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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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 20: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Publications with literary work by Warren Norwood or reviews of work by Norwood.
Box 56: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Publications with works or reviews of works by Warren Norwood.
Barcode: 50049
Item 1: Voice of America, 1965Add to your cart.
Contains a hardback anthology published by National Poetry Press titled Voice of America, including work from the last five years of the Young Poets of America and a poem by Warren C. Norwood, titled "Memories," on page 141. Lightly annotated with stars and underlined titles.
Folder 1: "A Creative Field-Theory", 1972Add to your cart.
Contains a copy of NPCU Compendium 1971, published in Dallas by Anthelion, containing a number of philosophical essays by D.H. Weiss, Marianne, Arieux, Warren C. Norwood, John Hughes, Roy M. Gunnels, Paul Kosted, and Don Tate.
Folder 2: Songs of Youth, 1962Add to your cart.
Contains a copy of Songs of Youth, published in Los Angeles by American Poetry Press. Includes a poem titled "Memories" by Warren C. Norwood on page 9. Lightly annotated by Norwood.
Folder 3: Avesta, 1964Add to your cart.
Contains two copies of Avesta 42, the literary magazine of North Texas State University. Includes four poems "Chasm," "Euthanasia," "Explanation to a Flower," and "Barroom Tale: A Fragment," by Warren Carl Norwood on pages 30-31. Many poems have personal handwritten notes by Norwood.
Folder 4: Inside Out, 2004-10Add to your cart.
Contains a collection of poetry that Warren Norwood contributed to, titled Inside Out.
Folder 5: Buzzard Luck News, 1982-08Add to your cart.
Contains three issues of a newsletter that Warren Norwood wrote in, titled "Buzzard Luck News."
Folder 6: Nebula Awards Report, August 27, 1982Add to your cart.
A copy of Nebula Awards Report, Volume 11, #3.  Many names and literary works are highlighted including Warren Norwood for The Windhover Tapes on page two under the category "Recommendations since 16 July 1982".
Folder 7: Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Review, 1983-12Add to your cart.
Contains several copies of Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Review, issues 6, 14, 19, and 20. Includes reviews of The Seren Cenacles, Flexing the Warp, The Windhover Tapes, and Fize of the Gabriel Ratchets by Warren Norwood.
Folder 8: Science Fiction Analog, 1984-06Add to your cart.
Contains a copy of Science Fiction Analog: Science Fact. Contains excerpts from science fiction novels, short stories, and blurbs about up and coming science fiction literature. Includes a review of Planet of the Flowers by Warren Norwood on page 167.
Box 57: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Publications with works or reviews of works by Warren Norwood.
Barcode: 50050
Folder 1: Buddy, 1976-01Add to your cart.
Contains a copy of Buddy, The Original Texas Music Magazine that includes a music review by W.C. Norwood titled "Dory Previn: Five Albums Through Inner Space."
Folder 2: Archon 8 Program Book, 1984-07Add to your cart.
Contains two program books from Archon 8: The St Louis S.F. Fantasy Convention, and includes short story titled "Alien Instinct" by Warren Norwood on pages 25-28.
Folder 3: Twilight Zone Magazine, 1988-04Add to your cart.
Contains a copy of the seventh anniversary edition of The Twilight Zone Magazine, includes a short story by Warren Norwood's titled "Claws That Catch," on pages 42-45.
Folder 4: Prism, 1974-05Add to your cart.
Contains a copy of the magazine of the University of Texas at Arlington, Prism, includes excerpts from Warren Norwood's novel Klutz entitled "Dithyramb, Dithyramb, Boom, Boom, Boom," on page 26 and "Hoa" on page 27.
Folder 5: The Green Fuse, 1972Add to your cart.
A copy of The Green Fuse, a NTSU literary magazine from spring 1972, issue No.2. Norwood is listed as Editor
Folder 6: The Arlington Review, 1965Add to your cart.
A copy of The Arlington Review from fall 1965. Page 21 has the poem "Iamb the Poet" and page 35 has the poem "My Father Said" both by Warren Carl Norwood.
Folder 7: The Green Fuse, 1971Add to your cart.
A copy of The Green Fuse, issue No.1 spring 1971. Page 18 has the poem "The Brindled Moon" by Warren Norwood.
Folder 8: The Subway Wall, May 14, 1970Add to your cart.
A copy of The Subway Wall: A Presentation of Student Creativity, a NTSU Sigma Tau Delta (a national honor English fraternity) publication with two poems by Warren Norwood, "Biology Made Verse" and "Patrick O'Shaunessy Schvartz".
Folder 9: The Voice, 1972-12Add to your cart.
A copy of The Voice, Vol. 4, No. 5 with two poems by W.C. Norwood, "The Resurrection of Bobby Rivers" and "After the Firefight".
Folder 10: Prism, 1974-02Add to your cart.
A copy of Prism from UT at Arlington with a poem titled "Gentle, Gentle Sex" by W.C. Norwood on page 33. A clipping of the poem is also in this folder.
Folder 11: Poetry and the Vietnam Experience, 1987Add to your cart.
A copy of Poetry and the Vietnam Experience: Selected Poems from Contributors, a St. Lawrence University David B. Steinman Festival of the Arts publication. Contains a poem by Warren Norwood titled "Doing My Best" on page 52.
Folder 12: The Lookout, 1977-06Add to your cart.
A copy of The Lookout, Vol 68 No.5 by Seamen's Church Institute of New York with a poem by Warren C. Norwood titled "To The Seachantress" on the back cover.
Folder 13: The Lookout, 1978-12Add to your cart.
A copy of The Lookout, Vol. 69 No.1 with a poem by Warren C. Norwood titled "Year's End" on page 15.
Folder 14: Martin Wagner's Wagnerama, 1982Add to your cart.
A copy of Martin Wagner's Wagnerama, Charter issue. It is post marked Aug. 21, 1982. It was sent from M. Wagner to Warren Norwood and has a note from Wagner to Norwood on the back. There is a review notice of The Windhover Tapes: An Image of Voices in the index of the publication.
Folder 15: Science Fiction Chronicle, 1983-07Add to your cart.
A copy of Science Fiction Chronicle, Volume 4, Number 10.  Has a review of The Windhover Tapes: Fize of The Gabriel Ratchets by Warren Norwood on page 28.
Folder 16: Extrapolation, 1983Add to your cart.
A copy of Extrapolation, Vol.24, No.2 from summer 1983.
Folder 17: Mathom, 1982-06/07Add to your cart.
A copy of Mathom, Issue 9, from June/July 1982.  The last page has a review of The Windhover Tapes: An Image of Voices.

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