Osborn Duke Collection, 1934-1983 | Music Library
By Maristella Feustle
|Title:||Osborn Duke Collection, 1934-1983|
|Primary Creator:||Duke, Osborn (1924-1999)|
|Subjects:||Big bands, General Dynamics Corporation., Stewart, James, 1908-1997, World War II|
Browse by Box:
- [Box 1: Materials related to novels and Duke's writing],
- [Box 2: Materials from the Second World War and Duke's professional career],
- [Box 3: Yearbooks, magazines, and other print materials],
- [Box 4: Cassette tapes and VHS videocassettes],
- [Box 5: Reel-to-reel tapes]
- Box 1: Materials related to novels and Duke's writing
- Item 1: And What of Tomorrow?
- Script for General Dynamics film, with annotations and corrections.
- Item 2: Big Foot Country
- At least 2 typed manuscript copies in various stages of completion with some handwritten pages.
- Item 3: Big Foot Country
- Letter from Esquire magazine (8/20/1958) declining publication; copy of published work in Southwest Review (Winter 1962).
- Item 4: Champion of Champions
- Script for Cold War-era promotional film for the Convair B-58 Hustler bomber. Autographed with corrections by Jimmy Stewart. Original.
- Item 5: Champion of Champions
- Script for Cold War-era promotional film for the Convair B-58 Hustler bomber. Autographed with corrections by Jimmy Stewart. Photocopy, marked "shooting script."
- Item 6: Felon Not Engaged
- Typed manuscript and portfolio marked "Complete story - never published." Very brittle.
- Item 7: Felon Not Engaged Blues, 1952 January 16
- Typed copy. 50 leaves.
- Item 8: Felon Not Engaged Blues, undated
- Contains corrections marked on 1952 copy.
- Item 9: Imogene, 1983 April 2
- Pencil on legal pad. Date of 4/2/83 added in ink.
- Item 10: The Male Rose
- Two unbound copies, 24 leaves each.
- Item 11: The Male Rose
- Bound copy, with Post-It Note on inside cover marked "unpublished." 24 leaves. First page stamped "Harriet Wolf Agency."
- Item 12: Madonna with the El Greco Eyes
- 25 leaves. Typed with corrections marked in ink.
- Item 13: Madonna with the El Greco Eyes
- 24 leaves, typed. Heading: "Story for Discussion ... for Creative Writing Workshop." Marked "For 10 May"; "Return to Osborn Duke TCU Creative Writing Rm 204 Wednesday 7:00pm. New Religion Bldg."
- Item 14: Oh Jazz, Oh Jazz
- Typed manuscript, 51 leaves.
- Item 15: Oh Jazz, Oh Jazz / Felon Not Engaged Blues
- Typed manuscript in brown portfolio. 47 leaves, followed by additional copy of Felon Not Engaged Blues, 51 leaves. First page of both marked "Harriet Wolf Agency." Post-It Notes on portfolio: "New York 1950-58 Columbia stories novel"; "1950-58 NYC"
- Item 16: Oh Jazz, Oh Jazz
- 12 leaves. Characters' dialogue from story formatted as short play.
- Item 17: Oh Jazz, Oh Jazz
- Photocopy. Published copy of short story, from in Eddie Condon's Treasury of Jazz (1956), pp. 461-488.
- Item 18: The Royal Telephone, 1952
- Typed copy of Duke's master's thesis at Columbia University.
- Item 19: The Sideman
- Typed manuscript in brown folio from Harriet Wolf Agency. Note on cover: "Deleted in toto & intact from published version of Sideman."
- Item 20: Summary of B-58 Accomplishments to April, 1963
- Cover title. Inside, "Champion of Champions shooting script," and cue sheet for scenes.
- Item 21: Struttin' with Some Barbeque, 1951 December 12
Short story, typed manuscript, 27 leaves; pencil on looseleaf notebook paper, 4 leaves, included with items under this title. Incipit: "I'm called Togo..."
Title transcribed as found on item, refers to the well known jazz tune popularized by Louis Armstrong.
- Item 22: Struttin' with Some Barbecue
Photocopy of published version in The Best American Short Stories: 1953, ed. Marha Foley, with stapled title page versos from this publication and Eddie Condon's Treasury of Jazz (see Box 1, Item 16).
Title refers to the well known jazz tune popularized by Louis Armstrong.
Handwritten note to Margaret, signed "Oz 1/26/82": "First published in New American Library's 2nd edition of New World Writing. Also published in England's Lilliput. A TV adaptation was presented on CBS' Danger! series in the mid-50's."
- Item 23: Tantrums of "Why can't I, Mommy, why?"
- Incipit title, poem. Single typed page.
- Item 24: Correspondence concerning Paul Dinkins, former TCU professor
- Item 25: Writings by Paul Dinkins, former TCU professor; publications in Dinkins' memory
- Includes list of Dinkins' published works and reviews, Human Relationships in the Middle English Romances (Master thesis, Vanderbilt University, 1943); "Katherine Mansfield: The Ending" (in Southwestern Review, Summer 1953), "Katherine Mansfield: An Introducion, "Pastoral" ("Paul Dinkins, Senatobia, Mississippi; "Aestheticism and the Protestant College"; "Indian Poetry; "Song" (poem, ca. 1935); "I drop your name casually" (poem, ca. 1935); Creative Writing Contests of the English Department : Prize Winning Entries : Texas Christian University, 1955 (in Dinkins' memory); Descant : The Texas Christian University Literary Journal Volume Three, Number One Fall, 1958 (in Dinkins' memory).
- Item 26: Binder: correspondence and book reviews related to The Sideman and Duke's time at TCU
- Item 27: Book of correspondence, speeches, ca. 1975-76
- Materials from Duke's time as Info Specialist/Director of Public Information for TX Board of Pardons and Paroles.