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A Guide to the Jean Lee Latham Papers

Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
March 2005


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Latham, Jean Lee
Title: Jean Lee Latham Papers
Dates: circa 1950
Abstract: Typescripts for Jean Lee Latham's "Columbia, the Power of America," "This Dear-Bought Land," and "The Frightened Hero."
Extent: 1.5 Linear feet. 3 Boxes.
Identification: MS Group 65
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Typescripts, outlines, and research material for Latham's books, including "Columbia, the Power of America," "This Dear-Bought Land," "The Far Voyager," "The Frightened Hero," and others.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jean Lee Latham Papers, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Box
1 "Far Voyager (The History of Capt. Cook)", 1st draft.
1 "The Far Voyager (The History of Capt. Cook)", final Ts.
1 "The Far Voyager (The History of Capt. Cook)", research material.
1 "The Far Voyager, The History of Capt. Cook", research material.
1 "The Far Voyager; The History of Capt. Cook", research material and news papers.
1 "The Frightened Hero", Ts.
1 "The Frightened Hero", galleys.
1 "The Frightened Hero", research material.
1 "Man in a Hurry", the story of Cyrus W. Field; Ts.
1 "Man in a Hurry", the story of Cyrus W. Field; outline.
1 "Man in a Hurry - story of Cyrus W. Field; research material.
1 "Medals for Morse", outline and research material.
2 "Carry on Mr. Bowditch", outline.
2 "Carry on Mr. Bowditch", research material (1).
2 "Carry on Mr. Bowditch", research material (2).
2 "Columbia: The Powerhouse of America", 1st draft.
2 "Columbia: The powerhouse of America", 2nd draft.
2 "Columbia: The Powerhouse of America", research material.
2 "The Dear-bought Land", Ts (incomplete).
2 "The Dear-bought Land", 2nd Ts with notes on revised opening.
2 "The Dear-bought Land", outline.
2 "The Dear-bought Land", research material.
2 "The Dear-bought Land", galleys.
2 "The Dear-bought Land", letters from the 4th graders reviewing it.
2 "The Dog That Lost Her Family", revised copy; Ts.
2 "The Dog That Lost Her Family", Spanish trans.; Ts.
3 "Trail Blazer of the Seas", outline.
3 "Trail Blazer of the Seas", 3rd version; Ts.
3 "Trail Blazer of the Seas", galleys.
3 "Trail Blazer of the Seas", final short version.
3 "Trail Blazer of the Seas", Miscellaneous

Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Authors, American -- 20th century.



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