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Series I:  Capra Press / Noel Young Years

 

Business / Working Files

 

Back-to Back Series

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title or author - can include contracts, correspondence, distribution and sales reports, printing contracts and orders, royalty statements, and other related materials.
Box 1

Abbey, Edward - Confessions of a Barbarian / Jack Curtis - Red Knife Valley

Box 1

Amster, Lew - The Killer Instinct and Other Stories from the Great Depression / Sanora Babb - The Dark Earth and Other Stories from the Great Depression

Box 1

Carver, Raymond, and Tess Gallagher - Dostoevsky: A Screenplay / Ursula Le Guin - King Dog: A Screenplay

Box 1

Coover, Robert - Aesop's Forest / Brian Swann - The Plot of Mice

Box 1

Eastlake, William - Prettyfields: A Work in Progress / Gerald W. Haslam - The Man Who Cultivated Fire and Other Stories

Box 1

Ehrlich, Gretel - In a Life's Work / Rick Base - Wild to the Heart (not published)

Box 1

Gold, Herbert - Stories of Misbegotten Love / Don Asher - Angel on My Shoulder: Stories

Box 1

Hoagland, Edward - City Tales / Gretel Ehrlich - Wyoming Stories

Box 1

Houston, James D. - One Can Think about Life after the Fish Is in the Canoe / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston - Beyond Manzanar

Box 1

LeGuin, Ursula - The Visionary: The Life Story of Flicker of the Serpentine / Scott R. Sanders - Wonders Hidden - Audubon's Early Years

Box 1

Nin, Anaïs - The White Blackbird and Other Stories / Kanoko Okamoto - The Tale of an Old Geisha and Other Stories

Box 1

Sanchez, Thomas - Angels Burning: Native Notes from the Land of Earthquake and Fire / Lawrence Clark Powell - Ocian in View

 

Special Authors

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by author - can include contracts, correspondence, distribution and sales reports, printing contracts and orders, royalty statements, and other related materials.
 

Carver, Raymond

Box 1

General (incl. termination of contract with Tess Gallagher)

Box 1

Fires [extensive correspondence with Tess Gallagher, incl. the Italian lawsuit]

Box 1

Remembering Ray: A Composite Biography of Raymond Carver (by William L. Stull and Maureen P. Carroll)

 

Easton, Robert

Box 1

General [incl. extensive correspondence]

Box 1

Happy Man [incl. extensive author correspondence]

Box 1

This Promised Land

 

Le Guin, Ursula

Box 1

Buffalo Girls

 

Miller, Henry [by]

Box 1

Book of Friends

Box 1

Correspondence [mostly copies of extensive correspondence between Miller and Capra Press]

Box 1

Correspondence with Miller heirs, copies of Miller/Capra contracts, etc.

Box 1

Henry and Friends

Box 1

Joey

Box 1

My Bike and other Friends

Box 1

The Paintings of Henry Miller: Paint as You Like and Die Happy

Box 1

Sextet

Box 1

The World of Lawrence

Box 1

Miscellany file

 

Miller, Henry [about]

Box 1

Fielding, Blair - Nothing but the Marvelous

Box 1

Hargraves, Michael - Henry Miller's Hamlet Letters

Box 1

Martin, Jay - Always Bright and Merry

Box 1

Thiebaud, Twinka (ed.) - Reflections: Henry Miller

 

Powell, Lawrence Clark

Box 1

Blue Train [incl. extensive correspondence between Powell and Young]

Box 1

Orange Grove Boyhood

Box 1

Portrait of My Father

Box 1

Miscellaneous papers, including contracts for California Classics and several other works of Powell, published by Capra

 

Working Titles

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title or author - can include contracts, distribution and sales reports, signed correspondence, reviews, printing contracts and orders, royalty statements, and other related materials, some for works not published.
Box 2

'A' - incl. Edward Abbey and Jack Adler

Box 2

Aging Is a Lifelong Affair - Ben Weininger

Box 2

Arctic Heart - Gretel Ehrlich [working production file]

