Finding aid for the Jack Butler Collection

MUM01703

PURL

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Butler, Jack, 1944-
Title
Jack Butler Collection
ID
MUM01703
Date [inclusive]
1950s-2006
General Physical Description note
17 boxes (7.089 linear feet)
Abstract:
Collection of correspondence, journal articles, newspapers, manuscripts, and material pertaining to the life and career of Jack Butler.

Prefered Citation

Jack Butler Collection, 1950s-2006, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

Jack Butler was born in 1944 and moved to Mississippi as a child. He was the son of a Baptist minister. He graduated from Clinton High School, then earned bachelor’s degrees in English and mathematics from Central Missouri State College, followed by an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Arkansas. He has published eight books, including four novels. His books have been printed in sixteen editions, including one translation in Japanese. He has written nearly 200 poems, many of which have appeared in such publications as The New Yorker,  The Atlantic and  Poetry. His cookbook  Jack’s Skillet: Plain Talk and Some Recipes from a Guy in the Kitchen, was published in 1997 by Algonquin. He has won a number of prizes and awards, and his third novel,  Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock (Knopf 1993) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and a PEN/Faulkner Award.

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Scope and Content Note

The Jack Butler Collection includes correspondence, reviews, speeches, honors, manuscripts, publications, exams, papers, journals, notes, audio and photographs related to Jack Butler's life and career.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged thematically.

  1. Series I. Correspondence
  2. Series II. Reviews
  3. Series III. Speeches and Honors
  4. Series IV. Newspaper articles
  5. Series V. Postcards
  6. Series VI. Scrapbook
  7. Series VII. Miscellaneous
  8. Series VIII. Exams and Papers
  9. Series IX. Journals and Notes
  10. Series X. Manuscripts
  11. Series XI. Publications
  12. Series XII. Audio Tapes and Computer Discs
  13. Series XIII. Photographs

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 2009

Access Restrictions

The Jack Butler Collection is open for research.

Folder 1.1, Correspondence, and Box 7, Exams and Papers, have been Restricted.

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.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Jack Butler.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Jennifer Ford, May 2009.

Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 26 May 2009.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

The Oxford American Collection ( http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00347/) contains correspondence by Butler.

For more literary collections housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections, see our Literary Collections subject guide.

Separated Material

Box of photographs have been removed to Collections Photographs for preservation purposes.

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

  • audiocassettes
  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • manuscripts (document genre)
  • photographs
  • speeches

Personal Name(s)

  • Butler, Jack, 1944-

Subject(s)

  • Literature -- Southern States
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century
  • Poets, American -- 20th century

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Collection Inventory

Series I. Correspondence 

1.1 Correspondence 

Conditions Governing Access note

Access Restricted

1.2 Undated Correspondence 

T.D. . Adams Book Store to Jack Butler. Undated    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . "J.A." to "Dear Jack." Undated 

T.L. . [Jack Butler] to Ted Daniel. Undated 

T.L.S. . Jack Butler to Mr. Weaver. Undated 

T.L.S. . Jack Butler to Yvonne McManus. On University of Arkansas letterhead. Undated 

T.L.S. . Jack Butler to Unidentified Recipient. On University of Arkansas letterhead. Undated 

A.L.S. . "Jack B." to Dave Smith. Undated 

T.L.S. . Jack to Unidentified Recipient. Undated 

A.N.S. . Jack to "Miller". Undated 

T.L.S. [no year given]. David Wagoner to Jack Butler. On Poetry Northwest letterhead. 25 November 

Scope and Contents note

Acceptance of poems to journal.

T.L.S. [no year given]. David Wagoner to "Dear J.B." On Poetry Northwest letterhead. 28 June 

Scope and Contents note

Acceptance of poem to journal.

T.L.S. [no year given]. David Wagoner to "Dear J.B." On Poetry Northwest letterhead. 29 January 

Scope and Contents note

Acceptance of poem to journal.

A.L.S. . [Jack Butler] to Unidentified Individual. Undated 

A.L.S. . Jack to "Dear Winks." Undated    (4pp.)

A.L.S. . [Jack Butler] to "Dean John and Susan." Undated    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . [illegible signature] to "Dear Susan." Undated    (3pp.)

