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Guide to The Papers of Dorothy and Howard Baker, 1926-1990
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Box 1

(HB) Autobiography, temples, horses, his own early papers Stavely, "Individualism" and Wasteland, Shaman, Plates, leather notebook, (red) campus notes notebook, black 3 ring: Temples, black 3 ring: Provinces, general correspondence #9, #10, #11

Box 2

(DB & HB) Whittier H S docs and "iana", UCLA papers and docs, UC-B grad school papers, stories: Safe conduct, vote for Hoover, Matter of habit, No sale, Fletcher Mills, Sane Fourth, For your convenience, Nocturnal conversation; beginnings of "Young man with a horn," family and personal honeymoon pics/doc/yearbooks, HB's letters to his parents (& DB), periodical appearances of DB

Box 3

HB: essays, stories, to Virginia: loves of Andy & Rosy, scholarship

Box 3

DB: get well, 1947, Trio, Ninth Day, Life with Father, Stories (10)+1, Gifted son clippings, letters to: supplements: Freidel, O'Hare, Murdock, Cassandra (major file)

Box 4

Scholarship, 11 folders, Endoxus, etc.

Box 5

HB & DB: Little Orpheus (version), The other one (versions), The ninth day (versions of play /screenplay), Orange Valley (setting TS), Ode to the Sea (galleys), HB's poetry (6 folders), Stories: Bedwell Bar, Tokaywabbie special.

Box 6

HB: Scholarship & essays: Persephone's cave, Letters on the English, Essays on novels (Hardy et al), Monterey: Acorn gathereres, Folders/Binders on scholarship not valued, Med Fly invention, Essays on Squires, Goldstein, K.A. Porter, etc, box of old snaps/photos some deteriorating.

Box 7

Trio (versions) (play), Young man with a horn (versions) (play & screenplay), Willow Street chronicle (play), Sparrow and the characters (play)

Box 8

HB: English 262, English 114A: 44B, Hardy, Williams (Annie L), Sullivan - agents, musical rummy, General Lightfoot, Trio 1945, A map in the sand, The Shrew, AVIS (150p jumbled), AVIS & ms map, Antiquity & modernism, Ode to sea (page proofs), A letter from the country TS, English 225 etc (1929), general correspondence #7, #8

Box 9

Supplement box 1/3. DB's letters to parents, early + final roundup + early mss, Bronson endorsement, 1937, for H.M. fellowship, etc. Not foldered, need rubber bands removed.

Box 10

HB: Life adv. Of Vicente Felix, AVIS, letters to parents from France, Fed 1040 (1942), Cassandra, The lonely summer, DB's death (medical file)

Box 11

DB (chiefly): Orange Valley contract/royalty, DB bio/specs, Nial/Cowley, DB to parents, DB's parents to Alice, 9th Day clipping file, many DB stories, essay (Reluc Provias?), speech, YMWAH (play) drafts & UK stencil, YMWAH play/screenplay (2), YMWAH play/act 2 (drafts), YMWAH (play) 125 pp, ditto 127 pp, ditto Act 1, scene 3, Cassandre at the wedding (galleys - 2 sets), radio/tv, Eddie Blatt, Fletcher Markle, McIntosh & Otis, Annie Laurie Williams, Houghton-Mifflin, clipping service files/YMWAH, Sabinson

Box 12

HB & DB: novel ASIS etc drafts, UC Davis files, Trio novel drafts by DB, etc.

Box 13

HB: Dilemma, thesis, misc drafts, Sackville & Norton, D's journal, Our gifted son (responses), oral history DB, A final time jazz memoirs, 2nd annual fiction conv., Ellen's birth, Stewart, Mildred (fol. 7), general correspondence #6 (DB)

Box 14

HB: manuscript file, Persephone's cave (box 2)

Box 15

Specific correspondence: A - Lytle

Box 16

Letters to DB: HB, Mildred Stewart, Marjory Harris Simpson, Eliz Freidel, Louise Stoll, French docs (marriage cert.), HB on Dannenbaum, A letter from the country & baby pic, letters from D's parents, Dorothy to Howard

Box 17

HB: manuscript file, Persephone's cave (box 1 of 2)

Box 18

Specific correspondence (box 2): McCambridge to Wright (to end) + Stewart, Baker, Sullivan, 1970-1971 (important file)

Box 19

Supplement box 3/3. Printed matter, galleys, page proofs, Ninth day early drafts, + other mss

Box 20a

DB: letters to (etc)/general correspondence (5 folders)

Box 20b

HB: letters to/general correspondence (6 folders)

Box 21

HB: on Ramsey, French ed YMWAH (A of 4), Whittier HS year books (2), Gyroscope complete with Lesis & Winters TS, HB lc recordings, Cassandra galleys, Hearst/Cosmopolitan, Harvard Advocates (3), DB correspondence (retained carbons, drafts), final folder all scraps

Box 22

HB: Supplement box 2/3. Early letters to Dorothy (rubber bands), photos, etc.