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Finding Aid to the William Carney Papers, 1942-1987
BANC MSS 2001/72 c  
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Series 1 Drafts of Carney writings and related materials. 1942-1981, undated

Physical Description: Cartons 1-11 and Boxes 5-8

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains drafts of published and unpublished works by Carney. Also contains notes, research materials, and photographs.
Carton 1-3

"Last of the Lackeys: A Biography of Beaumarchais"

Carton 1, Folder 1-17

Draft undated

Carton 2, Folder 1-14

Draft undated

Carton 3, Folder 1-2

Materials for revisions undated

Carton 3, Folder 3

Researched passages undated

Carton 3, Folder 4

Photographs, slides, and film of Beaumarchais illustrations undated

Carton 3, Folder 5-14

Source material undated

Carton 3, Folder 15

Note fragments undated

Carton 3, Folder 16

Translations undated

Carton 3, Folder 17

Obiter opus undated

Carton 3, Folder 18

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant application and proposal 1975

Carton 3, Folder 19

Bibliography and search materials undated

Carton 3, Folder 20

Bribes undated

Carton 3, Folder 21

Rewrite of Eon undated

Carton 3, Folder 22

"Avis important..." undated

Carton 3, Folder 23

Articles and extracts undated

Carton 3, Folder 24

Current notes undated

Carton 3, Folder 25

Personages and institutions undated

Carton 3, Folder 26

Chronology notes undated

Carton 3, Folder 27

Reprints - Basil undated

Carton 3, Folder 28

Genealogy undated

Carton 3, Folder 29

Correspondence on Beaumarchais 1969-1974

Carton 3, Folder 30

18th Century political notes undated

Box 5-8

Notecards on Beaumarchais undated

Carton 4-6

"A Weekend on Love"

Carton 4, Folder 1-13

Original - part one undated

Carton 4, Folder 14-21

Draft two undated

Carton 5, Folder 1-4

Draft two undated

Carton 5, Folder 5-20

Drafts undated

Carton 5, Folder 21-22

Research material undated

Carton 6, Folder 1-4

Deletions undated

Carton 6, Folder 5

Miscellaneous undated

Carton 6

"The Piasa Monster"

Carton 6, Folder 6-11

Original undated

Carton 6, Folder 12-17

Copy undated

Carton 6, Folder 18

Handwritten notebook undated

Carton 6, Folder 19-20

Notes undated

Carton 6

"You, Jack McNulty"

Carton 6, Folder 21-22

Draft materials undated

Carton 6, Folder 23-24

Notes undated

Carton 6, Folder 25

Special sources undated

Carton 7

"The Count of Mexico"

Carton 7, Folder 1-5

Original draft undated

Carton 7, Folder 6

Research and notes undated

Carton 7, Folder 7-11

Annotated copy of draft undated

Carton 7, Folder 12

Map of Mexico City 1979

Carton 7, Folder 13

Bois Inman - notes about "The Count of Mexico" undated

Carton 7, Folder 14-15

Notes undated

Carton 7, Folder 16-18

"The River" undated

Carton 7, Folder 19-20

"Long Ago and Far Away" - by William Aicey 1946

Carton 7, Folder 21

"Impact Point" undated

Carton 8

"Will and Testament"

Carton 8, Folder 1-2

Draft 1 undated

Carton 8, Folder 3

Research undated

Carton 8, Folder 4

Photographs undated

Carton 8, Folder 5-14

Drafts undated

Carton 8, Folder 15

Note cards undated

Carton 8

The Real Thing

Carton 8, Folder 16-21

Draft materials undated

Carton 8, Folder 22-23

Correspondence 1967-1981

Carton 8, Folder 24

Publicity undated

Carton 8, Folder 25

Reviews 1968-1977

Carton 8, Folder 26

Miscellaneous undated

Carton 8, Folder 27

Annotated published copy undated

Carton 9

"Better to Burn"

