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Finding Aid for the Joseph Foster Papers, 1936-1954
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In the Night Did I Sing

Boxes 1, 2

In the Night Did I Sing. n.p., 1940. Published by Scribner's, New York, 1942.

Physical Description: Holograph, pencil. 1337 leaves. In two parts.
Box 1

In the Night Did I Sing. New York, n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript (half carbon) with holograph corrections. 550 leaves.
 

The Great Montezuma

Box 6

The Great Montezuma. New York, 1936. Original title The Conquest of Mexico. Published by The Ranchos Press, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico, 1940.

Physical Description: Holograph, pencil. 317 leaves.
Box 6

The Great Montezuma.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon) with holograph corrections. 239 leaves. In grey, paper binder.
Box 6

The Great Montezuma. Limited edition, signed by the author. no.865.

 

A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles

Box 5

A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles. n.p., 1951. Published by Duell, New York, 1952; pocket book edition by The New American Library, 1953.

Physical Description: Holograph, pencil and ink. 548 leaves. In two envelopes.
Box 6

A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles. n.d., 1951.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon). 301 leaves.
Box 3

A Cow is too Much Trouble in Los Angeles. Pocket book edition, New American Library, 1953.

 

The Street of Barefoot Lovers

Box 3

The Street of Barefoot Lovers. n.p., 1952. Published by Duell, New York, 1953; paperback by New American Library, 1955.

Physical Description: Holograph, pencil. 863 leaves.
Box 2

The Street of Barefoot Lovers.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections. 421 leaves.
Box 3

The Street of Barefoot Lovers. Pocket book.

 

Time to Embrace

Box 4

Time to Embrace. Original title Flower of a Day Café. n.p., 1954. Published by Popular Library, 1955, New York.

Physical Description: Holograph, pencil. 527 leaves.
Box 4

Time to Embrace.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon). 268 leaves.
Box 3

Time to Embrace. Pocket book.

 

Chapter from Book on D.H. Lawrence

Box 6

Foster, Joseph O'Kane. Chapter from an unpublished (as of September, 1964) book on D. H. Lawrence.

Physical Description: pp.183-208. Typescript.

Scope and Content Note

  • This was sent to Lawrence Clark Powell in order to obtain a reference required in applying for a Guggenheim Fellowship.
  • With this: a letter, September 1, 1964, to Powell, and autobiographical material (lists of books published, critical comments, career as a writer, etc.)