Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

HILLS MSS.

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Inventory

I. Correspondence

  • Box 1
    • 1954-1996. Arranged in chronological order. The correspondence mostly concerns articles and short stories submitted to Hills for inclusion in the various magazines. Significant correspondents have been indexed.

II. Authors

  • Box 2
    • Arranged alphabetically by author. Contains short stories and articles submitted to Hills and some notes concerning them.
      • Apple, Max. Stepdaughters
      • Baldwin, James. The man child
      • Barth, John. Ambrose his mark
      • Capote, Truman. Dazzle
      • Caputo, Philip. Styron's choices
      • Carver. Raymond. Where he was: Memories of my father
      • Cheever, John. The fourth alarm
      • Exley, Frederick. The time I shot my sister
      • Harris, Mark. Ida Mae Low
      • Harrison, James. Legends of the fall
      • Kazin, Alfred. re: Maureen Howard & fiction fromChina
      • Malamud, Bernard. A lost grave
      • Michaels, Leonard. The men's club
      • Miller, Arthur. White puppies
      • Mooney, Ted. The salt wife
      • Salter, James. Geese
      • Southern, Terry. A hustle not wholly devoid...
      • Spencer, Elizabeth. A college education.
      • Stone, Robert. Not for love
      • Styron, William. Shadrach
      • Styron, William. Sophie's choice
      • Updike, John Hoyer. The lucid eye in Silver Town
      • Wolff, Tobias. re: Raymond Carver
      • Yates, Richard. The right

III. Books

  • Box 2
    • Includes materials relating to books edited by Hills: Armchair Esquire; Great Esquire fiction: The finest stories from the first fifty years (2 folders); and, Writer's Choice (2 folders)

IV. Magazines

  • Boxes 2 and 3
    • Hills's files for Audience, Esquire, and Saturday Evening Post . Includes interoffice memos, production materials, Hills's columns and articles, etc. (25 folders)

V. Symposia, etc.

  • Box 3
    • Includes: brochures, press releases, correspondence with local arrangements persons, photographs, programs, bills, printed ads and related clippings
      • Associated Writing Programs
      • Esquire symposia:
        • 1958, Oct. 9-10. Columbia University
        • 1959, Dec. 4-5. Iowa University (2 folders)
        • 1960, Oct. 20-22. San Francisco
        • 1961, Oct. 27-28. University of Michigan (2 folders)
        • 1963, Apr. 19-20. Princeton University (2 folders)
      • Radio broadcast
      • New York City Writer's Conference. 1961, July 11-21

VI. Miscellaneous

  • Box 4
    • Includes several magazines with articles by or about Hills

VII. Audio Tapes

  • BADLY DETERIORATED. CONSULT CURATOR OF MANUSCRIPTS BEFORE PLAYING.
    • Tapes:
      • 1-7. Esquire Symposium at Columbia, Oct. 17, 1958 (4 reels of First Session and 3 reels of Second Session)
      • 8-14. Esquire Symposium at Columbia. "Transcription made here in office of original Columbia Symposium tapes, which were sent to Winkler for his broadcast" (7 reels in unmarked white boxes)
      • 15-23. Esquire Symposium at Iowa, Dec. 4-5, 1959 (9 reels)
      • 24-27. Baldwin [James Baldwin at Esquire Symposium in San Francisco, Oct. 20-22, 1960?] (4 reels)
      • 28-30. Esquire Symposium at Ann Arbor, Michigan, Oct. 27-28, 1961 (3 reels)
      • 31. Esquire Symposium at Ann Arbor, Michigan, marked: "Writer's Conference luncheon - Univ. of Mich. Saturday noon 10/28/61"
      • 32-35. Esquire Symposium at Ann Arbor, Michigan?? (4 reels. Note: "tapes of Ann Arbor symposium returned to AG by Voices people in Michigan")
      • 36. Esquire Symposium, L. Murray - Arnold Gingrich interview, radio station at time of Ann Arbor symposium [Oct, 1961]
      • 37-38. Esquire Symposium, at Princeton, Apr. 19-20, 1963, marked: "Response - Murray - Prose II, Saturday 3:30 PM - Arnold Gingrich, Warren, Malamud, Albee" (2 reels)
      • 39-42. Esquire Symposium at Princeton, marked: "Response, Friday night, 19 Apr. 1963..." (4 reels)
      • 43. Sealed tape marked: "Tape of Arnold Gingrich interview" Postmarked Dec. 20, 1961
      • 44. Unmarked tape in yellow Kodavox box

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