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STEWART, J.I.M. MSS.

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Inventory

I. Correspondence

Box 1
  • General/personal, 1969-1991 (3 folders)
  • Correspondence with literary agents and publishers (A.P. Watt, Gollancz, etc.), concerning publications, new editions of works, solicitations and submissions of articles, etc., 1975-1990 (10 folders)

II. Royalties and other financial records

Box 2
  • Accounts received through A.P. Watt Ltd., 1973-1987 (10 folders)
Box 3
  • Publishers:
    1. Publishers, A - C (1 folder)
    2. A.P. Watt, 1988-1989. Payments, statements direct from publishers (2 folders)
    3. Clarenden Press, 1961-1975 (1 folder)
    4. Dodd Mead, 1959-1985 (1 folder)
    5. Publishers, F - N (1 folder)
    6. Oxford Univ. Press, 1976-1986 (1 folder)
    7. Penguin Books, 1973-1984 (1 folder)
    8. Publishers, R - V.G. Wort (1 folder)
    9. Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1966-1985 (10 folders)
    10. Viking Press, 1976-1985 (1 folder)
    11. W.W. Norton, 1958-1985 (1 folder)
    12. Weidenfield, 1974; Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö, 1976-1980 (1 folder)
  • Taxes:
    1. Correspondence with tax accountants, 1975-1986 (2 folders)
    2. Tax accounts/records, 1964-1986 (2 folders)
    3. Foreign tax exemptions, 1980-1983 (1 folder)
    4. Miscellaneous tax-related (1 folder)
    5. Bills, receipts, etc.:
    6. Insurance notices and receipts (1 folder)
    7. Property and home related, 1960s-1985 (1 folder)
    8. Receipts and vouchers, bank (1 folder)
    9. Oxford University pay vouchers, 1977-1986 (1 folder)
    10. Pension payments, 1981-1982 (1 folder)
    11. Utilities (1 folder)
    12. Receipts, misc. (1 folder)
    13. Miscellaneous financial materials (1 folder)
    14. Miscellaneous, re: Oxford (class lists) (1 folder)
    15. Photographs (1 folder)

III. Writings

  • Published works. Arranged alphabetically
Box 4
    1. An Acre of Grass (Gollancz, 1966). Notes and cancelled pages; printer's manuscript. (3 folders)
    2. Ampersand Papers (Gollancz, 1978). Printer's ms.; page proofs. (3 folders)
    3. Andrè    see Parlour 4 and Other Stories
    4. Andrew and Tobias (Gollancz, 1980). "own typescript" (photocopy); printer's ms. (2 folders)
    5. Appleby and Honeybath (Gollancz, 1983). Paste-up ms., T.D.; printer's ms. (2 folders)
    6. Appleby and the Ospreys (Gollancz, 1986). Paste-up ms., T.D.; printer's ms.; uncorrected proofs, 6 May 1986. (3 folders)
    7. The Appleby File: Detective Stories (Gollancz, 1975). Manuscript, T.(carbon) D.; printer's ms. (2 folders)
Box 5
    1. Appleby's Answer (Gollancz, 1973). Printer's ms. (2 folders)
    2. Appleby's Other Story (Gollancz, 1974). Printer's ms.; proofs for Penguin edition, 1976. (3 folders)
    3. Avery's Mission (Gollancz, 1971). Draft ms., T.D.; photocopy of ms. with corrections: "Approx. as finally revised for V.G"; "Foul papers"; printer's ms. (6 folders)
    4. An Awkward Lie: A Bobby Appleby Story (Gollancz, 1971). Printer's copy (2 folders)
    5. The Bridge at Arta and Other Stories (Gollancz, 1981). Photocopies of stories; printer's ms. (2 folders)
Box 6
  • Carson's Conspiracy (Gollancz, 1984). "Original paste-up"; printer's ms. (3 folders)
  • A Change of Heart see: Cucumber Sandwiches
  • Cucumber Sandwiches and Other Stories (Gollancz, 1969). "A Change of Heart," drafts; "The Men," drafts; ms. T.D.; printer's copy (7 folders)
  • Flannel Foot (unpublished?). Notes, press-cuttings, etc.; original paste-up (2 folders)
  • Full Term (fifth vol. of "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet) (Gollancz, 1978). Original T.D.; paste-up; printer's copy (6 folders)
Box 7
  • The Gaudy (Gollancz, 1974) (first of "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet). Printer's ms.; page proofs; "scraps." (4 folders)
  • The Gay Phoenix (Gollancz, 1977). Printer's ms.; uncorrected proof. (3 folders)
  • [Going It Alone] (Gollancz, 1980). Printer's ms.
  • The Guardians (Gollancz, 1957). Printer's ms.; "Earlier version (p.134 to the end)"
  • Honeybath's Haven (Gollancz, 1977). Printer's ms.; uncorrected proof. (3 folders)
  • The Last Tresilians (Gollancz, 1963). Original typescript; carbon, drafts, cancels. (4 folders)
Box 8
  • Lord Mullion's Secret (Gollancz, 1981). T.D. (final?); printer's ms. (2 folders)
  • Madonna of the Astrolabe (fourth of "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet) (Gollancz, 1977). Paste-up ms.; printer's copy. (6 folders)
  • Mark Lambert's Supper (Gollancz, 1954). Printer's ms. (1 folder)
  • A Memorial Service (third of "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet) (Gollancz, 1976). Paste-up ms.; printer's copy. (6 folders)
Box 9
  • A Memorial Service, cont. Printer's copy; printer's T.D., copy 2--carries different corrections and some new pagination. (3 folders)
  • Mungo's Dream (Gollancz, 1973). Paste-up ms.; photocopy of ms. (6 folders)
  • My Aunt Christina and Other Stories (Gollancz, 1983). Copies from other published versions; paste-up ms.; printer's copy. (4 folders)
Box 10
  • Myself and Michael Innes: A Memoir (Gollancz, 1987). Printer's copy. (2 folders)
  • The Mysterious Commission (Gollancz, 1974). Original T.D.; printer's copy. (4 folders)
  • The Naylors (Gollancz, 1985). Paste-up ms.; photocopy, pp.1-50 (3 folders)
  • An Open Prison (Gollancz, 1984). Original ms., T.D.; paste-up ms. (printer's copy?); page proofs. (5 folders)
  • Our England is a Garden and Other Stories (Gollancz, 1979). Printer's copy (2 folders)
  • A Palace of Art (Gollancz, 1962). Paste-up ms. (2 folders)
Box 11
  • A Palace of Art, cont. Printer's copy (2 folders)
  • Parlour 4 and Other Stories (Gollancz, 1985). AndrĂ© (2 - A.D. and T.D.); Tom Dick and Harry (drafts); printer's ms.; page proofs. (4 folders)
  • Pelly and Cullis. Proofs only
  • Sheiks and Adders (Gollancz, 1982). Paste-up; printer's copy. (3 folders)
  • A Staircase in Surrey. "Scraps" (2 folders). see also:
  • The Gaudy; Young Pattullo; A Memorial Service; The Madonna of the Astrolabe; Full Term, and Writing diary
  • Vanderlyn's Kingdom (Gollancz, 1967). Original T.D.; "drafts & scraps." (6 folders)
Box 12
  • A Villa in France (Gollancz, 1982). Draft of 1st 60pp., T.D.; photocopy of ms.; printer's copy. (5 folders)
  • Young Pattullo (Gollancz, 1975) (second of "A Staircase in Surrey" quintet). Original ms. - paste-up; printer's copy. (6 folders)

