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Teresa Holloway writings

Identifier: MSS 0-330

Scope and Contents

Collection of original manuscripts by Teresa Holloway. Also, a small collection of published stories in magazines along with newspaper clippings about Holloway's career.


  • Created: 1950-1967

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


"Teresa Holloway (1906-1989), was born in Apalachicola, Florida...She moved to Jacksonvilee in 1939, owning and operating a ginger ale company for four years; from 1947-1967 she worked every biennium as an admistrative assistant in the Florida Senate.She also taught writing workshops at Jacksonville University and Florida Community College. Holloway published 39 novels under her own name and the pseudonyms Elizabeth Beatty and Margaret Vail McLeod. Her popular nurse romance novels for young adults feature a young woman or girl as protagonist. ...As Elizabeth Beatty, Holloway wrote mystieries, such as Jupiter Missile Mystery and Murder at Auction. As Margaret Vail McLeaod and Teresa Holloway, she wrote novels of young women in leadership jobs, such as Captain Jane, River Rescue, and Lady Lawyer. In addition, she scripted TV documentaries featuring Florida....She also wrote numerous features for the Jacksonville newspapers and a political column on the Florida legislature in the 1950s. Her many stories have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Ford Times, and Alfred Hitchock Mystery Magazine, among others." Quoted from The Book Lover's Guide to Florida, edited by Kevin M. McCarthy. Pineapple Press, Inc., Sarasota, FL. 1992. pp. 33-34.


26.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Donated by Teresa Holloway

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Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US