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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

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A Guide to the C. W. Smith Papers, 1989-1990



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Smith, C. W. (Charles William), 1940-
Title: C. W. Smith Papers
Dates: 1989-1990
Abstract: The collection contains a copy of the screenplay for the 1975 novel Country Music, a copy of a typescript of the 1989 novel Buffalo Nickel, and an issue of the Poseidon Press Spring Selections 1989 containing an excerpt from Buffalo Nickel.
Identification: Collection 022
Extent: 7 olders
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos

Biographical Sketch

C. W. Smith was born in Corpus Christi, March 28, 1940. Currently a professor of English at Southern Methodist University, Smith has been a reporter, critic, screenwriter and novelist. He was a Dobie-Paisano Fellow from 1974 to 1975 and President of the Texas Institute of Letters from 1981 to 1983. He has won the Texas Institute of Letters Jesse Jones Award for best novel in 1973 and the Stanley Walker Award for Journalism in 1985. He has written for magazines and journals including the Dallas Times Herald, Esquire, and Mademoiselle.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a copy of the screenplay for the 1975 novel Country Music, a copy of a typescript of the 1989 novel Buffalo Nickel, and an issue of the Poseidon Press Spring Selections 1989 containing an excerpt from Buffalo Nickel. The material was donated through Bill Wittliff to whom Smith had submitted these copies for comments.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

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Index Terms

Authors, American--20th century--Sources.
Typescripts
Screenplays
Smith, C. W. (Charles William), 1940-

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Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by C. W. Smith through Bill Wittliff from 1989 to 1990.

Processing Information

Gwyneth Cannan, March 1995; Inventory revised by Brandy Harris, 2005.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

The inventory for this collection is currently unavailable. Please contact the Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos for more information regarding this collection.

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