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TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence, 1978-2002 and undated

Legal Documents, 1988-1991

Literary Production, 1974-2002 and undated

Personal Papers

Printed Material

Research Material

Scrapbook Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Clay Reynolds:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1895-2002 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Reynolds, Clay, 1949-
Title: Clay Reynolds Papers,
Dates: 1895-2002 and undated
Abstract: These are the papers of Texas author Clay Reynolds.
Collection # S1642.1
Quantity: 29 boxes (29.0 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Clay Reynolds is the author of numerous fictional books. He taught at Lamar University, Beamont, Texas, and at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. He is a native Texan, freelance writer, and book critic. His opinions have appeared in the Dallas Morning News and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The author's novels relate to small town life, western drama, crime, and mystery.

A list of his publications include:

  • Reynolds, Clay. Agatite: A Novel. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.
  • Reynolds, Clay. Franklin's Crossing. New York: Dutton, 1992.
  • Reynolds, Clay. The Vigil. Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 2002.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscripts of Clay Reynolds' written works, some in draft format, and galley proofs with corrections. There are also research files and printed materials that he used in his work. The business correspondence deals with book publishers and associates. Dissertation notes, drafts, and other materials make up a small portion of this collection.

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Organization

The collection is organized into the following series:
Box #1: Correspondence, 1978-2002 and undated
Box #2: Legal Material, 1988-1991
Box #2-26: Literary Production, 1974-2002 and undated
Box #26: Personal Papers
Box #26: Printed Material
Box #26-29: Research Materials
Box #29: Scrapbook Material

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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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)
Reynolds, Clay, 1949-
Reynolds, Clay, 1949- --Archives
Reynolds, Clay, 1949- --Correspondence
Reynolds, Clay, 1949- --Manuscripts
Subjects
Texas--Fiction

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Related Material

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

  • Max Crawford Papers, 1938-2000 and undated
  • Clay Reynolds Radio Interview on cassette, 1991

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clay Reynolds Papers, 1895-2002 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
2002-0031-B, 2003-0006-B, 2003-0121-B

Gifts, 2002-2003

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, Summer 2003.

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Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence, 1978-2002 and undated

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1 1 “Agatite,” One letter from Clay Reynolds, of the screenplay, 1996
2 “Agatite,” One letter from Clay Reynolds, of the screenplay, 1996
3 A letter to the editor of the “Chronicle of Higher Education,” 1992
4 Business Correspondence, 1982-1985
5 Business related correspondence, 1995-1997
6 Business related correspondence, 1990
7 Business related correspondence, 1996-1997 and undated
8 Business related correspondence, 1995-1997
9 Business related correspondence, 2002 and undated
10 “Call of Duty,” A Treatment for a Motion Picture, by Dan Witt, 1989-1992
11 “Comanche Political History,” by Thomas W. Kavanagh, 1996 and undated
12 Correspondence between Clay Reynolds and Corona Publishing Company, 1989
13 Correspondence regarding Clay Reynolds dissertation, 1982-1983 and undated
14 Correspondence between Clay Reynolds and Jim Sanderson at Odessa College, 1988
15 Correspondence with Dana Brunvand at Utah State University, 1992
16 Correspondence regarding “Dogstar,” by Clay Reynolds, 1993-1995
17 Correspondence regarding The Fort Worth Stock Show, 1995
18 Correspondence, “Goodnight Sweetheart,” by Clay Reynolds, 1996 and undated
19 Correspondence regarding the Larry McMurtry Project, 1986-1989
20 “Crossing the Line of Poetic Biography: Andrew Hudgin’s Narrative,” 1988-1990
21 The Nomination of Clay Reynolds for the Don D. Walker Award, 1992
22 Correspondence regarding “Sex on the Beach,” by Clay Reynolds, 1999
23 “Descant,” Various Individuals regarding a contribution, 1999-2000
24 The Western Writers of America 1993 Workshop, 1992-1993 and undated
25 Western American Literature, Dallas Morning News, 1992-1993
26 “Elvis and Vs,” by Clay Reynolds, related correspondence, 1995-1996
27 “Fall Baseball,” the article written for “Texas Highways” magazine, 1994 and undated
28 Glen E. Lich, Business correspondence with Clay Reynolds, 1989
29 IBM Article, article on a Clay Reynolds speaking engagement, 1994 and undated
30 Jane Howle, of Baskerville Publishers, Inc. and others, 1993-1994 and undated
31 Janice Whittington, 2000
32 “Larry McMurtry and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship,” 1996-1997
33 Melanie Hawthorne, associate editor of the “South Central Review,” 2000
34 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1998
35 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1985-1991
36 Miscellaneous Business related Correspondence, 1988-1992 and undated
37 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1978-1984 and undated
38 Miscellaneous Business Correspondence, 1995
39 One Stray Piece of Correspondence regarding “Suddenly,” 1998
40 One Stray postcard depicting the “Annual Stock Show-Rodeo Parade,” undated
41 “Over the Back Fence,” Correspondence regarding publication, 1998 and undated
42 Paul Bowers, One loose piece of correspondence from Clay Reynolds, undated
43 “Pine Grove Press,” one loose piece of business correspondence, 1990
44 “Southwest Exposition and Livestock Show,” 1990-1995 and undated
45 “Taking Stock,” correspondence related to the production and publication, 1988
46 “The Fiction Writer’s Exercise Book,” by Clay Reynolds, 1994-1996 and undated
47 “The Journal of General Education,” with various associates, 1999-2000
48 “The Poet: A Post-modern Parable,” various publishers, 1994 and undated
49 “The Southern Prize,” A Flyer for a writing contest, 1996
50 Transcripts and correspondence from Editors Forum, 1996

