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Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

1998, 2002, 2007, 2011

Date Processed:

October 2008

Acquisitions Information:

Acquired in installments: 1998, 2002, 2007, 2011

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Identification of item: Series number (where there is more than one series number in the MS), Box number, Richard Ford Papers, MSS 208, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Usage Restrictions:

The Richard Ford Papers will be open and available for access within the Special Collections reading room with the exception of some specially marked correspondence (*) which cannot be read or quoted from for scholarly and/or commercial use without the expressed consent of Richard Ford.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

The collection numbers 109 boxes and spans the time period of the 1960s to the present; material is continually added to the collection as it is received from Mr. Ford. The bulk of the collection is correspondence to individuals and institutions;  research notes; articles and essays; screenplays; short stories; novels; non-fiction work; and events for which Mr. Ford wrote. There is also material about Mr. Ford, works by other writers, and a small number of Mr. Ford’s personal possessions.

Historical Background:

Richard Ford graduated from Michigan State University in 1966 with a degree in English. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1977, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1978, and won the 1994 Rea Award for the Short Story. Independence Day was the winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1996. Originally from Mississippi, he now resides with his wife in New Orleans. In addition to his novels Independence Day and The Sportswriter, (the prequel to Independence Day), Ford has written Lay of the Land, A Piece of My Heart, The Ultimate Good Luck, and Wildlife, as well as numerous short stories which are collected in Rock Springs and Women With Men.

Processing Note:

Original and additional holdings processed by Molly Dean, Fara McCune, and Katie Angeli in 1999, 2003, 2008, and 2012.

Arrangement:


The archive is arranged into five series: Series I contains professional and personal correspondence. Series II contains notes, articles and essays, screenplays, short stories, novels, non-fiction work and events in which Richard Ford used his writings. Within each portion of Series II are holographic copies, typescript drafts and published formats of Richard Ford's works. Series III includes writings that are written about Ford, such as interviews and reviews. Series IV holds works Ford collection by other writers. Series V is a small collection of Ford's personal effects.

1. CORRESPONDENCE, MANUSCRIPTS CONCERNING AWARDS, INTRODUCTIONS, AND INTERVIEWS
Box Folder Description
1 1 American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters Correspondence, 1989. Approx. 3 typed letters plus manuscript exhibition contract, brochures, and ceremony program.
1 2 American Audio Prose Library Correspondence, 1986-87. Five typed letters plus reading contract
1 3 Delta State University, 1986-87. approx. 50 letters, most handwritten, signed letters from Terry Everett. Includes two poems from Everett: "The Hydrangeas at Fruitrich, July 5-10, 1987" inscribed "For my dear friend, Richard Ford, Bennington, July 10, 1987"; and "For Bonnie, Bobby, and Their Boys on the Death of Bonnie's Father, June 14, 1987"
1 4 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, Mississippi, 1993 - Speech. Eight typed pages. Folder also includes 3 photographs, 2 brochures, 2 press releases, 1 typed letter.
1 5 Sam Halpert interview with Ford, 1991. Typed, 61 pages.
1 6 Juke Joints, 1988-89 - Eleven drafts of introduction (2 handwritten, 9 typed), seven typed pages long and 1 galley, all edited. Folder also includes nine typed, signed letters concerning introduction.
1 7 Michigan Society of Fellows, 1970-87. Approx. 50 typed signed letters
1 8 National Endowment for the Arts, 1979-88. Approx. 20 letters concerning Ford's Creative Writing Fellowship Grant.
1 9 Quarterly West novella edition, 1989. 5 drafts of Ford's introduction, all edited by Ford. Includes 1 handwritten draft, 3 typed drafts (5 pages each), 1 edited galley, and handwritten notes for the essay.
10 Symphony Space Introductions, 1991. Typed, 4 pages, not edited - MISSING??
1 11 US Information Agency, 1985-98. 10 letters, typed & signed, concerning Ford's participation in USIA's Arts American program
2. CORRESPONDENCE: PUBLISHERS
1 12 State of Mississippi Department of Archives and History, July 7, 1985, concerning the Welty project.
. CORRESPONDENCE: PUBLISHERS
Box Folder Description
2 1 Australia
2 2 Canada
2 3 England
2 4 England: Collins/Harvill
2 5 France
2 6 Germany
3 1 Granta
3 2 Holland
3 3 Italy/Italian
3 4 Italian/English
3 5 Miscellaneous Foreign Publishers
3 6 Scotland
3 7 Stopler, Mark
3

8

Sweden

3

9

Translator's Addresses

3

10

Aperture

3

11

Atlantic Monthly Press

3

12

Booksellers and Former Booksellers

4

1

Esquire

4

2

Harpers

4

3

Kazin, A.

4

4

Knopf, A.

4

5

McCauley, Gerard Agency

4

6

Mirabella

4

7

Seymour, Abigail

4

8

Jacobs, Mark

4

9

Pujol, Elena

4

10

Berk, Pari

4

11

Warnford-Davis, Ann

4

12

Miscellaneous Correspondence

5

1

Miscellaneous Publishers - Books & Magazines

5

2

Money Magazine

5

3

New York Times - Correspondence from Toby Harshaw (New York Times) and Ford concerning Ford's op-ed piece on Clinton, 1996. Four typed letters (3 are faxes). Folder also includes two typed letters from Ford (1996), one to Toby Harshaw, one to Howell Raines, concerning this essay.

5

4

New Yorker - New Yorker July 22, 1996 containing Ford's story, "Privacy." Folder includes two fan letters reacting to story and illustration proofs for pages 1-14

5

5

Correspondence (to and from Ford) concerning works to be included in the issue of Ploughshares guest edited by Ford, 1995-96. Nineteen typed & handwritten letters. Folder includes: Ford's list of "Keepers, Rereaders, Rejections," handwritten, undated photocopy of galley of Ford's introduction, showing previous editing marks, 4 pages.

5

6

Random House

6

1

Scribner's & Sons, Charles

6

2

Spartina, Inc.

6

3

Traveller

6

4

Tri Quarterly

6

5

Vintage

6

6

Walton, David

6

7

Early Rejections Slips/Letters

7. CORRESPONDENCE: OTHER MEDIA

Box

Folder

Description

7

1

Letters from Colleges/Universities/Professors

7

2

Letters from Journalists/Journals

7

3

Letters from Musicians: Jackson Browne, David Essig, Mark Knopfler, & Bruce Springsteen

7

4

Photographers, painters/Artists

7

5

High Schools/Colleges - Visits to

7

6

Students from Writing Classes

7

7

Selected Fan Mail 1968-2007

8. CORRESPONDENCE, MANUSCRIPTS, REVIEWS CONCERNING FILMS AND PLAYS

Box

Folder

Description

8

1

Movie Inquiries, 1989-90. Approx. 10 letters soliciting Ford's opinion on various books (not his) for possible use as movie scripts.

8

2

Manuscript material for One-Act play "American Tropical" performed at Lousville Actors Theatre, December 1983. Nine typed edited pages plua extensive notes & drafts of parts of dialog. Also galley (6 pages, edited), 1990.

8

3

Correspondence & other materials about "Bright Angel," 1987-92. Approx. 15 letters, most about option agreements. Includes 6 typed pages of screenplay, Feb. 1, 1990.

9. PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE

Arranged alphabetically by last name. Letters with names of correspondents denoted with "*" may be opened with the permission of Richard Ford only.

Box

Folder

Description

9

1

ANGELL, ROGER (The New Yorker). 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1998.

9

2

AUSTER, PAUL. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1991

9

3

AWARDS. 32 letters, dated 1987-2001 (e.g. Pen/Faulkner, Rea Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters).

9

4

BABB, HOWARD. 3 letters, dated 1976-1977.

9

5

BANKS, RUSSELL. 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1988-1991. Postcards dated 2002, one photocopy of Banks article dated 2000.

9

6

BANVILLE, JOHN. Eight letters dated from 1988-1995.

9

7

BARICH, BILL. 10 letters, 18 pages; 1 card; dated 1988-1995.

9

7A

BARKSDALE, RHESA. 2 letters, 3 pages; dated 1978-1979..

9

7A

BARKSDALE, RHESA. 2 letters, 3 pages; dated 1978-1979..

9

8

BASS, RICK. 2 letters, 3 pages; dated 1987-1988.

9

9

BAUSCH, RICHARD. 8 letters, 10 pages; 3 postcards; dated 1988-2000.

9

10

BEATTIE, ANN. 2 letters, 3 pages; 1 holograph note; dated 1986-2000.

9

10A

BLOS, PETER. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 10/20/79.

9

11

BLOUNT, ROY, JR. 2 letters, 3 pages; 1 postcard; dated 1988.

9

12

BOYLE, T.C. 1 letter, 2 pages; dated 2000.

9

13

BRADLEY, BILL. Correspondence between Senator Bill Bradley and Ford concerning the Race and the Creative Imagination Forum, 1996. Two typed letters from Ford, two typed letters from Bradley.*

9

13A

BRAZOS BOOKSTORE (Karl). 1 letter, 1 page; dated October 4, 1998.

9

14

BREW, GORDON. 3 letters, 5 pages; 1 postcard; undated.

9

15

BRODKEY, HAROLD. 2 letters, 3 pages; dated 1986- 1990

9

16

BROKAW, TOM. 1 holograph note attached to a letter from Elizabeth Gray; undated.

