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Finding Aid of the Leonard Wibberley papers 0172
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Correspondence

Scope and Content

Series contains Wibberley's correspondence with his agents and publishers for the years 1956-1962.

Arrangement

Series is arranged in chronological order.
Box 1, Folder 1

Bills Paid 1967

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence with Agent/Publisher 1953

Box 1, Folder 4-5

Correspondence with Agents 1956-1960

Box 1, Folder 6-7

Correspondence with Publishers 1956-1960

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence 1959

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence with Publishers 1960-1962

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence with Agents 1961-1962

Box 1, Folder 11

KCRW Stuff

Box 1-4, 14

Adult Fiction

Scope and Content

Series contains working manuscripts and final typescripts of Wibberley's works of fiction written for adults, including the original manuscript of The Mouse that Roared. Other titles present in this series include The Centurion, The Hands of Cormac Joyce, Adventures of an Elephant Boy, and The Road from Toomi.

Arrangement

Series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work.
Box 1, Folder 12

Adventures of an Elephant Boy - Working Manuscript

Box 1, Folder 13

Adventures of an Elephant Boy - Final Typescript

Box 1, Folder 14

The Better Mousetrap

Box 1, Folder 15-16

Beware of the Mouse - Typescript

Box 1, Folder 17-18

The Centurion - Typescript

Box 1, Folder 19-20

The Centurion - Carbon Copy

Box 1, Folder 21

The Centurion - First Attempt

Box 1, Folder 22-23

The Centurion - Working Manuscript

Box 1, Folder 24

Corner of Paradise

Box 1, Folder 25

The Dark Night of Father Felix

Box 1, Folder 26

The Dark Night of Father Felix (rough draft)

Box 1, Folder 27

The Dark Night of Father Felix (complete)

Box 2, Folder 1

The Devil to Play

Box 2, Folder 2

Envoy Extraordinary - Carbon Copy

Box 2, Folder 3

Envoy Extraordinary - Same Characters as Mrs. Searwoods Secret Weapon

Box 2, Folder 4-5

Envoy Extraordinary - Incomplete

Box 2, Folder 6

A Feast of Freedom - Original Manuscript

Box 2, Folder 7-8

Flint's Island - Typescript

Box 2, Folder 9

Flint's Island - Manuscript and Layouts

Box 2, Folder 10

Flowers by Request

Box 2, Folder 11-12

The Gates of Hell

Box 2, Folder 13

The Hands of Cormac Joyce - Final Typescript

Box 2, Folder 14

The Hands of Cormac Joyce - Working Manuscript

Box 2, Folder 15

Homeward to Ithaca

Box 2, Folder 16

The Island of the Angels -Typescript

Box 2, Folder 17

The Island of the Angels - Working Manuscript

Box 2, Folder 18

Last Stand of Father Felix

Box 2, Folder 19

1776-1976 The Meeting

Box 2, Folder 20

Meeting with a Great Beast - Final Typescript

Box 2, Folder 21

Meeting with a Great Beast - Typescript with Suggestions

Box 2, Folder 22

The Mirror of Hell

Box 2, Folder 23

The Mouse on the Moon - False Start

Box 2, Folder 24

Mouse on Wall Street (complete) P.1-111

Box 2, Folder 25

Mouse on Wall Street (complete) P.112-217

Box 2, Folder 26

Mouse on Wall Street: Dead Matter - Manuscript

Box 2, Folder 27

The Mouse That Roared - Rough Draft (p.1 - 96)

Box 2, Folder 28

The Mouse That Roared - Rough Draft (p.97 - end)

Box 3, Folder 1-2

The Mouse That Saved The West

Box 3, Folder 3-7

The Nightmare - Manuscript

Box 3, Folder 8

The Nightmare - Manuscript and Correspondence

Box 3, Folder 9-10

One in Four - Working Manuscript

Box 3, Folder 11

One in Four - Outline for Novel

Box 3, Folder 12

One in Four - S.C.O.P. p.1-198

Box 3, Folder 13

One in Four - S.C.O.P. p.199-346

Box 3, Folder 14-15

Out of the Depths - Carbon Copy

Box 3, Folder 16-17

Out of the Depths - Working Manuscript

Box 3, Folder 18-19

A Pact with Satan - Working Manuscript

Box 3, Folder 20

A Problem in Angels - Working Manuscript

Box 3, Folder 21

The Road from Toomi - Typescript Titled Dimension Beyond Africa

Box 3, Folder 22-23

The Road from Toomi - Final Typescript

Box 3, Folder 24

The Road from Toomi - Working Manuscript

Box 3, Folder 25

The Saint Maker

Box 4, Folder 1-2

The Saint Maker - Typescript

Box 4, Folder 3-5

Sea Captain from Salem - Manuscript

Box 4, Folder 6

The Sea Witch - Signed by Robert Nathan

Box 4, Folder 7

Secret of the Doubting Saint (Incomplete)

