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Guide to the Reynolds Price Papers, 1927-2010 and undated, bulk 1956-2006

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Abstract

Reynolds Price was a novelist, short story writer, poet, dramatist, essayist, translator, and James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University, where he taught creative writing and literature beginning in 1958. He was an alumnus of Duke and of Oxford University, which he attended on a Rhodes Scholarship. He received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and his books were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Correspondence, writings, serials, clippings, speeches, interviews, legal and financial papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and digital materials about Price's career and personal life. Personal and professional correspondence document his education at Duke University, especially his studies under William Blackburn; his period abroad as a Rhodes Scholar at Merton College, Oxford; and his literary work and interaction with other authors, including Stephen Spender, Eudora Welty, and Allan Gurganus. Writings include manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, outlines, and notes produced in the creation and publication of all his major works, including: A Long and Happy Life; Kate Vaiden; A Palpable God; Clear Pictures; A Whole New Life; The Collected Stories; The Collected Poems; and many other books and individual stories, poems, and essays. Printed and audiovisual materials document the critical reception of Price's work and his speeches, readings, interviews, and many other public appearances.

Later additions are described in detail below.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.01050
Title
Reynolds Price papers
Date
1927-2011 and undated, bulk 1956-2006
Creator
Price, Reynolds, 1933-2011
Extent
199.1 linear feet, 96,900 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The Reynolds Price Papers span the years 1927-2010, with the bulk of the papers being dated between 1956 and 2004. The collection consists of correspondence; writings by Price and other authors; printed material (including serials containing articles by and about Price and his work as well as newspaper and magazine clippings); legal and financial papers; speeches and addresses; interviews; photographs; audiovisual materials; digital materials; and other material relating to Price's personal life and career as a writer and a teacher, especially at Duke University. Although the correspondence does provide insight into his career as an English professor, the collection contains only a small amount of material, such as lecture notes and syllabi, relating to the courses he taught. Extensive personal and professional correspondence between Price and his family, friends, and fellow authors provides insight into his education at Duke University (particularly his studies with Professor William Blackburn of the Department of English); his period abroad as a Rhodes Scholar at Merton College, Oxford; and his literary work.

Many forms of Price's writings (manuscripts, typescripts, stages of proofs with notes, and outlines) document his development of well-known and critically-acclaimed works in a variety of genres: the novels A Long and Happy Life and Kate Vaiden; the Biblical translations collected in A Palpable God; the memoirs Clear Pictures and A Whole New Life; the two career retrospective volumes published in the 1990s, The Collected Stories and The Collected Poems; and many other books and individual stories, poems, and essays. In addition to Price's own work, numerous American authors--particularly Southern writers--and several British authors are represented in the collection. Among the major correspondents are Eudora Welty, Stephen Spender, and Allan Gurganus. Some manuscripts sent to Price by students and by other authors have notations and criticism by Price.

The Correspondence Series (RESTRICTED) is divided into the General Correspondence Subseries and the Authors' Correspondence Subseries. The General Correspondence Series consists of letters to and from Price. Correspondents include family, friends, teachers, and admirers of his work. Early letters vividly depict his relationships with family members and friends. Many of the letters dated between 1954 and 1958 concern his education at Duke University and as a Rhodes Scholar at Merton College, Oxford University. His early development as an author is documented here as well as in the Writings Series. From 1961 onward, letters also provide information about his career as a professor at Duke University. The Authors' Correspondence Subseries comprises correspondence between Price and other writers and literary figures. These letters concern both personal and literary matters. Frequently the correspondents commented on each other's recent publications or on work in progress. Numerous letters to and from Eudora Welty and Stephen Spender reveal much about their strong influence on Price's development as a writer. The series also contains a great many letters from Allan Gurganus, Jeff Humphries, Josephine Humphreys, Joe Porter, Lee Smith, and William Blackburn.

The Writings Series (RESTRICTED) is divided into the Writings by Price Subseries and the Writings by Others Subseries. The former is comprised chiefly of drafts, typescripts, and proofs of Price's novels, plays, autobiographical works, and volumes of poetry, many with Price's notations and revisions, and provides a thorough representation of the development of each. Individual poems, short stories, essays, articles, and reviews by Price are also included. Manuscripts (some of them photocopies) sent to Price by fellow authors and by students make up the Writings by Others Subseries. A few of these include commentary by Price. Both published and unpublished works of poetry and prose are included. A few bibliographies of Price's work are arranged at the end of this series.

The Printed Material Series is divided into the Serials Subseries, the Clippings Subseries, and the Miscellaneous Printed Material Subseries (RESTRICTED). The Serials Subseries is an extensive collection of publications containing articles, reviews, fiction, and poetry by Price as well as articles about him, interviews with him, and reviews of his work. The Clippings Subseries is composed predominantly of reviews of Price's works and other articles about him, but also contains some interviews and short nonfiction work by him, mainly book reviews. Other printed materials documenting Price's achievements, his education, and performances of his dramatic work as well as his speaking engagements are housed in the Miscellaneous Printed Material Subseries.

Several smaller series make up the remainder of the collection. The Legal and Financial Papers Series (RESTRICTED) contains Price's personal financial data as well as documentation of his writing career through contracts and royalty statements. Transcripts of his speeches and interviews appear in the Speeches and Addresses Series (RESTRICTED) and in the Interviews Series (RESTRICTED). The Personal Papers Series (RESTRICTED) contains a small selection of materials about Price and his family history, including some of his drawings, and his teaching career in the Duke University English Department is documented by the Academic Files Series (RESTRICTED). The Photographic Materials Series (RESTRICTED) touches upon both his personal and professional life; of particular interest here are a number of photographs of Eudora Welty, a friend of Price's since his undergraduate days. The Audiovisual Materials Series (RESTRICTED) contains audio and video recordings of a variety of public appearances, including readings, speeches, awards ceremonies, and interviews on various local and national radio and television programs. A small Electronic Formats Series (RESTRICTED) contains files that supplement materials in other series, mainly Price's writings and some correspondence.

Finally, of special note is a large collection of Oversize Materials (RESTRICTED) that supplements material found in most of the major series. This part of the collection is particularly rich in one area, and should not be overlooked by scholars researching the writing, editing and publishing process of any of Price's books up through the early 1990s. The significance of that date lies in the increasing use of photographic and electronic media in the publishing industry. Prior to this time, many of the various kinds of long galley proofs historically used by publishers are housed with the Oversize Materials; after this period, most proofs are printed on legal or even letter-sized paper and can thus be found with the main body of the Writings by Price Series.

The 2007 addition (2007-0009) (4850 items; 10.5 lin. ft.) (dated 2003-2006) primarily consists of typescripts, drafts, and proofs for The Good Priest's Son, Letter to a Godchild, A Serious Way of Wondering, and the screenplay for A Long and Happy Life. Also included is correspondence, personal documents, photographs, bookcovers, and printed materials by other authors.

Addition (2009-0105) (12 items; 0.6 lin. ft.) consists largely of books from Price's writing, teaching, and research, including some text books as well as novels with his notes in the margins. Also included is one folder of miscellaneous notes and correspondence, 1972-1994.

Addition (2011-0013) (9000 items; 12.0 lin. ft.) consists of drafts, revisions, additions, and other materials from writing and publication of Ardent Spirits, Price's 2009 memoir about his time at Oxford University and his early teaching career at Duke. Other writings and drafts in this addition include A Long and Happy Life, Letter to a Godchild, and Clear Pictures. The remainder of the addition is sorted into teaching materials, events, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, including photographs, newspaper clippings, and a disassembled scrapbook.

Addition (2011-0080) (20,000 items; 31.5 lin. ft.) includes writings, correspondence teaching materials, family scrapbooks and albums, personal snapshots, portraits, and other ephemera from Price's home. Includes drafts of Ardent Spirits as well as some short stories and poems. Also includes books from Price's library, several with inscriptions or notes.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Correspondence Series (RESTRICTED), 1936-2004 and undated

64 boxes

Arranged into General Correspondence and Authors' Correspondence subseries.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

General Correspondence Subseries (RESTRICTED), 1936-2004 and undated

56 boxes

Includes letters from friends, family members, publishers, teachers, students, and readers of Price's works. Most letters are written to Price, with two exceptions: the letters written between 1944 and 1958 include juvenilia and many letters from Price to his family while he studied at Duke and Oxford; and beginning in the late 1990s, printouts of many of Price's emails begin to appear in the files.

Arranged chronologically, with one exception. Although undated letters would normally be filed at the end of the range of years, the undated letters that appear in Box GC30 have been left where they are because they had already been received when the Price papers were first fully processed circa 1993. Thus, although undated per se, they are known to date prior to 1993 or earlier. The undated letters in Box GC56 at the end of the subseries, on the other hand, have been received by the library from Price since the mid-1990s; thus their actual date of posting may be any time in that period or earlier.

[Note: 14 folders of correspondence, 1956-2000 and undated, have been removed to Oversize Materials.]

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this subseries requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

1936-1955 Oct.
(12 folders)
Box GC1
1955 Nov.-1956 Dec.
(15 folders)
Box GC2
1957 Jan.-1958 June
(12 folders)
Box GC3
1958 July-1960 Dec.
(11 folders)
Box GC4
1961 Jan.-1963 Sept.
(11 folders)
Box GC5
1963 Oct.-1966 Mar.
(11 folders)
Box GC6
1966 Apr.-1968 Sept.
(13 folders)
Box GC7
1968 May-1970 Feb.
(13 folders)
Box GC8
1970 Mar.-1971 June
(11 folders)
Box GC9
1971 July-1972 May
(10 folders)
Box GC10
1972 June-1973 Aug.
(13 folders)
Box GC11
1973 Sept.-1974 Oct.
(12 folders)
Box GC12
1974 Nov.-1976 Feb. 13
(14 folders)
Box GC13
1976 Feb. 16-1977 Mar.
(12 folders)
Box GC14
1977 Apr.-1978 May
(14 folders)
Box GC15
1978 June-1979 Oct.
(16 folders)
Box GC16
1979 Nov.-1981 Mar.
(17 folders)
Box GC17
1981 Apr.-1982 Apr.
(13 folders)
Box GC18
1982 May-1983 May
(14 folders)
Box GC19
1983 June-1984 June 11
(13 folders)
Box GC20
1984 June 12-1985 Mar.
(12 folders)
Box GC21
1985 Apr.-1986 Aug.
(17 folders)
Box GC22
1986 Sept.-1987 May
(11 folders)
Box GC23
1987 June-1988 May
(12 folders)
Box GC24
1988 June-1989 May
(12 folders)
Box GC25
1989 June-1990 Feb.
(12 folders)
Box GC26
1990 Mar.- Nov.
(11 folders)
Box GC27
1990 Dec.-1991 Aug.
(14 folders)
Box GC28
1991 Aug.-1992 May
(13 folders)
Box GC29
1992 June- Dec. and undated
(12 folders)
Box GC30
1992 Jan. 7-circa 1992 and Christmas cards
(18 folders)
Box GC31
1993 Jan. 3-June 15
(18 folders)
Box GC32
1993 June 16-circa 1993 and Christmas cards
(19 folders)
Box GC33
1994 Jan. 1-June 22
(14 folders)
Box GC34
1994 June 28-Oct. 9
(14 folders)
Box GC35
1994 Oct. 10-1995 Jan. 10
(13 folders)
Box GC36
1995 Jan. 11-Apr. 19
(13 folders)
Box GC37
1995 Apr. 20-July 9
(11 folders)
Box GC38
1995 July 10-Sept. 24
(11 folders)
Box GC39
1995 Sept. 25-Dec. 12
(11 folders)
Box GC40
1995 Dec. 13-1996 Feb. 6
(10 folders)
Box GC41
1996 Feb. 7-Apr. 19
(9 folders)
Box GC42
1996 Apr. 20-July 9
(10 folders)
Box GC43
1996 July 10-Oct. 31
(9 folders)
Box GC44
1996 Nov. 1-1997 Feb. 28
(12 folders)
Box GC45
1997 Mar. 3-Aug. 22
(11 folders)
Box GC46
1997 Aug. 24-1997 Dec. 31
(10 folders)
Box GC47
1998 Jan. 1-July 31
(10 folders)
Box GC48
1998 Aug. 1 -1998 Dec. 31
(11 folders)
Box GC49
1999 Jan. 1-Sept. 30
(10 folders)
Box GC50
1999 Oct. 1-2000 Apr. 28
(9 folders)
Box GC51
2000 May-2001 Jan.
(10 folders)
Box GC52
2001 Feb.-2002 Mar.
(15 folders)
Box GC53
2002 Apr.-2003 May
(15 folders)
Box GC54
2003 June-2004 May and undated
(14 folders)
Box GC55
Undated
(9 folders)

[Videocassette removed to Audiovisual Materials Series.]

Box GC56

Authors' Correspondence Subseries (RESTRICTED), 1940-2004 and undated

8 boxes

Consists of letters from literary figures who wrote to Price regarding his work or their own.

Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the author, then chronologically within the folder. Letters from Price to particular authors are filed under the recipient's name. An exception to this arrangement is the final box of the series, which consists of correspondence between Price and various members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The content is generally brief discussion and opinion about the work of other writers being considered for various awards by the Academy. These folders are arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this subseries requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

