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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00414/
Creator:
Smith, Julie
Title:
Julie Smith Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1983-1998
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts related to the work of Julie Smith. Items were created 1983-1998.
Quantity:
46 boxes.
Number:
MUM00414
Location:
C-15 & C-16 (45 boxes) & G-11 (1 oversized box) & C-12 (5 boxes unprocessed).
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:
Julie Smith Collection (MUM00414). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts related to the work of Julie Smith. Items were created 1983-1998.

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


JULIE SMITH COLLECTION ACCRETION CONTROL NO: 96-6
Box 1
Folder No.:

T.M. Original. "Strangers on a Plane," with holograph corrections. Labeled "For SOS anthology Killers in the [Sun]". 26 pp., with attached autograph notes, 3 pp.

T.M. Original. "House of Blues," with holograph corrections. 351- 386 pp.

T.M. Original. "House of Blues," with holograph corrections. 387-480 pp.

T.M. Original. "House of Blues," with holograph corrections and editorial comments in blue ink. 97 pp.

Clippings.

"House of Blues" broadside (club, not manuscript).

T.L.S. Elisa Wares, Fawcett Books, New York City, to Julie Smith, 8 November 1994, 3 pp. re: editorial comments.

T.M. Original. "Code Noir [House of Blues] Synopsis," with holograph corrections. 11 pp.

T.M. Original. "House of Blues - Synopsis," with holograph corrections. 6 pp.

Miscellaneous autograph notes from "House of Blues".

Color photocopy of dust jacket from House of Blues.

T.M. Original. "House of Blues - Synopsis," with holograph corrections. 49 pp.

Miscellaneous material compiled from research for House of Blues.

"Souvenir du Antoine's Restaurant".

New Orleans Police Department Press pass, issued to Smith, 1965.

an Francisco Police Department Press pass, issued to Smith, 1979.


Box 2

Foreign Editions:

The Axeman's Jazz (Japanese) translated by Kiyomi Nagano (1995).

Die Sauerteigmafia (The Sourdough Wars, German) translated by Susanne Levin (1991).

Die Jazzband Spielt das Requiem (Jazz Funeral, German) translated by Regina Winter (1995).

Ich Bin Doch Keine a Superfrau (Death Turns a Trick, German) translated by Bettina Thienhaus (1990).

Blues in New Orleans (New Orleans Mourning, German) translated by Susanne Levin (1992).

Ein Solo Fur Den Sensenmann (Axeman's Jazz, German) translated by Regina Winter (1993).

Touristenfalle (Tourist Trap, German) translated by Bettina Thienhaus (1990).

Cassette Tapes:

"All About Books: New Orleans Beat," KPFK, Los Angeles, 23 July 1994.

"How to do a Successful Whodunit," from Convenient Cassette Service, Metairie, Louisiana.

"Taking the Mystery out of Getting Published," CCS, Metarie, La.

"Researching Your Mystery," CCS, Metairie, La.

"Finding and Workign with your Agent," CCS, Metairie, La.


2 boxes of 5" floppy diskettes.


Box 3:
T.M. Original. "The Kindness of Strangers," with holograph corrections. Labeled "1st draft" on post-it note. 489 pp.


Box 4:
T.M. Original. "The Kindness of Strangers," with holograph corrections. Labeled "2nd Draft" on post-it note. 497 pp.


Box 5:
T.M. Original. "House of Blues," with holograph corrections. 479 pp.


Box 6:
T.M. Original. "House of Blues," with holograph corrections. Labeled "Draft 3". pp. 1-350.

Box 7:
T.M. Original. "House of Blues," with holograph corrections. Labeled "Out takes final draft". 398 pp.


Box 8:
T.M. [Original] "House of Blues". Clear copy. 496 pp.


Box 9:
Copyedited manuscript. "House of Blues" with printer's marks. 514 pp., and typed memorandum from Ilse M. Schrynemakers to Elisa Wares et al., 21 November 1994, 1 p. re: dead matter.