Carton 9, Folder 1-20

Drafts undated

Carton 9, Folder 21-23

Notes and materials undated

Carton 10

"Capri Petite Ile," by Félicieu Mareau, translated by William Carney

Carton 10, Folder 1-4

Drafts undated

Carton 10, Folder 5

Correspondence June - Sept. 1966

Carton 10

The Rose Exterminator

Carton 10, Folder 6-14

Drafts undated

Carton 10, Folder 15-18

Notes and materials undated

Carton 10, Folder 19

Choiseul materials undated

Carton 10, Folder 20

Mexico art and archeology materials undated

Carton 10, Folder 21

"Priapus at His Desk" undated

Carton 10, Folder 22

"Grand Tour" undated

Carton 10, Folder 23

"Stephen Stoned" undated

Carton 10, Folder 24

Mexico trip, Lecture series, University of California Extension undated

Carton 10, Folder 25

"The Dream of Damien" undated

Carton 10, Folder 26

"Basía" undated

Carton 10, Folder 27

Europe, trip materials undated

Carton 10, Folder 28

"Synoptic" undated

Carton 10, Folder 29

"Better to Marry" undated

Carton 10, Folder 30

"The Woods" undated

Carton 10, Folder 31

"Brides at Morceaux," journal undated

Carton 10, Folder 32

"Disorder and Early Sorrow" undated

Carton 10, Folder 33

"Darling Dan" undated

Carton 10, Folder 34-35

"L.A. Filth" drafts undated

Carton 10, Folder 36

"The Gardens," deletions undated

Carton 10, Folder 37

Research institutions undated

Carton 10, Folder 38

Westerns, notes and critiques undated

Carton 10, Folder 39

"A Thief in the Night" undated

Carton 10, Folder 40

"Cassis" undated

Carton 10, Folder 41

"A Bride Across the Sierra" undated

Carton 11, Folder 1-2

"View From a Ditch" undated

Carton 11, Folder 3

"Formula of Desire" undated

Carton 11, Folder 4

"Three Brothers" undated

Carton 11, Folder 5

Miscellaneous short stories undated

Carton 11, Folder 6

"Bluebeard" undated

Carton 11, Folder 7

"Trio" undated

Carton 11, Folder 8

"Plague Journal" undated

Carton 11, Folder 9

"Sebastian" undated

Carton 11, Folder 10

"The Luxembourg Panhandle" undated

Carton 11, Folder 11

"Gabe" undated

Carton 11, Folder 12

Early fiction undated

Carton 11, Folder 13

Non-fiction undated

Carton 11, Folder 14

News articles undated

Carton 11, Folder 15

"The Officer" undated

Carton 11, Folder 16

Poetry materials 1942-1979, 1965

Carton 11, Folder 17

Poems undated

Carton 11, Folder 18

Family photographs undated

Carton 11, Folder 19

Miscellaneous notes 1954-1956, undated

Carton 11, Folder 20

Miscellaneous journal entries undated

Carton 11, Folder 21

Miscellaneous drafts undated

Carton 11, Folder 22

Sample chapters undated

Carton 11, Folder 23

Brochures undated

Carton 11, Folder 24-25

Miscellaneous undated

 

Series 2 Personal Papers 1943-1985, undated

Physical Description: Cartons 12-13, and Boxes 1-4

Arrangement

Arranged as received.

Scope and Content Note

Contains journals, engagement books, address books, writing notes, photographs, slides and negatives
Carton 12, Folder 1

World War II journal 1944

Carton 12, Folder 2-17

Journals 1944-1971, 1973, 1975-86

Carton 12, Folder 18

Miscellaneous journals undated

Carton 12, Folder 19-21

Engagement Books 1971-1975

Carton 13, Folder 1-6

Engagement Books 1976-1987

Carton 13, Folder 7-8

Personal phone books undated

Carton 13, Folder 9-11

Personal papers, documents and identification 1964-1985

Carton 13, Folder 12

Military service related undated

Carton 13, Folder 13

War Department official records 1943-1945

Carton 13, Folder 14

Personal papers and photographs undated

Carton 13, Folder 15

Curriculum Vitae undated

Carton 13, Folder 16

Miscellaneous undated

Box 1

Photographs

Box 1, Folder 1

Amis undated

Box 1, Folder 2

Carney undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Dance undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Los Arboles, Tucson undated

Box 1, Folder 5

Egypt and Italy 1978

Box 1, Folder 6

Suzanne undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Old family and early Carney undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Ed Wilson undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Lloyd undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Le Treyas undated

Box 1, Folder 11

Negative 1905

Box 1, Folder 12

Carney, France and Morocco undated

Box 1, Folder 13

Miscellaneous undated

Box 1, Folder 14

Slides of Arcata 1968

Box 1, Folder 15

Miscellaneous slides undated

Box 2, 3

Miscellaneous small film reels, address books, engagement books, wallet, and index cards containing notes regarding Carney's various writings 1960-1970, undated

Box 4

Projector slides and negatives undated

 

Series 3 Correspondence 1953-1987

Physical Description: Cartons 13-16

Arrangement

Arranged as received, primarily chronological.

Scope and Content Note

Contains incoming and outgoing correspondence to family and acquaintances.
Carton 13, Folder 17-21

Outgoing to Ed Wilson 1957-1969

Carton 14, Folder 1-3

Outgoing to Ed Wilson 1957-1969

Carton 14, Folder 4

Incoming from nephew Dusty 1953-1955

Carton 14, Folder 5-8

Mother and father 1953-1962

Carton 14, Folder 9-10

Gartenberg 1956-1969

Carton 14, Folder 11-12

A Year in a Closet 1970-1974

Carton 14, Folder 13-25

Chronologically ordered miscellaneous correspondence 1952-1966

Carton 15, Folder 1-21

Chronologically ordered miscellaneous correspondence 1966-1976

Carton 16, Folder 1-6

Chronologically ordered miscellaneous correspondence 1974-1980, 1982-1983

Carton 16, Folder 7-21

Miscellaneous correspondence 1957-1987