Finding aid for the Nevada Barr Collection

MUM00022

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00022/

Return to Table of Contents »


Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Barr, Nevada
Title
Nevada Barr Collection
ID
MUM00022
Date [inclusive]
1990s-2000s
General Physical Description note
20 boxes (9.13 linear feet)
Abstract:
Collection of manuscripts, drafts, galleys, and promotional materials for works by Nevada Barr.

Prefered Citation

Nevada Barr Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Return to Table of Contents »


Biographical Note

Born 1 March 1952, Nevada Barr is the daughter of two pilots and grew up in California. She attended the California Polytechnic State University and graduated from UC-Irvine. After college, Barr pursued a career in theatre before becoming a National Park Service Ranger.

Barr's fiction centers on her character Anna Pigeon, a U.S. Park Service Ranger who solves a different murder mystery, at a different National Park, in each novel.

Return to Table of Contents »


Scope and Content Note

Collection of galley proofs, handwritten notebooks and typed manuscripts of the works of Nevada Barr; also contains publicity materials for some of her work.

Return to Table of Contents »


Arrangement

This collection is arranged by literary work. Box 1 contains miscellaneous materials related to publicity.

Return to Table of Contents »


Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Nevada Barr Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Acquisition Information

Materials donated by Nevada Barr.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives & Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 5 November 2009.

Return to Table of Contents »


Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more literary collections housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections, please see our Literary Collections Subject Guide

Return to Table of Contents »


Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. National Park Service. -- Fiction

Format(s)

  • galley proofs
  • manuscripts (document genre)
  • manuscripts for publication
  • notebooks
  • promotional materials

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mississippi -- Fiction
  • Southern States -- Fiction

Personal Name(s)

  • Barr, Nevada
  • Pigeon, Anna (Fictitious character)

Subject(s)

  • Detective and mystery stories, American
  • National parks and reserves -- Fiction
  • Women novelists, American

Return to Table of Contents »


Collection Inventory

Box 1: Promotional Materials and Reviews 

Publicity Material 

The Purloined Letter. Vol 16, No. 1, 16 January 1995 

Promotional Material for Track of the Cat,  Ill Wind,  A Superior Death 

Promotional Materials 

Crime Times, May-June 1995 

"The Mysteries of Nature" USA Today, 17 May 1995 

Lemuria Newsletter, Literary Type 

Scope and Contents note

Includes article by N. Barr

"Bear and Tear: Camping Nevada Barr-style" by Lynn Coulter in Sky : Delta Air Lines in-flight Magazine. March 2001 

Oxford Town # 449. 21-27 March 2002 

"Flip-flops, Girlfriends & Denim Jackets" by Nevada Barr. Clipping. Family Circle, 10 June 2003 

Return to Table of Contents »


Blind Descent  

Box 9, Folder 1: Original Manuscripts 

Box 9, Folder 2: Author's Galleys 

Box 9, Folder 3: Printing Instructions 

Box 10: Galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Blood Lure 

Box 16: Original Notebooks 1-4 

Box 17: Style Sheets 

Box 17: Galley Proof 

Box 18: Original Manuscript 

Return to Table of Contents »


A Death in Ruins ( Restricted

Box 2: Original Notebooks    (7 notebooks)

Return to Table of Contents »


Deep South  

Box 12: Original Manuscripts 

Box 12: Author's Galleys 

Box 13: Notebooks 1-5 

Return to Table of Contents »


Endangered Species  

Box 8, Folder 1: Original Manuscript 

Box 8, Folder 2: Author's Galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Firestorm  

Box 7, Folder 1: Manuscript 

Box 7, Folder 2: Author's Galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Box 20: Flashback 

Manuscript. Chapter 1 

Manuscript. Chapter 2-4 

Manuscript. Chapter 5-7 

Manuscript. Chapter 8-11 

Manuscript. Chapter 12-14 

Manuscript. Chapter 15-18 

Manuscript. Chapter 19-21 

Manuscript. Chapter 22-26 

Manuscript. Chapter 27-30 

Manuscript. Chapter 31-end 

Galley Proof. Chapter 1-3 

Galley Proof. Chapter 4-6 

Galley Proof. Chapter 7-12 

Galley Proof. Chapter 13-17 

Galley Proof. Chapter 18-20 

Galley Proof. Chapter 21-25 

Galley Proof. Chapter 26-30 

Galley Proof. Chapter 31-end 

Return to Table of Contents »


Hell's Backdoor 

Box 14: Notebooks 2-3 

Return to Table of Contents »


Hunting Season 

Box 15: Notebooks 1 & 4 

Return to Table of Contents »


Ill Wind  

Manuscript for Ill Wind 

Author's Galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Isle Notebooks 

Box 14: Notebooks 1-4 

Return to Table of Contents »


Box 11: Liberty Falling  

Original Manuscripts 

Author's galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Box 19: seeking enlightenment... hat by hat 

Original Manuscripts 

Author's galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Box 5: A Superior Death  

Typesetting Typescript 

Author's Galleys 

Return to Table of Contents »


Box 4: Track of the Cat 

Original T.M 

Galleys of Track of the Cat 

Return to Table of Contents »


Box 3: Trial by Fire ( Restricted

Chapters 1-5 

Chapters 6-12 

Chapters 13-18 

Chapters 19-28 

Return to Table of Contents »


Unlabeled 

Box 15: Untitled notebook 

Return to Table of Contents »