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Chris Claremont papers, 1973-2018

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Series II: Business Records

The Business Records includes records related to the business side of Claremont's creative career. This series is particularly valuable in the ways that it documents Claremont's various relationships with the comics industry as a staff writer, a freelancer, and an editor.


Subseries II.1: Acting and Early Career, 1968-1998

Acting and Early Career includes material related to Claremont's training and early career as an actor and theatre technician. This subseries also includes a small amount of personal correspondence.



Box 20 Personal correspondence


Box 20 Family correspondence, 1994-1998


Box 20 Bridegroom of death


Box 20 Acting and theater career



Box 32 Folder 22 Assorted Writing, circa 1968


Box 32 Folder 19 Right You Are Cosi E (Se Vi Pare) Script, undated


Subseries II.2: Professional Correspondence and Activities, 1981-2011

Professional Correspondence and Activities is comprised of business and professional records, including professional and editorial correspondence, contracts, and other business records. Also included in this series are files related to George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards anthology series, which Claremont contributed to. The subseries records Claremont's creative process and relationships with various editors, publishers, and agents throughout his career.


Box 32 Folder 17 Mail, 1979-1986



Box 20 Professional correspondence, 1981-1987


Box 20 Business correspondence, 1982-1994


Box 20 Professional correspondence, 1990-1991


Box 20 Professional correspondence, 1998-2000



Box 31 Folder 4 Pending Correspondence, 2000



Box 29 Folder 2 Pending Correspondence, 2002



Box 31 Folder 33 Correspondence, 2004-2006


Box 31 Folder 29 Correspondence, 2009-2010



Box 29 Folder 3 Professional correspondence, 2003


Box 29 Folder 31 Correspondence, Shola Akinnuso, 2001



Box 20 Business correspondence, Cliffhanger deal, 2002



Box 29 Folder 12 Correspondence, Alan Davis, 2004



Box 20 Business correspondence, Defiant Comics, 1994


Box 20 Correspondence, Raymond Feist, 1998



Box 31 Folder 13 Correspondence, Vince Gerardis: Created By, 2000-2003



Box 29 Folder 5 Correspondence, Daryn Grossman, 2004



Box 31 Folder 6 Correspondence, Jemas/Quesada, 2001-2002


Box 31 Folder 28 Correspondence, "Kill" Letters, 2003



Box 20 Correspondence, Jay Katz, 1997


Box 20 Business correspondence, Eleanor Long, 1994


Box 20 Marvel correspondence, 1999-2000



Box 31 Folder 5 Correspondence, Marvel - Ruwan Jayatilleke, 2004



Box 20 Professional Correspondence, 2005-2006


Box 20 Marvel editorial correspondence, 1997-1998


Box 20 Mike McKone, Mark McKenna


Box 20 Correspondence, Mark Powers, 2000-2001


Box 20 Correspondence, Will Shetterly, 1998


Box 20 Spectrum Agency, Eleanor Wood, 1980-1994


Box 20 Business Correspondence, Star Reach Productions, 1995


Box 20 Correspondence, Starbur Corporation, 1991


Box 20 Correspondence, Mark Waid, 1998



Box 31 Folder 14 2-Lane Media Contract, 1995



Box 29 Folder 11 Bantam Graphic Novels Earnout & Income Projections, 1992-1992



Box 20 Censorship File, 1986



Box 31 Folder 22 Chris S. Claremont Archives, 1996-2000

Contains items related to professional and personal activities including a thank you for judging a Scholastic writing competition for youth



Box 29 Folder 9 Current Proposals, 2003



Box 20 DC Comics, 1989-1998


Box 20 Dinosaur Contract, 1992


Box 20 Dragon Moon, Royalty Statements, 1995-1996


Box 20 Guild of Comic Book Creators, 1978


Box 20 Bob Harras, Marvel, 1991



Box 31 Folder 7 Industry, 2001-2003



Box 29 Folder 13 Invoices, 2001



Box 31 Folder 2 Joshua Quagmire Drawings, 1982-1985



Box 29 Folder 29 Mariano Navarro Drawings, undated


Box 29 Folder 32-33 Marvel Business Documents, 1978-1987



Box 20 Marvel, Editorial Planning Group, 1998


Box 20 Marvel, Bankruptcy, 1998


Box 20 Marvel, Interview and Article Requests Protocol, 1999



Box 29 Folder 22 Marvel Character Profiles, undated



Box 31 Folder 34 Miscellaneous Art, 2000-2010



Box 29 Folder 30 Miscellaneous Drawings, 1990s-2000s

These appear to be created by other artists


Box 29 Folder 1 Notes and Ideas, 2002-2003



Box 20 Phone Messages



Box 32 Folder 10 Professional Activity: Contacts, Correspondence, and Notes, 1997-2011

