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Finding Aid for the Jim Thompson Papers, 1955-1958
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Concrete Pastures

Box 1, Folder 1

n.d. Synopsis of novel.

Physical Description: 40pp. Typescript with corrections. Pages renumbered beginning with p. 20.

Scope and Content Note

Also, notes re December 1955 publication and screen treatment.

The Expensive Sky

Box 1, Folder 2


Physical Description: 194pp. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Kingdom Come

Box 1, Folder 3

n.d. Robert Mills Limited Agency.

Physical Description: 54pp. Photocopy with corrections.

Very Nice for Framing

Box 1, Folder 4

n.d. Ad Schulberg [Agency].

Physical Description: 45pp. Typescript.

The Voice of Murder

Box 1, Folder 5

n.d. 3 character screenplay. Ad Schulberg [Agency].

Physical Description: 39pp. Typescript.

Sunset and Cienega

Box 1, Folder 6

n.d. Sample novel. Ad Schulberg [Agency].

Physical Description: 44pp. Typescript

Mitch Allison

Box 1, Folder 7

n.d. Robert P. Mills [Agency].

Physical Description: 48pp. Typescript(c) with holograph corrections.

The Getaway

Box 1, Folder 8

n.d. Robert P. Mills [Agency].

Physical Description: 167pp. Typescript(c) with holograph corrections.


Box 1, Folder 9

n.d. Robert Mills Agency.

Physical Description: 155pp. Typescript.

McKenzie's Raiders


Indian Agent

Box 2, Folder 1

August 22, 1958. 10B.

Physical Description: 40pp. Mimeograph.

Death Patrol

Box 2, Folder 2

October 6, 1958. 19B.

Physical Description: 39pp. Mimeograph.

Joe Ironhat

Box 2, Folder 3

December 19, 1958. 28B.

Physical Description: 38pp. Mimeograph.
Box 2, Folder 4

December 19, 1958. 28B. Another copy.

Physical Description: 38pp. Photocopy.


Box 2, Folder 5

Oceanside, [June 1957] 26pp. Typescript.


The Unholy Grail

Box 2, Folder 6

July 22, 1960. First draft. Series 522, story no.21.

Physical Description: 37pp. Mimeograph.

Pop. 1280

Box 2, Folder 7

[February 5, 1964]. McIntosh, McKee & Dodds, literary representatives.

Physical Description: 211pp. Typescript(c). Acidic paper.

South of Heaven

Box 2, Folder 8

n.d. End sample.

Physical Description: 101pp. Typescript.