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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Access Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Biographical information and bibliographies, circa 1980s-2000s

Short stories and novels, 1968-2005

Book reviews and other writings, 1944-2009

Writing resources, 1923-2009

Business files, 1972-2009

Correspondence, 1969-2008

Publicity and photographs, 1920s-2004

Publications, 1940-2008

Audio and Video, 1992-2004

Scrapbooks, 1943-1946

Computer files, 1990s-2000s

Ephemera and clippings, undated-2008

Southern Methodist University

Annette Sanford papers

A Guide



Overview

Creator: Sanford, Annette
Title: Annette Sanford papers
Inclusive Dates: 1920s-2000s
Abstract: Annette Sanford (1929-2012) was a Texas author of short stories, book reviews, and paperback romances. After teaching high school English in Ganado, Texas for 25 years, she devoted the rest of her life to writing. Included in her papers are her published and unpublished works, journals, business files, correspondence, and photographs.
Accession No: A2012.0003
Extent: 14 boxes (14 linear feet)
Language: Material is in English
Repository DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University

Biographical Note

Annette Schorre was born August 3, 1929, in Cuero, Texas, to Louis and Anna Schorre. Louis was a banker and Anna was a teacher and homemaker. Annette attended Cuero High School and the University of Texas at Austin. In 1953 she married Lucius “Lukey” Sanford, a rural mail carrier. She taught high school English in Ganado, Texas, for 25 years before devoting all her time to writing.

Annette’s older brother Charles was a well-known Houston painter who taught at Rice University and the Glassell School, and was also the subject of a book about his life. Her other older brother, Barth, was a geophysicist and bird photographer, and published The Wood Warblers in 1998.

From 1968-2004 Annette Sanford published 40 short stories, 2 short story collections, one novel, 25 paperback romances, close to 70 book reviews for The Houston Post and The Dallas Morning News, and was featured in New Stories From the South six times. Annette Sanford’s romance novel pseudonyms include Mary Carroll, Meg Dominique, Lisa St. John, Anne Shore, and Anne Starr. Her romance paperbacks have been translated into thirteen languages. The short story “Trip in a Summer Dress” was published in Prairie Schooner in 1978, and was later made into a TNT network television movie starring Janine Turner in 2004. Sanford’s fiction is dialogue-driven, rooted in everyday small town life, and often humorous.

“When I left teaching to write short stories full time, I supplemented my income by writing paperback romances (25 of them under 5 pseudonyms) for a period of about ten years … When I was financially able, I stopped writing and have concentrated ever since on the short story, which endlessly intrigues me. I am much concerned with rhythm in my prose, with character and with letting the story reveal itself to me – an extremely slow process usually, so for having written steadily for more than thirty years, I have published only a small number of stories.”

Annette was a member of Texas Institute of Letters, and was awarded National Endowment for the Arts fellowships in 1974 and 1987, as well as the 1981 Texas Commission on the Arts Writer Recognition Award. She passed away January 2, 2012 in Ganado, Texas.

Source:

Biographical information, Box 1, Folder 1

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

Annette Sanford’s papers tell the story of a writer’s life, supported by daily writing journals, correspondence, and records of the business of publishing. Notable correspondents include Doris Betts, Robert Flynn, Horton Foote (a neighboring writer from Wharton, Texas), John Graves, Beverly Lowry, Carolyn Osborn, Annie Proulx, and Jane Roberts Wood. Horton Foote’s papers at DeGolyer Library include letters from Annette Sanford as well.

The majority of this collection is made up of Sanford’s short story files, which include correspondence from publishers, reviews, and financial information. Copies of Sanford’s computer files were transferred to DVD, and her various disks were retained in series 11. Books and periodicals that remain in series 8 are volumes in which her work was published, related to the craft of writing, as well as research and popular works. The poor condition of the two scrapbooks in series 10 makes them unavailable for research use; however, color scans and color prints are available.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is organized into 12 series:
Series 1: Biographical information and bibliographies, circa 1980s-2000s
Series 2: Short stories and novels, 1968-2005
Series 3: Book reviews and other writings, 1944-2009
Series 4: Writing resources, 1923-2003
Series 5: Business files, 1972-2009
Series 6: Correspondence, 1969-2008
Series 7: Publicity and photographs, 1920s-2004
Series 8: Publications, 1940-2008
Series 9: Audio and Video, 1992-2004
Series 10: Scrapbooks, 1943-1946
Series 11: Computer files, 1990s-2000s
Series 12: Ephemera and newspaper clippings, undated-2008

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Restrictions

Access to Collection:

Collection is open for research use.

