Janice Holt Giles Collection, 1905-1979

Descriptive Summary

Title
Janice Holt Giles Collection, 1905-1979
Creator
Giles, Janice Holt, 1905-1979
Extent
48 boxes, 387 folders, 8,635 items.
Finding Aid Author
Patricia M. Hodges
Repository
Western Kentucky University

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Janice Meredith (Holt) Giles was born in Altus, Arkansas, in 1905. Herparents, John A. and Lucy M., were teachers in the Oklahoma Indian Territory,and Janice's early years were spent there. Moving to Fort Smith, Arkansas, in1917, she graduated from Fort Smith High School in 1922. Her marriage to OttoJackson Moore was solemnized in 1923. Their daughter, Elizabeth Ann, was bornin 1924; Janice and Otto divorced in 1939. Elizabeth "Libby" Moore married NashHancock (1920-1994) in 1944 and their sons are: Bart (b.1948), Mike (b. 1949),and Scott (b. 1950).
After working as Director of Religious Education for the Pulaski HeightsChristian Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, Janice became a secretarial assistantto the dean of the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in 1940. With this move,Janice adopted Kentucky as her home state.
During World War II, Janice met Henry Giles, an Adair County soldier. Theymarried in 1945 and resided in Louisville for a few years. In 1949 the Giles boughta farm located on the Green River in Adair County, where Henry's ancestors hadsettled in 1803.
Janice stated that she preferred to "write a book each winter and have ourgrandsons visit us each summer." The Enduring Hills was the first oftwenty-four books published during the twenty-five year time span from 1950 to1975. She basically achieved her goal of birthing a new book each winter.
Janice and Henry Giles lived in their unique log house located on the banks ofthe Spout Springs Branch in Adair County until their respective deaths in 1979 and1986.

Contents of the Collection

The Believers.

The Believers. Pre-Sept. 1956-Sept. 13, 1956; 1988-1995. 20 items.

  • Box 1

Inventory and data. 1959; 1988-1995. 6 items.

  • Box 1, folder 1
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The Believers - Research notes.Pre-Sept. 1956. 13 items.

  • Box 1, folder 2
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The Believers - Copyreader's manuscript(carbon). Sept. 13, 1956. 1 item, 1-119p.

  • Box 1, folder 3
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The Believers - Copyreader's manuscript(carbon). Sept. 13, 1956. 120-258p.

  • Box 1, folder 4
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The Believers - Copyreader's manuscript(carbon). Sept. 13, 1956. 259-337p.

  • Box 1, folder 5
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The Believers - Copyreader's manuscript(carbon). Sept. 13, 1956. 338-410p.

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Run Me a River.

Run Me a River. May 24, 1953-Pre-Feb. 1964. 45 items.

  • Box 2

Run Me a River Galley proof. Pre-Feb. 1964. 1 item, 109p.

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Run Me a River - Research materials.3 items.

  • Box 2, folder 2

Barren and Green rivers towboat trip - Notes. Sept. 1962. 1 item, 5p.

  • Box 2, folder 2a
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Towboat trip - Write-up (typescript). Sept. 1962. 2 items.

  • Box 2, folder 2b
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Run Me a River - Research materials.32 items.

  • Box 2, folder 3

Captain J. Frank Thomas, steamboat Evansville's last master - Interviews (3typescripts). Aug. 9 and…

  • Box 2, folder 3a
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Research notes. Sept. 1962. 1 item, 82p.

  • Box 2, folder 3b
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Research notes and typescripts. Pre-1964. 30 items.

  • Box 2, folder 3c
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Run Me a River - Research materials.6 items.

  • Box 2, folder 4

"Power in Paradise," Sunday Courier and Press, Evansville,Indiana (photocopy). Feb. 3, 1963. 1 item…

  • Box 2, folder 4a
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"The Rise and Decline of Shippingport," Courier-Journal Magazine, Louisville,Kentucky (photocopy…

  • Box 2, folder 4b
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"Tobacco," Courier-Journal Magazine, Louisville,Kentucky (photocopy). Sept. 13, 1953. 1 item, 5p.

  • Box 2, folder 4c
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"The Story of a River," Sunday Courier and Press, Evansville,Indiana (photocopy). Aug. 12, 1962. 1…

  • Box 2, folder 4d
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"Spell of the River," by Agnes S. Harralson, in The Waterways Journal (photocopy).Dec. 15, 1962. 1…

  • Box 2, folder 4e
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Agnes S. Harralson - Newspaper article about steamboating on theGreen River (photocopy). 1962 (?). 1…

  • Box 2, folder 4f
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Run Me a River - Research materials.2 items.

  • Box 2, folder 5

"Louisville - When Life Was Perilous," Courier-Journal Magazine. May 24, 1953. 1 item, 9p.

  • Box 2, folder 5a
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"A History of Louisville," Courier-Journal, Louisville Gas and ElectricCompany Advertising Section…

  • Box 2, folder 5b
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Run Me a River - Foreword, abortiveportions, and photograph. 3 items.

  • Box 2, folder 6

Run Me a River - Foreword (typescript).Pre-Feb. 1964. 1 item, 4p.

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Run Me a River - Abortive portion ofchapter one (typescript). Pre-Feb. 1964. 1 item.

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River scene painting - Photograph. n.d. 1 item.

  • Box 2, folder 6c
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G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles.

G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles. 1944-1945; Pre-Oct. 30, 1964-Oct. 30, 1964. 24 items.

  • Box 3

G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles - Copyeditor's copy. Pre-Oct. 30, 1964. 1 item, 1-163p.

  • Box 3, folder 1
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G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles - Copyeditor's copy. Pre-Oct. 30, 1964. 164-287p.

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G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles - Copyeditor's copy including index. Pre-Oct. 30, 1964. 288-454p.

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G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles - Galleyproof. Oct. 30, 1964. 1 item, 135p.

  • Box 3, folder 4
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G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles -Miscellaneous pages and maps. 1944-1945; Oct. 30, 1964. 22 items.

  • Box 3, folder 5
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The Great Adventure.

The Great Adventure. Pre-Feb. 8, 1964-Pre-Sept. 1966. 10 items.

  • Box 4-5

The Great Adventure - List of pagesremoved during editing process (carbon). June 1965. 2 items…

  • Box 4, folder 1
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The Great Adventure (carbon).June 1965. chaps. 6-9.

  • Box 4, folder 2
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The Great Adventure (carbon).June 1965. chaps. 10-15.

  • Box 4, folder 3
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The Great Adventure - Abortive portions(carbon). June 1965. 1 item, 24p.

  • Box 4, folder 4
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The Great Adventure (typescript).Pre-Sept. 1966. 1 item, 1-119p.

  • Box 4, folder 5
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The Great Adventure (typescript).Pre-Sept. 1966. 120-282p.

