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Beatrice Sparks papers

Identifier: MSS 2224
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection is related to Spark's work as an author. This includes biographical material, correspondence from readers and publishers, manuscripts and printer proofs, and other material Sparks collected relating to her books. There is also correspondence and information documenting the mission she and her husband served for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dates range from 1949 to 2005.

Dates: 1949-2005

Samuel W. Taylor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 716
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, research materials, and drafts relating to Taylor's histories, novels, articles, plays, and motion picture scripts. The materials relate to a wide range of Mormon related topics and to other subjects.

Dates: 1940-1970

Douglas H. Thayer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3178

The collections consists primarily of manuscripts of Thayer's works, including personal notes, publisher/editor corrections and correspondence, and some public response. Also included are various newspaper and magazine articles featuring the author.

Dates: approximately 1950-2009

The girl who died / typescript by Christopher Adams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2471
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book manuscript for publication. The item includes handwritten corrections made by the author. This novel is a mystery about how a girl died.

Dates: 1955

A thrilling experience of a little girl

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2522
Scope and Contents

Handwritten story with a typescript of it. The item is a short, fictional story about a little girl who survived an attack by Indians.

Dates: approximately 1892

To heaven in a swing : a monodrama based on the life, letters, and journals of Louisa May Alcott

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2366
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten play with handwritten corrections. The play is a fictional portrayal of Alcott based on her published and personal writings.

Dates: 1982

Laura L. Walker papers

Identifier: MSS 9037
Scope and Contents

Contains Laura L. Walker's research for her book, "The Matchup" (2016), a fictional romance novel. Also includes a richer look into her life through family photos from childhood to present in Arizona and her early writings, including outlines for “The Matchup”. Dated 1980-2016, bulk 2013-2016.

Dates: approximately 1980-2016; Majority of material found within approximately 2013-2016

Dan Wells literary manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8073
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts of fantasy fiction novels written by Mormon and Utah native author and Brigham Young University graduate Dan Wells. They include titles such as: I Don't Want to Kill You, I Am Not a Serial Killer, Partials, Fragments, Ruins, Full of Holes, Mr. Monster, Ones and Zeroes, Bluescreen, Deeper Into Chaos, and Bubonicon 44. Each manuscript was typewritten with some having annotations. Materials dated 2000-2016.

Dates: 2000-2016

Jack Weyland letters

Identifier: MSS 7555
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence that comprises primarily letters to and from publishers and editors concerning Jack Weyland's manuscripts. All are typewritten. Contains critique, comments, and suggestions for improvement. Dated 1979 to 2002.

Dates: 1979-2002

Maurine Whipple papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1546
Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of notes for and drafts of Whipple's 1941 novel, The Giant Joshua, as well as for other short works such as The Golden Door, Arizona Strip, and Candle of the Lord. It also contains assorted magazine and newspaper clippings, periodicals, correspondence (including fan mail), audio and microfilm reels, personal and historical research, family history, and personal papers.

Dates: 1968-1982

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 4
Taylor, John Whittaker, 1858-1916 2
Taylor, Samuel W. (Samuel Woolley), 1907-1997 2
Yore, Clem (Clement), 1875-1936 2
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 1