A.L.S. . Jack to "Dear Susan." Fragment. Undated    (4pp.)

T.L.S. . Leon to Unidentified Recipient. Undated 

T.L. . Jack Butler to "Diane Tiner." Undated    (2pp.)

T.L. . Jack Butler to Kathy Anderson. Undated    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . Tom Williams to "My good friend Jack." Undated    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . Brian Robertson to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.L.S. . Ted Daniel to Jack Butler. On River Sedge letterhead. Undated    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . [Illegible Name] to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.N.S. . Jack Butler to [Dr. Guinn]. Note written on the same side of paper Undated 

A.L.S. [L.E.B.] to Jack Butler. Undated 

T.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. Undated 

T.L.S. . Charles C. Ryan, editor to Jack Butler. On Galileo letterhead. Undated 

A.L.S. . [Joy] to Unidentified Recipient. Undated    (2pp.)

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. Undated    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . [Joy] to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.C. . Invitation to the opening of recent paintings and drawings by Robert Ross. Moulton Gallery. Fort Smith, Arkansas. Undated 

A.N.S. . Illegible Signature to "Dear Gentle Man." Undated 

A.C.S. . Illegible Signature to "Dear Jack and Lynnice." Undated 

A.L.S. . Illegible Signature to "Dean Jack and Vicki." Undated 

T.L.S. . Tina to Jack Butler. Undated    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Helen to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.N.S. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.N.S. . [Ben] to Jack Butler. Fragment. Undated 

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. Undated    (2pp.)

A.N.S. . Illegible Signature to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.L.S. . J.B. to Jack Butler. Undated    (2pp.)

A.C.S. . John and Joyce to Lynnika and Jack Butler. Undated 

A.L.S. . [Jerry] to Jack Butler and Lynnice. Undated    (4pp.)

A.N.S. . [W.W.] to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.N.S. . Nancy to [Jack Butler]. On The Louisville Review letterhead. Undated 

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to "Dear [Modena]." Undated 

A.C. . Unidentified Sender to [Jack Butler]. Undated 

A.C.S. . Earl to [Jack Butler]. Undated 

A.N.S. . [Joy] to [Jack Butler]. Undated 

A.N.S. . Illegible Signature to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.L.S. . Water damaged letter to Jack Butler. Undated    (4pp.)

A.N.S. . Helen Colgan to [Jack Butler]. Undated 

T.L. . Chain letter sent to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.N.S. . Ben Kimpel to [Jack Butler]. Undated    (2pp.)

T.L. . Unidentified Sender to "Dear Leda." Undated    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . Illegible Signature to Jack Butler. Undated    (3pp.)

A.N.S. . [Jeannie] to Jack Butler. Undated 

T.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.L.S. . Unidentified Sender to [Tim]. Undated    (2pp.)

A.N.S. . Unidentified Sender to Unidentified Recipient. Undated 

A.N.S. . [Guy O.] to Jack Butler. Undated 

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to Unidentified Recipient. Undated 

T.L.S. . Kenneth J. Cook to Jack Butler. Note: Written on Garland Community College letterhead. Undated 

1.3 1966 Correspondence 

A.L.S. . [Wayne] to Jack Butler. On Mississippi College letterhead. 18 June 1966    (2pp.)

1.4 1970 Correspondence 

A.L.S. . Grace Bechtold to Jack Butler. On Bantam Books letterhead. 11 March 1970    (2pp.)

Scope and Contents note

Acceptance of his work "Embroidery" for an anthology by Bantam Books.

1.5 1974 Correspondence 

A.C.S. . David to "Bro" [Jack Butler]. 6 July 1974 

T.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. 15 July 1974 

A.L.S. . [Len] to "Jack and Lynnice." 16 July 1974    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . [Johnny] to "Jackson." 18 July 1974    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . Joelene McGehee to Lynnice & Jack]. 19 July 1974    (2pp.)

