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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:

James A. Michener Alaska Papers

Identifier: JM029
Dates: 1949-1999; Majority of material found in 1980-1989

James A. Michener Texas Papers

Identifier: JM026
Abstract This collection consists of James A. Michener's manuscripts and galleys relating to the writing of the novel Texas, including originals, drafts, edits, and a task force, as well as comments and/or notes by staff and others, including de la Teja, Erskine, FT, Fyffe, Kaufman, Kings, LK, T. Krenneck, RW, and Saustrup.

Arrangement This collection is organized into a single series:
Dates: 1981-1992; Existence: Date acquired: 19971100