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Finding-Aid for the Barry Hannah Collection (MUM00216)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00216/
Creator:
Hannah, Barry
Title:
Barry Hannah Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1978-1993
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection consists of correspondence and typescripts related to the life of Barry Hannah. Items were created 1978-1993.
Quantity:
12 boxes.
Number:
MUM00216
Location:
B-9.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
Barry Hannah Collection (MUM00216). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.
See the Barry Hannah entry on The Mississippi Writers Page maintained by University of Mississippi Dept. of English.
http://www.olemiss.edu/mwp/dir/hannah_barry/index.html

Scope and Contents Note
Collection consists of correspondence and typescript related to the life of Barry Hannah. Items were created 1978-1993.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
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.

Container List
Barry Hannah Collection

Box 1

Folder No.:

1. Dear Reader, from Square Books, Oxford, Mississippi, with review of John Le Carre's The Night Manager, by Barry Hannah, July/August 1993 (93-69).

2. Daily Mississippian, March 8, 1989, with "Letter to the Editor," from Barry Hannah, regarding Salman Rushdie, p. 3 (89-22).

3. Daily Mississippian, 19 October 1988, with "Letter to the Editor," from Barry Hannah, regarding Michael Dukakis presidential campaign, p. 2.

4. T.L.S. Sharon Wexler, New York City, to Hannah, 5 January 1981, 1 p., re: recommendation for Columbia University, and
T.M. [Photocopy] "Something About Those Eyes" by Wexler.
11 pp.

5. T.L.S. Terry McDonnell, Rolling Stone, New York City, to Hannah, 13 November 1981, 1 p., re: unidentified manuscript.

6. A.L.S. Glennray Tutor, Oxford, Mississippi, to Hannah, 1
June 1981, 1 p.

7. Photocopied pages from The Logic of Life, by [Francois Jacob, c. 1974] pp. 307-310, 323-324. [Note - this folder not
present]

8. Photocopy of "Welcome to the Arrow Catchers Fair," by Lewis Nordan, published in Harper's (September 1978), 7 pp.
[Note - this folder not present]

9. Photocopy of "Cathedral," by Raymond Carver, published in The Atlantic Monthly, (September 1981), 7 pp.

10. Typed verse. [Photocopy] "Scenario in Which my Grandma Feeds a Famous Indian," by Sam Prestridge, Yazoo City, Mississippi, n. d., 1 p.

11. T.M. [Photocopy] "Mundo's Sign," by Bob Shacochis, Lone
Tree, Iowa, n. d., 27 pp.

12. 3 sheets of letterhead from Mississippi Land & Cattle Co., Inc., Clinton, Mississippi. [Company owned by Hannah
family].

13. T.M. [Mimeograph] "In Lizzy's Town" 18 pp. Labeled "Hendrie/Blaise/gww". With handwritten correction to
original mimeograph form.

14. A.L.S. "Dr. Hannah," to "Griff, Sharon," n. d., 1 p. with holograph notes au verso. ALS written on 11" x 14" paper and is stained.

15. Program from "Ray" at the Hoka, c. 1987 [Note - This item
removed for cataloging - see last page]

16. Miscellaneous pages. 2pp.





Box 2
The Nightwatchman

Typesetting typescript. "Nightwatchman". With printer's marks and [holograph] notations. 344 pp.




Box 3
Ray

Folder No.:

1. A.L.S. Barry Hannah to "Patty," 19 September 1980, 2 pp.

A.M. pp. 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31.

T.M. and A.M. Title page "Ray A Novel by Barry Hannah." pp. [1], 2, [3], [4], 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,
15, [16], 16.

T. M. "VI" & "VII" 26, [2], 3, 4.

T. M. "X" pp. 3, [29]
"VII" pp. 26, 29
"X" 30, 29, 28,
"VIII" pp. 27, [31]

T.M. "Ray. Autograph dedication to 'Carl and Pat'." pp. 2, 3, 2, 6.

