Collection ASM0119 - Jean Lee Latham papers

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Jean Lee Latham papers


  • 1958-1974 (Creation)


3 Boxes

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Jean Lee Latham was a writer of children's books for more than 20 years and specialized in biographical fiction. Ms. Latham was born in Buckhannon West Virginia, but lived for many years in Miami, Florida.

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The papers consist of typescripts and hand drawn maps for her biographical work on telegraph innovator Cyrus W. Field, stage actor Joseph Jefferson, the pirate Sir Francis Drake, U.S. governor Sam Houston and civil war officer David Glasgow Farragut to name a few.

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This collection is open for research.

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Jean Lee Latham Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

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  • English

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