Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Annick Smith:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1940-2000 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Smith, Annick, 1936-
Title: Annick Smith Papers,
Dates: 1940-2000 and undated
Abstract: Papers of the writer Annick Smith from 1940-2000.
Collection # R 9.1
Quantity: 29 boxes (28.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Annick Smith is a writer and filmmaker whose work deals primarily with the literature and history of Montana, memoir, travel, and environmental issues. Born in Paris, France, in 1936, she grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Since 1964, she has lived in Montana, where her husband, David Smith taught at the University of Montana. After his death, she stayed on their rural homestead and raised their four sons. Annick Smith has worked as a high school teacher, a book editor for the University of Washington Press and and editor for The Montana Business Quarterly. She is known for her film credits, which include Heartland, based on Elinore Pruitt Stewart's Letters of a Woman Homesteader, co-producer of Robert Redford's adaptation of Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It, and associate producer of Peacock's War. Smith is a founding board member of the Sundance Film Institute in Utah. In Missoula, she founded the Hellgate Writers, a literary center. She has participated in numerous workshops and conferences. Smith and William Kittredge edited The Last Best Place, a best selling Montana anthology. In addition to her books, Homestead and Big Bluestem, her numerous articles, poems, and stories have appeared in Audubon, Outside, National Geographic Traveler, Story and other magazines and journals.

A list of her publications includes:

  • Smith, Annick, co-editor. The Last Best Place: Montana Anthology. Helena: Montana Historical Society, 1988.
  • Smith, Annick. Homestead. Minneapolis, MN: Publishers Group West, 1995.
  • Smith, Annick. Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass. Tulsa, Okla.: Council Oak Books, 1996.
  • Smith, Annick, editor. Headwaters: Montana Writers on Water and Wilderness. Missoula : Hellgate Writers, 1996.
  • Smith, Annick. In This We Are Native: Memoirs and Journeys. Guilford, Conn.: The Lyons Press, 2001.

A list of her films includes:

  • Heartland. Produced by Wilderness Women, 1979.
  • Peacock's War. Produced by Earthrise Entertainment, 1989.
  • A River Runs Through It. Produced by Allied Filmmakers, 1992.

Scope and Contents

The collection has a variety of materials pertaining to the literary and film works of Annick Smith. Included are manuscripts of draft copies of published works, short stories and poems, final copies, revisions, research materials to Smith's works, film proposals, photocopied news clippings, business and literary correspondence, reviews, film projects, computer files and audio recordings. Some of the works include “The Balance of Fishes,” “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass,” and “Homestead.”

The collection of reel-to-reel audio and videotapes, including cassette video tapes, were transferred to the SWC/SCL Audio/Visual Unit.

The collection is in good condition and is part of the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World.


 

Organization

The collection is organized by correspondence, literary production, project files, printed material, and research materials.
The Following items: Audio, Computer Disks, Film, and Video are located in the SWC audio visual area.
Some films have been transferred to the A-V cold storage vault. These items will need time to acclimate before they can be used. The acclimation process takes 24-48 hours.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research. Copyright is retained by authors or creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law. Items stored in A-V cold storage vault (16 mm film) will need time to acclimate before they can be used. The acclimation process takes 24-48 hours.


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Hugo, Richard, 1923-1982
Harjo, Joy
Hogan, Linda
Kittredge, William
Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990
Smith, Annick, 1936-
Smith, Annick, 1936- --Archives
Smith, Annick, 1936- --Correspondence
Smith, Annick, 1936- --Literary collections
Smith, Annick, 1936- --Journeys--Oklahoma--Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
Smith, Annick, 1936- --Manuscripts
Smith, David-
Stewart, Elinore Pruitt, 1878-(1936?) -- Letters of a Woman Homesteader
Welch, James, 1940-
Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss, 1808-1847
Nez Perce Indians
Osage Indians
Subjects (Organizations)
Hellgate Writers
Sundance Institute
Subjects
American literature--West (U.S.)
Authors, American--20th century
Authors--United States--Correspondence
Natural history
Natural history in literature
Natural history--Literary collections
Natural history literature--United States
Nature--Literary collections
Novelists--United States--Correspondence
Storytelling--Social aspects--West (U.S.)
A River Runs Through It (Motion picture)
Heartland (Motion picture)
Places
Montana
Oklahoma

Related Material

For related materials located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, see the following collections:

  • William Kittredge Papers, 1954-2000 and undated
  • Max Crawford Papers, 1960-2000 and undated
  • Rick Bass Papers, 1958-2001 and undated
  • Barry Lopez Papers, 1964-2001 and undated
  • Barry Lopez, an Inventory of his Audio/Visual Material, 1964-2007 and undated
  • Barry Lopez, an Inventory of Photographs from the Barry Lopez Papers, 1964-2001 and undated
  • Bill McKibben Papers, 1971-2001 and undated
  • Doug Peacock Papers, 1950-2000 and undated
  • David Quammen Papers, 1856-1999 and undated
  • Pattiann Rogers Papers, 1960-1999 and undated
  • Pattiann Rogers Papers, 1977-2000
  • David James Duncan Papers, 1959-2002 and undated

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Annick Smith Papers, 1940-2000 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Collection accession #(s):
2001-0009-X

Purchase, 2001

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2001; reprocessed by Curtis Peoples, 2003


Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence

box folder
1 1 A.B. Guthrie Conference, Bonner, Montana Business correspondence and materials, 1997
2 Aldo Leopold conference in Madison, Wisconsin, Business correspondence and materials, 1999
3 American Parks and Wildlands Campaign, Business correspondence, contracts and materials, 1987
4 Art of the Wild and Squaw Valley Community of Writers (California), Business correspondence and materials, 1995-2000
5 Asian Settlers in Early Montana project, Business correspondence and materials, 1998
6 Balance of Fishes Business correspondence, “Balance of Fishes” book, 1993
7 Bancroft Business correspondence and receipts, winning the Carolyn Bancroft History Prize for 1996 (Denver Public Library Bancroft Prize), 1996-1998
8 Big Bluestem Business correspondence and contracts with Council Oak Books, “Big Bluestem,” plus ephemera, 1993-1998
9 Big Bluestem Business correspondence with Western Writers of America Inc., “Big Bluestem” book, 1997
10 Big Sky Journal, Business correspondence, “Best Last Place” essay, 1999-2000
11 Chamberlain, Karen Business correspondence, Karen Chamberlain – On Native Ground Conference, 1992-1993
12 Chatham, Russell Business correspondence, grant application, vitae and film proposal, Russell Chatham film, 1992
13 Colburg, film bio on Jeanette Rankin, 1972
14 Denver Center Productions, Business correspondence with Denver Center Productions, Western Stories project, 1992-1993
15 Flathead Library Conference in Kalispell, Montana, Business correspondence and materials, 2000
16 Great Bear Project, Business correspondence and resumes, 1984-1985
17 Great Bear Project, Business correspondence, 1984-1985
18 Great Bear Project, Business correspondence, 1984-1985
19 Great Bear Project, Business correspondence, 1984-1987
20 Great Bear Project, Business correspondence, 1985
21 Great Bear Project, Business correspondence, 1985
22 Headwater’s anthology, Business correspondence and notes, 1996-1997
23 Heartland Legal correspondence with lawyers, “Heartland” film, 1970-1981
24 Heartland Manila envelope of postcards, Christmas cards, and ephemera, “Heartland” film, 1979-1984
25 Heartland Business correspondence with the Screen Actors Guild, “Heartland” film, 1979-1987
26 Heartland Wilderness Contracts between Wilderness Productions, Inc. and the Directors Guild of America, film, 1980-1983
27 Heartland Business correspondence and contracts with the Warner/Amex, “Heartland” film, 1981-1982
28 Heartland Viewer response and miscellaneous correspondence, “Heartland” film, 1981-1982
29 Heartland Business correspondence and contracts with Showtime Entertainment, “Heartland” film, 1982
30 Heartland film, 1982
31 Heartland Business correspondence with the William Morris Agency, “Heartland” film, 1982-1983
32 Heartland Wilderness Contracts between Wilderness Wilderness Productions, Inc. and various Agencies, film, 1983-1984
33 Heartland Business correspondence, winning the Oklahoma Book Award for 1997, 1997
34 Heathen Ground film, Business correspondence, 1978
35 Heathen Ground film, Business correspondence, 1979
36 Heathen Ground film, Business correspondence,
37 Homestead, Business correspondence with Milkweed Editions, “Homestead” book, including some manuscript pages and contents list (includes copies of letters [blurbs] from: Gretel Ehrlich, Terry Tempest Williams, James Welch, Annie Dillard, Ivan Doig, etc.), 1994-1999
38 Hugo Business Correspondence The first Richard Hugo film, “Richard Hugo Reads,” 1967
39 Kittredge, Smith, and Maclean, correspondence, business correspondence, contracts, legal papers, etc., 1980-1993
40 Livingston Writers Conference, Livingston, Montana, Business correspondence and materials, 1998
41 Monot, Gaston Business correspondence with Gaston Monot, French film festival, “Women and the New World” (“Heartland” film), 1992
42 Montana Centennial video series, Business correspondence, contracts, and materials, 1989
43 Montana State University Business correspondence with Montana State University, “Montana Movie Project” film proposal, 1994
44 Nelson, Barney; One letter and award from Barney Nelson of Sul Ross State University, 1997
45 Orion Society, Business correspondence, 1996-1999
46 Orion Society’s “Fire and Grit” conference, Business correspondence and materials, 1999
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2 1 Prairie Festival in Salina, Kansas, Business correspondence and materials, 1999
2 Prairies Viking Films; Business correspondence with Prairies Viking Films, their adaptation of O.E. Rolvaag’s “Giants of the Earth” novel, 1993
3 Recursos workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Business correspondence and materials, 1999
4 Salt Lake Tribune National Writer’s Workshop, Business correspondence, 1994
5 Shadows on the Waters (i.e. “Whale Hunters”), 1972
6 Snake River Institute Business correspondence, Snake River Institute, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, including P.R. materials, 1994-1998
7 Story Magazine, Business correspondence, 1990-1995
8 Student and fan/reader correspondence, 1992-1998
9 Teller Wildlife Refuge Business correspondence, Teller Wildlife Refuge, “Environmental Writing Teller Refuge,” May 1994
10 Travel and Leisure Magazine, Business correspondence, 1988
11 Traveler’s Tales, Business correspondence, 1994
12 UCAR Symposium in Boulder, Colorado, Business correspondence and materials, 1993
13 University of Wisconsin Press Business correspondence with Milkweed Editions, “Homestead” book, including speaking engagement schedules, 1995-1999
14 University of Wisconsin Press Business correspondence with University of Wisconsin Press, Prairie Prospects, Book Report, 1998
15 Various Copies of Annick Smith’s early resume and business correspondence, job hunting in Los Angeles, including drafts of a letter to Roger Corman, etc., includes a small spiral notebook marked “David’s notes including Memorial Day film project” (not dated), 1966-1974
16 Various correspondence, 1974-1980
17 Various correspondence, including some literary, 1976-1996
18 Various Business correspondence with various publishers, submissions, rejections, and awards, including one letter from Kay Boyle, 1982-1997
19 Various literary and artist correspondence, 1990
20 Various literary and artist correspondence, 1990
21 Various literary correspondence with Rick Bass and materials, Yaak Valley Forest Council, including partial manuscript of Smith’s essay, “The Best Last Place,” 1992-1999
22 Various business correspondence and materials, miscellaneous conferences, 1993-1995
23 Various business correspondence with various publishers, jacket blurbs, 1995-2000
24 Various business correspondence, conferences, etc., 1996
25 Various business correspondence, various literary or environmental conferences, 1997
26 Various business correspondence, literary and media, 1997
27 Various business correspondence, plus holograph notes for “Three Ways to Walk the Blackfoot,” 1998
28 Various literary correspondence, includes letters from: Doug Peacock, Laura and Rick Avedon, George Butler, Annie Dillard, Mary Blew, Cort Conley, Richard Ford, Linda Gregg, Elaine and Saul Bass, Linda Hogan, Dana Boussard, 1998
29 Various business correspondence and materials, conferences, 1998-2000
30 Western Women Writer’s Conference, Business correspondence and materials, 1992
31 Writer’s at Work Conference, Business correspondence and materials, 1994
32 Writers and Readers Rendezvous in Boise, Business correspondence and materials, Idaho, 1994
33 Yosemite National Park Documentary, Business correspondence, contracts, and materials, 1986



 

