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Paul W. Belcher novel manuscript

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3924

Scope and Contents

Collection includes the original manuscript and a photocopy of Paul W. Belcher's novel, The Cruise of the Petrel. The manuscript is the fourth draft of the work. It is handwritten on lined paper, hand illustrated, has ten chapters, and is one hundred-forty pages in length. The story is about three boys, Jack, Paul, and Dick, who build a yacht and go on an adventure in the Great Salt Lake. They find radium on a mysterious island. There is also a love story that develops throughout the book.
Scope and Contents Collection includes the original manuscript and a photocopy of Paul W. Belcher's novel, The Cruise of the Petrel. The manuscript is the fourth draft of the work. It is handwritten on lined paper, hand illustrated, has ten chapters, and is one hundred-forty pages in length. The story is about three boys, Jack, Paul, and Dick, who build a yacht and go on an adventure in the Great Salt Lake. They find radium on a mysterious island. There is also a love story that develops throughout the book.

Dates

  • 1900

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Paul W. Belcher novel manuscript must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Paul W. Belcher (1884-1936) was a construction engineer in Utah who, in his younger years, wrote fiction.

Biographical / Historical

Paul W. Belcher (1884-1936) was a construction engineer in Utah who, in his younger years, wrote fiction.

Extent

2 folders ; (0.1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Joyce Fullerton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Joyce Fullerton.

Appraisal

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

General

Other title Cruise of the Petrel : being the narrative of the cruise of the sloop Petrel on the Great Salt Lake and of the adventures attending its crew
Title
Register of Paul W. Belcher novel manuscript
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Frank
Date
2011 June 13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States