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Guide to the Evan Shelby Connell Papers M1961
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Series 1. Personal

Scope and Contents

This series contains miscellaneous material, including memo books, financial records, and Connell's copy of his Boy Scouts' handbook.
Box 30, Folders 1

Boy scout handbook

Box 29, Folders 2-3

Royalty statements, etc.

Half-box 45, Folder 3

Memo notebooks

 

Series 2. Correspondence

Scope and Contents

The series includes letters from publishers, editors, agents, and other writers, as well as some personal correspondence. Correspondents include Herbert Gold, Kay Boyle, Don Carpenter, Barnaby Conrad, Janet (Lewis) Winters, Alice Adams, Nicholas Delbanco, Annie Dillard, Lewis Lapham, John Updike, Wallace Stegner (1948), Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Fannie Hurst, "Max" of the Paris Review, Elizabeth McKee, and Helen Taylor of Viking (extensively critiquing Connell's work as submitted); also George Plimpton, Italo Calvino (1960), Kenneth Rexroth, Carolyn Kizer, William Styron, Terry Southern, David Stacton, Gale Garnett, cartoonist William Hamilton, James Salter, and others. Clippings, ephemera, and some drafts that accompanied correspondence have been retained in this series. Correspondence is arranged roughly in chronological order.
Box 39, Folders 1-2

Correspondence, 1940s-1960s

Box 39, Folders 3-5

Correspondence, 1960s-1970s

Box 40, Folders 1-6

Correspondence, 1970s-1980s

Box 41, Folders 1-6

Correspondence, 1990-2007

Box 49, Folders 1-2

Correspondence, 2008-2011

Box 42, Folders 1-5

Unsorted Correspondence and clippings, varies dates

 

Series 3. Writing

Physical Description: 27.0 Linear feet

Scope and Contents

The series includes annotated drafts, manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs for Connell's fiction, non-fiction, and screenplay adaptations. Materials are arranged in roughly alphabetical order by title.
Box 26, Folders 3-4

The Alchymist's Journal, revised

Box 26, Folders 5-6

The Alchymist's Journal, with notes

Box 27, Folders 1-3

The Alchymist's Journal, annotated, 1987

Box 27, Folders 5-6

The Alchymist's Journal, annotated

Box 27, Folders 4

The Alchymist's Journal, clippings

Box 22, Folder 3

Aztec Treasure House

Box 28, Folders 1

Collected Stories, Mainly Misadventures

Box 28, Folders 2-4

Collected Stories

Box 31, Folder 2

The Connoisseur, galley proof

Box 31, Folders 3-5

The Connoisseur, setting copy

Box 31, Folder 6

, , September 1974

Box 32, Folders 1-2

The Connoisseur, carbon of final draft with corrections

Box 32, Folder 3

The Connoisseur, first draft, 1972-1973

Box 9, Folders 1-3

Custer and Little Big Horn ( S.O.M.S)

Box 13, Folder 2-4

Deus lo Volt!, corrected galley proof

Box 13, Folder 5

Deus lo Volt!, reviews

Box 14, Folder 1-3

Deus lo Volt!, first proofs

Box 14, Folder 4-6

Deus lo Volt!, research material

Box 15, Folder 1

Deus lo Volt!, research material

Box 17, Folder 4-5

Deus lo Volt!, research material

Box 18, Folder 1

Deus lo Volt!, research material

Box 15, Folder 2-5

Deus lo Volt!, early drafts and notes

Box 16, Folder 1-4

Deus lo Volt!, later drafts

Box 17, Folder 1-3

Deus lo Volt! and misc. material

Box 25, Folder 1

Diary of a Rapist screenplay/ Diary of a Rapist: Patriot review

Box 25, Folder 2

Diary of a Rapist, book

Box 23, Folders 1-2

Double Honeymoon, final copy used by Putnams

Box 23, Folders 3-4

Double Honeymoon, carbon copy of final draft with corrections

Box 23, Folder 5

Double Honeymoon, second draft

Box 24, Folder 1-5

Double Honeymoon, galley proof

Flat-box 46, Folder 2

Double Honeymoon, galley proof and corrections

Box 23, Folder 6

Double Honeymoon,final draft, 1973-1974

Box 4, Folder 3-4

El Dorado, second draft, 1977

Box 32, Folder 4

, Halliburton

Box 18, Folder 2-3

Goya, galley proof

Box 18, Folder 4-6

Goya, typescript

Box 19, Folder 1-3

Goya, research material

Box 19, Folder 4

Goya, misc./clippings

Box 28, Folders 5-6

Hi-es-tzle

Box 11, Folder 5

A Long desire/the White Lantern, preliminary pages

Box 11, Folder 6

A Long Desire, final draft and bibliography

Box 12, Folder 1

A Long Desire, revised

Box 12, Folder 2

A Long Desire, second draft

Box 12, Folders 3-4

A Long Desire, first draft

Box 12, Folder 5

A Long Desire, master copy

Box 13, Folder 1

A Long Desire, master copy

Flat-box 38, Folder 2

A Long Desire, master galley proof

Box 32, Folders 5-6

Misc. literature

Box 33, Folders 1-5

Misc. literature

Box 34, Folders 1-6

Misc. literature

Box 3, Folders 1-2

Mr. Bridge, typescript with annotations

Box 2, Folders 2-3

Mr. Bridge, second draft, 1967

Box 3, Folders 3-5

Mr. Bridge, original copy used by Knopf

Box 3, Folder 6

Mr. Bridge, 1968 (part 1)

