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Mary Hershey Papers

Identifier: CLRC-2106

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a corrected typescript and corrected page proof for the middle grade children's book 10 Lucky Things That Have Happened to Me Since I Nearly Got Hit by Lightning, written by Mary Hershey.


  • Creation: 2007, undated


Conditions Governing Access

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 Sketch

Mary Hershey was born in California as the daughter of a high school teacher, and earned her M.A. in counseling and guidance. She has worked as a teen model, social worker, administrator for medical clinics, and has since written a number of books for young adults. Hershey currently lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Information sourced from: "Mary Hershey." Something About the Author. Vol. 173. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2007.


2 folders

Language of Materials



This collection consists of production material for one book written by Mary Hershey.

Mary Hershey Papers, 2007, undated
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Revision Statements

  • December 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
  • June 2020: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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