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THOM, JAMES ALEXANDER MSS.

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Inventory

I. Writings

Organized into the following subseries: Writings by James Alexander Thom; writings by Dark Rain Thom; and writings by other authors. Arranged alphabetically by title. Includes articles, short stories and novels.

Thom, James Alexander

Box 1
  • "Back to It All," Draft, undated
  • "Born in the Comfort Zone," Draft, undated
  • "Camping Where the Stuff Is," Draft, undated
  • The Children of First Man, Notes
  • The Children of First Man, Draft, undated (7 folders)
  • The Children of First Man, Typescript, undated (6 folders)
  • The Children of First Man, Galley Proofs, 1995 (4 folders)
Box 2
  • The Children of First Man, Printer's Copy, undated (5 folders)
Box 22 (Oversize)
  • The Children of First Man, Map, sketched by J.A. Thom
Box 2
  • "Columbus, Indiana," Notes, undated
  • Country Gentlemen, Drafts, 1976
  • "Creative Insomnia: How to Make the Most of Those Sleepless Hours," Draft, undated
  • "Do Good Books Go to Heaven?" Typescript, undated
  • "Droll Sad Song to Bury By," Typescript, undated (2 folders)
  • "Dust," Typescript, 1969
  • "English and the Edible Grocery," Draft, undated
  • "The Faustus With the Mostes,'" Draft, undated
  • "The Fence: Crime's Real Profiteer," Draft, 1976
  • "Flagging Patriotism," Draft, undated
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Research, undated (6 folders)
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Notes, undated
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Draft, undated
Box 3
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Typescript, undated (8 folders)
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Draft, undated (3 folders)
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Printer's Copy, undated (3 folders)
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Galley Proofs, undated (2 folders)
Box 4
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker], Galley Proofs, undated
  • Flint and Steel [Sign Talker] Questions, Draft, undated
  • From Sea to Shining Sea, Research, undated (3 folders)
  • From Sea to Shining Sea, Notes, undated
  • From Sea to Shining Sea, Notes, 1981
  • From Sea to Shining Sea, Draft, undated (11 folders)
Box 22 (Oversize)
  • From Sea to Shining Sea, Print, undated
Box 4
  • "The Handsome Stranger," Draft, 1989
  • "The Hectic," Typescript, undated (3 folders)
  • "History of Mankind," Notes, undated
  • "Indiana," Draft, undated
  • "The Inspiring Story of How I Became a Seatbelt User," Typescript, undated
  • "It's All Over But the Shame," Draft, undated
  • "The Joys of Hearing Loss," Draft, undated
  • "Justice, Country Road Style," Draft, undated
Box 5
  • "The Last Commandment," Draft, undated (4 folders)
  • "Letters from Dynavac," Notes, undated
  • "Letters from Dynavac," Draft, undated (2 folders)
  • "Letters from Dynavac," Typescript, ca. 1970 (2 folders)
  • Long Knife, Notes, undated
  • Long Knife, Draft, undated (13 folders)
Box 6
  • Long Knife, Draft, undated (4 folders)
  • Long Knife Questions, Draft, undated
  • Mary Ingles [Follow the River], Notes, undated
  • Mary Ingles [Follow the River], Draft, undated (7 folders)
  • Mary Ingles [Follow the River], Typescript, undated (5 folders)
Box 24 (Oversize)
  • Mary Ingles [Follow the River], Original Map
Box 6
  • "A Modest Proposal," Draft, undated
  • Nuggets, Notes, undated
  • Nuggets, Typescript, undated (8 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1975 (3 folders)
Box 7
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1976 (11 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1977 (5 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1978 (10 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1979 (12 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1980 (8 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1981 (9 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1982 (12 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1983 (10 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1984 (11 folders)
Box 8
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1985 (12 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1986 (8 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1987 (10 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1988 (12 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1989 (12 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1990 (6 folders)
  • Nuggets, Typescript, 1991
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Research, 2008 (2 folders)
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Notes, 2009
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Draft, undated
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Draft, 2009 (2 folders)
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Draft, June 2009
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Draft, July 2009 (2 folders)
Box 22(Oversize)
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [Writing Historical Fiction], Galley Proofs, October 2009
Box 8
  • Panther in the Sky, Research, undated
Box 9
  • Panther in the Sky, Research, undated
  • Panther in the Sky, Draft, undated (4 notebooks)
  • Panther in the Sky, Draft, 1988 (9 folders)
Box 10
  • Panther in the Sky, Draft, undated (5 folders)
  • Panther in the Sky, Proofs, September 1989 (2 folders)
  • Quality Daniels, Notes, undated
  • Quality Daniels, Typescript, undated (2 folders)
  • Quality Daniels, Draft, undated (2 folders)
  • "The Real Hero," Draft, undated
  • The Red Heart, Research, 1991-1995 (2 folders)
  • The Red Heart, Typescript, 1997 (4 folders)
Box 11
  • The Red Heart, Typescript, 1997 (2 folders)
  • The Red Heart, Printer's Copy, April 1997 (5 folders)
  • The Red Heart, Galley Proofs, April 1997
  • "Rejection Flip," Draft, 2004
  • "Saint Bittersweet," Notes, undated
  • "Saint Bittersweet," Draft, undated (3 folders)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Research, 1995-2006
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Research, undated
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Draft, undated (4 folders)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Draft, December 2005 (2 folders)
Box 12
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Draft, undated (6 folders)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Printer's Copy, 2006 (2 folders)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Draft, undated
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Galley Proofs, 2006
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Galley Proofs, 2008 (2 folders)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Illustrations, 2008
Box 23 (Oversize)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Illustrations
Box 12
  • "The Scandalmongers," Draft, undated
  • "So Ye Shall Reap," Typescript, undated (2 folders)
  • "Solving the Problem, Mano a Mano," Draft, undated
  • "Speaking of Books Column," Draft, undated
  • "Staying Out of Hell," Typescript, 1985 (3 folders)
  • "Talking War With Smedley's Ghost," Draft, undated
  • "Thoreau on Tonight," Draft, undated
  • "Too Much: An Essay," Draft, undated
  • Upon the Anvil, Typescript, undated
Box 13
  • Upon the Anvil, Typescript, undated
  • Upon the Anvil, Typescript, 1974 (2 folders)
  • Untitled Article, Typescript, undated
  • Untitled, Drafts, undated (3 folders)
  • Untitled, Columns, Drafts, undated (2 folders)
  • Untitled, Column, Draft, 2001, July 1
  • Voices in the Corridor, Notes, undated
  • Voices in the Corridor, Draft, undated (2 folders)
  • "Volunteering for 'Operation Gratuitous Violence,'" Draft, undated

