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Finding Aid for the Dan Luckenbill Papers, 1945-
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Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Class items.

Scope and Content Note

John Rechy's (and class's) writing rules, rosters, etc.
Box 1, Folder 2

D. Luckenbill's general notes on stories. 1971[?]

Box 1, Folders 3-22

Ask a Marine

Box 1, Folder 3

Notes on composition, notes on revision.

Box 1, Folder 4

First draft.

Box 1, Folder 5

Rewrites for Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy.

Box 1, Folder 6

J. Rechy's copy.

Box 1, Folder 7

J. Rechy's notes. 1974

Box 1, Folder 8

Notes. 1974 July

Box 1, Folder 9

Class comment, first submission. 1974

Box 1, Folder 10

Rewrites. 1974 August-September

Box 1, Folder 11

Notes and draft. 1975 April 17

Box 1, Folder 12

Draft showing cuts.

Physical Description: (Photocopy)
Box 1, Folder 13

Drafts for second submission, or publication[?].

Box 1, Folder 14

Class comments, second submission.

Box 1, Folder 15

Note to J. Rechy. 1975 April

Physical Description: (Photocopy)
Box 1, Folder 16

J. Rechy's copy, second submission.

Box 1, Folder 17

J. Rechy's notes, second submission typescript.

Box 1, Folder 18

Draft with corrections. 1975 May 18-20

Physical Description: (Photocopy)
Box 1, Folder 19

Copy before sent to Winston Leyland (his not returned).

Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence, D. Luckenbill, J. Rechy, and W. Leyland.

Box 1, Folder 21

Correspondence with Ian Young, about anthology.

Box 1, Folder 22

Review (clipping) of Ian Young's anthology.

Box 1, Folders 23-42

Whiskey

Box 1, Folder 23

First draft. 1971

Box 1, Folder 24

Unidentified version.

Box 1, Folder 25

Drafts for D. Bachardy and C. Isherwood. 1972 July[?]

Box 1, Folder 26

D. Bachardy's comments (also on Boots) Autograph. 1971

Box 1, Folder 27

Correspondence with J. Rechy Story submitted for J. Rechy's class. 1973 December

Scope and Content Note

D. Luckenbill letter, enclosing story for class. D. Luckenbill not accepted at this time.
Box 1, Folder 28

J. Rechy's copy, first submission.

Box 1, Folder 29

J. Rechy's notes, first submission with holograph additions.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 1, Folder 30

Class comments, first submission.

Box 1, Folder 31

Notes. 1974 July

Box 1, Folder 32

Revisions for class and Daniel Curzon.

Box 1, Folder 33

J. Rechy's copy, second submission.

Box 1, Folder 34

Revision.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 1, Folder 35

J. Rechy's notes, second submission.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 1, Folder 36

Revisions. 1975 April 27-28

Box 1, Folder 37

Class comments, second submission.

Box 1, Folder 38

Correspondence with Daniel Curzon.

Box 1, Folder 39

D. Curzon critiques.

Box 1, Folder 40

Take-outs, D. Curzon version.

Box 1, Folder 41

Corrections for D. Curzon[?].

Box 1, Folder 42

Notes. 1978 June

Boxes 2-5

Popular Emotions

Box 2, Folder 1

Clippings and ephemera about Merle Haggard.

Box 2, Folder 2

Early notes and drafts. 1970-72

Scope and Content Note

Also for Ask a Marine, etc.
Box 2, Folder 3

First draft. 1974

Box 2, Folders 4-5

Portion submitted in 1975 1975

Box 2, Folder 4

JR's copy. 1975

Box 2, Folder 5

JR's notes. 1975

Physical Description: (1 leaf, typescript)
Box 2, Folders 6-8

Chapter 1, submitted 1975[?] 1975[?]

Box 2, Folder 6

Drafts.

Box 2, Folder 7

JR's copy.

Box 2, Folder 8

JR's notes [initialed]. 1975[?]

Physical Description: (1 leaf, typescript)
Box 2, Folder 9

Drafts of version written in third person.

Box 2, Folder 10

Notes. 1976

Box 2, Folder 11

Chapter 1. 1976

Box 2, Folder 12

Chapter 2. 1976

Box 2, Folder 13

Chapter 3. 1976

Box 2, Folder 14

Chapter 4. 1976

Box 2, Folder 15

Chapter 5. 1976

Box 2, Folder 16

Last chapters. 1976

Box 2, Folder 17

Chapter 8-9. 1976

Box 2, Folders 18-19

1976 version 1976

Box 2, Folder 18

JR's copy with notations, often initialed.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 2, Folder 19

JR's notes, sometimes recto and verso, often initialed.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 2, Folder 20

Notes. 1976 June

Box 3, Folder 1

Notes. September-October 1976

Box 3, Folder 2

Notes. 1976-77

Physical Description: [In composition book]
Box 3, Folder 3

Notes to JR, not sent. 1977 January and n.d.