  • Box 4, folder 6
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The Great Adventure (typescript).Pre-Sept. 1966. 283-436p.

  • Box 4, folder 7
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The Great Adventure - Research materials.5 items.

  • Box 4, folder 8

Research notes. Pre-Feb. 8, 1964. 1 item, 34p.

  • Box 4, folder 8a
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Time schedules used as plot background. Pre-Sept. 1966. 4 items.

  • Box 4, folder 8b
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The Great Adventure - Page proof withnotations (duplicate set). Pre-Sept. 1966. 1 item, 124p.

  • Box 5, folder 1
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Shady Grove.

Shady Grove. Apr. 20, 1967-Pre-1968. 7 items.

  • Box 6, 11

Shady Grove - Copy editor's copy (withtitle page and layout plan). Pre-Jan. 1968. 3 items, 1-153p.

  • Box 6, folder 1
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Shady Grove - Copy editor's copy.Pre-Jan. 1968. 154-276p.

  • Box 6, folder 2
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Shady Grove - Galley proof. Pre-Jan. 1968. 1 item, 90p.

  • Box 6, folder 3
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Shady Grove - Original manuscript,including list of changes (carbon). Apr. 20, 1967. 1 item, 1-92p.

  • Box 11, folder 1
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Shady Grove - Original manuscript(carbon). Apr. 20, 1967. 93-184p.

  • Box 11, folder 2
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Shady Grove - Original manuscript(carbon). Apr. 20, 1967. 185-261p.

  • Box 11, folder 3
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Shady Grove (second carbon).Pre-1968. 1 item, 1-60p.

  • Box 11, folder 4
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Shady Grove (second carbon).Pre-1968. 61-150p.

  • Box 11, folder 5
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Shady Grove (second carbon).Pre-1968. 151-273p.

  • Box 11, folder 6
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Shady Grove - Extra pages of draft.Pre-1968. 1 item, 3p.

  • Box 11, folder 7
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Six-Horse Hitch.

Six-Horse Hitch. Pre-July 1969. 5 items.

  • Box 7

Six-Horse Hitch - Research notes.Pre-July 1969. 1 item, 4 p.

  • Box 7, folder 1
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Six-Horse Hitch (typescript). Pre-July 1969. 1 item, 1-156p.

  • Box 7, folder 2
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Six-Horse Hitch (carbon). Pre-July 1969. 157-311p.

  • Box 7, folder 3
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Six-Horse Hitch (carbon). Pre-July 1969. 312-461p.

  • Box 7, folder 4
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Six-Horse Hitch - Abortive portions(carbon). Pre-July 1969. 1 item, 84p.

  • Box 7, folder 5
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Six-Horse Hitch - New material writtenafter manuscript was typed (carbon). Pre-July 1969. 1 item…

  • Box 7, folder 6
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Six-Horse Hitch - Galley proof.Pre-July 1969. 1 item, 151p.

  • Box 7, folder 7
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Research & Miscellaneous Writings.

"Life and Times of Benjamin Logan," doctoral dissertation ofCharles Gano Talbert (used as research…

  • Box 8

"Life and Times of Benjamin Logan" (typescript). 1953(?). 1 item, 1-111p.

  • Box 8, folder 1
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"Life and Times of Benjamin Logan" (typescript). 1953(?). 112-214p.

  • Box 8, folder 2
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"Life and Times of Benjamin Logan" (typescript). 1953(?). 215-356p.

  • Box 8, folder 3
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"Life and Times of Benjamin Logan" (typescript). 1953(?). 357-471p.

  • Box 8, folder 4
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Bibliography copied from dissertation and book review of Benjamin Logan: Kentucky Frontiersman.1953…

  • Box 8, folder 5
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Research materials. 1878; 1947; 1951; 1956; n.d. 167 items.

  • Box 9

Wilderness trails, roads, and early transportation. n.d. 7 items.

  • Box 9, folder 1
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Research materials. 15 items.

  • Box 9, folder 2

John Filson's 1784 "Map of Kentucke" (facsimile). 1956. 1 item.

  • Box 9, folder 2a
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Benjamin Logan family - Genealogical chart (holographic).n.d. 1 item.

  • Box 9, folder 2b
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Logan family data. n.d. 13 items.

  • Box 9, folder 2c
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Kentucky historical incidents. n.d. 21 items.

  • Box 9, folder 3
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Research materials. 25 items.

  • Box 9, folder 4

"Guardian of the Wilderness Road," Courier-Journal, concerning the WilliamWhitley house (photocopy…

  • Box 9, folder 4a
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Pioneer Kentucky stations and settlements. n.d. 9 items.

  • Box 9, folder 4b
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History - Fayette, Hardin, Shelby, and Woodford counties,1775-1790. n.d. 4 items.

  • Box 9, folder 4c
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Kentucky history outline from 1775 to 1793, which lists BenjaminLogan's activities. n.d. 1 item, 19p…

  • Box 9, folder 4d
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Kentucky pioneer life and bibliography of manuscript sources,1778-1790. n.d. 8 items.

  • Box 9, folder 4e
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Kentucky pioneers - Research materials. 39 items.

  • Box 9, folder 5

Kentucky pioneers - Biographical sketches. n.d. 35 items.

  • Box 9, folder 5a
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Kentucky pioneers - Background data. n.d. 4 items.

  • Box 9, folder 5b
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Kentucky history - Research materials. 5 items.

  • Box 9, folder 6

Kentucky - Chronological military history. n.d. 1 item, 81p.

  • Box 9, folder 6a
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Kentucky's role in Dunmore's War of 1774; conquest of theNorthwest Indians, 1787; and War of 1812. n…

  • Box 9, folder 6b
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The Kentucky rifle. n.d. 1 item, 1p.

  • Box 9, folder 6c
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Kentucky history - Research materials. 20 items.

  • Box 9, folder 7

Kentucky conventions, 1784-1790. n.d. 10 items.

  • Box 9, folder 7a
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Kentucky settlement, 1777-1786. n.d. 10 items.

  • Box 9, folder 7b
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Kentucky history - Research materials. 20 items.

  • Box 9, folder 8

Robert L. Kincaid's The Wilderness Road - Research notes.c. 1 item, 24p.

  • Box 9, folder 8a
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Research notes - Miscellaneous. n.d. 12 items.

  • Box 9, folder 8b
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Richard H. Collins' History of Kentucky - Research notes.c. 1 item, 42p.

  • Box 9, folder 9
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Kentucky history - Research materials. 2 items.

  • Box 9, folder 10

"Annals of Kentucky" from Collins' History of Kentucky.n.d. 1 item, 14p.

  • Box 9, folder 10a
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Kentucky roads, trade, industries and newspapers. n.d. 1 item, 5p.

  • Box 9, folder 10b
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Indians - Language, settlements, history, titles, creeks, treaties, andorigin of names. n.d. 11…

  • Box 9, folder 11
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Miscellaneous materials. 1829; 1949(?) -Pre-1960. 10 items.

