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 24: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Professional and personal correspondence to and from Warren Norwood.
Box 62: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 640063
Folder 1: Ralph Mylius - Correspondence, June 28, 1981 - July 13, 1981Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence between Ralph Mylius to Warren Norwood with details of plot points and characters of a possible short story called, The Cenotaphs of MIII-37, well wishes, and poetry equations
Folder 2: Rejection Notices, January 19, 1971 - February 3, 1991Add to your cart.
Contains various rejection statements for books of Warren Norwood's from publication agencies and follow up letters written by Norwood.
Folder 3: Rejection slips, undated; 1977-1978Add to your cart.
Rejection slips for work submitted by Warren Norwood. Most of the slips are boiler-plate and undated.
Folder 4: Bantam Books (1 of 3), 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and associates of Bantam Books, Karen Haas, Alberto Vitale, Jack Romanos, Linda Grey, and Lou Aronica.
Folder 5: Bantam Books (2 of 3), 1982-1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and associates of Bantam Books, Lou Aronica and Karen Haas. Includes copy print of the painting for the book cover of Planets of Flowers.
Folder 6: Bantam Books (3 of 3), 1984-1989Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and associates of Bantam Books, Lou Aronica, Amy Stout, Lisa Novak, and Laurel Bernard.
Folder 7: Richard Curtis, February 3, 1983 - March 7, 1989Add to your cart.
Contains notes, proposals, and letters between Warren Norwood and Richard Curtis.
Folder 8: Bantam Memos, 1982-05Add to your cart.
Contains reviews by Bantam Books on Warren Norwood's An Image of Voices, newsletters from departments, sales in formation, event calendars, and other office memos pertaining to Bantam Books.
Folder 9: AggieCon 18 - Related Papers, 1984-1985Add to your cart.
Contains a name tag for Warren Norwood, letters, and surveys pertaining to AggieCon 15, 18, and 20, and Austin in '85.
Folder 10: Crain, May 24, 1989Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Crain Classic Blades Inc. and Warren Norwood pertaining a knife to appear in a novel, The Survivalist, with two newspaper articles about the knife.
Folder 11: Misc Papers (YMCA), 1959, 1961-1963Add to your cart.
Contains a contract for Warren Norwood as craft director and cabin counselor of Camp Carter YMCA for summers and letters from James W Black pertaining Warren Norwood. Includes a program titled Hornet Varieties.
Folder 12: Atlanta in '86, April 30, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Joseph D Siclari and Warren Norwood  pertaining to Atlanta in '86, a science fiction convention in Atlanta, Georgia.
Folder 13: Emails between Norwood and Stephen Stearns, March 26, 1993 - May 10, 1993Add to your cart.
Contains a printed document of e-mail correspondence between Stephen Sterns and Warren Norwood.
Folder 14: Science Fiction Writers of America - Related Papers, 1988-1989, 1991Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and the Science Fiction Writers of America, a group which Warren was a member of from 1981-1991.
Folder 15: Mike McQuay, March 18, 1982 - February 20, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and Mike McQuay
Folder 16: Agent Search, October 13, 1980 - May 28, 1982Add to your cart.
Contains information about finding a literary agent, letters between Warren Norwood and various literary agents.
Folder 17: Robin Bailey, July 28, 1981 - July 30, 1983Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Robin Bailey and Warren Norwood, a writing contact.
Folder 18: Correspondence - Publishing/Book People II, January 28, 1980 - November 4, 1981Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence/letters and envelopes between Margot and Warren Norwood and various persons in the publishing and editing business. Includes a list of contacts.
Folder 19: Unholy Alliances, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains revision and editing notes and style sheet for Unholy Alliances,
Folder 20: ALA - Dallas - June '84, May 17, 1984 - July 15, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence from Laurel Bernard to Warren Norwood for the American Library Association Conference.
Folder 21: NTSU - Gov's Conf. On Lit Arts, July 2, 1986 - September 16, 1986Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence between NTSU and Warren Norwood on the governor's Literary Conference, including information about a talk and autograph signing, a bibliography and photograph.
Folder 22: Judy-Lynn Del Rey, June 24, 1980 - February 27, 1981Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence between Judy-Lunn Del Rey, vice president and editor-in-chief of Del Rey Books and Warren Norwood.
Folder 23: SFWA, November 10, 1982 - April 29, 1986Add to your cart.
Contains membership application, letters between SFWA and Warren Norwood, Warren and other past members.
Folder 24: Royalty Statements - Bantam Books - June 1982, 1985-1987Add to your cart.
Contains royalty statements and letters pertaining to statements of Warren Norwood's books published by Richard Curtis and Bantam Books, including some pages of calculations.
Folder 25: GriefCom - The Bluejay File, 1986Add to your cart.
Contains information and correspondence on Grievance Committee Report regarding debt from Bluejay Books Inc.
Folder 26: Science Fiction Research Association, March 9, 1988, February 10, 1989Add to your cart.
Contains letters from University of North Texas and Science Fiction Research Association to Warren Norwood, as well as a schedule of the 19th Annual SFRA Conference.
Folder 27: Contract Goals, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains contract goals of Warren Norwood from Richard Curtis.
Folder 28: Professional - Non-editorial Correspondence, November 11, 1982 - August 2, 1983Add to your cart.
Contains professional correspondence regarding Warren Norwood's novels to persons unrelated to editing.
Folder 29: February - 1976, September 8, 1988 - October 3, 1988Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence from Laurel Barnard and other letters relating to Warren Norwood's illness as well as his fund.