9

17

BURROUGHS, FRANKLIN. Letters and cards dating from 1996-2006.

9

18

BUTLER, ROBERT OLEN. 1 card; dated 1996.

9

19

BYRD, MAX. 1 handwritten note; dated 2004

9

20

CARPENTER, DAVID. 1 letter, 1 page, dated 1986; plus "What We Talk About When We Talk About Carver," 34-page Xeroxed typescript.

9

21

CARR, VIRGINIA SPENCER. 1 letter, 1 page, dated 2002

9

22

CARVER, CHRISTINE L. (Raymond Carver's daughter). 2 letters, 3 pages, dated 1988; 2-page Xeroxed letter to Tess Gallagher, dated 1988.

9

23

CARVER, ELLA. 1 letter, 3 pages, dated April 24, 1989.

9

24

CARVER, MARYANNE. 1 holographic letter, dated 2004.

9

25

(CARVER, RAYMOND). Carver estate case. "Maryann E. Carver vs. Theresa J. Gallagher in her capacity as Personal Representative of the Estate of Raymond C. Carver," 3 Xeroxed legal documents re the Carver Estate. 2-page Xeroxed divorce document for Maryann E. Carver and Raymond Carver, 1982.

9

26

(CARVER, RAYMOND). Eulogy. 3-page Xeroxed typescript eulogy by Tess Gallagher; 10 condolence letters, 2 condolence postcards, upon Carver's death (from R. Richey, Seth Rogovey, Stu Hyatt, etc.); 2- page typescript eulogy for Raymond Carver by Richard Ford, corrected in pencil; 1 page of holograph notes for Raymond Carver's eulogy, plus 6 pages of Xeroxed notes re Carver.

9

27

*CARVER, RAYMOND. 61 letters, 101 pages; 9 postcards; dated 1971-1988, to Richard Ford.

10

1

CARVER, RAYMOND. Miscellaneous. Folding brochure for Summer Writer's conference '78 University of Texas at EI Paso; 2 newspaper clippings with holograph notes by Carver; 2-page clipping from Saturday Review; letter to Carver from Grace Schulman, The Poetry Center, June 9, 1980; letter to Carver from L. Longstreet, October 11, 1982.

10

2

(CARVER, RAYMOND). Works about Carver. "The contemporary Turn of the short Story: the Instance of Raymond Carver," by B. W. Jorgensen, 17-page Xeroxed typescript; 15-page Xeroxed article about Carver; 7-page Xeroxed article about hunting with Carver.

10

3

CARVER, VANCE (Raymond Carver's son). 3 letters, 8 pages, dated 1987-1989.

10

4

CHEUSE, ALAN. 7 letters, 12 pages; 4 postcards; dated 1986-1998.

10

5

CHON, GLICKSTEIN, LURIE, OSTRIN & LUBELL (Attorneys) - Laurie, Jerome B. 5 typed letters, dated 1976-1977.

10

6

CHILDRESS, MARK 1 holographic letter, dated 2003.

10

7

CLARK, POLLY 1 holographic letter, undated, 2 postcards, undated, 1 email, dated 2005.

10

8

COLES, ROBERT 7 typed letters, dated 1991- 1995.

10

9

CONROY, FRANK. 2 letters, 3 pages; dated 1991.

10

10A

DANIELS, GABRIELLE. 1 letter, 1 page; dated August 20, 2003.

10

10

CONROY, PAT (New York Times) 1 typed letter to editor regarding R. Ford piece, dated 1998.

10

11

DELBANCO, NICHOLAS. 7 letters, 8 pages; 2 postcards; dated 1985-2002; plus 1 letter, 2 pages, unsigned, to Nancy Cantor at University of Michigan, proposing Richard Ford for an Honorary Degree.

10

12

DIDION (DUNNE), JOAN 2 holographic postcards, one dated 2004 and one undated.

10

13

DOCTOROW, E.L. 5 letters, 5 pages; dated 1974-1983.

10

14

EALY, HOLLY. 5 holographic postcards, 7 letters, dated 1998-2006.

10

15

EHRLICH, GRETEL. 2 letters, 5 pages; 1 card; dated 1986-1996

10

16

ELKIN, STANLEY. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1992.

10

17

ELLIS, BRET EASTON. 1 letter.

10

18

ERDRICH, LOUISE. 1 letter, 2 pages; dated 2001.

10

19

FISKETJON, GARY (Alfred A. Knopf). 8 letters, 9 pages; 1981 and undated.

Includes handwritten apology note dated 23 February.

10

20

FLANAGAN, BOB. 2 letters, dated 1978.

10

21

FORD, RICHARD. 2-page letter to Chris Carver, dated 1988; 1 holograph note to George Plimpton on a 2-page Xeroxed typescript re Raymond Carver, 1 correction; plus 1 letter, 2 pages, to Joyce Carol Oates, dated 1992. 11 original letters, signed, 14 pages, sent as faxes; dated 1986-1998 (sent to Dan Halpern, Juris Jurjevics, Kenneth Holditch, etc.) Xerox of 2-page letter to Lawrence B. Dumas, undated. 2-page holograph manuscript; I-page typescript application for a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford; plus rejection letter from Stanford dated 1974.

10

22

FUENTES, CARLOS. 1 letter, I page; dated 2000.

10

23

GAINES, ERNEST J. 1 letter.

10

24

GALLAGHER, TESS. 16 letters, 34 pages; 2 postcards; dated 1982-1993.

11

1

GARRETT, GEORGE. 2 letters, 10 pages; dated 1987- 1988.

11

2

GERBER, DAN. 1 letter, dated December 22, 1992.

11

3

GIFFORD, BARRY. 1 letter.

11

4

GODINE, DAVID. 1 letter, 1 page; 3 postcards; dated 1979-1980.

11

5

GORDIMER, NADINE. 1 printed card with holograph note written on two sides, undated.

11

6

GORRA, MICHAEL 3 letters, dated 2000-2001.

11

6A

GRANDMOTHER SHELLEY. 1 letter, 1 page; dated March 17, 1969.

11

7

GURGANUS, ALLAN. 1 fax, 1 page.

11

8

HALL, DONALD. 22 letters, 30 pages; 5 postcards; dated 1975-2001.

11

9

HALL, OAKLEY. 17 letters, 17 pages; 38 postcards; dated 1978-2002; plus 1 Xeroxed letter, 2 pages, from Caroline Gordon to Hall.

12

1

HANNAH, BARRY. 8 letters, 8 pages; dated 1978- 2001.

12

2

HARDWICK. ELIZABETH. 4 letters, 4 pages; 2 cards; dated 1990-1993.

12

3

HARRISON, JIM. 8 letters, 14 pages; dated 1988-1996

12

4

HILL, REBECCA. 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1986- 2000.

12

5

HILLS, RUST. 7 letters.

12

5A

HYMAN, ROBERT. 1 letter, 2 pages; dated July 15, 1990.

12

6

HYNES, SAM. 4 letters, 1 holograph note, dated 1990

12

7

IRVING, JOHN. 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1987- 1989.

12

8

ISHIGURO, KAZOO. 2 letters, 3 pages; dated 1989-1990.

12

9

JUST, WARD. 1 letter, 1 page; undated

12

10

KAZIN, ALFRED. 4 letters, 4 pages; 1 card; dated 1990-1998; plus 1 letter, 2 pages, from Judith Dunford; 1 Xeroxed reply from Richard Ford.

12

11

KEELEY, MIKE. 5 letters, dated 1977-1996.

12

12

KENNEDY, WILLIAM. 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1992-1998.

12

13

KINDER, CHUCK. 2 letters, dated 1995.

12

14

KITTREDGE, BILLY. 4 letters, 5 pages; dated 1993-1995.

12

15

KLINKENBORG, VERLYN. 2 letters, dated 1985-1986.

12

15A

LEHRER, KAT. 1 letter, 1 page; dated May 28, 1988.

12

16

LEWIS, R.W.B. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1996

12

17

LISH, GORDON. 46 letters, 70 pages; dated 1977-1995 (most letters are not dated); plus 2 letters, 3 pages, to Jerry re Richard Ford; 5-page Xeroxed magazine article.

12

18

LIVESEY, MARGOT. 5 letters, 5 pages; 1 postcard; dated 1997-2001.

12

19

MACLEAN, NORMAN. 5 letters, 11 pages; dated 1978-1986.

12

20

MALAMET, ELLIOTT. 1 letter, 1 page, dated 1992; plus "Raymond Carver and the Fear of Narration," stapled tear sheets from Journal of the Short Story in English. No. 17, Autumn 1991

12

21

McGUANE, THOMAS. 4 letters.

12

22

McINERNEY, JAY. 2 letters, 6 pages; dated 1987-1992.

12

23

McMICHAEL, JAMES. 5 letters, 7 pages; dated 1981 -1993. 1 postcard

12

24

McMURTRY, LARRY. 2 letters, 4 pages; dated 1989.

12

25

MCNAIR, WESLEY 5 holographic postcards and 2 letters, dated 2005

12

26

McPHERSON, WILLIAM. 1 letter, 1 page; 1 postcard; dated 1988.

12

27

MEDIA. 15 letters from various news organizations and individuals, including NYT, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Jill Krementz, Deborah Norville, James Atlas, dated 1976-1993.

12

28

MELOY, MAILE 5 holographic letters, dated 2003-2005

13

1

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS, A-G Approximately 100 letters, postcards, and notes, dated 1978-2007.