Miscellaneous Writings

  • Thom, James Alexander & Thom, Dark Rain
  • Warrior Woman, Draft, undated (9 folders)
  • Warrior Woman, Draft, 2003, January (3 folders)
Box 14
  • Warrior Woman, Draft, 2003, January (2 folders)
  • Warrior Woman, Draft, undated (4 folders)
  • Warrior Woman, Draft, 2003, May (## folders)
  • Warrior Woman, Draft, 2003, June (5 folders)
  • Warrior Woman, Page Proofs, 2003, August ( 1 folder)
Box 15
  • Warrior Woman, Page Proofs, 2003, August (2 folders)

Thom, Dark Rain

  • Kohkumthena's Grandchildren: The Shawnee, Page Proofs, undated
  • Kohkumthena's Grandchildren: The Shawnee, Research, undated
  • Kohkumthena's Grandchildren: The Shawnee, Notes, undated
  • Kohkumthena's Grandchildren: The Shawnee, Draft, undated (14 folders)
Box 16
  • Kohkumthena's Grandchildren: The Shawnee, Draft, undated (3 folders)

Writings by Others

  • Caporale, Janet & Michael, McGrail, Thomas, "Follow the River," Draft, 1991, February
  • Cromer, Cheryl, "Three Houses," Draft, 2007-2008
  • Kempling, Rev. Edwin, "A Comparison of Two Segments of Modern Society," undated
  • Unidentified Author, "Hand Prints," Draft, undated
  • Unidentified Author, "Parking Problems," Draft, 1995
  • Unidentified Author, Untitled Poem, Draft, undated
  • Orton, Bruce, Untitled, Draft, undated
  • Teetor, Mary Ann, "James Alexander Thom," Draft, 1988, February
  • Vanasse, K.C., "Mindy's Night Out," Draft, 1995
  • van Stolk, Charlotte M.U., "Mag," Draft, undated (3 folders)
  • Wedeking, Stan, "James Alexander Thom: Coming Home Philosophically," Draft, undated

II. Correspondence

Organized into the following subseries: Correspondence with Publishers, Political Correspondence; and Other. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Publishers' folders also contain contracts and writings. Political Correspondence includes letters to state and national political representatives.