Folder 30: Copy Letter to Dr. Peter Gunter, February 4, 1977, August 8, 1990Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and Dr. Pete Gunter. Includes transcript for a talk on an ecological conference.
Folder 31: Correspondence with Ken Lavender, 1990 - 1999Add to your cart.
Contains cards from Ken Lavender to Warren and Gigi Norwood, a booklet of Treasures of the University of North Texas Libraries signed by Lavender.
Folder 32: Letters between Gigi and Warren Norwood - 1983, August 11, 1983 - August 23, 1983Add to your cart.
Contains typed letters by Warren Norwood and one handwritten letter on legal paper by Gigi Sherrell.
Folder 33: Cards to and from Warren to Gigi, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains cards from Warren Norwood to Gigi Sherrell.
Folder 34: Letters and other correspondence between Warren Norwood and Gigi Sherrell, 1983-07Add to your cart.
Contains letters from Warren Norwood to Gigi Sherrell. Includes information of a criminal charge of Gigi's unlawful use of a typewriter and handwritten letters from Gigi to Warren.
Folder 35: Killoughs, June 28, 1981 - February 6, 1982Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and Pat & Lee Killough.
Folder 36: Dragonhold, August 6, 1981, December 12, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters in plastic between Warren Norwood and Bob Silverberg, some cards, and a photocopy from a book.
Folder 37: Correspondence with Dr. Jake Kobler, October 1, 1973 - April 3, 1985Add to your cart.
Contains letters from Warren Norwood to Dr. Jake Kobler, a professor at University of North Texas.
Folder 38: MTL - Meaningful Life Therapy, 1989Add to your cart.
Contains a letter from David K Reynolds of Meaningful Life Therapy Newsletter and a copy of volume 3, number 7 of the newsletter.
Folder 39: Cards and other letters to various people, 1994-2004Add to your cart.
Contains Christmas cards and several letters from various persons to Warren and Gigi Norwood.
Folder 40: Church play "How to Fight Turmoil and Influence People" - related materials, 1971Add to your cart.
Contains letters and early drafts pertaining to a church play titled How to Fight Turmoil and Influence People written by Warren Norwood.
Folder 41: Correspondence - Personal, 2003-12Add to your cart.
Contains updates of Warren and Gigi's personal life in the form of a solstice greetings letter.
Folder 42: Letters - Misc., 1984Add to your cart.
Contains miscellaneous letters and items from people to Warren Norwood.
Folder 43: S/F Convention Information - General, 1983-1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters about science fiction conventions that Warren Norwood participated in with related materials.
Folder 44: Lyle Wilde, 1982Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and Lyle Wilde
Folder 45: Vicki Ann Heydron, 1982 - April 25, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and Vicki Ann Heydron and an editor's contract
Folder 46: Correspondence With Authors, 1981 - January 17, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains letters to authors from Warren Norwood.
Folder 47: Zine Correspondence, September 16, 1981 - June 28, 1986Add to your cart.
Contains letters from Warren Norwood about 'zines Holier Than Thou, Shadows Of..., and a copy of Remember When.
Folder 48: Bob Silverberg, 1981-1983Add to your cart.
Contains letters from Warren Norwood to Bob Silverberg and lists of bestsellers.
Folder 49: Frances Caveness, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains cards, letters, and newspaper articles between Frances Caveness and Warren Norwood.
Folder 50: Notes from Friends, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Contains get well cards, letters, and articles between friends to Warren Norwood.
Folder 51: Correspondence from Nina Maria Cole, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
Contains letters between Warren Norwood and Nina Maria Cole. Includes newspaper article clippings, scanned photographs, and an obituary.
Folder 52: Cards and letters from children and grandchildren, 2001Add to your cart.
Contains cards and letters from Warren Norwood's children and grandchildren. Includes some photographs.
Box 65: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641485
Folder 1: Revenge, The Very Edge, 1987-08Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence to book people from Warren Norwood on stories titled Revenge and The Very Edge.
Folder 2: Financial, 1984-07, 10Add to your cart.
Contains letters and donations from Warren Norwood about financial accounts to Richard Curtis, Elizabeth J. Scott, and the Prime Minister of Dominica.
Folder 3: Friends' Reviews, 1984Add to your cart.
Contains reviews of Warren Norwood's novels written by friends in letters to him.
Folder 4: UNT Libraries, 1983-1984, 2002Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence about Warren Norwood to UNT Libraries and Ken Lavender, bIbliographer.
Folder 5: Submissions, 1985Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence about submissions of stories written by Warren Norwood.
Folder 6: Misc. Damian Lee Thorr PoemsAdd to your cart.
Contains a letter from Damian Lee Thorr to Warren Norwood, clippings about Thorr.
Folder 7: Miscellaneous, August 5, 2005Add to your cart.
Contains a thank you card to Ruth and Herman Schwartz from Gigi and Warren Norwood and a photograph of a map of Texas.
Folder 8: Jim Bakke, 1984-01, 03Add to your cart.
Contains two letters from Warren Norwood to Jim Bakke.
Folder 9: Appearances, 1984-1989Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence about upcoming appearances, schedules, and conventions that Warren Norwood appeared at.
Folder 10: Misc. Book Correspondence, 1982-1987Add to your cart.
Contains various correspondence between Warren Norwood and publishers.
Folder 11: Anne McCaffrey, 1981-1984Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence between Warren Norwood and Anne McCaffrey.

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