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JM. James A. Michener Papers and Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: JM
Created in 1978 after James A. Michener donated thirty-seven linear feet of his papers, relating primarily to his novel Centennial. Shortly before his death in 1997 Michener designated the University of Northern Colorado the home of the bulk of his writing and publishing legacy. The James A. Michener Papers and Special Collection contains a variety of material relating to the James A. Michener's life and work.

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Beth Perry Schoen sculpture and photographs

 Collection — Box JM010 Box 1: [Barcode: U185011986196]
Identifier: JM010

A bronze bust of James A. Michener by sculptor Beth Perry Schoen and other material related to the sculpture, its creation, and its unveiling at the 25th Anniversary celebration and rededication of the James A. Michener Library.

Dates: 1996 - 2000; Existence: 1998

Bill Nas collection of James A. Michener financial papers

Identifier: JM018

Five check registers filled with James A. Michener's financial documents for the years 1946 to 1956.

Dates: 1943 - 1956; Existence: 1999

Born Loser comic

 Collection — Box JM017 Box 1: [Barcode: U185011986023]
Identifier: JM017

The original drawing for a panel of "The Born Loser" comic that ran on July 31, 1986.

Dates: 1986; Existence: 1998

Debroah E. Brothers and Susan Dillon photographs

 Collection — Box JM Multi Small 1: [Barcode: U185011988994], Folder: 20
Identifier: JM057

Two images photographs of James A. Michener, Ed Piszek, and Stan Musial taken by Deborah E. Brothers and Susan Dillon.

Dates: 1996-1997

Dennis Cole sculpture

 Collection — Box JM Multi Small 1: [Barcode: U185011988994], Folder: 2
Identifier: JM007

The Dennis Cole Collection consists of a sculpture of James A. Michener hands typing on his manual typewriter and items originally used in the sculptures display. display items .

Dates: 1996-1997; Existence: 1997

Donald K. Conover papers

 Collection — Box JM Multi Small 1: [Barcode: U185011988994], Folder: 14
Identifier: JM065

An eight page typed manuscript used for a presentation made by Don K. Conover in 2002. Several photographs and two small advertisements for Legal Spirits Restaurant/Tavern in Easton, Maryland.

Dates: 2002

Donald L. White correspondence

 Collection — Box JM Multi Small 1: [Barcode: U185011988994], Folder: 7
Identifier: JM015

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 — Box JM Multi Small 1: [Barcode: U185011988994], Folder: 9
Identifier: JM019

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

Elmer Ladislaw Novotny painting

Identifier: JM081

Michener related printouts from the internet.

Dates: -; Existence: Date acquired: 1998

Emlen House Production films

Identifier: JM054

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