Box 3, Folder 4

Chapter 3, drafts. 1977

Box 3, Folder 5

Notes. 1977 February-March

Scope and Content Note

[Includes material on Greece, etc.]
Box 3, Folder 5

Notes to JR, not sent.

Box 3, Folder 6

Notes. 1977 February-April

Box 3, Folder 7

Drafts. 1977 April

Box 3, Folder 8

Chapter 1, JR's copy. 1977 April

Box 3, Folder 9

Chapter 1. 1977 April

Scope and Content Note

With JR's notes (typescript with holograph markings, initialed).
Box 3, Folder 10

Notes. 1977 September-October

Box 3, Folder 11

Chapter 1, drafts. 1978 summer

Box 3, Folder 12

Chapter 1. 1978 summer

Physical Description: (Typescripts)
Box 3, Folder 13

Chapter 1, JR's copy. 1978 summer

Box 3, Folder 14

Chapter 1, JR's notes. 1978 summer

Box 3, Folder 15

Notes. July-August 1978

Box 3, Folder 16

Chapter 1, drafts.

Box 3, Folder 17

Chapter 2, drafts.

Box 3, Folder 18

Chapter 3, drafts.

Box 3, Folder 19

Chapter 4, drafts.

Box 3, Folder 20

Chapter 5, drafts.

Box 3, Folder 21

Chapter 1, JR's marked copy.

Box 3, Folder 22

Chapter 1, JR's notes.

Box 3, Folder 23

Chapter 2, JR's marked copy. 1978

Box 3, Folder 24

Chapter 2, JR's notes. 1978

Note

[misplaced, can locate?]
Box 3, Folder 25

Chapter 3, JR's marked copy. 1978

Box 3, Folder 26

Chapter 3, JR's notes.

Box 3, Folder 27

Chapter 4, JR's marked copy.

Box 3, Folder 28

Chapter 4, JR's notes, initialed. 1978

Physical Description: (Typescript and holograph)
Box 3, Folder 29

Chapter 5, JR's marked copy.

Box 3, Folder 30

Chapter 5, JR's marked copy with holograph corrections, initialed. 1978

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 3, Folder 31

Correspondence, printed rejection slips, etc..

Box 3, Folder 32

Notes. 1980

Box 3, Folder 33

Friar, Kimon. Letters from, draft of letters to. 1969, 1981

Scope and Content Note

Also, clipping, notes[?].
Box 4, Folder 1

Class comments for 1974 submission. 1974

Box 4, Folder 2

Class comments for 1975 submissions [Chapter 1?]. 1975

Box 4, Folder 3

Chapter 1, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 4

Chapter 2, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 5

Chapter 3, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 6

Chapter 4, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 7

Chapter 5, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 8

Chapter 6, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 9

Chapter 7, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 10

Chapter 8, class comments.

Box 4, Folder 11

Chapter 9, class comments.

Box 5, Folder 1

Chapter 1, first revision, class comments. Summer 1978

Box 5, Folder 2

Chapter 1, class comments. Summer 1978

Box 5, Folder 3

Chapter 1, class comments. Fall 1978

Box 5, Folder 4

Chapter 2, class comments. 1978

Box 5, Folder 5

Chapter 3, class comments.

Box 5, Folder 6

Chapter 4, class comments.

Box 5, Folder 7

Typescript with minor holograph corrections.

Physical Description: (120 leaves)
Box 5, Folder 7

Chapter 5, class comments.

Box 5, Folders 9-11

Class

Box 5, Folder 9

Correspondence from class members.

Box 5, Folder 10

Manuscripts of class members.

Box 5, Folder 11

D. Luckenbill's comments on others' submissions.

Box 6, Folders 1-2

Untitled [Tangiers story]

Box 6, Folder 1

Draft, holograph. 1968

Box 6, Folder 2

Typescript by Cheryl Lew. 1968

Scope and Content Note

With holograph additions and corrections.
Box 6, Folders 3-5

Moving South

Box 6, Folder 3

Revisions and draft. 1972

Box 6, Folder 4

Typescript for Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy. 1972

Box 6, Folder 5

Notes. 1975

Box 6, Folders 6-20

Boots

Box 6, Folder 6

First draft. 1971[?]

