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Gover Lewis Additions

 Collection
Identifier: UPWC-21099

Scope and Contents

Archival material donated by Rae Lewis relating to the life, writing career, and death of Rolling Stone and Texas Monthly journalist, Grover Lewis’ dating 1962-2015. Materials include extensive notes, research materials, correspondence, publishing contracts and manuscript drafts for Lewis’ unpublished memoir, “Goodbye If You Call That Gone” and unpublished novel, “Code of the West”, the posthumous anthology, Splendor in the Short Grass: The Grover Lewis Reader, drafts of unproduced screenplays, early poems and stories, reviews, a book chapter and articles written by Lewis including “Return to Cracker Eden” appearing in Texas Monthly. Also included in the collection are photographs of Grover Lewis’ family, wedding and his time at Rolling Stone magazine, as well as personal correspondence and a draft of Rae Lewis’ unpublished memoir, "Goodby If You Call That Gone: A Selected History". Folder titles preceding a semi-colon reflect Grover and/or Rae Lewis’ original description.

Dates

  • 1962-2015

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials from the Wittliff Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user assumes responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish, and abiding by U.S. copyright laws. https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/visit/policies/publication.html

Biographical / Historical

Use Biographical Notes as label if describing an individual and Historical Notes if describing a group or an institution.

Extent

6 Linear Feet

6 boxes (Photographs, slides, ephemera)

Language of Materials

English

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • The descriptive data created for this finding aid is licensed under the CC0 Creative Commons license and is free for use without restriction.

Abstract

Archival material relating to the life, writing career, and death of Rolling Stone and Texas Monthly journalist, Grover Lewis’ dating 1962-2015.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use: https://www.thewittliffcollections.txstate.edu/research/makearesearchappointment.html.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Rae Lewis 2021

Title
Guide to the Grover Lewis Additions
Author
Sherri Turner-Herrmann
Date
2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2021: Revised for ArchiveSpace by Sherri Turner-Herrmann.

Repository Details

Part of the The Wittliff Collections Repository

Contact:
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San Marcos Texas 78666 USA