Writings, correspondence, editorial records, book promotion and distribution records, research files, project files, event
records, computer files, photographs, video recordings, and other materials documenting the career of Patricia Nell Warren,
primarily from 1971-2011. Warren is a noted activist for human rights, free speech, and youth-oriented causes, but is best
known for her eight acclaimed novels, especially her bestselling novel
The Front Runner.
Patricia Nell Warren was born in 1936 and grew up on the Grant Kohrs cattle ranch near Deer Lodge, Montana. She has been writing
professionally since she was a teenager in the 1950s, and a publishing professional since 1959. She moved to New York in 1955
to attend Manhattanville College. Warren landed a job at
Reader's Digest where she worked as a copy editor, 1959-1964, and book editor, 1964-1980.
73.3 linear feet.
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