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Legal Documents, 1988-1991

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2 1 Court Transcripts on the Jury Trial of David V. Alder, versus Jimmy Swaggart, 1991
2 Court Transcripts from the jury trial of David V. Alder, versus Jimmy Swaggart, 1991
3 Court transcripts from the jury trial of David V. Alder, vs. Jimmy Swaggart, 1991
4 Transcript of the Sworn Statement of Debra Arleen Murphree, 1988

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Literary Production, 1974-2002 and undated

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2 5 “A Better Class of People,” includes some correspondence, 1983-1985 and undated
6 “A Bibliography of Jean Rhys,” with introduction by B. J. Murray, 1979 and undated
7 “A Bibliography of Jean Rhys,” Bulletin of Bibliography, 1977-1979 and undated
8 “A Bird’s Eye view for Readers: Historical Atlas of Texas,” 1989 and undated
9 A Collection of reviews by Clay Reynolds for “Kirkus Reviews,” 1995
10 “A Finer Point of Light,” partial first draft, undated
11 “A Finer Point of Light,” synopsis with research on Slang Usage, 1994 and undated
12 “A Finer Point of Light,” manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
13 “African Settings in Contemporary American Novels,” By Dave Kuhne, 1999
14 “Agatite,” by Clay Reynolds, copy, undated
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3 1 “Agatite,” originally “Quiet Desperation,” manuscript with alternate pages, undated
2 “Agatite,” by Clay Reynolds, manuscript, undated
3 “Agatite,” by Clay Reynolds, galleys, 1986
4 “Agatite,” by Clay Reynolds, draft, undated
5 “Agatite,” by Clay Reynolds, galleys, 1986
6 “Agatite,” screenplay by Stephen Barnes, Benjamin Mouton, Ian Warwick, undated
7 “Agatite,” screenplay by Stephen Barnes, et. al., by Clay Reynolds, undated
8 “Agatite,” screenplay by Stephen Barnes, Benjamin Mouton, Ian Warwick, undated
9 “Agatite,” originally called “Quiet Desperation,” Working manuscript, undated
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4 1 “Alley Cats,” a play by Clay Reynolds, undated
2 “All of the Above, None of the Above: Teaching to the College, 1999 and undated
3 “American Theatre in the 1930’s,” chapters 2 and 3 drafts and cuttings, 1979
4 “American Theatre in the 1930’s,” chapter 1 outlines, drafts, and cuttings, undated
5 “American Theatre in the 1930's,” dissertation drafts and notes, undated
6 “American Theatre in the 1930’s,” dissertation notes and drafts, undated
7 “American Theatre in the 1930’s,” dissertation drafts and notes, undated
8 “American Theatre in the 1930’s,” draft of a dissertation, undated
9 “And Now a Word from the Author: The unpleasant Truth,” 1994-1996 and undated
10 “Andrew Hudgins,” for “American poets since WWII,” 1990-1992 and undated
11 “Arena Theatre,” by Edwin Groves, 1988 and undated
12 “A report on the Style and Presentation of Ten Articles on John” 1974 and undated
13 “Ars Poetica: A Post Modern Parable,” undated
14 “A Train to Catch,” and “Mattie’s Christmas,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
15 “Back Trailing to Glory: Lonesome Dove and Larry McMurtry, 1988-1989 and undated
16 “Badges,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
17 “Being Creative: A Response to Creative Being, by Eliot Deutsch,” 1993-1994
18 “Big Apples or Armadillos: Chasing the Muse in Texas, 1991
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5 1 “The Big Hotel: A Parable in Twenty-Four Chapters,” 1986-1987
2 “The Big Hotel,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
3 “The Big Hotel: A papable in Twenty-four Chapters,” draft, undated
4 “The Big Hotel: A Parable in Twenty-four Chapters,” draft, undated
5 Biographies and abstracts, by Clay Reynolds, undated
6 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for Sax, 1996
7 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for H.C., undated
8 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for DMN, 1996
9 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for DMN, 1998
10 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for Sax Press, 1998
11 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for H.C., 1998-1999
12 Book reviews by Clay Reynolds, for P.W., 1998-1999
13 “Bunker, Debunker, and Bunk: Remaking the Texas Myth in Two Books,” undated
14 “Bush League,” includes related correspondence, 1991-1992 and undated
15 “The Camera Eye: Dos Passos’ Subjective View,” 1981 and undated
16 “Comanche Political History: An Ethno historical Perspective,” 1996
17 “Coming Home: Fear and Loathing in Texasville,” by Robert Flynn, undated
18 “Computers and the Market,” submission to “Wired” Magazine, 1996
19 “Condon: Man without a Country,” with correspondence, 1996 and undated
20 “Crazy for Trying,” by Joni Rogers, review by Clay Reynolds, 1997
21 “Crossing the line of Poetic Biography: Andrew Hudgins’ Narrative,” 1988-1993
22 “Crossroads,” includes nine page scenario, undated
23 “Cup of Coffee,” includes related correspondence, 1994-1995 and undated
24 “Desert Lawmen,” by Larry D. Ball, reviewed by Clay Reynolds, undated
25 “Dictionary of the American West,” by Winfred Blevins, 1993 and undated
26 “The Dictionary of Texas Misinformation,” by Anne Dingus, 1988
27 “The Doctor is Out,” includes related correspondence, 1996 and undated
28 “The Dramaturgy of Jack London: Three Plays in search of Production,” undated
29 “Early Innings,” Prose Poetry by Clay Reynolds, Correspondence, 1994 and undated
30 “Easy to be Hard: University Presses and the Book Review,” correspondence, 1993
31 “El Camino Del Rio,” by Jim Sanderson, review by Clay Reynolds, 1998
32 “Elvis and Us,” by Clay Reynolds, includes correspondence, 1992 and undated
