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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 53 Collections and/or Records:

F. X. Roberts and C. D. Rhine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM022
Abstract This collection contains copies of manuscripts, correspondences, research materials, photographs, information about James A. Michener, and other information related to the writing of the book, James A. Michener: A Checklist of His Works with a Selected, Annotated Bibliography.
Dates: 1900-1997; Existence: 1995-05-10

Floyd E. Merrill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM043
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence between Floyd E. Merrill and James A. Michener from 1939 to 1970, as well as correspondence from Patti Koon Michener to the Merrills from 1944 to 1945. The collection also includes clippings, a photograph, negatives, and miscellaneous items. Arrangement This collection is organized into the following series: Series 1: Clippings Series 2: Correspondence Series 3: Photographs & Negatives Series 4:...
Dates: 1939-1970; Existence: Date acquired: 2010-10-26

Frank and Elfrieda Riley Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: JM040
Abstract Ten photo albums and 28 packets/groupings of snapshots, plus one box of duplicate photographs and negatives.
Dates: 1985-1992

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Collection of James A. Michener Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM027
Abstract This collection consists of James A. Michener's personal papers relating to the research and writing of Alaska, The Eagle and the Raven, Journey, Mexico, Pilgrimage, Poland, Space, The World is My Home and other publications as well as two folders on Bora Bora. It also includes activities he participated in during this time period, such as NASA, UNESCO, and Radio Free Europe. The collection also includes correspondence, fan mail, and other miscellaneous items.
Dates: 1940-1997; Existence: Date acquired: 19971100

Henry C. Jensen Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM009
Abstract Correspondence from James A. Michener to Henry C. Jensen, a former student of James A.Michener student at Colorado State College of Education (now the University of Northern Colorado).
Dates: 1941-1949; Existence: 1998

James A. Michener Alaska Papers

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

James A. Michener Art Museum Works

 Collection
Identifier: JM085
Abstract 11 works of art deaccessioned from the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. The materials were transferred to UNC Archival Services in May 2012.
Dates: -; Existence: Date acquired: 2012-05-04

James A. Michener Centennial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM001
Abstract Materials collected by James Michener during the writing of his novel Centennial and the making of the miniseries based on the novel, although there are some materials not related to the book. Arrangement This collection is organized into the following series: Series 1: Writing and publishing of Centennial Series 2: Centennial television series Series 3: Centennial Fawcett paperback production material Series 4:...
Dates: 1970-1978

James A. Michener Financial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JM018
Abstract Five registers/folders filled with James A. Michener's financial documents for the years 1946 to 1956.
Dates: November 24, 1943 - August 23, 1949 and 1951-1956; Existence: Date acquired: 19990000

James A. Michener Furniture and Furnishings

 Collection — Shelf 1
Identifier: JM072
Scope and Contents This collection consists of furniture and furnishing given to the James A. Michener Library by James A. Michener. The collection includes items that would be found in an office, such as a lamp, desk, typewriter, typewriter table, chairs, tables, and other items. These items were originally found in Room 113 on the first floor of the library and currently are housed in the Archival Services Department of the library. Room 113 was designed to be a replica of the office Michener used while he...
Dates: 1973-12-20