Box 2

Art and Fear - Bayles & Orland

Box 2

[Back] Relieve Your Back Pain Now - Miller and Opie

Box 2

Bats - Amanda Lollar

Box 2

Bear Stories - Joaquin Miller

Box 2

Beast in the Mirror: Ligabue - Karin Jones

Box 2

Birdwatching - Joan Easton Lentz

Box 2

Black Sun - Edward Abbey [working production file, contract]

Box 2

Blaze Allen - Lillian Bos Ross

Box 2

Blue Deer - David Dahl

Box 2

Book of Days - Elizabeth Pepper

Box 2

Boyle, Kaye - Gentlemen, I Address You Privately

Box 2

Branson, Clark - Howard Hawks: A Jungian Study

Box 2

Brown, James-Paul - The Paintings of James-Paul Brown

Box 2

'C' - incl. Andrei Codrescu

Box 2

California Magazine - The Best of California

Box 2

California Coastal Passages - Brian Fagan

Box 2

Capra Chapbook Anthology - Noel Young (ed.)

Box 2

Cat Hair Everywhere - Ron Ellsworth

Box 2

Celebrations - Judy Young

Box 2

Champagne, et al - Arthur von Wiesenberger

Box 2

Cholos - Jack Lopez

Box 2

Civilization and Welcome to It - Burt Prelutsky

Box 2

Couch Potato - Jack Mingo

Box 2

County Fair - Mikkel Aaland

Box 2

Craft, Christine [incl. correspondence from Marilyn Yalom]

Box 2

[Crosby] Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Castello de Roccasinibalda - Anne Conover Carson

Box 2

Crossword Crosstalk - Tunick and Bursztyn

Box 2

'D' - incl. Downstream from Troutfishing (about Richard Brautigan), by Keith Abbott and A Day Hiker's Guide to Southern California, by John McKinney

Box 2

Dead Philadelphians - Frank Frost

Box 2

Disappearance of Japan - J. D. Brown

Box 2

Dr. Salaam - Padma Perera

Box 2

Dreamscapes

Box 2

'E' - incl. Hot Tubs, by Leon Elder (aka Noel Young)

Box 2

Eating and Drinking in France: French Menu Reader and Restaurant Guide - Andy Herbach and Michael Dillon

Box 2

Eating and Drinking in Italy: Italian Menu Reader and Restaurant Guide - Andy Herbach and Michael Dillon

Box 2

Eating and Drinking in Spanish: Reading Menus in Spanish Speaking Countries - Andy Herbach and Michael Dillon

Box 2

Edna's Nudes - Edna Bullock

Box 2

Ehrlich, Gretel - Drinking Dry Clouds

Box 2

El Campo - Juan Delgado

Box 2

[Elephants] To Walk with Elephants - Pat Derby and Genaro Molina, and Peter Beagle

Box 2

Everyday Almanac - Bob Perlongo

Box 3

The Family Secret - Eleanore Hill (Meredith Bowers)

Box 3

First Cat, Second Term - Elizabeth Nickles

Box 3

Fitness Lite - William Burleigh

Box 3

Flora of Santa Barbara - Clifton F. Smith [additional correspondence by Judy Sutcliffe]

Box 3

Flowering Plants - Santa Monica Mountains

Box 3

Foraging along the California Coast - Peter Howorth

Box 3

'G' - incl. Barry Gifford

Box 3

Garlic, Wine & Olive Oil - Thomas Pellechia

Box 3

God and Mr. Gomez - Jack Smith

Box 3

Gone to Sanctuary - John Kiewit

Box 3

[Gopher] Conversations with a Pocket Gopher - Jack Schaefer

Box 3

Gorey, Edward, and Peter Neumeyer - Sopping Thursday [extensive correspondence with Andreas Brown at Gotham Bookmart in NYC, acting as Gorey's agent and with Neumeyer and his lawyer]

Box 3

Great Piers of California

Box 3

[Gurdjieff] Boyhood with Gurdjieff - Fritz Peters

Box 3

Hall, Leslie - Bad Girls

Box 3

[Heart] Protect Your Heart from Your Doctor - Howard Wayne

Box 3

Hillinger, Charles - America and California Counties

Box 3

Hillinger - Characters

Box 3

Hillinger [large file of letters (TLS)]