33 “Elegy for a Player, Dying Young,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
34 “The Encyclopedia of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution,” by Thom Hatch, 1999
35 “Etta’s Pond,” includes related correspondence, 1989-1992 and undated
36 “Excerpts from Dissertation,” by Clay Reynolds, 1982
37 “Fighting Fire,” by Caroline Paul, review by Clay Reynolds for Kirkus, 1998
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6 1 “The First Time I Seen Susan,” with related correspondence, 1994-1999 and undated
2 “The First Tour,” “Dogstar,” “Etta’s Pond,” and “Franklin’s Crossing,” undated
3 “The First Tour,” rejection letters from various publishers, 1991-1992 and undated
4 “First Fight,” and “The Prodigal,” includes correspondence, 1991-1993 and undated
5 “Fort Worth Stock Show and Piece,” “Grit and Glamour,” by Kelly Harrell, 1995
6 “Franklin’s Crossing,” character summary and screen treatment, undated
7 “Franklin’s Crossing,” character summary and screen treatment, undated
8 “Franklin’s Crossing,” Manuscript by Clay Reynolds, 1991
9 “Franklin’s Crossing,” by Clay Reynolds, Part One, “Moses,” undated
10 “Franklin’s Crossing,” manuscript, with corrections, part on Moses, undated
11 “Franklin’s Crossing,” by Clay Reynolds, Part One, “The Scout,” undated
12 “Franklin’s Crossing,” by Clay Reynolds, Part One, Prologue, undated
13 “Franklin’s Crossing,” Prologue, by Clay Reynolds, 1989
14 “Franklin’s Crossing,” by Clay Reynolds, prologue, undated
15 “Franklin’s Crossing,” by Clay Reynolds, part one, 1989 and undated
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7 1 “Franklin’s Crossing,” Uncorrected Proofs by Clay Reynolds, 1991
2 “Franklin’s Crossing,” manuscript by Clay Reynolds, 1991
3 “Franklin’s Crossing,” manuscripts, by Clay Reynolds, undated
4 “Franklin’s Crossing,” early draft with corrections, Part one Moses, undated
5 “Franklin’s Crossing,” first rough draft with corrections, part one, undated
6 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part two, “The Crossing,” undated
7 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part two, “The Crossing,” undated
8 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part two, “The Crossing,” undated
9 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part two, “The Crossing,” undated
10 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part two, “The Crossing,” undated
11 “Franklin’s Crossing,” with corrections, part two, “The Crossing,” 1989
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8 1 “Franklin’s Crossing,” early draft with corrections, part two, “The Crossing,” undated
2 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part three, “Graham,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
3 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part three, “Graham,” undated
4 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part three, “Gambler,” undated
5 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part three, “Gambler,” undated
6 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part three, “Gambler,” undated
7 “Franklin’s Crossing,” with corrections, part three, “Graham,” undated
8 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part four, “Border Girl,” undated
9 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part four, “Border Girl,” undated
10 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part four, “Aggie,” undated
11 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part four, “The Settlement,” undated
12 “Franklin’s Crossing,” with corrections, part four, “Aggie,” undated
13 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part four, “Aggie,” undated
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9 1 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part four, “Aggie,” undated
2 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part five, “Colfax,” undated
3 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part five, “The Valley of the High Snows,” undated
4 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part five, “The Texian,” undated
5 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part five, “The Train,” undated
6 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part five, “The Valley of the High Snows,” undated
7 “Franklin’s Crossing,” manuscript, with corrections, part six Colfax, undated
8 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part six, “The Valley of the High Snows,” undated
9 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part six, Colfax, undated
10 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part six, “The Valley of the High Snows,” undated
11 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part six, “The Valley of the High Snows,” undated
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10 1 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part seven, “The Settlement,” undated
2 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part seven, “The Settlement,” undated
3 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part seven, “The Settlement,” undated
4 “Franklin’s Crossing,” part seven, “The Settlement,” undated
5 “Franklin’s Crossing,” epilogue, undated
6 “Franklin’s Crossing,” research materials, undated
7 “The Gates of the Alamo,” by Stephen Harrigan, review, 1999 and undated
8 “Gearing Up for Total War,” a contribution to “Texas Goes to War,” undated
9 “Giant Country,” By Don Graham, Review by Clay Reynolds, 1998 and undated
10 “Gil Hooley: A Story of the West,” manuscripts with corrections, 1997 and undated
11 “Glory, Glory, Glorieta: The Gettysburg of the West,” by Robert Scott, 1992-1993
