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Guide to the Peter Straub Papers MSS.185


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Collection processed by Lawrence Giffin

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 17, 2022
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated and edited by Jennifer E. Neal to include materials integrated from accession number 2006.185 and for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description Updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2022 accretion  , August 2018 , May 2022

Descriptive Summary

Creator - dnr: Straub, Peter, 1943-
Title: Peter Straub Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1955-2021
Dates [bulk]: 1970-2004
Abstract: Peter Francis Straub is an award-winning horror writer. He is known for introducing elements of postmodern fiction into the horror genre. He is the author of 19 novels, two co-written with Stephen King. The Peter Straub Papers primarily contain Peter Straub's manuscripts and typescripts as well as his correspondence. Other materials include: planners; catalogs, bulletins, and periodicals; typescripts by other writers; and a small amount of media (including shellac and glass LPs).
Quantity: 81.75 Linear Feet in 60 boxes with unknown profiles, 24 manuscript boxes, 3 half manuscript box, 1 tall manuscript box, 1 flat-file folder, 6 record cartons, 1 flat box, and 5 oversize flat boxes
Quantity: 2 audiocassettes
Quantity: 3 sound discs (cd)
Quantity: 2 sound discs
Quantity: 7 sound tape reels
Quantity: 1 videocassette
Quantity: 28 3.5" floppy disks
Quantity: 1 electronic discs (cd-rom)
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials primarily in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.185