Series 3
Notebooks, circa 1972-1991
Boxes 25 - 28

Scope and Content Note

The notebooks in the Raymond Andrews Papers often contain early versions of Andrews’ novels and other writings as well as drafts of letters and other miscellaneous notes. These notebooks often include more than one work. When dates are present in a notebook, they are given in the following description. The notebooks are arranged in approximate chronological order.

Box Folder Content
25 1 Appalachee Red manuscript, ca 1972-1973
25 2 Appalachee Red manuscript, ca 1973
25 3 Appalachee Red manuscript, ca 1973-1975; various untitled fictional writings
25 4 Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee manuscript
25 5 Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee manuscript
26 1 Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee and Baby Sweet's manuscripts; other writings; draft correspondence; ca 1979 Baby Sweet's manuscripts; other writings; draft correspondence; ca 1979
26 2 Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee, Baby Sweet's and 99 Years and a Dark Day [unpublished novel] manuscripts; draft correspondence; variously dated 1980, 1985, 1989 Baby Sweet's and 99 Years and a Dark Day [unpublished novel] manuscripts; draft correspondence; variously dated 1980, 1985, 1989
26 3 Notes, brief fictional sketches, ca 1982 [mostly empty]
26 4 99 Years and a Dark Day manuscript; autobiographical writings; draft correspondence; ca 1982-1984
26 5 99 Years and a Dark Day manuscript; autobiographical writings; draft correspondence; ca 1982-1984
26 6 99 Years and a Dark Day and Last Radio Baby manuscripts, ca 1982-1986 Last Radio Baby manuscripts, ca 1982-1986
27 1 99 Years and a Dark Day manuscript; draft correspondence; ca 1984-1985
27 2 The Hairy Legged Gypsy [unpublished fiction] manuscript; notes; "Growing Up Black in the Forties"; ca 1984-1985
27 3 99 Years and a Dark Day and Hairy Legged Gypsy manuscripts; draft correspondence; other writings; ca 1985-1985 Hairy Legged Gypsy manuscripts; draft correspondence; other writings; ca 1985-1985
27 4 Baby Sweet's manuscript; draft correspondence; notes; ca 1985
27 5 The Last Radio Baby manuscript; notes re: Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee; ca. 1985 Rosiebelle Lee Wildcat Tennessee; ca. 1985
27 6 Jessie and Jesus and Cousin Claire manuscript; other writings; biographical writings on Benny Andrews; ca 1985-1988 Benny Andrews; ca 1985-1988
28 1 Jessie and Jesus and Cousin Claire manuscript; other writings; notes; draft correspondence; ca 1986-1988
28 2 The Last Radio Baby manuscript; draft correspondence; ca 1988-1989
28 3 The Last Radio Baby manuscript; draft correspondence; other writings; ca 1989-1990
28 4 The Last Radio Baby manuscript; draft correspondence; notes; ca 1989-1991 [mostly empty]
28 5 Jessie and Jesus and Cousin Claire; "Once Upon a Time in Atlanta"; other writings; notes; draft correspondence; ca 1990-1991
28 6 The Last Radio Baby and Jessie and Jesus and Cousin Claire manuscripts; ca 1990-1991 Jessie and Jesus and Cousin Claire manuscripts; ca 1990-1991
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