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Finding Aid for the Laura A. Kalpakian Papers, ca. 1980-
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Material Collected by Laura Kalpakian

Box 17, Folder 6

Three issues of The Paper. 1980's

 

Writings by Laura Kalpakian

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Box 16, Folder 7

“Blue Willow” Email correspondence. 2003 March 6/2003 April

Scope and Content Note

“Blue Willow” in Good Housekeeping (vol.236, no.4).
Boxes 14-15

Caveat

Box 14, Folder 2

Newspaper clipping - First draft. 1983/1984

Box 14, Folders 1, 3, 5

Writing process and publishing notes 1986-2003

Box 14, Folder 1

Two early drafts. 2003 January/1986

Scope and Content Note

Writing process and publishing notes refer to B14F1 - B14F2.
Box 14, Folder 3

Draft no.2. [2003 January]/1993

Box 14, Folder 5

Complete manuscript - Notes. 2003 January/1993/1996

Box 14, Folder 4

Draft no.4 - Notes. 1993

Box 14, Folder 6

Copy edited draft - 2nd third of book. 1998 January - February

Box 15, Folder 1

Copy edited draft - Ch.1-8. n.d.

Box 15, Folder 2

Final draft (very different from book). n.d.

Box 16, Folder 3

Correspondence with McCall's. 1987-1992

Boxes 7-13

Cosette

Box 8, Folder 3

Chapter 11. 1994 August 22

Boxes 7-12

Writing process and publishing notes 2003 January

Box 7, Folder 1

Writing materials overview 2003 January

Box 7, Folders 2-5

Early drafts. 2003 January/n.d.

Box 8, Folders 1-2

Drafts. 2003 January/1994 August

Box 8, Folders 4-5

Drafts. 2003 January/1994 October 11

Box 9, Folders 1-3

Two thirds of novel - 3rd or 4th from final draft. 2003 January/1995 January

Box 9, Folder 4

Book II last draft. [2003 January]/1995 January

Box 10, Folders 1-3

Late hand-corrected drafts. [2003 January]/1995 January

Box 10, Folder 5

Final draft from middle of book. [2003 January]/1995 January

Box 11, Folder 1

Chapter 14 draft. [2003 January/1995 February]

Box 12, Folder 1

Part of very late version. 2003 January/1995 January

Box 12, Folder 2

LM II Arc. n.d.

Box 10, Folder 4

Corrections. n.d.

Box 11, Folders 2-4

2nd to last draft. 1995 February

Box 12, Folder 3

British cover. n.d.

Box 12, Folder 4

Press packet. n.d.

Box 12, Folder 5

Miscellaneous documents - Correspondence - Notes to copy editor. [1995]

Box 12, Folder 6

Notes to copy editor. [1995]

Box 12, Folder 7

Dust jacket copy. [1995]

Box 12, Folder 8

Promotional display. n.d.

Box 12, Folder 9

Press coverage. 1994-1995

Box 13, Folders 1-4

Copy edited draft. 1995 March

Box 16, Folder 6

Crescendo. [2003 January/February]/1985-1986

Scope and Content Note

Writing process and publishing notes - Early notes.
Box 16, Folder 4

Dark Continent. 2003 February/[1989]

Scope and Content Note

Writing process and publishing notes - Very early draft.
Boxes 5-6

Delinquent Virgin

Box 5, Folder 7

Writing process and publishing notes. 2003 February

Box 5, Folder 8

“A Brief Inquiry into the Origins of St. Elmo, California.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 9

Draft. n.d.

Box 5, Folder 10

Final. 1999

Box 5, Folder 11

“How Maxwell Perkins Learned to Edit.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 12

“Right Hand Man.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 13

“A Brief Inquiry into the Origins of St. Elmo, California.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 14

“Little Women.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 15

“Cromwell's Castle” - Final. n.d.

Box 5, Folder 16

“Change at Empoli.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 17

“Moby Jack.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 18

“A Long Story Short.” n.d.

Box 5, Folder 19

“Ethnic Cleansing.” n.d.

