PCL MS 123 Graham Landrum Collection
|Title||PCL MS 123 Graham Landrum Collection|
The Graham Landrum Collection consists of approximately 0.2 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Graham Landrum in 1992. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the archivist. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.
|Biographical Sketch||Graham Landrum (1922-1995) was an American author of several cozy mystery novels whose central characters are members of a local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Landrum received degress from the University of Texas and a Ph.D. in English Literature from Princeton. He taught at Rice, Austin College, King College in Bristol, Tennessee before retiring and taking up writing full time. |
Landrum's novels include The Famous DAR Mystery (1992), The Rotary Club Murder Mystery (1993), The Sensational Music Club Mystery (1994), and The Historical Society Murder Mystery (1996). Landrum's son Robert completed and published an unfinished book after his father's death, titled The Garden Club Mystery, in 1998.
|Scope and Content||The collection consists of a typed manuscript for The Famous DAR Mystery, dated 1989.|