Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Odie B. Faulk:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1960-1973 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Faulk, Odie B.
Title: Odie B. Faulk Papers,
Dates: 1960-1973 and undated
Abstract: The collection concerns the written works of Odie B. Faulk.
Collection # S319.1
Quantity: 5 boxes (4.3 linear feet)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

An historian, author, and educator, Faulk was born in 1933 in Winnsboro, Texas, and received B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Texas Tech University. He taught at Texas A&M, University of Arizona, Arizona State, and Arizona Western before becoming head of the history department at Oklahoma State University in 1972. Faulk is the author and co-author of numerous articles and books, including Land of Many Frontiers (1968) and North America Divided: The Mexican War (1972), both of which were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.


Scope and Contents

The collection includes literary productions, printed material, and scrapbook material pertaining to Faulk and his career as an historian and author of the American Southwest. The collection bulks (1960- 1973) with literary productions, including manuscripts, galley proofs and page proofs of numerous books by Faulk.


 

Organization

The collection is arranged into the following series:
Correspondence
Literary Production
Research Material
Printed Material
Scrapbook Material

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


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)
Faulk, Odie B.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Technological College. Dept. of History--Alumni and alumnae
Subjects
Authors--American West
Authors--United States
Authors---Arizona
Manuscripts--Editing
Mexican War, 1846-1848

Related Material

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

  • Roy Davis Holt Papers, 1870-1987 and undated

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Odie B. Faulk Papers, 1960-1973 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Collection accession #(s):
None for the record.

Gifts, 1966-1974

Processed by

Abel Ramirez, 2005


Collection Inventory

 

Correspondence

box folder
1 1 Personal, 1971



 

Literary Production

box folder
1 2 Arizona: A Short History, galley proof, undated
3 “Arizona: A Short History,” photocopied manuscript, undated
4 “Arizona: A Short History,” original manuscript, undated
5 “A Desert Tradegy: The Final Geronimo Campaign, 1885-1886,” photocopied manuscript, 1969
6 “A Desert Tragedy: The Final Geronimo Campaign,” first rough draft, undated
7 Destiny Road: The Gila Trail and Opening of the Southwest, master proofs, 1973
8 Destiny Road: The Gila Trail and Opening of the Southwest, master proofs, 1973
9 “Destiny Road: The Gila Trail and Opening of the Southwest,” original manuscript, 1973
10 “Destiny Road: The Gila Trail and Opening of the Southwest,” photocopied manuscript, undated
11 “How Much Do You Hate Your Wife?” by Odie Faulk, undated
box folder
2 1 “George H. Derby and the Opening of the Colorado: An Introduction,” original manuscript, undated
2 “George H. Derby and the Opening of the Colorado: An Introduction,” galley and page proofs, undated
3 The Geronimo Campaign, galley proof, undated
4 “The Geronimo Campaign”, photocopied manuscript, undated
5 The Geronimo Campaign, master galley proofs, undated
6 The Geronimo Campaign, master galley proofs, undated
7 “Government by the People,” original manuscript, undated
8 Indian Wars of the Southwest, master proofs, undated
9 “John Baptist Salpointe”, original manuscript, 1966
10 John Baptist Salpointe, galley proofs, 1966
11 Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest, galley proofs, undated
12 Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest, proofs, 1967
13 “Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest,” original manuscript, undated
box folder
3 1 “Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest,” with introduction, text, maps, and index, 1968
2 Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest, galley proofs, 1968
3 “Land of Many Frontiers: A History of the American Southwest,” photocopied version, undated
4 The Mexican War: Changing Interpretations, master proof, 1973
5 “Presidial and Social History of Texas, 1778-1786,” by Odie Faulk, 1960
6 “North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848,” original manuscript, Part I, 1971
7 “North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848,” original manuscript, Part II, 1971
8 North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848, galley proofs, 1971
box folder
4 1 North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848, page proofs, 1971
2 North America Divided: The Mexican War, 1846-1848, duplicate copies of master proof, galley proof, and index, 1971
3 “The Southern New Mexico Boundary Dispute, 1850-1853,” by Odie Faulk, 1960
4 “This Beats Working for a Living: The Dark Secrets of a College Professor,” by Professor X, original manuscript, undated
5 “Tom Green,” first draft manuscript, 1961 and undated
6 Tombstone: Myth and Reality, master proof, 1972
7 “Tombstone: Myth and Reality,” original manuscript, 1972
8 “Tombstone: Myth and Reality,” photocopied manuscript, 1972
9 “Tombstone: Myth and Reality,” index to manuscript, undated
10 “Tombstone: Myth and Reality,” cut lines list, undated



 

Research Material

box folder
5 1 George H. Derby, photocopied report from Secretary of War, undated
2 Tom Green, undated



 

Printed Material

box folder
5 3 Arizona Quarterly, 1965-1966
4 Book Review: “The Last Years of Spanish Texas,” 1966
5 The Constitution of Occidente, 1826-1831, edited and translated by Odie Faulk, undated
6 “General Tom Green: A Fighting Texas,” by Odie Faulk, 1962
7 Oklahoma’s Orbit, article on Odie Faulk, 1970
8 Student Notice for papers, 1972
9 Too Far North---Too Far South: The Controversial Boundary Survey and the Gadsden Purchase, by Odie B. Faulk, 1965



 

Scrapbook Material

box folder
5 10 Identification Cards, 1966-1971
11 Photos of Odie B. Faulk, undated