Title: Mari Sandoz Correspondence
Creator(s): Sandoz, Mari, 1896-1966
Collection Number: 95-83
Dates (inclusive): 1959-1961
Physical Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (3 items)
Preferred Citation: Mari Sandoz Correspondence, 95-83. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
Permanent Link: http://dewey.library.unr.edu/xtf/view?docId=ead/95-83-ead.xml

Biographical Note

Mari Sandoz was an American author.


Scope and Content

Letters to Robert A. Griffen of Reno, Nevada, from Mari Sandoz. In Sandoz' letter of June 28, 1959, she discusses her book Hostiles and friendlies and other literature about the American West. Letter of Aug. 28, 1961, discusses the publication of her book, Ram in the thicket by Readers Digest, a re-issue of Cheyenne autumn, and her desire to obtain some of Griffen's Indian bead work and photos of his paintings. Letter of Dec. 27, 1961, thanks Griffen for his gift of a sketch of a bar.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Robert A. Griffen; Reno, Nevada



  • Arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

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Administrative Information

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