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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:

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...
Dates: 1972-2008; Majority of material found in dates 1977-1981

James A. Michener Hawaii Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: JM011
Abstract A forty-eight page draft section of the novel Hawaii that was found in a Honolulu trash bin in 1958 by a student sculptor looking for art materials. Also includes an undated cover letter by Michener and unrelated materials.
Dates: Existence: 1998-11