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Thomas Baird Papers

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Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Baird, Thomas, 1923-1990

Thomas Baird, a member of the Princeton Class of 1945, collected materials relating to Mayan women.

Consists of the working and personal papers of Thomas Baird. The papers primarily contain draft and final manuscripts of Baird's published works, such as: Triumphal Entry (1962), The Old Masters (1963), People Who Pull You Down (1970), The Way to the Old Sailors Home (1977), Poor Millie (1978), Villa Aphrodite (1984) and Smart Rats (1990) [young adult]. Also included are notes, writing journals, correspondence between Baird and his publishers and editors, fan mail, and reviews. There is also a selection of manuscripts and related material for Baird's unpublished works, ideas and notes for planned works, literature reviews by Baird, as well as manuscripts and notes from talks, addresses and lectures given by Baird.

The other correspondence contained in the collection includes general letters, family letters and travel related letters from Canada, Mexico and Wyoming. There is also a variety of Baird's personal writings that include notes, diaries and journals from 1944 to 1990.

Other materials included in the collection consist of the transcript of an interview with Baird for the National Gallery of Art Oral History Program in 1989, publishing contracts, royalty reports, his wine cellar inventory, estate papers for his parents Alice and Edgar Baird, invitations to Baird's memorial service at Trinity College and assorted photographs. There is also a selection of audio recordings which include cassettes tapes of Baird reading four of his novels, an interview with Baird for Voice of America, and the speakers at his memorial service.

Throughout the collection there are notes written by Michael Mahoney, executor of Baird's estate, that assist in identification of the materials.

Part of the collection was a deposit that converted to a gift upon Baird's death. Other materials were given as gifts by Baird's estate and Michael Mahoney.

This collection was processed by Maritza Maxwell, Barbara Volz and Karla J. Vecchia in 1992. Finding aid written by Maritza Maxwell, Barbara Volz and Karla J. Vecchia in 1992.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Author
Maritza Maxwell; Barbara Volz; Karla J. Vecchia
Finding Aid Date
1999
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Scope and Contents

Consists of ideas, notes, novels, short stories, reviews, poetry, talks, addresses, and lectures.

Arrangement

This series is arranged into five subseries: Ideas and Notes, Novels and Short Stories, Reviews, Poetry, and Talks, Addresses, and Lectures.

Physical Description

28 boxes

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of undeveloped ideas, notes and research for projects that include novels, short stories and young adult fiction between 1960 and 1987. The materials include both autograph and typed notes, as well as clippings from various sources that inspired Baird. This sub-series is organized chronologically.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Undeveloped Ideas, before 1972. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ideas for Stories, Incidents, 1972. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ideas, 1973-1977. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ideas, 1978-1984. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Young Adult Novel Ideas, 1979-1982. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ideas: Research Notes on Iowa, etc, circa 1976. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ideas for Young Adult Novel: The Nark, 1981-1987. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists primarily of manuscripts of Baird's published and unpublished works between 1932 and 1990, including Controlled Substances, the novel Baird was working on at the time of his death. Many of the works also contain notes, writing journals, correspondence between Baird and his publishers and editors, fan mail, and reviews. Within some of the notes files there are clippings of articles and advertisements that inspired Baird, as well as hand-drawn maps that he used to construct fictional settings. The published works found in the collection include Triumphal Entry (1962), The Old Masters (1963), People Who Pull You Down (1970), The Way to the Old Sailors Home (1977), Poor Millie (1978), Villa Aphrodite (1984) and Smart Rats (1990) [young adult]. Some of these works include author's proofs, galley proofs, and folded and gathered sheets. This sub-series is arranged alphabetically by title and then chronologically by date.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Description

28 boxes

Act of Mourning, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Anti-Utopia, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Bacchae, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Career Woman, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

A Ceremony of Innocence: Draft dated 1954 February 20, pages numbered 1-20, TMs, 1954 February 20. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Chameleon: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Chameleon: Draft dated 1981 May 15, TMs, 1981 May 15. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Chameleon: Draft dated 1981 May 15, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, 1981 May 15. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Continuity, Confusion, and Choice: Draft dated 1971 July 12, TMs, 1971 July 12. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Continuity, Confusion, and Choice: Draft dated 1972 January 16, TMs with holograph revisions, 1972 January 16. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft, pages numbered 1-37, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft of chapter III, pages numbered 1-9, AMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft, pages numbered a-c, TMs; draft one page fragment, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1989 February 22, pages numbered 1-11, TMs with holograph revisions, 1989 February 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft, pages numbered 1-24, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1989 March 1, pages numbered 1-9, TMs, 1989 March 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1989 July 1, pages numbered 1-13, TMs with holograph revisions, 1989 July 1. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1989 December 10, pages numbered 1-25, TMs, 1989 December 10. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1990 January 6, pages numbered 1-14, TMs with holograph revisions, 1990 January 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft, pages numbered 12-16, TMs fragment with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1990 January 6, pages numbered 1-21, TMs, 1990 January 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1990 February 21, pages numbered 1-17, TMs with holograph revisions, 1990 February 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1990 March 8, pages numbered 1-45, TMs with holograph revisions, 1990 March 8. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft, pages numbered 15-42, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Draft dated 1990 March 28, pages numbered 1-44, TMs; list of Baird's computer files, 1990 March 28. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Controlled Substances: Notes and draft sent to publisher posthumously, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Draft dated 1979 April 9, pages numbered 1-160, 162-201, TMs with holograph revisions, 1979 April 9. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Draft dated 1979 April 9, pages numbered 161, 202-308, TMs, 1979 April 9. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Draft dated 1979 June 18, pages numbered 1-91, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions [with note to continue on page 58 of 1979 April 9 version], 1979 June 18. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Draft, pages numbered 5-8-5-21, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Notes and pages numbered 1-105, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Pages numbered 106-175, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Pages numbered 176-249, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Pages numbered 250-337, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cross a Fine Line: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Curlicew Farm, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Cutthroat, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Danger at Lame Wolf: Draft dated 1955 April 21, pages numbered 1-22, TMs, 1955 April 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Doomsday House, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Downward Mobility, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dr. Gordon: Notes; draft dated 1962 June 22, pages numbered 1-54, TMs with holograph revisions; draft, TMs (carbon), 1962 June 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Dr. Gordon: Draft dated 1962 June 22, TMs, 1962 June 22. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Erosion, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Experience of Fiction, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Fall Migration, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Final manuscript, pages numbered v, 1-156, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered 1-210, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered 1-215, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Folded and gathered sheets, with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Fever: A Novel [young adult]: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Draft dated 1965 September 21, pages numbered 1-216, TMs, 1965 September 21. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Draft dated 1966 January 11, pages numbered 1-62, TMs; Draft dated 1966 January 24, TMs, 1966 January 11. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-185, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Final manuscript, pages numbered 186-285, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Galley proof, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Finding Out: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Draft, pages numbered 1-102, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Draft dated 1983 April, pages numbered 1-16, TMs with holograph revisions, 1983 April. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Draft, pages numbered 1-20, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Draft, pages numbered 21-111, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Draft, pages numbered 1-8, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Flaky: Draft, pages numbered 1-6, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Freude, Freude, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Gary Visits Belinda, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Ghostwriter, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Gray Eminence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Hamlet, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Henry and Cyril, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

House of Baboons: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

House of Baboons: Draft dated 1985 January 6, TMs, 1985 January 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

House of Baboons: Draft dated 1985 January 24, TMs, 1985 January 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

House of Baboons: Draft dated 1987, TMs with holograph revisions, 1987. 1 folder.
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1 folder

House of Baboons: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

I Take a New Job: TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Intelligeneers: Draft dated 1954 April 25, pages numbered 1-35, TMs, 1954 April 25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Notes and draft dated 1970 August 5, pages numbered 1-31, TMs with holograph revisions, 1970 August 5. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Notes and draft dated 1964 January, chapter I, TMs with holograph revisions, 1964 January. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Draft dated 1964 January, chapters II-III, TMs with holograph revisions, 1964 January. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Draft, chapters I-VI, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Draft, chapters VII-X, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Draft, chapters XI-XIV, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

An Invasion of Californians: Draft, chapters XV-XX, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Jessie's Trees, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Kerenyi Stories, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Lady with an Ostrich Feather Fan, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Legatee: Draft dated 1975 June, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 June. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Losing People: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Losing People: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-228, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Losing People: Galley proof with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Losing People: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

[Not used], dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Losing People: Clippings, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Losing People: Commentary, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Lotos Eaters, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Luncheon with the Crown Prince: Notes and draft dated 1967 May 24, TMs with holograph revisions, 1967 May 24. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miriam the Prophetess: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miriam the Prophetess: Journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miriam the Prophetess: Draft dated 1969 September 25, TMs, 1969 September 25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Miriam the Prophetess: Draft, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Misfit, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Morning in Florence: Draft dated 1953 June 12, pages numbered 1-11, TMs, 1953 June 12. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Mr. Lacey, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-171, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Final manuscript, pages numbered 172-318, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Draft, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Galley proof with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Documents and related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Nice Try: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Old Masters: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-114, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Old Masters: Final manuscript, pages numbered 115-288, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Old Masters: Galley proof with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Old Masters: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Old Masters: British reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Old Masters: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Pal Starved, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Passion, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1967 January 7, TMs (carbon), 1967 January 7. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1967 July 29, TMs (carbon), 1967 July 29. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1967 December 27, chapters 1-16, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, 1967 December 27. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1967 December 27, chapters 1-16, TMs with holograph revisions, 1967 December 27. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1968 May 11, chapters 1-12, TMs with holograph revisions, 1968 May 11. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1968 May 11, chapters 13-25, TMs with holograph revisions, 1968 May 11. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1968 May 11, chapters 1-25, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions; draft dated 1968 May 11, chapters 1-9, TMs with holograph revisions, 1968 May 11. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1969 January 3, pages numbered 1-197, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, 1969 January 3. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1969 January 3, pages numbered 198-397, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, 1969 January 3. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1969 January 3, chapters 1-28, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, 1969 January 3. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Draft dated 1969 January 3, pages numbered 1-97, TMs (Xerox), 1969 January 3. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-179, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Final version, pages numbered 180-393, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Galley proof, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Galley proof (Xerox) with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Documents and professional correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

People Who Pull You Down: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Pilgrimage, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Places on the Way, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Notes and journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Draft, 1976 June 29, pages numbered 1-211, TMs with holograph revisions, 1976 June 29. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Draft, 1976 August 9, pages numbered 1-114, TMs with holograph revisions, 1976 August 9. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Draft dated 1977 January 6, pages numbered 1-305, TMs with holograph revisions, 1977 January 6. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Final manuscript, pages numbered fm1-fm 5, 1-151, TMs with revisions; brief description, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Final manuscript, pages numbered 152-284, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Reviews, commentary, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Poor Millie: Contracts and royalty reports, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

[Not used], dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Prophet, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Purveyor of Entertainments: TMs, pages numbered 1-20, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Runaways, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Second Chances: Notes and journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Second Chances: Draft dated 1932 May, pages numbered 1-143, TMs with holograph revisions, 1932 May. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Second Chances: Draft dated 1932 May, pages numbered 144-294, TMs with holograph revisions, 1932 May. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Second Chances: Draft dated 1932 May, pages numbered 1-143, TMs (Xerox and carbon) with holograph revisions, 1932 May. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Second Chances: Draft dated 1932 May, pages numbered 144-294, TMs (Xerox and carbon) with holograph revisions, 1932 May. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Second Chances: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sheba's Landing: Galley proof with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sheba's Landing: Documents and related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sheba's Landing: British reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sheba's Landing: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Shiloh's Sister, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sinai, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Notes and journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Draft, pages numbered 1-179, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Draft, pages numbered 1-179, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Draft, pages numbered 1-165, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-165, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered i-vi, 1-199, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered i-vi, 1-200, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered i-vi, 1-200, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Documents, reviews and related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Sorrows of a Social Climber, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Spoils of Pynton, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Stealing from Esther Starr, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Symposium, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tag Sale, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tat: Draft dated 1984 February 25, TMs with holograph revisions, 1984 February 25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Tat: Drafts, TMss with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Things We Never Read About, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Three: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Three: Draft dated 1965 March 7, TMs with holograph revisions, 1965 March 7. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Three Blind Mice, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

To Be Friends, Like Children: Draft, pages numbered 1-28, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Draft, pages numbered 1-235, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Draft, pages numbered 236-426, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-162, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Final manuscript, pages numbered 163-344, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Galley proof, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Documents, royalty statements, and related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Triumphal Entry: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

The Two Brothers, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Uncorking Roger Prud'homme, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Up the Other Side: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Up the Other Side: Draft dated 1972 August, TMs, 1972 August. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Utopia, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Venice: Draft, chapters I-II, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Venice: Draft, continued from chapter II, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Draft, pages numbered 1-8, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Draft dated 1982 May 25, pages numbered 1-73, TMs with holograph revisions, 1982 May 25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Draft dated 1919 May 30?, pages numbered 1-13, TMs with holograph revisions, 1919 May 30. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Draft dated 1983 June 3, pages numbered 16-68, TMs with holograph revisions, 1983 June 3. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Draft, pages numbered 1-3, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Final manuscript, pages numbered i-v, 1-206, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Final manuscript, pages numbered 206-395, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Reviews and related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Business documents, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: Commentary, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Walk Out a Brother [young adult]: Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-102, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Walk Out a Brother [young adult]: Final manuscript, pages numbered 103-212, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Walk Out a Brother [young adult]: Galley proof with revisions, pages numbered 1-273, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Walk Out a Brother [young adult]: Galley proof with revisions, pages numbered i-vi, 1-279, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Walk Out a Brother [young adult]: Folded and gathered sheets, with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Walk Out a Brother [young adult]: Related correspondence and reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Water Maple: TMs, pages numbered 1-21, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Fragments of TMss with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1972 August 25, TMs with holograph revisions, 1972 August 25. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1974 July 22, TMs with holograph revisions, 1974 July 22. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 January 7, pages numbered 1-280, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 January 7. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 February 15, pages numbered 1-134, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 February 15. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 February 15, pages numbered 135-339, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 February 15. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 February 15, pages numbered 1-169, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 February 15. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 February 15, pages numbered 170-339, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 February 15. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft, pages numbered 2-339, TMs (carbon and Xerox) with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 April 22, pages numbered 2-148, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 April 22. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Draft dated 1975 April 22, pages numbered 149-287, TMs with holograph revisions, 1975 April 22. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Final manuscript, pages numbered 2-119, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Final manuscript, pages numbered 120-287, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

The Way to the Old Sailors Home: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Notes and journal, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Final manuscript, pages numbered i-v, 1-209, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered i-vi, 1-228, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Author's proof, pages numbered i-vi, 1-230, TMs with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Folded and gathered sheets, with revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Folded and gathered sheets, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Where Time Ends: A Novel [young adult]: Reviews, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

A Writer's Alphabet, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of two literature reviews by Baird, On the Way to the Sky (1972) by Douglas Kent Hall, and Courtesans of the Italian Renaissance (1975) by Georgina Masson. Reviews of Baird's published works are included with the materials for each title as indicated in sub-series I. B. This sub-series is contained in one folder.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

1 box

Reviews by Baird, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of a typed manuscript of Baird's poem "The Poet" from 1942.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

1 box

The Poet: TMsS with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of manuscripts, notes and correspondence related to a series of talks, addresses and lectures that Baird delivered between 1974 and 1987. The topics include backpacking, verisimilitude in fiction, Romanesque art, rats, writing and wine. The majority of the talks, addresses and lectures were given in association with Baird's membership in The Twilight Club in Hartford, Connecticut. Other venues include the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Friends of the Princeton University Library in Princeton, New Jersey, and Trinity College and The Club, both in Hartford, Connecticut. There is also an undated photograph of Baird and fellow members of The Twilight Club. This sub-series is arranged alphabetically by title.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Description

1 box

Physical Description

1 box

Draft, pages numbered 1-18, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-18, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Draft, pages numbered 1-25, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-29, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-29, TMs (carbon), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Draft, pages numbered 1-28, TMs and TMs (Xerox) with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Draft, pages numbered 1-28, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-28, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Draft, pages numbered 1-16, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-16, TMs (Xerox) with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Draft fragment, page 1, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-18, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-23, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Photograph, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-16, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, (Xerox), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Final manuscript, TMs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-16, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-17, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, TMs (Xerox) with holograph note, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Related correspondence, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Description

1 box

Draft, pages numbered 1-13, TMs (carbon) with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Final manuscript, pages numbered 1-13, TMs with holograph revisions, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

Consists of the general and family correspondence, as well as correspondence related to travel.

Arrangement

This series is arranged into three subseries: General Correspondence, Family Correspondence, and Travel-Related Correspondence.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of Baird's general correspondence with friends, publishers, editors and others during the years 1946 to 1990. Correspondence related to specific works are included with the materials for each title as indicated in sub-series I. B. This sub-series is arranged chronologically by year.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Description

1 box

1946-1973, 1946-1973. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1974-1983, 1974-1983. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1984-1990, 1984-1990. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of the correspondence Baird received from his family members Alice Baird [mother], Edgar Baird [father] and Sarah Lee Baird [sister] (1947-1948). There are also letters from Alice to Agnes Eckley, Baird's nursemaid and family friend (1941-1942), and letters from Baird to Agnes (1938-1984). These letters document Baird's time at Princeton, his military service and beyond. Lastly, there are a few letters between Baird and Thomas Eckley (1987-1988), son of Agnes and Baird's namesake. Upon the death of his mother, Thomas Eckley returned to Baird both Baird and Alice's letters to Agnes. This sub-series is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Baird, Alice [mother] to Thomas Baird, 1944. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Baird, Alice [mother] to Thomas Baird, 1946. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Baird, Alice [mother] to Thomas Baird, 1947. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Baird, Alice [mother] to Thomas Baird, 1948. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Baird, Alice [mother] to Agnes Eckley [nursemaid and friend], 1941-1942. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Baird, Edgar A. [father] to Thomas Baird, 1947-1948. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Baird, Sarah Lee [sister] to Thomas Baird, 1947-1948. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Eckley, Agnes [nursemaid and friend] by Thomas Baird, 1938-1941. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Eckley, Agnes [nursemaid and friend] by Thomas Baird, 1942. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Eckley, Agnes [nursemaid and friend] by Thomas Baird, 1943-1948. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Eckley, Agnes [nursemaid and friend] by Thomas Baird, 1959-1984. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Eckley, Thomas [son of Agnes Eckley], 1987-1988. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This sub-series consists of Baird's travel-related correspondence during 1970 to 1979. This correspondence from Wyoming, Canada, Mexico and other locations demonstrates Baird's interest in hiking and other outdoor trips. During his 1979 trip to San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico, Baird examined the culture and researched material for articles and stories. These notes are included with the correspondence. This sub-series is arranged alphabetically by location.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetially by origin of letter.

Physical Description

1 box

Canada and Miscellaneous, 1974. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico, 1978-1979. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Wyoming, 1970-1972. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of the typed and autograph notes kept by Baird, and two bound diaries. The notes include topics such as reading, books, quotations and poetry. There are also assorted clippings in one of the notes files. The diaries document his writing and daily activities for the years 1964 and 1965. This series is arranged by subject (notebook, notes, diaries) and then chronologically by year.

Arrangement

Arranged by genre of material.

Physical Description

1 box

Notebook: Reading, quotations, poetry, and miscellaneous, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Notes: Reading and books, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Diary, 1964. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Diary, 1965. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of the bound, typed and autograph journals kept by Baird. The journals document both the process of writing and Baird's daily activities from 1944 to 1989. There is a large gap between the years 1946 and 1958 for which there are no journals. This series is arranged chronologically by year.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Description

1 box

1944-1946, 1944-1946. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1958-1961, 1958-1961. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1962-1963, 1962-1963. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1964-1968, 1964-1968. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1968-1972, 1968-1972. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1973-1977, 1973-1977. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous, 1973-1977. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1978-1981, 1978-1981. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1981-1986, 1981-1986. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

1981-1989, 1981-1989. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of the transcript of an interview by John Harter with Baird for the National Gallery of Art Oral History Program conducted on August 15, 1989.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

1 box

National Gallery of Art Oral History Program interview by John Harter, Trinity College, Hartford, CT, 1989. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of a variety of Baird's personal documents, including his writing contracts (1962-1989), royalty reports (1962-1989), wine cellar appraisal (circa 1990), parent's estate papers (1963-1969), memorial service invitations (1990) and assorted photographs (1924-1987). This series is organized by subject (writing-related materials, wine cellar, estate papers and will, memorial invitations, photographs).

Arrangement

Arranged by genre of material.

Physical Description

1 box

Writing Contracts, 1962-1989. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Royalty Reports, 1962-1970. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Royalty Reports, 1971-1989. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Invoices, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Wine Cellar: Appraisal, lists, disk, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Estate Papers: Alice and Edgar Baird, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Will: Thomas Baird, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Memorial Service Invitations for Thomas Baird, 1990. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Photographs, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of exhibition brochures, photocopies of articles and clippings that Baird collected between 1960 and 1986. Some of the featured topics include art, wine and books.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

1 box

Printed Matter, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of assorted cassettes tapes and one record. Some of the cassette tapes are of Baird reading his novels Finding Out (1967), Poor Millie (1978), What Does Goldwatch Say [the earlier title of Walk Out a Brother (1983) (young adult)] and Villa Aphrodite (1984). These recordings were made for his friend, the harpsichordist Ralph Kirkpatrick, after Kirkpatrick became blind. Other cassette tapes include Baird reading Lucy Gayheart (1935) by Willa Cather, [ Rome, Profile of a City, 312-1308 ?] (1980) by Richard Krautheimer, plot ideas for a novel after Villa Aphrodite (1984), biographical information about Baird, an interview with Baird for Voice of America by John Dando, and Baird's memorial service at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. There is also a record, "Animal Crackers" [band and album?], dedicated to Baird by David Thomas Wilentz. Baird gave Wilentz $3,000 with which he produced the album. This series is organized alphabetically by title of the work, and then the remaining items are organized by subject (plot ideas, biographical information, interview, memorial).

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

2 boxes

"Animal Crackers" [name of band and album title?]: 1 record (7" 33 rpm), dedicated to Thomas P. Baird by David Thomas Wilentz, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Finding Out: 1 cassette tape [Baird reading his novel for Ralph Kirkpatrick after RK became blind (?); this is tape 3, but there are no tapes 1-2, or 4+], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather: 1 cassette tape, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Poor Millie: 5 cassette tapes [Baird reading his novel for Ralph Kirkpatrick after RK became blind], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: 7 cassette tapes, copy 1 [Baird reading his novel for Ralph Kirkpatrick after RK became blind], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Villa Aphrodite: 7 cassette tapes, copy 2 [Baird reading his novel for Ralph Kirkpatrick after RK became blind], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

What Does Goldwatch Say [original title of Walk Out a Brother (young adult)]: 4.5 cassette tapes [Baird reading his novel for Ralph Kirkpatrick after RK became blind (?); tape 5 is only side A], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

[Rome, Profile of a City, 312-1308 ?] by Richard Krautheimer: 1.5 cassette tapes [tape 1 is side B of What Does Goldwatch Say (original title of Walk Out a Brother [young adult]) tape 5], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Plot Ideas for a Novel After Villa Aphrodite: 1 cassette tape, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Thomas Baird Biographical Information: 2 cassette tapes [tape 2 is copy], dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Voice of America interview by John Dando, Professor of English at Trinity College, Hartford, CT: 1 cassette tape, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Memorial Service for Thomas Baird: 1 cassette tape, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Scope and Contents

This series consists of a backup disk copy of Smart Rats: A Novel (1990) [young adult], directions on printing from the computers at the Austin Arts Center at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, and 10 assorted slides presumably used during Baird's talks, addresses and lectures.

Arrangement

Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Physical Description

1 box

Smart Rats: A Novel [young adult]: Backup copy disk, dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Directions on printing at the Austin Arts Center at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, AN, dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

10 assorted slides [for talks, addresses and lectures ?], dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Print, Suggest