Publication Rights:

Permission to publish materials must be obtained from the Director of the DeGolyer Library.

Copyright Statement:

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain copyright authorization.

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Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following terms in the Southern Methodist University Libraries' online catalog. Researchers desiring related materials may search the catalog using these terms.
Sanford, Annette.
Women authors, American – Texas.
Love stories – Authorship.
Books – Reviews.
Short stories.
Manuscripts for publication.
Letters.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks

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Related Material

SMU Press records, Mss 0064

Horton Foote papers, A1992.1810

Jane Roberts Wood papers, A2011.0037

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Annette Sanford papers, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University.

Acquisition Information

Gift, Robin Glover, 2012.

Processing Information

The contents of Annette Sanford’s writing studio in Ganado, Texas were boxed and transferred to DeGolyer Library. Sanford’s early works were filed alphabetically, so this order was maintained throughout series one. Her personal library was cataloged and shelved, with duplicates returned to the donor. Books that were too damaged were discarded. Sanford’s “cookbook” is actually a non-archival photograph binder of mostly two-sided handwritten notecards, so the cards were removed and placed in mylar within an acid-free folder. The scrapbooks were scanned due to their poor condition, and color print copies and digital files are available for research use.

Processed by Cynthia Franco, 2012.

Finding aid written by

Cynthia Franco, 2012.

Finding aid encoded by

Cynthia Franco, 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 1:
Biographical information and bibliographies, circa 1980s-2000s
5 folders

This series contains biographical blurbs written by Annette Sanford for publicity purposes, her handwritten short story inventories, and some notes on writing.
Box Folder
1 1 Biographical information
2 Notecards on writing, and Annette Sanford bibliography
3 Short story inventory on notecards - organized by "published, rejects, romance"
4 Published short stories 1968-1986 [in yellow binder]
5 Published short stories 1987-1997 [in blue three-ring binder]

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Series 2:
Short stories and novels, 1968-2005
6 boxes