Contains list of his drafts and materials that were destroyed in a flood



Box 20 Captains Courageous, proposal, 1991


Box 20 Marvel, proposals not accepted, 1998-1999



Box 31 Folder 1 Royalty Statements Chronological, 1995-1996,



Box 20 Archive stories, Dead file, 1980 undated


Box 20 Television pitch samples


Box 20 Wild Cards, 1988-1993


Box 20 Wild Cards, 1985-1994


Box 20 X-Fan website, 2002



Box 27 X-Men Reference Files


Box 27 General Reference


Box 27 X-Art


Box 27 Marvel Character Notes


Box 27 Character Notes--Marvel Villains


Box 27 Character Notes--Storm


Box 27 X-Men Character Proposals, 2000


Box 27 Uniforms and Character Designs


Box 27 X-Canon Story Archives


Box 27 Excalibur General Reference


Box 27 Story and Character Notes


Subseries II.3: Publicity and Promotional Material, 1976-2012



Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1976


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1978


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1979


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1980


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1981


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1982


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, X-Men, 1983


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, X-Men, 1984


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, X-Men, 1985


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, international, 1985


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1986


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1987


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, First Flight, 1988


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, Excalibur, 1988


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1989


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1998


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, X-Men, 1991


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, Grounded, 1991


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1992


Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1992-2002



Box 31 Folder 21 Publicity and Promotion, 1997-2009



Box 32 Folder 4-6 Publicity and Promotion, 2000-2012



Box 21 Publicity and Promotion, Debt of Honor, 1998


Box 21 Promotional Material, Sovereign Seven


Box 21 Promotional Material, Sovereign Seven, 1998



Box 22 Promotional Material, X-Men


Box 22 Publicity and Promotion, Interviews, 2000



Box 33 Folder 2 X-Men Forever Posters, 2009



Box 22 Clare-Voyance Newsletter Material, 1995


Box 22 Publicity and Promotion, Marvel Clippings, 1997


Box 22 Publicity and Promotion, Industry Announcements


Box 22 Press Releases, 1985-1992


Box 22 Publicity and Promotion, Reviews, 1984-1998


Box 22 Articles and Reviews



Box 33 Folder 1 Review and Print Media Articles, 1989-2000



Box 31 Folder 3 Reviews, 2002-2007


Box 31 Folder 31 Articles, 2004-2005


Box 31 Folder 32 Comixfan Forums, 2005-2008



Box 22 Appearances, 1978-1986


Box 22 Appearances, 1987-1989


Box 22 Appearances, 1990-1991


Box 22 Appearances, 1992-1993


Box 22 Appearances, Star Trek Debt of Honor, 1993



Box 31 Folder 20 Interviews, 1998-2007



Box 22 Interviews and Appearances, 2002-2003



Box 31 Folder 7 Interviews and Appearances, 2003


Box 31 Folder 30 Interview, X-Men Forever, 2009



Box 22 International Comics Festival of Angouleme, 1991-1996


Box 22 Promotions and Publicity, Princeton Appearance, 2008


Box 22 Appearances, Conventions, 1979-1981


Box 22 Appearances, Conventions, 1982



Box 23 Appearances, Conventions, 1979-1986


Box 23 Appearances, Conventions, 1987


Box 23 Appearances, Conventions, 1989-1992


Box 23 Appearances, Conventions, 1991-1992


Box 23 Appearances, Conventions, 1994


Box 23 World Fantasy Convention, 1995


Box 23 Chicago Comic Con, 1995


Box 23 World Science Fiction Convention, 1995


Box 23 International Comics Salon, 1995


Box 23 Dragon Con, Atlanta, 1995


Box 23 San Diego Comic Con, 1995


Box 23 Conventions, General


Box 23 Dragon Con, 1996


Box 23 Wonder Con, 1996


Box 23 San Diego Comi-Con, 1996



Box 32 Folder 14 Convention Spain El Wendigy, 1997-1999


Box 32 Folder 1 Photographs from Comic Convention in Gijón, Spain, 1999


Box 32 Folder 16 Business Correspondence El Wendigo, 1999-2000


Box 32 Folder 13 Convention Portugal, 1999-2000


Box 32 Folder 14 San Diego Comicon, 2000-2001



Box 31 Folder 9 Comicon.com, 2001



Box 29 Folder 6 Conventions: Ozcon and New Zealand, 2004


Box 29 Folder 8 Naples Comicon, 2006



Box 31 Folder 9 Napoli Comicon, 2006


Box 31 Folder 12 Bard Commencement, 2007


Box 31 Folder 11 Angouleme, 2008



Box 32 Folder 3 Napoli Comicon DVD, 2008, 1 videodisc



Box 23 New York Comi-Con, 2009


Subseries II.4: Fan Mail, 1977-2009

Fan Mail includes correspondence directly to Chris as well as printouts of internet fan sites and message boards dedicated to Claremont's work (particularly his comic work such as the X-Men and Sovereign 7). This reflects the networks of fandom that developed around Claremont's work and the ways that comic fans interact with the industry more generally.


Box 23 Fan Mail, (3 folders)



Box 24 Fan Mail, 1977-1991


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1991-1994


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1982-1991


Box 24 Fan Mail, First Flight, 1987-1991


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1985-1992


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1993-1996


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1986-1994


Box 24 Fan Mail, Alien/Predators: Deadliest of the Species, 1993


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1993-1994


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1994-1997


Box 24 Fan Mail, Sovereign Seven, 1995, (3 folders)


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1995


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1995-1996, (2 folders)


Box 24 Fan Mail, Sovereign Seven, 1996


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1996


Box 24 Fan Mail, 1991-1996


Box 24 Fan Mail, Sovereign Seven, 1997


Box 24 Fan Mail, Sovereign Seven, 1997-1998


Box 24 Fan Mail, Mailing List


Box 24 Fan Mail, X-Men, 1999


Box 24 Fan Mail, 2000-2009



Box 29 Folder 4 Fan Mail, 2002-2003



Box 24 Fan Mail, Drawings



Box 32 Folder 8 Fan Mail, 2009-2010