Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Description The collection of research, interviews, and writing by Robert DeMott; and the collection of published writings by and writings about Michigan writer Jim Harrison were compiled by Robert DeMott while writing Conversations with Jim Harrison (2002) and Conversations with Jim Harrison, Revised and Updated (2019). The collection contains a notebook compiled by DeMott, interviews conducted and edited by DeMott and Patrick Smith, correspondence with...
Dates: 1971 - 2019
Collection Description The Mary Harrison Dumsch papers consist of personal records and published writings collected by Dumsch by and about the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison. The Dumsch collection, in part, duplicates materials found in the Jim Harrison papers, but also includes many unique items.The collection includes handwritten correspondence by Harrison, primarily to his mother, one early letter to his sister Judy; promotional materials from publishers, producers, and event...
Collection description The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison from 1938 to the present. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked in Hollywood and wrote screenplays, including several with his daughter Jamie. Harrison is recognized as a master of the novella, and his critically acclaimed trilogy Legends of the Fall reinvigorated the form in America. His...
Dates: 1938 - 2016
Collection — Box: 1
Collection Description The family correspondence primarily consists of letters from Rebecca Newth Harrison to her mother-in-law Norma Harrison sharing news of the family and of their shared interest in bird watching and gardening. Early correspondence (1941-1960s), from Jim to his brother, describe Jim’s efforts to balance art and work, and show the close relationship between the two brothers. As original caretaker of Jim’s papers, John received correspondence from repositories interested in purchasing the...
Dates: 1941 - 2004
Content Description Collection contains two photography projects by Stan Krohmer. The first project, Ravines Revisited, consists of 11x14 and 4x6 b/w prints, negatives, and contact sheets taken from 2003-2007 for Ravines Revisited exhibit w/ DeMas Henke and Tony Thompson. The Jim Harrison project, 2007-2009, contains 11x14 color and b/w prints, negatives and CDs of digital images. Krohmer and Harrison collaborated on a project to document the places in Michigan that were significant to Jim and may have...