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Mariana B. Prieto (Anina Roa) Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1782

Scope and Contents

The collection consistains typescripts, correspondence, notes, and clippings related to Peter Pelican-Pedro Pelicano, published under the name Anina Roa.


  • Creation: 1962 - 1981


Access and Use:

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Mariana Beeching de Prieto was born August 6, 1912, in Cincinnati, OH. Many of her books were the result of ideas she got while on her travels. She lived and studied in several Latin American countries so that part of the world was often the background for her stories. In addition to her books, she contributed more than six hundred articles and short stories to periodicals. She died in 1999. Bigraphical Source:

"Mariana B(eeching) Prieto (1912-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 8. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1976.


1 folder

Language of Materials


Spanish; Castilian


The collection contains manuscipt material for one title by Marianna B. Prieto, published under the name Anina Roa.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mariana B. Prieto

Mariana B. Prieto (Anina Roa) Papers, 1962-1981
Larry Peterson
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Revision Statements

  • May 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library