Literary Production

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3 1 “Actual Miles”: film script treatment, proposal, correspondence of this William Kittredge/Annick Smith collaboration, 1980
2 “All the Gold in California”: drafts, plus correspondence and notes, 1984
3 “American Riviera: The Santa Barbara Coast”: proposal, 1997
4 “An Act of Faith”: screenplay by Blasé Bonpane, Theresa Kileen Bonpane and Bob Young: bound typescript, Sundance Institute, undated
5 “Animal Films”: drafts, notes, and correspondence, 1992
6 “Ask Now the Beasts” (a.k.a. “Peacock’s War”): proposal for the Peacock film, grizzlies, 1982-1983
7 "Audubon Book": proposal for a book by William Kittredge and Annick Smith, 1980
8 “Audubon Film”: proposals and outlines, plus correspondence, 1980
9 “Audubon”: a biographical sketch directed toward delineation of a six-part film by William Kittredge and Annick Smith (38 pages) (proposal for a TV series on Audubon), plus variant drafts, 1981
10 “Audubon Film”: proposal for a film by William Kittredge and Annick Smith, plus biographical materials on Audubon, 1982
11 “Aunt Moon” a.k.a. “Aunt Moon’s Young Man” by Linda Hogan: short story manuscript and teleplay manuscript with cover letter Joy Harjo, 1985-1986
12 “Balance of Fishes” by Marnie Prange and Annick Smith: one folder of notes, outlines, and sample chapters, 1988-1991
13 “Balance of Fishes” by Marnie Prange and Annick Smith: William Kittredge’s edit, representing the latest draft version, 1992
14 “Balance of Fishes” by Marnie Prange and Annick Smith: one large folder of variant drafts of chapters with notes and corrections (~250 pages), undated
15 “Balance of Fishes” by Marnie Prange and Annick Smith: typescript draft with corrections, annotations, and editorial comments of this co-authored mystery novel, 1993
16 “Balance of Fishes” by Marnie Prange and Annick Smith: one folder of miscellaneous drafts and revisions of later chapters (~150pages), undated
17 “Before I Was Born”: three variant drafts, 1994
18 “Big Bluestem” “Personal Observations/Diary Notes”: typewritten draft, book (61 pages), 1993
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4 1 “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass”: permissions, bibliographies, sources, notes, 1993-1996
2 “Big Bluestem” Annick Smith’s chapter outlines, correspondence with the Nature Conservancy and revisions, etc.,(~50 pages of material), March 14, 1994
3 “Big Bluestem: A Journey into the Tallgrass Prairie”: typescript of variant drafts with corrections, MS Versions, 1995
4 “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tallgrass Prairie”: typescript of draft #1 with corrections (252 pages) dated May 30, 1995 (second copy), 1995
5 “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass”: page proofs, plus memorandums, recommended changes, comments, revisions, etc., 1996
6 “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass”: typescript with corrections (276 pages), 1996
7 “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass”: typescript with corrections (183 pages), with “Suggestions for Further Reading” and rough cover proof, 1996
8 “Black Fox”, “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tallgrass Prairie”: typescript of draft #1 with corrections (252 pages) dated May 30, 1995, plus additional notes, oil, 1995
9 “Blackfoot Highway”: drafts and correspondence, 1993
10 “Blowouts and Moving Dunes” (a.k.a. “Moving Dunes): drafts and correspondence, 1993
11 “Blue Canadian Rockies: The Banff Springs Hotel and Spa”: draft, plus correspondence, 1995
12 “Call to Arms” etc.: a very early group of typewritten poems by James Welch, when he was still a student at University of Montana, plus newspaper, 1969
13 “Camping in Montana”: drafts and correspondence, 1991
14 “Cauldron” magazine, Transcript of an interview with Annick Smith on August 22, 1994 by Sara Knight with correspondence, 1994-1995
15 “Child Went Forth in Idaho” (a.k.a. “Idaho Leaves Me Wondering”): drafts and correspondence, 1994
16 “Dakah” by Sandra Johnson Osawa: bound manuscript, “First Draft October 29, 1982” with cover letter (related to Whale Hunters script by Macau filmmaker), 1982-1983
17 “David Smith” by Dick Hugo: memorial to David Smith, plus notes for a criminal justice book Annick Smith picked up after David died, 1976
18 “Don’t Blame Montana” and “To Sir, With Love”: drafts and correspondence, 1993
19 “Dovecote”: six variant drafts, plus correspondence, undated
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5 1 “Eagle and the Snake: At Play in Chief Joseph’s Land”: drafts and correspondence, 1991
2 “Eugene Who Works With Clay”: seven variant drafts, plus correspondence and notes (Annick Smith’s first attempt to write a story), undated
3 “Falling Into the Canyon”: drafts, plus correspondence with Kathleen Ryan and P.R. materials, “Writing Down the River,” 1996-2000
4 “Fishing the Tundra”: drafts and correspondence, 1994
5 “Gleaning Wild Gardens”: drafts and correspondence of this essay, huckleberries, plus revisions for Linda Hogan’s book on “Women and Plants”, 1999-2000
6 “Great Bear”: eight variant treatments by William Kittredge for “The Great Bear” film, 1983-1985
7 “Great Bear”: bound proposal, synopsis, and treatment for “The Great Bear” film (two copies), 1985
8 “Great Bear”: bound proposal, synopsis, and treatment for “The Great Bear” film (two copies), 1985
9 “Great Bear”: chronological treatment by Eric Whitehead (39 pages), plus miscellaneous notes, articles, etc., 1985
10 “Great River” by Eddie Kurtz: variant drafts of beginnings of screenplay for this dramatic TV series, 1986-1987
11 “Great River: An Original Screenplay by Newton E. Renfro”: bound manuscript (87 pages), 1988 Publication, 1988
12 “Great River” by Eddie Kurtz: holograph notes (1987); correspondence from Newton Renfro to Glen Pitre; plus research, Nicolas de La Salle, 1987
13 “Great River” by Eddie Kurtz: script suggestions and revisions, plus miscellaneous business materials, correspondence, clippings, etc., 1988-1990
14 “Great River”: variant drafts of dramatic treatments, 1987
15 “Great River”: variant drafts of dramatic treatments, plus correspondence, 1987
16 “Great River”: variant manuscripts of initial proposals, 1987-1988
17 “Great River”: bound screenplay by Glen Pitre, “First Draft, revised February 27, 1988” (109 pages), 1988
18 “Great River”: LEH Media Proposal dated May 23, 1988: bound copy of manuscripts, budgets, summaries, etc., 1988
19 “Great River”: one manila folder of revisions by Eddie Kurtz with cover letter (12 pages), 1988
20 “Great River” by Eddie Kurtz: script suggestions and revisions, 1989
21 “Great River”: bound screenplay by Glen Pitre, “Draft of October 24, 1990” (108 pages), 1990
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6 1 “Great River”: notes of scene breakdowns, 1990
2 “Great River”: notes of scene breakdowns, 1990
3 “Great River”: notes of scene breakdowns, 1990
4 “Great River”: screenplay by Glen Pitre, “Interim Draft July 18, 1990” (101 pages), 1990
5 “Great River”: screenplay by Glen Pitre: variant draft (116 pages), 1990
6 “Guilty Pleasures in the Nouveau West: Amangani at Jackson Hole”: drafts and correspondence of this essay, plus notes, 1998
7 “Headwaters”: one folder of manuscripts submissions for “Headwaters” anthology, Blackfoot River with cover letters, 1996
8 “Headwaters”: page and cover proofs with notes and corrections, plus contributor notes, 1996
9 “Headwaters”: manuscript copy, outlines, contracts, and business correspondence with Roman Kuczer, 1996-1997
10 “Heathen Ground: Narcissa Whitman and the Cayuse Indians” by Annick Smith: stapled manuscript (127 pages), 1978
11 “Heathen Ground: Narcissa Whitman and the Cayuse Indians”: draft with cover-letter (127 pages), 1978
12 “Heathen Ground: The Story of Narcissa Whitman” by Annick Smith: drafts, revisions, notes, 1978
13 “Heathen Ground: The Story of Narcissa Whitman and the Cayuse Indians” by Annick Smith: later manuscript (123 pages), 1979
14 “Heathen Ground” The NEH rejection of with reader’s comments, 1980
15 “Homestead”: two drafts, plus proofs, 1988
16 “Homestead”: one group of page proofs, and early manuscript of essays that would be collected into the finished book, plus Milkweed Editions promo materials, 1990-1994
17 “Homestead or West to Montana”: one group of individual essays collected and dated April 8, 1994 1994
18 “Homestead” One copy of an original cover proof for book, 1994
19 “Homestead”: early manuscript pages with corrections and cover letter, August 9, 1994
20 “Homestead”: early manuscript pages with corrections and cover letter from Peter Anderson of the Snake River Institute, October 10, 1994
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7 1 “Homestead”: one group of individual essays collected, September 9, 1994
2 “Homestead”: one group of revised versions of essays, 1994
3 “Homestead”: page proofs, December 14, 1994
4 “Homestead”: page proofs with notes from Annick Smith attached, November 10, 1994
5 “Hunting and Trespassing”: proposal, undated
6 “I Am Not Thinking: Chronicle of a Father’s Dying” (a.k.a. “My Father’s Wallet): six variant drafts and correspondence, 1997-1998
7 “I Am Not Thinking: Chronicle of a Father’s Dying”: draft, July 2000
8 “Immigrant Vision (Settlement of Washington’s Yakima Valley)” by Suzanne Tedesko: bound manuscript, 1986
9 “In This We Are Native” (i.e. “Homestead”): early draft with alternate title in Fed Ex folder dated February 3, 1994 1994
10 “In This We Are Native”: thirteen variant drafts, plus correspondence, 1991
