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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 1 Collection or Record:

Robert Vavra Photographs and Correspondence

Identifier: JM041
Abstract The collection primarily consists of correspondence between Michener and Vavra, miscellaneous correspondence from fans addressed to Michener, photographic images (negatives and contacts) of Michener, his wife and friends that provide a very candid look at Michener's life, and photographic prints of the images used in the book Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections. The collection also contains some restricted materials associated with Vavra's book entitled...
Dates: 1965-2005; Majority of material found in 1965-1985 Bulk Dates