A-B, 1953-2003 and undated
(21 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC1
Abbott, Shirley, 1986
(1 item)
Box AC1
Adcock, Betty, 1996-2003
(12 items)
Box AC1
Albee, Edward, 1963-1981 and undated
(5 items)
Box AC1
Applewhite, Jim, 1970-1998
(11 items)
Box AC1
Athas, Daphne, 1971-2002 and undated
(25 items)
Box AC1
Auden, Wystan H., 1960 and undated
(3 items)
Box AC1
Bayes, Ron, 1969-1985
(43 items)
Box AC1
Bell, Madison Smartt, 1999-2000
(5 items)
Box AC1
Betts, Doris, 1970-1990
(28 items)
Box AC1
Bingham, Sallie, 1998-2000
(4 items)
Box AC1
Blackburn, William and family, 1953-2002 and undated
(111 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC1
Bly Robert, 1998
(1 item)
Box AC1
Brondoli, Michael, 1972-1986 and undated
(41 letters)
Box AC1
Brooks, Cleanth, 1964-1990
(11 letters)
Box AC1
Broughton, T. Alan, 1968-1991
(24 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC1
Brown, Lightning, 1995
(4 folders)
Box AC1
Buechner, Frederick, 1969-2000
(23 items)
Box AC1
B-G, 1956-2003 and undated
(31 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC2
Busch, Frederick, 1969-1991 and undated
(95 items)
Box AC2
Carr, Virginia, 2002-2003
(7 items)
Box AC2
Campbell, Alan, 1958-1962
(5 items)
Box AC2
Cecil, David and family, 1956-1990 and undated
(59 items)
Box AC2
Chappell, Fred, 1961-1990 and undated
(18 items)
Box AC2
Coles, Robert, 1993-1994
(7 items)
Box AC2
Conroy, Pat, 1989
(3 items)
Box AC2
Corn, Alfred, 1988-1990
(12 items)
Box AC2
Cowley, Malcolm, 1972-1975
(3 items)
Box AC2
Cox, Elizabeth, 1979-2002
(19 items)
Box AC2
Crews, Harry, 1971
(1 item)
Box AC2
Davidson, Cathy, 1994-1999
(3 items)
Box AC2
de Buys, William, 1993-1994
(2 items)
Box AC2
Dickey, James, 1968-2001
(12 items)
Box AC2
Dillard, Annie 1995-1998 and undated
(4 items)
Box AC2
Douglas, Ellen (Josephine Harton), 1981-1982
(4 items)
Box AC2
Edgerton, Clyde, 1990-1999
(4 items)
Box AC2
Ellison, Ralph, 1964-1974
(7 items)
Box AC2
Foote, Horton, 1984-2002 and undated
(38 items)
Box AC2
Ford, Richard, 1995-2003
(10 items)
Box AC2
Fort, Charles, 1992-1993
(2 items)
Box AC2
Franklin, John Hope, 1994
(1 item)
Box AC2
Gibbons, Kaye, 1989-1999 and undated
(6 items)
Box AC2
Gilchrist, Ellen, 1978-1997
(5 items)
Box AC2
Grimsley, Jim, 1999
(1 item)
Box AC2
Gordimer, Nadine, 1999
(2 items)
Box AC2
Gurganus, Allan, 1974-2002 and undated
(96 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC2
Guy, David, 1971-2002
(13 items)
Box AC2
H-K, 1958-2003 and undated
(19 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC3
Hannah, Barry, 1987
(2 items)
Box AC3
Harrison, Jim, 1973
(2 items)
Box AC3
Haydn, Hiram, 1958-1973
(63 items)
Box AC3
Hays, Tommy 1999-2002
(4 items)
Box AC3
Henly, Beth, 1988-1990
(5 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC3
Humphries, Jeff, 1977-1997
(68 items)
Box AC3
Humphreys, Josephine, 1967-2002 and undated
(83 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC3
Isherwood, Christopher, 1977
(1 item)
Box AC3
Kaufman, Wallace, 1958-2003 and undated
(314 items)
Box AC3
Kimmel, Haven, 2001
(1 item)
Box AC3
Kizer, Carolyn, 1972-1994 and undated
(39 letters)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC3
K-P 1959-2003 and undated
(31 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC4
Knowles, John, 1963-1969
(72 letters)
Box AC4
Kramer, Larry, 1999-2000
(2 items)
Box AC4
Kreyling, Michael, 1978-2001 and undated
(57 items)
Box AC4
Kushner, Tony, 1999
(1 item)
Box AC4
Levertov, Denise, 1972
(1 letter)
Box AC4
Linney, Romulus, 1965-2003 and undated
(66 items)
Box AC4
MacLeish, Roderick, 1994
(1 item)
Box AC4
Mailer, Norman, 1977, 1984
(2 items)
Box AC4
Malone, Michael, 2000 and undated
(3 items)
Box AC4
Malouf, Melissa, 2003
(1 item)
Box AC4
Maron, Margaret, 1994
(1 item)
Box AC4
Maxwell, William, 1997-2000
(2 item)
Box AC4
McFee, Michael, 1993-1994
(5 items)
Box AC4
Meredith, William, 1970-1979
(14 items)
Box AC4
Mitchell, Julian, 1959-1988 and undated
(48 items)
Box AC4
Morgan, Robert, 2000-2003 and undated
(3 items)
Box AC4
Morris, Willie, 1997
(1 item)
Box AC4
Morrison, Toni, 1974-1992 and undated
(10 items)
Box AC4
Naumoff, Lawrence, 1972-2000
(30 items)
Box AC4
Nelson, Betty Palmer, 1992
(1 item)
Box AC4
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1976-1983
(5 items)
Box AC4
O'Brien, Edna, 1962
(1 item)
Box AC4
Owen, Guy, 1974-1976
(6 items)
Box AC4
Parker, Dorothy, 1961
(1 item)
Box AC4
Patton, Frances Gray, 1960-1977
(3 items)
Box AC4
Payne, Peggy, 1994
(1 item)
Box AC4
Pearson, T. R., 1986
(1 item)
Box AC4
Percy, Walker, 1966-1992
(9 items)
Box AC4
Porter, Joe, 1980-2001
(54 items)
Box AC4
P-S, 1956-2003 and undated
(20 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC5
Price, Leontyne, 1975-1983 and undated
(8 items)
Box AC5
Ransom, John Crowe, 1987
(1 item)
Box AC5
Rorem, Ned, 1997-2003
(6 items)
Box AC5
Rubin, Louis, 1965-1997
(14 items)
Box AC5
Salinger, Wendy, 1997
(1 item)
Box AC5
Schiff, James, 1994-2002
(40 items)
Box AC5
Seay, Jim, 1973-1990
(3 items)
Box AC5
Sendak, Maurice, 1999
(1 item)
Box AC5
Settle, Mary Lee, 1978-1982
(7 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC5
Shivers, Louise, 1976-1986 and undated
(20 items)
Box AC5
Smith, Charlie, 1969-1989 and undated
(43 items)
Box AC5
Smith, Dave, 1988-2000 and undated`
(28 items)
Box AC5
Smith, Lee, 1969-1998
(16 items)
Box AC5
Snyder, Gary, 1974-1977
(4 items)
Box AC5
Sondheim, Stephen, 1997
(1 item)
Box AC5
Spencer, Elizabeth, 1987-2002
(17 items)
Box AC5
Spender, Stephen, 1956-1957 Mar.
(49 items)
Box AC5
S-U, 1956-2003 and undated
(18 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC6
Spender, Stephen, 1957 Apr.-1999 and undated
(289 items)
Box AC6
Steele, Max, 1967-1988 and undated
(22 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC6
Styron, William, 1956-1994
(31 items)
Box AC6
Tan, Amy, 1995
(1 item)
Box AC6
Tate, Allen, 1966-1975
(6 items)
Box AC6
Taylor, James, 2001
(2 items)
Box AC6
Tyler, Anne, 1960-2003 and undated
(36 items)
Box AC6
Updike, John, 1962-2000 and undated
(8 items)
Box AC6
V-W, 1940-2001 and undated
(13 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)
Box AC7
Verdelle, A. J., 1996
(2 items)
Box AC7
Voll, Daniel, 1992-2001 and undated
(39 items)
Box AC7
Vonnegut, Kurt, 1997
(1 item)
Box AC7
Wallace, Randall, 1971-1986
(13 items)
Box AC7
Warren, Robert Penn, 1980
(1 item)
Box AC7
Welty, Eudora, 1940-1994 and undated
(225 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC7
Williams, Jonathan, 1969-1984
(51 items)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC7
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1993-2004 and undated
(9 folders) , ENTIRE BOX IS RESTRICTED.)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box AC8

2. Writings Series (RESTRICTED), 1935-2004 and undated

92 boxes

The Writings Series is divided into the Writings by Price Subseries and the Writings by Others Subseries.

Conditions Governing Access note

ENTIRE SERIES IS RESTRICTED. See individual subseries notes for specific restrictions.

Writings by Price Subseries (RESTRICTED), 1946-2003 and undated

76 boxes

Chiefly manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs of novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and a variety of nonfiction books by Reynolds Price. Overall arrangement of the subseries is chronological, with some exceptions.

The majority of Price's published books and plays (minus some small press publications and limited editions) appear in order of publication date in boxes WP1-WP70. For each book, materials are then arranged in order of their writing and editing history. In cases of approximate or inferred dates, strict chronological order is occasionally ignored, with the main sequence of writing and editing the text--as reflected in notes, manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs--being favored over such later matters in the publication process as jacket copy, ads, and adaptations into other genres and media (such as screenplays and audiobooks).

Materials for individual short works appear in the last six boxes of the subseries, WP71-WP77, in four categories: uncollected poems, uncollected stories, uncollected nonfiction, and student work. The first three of these groups are arranged alphabetically by title; Price's student work, from high school through his years at Oxford, is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: materials in this subseries are open for researchers to view but not to duplicate. During Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, duplication by any means of materials in this subseries requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

A Long and Happy Life (novel, 1962) RESTRICTED
Box WP1
Notes, 1957
(2 folders)
Box WP1
Partial Fair Copy, 1958-1959
Box WP1
Notes and drafts, 1958-1960
(5 folders)
Box WP1
Notes and drafts, 1960
(5 folders)
Box WP1
Typescript, 1961 and undated
(Folders 1-6 of 7)
Box WP1
Typescript, 1961 and undated
(Folder 7 of 7)
Box WP2
Typescript with charts and windows specifications for printer, 1961
(4 folders)
Box WP2
Typescripts with Harry Ford's specifications for printer, 1961
(4 folders)
Box WP2
Plate proof: Corrected pages, 1961
Box WP2
Proofs, 1961-1964
(3 folders)

[All items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP2
Screenplays by Price and other authors
Charles Eastman, 1964 Sept. 5
(2 folders)
Box WP2
Notes and first draft by Price for Jack Garfein, 1965
(2 folders)
Box WP2
Draft by Price as presented to Jack Garfein, 1965 Apr.
(2 folders)
Box WP2
Drafts by Price and Garfein, 1965-1966
(Folder 1 of 3)
Box WP2
Drafts by Price and Garfein, 1965-1966
(Folders 2-3 of 3)
Box WP3
Fair copy by Price and Garfein, 1966
(2 folders)
Box WP3
Draft with revisions by Price, ca. 1969
(2 folders)
Box WP3
Fair copy of 1969 revisions, circa 1969
Box WP3
Notes by Price and Richard Neubert, 1970 June-July
Box WP3
Draft by Price and Richard Neubert with revisions by both, 1970 June-July
(2 folders)
Box WP3
Draft with notes and revisions by Richard Neubert, 1970
(2 folders)
Box WP3
Draft with revisions by Price and Richard Neubert, 1970.
(2 folders)
Box WP3
Miscellaneous, 1961-1971 and undated
Box WP3
Play prepared by John Clum from RP's screenplay for Duke Summer Theater, 1976
Box WP3
Typescript of Clum adaptation, signed by Price and notated for staging, circa 1976
Box WP3
Draft of screenplay by Stephanie Keys, 1988
Box WP3
Typescript of screenplay by Beth Henley, 1989, Mar.
Box WP4
Dedication page, undated
Box WP4
Encounter proof of Part One, undated
Box WP4
Jacket sketch and jacket, by Harry Ford, undated
Box WP4
Samples of paperback cover, undated
Box WP4
Notes and drafts, undated

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Box WP4
The Names and Faces of Heroes (short stories, 1963) RESTRICTED

Note: see also "Correspondence and application materials for Guggenheim Foundation, 1960-1970" under "Uncollected fiction" in Box WP69 for other early manuscripts of individual stories later collected in The Names and Faces of Heroes.

Box WP4
Possible titles, undated
Box WP4
Proof from which Price read at YMHA, New York, 1963 Mar.
Box WP4
Draft of introduction to reading, undated
Box WP4
Program of reading, undated
Box WP4
Harry Ford's specifications for English edition, 1963
Box WP4
A Chain of Love, notes and drafts, 1955 and undated
(3 folders)
Box WP4
A Chain of Love, typed draft, undated
Box WP4
A Chain of Love, proof (as set, but never published, by Paris Review, 1957)
Box WP4
A Chain of Love, drafts and revisions, 1962
Box WP4
A Chain of Love, typescript with revisions, undated
Box WP4
A Chain of Love, abridged from The Names and Faces of Heroes, undated
Box WP4
The Warrior Princess Ozimba, notes and drafts, 1956-1961 and undated
Box WP4
Michael Egerton, 1951-1954 and undated
Box WP4
The Anniversary, notes and drafts, 1955-1958
(2 folders)
Box WP4
The Anniversary, typescript, undated
Box WP4
Uncle Grant, notes and drafts and proof from Encounter, 1961 and undated
Box WP4
Uncle Grant, manuscript fragments, 1961-1962
Box WP4
Uncle Grant, typescript fragments, undated
Box WP4
Printer's typescript, prepared by Harry Ford and copy editor, 1963
(2 folders)
Box WP5
Plate proof, 1963
(2 folders)
Box WP5
Jacket proof, 1963
Box WP5
Sample proof, 1963, Feb.
Box WP5
Proofs, 1963
(2 folders)

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Box WP5
A Generous Man (novel, 1966) RESTRICTED
Box WP5
Notes, 1964-1965 and undated
Box WP5
First draft, 1964-1965
(5 folders)
Box WP5
Typescript, undated
(4 folders)
Box WP5
Typescript with Price's changes while book was in press, undated
(Folders 1-2 of 4)
Box WP5
Typescript with Price's changes while book was in press, undated
(Folders 3-4 of 4)
Box WP6
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1966
(4 folders)
Box WP6
Plate proof, 1966
(4 folders)
Box WP6
Proofs, 1966
(4 folders)

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Box WP6
Synopsis for Columbia Pictures Corporation, 1966 Feb.
Box WP6
French proof, 1970
(2 folders)
Box WP6
Jacket proofs: Atheneum and Signet, undated
Box WP6
Love and Work (novel, 1968) RESTRICTED
Box WP6
Notes, 1965-1968 and undated
Box WP6
First draft, 1967
(2 folders)
Box WP6
Price's typescript with revisions, 1968
(2 folders)
Box WP6
Final typescript with revisions by Price (made while book was in press), undated
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP6
Final typescript with revisions by Price (made while book was in press), undated
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP7
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1968
(3 folders)
Box WP7
Plate proofs, 1968
(2 folders)
Box WP7
Proofs, 1968
(2 folders)

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Box WP7
Sample covers and jacket proof, undated
Box WP7
Jacket copy, undated
Box WP7
Permanent Errors (short stories and novella, 1970) RESTRICTED
Box WP7
Notes, 1967-1969 and undated
Box WP7
To the Reader, draft and typescript, 1970 and undated
Box WP7
The Happiness of Others, drafts, 1967 and undated
Box WP7
A Dog's Death, drafts, 1966-1967 and undated
Box WP7
Scars, notes and drafts, 1967 and undated
Box WP7
Waiting at Dachau, notes, drafts, and Esquire proofs, 1968-1969 and undated
Box WP7
Late Warnings, notes and drafts, 1966-1968 and undated
Box WP7
Invitation for Jesse Rehder, drafts, 1967 and undated
Box WP7
Summer Games, drafts, 1963 and undated
Box WP7
Truth and Lies, drafts, 1963 and undated
Box WP7
Good and Bad Dreams, notes, drafts, and Playboy uncorrected proof, 1963-1970 and undated
Box WP7
Walking Lessons, notes and drafts, 1969-1970 and undated
(2 folders)
Box WP7
To the Reader, typescript, undated
Box WP7
The Happiness of Others, typescript, undated
Box WP7
A Dog's Death, typescript, undated
Box WP7
Scars, typescript, undated
Box WP7
Waiting at Dachau, typescript, undated
Box WP8
Late Warnings, typescript, undated
Box WP8
Invitation for Jessie Rehder, typescript, undated
Box WP8
Summer Games, typescript, undated
Box WP8
Truth and Lies, typescript, undated
Box WP8
Good and Bad Dreams, typescript, undated
Box WP8
Walking Lessons, typescript, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP8
Typescript with Price's changes made while book was in press, undated
(5 folders)
Box WP8
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1970
(4 folders)
Box WP8
Plate proof, 1970
(4 folders)
Box WP8
Page proof, 1970
Box WP9
Proofs, 1970
(4 folders)

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Box WP9
Jacket copy, undated
Box WP9
Jacket proof, sample covers, and Harry Ford's specifications, undated
Box WP9
Paperback cover, undated
Box WP9
Miscellaneous, 1970-1982 and undated
Box WP9
Things Themselves (essays, 1972) RESTRICTED
Box WP9
To the Reader, notes and drafts, 1970-1971 and undated
Box WP9
Dodging Apples, drafts, 1963-1971 and undated
Box WP9
Five Sketches for a Screenplay,drafts, undated
Box WP9
News for the Mineshaft, notes and drafts, 1967 and undated
Box WP9
Pylon - The Posture of Worship, notes and drafts, 1968 and undated
Box WP9
A Reasonable Guide Through Perilous Seas, draft, undated
Box WP9
The Onlooker, Smiling, notes and drafts, 1969-1972 and undated
Box WP9
Frightening Gift, first draft, 1970
Box WP9
The Wings of a Dove - A Single Combat, notes and draft, 1971 and undated
Box WP9
Dodo, Phoenix, or Tough Old Cock? notes and draft, 1971 and undated
Box WP9
For Ernest Hemingway, notes and draft, 1971 and undated
(3 folders)
Box WP9
Four Abrahams, Four Isaacs by Rembrandt, notes and drafts, 1971 and undated
Box WP10
Poem Doctrinal and Exemplary to a Nation, drafts, 1971 and undated
Box WP10
Typescript with Price's revisions, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP10
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1972
(2 folders)
Box WP10
Plate proof, 1972
(3 folders)
Box WP10
Proofs, 1972
(4 folders)

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Box WP10
Jacket proof and sample covers, 1972
Box WP10
Presence and Absence (translations, 1973) RESTRICTED
Box WP10
Original corrected manuscript, 1972
Box WP10
Original typed manuscript, 1972
Box WP10
Printer's proof, 1972-1973
Box WP10
Author's corrected galley proof, 1973

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Box WP10
The Surface of Earth (novel, 1975) RESTRICTED
Box WP10
Notes and schedules, 1973-1974 and undated
Box WP10
First draft, Book One, 1972-1973
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP10
First draft, Book One, 1972-1973
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP11
First draft, Book Two, 1973-1974
(2 folders)
Box WP11
First draft, Book Three, 1974
(2 folders)
Box WP11
Author's note, manuscripts and transcript, 1974-1975
Box WP11
Price's typescript with revisions, undated
(Folders 1-5 of 6)
Box WP11
Price's typescript with revisions, undated
(Folder 6 of 6)
Box WP12
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1975
(5 folders)
Box WP12
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1975 (cont.)
Box WP12
Honest Hearts, typescript draft for Esquire with suggested corrections by Gordon Lish, undated
Box WP12
Galley proofs for Esquire, 1973

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Box WP12
Proofs, 1975
(7 folders)

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Box WP12
Jacket copy, 1974 and undated
Box WP12
Cover photographs, 1976 and undated

[Photograph removed to Photographic Materials Series.]