Box 4, Folder 1-2

Mr. Bridge, 1968 (part 2)

Flat-box 38, Folder 1

Mr. Bridge, master galley proof

Box 1, Folders 2-3

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, first draft screenplay

Box 2, Folders 6

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, screenplay

Box 1, Folders 4

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, screenplay; Dove Audio presents Mr. Bridge

Box 1, Folder 5

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, clippings

Box 2, Folders 4-5

Mrs. Bridge, original copy used by Viking (signed)

Box 1, Folder 1

Mrs. Bridge, Dove Audio

Box 1, Folders 6-7

Mrs. Bridge, telescript with annotations

Box 2, Folder 1

Mrs. Bridge, telescript with annotations

Box 20, Folder 1-4

Notes from a Bottle, draft with corrections

Box 20, Folder 5-6

Notes from a Bottle, final typescript

Box 21, Folders 1-2

Oxford American March/April 2001

Box 22, Folder 2

The Palace of the Moorish Kings

Box 29, Folders 5

The Patriot, unrevised proofs

Box 30, Folder 2

Points of a Compass Rose, galley proof

Box 30, Folder 3

Points of a Compass Rose, Notes from a Bottle, articles

Box 30, Folders 4-6

Points of a Compass Rose, setting copy

Box 30, Folders 7

Points of a Compass Rose, typescript

Box 31, Folder 1

Points of a Compass Rose, typescript

Box 35, Folders 1-5

Short stories; Lion, Hooker, Nan Madol, Proctor Bemis, Arcturus, etc.

Box 36, Folders 1-6

Short stories; Lion, Hooker, Nan Madol, Proctor Bemis, Arcturus, etc.

Box 37, Folder 1

Short stories; Lion, Hooker , Nan Madol, Proctor Bemis, Arcturus, etc./Atlas Books

Box 7, Folder 5

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay, February 1987

Box 4, Folder 5

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay

Box 5, Folders 1-4

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay

Box 6, Folders 1-3

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay

Box 6, Folder 4

Son of the Morning Star, mini-series, reviews

Box 7, Folder 1

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay

Box 7, Folders 2-4

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay, Janaury 1988

Box 7, Folder 5

Son of the Morning Star, teleplay

Box 8, Folders 1-4

Son of the Morning Star, typescript

Box 8, Folder 5

Son of the Morning Star, correspondence

Box 9, Folders 4-6

Son of the Morning Star, original manuscript

Box 10, Folders 1-2

Son of the Morning Star, original manuscript

Half-box 45, Folder 4

Son of Morning Star, partial annotated typescript and proof, 1988

Half-box 45, Folder 5

Son of Morning Star, photocopies of reviews and related clippings

Box 22, Folder 4

Story, 1993

Box 25, Folders 3-5

The Tapestry of Jean de Joinville, 1996

Box 26, Folders 1-2

The Tapestry of Jean de Joinville, 1996

Box 29, Folder 1

Unexpected Faces in Ancient America/ Women by 3

Box 21, Folders 3-5

The Voyeur, published with Lillabulero, 1965

Box 22, Folder 1

The Voyeur, published with Lillabulero, 1965

Box 10, Folders 3-5

The White Lantern, first draft

Box 11, Folders 1-4

The White Lantern, typescript (first draft)

 

Series 4. Photographs

Scope and Contents

This series includes portraits of Connell and others.
Half-box 45, Folder 1

Early photographs (school and Navy), circa 1942-1960

Flat-box 46, Folder 1

Photographs of Connell and others, 1970s

Half-box 45, Folder 2

Connell in Sausalito (photograph), circa 1985

 

Series 5. Ephemera

Scope and Contents

This series contains art gallery exhibit catalogues, literary journals, and clippings.
Box 22, Folder 5

N.P Catalogues

Box 37, Folders 5-6

Contacts Magazine

Box 37, Folder 2

Journals: El Palacio, The Criterion, Contact

Box 43, Folders 1-12

Art gallery exhibit catalogues and ephemera

Box 44, Folders 1-8

Art gallery exhibit catalogues and ephemera

Box 37, Folders 3-4

Clippings

Flat-box 47, Folders 1-3

Clippings and ephemera

 

Series 6. Audiovisual

Access to Collection

Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

Scope and Contents

This series of consists of audiocassettes and VHS tapes containing audio and film adaptations of Connell’s writings; also included are recorded interviews with Connell.
Carton 48, Item 1

All Things Considered: Little Big Horn (1 audiocassette)

Carton 48, Item 2

Deus lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades (4 audiocassettes) 1992

Carton 48, Item 3

MacNeil/Lehrer (segment with Connell) (1 VHS) 1984

Carton 48, Item 4

Mr. Bridge (9 audiocassettes) 1969

Carton 48, Item 5

Mrs. Bridge (7 audiocassettes) 1959

Carton 48, Item 6

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, soundtrack (1 audiocassette) 1990

Carton 48, Item 7

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, NPR's Morning Edition (1 audiocassette) 1991

Carton 48, Item 8

Son of the Morning Star (7 audiocassettes) 1985

Carton 48, Item 9

Son of the Morning Star (abridged) (2 audiocassettes) 1991

Carton 48, Item 10

Son of the Morning Star: Part One and Conclusion (15 audiocassettes)

Carton 48, Item 11

Son of the Morning Star (4 VHS)

Carton 48, Item 12

The Sound of Writing XII (950219) "The Cuban Missile Crisis" by Connell (1 audiocassette) 1995