13

2

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS, H-Q. Approximately 93 letters, postcards, and notes dated 1986-2004.

13

3

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS, R-Z. Approximately 57 letters, postcards, and notes, dated 1980-2006.

13

4

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS, Unknown authors, dated 1986-1992, some undated.

13

5

MONTANA WRITERS: This folder includes:

Russell Chatham, c. 1987-88. 5 typed signed letters

Bill Kittredge, 1980-82. 2 typed signed letters

Michael Koepf. 1 typed, signed, undated letter

3 unknown (signed with nicknames) 2 typed + 1 handwritten undated letters

13

6

MORRISON, TONI 1 letter, dated 2006.

13

7

MORSE, DAVID 1 letter, dated 2001.

13

8

MOSHER, HOWARD, 2 letters, dated 1985, 1 letter, dated 1998

13

9

MUDD, ROGER. 1 letter, 2 pages; dated 1988.

13

10

MUNRO, ALICE. 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1990-1999.

13

11

NATIONAL POETRY SOCIETY. 4 letters, dated 1845-1985; 2 brochures for the American Festival; 1 program; a photocopy of an article by Bernard Levin in the London Times, June 28, 1985.

13

12

NAVARRE, CARL 34 letters, dated 1983-1985.

13

12A

NEAL, WILLIAM. 1 letter, 2 pages; dated April 29, 2002.

13

13

NORMAN, GEOFFREY. 2 letters, 2 pages, dated 1986 -1996.

14

1

NORMAN, HOWARD. Approximately 50 letters, 9 pages; dated early 1980s.

14

2

NOVA, CRAIG. 9 letters, 11 pages; undated; plus carbon of letter from Bread Loaf Writers' Conference to Nova, dated 1978.

14

3

*OATES, JOYCE CAROL. Approximately 25 letters, 41 pages; 40 postcards; dated 1983-2001; plus 2 magazine articles, 1 heavily annotated in red ink.

14

4

O'BRIEN. TIM. 10 letters, dated 1977-1988.

14

5

ONDAATE, MICHAEL. 1 letter, 1 page; 4 postcards; dated 1992-1998.

14

6

PEACOCK, ALLEN (Simon & Schuster). 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1986-1987; plus 1 page typescript of Ford's comments about Dick Bausch's Spirits, heavily corrected in ink.

14

7

PERCY, WALKER. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1991; plus 1 letter, 1 page, to Gary Fisketjon, dated 1986; 1 Xeroxed letter to John.

14

8

PHILLIPS, JAYNE ANNE. 1 letter.

14

9

PINSKY, ROBERT. 1 letter.

14

10

PLIMPTON, GEORGE (The Paris Review). 1 letter, 1 page; dated 2001; plus 1 form letter, with holograph signature and note.

14

11

PRINCETON LETTERS, dated 1978-1990.

14

12

Publishers' Letters, dated 1972-2002.

14

13

RAAB, LARRY. 7 letters, 3 postcards; dated 1996-2001.

14

14

RABIN, JONATHAN. 2 letters, dated 1996 and 1998.

14

15

REED, J.D. 2 letters, 2 pages; dated 1979-1986.

14

16

REMICK, DAVID (New Yorker). 3 letters, 3 pages; dated 1998- 2001.

14

17

RHODES, RICHARD. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1977.

14

18

RICHLER, MORDECAI. 1 letter, 1 page, dated 1996.

15

1

ROBINSON, MARY. 1 letter.

15

2

RUGE, ELISABETH (S. Fischer Verlag). 6 letters, 9 pages; dated 1988-1989

15

3

RYAN, MICHAEL. 12 letters, 12 pages; ca. 1979- 1988; plus 1 holograph poem; 5 pages of Xeroxed poetry; Xerox of a letter from Jay Robinson at University of Michigan.

15

4

SALTER, JAMES. 2 letters, 2 pages; 1 postcard; 1 fax; dated 1989-2001.

15

5

SAUNDERS, GEORGE. 2 letters.

15

6

SHACOCHIS, ROBERT. 1 letter.

15

7

SHEPARD, SAM, 2 letters, 5 postcards, dates 2001-2004

15

8

SIMPSON, MONA. 6 letters, 18 pages; 1 postcard; dated 1987-1988.

15

9

SMITH, DAVE, 1 postcard, date 2002 & 10 letters from 2004-2006.

15

10

SPENCER, ELIZABETH. 13 letters; 17 pages; dated 1996-2000.

15

11

SPENDER, STEPHEN. 3 letters, 4 pages; dated 1989; 1 unsigned Xerox; 1 small page of holograph notes; plus 1 Xeroxed reply, 2 pages, from Richard Ford to Spender; 1 unsigned reply from Ford.

15

12

STONE, ROBERT. 1 letter.

15

13

STYRON, WILLIAM. 2 letters, 4 pages; dated 1992-1994.

15

14

SUMMER, BOB. 4 letters, 5 pages, dated 1977-87.

15

15

THEROUX, ALEXANDER. 2 cards; dated 1995.

15

15A

TOWERS, BOB. 1 letter, 1 page; dated February 22, 1987.

15

16

UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES. Approximately 20 letters from individuals representing academic institutions, departments, or reviews, dated 1974-1998.

15

17

UPDIKE, JOHN. 3 letters; 3 postcards; dated 1990-2006.

15

18

VECSEY, GEORGE. 1 letter, dated 1985.

15

19

WALLACE, DAVID FOSTER. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1986.

15

20

WALTON, ANTHONY. 14 letters, 22 pages; dated 1990-2001; plus 1 holograph note on 2-page Xerox; "Empire State," for Richard Ford, 1-page typescript poem; "The Chief," 2- page uncorrected proof; "Venice," 14-page typescript; 2 Xeroxed poems; 7 pages of Xerox; 4-page magazine article.

15

21

WARNER, WILLIAM. 4 letters, 6 pages; 1 card; dated 1988-1996

15

22

WATTON, DAVID. 3 letters, 4 pages; undated

15

23

WELCH, JAMES. 2 letters, 1 card, dated 1991.

15

24

WESNER, TED. 2 letters, 4 pages; dated 1992-1993.

15

25

WELTY, EUDORA. 3 letters; 1 card; ca 1990; plus 2- page typescript and 1- page fax from others concerning the Eudora Welty tribute at The Poetry Center, dated 1998.

15

26

WELTY, EUDORA. Library of America's Eudora Welty Project, letters dated, 1996.

15

25A

WELTY, EUDORA. 1 typewritten letter including a handwritten note and one black and white photograph of children on a picnic

15

27

WHITE, EDMUND. 3 letters, 3 pages; 2 postcards; dated 1992.

15

28

WILLIAMS, C.K. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1989.

15

29

WILLIAMS, JOY 5 letters; 20 postcards; dated 1983-2004.

15

30

*WOLFF, GEOFFREY. 10 letters, 11 pages, dated 1988-2001.

15

31

*WOLFF, TOBIAS. 9 letters, 12 pages; dated 1989- 1997; plus 2-page Xeroxed newspaper article.

15

32

Writer contacts.

15

33

WOOD, JAMES. 4 letters, 6 pages; dated 1990-1991.

15

34

YATES, RICHARD. 1 letter, 1 page; dated 1991.

15

34A

YELLIN, HERB. 1 letter, 1 page; dated October 5, 1998.

15

35

YOUNG, AL. 1 letter.

SERIES II: WRITINGS BY RICHARD FORD

Included in this series of writings by Richard Ford are his notes, articles, essays, screenplays, short stories, novels, non-fiction books (Ford as editor) and events, such as readings, awards, lectures and speeches.

Box

Folder

Description

1

1

Notes - Notebooks #1-6 1970/1971 when Ford lived in Chicago, IL

1

2

Notes - Notebooks #7-10 1971 when ford lived in Ann Arbor, MI

1

3

Notes - 3 notebooks dated 1973- 1979

1

3.1

Notes - Partially filled notebook containing a Nassau Presbyterian Church pamphlet for the Order of Worship for Aug. 1982

1

4

Notes - Notebooks (7) - transcribed 10/1989- 11/1989 when Ford lived in Missoula, MT

1

5

Notes - Notebooks (3) - transcribed 1990 - no address

1

6

Notes - Notebooks (3) - transcribed 1990 when Ford lived in New Orleans, LA

1

7

Notes - Notebooks (1) undated at Ford's E. Boothbay, ME address and 4 others that are undated

1

8

Notes - Notebooks (1) - Article ideas - undated

2

1

Notes - Loose - Novel Sections - Miscellaneous Groupings (13)

2

2

Notes - Loose - Novel Sections - Womanizer

2

3

Notes - Loose - Land of the Sullen

2

4

Notes - Loose - NYC 7/21/97

2

5

Notes - Loose - Hallmark

2

6

Notes - Loose - A story - Moment

2

7

Notes - Loose - Source unknown - Misc. groupings 1-5

2

8

Notes - Loose - Source unknown - Misc. groupings 6-11

2

9

Notes - Loose - Essential Tales of Chekhov

3. BOOKSELLERS NOTES, CORRESPONDENCE AND LISTS

Box

Folder

Description

3

1

Notes - Loose - NYT Opinion Editorial, Fall 2001

3

2

Notes - Loose - Essay & Commencement for University of Michigan, 1998

3

3

Notes - Loose - Paris, France, 1992

3

4

Notes - Loose - Women with Men

3

5

Notes - Loose - Unfinished Play - Money Luckett

4. ARTICLES/ESSAYS

Box

Folder

Description

4

1

Untitled articles about fly-fishing, written in Ann Arbor, MI ca. 1972 or 1973

4

2

Essay - "Walker Percy Not Just Whistling Dixie." Review, mss, typescripts, correspondence

