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Ivy Ruckman Papers: Papers 2

Ivy Ruckman Papers 2

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Ivy Ruckman Papers 2        Ivy Ruckman photo

Collection Inventory

Box 11
17.25” X 11.5” X 3.5”

     Melba the Mummy.  New York:  Dell Publishing, 1991.

          1.  Typed manuscript pages with revisions—various versions
          2.  Typed manuscript pages—final page errors replaced for last draft (9/29/89)
          3.  Typed manuscript—Original draft (10/1/89)
          4.  Typed manuscript pages—final revisions and changes
          5.  Typed manuscript—revised and corrections entered 8/31/89-9/25/89
          6.  Typed manuscript—final copy-Dec. 15, 1989
          7.  Readers proofs—1st Pass Master Set
          8.  Readers proofs—2nd Pass
          9.  Dummy book
        10.  Typed manuscript with revisions (April 1991)
        11.  Correspondence
        12.  Copy of book—paperback signed by author

Box 12a
17.25” X 11.5” X 3.5”

     Pronounce It Dead.  New York:  Bantam Books, 1994.

          1.  Handwritten notes
          2.  Word list
          3.  Free write Ideas (12/9/91)
          4.  Free write (1/17/92)
          5.  Newspaper clippings (research)
          6.  Typed manuscript with revisions—Chapters 1-4, 10, 12-13—first printout
          7.  Typed manuscript with revisions
          8.  Typed manuscript with revisions—Chapters 1-5,6 (2/92 and 3/92)
          9.  Typed manuscript with revisions—Chapters 1-4, 7, 12, 16 (Printout in June 1992
        10.  Typed manuscript pages with revisions (8/92) 
               
a. Chapters 13-17
               
b. Chapters 15-17 before restructuring events in ending
               
c. Chapters 15-16 revisions/reorganization
         
11. Typed manuscript pages—final editing changes (1/20/93)
         
12.  Typed manuscript with revisions
        
13.  Typed manuscript—final copy pre-edited

Box 12b
17.25” X 11.5” X 3.5”

     Pronounce It Dead.  New York:  Bantam Books, 1994.

         14. Typed manuscript—final version
         15. Typed manuscript with revisions and printer’s notes (8/94)
         16. Typed manuscript pages
               
a. Chapters 1, 6,8-9
               
b. Chapters 10-11—2nd Printout
               
c. Chapter 9
               
d. Chapter 15-rewrite
        
17.  Galleys
        
18.  Galleys—Reader’s Set 1st Pass
        
19.  Galley pages with changes
        
20.  Cassette tapes—2 small—made at county and state fairs in Salt Lake City, UT, preliminary to and during writing

Box 13a
17.25” X 11.5” X 3.5”

     Spell It Murder.  New York:  Bantam Books, 1994.

          1.  Typed manuscript—1st version—Fall 1990
          2.  Typed manuscript—Rough draft 1
          3.  Typed manuscript—2nd draft revision
          4.  Typed manuscript—final changes before mailing the revisions to Harper Collins (3/25/91)
          5.  Typed manuscript—“off-center” original copy (3/25/91)
          6.  Typed manuscript—final copy—Fall 1991
          7.  Typed manuscript with revisions and printer’s notes
          8.  Typed manuscript—Next-to-last revision

Box 13b
17.25” X 11.5” X 3.5”

     Spell It Murder.  New York:  Bantam Books, 1994.

          9.  Typed manuscript—final draft (sent to agent, Ruth Cohen)
        10.  Typed manuscript—copy sent to freelance editor with:
               
a. Final changes before submitting (after contract signing)
              
b. Second draft after editing
               
c. Two rewrites
        
11.  Galleys—Reader Set 1st Pass
        
12.  Galleys
        
13.  Miscellaneous galley pages
        
14.  Correspondence and book reviews

Box 14
15” X 11” X 3”

     Miscellaneous

          1.  Typed manuscript—“Scar Tissue” (pp. 1-13)
          2.  Copy of pages from book, Fifth Business, by Robertson Davies
          3.  Photos (3)
          4.  Autobiographical notes
          5.  Biographical sketches
          6.  Newspaper clippings, brochures
          7.  Handwritten notes on materials
          8.  Typed manuscript—“Volcanoes” (pp. 1-15)
          9.  Correspondence