Box 4, Folder 8-11

Seven Hills (a.k.a. Testament of Theophilus)

Box 4, Folder 12

Stranger at Killnock - Missing a Few Pages

Box 4, Folder 13

A Touch of Jonah - Miscellaneous Typescript Pages

Box 4, Folder 14-15

A Touch of Jonah - Working Manuscript

Box 4, Folder 16-17

Unidentified Manuscript about Grand Fenwick

Box 4, Folder 18-19

Untitled Novel - Typescript

Box 4, Folder 20-21

Untitled Novel - Typescript

Box 4, Folder 22-24

Miscellaneous Typescript Pages

Box 4, Folder 25

Miscellaneous Partial Manuscripts

 

Juvenile Fiction

Scope and Content

Series contains working manuscripts and final typescripts of Wibberley's works of fiction written for children and young adults, including his four-book fictionalization of the life of Thomas Jefferson and his John Treegate series. Other titles present in this series include The Quest of Excalibur, Attar of the Ice Valley, Encounter Near Venus, and The Crime of Martin Coverly.

Arrangement

Series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work.
Box 4, Folder 26

The Adventures of an Elephant Boy (p. 1 - 96)

Box 4, Folder 27

The Adventures of an Elephant Boy (p. 97 - end)

Box 4, Folder 28

The Ann and Hope Mutiny

Box 4, Folder 29

The Ann and Hope Mutiny (p. 1 - 114)

Box 4, Folder 30

The Ann and Hope Mutiny (p. 115 - end)

Box 4, Folder 31

Attar of the Sci-Valley

Box 5, Folder 1

Attar of the Ice Valley - Final Typescript

Box 5, Folder 2

The Ballad of Mocha Mick - Manuscript

Box 5, Folder 3-4

Bases Loaded by Patrick O'Connor - Manuscript

Box 5, Folder 5

Beyond Hawaii - Typescript Corrected by Author

Box 5, Folder 6

Black Tiger at Bonneville

 

Black Tiger at Bonneville

Box 5, Folder 7

Black Tiger of Indianapolis by Patrick O'Connor

Box 5, Folder 8

Black Tiger of Indianapolis by Patrick O'Connor - Complete

Box 5, Folder 9

A Car Called Camellia by Patrick O'Connor

Box 5, Folder 10

Typescript Pages from A Car Called Camellia and Spare Cabin

Box 5, Folder 11-12

A Car Called Camellia by Patrick O'Connor - Working Manuscript

Box 5, Folder 13

The Centurion (p. 4 - 13)

Box 5, Folder 14

The Crime of Martin Coverly - Unbound Proof

Box 5, Folder 15

The Quest of Martin Coverly (original title) - a.k.a. The Crime of Martin Coverly

