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

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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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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 17: PoetryAdd to your cart.
Poetry by Warren Norwood.
Box 47: PoetryAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 50047
Folder 1: Drafts of poems, 1963-1976Add to your cart.
Contains drafts of unpublished poems.
Folder 2: Drafts of poems, 1962-1965Add to your cart.
Contains drafts of unpublished poems.
Folder 3: Drafts of poems, 1963, 1969Add to your cart.
Contains unpublished drafts of poems.
Folder 4: Assorted poems, 1963Add to your cart.
Contains typed unpublished drafts of poems.
Folder 5: Assorted poems and photograph, 1964-1965Add to your cart.
Contains poems, a photograph of Mary K. Walker, letters from Warren to his wife Mary, and a copy of the constitution of the United States.
Folder 6: Poems and writtings to Mary Walker, 1965Add to your cart.
Contains poems and letters to Mary Walker.
Folder 7: Poetry and Me , May 24, 1985Add to your cart.
Contains a writing titled Poetry and Me given by Warren Norwood at the Fort Worth Poetry Society Talk about his experiences in poetry.
Box 48: PoetryAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 50048
Folder 1: Poems, 1970 to 1974; undatedAdd to your cart.
Typed and handwritten poems. Included is one submission letter with five poems to James Dickey, Poetry Editor for Esquire. Also included two lists of poems or other works. Some of the poetry contains edits and notes. Some of the poems include notes regarding submission. Dates for the poems start April of 1970, but some of the poetry is not dated.
Folder 2: Poems, 1970 to 1971; undatedAdd to your cart.
Typed and handwritten drafts of poems.  Some contain notes about their submission or rejection.  Included is one list of poems with the page titled "1st Evaluation for Yale M.S."
Folder 3: Poems, 1965 to 1972; undatedAdd to your cart.
Typed and handwritten poems. Some of the poetry has edits or notes. Most of the poetry is not dated. Included are lists of poems for submission to contests, a list of grants and awards, and the contest rules for The Kansas City Poetry Contests.
Folder 4: Poems, 1980 to 1982; undatedAdd to your cart.
Typed and handwritten poems.  Some of the poems have edits or notes.  Some of the poetry is not dated.
Folder 5: Almost a Tree, 1970-01Add to your cart.
A compilation of poems titled Almost A Tree by Warren C. Norwood and illustrated by the author from January 1970.
Folder 6: Poems, 1962 to 1963Add to your cart.
A collection of poetry titled New Poems and Poetry by W.C. Norwood, 1962-1963, Incomplete.
Folder 7: Poems, 1963 to 1966Add to your cart.
Typed and handwritten poems. Some of the poems are not dated.  Some of the poems have edits/notes.  Also included is one holiday card from Maj. & Mrs. Edgar O. Skaggs to W.C. Norwood from Dec. 1963.  A portrait photograph of unidentified woman is included with the card.
Folder 8: Assorted Poems, 1968-1979Add to your cart.
Contains assorted poems both type and handwritten by Warren Norwood.
Folder 9: You and Me and The Otherwiseman, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains an orange folder with two collections of poetry written by Warren Norwood titled You and Me and The Otherwiseman. Includes some edits by Jake Keller, his English professor.

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