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Guide to the Mark Smith Letters, 1964-1972

Collection number: MS 229

Size: (24 items)

(0.10 cu.ft.)

About Mark Smith

Author from Northwood, NH. He is best known for his book The Death of the Detective, which was nominated for the National Book Award in 1974.

About the Mark Smith Letters

This collection contains 24 letters written mostly to his editors at Little, Brown and Company, about his career as a novelist. In 1964, there is a 4 page letter that is written as an autobiography and analysis of his own work. Other letters are about his next novel and its progress; then in 1972 he breaks with this publisher.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mark Smith Letters, 1964-1972, MS 229, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Charles Apfelbaum, Jan. 13, 1992 (Accession number:9232)