Sanford’s short story files include correspondence from publishers, reviews, and financial information. Her folder names were retained, which sometimes indicate how long it took for her to complete each work. Included in this series are Sanford’s extensive files on her two published collections of short stories, Crossing Shattuck Bridge and Lasting Attachments.
Box Folder
1 1 Biographical information
2 Notecards on writing, and Annette Sanford bibliography
3 Short story inventory on notecards - organized by "published, rejects, romance"
4 Published short stories 1968-1986 [in yellow binder]
5 Published short stories 1987-1997 [in blue three-ring binder]
6 Newspaper essays, 1996
7 A Child's Game, first published short story, 1968
8 Any Day For Love
9 An Assault of Women, 3/30/81 (3 days)
10 Bear the Dead Away
11 Bear the Dead Away, proofread
12 The Beautiful People
13 Billy Strange, 1/18/78
14 Bird Watcher – Telephone
15 The Book of Nora
16 The Butterfly Stone, 8/15/74
17 By the Sea, By the Beautiful Sea
18 Case History, published in Fiction & Poetry by Texas Women
Crossing Shattuck Bridge
25 Crossing Shattuck Bridge
26 Blurbs
27 Readers reports
28 Preliminary correspondence
29 Papers sent to Kathie [Kathryn Lang at SMU Press], 1998
30 Kathryn Lang correspondence
31 SMU Press Christmas card and book review by The Houston Chronicle
32 Comments
33 Dust jacket
34 Cuero party
35 Contract
Box Folder
2 1 Final print-out for checking 6/17/99
Box Folder
1 2 Shattuck Bridge proofread and corrected
3 [Crossing Shattuck Bridge] Strangers and Pilgrims proofread, file name: JoAnne Strangers, 2/21/98
4-5 Crossing Shattuck Bridge newspaper clippings and reviews
6 Crossing Shattuck Bridge royalty statements
7 Cycles
8 Descent of the Dove
9 The Dogs From the Dark of the Drawer
10 The Early Bird (A Racy Story) 10/3/76
11 Eight Keys, Whether to Keep Eight Keys
12 Eleanor & Abel, 2002 draft
13 Eleanor & Abel, draft
14 University of Houston discussion board posts regarding Eleanor & Abel, 2004
15 Estrays
16 Equinox (revised '84)
17 Fo Nut X
18 Fo Nut X proofread and corrected, file name: Fo Nut X 2/21/98
19 For Every Singer, a Song
20 Gifts
21 The Girls in the Garden, Grandmother's Little Girl
22 Goose Girl
23 Goose Girl proofread
24-25 Draft of Goose Girl novel
Box Folder
3 1-2 Goose Girl various drafts
3 [Goose Girl], Chapters 1-17
4 Goose Girl complete manuscript, chapters 1-25
5 Goose Girl complete manuscript, chapters 26-38
6 Goose Girl draft
7 A Green Path
8 Happy Fortieth, Ed and Shirley
9 Harvest
10 Healing Water, 5/26/84
11 Helens and Roses
12 Helens and Roses proofread, ready for disk
13 Horse Forester
14 Housekeeping (from which Eleanor & Abel evolved)
15 I am Who
16 I, JoAnna, 3/74
17 If It's Bananas, It Must be Wednesday
18 In a Strange Land
19 In the Little Hunky River, 1997, about 170 hours work
20 In the Little Hunky River
21 In the Swim
22 A Kiss is Still a Kiss
Lasting Attachments
23 Lasting Attachments
24 Lasting Attachments galley proof
Box Folder
4 1 Lasting Attachments copyright registration and royalties
2-4 Lasting Attachments - SMU Press correspondence and newspaper clippings
5 Lasting Attachments – letters from readers
6 Lasting Attachments reviews
7 Let Love Begin
8 Let's Not Consolidate
9 Lily
10 Limited Access
11 Living With Lura
12 Magic
13 Miz Purdy and Gene
14 Morning of the White Shells
15 Mr. Moore's Old Car
16 Myrna's Aunt - includes Housekeeping ; and Sister
17 Night Places, 1/3/79
18 Nobody Listens When I Talk
19 Notes and Inspirations Found in a Desk Drawer
20 Notes From Other Lives, 4/14/77
21 Not Every Circus is Under a Tent
22 The Oil of Gladness
23 On the Sunny Beach of Coconut Bay, 4/5/75
24 On Tour, 9/24/76
25 Once On a Bus
26 One of the Family
Box Folder
5 1 One Summer
2 Only Human, 7/23/76
3 Polyester Woman (Rejected 32 times before I finally got it right)
4 The Pullett Roost book we never finished
5 Rain, 9/01
6 Rain
7 Requiem
8 Rock House Road partial story
9 Signs of Habitation
10 Six White Horses
11 The Smell of Rain, September 1985
12 Spring '41
13 Standing By (In McCall's "My Mother, My Friend")
14 Standing By and Goose Girl
15 Strangers and Pilgrims (originally "250 Harwood")
16 Ten Stories by Annette Sanford
17 The Time Between
18 The Time of Her Life, 10/78
19 The Toy Man
20 Trip in a Summer Dress
21 "Trip in a Summer Dress" film [rights from SMU Press]
22 "Trip in a Summer Dress" promotional materials for premiere of TNT network film, 2005 Christmas card and photograph from Janine Turner
23 The Twenty-fifth Hour
24 Twilight
25 Two in Transit, Feb. '81, 3 days fairly easy
26 Wait For Me
Box Folder
6 1 Waves
2 What Happened in Independence
3 Where the Grass is Always Greener
4 Women: I-Z
5 A Word From Henry O

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Series 3:
Book reviews and other writings, 1944-2009
16 folders

In addition to writing romance novels to supplement her short story writing, Sanford also reviewed books. This series contains her book reviews, speeches, some of her high school writing, writing fragments, articles written for her church, and recipes.
Box Folder
6 6 Book reviews [check stubs for various book reviews written by Annette Sanford]
7 Book reviews, records
8 Reviews, originals
9-10 Book review newspaper clippings
11-12 Speeches
13 Europe First Time 1975
14 Manuscript written shortly after Lukey Sanford’s death, 1994-1999
15 False starts
16-18 Bits and pieces
19 Annette Schorre’s History III composition book, 1944-1945 and 1943 report card
20 Two student essays by Annette Sanford
21 Church articles
22 Cook book [binder removed and placed in box 14]

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Series 4:
Writing resources, 1923-2009
3 boxes