Box 3

Hoagland, Edward - The Final Fate of the Alligators

Box 3

Holmgren, Virginia - Owls in History and Legend, Hummingbirds, Raccoons

Box 3

House Spirit - Anaïs Nin [incl. correspondence with Gunther Stuhlman, Nin's literary executor]

Box 3

Houston, James - Gasoline

Box 3

Hudson, W. H. - Bird Biographies

Box 3

[Hummingbird] The Way of the Hummingbird - Virginia Holmgren [working production file]

Box 3

Impressions - Claire Rabe

Box 3

India: Behind the Mirror - Radha Rajagopal Sloss

Box 3

Indian Running - Peter Nabokov

Box 3

Intimacy - Edward Crowther and Gayle Stone (now Gale Lynds)

Box 3

Islands: A Treasury of Writing from a Decade of Travels

Box 3

James, Allston - Attic Light

Box 3

Johnson, Kaufmann & Coate (printers)

Box 3

Johnson, Robert - Thirteen Moons

Box 3

Jordan, Richard - But Darling, I'm Your Auntie Mame

Box 3

Joy of Birding - Charles Bernstein

Box 3

'K'

Box 3

Kaysing, Bill - Great Hot Springs of the West

Box 3

Krieger, David - Waging Peace

Box 4

'L' - incl. Ursula LeGuin

Box 4

Learning to Love It - Tom Farber

Box 4

Lee, Hector - Tamsen Donner [extensive correspondence and contract for book never published by Capra]

Box 4

[Lehmann] Lotte Lehman - Beaumont Glass

Box 4

Leigh, Carol - California Gardens

Box 4

Lentz, Joan - Great Birding Trips

Box 4

Lifship, Lyn - Lips Unsealed

Box 4

Ligabue - Beast in the Mirror

Box 4

Lincoln, Kenneth - A Writer's China

Box 4

Long, Sam - Scissors Sam

Box 4

'M' - incl. Ken Millar

Box 4

Master of Line: John W. Winkler, American Etcher - Mary Millman and Dave

Box 4

Matador - Barnaby Conrad [contract, etc.]

Box 4

McCurdy, Michael - McCurdy's World

Box 4

Mediterranean Architecture of Southern California - Alson Clark

Box 4

Men Down West

Box 4

Mendoza, Tony - A Photographer's Memoir, Ernie's Postcards, Dogs (postcard book)

Box 4

Millar, Margaret - The Birds and the Beasts Were There

Box 4

Millman, Lawrence - A Kayak Full of Ghosts [contracts for Kayak and Wolverine]

Box 4

Mud, Space and Spirit - Virginia Gray

Box 4

Mullin, Arthur - Spy

Box 4

Murphy's Romance - Max Schott

Box 4

[Music] Masters of Music - James Arkatov

Box 4

Mystic of Sex - Anaïs Nin [substantial correspondence with Gunther Stuhlmann, Anaïs Nin Trustee; contract, working production file]

Box 4

'N'

Box 4

Natives in Exile - D. D. Harmon

Box 4

Neff, Wallace - Wallace Neff, Master Architect [working production file, correspondence, contract]

Box 4

Neutra, Richard - Nature Near [working production file, correspondence, signed contract with Dione Neutra, etc.]

Box 4

News at Ten - Stan Chambers [working production file, signed contract, correspondence, etc.]

Box 4

Nine Lives of Algernon - John Espey [contract and working production file]

Box 4

Nothing but the Marvelous (Henry Miller) - Blair Fielding [signed contract, working production file, royalty reports, etc.]

