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Guide to the Peter Straub Papers MSS 185

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 04, 2018
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  , August 2018

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Title: Peter Straub Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1955-2015
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: 70.75 Linear Feet in 74 boxes, 2 manuscript boxes, and 1 half manuscript box
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