This series contains Annette Sanford’s writing journals, resource materials, selected contents from her personal computer, and professional education. Included in box 14 are letters, notes, and unpublished works.
Box Folder
6 23 Life Styles [newspaper clippings]
24-25 Interesting lives, occupations, assorted info [newspaper clippings]
26 Data for time periods 50s, 70s, etc. [newspaper clippings]
27 People, descriptions, happenings, writing
28 Childhood, names and titles, travels, dying, feelings, dreams, interesting info, story beginnings
29 Craft
Box Folder
7 1 Personal memories
2 Good stuff for bad days
3 Excerpts from Anna B. Schorre's diaries, Annette Sanford’s notes, and documents, 1923-1987
33 steno notebooks, volumes and loose pages of diary entries 1949-2003
Box Folder
13 This box contains print copies of files found on Annette Sanford’s personal computer in three directories: My Documents, Writing, and Partials. Included are letters, notes, and unpublished works. Sanford’s computer file names are retained. Files that were not printed include files found in the first folder of the first box of Sanford’s collection, and drafts of Eleanor & Abel, “Goose Girl,” and “Rooney.” Researchers can view computer files in DeGolyer Library’s reading room.
3 Writing
Book Break
Doris and the Daly School
Glady
Granville
Kenneth Brightwell
Knock
Sanford returns with our salads and lays out a small plate o[f lemon bars for dessert]
Sister
There was always something funny about the house of my mothe[r’s aunt]
4 Partials
Bridget says
Dobbs
July 2 [letter to Shelley]
June 1 [2006 recommendation for Mark Byrd by Albert Strauss]
Lifted from an old unpublished story
Maynard
Remember Aunt Maggie
The Dream Book
Uncle Cole
While Jeanetta
5 My Documents
A. Sanford Tax Info Form [3/13/2001]
After the children left
Anne Tyler
Annette Amelia Schorre Sanford
Aunt Adelinec
Beckys movie list
Best of the jSouth
Book Prices-Tent4x6CardStock
[In]Come from benefits
Contribution1 [1/13/2007 charitable contributions]
Contribution2 [3/2/2009 charitable contributions]
Contributions [3/15/2005 charitable contributions]
Dear Rob and Hays [letter regarding home health nurse Becky]
Dear Barth
Dr [letter to Dr. McMahon]
E and A suggestions for change
Federal Income Tax Info [charitable contributions list]
I was sort of like Jennie myself at one time
January 12 [2007 letter to Weldon]
July [letter to Dr. Matoba]
Letter about illness [December 29, 2007]
Letter to LIzoc
Letterhead
List of possible book reviewers
Listen
LOOKING FOR A LOST SELF
May1008.doc letter to [Dr.] Sobel
Notes for ‘99
6 Obituar1
Obituary
One evening as I was waiting for sleep
Option Purchase Sideletter [Re: Trip in a Summer Dress, July 25, 2000]
Out of the top of my looking down eyes
Purchase Agreement [Re: Trip in a Summer Dress, July 25, 2000]
Reviews in the News
Sanford Genealogy Chart
Sometimes in the middle of the night Elvira Perkins came awake wondering for maybe the seven
Tax Report [1/3/2002]
Texas Board of Pardons and Parole [re: Bobby Dale Gregory]
The three
Two years ago in the early spring my neighbor Frances came over an illness
Box Folder
8 1-2 Indiana University Writers' Conference 1970-1975
3 Imaginative Writing, 2/3/78
4-5 Golden Triangle Writers Guild - Writers' Workshop, Dec. 10, 1984, Beaumont
6 Writers at Work, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1987
7 University of North Texas Centennial Literary Festival, 1990
8 Associated Authors of Children's Literature, Houston, 1991
9 Workshop at St. Francis Episcopal Day School, 1992
10 Rice University Writers' Conference, 1992
11 Rice University Writers' Conference, 1993
12 Rice University Writers' Conference, 1995
13 Rice University Writers' Conference, 1996
14 Children's literature teaching materials

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Series 5:
Business files, 1972-2009
2 boxes

This series contains the files Sanford kept regarding her home office, publisher records, rejections, financial information, and other business information.
Box Folder
8 15 YK Communication internet account, 1998-2009
16 Word processor instructions, 1997
17 Copier information
18 Authors Guild, Inc.
19 The Book Connection, Houston, Texas
20 Dallas Museum of Art, Arts and Letters Live, 2000
21 Dell Romances
22 First United Methodist Church, Ganado, Texas
23-24 Harlequin Romance royalty statements
25 L/A House
26 Donald Mac Campbell literary agent
27 NEA grants
28 New American Library Romance
29 Rejections
30 Rights
31 Russell & Volkening literary agents, 1972-1974
Box Folder
9 1 Shearer Publishing
2 Silhouette Romance
3 Texas Book Festival, 1999
4 Texas Institute of Letters
5 Texas Institute of Letters 2006 directory
6 University of Illinois Press
7 Who's Who in America, 55th edition records
8 2 account books, 1977-2004
9 Address books and addresses
10 1984 calendar

