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Edith Tint Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: JM019

Scope and Contents

After reading James A. Michener's novel The Fires of Spring, Mrs. Gilbert (Edith) Tint recommended the book to her Geometry teacher at Hunter College.€š After reading the book the teacher noticed the use of the Italian surname Allegri in the novel and was curious to know if Michener got the name from a family owned bakery on Bleecker Street. Edith Tint wrote James A. Michener with this question. Michener respondend and confirmed in his letter that he did indeed get the idea from the sign hanging above the bakery.

Dates

  • 1952
  • Existence: 2000-09-14

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This 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 Folder(s) (Series 1: Correspondence)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of two letters between Mrs. Gilbert (Edith) Tint and James A. Michener regarding the origin of the name "Allegri" in Michener's novel The Fires of Spring.
Title
Edith Tint Correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Melissa Gurney
Date
2016-02-26
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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