Box 4

[Nutrition] Your Whole Nutrition Book - Nan Bronfe

Box 4

'O'

Box 4

Owls - Virginia C. Holmgren [working production file]

Box 4

'P'

Box 4

Paintings of James-Paul Brown

Box 4

[Park] The New Figurative Art of David Park - Paul Chadbourne Mills

Box 4

The Path: Metaphysics for the 90s

Box 4

Plain Talk about Fine Wine - Justin Meyer

Box 4

Popular Art - Peter Morse

Box 4

Portable Kisses - Tess Gallagher [working production file, extensive correspondence with Gallaher and Writer's Union over breach of contract for the sale to Borgo editions]

Box 4

[Praise] In Praise of Wine - Joni McNutt

Box 4

[Presence] In the Presence of Elephants - Peter S. Beagle

Box 5

Raccoons - Virginia C. Holmgren [working production file]

Box 5

Racks - David Petersen [working production file, contract]

Box 5

[Riggs] Lutah Maria Riggs - David Gebhard [working production file, contract, royalty reports, correspondence]

Box 5

'S' File [out of court settlement on Skunk Ranch; contract on Shaggy Dog - Koehler; correspondence and contracts for Claire Rabe on Sicily Enough; correspondence, contract, sales reports for Saloons of San Francisco - Chamberlin; same for Sherlock Slept Here]

Box 5

Santa Barbara Architecture, 2nd edition (1980) [working production files, contracts, correspondence, etc.]

Box 5

Santa Barbara Architecture, 3rd edition - Wayne McCall, et al [4 files: working production file, royalty statements, correspondence]

Box 5

Schott, Max - Murphy's Romance [working production file, contract]

Box 5

Seeing Europe - Elaine Kendall [contract, working production file]

Box 5

Self-Portrait - Ross Macdonald [mainly sales reports; one also for On Crime Writing]

Box 5

Short-Cuts - Robert Altman, et al [working production file, extensive correspondence with Tess Gallagher, contracts] [also a file under Altman]

Box 5

Shortcuts on Wine - Edmond Masciana [working production file, contract, sales reports, correspondence, etc.]

Box 5

Sicily Enough and More - Claire Rabe [working production file, contract]

Box 5

Small Wonders - Shannon Will [working production file, contract, etc.]

Box 5

[Stacy-Judd] Robert Stacy-Judd - David Gebhard [working production file]

Box 5

The Stranger in Big Sur - Lillian Bos Ross

Box 5

Sushi - Suzen [working production file, contract, correspondence, etc.]

Box 5

Trails of the Sierra Madre - Eugene Boudreau

Box 5

Thayer, Carl - Goodrich

Box 5

[Turkeys] House of Three Turkeys - Dave Bohn

Box 5

Tway, Linda - Tidepools of Southern California

Box 5

Tides in Time - Douglas Isaac Busch

Box 5

The Toilet Papers - Sim Van Der Ryn

Box 5

True Bear Stories - Joaquin Miller

Box 5

[Truman] Harry Truman and the Human Family - Frank Kelly

Box 5

Unwritten History: Life amongst the Modocs - Joaquin Miller

Box 5

[View] Sanford, John - A More Goodly Country and View from This Wilderness [working production files, book orders, contract, no correspondence]

Box 5

Vintage Talk - Dennis Schaefer

Box 5

Voices of Survival in the Nuclear Age - Dennis Paulson

Box 5

Voyageurs of the Midnight Sun - Dan Cushman [incl. extensive correspondence with Jon Tuska on the proposed Western Series, and correspondence with John Jakes]

Box 5

Waitress - Leon Elder [Noel Young] and Lin Rolens

Box 5

We Have a Little Sister - Jon Sanford

Box 5

Wildlife Protector's Handbook - Donald S. Heintzelman

Box 5

[Wilson] Home of the Wilson Wildcats - Frank Van Schaick

Box 5

Windowlight - Ann Nietzke

Box 5

Wine and Dine - Ron Breitstein and Hendrik Van Leuven

Box 5

Wine Country - William Heintz [contract, substantial correspondence, and settlement]

Box 6

Witches Almanac - Elizabeth Papper [3 files]

Box 6

Wolves, and Other Love Stories by Ivan Bunin - Mark Scott

Box 6

Women in Printing - Roger Levenson

Box 6

Women Writers of the West - Marilyn Yalom

Box 6

Words - Grant Campbell

Box 6

[Wright] The Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright - Donald Hoppen [extensive handwritten correspondence from Hoppen]

Box 6

Yanks Meet Reds - Mark Scott

Box 6

Yoga for the Young at Heart - Susan Winter Ward [2 files]

Box 6

Young Wolf - Jack London - Howard Lachtman

 

Correspondence - General

Scope and Content Note

Mainly incoming author and business correspondence of Capra Press through 2001.
 

