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Dates: 1867-2005; Majority of material found within 1965-2000
Scope and Contents The collection contains typed and handwritten drafts of poems and other writings, as well as correspondence, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia related to Cynthia Macdonald’s life and work as an accomplished poet and co-founder of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston. In addition to the extensive accumulation of multiple drafts of her writings, Macdonald’s trove of correspondence is of particular interest, featuring letters to and from writing friends, colleagues,...
Scope and Contents The bulk of material in this collection consists of typescript drafts of three of Beverly Lowry's novels: Come Back, Lolly Ray; Emma Blue; and Daddy's Girl. The drafts include both original and photocopied typescript, with corrections in the author's hand. Some of the drafts are copyedited. The collection includes preparatory materials for the three novels such as lists of possible titles, outlines and character notes, drawings, and photographs. A small amount of correspondence...
Scope and Contents The Larry McMurtry Collection contains multiple typescript manuscript drafts of the novels Leaving Cheyenne, The Last Picture Show, Moving On, Somebody's Darling, Cadillac Jack: A Novel, The Desert Rose, Lonesome Dove, and Texasville, plus manuscript notes and publisher's copies related to some of these works. The collection also contains the typescript manuscripts and first galley proofs for the book of essays In a Narrow Grave. The McMurtry Collection includes a screenplay for...
Scope and Contents The Kenneth Patchen Collection contains correspondence, photographs, publicity and promotional materials, books, picture-poems, sound recordings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items.The collection was received with chronological item descriptions composed by Ronald Dunkin, the original collector of the materials. In order to facilitate access, the items in the collection were categorized according to type of material and placed by date within category. The books,...
- Authors -- 20th century 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Poets, American -- 20th century 2
- American fiction 1
- American poetry -- 20th century 1
- Audiotapes 1
- Authors, American 1
- Beat poetry 1
- Broadsides (notices) 1
- Diaries 1
- Galley proofs 1
- Memorabilia 1
- Motion picture plays, American 1
- Novels 1
- Page proofs 1
- Poems 1
- Poets -- 20th century 1
- Screenplays 1
- Short stories 1
- Short stories, American 1
- Speeches (documents) 1 ∧ less
- University of Houston -- Faculty 2
- Lowry, Beverly 1
- McMurtry, Larry 1
- Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972 1
- Patchen, Miriam 1