4

3

Essay - "Country Matter." Harpers 1980. Mss, correspondence, notes

4

3A

Published work from Harper's July 1981

4

4

Essay - "Ethics", 1981 correspondence, holographic notes, 4 typescripts, 1 photocopied newsprint article

4

5

Essay - Book Reviews 1981

4

6

Essay - Playboy 1983 "Codes" typescript versions, notes, holographic version, correspondence

4

7

Essay - "Harley Davidson." Granta 1984. Mss, notes, photo, correspondences

4A

1

Essay - "The Boss Observed." Esquire (December 1985). Original mss. Typescript with many annotations in author's hand; concert material

4A

2

Essay - Ann Beattie - Esquire 1985 - manuscript, photocopied article

4A

3

Essay - "The Three Kings." Graywolf Press, 1986. Original mss., typescript with numerous additions in author's hand, correspondence

4A

4

Essay - "The Three Kings." Graywolf Press, 1986. Original mss., typescript with numerous additions in author's hand, correspondence

4A

5

Essay - "My Mother, in Memory." 1986-1988. Original mss., typescript, general correspondence

4A

6

Essay - "Photographs." London Times 1986. Mss., notes, correspondence

5

1

Essay - "Fraternities." 1986. Multiple typescripts with additions in author's hand. Mss. with corrections in author's hand, correspondence, author's notes

5

2

Essay - Antaeus - The Ecco Press 1987. "Homage" holographic mss., galley proff, edited typescripts, correspondence

5

3

Short Essay - "Trials Inn." 1987. Life 1998. Mss., notes, correspondence

5

4

Essay - "Accommodation." Trips 1988. Sample magazine, notes, mss., correspondence; published in Harpers and Trips

5

5

Pushcart Intro. 1988 - "First Things First." Typescript and mss., author's notes, many corrections and additions in author's hand

5

6

Essay - "The Miners." Rolling Stone 1988. Mss., notes

5

7

"The Urge for Going. Why I don't live where I use to live..." Galley proofs with many corrections in author's hand, numerous notes, original mss. and typescript, general correspondence

5

8

Essay - Brick no. 40 1991. "The Duke of Deception", a commentary on Geoffrey Wolff's "The Duke of Deception" (London : Vintage, 1990)

5

8.1

Essay - Folder contains typescripts of "baseball, In Essence", holographic notes & glossy article from National Geographic 1991

5

8.2

Essay - Christmas, 1995

5

9

"Desk", 1996. Typescript, 2 pages with editing in red and black ink. Written for inclusion in Jill Krementz's The Writer's Desk (1996). Typescript contains a short handwritten note from Ford to Krementz. Folder includes: 1) proof copy with editing in pencil, red ink, and black ink; 2) proof copy without marks

5

10

Essay - "In the Face" New Yorker, 1996. Folder includes typescripts, working proofs, galley proof, & correspondence

5

11

"The Master of Ambiguity," New York Times op-ed essay, October 17, 1996. One fax copy with author's handwritten notes in green ink, 2 pages long. One fax copy in final form with author's handwritten comment in red ink

5

12

Ford's op-ed essay for the New York Times, October 9, 1996. Handwritten in pencil on unlined paper with extensive revisions, 4 pages. Folder includes handwritten notes in blue & red ink on yellow legal paper, 4 pages, undated

5

13

Miscellaneous articles from the New York Times, 1996. Faxes and photocopies of articles analyzing the 1996 US Presidential campaign between Bob Dole & Bill Clinton. Several articles contain Ford's handwritten notes & underlining in red ink

5

14

Essay - "Super Bowl XXXII" 1997 - folder includes glossy proof with edits and two typescripts of the essay

5

15

Essay - New York Times - 1997 "Behemoths on Wheels, 1 letter, photocopied reprint, one facsimile, Technology: Information whirls away time and one typescript of "Suburban" along with photocopied article of Midlife Crisis? written by Corey Takahashi

5

16

Essay - Esquire - "Car Stories" - one facsimile with edits 1998.

5

17

Essay - "Race" New York Times 1998 - written with Stanley Crouch - folder contains notes, one postcard and one letter

6

1

Essay - New York Times - Opinion/Ed. 1998 holographic notes .correspondence and 17 printed internet pieces from the NYT Archives

6

2

Essay - "on Mr. Roger's Neighborhood" 1998

6

3

Essay - New York Times - Opinion/Ed 1998 on "getting back to writing" - one typescript draft, one faxed draft, holographic notes

6

4

Essay - "Essential Tales: Literature in Translation in Chaptors 1999 - folder contains two photocopied versions, one typescript with edits, corrections, and holographic notes

6

5

Essay - New York Times 1999 - "In the Same Boat" Folder contains 11 typescript copies and holographic notes

6

6

Essay - "Polidor" for Little Bookroom 2000 - folder contains holographic copies and notes, typescripts of article and corrections, photocopy of "Polidor", correspondence, 5 photocopies articles from Gourmet and a French menu Le Polidor

6&

7

Essay - Forbes 8/15/2000 “The Act of Contemplation”

6&

7A

Two copies of published work Forbes ASAP, October 2, 2000

6

8

Essay - "Travel Moment" New York Times 2000 - folder contains faxed copy and 2 typescript copies with edits

6

9

Essay - "About the Truth" Forbes 2000 - folder contains typescripts with edits, holographic notes and one post card from Rodes Fishburne

6

10

Essay - on Willie Morris "Southern Manners" New York Times Magazine2000 -folder contains 2 photocopies versions; one with author edits, typescript with edits and holographic notes

7

1

Essay on 9/11/2001 "Love Lost" New York Times Magazine 2001 - folders contains 2 photocopies and one photocopy of essay in Germany

7

2

New York Times - "Chinock, Montana" 2000

7

3

Essay - "Eulogy for Eudora Welty" Time Magazine 2001 - folder contains one glossy magazine page and holographic notes

7

4

Corde Nast Traveller 2001 - Folder contains magazine issues and photo reprint of article.

7

5

Essay - "Thanksgiving 2001" Globe and Mail folder contain one typescript copy and holographic notes

7

6

Essay - "Anthrax" New York Times 2001 - folder contains printed essay from New York Times Archives by David Kocieniewski, reprint of Author Agreement, 2 typescripts with edits, one fax sheet and holographic notes

7

7

Essay - "How Does Being an American Inform What I Write?" State Dept. Publication 2002 - folder contains typescript with edits, two holographic versions, 2 letters, galley proof, holographic notes and one New York Times 2002 clipping entitled "US Writers Do Cultural Battle Around the Globe"

7

8

Gentleman's Quarterly 2002 Folder contains copy of the glossy article, photo reprint, holographic version, and typescript

7

9

New Yorker 2002 "A Father and a Bicycle"

7

10

Essay - Preservation 2003 v.55, no.6 Nov./Dec. - "I'm New Here" - Magazine publication

7

11

Essay 2004 Presidential Election - LiRE: Special Amerique 2004 - folder contains magazine publication, typescript of author notes in English, typescript of essay, holographic notes, newsprint article from Die Zeit no.47 (essay in German)

7

12

Article - "Just for the Doing" Sports Illustrated v.100 no.26 2004. - folder contains magazine issue, 2 typescript versions; one with edits and holographic MSS with notes

7

13

Article - "Football: this dull, violent, mindless cartoon I watch" - Sports Illustrated - 2004 - Folder includes typescript, photocopied reprint, and holographic copy.

7

14

The Walrus 2004 "Family History"

7

15

Article: "New Orleans blues" - Sommaire Aug./Sept. 2005 - Folder includes typescript, holographic version, and notes.

7

16

Louisiana Cultural Vistas v.!6, no.3 2005

7

17

Unpublished Opinion/Editorial for New York Times - 2006 regarding VP Cheney's hunting accident - Folder contains typescript and holographic copy.

7

18

Essay – “Alec Soth” essay - 2006

7

19

"In Memory of Golf" - 2006 Folder includes glossy magazine issue and facsimile of article

7

20

Essay - "A Newcomer's Place" for Down East the Magazine of Maine - Folder contains magazine issue, letter from Michael Steere, managing editor and typescript 2004

8

Article - "The South" for the Globe Folder contains holographic copy and typescript

8

1

Essay - "Place qua Place." American Film 1991

8

2

Essay - Writing About America - Typescript with edits & holographic version.

8

3

Essay piece on Sense of Now - Typescript and facsimile versions

8

4

Essay - "Where does Writing Come From?" - Folder contains one typescript version

8

5

Essay – “Bharati Mukheree” – typescript

8

6

Essay - "Voice Over" - Folder contains holographic version with notes and a typescript version.

8

7

"Why Not a Novella" - 1998 - Folder contains typescript and holographic notes

8

8

"New -commerville" changed to "I'm New Here" - Folder contains typescripts, photocopied reprints, and holographic notes

8

9

Essay - "Race/Creative Process.