Correspondence with Publishers

Box 16
  • AARP Modern Maturity, 2001, January 25
  • Ballantine/Random House, 1982-2009
  • Belch & Fart, 1977, June 15
  • Cardinal Publisher's Group, 2005, September 7
  • The Christian Science Monitor, 1976, November 17
  • Commentary, 1977, June 15
  • The Country Gentlemen, 1977, April 4
  • David McKay Company, Inc., 1977, February 16
  • The Floridian, 1977, June 15
  • Free Inquiry Magazine, undated
  • F+W Media, 2010, January 20
  • GEO, 1978
  • The Henry F. Henrichs Publications, Inc., 1977
  • The (Bloomington) Herald-Times, 2005-2009
  • Holiday, 1976, June 11
  • Hustler, 1977, June 15
  • Indiana University Press, 2005-2010
  • International Creative Management, 1987-2010
  • In These Times, 2008, November 17
  • McIntosh and Otis, Inc., 1973, 1976-1977
  • Miami Herald Tropic Magazine, 1976, December 11
  • The Mother Earth News, undated
  • The National Observer, 1973-1977
  • Newsweek, 1976 December 11
  • OUI, 1977, July 20
  • Pearson Custom Publishing, 2010, May 30
  • Penthouse, 1977, Mar. 4
  • Playboy, 1977
  • Quest/78, 1977
  • Reader's Digest, 1976-2008
  • The Republic, 1978, August 24
  • The Saturday Evening Post, 1976-1977
  • Schiavone Literary Agency, Inc., 2008-2009
  • The Sun, 2008, October 28
  • Writer's Digest Books, 2008-2010
  • Yachting, 1976, December 6