11 “In This We Are Native”: two drafts, plus correspondence, 1991
12 “In This We Are Native”: draft plus correspondence, 1994
13 “In This We Are Native”: drafts, plus correspondence, 1994
14 “In This We Are Native”: three drafts, plus correspondence, 1994
15 “In This We Are Native”: draft with Kittredge’s notes (Hollywood Essay), July 2000
16 “Interview with Norman Maclean” by William Kittredge and Annick Smith: two variant drafts, 1976-1982
17 “Isla Negra, House in the Sand”: drafts and correspondence, essay, plus travel notes, receipts, etc., 1999
18 “It’s Come to This”: ten variant drafts, plus correspondence, 1991
19 “Kananaskis: Alberta’s Secret”: drafts and correspondence of this essay, plus notes, etc., 1999-2000
box folder
8 1 “Lady in Kicking Horse Reservoir” by Richard Hugo: bound poetry manuscript in black folder, undated
2 “Last Batfouler”: screenplay by Barry Pritchard: bound typescript with cover letter, Sundance Institute, 1981
3 “Learning to Stay Put” (introduction to Mildred Walker’s “Fireweed”): drafts and correspondence, 1994
4 “Lost Land of Ka-Zar”: drafts, plus notes and correspondence, 1993
5 “Margitsziget, Margaret island, Isle of Ten Thousand Trees”: drafts and correspondence, 1997
6 “Midstream with Robert Redford”: typescript of interview with Annick Smith, 1991-1992
7 “Monte Dolack: the Artist as a Cool Cat”, draft with correspondence, 2000
8 “Mother and Me”: drafts and correspondence, 1993
9 “Mountain Home”: draft and correspondence with Summit Publications, 1994-1995
10 “Narcissa: Tell Us of the Night” by Annick Smith: bound manuscript, “First Draft” (94 pages) with corrections (precedes “Heathen Ground”), 1977
11 “Narcissa: Tell Us of the Night” by Annick Smith: bound manuscript, “First Draft” (94 pages), 1978
12 “Narcissa”: chapter outline, proposal and manuscript drafts with corrections of this historical novel by William Kittredge and Annick Smith, Narcissa Whitman, the first white woman to cross the Rocky Mountains in 1836 as a missionary to the Nez Perce Indians, 1978
13 “Narcissa”: chapter outline, proposal and manuscript drafts with corrections of this historical novel by William Kittredge and Annick Smith, Narcissa Whitman was the first white woman to cross the Rocky Mountains in 1836 as a missionary to the Nez Perce Indians, 1978
14 “Narcissa”: one group of holograph notebooks of outlines and scenes, Narcissa Whitman, 1978
15 “Narcissa”: proposal for a western historical novel by William Kittredge and Annick Smith: chapter outlines (136 pages) and draft for Chapter One (31 pages), plus outlines, 1978
16 “Nature of Discovery”: drafts and correspondence, 1990
17 “Neversweat” by William Kittredge and Annick Smith, plus “The War of the Copper Kings” by Scott Chestnut and John Dahl, plus contracts, correspondence with Wayne H. Chestnut, one notebook of notes, etc., 1987-1990
18 “No Alibis: Norman Maclean, 1902-1990”: drafts and correspondence, 1990-1997
19 “Old Bannock Trail”: drafts and correspondence, 1989-1990
20 “Palo Duro Canyon”: draft, 1998
21 “Panimarida”: drafts and correspondence of this essay, plus notes, etc., New York Times, 1993
22 “Peacock’s War”: disbound second draft of this screenplay for a feature film by Charles Gaines (67 pages), plus correspondence from Doug Peacock, holograph notes, variant drafts, outlines, etc., “The Great Bear” film, 1981-1983
23 “Peacock’s War”: bound second draft of this screenplay for a feature film by Charles Gaines, plus correspondence, 1982-1983
24 “Poetry for People in Missoula, Montana” by Annick Smith, plus business materials and correspondence, Hellgate Writers Conference #1 (includes photos of Etheridge Knight, C.K. Williams, and Carolyn Forche), 1989
25 “Real Cowboys look Back: to the Ranch They Worked and the Life They Remember”: one purple ring binder of remarks from interviews with cowboys (156 pages), 1991
26 “Richard Hugo Reads David Smith’s transcripts, the first Richard Hugo film,” 1964-1966
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9 1 “Ride, Ride, Ride”: draft, 1993
2 “Right Life: Maurice ‘Mickey’ McDermott” (a.k.a. “Good Ol’ Boy of Summer”): drafts and correspondence, 1990
3 “Rites of Snow”: drafts and correspondence, 1992
4 “River Runs Through It” by Norman Maclean, screenplay by William Kittredge: four variant drafts, plus treatment, contracts, correspondence, and notes, 1985-1986
5 “River That Runs Through It”: drafts and correspondence, 1989-1990
6 “River Runs Through It”: screenplay by Richard Friedenberg (third draft with scene # April 11, 1991) (109 pages), plus story outline and correspondence, 1991
7 “River That Runs Through It”: drafts and correspondence, 1993-1998
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6 8 “Sacred Tree”: photocopy of proposal for TV series on Native American writers, 1992
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9 9 “Sacred Tree”: unbound copy of proposal, variant drafts, revisions, correspondence, invoices, Annick Smith’s “Yellow Woman” manuscript, plus photocopy of a Linda Hogan story, etc., 1992
10 “Sacred Tree”: variant drafts/revisions of proposal, correspondence, plus Annick Smith’s “Yellow Woman” manuscript, 1992
11 “Sculpting with Light: My Father, Stephen Deutch”: drafts and correspondence, 1993
12 “Shadow on the Waters” (124 pages) (based on the novel by Jack Thomas Leahy), plus production play, 1981
13 “She Said/He Said”: draft of this joint article between Annick Smith and William Kittredge, 1996-1997
14 “Sink or Swim”: drafts and correspondence, 1995-1996
15 “Sink or Swim”: drafts and correspondence, 1997
16 “Sorrento”: drafts and correspondence, 1994-1998
17 “Spirit of the Last Great Places” One copy of the Nature Conservancy’s booklet, teachers guide, 1994
18 “Stevens Expedition”: script by Dan Whipple with applications, resumes, correspondence logs, notes of this video project, “Visions of the Northern West,” 1985-1987
19 “Summering Ground”: drafts and correspondence of this essay, plus notes, 1998
20 “Thanksgiving: Warren Dunes State Park,” draft plus correspondence, 1999
21 “Three Chinamen”: screenplay by Barry Pritchard: bound typescript, Sundance Institute, 1981
22 “Three Ways of Walking the Blackfoot”: three drafts, plus correspondence, 1998-2000
23 “Three Ways to Ronda”: drafts and correspondence, 1993-1994
24 “Titicaca: Rock of the Mountain Cat”: drafts and correspondence, essay, 1999
25 “Trickster is Us”: drafts and correspondence, 1990
26 “Two Frontiers of Mary Ronan”: drafts and correspondence, 1988
27 “Two Worlds of Norman Maclean: Interviews in Montana and Chicago” by William Kittredge and Annick Smith: draft with introduction (31 pages), plus two audio cassette tapes (cassettes moved to A-V section), 1983
28 “Virtue and Charity”: draft, plus miscellaneous poem drafts and notes, outlines, etc., undated
29 “Virtue”: six variant drafts and correspondence, 1993
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10 1 “Whale Hunters”: screenplay by David J. Smith and Annick Smith (105 pages) (based on the novel “Shadow on the Waters” by Jack Thomas Leahy), plus holograph notes, 1981
2 “Whale Hunters” (treatment—120 pages); (revised first draft dated July 22, 1982—135 pages); (draft dated March 28, 1983 (?)—122 pages); (revised first draft dated July 22, 1982—135 pages, second copy); plus notes, 1982
3 “Whale Hunters”: script development agreement, contracts, business materials, 1982
4 “Whale Hunters”: concept and story idea for a Feature-Length Fiction Film by Annick Smith (in collaboration with Sandy Osawa): Alaska version of “Whale Hunters”: draft, scene outlines, notes, etc., 1983
5 “Whale Hunters”: original screenplay by Annick Smith (Draft #2, March 25, 1983), corrected copy, 1983
6 “Whale Hunters”: first draft ONLY (127 pages), undated
7 “What You See is What You Got”: drafts and correspondence, 1991
8 “Where the Sky Began: Land of the Tallgrass Prairie”: variant draft scripts dated June 27, 1997; October 29, 1997; August 26, 1997; September 10, 1997; plus scripts of select takes, 1997
9 “Where the Sky began: Land of the Tallgrass Prairie”: variant section drafts and research materials, 1997
10 “Where Water Meets Stone: A Review of Annie Dillard’s ‘the Living’”: drafts and correspondence, 1992
11 “White Woman Blues”: seven variant drafts of this short story, undated
12 “Who’s Who”, Annick Smith’s biography and resume, 1993-1998
13 “Wildcats I Have Not Known”: draft, plus correspondence with Sasquatch Books, Elizabeth Grossman and Sue Halpern and P.R.materials, 1998-1999
14 “Wilderness Women” Proposal for book, which preceded “Heartland” film, 1978
15 “Winter in the Blood”, story by James Welch, script outline by William Kittredge and Annick Smith: drafts, outlines, correspondence, notes, includes James Welch’s proposal outline for a novel, “The Indian Lawyer,” 1987-1990
16 “Words from the Wilderness”: draft, undated
17 “World Down to Size: Two Talks with Richard Hugo”, edited by David Smith: draft (40 pages), 1969
18 “World Down to Size: Two Talks with Richard Hugo”, edited by David Smith: numerous variant drafts, 1969
19 “Yellow Woman” treatment by Annick Smith: photocopy of draft of “Sacred Tree” proposed TV series on Native American writers, 1992
20 “Yonnondio”: screenplay by Marty Nicholson and Ken Fink: bound typescript, Sundance Institute, 1982
21 French texts: Cavallier de La Salle, undated
22 Reviews by Annick Smith (including Max Crawford’s “Lords of the Plain”), miscellaneous essays, 1980-1985 1980-1985
23 Various poem drafts: “Old Woman’s Goat Song”, etc., 1977



