Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Stuart Mitchner

image number:

P0051779

description:

This image appears on page 19 of the February 1959 issue of the Indiana Alumni Magazine. The caption reads, in full: " YOUNG HOOSIER NOVELIST - Winner of a $2,500 first prize in national competition for his first novel, Let Me Be Awake, is Stuart Michner (above), 20-year-old Indiana University junior. Encouraged in his desire to be a writer by his father, an associate professor of English and director of the Writer's Conference, and by his mother, who is promotion and publicity manager for I.U. press, Mitchner began the novel when he was 17. He finished the final draft before he was 20.

date taken:

1959 January 8

film code:

Kodak - - Safety - - Film

photographer studio:

Cowherd, Elwood Martin "Barney"

photographer studio:

News Bureau, IU

accession number:

99/075

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Mitchner, Stuart

building name:

Student Building (1906)

topic:

Authors

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Author - Stu Michner Jr. ?