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Floyd C. Watkins papers
> Literary writings > In Time and Place research and writings

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Subseries 2.5
In Time and Place research and writings
Boxes 36 - 39

Scope and Content Note

In Time and Place is a book-length study of a number of literary figures including: Willa Cather, William Faulkner, Margaret Mitchell, N. Scott Momaday, John Steinbeck, and William Styron. This subseries includes notes and typescripts of the various chapters of In Time and Place in various stages of development. Some related correspondence is also found among this material; correspondence regarding the various chapters of In Time and Place. Of special note is some correspondence between Floyd Watkins and William Styron; printed material collected by Floyd Watkins during his research on these literary figures and clippings regarding the controversy the book generated on publication; material relating to the funding of Floyd Watkins' research, promotional material for In Time and Place, and notes regarding review copies; and one photograph and one slide relating to Sinclair Lewis, as well as several unidentified photographs.

Arrangement Note

Organized into (1) Writings by Floyd Watkins, (2) Correspondence, (3) Printed material, (4) Subject files, and (5) Audiovisual material.

Writings by Floyd Watkins
Box Folder Content
36 1 As I Lay Dying: drafts and notes
36 2 Confessions of Nate Turner: notes
36 3 Death Comes for the Archbishop: notes
36 4 Death Comes for the Archbishop: revised typescript
36 5 Gone with the Wind: notes
36 6 " Gone with the Wind as Vulgar Literature": manuscript, typescript, and related correspondence
36 7 Grapes of Wrath: notes
36 8 Grapes of Wrath: notes
36 9 Grapes of Wrath: notes
36 10 House Made of Dawn: draft
36 11 House Made of Dawn: notes
36 12 House Made of Dawn: notes from FCW's interview of N. Scott Momaday
36 13 House Made of Dawn: revised typescript
37 1 In Time and Place: captions for photographs
37 2 In Time and Place: drafts and notes
37 3 In Time and Place: front matter
37 4 My Antonia: notes
37 5 My Antonia: notes
37 6 "Willa Cather in Red Cloud: A Recently Discovered Interview": typescripts and related correspondence
38 1 Correspondence re The Confessions of Nat Turner
38 2 Correspondence re The Confessions of Nat Turner [includes William Styron/Floyd Watkins correspondence]
38 3 Correspondence re Gone with the Wind
38 4 Correspondence re Gone with the Wind
38 5 Correspondence re House Made of Dawn
38 6 Correspondence re House Made of Dawn
38 7 Correspondence re In Time and Place
38 8 Correspondence re My Antonia
Printed material
38 9 Cather, Willa: miscellaneous clippings
38 10 Ellis, Florence, "Jemez Kiva Magic and Its Relation to Features of Prehistoric Kivas"
38 11 Gone with the Wind: clippings re FCW's criticism
38 12 Lewis, Sinclair: miscellaneous printed material
38 13 Main Street Magazine, Summer 1974
38 14 Maps of Arizona, Oklahoma, and New Mexico
38 15 Matthews, "The Night Chant: A Navaho Ceremony" (photocopy)
38 16 Momaday, N. Scott: miscellaneous printed material
38 17 Momaday, N. Scott, "The Morality of Indian Hating," Ramparts, Summer 1964 (photocopy)
38 18 Momaday, N. Scott, "A Vision Beyond Time and Place," July 2, 1971
38 19 Reagan, Albert, B., "The Jemez Indians," El Palacio, April 1917
38 20 Red Cloud Centennial: pamphlet
38 21 Red Cloud Chief: reprints of articles re Willa Cather
38 22 Styron, William: William Styron, by Cooper Mackin
38 23 Willa Cather Centennial Festival: pamphlet
Subject files
38 24 In Time and Place: funding for research
38 25 In Time and Place: notes re review copies
38 26 In Time and Place: promotional material
38 27 In Time and Place: reviews
Audiovisual material
39 1 Photographs: In Time and Place
39 2 Photographs: Locale study for House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday
39 3 Photographs: Sauk Centre, Minn., Main Street. Also a slide of Lewis's home
39 4 Photograph: unidentified
39 5 Photograph: unidentified