Box 6, Folder 7

Notes for version shown to C. Isherwood and D. Bachardy. 1972

Box 6, Folder 8

Drafts for version for C. Isherwood and D. Bachardy. 1972

Box 6, Folder 9

Draft shown C. Isherwood and D. Bachardy, and J. Rechy to enter class. 1972

Physical Description: (Typescript, photocopy)
Box 6, Folder 10

Letter to J. Rechy (copy). 1974

Box 6, Folder 11

J. Rechy's copy.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 6, Folder 12

J. Rechy's notes with holograph markings and corrections int.. 1975[?]

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 6, Folder 13

Notes for revision.

Box 6, Folder 14

Drafts for revision.

Box 6, Folders 15-16

Second submission to class

Box 6, Folder 15

J. Rechy's copy.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 6, Folder 16

J. Rechy's notes.

Box 6, Folder 17

Notes in composition book. 1979

Physical Description: (Holograph)
Box 6, Folder 18

Draft with revisions, notes, etc.. 1976-84

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 6, Folder 19

Class comments, first submission.

Box 6, Folder 20

Class comments, second submission.

Box 6, Folders 21-31

Nude in a room

Box 6, Folder 21

All drafts and holograph notes through 1980. 1976-80

Box 6, Folders 22-23

First submission to class. 1976

Box 6, Folder 22

J. Rechy's copy. 1976

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 6, Folder 23

J. Rechy's notes.

Box 6, Folder 24

Draft with corrections “turning pt.”.

Physical Description: (Typescript, photocopy)
Box 6, Folders 25-26

Second class submission

Box 6, Folder 25

J. Rechy's copy.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 6, Folder 26

J. Rechy's notes.

Box 6, Folder 27

Class comments, first submission.

Box 6, Folder 28

Class comments, second submission.

Box 6, Folder 29

Notes, drafts after class.

Box 6, Folder 30

Manuscript given to Edouard Roditi.

Box 6, Folder 31

Correspondence with Edouard Roditi.

Box 7, Folder 1

Whiskey. In Gay literature (no.3). 1975 Summer

Physical Description: (3 copies)
Box 7, Folder 2

Whiskey, etc. in Gay literature (no.1-6). 1975 Winter-1976 Spring

Box 7, Folders 3-4

Ask a Marine

Box 7, Folder 3

Gay sunshine (no.25). 1975 Summer

Physical Description: (3 copies)
Box 7, Folder 4

On the line: new gay fiction, ed. by Ian Young. Trumansburg, New York: The Crossing Press. 1981

Box 7, Folder 5

“Peanuts” and existentialism. Jacobin. 1963[?]

Box 8, Folders 1-10

Recruits

Box 8, Folder 1

Drafts. 1975

Box 8, Folders 2-4

First submission

Box 8, Folder 2

J. Rechy's copy.

Box 8, Folder 3

J. Rechy's notes with holograph additions.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 4

Class comment.

Box 8, Folders 5-7

Second submission

Box 8, Folder 5

J. Rechy's copy with holograph additions.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 6

J. Rechy's notes with holograph additions, initialed.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 7

Class comment.

Box 8, Folder 8

Related items.

Box 8, Folder 9

Notes.

Box 8, Folder 10

Revisions after second submission.

Box 8, Folder 11

Teach me to dance drafts.

Box 8, Folders 12-22

Tattoos

Box 8, Folder 12

First version with notes.

Physical Description: (Copy)
Box 8, Folder 13

Second version with notes.

Box 8, Folder 14

Dated drafts.

Box 8, Folder 15

Draft. n.d.

Box 8, Folder 16

Draft. n.d.

Box 8, Folders 17-19

First submission

Box 8, Folder 17

J. Rechy's copy.

Box 8, Folder 18

J. Rechy's notes Typescript with holograph additions.

Box 8, Folder 19

Class comments.

Box 8, Folders 20-22

Second submission

Box 8, Folder 20

Second submission, J. Rechy's copy.

Box 8, Folder 21

Second submission, J. Rechy's notes.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 22

Second submission, class comment.

Box 8, Folders 23-27

Wings

Box 8, Folder 23

First draft and notes. 1972, 1977

Box 8, Folder 24

First submission.

Box 8, Folder 25

First submission, J. Rechy's copy.

Box 8, Folder 26

J. Rechy's comments with holograph additions.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 27

Class comments.

