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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Mark Childress papers MSS.0297

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-10T15:40-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Mark Childress papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0297

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

7.0 Linear feet

Dates:

circa 1985 - 1999

Abstract:

Manuscripts and related material for the Monroeville, Alabama, native's short stories and novels, including Tender, A World Made of Fire, Jacko, A Plague of Children, and V for Victor.

creator

Childress, Mark

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the manuscripts and related material for Childress's novels Tender, A World Made of Fire, Jacko, A Plague of Children, and V for Victor, plus several short stories.

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown; updated by R. Rumstay, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Preferred Citation:

Mark Childress papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Biographical/Historical note

Mark Childress was born in Monroeville, Alabama, in 1957. He attended the University of Alabama, 1974-1978. After a short career in journalism, including stints with the Birmingham News (1977-1980) and Southern Living magazine (1980-1984), Childress turned to novel writing. He has written seven novels and one screenplay.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama - Authors (Local)

Authors, American--Alabama (lcsh)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Manuscripts for publication (aat)

Notes (aat)

The South in the Arts (Local)

University of Alabama--Alumni and alumnae. (lcsh)

Tender

Components in Detail

Ch. 1-11 Box 3352 Folder 1

Ch. 12-20 Box 3352 Folder 2

Ch. 21-28 Box 3352 Folder 3

Ch. 29-37 Box 3352 Folder 4

Ch. 38-47 Box 3352 Folder 5

Ch. 48-59 Box 3352 Folder 6

Ch. 1-11 Box 3352 Folder 7

Ch. 12-20 Box 3352 Folder 8

Ch. 21-28 Box 3352 Folder 9

Ch. 29-37 Box 3352 Folder 10

Ch. 38-47 Box 3352 Folder 11

Ch. 48-59 Box 3352 Folder 12

Ch. 24-30 Box 3352 Folder 13

Ch. 31-39 Box 3352 Folder 14

Ch. 40-48 Box 3352 Folder 15

Ch. 49-56 Box 3352 Folder 16

Epilogue and Random Pages Box 3352 Folder 17

Ch. 1-11 Box 3353 Folder 18

Ch. 12-18 Box 3353 Folder 19

Ch. 19-24 Box 3353 Folder 20

Ch. 25-31 Box 3353 Folder 21

Ch. 32-39 Box 3353 Folder 22

Ch. 40-51 Box 3353 Folder 23

Ch. 1-11 Box 3353 Folder 24

Ch. 12-19 Box 3353 Folder 25

Ch. 20-25 Box 3353 Folder 26

Ch. 26-32 Box 3353 Folder 27

Ch. 33-40 Box 3353 Folder 28

Ch. 41-46 Box 3353 Folder 29

Ch. 1-12 Box 3353 Folder 30

Ch. 13-21 Box 3353 Folder 31

Ch. 22-30 Box 3353 Folder 32

Ch. 31-38 Box 3353 Folder 33

Ch. 39-47 Box 3353 Folder 34

Ch. 48-56 Box 3353 Folder 35

Ch. 1-12 Box 3354 Folder 36

Ch. 13-21 Box 3354 Folder 37

Ch. 22-31 Box 3354 Folder 38

Ch. 32-39 Box 3354 Folder 39

Ch. 40-48 Box 3354 Folder 40

Ch. 49-56 Box 3354 Folder 41

Tender - 1 Bound Copy Box 3354 Folder 41A

A World Made of Fire

Components in Detail

Ch. 1-15 Box 3354 Folder 42

Ch. 16-29 Box 3354 Folder 43

Ch. 30-44 Box 3354 Folder 44

Ch. 1-15 Box 3354 Folder 45

Ch. 16-29 Box 3354 Folder 46

Ch. 30-43 Box 3354 Folder 47

Ch. 1-15 Box 3354 Folder 48

Ch. 16-29 Box 3354 Folder 49

Ch. 30-44 Box 3354 Folder 50

Jacko

Components in Detail

Ch. 1-16 Partial Box 3354 Folder 51

Ch. 16-32 Partial Box 3354 Folder 52

Ch. 1-18 Box 3354 Folder 53

Ch. 19-35 Box 3354 Folder 54

Ch. 36-46 Box 3354 Folder 55

Ch. 1-17 Box 3354 Folder 56

Ch. 18-32 Box 3354 Folder 57

Ch. 33-46 Box 3354 Folder 58

Ch. 1-15 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 59

