Michael Dorris papers, 1971-1994 Rauner Manuscript MS-1176

Introduction to the Collection

Michael Dorris (1945-1997), author and professor. Contains drafts and galleys of 'The Broken Cord," "Yellow Raft in Blue Water" and "The Crown of Columbus." Also contains materials related to fetal alcohol syndrome, correspondence related to his books and to the television adaptation of "Broken Cord." Additionally, the papers include letters to Dorris' mother and aunt, notes, papers concerning his teaching career at Dartmouth College and some correspondence with Louise Erdrich.

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