Authors

Box 7

A

Box 7

Abbey, Edward

Box 7

B

Box 7

Back-to-Back (incl. Joseph Wambaugh)

Box 7

C (incl. Christine Craft)

Box 7

California Wine Club

Box 7

D (incl. Bill Daniels, Gerald Durrell, Susan Dworski)

Box 7

E (incl. William Eastlake, Gretel Ehrlich, John Espey)

Box 7

F

Box 7

G (incl. Tess Gallagher)

Box 7

H (incl. Michael Hargraves, Gerald Haslam, Virginia Holmgren)

Box 7

I

Box 7

J (incl. Allston James, Erica Jong)

Box 7

K (incl. Frank Kelly, Virginia Kidd, Ingeborg M. Knapp, David Krieger)

Box 7

Kaysing, William

Box 7

L (incl. Ursula LeGuin, Joan Lentz)

Box 7

M (incl. Bradford Murrow)

Box 7

N (incl. Dione Neutra)

Box 7

Odell, Joshua S.

Box 7

P (incl. Daniel Pearlman, Lawrence Clark Powell, Burt Prelutsky)

Box 7

Porter, Bern

Box 7

R (incl. Ward Ritchie, Anneli S. Rufus)

Box 7

S (incl. John Sanford, Ralph Sipper, Gary Soto)

Box 7

Sutcliffe, Judith

Box 7

T

Box 7

U

Box 7

V

Box 7

W

Box 7

Wine Appreciation Guild

Box 7

X-Y-Z (incl. Chayym Zeldis)

 

Business

Box 7

Agence Hoffmann

Box 7

Bowker

Box 7

National Endowment for the Arts - grants for literary publishing, 1981-1988

Box 7

Nil, Stephen Christopher (attorney) - lawsuits involving Capra Press

Box 7

Printers

 

Distributor files

Box 8

Consortium Records

Scope and Content Note

Includes records of all dealings with Consortium, the distributor for Capra Books, as well as reports and agreements. Also includes annual files.
Box 9

Special Accounts

Scope and Content Note

Includes information on foreign rights, distribution rights, and records.
 

Publicity and Review Files

Scope and Content Note

Include publicity releases, copies of reviews and other publicity information; some public relations questionnaires filled out by the authors; oftentimes pictures of authors, author correspondence regarding publicity, alternative covers and design elements, and other miscellaneous PR information. Arranged, for the most part, by title.
Box 10

Abbey, Edward - Confessions of a Barbarian / Jack Curtis - Red Knife Valley (Back-to-Back)

Box 10

Alaska Man's Luck: Hjalmar Rutzebeck (1889-1980)

Box 10

[Alligators] The Final Fate of the Alligators - Edward Hoagland

Box 10

Always Merry, Always Bright - The Life of Henry Miller - Jay Martin

Box 10

Arctic Heart - Gretel Ehrlich

Box 10

Art & Fear - David Bayles and Ted Orland

Box 10

Back-to-Back series

Box 10

Bats in My Pocket - Amanda Lollar

Box 10

The Best of California

Box 10

Bird Biographies of W. H. Hudson

Box 10

The Birds and the Beasts Were There - Margaret Millar

Box 10

Birdwatching: A Guide for Beginners - Joan Easton Lentz and Judith Young

Box 10

Black Sun - Edward Albee

Box 10

Blaze Allan: A Novel of Big Sur - Lillian Bos Ross

Box 10

The Bodega War - Hector Lee

Box 10

Brendan Books

Box 10

Buffalo Gals - Ursula K. Le Guin

Box 10

California Classics - Lawrence Clark Powell

Box 10

California Gardens - A Nature Lovers Guide - Carol Leigh

Box 10

California's Gold Age - William Wollett

Box 10

California Heartland: Writing from the Great Central Valley - Gerald W. Haslam and James D. Houston

