Manuscripts, 1954-1987.


Manuscripts, 1954-1987.

This collection consists of literary manuscripts written by Starr Jenkins and by Beatrice Starr Jenkins. "More than my share," is a collection of articles and fact-based fiction written by Starr Jenkins. The stories tell of his experiences with the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service as a jumper into forest fires, as well as other adventures. The manuscript by Beatrice Starr Jenkins is a biography of José María Morelos. There is also a play about Morelos by Starr Jenkins, based on his mother's work. Also included are notes by Starr Jenkins providing background information on each manuscript.

1 box (.35 cu. ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 7405599

University of New Mexico-Main Campus

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