A.M. & T. M. 40, 40, 43, 43, 44, 43, 48, 45, 45, 46, 41, 42, 49.

A.M.& T. M. 36, 36, 37, 38, 39, 39.


2. T.M.S. "Ray." "First Version of Ray, Knopf, 1980." Clean typesetting typescript. 136 pp.

3. T. M. "Neighborhood." 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 7, 8, 9 pp. Xerography with ["author's changes"].

T. M. "Neighborhood." 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 5a, 6, 7, 8, 9 pp. Xerographic reproduction. Dated "23.III.79".

4. Printed title page for "Neighborhood." An early fragment
from Ray by Barry Hannah. Gorgas Oak Press. With
"Publisher's Note" for Gorgas Oak Press edition of
"Neighborhood." Heavily stained.

"Working materials 1979-80" on printed Clancy McQue's menu." [2]

T.M. 4, 5, 6, 44, 45 pp.

T.M. "III" 21, 23, 21 [xerography], 22 [xerography], 23 [xerography], 24, 21 [xerography], 22 [xerography].

A.M. 100. [1] p.

T.N. "Uncle Barry" [first line].

A. M. Back of printed Solomon's Deli Restaurant printed
menu. [2] pp.

T.M. 25, 25 [xerography].

A. M. 400 [1] p.

A.M. "Judy and the apartment, the . ." [first line].

A.M. "All your 39 years, have been . . " [first line].

A.M. "Hannah Ray. Add I" "I had only one comfort and
there . . " [first line] [1] p.

A.M. Ray. "Coming along. Chapter?" [first line] [1] p.

A.M. Ray. "There appears the world and . . " [first
line] p. 180.

A.M. Ray. p. 181.

T.M. 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, pp.

T.M. "Archie Manning and Vaught." [1] pp.

T.M. "When the queers roll out . . " [first line]. [1] p.

T.M. "Fourty 6," 46, 45, 46 [xerography], 47, 48 pp.

T.M. "Morgan City Blues." [1], 2, 3 pp.

T.M. 115, 116, 117 pp.

A.M. "Killed big dad" [second line].
Overleaf "It will be dust" [second line]. [2]

A.M. 101. "Put your spirit with mine" [first line]. [1] p.

A.M. 99. [1] p.

A.M. 101. "I know too entirely much" [first line]. [1] p.

A.M. "her lovers, 2 of them' [second line].
Overleaf "Buttermilk" [first word, sixth line]. [2]

A.M. "Nether. I like it. Her nether [hoot]. Crazy girl named . . " [first line] [1] p.

A.M. 2, "He thought his wit was precious, nasty Larry
Deacon" [first line]. [1] p.

5. Folio cut galleys. Ray. Alfred A. Knopf New York 1980.
With autograph note in blue ink "Fuck Iran Free the
Hostages", and in pencil "I will kill on sight".



Box 4
Power and Light

Folder No.:

1. T.M.S. "Power and Light". With a few holograph corrections. 70 pp.

2. T.M. [Photocopy] "Power and Light". With a few holograph corrections. 70 pp.

3. T.M. "Power and Light". With a few holograph corrections.
81 pp., last two in holograph.

4. T.M. [Photocopy] "Power and Light". 78 pp. Used as
setting copy.

5. Printer's long galleys, proofreader's corrections throughout.

6. Printer's first page proofs, "approved Barry Hannah".

7. Page proofs with printer's marks in red ink, "OK to print as corrected". 12 pp.

8. Proof gatherings, signed by Hannah.

9. A.M. "Power and Light". On legal pad. 5 pp.

10. T.M. "Power and Light". With a few holograph corrections. 45 pp.


Box 5
Boomerang

Folder No.:

1. Master galleys, with some corrections, dated on the title-
page three times in January 1989. 150 pp.

2. T.M. [Photocopy], with some corrections, incorporating author's "last legal changes", with note on the first page to the effect that "Camille [Hykes] has original". 123 pp.

