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James A. Michener Hawaii Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: JM011

Scope and Contents

The collection consist of a 48 page carbon typescript on onionskin paper of a draft section from Hawaii, "From the Starving Village" which became Chapter 4 with the same name in the published version and other materials. The draft section was found in an envelope with a cover letter from James A. MMichener, one page of notes relating to the manuscriipt, and several pages of sketches not related to the manuscript.

Dates

  • Existence: 1998-11

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. For more information contact James A. Michener Library, Archival Services Department, University of Northern Colorado, campus Box 48, Greeley, CO 80639, Phone: (970) 351-2854, E-mail: library.archives@unco.edu

Extent

1.00 Folder(s) (Five items total)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.
Title
James A. Michener Hawaii Manuscript
Status
Completed
Author
Melissa Gurney
Date
February 18, 201
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Northern Colorado Repository

Contact:
University Libraries
James A. Michener Library L119
Campus Box 48
Greeley CO 80639