Guide to the Mark Smith Letters, 1964-1972
Collection number: MS 229
About Mark Smith, b. 1935
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.
This collection is open.
Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions
about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.
[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Mark Smith Letters, 1964-1972, MS 229, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH,
Purchased: Charles Apfelbaum, Jan. 13, 1992 (Accession number:9232)