JULIE SMITH COLLECTION, ACCRETION CONTROL NO: 98-5

Box 1

Folder No.:

1. Folder labeled "011" containing autograph notes, yellow writing tablets with autograph notes, miscellaneous manuscript pages, clippings and other miscellaneous material.

2. Folder labeled "Crescent City Kill Lord of Misrule" containing yellow legal pads with autograph notes, clippings, photocopied articles and other miscellaneous material.

3. Folder labeled "Kindness of Strangers" containing miscellaneous typed manuscript pages, clippings, autograph notes, photocopied articles and other miscellaneous material.


Box 2 - T.M. "Crescent City Kill" labeled with blue post-it note "First Draft." With holograph corrections in pencil. 477 pp.


Box 3 - T.M. Partial. "Crescent City Kill" labeled with blue post-it note "Second draft." With holograph corrections in pencil. 336 pp.


Box 4 - T.M. "Crescent City Kill" labeled with yellow post-it note "Final draft." Clean copy. 480 pp.


Box 5 - T.M. "The Kindness of Strangers" with editorial marks in red ink and printer's marks in green ink, 505 pp. With T.N. Kristen Busch, Editorial Assistant, Ballantine, New York, to Julie Smith, 13 November 1996, 1 p.

Julie Smith Collection Accretion #99-75
Box 1:
TMs. c. 1998. Labeled "First Draft, Desire Street." 449 pages. Annotated. Note: Eventually became the novel 82 Desire: A Skip Langdon Novel, published in 1998 by Fawcett Columbine.

Box 2:
TMs. c. 1998. Labeled "Second Draft, Eighty-Two Desire." 456pp. Annotated.

Box 3:
TMs. c. 1998. Titled "Between Desire and Piety." 349 pp. Annotated. Note: Early draft of the novel 82 Desire: A Skip Langdon Novel, published in 1998 by Fawcett Columbine.

Box 4:
TMs. c. 1998. Titled "Eighty-Two Desire: A Skip Langdon Novel." 456pp.


Box 5:
TMs. c. 1998. Titled "Eighty-Two Desire: A Skip Langdon Novel." 456pp. Note: Labeled "Linda's Copy."

Box 6:
6.1 c. 1998. Author's notes for 82 Desire: A Skip Langdon Novel. 1p.

6.2 TMs. c. 1998. Annotated draft "Too Mean To Die." 22pp. Note: Attached newspaper clipping from January 27, 1998's edition of The Times-Picayune, "Spice Girls kicked up a notch at American Music Awards."
6.3 TMs. c. 1998. Annotated draft "Too Mean To Die." 20pp.
6.4 TMs. c. 1991. Annotated first draft "War Paint" ["Fresh Paint"]. 20pp. Attached newspaper clipping from November 8, 1991. "The Kids With the Big Eyes." San Francisco Chronicle.
6.5 TMs. Undated. Annotated draft of "Starlady"/ "Murder in the Cards"/ "Murder in the Future"/ "The Death Card." Note: Two of these titles had been crossed through and the only two to remain were "Murder in the Cards" and "The Death Card." 14pp.
6.6 TMs. Undated. Annotated draft of "Always Othello." 13pp.
6.7 TMs. Undated. Annotated draft of "Always Othello." 13pp.
6.8 TMs. Undated. Annotated draft of "Always Othello." 13pp.
6.9 Folder. Letters regarding The Sourdough Wars, 1983-1991.
6.10 Folder. Correspondence, author's notes, etc. regarding Death Turns a Trick. 1979-1983.
6.11 Folder. Correspondence regarding Death Turns a Trick. 1983-1986.
6.12 Folder. Correspondence regarding publication of an anthology gathered by Share our Strength.
6.13 Folder. Correspondence and review articles relating to Huckleberry Fiend. Note: Newspaper articles have been removed and placed in Box 8.
6.14 Folder. Review articles of The Sourdough Wars. Note: Original newspaper articles have been removed and placed in Box 8.
6.15 Correspondence regarding True-Life Adventure. 1982-1986.
6.16 Book reviews and correspondence regarding Tourist Trap. Note: Original newspaper articles have been removed and placed in Box 8.

