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detective fiction

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Literary or oral fiction genre in which a crime, often murder, is committed under mysterious circumstances and then solved by the central figure of a detective, using keen observation and rational analysis of clues and evidence.

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Seven Anderton Papers

Identifier: MSS-0022
Scope and Contents The Seven Anderton Papers are comprised of the manuscripts, correspondence, and published works of short story author Seven Anderton, from circa 1926-circa 1958. The majority of his stories are westerns or detective fiction. One series of the collection comprises seven boxes of files containing primarily manuscripts and correspondence (both professional and personal), along with some newspaper clippings, check stubs, purchase orders, tax forms, songs, poems, magazines, cards, and family...