12 “Going South,” by Clay Reynolds includes correspondence, 1989-1990 and undated
13 “Good Humored Scribe,” by Clay Reynolds, 1999 and undated
14 “Goodnight, Sweetheart…” includes related correspondence, 1982-1993 and undated
15 “Goodnight Sweetheart,” correspondence with Kenneth Davis, 1989 and undated
16 “Growing up Western,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
17 “Gulf Winds,” includes correspondence, 1988-1990 and undated
18 “Gulf Winds,” by Clay Reynolds, undated
19 “Hero: Some Thoughts of comfort to see Us Through the Void,” 1996
20 “History of Southwestern Exposition and Fat Stock Show,” undated
21 “Hittin’ the Bottle Again,” a Waylon Jennings music video, undated
22 “Honkeytonk,” several drafts with corrections, 1985-1991 and undated
23 “House of Mirrors,” several drafts, various correspondence, 1982-1988 and undated
24 “The Houston Trilogy,” by Ernestine P. Sewell, a contribution, undated
25 “A Hundred Years of Heroes,” Reynolds and Marie Schein, Chapter 4, undated
26 “A Hundred Years of Heroes A Hundred Years of History,” and “Let’s Call,” undated
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11 1 "A Hundred Years of Heroes: A History of the Fort Worth Stock," 1995 and undated
2 "A Hundred Years of Heroes," with Marie Schein, pages 266-894, 1995 and undated
3 "A Hundred Years of Heroes," with Marie Schein, pages 1-265, 1995 and undated
4 "Idioms," a plan by Clay Reynolds, undated
5 "If They Don't Win It's a Shame: A Tribute to Baseball," 1989-1994 and undated
6 "The Importance of voice to the New Criticism: A Writers View," undated
7 "A John Graves Reader," by John Graves, review by Clay Reynolds, 1996
8 "Journalism in Tennessee," adapted from Mark Twain's original short story, undated
9 "Just so with the Sun," with related correspondence, 1998
10 "Knowing the Game, Placing the Piece: A General Guide to Publishing," undated
11 "Larry McMurtry," an excerpt by Clay Reynolds, with corrections, undated
12 "Larry McMurtry: Thalia and the Real Texans," undated
13 "Larry McMurtry, various articles, essays, and reviews, 1980-1989 and undated
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12 1 Larry McMurtry, articles, essays, dissertations by Jane Lewis, 1980-1989 and undated
2 "Last Wolf," includes related correspondence, 1993-1998 and undated
3 "Leaving Texas: The Trash Trilogy," by Mark Busby, includes research, undated
4 "Let Us Prey," by Hunter Lundy, Edited and with revisions, undated
5 "Let Us Prey," By Hunter Lundy, manuscript, undated
6 "Life and Will Poteet," Three copies and a draft of chapter one, undated
7 "Life and Will Poteet," by Clay Reynolds, undated
8 "Life and Will Poteet," manuscript with corrections, synopsis "Finer Point" undated
9 "Life and Will Poteet," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, with synopsis, undated
10 "Life and Will Poteet," synopsis of a novel by Clay Reynolds, working title, undated
11 "Lit-Crit: Harbinger of the Future, Ghost of the Past?" 1994 and undated
12 "Literary Worth: A Practical Approach to Arbitration," 1999 and undated
13 "Long Time Passing: An Essay and Commentary on a New Novel" undated
14 "Looking for Texas," a short story, includes correspondence, 1998 and undated
15 "Los Comanches," by Stanley Noyes, review by Clay Reynolds, 1994
16 "Love and a Bright Morning," by Clay Reynolds, 3 copies, undated
17 "Masques and Masks," several copies with related correspondence, 1992-1993
18 "Meeting the Author," includes some correspondence, 1997 and undated
19 "Mexico," several drafts with related correspondence, 1990-1991
20 Miscellaneous book reviews by Clay Reynolds, undated
21 Miscellaneous reviews written by Clay Reynolds, undated
22 Miscellaneous reviews by Clay Reynolds, for Kirkus, 1997 and undated
23 Miscellaneous reviews by Clay Reynolds, undated
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13 1 "Monuments," by Clay Reynolds, manuscripts, review copy, undated
2 "Monuments," by Clay Reynolds, manuscripts, 436 pages, undated
3 "Monuments," Manuscripts by Clay Reynolds, undated
4 "Monuments," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
5 "Monuments," Manuscript by Clay Reynolds, includes notes and responses, undated
6 "Monuments," manuscripts by Clay Reynolds, review copy, undated
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14 1 "Monuments," By Clay Reynolds, manuscripts, undated
2 "Monuments," by Clay Reynolds, final copy, undated
3 "Monuments," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
4 "Monuments," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, with notes and corrections, undated
5 "Monuments," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, Third draft, undated
6 "Monuments," by Clay Reynolds, related correspondence, 1996-1997 and undated
7 "Mountain Windsong," by Robert Conley, review by Clay Reynolds, 1992-1993
8 "My Class at the Beach," by Wesley Eliot Reynolds, undated
9 "My Class at the Beach," by Wesley Eliot Reynolds, 1988 and undated
10 "My First Plane Ride," by Wesley Reynolds, 1987 and undated
11 "My Trip to the Beach," by Wesley Reynolds, 1986-1991 and undated
12 "New Expansive Poetry: Theory, Criticism, History," by Clay Reynolds, 1999
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15 1 Newspaper reviews and printouts, by Clay Reynolds, 1994-1995 and undated
2 "Nickleby," by Clayton Reynolds, correspondence, 1991-1995 and undated
3 "None of the Above: Teaching the College Entrance Test," 1999 and undated
4 "One Hundred years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, pages 326-641, undated
5 "One Hundred Years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, 1-354, 730-860, undated
6 "One Hundred Years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, pages 348-697, undated
