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Description of Series

Series I. Works, 1943-1962

University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Ruth Moore:

A Preliminary Inventory of Her Papers in the Manuscript Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center



Creator: Ruth Moore, 1903-1989
Title: Ruth Moore Papers
Dates: 1943-1962
Abstract: The Ruth Moore Papers contain manuscripts for eight of her works of fiction, as well one for a book of poetry, Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast: Ballads (1958).
Extent: 5 boxes and 9 galley folders (2.1 linear feet)
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Scope and Contents

The Ruth Moore Papers contain typescript drafts and galley files for eight of her works of fiction, as well a typescript for a book of poetry, Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast: Ballads (1958). There is also a letter to Moore from Elisabeth Hamilton at William Morrow & Company, Inc., concerning an award for her novel Jeb Ellis of Candlemas Bay (1952).

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research

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Related Material

Additional Moore correspondence can be found in the papers of Thayer Hobson, her editor at William Morrow & Company, Inc.

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Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Gift, 1964

Processed by:

Hope Rider, 2004

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Container List

 

Series I. Works, 1943-1962

Box Folder
1 Candlemas Bay (novel, 1950)
1-2 Typescript
3-5 Typescript worksheets
Box Folder
2 1 Typescript worksheets, cont'd
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
2 Cold as a Dog and the Wind Northeast: Ballads (poetry, 1958), printer's copy typescript with cover art
A Fair Wind Home (novel, 1955)
3-4 Typescript
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
The Fire Balloon (novel, 1948)
5-6 Typescript
Box Folder
3 1 Typescript, with cover art
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
2 Jeb Ellis of Candlemas Bay (novel, 1952), correspondence only
Second Growth (novel, 1962)
3-4 Printer's copy typescript
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
Speak to the Winds (novel, 1956)
5 Typescript
Box Folder
4 1 Typescript, cont'd
* Galleys (*two folders removed to galley files)
Spoonhandle (novel, 1948)
2-5 Typescript
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
The Walk Down Main Street (novel, 1960)
Box Folder
5 1-2 Typescript
* Galley (*removed to galley files)
The Weir (novel, 1943)
3-4 Typescript
* Galley (*removed to galley files)

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