Box WP12
Jacket proofs, undated
Box WP12
Paperback cover, undated
Box WP12
Sample pages with Price's notes, changes for Atheneum paperback edition, 1981-1983
(2 folders)
Box WP12
Photograph, undated

[Photograph removed to Photographic Materials Series.]

Box WP12
Early Dark (play, 1977) RESTRICTED
Box WP13
Manuscript I (notebook), 1976 July-Aug.
Box WP13
Manuscript II (notebook), 1976 July-Aug.
Box WP13
Final transcript, 1976
Box WP13
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1977
Box WP13
Typescript drafts of preface, 1976 and undated
Box WP13
Sample pages, 1977 Jan.
Box WP13
Proofs, 1977
(3 folders)

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Box WP13
Miscellany, undated
Box WP13
A Palpable God (translations and essay, 1978) RESTRICTED
Box WP13
Notes, 1975-1976 and undated
Box WP13
A notebook of translations, 1975-1976
Box WP13
Drafts: Preface; Note on Translating and Selection, and the texts, 1976 and undated
(6 folders)
Box WP13
Preface to Mark, four manuscript and typescript drafts, 1976 July and undated
Box WP13
The Good News According to Mark, proof, 1976
Box WP13
Preface with introduction and changes for presentation as lectures at Salzburg seminar, Austria, 1977 June.
Box WP13
Page proof with author's corrections, 1977
Box WP13
Printer's copy, typed by Price, with Harry Ford's specifications, 1978
(8 folders)
Box WP13
Proofs, 1978
(4 folders)

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Box WP13
To the Reader, five manuscript and typescript drafts, 1979 Apr. and undated
Box WP13
Three typescript fragments of To the Reader and translated texts, undated
(Folder 1 of 3)
Box WP13
Three typescript fragments of To the Reader and translated texts, undated
(Folders 2-3 of 3)
Box WP14
Nine Mysteries (poetry, 1979) RESTRICTED
Box WP14
Nine Mysteries, 1979, undated
Box WP14
Miscellaneous
Box WP14
Typescript drafts and Fragments, 1979
Box WP14
First, Second and Third proofs, 1979
Box WP14
First printing and Sample pages, 1979
Box WP14
Miscellaneous proofs
Box WP14
Annunciation, draft, undated
Box WP14
Ascension, draft, undated
Box WP14
Dead Girl, undated
Box WP14
Naked Boy, draft, 1977 and undated
Box WP14
Reparation, drafts, 1977
Box WP14
Resurrection, draft, undated
Box WP14
Nine Mysteries typescript, undated
Box WP14
Nine Mysteries cover, undated
Box WP14
The Source of Light (novel, 1981) RESTRICTED
Box WP14
Notes and fragments, 1971-1980
Box WP14
First draft, 1978
(7 folders)
Box WP14
First draft, typed, undated
Box WP15
Typescript
Box WP15
Printer's copy, typed by Price, with Harry Ford's specifications, 1981
(8 folders)
Box WP15
Proofs, 1981
(5 folders)

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Box WP15
Back cover copy for paperback edition, 1985 Jan.
Box WP15
Paperback covers, undated
Box WP15
Proof of binding, undated
Box WP15
Manuscript log, undated
Box WP15
Author's questionnaire, 1980 Sept.
Box WP15
Vital Provisions (poetry, 1982) RESTRICTED
Box WP15
The Alchemist, manuscripts and typescript, 1970 and undated
Box WP15
Angel, manuscripts and typescripts, 1965, 1981 and undated
Box WP15
Anniversary, typescript, undated
Box WP15
The Annual Heron, typescript, undated
Box WP15
Annunciation, manuscript, typescript, and proof, 1975
Box WP15
At the Gulf, manuscripts and typescripts, 1970 and undated
Box WP15
At the Gulf, galley proof, 1977

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Box WP15
Attis, manuscript, typescripts, and proof, 1970, 1983 and undated
Box WP15
Aurora, typescript, 1982
Box WP15
Black Water, typescript, undated
Box WP15
Christ Child's Song at the End of Night, typescript, 1978
Box WP15
Cumaean Song, typescript, undated
Box WP15
Dead Girl (Mark 5), typescript and proof, undated
Box WP15
Divine Propositions, typescript, undated
Box WP15
The Dream of a House, manuscripts and typescripts, 1977 and undated
Box WP15
The Dream of Food, typescripts, 1980 and undated
Box WP15
The Dream of Lee, typescripts, undated
Box WP15
"For Leontyne Price After Ariadne," manuscripts, typescripts, and proof, 1973, 1979 and undated
Box WP15
Found, For My Brother, typescript, 1981
Box WP15
I say of any man, typescripts and proof, 1961 and undated
Box WP15
Instruction (Matthew 27:5), typescripts, undated
Box WP15
Man and Faun, manuscripts, typescripts, 1966-1967 and undated
Box WP15
Memoranda, typescripts, 1982
Box WP15
Night Speech, typescript, undated
Box WP15
Pictures of the Dead, typescripts, undated
Box WP15
Pure Boys and Girls, typescripts and proof, 1978 and undated
(2 folders)
Box WP15
Questions for a Student (A.M., 18 March 1969), typescripts, 1975 and undated
Box WP15
A Rainbow and a Day-Old Calf, typescript, undated
Box WP15
Seafarer, typescripts, 1979 and undated
Box WP15
Sleeping Wife (Matthew 27:19), typescripts, 1973
Box WP15
Ten Years, Four Days, typescript, undated
Box WP15
To My Niece--Our Photograph in a Hammock, manuscripts and typescript, 1970 and undated
Box WP15
Torso of an Archaic Apollo, draft, typescript, 1968-1969 and undated
Box WP15
Your Element, typescript, undated
Box WP16
Fair copy, revised, 1981 (2 vols.)
Box WP16
Drafts, undated
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP16
Drafts, undated
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP16
Table of Contents, preface, miscellany (drafts), 1982 and undated
Box WP16
Typescript (incomplete), undated
Box WP16
Proof, unbound, 1982
(2 folders)
Box WP16
Proof, bound, 1982
Box WP16
Page proof, 1982
Box WP16
Author's questionnaire, 1982 Feb.
Box WP16
Mustian (novels and short story, 1983) RESTRICTED
Box WP16
Preface, manuscript and typescript drafts, 1982 Nov.
Box WP16
Proofs with Price's corrections, 1983
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP16
Proofs with Price's corrections, 1983
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP17
Advertisements and proofs, 1983-1984 and undated
Box WP17
Covers, undated
Box WP17
Front flap copy draft, undated
Box WP17
Private Contentment (play, 1984) RESTRICTED
Box WP17
Notes, 1981 March-May
Box WP17
First draft, 1981
Box WP17
Typed draft, 1981
Box WP17
Shooting script for PBS American Playhouse, 1982 Jan.
Box WP17
Printer's copy with Harry Ford's specifications, 1984
Box WP17
First proof with Price's corrections, fragments, 1984
Box WP17
Proof, 1984

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP17
Stage plan for Private Contentment, 1985

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP17
Cover photograph, undated

[Photograph removed to Photographic Materials Series.]

Box WP17
Kate Vaiden (novel, 1986) RESTRICTED
Box WP17
Handwritten draft, 1983-1985
(2 folders)
Box WP17
First corrected printout, superceded 1984 Mar.
Box WP17
Notes, 1985-1985 and undated
Box WP17
Partial typescript with changes, 1985
(2 folders)
Box WP18
Copy of partial draft with changes, 1985? (2 folders)
Box WP18
Draft with revisions, p. 370-381, 1985 Sept.
Box WP18
Draft, 1986
(3 folders)
Box WP18
Partial draft with Price's revisions, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP18
Galley excerpt, 1986 Apr.
Box WP18
Proofs with Price's corrections, 1986
Box WP19
Master proof, 1986

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP19
Jacket sketches from Ballantine Books (also Good Hearts), undated
Box WP19
Cover photograph, undated
Box WP19
Cover proofs, undated

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP19
Jacket, undated
Box WP19
First draft of a screenplay by Benedict Fitzgerald, 1987 June
(2 folders)
Box WP19
Screenplay by Benedict Fitzgerald, 1987 Oct.
Box WP19
The Laws of Ice (poetry, 1986) RESTRICTED
Box WP20
The Aim, typescripts, undated
Box WP20
Ambrosia, typescripts, 1983 and undated
Box WP20
Before the Flood, typescript, 1984
Box WP20
Caught, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Caw, typescripts, undated
Box WP20
Cherokee, typescripts, 1982 and undated
Box WP20
The Claim, typescripts, 1984
Box WP20
Dead Man, Dying Girl, manuscript, typescripts, and proof, 1968, 1978, and undated
(2 folders)
Box WP20
Eels, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Epitaphs from the Greek Anthology, typescript, undated
Box WP20
For James Dean, typescript, undated
Box WP20
For Vivian Leigh, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Good Places, typescripts, 1983
Box WP20
Hawk Hill, typescripts, undated
Box WP20
The Heaven of Elizabeth Rodwell, My Mother, typescripts, 1983
Box WP20
His Discovery, typescript, 1984
Box WP20
House Snake, typescripts with revisions, 1983 and undated
(2 folders)
Box WP20
I Am Transmuting, manuscripts and typescript, 1968 and undated
Box WP20
Jonathan's Lament for David, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Last Conversation, typescript, 1983
Box WP20
A Life in Dreams, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Lighthouse, Mosquito Inlet, typescript, 1983
Box WP20
The Lines of Life, typescripts and proof, undated
Box WP20
The Lines of Life and The Sleeper in the Valley, proof from Shenandoah, 1966
Box WP20
Midnight, manuscripts and typescript, 1966-1968 and undated
Box WP20
Pears, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Porta Nigra, manuscripts and typescripts, 1966-1982 and undated
Box WP20
Rest, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Rincón 1, typescripts, 1982
Box WP20
Rincón 2, typescripts, 1982
Box WP20
Same Road, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Secret, typescript, undated
Box WP20
The Sleeper in the Valley, typescripts, 1960-1966 and undated
Box WP20
Three Visits, drafts and typescripts, 1985 and undated
Box WP20
A Tomb for Will Price, My Father, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Transatlantic, typescript, undated
Box WP20
Vision, typescript, 1984
Box WP20
Warm Springs, typescripts, 1982 and undated
Box WP20
Watchman, Tower, Midnight, manuscript and typescripts, 1986 and undated
Box WP20
What is Godly, typescripts, 1982 and undated
Box WP20
Typescript, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP20
Original copyedited typescript, 1986
Box WP20
Proof with Price's corrections, 1986
Box WP20
Cover photograph, undated

[Photograph removed to Photographic Materials Series.]

Box WP20
A Common Room (essays, 1987) RESTRICTED
Box WP21
A Dim Warm Cave, typescripts and proof, 1983
Box WP21
A Fairly Crucial Choice, proofs, 1983
Box WP21
Family Stories: The Carters in Plains, manuscripts and typescript, 1976 and undated
Box WP21
Finding Work, manuscript and typescripts, 1967 Feb. 2 and undated
Box WP21
A Good Report, typescripts, 1982 Mar. 8-9
Box WP21
Heroes, manuscript, typescripts, and proof, 1978 Sept. 29-Oct. 19 and undated
Box WP21
Homeless. Home. manuscript and galley proof, 1977 Sept. 17-Nov. 26
(2 folders)
Box WP21
The Lonely Hunt for Power, manuscript and typescripts, 1973 Dec. 30 and undated
Box WP21
Love Across the Lines, draft, undated
Box WP21
Pantherine, Leonine, Orchidaceous, manuscripts and typescript, 1982 May 10-June 5 and undated
Box WP21
The Penny Show, manuscript and galley proof, 1982 Dec. 14-15 and undated
Box WP21
Pictures of Pride, manuscripts and typescripts, 1976 Dec. and undated
Box WP21
Real Life and Fiction, notes, manuscript, and typescripts, 1982 and undated
Box WP21
A Recurrent Fact, draft, undated
Box WP21
Reviews
Blotner, Joseph, Faulkner: A Biography, manuscript and typescript, 1974 and undated
Box WP21
Greene, Graham, The Honorary Consul and Collected Stories, manuscript and typescript, 1973 and undated
Box WP21
Hemingway, Gregory, Papa: a Personal Memoir, manuscripts and typescripts, 1976 and undated
Box WP21
Lattimore, Richmond, Acts and Letters of the Apostles, typescript, undated
Box WP21
Lattimore, Richmond, The Four Gospels and the Revelation, manuscript and typescript, 1973 and undated
Box WP21
Morrison, Toni, Song of Solomon, manuscript, 1977
Box WP21
Welch, James, Winter in the Blood, manuscript and typescript, 1974 Oct. 9 and undated
Box WP21
A Start, manuscript, 1981 Sept. 28-Oct. 13
Box WP21
Strong Old Rhythms, manuscript and typescripts, 1979 Jan. 7 and undated
Box WP21
The Thing Itself, manuscripts and typescripts, 1966, 1971, and undated
(6 folders)
Box WP21
Uses for Freedoms, manuscript and typescripts, 1967-1971 and undated
Box WP21
A Vast Common Room, drafts and typescript, 1986
Box WP21
What Stayed in Plains, manuscript, 1980 Nov. 24
Box WP21
You Are Needed Now and Will Always Be, manuscripts and typescripts, 1975 Mar. 17-Oct. 8 and undated

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Box WP21
Early typescripts, 1964-1985 and undated
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP21
Early typescripts, 1964-1985 and undated
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP22
Early typescript, miscellaneous, undated
Box WP22
Printer's copy, with Harry Ford's specifications, 1987
(12 folders)
Box WP22
Galley proof, miscellaneous pages, 1987

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP22
First proof, with Harry Ford's and Price's corrections, 1987 Aug. 27

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP22
Master proof, miscellaneous pages with Price's corrections, 1987 Aug. 27

