The collection consists of the papers
of author, playwright, and screenwriter Michael Craft. Materials in the collection include
manuscripts, notes, research materials, correspondence, promotional materials, reviews and
other items related to Craft's career and creative works, most notably the Mark Manning and
Claire Gray series.
Michael Craft, whose full name is Michael Craft Johnson, was born in Elgin, Illinois in
1950. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning his bachelor's in
graphic design. After graduating he attended several years of graduate school at the
University of Illinois Institute for Communications Research, but left in 1976 to pursue a
5.88 linear feet
(14 boxes, 2 flat file folders)
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The collection is open for research.