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JM. James A. Michener Papers and Special Collections

 Collecting Area
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:

Born Loser Cartoon

 Collection
Identifier: JM017
Abstract The original drawing for a panel of the "Born Loser" cartoon that ran on July 31, 1986. The cartoon poked fun at the length of some of the chapters in MichenerĀ“s novel.

Debbie Brothers and Susan Dillon Photographs

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

Dennis Cole Sculpture

 Collection
Identifier: JM007
Overview 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 .

Donald K. Conover Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM065
Overview 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.

Donald L. White Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM015
Overview 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.

Edith Tint Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM019
Overview 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.

Elmer Ladislaw Novotny Painting of James A. Michener

 Collection
Identifier: JM081
Abstract Michener related printouts from the internet.

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.

Erlene Giffin Norris Paintings

 Collection
Identifier: JM061
Overview This collection consists of two large oil on masonite framed paintings in wood frames and two prints of the paintings.

Errol Lincoln Uys papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM032
Scope and Contents The Errol L. Uys Papers include correspondence, manuscript pages, research relating to the development of The Covenant, newspaper and periodical clippings concerning the development and international reacrtion to The Covenant, and works of study on The Covenant and the collabotation between Uys and Michener. The strength of the collecion is found with the manuscripts and research relating to the development of The...