 

Business Materials/Financial Materials

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11 1 American Academy of Achievement Business materials, notes, and correspondence, the 1993 conference of the American Academy of Achievement, Glacier Park, Montana, 1993
2 Audubon and BBC Natural History Unit Business materials, notes, correspondence, BBC Natural History Unit and “Audubon,” 1982
3 Audubon Business materials, notes, and correspondence, WGBH and “Audubon,” 1981
4 Big Bluestem Notes and correspondence, “Big Bluestem” book, undated
5 Big Bluestem, Records, expenses, receipts, 1994
6 Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass by Annick Smith, Tulsa, Oklahoma: Council Oak Books, 1996. First edition, signed “Annick.” Photography by Harvey Payne, 1996
7 Evangeliners of New Orleans Business materials, notes, and correspondence, the Evangeliners of New Orleans, which Annick Smith did a piece on for “Esquire,” 1993
8 Female prison inmates in Montana Business materials, notes, and correspondence, the state of female prison inmates in Montana, and writer’s lecture series at women’s prison, 1989-1992
9 Film proposals; Two blue notebooks of early film treatments and film proposals with first husband, David Smith, includes: “Proposal for a Film on Pesticide Use in East Africa,” “Corrections Reform: A Film Proposal,” “Proposal for a 25-30 minute documentary film on Jeanette Rankin,” “Doors of Perception,” and “Seeing Red,” 1958-1968
10 Fishtrap Gathering Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Fishtrap Gathering (of writers), 1990
11 Flathead Lake Writers Conference, 1988-1994
12 Great River Business and financial materials, “Great River,” 1987
13 Great River Story outlines, business correspondence and materials, “Great River,” 1987
14 Great River Business and financial materials, “Great River,” 1987-1988
15 Great River, One application for NEH funding, 1987-1988
16 Great River Business materials and correspondence, “Great River” TV film, 1988
17 Great River, 1988-1990
18 Great River Business correspondence and materials, “Great River,” 1990
19 Great River Business correspondence and materials, “Great River,” 1990
20 Great River Business materials and correspondence, “Great River” movie for television about LaSalle and his discovery of the Mississippi River (not produced), 1990
21 Great River Legal papers and contracts, TV movie, 1990
22 Great River Legal papers and contracts, TV movie, 1990
23 Great River Business and legal materials, “Great River,” 1990-1991
24 Great River, Production estimates dated, January 7, 1991
25 Great River Business materials, “Great River,” 1992
26 Heartland Financial records, loan for Wilderness Women, “Heartland” film, 1972-1983
27 Heartland Business and organizational papers, budgets, applications, forms for fundraising, “Heartland” film, 1978
28 Heartland Financial and tax records, “Burnt Fork Budgets”, “Heartland” film, 1979
29 Heartland Business and organizational papers, “Heartland” film, 1979-1982
30 Heartland Correspondence and legal records, “Heartland” film – Errors and Omissions Insurance, 1979-1982
31 Heartland Correspondence and legal records, “Heartland” film, 1979-1983
32 Heartland Business materials, notes, and correspondence, WNET-TV (13) and “Heartland” etc., 1980-1981
33 Heartland Grant Award for film, Publication, undated
34 Heathen Ground Budget proposals and outlines, “Heathen Ground” film, 1979
35 Heathen Ground Budget proposals and outlines, “Heathen Ground” film, 1979
36 Heathen Ground Vitaes and photography, “Heathen Ground” film, 1979
37 Heathen Ground Budget proposals and outlines, “Heathen Ground” film, 1980
38 Hellgate Writers Conference Business material and correspondence, Hellgate Writers Conference (for screenwriters) that William Kittredge and Annick Smith set up in Missoula, Montana, as part of the Sundance Institute outreach program, 1986-1987
39 Hellgate Writers Conference Business material and correspondence, Hellgate Writers Conference, 1987
40 Hellgate Writers Conference Business, legal, and tax records, Hellgate Writers Conference, 1987
41 Hellgate Writers Conference Business material and correspondence, Hellgate Writers Conference, 1987-1988
42 Hugo, David Smith’s notes, plus Hugo’s notes to David, the first Richard Hugo film, “Richard Hugo Reads,” 1964-1966
43 Hugo, David Smith’s notes, correspondence, outlines, scene drafts, the first Richard Hugo film, “Richard Hugo Reads,” 1966-1970
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12 1 Hugo Correspondence, receipts, and grant material, second Richard Hugo film, a documentary by Annick Smith, 1977
2 Hugo Poems, script outline with corrections, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, 1977
3 Hugo Holograph notes, film logs, and scene outlines, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, 1977-1978
4 Independent Feature Project Holograph notes, materials, and publications, the Independent Feature Project, Annick Smith was on the steering committee, 1979
5 Independent Feature Project Materials and holograph notes, the Independent Feature Project, Annick Smith was on the steering committee, 1979
6 Independent Feature Project Materials and publications, the Independent Feature Project, Annick Smith was on the steering committee, 1979
7 Independent Feature Project Materials and publications, the Independent Feature Project, Annick Smith was on the steering committee, 1979
8 Independent Feature Project Materials, the Independent Feature Project, Annick Smith was on the steering committee, 1980-1984
9 Institute of the American West Business correspondence, publications, flyers, and material, the Institute of the American West, Sun Valley, Idaho, 1978-1985
10 Institute of the American West Business correspondence, publications, and materials, the Institute of the American West, Sun Valley, Idaho, including holograph notes by William Kittredge, 1979-1981
11 Institute of the American West Business correspondence, publications, materials, the Institute of the American West, Sun Valley, Idaho, 1982
12 International Wildlife Film Festivals Business correspondence, schedules, applications, notes, and materials, the International Wildlife Film Festivals; Annick Smith was a judge, speaker, and programmer, 1983-1987
13 Japanese immigration Business materials and correspondence, proposed film about early Japanese immigration, 1979
14 “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home, Second Richard Hugo film,” a documentary by Annick Smith, 1976-1977
14 “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home, Second Richard Hugo film,” a documentary by Annick Smith, 1975-1977
16 Last Best Place, 1986-1987
17 Last Best Place, 1986-1987
18 Last Best Place anthology, 1986-1988
19 Last Best Place anthology, 1986-1989
20 Last Best Place Business materials and holograph notes, “Last Best Place” video, “Montana Myths,” 1987
21 Last Best Place anthology, 1987
22 Last Best Place anthology, 1987
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13 1 Last Best Place anthology, 1987
2 Last Best Place anthology, 1987
3 Last Best Place Scripts and business materials, “Last Best Place” anthology and video, 1987
4 Last Best Place video, “Montana Myths,” 1987
5 Last Best Place, Centennial Commission Sanction/Fund Raising, 1987
6 Last Best Place video, “Montana Myths,” 1987-1988
7 Last Best Place and Montana Myths Business materials, applications, and resumes, “Last Best Place” video project, “Montana Myths,” 1987-1989
8 Last Best Place Business materials and correspondence, Montana Council for the Humanities and “Last Best Place,” 1987-1989