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Series 6:
Correspondence, 1969-2008
1 boxes

This series contains both personal and business correspondence. Notable correspondents include Doris Betts, Robert Flynn, Horton Foote (a neighboring writer from Wharton, Texas), John Graves, Beverly Lowry, Carolyn Osborn, Annie Proulx, and Jane Roberts Wood. Horton Foote’s papers at DeGolyer Library include letters from Annette Sanford as well. Annette Sanford’s folder names were retained in this series.
Box Folder
9 11 Annette Sanford letters written while in Europe to her mother, 1975
12 Correspondence, 1970-2008 – Catherine Agrella, Matthew Barber, Liz Bennett, Doris Betts, Daniela Calvan, Eleanor Campbell, Keith Carter, Cora Clark, Matt Clark, William Cobb, Sue Cotton, Bill Cusack, Darrell Dulling, Rose Ferguson, Robert Flynn, H.E. Francis, Horton Foote, John Graves, Keith Gregory, Gene Harbour, International Biographical Center, Russell Kacer, Weldon Kurestsch, LaWard Elementary, Cam Leonard, Liberty High School, Lynn, Mademoiselle, Scott Malone, Melissa, Milly, Sammye Munson, Lewis Nordan, North American Review, Ohio Review, Robert Phillips, Annie Proulx, Randy, Lou Rodenberger, Dale St. John, Gale Smith, Max Steele, Elizabeth Stringer, Grace Swenson, Texas Monthly, Reese Vaughn, Bo Whitaker, Sharon Godbey Wilcockson
13 Business correspondence, 1980s-2004 – Alpha Gamma Delta, B, Bay City Book Review Club, Brazos Bookstore, Contemporary Authors, Crown Publishers, Dallas Museum of Art, Robert Flynn, GFWC Bronte Club, Mrs. Caleb Clark, Jim Harford, Houghton Mifflin Company, Beverly Lowry, McCall’s, Nightwriters, Naomi Shihab Nye, Carolyn Osborn, Steven Paulsgrove, PEN Southwest, San Antonio Writers Guild, David Hale Smith, Jane Smith, SMU Press, Willard Spiegelman, Texas Studies Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, Jane Roberts Wood, W.W. Norton & Company
14 Michael Berryhill
15 Jack H. Burney letter found in his book Poetic Carousel, PS3552.U73227P641990
16 Kay Cattarulla letter with list of radio stations carrying show "Texas Bound”
17 Robert Flynn and Melissa letters found in Seasonal Rain, PS3556.L9S41986
18-19 Campbell Geeslin
20 Harper-Collins publishers
21 Ron Madry
22 Toni Mendell
23 Naomi Shihab Nye
24 Perseus Books, Goose Girl correspondence with Wendy Holt
25 Shannon Ravenel
26 Charles Schorre
27 Ernest Sharpe
28 Jerry Stanley
29 Dan Stultz
30 Texas Books in Review
31 Texas Highways
32 William Hazlett Upson letter and photographs found in his book, The Best of Botts, (PS3541.P74B47 1961)
33 Christopher Woods letter found in his book Houses and Fugues, (PS3573.O63H6 1989)
34 Letters from students

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Series 7:
Publicity and photographs, 1920s-2004
14 folders

This series contains publicity and reviews of Annette Sanford’s works. Also included are publicity photographs. The family letters were found with the newspaper clippings, and this order was maintained.
Box Folder
10 1 P.R. [Public Relations]
2 Personal file – letter from Annette Sanford’s mother-in-law to Annette’s parents, 1953 letter from Annette to her parents, newspaper clippings about Annette Sanford]
3 Award for Lasting Attachments, 1990
4 Photocopies of reviews and publicity clippings, 2004
5-6 Newspaper clippings about Annette Sanford
7 Texas, January 28, 1990 issue with cover story "Writing From the Heart: Annette Sanford's Lasting Attachments Springs From Small-Town Values"
8-11 Photographs of Annette Sanford
12 Rick Gardner photographs of Annette Sanford, 1/27/97
13 Family photographs found in Goose Girl files
14 Family photographs

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Series 8:
Publications, 1940-2008
4 boxes