A.C.S. . "Mother" to [Lynnika] Jack and Lynnice. 6 August 1974 

1.6 1975 Correspondence 

T.L.S. . Carol T. Gaddy to "Dear Thespians." Photocopy. 12 May 1975 

T.L.S. , [Bertram Minkin] to Jack Butler. On Berkeley Department of Rhetoric letterhead. 13 May 1975 

A.L.S. . Jean Norman to Jack and Lynnice. 17 May 1975    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . Kathy to "Dear Butlers". May 19, 1975 

1.7 1976 Correspondence 

A.L.S. . Joe to "Dearest Jack, Lynnice & Children." 20 February 1976    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . Sarah Fountain to "Professor Jack Butler." 25 February 1976 

Scope and Contents note

Preparations for a collection of Arkansas literature to be released by Rose Publishing Company.

A.L.S. . Michael [Jabbour] to Jack Butler. 31 March 1976    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . John Biguenet to Jack Butler. On Black & White: A Review of the Arts letterhead. 11 May 1976 

Scope and Contents note

Acceptance of poems to Black & White 2

T.L.S. . Jack Butler to Hugh B. Patterson, Jr. 15 June 1976    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Stephen Harrigan to Jack Butler. 7 October 1976 

A.L.S. . David C. Yates to Jack Butler. 7 November 1976 

A.C.S. . M.A.B. to [Jack Butler]. 15 November 1976 

T.L.S. . Bill Henderson to "Dear Editor." 16 November 1976 

General note

There is a note on the correspondence that alludes to the fact that Jack Butler's work was being considered for The Pushcart Prize 1977: Best of the Small Presses. The note is from Dave [Wagoner].

T.L.S. . [Steve H.] to Jack Butler. 29 November 1976 

T.L.S. . Ben D. Kimpel to Jack Butler. On University of Arkansas, College of Arts and Sciences, letterhead. 30 November 1976 

A.N.S. . Bernard Kaplan to Jack Butler. On Mississippi Review letterhead. 13 December 1976 

A.L.S. . [illegible sender name] to [illegible Recipient]. 31 December 1976    (3pp.)

1.8 1977 Correspondence 

T.L.S. []. Ric Dice to Jack Butler. On The Black Warrior Review letterhead. 1977 

Scope and Contents note

Butler's "Hawk Gumbo" winning second place in the Black Warrior Review Literary Awards Contest for 1977

T.L.S. []. Sarah Teal DeMellier to "Dear Contest Participant." On The Black Warrior Review letterhead. 1977 

A.L.S. . [Granny] to "Dears." 1977    (3pp.)

T.L.S. Photocopy. . Ellen Gilchrist to "Dear Contributor." 1977 

Scope and Contents note

Contributions of material for the Barataria

A.L.S. . [Lynnice] to "Dear Wink." 6 January 1977    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . [Sally] to "Dear Jack and Lynnice." 10 January 1977    (2pp.)

A.N.S. . [Leslie Melcharry] to Jack Butler. 16 January 1977 

A.L.S. . Jack Taylor to Jack Butler. 18 January 1977    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . John Allen to "Dear Jack and Lynnice." On Adams Book Store letterhead. 24 January 1977 

A.L.S. .[Jerry Beth] to Jack Butler. 27 January 1977 

A.L.S. . Wayne to Jack Butler. On Henderson State University letterhead. 9 February 1977 

A.N.S. . [Ralph] to Jack Butler. 25 February 1977 

A.C.S. . Joyce to [Jack Butler]. 5 March 1977 

T.L.S. . Iris Tillman Hill to Jack Butler. On University of Texas Press. 17 March 1977 

A.L.S. . [Jerry] to Jack Butler. 2 April 1977    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Joy to Jack Butler. 3 May 1977    (2pp.)

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. 7 May 1977    (2pp.)

T.N.S. . J.A. to Jack Butler. 14 May 1977    (2pp.)

General note

Written on the back of a poem, "You Gotta Walk."

T.L. . Jimmy Dukes to "Dear Friends" [Jack Butler]. 18 May 1977    (3pp.)

Scope and Contents note

Class reunion.

T.L.S. . Helen to Jack Butler. 24 May 1977 

T.L.S. . Kenneth Cook to Jack Butler. On Garland County Community College letterhead. 27 May 1977 

T.N.S. . Jim Baen to Jack Butler. On Galacy/IF letterhead. 5 June 1977 

T.L. . Lynnice to Jack Butler. 5 June 1977 

A.L.S. . Johnny to Jack Butler. 6 June 1977    (4pp.)

