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Elmore Leonard's archives go to University of South Carolina

October 17, 2014

Elmore LeonardUniversity of South Carolina Dean of University Libraries Tom McNally said Leonard visited the campus last year, saw its archives of modern American writers and wanted his papers to go there.
The university purchased the Leonard material, but officials and Leonard’s family declined to discuss the terms.
Highlights of Leonard’s collection include many handwritten manuscripts on the custom-made, unlined yellow paper that Leonard favored.
The collection at USC includes:

  • Correspondence between Leonard and authors such as George V. Higgins, John D. MacDonald, John Grisham and Dean Koontz.

Read the full article @ Crain’s Detroit Business.