  • Box 10

Maps - Reproductions of Post of Arkansas in Arkansas Territory,1829, and Frankfort, Kentucky, 1954…

  • Box 10, folder 1
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Research materials. 3 items.

  • Box 10, folder 2

"Vive La Fiesta," Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky,about Santa Fe, New Mexico (carbon and…

  • Box 10, folder 2a
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Johnny Osage - Phrases used. Pre-1960. 1 item, 31p.

  • Box 10, folder 2b
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Hannah Fowler - Abortive portions,concerning scenes of Indian capture (deleted at editor's request…

  • Box 10, folder 3
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100 Years - History of Warren MemorialPresbyterian Church, Louisville, Kentucky, 1848-1948. 1949…

  • Box 10, folder 4
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The Land Beyond the Mountains -Research materials on James Wilkinson. Pre-Mar. 1958. 1 item, 1-138p…

  • Box 10, folder 5
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The Land Beyond the Mountains -Research materials on James Wilkinson. Pre-Mar. 1958. 139-275p.

  • Box 10, folder 6
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James Wilkinson, Frankfort, Kentucky, and ConstitutionalConventions - Research materials. n.d. 1…

  • Box 10, folder 7
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Janice Holt Giles - Original writing plans. 1959(?). 1 item, 2p.

  • Box 10, folder 8
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Correspondence & Biographical Data.

Janice and Henry Giles - Autobiographical and biographical data.Ca. 1915; 1941-1996. 119 items.

  • Box 12

Janice - Autobiographical sketch. Post 1951. 1 item.

  • Box 12, folder 1
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"Autobiography," (by Janice) - The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society(photocopy). Apr. 1959…

  • Box 12, folder 2
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Janice - Biographical and informational data. Post May 1952-May 1991. 49 items.

  • Box 12, folder 3
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Janice and Henry - Biographical and informational data. Post Apr. 13, 1950-June 30, 1996. 19 items.

  • Box 12, folder 4
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Janice - Professional income tax deductions' list (carbon).n.d. 1 item.

  • Box 12, folder 5
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Holt family - Genealogy. 6 items.

  • Box 12, folder 6
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Giles' family visits in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Santa Fe, NewMexico - Clippings (photocopies…

  • Box 12, folder 7
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Giles family - Clippings (photocopies). Mar. 1953-1963; n.d. 13 items.

  • Box 12, folder 8
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Janice, family, friends, and house - Photographs. ca. 1915; May 1969; ca. 1970. 7 items.

  • Box 12, folder 9
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Miscellaneous items. 1941-1978. 13 items.

  • Box 12, folder 10
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Letters to Janice, chiefly from Henry; their miscellaneouscorrespondence; and various items…

  • Box 13-14

Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. July 19, 1943-Nov. 30, 1943. 56 items.

  • Box 13, folder 1
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Dec. 1, 1943-Dec. 30, 1943. 27 items.

  • Box 13, folder 2
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Jan. 2, 1944-Feb. 29, 1944. 57 items.

  • Box 13, folder 3
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Mar. 2, 1944-Apr. 30, 1944. 59 items.

  • Box 13, folder 4
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. May 1, 1944-May 31, 1944. 33 items.

  • Box 13, folder 5
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. June 1, 1944-July 31, 1944. 45 items.

  • Box 13, folder 6
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Aug. 1, 1944-Sept. 30, 1944. 53 items.

  • Box 13, folder 7
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Oct. 1, 1944-Nov. 29, 1944. 54 items.

  • Box 13, folder 8
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Dec. 1-Dec.31, 1944. 28 items.

  • Box 13, folder 9
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Jan. 1, 1945-Jan. 31, 1945. 33 items.

  • Box 14, folder 1
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Feb. 2, 1945-Mar. 31, 1945. 59 items.

  • Box 14, folder 2
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Apr. 1, 1945-May 31, 1945. 57 items.

  • Box 14, folder 3
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. June 1, 1945-July 31, 1945. 50 items.

  • Box 14, folder 4
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Henry Giles - Letters to Janice. Aug. 1, 1945-Sept. 10, 1945. 25 items.

  • Box 14, folder 5
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Janice - Letter to Henry. Oct. 8, 1943. 1 item.

  • Box 14, folder 6
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Janice and Henry - Miscellaneous correspondence, etc. Feb. 15, 1970-Feb. 9, 1974; Aug. 23, 1979. 6…

  • Box 14, folder 7
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Sergeant Giles - Chevron and "ruptured duck" discharge insignia.1945. 2 items.

  • Box 14, folder 8
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Bessie H. Giles - Letters to Janice. Nov. 30, 1943; June 7, 1944. 2 items.

  • Box 14, folder 9
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Henry Giles - Correspondence with Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine'spersonnel. Nov. 17, 1949-Feb. 22…

  • Box 14, folder 10
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Henry Giles - Newspaper column "Spout Springs Splashes" andother writings (photocopies). May 26…

  • Box 14, folder 11
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Henry Giles - Notes, clippings, and obituary. 1968-1969; 1986. 5 items.

  • Box 14, folder 12
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Henry Giles - Biographical and informational data. 1951; 1968; 1986; 1992. 12 items.

  • Box 14, folder 13
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Letters to Janice from daughter Elizabeth "Libby" (Moore)Hancock. 1952(?)-1968. 400 items.

  • Box 15

Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. May 1952(?) - Dec. 30, 1952. 29 items.

  • Box 15, folder 1
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 16, 1953-Dec. 28, 1953. 29 items.

  • Box 15, folder 2
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 9, 1954-Dec. 2, 1954. 34 items.

  • Box 15, folder 3
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 12, 1955-Dec. 31, 1955. 37 items.

  • Box 15, folder 4
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 1, 1956-Nov. 30, 1956. 40 items.

  • Box 15, folder 5
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Mar. 16, 1958; Sept. 20, 1958-June 3, 1959. 19 items.

  • Box 15, folder 6
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Dec. 28, 1960-Mar. 5, 1962. 28 items.

  • Box 16, folder 1
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 17, 1963-Apr. 1963; n.d. 18 items.

  • Box 16, folder 2
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. 1963(?). 19 items.

  • Box 16, folder 3
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. 1963(?)-1964. 27 items.

  • Box 16, folder 4
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Libby and Nash Hancock - Correspondence with Janice.1953; 1964; n.d. 6 items.

  • Box 16, folder 5
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Apr. 14, 1965-Dec. 1965; n.d. 24 items.

  • Box 16, folder 6
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. 1965(?). 22 items.

  • Box 16, folder 7
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Apr.2(?)-Dec. 29, 1966; n.d. 27 items.

  • Box 16, folder 8
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 4, 1967-Dec. 29, 1967. 18 items.