Box 5, Folder 16

The Quest of Martin Coverly

Box 5, Folder 17

A Dawn in the Trees - Working Manuscript

Box 5, Folder 18

Deliver Us From Wolves

Box 5, Folder 19

Deliver Us From Wolves - Incomplete/Unnumbered Pages

Box 5, Folder 20

Encounter at Flint's Island

Box 5, Folder 21-22

Encounter at Flint's Island - Final Typescript

Box 5, Folder 23

Encounter Near Venus - Working Manuscript

Box 5, Folder 24

Encounter Near Venus

Box 5, Folder 25-26

Eusebius the Phoenician - Working Manuscript

Box 5, Folder 27

The Five Dollar Watch Mystery - mixed up, incomplete

Box 5, Folder 28

The Fox Who Was Too Clever

Box 6, Folder 1

The Gales of Spring - Working Manuscript

Box 6, Folder 2

The Gales of Spring - p.1-109

Box 6, Folder 3

The Gales of Spring - p.110-end

Box 6, Folder 4

The Hands of Comac Joyce - incomplete

Box 6, Folder 5

Homeward to Ithaca

Box 6, Folder 6

Jefferson - Part of All 3 Books Combined

Box 6, Folder 7

Journey to Untor - Working Manuscript

Box 6, Folder 8

Journey to Untor - Carbon Copy

Box 6, Folder 9

The King and the Goats

Box 6, Folder 10

Leopard's Prey

Box 6, Folder 11-12

Little League Family

Box 6, Folder 13

Mark Toyman's Inheritance

Box 6, Folder 14-15

Matt Tyler's Chronicle - Missing 2-7

Box 6, Folder 16

The Mutiny of the Ann and Hope - Miscellaneous Pages from Working Manuscript

Box 6, Folder 17

The Mutiny of the Ann and Hope - Working Manuscript

Box 6, Folder 18-19

Perilous Gold - Manuscript

Box 6, Folder 20

Peter Treegate's War - Working Manuscript

Box 6, Folder 21

Peter Treegate's War - Duplicate Pages

Box 6, Folder 22-23

Peter Treegate's War - Unpublished Version

Box 6, Folder 24-25

The Quest of Excalibur - Carbon Copy

Box 6, Folder 26

The Quest of Excalibur - Preliminary Sketch

Box 6, Folder 27-28

The Quest of Excalibur - Typescript

Box 7, Folder 1

The Quest of Excalibur - Working Manuscript

Box 7, Folder 2

The Quest of the Otter - Working Manuscript

Box 7, Folder 3-4

The Quest of Excalibur - Miscellaneous Typescript Pages

Box 7, Folder 5-6

The Quest of Excalibur - Manuscript titled "The Return of Arthur"

Box 7, Folder 7-8

The Quest of Excalibur (Incomplete Chapters)

Box 7, Folder 9

The Raising of the Dubhe - Working Manuscript

Box 7, Folder 10-11

Red Pawns

Box 7, Folder 12-13

The River of Pee Dee Jack - Working Typescript

Box 7, Folder 14-15

Sea Captain from Salem - Final Typescript

Box 7, Folder 16

Sea Captain from Salem - Unused Chapter

Box 7, Folder 17-18

Seawind from Hawaii - Final Typescript

Box 7, Folder 19

Seawind from Hawaii - Original Typescript

Box 7, Folder 20

South Swell at Hermosa - Working Manuscript

Box 7, Folder 21-22

Sword of Thorgrim - Typescript

Box 7, Folder 23-24

Time of the Harvest - Carbon Copy

Box 7, Folder 25

Time of the Harvest - Typescript

Box 8, Folder 1

Time of the Harvest - Working Manuscript

Box 8, Folder 2

Treasure at Twenty Fathoms

Box 8, Folder 3

Treegate Novel

Box 8, Folder 4

Treegate's Raiders - Incomplete Typescript

Box 8, Folder 5-6

Treegate's Raiders - Finished Manuscript

Box 8, Folder 7

Treegate's Raiders (Incomplete)

Box 8, Folder 8

Treegate's Raiders (p. 109 - end)

Box 8, Folder 9

Treegate's Raiders (p. 1 - 108)

Box 8, Folder 10

Unidentified Treegate Typescript

Box 8, Folder 11

The Watermelon Mystery

 

Non-fiction

Scope and Content

Series contains working manuscripts and final typescripts of Wibberley's works of non-fiction. Titles present in this series include No Garlic in the Soup!: A Portuguese Adventure, The Land That Isn't There: An Irish Adventure, Voyage by Bus: Seeing America by Land Yacht, and Guarneri: Story of a Genius.

Arrangement

Series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work.
Box 8, Folder 12

Ah Julian - Original Manuscript

Box 8, Folder 13

Autobiography

Box 8, Folder 14

Book about America for British Readers (unpublished)

Box 8, Folder 15-16

The Coming of the Green - As Published by Henry Holt

Box 8, Folder 17-18

Fiji: Island of the Dawn - Final Typescript

Box 8, Folder 19-20

Fiji: Island of the Dawn - Working Manuscript

Box 8, Folder 21

Guarneri

Box 8, Folder 22-23

Hound of the Sea - Working Manuscript

Box 9, Folder 1

Irish: "If you were to pick up the whole of Ireland"

Box 9, Folder 2

The Land That Wasn't There (Incomplete)

Box 9, Folder 3-4

The Land That Wasn't There (Carbon Copy)

Box 9, Folder 5

The Luthier of God (Guarneri)

Box 9, Folder 6

No Garlic in the Soup (p. 1 - 111)

Box 9, Folder 7

No Garlic in the Soup (p. 112 - end)

Box 9, Folder 8

Oliver Goldsmith or The Good Natured Man

 

[ Oliver Goldsmith or The Good Natured Man] - Miscellaneous Pages and Notes

Box 9, Folder 12

Oliver Goldsmith (p. 1 - 105)

Box 9, Folder 13

Oliver Goldsmith (p. 106 - 200)

Box 9, Folder 14

Oliver Goldsmith (p. 201 - 300)

