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Collection Summary
Administrative Information
Scope and Contents note
Biographical/Historical note
Publication Rights
Access
Container List
Correspondence
Films
Financial and Legal Papers
Personal Papers
Publicity
Reviews
Writings

Howard Frank Mosher Papers

Collection Summary

Repository
University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections
Creator - Creator
Mosher, Howard Frank
Title
Howard Frank Mosher Papers
ID
mss.448
Date
1960-2016
Extent
43.67 Linear feet
General Physical Description note
Location
Library Research Annex; contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access
Language
English
Abstract
Collection contains manuscript drafts, revisions, typescripts, and other versions of Mosher's stories, novels, screenplays, and other writings, as well as correspondence with publishers, general correspondence, reviews, published materials, publicity, photographs, a movie poster, financial records of his royalties, and other materials that document his writing career in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Howard Frank Mosher Papers, Special Collections, University of Vermont Library.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

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Biographical/Historical note

Howard Frank Mosher (born 1942) is an author based in the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont. Mosher has written numerous novels, several of which have been adapted into films, including A Stranger in the Kingdom, Disappearances, Northern Borders, and Where the Rivers Flow North. He has also written articles for various magazines and publications. He is the recipient of several awards for writing. Mosher lives in Irasburg, Vermont with his wife Phillis; they have two children.

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Scope and Contents note

The Howard Frank Mosher Papers contain materials and records relating to Howard Frank Mosher's career as a writer and novelist. It includes Mosher's writings: manuscripts and notes for novels and articles, published articles, and reviews authored by Mosher. There are also reviews of Mosher's works authored by others. The collection also includes correspondence between publishers, publicists, fellow authors, and personal correspondence. There are materials relating to the films made based on Mosher's novels, including screenplays, correspondence, and publicity. There is also publicity materials for Mosher's writings, including posters, events, correspondence, and book tour information. There are legal and financial papers with financial statements, royalties statements, and book and film contracts. Finally, there is a small amount of personal papers including materials related to Mosher's teaching, awards, publications (unrelated to Mosher's writings), and a package of candles.

Manuscripts and notes are typed or handwritten on yellow legal pad papers. There are also newspaper clippings, posters, and several photographs.

Series that primarily contain materials that can be differentiated according to title are arranged alphabetically. This includes films, personal papers, reviews, and writings. Other series are arranged chronologically: correspondence, financial/legal papers, and publicity.

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