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At a Glance
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.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
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.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Manuscript and related correpsondence: Source of acquisition--Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2010.
Esquire Magazine: Source of acquisition--Gerald Cloud. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2010.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed Carrie Hintz 04/22/2011.
Finding aid written Carrie Hintz 04/22/2011.
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.
History / 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.