Political Correspondence

  • Political, 1992-2006

Other

  • Atkinson, Bill, 2005, undated
  • The Authors Guild Bulletin, 2009, August 10
  • The Authors League Fund, 1993, Mar.
  • Bortko, Mike, 2006, Mar. 3-7
  • Baumann, J. Bruce, 1978
  • Berry, Wendell, 2009-2010
  • Beuson, Mary, 2004, September 21
  • Beyer, Werner W., 1977, January 20
  • Bohler, Chrisopher, 2006, Mar. 13
  • Bond, Victoria, 1995, December 26
  • Bowen, Otis R., 1992-2006
  • Breedan, Bill, 2006, August 17
  • Bruchac, Joseph, 2006, Mar.-June
  • Burke, Norma, 1987, November 16
  • Butler University, 2009, April 9
  • Cady, Richard, 1968-2008 (4 folders)
  • Canfield, Dr. Earle, 1985, November 3
  • Carpenter, Dan, 1993, October 9
  • Carter, Jared, 1985, January 10
  • Chatfield, Charles, 2010, February 6
  • Children, undated
  • Christman, David Paul, 1990, September 16
  • Clark, Lori, undated
  • Clark, Morris S., 1978, April 19
  • Clark, Ralph, 1985, September 20
  • Coates, Ken, 2007-2009
  • Coffey, Nancy, 2009, April 25
  • Connell, Jim, 2008, September 7
  • Coody, Jerry, 2006, July 22
Box 17
  • Cooper, Fred L., 1993, October 21
  • Coverly, Dave, undated
  • Cripe, Dr. Nicholas M, 1977, January 31
  • David Walks-As-Bear, 2009, May 7
  • Deimling, Paula, 2007, February 21
  • DePauw University, 1976, December 17
  • Doherty, Tom, 2008, December 21
  • Donohue, Jean, undated
  • Donsbach, Margaret, 2010, April 8-9
  • Doran, Terrence, 1994
  • Drouillard-Borceff, Ellen, undated
  • Drouillard, Nancy, 2005, January 7
  • Douglas, Charles, 2006, October 10
  • Du Bois, Nancy, 1995, June 15.
  • Early, Rex, 2009, Mar. 30
  • Egan, Maurice F., 1995, Mar. 4
  • Eiseley, Loren, 1970-1974
  • Everett, Walter & Shirley, 2010, Mar. 24
  • Fielder, Paul C., 2010, April 8-9
  • Florentine Films, undated
  • Garinger, Alan K., 2007, Mar. 29
  • Garrett, Jerry, undated
  • Grant, Joe, undated
  • Gray, Dr. Richard, 1977, January 29
  • Guardino, Peter, 2005-2008
  • Gummo, Richard H., 1977, Mar. 15
  • Haas, Greg, 2005, August 30
  • Halliburton, Pam, 1997, Mar. 17
  • Hanover College, Center for Free Inquiry, 2006, October
  • Harik, Elsa, Mar. 25
  • Harrison, Sam, 1996, September 19
  • Healy, Thomas P., 2006, Mar. 24
  • Hellmich, Nanci, 1994, August 17
  • Hoosier Hero Dollars for Scholars, 2006
  • Huddlestone, Warren, 1975, August-1976, May
  • Huser, Verne, 2005, May 16
  • Imhoff, Jeep & Kat, 2009, July 11
  • Indiana History Project, 1996, January 5
  • Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation, Inc., 2009, October 14
  • Jablinski, Folino, Roberts & Martin, 2000, December 1
  • Jacobs, Andy, 2004-2007
  • Joega, Jeffrey J., 2009, Mar. 8
  • Kendallville & Limberlost Public Library, undated
  • Kijimeendigo, 1996, February 4
  • Klein, Marge & Al, 1977, April 7
  • Krementz, Jill, 2007, June 13
  • Kria, Gale, 2002-2006
  • Laenger, Victoria, 1989, August 27
  • Lahr, Eleanor M., 1987-2008
  • Lawrence, Colonel L. Edward, 1992, July 8
  • LaVergne, Thomas, 2005-2006
  • Leonard, Mike, 2006, October 25
  • Lindsey, Bettye, 1989, May 16
  • Lindsey, Bob, 1989, Mar. 1
  • Lowe, Jack A., 2008, December 12
  • Martinez, Rueben, 2007, February- Mar.
  • Mathis-Eddy, Darlene, 1996, October 5
  • McBride, Alexander P., 1996, October 31
  • McCullaugh, Gwen & Stephen, 1993
  • McLeod, Inez, 1977, Mar. 10
  • Metzger, Evelyn, 1975, December 29
  • Miller, Scott, 2010, May 29
  • Mitchell, Breon, 2010, December 1
  • Moore, Bob, 2003-2005
  • Moulton, Faye & Gary, 2004, May 18
  • Muirhead, Capt. Buddy, 2006, April
  • Muzzleloader, 1992, May 6
  • Neary, Dennis, 2006, October 15
  • Nelson, Betsy, 1997, Mar. 14
  • The New York Times Book Review, 1981, September 26
  • Nussbaum, Lowell, 1978, April 25
  • O'Brien, Bill, 2008, November 17
  • Office of the First Lady, 1999, July 2
  • Osborne, Trudi, 1985, October 24
  • Portteus, Bill & Shirley, 2006, October 22
  • Reynolds, Clay, 2006, October 9
  • Rigato, Jo-Ann, 2008, August 3
  • Robson, Lucia St. Clair, 1993-2009
  • Ronda, James P., 2006, May 31
  • Rothschild, Matthew, 2010, Mar.-May
  • Rushford, Renie, 1997, Mar. 15
  • Rydberg, Brenda, 1996, June 16
  • Salstrom, Paul, 2008, June 30
  • Sanders, Scott Russell, 1993-2007
  • Sawsah-Lawaqway, Shemah-Whispering Wheat, Sawshah Tauna-Untaming, undated
  • Scheckler, Jackie, 2009, February 12
  • Shields, Charles J., 2007-2008
  • Sims, Oliver W., undated
  • Slaughter, Eric, undated
  • Smithsonian Magazine, 1993, September 21
  • Sobrer, Pep, June 19
  • Sons of the American Revolution, 2005-2007
  • Stevens, Peter F., 2006, October 2
  • Stewart, Brenda, 2009
  • Strother, Bill, 1992, January 13
  • Sweet, Dr. Cody, 1981, January 5
  • Teller, W., 1977, January 24
  • Thom, Dark Rain, undated
  • Thom, James A. III., 1977, Mar. 23
  • Thom, Julia Swain, 1991, Mar. 18
  • Titman, John, 1974, December 1
  • Vonnegut, Kurt, 2003-2007
  • Weatherford, Jack, 1994, January 24
  • Wendell, Benjamin A., 2006, Mar.-October
  • West, Andy, 1975, November 21
  • William, John, 2006, Mar. 20
  • Williams, Sheila J., 2005, November 14
  • Winter, Pat, 1994, June 28
  • Yeager, Phyllis, 2003, September 13
  • Zinn, Howard, 2006-2008
  • Fan Mail, 1963-1970
  • Multiple Correspondents, undated
  • Unidentified, 1976-2010

III. Printed

Subseries include Writings by Thom, Promotional Materials, and Other Printed Materials. Arranged by title of work.

