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Jean Lee Latham papers, 1958-1974 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Beatrice Colastin Skokan

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Collection Overview

Title: Jean Lee Latham papers, 1958-1974Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0119

Creator: Latham, Jean Lee (1902-1995)

Extent: 3.0 Boxes. More info below.

Formats/Genres: Governors - Texas - Biography, Legislators - United States - Biography, Maps, Typescripts, United States. Congress. Senate - Biography

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers consist of typescripts and hand drawn maps for her biographical work on telegraph innovator Cyrus W. Field, stage actor Joseph Jefferson, the pirate Sir Francis Drake, U.S. governor Sam Houston and civil war officer David Glasgow Farragut to name a few.

Biographical Note

Jean Lee Latham was a writer of children's books for more than 20 years and specialized in biographical fiction. Ms. Latham was born in Buckhannon West Virginia, but lived for many years in Miami, Florida.

Subject/Index Terms

Admirals - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
Columbia River
Cook, James, 1728-1779
Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596
Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870
Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863
Latham House (Ormskirk, England) - Siege, 1644 - Juvenile fiction

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 1.25 linear ft.

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Jean Lee Latham Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Preferred Citation: Jean Lee Latham Papers, Special Collections Division, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.


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[Box 1: 1958 - 1959],
[Box 2: 1965 - 1967],
[Box 3: 1970],
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Box 1: 1958 - 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Typescript : "Young Man In A Hurry : The Story Of Cyrus W. Field", 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Typescript : "On Stage, Mr. Jefferson!", 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Typescript : "On Stage, Mr. Jefferson!" (Readers Proof), 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Typescript : "Drake, The Man They Called A Pirate", 1959Add to your cart.
Includes 3 maps on tracing paper : "Voyages of Discovery, 1492-1611"
Folder 5: Typescript : "Drake, The Man They Called A Pirate", 1959Add to your cart.
Author's holograph sheets.
Folder 6: Typescript : "Drake, The Man They Called A Pirate" (Galley), 1959Add to your cart.
Box 2: 1965 - 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Typescript : "The Frightened Hero; A Story Of The Siege Of Latham House", 1965Add to your cart.
Final version, carbon.
Folder 8: Typescript : "Retreat To Glory; The Story Of Sam Houston", 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Typescript : "Retreat To Glory; The Story Of Sam Houston", 1965Add to your cart.
Includes : author's note to editor, bibliography, running index to taped notes and data.
Folder 10: Typescript : "Anchor's Aweigh : The Story of David Glasgow Farragut", 1967Add to your cart.
Carbon of final version.
Folder 11: Typescript : "The Columbia, Powerhouse Of North America", 1967Add to your cart.
Includes  a black and white photograph, hand drawn maps, postcards, brochures and a bibliography about The Columbia River in Oregon.
Folder 12: Research files : "The Columbia : Powerhouse of North America", 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Research files : "The Columbia : Powerhouse of North America", 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Research files : "The Columbia : Powerhouse of North America", 1967Add to your cart.
Box 3: 1970Add to your cart.
Box 14: Typescript : "Far Voyager : The Story of James Cook", 1970Add to your cart.
Box 15: Research Files : "Far Voyager : The Story of James Cook", 1970Add to your cart.
Box 16: Research Files : "Far Voyager : The Story of James Cook", 1970Add to your cart.



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