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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...
Dates: 1900

Nathan and Ruth Hale plays

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1278
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of printed musical and dramatic plays by Nathan Hale and his wife, Ruth Hale. They began writing plays during the Great Depression of the 1930s when their LDS Church ward did not have the funds to purchase royalties. The collection contains 46 plays, many of which have been published.
Dates: 1930-1970