9 Last Best Place “Last Best Place” anthology, 1988
10 Last Best Place Biographical notes and information, “Last Best Place” anthology’s contributors, 1988
11 Last Best Place Business and organizational materials, “Last Best Place” anthology, 1988
12 Last Best Place Business and organizational materials, “Last Best Place” anthology, 1988
13 Last Best Place Business and organizational materials, “Last Best Place” anthology, 1988
14 Last Best Place Business materials, script, notes, “Last Best Place” video, 1988
15 Last Best Place anthology, 1988-1992
16 Last Best Place Scripts and correspondence, “Last Best Place” theater piece, “Out West: Stories from the Big Sky,” 1989-1990
17 Last Best Place video, 1989-1990
18 Last Best Place Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Montanan State Library, reading for prisoners from “Last Best Place” for a recording for the blind, 1990-1992
19 Literature and Language Business correspondence, poetry and prose manuscripts, and script material, “Literature and Language” promotional video for Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, 1990
20 Montana Arts Council Business and organizational materials, 1980-1985
21 Montana Arts Council Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Montana Arts Council, 1987-1990
22 Montana Committee for the Humanities, 1988-1992
23 Montana Council for the Humanities Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Montana Council for the Humanities; Montana Big Sky Chapter, newspaper clippings, etc., 1985-1988
24 Montana Council for the Humanities Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Montana Council for the Humanities, 1990
25 National Endowment for the Arts, Business materials, notes, and correspondence, 1981
26 National Writers Workshop Business materials and correspondence, National Writers Workshop in Salt Lake City, Utah, 1993
27 North Carolina Video Group, 1987
28 North Country Media Group, undated
29 One Wilderness Women Production checkbook with stubs, 1987-1999
30 Real People Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Native American project in Spokane, Washington, “Real People,” a TV series for KEPS- TV, the first Annick Smith project after David Smith's death, 1974-1978
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14 1 A River Runs Through It, 1986-1988
2 Screenwriting weekend on Casper, Wyoming, 1990
3 Speaking engagements Business materials and correspondence, various speaking engagements, 1987
4 Sundance Institute Planning Conference Summary, 1980
5 Sundance Institute, 1980-1981
6 Sundance Institute, 1980-1981
7 Sundance Institute, 1981
8 Sundance Institute, Holograph notes, business and promotional materials, Sundance Institute, 1981
9 Sundance Institute Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1981-1982
10 Sundance Institute, Business materials, notes, and correspondence, 1981-1982
11 Sundance Institute (Annick Smith was on the original board of the Sundance Film Institute from 1981-1985), 1981
12 Sundance Institute, Miscellaneous materials, 1981-1987
13 Sundance Institute, Business and promotional materials, Sundance Institute, 1981-1990
14 Sundance Institute Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1982
15 Sundance Institute Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1982-1983
16 Sundance Institute Business materials and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1982-1984
17 Sundance Film Institute, 1983
18 Sundance Institute, Board Members Handbook and Participant Directory, plus business materials and correspondence, (Annick Smith was on the original board of the Sundance Film Institute from 1981-1985), 1983
19 Sundance Institute, Bound copy of the Board of Trustees Meeting (October 9, 1983) Board Members Handbook and Participant Directory, plus business materials and correspondence, 1983
20 Sundance Institute, Business material and project applications, Sundance Film Institute, 1983
21 Sundance Institute Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1983-1984
22 Sundance Institute Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1984
23 Sundance Institute Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Sundance Institute, 1984-1985
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15 1 Sundance Institute June Laboratory for Filmmakers, 1985
2 Sundance Institute Newsletter, May 1985
3 Sundance Institute June Laboratory for Filmmakers, 1986
4 Sundance Institute, 1990
5 Sundance Institute’s Summer Programs, 1990
6 Sundance Institute, Bound notebook, undated
7 The Great Bear Research materials, business correspondence, holograph notes, etc., “The Great Bear” Project, 1979-1984
8 The Great Bear Loose holograph notes, film logs, and outlines, “The Great Bear” film, 1983
9 The Great Bear Business correspondence and financial information, “The Great Bear” Project, 1983-1984
10 The Great Bear Business correspondence, notes, etc., “The Great Bear” Project, 1983-1985
11 The Great Bear Business correspondence and grant information, “The Great Bear” Project, 1985
12 The Great Bear Business correspondence and grant information, “The Great Bear” Project, 1985
13 The Nature Conservancy: conference in Choteau, Montana, 1990
14 Thoreau conference Materials, Thoreau conference number 2, 1991-1992
15 Thoreau conference “In the Thoreau Tradition”: group of notes, business and organizational materials, Thoreau conference number 2, 1992
16 Thoreau conference Materials, Thoreau conference number 3, 1993
17 Thoreau conference “In the Thoreau Tradition”: business and organizational materials, Thoreau conference number 3, includes Smith’s essay, “Beasts of the Field,” 1993-1995
18 Tribute to Norman Maclean, University of Montana, 1992
19 Turner, Ted Business correspondence and materials, Ted Turner, 1989
20 University of Great Falls Business materials, notes, and correspondence, University of Great Falls, Montana conference, 1995-1996
21 University of Idaho Business materials, notes, and correspondence, University of Idaho writers workshop, 1991
22 University of Montana Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Montanan Advisory Board, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana (Smith was a member), 1995-1998
23 Various Business materials, notes, and correspondence, various readings and conferences, 1989-1990
24 Visions of the Northern West “Visions of the Northern West” series: correspondence logs, proposal, correspondence, holograph notebooks, proposed TV series, 1984-1986
25 Western women Business materials and notes, fundraising for film series on Western women, 1981
26 Whale Hunters Sundance Institute folder containing holograph notes/outlines for “Whale Hunters,” plus information on film distribution, 1983
27 Wyoming Outdoor Council Business materials, notes, and correspondence, Wyoming Outdoor Council, 1992
28 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1988
29 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1989
30 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1990
31 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1991
32 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1991
33 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1992
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16 1 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1993
2 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1994
3 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1994-1995
4 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1995
5 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1997
6 Yellow Bay Business material and correspondence, the Yellow Bay writer’s workshop, 1997