8

10

Essay - on Bill Clinton - Folder contains typescript versions

8

11

Essay on EAF (Edna Akin Ford), Richard Ford's mother - Folder contains 3 typescript drafts, one spiral notebook with some loose notes

8

12

Essay - "A House is a Machine for Living In"

8

13

Essay “Today” Folder contains correspondence

8

14

Essay - "Why in the World Write?"

8

15

Essay - Oklahoma Bombing and the Unabomber

8

16

Essay on the NFL & a collection of other writer's work on the NFL

8

17

Essay - New York Times essay related to the body

8

18

Essay - "Michener: The American." Original mss., galley proofs with numerous corrections in author's hand – undated

8

18a

Essay- "Ride the Edge", handwritten notes, fax copy, publication unknown, topic is motorcycles

8

19

Article - “Armed But Not Alarmed” New York Times Op Ed March 21, 2000

8

20

Article - “Crazy for

8

21

Article- “Enter the Muse” Esquire June 1990

8

22

Article - “Fireworks” Esquire October 1984

8

23

Article - “First Things First” Harper's August 1988

8

24

Article - “A Night in the Bushes” Rolling Stone September 25, 1986

8

25

Article - “Playing the Field” Inside Sports July 31, 1981

8

26

Article - “A Stubborn Sense of Place” Harper's August 1986

8

27

Article- “The Unabomber's Place” The New York Times Magazine ` September 13, 1998

8

28

Article - “What We Write, Why We Write It, and Who Cares” Cultural Vistas Summer 1993

8

29

Article - “The Worry Trap” untitled, undated newspaper article

9. FICTION – SHORT STORIES/NOVELLA

Box

Folder

Description

9

1

Course Short Stories - 1965-1970

9

2

Three very early stories (1966), written in East Lansing - "Saturday" (2 drafts); "In the Woods" (2 drafts); and “The Sacrament” (1 draft)

9

3

Unfinished, untitled story – handwritten mss., and partial typescript. No idea of date.

9

4

"Hold Out" -- first story written at Irvine, September 1968 (manuscript)

9

5

"An Evening in New Amsterdam" - written in Irvine, Fall 1968 (typescript and working ditto with notes from Oakley Hall)

9

6

"A Girl's Feelings" - story written in Irvine (original handwritten mss.; workshop ditto mss.; notes from Oakley Hall; final mss.) 1969

9

7

"Settle Away" - written in Irvine, Winter 1970 (handwritten mss.; workshop ditto mss.)

9

8

"The Artists and the Airlines Stewardess" - story written in Chicago, Fall 1970.

9

9

"Carl Sandburg, Where are You Now?" - written in Chicago, Winter 1971 (notes, two different draft mss.)

9

10

"The Man from the PUC" - written in Chicago. Winter 1971 (3 different drafts: "Chicago Story," "Vague Speculations in the New Baby Market." and "The Man from the PUC.")

9

11

"The Rain in Paris" - written in Chicago, Winter 1971 (original typed mss.)

9

12

"The Medalist" - written in Chicago, Winter 1971 (3 different drafts)

9

13

"0ut of Phase" - story written in Chicago and revised in Ann Arbor (2 drafts)

9

14

Incomplete story - written in Ann Arbor (Sometime between 1972 and 1975); on the original folder, it reads "Mrs. Chamberlain story in progress" (handwritten draft and typed mss.)

10

1

"City Boy, Country Man" - written in Ann Arbor, December 1973 (3 different drafts)

10

2

"Middlewest" published in Antaeus 1975/76 - Folder contains several typescripts, 3 printed versions, and correspondence.

10

3

Unfinished story - notes and drafts (Winter 1987)

10

4

Notes from an unwritten story

10

5

Unfinished, untitled story - handwritten mss. And partial typescript: no date

10

6

"Communist" 1987 - Typescript with edits

10

6.1

“Electric City” 1987 – Typescript with edits

10

7

"Rock Springs" in American Short Story Masterpieces - 1987 - photocopied version

10

7.1

Best American Short Stories - MSS of Introduction and associated materials -1989

10

8

"April Fool" later called "The Womanizer" 1992 - MSS Holograpic version and typescript with edits.

10

9

"The Womanizer" 1992 Page proofs from Granta dated 5/18/92, Ford's handwritten edit notes, and letters from Tim Adams and others at Granta regarding edits

10

10

"The Womanizer" 1992 - Two typescript versions with different colored editorial markings and two letters from Rust Hill, Esquire fictions editor.

10

11

"The Womanizer" 1992 Typescript with red edits by Richard Ford and green edits by Charley Williams

10

12

"The Womanizer" 1992 - Typescript, final edit with edit brackets

10

12.1

"The Womanizer" 1996 - Copy of typescript proof, stamped MASTER

10A

1

"The Womanizer" "First typed draft" 48 pages, edited une 28-30, 1991, Cut version, 17 pages "with Rust's cuts & Ford's" Nov 22, 1991 Galley, edited, from Granta Summer 1992

10A

2

"The Womanizer," April 24, 1997. Photocopy of galley, with Ford's editing in red pencil, 73 pages

10A

3

"The Womanizer," December 3, 1996. Photocopy of GLF's [Gary Fisketon] edited version, typed, containing (from March 1997) "newly worked opening pages, copy-edited pages, and [Ford's] re-edit of copy-edited pages." Approx. 280 pages total, composed of 3 drafts of 80 pages each plus about 40 pages of added material

10A

3.1

"Privacy," c. 1996. Nine drafts (one handwritten, 6 typed, & 2 photocopies of galley), all extensively edited, variously in green, red, purple, & blue ink, pencil, & yellow highlighter. Also two typed letters from ?? (one letter unsigned, one can't make out the signature) at New Yorker commenting on drafts/proofs

10A

Mapcase

"Privacy" cover drawing. Red background with directions written in pencil along the left side

10A

4

"What Happened Next" in The New Yorker 1995 - 2 facsimile copies and one letter

10A

5

"Fly a Kite, Go" - 1999 - six typescript versions with edits, one letter and holographic version with author's notes

10A

6

"Fly a Kite, Go" - 1999 - Author's holographic notes and research . . "Calling" 2000 - Folder contains 3 typescripts with holographic notes

11

2

"Calling" 2001 - Folder contains 4 galley revisions from The New Yorker fiction dept.

11

3

"Issues" 2000 - Folder contains 1 galley , 1 photocopy of final version and author's holographic notes

11

4

"The Joke's In Your Hand" 2000 - Folder contains 4 typescripts of story and one pg. of holographic notes

11

5

"0pportunity Costs" 2000 - Folder contains one typescript (title crossed out) and retitled "Costs", author's holographic version and notes

11

6

"0verreachers" 2000 - Folder contains one typescript entitled "Dominion" in parentheses, 3 galleys, author's notes

12A

1

"Quality Time" 2000 - Folder contains author's holographic notes from 1998 and holographic version of story

12A

2

"Quality Time" 2000 - Folder contains 6 typescript versions with edits and one letter from The New Yorker - Bill Buford

12A

3

"Quality Time" 2000 - Folder contains 4 typescript versions with edits and one letter from The New Yorker - Bill Buford

12A

4

"Quality Time" 2000 - Folder contains 4 galleys, one letter from The New Yorker fiction dept. (Meghan 0'Rourke)and one copy of the final magazine print.

12A

5

"Reunion" 2000 - Folder contains holographic story version, author's notes, typescripts under both titles "Turpitude" and "Reunion", 2 letters from The New Yorker fiction dept., copy of The New Yorker May 15, 2000 and holographic note from Kristine Ford referring to the story appearing also in the book, "A Multitude of Sins"

12A

6

"Beneath the Radar" 2001 Folder contains one typescript of story (missing page l)

12A

7

"Charity" 2001 - Folder contains galley proof for Tin House; Kristine Ford note about the appearance of story in "A Multitude of Sins"

12B

1

"Abyss" 2001 - Folder 1 contains 3 typescripts and author's holographic notes

12B

2

"Abyss" 2001 - Folder 2 contains 3 typescripts, author's holographic notes and one letter from The New Yorker fiction dept.

12B

3

"Abyss" 2001 - Folder 3 contains 3 typescripts

13

1

"Creche" 2001 - Folder 1 -early versions entitled "Downhill" and "Christmas'" typescripts and holographic version with author's notes

13

2

"Creche" - Folder 2 contains 6 typescripts of story

13

3

"Creche" 2001 - Folder 3 contains 4 galleys, 1 facsimile, and 3 letters from fiction dept. (Meghan 0'Rourke)

13

3A

Includes published work from The New Yorker Dec. 1998 & Jan. 4 1999

13

4

"A Multitude of Sins" - the short story of 2001 - Folder contains one typescript and author's misc. notes

13

5

"Puppy" 2001 - Folder contains one holographic version with author's notes, 2 typescripts, 3 galley versions, and one final copy

13

6

"Puppy" 2001 - Working notes of Richard and Kristine Ford, Jan-Aug 2006

13

7

"A Multitude of Sins" 2001 - Book of Short Stories; rough pages

13

8

"A Multitude of Sins" 2001 (incomplete draft)

13

9

"A Multitude of Sins" 2001 (completed typescript draft)

13

10

Miscellaneous Notes (on short stories) 2002

13

10.1

Anthology Proto-type – Vintage Readers: A selection of Ford’s works – 2002

13

11

“Remembrance” 2003 published in Story Quarterly

13

Mapcase

Large poster with the main focus on "Multitude of Sins" written by Richard Ford. Other book covers along the right side