Diaries

Box 12
  • Writing diary, 1968-1985 (7 folders)
  • Writing diary: notes, outlines, etc.
  • Writing diary
  • Gaston, Paul. Interview of J.I.M. Stewart, 1983-1985
  • 2 transcript versions, corrected by J.I.M.S.
Box 13
  • Writing timelines

Lectures and Talks. Arranged in alphabetical order by subject or title.

Box 12
  • "The Beginnings of the Novel" (1976)
  • Forster, E.M. (2 lectures)
  • James, Henry (5 lectures)
Box 14
  • Johnson, Samuel (1976) (7 lectures - 2 folders)
  • "Joyce and Lawrence"
  • "Joyce Cary and Graham Greene"
  • Keats (5 lectures - 2 folders)
  • Milton (1975) (3 lectures)
  • Peacock (5 lectures - 2 folders)
  • Poets Laureate
  • Shakespeare Criticism: Dryden to Coleridge (5 lectures)
  • Shakespeare's Sonnets (5 lectures)
  • ["Speech days"]
  • Strachey, Lytton
  • Victorian Novels (6 lectures - 2 folders)
  • Woolf, Virginia (4 lectures - 2 folders)

Other Writings and fragments

Box 14
  • The Danish Tragedy (radio drama) 1958
  • Fragments:
    1. "Discoveries in Shakespeare" (radio dramas) 1953
    2. Re: Kipling (2 folders)
    3. "Memoirs: discarded"
    4. [unidentified] book-length fragment (part of memoirs?)
    5. "Sterne, Mackenzie, & Smollett," 1976
    6. fragments of lectures, speeches, criticism, etc.
    7. "misc. short story materials"
    8. Reviews. Typescripts or carbons of article-length reviews
Box 14
  • Edmund Gosse: A Literary Landscape, by Anne Thwaite
  • "Thomas Hardy: The Major Novels"
  • Henry James Letters. vol III, (galley); vol. IV
  • [Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien] ed. Humphrey Carpenter
  • "Edgar Wallace, 1875-1932." T.D. and tear sheet from The Times Saturday, February 6, 1982, here titled "The exploits of Edgar Wallace"
  • Wilson, Angus. Diversity and Depth in Fiction: Selected critical writings of Angus Wilson, ed. by Kerry McSweeney. T.D.
Box 15
  • Reviews (removed from notebooks). Typescripts, carbons, printed (3 folders)
  • Reviews, miscellaneous. Typescripts and photocopies of typescripts (6 folders)
  • Reviews. Proofs
  • Penzler, Otto, ed. Great Detectives. Proofs of "John Appleby" entry by Michael Innes

IV. Printed

Box 15
  • "Press cuttings," 1954-1978. Removed from notebooks (2 folders) (articles mostly about Stewart, but some are by him)
  • Press cuttings, not from notebooks
  • Two magazines with J.I.M. Stewart articles
  • Book review journals with Stewart articles and reviews, 1980-1986. Chiefly London Review of Books; also 2 issues of TLS, and 2 issues of The Washington Post Book World

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