 

Research Materials

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16 7 Big Bluestem book, Photocopies of research materials, 1940-1990
8 Big Bluestem book Bison, with cover letter, 1993
9 Big Bluestem book, Holograph notebook of writings and notes labeled: #4 Notes on Buffalo// Plowed ground// Key to P.C.// April 1994// Fred A. Drummond International// Frederick Drummond International// Frances [Schirmer] International// Mary Lawrence International,” 1994
10 Bison, the release of the bison in the Tallgrass Prairie reserve in October of 1993, plus materials about the reserve, 1993
11 Blaffer Gallery in Houston, Texas, P.R. materials, 1993
12 Dinner Party, Information for a conference of Western writers that took place in 1991 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; includes letters from Terry Tempest Williams and color copies of original artwork, 1991
13 Five Rivers Festival of Film in Missoula, Montana, Holograph notes and P.R. materials, 1998
14 Great River; KRG Deal, Holograph notes, budget material and a copy of the American Indian Talent Directory, 1988-1989
15 Heartland film, Newspaper clippings, 1981
16 Last Best Place, Stray notebook of holograph notes, undated
17 Montana Festival of the Book, Holograph notes and P.R. materials, 2000
18 Narcissa Whitman, “Heathen Ground: Narcissa Whitman and the Cayuse Indians” by Annick Smith; early version of filmscript with holograph notes, 1978
19 Narcissa Whitman, 1978
20 Narcissa Whitman, Folder of postcards from Fort Vancouver, 1978
21 Narcissa Whitman, including illustrations and photo negatives, 1978
22 Narcissa Whitman, Research and postcards, 1978
23 Nature, Writing, and the Discovery of Self, Loose notes for a talk, 1991
24 Notes, Pocket-size notebook of from April, 1994, “Notes for other books//Bill’s notes—complexity and chaos// Harvey Payne account of National park episode// Dinner with Marty,” 1994
25 Okeh Country series (ideas), Loose notes, 1978-1980
26 Osage Indians with cover letter and reports (sent by Liz Medley), 1993
27 Osage Indians, miscellaneous research materials, prairie, etc., 1993-1994
28 Osage, Photocopy of portions of Terry Wilson’s book, (Tallgrass Prairie), 1988
29 Prairie, Pocket-size spiral notebook of notes from August, 1993
30 Pocket-size spiral notebook of notes, prairie, 1994
31 Prairie, Pocket-size spiral notebook of notes from November, 1993
32 Prairie, Pocket-size spiral notebook of notes, March and October, 1994
33 Prairie, Pocket-size spiral notebook of notes, June 1995
34 Richard Hugo Reads, Holograph notebook of scene outlines, the first Richard Hugo film, 1964-1966
35 Toshiba Explora Vision Awards, Information (Potomac School), 1994
36 Various, Group of five miscellaneous notebooks going back to 1958 when Annick Smith was a student at the University of Washington in Seattle, through early film and video notes, house plans, Native American notes, 1958-1968
37 Various, Loose notes, miscellaneous/various film ideas, 1978-1980
38 Whale Hunters, 1981-1982
39 Whale Hunters, Holograph notebook of outlines, 1992



 

Appointment Books

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17 1 One group of six pocket appointment books with notes by Annick Smith from the years 1978, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1987, 1991 1978-1991



 

Business Diary

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17 2 Business diary with notes by Annick Smith, 1975



 

Calendars

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17 3 Three calendars with notations by Annick Smith for the years: 1973-1974, 1984, 1986-1987, 1973-1987
4 Group of five wall calendars with notes by Annick Smith from the years 1980, 1985, 1986, 1989, and 1990, 1980-1990
5 One Engagement Calendar with notes by Annick Smith, 1992



 

Interview

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17 6 Transcript of an interview with Ollie Johnson Rider and Ben Johnson, Jr. by Marty Marina of the Nature Conservancy for “Big Bluestem” book, 1992



 

Maps

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17 7 Various maps of Osage Country, Oklahoma and the Tallgrass Prairie Reserve, 1992



 

Publications

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17 8 Cards, brochures, etc., 1993
9 Group of miscellaneous publications, includes copies of Oklahoma Conservator News, Nature Conservancy, Atlas Video catalog, Inside Osage, Pawhuska Daily Journal, plus a drawing “Little Turtle,” 1967-1994
10 Book: One copy of the “Osage Indian Tribe Centennial Celebration, 1872-1972,” 1972
11 Stray copy of “Profiles” publication used for research for Wilderness Women (and “Heartland” film), 1978
12 One copy of the Chicago Tribune’s “Sunday” Magazine, February 9, 1986
13 Newspaper clippings, Hellgate Writers Conference, 1987
14 “In the Thoreau Tradition”: photocopy of the original brochure for the first Thoreau conference, May 24-26, 1990 in Missoula, Montana, a major literary conference on nature and writing that Annick Smith organized with others in 1990, 1992, and 1994, 1990-1994
15 Headwater’s Newspaper clippings, “Headwaters,” 1996
16 “Headwate’s: Montana Writers on Water and Wilderness”: one copy of the finished book, 1996
17 Heartland Newspaper clippings, tearsheets, reviews of “Heartland” film, 1979-1982
18 Newspaper clippings, 1979-1986
19 Benefit reading for “Vital Ground” with Doug Peacock, Rick Bass, William Kittredge, etc., East Glacier/Whitefish, August 29, 1993



 

Photographs

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17 20 Color photos of Sundance Film Institute participants, 1982
21 Two groups of original color photographs, “Last Best Place,” 1986-1987
22 “Headwaters”: photo negative of unused illustration for book with cover letter, 1996
23 Three packets of photographs of the Tallgrass Reserve of Oklahoma, 1993-1994



 

Oversize

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18 1 “Big Bluestem: Journey into the Tall Grass”: page proofs (253 pages), 1996



 