Box 6, Folder 1

“Change at Empoli” - Last draft. 1990 Spring

Box 6, Folders 2-5, 7

Writing process and publishing notes 1989-2003

Box 6, Folder 2

“Little Women” - Draft. 2003 February/1989 September

Box 6, Folder 3

“Right Hand Man” - Draft. 2003 February/1989 September 10

Box 6, Folder 4

“Cromwell's Castle” - Final version. 2003 January/1993 July

Box 6, Folder 5

“Change at Empoli” - Early drafts. [2003 January/February]/1990 February/1993

Box 6, Folder 7

“A Brief Inquiry into the Origins of St. Elmo, California” - Drafts. [2003 January/February]/1991

Box 6, Folder 6

“Change at Empoli” - Early drafts. 1990 February

Box 6, Folder 8

Copy editor's notes. n.d.

Box 6, Folder 9

“A Brief Inquiry into the Origins of St. Elmo, California” - Three early drafts. n.d.

Boxes 17-21

Educating Waverly

Box 17, Folder 8

Writing process and publishing notes - Correspondence. 2003 February/2001 August

Scope and Content Note

Writing process and publishing notes refer to B17F8 - B17F14.
Box 17, Folders 9-14

Late drafts 2000

Box 17, Folder 9

Part 1 - “The Time Being” - Chapter 1. 2000 August

Box 17, Folder 10

Part 5 - “Defying Descartes” - Chapter 1. [2000 August]

Box 17, Folder 11

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden” - Chapter 1.

Box 17, Folder 12

Part 4 - Chapter 1. 2000 August 8

Box 17, Folder 13

Part 3 - “Keeping Time” - Chapter 1. 2000 August 7

Box 17, Folder 14

Part 5 - “Defying Descartes” - Chapter 1. [2000 August]

Box 18, Folder 1

Writing process and publishing notes. 2003 February 10

Box 18, Folders 2-26

Early drafts 1999

Box 18, Folder 2

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden” - Chapter 1. 1999 December 12

Box 18, Folder 3

[Parts of early chapters]. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 4

Chapter 3. 1999 December 10

Box 18, Folder 5

Part 2 - “Dinner wit the King of Sweden” - Old Chapter 1. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 6

Chapter 2. 1999 December 4

Box 18, Folder 7

Part 2 - Chapter 3. 1999 December 9

Box 18, Folder 8

Chapter 2. 1999 December 5

Box 18, Folder 9

Chapter 3. 1999 December 10

Box 18, Folder 10

Chapter 4 - Two versions. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 11

Part 1 - “The Time Being” - Chapter 1 - Three versions. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 12

Chapter 3 - Two versions. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 13

Chapter 4. 1999 December 10

Box 18, Folder 14

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden” - Chapter 1. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 15

Part 2 - Chapter 2. 1999 December 12

Box 18, Folder 16

Part 2 - Chapter 3. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 17

Chapter 4. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 18

Part 1 - “The Time Being” - Final draft Chapter 1. 1999 December 13

Box 18, Folder 19

Chapter 4. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 20

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden” - Chapter 1. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 21

Chapter 2 - Final draft. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 22

Part 2 - Chapter 3. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 23

Part 1 - Chapter 4. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 24

Part 1 - “The Time Being” - Chapter 1. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 25

Chapter 3. [1999]

Box 18, Folder 26

Chapter 4. [1999]

Box 19, Folder 1

"Educating Waverly (Tempo). August 2001 Drafts. 2nd to Last Drafts"

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

One 3.5 inch floppy disk.