14

1

"The Shore" 2004 - Folder contains 4 typescripts with a few author notes, 2 galley edits from The New Yorker and typescript notes/edits from Ken Alexander of the Walrus

14

2

"How Was It To Be Dead?" 2004 - galley edit from The New Yorker

14

3

"A Multitude of Sins" 2006 Baker and Taylor (incomplete version)

14

4

Granta Book of Short Stories v.2 - 2006 - Introduction by Richard Ford "All Serious Daring"

14

5

"Ground Clutter" - undated - Folder contains 2 typescripts with brief author notes

14

6

"0ptimists" - undated

14

7

"Shoes" - unfinished & undated

14

8

Typescripts and holographic version of stories untitled and undated

14. SHORT PIECES - NON- FICTION

Including works about his wife, Kristina, Raymond Carver, Anton Chekhov, introductions or forewards to Better World and Portraits of America

Box

Folder

Description

14

9

"Hunting With My Wife and Others" 1993 - folder includes several typescripts with corrections, two holographic versions and galleys

14

9A

Published work from Sports Afield Winter 1996-97

14

10

"Good Raymond" 1998 - folder includes typescript, 5 facsimile proofs, and 3 photo copies of the published work appearing in The New Yorker

14

10A

Published work from The New Yorker Oct. 5, 1998

14

11

"Why We Like Chekhov" - folder contains 6 copies of typescript drafts

14

12

Holographic introduction on Chekhov in Ecco Press' Greatest Hits and author notes

14

13

Foreword by Richard Ford - Better Word undated - folder contains one galley proof with corrections

14

14

Introduction for Portraits of America 2001 - folder contains 1 letter from Barbara Brownell from the National Geographic Society, 2 typescript introductions, holographic version and a rough list of captions for the project

14

14.1

"Marge Schott," short piece, undated. Handwritten in blue & black ink on unlined paper, 4 pages

15. FICTION - NOVELS

Box

Folder

Description

15

1

A Piece of My Heart - written in Chicago, Fall 1970, publication in Edge (original mss., letter from Edge editors, final draft)

15

2

Various notes for A Piece of My Heart

15

3

Very early A Piece of My Heart notes

15

4

Very early A Piece of My Heart notes

15

5

A Piece of My Heart General factual outline (Fall 1971)

15

6

Early sketches for A Piece of My Heart , versions 1 & 2

15

7

Early handwritten manuscript (dated January 31, 1972)

16

1

First notice - Publishers' Weekly; Catalog - Harper and Row; Artist's profs -jacket

16

2

A Piece of My Heart Original typescript (pp.1-199)

16

3

A Piece of My Heart Original typescript (p.200- 449)

16

4

A Piece of My Heart Original typescript (pp.450-723)

17

1

A Piece of My Heart Final typescript used to set galleys (Harper and Row) (pp. 1-190)

17

2

A Piece of My Heart Final typescript used to set galleys (Harper and Row) (p. 191-402)

17

3

Master Galleys - first pass (pp. 1- 152)

17

4

Master galleys - first pass (pp. 154-299)

17

5

Master galleys - third pass (pp. 1-161)

17

6

Master Galleys - third pass (pp. 1-162-297)

17

7

A Piece of My Heart - draft screenplay, in various stages of revision

18

1

A Piece of My Heart - Screenplay, loose notes, Richard Sylbert's notes, various revised pages

18

2

A Piece of My Heart - correspondence and notes

18

3

The Ultimate Good Luck - background research article

18

4

Working notes from Oaxaca and maps; a few extra pages - "We don't know where they belong" (Richard Ford).

18

5

Various notes - including reading notes by Kristina Ford

18

6

Working outline

18

7

Original (i.e. first-person) manuscript entitled Savages (Summer 1978)

18

8

Early draft - incomplete (third person)

18

9

Original handwritten manuscript - dated December 20, 1978

19

1

The Ultimate Good LuckDraft #4 (July-August 22, 1979)

19

2

The Ultimate Good LuckDraft #5 (September - October 14, 1979) a few (1-3 pages missing) (pp. 1-130)

19

3

The Ultimate Good LuckDraft #5 (September - October 14, 1979) a few (l-3 pages missing) (pp. 131-249)

19

4

The Ultimate Good LuckTypescript - including Geoffrey Wolffs red notes, dated June 1980 (pp. 1-127)

19

5

The Ultimate Good LuckTypescript - including Geoffrey Wolffs red notes, dated June 1980 (pp. 128-263)

19

6

The Ultimate Good LuckGalleys (xerox copy)

20

1

The Ultimate Good LuckDelivered mss. - final typed version (Fall 1980) (pp. 1-127)

20

2

The Ultimate Good LuckDelivered mss. - final typed version (Fall 1980) (pp. 128-255)

20

3

The Ultimate Good LuckPage proofs

20

4

The Ultimate Good LuckCorrespondence

20

5

The Ultimate Good LuckReviews

21

1

The Sportswriter - working notes

21

2

The Sportswriter - loose notes and working daily notes

21

3

The Sportswriter - culled manuscript pages

21

4

The Sportswriter Original handwritten mss. - The sportswriter. Written April 1982-August 1984

21

5

The Sportswriter Original handwritten mss. - The Sportswriter. Written April 1982-August 1984

21

6

The Sportswriter - original handwritten manuscript entitled Hilarity (April 27, 1982). This became The Sportswriter.

21

7

The Sportswriter - first 168 pages of very first draft. typed August 6, 1982

21

8

The Sportswriter Two subsequent drafts with revisions of the lirst 168 pages of original mss. of The Sportswriter

21

9

The Sportswriter Two subsequent drafts with revisions of the first 168 pages of original mss. of The Sportswriter

22

1

The Sportswriter Author's notebook with categorized sections devoted to The Sportswriter's subjects (e.g. "mss. Frank," "Vicki," "wife"). Entirely handwritten is blue lnk with further notes. additions, and corrections in red ink.

23

1

The Sportswriter - early revised pages (partial), dated November 13. 1982

23

2

The Sportswriter - early revised pages (partial). dated November 13, 1982

23

3

The Sportswriter Revision which permanently changed from first draft to final form April 1982-August 1984

23

4

The Sportswriter First final draft - sent to Gary Fisketjon April or May, 1984 [note on draft: 1985]

23

5

The Sportswriter First final draft - sent to Gary Fisketjon April or May, 1984 [note on draft: 1985]

23

6

The Sportswriter Half of Gary Fisketjon's first edit - other half missing, The Sportswriter

24

1

The Sportswriter Revision notes - pink proof reader's notes

24

2

The Sportswriter Mss. from which galleys were set (pp. 1-188)

24

3

The Sportswriter Mss. from which galleys were set (pp. 189-431)

24

4

The Sportswriter Notes, retyped pages, small edited ections - The Sportswriter

24

5

The Sportswriter materials -- delivered manuscript to Gary Fisketjon, October 31, 1984 (pp. 220-455)

25

1

The Sportswriter materials - delivered manuscript to Gary Fisketjon, October 31, 1984 (pp. 220-455)

25

2

The Sportswriter Revised mss. - October 1984 (pp. 1-235)

25

3

The Sportswriter Revised mss. - October 1984 (pp. 236-455)

25

4

The Sportswriter Revised mss. - red marks are comments from Donald Hall; March, April 1985 (pp. 1- 220)

25

5

The Sportswriter Revised mss. - red marks are comments from Donald Hall; March, April 1985 (pp. 221-)

26

1

The Sportswriter - Gary Fisketjon's editorial remarks; dated June 14, 1985 - July 17, 1985, which are the dates Richard Ford worked through the comments (pp. 219

26

2

The Sportswriter - Gary Fisketjon's editorial remarks: dated June 14. 1985 - July 17, 1985, which are the dates Richard Ford worked through the comments (pp. 220-

26

3

The Sportswriter - revision notes, Summer 1985, including notes from Donald Hall

26

4

The Sportswriter Mss. - Summer 1985. Purple marks represent Kristina Ford's transcription of Christopher MacLehose's (Collins editor) taped edit (pp. 131-263)

26

5

The Sportswriter Mss. - Summer 1985. Purple marks represent Kristina Ford's transcription of Christopher MacLehose's (Collins editor) taped edit (pp. 131-263)

26

6

The Sportswriter Mss. - Summer 1985. Purple marks represent Kristina Ford's transcription of Christopher MacLehose's (Collins editor) taped edit (pp. 264-446)

27

1

The Sportswriter - drafts and correspondence regarding Esquire's excerpt (Fall 1985)

27

2

The Sportswriter First pages printed, found full of errors, then retyped and sent to Rust Hills (Esquireeditor)- The Sportswriter

27

3

The Sportswriter Kansas woman insert

27

4

The Sportswriter Final revision - marked up to be typed

27

5

The Sportswriter Final revision - marked up to be typed

27

6

The Sportswriter Final revision - marked up to be typed

27

7

The Sportswriter Final typed version submitted to the Atlantic Monthly Press for typesetting

27

8

The Sportswriter Final typed version submitted to the Atlantic Monthly Press for typesetting

28

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The Sportswriter Marked set of galleys (i.e. copy edited) The Sportswriter (pp. 1-101 )

28

2

The Sportswriter Marked set of galleys (i.e. copy edited) The Sportswriter (pp. 102-201)

28

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The Sportswriter Galleys marked by Richard Ford - The Sportswriter (pp. 1-101)

28

4

The Sportswriter Galleys marked by Richard Ford - The Sportswriter (pp. 102-201)

28

5

The Sportswriter Page proofs marked by Richard Ford and Kristina Ford - The Sportswriter (pp. 1- 179)

28

6

The Sportswriter Page proofs marked by Richard Ford and Kristina Ford - The Sportswriter (pp. 179-)

28

7

The Sportswriter Design pages

28

8

The Sportswriter Correspondence

29

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The Sportswriter, 1996 Galley Proofs ("Laser Proofs" and "T- Prints of Text") Dated June 7, 1996. Hard cover edition. Preliminary pages, chapter headings, and miscellaneous pages.