7 "One Hundred Years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, pages 432-958, undated
8 "One Hundred Years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, pages 1-431, undated
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16 1 "One Hundred Years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, pages 870-974, undated
2 "One Hundred Years of Heroes" Reynolds and Schein, pages 685-736, undated
3 "On Snakes and Sex and Playing in the Rain," Clay Reynolds, 1997 and undated
4 "Peckinpah: The Western Films: A Reconciliation," Seydor, 1996-1997 and undated
5 "Plain and Ugly Janes: The Rise of the Ugly Woman in Contempory American," 2000
6 "Players," by Clay Reynolds, screenplay with drafts and notes, 1997
7 "Players" manuscripts by Clay Reynolds, undated
8 "Players" manuscripts by Reynolds, sent to publisher and includes response, 1997
9 "Players" by Clay Reynolds, manuscripts, undated
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17 1 "Players" manuscript by Reynolds, pages 174-534, includes alternative pages, undated
2 "Players" by Clay Reynolds, screenplay with drafts and notes, 1997
3 "Players" screenplay by Clay Reynolds, second draft, 1997
4 "Players" screenplay by Clay Reynolds, second draft, 1997
5 "Players" by Clay Reynolds, style sheet, undated
6 "Players" screenplay by Clay Reynolds, 1997
7 "The Poet: A post-modern Parable," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
8 "The Poet: A post-modern Parable," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
9 "The Poet" by Clay Reynolds, and excerpt, undated
10 "The Poet" manuscript by Clay Reynolds, with corrections, undated
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18 1 "The Poet: A Post-modern Parable," revised manuscript, 1994 and undated
2 "Politics & High Comedy Phillip Barry's Unique Synthesis" 1985 and undated
3 "Pop Fiction," by Clay Reynolds, includes correspondence, 1998 and undated
4 "The Prodigal Son and other Broken Promises," undated
5 "Professor Scholar writer, come on Down!: The Vagaries" 1991-1996
6 "Professor Scholar writer come on Down: The Vagaries" 1993-1994
7 Professor Scholar writer come on Down: The Vagaries, 1987-1994 and undated
8 "The Profits of Prose," with related correspondence, 1990-1997 and undated
9 "The Promise of Rain," screenplay by Stephen Barnes, et. al., 1997
10 "The Promise of Rain," screenplay by Stephen Barnes, et. al., 1996
11 "The Promise of Rain," by Stephen Barnes, et. al. Third draft, 1998
12 "The Promise of Rain," Screenplay by Stephen Barnes, et. al., 1996
13 "Pros and Profs: The Clash of the Titians, Part II: and Essay, 1989-1992
14 "Quiet Desperation," a copy with suggested cuts, by Reynolds, undated
15 "Reasons, Rhetoric, and a Cold Hard Fact," course syllabus, undated
16 "Remembering John Milton," includes related correspondence, 1995
17 Request by Clay Reynolds, to reprint articles, 1988
18 Research for an article on Garlic, 1998 and undated
19 "The Return of the Little Big Man," by Thomas Berger, 1999
20 "Reynolds Responds to Novel Survey," with correspondence, 1993
21 Reviews for Newspapers, by Clay Reynolds, 1994 and undated
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19 1 Reviews, reviews by Reynolds for the Newspapers, 1995 and undated
2 "Reviewers Reviewed," by Reynolds, related correspondence, 1988-1992
3 Reviews, written by Reynolds, for "Western American Literature," 1993-1995
4 "Riding the Bench: A Look at Player Participation," by Reynolds, 1993
5 "Right Field Blues," several copies with related correspondence, 1984-1992
6 "The River Road," "If You Go," and "Fort Davis," essays, 1997 and undated
7 "Rock and Roll War: A Review of Tim Page's Nam," 1983-1986
8 "The Role of the Writer in the Academy," Reynolds, 1994-1997 and undated
9 "Safe Delivery," by Jim Sanderson, review of Reynolds story, undated
10 "The Scapeweed Goat," by Frank Schaefer, by Clay Reynolds, undated
11 "Seeing Susan," by Reynolds, related correspondence, 1996 and undated
12 "The Settlement," manuscript, by Clay Reynolds, with corrections, undated
13 "Seventeen at Midnight," by Joseph Combs, adapted by Reynolds, undated
14 "Sexual Harassment and the Academy," correspondence, 1998 and undated
15 "Sexual Harassment and the Academy," by Reynolds, 1995
16 "Sex on the Beach," by Reynolds, undated
17 "Shechem," by Reynolds, Three copies, correspondence, 1991-1993
18 "Showdown in the New Old West: The Cowboy vs. the Oilman," undated
19 Sidebars, by Reynolds, for Fort Worth Book, undated
20 "Skinny Dip," by Reynolds, two copies, undated
21 "Smoking," By Reynolds, undated
22 "The Social Comedy: Drama which Reflects Life," early dissertation, undated
23 "The Social Comedy: Drama which Reflects Life," early dissertation, undated
24 "Socialism, determination, Pugilism: 'The Game'", 1998-1999 and undated
25 "Stage Left," by Reynolds, final draft, 1985 and undated
26 "Stage Left: The Development of American Social Drama," Reynolds, undated
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20 1 "Stage Left: The Development of American Social Drama," dissertation, 1979
2 "Stage Left: The Development of American Social Drama," undated
3 "Stage Left: The Development of American Social Drama," manuscript, 1986
4 "Standing in Line with Scalpers for Tickets to an Elton John concert," 1993
5 "Stranger than Truth: Intimate Image of Fictionalized Biography," 1985-1987
6 "The State of Publishing," by Reynolds, 2 copies, 1996 and undated
7 "The State of Publishing II," with related correspondence, 1998 and undated
8 "Summer Seeds," correspondence and printed reviews, 1989-1993 and undated
9 "Summer Seeds," manuscript, by Clay Reynolds, undated