Box 7:
7.1 Book reviews of True Life Adventure. Note: Original newspaper articles have been removed and placed in Box 8.
7.2 Book reviews and correspondence relating to Other People's Skeleton's.
7.3 Copies of various stories and articles by Julie Smith.
7.4 Book jackets of New Orleans Beat; Jazz Funeral; The House of Blues; and The Kindness of Strangers.
7.5 Printed Document. 1991. Honorary certificate for outstanding achievement in mystery fiction awarded to Julie Smith by Sisters in Crime on the occasion of her 1991 Edgar Award Nomination. Signed by Susan Dunlap, President, Sisters in Crime.
7.6 Brochures. Undated. Promotional brochure for "Invisible Ink." Note: A ghostwriting and graphic design firm with Margaret Lucke, Marcia Muller, Julie Smith, and Sheila Stavish. San Francisco, CA.
7.7 Spring 1980 book catalog for California based publishing company Celestial Arts/ Les Femmes Publishing.
7.8 Copies of Julie Smith's Resume. Undated.
7.9-7.11 Three copies of 1997 program for "Boucher Con: 1997 World Mystery Convention, October 30-November 2." Note: Julie Smith is honored as the Toastmaster of Bouchercon 28.
7.12 TD. Undated. Media Relations Guide for the San Francisco District Attorney's Office/ Prepared by Julie Smith, Invisible Ink.
7.13 TD. Undated. "Working Paper on the Role of the State of California in Gene Resources"/ National Council on Gene Resources. Note: Julie Smith is listed as the editor.

Box 8:
8.1 Folder. Assorted newspaper articles by and about Julie Smith.
8.2 Folder. Clippings by Julie Smith from the late 1960s. Note: Primarily from The San Francisco Chronicle.
8.3 Folder. Newspaper articles about Julie Smith, 1991-1992.
8.4 Folder. Newspaper articles and reviews by Julie Smith, 1980-1987.
8.5 Folder. Original newspaper reviews of True Life Adventure.
8.6 Folder. Original newspaper reviews of Tourist Trap.
8.7 Folder. Original newspaper reviews of The Sourdough Wars.
8.8 Folder. Original newspaper reviews of Huckleberry Fiend.


Box 9: Oversize
Contains periodical reviews of Julie Smith's works, early Julie Smith articles in periodicals, Mardi Gras beads, promotional materials for The Kindness of Strangers, and a framed May 1991 Publisher's Weekly list of New York Bestsellers. Julie Smith's New Orleans Mourning is listed under the paperbacks as number 8.

Julie Smith Collection -- Accretion #2002-17
Box 1:

TMs. Annotated typescript draft of Louisiana Hotshot. 395pp.


Box 2:

TMs. Annotated typescript draft of Louisiana Hotshot. 396 pp. Note: Heavily annotated with several notes laid into draft.

Box 3:

TMs. Annotated typescript draft of Louisiana Hotshot. 403 pp. Note: Originally enclosed in an envelope from Tom Doherty Associates sent to Julie Smith.

Box 4:

Folder 1: TMs. Annotated partial typescript of Louisiana Hotshot. 106 pp.

Folder 2: TMs. Annotated partial typescript of Louisiana Hotshot. 116pp.

Folder 3: TMs. Annotated first draft of Chapter Nine from Louisiana Hotshot. 13pp.

Folder 4: TMs. Typescript of Louisiana Hotshot. 87pp. Note: Labeled "Proposal less first 24 pages, rewrite for poems" written in the author's hand.

Folder 5: TMs. Annotated partial typescript of Louisiana Hotshot. 48pp. Note: Labeled "early partial" in the author's hand.

Folder 6: Correspondence relating to various drafts of Louisiana Hotshot.

Folder 7: Cover Art mockups for Louisiana Hotshot.

Folder 8: Magazine and newspaper clippings relating to research for Louisiana Hotshot.

Folder 9: Julie Smith's handwritten notes relating to Louisiana Hotshot.