3. Carbon typescript, used as the setting copy by the printer, with printer's marks & with numerous corrections to the text by the author. 121 pp.

4. Author's Marked set of galleys, with a few deletions.
150 pp.


Box 6
Boomerang


1. T.M.S. "Boomerang". With holograph corrections. 115 pp. In black binder.



Box 7
Boomerang

Folder No.:

1. A.M. "Boomerang". On oversize pages. 7 pp.

2. Correspondence re: "Boomerang":

T.L.S. Sam [Seymour Lawrence], Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 20 July 1988, 2 pp., with attached 2 pp. comments.

T.L.S. Camille Hykes, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 20 July 1988, 2 pp.

T.L.S. Liz Duvall, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 6 October 1988, 1 p.

Facsimile. Barbara Williams, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, to Seymour Lawrence, 13 October 1988, 7 pp.

T.L.S. Sam [Seymour Lawrence], Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 17 October 1988, 1 p.

T.L.S. Camille Hykes, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 21 October 1988, 1 p.

T.L.S. Sam [Seymour Lawrence], Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 27 October 1988, 1 p.

T.L.S. Camille Hykes, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 11 November 1988, 1 p.

T.L.S. Sam [Seymour Lawrence], Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 21 November 1988, 3 pp.

T.L.S. Camille Hykes, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 22 November 1988, 1 p.

T.L.S. Camille Hykes, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York City, 12 January 1989, 1 p.

T.D. "BOOMERANG: SL Reading Notes," 1 p.

Miscellaneous pages.

3. A.M. and T.M. Mixed collations/paginations. With holograph corrections. "Boomerang". [782 pp.].



Box 8
Hey, Jack!

Folder No.:

1. Printer's copy of author's corrected carbon typescript, with printer's notes. 115 pp.

2. Galley sheets, "Master Set-1st Pass," with corrections.

3. Galley sheets, "Author's Set".

Loose:

Autograph manuscript notebook. "Book I" in perfect bound red cloth notebook, ruled paper. 299 pp.

Autograph manuscript notebook. "Book II" in perfect bound
red cloth notebook, ruled paper. 283 pp.

A.M. In Nifty Subject Notebook. Contains both stories labeled "Hey Jack" and "Maximum Ned". 100 pp.


Box 9
Captain Maximum

Folder No.:

1. T.M. "Maximum Ned". Original and Photocopy. With holograph corrections. 89 pp.

2. T.M. "Captain Maximum". Typescript with printer's marks. 110 pp.

3. T.M. "Captain Maximum". Xerographic reproduction with holographic emendations. 104 pp.

4. Master galleys "Captain Maximum". November 30, [ ] 51 pp.

5. Master galleys. "Captain Maximum". January 9 [ ] 55 pp.

6. T.M. "Captain Maximus". With a few holograph corrections. 104 pp.

7. T.M. "Four Photographs From My Childhood". With holograph corrections. 4 pp.

8. T.M. Photocopy. "Hey Joe". With holograph corrections.
10 pp.



Box 10
The Tennis Handsome
& Miscellaneous Oversize Manuscripts

Folder No.:

1. Duplicate typesetting manuscript with printer's marks, 206
pp.

2. Master Galley. October 28, 1982.

3. Reset short galleys. December 30, 1982. 163 pp. [2].

4. A.M. "Diamond Desert". 2 pp.

5. A.M. "Hey Joe". Dated May 22, 1981. 5 pp.



Box 11
The Tennis Handsome & The Esquire Stories

Folder No.:

1. Short Galleys. December 20, 1982. pp. [169]

2. Job proofs. March 26, 1983, with invoice. 167 pp.

3. Miscellaneous discarded short galleys dated January 20, 1983, February 3, 1983 and February 4, 1983.

The Esquire Stories:

