Nadia Orapchuck and Chris Knasiak Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes correspondence from Nadia Orapchuck's era (1960s-1980s), photographs, slides, a typed carbon copy of "Mitch the Witch" with his notes, autographed posters (Iberia), and the actual red stamp (original). There are six boxes of correspondence, two boxes containing biographical materials about Michener, manuscripts of some of his writings, financial information, and other materials as well as one box of photographs and one box of original newspapers. Nadia Orapchuck was Michener's secretary during the 1960s-1980s. Chris Knasiak is Nadia Orapchuck's daughter.
- 1933, 1960 - 1998
- Bulk 1970s-1980s
- Existence: Date acquired: 2004
- Orapchuck, Nadia (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research unless restrictions are noted.
Source of Acquisition
The library purchased this collection from Chris Knasiak in 2004.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical or Historical Information
Nadia Orapchuck was James A. Michener's secretary during the 1960s-1980s. Chris Knasiak is Nadia Orapchuck's daughter.
Language of Materials
This collection is organized into the following series: Series 1:Correspondence Series 2:Biography, Manuscripts & Other Items Series 3:Clippings Series 4:Photographs
- Shirley Soenksen
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