Warren Norwood Collection, 1962-2005 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Laurel Alexander and Whitney Willis

Collection Overview

Title: Warren Norwood Collection, 1962-2005Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Predominant Dates:1982-1989
ID: 01/AR0800
Primary Creator: Norwood, Warren (1945 - 2005)
Extent: 63.0 Boxes
Subjects: American fiction., Archival materials., Fiction -- Authorship., Fiction -- Male authors., Fiction -- Publishing., Manuscripts -- Editing., Norwood, Warren., Science fiction, American., Science fiction.
Languages: English

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Abstract

Warren Norwood, North Texas alumnus and the author of several popular science fiction and fantasy novels, deposited his collection with the Rare Book Room in the late 1990s. The Rare Book Room merged with the UNT Archives and is now known as Special Collections. His collection includes manuscripts, outlines, correspondence, publications and posters related to his writing career.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Warren Norwood
Acquisition Method: Gift
Processing Information: Entered 6/03/2014 by Laurel Alexander and Whitney Willis.

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 7: The Double Spiral War: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
Materials related to the published novel.
Box 22: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 50021
Folder 1: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Outline and chronology, May 12, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains a typed chapter-by-chapter outline printed on continuous stationary, a written time line of events in Polar Fleet, and a typed chronology written in a narrative form.
Folder 2: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Drafts (1 of 3), February 15, 1984 - February 20, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains pages 1-23, 34-41, and 58-84 of 1st draft with edits in green and red, pages 51-60 of 1st draft plus with edits in red, pages 33-43 of 2nd draft with edits in red, pages 1-48 of an unmarked 2nd draft, pages 1-4 and 45-50 of 3rd draft with edits in pencil and red, and pages 1-65 of an unmarked 3rd draft plus. Chapters are marked with stickers. Includes several paper clipped sections. From Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood.
Folder 3: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Drafts (2 of 3), February 22, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains pages 85-116, 122-139, 149-155, 165-173, 176-188-202, 204-218, 234-239, 247-251, 320-327 of 1st draft with edits in green and red, pages 135-148, 234-245 of 1st draft plus with edits in red, pages 149-155 of 2nd draft with edits in red, pages 1-48 of an unmarked 2nd draft, pages 1-4,  pages 149-175 of modified 2nd draft with edits in red, and pages 1-10, 45-50, 219-232 of 3rd draft with edits in pencil and red. Chapters are marked with stickers. Includes several paper clipped sections. From Polar Fleet ​by Warren Norwood.
Folder 4: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet; 2nd Draft (3 of 3), May 17, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains pages 236-276 and 320-379 of 2nd draft with edits in red, pages 278-380 of an almost final draft, and pages 41-51 of a revised 3rd draft with edits in pencil and red. Chapters are marked with stickers. Includes several paper clipped sections. From Polar Fleet ​by Warren Norwood.
Box 23: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 50022
Folder 1: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Submission Draft (1 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unmarked submission draft of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood, includes pages i-126.
Folder 2: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Submission Draft (2 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unmarked submission draft of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood, includes pages 127-260.
Folder 3: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Submission Draft (3 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unmarked submission draft of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood, includes pages 261-382, about the author, style sheet of invented words, and leadership rank of characters.
Folder 4: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Submission Draft (4 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains original box for submission of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood.
Box 24: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 50023
Folder 1: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Copy-Edited Draft (1 of 3), November 5, 1985Add to your cart.
Contains draft materials for Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood, a letter from Amy to Warren, copy edited manuscript of pages 2-130. Edits with black ink and pencil. Pages 2, 30, 54, 81, 113, 122, 124, and 130 are marked for future returns.
Folder 2: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Copy-Edited Draft (2 of 3), November 5, 1985Add to your cart.
Contains draft materials for Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood, copy edited manuscript of pages 131-251. Edits with black ink and pencil. Pages 145 and 154 are marked for future returns.
Folder 3: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, Copy-Edited Draft (3 of 3), November 5, 1985Add to your cart.
Contains draft materials for Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood, copy edited manuscript of pages 252-384 and About the Author. Edits with black ink and pencil. Pages 252 and 265-66 marked for future returns.
Box 25: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 50024
Folder 1: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, 3rd Draft (1 of 2), May 12, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains complete 3rd draft manuscript, includes pages 1-170. Edits with red, green and blue ink and pencil. Chapters are marked with white numbered stickers.
Folder 2: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, 3rd Draft (2 of 2), April 24, 1984 - May 17, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains complete 3rd draft manuscript, includes pages 171-246. Edits with red and green ink and pencil. Chapters are marked with white numbered stickers. Includes four character chapter-by-chapter outlines. three on continuous stationary, one marked with colored pens on plain paper. Includes pages 249-262 from 2nd draft and 291-319 and pages 263-274, 277-281, 291-302, and 306-315 from 1st draft.
Box 26: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 50025
Folder 1: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains an empty printout binder intended for final working manuscript of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood.
Folder 2: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (1 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a final working manuscript of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood. Printed on continuous stationary. Includes pages 1-100. Edits in red and blue ink. Chapters sectioned by white numbered stickers.
Folder 3: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (2 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a final working manuscript of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood. Printed on continuous stationary. Includes pages 101-200. Edits in red and green ink. Chapters sectioned by white numbered stickers. Stapled index card on page 138.
Folder 4: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (3 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a final working manuscript of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood. Printed on continuous stationary. Includes pages 201-300. Edits in red and blue ink. Chapters sectioned by white numbered stickers.
Folder 5: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (4 of 4), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a final working manuscript of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood. Printed on continuous stationary. Includes pages 301-384. Edits in red and blue ink. Chapters sectioned by white numbered stickers.
Folder 6: The Double Spiral War:  Polar Fleet - manuscript and notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains portions of a manuscript with stapled index cards with editing notes. Edits in red and black ink. Includes pages 3, 17-20, 64, 74, 108, 124, 150, 155, 164, 173, 214, 217, 248, 270, 316, 322, 331. 356, 366
Box 27: Polar FleetAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 50026
Item 1: Bound, uncorrected page proofs, 1985-06Add to your cart.
A bound uncorrected page proofs of Polar Fleet by Warren Norwood.
Folder 1: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (1 of 3), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unbound uncorrected page proofs of Polar Fleet ​by Warren Norwood, includes pages 121-235.
Folder 2: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (2 of 3), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unbound uncorrected page proofs of Polar Fleet ​by Warren Norwood, includes pages 71-140.
Folder 3: The Double Spiral War: Polar Fleet (3 of 3), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unbound uncorrected page proofs of Polar Fleet ​by Warren Norwood, includes title page, publication information, dedication, chronology, maps, list of characters, and pages 1-70. Includes a memo from Dave Stern, reading "Warren -- one mo' time..."

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