  • Box 17, folder 1
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Libby Hancock - Letters to Janice. Jan. 6, 1968-May 28, 1968. 23 items.

  • Box 17, folder 2
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Letters chiefly to Janice and mostly from family members.1952(?) - 1980. 177 items.

  • Box 17

Nash Hancock - Correspondence, 1970 (3), letters, clippings,drawings, and card from Libby (9). May…

  • Box 17, folder 3
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Libby Hancock - Short stories entitled "Viva El Rojo," "Play,Gypsy, Play, "Double Trouble," and…

  • Box 17, folder 4
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Libby Hancock - Letter (parital) to Janice. n.d. 1 item.

  • Box 17, folder 5
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Bartlett Neal Hancock - Correspondence (chiefly withgrandparents), drawings, and photograph. 1955…

  • Box 17, folder 6
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John Graham "Mike" Hancock - Correspondence withgrandparents, school papers, 1964-67 (6), drawings…

  • Box 17, folder 7
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James Scott Hancock - Correspondence with grandparents, schoolpapers, 1966 (3), and drawings. 1956…

  • Box 17, folder 8
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Grandsons - Drawings (artist unidentified). n.d. 8 items.

  • Box 17, folder 9
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Virgie Beavers Holt - Letter to Janice. 1960(?). 1 item.

  • Box 17, folder 10
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Lucy Holt Trust Fund. 1962-1964. 8 items.

  • Box 17, folder 11
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Mary Catherine "Petie" (Holt) Sullivan - Letters to Janice.1968-1969. 5 items.

  • Box 17, folder 12
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Correspondence chiefly with literary agent Oliver "Ollie" G. Swan.1949-1980. 1260 items.

  • Box 18-19

Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Apr. 14, 1949-Dec. 15, 1953. 56 items.

  • Box 18, folder 1
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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 27, 1954-Dec. 19, 1956. 36 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 4, 1957-Dec. 30, 1957. 106 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 3, 1958-Dec. 31, 1958. 88 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 7, 1959-Dec. 31, 1959. 63 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 14, 1960-Dec. 30, 1961. 114 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 4, 1962-Dec. 23, 1963. 119 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 14, 1964-Dec. 21, 1964. 62 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 12, 1965-Dec. 30, 1965. 43 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 3, 1966-Dec. 2(?), 1967. 77 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 3, 1968-Dec. 15, 1969. 69 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 6, 1970-Dec. 29, 1970. 78 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 4, 1971-Dec. 22, 1971. 49 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 3, 1972-Dec. 29, 1972. 121 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 2, 1973-Dec. 30, 1974. 63 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 9, 1975-Dec. 29, 1976. 73 items.

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Ollie Swan - Correspondence. Jan. 6, 1977-Jan. 4, 1979; Apr. 8, 1980. 43 items.

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Correspondence chiefly with publishers. 1949-1980. 1266 items.

  • Box 20-21

Agreements and contracts. Apr. 4, 1949-July 6, 1976. 34 items.

  • Box 20, folder 2
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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Feb. 27, 1953-Dec. 31, 1956. 126 items.

  • Box 20, folder 3
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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 3, 1957-Dec. 22, 1960. 124 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 6, 1961-Dec. 23, 1963. 147 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 4, 1964-Nov. 15, 1965. 167 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 29, 1966-Dec. 10, 1968. 146 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 9, 1969-Dec. 23, 1969. 71 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 8, 1970-Dec. 9, 1970. 128 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 6, 1971-Dec. 20, 1971. 73 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Compan - Correspondence. Jan. 6, 1972-Dec. 28, 1972. 121 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 3, 1973-Dec. 19, 1975. 83 items.

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Houghton Mifflin Company - Correspondence. Jan. 9, 1976-Mar. 5, 1979. 46 items.

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Correspondence of Janice; expenses of moving Giles' house.1880-1973. 342 items.

  • Box 22

The Authors Guild, Inc. and The Authors League of America, Inc. -Correspondence. Oct. 15, 1959-Aug…

  • Box 22, folder 1
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The Authors Guild, Inc. and The Authors League of America, Inc. -Publications. Post 1951; June-Sept…

  • Box 22, folder 2
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University of Kentucky - Correspondence. June 26, 1951-Aug. 31, 1965. 16 items.

  • Box 22, folder 3
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Green River - Correspondence. 1880; Mar. 19, 1962-Oct. 23, 1967. 39 items.

  • Box 22, folder 4
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Phil Harris - Correspondence. Feb. 10, 1964-Feb. 11, 1973. 26 items.

  • Box 22, folder 5
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Jimmie Hines - Correspondence. July 20, 1964-Jan. 15, 1965. 20 items.

  • Box 22, folder 6
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John Robben - Correspondence. June 12, 1965-Sept. 27, 1966. 12 items.

  • Box 22, folder 7
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Congressmen Tim Lee Carter, John Sherman Cooper, and ThrustonMorton, regarding the purposed Green…

  • Box 22, folder 8
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Janice and Henry Giles - House-moving expenses. Sept. 14, 1967; n.d. 16 items.

  • Box 22, folder 9
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Hensley C. Woodbridge - Correspondence. Feb. 11, 1968-Sept. 25, 1969. 12 items.

  • Box 22, folder 10
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Jesse Stuart - Correspondence. Mar. 10, 1969-June 22, 1972. 5 items.

  • Box 22, folder 11
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Western Kentucky University - Correspondence. May 21, 1964-July 31, 1973. 40 items.

  • Box 22, folder 12
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Bill Gladden - Correspondence. 1965; May 11, 1970-Aug. 23, 1972. 16 items.

  • Box 22, folder 13
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Speeches and correspondence - Career-related engagements, bookreviews, etc. Mar. 9, 1954-June 23…

  • Box 22, folder 14
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Correspondence - General. 1951-1979. 438 items.

  • Box 22, Folder 15 - 23

Correspondence - General. Mar. 6, 1951(?)-Dec. 31, 1959. 61 items.

  • Box 22, folder 15
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Correspondence - General. Jan. 12, 1960-Dec. 28, 1963. 95 items.

  • Box 22, folder 16
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Correspondence - General. Jan. 9, 1964-Dec. 2, 1964. 34 items.

  • Box 23, folder 1
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Correspondence - General. Feb. 1, 1965-Nov. 28, 1965. 45 items.

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Correspondence - General. Jan. 6, 1966-Dec. 31, 1967. 61 items.

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Correspondence - General. Jan. 25, 1968-Oct. 17, 1969. 44 items.

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Correspondence - General. Jan. 2, 1970-Sept. 18, 1979. 98 items.

  • Box 23, folder 5
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Other Novels.

The Enduring Hills, Miss Willie, Harbin's Ridge, Tara's Healing, and Hill Man. 1949-1976. 429 items…

  • Box 24

The Enduring Hills - Foreword.Pre-Apr. 1950. 1 item, 4p.