10 "Summer Seeds," several drafts, with correspondence, 1983-1993 and undated
11 "Sweetheart of the Rodeo" "Strike up the Bank" unknown, 1989 and undated
12 "System Failures and other Thoughts on Technological Reliance" 1999
13 "Taking Stock," introduction and preface, other essays, 1988 and undated
14 "Taking Stock," introduction by Reynolds, includes notes, 1988 and undated
15 "Taking Stock," introduction and editing by Reynolds, 1989
16 "Taking Stock," with "Speaking Plain" by James W. Lee, research, undated
17 "Texas Augustus," manuscript, excerpts from "Franklin's Crossing," undated
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21 1 "Texas Augustus," manuscript, uncorrected, second draft, undated
2 "Texas Augustus," by Reynolds, manuscript, with notes, undated
3 "Texas Augustus," by Clay Reynolds, manuscript, undated
4 "Texas Augustus," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
5 "Texas Augustus," manuscript with corrections, Reynolds, undated
6 "Texas Augustus," manuscript, by Clay Reynolds, undated
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22 1 "Texas Augustus," manuscript, by Clay Reynolds, undated
2 "Texas Augustus," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, uncorrected, undated
3 "The Texas Backlands: Where the West Begins," correspondence, 1991-1993
4 "The Texas Backlands: Where the West Begins," research, 1990-1993
5 "Texas Goes to War," anthology of WWII, various writers, 1991 and undated
6 "Texas Goes to War," anthology with various writers, 1991 and undated
7 "Tex-Mex Breakfast," by Reynolds, correspondence, 1998 and undated
8 "Texas Pintos," no author noted, undated
9 "Texas Short Fiction: a World in Itself II," "Right Field Blues," 1995
10 "The Call the Thing Rodeo," related correspondence, 1992-1993 and undated
11 "Threading the Needle," by Reynolds, style sheet, 2002
12 "Threading the Needle," manuscript by Reynolds, undated
13 "Threading the Needle," manuscript by Reynolds, 1986
14 "Threading the Needle," originally "Eldorado" part II and III, undated
15 "Threading the Needle," by Reynolds, draft copy, undated
16 "Threading the Needle," by Reynolds, 1986
box folder
23 1 "Threading the Needle" by Reynolds, second copy, 1986
2 "Threading the Needle" by Reynolds, third copy, 1986
3 "Three for the West," by Reynolds, undated
4 "Tied-up at Church: a Comment on Eucharistic Fashion," 1987-1988
5 "To Boycott or Not to Boycott that is the Question," 1994 and undated
6 "Top Forty," a play by Paula Bothe, rewritten by Reynolds, 1989
7 "Top Forty," book and lyrics by Paula Bothe, music Steve Schottmiller, 1988
8 "Trout Fishing in Texas," includes correspondence, by Reynolds, 1988-1990
9 "Twenty Questions: A Guide for the Aspiring Writer," 1996-1997 and undated
10 "Twenty Questions: A Guide for the Aspiring Writer," Reynolds, undated
11 "Two for Texas: An Essay Review of Two New Critical Works", 1995-1996
12 "Two for Texas: an Essay Review of Two New Critical Works" 1995
13 "Two for Texas: an Essay Review of Two New Critical Works", 1995-1996
14 "Understanding the Purpose of Essay" correspondence, 1990-1991 and undated
15 "Understanding the Purpose of Essay" correspondence, 1981-1990 and undated
16 "Understanding Women," by C.W. Smith, review by Reynolds, 1998-1999
17 "Understanding Women," by C.W. Smith, review by Reynolds, 1999
18 "Untitled," by Clay Reynolds, undated
19 "Untitled," by Clay Reynolds, undated
20 "Untitled," Master's Thesis, by Clay Reynolds, 1979
21 "Untitled," regards the topic of Jimmy Swaggart, undated
box folder
24 1 "Untitled," rough draft by Clay Reynolds, undated
2 "Vietnam's Artistic Legacy: The Need to Understand", 1989 and undated
3 "Vietnam's Artistic Legacy: The Need to Understand", 1987-1990 and undated
4 "The Vigil," by Reynolds, Manuscripts, corrected final drafts, undated
5 "The Vigil," Reynolds, notes and correspondence, 1983-1984 and undated
6 "The Vigil," screen play based on "The Vigil" by Clay Reynolds, 1998
7 "The Vigil," screen play based on "The Vigil," by Reynolds, 1998
8 "The Vigil," by Clay Reynolds, screen play, 1998
9 "The Vigil," by Clay Reynolds, screen play, draft, 1999
10 "The Vigil," by Clay Reynolds, screen play, 1998
11 "The Vigil," by Clay Reynolds, screen play, 1998
12 "The Vigil," by Clay Reynolds, screen play, 1997
13 "The Vigil," screen play by Clay Reynolds and Jim Barham, 1997
14 "The Vigil," screen play by Clay Reynolds and Jim Barham, 1997
15 "The Vigil," by Clay Reynolds, screen play, draft, 1998
16 "The Vigil," screen play by Clay Reynolds, undated
17 "Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen," by Larry McMurtry, 1999-2000
18 "What is a Cowboy, Where is the West?" several copies, undated
19 "What Price Glory: Filling in the Gaps of the Intimate Image" 1987
20 "The Whole of Hoolian: the Story of the West" part II continuation, undated
21 "What's in a Name," by Clay Reynolds, 1998
22 "What's in a Name," by Clay Reynolds, 1991-1995 and undated
23 "What you Hear is What you see: The Creative Challenges:" 1985-1990
24 "Which Way is West," manuscript, undated
box folder
25 1 "The Whore of Hoolian: A love story of the West," manuscripts, undated
2 "The Whore of Hoolian," by Clay Reynolds, manuscript, undated
3 "The Whore of Hoolian," manuscript by Clay Reynolds, undated
4 "The Whore of Hoolian: A Story of Love in the West" draft, undated
5 "The Whore of Hoolian" or "The Tentmaker" draft with corrections, 2002
box folder
26 1 "Who's Kidding Whom? A Commentary on the American", 1992 and undated
2 "Why We Gotta Learn this Stuff," article rejection letter, 1988-1989 and undated
3 "Yonder," by Jim W. Corder, review by Clay Reynolds, undated
4 "287" by Clay Reynolds, undated