Writings by Thom

  • "A Builder of Bridges: A Tribute," 1971, January 20
  • "Born in the Comfort Zone," Hoosier Times, 2001, July 8
  • "Business and Industry Column," The Indianapolis Star, 1964-1965
  • "Camping Where the Stuff Is," Hoosier Times, 2003, September 7
  • "Flagging Patriotism," Hoosier Times, undated
  • "Here's Henry," Hoosier Times, 2001, April 22
  • "Howard Zinn, A Hero With Bloomington Links," Hoosier Times, 2010, February 2
  • "It's All Over But the Shame," Hoosier Times, 2003, June 15
  • "Iraq Medal," Drawing, 2008, Mar. 15
  • "Justice is Served," Hoosier Times, undated
  • Letter to the Editor, Time, 1984, January 23
  • Letters to the Editor, The (Bloomington) Herald-Times, 2003-2007
  • "Living Aboard: What We've Learned," Boating, 1972, February
  • Nuggets, 1976, May 1982, October, 1987, Mar. & August
  • Nuggets, Reader's Digest, 1970, December
  • Porter Business College Brochures, 1969, 1970-71
  • "Rating the Slobs, Litter-ally," Hoosier Times, 2001, September 9
  • "Real Living Doesn't Come on a Screen," undated
  • The Scrapbook, 1994, 1995
  • "Semper Fou," 2006, July 5
  • "Solving the Iraq Problem, Mano a Mano," Hoosier Times, 2002, August 18
  • "Talking War with Smedley's Ghost," Hoosier Times, 2001, November 11
  • "Thoreau-ing Support," Hoosier Times, undated
  • "Try, Try Again," Hoosier Times, 2004, February 29
  • "Why Earth Should be Renamed Mars," Hoosier Times, 2002, April 14
  • "You Pay Yours, I Pay Mine," Hoosier Times, 2005, Mar. 27

Promotional Materials

  • "Author's Voices," Ballantine, 1994
  • The Children of First Man, Ballantine Itinerary, 1994
  • The Children of First Man, Cover Art, undated
  • Follow the River Movie, April 22
  • From Sea to Shining Sea, Cover Art, 1984
  • Kohkumthena's Grandchildren: The Shawnee, Guild Press of Indiana, undated
  • Mary Ingles [Follow the River], Postcards, 2010
  • Mary Ingles [Follow the River], Production Mat, undated
  • McCutcheon High School's Beyond the Pages, 1995, Mar. 15
  • Panther in the Sky, Cover Art, undated
  • Panther in the Sky, Hardcover list, undated
  • Panther in the Sky, Map, undated
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Advertisement, 2008, April 9
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Cover Art, 2008
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Press Release, 2008, November 3
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2009
  • Warrior Woman, Cover Art, undated
  • Writers Live at the Library, 1993-1995
  • Miscellaneous

Other Printed Materials

  • The Author's Guild Bulletin, 2008, fall
  • Butler University Alumni Quarterly, 1995, summer
  • Butler University Commencement, 1995, May 13
  • Congressional Record, 1979, November 8
  • "The Earth Cries," Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, 1995-1996
  • "Hope in Rejection? You've Got to be Kidding," Lutholtz, M. William, Indianapolis magazine, 1984, January
  • Indiana Civil Liberties Union, 2003, fall
  • The Governor's Mansion, undated
  • The Highlander, January-February 1988
  • Nuggets, 1918
  • "Trampling Out the Vineyards," Vonnegut, Kurt, Indiana Civil Liberties Union, 2000, September 16

IV. Biographical Material

Box 18
  • Resume and Portfolio, 1966-1971
  • Miscellaneous

V. Drawings

  • Thom, James Alexander
  • Humoroids, undated
  • Political, 2001, undated
  • Quality Daniels, Sketch, undated
  • Transactions Comic Strip, undated
  • Untitled, undated
  • Miscellaneous

Other Drawings

  • C., Leilana, Spirit Watcher, undated
  • Pett, Joe, Untitled, undated

VI. Clippings

  • Clippings (4 folders)
Box 22 (Oversize)
  • Clippings

VII. Business Records.

Includes contracts, agreements and correspondence for James Alexander Thom and Dark Rain Thom.

