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Mary Carter Roberts papers


Mary Carter Roberts papers
Roberts, Mary Carter
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11.25 linear feet
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Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Mary Carter Roberts (1899-1979) was a journalist and novelist. She was book review editor for the Washington Star, travel writer in the Maryland Department of Economic Development, and member of the Maryland Department of Information and the St. Mary's City Commission. She published two novels: The Abbot Sisters and Little Brother Fate. Her papers consist of correspondence; drafts of novels, stories, and articles; book and theatrical reviews; and reports, clippings, diaries, photographs, and memorabilia documenting her life and career. Significant correspondents represented in the collection include Anne Craine and the St. Mary's City Commission.

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