T.N.S. . Lynnice to Lynnika. 13 June 1977 

A.L.S. . Jack Butler to [Lynnice Butler]. 16 June 1977    (3pp.)

T.L. . Jack Butler to Texas Quartlery. 27 June 1977 

T.L.S. . Earl Meeks to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Butler. 1 August 1977    (2pp.)

A.N.S. [after ]. Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. 9 August 1977    (2pp.)

T.L. . Nye Willden to Jack Butler. On Dugent Publishing Corp. letterhead. 7 September 1977 

Scope and Contents note

Publication of his story "Plague of Lust."

T.L.S. . Johnny to Jack Butler. 10 September 1977    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . David Wagoner to J.B. [Jack Butler]. On Poetry Northwest letterhead. 30 September 1977 

T.L. . Jack Butler to Sarah Fountain. 6 November 1977 

T.L.S. . Helen to Jack Butler. 22 November 1977 

T.L.S. . Sarah Teal DeMellier to Jack Butler. On Black Warrior Review letterhead. 23 November 1977 

T.L.S. . Jack Butler to Ms. Damrosch. 29 November 1977 

T.L.S. . Sarah Teal DeMellier to Jack Bulter. On Black Warrior Review letterhead. 30 November 1977 

A.C.S. . Steve [Herrigan] to Jack Butler. 1 December 1977 

A.C.S. . Mr. and Mrs. Earl Meeks to [Jack Butler]. 1 December 1977 

T.L.S. . Sarah [Teal DeMellier] to Jack Butler. On Black Warrior Review letterhead. 2 December 1977 

T.L.S. . [Illegible signature] to Jack Butler. 5 December 1977 

A.C.S. . [Jay Rodgers] to Jack Butler. 5 December 1977 

T.L.S. . Joy Gwillim to Jack Butler. 9 December 1977 

T.L.S. . Joy Gwillim to Jack Butler. 12 December 1977    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . John Biguenet to Jack Butler. On New Orleans Review letterhead. 16 December 1977 

1.9 1978 Correspondence 

T.L.S. . Spencer Brown to Jack Butler. 7 February 1978    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Sarah Fountain to Jack Butler. On University of Central Arkansas letterhead. 21 February 1978    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . Joyce Hillstrom to Jack Butler. March 1978    (6pp.)

T.L. . Jack Butler to "Dear Editor." On University of Arkansas letterhead. 4 April 1978 

T.L.S. . Earl Meeks to Jack Butler. On Elk Horn Bank and Trust Company letterhead. 8 May 1978 

A.L.S. . Dorothy N. Butler to Jack Butler. 24 May 1978    (5pp.)

T.L. . John Allen to Jack Butler. 31 May 1978    (2pp.)

Scope and Contents note

Attached poems

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Butler. 18 July 1978    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Barbara Reid to Jack Butler. On The Mary Roberts Rinehart Foundation letterhead. 21 July 1978 

T.L. . B.D.K. to "All Graduate Assistants." 16 November 1978 

T.N.S. . Barry Hannah to Jack Butler. 30 November 1978 

A.L.S. . Mom [Dot] to Jack and Vicki. 1 December 1978    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Eloise Hill to Professor Jack Butler. On W.W. Norton & Company, Inc./Publishers letterhead. 4 December 1978 

A.L.S. . Granny to "Dear Butlers." 8 December 1978    (2pp.)

A.N.S. . [Jarlene] to [Jack Butler]. 22 December 1978 

1.10 1979 Correspondence 

A.C.S. . Dad to "Mr. Jack Butler and Family." 1978 

A.L. . Unidentified Sender to Jack Bulter. 5 January 1979    (6pp.)

A.N. . Poem entitled, "Jess's Bread." 16 February 1979 

A.N.S. . Judy Robinson to Vicki Butler. 21 March 1979 

A.L.S. . [Steve H.] to Jack Butler. 2 April 1979 

T.L.S. . Richard Wilbur to Jack Butler. 5 May 1979 

T.L. . J.A. to Jack Butler. On Adams Book Store letterhead. 23 May 1979 

T.L. . Lyna Lee Montgomery to Jack Butler. 8 June 1979 

T.C. . Unknown sender to Jack Butler. 9 June 1979 

A.C. . Unknown sender to Jack Butler. 10 July 1979 

A.L.S. . Charles & Family to Jack Butler. 16 July 1979    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . Harry T. Antrim to Jack Butler. On Associated Writing Programs Series for Contemporary Poetry, Department of English, Florida International University. 17 July 1979 

P.D. . Invitation to the Baccalaureate-Commencement Exercises for Texas Christian University. 10 August 1979 

Series of poems ("The Winds of Winter Ride the Land"; "The Porch"; "This Flesh Subsiding Now.") sent by Adams Book Store to Jack Butler. 

