The Nolan mss., 1914, 1926-1974, are the papers of Jeannette (Covert) Nolan, 1897-1974, author of children's stories, adult novels, and non-fiction works. A native of Indiana, she was the wife of Val Francis Nolan, 1892-1940, lawyer and trustee of Indiana University.
The collection is arranged in the following series: I. Biographical; II. Contracts and Agreements; III. Correspondence; IV. Financial; V. Speeches and Writings; VII. Drawings. An inventory is available.
Correspondents include her literary agents, Mavis McIntosh and Elizabeth Otis, her publishers, Indiana writers such as Meredith Nicholson, Laura Long, Evelyn Sickels, Barton Rees Pogue, Barnard De Voto, and Indiana congressmen. Also present are contracts for her works, royalties, notebooks, speeches, writings, and clippings of printed works and book reviews. Four drawings by various artists for her books complete the collection.
Collection size: 6,536 items