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Jean Paiva papers
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Series 1. Novels and short stories 1985-1990

Series Scope and Contents

The series consists of items related to books and short stories written or co-written by Paiva, including her two published novels The Last Gamble (originally titled The Fortean Gamble), The Lilith Factor, and her proposed work Lost and Found: Love in the Classifieds. Materials in series include research notes, character descriptions, outlines, and drafts. Also included are 5¼-inch and 3½-inch floppy disks with additional drafts of Paiva's works.

Series Arrangement

The series is arranged into five sub-series as follows:
  • Sub-Series 1.1. The Last Gamble, circa 1988-1990
  • Sub-Series 1.2. The Lilith Factor, 1987-1989
  • Sub-Series 1.3. Lost and Found: Love in the Classifieds, 1985-1986
  • Sub-Series 1.4. Short stories, 1988-1989, undated
  • Sub-Series 1.5. Digital materials, undated.
 

Sub-Series 1.1. The Last Gamble circa 1988-1990

Box 1, Folders 1-3

Research material and notes circa 1988-1989

Box 1, Folder 4

Character and place descriptions circa 1989

Box 1, Folder 5

Chapter descriptions circa 1989

Box 1, Folder 6

Outlines circa 1989

Box 1, Folder 7

Notes and summary circa 1989

Box 1, Folder 8

Excerpts circa 1989-1990

Box 1, Folders 9-10

Annotated typescript circa 1990

Box 2, Folders 1-2

Typescript circa 1990

 

Sub-Series 1.2. The Lilith Factor 1987-1989

Box 2, Folder 3

Chapter outlines and notes 1987-1988

Box 2, Folder 4

Character descriptions and notes circa 1988

Box 2, Folder 5

Cover art circa 1989

Box 2, Folder 6

Articles and reviews 1989

 

Sub-Series 1.3. Lost and Found: Love in the Classifieds 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 7

Research 1985-1986

Box 2, Folder 8

Book proposal - sample chapters and outline 1985-1986

 

Sub-Series 1.4. Short stories 1.4 1988-1989, undated

Box 2, Folder 9

"The Bath" undated

Box 2, Folder 10

"Cinnabar" undated

Box 2, Folder 11

"Dimes are a Girl's Best Friend" undated

Box 3, Folder 1

"A Dozen Roses" 1988-1989

Box 3, Folder 2

"Found Tomorrow" undated

Box 3, Folder 3

"The Home" undated

Box 3, Folder 4

"Just Idle Chatter" undated

Box 3, Folder 5

"Let Them Eat Cake" undated

Box 3, Folder 6

"Lifemare" undated

Box 3, Folder 7

"Lost and Found" undated

Box 3, Folder 8

"Max's Cap" undated

Box 3, Folder 9

"More than Mercy" undated

Box 3, Folder 10

"The Perfect Foil" undated

Box 3, Folder 11

"The Pride is Back" undated

Box 3, Folder 12

"The Worst Way" undated

Box 3, Folder 13

"Workout" undated

Box 3, Folder 14

Short story notes undated

 

Sub-Series 1.5. Digital materials undated

Box 5, Items 1-19

5¼-inch floppy disks undated

Box 5, Items 20-44

3½-inch floppy disks undated

 

Series 2. Personal materials 1985-1995

Series Scope and Contents

The series consists of Paiva's personal records, including literary contracts and earning statements, an article on Paiva, and her death certificate. The series also includes correspondence between Paiva and other authors and editors, mostly related to her works and efforts to publish them.

Series Arrangement

The series is arranged alphabetically.
Box 3, Folder 15

Article on Paiva circa 1988

Box 3, Folder 16

Contracts 1988-1989

Box 3, Folder 17

Correspondence - Daniels, Les 1988-1989

Box 3, Folder 18

Correspondence - General 1987-1989

Box 3, Folder 19

Correspondence - Godwin, Pete 1988-1989

Box 3, Folder 20

Correspondence - Kaye, Marvin 1986-1988

Box 3, Folder 21

Correspondence - King, Tappan 1986-1987

Box 4, Folder 1

Correspondence - Koontz, Dean 1987-1989

Box 4, Folder 2

Correspondence - Maass, Donald 1986-1989

Box 4, Folder 3

Correspondence - Ptacek, Kathryn 1988-1989

Box 4, Folder 4

Correspondence - Silbersack, John 1986-1989

Box 4, Folder 5

Correspondence - Wilde, Kelley 1988-1989

Box 4, Folder 6

Death certificate 1989

Box 4, Folder 7

Earning statements 1989-1995

Box 4, Folder 8

England trip remembrance 1988

Box 4, Folder 9

Horror Writers of America directory 1988

Box 4, Folder 10

Research - ballroom dance, buildings undated