James A. Michener Papers and Special Collections
Documents and images from the James A. Michener Collection, one of the University Libraries Archival Services special collections.
- College High School Buying Survey
- This collection consists of a copy of The Buying Survey, prepared by students at College High School under the supervision of James Michener.
- Mari Michener scrapbook
- Photo scrapbook assembled by Mari Yoriko Sabusawa Michener (1920-1994), third wife of James A. Michener. The photographs in this album were taken during the 1920s and 1930s, with the bulk probably dating from 1927-1937/1938. During this time period the Sabusawa family lived in California.
- Robert Vavra Collection
- This collection primarily consists of correspondence between photographer Robert Vavra and James Michener; candid photographs of Michener, his wife, and friends taken by Vavra; and photographs of images used in the book Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections.
- Tessa Dalton Collection
- Photographs taken by Tessa Dalton, James Michener's official photographer, while he was conducting research for his novel "Centennial" in various locations in the American Southwest.