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ARCHIVES ACQUIRED 1989-1999

Photograph of hats in a store window
Photograph of John Fowles and unidentified man

Front cover of book jacket of The Beginning of Spring by Penelope Fitzgerald

Clockwise from top: Hat Window. Eliot Elisofon,1938. Photography Collection.

Book jacket, The Beginning of Spring by Penelope Fitzgerald. Collins,1988. Manuscripts.

John Fowles and unidentified man. Unidentified photographer, 1953. Manuscripts.



Photograph of Robert Lowell, Jean Stafford and Peter Taylor
Robert Lowell, Jean Stafford and Peter Taylor. Unidentified photographer, 1940. Elizabeth Hardwick Collection. Manuscripts.



Shelby Hearon. Mario Ruiz, 1993. Manuscripts.

David Hare (second from left) and Fleur Cowles. “Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium” on British Theater, Ransom Center, 1996.
Photograph of Shelby Hearon
Photograph of David Hare and Fleur Cowles

AMALIA ELGUERA.
Literary papers of this poet, critic, and librettist who lived between London and Lima, Peru. Acquired 1998.

ELIOT ELISOFON (1911-1973).
T he image and manuscript archive of this New York-born LIFE magazine photographer who did pioneering work in color photography, Third World docu-mentation, and personality/celebrity photojournalism. Acquired 1992.

FICTION COLLECTIVE ARCHIVE.
Production and editorial files of the Fiction Collective (now FC2/Black Ice Books) cooperative, founded in 1962 by Ron Sukenick and other writers who wanted an independent publishing base for their work. Acquired 1998.

PENELOPE FITZGERALD (b. 1916).
The papers of this Booker Prize-winning British novelist include manuscripts for almost all of her novels. Acquired 1989.

ANGEL FLORES (1900-1992).
The papers of this Puerto Rican-born translator and professor of Spanish language and literature consist largely of correspondence with many American and Spanish-language authors. Acquired 1989.

JOHN FOWLES (b. 1926).
This British novelist’s papers consist largely of manuscripts of his works plus accompanying clippings, contracts, correspondence, and research materials. Playscript and screenplay adaptations of his works are also present, as are numerous other works about Fowles. Acquired 1993,1999.

STUART GILBERT (1883-1969).
This British translator’s papers embrace correspondence, diaries, notebooks, photographs, and other material documenting GilbertÕs literary career, particularly his work with James Joyce. Acquired 1989.

ELIZABETH HARDWICK (b. 1916).
The collection documents most fully the late career of this American novelist and critic,especially her novel Sleepless Nights. There is much information about the poet Robert Lowell as well. Gift of Elizabeth Hardwick, 1991.

DAVID HARE (b. 1947).
The archive of this British playwright includes manuscripts for his trilogy: The Absence of War, Racing Demon, and Murmuring Judges. Also present is material related to Slag, Knuckle, Plenty, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Skylight, and The Life of Galileo. Acquired 1996.

ALLANAH HARPER (1904-1992).
The papers of the British writer who founded the magazine Echanges (1928-1931) are comprised primarily of Harper’s correspondence, but also include clippings,manuscripts, notebooks, photographs, and letters from Sybille Bedford. Acquired 1995.

WILSON HARRIS (b. 1921).
The Center has been collecting the manuscripts of this British Guiana-born novelist and poet since 1968. Recent additions include manuscripts for Resurrection at Sorrow Hill and Jonestown as well as letters to Michael Thorpe. Acquired 1997, 1998.

ROY HARVEY AND JULIUS PATTESON PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO.
This San Antonio-based company was among America’s largest and most successful commercial photography studios. The archive consists of photographs, negatives, business logs, and record books; active from 1912-1979. Acquired 1991.

FRANCIS JOHN HASTINGS, 15TH EARL OF HUNTINGDON (1901-1990).
An archive of correspondence, newspaper clippings, business papers, essays,plays, broadcasts, and autobiographical and biographical sketches by this British artist and politician. Acquired 1994, 1995.

SHELBY HEARON (b. 1931).
Hearon’s literary career is well documented in this collection. The files trace her emerging voice as a novelist, beginning in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and follow her growth into a full-time working writer. Acquired 1994-1996.

WILLIAM HUMPHREY (1924-1997).
The archive of this American novelist includes manuscripts for his trilogy of novels set in East Texas and for other works, photographs, and correspondence. Acquired 1993.

ANDREW HURLEY.
Manuscripts, contracts, and correspondence relating to his career as a literary translator, most recently of The Collected Fiction of Jorge Luis Borges (1998). Ongoing gift, 1996-present.

RAY CORYTON (R.C.) HUTCHINSON (1907-1975).


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