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Agnes Morley Cleaveland Papers

Identifier: MSS-256-SC
Scope and Content This is a small collection containing letters and manuscripts, including correspondence between Agnes Morley Cleaveland and Gertrude Hill about a "strange man," and a letter to George Stevens. The typed manuscripts, some of which are edited, are: "The Vanished American," which is about pioneers; "A Peculiar People: Tenderfeet;" "Incredible Montague," a story about an early pioneer, Montague Stevens of Silver City; and "Stories of Montague Stevens," as told by George Stevens. The collection also...
Dates: 1955-1958

Ann Merrill correspondence from Frank Waters

Identifier: MSS-895-BC
Abstract This is Ann Merrill’s collection of letters and notes written to her by Frank Waters from 1965-1979. The letters give insight into personal journeys, daily goings on, connections with the Taos scene, and travels in Mexico and Guatemala.
Dates: 1965-2012; Majority of material found within 1966-1979

Arthur Johnson Papers

Identifier: MSS-854-BC
Abstract This collection documents the personal and professional life of Arthur Harold Johnson - singer, poet, novelist and curator of the Jonson Gallery on the University of New Mexico campus. Materials include correspondence, unpublished and published writings, photographs, newspaper clippings and music recital programs.
Dates: 1887-1980; Majority of material found within 1930-1970

Carol Berge Autobiographical Manuscript

Identifier: AC 585
Scope and Content This is a collection of unpublished remembrances gathered by Carol Bergé in the 1980s and 1990s from members of the 1960s Avant-Garde New York City Coffee House scene.
Dates: 1980s-1990s

Chellis Glendinning Collection

Identifier: AC 477
Scope and Content Collection consists of books, articles, poetry, audio recordings and short stories by New Mexico author Chellis Glendinning. Also included are various interviews, correspondence and magazine articles on Glendinning's work in the areas of psychology, feminism, environmentalism, ecopsychology and political activism.
Dates: 1972-2009

Cinco Puntos Press records,

Identifier: Ms-0452
Abstract El Paso, Texas-based publisher, specializing in literature, poetry, and fiction that emphasizes experience in the Southwest borderlands and Mexico. Authors published by the Press include several award-winning Southwestern writers, storytellers, and poets.
Dates: 1970-2002

Conrad Richter Letters,

Identifier: MSS-150-SC
Scope and Content The collection consists of two letters from Richter to Howard Roosa concerning Richter's short novel, The Lady, dated September 24, 1956 and May 24, 1957. The letter dated 9-24-56 is missing as of 12-16-99.
Dates: 1956-1957

Cynthia Farah Photograph Collection Writers of the Southwest Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-986-008
Abstract Portraits of prominent Southwestern writers.
Dates: 1980-1993

David Dunaway Writing the Southwest research and recordings

Identifier: MSS-879-BC
Abstract This collection consists of sound recordings from the radio documentary series "Writing the Southwest," a thirteen-part national radio documentary exploring literature from multiethnic authors (mainly from New Mexico) who helped define Southwestern American literature. The collection also contains research materials collected by David Dunaway, which he then used to produce the radio series and edit a companion book with Dr. Sara Spurgeon,Writing the...
Dates: 1976-2005

David Stacton Papers

Identifier: MSS- 273-BC
Abstract The David Stacton Papers consist of the early drafts of six short stories and historical novels that Stacton produced in the 1960s.
Dates: 1960-1967

Day Science Fiction Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-318
Abstract This collection contains photographs of Donald B. Day.
Dates: 1945-1955

Dorothy B. Hughes Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-463
Abstract This collection contains one photograph of Dorothy B. Hughes.
Dates: 1930-1950

Douglas Woolf Narratives

Identifier: MSS-300-BC
Abstract This collection consists of 21 writings by Douglas Woolf, author of short stories, novels and book reviews.
Dates: 1948-1967

First Person Magazine Records

Identifier: MSS-389-BC
Abstract This collection is comprised of correspondence regarding the publication of First Person, a quarterly literary magazine, as well as manuscripts from its contributors, and its four published volumes.
Dates: 1960-1961

