Theodore Pratt Collection

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Image of Don Knotts and fish from the Incredible Mr. Limpett

The collection includes the author's personal copies of first and foreign editions of his works, original typescripts of his fiction and screenplays, correspondence, research notes, illustrative artwork for dustcovers and paperbacks, in addition to personal mementos and photographs. Fourteen of Mr. Pratt's thirty-five novels are set in Florida, including The Barefoot Mailman (1943) and The Big Bubble: A Novel of the Florida Boom (1951). These novels were thoroughly researched and scrupulously portrayed the history of Florida people, institutions and events. His correspondence and photographs illustrate his unique character and provides a glimpse into the old Florida lifestyle.

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