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Vandagriff, G. G.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1947-

Biographical History

G. G. Vandagriff (1947- ) is a Mormon author of historical fiction and mysteries.

G. G. Vandagriff was born July 24, 1947. She attended Stanford University, taught economics, and worked in international finance before turning to writing later in life. She has also struggled with bi-polar disorder, and much of her work, most notably, The Crazy Ladies of Oakwood, chronicle the struggles of protagonists suffering through depression. She has also written a guide to dealing with depression entitled Delivered from Depression. She is a genealogy enthusiast, a trait she gives to many of her protagonists. Vandagriff is married and is a mother and grandmother.

Citation

Author's Voices in your blood, c1993: CIP t.p. (G.G. Vandagriff)

Mystery at Oxford, 1996: CIP t.p. (G.G. Vandagriff) data sheet (b. July 24, 1947)

UPB files, October 19, 2010 (born July 24, 1947; Latter-day Saint author; writes historical fiction and mysteries; attended Stanford University; taught economics; worked in international finance; struggled with bi-polar disorder; wrote The Crazy Ladies of Oakwood which chronicles protagonists with depression; wrote a guide to dealing with depression entitled Delivered from Depression; genealogy enthusiast; many protagonists like genealogy; married; mother and grandmother)

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

G. G. Vandagriff book Delivered from Depression, 2008

 Series — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains a copy of G. G. Vandagriff's book Deliverance from Depression. Dated 2008.
Dates: 2008

G. G. Vandagriff book reviews and feedback, approximately 1986-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains book reviews and feedback for two of G. G. Vandagriff's books: The Last Waltz and Discovering Annika. Dated approximately 1986-2008. Reviews for Vandagriff's Regency novels.
Dates: approximately 1986-2008

G. G. Vandagriff essays, approximately 1986-2008

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains essays by G. G. Vandagriff. Dated approximately 1986-2008.
Dates: approximately 1986-2008

G. G. Vandagriff manuscripts, approximately 1986-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts for several of Vandagriff's books, including Hidden Branch, Poisoned Pedigree, Discovering Annika, Paddle on the Right, Journeying toward Eden, To Outlive the Eagle, the first and second editions of the The Only Way to Paradise, and the online print out of a guide to genealogy. Some manuscripts have accompanying notes or editorial comments, handwritten and digital. Also contains materials from Rescuing Rosalind, The Duke's Undoing, The Last Waltz, The Taming of Lady Kate...
Dates: approximately 1986-2008

G. G. Vandagriff manuscripts, approximately 2007-2009

 Series — Box: 11, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains eight computer files containing manuscripts and notes for eight of Vandagriff's books. The manuscripts and notes included are titled Deliverance, Only Bright Thing Final, Shadow Mountain Arthur, Tainted Roots, Tangled Roots, The Case of the Forgotten Manuscript, The Hidden Branch Final, and Waltz revision. The manuscripts and notes were written between 2007 and 2009.
Dates: approximately 2007-2009

G. G. Vandagriff posters, approximately 1986-2011

 Series — oversize-folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains oversized posters for the books Pieces of Paris, Poisoned Pedigree, Deliverence from Depression, and The Arthurian Omen. Dated approximately 1986-2011.
Dates: approximately 1986-2011

G. G. Vandagriff publicity materials, approximately 1986-2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains bookmarks for The Hidden Branch, Poisoned Pedigree, Tangled Roots, Of Deadly Descent, Cankered Roots, Pieces of Paradise, and The Only Way to Paradise, posters of the cover of the The Only Way to Paradise, and other publicity materials relating to G. G. Vandagriff's works. Contains materials about publicity tour. Dated approximately 1986-2013.
Dates: approximately 1986-2013

G. G. Vandagriff research notes, approximately 1986-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains research materials for many of Vandagriff's books, including Hidden Branch, Poisoned Pedigree, The Arthurian Omen, The Last Waltz, and To Outlive the Eagle. Dated approximately 1986-2008.
Dates: approximately 1986-2008

G. G. Vandagriff synopses, sample chapters, and preliminary sketches, approximately 1986-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7559 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains synopses, sample chapters, and preliminary sketches three of G. G. Vandagriff's books: Paddle on the Right, Journeying toward Eden, and Arthurian Omen. Dated approximately 1986-2008.
Dates: approximately 1986-2008

G. G. Vandagriff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7559
Scope and Contents Contains the research notes, manuscripts, book, and publicity materials related to Vandagriff's career as an author, from approximately 1986-2011.
Dates: approximately 1986-2013