texas at Austin.
Dates: 1980-1997; Existence: 2005

Century of Sonnets

 Item
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents Copy was signed by James A. Michenerd by Michener in 1997. Inside the book was a letter, photograph and newspaper article.
Dates: 1980-1997; Existence: 2005

Correspondence, 1965-1995

 Series
Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents The series contains correspondence addressed to Robert Vavra from James A. Michener, Mari Michener and Nadia Orapchuck (Mr. Michener's secretary for many year), letters from Robert Vavra addressed to Michener and letters from Michener to John Fulton. These letters contain both personal and professional communication between Michener and Vavra, and specifically detail Vavra's work with Michener on a variety of projects including a great deal of discussion of Michener's Iberia: Spanish Travels...
Dates: 1965-1995

Debbie Brothers and Susan Dillon Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: JM057
Abstract Two images photographs of James A. Michener, Ed Piszek, and Stan Musial taken by Deborah E. Brothers and Susan Dillon.
Dates: 1996-1997

Donald L. White Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM015
Abstract Correspondence produced and recieved by Donald L. White in his search for a copy of the 1975 Anniversary Edition of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind. with an introduction written by James A. Michener.
Dates: 1984-08-08 - 1984-11-26; Existence: 1998-06-17

Edith Tint Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM019
Abstract This collection consists of two letters between Mrs. Gilbert (Edith) Tint and James A. Michener regarding the origin of the name "Allegri" in Michener's novel The Fires of Spring.
Dates: 1952; Existence: 2000-09-14

Emlen House Production Films

 Collection
Identifier: JM054
Abstract This collection contains films in created by Emlen House Productions, Inc. in various formates including 16 mm films, two inch tapes, and VHS video tapes.
Dates: 1977-2001; Existence: Date acquired: 2000-11-29