29

2

The Sportswriter, 1996 Same, pgs. 1-99.

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3

The Sportswriter, 1996 Same, pgs. 100-199.

29

4

The Sportswriter, 1996 Same, pgs.200-299.

29

5

The Sportswriter, 1996 Same, pgs.300-375.

30

1

Rock Springs "Winterkill" - correspondence, handwritten mss. (completed August 11, 1982); drafts, working notes

30

2

Rock Springs "Great Falls" - Bill Buford edit (Granta), Gary Fisketon's edit: original mss. entitled "Electric City" (October 27-November 5, 1986); Vanity Fair galley and computer draft, correspondence, working notes

30

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Published work from Vanity Fair August 1987/td>

30

3

Rock Springs "Great Falls" - Bill Buford edit (Granta). Gary Fisketon's edit: original mss. entitled "Electric City" (October 27-November 5, 1986); Vanity Fair galley and computer draft, correspondence, working notes

30

4

Rock Springs - original mss. (February 16-March 7, 1981); working notes, drafts. correspondence

30

5

Rock Springs - original mss. (February 16-March 7, 1981): working notes, drafts, correspondence

30

6

Rock Springs "Sweethearts" - original mss. (March 28-April 3, 1985); working notes, drafts. correspondence

30

7

Rock Springs "Sweethearts" - original mss. (March 28-April 3, 1985); working notes, drafts. correspondence

31

1

Rock Springs "Going to the Dogs" - original mss. (December 1978); correspondence, drafts

31

2

Rock Springs "Children" - original mss. (January 21-29, 1987)

31

3

Rock Springs Chip McGrath's edit, New Yorker galleys, correspondence, working notes, revised drafts, background from The Missoulian, Gary Fisketon's edits

31

4

Rock Springs "Children" - New Yorker galleys

31

5

Rock Springs "Children" - Chip McGrath's edits (editor at The New Yorker) May 1987, Richard Ford's response (finished May 17, 1987)

31

6

Rock Springs "Communist" - handwritten mss.

31

7

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

8

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

9

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

10

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

11

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

12

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

13

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

14

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

15

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

16

Rock Springs "Communist" - working notes

31

17

Rock Springs "Communist" - galleys

31

18

Rock Springs "Communist" - correspondence, Symphony Space performance (by William Hurt), fine-press edition

32

1

Rock Springs "Optimists" - drafts

32

2

Rock Springs "Optimists" - working notes

32

3

Rock Springs "Optimists" - handwritten mss. (December 1-12, 1986)

32

4

Rock Springs "Optimists" - New Yorker galleys

32

5

Rock Springs "Optimists" - correspondence

32

6

Rock Springs "Empire" - working notes

32

7

Rock Springs "Empire" - handwritten mss. (May 2 to June 11. 1986)

32

8

Rock Springs "Empire" - typescript

32

9

Rock Springs "Empire" - Gary Fisketon's edits

32

10

Rock Springs " Empire" - Granta edits

32

11

Rock Springs "Empire" - Granta edits with Ford mark overs

32

12

Rock Springs "Empire" - Granta galleys

32

13

Rock Springs "Empire" - correspondence

33

1

Rock Springs "Fireworks" - original mss. (July 3-15, 1982); drafts

33

2

Rock Springs Esquire galleys - correspondence, Gary Fisketon edit; working notes

33

3

Rock Springs (the book of stories) - mss. with Gary Fisketon's editing. Richard Ford's response

33

4

Rock Springs (the book of stories) -- partial copy-edited manuscript

33

5

Rock Springs (the book of stories) - original mss. as submitted to the Atlantic Monthly Press

33

6

Rock Springs (the book of stories) - original mss. as submitted to the Atlantic Monthly Press

33

7

Rock Springs (the book of stories) : manuscript used to set galleys (pp. 1 -

33

8

Rock Springs the book of stories) : manuscript used to set galleys (pp. 113-242)

34

1

Wildlife - background research, daily working notes, discarded pages

34

2

Wildlife - research documents

34

3

Wildlife - research documents

34

4

Wildlife Research document on Smokejumping

34

5

Wildlife Working notes - supplementary notes, copy editor queries, typing notes

34

6

Wildlife Correspondence - copy of "Fire in the Hills"

34

7

Wildlife - original handwritten manuscrip

34

8

Wildlife Early typed pages - two drafts

34

9

Wildlife Early typed pages - two drafts

34

10

Wildlife Original finished (typed) manuscript

35

1

Wildlife Pages (excerpt) read from in Edinburgh August 1989 the first public reading from Wildlife

35

2

Wildlife Christopher Maclehose editorial marks (October 1989)- Richard Ford's changes (December 1989)

35

3

Wildlife Gary Fisketjon's editorial marks - with Richard Ford changes in red; Gary Fisketjon's comments - November 16, 1989; Richard Ford's changes - December 11, 198

35

4

Wildlife Draft with changes from reading aloud to Kristina Ford - December 1989 - January 1990

35

5

Wildlife Kristina Ford's copy of reading-aloud changes - December 1989 January 1990

35

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Wildlife Early January 1990 manuscript - used to read in New York City at the YMHA

35

7

Wildlife Revisions made late in January 1990

36

1

Wildlife First page proofs (February 1990)

36

2

Wildlife Copy editor's notes - February 6, 1990

36

3

Wildlife Final changes (February 13, 1990) sent to Gary Fisketjon

36

4

Wildlife Final changes - FAXed to Garth Baptista (Gary Fisketjon editorial assistant) February 14, 1990

36

5

Wildlife Atlantic Monthly Press typescript - incorporates all changes

36

6

WildlifeManuscript used to typeset galleys

36

7

Wildlife Master first pass galleys

37

1

Wildlife Page proofs

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2

Wildlife Granta galleys - page proofs and Bill Buford's edits (Mr. Buford is the editor)

38

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Independence Day Author's loose and working holograph notes with several postcards in envelopes 38-1a, 38-1b, 38-lc.

38

2

Independence Day Author's loose holograph notes and typed questions for verification of events, places, names, etc.

38

3

Independence Day Author's loose holograph notes.

38

4

Independence Day Author's loose holograph notes.

38

5

Independence Day Author's loose holograph notes and two legal pads of holograph notes.

38

6

Independence Day Author's loose holograph notes; typed "on-going" notes: legal pads of holograph notes; and typed "Final Notes, January 1995," with author's extensive holographic notes.

38

7

Independence Day Author's loose miscellaneous research materials.

39

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Independence Day Author's copy of "Little Big People," which appeared in The New York Times Sunday Magazine, October 10, 1993, pgs. 28 -34, marked presumably by the author in red ink.

39

2

Independence Day Author's copy of Language of Real Estate (1977) by John W. Really, marked presumably by the author in blue ink.

39

3

Independence Day Author's copy of "Mercer County Board of Realtors." 1991.

39

4

Independence Day Author's copy of The Declaration of Indepencence by Carl Becker, Vintage Paperback edition, 1970, marked by the author in red and blue ink.

40

1

Independence Day Author's red vinyl three ring notebook containing "Categorized notes and general factual outline" dated, "Began June 30, 1992, Jamestown, RI; Returned May 3, 1993, New Orleans; cont'd. May 18, 1993, Jamestown; cont'd. August 31, 1993, New Orleans." The notebook features holograph notes, mss. Typescript with extensive holograph notes in red and blue ink, and "Transcription Richard Ford Tape" dated "06/24/92" with holograph notes in red and blue ink, pgs. 1-43.

41

1

Independence Day Mss. original holograph pages dated July 6, 1992, Jamestown - March 21, 1994, Boston. Handwritten in blue ink on unlined paper. Pgs. 1-70.

41

2

Independence Day Same, Pgs. 71-140.

41

3

Independence Day Same, Pgs. 141- 210.

41

4

Independence Day Same,Pgs.211-280.

41

5

Independence Day Same,Pgs.281-350.

41

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Independence Day Same,Pgs.351-374.

41

7

Independence Day Mss. Miscellaneous original holograph pages marked "discontinued." Handwritten in blue ink on unlined paper.

41

8

Independence Day Single holograph page dated March 16, 1993: "Breakout of first 183 pp..." Handwritten on one side in blue ink and pencil on unlined paper.

41

9

Independence Day Mss. Typescript from holograph original, dated March 28, 1993, Revision of March 17 pages." The author states, "This is restructured material from 15 183 pp. (Summer 1992) restructured here and edited by April 29, 1993." With author's extensive holograph revisions and corrections primarily in blue ink. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-28.

41

10

Independence Day Same, Pages 29-54, with 3 mss. Pages without page numbers between pgs. 46-47

41

11

Independence Day Same, Pages 56-94.

41

12

Independence Day Same, Pages 95-105.

41

13

Independence Day Mss. Typescript marked "Indy 3," with author's typed explanation of revisions and his holograph corrections. Chapter 1, 14 pgs.

