Literary Manuscripts

A photo and page from 'the Yearling'

Literary manuscripts focus on Florida authors and include three of the state’s most lauded novelists, Zora Neale HurstonMarjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and John D. MacDonald, along with more recent writers such as Carl Hiaasen and James Haskins. Literary figures outside Florida are represented in the manuscripts of Irish short-story writer Frank O’Connor and biographers Alden and Allene Hatch as well as smaller collections from a number of American and European authors.