James A. Michener and Thomas C. Harris are seen seated behind a desk in Michener Library. Michener is reading a document as Harris looks on over Michener's left shoulder. A bookcase is seen in the background filled with books. Figurines and a bulletin board are resting on the top of the bookcase.
John Fulton stands with his right hand on his hip, while holding a cup in his left hand. On his left stands an Robert "Bob" Daley, wearing a light colored sweater and holding a cup in his left hand. In the foreground is the blurry profile of James A. Michener, sitting with his legs crossed, wearing a flatcap and a sweater.
James A. Michener stands outdoors speaking with Orson Welles. Michener is shown in profile, leaning forward with his left forearm resting on his left leg. He is wearing a light colored short sleeve shirt, bandana, and flatcap. Welles head is shown in profile, as he turns toward Michener standing on his right. He is wearing a dark button down shirt, with a folder and jacket tucked under his left arm.
James A. Michener stands outdoors, holding an open newspaper in his hands. He is wearing a light colored cardigan over a white button down shirt and a bandana tied around his neck. To his left, John Angus Macnab is shown in profile looking at events beyond the camera. Macnab is holding a pipe up to his mouth by the pipe's bowl. Smoke is visible, curling above the pipe's bowl. He is wearing a light colored jacket over a white button down shirt and a bandana tied around his neck.
James A. Michener sits in what appears to be an outdoor café, facing the camera. His legs are crossed and both hands are resting in his lap. In the background is the blurry outline of an unidentified individual sitting at the table behind Michener.
James A. Michener receives an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) at the dedication ceremony of Michener Library. Dr. Richard R. Bond, University President, is standing to the right of the podium looking on as an unidentified man adjusts Michener's hood.
James A. Michener lays on a bed with pillow propping him into a reclined position, wearing an undershirt and underwear. The room is dark, with light coming from a lamp mounted on the wall above the bed's headboard. Michener's right leg is stretched out while left leg is bent at the knee with an open magazine resting on his left leg. Next to the bed is a night stand with a book resting on top. In the background, on the wall to the left of the bed, is a vent and a window with curtains.
James Michener is standing at the corner of a desk in Michener alcove with his right hand in his pocket. Light is coming in through the windows causing a glare in upper left corner of the image. J. Gilbert Hause is standing to Michener's right facing towards him. The left shoulder of Thomas C. Harris is seen in the foreground. An unidentified man is seen in the background facing the window.
James A. Michener sits in a chair in what appears to be a poolside area, wearing a bathing suit with a towel over his legs. Mari Michener, wearing a bathing suit and sunglasses, stands over him with a sandal raised in her hand. In the background are several trees and shrubs obscuring the back of a house.
James A. Michener sits in what appears to be an outdoor café with his body facing the camera, his head is turned to his right to address the unidentified gentleman sitting next to him. The man has his head down looking at the newspaper in his hands. In the background, between them is an unidentified gentleman in a striped shirt with his head down.
James A. Michener and Thomas C. Harris, library director, are seated at a desk in an office in Michener Library. Michener is reading from a manuscript. Harris is writing a note. Dr. J. Gilbert Hause, University of Northern Colorado’s Vice President of Public Affairs, is standing and reading what Harris is writing down.
James A. Michener standing in a stone corral behind a barrier with an unidentified man, watching the bulls in the corral. The photograph is taken from a second story opening, looking down into the corral. The opening is covered by a latticed screen.