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Authors, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Accession 2018-035

Scope and Contents

Additions to the Simmons collection which includes 3 books, 1 of which is signed; magazines; and clippings from newspaper articles, 1972-2018.

Dates: 1750-2018, undated

Robert Compton Papers

Identifier: SWWC-107
Abstract The Robert Compton papers span 1955-2008 and document the career of the well-respected and long-time Books editor of the Dallas Morning News. The bulk of the collection is the correspondences from book reviewers, journalists, and authors, including Jim Lehrer, Larry McMurtry, Rick Bass, and William Goyen. This collection also is comprised of documents that pertain to the inner-workings of the Dallas Morning News, including changes in writing styles pertaining to race and gender. The...
Dates: 1955-2008

J. Evetts Haley Accession

Identifier: UPWC-18110

Archival materials following the life of Western writer, J. Evetts Haley, from 1926-2017. The collection contains some of his earliest works, manuscripts, magazine articles, news clippings, obituaries, and books written by his peers about Haley’s legacy. This collection was put together by his close friend, freelance writer, Mike Cox thus most of the books in the collection are signed.

Dates: 1926-2004, undated

Richard Woodward Collection of Cormac McCarthy

Identifier: SWWC-155

Richard B. Woodward wrote the influential 1992 profile of Cormac McCarthy entitled "Cormac McCarthy's Venomous Fiction" for the New York Times. Includes correspondence, notes, draft, and 3 audiocassette tapes of an interview with McCarthy, all relating to the 1992 article.

Dates: 1985-1996, 2022

Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy

Identifier: SWWC-092

The Woolmer Collection of Cormac McCarthy spans 1969-2006 and documents the professional and personal friendship between the book collector and McCarthy. The collection is arranged in four series: Correspondence, Writings by McCarthy, Writings about McCarthy, and Woolmer’s Bibliography Files.

Dates: 1969 - 2006

Cormac McCarthy Papers

Identifier: SWWC-091
Abstract The Cormac McCarthy Papers span 1964-2007 and document the literary career of one of America’s most celebrated authors. The collection is arranged in two series: Published Works and Unpublished Works. The bulk of the collection is Published Works. Novels and produced plays and screenplays represented include: The Orchard Keeper; Outer Dark; Child of God; The Gardener’s Son; Suttree; Blood Meridian; All the Pretty Horses; The Crossing; The Stonemason; Cities of the Plain; No Country for Old...
Dates: 1964 - 2007

Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy Collection

Identifier: SWWC-039

The Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy Collection includes drafts and proofs of essays by several authors on novelist Cormac McCarthy. The essays were edited by Edwin “Chip” Arnold and Dianne Luce, and appeared in Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy, the book version of the Southern Quarterly, published by the University Press of Mississippi, September 1993.

Dates: 1991 - 1993

Dale Walker Collection of Cormac McCarthy

Identifier: SWWC-146

This small collection contains materials on Cormac McCarthy and his work, including magazines, various newspaper clippings, photocopies of work and reviews, and printouts from the “Cormac McCarthy Home Pages."

Dates: 1992-1993, undated

Phyllis S. Morgan Accessions

Identifier: UPWC-09031

Materials documenting the literary career of Phyllis S. Morgan.

Dates: undated

Rick Riordan Additions

Identifier: UPWC-06205

Materials documenting the literary career of Rick Riordan.

Dates: 1979, undated

Rick Riordan Percy Jackson Series Collection

Identifier: SWWC-114

Riordan’s Percy Jackson Series document the creation of the multi-award winning series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Works represented include The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian.Materials include manuscripts, notes, production and publicity materials, promotional materials, and awards.

Dates: 2003-2013

John Emil Sepich Papers

Identifier: SWWC-038

This collection is comprised of two works of commentary by John Emil Sepich that focus on the novel, Blood Meridian, by Cormac McCarthy. Sepich published Notes on Blood Meridian in October 1993. Also included are two 1990 letters from Sepich to Bill Wittliff.

Dates: 1989 - 1992

SMC 0021. Don Graham collection on Pretty Boy Floyd, 1994

Collection Overview From the Collection: Small Manuscript Collections consists of material acquired by the Wittliff either through gift or purchase that are not part of larger collections. They are often indiidual items or small groups of items relating to a particular author, musician, photographer, or topic. Types of material include: manuscripts; letters; photographs; ephemera such as pamphlets, brouchures or cataloges; reports; historical documents; and other printed material. Each item or group of items is assigned a unique...
Dates: 1994

Russell G. (R. G.) Vliet Papers

Identifier: SWWC-034

This collection consists of notes, outlines, drafts, typescripts, correspondence, subject files, photographs, newsclippings, artifacts, a scrapbook, legal, medical, and financial records.

Dates: 1900 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1984

Frank Waters Papers

Identifier: SWWC-137
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers by and about Frank Waters and some associates connected to Waters. The bulk of the collection concerns papers related to the Frank Waters Foundation and its activities. The collection is organized into six series: Correspondence, Writings by Frank Waters, Writings about Frank Waters, The Frank Waters Foundation, Frank Waters' Associates, Other Writings, Oversized, and Artifacts. Series 1, Correspondence (box 1), includes letters to and from Frank...
Dates: 1929 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2006