  • Box 24, folder 1
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The Enduring Hills - Correspondence.Jan. 3, 1950-July 24, 1952. 35 items.

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The Enduring Hills - Press releases andreviews. Feb. 1, 1950-1962(?); Sept. 30, 1970-Aug. 13, 1972…

  • Box 24, folder 3
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Miss Willie - Foreword. Pre-Jan. 15, 1951. 1 item, 3p.

  • Box 24, folder 4
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Miss Willie - Press releases and reviews.Dec. 1, 1950-Apr. 12, 1952; Nov. 11, 1970-Nov. 11, 1971.85…

  • Box 24, folder 5
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The Enduring Hills and Miss Willie - Reviews. 1970 or 1971. 3 items.

  • Box 24, folder 6
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Harbin's Ridge - Correspondence andphotographs (2) of Henry. Dec. 21, 1949-July 10, 1952. 55 items.

  • Box 24, folder 7
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Harbin's Ridge - Press releases andreviews. July 1, 1951-June 23, 1952. 97 items.

  • Box 24, folder 8
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Harbin's Ridge - Galley proofs of title pageand preface of second edition. Sept. 1, 1976. 2 items.

  • Box 24, folder 9
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Tara's Healing - Foreword. Pre-Dec. 3, 1951. 1 item, 3p.

  • Box 24, folder 10
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Tara's Healing - Press releases andreviews. Nov. 15, 1951-Oct. 24, 1955; Sept. 10, 1972-Oct. 22…

  • Box 24, folder 11
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Hill Man (photocopy, 98p.) and clipping,(Janice used pseudonym John Garth). Pre-Apr. 24 and Apr. 24…

  • Box 24, folder 12
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40 Acres and No Mule, The Kentuckians, The Plum Thicket,Hannah Fowler, and The Believers. 1947-1974…

  • Box 25

40 Acres and No Mule - Correspondence.Jan. 25, 1951-Sept. 15, 1952. 26 items.

  • Box 25, folder 1
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40 Acres and No Mule - Press releasesand reviews. Aug. 1952-Apr. 1954. 45 items.

  • Box 25, folder 2
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40 Acres and No Mule - Press releasesand reviews. July 10, 1966-Apr. 1, 1971. 42 items.

  • Box 25, folder 3
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40 Acres and No Mule - Front matter,prologue, and obsolete material. July 25, 1967. 3 items.

  • Box 25, folder 4
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The Kentuckians - Press releases andreviews. May 2, 1953-Mar. 1967. 84 items.

  • Box 25, folder 5
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The Plum Thicket - Press releases andreviews. July 1, 1954-July 15, 1955; June 2, 1973-Jan. 6, 1974…

  • Box 25, folder 6
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"The Plum Thicket" - Play by Jeanne L. Ormsby that was adaptedfrom Giles' novel. Post Aug. 1954. 1…

  • Box 25, folder 7
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Hannah Fowler - Correspondence.Post Feb. 1956; Mar. 7, 1956. 2 items.

  • Box 25, folder 8
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Hannah Fowler - Press releases, reviews,and photograph of doll. Dec. 3, 1955-Nov. 9, 1957. 84 items…

  • Box 25, folder 9
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The Believers - Correspondence.Mar. 8, 1957-Sept. 3, 1958. 4 items.

  • Box 25, folder 10
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The Believers - Press releases and reviews.Jan. 1, 1957-Aug. 16, 1958. 90 items.

  • Box 25, folder 11
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By Their Fruits (typescript partial, c),by Mary Julia Neal. c. 1 item, 105p.

  • Box 25, folder 12
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The Land Beyond the Mountains, Johnny Osage, Savanna, Voyage to Santa Fe, and A Little Better Than…

  • Box 26

The Land Beyond the Mountains (originallytitled "Glory Road") - Press releases andreviews. Aug. 24…

  • Box 26, folder 1
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Johnny Osage - Correspondence.Mar. 29, 1959-June 29, 1959. 9 items.

  • Box 26, folder 2
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Johnny Osage - Research materials aboutOsage treaties (pre-1960 (?), 6p.) and typescript of Union…

  • Box 26, folder 3
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Johnny Osage - Research materialsincluding Tixier's Travels (carbon 116p.).Sept. 26, 1958; n.d. 3…

  • Box 26, folder 4
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Johnny Osage - Press releases, reviews,and photograph used for book jacket. Jan. 1960-Dec. 10, 1963…

  • Box 26, folder 5
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Savanna - Correspondence. Aug. 1961; May 15, 1969. 5 items.

  • Box 26, folder 6
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Savanna - Press releases, reviews, andbook jacket. May 15, 1961-Oct. 29, 1961. 42 items.

  • Box 26, folder 7
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Voyage to Santa Fe - Press releases andreviews. June 1962-May 1963. 32 items.

  • Box 26, folder 8
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A Little Better Than Plumb - Material usedfrom unpublished manuscript "The Home Place". 1957-1958. 1…

  • Box 26, folder 9
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A Little Better Than Plumb - Chaptersdeleted (3). 1963. 3 items.

  • Box 26, folder 10
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A Little Better Than Plumb -Correspondence. Mar. 13, 1963-Feb. 20, 1964. 5 items.

  • Box 26, folder 11
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A Little Better Than Plumb - Pen and inkdrawings by Pansy Wilcoxson Phillips (originals and copies…

  • Box 26, folder 12
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A Little Better Than Plumb - Press releasesand reviews. Nov. 26, 1962-Aug. 4, 1964; 1995. 63 items.

  • Box 26, folder 13
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Run Me a River, The G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles, The GreatAdventure, and Shady Grove. 1944-1946…

  • Box 27

Run Me a River - Press releases, reviews,and book jacket. Sept. 19, 1962-Dec. 8, 1964; Jan. 1977. 68…

  • Box 27, folder 1
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The G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles -Correspondence. Aug. 3, 1964-Jan. 25, 1966. 44 items.

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The G. I. Journal of Sergeant Giles - Pressreleases and reviews. 1946(?); 1963; Feb. 27, 1965-Dec. 8…

  • Box 27, folder 5
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The G.I. Journal of Sergeant Giles -Photographs of wartime activities and 291st Engineers…

  • Box 27, folder 6
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Negatives - Folder 6 photographs. 1944-1945; Mar. 19-21, 1965. 45 negatives.

  • Box 27, folder 7
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The Great Adventure - Correspondence.July 26, 1966-Feb. 7, 1967. 3 items.

  • Box 27, folder 8
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The Great Adventure - Press releases,reviews, and book jacket. May 16, 1966-May 1967. 80 items.

  • Box 27, folder 9
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Shady Grove - Press releases and reviews.Sept. 25, 1967-Aug. 23, 1968. 73 items.

  • Box 27, folder 10
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Shady Grove - Correspondence.Jan. 8, 1968-June 4, 1968. 6 items.

