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Dawn Powell papers, 1890s-2012, bulk 1890s-1965

Series XI: Tim Page Files, 1987-2012

This series contains articles, clippings, correspondence, proofs, research materials, typescripts, and other materials related to the research and publication of Page's books on Powell.

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Box 65 Book Files and Other Files, 1990s

Files related to the publication of Page's books, Powell, and John Sherman's handling of the Desilver Trust for Joseph Gousha, Jr., as well as other research and working files.


Correspondence



Box 68 Folder 1-5 Correspondence and clippings, 1991-2007

Primarily correspondence, clippings, and reviews related to the publication of Page's books on Powell.



Box 69 Folder 1, 3-5, and 7 Correspondence and clippings, 1991-2007

Primarily correspondence, clippings, and reviews related to the publication of Page's books on Powell.



Box 63 Folder 15 Joseph R. Gousha, Jr.--Correspondence from, 1992

1 letter from Jojo.



Box 70 Folder 3-8 Research Correspondence, 1991-1999

One file includes a photograph of Powell.



Box 69 Folder 9-10 John Sherman--Correspondence from, 1992-1999



Box 70 Folder 2 Steerforth Press, 1994-1996



Box 6 Carol Cook (Mrs. Dwaine) Warstler--Correspondence to Tim Page, 1995

Powell's niece.


Dawn Powell: A Biography



Box 71 Drafts and Notes, 1990s


Box 71 Folder 3 Research Notebooks, 1990s



Box 12 Research Notes, 1990s



Box 13 Research Notes--Photocopies from other libraries, 1990s



Box 14 Research Notes--Photocopies from other libraries, 1990s



Box 15 Research Notes--Photocopies from other libraries, 1990s



Box 15A Research Notes--Photocopies and miscellaneous, 1990s



Box 16 Typescripts, 1990s



Box 17 Page Proofs, 1990s



Box 80 Uncorrected Proof, 1998

2 copies. Bound.


Box 80 Dawn Powell at Her Best--Uncorrected Proof, 1994


The Diaries of Dawn Powell, 1990s



Box 18 Typescripts, 1990s



Box 19 Typescripts, 1990s



Box 80 Uncorrected Proof, 1995



Box 25 Dawn Powell: Nine Novels, 1930-1962

2 volumes, published by Library of America. Edited by Tim Page.


Selected Letters of Dawn Powell, 1990s



Box 20 Typescript



Box 21 Typescript



Box 22 Proofs



Box 23 Proofs



Box 70 Folder 1 Awards, 1990s

Clippings and programs related to various Powell celebrations and awards from the 1990s; copy of Powell's honorary degree from 1960.



Box 72 Clippings, 1990s

Includes clippings and reviews related to the publication of Page's books on Powell.



Box 73 Folder 2-3 Correspondence--Dawn Powell to Margaret DeSilver (Photocopies), 1949-1964

Includes two letters from Margaret DeSilver.


Box 73 Folder 4 Correspondence--Edmund Wilson to Dawn Powell, 1945-1965


Box 73 Folder 1 Draft of Diary Entries 1943-1955, 1990s

Typed manuscript.



Box 69 Folder 8 Group Theater, undated

Notes.



Box 71 Folder 6 Interview Transcription Excerpts and Notes, 1990s

Notes and excerpts from transcriptions from interviews with Rosalind Baker Wilson, Lee Adams, Antoinette Akers, Frances Keene, Maurice Dolbier, and others. These are not full interview transcriptions.



Box 26 Interviews

Audiocassettes of Tim Page's interviews for his books about Powell.



Box 73 Folder 6 New York Newsday Article on Powell by Tim Page, 1991



Box 72 Folder 10 Photographs of Tim Page, 1998

Author photographs and contact sheets.



Box 24 Printed Materials

Photocopies of contemporary book reviews of Powell's books, as well as book reviews written by Powell.



Box 25 Printed Materials

Various magazines and other printed materials.



Box 71 Research Files, 1990s

Photocopies of correspondence, manuscripts related to Powell, and Joseph R. Gousha Jr.'s "Memories of My Mother Dawn Powell" (original is in Box 9).



Box 69 Folder 2 and 6 Research Files, 1990s

Photocopies of clippings of interviews with and features about Powell (1938-1965). Correspondence and research materials related to Susan Lawson.



Box 71 Folder 5 Speech by Tim Page in Shelby, Ohio, 1990s



Box 73 Folder 5 Gore Vidal Article on Powell, 1987

Includes photocopies of draft text, possibly for the edited diaries.


Website Created for Sale of Diaries, 2012

Tim Page offered the diaries for sale, via auction, in 2012. In the process, he created a website at https://www.dawnpowelldiaries.com/ with information about Dawn Powell, the diaries, and the sale itself.

Link to Archived Website Created by Tim Page



Box 72 Folder 9 Yale Symposium on Powell, 2001

Program and related materials.