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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nadia Orapchuck and Chris Knasiak Collection

Identifier: JM062
Arrangement This collection is organized into the following series: Series 1:Correspondence Series 2:Biography, Manuscripts & Other Items Series 3:Clippings Series 4:Photographs
Dates: 1933, 1960 - 1998; Bulk 1970s-1980s; Existence: Date acquired: 2004

Nadia Orapchuck Papers

Identifier: JM035
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, research materials, publications, photographs and ephemeral items generated by Nadia Orapchuck, 1968-1972. Some materials in this collection may have been generated by James A. Michener or contains copies of materials generated by James A. Michener. In addition, the collection contains three, flat metal sculptures of animals by Haitian sculptor Janvier Louisjuste (wall hangings that were in James Michener's office, ca. 1970) as well as an Oral History...
Dates: ca. 1968-1972