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Mary Francis Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 435

Scope and Contents note

The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda. The collection also contains various fan mail and miscellaneous material.

Dates

  • 1961-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical/Historical note

Mary Francis Craig was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985 and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. She wrote children's books under the name Mary Francis Shura and dozens of adult books and mystery novels under the names M. S. Craig, Mary Francis Craig and Meredith Hill.

Extent

26 linear feet ( 18 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Mary Francis Craig (1924-1991) was a writer of mystery novels and children's books. She was a recipient of the Carl Sandburg Literary Arts Award in 1985, and was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America in 1990. The Mary Francis Craig Papers include original manuscripts and correspondence, as well as eight addenda.

Arrangement note

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Manuscripts

Series: Correspondence

Series: Addenda 1 (1969)

Series: Addenda 2 (1970)

Series: Addenda 3 (1971)

Series: Addenda 4 (1973)

Series: Addenda 5 (1974)

Series: Addenda 6 (1977)

Series: Addenda 7 (1979)

Series: Addenda 8 (1980)

Addenda 11 closed

Addenda 11 contains original publication agreements and Craig's Tax ID number.

Processing Information note

Collection processed by processing staff, February 1980.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Title
Guide to the Mary Francis Craig Papers
Status
Revise Description
Author
Finding aid prepared by processing staff
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is in English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA