Finding-Aid for the Charles Mathes Papers (MSS143)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Box and Folder Listing


Collection Outline

I. Correspondence

II. Manuscripts

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Descriptive Summary

TitleCharles Mathes Papers
Quantity: 7.5 linear feet
Identification: MSS143

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Biographical Note

Charles Mathes has forged a career in publishing, theatre, and art. He formerly headed Rodgers & Hammerstein international play publishing and licensing company. Currently, Mathes is the director of a prominent art gallery in New York City and an appraiser of fine art. Mathes has written several books, including The Spirit of America: A State by State Celebration (1990), Treasures of American Museums (1991), The Girl With the Phony Name (1992), The Girl Who Remembered Snow (1996), The Girl at the End of the Line (1999), and The Girl in the Face of the Clock (2001). He is married to Arlene Graston, an artist and writer. Their 2003 collaboration is entitled, In Every Moon There is a Face.

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Scope and Contents Note

Consists of correspondence and materials toward The Girl With the Phony Name, The Girl Who Remembered Snow, The Girl at the End of the Line, and The Girl in the Face of the Clock.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

Use Restriction

None

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

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Administrative Information

Source

Gift of Charles Mathes, 2009

Accession 23940

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Box and Folder Listing

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Box/folder
1/1-3/116

I. Correspondence,

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Box/folder
1/1-2/73
I.1 Correspondence to Mathes,
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1/1Ashmead, Lawrence Peel,
, 1990:
, October 22, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/2The Authors Guild, Inc.,
, 1997:
, July 16, ((TL, 1 p))
__
1/3Banks, Belle,
, 1998:
, March 25, ((E-mail, 1 p))
__
1/4Bash, Holly,
, 1991:
, August 6, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 2000:
, February 9, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/5Bass, Iris,
, 1990:
, November 6, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/6Beierle, Cameron,
, 2001:
, March 28, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/7Bernstein, Meredith,
, 1998:
, October 9, ((ACS, 1 p))
, 2000:
, January 19, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/8Beute, William,
, 1993:
, February 14, ((ALS, 1 p))
, 1996:
, April 13, ((ALS, 1 p))
, April 26, ((ACS, 1 p))
, November 4, ((ACS, 1 p))
__
1/9Bleiweiss, Gary L.,
, 1992:
, November 6, ((ALS, 3 pp))
__
1/10Campagna, Barbara,
, 1993:
, March 21, ((ALS, 1 p), with env.)
, 1996:
, April 12, ((ACS, 1 p))
__
1/11Campbell, Richard,
, 1992:
, October 28, ((ALS, 1 p), with env.)
__
1/12Cantor, Jacqueline,
, 1990:
, December 18, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/13Carol Publishing Group,
, [n.d.]:
, ((TL, 1 p))
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1/14Cavin, Ruth,
, [n.d.]:
, ((TLS, 1 p))
, ((TLS, 2 pp))
, [n.d.]:
, April 14, ((TLS, 3 pp))
, 1991:
, April 21, ((TLS, 1 p))
, August 5, ((TLS, 2 pp))
, 1992:
, February 6, ((ACS, 1 p))
, May 19, ((TLS, 1 p))
, June 6, ((TLS, 1 p))
, July 31, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1993:
, May 18, ((TLS, 2 pp))
, August 23, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1995:
, June 15, ((TLS[x], 2 pp))
, June 22, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
, 1998:
, June 18, ((E-mail, 1 p))
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1/15Childs, Betty,
, 1990:
, March 26, ((TLS, 1 p), 2 copies)
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1/16Collett, Ellen,
, 1993:
, January 20, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/17Cotler, Gordon,
, [n.d.]:
, ((ALS, 1 p))
, 1996:
, April 15, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/18Dean, Ian,
, [n.d.]:
, ((ANS, 1 p), with enclosures)
Enclosure: Murder Most Cozy, September/October 1999.
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1/19Dembner Books,
, [n.d.]:
, ((TL, 1 p))
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1/20Econn, Chris,
, 1998:
, January 15, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/21Emerling, Dina K.,
, 1996:
, August 21, ((ALS, 1 p), with env.)
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1/22Florenski, Joe,
, 1998:
, July 10, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/23Forbes, John H.,
, 1996:
, April 29, ((ACS, 1 p))
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1/24Freed, Sara Ann,
, 1990:
, October 8, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/25Graston, Nancy,
, 1996:
, July 14, ((ALS, 1 p))
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1/26Henderson, Neil,
, 1993:
, February 26, ((TLS, 1 p), with env.)
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1/27Huether, Carolyn,
, 2000:
, March 10, ((TL, 1 p))
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1/28Hul, Jennifer,
, 1998:
, February 10, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
, February 10, ((ANS[x], 1 p))
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1/29Jacobs, Melissa,
, 1996:
, February 26, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/30Johnson, Tom,
, 1993:
, March 2, ((ACS, 3 pp))
, 1996:
, June 22, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1999:
, May 12, ((ALS, 2 pp))
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1/31Jones, Tessa Reddish,
, 1999:
, September 12, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/32Kahn, Larry,
, 2000:
, July 15, ((E-mail, 2 pp))
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1/33Kilmer, Nicholas,
, 1996:
, April 24, ((TLS, 1 p), with env.)
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1/34Koch, Trudy,
, 2000:
, March 16, ((ACS, 1 p))
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1/35Lande, Patricia A.,
, 1990:
, November 5, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/36Malo, Kim,
, 1996:
, August 30, ((E-mail, 1 p))
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1/37Manning, Jo,
, 1993:
, April15, ((TLS, 1 p), with env.)
__
1/38Manus, Janet Wilkens,
, 1998:
, February 10, ((ANS[x], 1 p))
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1/39Maslekoff, Barbara,
, 1999:
, June 24, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/40McCall, Barbara,
, 1996:
, April 6, ((ACS, 1 p))
, December 8, ((ACS, 2 pp))
, 1997:
, November 5, ((ACS, 1 p))
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1/41Miciak, Kate,
, [n.d.]
, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/42Miller, Chris,
, 1990:
, December 21, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1991:
, February 5, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/43Nadeau, Nils,
, 1991:
, March 13, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/44Norton, Barbara,
, 1991:
, July 24, ((TLS, 1 p))
, October 1, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/45Phillips, Michael,
, 2000:
, July 15, ((E-mail, 1 p))
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1/46Prager, Matt,
, 1992:
, September 16, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/47Ringel, Susan S.,
, 1996:
, August 2, ((ALS, 1 p))
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1/48Rogers, Stephanie,
, 1992:
, November 5, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/49Rohn, Marika,
, [n.d.]:
, ((ANS, 1 p))
, 1997:
, December 9, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1998:
, April 14, ((TLS, 1 p), with enclosure)
, August 17, ((TLS, 1 p))
, October 12, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
1/50Rosenfield, Ralph E.,
, 1989:
, November 30, ((TLS, 1 p))
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1/51Rubin, Marjorie,
, 1992:
, October 28, ((TLS, 1 p) with enclosures)
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2/52Sather, Ellen,
, [n.d.]:
, ((ALS, 1 p))
__
2/53Shanks, Thomas,
, [n.d.]:
, ((TC, 1 p))
__
2/54Shea, Stephanie,
, 2000:
, January 22, ((E-mail, 1 p))
__
2/55Sigman, Nicholas,
, 1992:
, October 29, ((TLS, 1 p) with env.)
__
2/56Silverman, Jennifer,
, 1990:
, October 22, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
2/57Simmons, William S.,
, 1993:
, February 17, ((TLS, 1 p))
, March 5, ((ALS, 1 p))
__
2/58Smith, Carol Houck,
, 1990:
, September 12, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
2/59Stagnitto, Judith,
, 1992:
, July 15, ((ALS, 1 p))
__
2/60Starr, Carol,
, 1998:
, May 1, ((TLS, 1 p))
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2/61Steinberg, Pat,
, 2001:
, March 12, ((ACS, 1 p))
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2/62Sterling, John,
, 1990:
, September 19, ((TLS, 1 p))
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2/63Stern, Judith,
, 1990:
, November 26, ((TLS, 1 p))
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2/64Stewart-Gordon, Faith,
, 1992:
, November 16, ((ACS, 1 p), with env.)
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2/65Story, Elisabeth,
, 1992:
, March 26, ((TLS, 1 p))
, April 27, ((TLS, 1 p))
, May 27, ((TLS, 1 p))
, August 21, ((TLS, 1 p))
, September 1, ((TLS, 1 p))
, October 9, ((TLS, 1 p))
, October 28, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1993:
, November 22, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1995:
, April 4, ((TLS, 1 p), with enclosure)
Enclosure: Shout It Out: A How-To Manual for Getting Additional Publicity for Your Mystery Novel by St. Martin's Press.
, May 4, ((TLS, 1 p))
, 1996:
, May 6, ((TLS, 1 p), 2 copies)
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2/66Sullivan, Julie,
, 1999:
, October 1, ((TLS, 1 p), with enclosures)
, 2000:
, March 1, ((TLS, 1 p), with enclosure)
, March 7, ((TLS, 1 p))
, April 17, ((TLS, 1 p))
, August 2, ((TLS, 1 p))
, November 17, ((TL, 1 p))
, 2001:
, February 26, ((TLS, 1 p), with enclosure)
, February 27, ((TLS, 1 p))
, May 4, ((TLS, 1 p))
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2/67Tiedge, Jeanne,
, 1990:
, November 9, ((TLS, 1 p))
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2/68Toti, Joseph W.,
, 2000:
, January 7, ((TLS, 1 p))
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2/69Unidentified,
, 2000:
, April 5, ((E-mail, 1 p))
, September 1, ((E-mail, 2 pp))
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2/70Virgason, Terre,
, 1992:
, October 20, ((TLS, 1 p), 2 copies)
__
2/71Walker and Company,
, [n.d.]:
, ((TL, 1 p))
, [n.d.]:
, ((TL, 1 p))
__
2/72Weston, Molly,
, 2000:
, May 30, ((ACS, 2 pp), w/env.)
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2/73Zitin, Daniel,
, 1990:
, November 26, ((TLS, 1 p))
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Box/folder
2/74-3/110
I.2 Correspondence from Mathes,
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2/74Atterberry, Perry M.,
, [n.d.]:
, ((E-mail, 2 pp))
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2/75Banks, Belle,
, 1998:
, March 25, ((E-mail, 1 p))
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2/76Bash, Holly,
, 1998:
, January 18, ((TL[x], 1 p))
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2/77Bernstein, Meredith,
, 1997:
, May 26, ((TL[x], 2 pp), with enclosures)
, June 23, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, August 19, ((TL[x], 1 p))
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2/78Beute, William,
, 1993:
, March 2, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
2/79Bleiweiss, Gary L.,
, 1992:
, November 10, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
__
2/80Campagna, Barbara,
, 1993:
, April 7, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
2/81Campbell, Richard,
, 1992:
, November 24, ((TL[x], 1 p))
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2/82Cavin, Ruth,
, 1991:
, April 12, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, April 24, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, July 31, ((TL[x], 5 pp))
, August 8, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
, September 1, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, December 9, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, 1992:
, January 20, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, April 30, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, May 6, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, May 21, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, June 4, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
, June 10, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, July 24, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, September 25, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, November 24, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, 1993:
, May 21, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, August 5, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, 1995:
, March 22, ((ALS, 1 p))
, June 21, ((TLS, 5 pp))
, 1996:
, February 20, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
, 1997:
, December 12, ((TLS[x], 3 pp), with enclosures)
, 1998:
, January 5, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, October 19, ((TL[x], 1 p))
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2/83Eberhard, Leslie,
, 1991:
, October 4, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
2/84Hammerstein, Jane-Howard,
, 1992:
, October 2, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
2/85Henderson, Neil,
, 1993:
, January 6, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, April 5, ((TL[x], 3 pp))
__
2/86Hul, Jennifer,
, 1998:
, February 10, ((TLS, 1 p))
, February 10, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
2/87Humphreys, Martha,
, 1992:
, November 24, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
2/88Johnson, Tom,
, 1993:
, March 8, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
2/89Lee, Crystal,
, 1997:
, July 17, ((TL[x], 6 pp))
__
2/90Manning, Jo,
, 1993:
, April 27, ((TL[x], 1 p))
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2/91Manus, Janet Wilkens,
, 1994:
, January 28, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
, 1995:
, June 27, ((TLS, 3 pp))
, 1997:
, July 28, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, July 31, ((Certified mail receipt, 1 p))
, August 15, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
, 1998:
, February 3, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
, February 10, ((Certified mail receipt, 1 p))
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2/92Manus, Justin A.,
, 1997:
, June 17, ((TLS, 3 pp))
, July 29, ((Certified mail receipt, 1 p))
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2/93Mark, Liza,
, 1997:
, August 14, ((TLS, 4 pp), with enclosures, 2 copies)
__
2/94McCoyd, Ed,
, 1997:
, August 18, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
__
2/95Miciak, Kate,
, 1990:
, November 1, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
3/96Prager, Matt,
, 1992:
, September 22, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/97Ray, Jr., Angus John,
, 1993:
, January 6, ((TL[x], 1 p., w/encl.))
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3/98Rogers, Stephanie,
, 1992:
, September 15, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, October 29, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, November 10, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
, 1993:
, April 19, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/99Rohn, Marika,
, 1999:
, October 5, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, October 5, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/100Rosemont, Norman,
, 1992:
, October 1, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
3/101Rubin, Marjorie,
, 1992:
, October 30, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/102Shanks, Thomas,
, 1991:
, November 1, ((TL[x], 2 pp))
__
3/103Sigman, Nicholas,
, 1992:
, November 2, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
3/104Simmons, William S.,
, 1993:
, March 2, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/105Smith, Valerie,
, 1995:
, June 22, ((ALS, 1 p))
__
3/106Stagnitto, Judith,
, 1992:
, July 24, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/107Starr, Carol,
, 1998:
, May 4, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, June 10, ((TLS, 1 p))
__
3/108Stasio, Marilyn,
, 2000:
, December 4, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/109Story, Elisabeth,
, 1992:
, August 25, ((TL[x], 1 p))
, 1995:
, May 20, ((TLS, 1 p))
, September 25, ((TL[x], 1 p))
__
3/110Virgason, Terre,
, 1992:
, October 23, ((TL[x], 1 p))
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Box/folder
3/111-116
I.3 Correspondence Between Others,
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3/111Bash, Holly,
To: Manus, Janet,
, 1994:
, March 29, ((TLS[x], 1 p), with enclosure)
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3/112Black, Craig W.,
To: Graston, Arlene,
, 1999:
, October 29, ((TLS, 1 p))
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3/113Douglas, John,
To: Manus, Janet,
, 1995:
, June 13, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
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3/114Freed, Sara Ann,
To: Manus, Janet,
, [n.d.]:5
, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
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3/115Scholl, Roger,
To: Farber, Don,
, 1988:
, September 27, ((TLS[x], 1 p))
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3/116Sullivan, Julie,
To: Bernstein, Meredith,
, 2002:
, April 8, ((TLS, 1 p))

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Box/folder
3/117-5/133

II. Manuscripts,

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Box/folder
3/117-4/121
II.1 The Girl with the Phony Name,
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3/117-118Original manuscript, (381 pp)
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4/119Note cards, (15 items)
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4/120Reviews and clippings, (21 items)
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4/121Miscellaneous, (3 items)
Includes dust jacket, photograph, and submission record.
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Box/folder
4/122-5/127
II.2 The Girl Who Remembered Snow,
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4/122-5/124Original manuscript, (448 pp)
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5/125Book proposal, (33 pp)
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5/126Chapter outline, (26 pp)
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5/127Reviews and clippings, (31 items)
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Box/folder
5/128-130
II.3 The Girl at the End of the Line,
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5/128Note cards, (17 items)
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5/129Cover art and publicity, (6 items)
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5/130Reviews and clippings, (7 items)
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Box/folder
5/131-133
II.4 The Girl in the Face of the Clock,
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5/131Dust jacket, (1 item)
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5/132Cover art, (7 items)
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5/133Reviews and clippings, (9 items)

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