A.L.S. ]. Marsha Mattson to "Dear Vicki" [Vicki Butler]. Photocopy. 2 August [1979    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Lewis "Buddy" Nordan to Director Arkansas Arts Council. 3 August 1979 

T.L.S. . Richard A. Young, General Manager Hyatt Regency Memphis to Mr. Butler. 29 August 1979 

A.L.S. . Joyce to "Dear Jack." 18 August 1979 

A.N.S. . Ben D. Kimpel to Jack Butler. 21 August 1979 

Scope and Contents note

Wanting of a third section.

1.11 1980 Correspondence 

A.C.S. Christmas card from Jeamie to "Dear Jack." 

1.12 1988 Correspondence 

T.L.S. . Mark to "Dear Jack." 4 March 1988 

T.L.S. . Mel White to "Dear Jack." On Arkansas Times letterhead. 17 November 1988 

1.13 1990 Correspondence 

1.14 2004 Correspondence 

1.15 2005 Correspondence 

A.N.S. . [Alvaro] to "Dear Jack." 27 October 2005 

T.L.S. . [Alvaro] to "Dear Jack." 18 November 2005    (2pp.)

Fragment. . [Trent Stewart] to "Dear Jack." 23 November 2005 

T.L.S. . Trent [Stewart] to "Dear Jack." 20 December 2005    (2pp.)

A.C.S. . Mom to "Dear Jack." 30 December 2005 

1.16 2006 Correspondence 

T.L.S. []. [Alvaro] to "Dear Jack." March 5, 2006    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Michael to "Dear Jack." May 7, 2006    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Tom Williams to "Jack." May 18, 2006    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . [Alvaro] to "Dear Jack." May 30, 2006    (2pp.)

A.L.S. . Mom to "My dear Jack." June 6, 2006    (3pp.)

A.L.S. . Mom to "Dear One." July 20, 2006    (4pp.)

A.L.S. . Mom to "Dear." July 21, 2006    (2pp.)

T.L.S. . Tom W. to "Jack." July 21, 2006    (4pp.)

T.L.S. . "T.W." to "Brother Jack." August 5, 2006    (3pp.)

T.L.S. . Jennifer [Ford] to "Mr. Butler." August 22, 2006    (3pp.)

A.L.S. . Larry to "Jack." September 3, 2006    (3pp.)

2.1 "Dear Johnny" letters. 

2.2 Letters from Johnny Wink to Jack Butler. 

2.3 Notebook of Letters to Jack Butler from Lynnice McDonald [Butler] and Wendy. 

2.4 Notebook of Letters to Jack Butler from Lynnice McDonald [Butler] and Wendy. 

2.5 Letters from Dick and Anne Albin to Jack Butler. Undated 

2.6 1970s. Letters from Dick and Anne Albin to Jack Butler. 

3.1 Notebook of Letters to Jack Butler from Lynnice McDonald [Butler] 

3.2 Notebook of Letters to Jack Butler from Lynnice McDonald [Butler] 

3.3 Notebook of Letters to Jack Butler from Lynnice McDonald [Butler] 

3.4 Miscellaneous correspondence to Lynnice M. Butler. 

3.5 Correspondence to and from Vicki M. Butler. 

3.6 Correspondence from Larry Johnson to Jack Butler. 

3.7 Correspondence to and from The New Yorker

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Series II. Reviews 

4.1 General reviews of Jack Butler's work 

4.2 1982-1983. Reviews of Hawk Gumbo 

4.3 Reviews of Jack Butler's poetry 

4.4 1986. Reviews of Jujitsu for Christ 

4.5 1985-1986. Reviews of Jujitsu for Christ 

4.6 1980s. Reviews of Spaceman Kid Poems 

4.7 1986. Reviews of Hawk Gumbo 

4.8 1987. Reviews of Jujitsu for Christ 

4.9 1989. Reviews of Nightshade 

4.10 1992-1993. Reviews of Living in Little Rock With Miss Little Rock 

4.11 1995. "Interview With Jack Butler." Arkansas Traveler 

4.12 1997-1998. Reviews of Jack's Skillet 

4.13 1998. Reviews of Dreamer.  