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP22
Jacket sketch, by Harry Ford, undated
Box WP22
Jacket, undated
Box WP22
Full Moon (play, 1987) RESTRICTED
Box WP23
Typescript draft, 1987
Box WP23
Typescript draft with author's revisions, undated
Box WP23
Typescript second draft with author's revisions, 1987 July-Oct.
(2 folders)
Box WP23
Typescript second draft with author's revisions, 1987 Sept.-Oct.
Box WP23
Typescript fragments with revisions by author, undated
Box WP23
Bound copy, undated
Box WP23
Typescript of the premier production, 1988 Aug. 4
Box WP23
Full Moon and Other Plays, corrected proof, 1993
(2 folders)
Box WP23
Good Hearts (novel, 1988) RESTRICTED
Box WP24
Typescript draft, 1986 Aug.
Box WP24
Typescript draft, 1988
(3 folders)
Box WP24
First proof with Price's and Harry Ford's changes, 1988
(2 folders)
Box WP24
Second proof with Price's changes, 1988
(2 folders)
Box WP24
Ad copy, undated
Box WP24
Publicity schedule, 1988
Box WP24
Clear Pictures (memoir, 1989) RESTRICTED
Box WP24
Foreward, typescript drafts with corrections, 1988
Box WP24
Three Useful Lessons: typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1987 and undated
Box WP24
An Open Heart, typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1987 and undated
Box WP24
Black Help, typescript drafts with author's corrections, undated
Box WP25
An Absolute Hunter, typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1987 and undated
Box WP25
A Normal, All But Fatal Childhood, typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1988 and undated
Box WP25
Real Copies, typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1987-1988 and undated
Box WP25
Credible Light, (Absolute Reality) typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1988 and undated
(Folder 1 of 3)
Box WP25
Credible Light, (Absolute Reality) typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1988 and undated
(Folders 2-3 of 3)
Box WP25
A Final Secret: Will's Death, typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1988 and undated
Box WP25
Miscellaneous revised pages, undated
Box WP25
Afterword (Epilogue), typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1987-1989 and undated
Box WP25
Captions for illustrations, draft with author's corrections and notes on illustrations, 1988 and undated
Box WP25
A Note on Clear Pictures, typescript drafts with author's corrections, 1988
Box WP25
Typescript draft, 1988
(3 folders)
Box WP25
Binding die copy, 1989
(Folder 1 of 4)
Box WP25
Binding die copy, 1989
(Folders 2-4 of 4)
Box WP26
Afterword, corrected proof, 1989 Mar.
Box WP26
Proofs and notes on illustrations, 1989
(3 folders)

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Box WP26
Changes for a second printing, undated
Box WP26
Jacket copy, undated
Box WP26
Promotional folder and contents, 1989
Box WP26
The Tongues of Angels (novel, 1990) RESTRICTED
Box WP26
Research notes, undated
Box WP26
Typescript first draft with author's revisions, undated
Box WP26
Typescript second draft with author's revisions, 1987 Sept.
Box WP26
Typescript third draft with author's revisions, 1987 Sept.
(2 folders)
Box WP26
Typescript draft with author's revisions, undated
Box WP26
Typescript draft, circa 1987
Box WP26
Printer's copy with specifications, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP26
Spelling notes for copy editor, 1989 June
Box WP26
Printer's proof, 1989 Nov.
Box WP26
Printer's first proof and master proof, 1990

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Box WP26
Ultramarine Publishing Company Flyer, circa 1989
Box WP27
"First changes," manuscript notes, undated
Box WP27
Cover proofs, undated

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Box WP27
The Use of Fire (poetry, 1990) RESTRICTED
Box WP27
An Afterlife, 1953-1988, typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
An Afterlife, 1953-1958, galley proof, 1990
Box WP27
Dawn (John 21), typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
The Eel, typescripts, 1984
Box WP27
The Elephants of North Carolina (Also Dream Elephants), typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
Fishers, typescript, 1988
Box WP27
Giant, typescripts, 1990
Box WP27
Half of Life, manuscript and typescript, 1970 and undated
Box WP27
Hymn, manuscript and typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
Initiation, manuscript and typescript, 1970 and undated
Box WP27
Imprecation, typescript, undated
Box WP27
Jim, Dead of AIDS an Hour Ago, typescript, 1988
Box WP27
Jim, With AIDS, typescript, 1988
Box WP27
Juncture, typescripts, 1987
Box WP27
Late Visit, manuscripts, 1989
Box WP27
Lights Out, manuscripts, 1988
Box WP27
Lost Homes, typescripts, 1989, and undated
Box WP27
Maya, typescript, 1990
Box WP27
Noon Rest, Best Day, manuscript and limited edition, Albondocani Press, 1986
(2 folders)
Box WP27
The Resident Heron, typescript, 1988
Box WP27
Six Consolations, typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
Socrates and Alcibiades, manuscripts, typescripts, and proof, 1960-1980 and undated
Box WP27
Three Dead Voices, typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
13 February 1984-1990, typescripts, 1990
Box WP27
Tom, Dying of AIDS, typescripts, 1989
Box WP27
Unbeaten Play, typescripts and proofs, 1987 and undated
(2 folders)
Box WP27
Winter, manuscripts and typescript, 1961, 1989 and undated
Box WP27
Yom Kippur, typescript, 1988
Box WP27
Your Lies, typescript, undated
Box WP27
Table of Contents: typescript draft with corrections, undated
Box WP27
Printer's first proof, 1989

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Original copyedited typescript, 1990
(2 folders)
Box WP27
Printer's proof, 1990 July
Box WP27
New Music: A Trilogy (plays, 1990) RESTRICTED
Box WP28
August Snow
Handwritten notes and drafts, 1984-1985 and undated
Box WP28
First typescript draft with revisions, 1985 Jan.
Box WP28
Early typescript draft, 1985
Box WP28
Typescript draft, 1985
Box WP28
Bound copy, 1985
Box WP28
Rehearsal notes, 1985
Box WP28
Hendrix Players Production Program, 1985 Nov.
Box WP28
New Music
Handwritten fragment, 1985 Oct.
Box WP28
First draft, typescript, 1985 Oct.
Box WP28
Revised draft, typescript, 1985 Oct.
Box WP28
Typescript draft, 1985
Box WP28
Bound copy, 1985
Box WP28
Better Days, typescript draft, first revision, 1985 Dec.
Box WP28
Better Days, bound copy, 1985
(2 folders)
Box WP28
New Music, typescript draft, and related papers, 1987, undated
Box WP29
August Snow, typescript draft, 1989 July
Box WP29
Night Dance, typescript draft, 1989 July
Box WP29
Better Days, typescript draft, 1989 July
Box WP29
Fragments, early drafts, 1989-1990 and undated
Box WP29
Reviews and articles, 1989
Box WP29
Miscellaneous related papers, 1989 Aug.-Oct. and undated
Box WP29
Copy of revised text as submitted for publication by Theater Communications Group, 1990
(2 folders)
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The Foreseeable Future (stories, 1991) RESTRICTED
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The Fare to the Moon, early drafts, 1989
Box WP29
Typescript draft with author's revisions, 1988 Feb.
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Typescript draft with author's revisions, 1988 Aug.
Box WP29
Typescript draft with author's revisions, 1988 Sept.
Box WP30
Setting copy with author's revisions, 1990 Aug.
(2 folders)
Box WP30
Page proof, 1991
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP30
Page Proof, 1991
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP30
Jacket Illustration, undated
Box WP30
Blue Calhoun (novel, 1992) RESTRICTED
Box WP30
Typescript draft with author's revisions, 1990
(2 folders)
Box WP30
Typescript draft with author's revisions, 1991 Jan.
(4 folders)
Box WP31
Notes, undated
Box WP31
Typescript draft,
(4 folders)
Box WP31
Atheneum Ms., 1991
(3 folders)
Box WP32
Original copyedited typescript, circa 1991
(4 folders)
Box WP32
Printer's Manuscript, circa 1991
(Folder 1 of 3)
Box WP33
Printer's Manuscript, circa 1991
(Folders 2-3 of 3)
Box WP33
Revised Fragments, 1991
Box WP33
Proofreader's and master galleys, 1991
(2 folders)

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Box WP33
Duplicate repro proofs, 1992
(6 folders)
Box WP33
Publisher's Prospectus 1992
Box WP33
Sample covers, undated

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The Collected Stories (fiction, 1993) RESTRICTED
Box WP34
The Company of the Dead, 1989
Box WP34
Deeds of Light, 1990
Box WP34
An Early Christmas, 1991
(2 folders)
Box WP34
The Enormous Door, undated
Box WP34
The Final News, 1990
Box WP34
The Golden Child, 1989
Box WP34
A Final Account, 1991
Box WP34
His Final Mother, 1990
(2 folders)
Box WP34
Home, 1990
Box WP34
Long Night, undated
Box WP34
A New Piece of Woods, 1988
Box WP34
Slow Night, 1990
Box WP34
This Wait, 1989
Box WP34
Watching Her Die, 1989
Box WP34
Typescript "as submitted to Atheneum" (photocopy), 1992
(Folders 1-3 of 5)
Box WP34
Typescript "as submitted to Atheneum" (photocopy), 1992
(Folders 4-5 of 5)
Box WP35
Copyedited typescript (photocopy), circa 1992
(5 folders)
Box WP35
Master proof of front pages, preface, and author biography (photocopy), 1992 Nov. 30
Box WP35
Page proof with corrections (photocopy), 1992 Dec. 1
(Folder 1 of 4)
Box WP35
Page proof with corrections (photocopy), 1992 Dec. 1
(Folders 2-4 of 4)
Box WP36
Second proofs of various stories' title pages (photocopies), 1992 Dec. 1
Box WP36
Sample pages, 1992

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Box WP36
Page proof (photocopy), 1993 Jan. 19-20
(4 folders)
Box WP36
Miscellaneous drafts of front matter and jacket copy for various editions, 1992, 2003, and undated
Box WP36
Jacket proofs, 2003 and undated

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A Whole New Life (nonfiction, 1994) RESTRICTED
Box WP37
Typescript drafts, 1992-1993
With author's revisions, 1992 Sept. 18
Box WP37
With author's revisions, 1992 Oct. 2
Box WP37
Incomplete, circa 1992 Nov.
Box WP37
1992 Dec. 1
Box WP37
1993 Jan. 6
Box WP37
Circa 1993 Jan.-Apr.
(2 folders)
Box WP37
With author's revisions, 1993 Apr. 9-17
(2 folders)
Box WP37
1993 Apr. 27
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP37
Typescript drafts, 1992-1993
Box WP38
1993 Apr. 27
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP38
With notes by Alec Wilkinson, 1993 May 24-June
(2 folders)
Box WP38
With correspondence and notes by Daniel Voll, 1993 May 24-July
(2 folders)
Box WP38
Draft responding to Voll and Wilkinson, 1993 July 2
(2 folders)
Box WP38
With author's revisions, 1993 July 3-9
(2 folders)
Box WP38
1993 July 22
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP38
Typescript drafts, 1992-1993
Box WP39
1993 July 22
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP39
Proof with author's corrections, 1993 Oct. 6
(2 folders)
Box WP39
Draft of jacket copy, 1993 Nov. 16-1994 Jan. 14
Box WP39
Fragment of early draft, 1993
Box WP39
Repro (reproduction) proofs of several pages with author's corrections (photocopies), 1994 Jan. 11
Box WP39
Excerpt for Guideposts, 1994 Apr. 13
Box WP39
Jacket proof and specifications, 1999 Dec. 9-2000 Feb. 16
Box WP39
Sample pages for Scribner Classic Edition, 2000 Jan. 4
Box WP39
Draft of "possible new page 1," undated
Box WP39
Front cover copy, undated
Box WP39
Jacket proofs, undated

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Box WP39
Typescript of audio abridgement by Lauren B. Church, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP39
The Promise of Rest (novel, 1995) RESTRICTED
Box WP40
Notes, 1993 Nov.-Dec.
Box WP40
Typescript draft, 1994 Feb. 16
(3 folders)
Box WP40
Typescript with author's revisions, 1994 Apr. 2-May 23
(3 folders)
Box WP40
Typescript draft, 1994 May 27
(3 folders)
Box WP40
Typescript with author's revisions, 1994 June 2-29
(3 folders)
Box WP41
Typescript draft, 1994 July 18
(4 folders)
Box WP41
Susan Moldow's questions on penultimate draft of 1994 August
Box WP42
Original copyedited and corrected typescript, 1994 Oct.
(4 folders)
Box WP42
Copyedited and corrected typescript (photocopy), 1994 Oct.
(4 folders)
Box WP42
Revised design layouts and proposed jacket sketches, 1994 Oct. 25
Box WP43
Sample pages (three sets) 1994 Nov. 2-7

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Box WP43
Script for audio abridgement, 1995 Feb. 28
(2 folders)
Box WP43
From the Author to the Trade, typescript, 1994 Oct. and undated
Box WP43
Drafts of jacket copy and quotes for various editions, 1994 Aug.-Nov. and undated
Box WP43
An Imminent Curse, typescript excerpt or early draft, undated
Box WP43
Ads, jacket proofs and specifications, undated

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The Three Gospels (nonfiction, 1996) RESTRICTED
Box WP44
The Good News According to John
Typescript with author's revisions, 1992 Nov. 7
Box WP44
Typescript fair copy, 1992 Nov. 10
Box WP44
Typescript with author's revisions, 1993 Jan. 8
Box WP44
Typescript with author's revisions (incomplete), 1994 Oct. 31-Nov. 7
Box WP44
An Apocryphal Gospel
Typescript with author's revisions, 1993 Mar. 20
Box WP44
Untitled typescript with author's revisions, 1993 July 7-10
Box WP44
Honest Accounts of a Memorable Life, (working title), typescript fair copy, 1994 Dec.
(2 folders)
Box WP44
A Reckless Daring: the Gospel According to Mark, typescript and notes, 1994 Dec.
Box WP44
A New Thing Entirely: A Preface to the Good News According to Mark, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 Jan. 25-28
Box WP44
A General Preface, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 Jan. 28-29
Box WP44
A Modern Apocryphal Gospel: an Honest Account of a Memorable Life, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 Jan. 30
Box WP44
The Strangest Story: the Good News According to John, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 Feb. 3-10
Box WP44
According to Mark, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 Mar. 24-29
Box WP44
According to John, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 Mar. 31-Apr. 5
Box WP44
Penultimate manuscript submitted to Susan Moldow, 1995 May 30
(3 folders)
Box WP45
Notes on post-submission changes, 1995 June 29
Box WP45
Original copyedited typescript, 1995 Aug. 10-Oct. 5
(3 folders)
Box WP45
"Xerox of setting copy" (author's note), 1995 Oct.
(3 folders)
Box WP45
Author's first proofs with corrections, 1995 Nov. 14
(2 folders)
Box WP46
Proposed design and sample pages, 1995 Oct. 24
Box WP46
Author's suggestions for jacket copy, 1995 Aug.-Nov.
Box WP46
Samples of cover design, layout, and other illustrations, 1995-1996 and undated
Box WP46
Proposed jacket copy and blurbs for author's approval, 1996 Mar. 11
Box WP46
Complete draft typescript, fair copy, undated
(3 folders)
Box WP46
The Strangest Story, three typescript drafts, undated
(2 folders)
Box WP46
Becoming Contemporary With the Gospel Writers, printed material, undated
Box WP46
Flap copy, undated
Box WP46
Foreword, fragment, undated
Box WP46
Two fragments, typescript, undated
Box WP46
Cover proofs, undated