  • Box 27, folder 11
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"Shady Grove" - Manuscript music. n.d. 1 item, 1p.

  • Box 27, folder 12
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Six-Horse Hitch. 1887; 1901: 1959-1970. 134 items.

  • Box 28-29

Six-Horse Hitch - Research materials.n.d. 2 items.

  • Box 28, folder 1
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Six-Hourse Hitch - Research materials.1901; Pre-July 14, 1969. 13 items.

  • Box 28, folder 2
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Six-Horse Hitch - Research materials.Pre-July 14, 1969. 18 items.

  • Box 28, folder 3
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Six-Horse Hitch - Research materials.Pre-July 14, 1969. 9 items.

  • Box 28, folder 4
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Six-Horse Hitch (typescript). Pre-July 14, 1969. 1 item, 1-150p.

  • Box 28, folder 5
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Six-Horse Hitch (typescript). Pre-July 14, 1969. 151-300p.

  • Box 28, folder 6
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Six-Horse Hitch (typescript). Pre-July 14, 1969. 301-450p.

  • Box 28, folder 7
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Six-Horse Hitch (typescript). Pre-July 14, 1969. 451-513p.

  • Box 28, folder 8
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Hand-Book of Fort Smith and Sebastian County,Arkansas (c) - Research materials and other Fort Smith…

  • Box 28, folder 9
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Six-Horse Hitch - Aborted pages(typescript). Pre-July 14, 1969. 1 item, 27p.

  • Box 29, folder 1
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Six-Horse Hitch - Author's proof.Mar. 5, 1969. 1 item, 436p.

  • Box 29, folder 2
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Six-Horse Hitch - Printer's proof.Jan. 10, 1969. 1 item, 151p.

  • Box 29, folder 3
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Six-Horse Hitch - Correspondence, 1969,1970 (2), press releases, and reviews. Apr. 28, 1969-July 30…

  • Box 29, folder 4
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Six-Horse Hitch - Review by grandsonScott; clipping about movie rights to book. July 24, 1969; Feb…

  • Box 29, folder 5
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The Damned Engineers. 1943-1975. 1119 items.

  • Box 27, 30-36

291st Engineer Combat Battalion Reunion - Letter, article, andclipping. Jan. 21, 1965; Mar. 19-21…

  • Box 27, folder 3
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291st Engineer Combat Battalion - Janice's interview with membersPergrin, Hinkel, Gamble, McCarty…

  • Box 27, folder 4
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The Damned Engineers - Correspondenceand research materials. 1943-1945; 1957; 1963-1970. 34 items.

  • Box 30, folder 1
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: A - B. Jan. 21, 1964-May 30…

  • Box 30, folder 2
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: Billington, Robert C. "Bob…

  • Box 30, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: C. Nov. 21, 1963-Post Dec…

  • Box 30, folder 4
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: D. Feb. 16, 1964-Jan. 14…

  • Box 30, folder 5
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: E. Sept. 26, 1963-July 1…

  • Box 30, folder 6
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: F-G. Jan. 27, 1964-Nov. 19…

  • Box 30, folder 7
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: H. Oct. 14, 1963-Jan. 14…

  • Box 30, folder 8
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence, including military maps: J-K…

  • Box 30, folder 9
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: L. Feb. 19, 1964-Nov. 21…

  • Box 30, folder 10
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: McCarty, Ralph and Sue. Jan…

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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: Mc-M. Feb. 19, 1964-Jan. 12…

  • Box 30, folder 12
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: N-P. Jan. 16, 1964-May 21…

  • Box 31, folder 1
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: Pergrin, David E. and Peg…

  • Box 31, folder 2
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: R. Mar. 5, 1964-Oct. 6, 1969…

  • Box 31, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: Sa-Sc. Feb. 18, 1964-Nov. 13…

  • Box 31, folder 4
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence and research materials…

  • Box 31, folder 5
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: Sh-St. Mar. 2, 1964-Aug. 4…

  • Box 31, folder 6
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Correspondence: T-Z. Dec. 8, 1963-Feb. 28…

  • Box 31, folder 7
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The Damned Engineers - Correspondence:A. Banneux. Mar. 26, 1968-Dec. 30, 1968(?). 29 items.

  • Box 31, folder 8
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The Damned Engineers - Correspondence:A. Banneux. Jan. 3, 1969-Nov. 6, 1969. 55 items.

  • Box 31, folder 9
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A. Banneux - Military maps. 1944(?)-1960. 9 items.

  • Box 31, folder 10
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A. Banneux - European travel maps and tourism brochures.Jan. 1961-Dec. 1968. 19 items.

  • Box 32, folder 1
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The Damned Engineers - Researchmaterials concerning troop arrangements and campaigns. Oct. 25, 1944…

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The Damned Engineers - Researchmaterials concerning troop arrangements and campaigns. Dec. 1, 1944…

  • Box 32, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - Researchmaterials concerning troop arrangements and campaigns. Aug. 12, 1945…

  • Box 32, folder 4
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The Damned Engineers - Researchmaterials concerning troop arrangements and campaigns. May 9, 1946…

  • Box 32, folder 5
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"The Bulge Revisited..," Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky(photocopy). Dec. 14, 1969. 1 item.

  • Box 32, folder 6
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The Damned Engineers - Originalmanuscript (carbon). Pre-Apr. 1969. 1 item, 198p.

  • Box 32, folder 7
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The Damned Engineers - Originalmanuscript (carbon). Pre-Apr. 1969. 161p.

  • Box 32, folder 8
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The Damned Engineers - Originalmanuscript, first segment (typescript). April 1969. 1 item, 210p.

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The Damned Engineers - Parts I and II(carbon). Pre-Aug. 1970. 1 item, 120p.

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The Damned Engineers - Part III (carbon).Pre-Aug. 1970. 1 item, 97p.

  • Box 33, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - Third manuscript(carbon with holographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1970. 1 item…

  • Box 33, folder 4
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The Damned Engineers - Third manuscript(carbon with holographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1970. 1 item…

  • Box 33, folder 5
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The Damned Engineers (carbon withholographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1970. 1 item, i-172p.

  • Box 34, folder 1
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The Damned Engineers (carbon withholographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1970. 172a-322p.

  • Box 34, folder 2
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The Damned Engineers (carbon withholographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1970. 323-457p.

  • Box 34, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - Miscellaneousparts (carbon). Pre-Aug 1970. 1 item, 118p.

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The Damned Engineers - Author's proof(holographic and typed notations). Feb. 9 and 11, 1970. 1 item…

  • Box 34, folder 5
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The Damned Engineers - Author's proof,index plate proof, index carbon (with notations), and…

  • Box 34, folder 6
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The Damned Engineers - Author's proof.Feb. 9, 1970. 1 item, 129p.