4a. T.M. "I Did It and Would Again". With holograph corrections on erasable bond. 15 pp.

b. T.M.S. "Love Too Long". With holograph corrections. 10 pp.

c. T.M. Photocopy. "Knowing He Was Not My Kind Yet I
Followed". 9/2/75. 7 pp.

d. T.M. "Man in the Street". With holograph corrections.
2 pp.

e. T.M.S. "Not at the Very Last a Crowd". With holograph corrections. 6 pp.

f. T.M. Photocopy "Deaf and Dumb". 6 pp.

g. T.N. "After submitting these three stories to Esquire, Lish suggested Barry Hannah put them together as one long story . . After Esquire declined (November 1975) we will submit as separate stories but using Lish versions.

T.M. "The Courage of Minny Temple". 6 pp.

T.M. "Green Gets It". With holograph corrections. 10 pp.

T.M. "Do It Yourself". With holograph corrections. 11 pp.

h. T.M. Photocopy. "Behold the Man Transfigured in His Husbanding: Three Stories by Barry Hannah".

(1) T.M. Photocopy. "At Home". 13 pp.

(2) T.M. Photocopy. "Home Free". 6 pp.

(3) T.M.S. "One Place for Another". With holograph corrections. 13 pp.

i. T.M. "With All the Old Liars Trembling at Farte Cove". 5
pp.


j. T.M.S. Photocopy. "Midnight and I'm Not Famous Yet".
16 pp. [2] 1 copy with editorial comments.

k. T.M. "Our Own Gardens". With holograph corrections. 13 pp.

l. Untitled version of "Our Own Gardens". 11 pp.

m. T.M. Photocopy. "Testimony of Gardens". With holograph corrections. 12 pp.

n. T.M. Photocopy. "Escape to Newark". With holograph corrections. 9 pp.

o. T.M. "Southern" [End and All in Richmond"] With holograph corrections. 7 pp.

p. T.M. ["When He Burned His House"] Title scratched out. With holograph corrections. 7 pp.

q. T.M. Photocopy "Love Too Long". 8 pp.


Box 12
Miscellaneous Short Manuscripts

Folder No.:


1. A.M. and T.M. "Tuscaloosa, where I Live". 3 versions. One typewritten and two autograph manuscripts, one on lined
paper.

2. A.M. "Greenwood With George". 13 pp.

T.M. "Greenwood with George". 4 pp.

3. A.M. and T.M. "Mackey's Diary of the Road". 10 pp. With various numbered loose pages of A.M. and T.M.

4. T.M. "Victory". 3 pp. With Barry Hannah resume.

5. A.M. "Mother's Cheerleader". 3 pp.

6. T.M. Mimeograph copy. "The Splendid Negro". 12 pp.

7. T.M. "Me, Ribaldo: A Story of Pure Feeling". 8 pp.

8. T.M. Mimeograph copy. "Love in Santa Fe". With holograph corrections. 18 pp.

9. T.M. Photocopy. "Watch Out, It's a Big One". With
holograph corrections. 13 pp.



10. T.M. "Amazing Grace". 2 pp.

A.M. Untitled ["Amazing Grace"]. 10 pp.

11. T.M. "Rita Veranof". With holograph corrections. 17 pp.
[2 pages numbered "8" and two pages numbered "2"].

12. A.M. "LTS" 2 pp.

13. T.M. "Namely You". 3 pp.

14. A.M. "Hey Joe". 9 pp.

15. A.M. Untitled. ["Be patient, take it easy."] 1 p.

16. A.N.S. [Raymond Carver] to Barry Hannah, n. d.




Items removed from collection for cataloging:

Yearbook "The Tribesman," from Mississippi College, 1963 (92-16).

Program from stage adaptation of "Ray" performed at the Hoka, Oxford, Mississippi, c. 1987. Stage adaption by James Tighe and Wil Collins, directed by L. W. Thomas (00-89)