Skip to Main Content

Gary L Blackwood Papers: Papers 5

Gary L Blackwood Papers 5

Logo for Sadler Research Collection

Gary L. Blackwood Papers 5  Gary Blackwood photo

Collection Inventory

Box 21
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

      Come on In – The Water’s Over Your Head
          1. Typed manuscript
          2. Musical score
          3. Correspondence

Box 22
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Dark Horse 
          1. Notes
          2. Handwritten rough draft
          3. Typed original screenplay
          4. Typed draft screenplay
          5. Correspondence

Box 23
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

          1. Handwritten manuscript
          2. Typed manuscript
          3. Typed manuscript with revisions
          4. Typed original manuscript for book (1991)
          5. Typed screenplay—1st draft
          6. Typed original screenplay (unproduced)
          7. Correspondence

Box 24a
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Green River
          1. Handwritten manuscript
          2. Typed manuscript—1st draft (1991)

Box 24b
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Green River
          3. Typed manuscript
          4. Carbon copy of typed manuscript
          5. Correspondence

Box 25
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Hunter of Deer
          1. Handwritten draft
          2. Typed manuscript
          3. Revisions
          4. Correspondence

Box 26
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Sex and Violence
          1. Handwritten manuscript (1978)
          2. Typed manuscript—original draft
          3. Typed manuscript—revised
          4. Typed manuscript—original screenplay
          5. Typed manuscript—screenplay rough draft (1984)
          6. Correspondence

Box 27a
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Other Works--Unpublished
         1.  “An Art of Short, Swift, and Secret Stealing”
                a. Typed manuscript
                b. Correspondence
          2. “Sherlock Smith”
                a. Handwritten manuscript (no pagination)
                b. Typed original
                c. Correspondence
           3. “The Impostor”
                a. Handwritten manuscript (October, 1992)
                b. Typed original
                c. Correspondence
           4. “Morning Star”
                a. Notes
                b. Handwritten manuscript

Box 27b
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Other Works--Unpublished
          5. “The Cabinet of Dr. Manicotti”
                a. Handwritten manuscript
                b. Typed original and revisions
                c. Correspondence
           6. “I Like Cows”
                a. Handwritten manuscript--rough draft
                b. Correspondence
           7. “The Rest of the Story”
                a. Handwritten manuscript—1st draft
                b. Typed manuscript and revisions (November 1991)
                c. Part of first typed draft discarded in revision
                d. Typed manuscript—second draft
                e. Correspondence

Box 27c
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Other Works--Unpublished
          8. “Last Dragon”
                a. Typed original
          9. “Close Shot”
                a. Typed original
        10. “The Riddle of the Sidewalk Symbols”
                a. Typed proposal
         11. “The Nick of Time”
                a. Typed original
         12. “Come With Me”
                a.  Handwritten manuscript

Box 28
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Works With Other Authors
         1. Words Apart
              a. Letter and handwritten manuscript from Charley Glenn
          2. Running Before the Wind.  By James R. Redican, with Gary Blackwood.
              a. Research and notes
              b. Correspondence
              c. Handwritten manuscript pages
              d. Typed manuscript and summary
          3. From Inspiration to Publication: Institute of Children’s Literature: Writers on Writing for Children, 1999.(by invitation; they ask prominent writers to each write a
              a. Materials for chapter three, written by Gary Blackwood
                  1). Notes
                  2). Typed manuscript—1st  draft
                  3). Typed manuscript—2nd draft
                  4). Correspondence

 Box 29
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

     Correspondence arranged roughly in chronological order
           1. Twenty-nine items/ groups for ten titles
               a. Pig Tale
               b. Tales are Told
               c. The Last Dragon
               d. Mutter & Vatter
               e. Not Noisy
               f.  Fortune’s Fool
               g. The Great Race
               h. The Gypsy Player
                i.  Geese in the Well
                j.  Just-So Woman
           2. Sixty items/groups involving 2 or more works
           3. Nine items, for published works that we do not have materials for:
                a. The Lion and the Unicorn, 1982
                b. Attack of the Mushroom People, 1983
           4. Thirty-nine items/groups, about short stories & articles
           5. Miscellaneous that does not mention specific titles

Box 30
17.5” x 11.5” x 3.75”

         1. Articles about author
              a. “Writers Give Writing Tips at Young Author’s Festival,” newspaper article, source unknown
              b. “Interview with Three Local Novelists,” from In Joplin! Metropolitan,  p. 39, June 1988
          2.  Alan at Fifteen at the Heart of Adolescent Literature, program, St. Louis, 1988
          3. Typed manuscript for speech at 1988 ALAN workshop, “ALAN at Fifteen”
          4. “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Situations”, typed manuscript with correspondence
          5. Chapter six, “Adventure and Romance”, typed manuscript
          6. Handwritten manuscript, untitled
          7. Poem “Two-Wheel Wonder”
          8. Correspondence sent in query for Clavier’s Piano Explorer and an article “The Welter Legacy” by John M. Conly