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The Damned Engineers - Author's proof(with holographic notations). Mar. 24, 1970. 1 item, 129p.

  • Box 35, folder 2
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The Damned Engineers - Revised galleyproof. Mar. 17 and 25, 1970. 2 items.

  • Box 35, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - Author's proofand overtake corrections. Apr. 23 and 28, May 13, 1970. 2 items…

  • Box 36, folder 1
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The Damned Engineers - Title page proof,introductory notes, and footnotes. Mar. 3, 1970 and Pre-Aug…

  • Box 36, folder 2
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The Damned Engineers - Military mapsused in book. 1944-1945; 1964; 1970. 65 items.

  • Box 36, folder 3
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The Damned Engineers - Photographs(28), negatives (2), and reproduction proofs. 1944; Jan. 23-Apr…

  • Box 36, folder 4
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The Damned Engineers - Mailing lists.n.d. 6 items.

  • Box 36, folder 5
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The Damned Engineers - Correspondenceand photographs (6). May 4, 1970-July 20, 1973. 61 items.

  • Box 36, folder 6
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The Damned Engineers - Press releasesand reviews. Feb. 8, 1970-Aug. 1975. 46 items.

  • Box 36, folder 7
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The Damned Engineers - 291st EngineerCombat Battalion - Christmas cards from members following book…

  • Box 36, folder 8
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Around Our House.Pre-Aug. 16, 1954 - 1972. 229 items.

  • Box 37-39

"The Book Shelf" - Newspaper column published in The News-Journal, Campbellsville,Kentucky (carbon…

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"The Book Shelf" - Newspaper column published in The News-Journal, Campbellsville,Kentucky (carbon…

  • Box 37, folder 2
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"Around Our House" - Newspaper column published in The News-Journal, Campbellsville,Kentucky (carbon…

  • Box 37, folder 3
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Around Our House - Foreword (4p.) andPart I (carbon). 1954-1957. 2 items, 1-95p.

  • Box 37, folder 4
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Around Our House - Part I (carbon).1954-1957. 96-228p.

  • Box 37, folder 5
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Around Our House - Part II (carbon).1957-1967. 229-341p.

  • Box 37, folder 6
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Around Our House - Part III (carbon).Pre-Aug. 1971. 3 items.

  • Box 37, folder 7
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Around Our House - Miscellaneous(carbon). Pre-Aug. 1971. 1 item, 81p.

  • Box 37, folder 8
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Around Our House - Two deleted chapters(carbon). Pre-Aug. 1971. 1 item, 46p.

  • Box 37, folder 9
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Around Our House - Foreword and Part I(carbon). Pre-Aug. 1971. 1 item, 1-104p.

  • Box 38, folder 1
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Around Our House - Part I (carbon).Pre-Aug.1971. 105-209p.

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Around Our House - Part II (carbon).Pre-Aug.1971. 210-356p.

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Around Our House - Part III (carbon).Pre-Aug.1971. 357-414p.

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Around Our House - Part II (carbon).Pre-Aug.1971. 207-351p.

  • Box 38, folder 5
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Around Our House - Part III (carbon).Pre-Aug.1971. 352-410p.

  • Box 38, folder 6
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Around Our House (typescript withholographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1971. 1 item, 1-123p.

  • Box 38, folder 7
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Around Our House (typescript withholographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1971. 124-243p.

  • Box 38, folder 8
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Around Our House (typescript withholographic notations). Pre-Aug. 1971. 244-381p.

  • Box 39, folder 1
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Around Our House - Portion by HenryGiles (typescript). Pre-Aug. 1971. 1 item, 20p.

  • Box 39, folder 2
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Around Our House - Author's proof.Feb. 12, 1971. 1 item, 114p.

  • Box 39, folder 3
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Around Our House - Press releases,reviews, and photographs. Oct. 20, 1970-Sept. 17, 1972. 44 items.

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The Kinta Years and Wellspring. 1857-1923; 1970-1977. 122 items.

  • Box 40-41

The Kinta Years - Research materials - J.C. Babb's 1857 journal, 12p. (carbon); Catherine Babb…

  • Box 40, folder 1
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The Kinta Years - Correspondence andresearch materials. 1970-1973. 26 items.

  • Box 40, folder 2
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The Kinta Years - Babb genealogy.1973 or earlier-Mar. 18, 1977. 6 items.

  • Box 40, folder 3
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The Kinta Years (carbon with holographicnotations). Pre-Oct. 25, 1972. 1 item, 132p.

  • Box 40, folder 4
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The Kinta Years (carbon with holographicnotations). Pre-Oct. 25, 1972. 133-293p.

  • Box 40, folder 5
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The Kinta Years (carbon). Pre-Oct. 25, 1972. 1 item, 1a-180p.

  • Box 40, folder 6
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The Kinta Years (carbon). Pre-Oct. 25, 1972. 181-340p.

  • Box 40, folder 7
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The Kinta Years (typescript withholographic notations). Pre-Mar. 12, 1973. 1 item, i-140p.

  • Box 41, folder 1
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The Kinta Years (typescript withholographic notations). Pre-Mar. 12, 1973. 141-291p.

  • Box 41, folder 2
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The Kinta Years (typescript withholographic notations). Pre-Mar. 12, 1973. 301-453p.

  • Box 41, folder 3
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The Kinta Years - Author's proof.Oct. 25, 1972. 1 item, 337p.

  • Box 41, folder 4
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The Kinta Years - Press releases, reviews,clippings, photographs, and negatives. July 19, 1970-Oct…

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Wellspring - Galley proof. Pre-Fall 1975. 1 item, 262p.

  • Box 41, folder 6
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Wellspring - Reviews. Aug. 4, 1975-Feb. 29, 1976. 13 items.

  • Box 41, folder 7
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Unpublished Manuscripts.

Janice's unpublished manuscripts. 1943-Post May 16, 1957. 6 items.

  • Box 42

"Out of My Heart" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). Dec. 14, 1943. 1 item, 107p.

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"Elizabeth-Libby" - Unpublished manuscript (photocopy).Dec. 14, 1943. 1 item, 88p.

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"My Darling Daughter" - Unpublished manuscript (typescript).Post Sept. 1, 1950. 1 item; 1-141p (67…

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"My Darling Daughter" - Unpublished manuscript (typescript).Post Sept. 1, 1950. 142-245p.

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"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (partial). May 16, 1957. 1 item, 112p.

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"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). May 16, 1957. 1 item, 1-152p.

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"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). May 16, 1957. 153-268p.

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"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). Pre - May 16, 1957. 269-396p.

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"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). Post May 16, 1957. 1 item, 1a-142p.

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Janice's unpublished manuscripts. 1955(?); Post May 16, 1957; 1970. 7 items.

  • Box 43

"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). Post May 16, 1957. 143-272p.

