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Register of the Sargent (Shirley) Papers, 1950-1971
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CONTAINER LIST

 

BOX 1: SHIRLEY SARGENT EARLY WRITINGS

 

1.1: BIOGRAPHICAL

 

-"Yosemite's Free-Wheeling Historian" by Ursula Vilss, Los Angeles Times. n.d.

 

1.2: "A CENTURY OF SIGHTSEERS" [typescript, c200 pp.]

 

1.3: "JESSIE BENTON FREMONT'S MARIPOSA COUNTY MEMORIES" [ed. and annotated from her unpublished letters and from her book Far West Sketches; typescript, 151 pp.]

 

1.4: CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING FREMONT BOOK, 1968-1970

 

-16 letters

 

-Index to Mother Lode Narratives [3 pp.]

 

1.5: "GALEN CLARK" [early draft; typescript; c150 pp.]

 

1.6: "THE HEART-HOLDING MOUNTAINS" [typescript; 223 pp.]

 

BOX 2: SHIRLEY SARGENT LATER WRITINGS

 

2.1: CORRESPONDENCE RE "JOHN MUIR IN YOSEMITE"

 

-April 14, 1971. Shirley Sargent to Ted

 

-May 21, 1971 to Hank [Johnston]

 

-May 30, 1971 to "Old Buddy" [Hank Johnston].

 

-6/2/71 From Hank Johnston, Queen Beach Printers, Long Beach Cal.

 

-6/3/71 From Hank Johnson, Queen Beach Printers, Long Beach, Cal. to "Shirl"

 

-6/8/71 To Old Buddy [Hank Johnston from SS]

 

-"JOHN MUIR IN YOSEMITE" [manuscript copy; c200 pp.]

 

2.2: "THE NEIGHBORLY REPORTER" [c6000 words; Chapters I -III; 27 pp.]

 

2.3: "PIONEERS IN PETTICOATS" [manuscript copy; 129 pp.; notes]

 

-Picture credit list with note 3/19/66 from Shirley to Mary

 

2.4: "RANGER IN SKIRTS" [novel; 202 pp.]

 

2.5: "WAWONA" [manuscript, early draft]

 

2.6: "WAWONA" [revised draft]

 

2.7: "YOSEMITE TOMBOY" [manuscript copy; children's fiction; 110 pp.]

 

2.8: CORRESPONDENCE REGARDING "YOSEMITE TOMBOY," 1953-1968. [letters from editors]

 

2.9: CORRESPONDENCE with Ruthie Clarke c.1972

 

BOX 3: SHORT STORIES

 

3.1: [Untitled] "I'm going to join the Woman's Club, Marie Meredith... [2100 words, 5/4/50, 2nd draft, 6 pp.]

 

3.2: "THIS IS A STINKER!" [7/18/50, 11 pp.]

 

3.3:[Untitled] "Arch Ritter, a short, wiry man..." [6/3/51, 11 pp.]

 

3.4: "THE TREASURER" [c3500 words; 1/13-2/8/50; 11 pp.]

 

3.5: "FANCY FIGURES" [2/4/50 3rd draft, 5 pp.]

 

3.6: "THE SWEET PEA" [2100 words. 4th draft 6/10/50, 6 pp.]

 

3.7: "SECURITY-MINDED." [about 2000 words. 7 pp.]

 

3.8: "I END UP A MONKEY!" [565 words, 3 pp.]

 

3.9: "WHAT A CHARACTER!" [1180 words, 5 pp.]

 

3.10:"MAMA'S LITTLE HEART MURMUR" [2100 words. 10/29-11/8/50? 6 pp.]

 

3.11:"THE STATION WAGON" [3200 words 1/7-27/50. 7 pp.; 2 copies]

 

3.12:"LEVIS" [about Levi Strauss; 3120 words 3/25/50. 2nd draft, 8 pp. (2 drafts); attached Magazine clipping "Fashions" on Levi Strauss]

 

3.13:"PADDLEBOARD DICK" [2600 words 1/14-2/7/50. 3rd draft. 8 pp.]

 

3.14:"SAUL" [2nd Draft 7/9/50. 4 pp.]

 

3.15"THE RECORD" [2200 words. 3/28/50 6 pp.]

 

3.16:"THE RUNAWAY" [920 words. 4pp.]

 

3.17:"ME AND DANNY" [5 pp.]

 

3.18:"SOMETHING TO FIGHT FOR" [754 words, 2nd draft, 3/17/51, 3 pp.]

 

3.19:"LAST DAY" [1550 words, 9/9/51-3/6/52,5 pp.]

 

3.20:"NATION DODGER" [1300 words, 2/25/51, 3rd draft, 4 pp.]

 

3.21:"...NOW MY SON" [1380 words, 2/26/51, 2nd draft, 4 pp.]

 

3.22:"TWENTY-ONE!" [2700 words, 3rd draft, 1/16/51, 8 pp.]

 

3.23:"VISITOR'S DAY" [1440 words, 3rd draft, 12/10/50, 4 pp.]

 

3.24:"THE HOUSE THAT WANTED TO BE A HOME" [600 words, 2 pp.]

 

3.25:"SOLDIER'S RETURN" [3400 words, 5th draft, 12/18/51, 9 pp.]

 

3.26:[Untitled] "When the doorbell rang..." [3300 words, 5/12/51 9 pp.]

 

3.27:"ELLY'S ORCHARD" [700 words 2nd draft 7/13/50. 2 pp.]

 

3.28:"A PET FOR ALLISON" [700 words, 10/24/5?, 2 pp]

 

3.29:"THE MOUSE GIRL" [700 words, 9/29/50, 2 pp.]

 

3.30:"DAUNTLESS DAN" [760 words, 1/19/52, 2 pp.]

 

3.31:"THE TALKING HOUSE" [1450 words, 10/21/50, 4 pp.]

 

3.32:"STOP THE PRESSES" [590 words, 10/2/?, 2 pp.]

 

3.33:"TRUTH DOESN'T PAY" [360 words, 9/23-12/16/51, 2 pp.]

 

3.34:"SPRING" [2300 words, 2nd draft 9/7/50, 7 pp.]

 

3.35:"DOUBLE IDENTITY" [3600 words, 2nd draft, 8/12/50, 10 pp.]

 

3.36:"GREMLIN" [1150 words, 2nd draft, 10/4/51, 4 pp. Picture of car labelled "Gremlin" attached]

 

3.37:"HORSETAIL 28 DEGREES" [1440 words, 2nd draft, 10/30/50, 4 pp.]

 

3.38:"HAPPY NEW YEAR, FOLKS!..." [750 words, 5/5/53, 5 pp.]

 

3.39:"REAL GONE" [755 words, 4/21/53, 2 pp.]

 

3.40:"FAMILY FIREWORKS" [750 words,1/26/52,3 pp.]

 

3.41:"WHO'S TRICKING WHOM?" [1800 words, 3 copies, 4/3/50, 7 pp/ 5 pp./7 pp.]