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 18: Other WorksAdd to your cart.
Other written works and school papers by Warren Norwood.
Box 49: School papersAdd to your cart.
Written work by Warren Norwood during high school and college.
Barcode: 640068
Folder 1: High school papers, undated; 1963Add to your cart.
Contains essays, notes, and artwork by Warren Norwood from high school.
Folder 2: High school papers, undated; 1961; 1963Add to your cart.
Contains short stories and essays by Warren Norwood from high school.
Folder 3: College papers, 1971Add to your cart.
Contains a red folder with reading materials and notes from a university philosophy class. The reading material is related to Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.
Item 1: College papers (Red printout Binder), 1972Add to your cart.
Contains a red printout binder with papers from university English courses, both typed and handwritten by Warren Norwood.
Item 2: College papers (Black spring binder), 1970Add to your cart.
Contains a black spring binder with drafts of several papers for university English and philosophy courses by Warren Norwood.
Box 50: Other worksAdd to your cart.
Partial drafts, notes, tab-edited dulcimer music, and a bibliography by Warren Norwood.
Barcode: 640069
Folder 1: Bibliography, April 26, 1990Add to your cart.
Contains a bibliography, as of April 26, 1990, of the work of Warren Norwood including poems, short stories, and essays. Includes notes to the bibliography. This folder also include a page with a list of publication credits and biographical information.
Folder 2: Notes, July 7, 1987; undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains two project lists from July 7, 1987, a character family tree, a proposal for Upsidedown Death (a Mack Bolan novel), and chapter 42 of an unknown work.
Folder 3: Caleb Rock, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a draft of Caleb Rock by Warren Norwood in a green folder. Edits with black, blue, and red pen. Includes pages 1-33 and an outline. Also, drafts of chapters 1-3, and 1st draft  chapter outlines.
Folder 4: Freespace Vigilantes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains two copies of drafts of chapers 1-3 and an outline of chapters 4-20 of Freespace Vigilantes by Warren Norwood.
Folder 5: Traveling, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a second draft of the short story Traveling by Warren Norwood.
Folder 6: Partial drafts, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains partial drafts of Beyond the End, Past Remembering, Chaco, and In a Bright Room by Warren Norwood.
Folder 7: Dulcimer music, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains dulcimer sheet music that has been tab-edited by Warren Norwood.
Folder 8: The Silk , undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a draft of a novel titled The Silk by Warren Norwood. Includes pages 1-181. Edits with red pen.
Folder 9: Klutz, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes a draft of a novel Klutz, includes pages 1-19 by Warren Norwood. Edits with blue and black pen, and pencil. Some other loose handwritten notes included.
Folder 10: Calvin, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains pages 64-70 of a chapter from a novel Calvin, by Warren Norwood.
Folder 11: It'll Keep - manuscript and notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains notes and a manuscript of a play by Warren Norwood, titled It'll Keep.
Folder 12: Flux, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unmarked copy of chapters 1-3 of a novel titled Flux by Warren Norwood.
Item 1: Angelica Breaks the Family Circle, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a manuscript of a play by Warren Norwood titled Angelica Breaks the Family Circle.
Box 51: Other worksAdd to your cart.
Works written by Warren Norwood.
Barcode: 50032
Folder 1: Sis, Draft and notes, 1978Add to your cart.
Contains a draft, notes, and an outline for a novel titled Sis by Warren Norwood.
Folder 2: Godmother, 1st Draft, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains unmarked first draft of a novel titled Godmother by Warren Norwood. Includes pages 1-227.
Folder 3: Godmother, Draft edits, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains five copies of portions of a novel titled Godmother by Warren Norwood. Includes pages 69-100 and 142-161. Some unmarked, some edits with red pen and grey pencil.
Box 52: Other worksAdd to your cart.
Works written or edited by Warren Norwood.
Barcode: 640070
Folder 1: Misc. other works, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains drafts of works by Warren Norwood titled Fables, Claws That Catch, Rule of Threes, and Correct Fare, Please.
Folder 2: Under Alien Darkness They Lay Down, February 22, 1982Add to your cart.
Contains part of a short story titled Under Alien Darkness They Lay Down.
Folder 3: Sis, Draft (1 of 2), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains two versions of pages 1-63 of a novel titled Sis by Warren Norwood.
Folder 4: Sis, Draft (2 of 2), undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains pages 68-190 of a draft of a novel titled Sis by Warren Norwood.
Item 1: Directory of Tarrant County Grant Makers, 1998Add to your cart.
A Directory of Tarrant County Grant Makers that was compiled and edited by Warren and Gigi Norwood.
Folder 5: A Narrow Angle of Hell, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a draft of a story by Warren Norwood titled A Narrow Angle of Hell.

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