Preliminary Guide to the Robert Bausch Papers, ca. 1968-1999
This collection documents the professional and creative life of writer and teacher Robert Bausch. Materials include handwritten, typed, and electronic (computerized) drafts of published and unpublished novels and essays, including The Gypsy Man, On the Way Home, Almighty Me, For God's Sake, and A Hole in the Earth; galleys and corrected proofs of his published novels; incoming andoutgoing correspondence--including copies of electronic mail--with writers, editors, readers,students, and family; a few typescripts of works by others; book and movie contracts and royalty statements; andaudiocassette tapes of Bausch's class discussions and readings by authorsGeorge Garrett, Bausch, and Bausch's twin brother Richard Bausch.
(15 tapes) (2500 manuscript items) (31 disks) (893 computer files)
- Collection Number
- Robert Bausch papers
- ca. 1968-1999
- Bausch, Robert
- 4.9 Linear Feet, 3408 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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[Identification of item], Robert Bausch Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
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Includes personal and professional correspondence; book reviews of Bausch's work; essays and short stories; Life Thus Far, a published autobiography; and drafts and proofs of thenovels The Gypsy Man, On the Way Home, and Almighty Me.
[31 computer disks were removed from this box and migrated to the electronic records server.]
Includes correspondence, including from his students; book and movie contracts and royalty statements; school essays and other writings, including manuscripts and proofs of For God's Sake and Almighty Me.
Drafts and proofs of Almighty Me and A Hole in the Earth
Audio tapes of class discussions and readings by George Garrett, Bausch, and Bausch's twin brother Richard Bausch, 1989-1993
Robert Bausch is the author of four published novels and a collection of short stories. Born in 1945, he was raised in northern Virginia and lives in Stafford Virginia.
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- American literature -- Southern States -- 20th century
- Authors, American-Southern States -- 20thcentury
- A hole in the earth
- Almighty me
- Creation (literary, artistic, etc.)
- On the way home
Processed by Ruth E. Bryan
Completed January 11, 2001
Encoded by Ruth E. Bryan
This collection is unprocessed: materials have not been ordered and described beyond their original condition.