Zane Grey collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains miscellaneous writings and correspondence ofAmerican writer Zane Grey.
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Zane Grey Collection is thephysical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, YaleUniversity. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors ortheir legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriatecurator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired from various sources, asindicated in the container list.
Organized into two series: I. Writings and II.Other Papers.
0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
The collection contains writings and correspondence of American writer Zane Grey.
Zane Grey, writer of popular adventure stories about theAmerican West, was born Pearl Zane Gray in Zanesville, Ohio, in 1872, to LewisM. Gray, a dentist, and Josephine Zane Gray. Changing his name to Zane Grey inearly adulthood, he trained in dentistry and had a practice in New York Citybefore turning to writing full time. Grey's prolific output includedbest-selling novels, many of which were made into equally successful Hollywoodfilms. Grey lived the adventurous life he wrote about, spending months of eachyear camping in the Arizona desert or fishing off Tahiti and Australia.
Former call numbers: Za Grey; Uncat MSS 319;Uncat MSS 437; Uncat MSS 909.
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This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for newacquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Guide to the Zane GreyCollection
- by Beinecke Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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