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Finding Aid for the Stephen Longstreet Papers, 1940-1963
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Box 1

Longstreet, Stephen, 1907- . A Century on Wheels: The Story of Studebaker. A History, 1852-1952. New York: Henry Holt and Company, c. 1952.

Physical Description: 121 leaves. Bound proof sheets with a few corrections in pen.
Box 1

--- Decade: 1929-1939. New York: Random House. 1940.

Physical Description: 71 sheets. Galley proofs.

Scope and Content Note

This novel was the author's first book.
Box 1

---Drawings, v.p., ca. 1938-1952.

Physical Description: 40 items. Signed, in ink and water color.

Scope and Content Note

Jazz musicians and singers. Some of these drawings were published in The Real Jazz Old and New, Louisiana State University Press. 1956.
Box 1

--- Eagles Where I Walk. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company. 1961. A novel.

Physical Description: ca. 200 sheets. Foundry proofs.
Box 1

--- A Few Painted Feathers. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company. 1963. A novel.

Physical Description: 146 sheets. Final galley proofs.
Box 2

--- ---Los Angeles. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: 504 leaves. Typescript (printer's copy). In 2 folders.
Box 2

--- The Flesh Peddlers. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1962. A novel.

Physical Description: 266pp. Uncorrected proofs.
Box 2

--- Gettysburg, A Novel. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, c. 1961.

Physical Description: 124 sheets of galley proofs cut into ca. 200 leaves and bound.
Box 2

--- Jazz Lexicon. Beverly Hills, ca. 1957. Printed in Germany, 1957.

Physical Description: 2 items. Typescripts.

Scope and Content Note

1. Introduction (never used). 7 leaves.
2. List of jazzmen in book. 23 leaves.
Box 2

--- Jazz Lexicon. Stephen Longstreet [and] Alfons M. Dauer. 170 zeichnungen von Stephen Longstreet ... Müchen, Th. Knaur Nachf., [c. 1957, printed in Germany. April 7, 1963].

Physical Description: 324pp.
Box 3

--- Lorser Feitelson, Painter. Pasadena, Contemporary Galleries, Pasadena Art Institute. n.d.

Physical Description: 3pp.
Box 3

--- Man of Montmarte: A Novel Based on the Life of Maurice Utrillo, by Stephen & Ethel Longstreet. New York: Funk and Wagnalls. 1958.

Physical Description: 126 sheets of galley proofs cut into ca. 200 leaves and bound.
Box 3

--- Never Look Back. The Autobiography of a Jockey. By Billy Pearson and Stephen Longstreet. Introduction by John Huston. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1958.

Physical Description: 115 sheets. Galley proofs.
Box 3

--- The Pedlocks, A Novel. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1950.

Physical Description: 153 sheets of galley proofs cut into ca. 250 leaves.
Box 3

--- The Promoters; A Modern Novel. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1950.

Physical Description: 153 sheets of galley proofs cut into ca. 250 leaves.
Box 3

--- The Real Jazz Old and New. Published by the Louisiana State University Press. 1956.

Scope and Content Note

1. Footnotes (typescript and carbon) from the author's notebook that were not used.
2. Jazz notes (typescript) made in New Orleans. 1951.
3. Play it For Me, Daddy the story of Bix Beiderbecke, by Stephen Longstreet.
Article clipped from Saga. March 1956.
Sample from a projected book, The Real Jazz. 3 items.
Box 3

---A study of folk music that has come to America. n.p. n.d. Holograph note: None of this was used.

Physical Description: 22 leaves. Typescript (carbon) with holograph corrections.
Box 3

--- The World Revisited. New York: Henry Holt. 1953. Holograph note: A travel book; text and pictures by Stephen Longstreet.

Physical Description: 96 sheets of galley proofs cut into 178 leaves and bound in manila folder.
Box 4 [poster oversize]

Collage [musical instruments, etc.].

Physical Description: Stretched canvas.
Box 5 [poster oversize]

Wash drawings of jazz figures, collages for posters(?).