Frank Waters Correspondence and Contracts

Identifier: MSS-852-BC
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of general correspondence files regarding contracts and copyright for several Frank Waters books. Included are copies of signed agreements, contracts, business activities, and letters about publication and copyright. Most of the correspondence is between Waters and Joan Daves, who managed negotiations between Waters and Swallow Press. This collection documents plans and goals for publication and film rights regarding some of Waters best titles. Also included...
Dates: 1935-1983; Majority of material found in 1961-1980

Harvena Richter Papers

Identifier: MSS-474-BC
Scope and Content The collection emphasizes Harvena Richter's career as author and teacher. There are three topical series; published works, unpublished works and classroom materials. Published works consists of manuscripts and early drafts of her books The Human Shore and Virginia Woolf: The Inward Voyage, as well as copies of periodicals containing her poetry and short stories. Among the unpublished works are manuscripts for two...
Dates: 1933-1985

Hector Torres Papers

Identifier: MSS-891-BC
Abstract This collection contains material generated and collected by Hector Torres during his career as a writer and professor of English. The collection contains research for his books, class lectures, and university correspondence. There is also material related to his undergraduate and graduate student work and personal notebook writings.
Dates: 1978-2010

Helen Zunser Wortis Papers

Identifier: MSS-549-SC
Scope and Content This collection contains the unpublished manuscript, Uncle José and the Animals, a children's story written by Helen Zunser and illustrated by Shomer Zunser. This story is a compilation of New Mexican folk tales and riddles. It is hand typed and contains original illustrations. The collection also contains a photocopy of Helen Zunser's published story,The Witch (1935), and 1 photograph of the author.
Dates: 1935-[1976]

Kathryn Hitte and William D. Hayes Collection

Identifier: AC 408
Scope and Content The collection contains personal history, correspondence, newsclippings, story ideas, plots, and drafts of stories as well as illustrations and cartoons by Hayes. There is also collected material of their community volunteer work with the Museum of New Mexico, Boy Scouts, and community theater.
Dates: 1953-1976

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Manuscript

Identifier: MSS -207 -SC
Scope and Content This small collection contains a handwritten poem, "The Man Who Road Away," written in Taos, April 2, and May 20, 1962. There is also a one page note to Bob Creeley of Albuquerque, N.M., who gave the poem to a professor at the University of New Mexico. The poem was probably a tribute to D.H. Lawrence who lived in Taos, N.M., 1920s-1930s.
Dates: 1962

Lee Marmon Pictorial Collection

Identifier: PICT-2000-017
Abstract This collection contains photographs taken by Lee Marmon throughout his life. These include images of elders and community members from Laguna and Acoma Pueblos, visual documentation of uranium mines and mills throughout New Mexico, photos of fashion and social life in 1960s and 1970s Palm Springs, CA, among other things.
Dates: 1936-2011

Margaret Randall Papers

Identifier: MSS-663-BC
Abstract The collection contains materials documenting Margaret Randall's literary, political, and social career. Correspondence, publications, manuscripts, video tapes, and related materials comprise the bulk of the collection.
Dates: 1954-2000

Margaret Randall Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-663
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Margaret Randall, her family and friends, and events related to her life as a writer and political activist.
Dates: 1936-2005

Mark Medoff papers

Identifier: Ms-0453
Abstract Playwright and Professor of English at New Mexico State University. Best known for his Tony Award-winning play, Children of a Lesser God. His papers include plays, screenplays, novels, short stories, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs, with the bulk of his papers consisting of rough, first, second, third, and fourth drafts of his work.
Dates: 1960 - 2003

Max Evans Film Scripts Collection

Identifier: MSS-1093-SC
Scope and Contents Folder contains two items:

1. Max Evans's (final) screenplay for his novelette "Bid Shad's Bridge" (1969). It was initially published in Knight Magazine. 2. Budget estimate for "The Man who Walks Backward" (undated) from his novel (Bluefeather Fellini (1993, UNM Press 2007) to be produced and directed by Max Evans.
Dates: 1969, undated

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