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The Collected Poems (poetry, 1997) RESTRICTED
Box WP47
An Actual Temple, typescripts with revisions, 1994 Jan. 8-10
Box WP47
The Closing, typescripts with revisions, 1996 Mar. 15-30
Box WP47
A Haven, typescripts, undated
Box WP47
A Long and Sizable Farewell, proof, 1996 Aug. 28
Box WP47
Three typescripts with author's revisions, 1996 Apr. 12-June 24
(3 folders)
Box WP47
Correspondence between author and Susan Moldow, with attachments of layouts of previous poetry collections and drafts of Preface, 1996 June 28-Aug. 1
Box WP47
Preface: five typescripts with author's revision, 1996 Aug. 7-12
Box WP47
Edited typescript (photocopy), 1996 Sept. 16
(2 folders)
Box WP47
Original copyedited typescript, 1996 Oct. 21
(Folder 1 of 3)
Box WP47
Original copyedited typescript, 1996 Oct. 21
(Folders 2-3 of 3 )
Box WP48
Copyedited typescript (photocopy), 1996 Oct. 21
(2 folders)
Box WP48
Master proof, 1996 Nov. 24
(3 folders)
Box WP48
Author's proof with queries answered, 1996 Nov. 24-1997 Jan. 7
(Folder 1 of 3 )
Box WP48
Author's proof with queries answered, 1996 Nov. 24-1997 Jan. 7
(Folders 2-3 of 3)
Box WP49
The Unaccountable Worth of the World: two fair copy typescripts, circa 1997
(2 folders)
Box WP49
Untitled typescript, fair copy, undated
Box WP49
Jacket and ad proofs, 1996-1997 and undated

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Box WP49
Ad copy, undated
Box WP49
The Laws of Ice photocopies, undated (originally published 1986)
(2 folders)
Box WP49
The Use of Fire photocopies, undated (originally published 1986)
(2 folders)
Box WP49
Vital Provisions photocopies, undated (originally published 1982)
Box WP49
Roxanna Slade (novel, 1998) RESTRICTED
Box WP50
Typescript fragment with author's revisions, 1996 Feb. 5
Box WP50
Typescript with author's revisions, 1996 Mar. 2
Box WP50
Typescript with author's revisions, 1996 Mar. 20
Box WP50
Typescript--"A draft of Roxanna Slade," 1996 July 30
Box WP50
Typescript--"A draft of the first three parts of Roxanna Slade" (incomplete, missing pp. 69-171) 1996 Aug. 16
(2 folders)
Box WP50
Typescript with author's revisions, 1996 Oct. 22-1997 Feb. 2
(4 folders)
Box WP50
Typescript with author's revisions, 1997 Feb. 23-Apr. 2
(Folders 1-2 of 4)
Box WP50
Typescript with author's revisions, 1997 Feb. 23-Apr. 2
(Folders 3-4 of 4)
Box WP51
Typescript, circa 1997 Apr.-June
(4 folders)
Box WP51
Original copyedited typescript, 1997 June 21-July 16
(Folders 1-3 of 4)
Box WP51
Original copyedited typescript, 1997 June 21-July 16
(Folder 4 of 4)
Box WP52
Copyedited typescript (photocopy), 1997 June 21-July 16
(4 folders)
Box WP52
Master proof, 1997 Sept. 24
(2 folders)
Box WP52
Author's proof--first pass with author's corrections, 1997 Sept. 24-Oct. 14
(2 folders)
Box WP52
Proof--miscellaneous duplicate pages, 1997 Sept. 24
Box WP53
Author's proof, 1997 Dec. 16-1998 Jan. 4
(2 folders)
Box WP53
Typescript "as submitted to Scribner," 1998 June 24
(4 folders)
Box WP53
Preliminary jacket copies, 1997

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Box WP53
Ad, 1998 May 11

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Box WP53
Chronology for Roxanna Slade (two versions) and notes on second draft revisions, undated
Box WP53
Cover designs (ten samples), undated

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Box WP53
Fragment--typescript page, undated
Box WP53
Learning a Trade (nonfiction, 1998) RESTRICTED
Box WP54
Original notebooks, 1955-1997
(11 folders)

Unbound manuscript and typescript pages that also contain some original drawings by the author and pasted-in clippings and photographs.

Box WP54
Notebooks (photocopy), 1955-1997
(Folders 1-3 of 6)
Box WP54
Notebooks (photocopy), 1955-1997
(Folders 4-6 of 6)
Box WP55
Proof (photocopy), 1998 June 26
(6 folders)
Box WP55
Proof (photocopy, incomplete), undated
(5 folders)
Box WP56
Preface: three typescript drafts, 1997 Sept. 29-Nov. 24
Box WP56
Footnotes: two typescript drafts, 1998 July 24-27
Box WP56
A Note on the Text, 1998 Aug. 15
Box WP56
Sample layouts, 1998 Feb. 24-Mar. 31

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Box WP56
Jacket proof, undated
Box WP56
A Singular Family (novels, 1999) RESTRICTED
Box WP57
Typescript, addition to preface, 1998 Aug. 9
Box WP57
Proofs and samples of back cover and interior design, 1998 Dec. 17-21
Box WP57
Page proof, 1998 Dec. 23-1999 Jan. 7
(4 folders)
Box WP57
Jacket proof, undated

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Box WP57
Letter to a Man in the Fire (nonfiction, 1999) RESTRICTED
Box WP58
Typescripts
With author's revisions, 1997 Oct. 29-Nov. 1
(2 folders)
Box WP58
Fair copy of 1997 Nov. 1 draft, undated
Box WP58
With author's revisions, 1997 Nov. 11, Nov. 19, Nov. 20
(3 folders)
Box WP58
With illustrations, 1997 Nov. 21
Box WP58
With author's revisions, 1997 Nov. 20
Box WP58
With Frank Lentricchia's notes, circa 1997 Dec.
Box WP58
With correspondence from author to Susan Moldow, 1998 Jan. 5
Box WP58
Draft of Further Reading, Listening, and Looking with author's revisions, 1998 Feb.
Box WP58
With queries from Susan Moldow, 1998 Mar. 4
Box WP58
With author's revisions, 1998 Apr. 5-8
Box WP58
With notes and queries by Eric Larson, 1998 Aug.
Box WP58
Copyedited original with author's corrections, 1998 Sept. 14-Oct. 21
Box WP58
Fair copy, 1998 Sept. 16
Box WP58
Proofs (three copies), 1998 Nov. 12
(3 folders)
Box WP59
Proof with author's corrections (original and photocopy), 1998 Nov. 12-Dec. 29
(2 folders)
Box WP59
Second master proof, 1998 Dec. 30
Box WP59
Proof, 1999 Jan. 7
Box WP59
Master proof with author's corrections, 1999 Jan. 7
Box WP59
Proof with author's second pass changes, 1999 Jan. 7-13
Box WP59
Case specifications, 1998 Sept. 28-1999 Jan. 4
Box WP59
Jacket proofs, 2000 and undated
Box WP59
Feasting the Heart (nonfiction, 2000) RESTRICTED

Arranged chronologically within two groups: manuscripts and proofs created in preparing the published book, Feasting the Heart, and manuscripts for individual essays. Drafts of essays appear both as inline text within e-mail messages and as separate typescripts; for pieces published in the book, if there is a discrepancy between the working or broadcast title and the published title, the latter is used in labeling the folder.

Box WP60
Book publication materials
Original typescript (two photocopies, one with "as submitted" author's note), 2000
(2 folders)
Box WP60
Copyedited typescript with author's corrections (original and photocopy), 2000 Apr. 14
(2 folders)
Box WP60
Sample pages, 2000 May 22-24
Box WP60
Master proof, 2000 May 26
(2 folders)
Box WP60
Proof, 2000 May 26
(2 folders)
Box WP60
Proof with author's corrections, 2000 May 26-June 26
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP60
Proof with author's corrections, 2000 May 26-June 26
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP61
Second master proof, 2000 June 28
(2 folders)
Box WP61
Second master proof (photocopy, incomplete), 2000 June 28
Box WP61
Second pass proofs with author's revisions, 2000 July 12
(2 folders)
Box WP61
Final proof, 2000 July 18
(2 folders)
Box WP61
Flap copy and comments by author, 2000 June-Oct.
Box WP61
Samples for various essays' title pages, 2000 July 13
Box WP61
Cover specifications and samples, 2000-2001
Box WP61
Individual essays
A Christmas in Rome, 1992 Nov. 13 and undated
Box WP61
Book Tour, 1995 June 19-30 and undated
Box WP61
The Last Great Weeper, 1995 Aug. 10
Box WP61
The Ghostwriter in the Cellar, 1995 Aug. 23-Sept.
Box WP61
Birthplace, 1995 Sept. 5
Box WP61
Oral History, 1995 Sept. 21
Box WP61
Wheelchair Travel, 1995 Oct. 20, 1996 July 13
Box WP61
E-mail containing drafts of various essays, 1995 Nov. 1-1996 Aug. 8 and undated
Box WP61
A Single Death Among Many, 1996 Feb. 21, July 27
Box WP61
My Tolerance Problem, 1996 June 29
Box WP61
The Mad Inventor, 1996 July 2
Box WP61
The Lucky Child's Christmas, 1996 Dec. 20
Box WP61
England in the Fifties, 1998 Sept. 24
Box WP61
Being Reviewed, undated
Box WP61
Crossing Genders, undated
Box WP61
Forty and Counting, undated
Box WP61
Summer Vacation, undated
Box WP61
A Perfect Friend (novel, juvenile, 2000) RESTRICTED
Box WP62
Typescript drafts, 1999
Draft entitled [A Boy and His Elephant], revised 1999 Jan. 25
Box WP62
1999 Mar. 8-29
Box WP62
With author's revisions (incomplete), 1999 May 1-25
Box WP62
With Eric Larson's notes, 1999 June
Box WP62
With notes and revisions by author and unidentified reader, 1999 June-Aug.
Box WP62
Fair copy fragment, circa 1999 June-Aug.
Box WP62
With author's revisions, 1999 Aug. 3-9
Box WP62
Original copyedited typescript, 1999 Aug. 20-Oct.
(2 folders)
Box WP62
Cover sketches, 1999 Oct. 22
Box WP62
Catalog copy, 2000 Feb. 1
Box WP62
Sample pages, 2000 Feb. 2, June 20
Box WP62
Blues pages (blueprint proofs) with author's revisions, 2000 June
Box WP62
Corrected blues pages, 2000 June
Box WP62
Jacket proofs, 2000 and undated

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Jacket illustration for paperback edition, 2002 Jan. 16
Box WP62
Sample case for hardback edition, undated
Box WP62
A Great Circle (novels, 2001) RESTRICTED
Box WP63
Possible titles: R. Price's Mayfield trilogy
Box WP63
Typescripts: four drafts of preface, 2000 June 24-2001 Feb. 7
Box WP63
Proof with author's and Bruce Jorgasson's corrections, 2001 May 26-Apr. 6
(5 folders)
Box WP63
Design layouts, 2001 Mar. 20
Box WP63
Page proofs: miscellaneous corrected pages, 2001 June 14-27
Box WP63
Jacket proofs, undated

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Box WP63
Noble Norfleet (novel, 2002) RESTRICTED
Box WP64
Notes for a novel, 1997 Oct. 15-1999 Dec. 22
Box WP64
Typescript drafts, 2000-2001
With author's revisions (photocopy), circa 2000 Jan.-June
Box WP64
With author's revisions, circa 2000 Jan.-June
(2 folders)
Box WP64
With author's revisions, 2000 July 2-17
Box WP64
Fair copy, 2000 July
Box WP64
Fragment with author's revisions, 2000 July 24
Box WP64
Two fragments, fair copy (photocopy), 2000 Aug. 13-27
Box WP64
Fragment with author's revisions, 2000 Sept. 5
Box WP64
With author's revisions, 2001 Sept. 7-Oct. 26
(Folders 1-3 of 4)
Box WP64
Typescript drafts, 2000-2001
Box WP65
With author's revisions, 2001 Sept. 7-Oct. 26
(Folder 4 of 4)
Box WP65
Original copyedited typescript with author's corrections, 2001 Nov.20-Dec.31
(4 folders)
Box WP65
Copyedited typescript (photocopy), 2001 Nov. 20-Dec. 31
(Folders 1-3 of 4)
Box WP65
Typescript drafts, 2000-2001
Box WP66
Copyedited typescript (photocopy), 2001 Nov. 20-Dec. 31
(Folder 4 of 4)
Box WP66
Manuscript and typescript fragments: revision and additions, 2001 Dec. 21-24
Box WP66
Proofs, 2002
With author's revisions, 2002 Jan. 25
(2 folders)
Box WP66
Master, 2002 Jan. 25
(2 folders)
Box WP66
2002 Jan. 29
(2 folders)
Box WP66
2002 Feb. 19
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WP66
Proofs, 2002
Box WP67
2002 Feb. 19
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WP67
Master, second pass with author's changes, 2002 Feb. 19-Mar. 4
(2 folders)
Box WP67
Proposed catalog copy, 2001 Sept. 25
Box WP67
Jacket illustrations and specifications, 2001-2002
Box WP67
Research on Vietnam War casualties, 2002 Feb. 8
Box WP67
Jacket proofs, 2002 and undated

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Box WP67
Typescript, fair copy of chapter one, undated
Box WP67
Flap copy, undated
Box WP67
A Serious Way of Wondering (nonfiction, 2003) RESTRICTED
Box WP68
Typescripts with author's revisions
2002 June 2-July 5
Box WP68
2002 July 14-27
Box WP68
2002 Aug. 5-13
Box WP68
Typescript, fair copy of August 13th revisions, 2002 Aug. 14
Box WP68
Typescript with Susan Moldow e-mail comments (missing pp. 154 ff.), circa 2002 Sept.
(2 folders)
Box WP68
Typescript--first draft and part-titles, 2002 Sept. 22
(2 folders)
Box WP68
Typescript, circa 2002 Sept.-Oct.
(2 folders)
Box WP69
Copyedited typescript with author's corrections, 2002 Oct. 4-Nov. 22
(2 folders)
Box WP69
Page proof with author's corrections, 2002 Dec. 13-2003 Jan. 3
Box WP69
Page proof with author's corrections, 2003 Jan. 17-Feb. 7
Box WP69
Design layouts, 2002 Dec. 10-12
Box WP69
Flap copy--three drafts with author's corrections, 2003 Jan. 9 and undated
Box WP69
Jacket proofs, 2003 Mar. 12

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Box WP69
Ad proof, 2003 Sept. 11
Box WP69
D. Moody Smith's notes, 2002-2003
Box WP69
The Good Priest's Son (novel, 2005) RESTRICTED
Box WP70
Notes for a novel, 2002 Mar. 23-2003 Mar. 3
Box WP70
Typescript entitled "Novel #14," with author's revisions 2003 Jan. 6
Box WP70
Typescript with author's revisions, 2003 Sept. 25-Oct. 15
(2 folders)
Box WP70
Uncollected poems and poetry notebooks, 1952-1997 and undated RESTRICTED
Box WP71
After Rimbaud, manuscript, 1970 Sept.3
Box WP71
The Beasts at Evening, typescript with revisions, 1997 June
Box WP71
Clear Day, manuscripts and typescripts, 1989 Nov.
Box WP71
A Crazy Thing, typescript, undated
Box WP71
Da Unter im Tale, manuscript, 1966 July 6
Box WP71
Damon's Epitaph, typescript, undated
Box WP71
Damon's Epitaph, galley proof, 1978