Box 8, Folder 28

Wings / Bridges draft.

Box 8, Folders 29-37

Bridges

Box 8, Folder 29

Research material.

Scope and Content Note

From Alan Okazaki (an engineer)
Box 8, Folders 30-34

Drafts. 1974 and n.d.

Box 8, Folder 30

1974 January-May 1.

Box 8, Folder 31

1974 May-June.

Box 8, Folder 32

1974 July-August.

Box 8, Folders 33-34

n.d..

Box 8, Folder 35

J. Rechy's copy [holograph notes on copy].

Box 8, Folder 36

Class comments.

Box 8, Folder 37

Unidentified drafts.

Box 8, Folders 38-43

Joining up

Box 8, Folder 38

Drafts.

Box 8, Folder 39

J. Rechy's copy.

Box 8, Folder 40

J. Rechy's comments with holograph additions, initialed.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 41

Class comments.

Box 8, Folder 42

Background sketches, drafts.

Box 8, Folder 43

Notes for groups of stories.

Box 9, Folders 1-10

Bill

Box 9, Folder 1

First draft. 1970[?]

Box 9, Folder 2

Drafts. 1973 January

Box 9, Folder 3

Drafts, notes. 1975

Box 9, Folder 4

Notes, drafts.

Box 9, Folder 5

J. Rechy's copy, first submission.

Box 9, Folder 6

J. Rechy's notes, first submission with holograph additions, initialed.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 9, Folder 7

Class comments, first submission.

Box 9, Folder 8

J. Rechy's copy, second submission.

Box 9, Folder 9

J. Rechy's notes, second submission with holograph additions, initialed.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 9, Folder 10

Class comment, second submission.

Box 9, Folder 11

I.D. drafts.

Box 9, Folder 12

Scars drafts.

Box 9, Folder 13

Red Beret draft.

Box 9, Folder 14

Ranger drafts.

Box 9, Folder 15

Incident draft.

Box 9, Folder 16

Dalat Cafe.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 9, Folder 17

Leaving Saigon notes.

Box 9, Folder 18

Grandfather's death drafts. 1970

Box 9, Folder 19

Dave, Hotel Cecil drafts.

Box 9, Folder 20

Idiomatic expression draft. 1972

Box 9, Folders 21-22

Teach me to dance

Box 9, Folder 21

Draft, early version, and notes.

Box 9, Folder 22

Typescript.

Box 9, Folder 23

Tojo draft.

Box 9, Folder 24

Echo Park story draft.

Box 9, Folder 25

Marine story draft.

Box 9, Folder 26

Vietnam story drafts.

Box 9, Folder 27

Shifting gears draft.

Box 9, Folder 28

“For Jim” [poem] draft.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 9, Folder 29

Scars / Five dollars drafts.

Box 10, Folder 1

Notes and drafts for untitled novel.

Box 10, Folder 2

Greek story draft.

Box 10, Folders 3-5

Journals. 1972

Box 10, Folder 3

1972 September.

Box 10, Folder 4

1972 December.

Box 10, Folder 5

Miscellaneous. 1972[?]

Box 10, Folder 6

Notes. 1979-1982

Box 10, Folders 7-13

Notebooks

Box 10, Folder 7

Vietnam.

Box 10, Folder 8

Mexico trip. 1975

Box 10, Folder 9

Mexico trip. 1975

Physical Description: (photocopy)
Box 10, Folder 10

Marine stories. 1978-1979

Box 10, Folder 11

Marine stories. 1978-1979

Physical Description: (photocopy)
Box 10, Folder 12

Notes. 1980s

Box 10, Folder 13

Los Angeles stories.

Box 10, Folder 12

Notes. 1980

Boxes 11-12

Juvenilia

Box 11, Folder 1

Earliest stories.

Box 11, Folder 2

Stories.

Box 11, Folder 3

Typed stories, humor.

Box 11, Folder 4

Notes, drafts, sketches for plays, etc..

Box 11, Folder 5

“For millionaires only”.

Box 11, Folder 6

Stories: “A green coat. . .billowing,” etc..

Box 11, Folder 7

“Our hearts were young and gay” - musical adaption.

Box 11, Folder 8

Letter from secretary of Emily Kimbrough.

Box 11, Folder 9

“Live! live! live!”.

Box 11, Folder 10

Letter from Guy S. Little, Jr..

Box 11, Folder 11

Journal.

Box 11, Folder 11

Dear Diary.

Box 11, Folder 12

Dear Diary, letter from Jere Mickel.

