University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Shelby Hearon:

A Preliminary Inventory of an Addition to Her Papers at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center



Creator: Hearon, Shelby, 1931-
Title: Shelby Hearon Addition to Her Papers
Dates: 1994-2003
Abstract: Additional papers for Shelby Hearon include manuscripts and other materials for her novels, Footprints (1996) and Ella in Bloom (2001), as well as a television movie adaptation of Life Estates, titled Best Friends for Life (1998). Other materials present include articles and a short story, photographs, publicity, reviews, and correspondence from 1996-2003.
RLIN Record #: None
Extent: 6 boxes (2.52 linear feet)
Language: English.
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Scope and Contents

Additional papers for Shelby Hearon include manuscripts and other materials for her most recently published novels, Footprints (1996) and Ella in Bloom (2001), as well as a television movie adaptation of Life Estates, titled Best Friends for Life (1998). Other materials present include articles and a short story, photographs, publicity, reviews, and correspondence from 1996-2003.

The papers are organized in three series: I. Works, with Subseries A. Novels, and Subseries B. Other Writings; II. Career-Related Materials; and III. Correspondence.


Restrictions

Access:

Open for research


Index Terms

People
Jones, Judith.
Weil, Wendy.
Document Types
Galley proofs.
Typescripts.
printer's proofs.

Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Purchase and gift, 2000-2003 (R14676, G12210)

Processed by:

Liz Murray, 2000; 2003


Shelby Hearon Papers--Folder List

 

Series I. Works

Subseries A. Novels
Ella in Bloom (2001)
Box Folder
1 1-2 "Roughies," January-March 1999
3-4 Original typescript, 12 September 1999
5-6 Setting copy
Box Folder
2 1 Author's galleys, second pass
2-4 Research materials
Box Folder
3 1 Research materials, cont'd
2 Publisher/agent notes and letters on development of Ella in Bloom
Footprints (1996)
Box Folder
3 3 "Roughies"
4-5 Revised typescript
6 Knopf uncorrected proof
Box Folder
4 1 Field notes
2-4 Research materials
5 Book tour
6 Knopf catalog and reviews
7 Publishers notes on new book jacket for 2nd printing
Subseries B. Other Writings
Articles
Box Folder
4 8 On marriage, in New Choices, 1997-1998
9 "Writing about Your Own Back Yard," in The Writer, September 1999
Box Folder
5 1 Book reviews by Hearon
2 Life Estates, CBS-TV script adapted as the CBS- Hallmark movie Best Friends for Life, 1998
3 "A Most Unusual Wedding," short story, Redbook, June, 1996



 

Series II. Career-Related Material

Box Folder
5 4 Biographical entry for Scribners American Writers, 2001
5 Material for "Transforming Vision, Writers on Art," The Art Institute of Chicago, reading, 22 November 1994
6 Photographs
7-8 Publicity, including articles, book reviews, and interviews



 

Series III. Correspondence

Box Folder
5 9 Agents and publishers
Box Folder
6 1 Family
2 Fan mail
3 Former students (bulk)
4-6 General
7 Jones, Judith
8 Weil, Wendy