Box 9, Folder 15

Oliver Goldsmith (p. 301 - 357/end)

Box 9, Folder 16-18

Oliver Goldsmith - Manuscript

Box 9, Folder 19-20

Secret of the Doubting Saint - Working Manuscript

Box 9, Folder 21-22

The Shannon Sailors - Final Typescript

Box 9, Folder 23

The Shannon Sailors - Dead Matter

Box 9, Folder 24

Sir Winston Churchill (Incomplete)

Box 9, Folder 25

Something to Read (Complete)

Box 9, Folder 26-27

Third Time Lucky

Box 10, Folder 1-2

Toward a Distant Island - Final Typescript

Box 10, Folder 3

Towards a Distant Shore - Working Manuscript

Box 10, Folder 4

Unidentified Working Manuscript

Box 10, Folder 5-6

Ventures into the Deep - Working Manuscript

Box 10, Folder 7-8

Voyage by Bus - Final Typescript

Box 10, Folder 9

Yesterday's Land

Box 10, Folder 10

Voyage by Bus (p. 115 - end)

Box 10, Folder 11

Voyage by Bus (p. 9 - 114)

Box 10, Folder 12

Voyage by Bus - Rough Draft (p. 1 - 114)

Box 10, Folder 13

Voyage by Bus - Rough Draft (p. 115 - end)

Box 10, Folder 14

Zebulon Pike - Soldiers and Explorer

Map-case 5, Drawer 4, Box 9-11, 15

Galleys, Proofs and Illustrations

Scope and Content

Series contains galleys and page proofs for books written by Leonard Wibberley. Titles present in this series include The Crime of Martin Coverly, The Centurion, Voyage by Bus: Seeing America by Land Yacht, and Perlious Gold. Series also includes page layouts for Little League Family and illustrations for Beware of the Mouse and The Quest of Excalibur.

Arrangement

Series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work.
Box 14, Folder 1

Adventures of Elephant Boy - Galley and Page Proofs

Box 14, Folder 2

Attar of the Ice Valley

Box 14, Folder 4

Attar of the Ice Valley - Master Proof

Box 14, Folder 5

Beware of the Mouse - Galley

Box 14, Folder 6

Beware of the Mouse - Illustrations

Box 14, Folder 7-8

The Centurion

Box 14, Folder 9-10

The Centurion - Galley

Box 14, Folder 11-12

The Centurion - Printer's Proof

Box 14, Folder 13

The Centurion - Production Galleys

Map-case 5, Drawer 4

Cover Illustrations

Box 14, Folder 14-16

Crime of Martin Coverly

Box 14, Folder 17

Crime of Martin Coverly - Galley Proofs

Box 15, Folder 1

Encounter Near Venus

Box 15, Folder 2

Encounter Near Venus - Master Proofs

Box 15, Folder 3

The Islands of the Angels

Box 15, Folder 4-5

Little League Family

Box 15, Folder 6

Meeting With a Great Beast

Box 15, Folder 7

Mouse on Wall Street

Box 15, Folder 8-9

Perilous Gold

Box 15, Folder 10

The Quest of Excalibur - Galley

Box 15, Folder 11

The Road from Toomi - Galleys

Box 15, Folder 12

The Road from Toomi - Proofs

Box 15, Folder 13

Shannon Sailors

Box 15, Folder 14

The Time of the Lamb - Galley and Illustration

Box 15, Folder 15

Ventures into the Deep - Uncorrected Galley Proof

Box 15, Folder 16-18

Voyage by Bus

Box 16, Folder 1

Voyage by Bus - Author's Galleys

Box 16, Folder 2

Voyage by Bus - Galley

Box 16, Folder 3

Voyage by Bus - Galley Proofs

Box 16, Folder 4

Voyage by Bus - Maps and Slides

Box 16, Folder 5

Voyage by Bus - Page Proofs

Box 16, Folder 6

Zebulon Pike

 

Articles and Short Stories

Scope and Content

Series contains edited typescripts of articles and short stories written by Wibberley, including his short story "Prevarication Jones."