Organization and Arrangement

Contents of the disk have been printed and arranged by file in Folders 2-15. They are listed below.
Box 19, Folder 2

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Dinner with the King.”
Box 19, Folder 3

Memo to copy editor. 2001 August 25

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Copyed MEMO August 25.”
Box 19, Folder 4

Memo to Jennifer Hershey. 2001 August 25

Scope and Content Note

File title: “JenMem EW Aug'01.”
Box 19, Folder 5

Part 3 - “The Maid of the Isles.” 2001 August 4

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Maid of the Isles.”
Box 19, Folder 6

Part 1 - “The Temp and the Tempo.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part 1 finrev '01.”
Box 19, Folder 7

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part2fin.”
Box 19, Folder 8

Part 3 - “Maid of the Isles.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part3finrev.”
Box 19, Folder 9

Part 4 - “The Time Being.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part4finrev.”
Box 19, Folder 10

Part 5 - “Time After Time.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part5finrev.”
Box 19, Folder 11

Part 6 - “Defying Descartes.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part6 finrev.”
Box 19, Folder 12

Part 7 - “Tempo.” [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part7 finrev.”
Box 19, Folder 13

Part 1 - “The Tempo & The Tempo” - Chapter 1. [2001 August 2]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Temp& Tempo.”
Box 19, Folder 14

“Tempo” pages. [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempo pages.”
Box 19, Folder 15

Title possibilities. [2001 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Title possibilities.”
Box 21, Folders 1

"Educating Waverly. LA Kalpakian. Spring '01 version (3rd to last)"

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

One 3.5 inch floppy disk.

Organization and Arrangement

Contents of the disk have been printed and arranged by file in Folders 2-7. They are listed below.
Box 21, Folder 2

Part 1 - Final revision. 2001 April 26

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part 1 finrev '01.”
Box 21, Folder 3

Part 2 - Revision. 2001 April 17

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part2fin.”
Box 21, Folder 4

Part 3 - Revision. 2001 April 27

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part3finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 5

Part 4 - [Revision]. [2001]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part4finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 6

Part 5 - Final draft of new version. [2001] April 27

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part5finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 7

Part 6 - Final revision. 2001 April 27

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part6 finrev.”
Box 21, Folders 8

"Educating Waverly by Laura Kalpakian. EW Toute Finale- 2002"

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

One 3.5 inch floppy disk.

Organization and Arrangement

Contents of the disk have been printed and arranged by file in Folders 9-18. They are listed below.
Box 21, Folder 9

Copy editor's additional pages. [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Copyedit pages.”
Box 21, Folder 10

Opening pages. [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Opening pages.”
Box 21, Folder 11

Memo to Jennifer Hershey. 2001 October 29

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Return to NY memo.”
Box 21, Folder 12

Part 1 - “The Temp and the Tempo.” [2001]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part 1 finrev '01.”
Box 21, Folder 13

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden.” [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part2fin.”
Box 21, Folder 14

Part 3 - “Maid of the Isles.” [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part3finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 15

Part 4 - “The Time Being.” [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part4finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 16

Part 5 - “Time After Time.” [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part5finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 17

Part 6 - “Defying Descartes.” [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part6 finrev.”
Box 21, Folder 18

Part 7 - “Tempo.” [2002]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Part7 finrev.”
Box 20, Folders 1

"Educating Waverly by Laura Kalpakian. Old Tempo- 1st version on computer. (Some duplication?)"

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

One 3.5 inch floppy disk.

Organization and Arrangement

Contents of the disk have been printed and arranged by file in Folders 2-11. They are listed below.
Box 20, Folder 2

Part 1 - “Time Out of Mind.” 2000 August 5

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempo#1p.”
Box 20, Folder 3

Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden.” [2000 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempo#2d.”
Box 20, Folder 4

Part 3 - “Keeping Time.” [2000 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Temp#3.”
Box 20, Folder 5

Part 5 - “Maid of the Isles.” [2000 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Temp#4.”
Box 20, Folder 6

Part 6 - “Defying Descartes.” [2000 August]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Temp#5de.”
Box 20, Folder 7

Part 1 - “The Time Being.” 2000 July 30

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Prt 1 2000 draft.”
Box 20, Folder 8

Tempo Part 2 - “Dinner with the King of Sweden.” [2000]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempop~1.”
Box 20, Folder 9

Part 7 - “The Time Being.” [2000]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempconclu.”
Box 20, Folder 10

Part 7 - “The Time Being.” [2000]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempocon.”
Box 20, Folder 11

