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Subseries 3.3: Financial and legal, 1958-1988 (8 items)

This subseries consists of correspondence relating to Shaara's business and legal matters, including letters from libraries, publishers, mail-order catalogs, book shops, and attorneys. Business correspondence also contains a response from PAN-AM to a letter written by Shaara on behalf of his father, Michael Shaara, Sr. Another communication is from the Denver Public Library about Shaara's donation of materials and papers.

File folders only contain letters written to Shaara. Materials are arranged alphabetically by corporate or personal name with the names of all corporate correspondents listed in parentheses.

Other materials related to this correspondence, including bills, legal documents, tax records, and receipt(s) can be found in Series V: Financial and legal papers.   Additional legal correspondence was filed in Series III: Correspondence - - Agents and publishing activities - - Lou Reda Productions; Correspondence - - Agents and publishing activities - - McGraw Hill Book Company; Correspondence - - Agents and publishing activities - - Sterling Lord Agency; and  Series III: Correspondence - - Derivative works - - Writer's & Artists Agency. The McGraw Hill Book Company file has correspondence with Dickinson, Levy, & Taylor, Attorneys at Law, and Paul, Weiss, Rifkin, Wharton & Garrison, regarding breach of contract issues. The Lou Reda file contains more background to Shaara's break with McGraw Hill.

Series
Box
Folder

Subseries Description

Item Description

Number of Items

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
1

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

Denver Public Library - - (Colleen Cayton), 1981.

1 letter

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
2

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

Florida State University - - (Opal M. Free), 1982.

1 letter

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
3

Correspondence - - Financial and Legal

Florida State University, University Bookstores - - (Helen Rewell), 1971.

1 letter

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
4

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

Mark & Phillips, Attorneys & Counselors at Law - - (Steven Paul Mark), 1988

1 letter

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
5

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

McLaughlin & Stern, Ballen and Miller - - (Irving W. Ballen), 1980

1 letter

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
6

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

Pan American World Airway - - (R.E. Nugent), 1964.

1 letter

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
7

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

Revue Productions - - (Norman A. Rubin), 1958, n.d.

2 letters

Subseries
3.3
Box
7
Folder
8

Correspondence - - Financial and legal

Willoughbys - - (Robert Leeds), 1959.

1 letter

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Subseries 3.1: Agents and publishing activities
Subseries 3.2: Derivative works
Subseries 3.3: Financial and legal
Subseries 3.4: Personal and family
Subseries 3.5: Professional activities, awards, interviews, and lectures
Subseries 3.6: Students
Subseries 3.7: General correspondence