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Collection Number: 04581

Collection Title: Alice Denham Papers, 1950s-1990s

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Size 3 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 70 items)
Abstract Alice Denham (1933- ), author, adjunct professor of English at the City University of New York, and model, born in Jacksonville, Fla., and graduate of the University of North Carolina (B.A., 1949) and the University of Rochester (M.A., 1950). Denham has published numerous novels, articles, television and movie adaptations, and short stories, among them "The Deal," which was filmed in 1988. The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, writings, and pictures of Denham. Included are copies of her novels, among them Amo (1974); Adios, Sabata (1971), a novelization based on a Western movie; The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1968), based on a popular television series; and My Darling from the Lions (1968). Also included are manuscripts of three books by Denham, Shabby Genteel: A Southern Girlhood ; Terminatrix, or Equal Opportunity Mayhem; and Sleeping with the Bad Boys. Also included are articles and published and unpublished photographs of Denham, including a Playboy centerfold.
Creator Denham, Alice.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Alice Denham Papers #4581, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Received from Alice Denham of New York, N.Y., in May 1991 (Acc. 91094) and May 1999 (Acc. 98366).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Alice Denham (1933- ), author, adjunct professor of English at the City University of New York, and model, born in Jacksonville, Fla., and graduate of the University of North Carolina (B.A., 1949) and the University of Rochester (M.A., 1950). Denham has published numerous novels, articles, television and movie adaptations, and short stories, among them "The Deal," which was filmed in 1988.

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The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, writings, and pictures of author, English professor, and model  Alice Denham. Included are copies of her novels, among them Amo (1974); Adios, Sabata (1971), a novelization based on a Western movie; The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1968), based on a popular television series; and My Darling from the Lions (1968). Also included are manuscripts of three books by Denham, Shabby Genteel: A Southern Girlhood ; Terminatrix, or Equal Opportunity Mayhem; and Sleeping with the Bad Boys. Also included are articles and published and unpublished photographs of Denham, including a Playboy centerfold.

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About 70 items.

The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, writings, and pictures of author, English professor, and model  Alice Denham. Included are copies of her novels, among them Amo (1974); Adios, Sabata (1971), a novelization based on a Western movie; The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1968), based on a popular television series; and My Darling from the Lions (1968). Also included are manuscripts of three books by Denham, Shabby Genteel: A Southern Girlhood ; Terminatrix, or Equal Opportunity Mayhem; and Sleeping with the Bad Boys. Also included are articles and published and unpublished photographs of Denham, including a Playboy centerfold.

Box 1-2

Box 1

Box 2

Papers #04581, Series: "Papers, 1950s-1990s." Box 1-2

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Separated materials includes photographs (P-4581).

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Processing Information

Unprocessed, but usable.

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