Box 10

Caresse Crosby: From Black Sun to Roccasinibalda - Conover, Anne

Box 10

Carver, Raymond, and Tess Gallagher - Dostoevsky: A Screenplay / Ursula Le Guin - King Dog: A Screenplay

Box 10

Cat Hair Everywhere - Ron Ellsworth

Box 10

Celebrations - Judith Young

Box 10

Champagne and Caviar: A Connoisseur's Survival Guide - Arthur Von Wiesenberger

Box 10

Christine Craft: An Anchorwoman's Story - Christine Craft

Box 10

Civilization, and Welcome to It - Burt Prelutsky

Box 10

Conversations with a Pocket Gopher and Other Outspoken Neighbors - Jack Schaefer

Box 10

Couch Potatoes - Jack Mingo

Box 10

County Fair: Portraits

Box 10

Crossword Crosstalk - Sylvia Bursztyn and Barry Tunick

Box 10

Crosswords L.A. #4

Box 10

Downstream from Trout Fishing in America: A Memoir of Richard Brautigan - Keith Abbott

Box 10

Dreamscapes and Hidden Faces - Joanne Freeman

Box 10

Drinking Dry Clouds: Stories from Wyoming - Gretel Ehrlich

Box 10

Edna's Nudes - Edna Bullock

Box 10

Ernie's Postcard Book - Tony Mendoza

Box 10

Ernie: A Photographer's Memoir - Tony Mendoza

Box 10

The Evening Redness: The Collected Four Novels of Lawrence Clark Powell - Lawrence Clark Powell

Box 10

Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories - Raymond Carver

Box 10

Fitness Lite - William B. Burleigh

Box 10

Flowering Plants... - Nancy Dale

Box 10

Foraging along the Pacific Coast - Peter Howorth

Box 10

From Skunk Ranch to Hollywood - Hal Evarts, Jr.

Box 10

Gentlemen, I Address You Privately - Kay Boyle

Box 10

[Gorey] Donald Has a Difficulty - Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer

Box 10

The Great Auk - Allan W. Eckert

Box 10

Great Birding Trips of the West - Joan Easton Lentz

Box 10

Great Hot Springs of the West - Bill Kaysing

Box 10

Great Piers of California: A Guided Tour - Jean Femling

Box 10

The Happy Man - Robert Easton

Box 10

Haslam, Gerald - The Man Who Cultivated Fire / William Eastlake - Pretty Fields

Box 10

Henry & Friends: The California Years, 1946 to 1977 - William Webb

Box 10

Henry Miller's Book of Friends, a Trilogy - Henry Miller

Box 10

Henry Miller's Hamlet Letters - Michael Hargraves

Box 10

Heroes, Villains and Ghosts - Hector Lee

Box 10

Hoagland, Edward - City Tales / Gretel Ehrlich - Wyoming Stories

Box 10

The House Spirt and Other Stories - Kanoka Kamoto

Box 10

How to Protect Your Heart from Your Doctor - Howard H. Wayne

Box 11

In Praise of Wine - Joni G. McNutt

Box 11

Intimacy - Strategies for Successful Relationships - C. Edward Crowth, with Gayle Stone

Box 11

Islands: A Treasury of Contemporary Travel Writing

Box 11

Johnson, Kaufmann, Coate: Partners in the California Style

Box 11

The Joy of Birding - Chuck Bernstein

Box 11

Just another Murder in Miami - Roy Gilligan

Box 11

A Kayak Full of Ghosts - Lawrence Millman

Box 11

Lawyers Are Killing America - Robert V. Wills

Box 11

Learning to Love It: Seven Stories and a Novella - Thomas Farber

Box 11

Lips Unsealed - Lyn Lifshin

Box 11

Live Oaks also Die - Roy Gilligan

Box 11

Lotte Lehmann - A Life in Opera and Song - Beaumont Glass

Box 11

The Love Story of Sushi and Sashimi: A Cat Tale - SuZen and John Daniel / Love Story of the Century - Marta Tikkanen