Audio Recordings

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19 1 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
2 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
3 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
4 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
5 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
6 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
7 One of seven reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading and talking with Tony Cronin to go with a B and W film made by David and Annick Smith, 1964-1965
8 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
9 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
10 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
11 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
12 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
13 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
14 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
15 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
16 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
17 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
18 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
19 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
20 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
21 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
22 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
23 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
24 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
25 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
26 One of 19 reel-to-reel audio tapes of Richard Hugo reading, interview material, second Richard Hugo film, “Kicking the Loose Gravel Home,” a documentary by Annick Smith, plus sound logs, 1976
27 Talk N.W. film, 1980-1981
28 Untitled (no markings), undated
29 Cine Study Heartland interview with Annick Smith, Executive Producer 11/11/81, 1981
30 Copy of realistic micro cassette, undated
31 Study with Annick Smith 11/2/81, 1981
32 Copy of TDK micro cassette, undated
33 Kittredge Interview, undated
34 Heartland Background music for Chicago radio spot cassette, undated
35 Heartland Background music for Chicago radio spot, reel to reel 7.5 ips, undated
36 One of two audio cassette tapes of soundtrack music for “A River Runs Through It” by Tom Cooper, plus correspondence, 1984
37 One of two audio cassette tapes of soundtrack music for “A River Runs Through It” by Tom Cooper, plus correspondence, 1984
38 The Whale Hunters Side 1 and 2, undated
39 The Whale Hunters Side 3 and 4, undated
40 Interviews: Jim Welch, Amy Levin, Alan Cook, undated
41 #4 Logging at B.C. and Long Discussion- ?, undated
42 #5 Logging Site Long Discussion about technology and its ramifications, undated
43 28 May interview Roger, Coleen, undated
44 Roll 9 Mrs. Bauer; Pat Kittredge, undated
45 Roll 10 28 May Interviews Lois Welch and Dave Stadles, undated
46 Oral Notes shadow on the Water (but the text is marked through), undated
47 #8 McDonalds 24 April, undated
48 Tom’s Campaign Meeting Smith’s Friday April 24 ¾ Recorded; UHER, undated
49 #9 McDonalds 24 April; Rally 5 May, undated
50 April 24 Campaign Strategy #1 UHER; Helena Pre-Filing, undated
51 CHARLO #3 24 April Film Reel 2, undated
52 # 4 24 April Strategy at Smith’s, undated
53 #5 24 April Meeting at McDonalds, undated
54 #1 Reel 1 Film April 23 walking, filing, press, undated
55 #6 24 April Meeting at McDonalds, undated
56 #7 24 April Meeting at McDonalds, undated
57 #2 24 April strategy meeting at Smith’s reel 2-3, undated
58 #10 Rally May 5, undated
59 Last Best Place Mixed Music Track 15 ips spliced heads out, undated
60 Last Best Place Ray Horan Audio Raw Work Parts 15 ips Missoula Public Radio 2-89, 1989



 

Video/Film

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20 1 Last Best Place, Meriwether Lewis Sequence, Ryan Dam Missouri River, Raw Footage, Reel 1, 1988
2 Last Best Place, Meriwether Lewis Sequence, Ryan Dam Missouri River, Raw Footage, Reel 2, 1988
3 Last Best Place, Ripley Hugo Sequence, Homestead Scenics, Raw Footage, Reel 3, 1988
4 Last Best Place, Ripley Hugo sequence, Homestead CMR museum, Rapheal Christie, Raw Footage, Reel 4, 1988
5 Last Best Place, CMR Museum, Rapheal Christie Paintings, Raw Footage, Reel 5, 1988
6 Last Best Place, CMR Museum, Rapheal Christie, Paintings, Exteriors, Raw Footage, Reel 6, 1988
7 Last Best Place, Ft. Belnap, Jeanie Elder, Raw Footage, Reel 7, 1988
8 Last Best Place, Buffalo Scenics, Plenty Coups, Pryor Area, Raw Footage, Reel 8, 1988
9 Last Best Place, Plenty Coups A. Horses/Scenic Wildlife, Raw Footage, Reel 9, 1988
10 Last Best Place, Bozeman Area Cave Drawings with Jeanie Eder Raw Footage, Reel 10, 1988
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21 1 Last Best Place, Ed Lahey-Butte Poet, Butte-City Scapes, Scenics, Raw Footage, Reel 11, 1988
2 Last Best Place, Ed Lahey-Btute, Depot Interior, City Scapes, Raw Footage, Reel 12, 1988
3 Last Best Place, Mt. Historical Society Helena, Raw Footage of Exhibits displays and pictures, Reel 13, 1988
4 Last Best Place, Mt. Historical Society Helena, Raw Footage of Paintings and Pictures, Reel 14, 1988
5 Last Best Place, Lewis and Clark Pictures, Reel 15 Part 2, 1988
6 Last Best Place, Lewis and Clark Off-Line Revised, Ripley Hugo Revised, 1988
7 Last Best Place, Ft Belknap Revised, Cave 1988
8 Montana Myths Last Best Place, 1988
9 The Great Bear, undated
10 VC 602, undated
11 Last Best Place Montana Myths, Offline Master undated
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22 1 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage, Reel 1, Meriwether Lewis Sequence, Ryan Missouri River, 1988
2 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 2, Meriwether Lewis Sequence, Ryan Dam Missouri River, 1988
3 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 3, Ripley Hugo Sequence, Homestead Scenics, 1988
4 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 4, Ripley Hugo Sequence, Homesteads, CMR Museum, Rapheal Christie, 1988
5 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 5, CMR Museum, Rapheal Christie Paintings, 1988
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23 1 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 6,CMR , Rapheal Christie Paintings, Exteriors, 1988
2 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 7, Ft. Belknap, Jeanie Eder Scenics, 1988
3 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 8, Buffalo Scenics Plenty Coups Pryor Area, 1988
4 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 9, Plenty Coups Area, Horses, Scenics Wildlife, 1988
5 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel l0, Bozeman Area Cave Drawings with Jeanie Eder, 1988
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24 1 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 11,Ed Lahey-Butte Poet, Butte City Scapes and Scenics, 1988
2 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 12, Ed Lahey- Butte Poet, Depot Interiors City Scapes, 1988
3 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 13, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Exhibits, Displays, Pictures, 1988
4 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 14, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Paintings, Pictures, 1988
5 Last Best Place, Montana Myths Raw Footage Reel 15, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Paintings, Pictures, 1988
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25 1 Butte 4th Parade, 1988
2 Butte 4th Parade, 1988
3 Last Best Place Mt. Myths Sync Roll Unmixed, 1989
4 Last Best Place Mt. Myths Sync Roll SFX Tracks, 1989
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26 1 Last Best Place Edited Master 2 Channel Audio Mix, 1989
2 Last Best Place Raw Footage Reel 15, Abandoned Farm, Homestead Ray Horan Audio, 1988
3 Last Best Place Edited Master 2 Channel Audio mixed Dub Copy, 1989
4 Last Best B-Roll, 1989
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27 1 Bison Release News Coverage, 1988
2 Annick Smith Bears and Etc., 1988
3 Kicking the Loose Gravel Home, 1988
4 Heartland: A Frontier Love Story, 1979



 

Computer Disks

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28 1 “The Whale Hunters,” 1982
2 Two boxes of miscellaneous computer diskettes with material from Annick Smith’s various books, 1983-1992
3 Two boxes of miscellaneous computer diskettes with material from Annick Smith’s various books, 1983-1992
4 One computer back-up disk, July 28, 1993
5 “Headwater”: one large group of computer diskettes containing essays for the anthology, 1996



 

16mm Film in A/V Vault

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29 1 16 mm Film, “Head is on Head of Reel with 2-100’s,” One 16 mm Film Core in 7” canister, Tom McDonald vs. Mike Mansfield campaign, undated
2 16 mm Film, “Swain/Excerpt Head 50’ Forced 2 Stops”, One16 mm Film Core in 7” canister, Tom McDonald vs. Mike Mansfield, undated
3 16 mm Film, “Swain,” One 16 mm film core in 7” canister, Tom McDonald vs. Mike Mansfield Campaign, undated
4 16mm, Tom McDonald Color Original, one 16mm film Core in 7” canister, Tom McDonald vs. Mike Mansfield campaign, undated
5 16 mm, Tom’s Speech at—t crowd, one 16 mm film core in 3” canister Tom McDonald vs. Mike Mansfield Campaign ,