“Tempo” pages. [2000]

Scope and Content Note

File title: “Tempopag.”
Box 16, Folders 1-2

Fair Agosto

Box 16, Folder 1

Draft. 1982 February

Box 16, Folder 2

Writing process and publishing notes - Late draft. 2003 January/1987

Boxes 1-5

Graced Land

Box 1, Folder 1

Writing process and publishing notes. 2003 February 3

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence - Post copy edit. 1991 October

Box 1, Folder 3

Notes and other writing materials. 1990

Box 1, Folder 4

Elvis photograph postcard. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 5

General notes. [1991]

Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence regarding cover art. 1991 November 15

Box 1, Folder 7

The writing of Graceland (sic). 1991 January

Box 1, Folder 8

Dust jacket copy (Two versions). 1991 February

Box 1, Folder 9

Earliest draft. [1990]

Box 1, Folder 10

Early draft - Cilla. [1990]

Box 1, Folder 11

Part 1 - Final draft. 1991 June - July

Box 2, Folder 1

A Catholic Country - 2nd to last draft. 1991 January

Box 2, Folder 2

Revised mark-up - Emily 1st. 1990 September

Box 2, Folder 3

Emily mark-up. [1990] July

Box 2, Folder 4

Old Maid's Prayer to Gail - I. [1990]

Box 2, Folder 5

Starlight Coupe to Gail - II. [1990]

Box 2, Folder 6

The Book of Acts to Gail - III. 1991 January 12

Box 2, Folder 7

Burning Love to Gail - IV. 1991 January 15

Box 2, Folder 8

Shake, Rattle and Roll to Gail - V. 1991 January 12

Box 2, Folder 9

Chapter 20. [1991]

Box 2, Folder 10

Final revisions - Chapter 5. 1991 August

Box 3, Folder 1

Final revisions - Chapters 9-15. 1991 August

Box 3, Folders 2-4

Final revisions - Complete draft. [1991]

Box 3, Folder 5

Final draft - Part 2. 1991 August

Box 4, Folders 1-2

Final draft before revision. 1991 January

Box 4, Folders 3-4

Complete draft for agent search. n.d.

Box 4, Folder 5

The Book of Love original. [1991 January]

Box 5, Folder 1

Final draft - Old Maid's Prayer. 1991 January 11

Box 5, Folder 2

The Book of Love to Gail. 1991 January 19

Box 5, Folder 3

Burning Love - I. [1991]

Box 5, Folder 4

Shake, Rattle and Roll - 2. [1991]

Box 5, Folder 5

Final corrections - Starlight Coupe. 1991 January

Box 5, Folder 6

Final corrections - Book of Acts. 1991 January

Box 17, Folder 4

Haunting of Phyllis C. Farnsworth (The) - Writing process and publishing notes. [2003 January/February]/1980's

Scope and Content Note

Near to last draft.
Box 17, Folder 7

Laws of Gravity (The) - Writing process and publishing notes. 2003 January/1984 February

Scope and Content Note

Early draft.
Box 16, Folder 5

Lonesome Highway (The). 1982

Scope and Content Note

“The Lonesome Highway” in Mickle Street Review no.4.
Box 17, Folder 5

Scents and Sensibility - Writing process and publishing notes. [2003 January/February]/1989 November

Scope and Content Note

Early drafts.
Box 17, Folder 5

Solitary Pleasures/Truce - Writing process and publishing notes. 1980's

Scope and Content Note

Late or final drafts.
Box 15, Folders 3-7

Steps & Ex's - Writing process and publishing notes.

Box 15, Folders 3-4

Old draft. 2003 January/1998 Summer

Box 15, Folders 5-7

Correspondence w/ copy editor - Copy edited final draft. 2003 January/1998 September 17/1998 July

 

Overview of Materials

Box 17, Folder 1

Overview of materials - Publishing history - Curriculum Vitae. 2003 January

Box 17, Folder 2

Note on copyright and permissions. 2003 January

Box 16, Folder 8

Reviews and freelance. v.d.