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Anderton, Seven



  • Existence: 1893 - 1958


Albert "Seven" Anderton was born March 15, 1893, in Dawson County, Nebraska. He was a prolific author of short stories, most notably mysteries, westerns, and stories set in the Sand Hills. Many of his works were published in The Omaha World-Herald Magazine. He spent much of his career writing for newspapers in Omaha, Denver, and Chicago. In 1947, he served a brief term in prison for writing a bad check. Afterwards, many of his stories and articles featured prison life as a theme. The writer died February 12, 1958, while on vacation in Brownsville, Texas.

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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...
Dates: 1926-1958