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Personal Papers

box folder
26 5 Clay Reynolds, Institutional Transcripts & curriculum, resumes, 1971-1989
6 Loose Notes, undated
7 Lamar University notebook with miscellaneous notes, undated
8 "The Wild Bunch: an Album in Montage, "by Phil Kaufman, 1986 and undated

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Printed Material

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26 9 Austin Writer's League, 1997-1998
10 Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo, Rodeo Souvenir Annual, 1992
11 "Livestock Premium List", 1980-1982
12 Magazines, catalogs, and Brochures regarding the Stock Show, 1992
13 "Peckinpah," edited by Trevor Willsmer, undated
14 "Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Media Guide," 1994
15 Publications regarding Texas, cattle, horses, and Rodeos, 1978-1993
16 "Reviewers Reviewed," originally titled "Indians," 1993-1996

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Research Material

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26 17 Research Regarding cattle breeds, 1969-1980 and undated
18 Research, cattle history, 1897-1981
19 Research, regarding cattle industry reports, 1907-1980 and undated
20 Research, the cattle yards location, remodeling, 1911 and undated
21 Comic Strips, 1907 and undated
22 Copies of Documents from the Stockyard Collection at UNT, 1948-1951
23 Copied photographs and history of the stock show, 1980-1981 and undated
24 Cowboy Dictionary and Rodeo Jargon, 1927 and undated
25 Current L.S. Stats, undated
26 Fat Stock Show Judging, 1903-1980 and undated
27 Research from Fort Worth Records concerning cattle business in 1904, undated
28 Research from Fort Worth Records regarding the stock show, undated
29 Research form Fort Worth records regarding the stock show in 1906, undated
30 Research from Fort Worth records, on the stock show in 1906-1912, undated
box folder
27 1 Fog Horn Excerpts, research material regarding the Rodeo, undated
2 Fort Worth, research materials regarding ranching, 1991
3 Fort Worth, research materials collected by Reynolds, 1917-1980 and undated
4 Fort Worth, research material on Fort Worth's cattle industry, 1904-1980
5 Fort Worth, responses to press release on stock show, 1984-1995 and undated
6 Fort Worth, research on North Side Stockyards, 1890-1978 and undated
7 Fort Worth, notes regarding the Outpost Oh the Trinity, Oliver Knight, undated
8 Fort Worth, research regarding the Rodeo, 1991-1993 and undated
9 Fort Worth, research material, notes regarding the stockyards, undated
10 Fort Worth, research material, notes on the stockyards, undated
11 Fort Worth stockyards, research regarding transportation, 1902-1973
12 Fort Worth, various, including information on Fort Worth Officials, 1910-1980
13 "Illustrated history of the Union Stockyards," 1974
14 Includes notes, newspaper articles, printed material, 1976-1979 and undated
15 Interview with Neil Gay, undated
16 "Livestock Legacy" and "The Cowgirl" notes, 1987-1994 and undated
17 Male Rodeo Stars, 1989-1991
18 Miscellaneous notes and lists, essays written by Reynolds, 1979 and undated
19 Miscellaneous people associated with the cattle industry and Texas, undated
20 Miscellaneous research regarding the state of publishing, 1997 and undated
21 National Livestock Association of Texas, notes by Reynolds, undated
22 Newspapers Article regarding the 1993 stock show, 1993
23 Newspapers articles regarding the Fort Worth Stock Show in 1992, 1992
24 Newspaper articles regarding Neal Gay, includes photo negatives, 1993
25 Newspaper articles regarding the stock show, 1978
26 Newspaper articles regarding the stock show, printed materials, 1994
27 Newspaper clippings, regarding the stock show, farm & ranch awards, 1990
28 Newspaper Clippings, regarding stock show fashion, 1991
29 Newspaper clippings, regarding the stock show, 1991
30 Newspaper clippings and research on the stock show, 1991 and undated
31 Newspaper clippings regarding the "Cowgirl Hall of Fame," 1994
32 Newspaper clipping regarding the NCHA World Championship Futurity, 1994
33 Newspaper clippings regarding Cowboys and Stock shows, 1995 and undated
34 Newspaper clippings regarding the Fort Worth Stock Show of 1993, 1993
35 Newspaper clippings & press releases on the stock show, 1995 and undated
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28 1 Newspaper clippings and History regarding the stock show, 1994 and undated
2 "North of the River," by J'Nell Pate, manuscript, 1994
3 One Stray Note regarding the stock show, undated
4 Notes on the History of the stock show, 1994 and undated
5 Notes regarding Neil Gay, undated
6 Notes regarding the stock show, undated
7 Notes regarding the stock show from 1938-1945, undated
8 Research on Larry McMortry, for "Taking Stock," 1988 and undated
9 Personalities cowboy, rodeo, etc, 1945-1991
10 Photocopies from "Penthouse Magazine" on Jimmy Swaggart, 1988
11 Potential interviews a list of people Reynolds considered interviewing, undated
12 Programs for stock shows, includes some newspaper articles, 1985-1991
13 References of beginning dates, duration of shows, for given years, 1938-1942
14 Research, newspaper article regarding cowboy James Kenny, 1992
15 Research on children and young farmers organizations, 1912-1981 and undated
16 Research, regarding female Rodeo Stars, 1922-1979 and undated
17 Research, regarding the Fort Worth Horse Show, 1909-1958 and undated
18 Research, regarding the history of horse breeds, 1908-1994 and undated
19 Research regarding the history of the stock show, undated
20 Research on the Justin Boot Company Sport's Medicine, 1981 and undated
21 Research regarding the medical help available to rodeo participants, undated
22 Research on peripheral businesses on the fat stock show, 1890-1981 and undated
23 Research, regarding poultry at the stock show, undated
