FILE-In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 file photo shows Millie Benson holding up one of the Nancy Drew mystery books in Toledo, Ohio. Benson wrote more than 130 books, including the 1940s Penny Parker mystery series, but is best known for creating Nancy Drew, who inspired and captivated generations of girls. Typewriters and a desk from the home of Benson, who brought a young sleuth named Nancy Drew to life are going up for auction Sunday in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Typewriters and a desk from the home of an author who brought a young sleuth named Nancy Drew to life are going up for auction.
A lifetime of keepsakes, including autographed posters and writing awards, belonging to Mildred Wirt Benson are to be sold at an auction Sunday in Toledo, where she was a newspaper reporter and columnist for nearly 60 years before her death a Login to read more