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Series 1. General
Address by John Sanford on accepting an award from the Santa Barbara Writers Conference, June 21, 1986
Articles (about JS), 1986
John Sanford: An American Classic (transcript of an interview of JS by Robert W. Smith), 1984
Kunstler, William - "I Write Because I Want To" (typescript copy), [ca. latter 1980s]
Roberts, Marguerite (wife of JS - includes obituary and copy of a document establishing screenwriting award in her name, at USC), 1989, 1990
Series 2. Correspondence
To Sanford [1982-1989]
From Sanford to Robert W. Smith
List (by Smith; includes correspondence and typescript drafts by JS)
1982 (8 items)
1983 (8 items)
1984 (8 items)
1985 (11 items)
1986 (7 items)
1987 (2 items)
1988 (7 items)
1989 (13 items)
1990 (12 items)
1991 (5 items).
No date (2 items)
Series 3. Writings
The Color of the Air: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 1 (reviews and publicity)
The Waters of Darkness: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 2 (reviews)
A Very Good Land to Fall With: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 3 (reviews)
A Walk in the Fire: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 4 (reviews)
The Season, It Was Winter: Scenes from the Life of an American Jew, Volume 5
William Carlos Williams - John Sanford: A Correspondence (reviews)
Winters of That Country: Tales of the Man Made Seasons (op ed piece in newspaper)
Series 4. Typescript Drafts
Scope and Content Note
After a Long Absence: Genus Bison, 1986, n.d.
Ars Longa: Truman Capote, 1924-1984, 1990
Babylon the Great Has Fallen: Ezra Pound, 1885-1972, n.d.
Christian Soldier: Oliver Laurence North, 1941- , 1990
Clown: Charlie Chaplin, 1889-1977, n.d.
Frank Wills: The Watergate Break-In, 17 June 1972, 1989
The Hidalgo: Fidel Castro, 1926- , n.d.
His Soul Was Not Left in Hell: William F. 'Billy' Graham, 1918- , 
I Have Blood on My Hands, he said: J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1904-67, n.d.
The International Sport: Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961, n.d.
Jack: Richard Milhous Nixon, 1913- , 1990
Joe McCarthy and Another Joe: The Army-McCarthy Hearings, 1954 (includes saying this is for volume 5, of Scenes), n.d.
Junker: George Patton, Jr., 1885-1945, 1990
A Last Stand on Last Stand Hill: The Little Big Horn, 1988, n.d.
A Long Season of Rain: Katherine Anne Porter, 1890-1920, n.d.
The Lowlife: Roy Cohn, 1927-1986, n.d.
A Middle-Aged Jewish Woman: Thomas Wolfe, 1900-38, n.d.
Money Is the Root of All Eval, he wrote: Henry Ford, 1863-1947, 1990
The National Game: Ty Cobb, 1886-1961, 1990
The No-Spikka Peoples: Ellis Island, 1892-1954, n.d.
Of One Who Blew the Gaff: Elia Kazan, 1909- . n.d.
Picture-Writing and Other Pictures: John and Marguerite Sanford, European Trip: Scene 3: April-August 1952 (old version), n.d.
The Poor Get Screwed, he said: Augusto Cesar Sandino, 1895-1934, n.d.
La Revolucion Agraria, in photographs: Mexico, 1910- , n.d.
St. Thomas, an assumed name: Emily Hale, 1891-1969, n.d.
Twelve Good Men and True: The Sacco and Vanzetti Jury, 1921, 
With the Instinct of My Race: Matthew Henson, 1866-1955, 
Foreword in the form of a Memoir (with note saying this was submitted to Capra Press, and markings in red are by the Capra editor)