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Series III. Speeches and Honors 

5.1 Proclamation of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Mayoral presentation of the key to the city to Jack Butler. 

5.2 Address by Jack Butler at the dedication of the Library of Arkansas Authors, Arkansas Governor's Mansion. 12 July 1986 

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Series IV. Newspaper articles 

5.3 March 1962. "Morrison Heights Church Licenses Pastor's Son to Ministry." The Clinton News. Vol. 14, no. 9. 

5.4 "Profile Ben Kimpel." [University of Arkansas newspaper]. 

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Series V. Postcards 

5.5 Picture postcards of Alligator, Mississippi. 

5.6 Postcard Image of Superior Avenue Baptist Church. Bogalusa, Louisiana. Undated 

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Series VI. Scrapbook 

5.7 Scrapbook 

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Series VII. Miscellaneous 

6.1 Jack A. Bulter, Jr.'s "Certificate of License for the Ministry." And other awards. 1962 

6.2 Glen Allen Elementary School, "Certificate to Jack Butler." 1958 

6.3 Material regarding Lynnika Butler. 

6.4 Envelope of drawings by K.A. Buckelew sent to Jack Butler. 1998 

6.5 Packet of blackberry seeds. Undated 

6.6 Lock of hair with purple ribbon and envelope with silver sealing wax. Undated 

6.7 Loose empty envelopes. 1971-1978 

6.8 Grouping of unidentified miscellaneous materials. Undated 

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Series VIII. Exams and Papers 

Conditions Governing Access note

Materials Restricted Due to Personal Information

Box 7 Exams and Papers 

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Series IX. Journals and Notes 

8.1 "Ada's Addlings by Ada Margaret Mayfield." Undated 

8.2 Notebook. Undated 

8.3 Notes and letters. Undated 

8.4 Trip Books- Journals: Big Bend. 1983 

8.5 Dream Journals I. Folder 1 of 3. 1990- 

8.6 Dream Journals I. Folder 2 of 3. 1990- 

8.7 Dream Journals I. Folder 3 of 3. 1990- 

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Series X. Manuscripts 

9.1 Manuscripts and Poems. Undated 

9.2 Essay drafts, miscellaneous. Undated 

9.3 Three poems for Jayme and some notes toward her wedding band: "All Flags Flying," "Jayme Tull is 38," and "The Gatherer." Undated 

