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Mary P. Boller and Henry A. Boller papers

Identifier: Vault MSS 652
Scope and Contents

Contains handwritten letters and diaries by Mary P. Boller and Henry A. Boller, speeches given by Mary in Denver, Colorado, a scrapbook of clippings, a notebook of poetry clippings, a handwritten essay and photocopies of publications by Henry A. Boller or inscribed to him, and other loose ephemera. Diaries discuss personal affairs, and the letters deal with both personal and professional issues and document the literary career of Mary Boller. Materials dated 1853-1959.

Dates: 1853-1959

Elaine Cannon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8195
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, plaques, printed ephemera photographs, and other material created by Elaine Cannon and other members of the Cannon family. The materials document Cannon's church service, writing, and family life. Includes audio and video recordings. Also includes materials created by D. James Cannon, mainly related to his personal life and church service. Materials date from between 1832 and 2003.

Dates: 1832-2003

Willa Cather letters

Identifier: Vault MSS 778
Scope and Contents Five handwritten, typewritten, and signed letters from author Willa Cather. Four of the items are addressed to a "Mr. Wyer." Mr. Wyer" may be referring to Malcolm Glenn Wyer, who was librarian at the Denver Public Library at the time, where Cather had often done research. Cather tells Wyer about her social activities and contacts. Also included is a letter from Cather to "Miss McNully," a reviewer. Cather praises McNully's well-written review and laments the poor quality of many reviews of...
Dates: approximately 1926-1931

Collection on Louisa May Alcott and family

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: Vault MSS 503
Scope and Contents Contains handwritten and signed letters of Louisa May Alcott and her sister, May Alcott Nieriker, and other family members, friends, and associates. The letters are of both a private and professional nature, and discuss social engagements, familial affairs, writing schedules, and upcoming publications. Also included are two photocopied portraits, a sound recording and transcript of a 1947 radio adaptation of "Little Women," and various other writings by Alcott. Materials dated 1837-1947,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1837-1947; Majority of material found within 1837-1888

Lillian de la Torre papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2167

Typed manuscripts of various plays; correspondence, 1966-1985; and research files on her plays, including photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, working notes, bibliographies, news clippings, and correspondence. Also contains certificates, including for Lillian's baptism (Catholic) and marriage.

Dates: 1904-1989

Marion Gertrude Deavenport letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 585
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten letters addressed to a "Mrs. Henry" and composed in Rochester, New York. Deavenport discusses her book, "A Colonial History and Genealogy of Bickleys, Gardners, Polegreens, Millers, Dottins, Husbands: Ancestors of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith Deavenport" and other family history matters.

Dates: 1942-1946

Dorita : a little Maya girl

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2746
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten drafts of a story of a little girl. The story is about a real person but seems to have fictional elements in it. Also included are correspondence. Most of these items deal with Rhoads' attempts to get the story published.

Dates: 1939-1967

Byrl Brown Dorland letter and newspaper clippings

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2578
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 2 March 1984 and addressed to LeGrand Baker of the Brigham Young University Archives. The item was signed "Aunt Bo." It deals with her life and writing career. Also with the collection are newspaper articles either by or about Dorland. They include a crossword puzzle by her.

Dates: 1957-1984

Kate Field letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 590
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of handwritten letters addressed to Laurence Hutten. Field congratulates Hutton on getting married and writes about her anti-Mormon publications and research.

Dates: 1883-1887

Zenna Henderson letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1251
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. The letters are solely with Henderson's publisher, Doubleday, and concerns cover layouts, publicity notifications, and manuscript corrections for the titles "The Anything Box," "Pilgrimage," "The People," and "Holding Wonders."

Dates: 1960-1973

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