41

14

Independence Day Mss. Typescript story entitled "Hannah Stein," pages 180- 183 with title in author's hand. Deleted from first draft, March 1993.

41

15

Independence Day Mss. Typescript story entitled "Ann Getting Married. Pages 184-199 with author's holograph note on first page in red ink. Deleted from first draft, June 1993.

41

16

Independence Day Mss. Typescript story entitled "Middlewest," pages 1-31 with Kristina Ford's holograph notes in pencil. Deleted from first draft and published separately in Antaeus #75/76 Autumn 1994.

41

17

Independence Day Mss. Typescript story partly revised as per Esquire excerpt, pages 1-21 with author's extensive holograph notes in red and black ink. Included are 3 pages of holograph mss. Between typed pages 4-5. Dated March 17, 1993.

42

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Independence Day Mss. Typescript pgs. 1-183 dated "October 2-February 3, '93." Author's holograph revisions in red ink, dated March 1993, Kristina Ford's notes and comments in pencil dated February 1993; and Kristina Ford's holograph notes, 3 pgs.

42

2

Independence Day Mss. Typescript miscellaneous pages with author's extensive holograph revisions in red and green ink, dated May 1993.

42

3

Independence Day Mss. Typescript pgs. 1-122 are "Chapters 1-4 (+ a few pp of 5)," sent to Gary Fisketjon, May 1993. With Kristina Ford's holograph notes in pencil.

42

4

Independence Day Mss. Typescript chapters 3-4, pgs. 148-206, 32 with author's extensive holograph editing in green and red ink and Kristina Ford's holograph marks in pencil. Spring 1993.

42

5

Independence Day Mss. Typescript representing reworked pages of originally typed mss. from handwritten draft. "Finished Typing April 23, 1994, Boston," with author's holograph corrections and notes in red ink and Kristina Ford's editorial holograph notes in pencil. Chapter 5, pgs. 324-351 only.

42

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 352-419.

42

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 420-486

42

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 487-550.

42

9

Independence Day Same. Chapter 9, pgs. 551-606.

42

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 607- 660.

42

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11?, pgs. 661-698.

42

12

Independence Day Same, Chapter 12, pgs. 699-711.

42

13

Independence Day Same, Chapter "Independence Day," pgs. 712- 768.

42

14

Independence Day Mss. Typescript revised June, July 1994, with Kristina Ford's holograph comments in pencil. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-25.

42

15

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 26-79.

42

16

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 79-130.

42

17

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 131-183.

42

18

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 184- 251.

43

1

Independence Day Mss. Typescript miscellaneous pages "Edited out, moved, rewritten," with author's extensive holograph revisions/corrections in red and green ink and Kristina Ford's holograph comments in pencil. New Orleans, Summer 1994.

43

2

Independence Day Same.

43

3

Independence Day Mss. Typescript revised June, July, August, September 1994, with author's holograph revisions in blue ink. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-30.

43

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 31-86.

43

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 87- 138.

43

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 139-195.

43

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 196- 265.

43

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 266-333.

43

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 334- 396.

43

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 397-459.

43

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 460-511.

43

12

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 512-609.

43

13

Independence Day Same, Chapter 1l,pgs. 610-619 only.

43

14

Independence Day Author's "on-going" typed notes, pgs. 1-41, with holograph notes in an unknown hand. One sheet with author's holograph notes on one side only. Summer l994.

43

15

Independence Day TL, Richard Ford - Gary Fisketjon, August 29, 1994. 1 pg. Typed on one side with author's holograph notes on reverse side dated November 17.

44

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Independence Day Mss. Typescript after revisions through Summer 1994. Dated September 7, 1994 on pg. 1. On final page 666 the following: "Finished typing April 23, 1994, Boston; Finished revision August 17, 1994, New Orleans; Resumed Work August 29, 1994, N.O." with Christopher Maclehose's holograph editorial marks and Kristina Ford's holograph comments in purple pen, Fall 1994 - January 1995. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-26.

44

2

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 27-80.

44

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 81-131.

44

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 132-184.

44

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 185-253.

44

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 254- 319.

44

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 320-380.

44

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 381- 446.

44

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 447-495.

44

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 496- 590.

44

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11, pgs. 591-666.

44

12

Independence Day Mss. Typescript loose pages (pgs. 142 and 156) with Christopher Maclehose's holograph editorial comments and Kristina Ford's holograph comments in purple pen. Early Fall 1994.

44

13

Independence Day Mss. Typescript miscellaneous pages with presumably Richard Ford's agent's holograph comments and 1 ANS, "B" to Richard Ford, N.D

45

1

Independence Day Mss. Typescript after revisions through Summer 1994. Dated September 7, 1994 on pg. 1. Photocopy of contents in Box 7 without comments. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-26.

45

2

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 27-80.

45

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 81-131.

45

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 132-184.

45

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 185- 253.

45

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 254-319.

45

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 320- 380.

45

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 381-446.

45

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 447- 495.

45

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 496-590.

45

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11, pgs. 591-666.

46

1

Independence Day Mss. Typescript revised June, July, August. September, October, 1994. ()n final page 701 the following: "Finished typing April 23, 1994, Boston; Finished Revision August 17, 1994, New Orleans; Resumed work August 29, 1994, New Orleans, Greenwood, Chinook." With editor Gary Fisketjon's extensive holograph remarks in green ink completed November 1994-January 1995; and Christupher Maclehose's holograph editorial comments in purple ink. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-30.

46

2

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 31-86.

46

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 87-141.

46

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 142-195.

46

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 196-269.

46

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 196-262. Incorrectly paginated.

46

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 338-400.

46

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 401-464.

46

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 465-513.

46

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 514-571.

46

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11, pgs. 572-612

46

12

Independence Day Same, Chapter 12, pgs. 613- 629.

46

13

Independence Day Same, no chapter number. Pgs. 630-701.

46

14

Independence Day Mss. Typescript miscellaneous re-edited pages with Gary Fisketjon's holograph editorial notes and dated "Late Fall 1994 to Winter 1995."

46

15

Independence Day Author's typed questions for Gary Fisketjon with holograph notes, dated 1994- 1995.

46

16

Independence Day ANS, N.D. Gary Fisketjon to Richard Ford, 3 pgs.

47

1

Independence Day Mss.Typescript revised June- December, 1994, without comments or revisions. Includes publisher's promotional literature, 2 pgs. Chapter 1. pgs. 1-30

47

2

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 31-85.

47

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 86-140.

47

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 141- 98.

47

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 199-271.

47

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 272- 337.

47

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 338-401

47

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 402- 466.

47

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 467-516.

47

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 517- 573.

47

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11, pgs. 577-614.

47

12

Independence Day Same, Chapter 12, pgs. 615-703.

47A

1

Independence Day Typescript draft with editing by Richard Ford - Revised June-November, 1994

48

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Mss. Photocopy of original copy-edited page proofs, "Master Set 1st Pass," with extensive holograph revisions, notes, and suggestions. Dated December 1994- January 1995. Stops at Chapter 6 and eventually discarded. Introductory pages and Chapter 1, pgs. 1-19.

48

2

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 20-54.

48

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 55-88.

48

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 89-125.

48

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 126-172.

48

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 173-214.

48

7

Mss. Typescript revised June-January 1994-1995, with author's extensive holograph revisions throughout in red and blue ink. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-5, 21-23 only.

48

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 72-86 only.

48

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 101-141 only.

48

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 141 [sic]-198.

48

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 199- 271.

48

12

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 272-338.

48

13

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 339-402.

48

14

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 403-467.

48

15

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 467 (photocopv)-515.

48

16

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 516- 572.

48

17

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11, pgs. 573-613.

48

18

Independence Day Same, Chapter 12, pgs. 614-630.

48

19

Independence Day Same, Chapter "Independence Day," pgs. 631- 702.

49

1

Independence Day Mss. Photocopy of a typescript June-January 1994-1995. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-5, 21-23 only.

49

2

Independence Day Same revised, Chapter 2, pgs. 72-86 only.

49

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 101-141 only.

49

4

Independence Day Same, Chapter 4, pgs. 141- 198.

49

5

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 199-271.

49

6

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 272- 338.

49

7

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 339-402.

49

8

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 403- 467.

49

9

Independence Day Same, Chapter 9, pgs. 467 (photocopy)-515.

49

10

Independence Day Same, Chapter 10, pgs. 516-572.

49

11

Independence Day Same, Chapter 11, pgs. 573-613.

49

12

Independence Day Same, Chapter 12, pgs. 614-630.

49

13

Independence Day Same, Chapter "Independence Day," pgs. 631-702.

49

14

Independence Day Mss. "Master Set 1st Pass," dated "2-17-95, 2-20-95, 2-21-95, 2-23-95, and 3-2-95." With editor Gary Fisketjon's holograph editorial notes and printer's marks. Chapter 1, pgs. 1-19.

49

15

Independence Day Same, Chapter 2, pgs. 20- 54.

49

16

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 55-88.

49

17

Independence Day Same, Chapter 3, pgs. 55- 88.

49

18

Independence Day Same, Chapter 5, pgs. 126-172.

50

1

Independence Day Same, Chapter 6, pgs. 173- 215.

50

2

Independence Day Same, Chapter 7, pgs. 216-256.

50

3

Independence Day Same, Chapter 8, pgs. 257- 297.