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Box WP71
Du schlank und rein... manuscript, 1966 June 18 and 21
Box WP71
A Final Stand, typescript with revisions, 1997 June 10
Box WP71
For Ross Macdonald, typescript, undated
Box WP71
The Fourth Eclogue of Vergil, manuscripts and typescript, 1972
Box WP71
The Gate at Treves, manuscript, 1967 Jan. 24 and May 5
Box WP71
Gold Day, typescripts with revisions, 1960 Apr.
Box WP71
Honeyed Eyes, typescripts with revisions, undated
Box WP71
A Hymn of Jesus, typescript, undated
Box WP71
If by Luck, typescript, undated
Box WP71
In Me Death, typescript, 1970 Sept. 1 and undated
Box WP71
I.R.D., typescript, undated
Box WP71
Leopoldskron I and Leopoldskron II, manuscripts, undated
Box WP71
Lesbia Slanders Me, typescripts, undated
Box WP71
A Message Detained, typescripts with revisions, 1977 and undated
Box WP71
Moon Tide, typescripts with revisions, 1990 Nov.
Box WP71
One of the palpable... typescript, 1987 May
Box WP71
The Pirated Heart, manuscripts, 1959 Sept. 5 and 1970 July 16
Box WP71
Rank Tavern, typescript, undated
Box WP71
Solo: To the Moon, manuscript, 1960 Feb.
Box WP71
Spring Takes the Homeplace, edition published by North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, 1989 Oct. 4
Box WP71
A Start: Because I Am, typescript, 1952
Box WP71
Les Stupra XLVII, manuscript, undated
Box WP71
[Three Poems after Catullus] typescripts, undated
Box WP71
To Accompany John Nash's 'The Moat' for R.F.B., page from The Archive, 1955
Box WP71
Two Theophanies, typescripts with revisions and proof, 1971 and undated
Box WP71
Wednesday, June the Sixth, from Lessons Learned, manuscripts and typescript, 1968 and undated
Box WP71
Weeds, typescript, undated
Box WP71
You Often Harp, manuscripts and typescript, 1969 Jan. 4 and undated
Box WP71
Untitled [Bud's home on its hill...], typescript, 1969 Oct. 23
Box WP71
Untitled [ Caelius, our Lesbia.., manuscript and typescript, 1970 Aug. 17
Box WP71
Spanish translations of Price poems, for a workshop in New York, circa 1995
Box WP71
Miscellaneous untitled poems and fragments, 1951-1989 and undated
Box WP71
Notebooks entitled Drafts of Poems
1970-1978
Box WP71
1973-1982
Box WP71
1973-1985
Box WP71
Notebook entitled Days and Nights, 1984 Feb.
Box WP71
Theophanies: Notebook and loose notes, 1968-1974 and undated
Box WP71
Uncollected fiction: short stories, fragments, and notes, 1949-1990 and undated RESTRICTED
Box WP72
Back Before Day, 1989
Box WP72
The Heart in Dreams, 1974
Box WP72
Holy Places, 1977
Box WP72
Road, 1989
Box WP72
Short Story (untitled), 1949
Box WP72
Time Out, 1990
Box WP72
A Way Back, 1987?
Box WP72
Correspondence and application materials for Guggenheim Foundation, 1960-1970 and undated

Contains early but undated manuscripts of the stories A Chain of Love, Michael Egerton, The Anniversary, and Troubled Sleep.

Box WP72
Untitled fragments and notes, 1961-1971 and undated
Box WP72
Uncollected nonfiction: articles, essays, journals, and reviews, 1950-2003 and undated RESTRICTED
Box WP72
An Actual World, typescript and catalog of paintings, 1993
Box WP72
At the Brink--John Beerman, typescript and proof with author's revisions, 2000 Oct. 10-Nov. 16
Box WP72
Beatrice and Matthew in the Studio by Katherine Doyle, typescript and corrected proof, 2003 Aug. 26-Sept. 10
Box WP72
Belief and Doubt, typescript and notes, 2000 May
Box WP72
Bouquet for Leontyne, proof and typescript fragment, 1995 Feb. 6 and undated
Box WP72
Carol Anthony, typescript and proof, 1999 July 26, Nov. 24

See also Printed Materials Series, Miscellaneous Printed Materials Subseries.

Box WP72
Christmas Food, 1986
Box WP72
Criticism of Concept Magazine, 1958
Box WP72
Cyber Time, typescript draft of The Unbeatable Lightness of Keyboards, 1998 Aug. 12
Box WP72
Dear Harper: a Letter to a Godchild about God, corrected proof and typescript drafts, 2000 Aug. 14 and undated
(4 folders)
Box WP72
Death and Work: Milton's 'Epitaphium Damonis', essay and translation (five drafts of each), 1972 Aug. 21 and undated
(2 folders)
Box WP72
An Entire World, typescript, proofs, and supporting materials for exhibit, Academic Eye: Reynolds Price collects Danny Robinette, 2001 and undated
Box WP72
An Epic Venture, typescript, undated
Box WP72
The Fetish of the 'Real', typescripts (two), 1995 Sept. and undated
Box WP72
First Loves--a Preface, typescript, undated
Box WP72
The First Printing of Place in Fiction, typescript, 1979 Feb. 25-27
Box WP72
First Words, typescript with author's revisions, undated
Box WP72
A General Response, typescript, undated
Box WP72
A Grounded Life, typescript, undated
Box WP72
Grounds to Stand On, typescript, undated
Box WP72
A Helpful Sight, typescript with author's revisions, 2001 Jan. 29
Box WP72
Imaginative Writing at Duke, manuscript and typescript, undated
Box WP72
In Paradise: a Surmise, typescripts, four drafts, 2001 Sept. 14-Oct.1 and undated
Box WP72
Interview of Lauritz Melchior, 1950-1951
Box WP72
Introduction to Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison, typescripts and proof, 1995 May 7-June 19
Box WP73
Jesus of Nazareth: Then and Now, typescripts and proofs, 1999 Oct.-Nov. 27 and undated
(7 folders)
Box WP73
John Milton, typescript with author's revisions, 2003 July 9
Box WP73
"Larry Kramer's Faggots: an Introduction," typescripts and proof, 2000
Box WP73
Last Week's Sets, typescript with author's revisions, undated
Box WP73
Leontyne Price, manuscripts and typescript, 1978 Oct. 16 and undated
Box WP73
The Look of Hope, revised and fair copy typescripts, 1995 July-Sept. and undated
(5 folders)
Box WP73
Looking Back on a Talkative Year, typescript, undated
Box WP73
A Lucky Choice, typescript, undated
Box WP73
Neighbors and Kin, undated
Box WP73
Notes on a visit to Ethel Waters, 1950
Box WP73
Oh Cuisine: a Platonic Restaurant, galley proof with author's corrections, 1979 Aug. 8-14
Box WP73
On Rachmaninov, typescript, 1999 Jan. 18
Box WP73
On Stephen Spender, typescript, 1995 July 17
Box WP73
The Only News, 1989
(2 folders)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP73
Oracles: Six Versions from the Bible, proof with author's corrections, circa 1976
Box WP73
A Platonic Place, manuscript, 1978 Apr. 28
Box WP73
Pontius Pilate, typescript, 2000
Box WP73
Preface for Caroline Vaughan, manuscript, 1977
Box WP73
Preface to Jesus Tales, by Romulus Linney, manuscript, 1980 Aug. 21
Box WP73
Preface to Bibliography, manuscripts and typescripts, 1980 Jan. 9-Aug. 30 and undated
Box WP73
Prevailing Daylight, 1987
Box WP73
Rescued and Strengthened, typescript and correspondence, 1996 June 26-July 15 and undated
Box WP73
Reviews
Best American Short Stories 1979, manuscripts and typescript, 1979 Sept. 17 and undated
Box WP73
Books on Jesus by Gregory C. Riley and Jaroslav Pelikan, typescript, 1998
Box WP73
Bruccoli, Matthew, The O'Hara Concern: A Biography of John O'Hara, typescript, 1975 Sept. 25
Box WP73
Buechner, Frederick, The Sacred Journey, typescript, undated
Box WP73
Campbell, Will D., The Glad River, typescript, undated
Box WP73
Clifton, Lucille, Generations: A Memoir, manuscript and typescript, 1975 and undated
Box WP73
Coles, Robert, The Secular Mind, proof, 1999
Box WP73
Gray, Francine du Plessix, World Without End, notes and manuscripts, 1981 Apr. 20-28 and undated
Box WP73
Grimsley, Jim, The Lizard of Tarsus, typescript, 1997
Box WP73
Humphrey, William, Farther Off from Heaven, manuscript, 1977 May 2-3
Box WP73
Percy, Walker, Love in the Ruins, manuscripts and typescripts, 1971 and undated
Box WP73
Percy, Walker, Lancelot, manuscript, 1977
Box WP73
Porter, Katherine Anne, Conversations with Katherine Anne Porter, manuscript, 1981 June 6-16
Box WP74
Pritchett, V. S., Collected Stories, typescript, undated
Box WP74
Rorem, Ned, Aqua Fortis, typescript, 1978 Jan. 8
Box WP74
Short story collections by Mark Helprin and Elizabeth Spencer, manuscript and typescript, 1981 and undated
Box WP74
Welch, James, with Paul Steckler, Killing Custer, typescript, undated
Box WP74
Welty, Eudora, Collected Stories, manuscript and typescript, 1980 and undated
Box WP74
Welty, Eudora, One Place, One Time, manuscript and proof, 1973 and undated
Box WP74
Reynolds Price: About Himself, undated
Box WP74
Reynolds Price on Writing in Southern Review, galley proof, circa 1982

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Box WP74
St. Paul Departing Caesarea, typescript with author's revisions, 1996 June 24
Box WP74
Sally Mann, typescript with author's revisions, 2001 June 14
Box WP74
Scenes from a Journey, galley proof with author's corrections, 1994 Mar. 21
Box WP74
A School for Husbands, typescript with author's revisions, undated
Box WP74
Scripture translations, manuscripts and typescripts, 1968-1969
Box WP74
A Serious Moment, undated
Box WP74
Three Pieces--and a Start--about Race, manuscripts and typescripts, 1969-1971 and undated
Box WP74
Two Years Underway: Pages from a Notebook, 1977
Box WP74
An Uncharted Storm, typescript with author's revisions, 1995 May 9
Box WP74
A Useful Offer, typescript, 1996
Box WP74
A Waiting Beauty, typescripts and proofs with author's corrections, 2002 Aug. 1-Sept. 12
(2 folders)
Box WP74
Welty, Eudora: untitled short pieces about Welty, including notes for Price's interview of her, a letter essay for Aperture, and drafts of eulogy, 1984, 2001, and undated
Box WP74
What Abides, 1989
Box WP74
Why I Work, manuscript and two typescripts, 1966 Feb. 2 and undated
Box WP74
Why Think of College at All? Why Duke? manuscript and two typescripts, 1969 and undated
Box WP74
A Wide Seam of Memory, typescript with author's revisions, 1998 Mar. 29
Box WP74
Your Maiden Aunt by No Means, proof and two typescripts, 1995 Mar. 15 and undated
Box WP74
Uncollected articles, speeches, reviews, etc., notes, manuscripts, and typescripts, 1968-1972 and undated

Materials in this folder appear to have been gathered by Price and assigned this folder title in the early 1970s during preparation for his first nonfiction collection, Things Themselves, as some notes and outlines recorded here reflect the final structure of that book. Folder contains a mix of titles later collected in A Common Room; uncollected titles that appear in their own named folders elsewhere in the Reynolds Price Papers; and other manuscripts that are unique to this folder.

Box WP74
Untitled and/or incomplete: blurbs, fragments, other short pieces, and notes, 1967-2003 and undated

Differs from the previous folder in that these items were gathered by the processor of the collection, not the author.

Box WP74
Journals and notebooks (bound), 1963, 1989, and undated
(3 folders)
Box WP74
Journals and notebooks (loose-leaf), 1961 Dec. and undated
Box WP74
Miscellaneous writings, 1961-1990 and undated

[All items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP74
Student Work, 1946-1953 May Sept. 30
(40 folders) , RESTRICTED)
Box WP75
Student Work, 1953 Sept.-1958 and undated
(33 folders) , RESTRICTED)
Box WP76
Student work, 1954

[All items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WP76

Writings by Others Subseries (RESTRICTED), 1935-2004 and undated

16 boxes

Comprised chiefly of manuscripts, drafts, and proofs (some photocopies and some with notes and revisions) of work sent by other authors to Price. Includes poetry, short stories, articles, plays, and novels. Arranged alphabetically by the name of the author and chronologically within each folder if more than one work by the author is included. Proofs of A Bibliography of the Writings of Reynolds Price, by Stuart Wright and James L.W. West are at the end of the series, and various shorter bibliographies of Price's work are arranged chronologically in the last folders.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this subseries requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