Box 11

Lutah Maria Riggs: A Woman in Architecture, 1921-1980 - David Gebhard

Box 11

McCurdy's World - A Postcard Book - Michael McCurdy

Box 11

Master of Line: John Winkler, American Etcher - Mary Millman and Dave Bohn

Box 11

Masters of Music - Great Artists at Work: James Arkatov - Alan Rich

Box 11

Matador - Barnaby Conrad

Box 11

Miller, Henry

Box 11

Murphy's Romance - Max Schott

Box 11

Natives in Exile - Dirk Harman

Box 11

Nature Near: Late Essays of Richard Neutra - William Marlin

Box 11

Nazi Childhood - Winfried Weiss

Box 11

[Neff] Wallace Neff: Architect of California's Golden Age - Wallace Neff, Jr.

Box 11

The New Figurative Art of David Park - Paul Mills

Box 11

News at Ten: Fifty Years with Stan Chambers - Stan Chambers

Box 11

The Nine Lives of Algernon - John Espey

Box 11

Nothing but the Marvelous: Wisdoms of Henry Miller - Blair Fielding

Box 11

One Can Think about Life after the Fish Is in the Canoe - James D. Houston [back-to-back with] Beyond Manzanar - Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

Box 11

An Orange Grove Boyhood - Lawrence Clark Powell

Box 11

The Other California: The Great Central Valley in Life and Letters - Gerald W. Haslam

Box 11

Owls in Folklore and Natural History - Virginia C. Holmgren

Box 11

The Path: Metaphysics for the '90s - Richard Matheson

Box 11

Plain Talk about Fine Wine - Justin Meyer

Box 11

Poets never Kill - Roy Gilligan

Box 11

Portable Kisses: Love Poems - Tess Gallagher

Box 11

Portable Kisses Expanded - Tess Gallagher

Box 11

Portrait of My Father - Lawrence Clark Powell

Box 11

Power and Glory - Robert Easton

Box 11

Praying for Rain - Chris Spain

Box 11

This Promised Land - Robert Easton

Box 11

Raccoons in Folklore, History and Today's Backyards - Virginia C. Holmgren

Box 11

Racks - David Petersen

Box 12

Rambles through an Alaskan Wild: Katmai and the Valley of the Smokes - David Bohn

Box 12

Rattlesnakes & Roses - Joan Oppenheimer

Box 12

Reflections: Henry Miller, edited by Twinka Thiebaud

Box 12

Remembering Ray: A Composite Biography of Raymond Carver - William L. Stull and Maureen P. Carroll

Box 12

Robert Stacy-Judd: Maya Architecture and the Creation of a New Style - David Gebhard and Anthony Peres

Box 12

Santa Barbara: A Guide to El Pueblo Viejo - Rebecca Conrad and Christopher H. Nelson

Box 12

Santa Barbara Architecture, 3rd edition - Wayne McCall

Box 12

The Santa Barbara Restaurant Guide - Anonymous [Arthur von Wiesenberger]

Box 12

Short Cuts

Box 12

Sicily Enough and More - Claire Rabe

Box 12

Small Wonders - Shannon Wills

Box 12

Spy - Arthur Mullin

Box 12

The Sudden Disappearance of Japan - J. D. Brown

Box 12

Tidepools of Southern California - Linda E. Tway

Box 12

True Bear Stories - Joaquin Miller

Box 12

View from this Wilderness - John Sanford

Box 12

Vintage Talk

Box 12

The Visionary - Ursula K. LeGuin / Wonders Hidden: Audubon's Early Years - Scott R. Sanders

Box 12

Voyageurs of the Midnight Sun - Dan Cushman

Box 12

Waging Peace in the Nuclear Age: Ideas for Action - edited by David Krieger and Frank Kelly

Box 12

Waitress: America's Unsung Heroine - Leon Elder and Lin Rolens

Box 12

The Way of the Hummingbird - Virginia C. Holmgren

Box 12

The Wildlife Protectors Handbook - Donald Heintzelman

Box 12

Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley: The Early Years: 1838-1920 - William Heintz

Box 12

Wolverine Creates the World: Labrador Indian Tales - gathered and retold by Lawrence Millman

