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Preliminary Guide to the William Campbell Gault Collection
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General

Box 1

Address Book

Box 1

Awards – incl. Boucheron XII award (Milwaukee, 1981) in the form of a leather shoe sole [Gault had been a sole cutter in a Milwaukee shoe factory in his younger days]; Shamus Award,Best Paperback Novel, 1983; and Boucheron .22 Lifetime Achievement Award (Pasadena, 1991)

Box 1

Bio – incl. articles about Gault

Box 1

Card File – publication information about stories

 

Cassette Sets [audio books]

Box 2

The Best Mystery Stories of the Year (incl. Gault's "The Kerman Kill"), 1988

Box 2

The Bloodstained Bokhara, 1990

 

Correspondence

Box 2

Congdon, Michael – agent, ca. 1990-1992

Box 2

Pronzini, Bill – agent / editor, 1991-1994

Box 2

Sternig, Larry – literary agent, 1990-1996

Box 2

Miscellaneous, 1990-1992

 

Financial Records

Box 2

Income and Wordage, 1945-1975, 1979

Box 2

Royalties – by year and by title, ca. 1960s-1991

Box 2

Hard Boiled Dicks, No. 3 (June 1982) – Special William Campbell Gault Issue

 

Manuscript Drafts

Box 2

Dead Pigeon – typescript, 1992

Box 2

The San Valdesto Connection – typescript, n.d.

Box 2

Photographs – Gault and fellow mystery writers

Box 2

"Private Eye Writers of America" – List, 1993

Box 2

Reviews – of Gault's publications

Box 2

Scrapbook – clippings with stories about Gault and one-page "Daily Short Story" works by him

Box 2

Yearbook – Wauwatosa [WI] High School, 1927 – Gault on p. 44

Box 2

Miscellany

Box 3

Foreign Language Editions

Scope and Content Note

incl. Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese
 

Pulp Magazines

Scope and Content Note

mystery and sport stories by Gault (usually the cover and the story pages, not the whole magazine)
Box 4

1937-1949

Box 5

1950-1964, n.d.

Box 5

Larry Sterling Literary Agency (Milwaukee, WI) – apparently stories by Gault handled by the agency

 

Oversize

Box 6

Photograph – two black and white portraits of Gault, ca. 1950s-1960s

Box 6

Saturday Evening Post – issues with Gault stories, 1951-1953