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Papers of Mary Kidder Rak

Papers of Mary Kidder Rak

Crayon Drawing by Charles Owen, Illustrator for Mary Kidder Rak's book A Cowman's Wife

Correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, notes, photographs, and other papers relating to her writing career. Included are three unpublished manuscripts of western fiction; articles and stories; a letter containing Kidder family genealogy; two photographs of Charles Rak and their ranch home, 1920; and five crayon drawings by Charles H. Owen which were used to illustrate her book, A Cowman's Wife, 1934.