Papers of M.F.K. Fisher, 1860-1995 (inclusive) 1929-1992 (bulk)

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Papers of M.F.K. Fisher, 1860-1995 (inclusive) 1929-1992 (bulk)

Papers of M.F.K. Fisher, 1860-1995 (inclusive) 1929-1992 (bulk)

1860-1995

The collection consists of biographical and personal material, including interviews with and articles about Fisher; medical, legal, and financial papers; awards, tributes, etc.; personal and family correspondence; fan mail; professional correspondence, including business papers for the Napa Valley Wine Library (NVWL) Association; editorial correspondence; drafts and galleys of Fisher's books; articles on food and travel; recipes; menus; and photographs.

63.93 linear feet ((139+1/2 file boxes, 3 folio boxes, 1 folio+ boxes, 1 oversize box) plus 1 supersize folder, 66 photograph folders, 1 motion picture, 7 audiotapes)

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