Adcock, Betty
Box WO1
Intervale: New and Selected Poems, 2000
Box WO1
Alexander, Corabel
All Talk, 1995
Box WO1
Crab Bait, 1995
Box WO1
It's Probably Nothing, 1995
Box WO1
A Far Cry, 1995
Box WO1
Homesick, 1995
Box WO1
Traps, 1995
Box WO1
Applewhite, James
City of Infamy, 1970
Box WO1
Daytime and Starlight, 1997
Box WO1
Auden, W. H.
Oratio Creweiana, 1956
Box WO1
Barker, Franklin
Home Town Girls, 1971
Box WO1
Beebe, Chris
An Optimist's Journal, 1975
(2 folders)
Box WO1
Bell, Madison Smartt
Teaching notes on Price for the Goucher College Fiction Workshop, 2000
Box WO1
Benay Brothers, The
Samurai, undated
Box WO1
Bhatia, Lakshmi
Precious Pearls, undated
Box WO1
Bhuvaneswar, Chaya G.
The Last Day, undated
(3 folders)
Box WO1
Blackburn, Alexander
The Long Habit of Living, essay on William Maxwell Blackburn, circa 1994
Box WO1
Bly, Robert
Box WO2
The Lightning Should Have Fallen on Ghalib, undated
Box WO2
Boerger, Jeff
Desires of a Changing Heart: A Sojourner's Life in the East, 1977
Box WO2
Brondoli, Michael
Dumb Supper, 1976
Box WO2
And Now, Folks, the Dixie Bombshell, undated
Box WO2
Bricuth, John
Just Let Me Say This About That, 1995
Box WO2
Broughton, T. Alan
The Skin and All: Songs for the Cruelest Months, 1973-1977
Box WO2
Brown, Lightning Allan
Poetry and Translation, 1965, 1982-1994
Box WO2
Byers, Frederick
Silver Falls, 1998
Box WO2
Caldwell, Erskine
The Sacrilege of Alan Kent, 1936
Box WO2
Canin, Ethan
For Kings and Planets, 1997
Box WO2
Capers, Charlotte
Eudora Welty: A Friend's View, 1977
Box WO2
Chappell, Fred
Le Soleil du Mal, circa 1959
Box WO2
Hallowind, 1979
Box WO2
For Reynolds, 1986
Box WO2
Teacher, undated
Box WO2
Clem, Dean
Winds of Fury, Circles of Grace, 1996
Box WO2
Davenport, Guy and Benjamin Urrutia
Box WO3
The Logia of Yeshua, 1996
Box WO3
Davies, W. D.
Reflections on Aspects of the Jewish Background of the Gospel of John, 1996
Box WO3
Dickey, James
Jericho, 1974
Box WO3
Land and Water, 1974
Box WO3
Reynolds Price, 1981
Box WO3
The South Beheld, 1974
Box WO3
Memoir of Dickey by his daughter, Bronwen, 1997
Box WO3
Donoghue, Denis
The Death of Satan, 2000
Box WO3
Eudora Welty's Sense of Place, undated
Box WO3
The Practice of Reading, 1997 Oct. 10
Box WO3
Eberhart, Richard
Spring Mountain Climb, 1961
Box WO3
Emerson, Donald
"Review of A Long and Happy Life," 1962
Box WO3
Esty, Jane
Green Elegy for a Child, 1970
Box WO3
Fellmeth, Michael Quixote
A Portrait of Devotion, 1993
Box WO3
Fleschner, Paul
The Reinvention of Pollyanna Marcase, 2003
Box WO3
Foote, Horton
A Coffin in Egypt, undated
Box WO3
Farewell: A Memoir of a Texas Childhood, undated
Box WO3
Genesis of an American Playwright, undated
(3 folders)
Box WO3
1918, undated
Box WO3
Fort, Charles
Box WO4
It Is a Fearful Thing to Love What Death Can Touch, 1993
Box WO4
Love, 1993
Box WO4
Mr. Whore's Ruby Doll, 1993
Box WO4
Petrified Forest, 1993
Box WO4
Photograph, 1993
Box WO4
Poe's Daughter, 1993
Box WO4
Superstitious Mountain, 1993
Box WO4
The Ugly Man Behind the Little Wood, 1993
Box WO4
Understudy, 1993
Box WO4
Fox, Jim
An Ascent from the Vault, undated
Box WO4
The Great Bridge, undated
Box WO4
Tar Beach, undated
Box WO4
Two Rivers, undated
Box WO4
Franck, Derek
A Yemeni Passage, 1977
Box WO4
Fuller, R.C.
Lunging in the Dark: Blindness and Vision, Disappointment and Aspiration in Reynolds Price's Trilogy, undated
Box WO4
Garfein, Herschel
From and American Book of the Dead: Songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano, 1993
Box WO4
Garrett, George
Little Movie Without a Middle, 1978
Box WO4
Grimsley, Jim
A Bird of Prey, 1996
Box WO4
The Lizard of Tarsus, 1990
Box WO4
Guggenheim, Charles
Speaking of Reynolds Price: Outtakes from Clear Pictures, 1996 Sept. 25
Box WO4
Gurganus, Allan
For Jack Fullilove (1917-2000), 1996
Box WO4
Harris, Massimilla and C. T. B. Harris
A Message in Suffering: A Guide for Understanding the Psychology of Suffering and Transformation, 1991
Box WO4
Through the Center of the Self: The Psychology of Suffering and Transformation, 1991
Box WO4
Harris, Will
Will's Amazing, Fantastic, Hilarious, Horror provoking, Witty, Smart Stories, 2000 July
Box WO4
Hassan, Ihab
The Expense of Spirit in Postmodern Times: Between Nihilism and Belief, 1997
Box WO4
Hauerwas, Stanley
In Good Company: preface and first chapter, 1994 Dec. 22
Box WO4
Hays, Tommy
The Pleasure Was Mine, circa 2004
(Folder 1 of 3)
Box WO4
The Pleasure Was Mine, circa 2004
(Folders 2-3 of 3)
Box WO5
Helliker, Kevin
The Woodchopper, undated
Box WO5
Humphries, Jeff
A Bestiary, 1995
Box WO5
Beyond the Pleasure Principal, 1977
Box WO5
Doctor, Is My Poem Alright?, 1978
Box WO5
A Homecoming Suite: Christmas 1977, 1978
Box WO5
Sermon Preached to a Mirror at a Christmas Party in the Backwoods, 1978
Box WO5
The Madness of Mrs. Crump, 1984
Box WO5
The Mirror's Eye, 1984
Box WO5
The Conjuror of Color, 1986
Box WO5
Poems, 1990
Box WO5
Jones, Michael Colby
One Hellgate Story, 1998
Box WO5
Jones, Paul
What the Welsh and Chinese Have in Common, 1990
Box WO5
Jorgenson, B. W.
'A Healing Soul' on Reynolds Price's Purgatorial 'Endless Mountains,' undated
Box WO5
Pardon and Marriage: Three Stories, undated
Box WO5
Justice, Jesse
"An Elaborate Dialogue: Fate, Free Will, and Family in Reynolds Price's A Long and Happy Life and Kate Vaiden," 1991
Box WO5
Kaufman, Wallace
Six Girls, 1959
Box WO5
A River Meeting, circa 1964
Box WO5
Leukemia, Age 3, undated
Box WO5
Kelly, Tom
Waiting for Rain, undated
Box WO5
Kenna, Michael
Ten Poems for a Friend, 1971-1974
Box WO5
Kimmel, Haven
The Solace of Leaving Early, 2001
Box WO5
Kizer, Carolyn
Poems, 1980-1986 and undated
Box WO5
Kreyling, Michael
The Extra, 1988
Box WO5
"Men Without Women: Communities of Desire and Race in A Great Circle," 1996
Box WO5
Reynolds Price, 1982
Box WO5
Landesman, Peter
Blood Acre: A Novel, 1997
Box WO5
Larson, Eric
Bermuda, 2000
Box WO5
The Pharisee's Gospel, undated
Box WO5
Linney, Romulus
Box WO6
Holy Ghosts, 1972
Box WO6
Woman Without a Name, 1985
Box WO6
Malouf, Melissa
It Had to Be You: The Joan and Ernest Story, 1997
Box WO6
Mann, Julian, III
The Old Man and the Boy, 1988-1997
Box WO6
Manning, Hank
Buzzbait, undated
Box WO6
Marrs, Suzanne
One Writer's Imagination: The Fiction of Eudora Welty, 2002
Box WO6
'The Huge Fateful Stage of the Outside World': Eudora Welty's Life in Politics, undated
Box WO6
Massengill, David
Picture books, 2001
Box WO6
Maunsell, Penelope
The Company of the Dead, screenplay of Price's short story, 1997 Mar. 27
Box WO6
Maxwell, William
The Writer as Illusionist, 1955 Mar. 4
Box WO6
McElheny, Sean
Lewis and Clark, 1995
Box WO6
Meredith, William
For Two Lovers in the Canadian Woods a Hundred Years from Now, 1977
Box WO6
Millard, Charles
Oscar Comes to North Carolina, 1999
Box WO6
Modjeska, Lee
Keeper of the Night: A Portrait of Life in the Shadow of Death, 1994
Box WO6
Moffatt, Jan E.
When I'm Painting, I Don't Have Cancer, 1995 June 27
Box WO6
Mofford, Frank
Phona, 1993
Box WO6
Solo Shoo-shoo, 1993
Box WO6
Morgan, Robert
Box WO7
Brave Enemies, 2003
(2 folders)
Box WO7
Payne, Peggy
Sister India, 1994
Box WO7
Peterson, Dwight N.
A Gimp's-Eye View of the Healing of the Paralytic in Mark 2:1-2, circa 1997
Box WO7
Peterson, Mike
A Short and Unhappy Weekend, undated
Box WO7
Pollack, Harriet and Suzanne Marrs, eds.
Eudora Welty and Politics: Did the Writer Crusade?, 2000
Box WO7
Pope, Deborah
Mortal World, (Typescript), undated
Box WO7
Mortal World, (Advance uncorrected proofs), undated
Box WO7
Porter, Joe Ashby
Bone Key, 1996
Box WO7
St. Silvere's Head, 1981
Box WO7
Pratt, Minnie Bruce
Poems and statement of plans, 1997 Mar. 4 and undated
Box WO7
Price, William, S.
My Farewell -- Dripping with Tears, 1950
Box WO7
Untitled report, 1935
Box WO7
Price, William S., Jr.
N.C. v. B.C. West, Jr., 1978
Box WO7
John Hope Franklin: a Life of Making History, undated
Box WO7
Rambo, Wiley Claude
Mint Chip and Plain Vanilla, 1993
Box WO7
Randall, Dale B.J.
American 'Mairzy' Dottiness, Sir John Fastolf's Secretary, and the 'Law French' of a Caroline Cavalier, 1995
Box WO7
Randolph, Leonard
Village Dying, circa 1976
Box WO7
Robinson, Marilyne
Death of Adam, 1998
Box WO7
Schiff, James A.
Understanding Reynolds Price, 1995
(Folder 1 of 2)
Box WO7
Understanding Reynolds Price, 1995
(Folder 2 of 2)
Box WO8
Critical Essays on Reynolds Price, 1996-1997
(3 folders)
Box WO8
Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky
A Dialogue on Love, 1999
Box WO8
Seymour, James
Holy Ghosts and Hidden Histories, 1997
Box WO8
Singer, William
Eyes: A Gift, 1976
Box WO8
Poem A and Poem C, undated
Box WO8
Revelation as Grace: A Study of the Twenty-Two Dreams in Reynolds Price's The Surface of Earth, 1977
Box WO8
Sink, Alice E.
What University Freshmen Have Taught Me About Reynolds Price's Novel, Kate Vaiden, undated
Box WO8
Smith, Allen
Preacher: The Life of Reverend Helen Gray Crotwell, 1996
Box WO8
Smith, Caleb
Box WO9
Monumental, (Typescript), 2001
Box WO9
Monumental, (Second draft), 2001
Box WO9
Smith, D. Moody
Jesus of Nazareth: From Bornkamm to Sanders and Professor Sanders at Duke, undated
Box WO9
John As Historian, 2003
Box WO9
When Did the Gospels Become Scripture? 2000
Box WO9
Smith, Dave
The Canoe in the Basement, 1988
Box WO9
Cuba Night, 1988
Box WO9
In Search of the Real Thing, 1988
Box WO9
Southern Crescent, 1988
Box WO9
To Isle of Wight, undated
Box WO9
Why Southern Poetry May Be a Snipe Hunt, 1988
Box WO9
Fate's Kite: Poems, 1992-1995, 1995
Box WO9
The Righting Moment: Poems, 1988-1998 undated
Box WO9
The Wick of Memory: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000 1999
Box WO9
Smith, Jean Kennedy and George Plimpton
Very Special Artists: Chronicles of Courage, 1993
Box WO9
Smith, R. T.
Brightwood: Poems, 2003
Box WO9
Spencer, Elizabeth
Box WO10
Landscapes of the Heart: A Memoir, 1996
Box WO10
Spender, Stephen
Engaged in Writing, (Typed draft), undated
(2 folders)
Box WO10
Engaged in Writing (Typescript), undated
Box WO10
Engaged in Writing (Proof), undated
(4 folders)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WO10
Engaged in Writing (Volume), 1957
Box WO10
Engaged in Writing (Price's notes), 1957
Box WO10
The Connecting Imagination, 1961 Apr. 1

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WO10
The Fool and the Princess (Bound typescript), undated
Box WO10
Journals: 1939-1983
(Folders 1-8 of 13)
Box WO10
Spender, Stephen
Box WO11
Journals: 1939-1983
(Folders 9-13 of 13)
Box WO11
Schiller's "Mary Stuart," (Handwritten draft), undated
Box WO11
Schiller's "Mary Stuart," (Manuscript), undated
Box WO11
Schiller's "Mary Stuart," (Typescript), undated
Box WO11
Schiller's "Mary Stuart," (Fourth draft), undated
Box WO11
Schiller's "Mary Stuart," (Published pages), 1959
Box WO11
The Temple, 1960
Box WO11
Book Jackets, 1985
Box WO11
Poetry, 1960-1983 and undated
Box WO11
Essays, undated
Box WO11
Stokes, Adrian
Vermeer and Degas, undated
Box WO11
Stokes, Harry
Box WO12
Untitled work, 1967
Box WO12
The Store of Joys: Writers Celebrate the North Carolina Museum of Art's Fiftieth Anniversary, 1995-1996
(2 folders)
Box WO12
Styron, William
A Lifesketch #1, 1974
Box WO12
A Lifesketch #2, 1974
Box WO12
Sutherland, John
Stephen Spender: The Authorized Biography, 2000
(4 folders)
Box WO12
Stephen Spender: The Authorized Biography, (Second draft), undated
(Folders 1-2 of 4)
Box WO12
Stephen Spender: The Authorized Biography, (Second draft), undated
(Folders 3-4 of 4)
Box WO13
Tamplin, Ronald
The Catechumen, undated
Box WO13
Tate, Allen
All is Brillig (or ought to be), numbered, limited edition of Tate's last published poem, 1979
Box WO13
Tompkins, Jane
Let's Get Lost, undated
Box WO13
Torgovnick, Marianna
Primitive Passions: Men, Women, and the Quest for Ecstasy, 1997
Box WO13
Tyler, Anne
In Sudden Solitude: A Critical Essay from a Rising Sophomore, 1959
Box WO13
Vaughn, Caroline
notes on Borrowed Time and career narrative, 1995 Oct. 22
Box WO13
Vauthier, Simone
"The Circle in the Forest: Fictional Space in A Long and Happy Life," 1974
Box WO13
"Reasonable Uses of the Unreasonable: The Supernatural in Reynolds Price's Love and Work," undated
Box WO13
Verdelle, A. J.
The Good Negress, 1994
Box WO13
Verghese, Abraham
The Tennis Partner, 1998
Box WO13
Voll, Daniel
Dear Mr. President, (Typescript), 1992
Box WO13
Dear Mr. President, (Second draft), 1992
Box WO13
The Flying Saucer Cafe, 1992
Box WO13
Moon Child, 1992
Box WO13
Riot Baby, 2002
Box WO13
To the Shoreline, undated
Box WO13
Skin, 1995
Box WO14
Threat Matrix, 2002
Box WO14
Threat Matrix: Episode 104, In Plane Sight, 2003
Box WO14
Wagenknecht, Edward
Dickens and the Scandalmongers, 1950
Box WO14
Wasserman, Harriet
Handsome Is: Adventures with Saul Bellow, undated
(2 folders)
Box WO14
Welty, Eudora
A Flock of Guinea Hens Seen from a Car, 1970
Box WO14
One Time, One Place, 1971
Box WO14
Place in Fiction, 1955
Box WO14
One Writer's Beginnings, (Typescript with notes), undated
Box WO14
The Optimist's Daughter, (Galleys with notes), [ 1970?]

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box WO14
The Optimist's Daughter (Typescript with notes), 1970
(2 folders)
Box WO14
West, James L. W., III
Duke, Second Stint, undated
Box WO14
Durham and Flatbush, undated
Box WO14
Styron at Duke, 1943-44, 1995
Box WO14
Styron in Paris, 1995
Box WO14
West, John Cameron
A Sidebar to 'Esse Quam Videri,' undated
Box WO14
Wilbur, Richard
Pedestrian Flight, 1981
Box WO14
Wilkinson, Alec
My Mentor, 2001
(2 folders)
Box WO14
A Murder, 1992
(2 folders)
Box WO15
Untitled, 1994
Box WO15
Williams, Rowan
The Poems of Rowan Williams, 2003
Box WO15
Willingham, Dan
Untitled, 1996
Box WO15
An Untitled Romantic Comedy in Two Acts, 1995
Box WO15
Willimon, William H.
'We Work Hard, We Play Hard': A Report for the President and the Provost, and the Vice President of Student Life of Duke University, 1993
Box WO15
Tell Me the Story of Jesus, 1995
Box WO15
Willrich, Patricia Rowe
A Perspective on Wallace Stegner, 1991
Box WO15
Watching Through Windows: A Perspective on Anne Tyler, 1992
Box WO15
Wilson, Robert
Untitled, 1995
Box WO15
Yungblut, June
The Entered Heart, 1986
Box WO15
Miscellaneous writings by indeterminable authors, 1953-1983 and undated
Box WO15
Bibliographies, 1974-1983
A Bibliography of the Writings of Reynolds Price, by Stuart Wright and James L.W.West:
Typescript A, 1979
(2 folders)
Box WO15
Typescript B, 1980
(2 folders)
Box WO16
Typescript C, 1981
(2 folders)
Box WO16
Typescript D, 1983
(2 folders)
Box WO16
Typescript: (Price's copy with holograph corrections, 1983)
Box WO16
A Bibliography of the Writings of Reynolds Price, by Stuart Wright and James L. W. West: Proof, 1985
Sketches for frontispiece, undated
Box WO16
A Selected Bio-Bibliography of Reynolds Price, by Barbara R. Swain, 1974
Box WO16
Reynolds Price: A Bibliography, by Clayton Owens (Working draft with corrections by Price), 1976
Box WO16
Miscellaneous Bibliographies, 1977-1982
Box WO16
Dictionary of Literary Biography
Proof for entry on Price for American Short Story Writers Since World War II, Second Series, Vol. 218, 1999
Box WO16
Proof for entry on Price for American Novelists Since World War II, Seventh Series, Vol. 278, 2003
Box WO16

3. Printed Materials Series, 1944-2004 and undated

29 boxes

Divided into three subseries: Serials, Clippings, and Miscellaneous Printed Materials.