Box 11, Folder 12

High school papers, about George Orwell, etc..

Box 12, Folder 1

Compton College English - Dewitt.

Box 12, Folder 2

Compton College English.

Box 12, Folder 3

College notes.

Box 12, Folder 4

College notes for stories.

Box 12, Folders 5-6

“A walk in the French Quarter”

Box 12, Folder 5

Notes and drafts.

Box 12, Folder 6

Typescripts and C. Isherwood's notes.

Scope and Content Note

Given to Christopher Isherwood in a 1965 UCLA class.
Box 12, Folders 7-9

“Cities entered, oceans crossed”

Box 12, Folder 7

Notes and drafts.

Box 12, Folder 8

Typescript, notes.

Box 12, Folder 9

Typescript.

Box 12, Folder 10

“The ring”.

Box 12, Folder 11

“Questionnaire” [poem].

Box 12, Folder 12

Untitled story.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 12, Folder 13

Juvenilia (university). 1965[?] and n.d.

Scope and Content Note

  • Notes from C. Isherwood's class, 1965[?].
  • Also, clippings from the Bruin.
Box 13, Folders 2-16

Sylvester & Orphanos Materials

Box 13, Folder 1

Correspondence.

Scope and Content Note

  • Postcards, primarily, from Greece (Samos, Lesbos, evzones).
  • Also, D. Luckenbill drafts to S&O, at times of differences, such as writing the Tsarouchis article.
Box 13, Folders 2-4

Sylvester & Orphanos checklist

Box 13, Folder 2

Background material, notes on format, etc..

Box 13, Folder 3

Notes from S & O.

Box 13, Folder 4

Drafts.

Box 13, Folders 5-15

Sylvester & Orphanos article

Box 13, Folder 5

First drafts, ideas.

Box 13, Folder 6

Notes from S & O's author correspondence.

Box 13, Folder 7

Draft, outline.

Box 13, Folder 8

First drafts, ideas.

Box 13, Folder 9

Drafts, introductory paragraph.

Box 13, Folder 10

Bookselling history.

Box 13, Folder 11

Drafts, central text.

Box 13, Folder 12

Version with SO's corrections.

Box 13, Folder 13

Versions from word processor.

Box 13, Folder 14

Notes about SO's photography.

Box 13, Folder 15

Copies.

Box 13, Folder 16

Sylvester & Orphanos exhibit.

Scope and Content Note

Proposal, etc.
Box 13, Folder 17

Sylvester & Orphanos catalogs.

Box 13, Folder 18

Elysian Fields catalogs.

Box 13, Folder 18

Julie Veee ephemera.

Box 14, Folders 1-14, 15-19

Tsarouchis

Box 14, Folder 1

Catalogs from exhibits, Athens Includes Makroulakis, Michaelis catalog, introduction by Y. Tsarouchis. 1966

Box 14, Folder 2

List of works shown at Merlin Gallery With D. Luckenbill's holograph notes. 1966 March or April

Box 14, Folder 3

Clippings and ephemera.

Box 14, Folder 4

Photographs of works by Tsarouchis.

Scope and Content Note

  • 1: Sailor.
  • 2: Mytilene street.
Box 14, Folders 5-14

Tsarouchis article

Box 14, Folder 5

Copies of Zygos articles about Tsarouchis By Hadjidakis, etc..

Box 14, Folder 6

Material about rebetika.

Box 14, Folder 7

Copies of notes by Mercouri, Merrill, etc..

Box 14, Folder 8

Notes for projects.

Box 14, Folder 9

Notes and drafts.

Box 14, Folder 10

Drafts.

Box 14, Folder 11

Final draft[?].

Box 14, Folder 12

Second version and copies.

Box 14, Folder 13

Letter to S & O.

Box 14, Folder 14

Various drafts and notes.

Physical Description: (Photocopies)
Box 14, Folder 16

Zeimbekika y merika alla [exhibition]. 1982[?]

Box 14, Folder 16

Gkaleri Zoumboulaki, Athens. 1984[?]

Box 14, Folder 17

Sygxronoi ellhnes zografoi Athens, Zygos. 1961

Box 14, Folder 18

Correspondence with Y. Tsarouchis. 1969

Physical Description: (Letter with envelope)
Box 14, Folder 19

Tsarouchis, Yiannis - photos in Paris studio (by Harry Gremillon?). 1969

Scope and Content Note

  • Photographs of D. Luckenbill (2).
  • Photographs of D. Luckenbill with Y. Tsarouchis.
Box 14, Folder 15

Greek essay notes.