Fisher, Vardis, 1895-1968.
- Papers of Vardis and Opal Fisher, 1934-1996.
- 4 ft. in 10 boxes
- Finding aid available online
Correspondence and other papers of Fisher and his wife Opal Fisher. Vardis Fisher's papers consist of ca. 300 letters (1945-1968) from Fisher to his son, Grant; other miscellaneous correspondence, including letters (1959-1968) to and from publisher Alan Swallow; reviews of his books clipped from newspapers across the country (1939-1966); copies of his newspaper columns (1946-1955); and financial account book (1939-1968). Opal Fisher's papers relate chiefly to the republication of Vardis Fisher's books and the making of the movie Jeremiah Johnson (1972), based in part on Fisher's novel Mountain Man. Her correspondents include Sydney Pollack and Warner Brothers.
Gift of Grant Fisher, 1996-1997.
For more research collections at Boise State University relating to Vardis Fisher, consult the department's listing of Vardis Fisher research collections.
Forms part of : the Idaho Writers Archive.