Ch. 6-14 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 60

Ch. 15-25 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 61

Prologue- Ch. 1 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 62

Ch. 2 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 63

Ch. 3 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 64

Ch. 4 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 65

Ch. 5 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 66

Ch. 5 Revisions Box 3354 Folder 67

Ch. 6-7 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 68

Ch. 8-10 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 69

Ch. 11-12 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 70

Ch. 13-14 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 71

Ch. 15-16 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 72

Ch. 17-18 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 73

Ch. 19-20 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 74

Ch. 21-23 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 75

Ch. 24-33 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 76

Ch. 34-39 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 77

Ch. 40-46 Revisions Box 3356 Folder 78

Misc. Pages Box 3356 Folder 79

Jacko - 1 Bound Copy Box 3356 Folder 79A

A Plague of Children

Components in Detail

Ch. 1-6 Box 3357 Folder 80

Ch. 7-13 Box 3357 Folder 81

Ch. 14-22 Box 3357 Folder 82

V for Victor

Components in Detail

Ch. 1-27 Partial Box 3357 Folder 83

Ch. 28-34 (with illustrations and map) Box 3357 Folder 84

Ch. 1-11 (Draft 1) Box 3357 Folder 85

Ch. 13-24 Box 3357 Folder 86

Ch. 25-32 Box 3357 Folder 87

Ch. 33-42 Box 3357 Folder 88

Ch. 1-13 (Draft 2) Box 3357 Folder 89

Ch. 14-23 Box 3357 Folder 90

Ch. 24-35 Box 3357 Folder 91

Ch. 1-11 Box 3357 Folder 92

Ch. 12-21 Box 3357 Folder 93

Ch. 22-25 Box 3357 Folder 94

Ch. 1-13 Box 3357 Folder 95

Ch. 14-25 Box 3357 Folder 96

Ch. 16-38 Box 3357 Folder 97

Ch. 1-13 (Draft 3) Box 3358 Folder 98

Ch. 14-23 Box 3358 Folder 99

Ch. 24-35 Box 3358 Folder 100

Alterations Box 3358 Folder 101

Ch. 1-20 First Pass (Master Set) Box 3358 Folder 102

Ch. 21-37 Box 3358 Folder 103

Ch. 1-20 Second Pass (Master Set) Box 3358 Folder 104

Ch. 21-37 Box 3358 Folder 105

Ch. 1-20 Box 3358 Folder 106

Ch. 21-37 Box 3358 Folder 107

Ch. 1-14 Box 3358 Folder 108

Ch. 15-24 Box 3358 Folder 109

Ch. 25-37 Box 3358 Folder 110

Ch. 1-16 Box 3358 Folder 111

Ch. 17-27 Box 3358 Folder 112

Ch. 28-37 Box 3358 Folder 113

Ch. 1-20 Box 3358 Folder 114

Ch. 21-37 Box 3358 Folder 115

Ch. 1-13 (Comments by David Madden) Box 3359 Folder 116

Ch. 14-22 Box 3359 Folder 117

Ch. 23-35 Box 3359 Folder 118

Ch. 1-12 Box 3359 Folder 119

Ch. 13-24 Box 3359 Folder 120

Ch. 25-32 Box 3359 Folder 121

Ch. 33-42 Box 3359 Folder 122

Ch. 1-13 Box 3359 Folder 123

Ch. 14-22 Box 3359 Folder 124

Ch. 23-35 Box 3359 Folder 125

Ch. 1-8 Box 3359 Folder 126

Ch. 9-19 Box 3359 Folder 127

Ch. 20-35 Box 3359 Folder 128

Ch. 1-37 Page Proofs- "Blues" Box 3359 Folder 129

Ch. 1-19 Box 3359 Folder 130

Ch. 20-37 Box 3359 Folder 131

Short Stories

Components in Detail

"The Difference Between Alabama and the Rest of the World,""How to Watch the Wizard of Oz,""Borges In the Looking Glass," "Shanghai," "Now I Like a Good Kiss," "Is There Life Before Death?" Box 3359 Folder 132"A Moment of Silence," "The Second Miracle of Harry Magwood," Misc. Short Story Pages, Jacko research material, letters and notes, misc. material.

"A Moment of Silence,""The Second Miracle of Harry Magwood," Misc. Short Story Pages, Jacko research material, letters and notes, misc. material. Box 3359 Folder 133