Name and location of repository
Level of description
Ardath Mayhar Collection
- 1970-2004 (Creation)
4 boxes (4 linear feet)
Name of creator
Ardath Mayhar was born February 20, 1930 in Timpson Texas. Mayhar has been a bookstore owner, proofreader, and chicken farmer before turning to full-time writing in 1980. She writes across many genres, but most of her work is in the science fiction and fantasy genre. Her work is well-regarded by both scholars and readers.
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Scope and content
This collection includes manuscripts, papers, and publications from throughout Mayhar's career, but the bulk of the material dates from the late 1980s to the present.
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged alphabetically within each section of the collection. Sections include manuscripts, correspondence, and magazine articles.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Ardath Mayhar.
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