Arrangement

Short stories are in alphabetical order by title; articles are not.
Box 10, Folder 15-22, Box 11, Folder 1-9, Box 16, Folder 7

Articles

Box 11, Folder 10

Untitled Article - Manuscript

Box 11, Folder 11

"About Robert Nathan"

Box 11, Folder 12

"The Hands of Cormac Joyce"

Box 11, Folder 13

Playboy Article

Box 11, Folder 14

"The Brighter Monday Catastrophe"

Box 11, Folder 15

"Garden of Eden" Partial Manuscript

Box 11, Folder 16

"Gift from Hungary"

Box 11, Folder 17

["Irish Legend"] - Miscellaneous Manuscript

Box 11, Folder 18

"Prevarication Jones" - Complete Draft

Box 11, Folder 19

"Report on an Execution"

Box 11, Folder 20

"Sea Legend"

Box 11, Folder 21

Short Story of Captain Penn's Voyage (Complete)

Box 11, Folder 22

"Time Will Tell"

Box 11, Folder 23

"The Wine of the King of Spain's Daughter"

Box 11, Folder 24

Untitled Short Story

 

Lectures

Scope and Content

Series contains edited typescripts of lectures, speeches, and talks given by Wibberley to various audiences.
Box 11, Folder 25

Speeches

Box 11, Folder 26

Lecture

Box 11, Folder 27

Lectures

Box 11, Folder 28

Lecture #5

Box 11, Folder 29

Lecture

Box 11, Folder 30

Lecture - "I Go There Quite Often"

Box 11, Folder 31

Lecture - "On Reading to Children"

Box 11, Folder 32

Leonard Wibberly - "The Need of Wyverns" 1968 November 16

Box 11, Folder 33

Lectures

Box 11, Folder 34

Speeches

Box 11, Folder 35

Lecture #4

Box 11, Folder 36

Lecture #3

Box 11, Folder 37

Lecture [?] - Father Bredder

 

Screenplays and Screen Treatments

Scope and Content

Series contains edited typescripts of screenplays and screen treatments written by Wibberley, including "Take Me to Your President" and "East to the Indies."

Arrangement

Series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work.
Box 11, Folder 38

Black Jack Rides Again

Box 11, Folder 39

East to the Indies (Treatment)

Box 11, Folder 40

East to the Indies

Box 11, Folder 41

Encounter Near Venus

Box 11, Folder 42

Flint's Island - Script

Box 11, Folder 43

Francis of Assisi

Box 11, Folder 44

The Hands of Corman Joyce

Box 11, Folder 45

Hypsypops Rubicunda

Box 11, Folder 46

Island of the Angels - Partial Working Manuscript

Box 11, Folder 47

Island of the Angels - Treatment (2 copies)

Box 11, Folder 48

The Masterpiece

Box 11, Folder 49

The Mouse on Wall Street

Box 11, Folder 50

A Problem in Angels - Treatment [?]

Box 11, Folder 51

Puss in Boots

Box 11, Folder 52-53

Take Me to Your President

Box 13, Folder 10

Meeting With a Great Beast

Box 13, Folder 11

Stranger at Killknock

 

Plays

Scope and Content

Series contains edited typescripts of plays written by Wibberley, including The Heavenly Quarterback and Black Jack Rides Again.

Arrangement

Series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work.
Box 11, Folder 54

Gift of a Star

Box 11, Folder 55

Gift of a Star - Working Manuscript

Box 11, Folder 56, Box 12, Folder 1-2

The Heavenly Quarterback

Box 12, Folder 3

The Heavenly Quarterback - Working Typescript

Box 12, Folder 4

Irish Play for Ben Benjamin (Treatment)

Box 12, Folder 5

The Laundry Room (Complete Rough Draft)

Box 12, Folder 6

The Mouse that Roared

Box 12, Folder 7

The Mouse that Roared - Musical

Box 12, Folder 8

Mrs. Searwood's Secret Weapon

Box 12, Folder 9

Mrs. Searwood's Secret Weapon (Incomplete)

Box 12, Folder 10

Once in a Garden

Box 12, Folder 11

Portrait of Jenny (Rough Draft)

Box 12, Folder 12

The Vicar of Wakefield

Box 13, Folder 1

The Vicar of Wakefield - Final Typescript

Box 13, Folder 2

The Vicar of Wakefield - Working Manuscript

Box 13, Folder 3

1776 - 1976

 

Poetry

Scope and Content

Series contains edited typescripts of poetry and long verse written by Wibberley.
Box 13, Folder 4

Miscellaneous Poems

Box 13, Folder 5

"The Things People See in Christopher's Room" (Complete)

Box 13, Folder 6

"Pilgrim Cat" (Complete)

Box 13, Folder 7

"Gift of the Shepherd: A Christmas Legend" - Manuscript

Box 13, Folder 8

"The Ballad of Mopey Mick"

Box 13, Folder 9

"Meeting With a Great Beast"

 

Sound Recordings

Scope and Content

Series contains sound recordings of the score for the musical The Mouse that Roared.
Box 13, Folder 12

The Mouse that Roared - Musical Score