Rare Book & Manuscript Library

T. Coraghessen Boyle papers, 1983-1985

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1566
Bib ID 8624918 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Boyle, T. Coraghessan
Title T. Coraghessen Boyle papers, 1983-1985
Physical Description .25 linear feet (1 half sized document box)
Language(s) English .

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Material is organized chronologically.



The collection comprises the author's typescript of the short story "On for the Long Haul" that was submitted to, and later published by, Esquire magazine. The collection also contains some editorial correspondence related to the typescript, as well as the February 1985 issue of Esquire that contains the published story. This collection has been collected and assembled from numerous sources by the staff of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); T. Coraghessen Boyle Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material at Columbia

Greasy Lake and Other Stories, T. Coraghessan Boyle

The copy held by the RBML contains is an autographed review copy of the book that contains a publisher's review form, press release, and author photograph.

Greasy Lake and Other Stories-- Unrevised and Uncorrected Proofs, T. Coraghessan Boyle

This copy, held by the RBML, is an uncorreced proof of the story collection.


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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed Carrie Hintz 04/22/2011.

Finding aid written Carrie Hintz 04/22/2011.

Revision Description

2011-04-23 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

T. Coraghessen Boyle (born Thomas John Boyle) is an American novelist and short story writer. He was born in Peekskill New York in 1948. He attended the State University of New York, Potsdam for his undergraduate education, and continued his formal education at the University of Iowa where he earned an M.F.A. (1974) and a Ph.D. (1977). He published his first book, a collection of short stories entitled Descent of Man, in 1979 and won a PEN/Faulkner Award in 1988 for his novel World's End. He was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2009. He continues to write novels and short stories, and is a Professor of English at the University of Southern California.