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"Act of Contrition" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). Post May 16, 1957. 273-404p.

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"With Love Grandma," later titled "Dear Boys" - Unpublishedmanuscript (carbon). 1955(?); 1970. 1…

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"With Love Grandma" - Unpublished manuscript (photocopy).1955(?); 1970. 1 item, 1-136p.

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"With Love Grandma" - Unpublished manuscript (photocopy).1955(?); 1970. 137-224p.

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"With Love Grandma," later titled "Dear Boys" (carbon).1955(?); 1970. 1 item, 1-126p.

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"Dear Boys" - Unpublished manuscript (carbon). 1955(?); 1970. 1 item, 89p.

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"The Mill Wheel," later titled "Cartwright's Mill" - Unpublishedmanuscript with holographic…

  • Box 43, folder 6
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"The Mill Wheel," later titled "Cartwright's Mills" - Unpublishedmanuscript with holographic…

  • Box 43, folder 7
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"The Mill Wheel" - Unpublished manuscript (typescript).n.d. 1 item, 115p.

  • Box 43, folder 8
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Janice's writings - Short stories, poems, article, paper about Janiceand Henry, etc. 1943-1973; 1992…

  • Box 44

"The Gift" - Short story published in Good Housekeeping (carbon andphotocopy). May 1957. 2 items.

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"Adios, Miss Em" - Short story published in McCalls (carbon and photocopy).Feb. 1958. 2 items.

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"Tack for Sist" also titled "Thanks for the Last Time" - Short story(carbon). Mar. 10, 1958. 2 items…

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"Smitty and the Betsey-Bug" - Short story (carbon). Nov. 7, 1958. 1 item.

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"Saturday Night" - Short story with rejection letter from McCalls (carbons (2) and typescript).Nov…

  • Box 44, folder 5
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"The Edge of the World," - Short story published in Woman's Day (carbon and photocopy).Nov. 1958. 2…

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"Rhythm in Writing" - Article published in Writer's Digest (carbon). 1973 or later?. 1 item.

  • Box 44, folder 7
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Short story (untitled) concerning income taxes (carbon). Jan. 1961. 1 item.

  • Box 44, folder 8
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"When the `Lectric Come to the Ridge" - Short story published in Kentucky Writing (carbon). June 22…

  • Box 44, folder 9
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"The Civilized Girl" - Short story (typescript). n.d. 1 item.

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"Deadline" - Short story (carbon). n.d. 1 item.

  • Box 44, folder 11
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"Himmie Keeps the Boys" - Short story (typescript). n.d. 1 item.

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"The Little Man with the Pink Wings" - Short story (carbons, 2).n.d. 1 item.

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"The Minor Miracle" - Short story (carbon). n.d. 1 item.

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"Tetch `N Take" - Short story (carbon). n.d. 1 item.

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"Thanks for the Last Time" - Short story (carbon). n.d. 1 item.

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"Tobacco Man" - Short story (carbon). n.d. 1 item.

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Short story (untitled, carbon). n.d. 1 item.

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Jim Wallace - Paper based on interview with the retired steam-boatcaptain (carbon). Post Aug. 10…

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"The Mess in Appalachia" - Article and related materials (carbon).1961; 1965-1967. 24 items.

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"We must build, but..carefully" - Courier-Journal, Louisville, Kentucky(carbon and photocopy). May…

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Poems - Written by Janice, mostly to Henry and Libby (typescript).1943-1945, n.d. 4 items.

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"The Giles, Authors and Potential Research-Workers for theCommunity-School Movement" - Paper by John…

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Loose pages from various manuscripts. n.d. 12 items.

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Janice Holt Giles - Publication based onpapers delivered and presentations given at the Giles…

  • Box 44, folder 25
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Research materials.

Research materials. 1819-1900; 1935-1974. 111 items.

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"General James Wilkinson and Kentucky Separatism, 1784-1798,"by Percy Willis Christian, 1935…

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Kentucky - Research note cards. n.d. 21 items.

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Joe Calhoun - Writings about the early 1900s. July 1964-June 1966. 13 items.

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Adair County Soil Conservation District - Map (photocopy).Dec. 31, 1963. 1 item.

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Fort Gibson, Oklahoma - Research materials. n.d. 4 items.

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Nuttall's journal and map, 1819, and Wheelock's journal, n.d. -Indian research materials. 1819; n.d…

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Indians and Oklahoma and Arkansas settlers - Research materials.n.d. 14 items.

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Oklahoma and Arkansas early settlers - Clippings (photocopies).1863; 1955-1959. 20 items.

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Indians and Sam Houston - Research materials. n.d. 6 items.

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Santa Fe Trail - Research materials and letter relating to copying ajournal. Sept. 25, 1958; n.d. 8…

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First Baptist Church, Sallisaw, Indian Territory - Research notes.1890-1900. 1 item, 2p.

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Indian Territory - Maps (chiefly holographic). 1826-1890. 7 items.

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Oklahoma and its native Americans - Research materials.1945-1956. 8 items.

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Down the TEXAS ROAD, Historic Places AlongHighway 96 Through Oklahoma by Grant Foreman - Pamphlet.c…

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Battlefield of Pea Ridge, Arkansas -Pamphlet about battlefield folklore. c. 1 item, 18p.

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Charleston, Arkansas: A Time of Change. c. 1 item, 104p.

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Muskogee and Eastern Oklahoma byGrant Foreman. n.d. 1 item, 78p.

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Miscellaneous.

Materials and plaques - Miscellaneous. 1957 - 1976. 5 items.

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Scotch-Cherokee Vann family - Research materials. 1957; 1960. 2 items.

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The National League of American Pen Women, Inc., MembershipRoster, By-Laws, 1960-1962. c(?). 1 item…

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Six-Horse Hitch - Spur Nominee Awardplaque. 1960. 1 item.

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Appreciation plaque - From Kinta citizens. July 3, 1976. 1 item.

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Items - Miscellaneous. 1786; 1918-1968. 23 items.

  • Box 47
Janice's grades from Fort Smith [Arkansas] High School, 1918-1922, andphotograph of her; photograph of Otto Jackson Moore, n.d.; water colorpictures (3) by Mike Hancock; WWII and Piney Ridge maps (8); Run Me a River advertising poster, andfacsimile of act creating Kentucky as a state,1786
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Items - Miscellaneous. 1807-1896; 1922; 1944-1959. 21 items.

  • Box 48, volume C1-D2, F3
Janice's high school diploma, 1922; floor plan of Libby and Nash's house,1956; genealogy chart of David and Jane Logan, n.d.; map of the fur tradecountry based on Hiram Chittenden map, 1807-1843. Also maps of ArkansasTerritory, 1829; Santa Fe, 1896; World War II German theater of operations,1944-1945 (10); Kentucky, 1954-1959 (3); Oklahoma, 1954; and theDeutschland,[1949?]
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