Serials Subseries, 1951-2004 and undated

20 boxes

Consists of popular and scholarly serial publications containing work by Price or articles about Price. Arranged chronologically.

A folder in the inventory cabinet in Research Services contains a list of titles of those serials published through 1992.The folder also contains several lists of selected articles sorted by genre (Interviews, Articles about Price, Short Stories, Reviews of Work by Price, etc.).

[Some items in this subseries have been removed to Oversize Materials.]

1951 Feb.-1963 Summer
Box S1
1963 Fall-1968 June
Box S2
1968 Oct.-1970 May
Box S3
1970 Sept.-1972
Box S4
1972-1976 Spring
Box S5
1976 Spring/Summer-1981 Apr.
Box S6
1981 May-1984 Jan.
Box S7
1984 Spring/Summer-1986 Winter/Spring
Box S8
1986-1988 Summer
Box S9
1988 Winter-1990 Apr.
Box S10
1990 May-1990 Dec.
Box S11
1990 Fall-1991 Spring
Box S12
1991 Summer-1992 Spring
Box S13
1992 Spring/Summer-1993 Winter
Box S14
1993 Winter-1994 Fall
Box S15
1994-1995
Box S16
1995 Winter/Spring-1997 Nov.
Box S17
1997 Winter-1999 Dec. 6
Box S18
1999 Dec. 6-2002 Summer
Box S19
2002 Fall-2004 Winter and undated
Box S20

Clippings Subseries, 1963-2004 and undated

2 boxes

Clippings chiefly concerning Price and his work, and to a lesser extent his family, friends, and colleagues. Arrangement is as follows: Clippings in Box PC1 consist mostly of reviews, advertisements, and articles regarding specific works by Price and are foldered by title, in order of date of publication. Clippings in Box PC2 are more general articles about or by Price, including interviews, and are arranged chronologically.

[Some items in this subseries have been removed to Oversize Materials. Arrangement there in Boxes OS14 and OS15 follows that described above for Boxes PC1 and PC2.]

Reviews of specific works
Box PC1
Blue Calhoun (1992)
Box PC1
The Collected Stories (1993)
Box PC1
A Whole New Life (1994)
Box PC1
The Promise of Rest (1995)
Box PC1
The Three Gospels (1996)
Box PC1
The Collected Poems (1997)
Box PC1
Roxanna Slade (1998)
Box PC1
Learning a Trade (1998)
Box PC1
Letter to a Man in the Fire (1999)
Box PC1
A Perfect Friend (2000)
Box PC1
Feasting the Heart (2000)
Box PC1
Noble Norfleet (2002)
Box PC1
A Serious Way of Wondering (2003)
Box PC1
Clippings, chronological sequence, 1963-2004, bulk 1992-2004 and undated
(6 folders)
Box PC2

Miscellaneous Printed Materials Subseries (RESTRICTED), 1944-2004 and undated

7 boxes

Programs, playbills, awards, prospecti, and announcements of teaching and speaking engagements. Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically within each folder.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this subseries requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1993-2003
(2 folders)
Box MP1
Announcements and programs for author appearances: addresses, conferences, readings, and other engagements, 1962-2004 and undated
(Folders 1-7 of 9)
Box MP1
Announcements and programs for author appearances: addresses, conferences, readings, and other engagements, 1962-2004 and undated
(Folders 8-9 of 9)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box MP2
Announcements and programs for events attended: concerts, plays, services, and other occasions, 1949-2004 and undated
(Folders 1-7 of 9)
Box MP2
Announcements and programs for events attended: concerts, plays, services, and other occasions 1949-2004 and undated
(Folders 8-9 of 9)
Box MP3
An Appalachian Summer, 2000
Box MP3
Awards and honorary degrees, 1964-2003 and undated
(4 folders)

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box MP3
Catalogs and brochures with writings by Price, 1999 and undated
Box MP3
Duke University events, 1988-2004 and undated
Box MP3
Eudora Welty Foundation, 1999-2004 and undated
Box MP4
Fellowship of Southern Writers, 1989, 1994-1997 and undated
Box MP4
Invitations, 1993-2003 and undated
Box MP4
James Taylor, 1992-2001
(5 folders)
Box MP4
National Book Award Week, 1979 Apr. 23-26
Box MP4
Oxford University printed material, 1954-1962 and undated
Box MP4
Posters advertising books and lectures, 1982 and 1986

[Items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box MP4
Programs and announcements for Price's plays, 1956-2003 and undated
(2 folders)
Box MP4
Publications by various authors (alphabetical), 1959-1995 and undated
(Folders 1-3 of 5)
Box MP4
Publications by various authors (alphabetical), 1959-1995 and undated
(Folders 4-5 of 5)
Box MP5
Publishers' ads, catalogs, and prospecti, 1966-2000 and undated
(7 folders)
Box MP5
Salzberg Seminar in American Studies, 1975-1977 and undated
Box MP6
Spender family printed material, 1959-1977 and undated
Box MP6
Teaching and speaking engagements, 1962-1990 and undated
Box MP6
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, 1993-1994
(4 folders)
Box MP6
Miscellany, 1944-2001 and undated
(8 folders)
Box MP7

4. Legal and Financial Papers Series (RESTRICTED), 1939-2004 and undated

5 boxes

Consists of publishing agreements and contracts, royalty statements, tax records, papers regarding the William S. Price home, and miscellaneous personal records. Arranged alphabetically in these categories and chronologically within them, with the exception that miscellaneous records are grouped at the end of the series.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

Publishing agreements and contracts, 1957-2002 and undated
(3 folders)
Box LF1
Royalty statements, 1962-1984, 1992-2004
(6 folders)
Box LF1
Medical records, 1955-2005 and undated
Box LF1
Tax records, 1964, 1967
(2 folders)
Box LF1
Tax records, 1970-1979
(19 folders)
Box LF2
Tax records, 1980-1984
(13 folders)
Box LF3
Tax records, 1985-1990
(8 folders)
Box LF4
William S. and Elizabeth Price, check books, 1954-1965
Box LF4
William S. and Elizabeth Price Home, 1939-1969 and undated
Box LF4
Miscellaneous legal and financial records, 1950-2003
(Folders 1-2 of 7)
Box LF4
Miscellaneous legal and financial records, 1950-2003
(Folders 3-7 of 7)
Box LF5

5. Speeches and Addresses Series (RESTRICTED), 1957-2004 and undated

1 box

Speeches and addresses presented by Price at literary or educational events. Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: materials in this series are open for researchers to view but not to duplicate. During Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, duplication by any means of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

1957
Box SA1
Blackburn, William, senior class banquet, Woman's College, May 15
Box SA1
1966
The Thing Itself, Duke University
Box SA1
1967
The Writer's Role, Twelfth Annual North Carolina Literary Forum, Mar. 16
Box SA1
1968
Introduction for prose readings, Library of Congress, Mar.
Box SA1
1970
Belhaven College, Jackson, Mississippi, Feb.
Box SA1
1972
William Blackburn eulogy, Dec. 8
Box SA1
1973
Lecture for the Baylor School, Apr. 22
Box SA1
Knowles, John, introduction for, Oct. 28
Box SA1
1974
Welty, Eudora, introduction for, Oct. 16
Box SA1
Modaressi, Anne Tyler, introduction for, Nov. 13
Box SA1
1975
Campus Club Lecture Series, Duke University, Jan. 15
Box SA1
Peacock, Phyllis, introduction for, May 7
Box SA1
1976
Liberating Journalism: Defining Reality Through Fiction, notes for Duke Fellows in Communication Policy program, Mar. 18-20
Box SA1
1977
Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, June 12-July 2
Box SA1
1978
Macon Methodist Church, homecoming, Sept. 17
Box SA1
1979
Archibald Smith lecture, Apr.
Box SA1
To the Chaired Professors, manuscript draft, Oct. 15
Box SA1
1980
Joel Jackson's News, Weather, and Sports, draft comment, Oct. 3
Box SA1
1981
Spender, Stephen, introduction for, Feb. 2
Box SA1
1983
Anderson, Jeffrey, introduction for, Carrboro Art School
Box SA1
1985
Truths for Playwrights, Hendrix College, Oct. 18
Box SA1
1986
National Book Critics Circle Award, acceptance speech (for Kate Vaiden)
Box SA1
1988
Blackburn, William, commemoration of, homecoming weekend, Oct. 21
Box SA1
1989
Welty, Eudora, eightieth birthday, Apr. 9
Box SA1
Pen-Faulkner reading, Oct. 30
Box SA1
1992
Our Half of the Deal, Founder's Day, Dec. 10
Box SA1
1994
Clear Pictures premiere (Charles Guggenheim documentary film), Mar. 18
Box SA1
Styron, William, introduction for, Nov.
Box SA1
1998
Remarks at the awarding of a cookery prize to Ben and Karen Barker, Durham, Sept. 13
Box SA1
1999
Oates, Joyce Carol, introduction for, Duke University, Mar. 26
Box SA1
A Presentation to the North Caroliniana Society, Apr. 9
Box SA1
Letter to a Pair of Trinity College Freshman, as read to the Trinity College Board of Visitors, Apr. 15
Box SA1
At an Unveiling, Duke University, Sept. 30
Box SA1
An Awful Gift and a Blindness: The Robert Penn Warren Lecture, Nashville, Oct. 8
Box SA1
A New Year's Greeting, James Taylor's Millenium Concert in the Raleigh Sports Arena, Dec. 31-2000 Jan. 1
Box SA1
2001
Donoghue, Denis, introduction for, Mar. 6
Box SA1
Malone, Michael, introduction for, Mar. 8
Box SA1
A Serious Way of Wondering, The Peabody Lecture, Harvard Memorial Church, Apr. 21
Box SA1
In Long Measure, for W. D. Davies, May 24
Box SA1
A Serious Way of Wondering, National Cathedral, Washington, D. C., Sept. 26
Box SA1
2003
Spencer Heilema, Mary Elizabeth, eulogy, Jan. 7
Box SA1
Keohane, Nan, remarks for a celebratory dinner, Oct. 4
Box SA1
2004
Faces From the Flood: Remembering Hurricane Floyd, voiceover script recorded by Price at WUNC-TV, Apr. 12
Box SA1
Undated
Capra, Frank, introduction of
Box SA1
Don Quixote, lecture
Box SA1
Milton, John, poetry reading, introduction
Box SA1
Unpublishable Fiction
Box SA1

6. Interviews Series (RESTRICTED), 1973-2003 and undated

1 box

Interviews with Price regarding his life and work. Includes oral history interview conducted by the Memphis State Oral History Office. Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: materials in this series are open for researchers to view but not to duplicate. During Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, aduplication by any means of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

1966 and undated: Kaufman, Wallace, A Conversation with Reynolds Price
(5 folders)
Box I1
1973-1976: Memphis State Oral History Office interview
(10 folders)

[Audio cassettes removed to Audiovisual Materials Series.]

Box I1
1976 Mar. 11: Georges, Gary, A Great Deal More: Une Interview de Reynolds Price
Box I1
1976: Rooke, Constance, On Women and His Own Work: an Interview with Reynolds Price
(2 folders)
Box I1
1986 Apr. 9: Miller, Edmond, A Conversation with Reynolds Price
Box I1
1999 Oct. 26: Smith, Rick R. and Miranda Kossoff, The Life and Times of Reynolds Price: A Literary Lion
Box I1
2002 Feb. 8: Bush, John, Oak Room Interview: James B. Duke Professor of English Reynolds Price
Box I1
2003 Mar.: Bedway, Barbara, an e-mail interview for Auburn Seminary's newsletter
Box I1
1988 and undated: Unattributed interviews
Box I1

7. Personal Papers Series (RESTRICTED), 1927-2004 and undated

1 box

Includes itineraries for Price's trips, drawings by Price, and a day book belonging to Mrs. William S. Price. Arranged alphabetically by topic.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

Day Book of Mrs. William S. Price, 1940
Box PP1
Drawings, 1952-1960 and undated

[Some items removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box PP1
Gift lists for complimentary copies of his books, circa 1992-1998
Box PP1
Miscellaneous information and notes about writing and career, 1995-2003 and undated
Box PP1
Personal itineraries for book tours, readings, and other events, 1971-2002 and undated
(2 folders)
Box PP1
Personal itinerary for visit to the Memorial Church, Harvard University, 2001 Apr. 20-23
Box PP1
Sketchbook, 1977-1980
Box PP1
Statements made at ceremonies for friends, including banquets, funerals, and weddings, 1996-2003
Box PP1
Transcript of Bill Moyers' Journal: 'Carter and Country,' 1979
Box PP1
Miscellany, 1927-2003 and undated
(2 folders)

Includes ticket stubs and programs from events attended, handwritten invitations, receipts, drawings, and other items.

Box PP1

8. Academic Files Series (RESTRICTED), 1969-2003 and undated

1 box

Documents Price's academic and teaching career. Includes course materials, students' writing, Duke University and Duke University English Department memoranda, and related materials. Arranged alphabetically by topic.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

Bread on the Waters: Reynolds Price, Teacher, a documentary by Wil Weldon, 1997

[Videocassette removed to Audiovisual Materials Series.]

Box AF1
Course materials, 1969-1977 and undated
Box AF1
Duke University memoranda and reports,, 1994-2004
Box AF1
Duke University English Department, 1978, 1992-2004
Box AF1
Students--enrollments, proposals, and references, 1993-2003
Box AF1
Students' writing, 1990-2003 and undated
(4 folders)
Box AF1
William M. Blackburn Fund, 1972-1984 and undated
Box AF1

9. Photographic Materials Series (RESTRICTED), 1951-2002 and undated

1 box

Photographs of Price, family members, and various other authors at private events and public ceremonies. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Conditions Governing Access note

[RESTRICTED: during Price's lifetime and twenty years thereafter, access to, and duplication by any means, of materials in this series requires prior written permission from him or his literary executors.]

American Rhodes Scholars, class of 1955, forty-fifth reunion, Oxford, 2000 June 25-28
Box PM1
Authors, 1958, 1974, and undated
Box PM1
Class, Narrative Poetry, 1987
Box PM1
Clear Pictures (film), 1998 and undated
(2 folders)
Box PM1
Cover photographs, 1976 and undated
Box PM1
England, 1962
Box PM1
Family photographs, circa 1947-1948
Box PM1
Lyndhurst Foundation, circa 1994
Box PM1
Perkins Library exhibit, 2000
(2 folders)
Box PM1
Portraits and publicity photographs, circa 1993-1996
Box PM1
Price's high school graduating class, 1951

[Item removed to Oversize Materials.]

Box PM1
Receipt of Litt. D. Degree from Wake Forest University, 1979 May
(2 folders)
Box PM1
Welty, Eudora, 1955, 1973-1985
Box PM1
Welty, Eudora: Sixth Annual Eudora Welty Americana Awards, including television transcript, 1979 Aug.
Box PM1
Unidentified photographs, 1958-1985, 2001-2002 and undated
(4 folders)
Box PM1

10. Audiovisual Materials Series (RESTRICTED), 1968-2003 and undated

9 boxes

Audio and video recordings of Price, mainly at public functions such as readings, awards ceremonies, and interviews. Arranged in subseries by format: Audio Materials Subseries and Video Materials Subseries. Total running time (TRT) is shown in parentheses if known.

Audio Materials Subseries, 1968-2000 and undated, bulk 1996-2000

Recording formats consist of audiocassettes, digital audio tapes, reel to reel tapes. Use copies are available for most recordings; see the sub-groupings for details. Master and use copies for all format groupings are housed together and are listed at the end of the series.

Audiocassettes, Originals OR1 - OR21 (CLOSED)

Interviews, readings, commercial recordings, and radio essays delivered by Price on National Public Radio. Arranged chronologically. Total running time (TRT) is shown in parentheses if known. Use copies are available in Box AV3 for all items.