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Short Stories of Dorothy M. Johnson


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Johnson, Dorothy M.

A resident of Whitefish, Montana, Dorothy M. Johnson was an author of Western fiction. Two of her stories became films: "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" and "A Man Called Horse."

The collection contains the manuscripts of eight short stories by Johnson: "First Date," "Hold That Bull!", "A Man Called Horse," "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," "Marks of Honor," "Massacre," "Steady Girl," and "The War Shirt." Also included are letters from Johnson's agent and notes by Johnson concerning her short stories.

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Folder inventory completed by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

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Collection Inventory

Johnson, Dorothy M. "First Date", 1949. 3 folders.
Physical Description

3 folders

Johnson, Dorothy M. "Hold That Bull!", 1947-1948. 5 folders.
Physical Description

5 folders

Johnson, Dorothy M. "A Man Called Horse, 1949-1950. 3 folders.
Physical Description

3 folders

Johnson, Dorothy M. "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance", 1948. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Johnson, Dorothy M. "Marks of Honor", 1950. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Johnson, Dorothy M. "Massacre", 1950. 3 folders.
Physical Description

3 folders

Johnson, Dorothy M. "Steady Girl", 1950. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Johnson, Dorothy M. "The War Shirt", 1950. 8 folders.
Physical Description

8 folders

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