24 Research, regarding rabbits at the stock show, undated
25 Research regarding railroads in the Fort Worth and West Texas, 1895-1979
26 Research regarding the history of the stock show from 1896, undated
27 Research regarding the history of the stock show from 1897-1904, undated
28 Research, regarding the stock show and other materials, 1906-1907
29 Research regarding the stock show from 1914-1922, undated
30 Research regarding the history of the stock show, 1917-1991
31 Research regarding the stock show in 1922, undated
32 Research regarding the stock show in 1924, undated
33 Research regarding the stock show in 1925, undated
34 Research regarding the stock show in 1926, undated
35 Research regarding the stock show in 1927, undated
36 Research regarding the stock show in 1928, undated
37 Research regarding the stock show in 1929, undated
38 Research regarding the stock show in 1930, undated
39 Research regarding the stock show in 1931, undated
40 Research regarding the stock show around 1932, undated
41 Research regarding the stock show around 1933, undated
42 Research regarding the stock show around 1934, undated
43 Research regarding the stock show around 1935, undated
44 Research regarding the stock show around 1936, undated
45 Research regarding the stock show around 1937, undated
46 Research regarding the stock show around 1938, undated
47 Research regarding the stock show around 1939, undated
48 Research regarding the stock show around 1940, undated
49 Research regarding the stock show around 1941, undated
50 Research regarding the stock show around 1942, undated
51 Research regarding the stock show around 1943, undated
52 Research regarding the stock show around 1944, undated
53 Research regarding the stock show around 1945, includes notes, undated
54 Research regarding the stock show around 1946, undated
55 Research regarding the stock show around 1947, undated
56 Research regarding the stock show and 1961, undated
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29 1 Research regarding the stock show around 1962, undated
2 Research regarding the stock show around 1963, undated
3 Research regarding the stock show around 1964, undated
4 Research regarding the stock show around 1965, attendance, undated
5 Research regarding the stock show around 1966, undated
6 Research regarding the stock show around 1967, undated
7 Research regarding the stock show around 1968, undated
8 Research regarding the stock show around 1969, undated
9 Research regarding the stock show around 1970, undated
10 Research regarding the stock show around 1971, undated
11 Research regarding the stock show around 1972, undated
12 Research regarding the stock show around 1973, undated
13 Research regarding the stock show around 1974, undated
14 Research regarding the stock show around 1975, undated
15 Research regarding the stock show around 1976, undated
16 Research regarding the stock show around 1977, undated
17 Research regarding the stock show around 1979, 1979
18 Research regarding the stock show around 1980, undated
19 Research regarding the stock show around 1981, undated
20 Research regarding the stock show around 1981, undated
21 Research regarding the stock show around 1982, undated
22 Research regarding swine at the stock show, undated
23 Research on the stock show, newspaper clippings, 1992-1993 and undated
24 Research regarding the stock show, includes notes, undated
25 Research on the stock show, notes, printed materials, 1969-1977 and undated
26 Research regarding the stock show, specifically entertainment, undated
27 Research on stock show, "Justin Sports Medicine", 1967-1981 and undated
28 Research, Teen participation in showing animals, children's activities, 1991
29 Research regarding the stock show around 1948, undated
30 Research regarding the stock show around 1949, undated
31 Research regarding the stock show around 1950, undated
32 Research regarding the stock show around 1951, undated
33 Research regarding the stock show around 1952, undated
34 Research regarding the stock show around 1953, undated
35 Research regarding the stock show around 1954, undated
36 Research regarding the stock show around 1955, undated
37 Research regarding the stock show around 1956, undated
38 Research regarding the stock show around 1957, undated
39 Research regarding the stock show around 1958-1966, programs, undated
40 Research regarding the stock show around 1958, undated
41 Research regarding the stock show around, 1959, undated
42 Research regarding the stock show around 1960, undated
43 Research, regarding the history of horse types, 1937-1980 and undated
44 Research, Clark Gable and the premiere of "Gone with the," 1935 and undated
45 Research, regarding the Vietnam War, 1983-1984 and undated
46 Research on the Vietnam War, includes correspondence, 1983-1985 and undated
47 Research regarding the Vietnam War, undated
48 Rodeo Queens and Stock show Queens, 1913-1928
48 Rodeo, research materials, interviews & various articles, 1991 and undated
49 Rodeo Results, 1991
50 Rodeo Sponsor, newspaper article, 1991
51 Roy Durie, research materials regarding Roy Durie, 1942-1979
52 Sources, including Rodeo & stockyard related sources, a listing, undated
53 "Southwest Exposition and Livestock show Chorology," 1994 and undated
54 Stock show budget, 1946
56 "The Scorn of Women," no authors noted, photo copies, undated
57 "The Wild West: A history of the Wild West Shows," notes, undated
58 Winston Sparks, interview with Winston Sparks at the Fort Worth, 1992

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Scrapbook Material

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29 59 Reynolds Certificates of Completion and Honorary, 1984-1987 and undated
60 Corinth Mississippi City Map, undated
61 "Southwestern Exposition Livestock Show," Press Badge, 1993

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