Box 12

Wolves and Other Love Stories - Ivan Bunin, translated by Mark Scott

Box 12

Women in Printing: Northern California, 1857-1890 - Roger Levenson

Box 12

Words: A Potpourri of Fascinating Origins - Grant Campbell

Box 12

The World of Lawrence - Henry Miller

Box 12

Yanks Meet Reds: Recollections of U.S. and Soviet Vets from the Linkup in World War II - edited by Mark Scott and Semyon Krasilshchik

Box 12

Yes! Capra Chapbook Series

Box 12

Yestermorrow: Obvious Answers to Impossible Futures - Ray Bradbury

Box 12

Yoga for the Young at Heart - Susan Winter Ward

Box 12

Young Wolf: The Early Adventure Stories of Jack London

Box 12

Zen in the Art of Writing: Essays on Creativity - Ray Bradbury

Box 12

Miscellaneous Reviews, 1996-2000

Box 13

Miscellaneous Business Materials

Scope and Content Note

Includes later publicity and promo materials, as well as accounting and inventory information, and contracts.
Box 14

Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Photos of Capra authors, including Henry Miller and Lawrence Clark Powell; Capra offices; and Capra displays at various venues.
 

Series II:  Capra Press / Robert E. Bason Years

 

Manuscript Files

Scope and Content Note

Mainly manuscript drafts of works, some with corrections and annotations, along with some proofs, advertising, sample covers, and related materials, for more recent Capra publications, 2000-2004. Arranged by author.
Box 15

Barre, Richard - Bethany

Box 15

Barre, Richard - Burning Moon

Box 15

Barre, Richard - Echo Bay

Box 15

Barre, Richard - The Star

Box 15

Barre, Richard - Wind on the River

Box 16

Bernard, Ian - Writing Humor

Box 16

Conrad, Barnaby - Last Boat to Cadiz

Box 17

Emmons, Robert - The Road to Paradise

Box 17

Garcia, Mario - Padre

Box 17

Gilbar, Steve - Americans in Paris

Box 17

Harrington, Kent - Dia de los Muertos

Box 17-18

Krieger, David - Hope in a Dark Time

Box 18

Krieger, David - Poetry of Peace

Box 18

Nolan, William F. - Ships in the Night

Box 18

Sanford, John - A Palace of Silver

Box 18-19

Smiley, Robin H. - Books into Film

 

Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Scope and Content Note

Not published by Capra Press. Mainly uncorrected typed manuscripts, along with some supporting correspondence, and related materials. [No further reproduction of these manuscripts is permitted without written permission from the author or heirs]
Box 19

Barre, Richard - Lost

Box 19

Conrad, Barnaby - Keepers of the Secret

Box 19

Conrad, Barnaby - Redemption

Box 19

Daniel, John - Something Happens to Someone

Box 19

Harrington, Kent - Red Jungle

Box 19

Harris, Mark - Girl with Greatest Legs

Box 19

Hyde, Catherine Ryan - Subway Dancers

Box 19

Lichtman, Jim - What Do You Stand For?

Box 19

Lynds, Dennis - Pictures on a Bedroom Wall

Box 19

Nolan, William - untitled Kincaid novella

Box 19

Olsen, Jimmy - The Poison Makers

Box 20

Sanford, John - A Citizen of No Mean City

Box 20

Sanford, John - A Dinner of Herbs

Box 20

Sanford, John - The Mentor

Box 20

Sanford, John - Miscellany [binder for Sister]

Box 20

Unkefer, Duane - Basic Fiction

 

Series III:  Oversize

Box 21-22

Boxed - posters, broadsides, and signs, mainly relating to Capra publications; incl. Maharishi award to Noel Young, June 19, 1981

Map Cabinet 21/9

Foldered - silkscreen "Cascade of Cabernet," no. 11 of 50 by Gina Gigli - inscribed by winegrower Justin Meyer to Noel Young, Christmas 1989

 

Series IV:  Computer Files [Noel Young Years]

Box 23

Tapes (11 items)

Box 23

3 1/2" diskettes (6 items)

Box 23

5 1/4" floppies (12 items)