Guide to The Ultimate Good Luck Galley Proofs

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Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
P.O. Box 19557
University of California
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Phone: (949) 824-3947
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© 2000
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Arts and Humanities--Literature--American Literature

Guide to The Ultimate Good Luck Galley Proofs

Collection number: MS-L17

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries



University of California

Irvine, California

Contact Information

  • Special Collections and Archives
  • The UCI Libraries
  • P.O. Box 19557
  • University of California
  • Irvine, California 92623-9557
  • Phone: (949) 824-3947
  • Fax: (949) 824-2472
  • Email: spcoll@uci.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.uci.edu/rrsc/speccoll.html
Processed by:
William Landis
Date Completed:
2000
Encoded by:
William Landis
© 2000 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: The ultimate good luck : galley proofs, / Richard Ford
Date: 1981
Collection number: MS-L017
Creator: Ford, Richard, 1944-
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This material comprises unbound galley proofs (201 pages on 104 leaves) of Richard Ford's second novel. Each sheet but two contains holograph corrections in Ford's hand, some grammatical, some textual, and some quite extensive. Many of these changes were incorporated into the final text of the book.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Richard Ford, The Ultimate Good Luck Galley Proofs. MS-L17. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in 2000.

Processing History

Processed by William Landis in 2000.

Biography

Richard Ford is a writer of fiction, including the novels The Sportswriter (1986) and Independence Day (1995), the latter of which earned him both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1996. He was born in 1944 and received his M.F.A. from the University of California, Irvine in 1970.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This material comprises unbound galley proofs (201 pages on 104 leaves) of Richard Ford's second novel. Each sheet but two contains holograph corrections in Ford's hand, some grammatical, some textual, and some quite extensive. Many of these changes were incorporated into the final text of the book.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

American fiction--20th Century--Archival resources.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans--Fiction.
Drug traffic--Fiction.
Mexico--Fiction.

Genres and Forms of Material

Galley proofs (Publishing)


Collection Contents

Box 1 : 1

Unbound galley proofs, 1981