Sanford’s private library was cataloged and shelved in DeGolyer Library, and the books and periodicals that remain in this collection are volumes in which her work was published, related to the craft of writing, as well as research works.
Box Folder
10 15 The Benton County Pioneer, volume 4, number 6, September 1959
16 Charles Smith [typescript]
17 Uncle Elmer’s and Aunt Minnie Lee’s Dairy Farm [typescript]
18-19 Short story newspaper clippings
20 Book review newspaper clippings
Box Folder
11 Books
Ballenger, Bruce and Barry Lane. Discovering the Writer Within: 40 Days to More Imaginative Writing. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer’s Digest Books, 1989.
A Collection of Romantic Notions. Ontario: Harlequin,1985.
A Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers. 1987-88 ed. New York: Poets and Writers Inc., 1987.
The Joy of Sex : A Cordon Bleu Guide to Love Making. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972.
King, Teri. Love, Sex, and Astrology. New York: Harper and Row, 1973.
MacNaughton, Robin. How to Seduce Any Man in the Zodiac. Toronto: Bantam, 1985.
Moseley, Ann and Jeanette Harris. Interactions: A Thematic Reader. 5th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Outerbridge, David E. The Art of Wooing: A Guide to Love and Romance. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1985.
Walsh, J. Martyn and Anna Kathleen Walsh. Plain English Handbook. Rev. ed. Wichita, Kan.: McCormick-Mathers, 1959.
Periodicals
Accent on Youth, March 1979
Chattahoochee Review, 1997-2007
Concho River Review, 1992-2002
Continental, 1997
Descant, Spring/Fall 2000
Lutheran Women, April 1973
McCall’s, April 1983
New Orleans Review, volume 28, number 2, 2002
North American Review, 1982-1985
Ohio Review, 1978-1993
Poets & Writers, May/June 2008
Prairie Schooner, 1977-2003
Redbook, August 1972-1986
Box Folder
12 St. Anthony Messenger, volume 76, number 3, 1968
Scholastic Teacher, December 1972
Southwest Review, 1992-1998
Story Quarterly, volume 11, 1980
Sulphur River Literary Review, Vernal Equinox, 2000
Texas A & M University Press, Fall and Winter 2003
Texas Outlook, March 1970
Voice, December 4, 1972
Writers’ Forum, volume 20, 1994
Yankee, 1977-1980

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Series 9:
Audio and Video, 1992-2004
4 boxes

“Trip in a Summer Dress” was based on Annette Sanford’s short story of the same name and was a movie for the TNT network in 2004. Sanford’s story “One Summer” is included in New Stories From the South: The Year’s Best, 2004. The other two tapes in this series were found in her home office.
Box Folder
12 New Stories From the South: The Year’s Best, 2004. Audiotapes.
1 cassette tape
The Rose Cafe. VHS. 1992
Trip in a Summer Dress. DVD. 2004

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Series 10:
Scrapbooks, 1943-1946
1 oversize box

These two scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings from Annette Sanford’s years at Cuero High School. The poor condition of the two scrapbooks makes them unavailable for research use; however, color scans and color prints are available.
Box Folder
14X 2 scrapbooks

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Series 11:
Computer files, 1990s-2000s

This series contains a dvd copy of Annette Sanford’s home computer files, and copies were printed for research use. Also included are her floppy disks, Zip disks, and computer software.
Box Folder
12 33 floppy disks and 2 Zip disks
Office software: 8 compact disks, 1 floppy, various manuals, cord, and screws
Box Folder
13 1 3 notebooks about computer files
2 DVD of Annette Sanford’s personal computer hard drive
3-6 Folders 3-6 in box 13 contain print copies of files found on Annette Sanford’s personal computer in three directories: My Documents, Writing, and Partials. Included are letters, notes, and unpublished works. Sanford’s computer file names are retained. Files that were not printed include files found in the first folder of the first box of Sanford’s collection, and drafts of Eleanor & Abel, Goose Girl, and Rooney. Researchers can view computer files in DeGolyer Library’s reading room.

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Series 12:
Ephemera and clippings, undated-2008

This series contains a dvd copy of Annette Sanford’s home computer files, and copies were printed for research use. Also included are her floppy disks, Zip disks, and computer software.
Box Folder
13 7 Wallet with address book and library card
8 Box of personalized stationery
9 Personalized mailing labels
10 Blank postcards
11 1985 calendar with newspaper clippings
12 Blank 2008 calendar
5 blank notepads include personalized notepad, Ganado High School class 45th and 50th reunions, and a Delta Kappa Gamma notepad
13 Notes
14 Newspaper clippings
Empty cook book binder
Oldest Teacher, Ganado Class of 1952 Reunion trophy
Box Folder
14X Newspaper clippings

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