9.4 Notes and Manuscripts, "The Miracle." Undated 

9.5 Fiction-Short-Pop. Undated 

9.6 Notes and Partial Manuscript, "Fiction-Long-Marcus." Undated 

9.7 Notes for the Plasma Poems. Undated 

9.8 Notes for "The Mad Dean." Undated 

9.9 Notes and Manuscripts, "Games In Progress." Undated 

9.10 "Nonfiction- Conceptual, Science." Undated 

9.11 Little Rock- pieces. Undated 

10.1 A.N. . Notes for "An American Preacher." Undated    (2pp.)

10.2 Series of poems, "Elegy for an Elm," "Beauty is Granny," and "To You." Undated 

10.3 "The Lost Poems: A Collection by Jack Butler." Undated 

10.4 "The Circles." Undated 

10.5 "Film and Drama- JJC." Undated 

10.6 Unnamed folder – Contains notes and drafts for "Catfish Whiskey" and "The Rate Analyst." Undated 

10.7 "What to do Between Poems." Undated 

10.8 "Noh, Noh, Noh, Noh, Noh- A Cycle of Five Noh Plays." Undated 

10.9 "Fayetteville I- Pieces." Undated 

10.10 "Fayetteville II- TK." Undated 

10.11 "Fayetteville II- Pieces." Undated 

10.12 "Utah Trip Book." Undated 

10.13 "Fayetteville II-TK- "The Kid Who Wanted to be a Spaceman." Undated 

11.1 "Mummy Wheat by Jack Bulter." Undated 

11.2 "Winsong." Undated 

11.3 "Sonnets." Undated 

11.4 "In Progress- Poetry." Undated 

11.5 "Drafts in Progress." Undated 

11.6 Miscellaneous drafts and fragments. Undated 

11.7 "The Blood of Your Mind. Poems." Sedalia, Missouri. 1966-1968 

11.8 "The Derivative with Respect to Tuesday." 1967-1970 

11.9 Notes for "Johnny B. Goode." circa 1968 

11.10 Notes for "Jesus." circa 1972 

11.11 "Jasper Riders" and "Inter Aliae." 1971-1972 

12.1 "Riders by Jack Butler." 1973 

12.2 "Arkadelphia Pieces." 1974-1975 

12.3 "No News at All by Jack Butler." 1974 

12.4 "Fiction- Long-Starts." 1980 

12.5 "Manuscript and Notes for 'Death Count.'" circa 1986 

12.6 "Manuscripts- 'Conway Pieces.'" circa 1988 

12.7 "Notes and Manuscript for 'A Theoretical Model of Heaven' and 'Going Down." circa 1989 

12.8 "Notes and Manuscripts- Film and Drama Short- 'New York Movie' by John Levy. 1992 

12.9 "The Body I Had in Mind." 1993 

12.10 "The Circles for Grey Dog, Who Could See Love." June 1993 

13.1 "LLR- Drafts and Pieces [ Living in Little Rock With Miss Little Rock]. [1993] 

13.2 "LLR- Drafts and Pieces [ Living in Little Rock With Miss Little Rock]. [1993] 

13.3 "LLR- Drafts and Pieces [ Living in Little Rock With Miss Little Rock]. [1993] 

13.4 "A Selection from the Lost Poems: A Reading by Jack Butler- the College of Santa Fe- October 15, 1998." 1993-1998 

13.5 "Dreamer in progress: 'Anasazi Heights (The Santa Fe Story)' and 'Initial Conditions.'" 1993 

13.6 "Santa Fe- Pieces." 1997 

13.7 "A Selection from Lost Poems: A Reading by Jack Butler." October 1998 

13.8 "Christmas on a Distant Planet." 2006 

13.9 Draft of "Honoring the Land." 2006 

Box 14 Living in Little Rock With Miss Little Rock. Undated    (806 pp.)

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Series XI. Publications 

15.1 "Debates Don't Define Candidates"/ Jack Bulter. Undated 

15.2 "All Punked Out and Someplace to Go"/ Jack Butler. Arkansas Times. Pp. 32-34. July 1987 

15.3 Promotional brochures for Jack's Skillet: Plain Talk and Some Recipes from a Guy in the Kitchen. 1997 

15.4 Uncorrected proof of Living in Little Rock With Miss Little Rock. 1993 

15.5 "Telling Stories and Swapping Recipes: Wheeling and Dealing, Slicing and Dicing, by Jack Butler." The Algonkian No.6 (June 1997): 20-22. June 1997 

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Series XII. Audio Tapes and Computer Discs 

16.1 Jack Butler interview with Robert Hannon. Cassette tape. 15 November 1988 

16.2 Jack Butler: Split End in Outer Space; The Jaws of a Dilemma; How Bad do you Want to Feel; [unreadable]; Oxford Town." Cassette tape. Undated 

16.3 Jack Butler interview with KUAR. Cassette tape. 12 June 1992 

16.4 Guitar Foolery side 1; and More Guitar Foolery and Poems, side 2." Cassette tape. Undated 

16.5 "[NYTCO] Jack Butler." Cassette tape. 13 April 1993 

16.6 "Poems of Larry Johnson from his book Veins. Dedicated to the Memory of J.Edgar Simmons." Cassette tape. Undated 

16.7 "Jack Butler Interview, 4/12/93, D.C., Diane Rheims." Cassette tape. 12 April 1993 

16.8 "J.B. Reading 10/94 CSF." Cassette tape. October 1994 

16.9 "Bowl, Cat & Broomstick." Cassette Tape Undated 

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Series XIII. Photographs 

Box 17 Photographs 

Separated Materials note

Removed and stored with Collection Photographs for preservation purposes

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