Thom, James Alexander

Box 18
  • Follow the River, Larry Levinson Productions Film Contract, 1993
  • Follow the River, Ron Raley Film Offer, undated
  • Follow the River, Television Contract, 1987-1989
  • Invoices, 1977-2008
  • Monroe County Historical Society Loan Agreement, 1986, Mar. 19
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Now [How to Write Historical Fiction], F+W Publications Inc., 2007-2008
  • Panther in the Sky, International Creative Management Dutch Contracts, 1989, May
  • Panther in the Sky, Turner Pictures Inc. Film Contract, 1991
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Cardinal Publishers Group Contract, undated

Thom, Dark Rain

  • Circle of Tribal Advisors, National Council (5 folders)
  • East of the River Shawnee
  • Hanover College, Center for Free Inquiry, Crowe Academy, 2002, June 21-23
  • Hickory Works, 2003
  • Indiana Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission, 2008-2009
  • Indiana Native American Commission, 2006
  • Indiana Workforce Development, 2004
  • Lewis & Clark in Ohio, Essential Shawnee Tour
  • Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail, the Shawnee Connection, 2002
  • Lewis & Clark Native American Council, 2005
  • NAIAC
  • The National Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Council (5 folders)
Box 19
  • The National Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Council (continued) (12 folders)
  • The National Lewis & Clark Foundation
  • The National Lewis & Clark Foundation
Box 24 (Oversize)
  • The National Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Exhibition, Missouri Historical Society Floor Plan, 2002, August 16
Box 19
  • The National Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
  • Ohio Campground Owners Association, Inc.
  • Shawnee Nation, United Remnant Band of Ohio, Contract, 1998
  • Miscellaneous

VIII. Writers' Conferences and Workshops

  • Imagination Conference, 2006, July 11-16
  • Midwest Writers Workshop, 1991 (2 folders)
  • Midwest Writers Workshop, 1998 (2 folders)

IX. Miscellaneous

  • Miscellaneous (2 folders)

X. Audio-Visual

Box 20
  • "James Alexander Thom: Storyteller," Indiana University Radio and TV Services, 3/4" U-matic tape, 1990 (18 tapes)
Box 21
  • "James Alexander Thom: Storyteller," Indiana University Radio and TV Services, 3/4" U-matic tape, 1990 (12 tapes)

XI. ADDITIONS

Writings by James Alexander Thom

Box 25
  • 'The Boy Who Didn't Want Anything,' Draft, undated
  • The Children of First Man, Prologue, Draft, undated
  • The Children of First Man, Part II, Draft, undated
  • The Children of First Man, Part III, Draft, undated
  • The Children of First Man, Unidentified Chapter, undated (3 folders)
  • The Children of First Man, Rough Draft, undated (7 folders)
  • The Children of First Man, Rough of Final Draft, undated
  • Culls from the preparation of The Children of..., Final Draft, undated
  • The Children of First Man, Miscellaneous, undated
  • 'Folly the Leaders,' Guest Column, undated
  • Lahr Foreword, 2006
  • Miscellaneous, undated
  • Proposal for history of Nuggets book, 1993-2012
  • 'Pacemaker Deal Questioned,' undated
  • Author's note for The Red Heart, Draft, 1996
  • Copyeditor guide for The Red Heart, 1996
  • The Red Heart, Final Draft, 1996 (1 folder)
Box 26
  • The Red Heart, Final Draft, 1996 (7 folders)
  • The Red Heart, Manuscript, 1997 (6 folders)
  • The Red Heart, Chapter 8, Draft, 1995
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Page Proofs, 2008 (3 folders)
  • Saint Patrick's Battalion, Final Proof, 2008 (4 folders)
  • The Scrapbook magazine, Issues, 1988-1996
  • The Scrapbook magazine, Photocopies, 1971-1997
Box 27
  • Tecumseh! Panther in the Sky, First Draft, March 1994
  • Tecumseh! Panther in the Sky, Revised First Draft, June 1994 (2 folders)
  • Tecumseh! Panther in the Sky, Revised Second Draft, July 1994
  • Final Draft, July 1994 (2 folders)
  • Tecumseh! Panther in the Sky, Incorporated Pages, July 1994
  • Tecumseh! Panther in the Sky, Screenplay, 1994
  • Tecumseh, Script, 1992 (2 folders)
  • Viva, Rough Draft of section, undated

Writings by Others

  • Journey at Nightfall by Kiji Wapiti Nappe, 1997
  • 'Never a Borrower Be' by Kiji Wapiti Nappe, 1996

Clippings

  • Guest Columns for the Bloomington Herald-Times, 2010

Correspondence

  • Benedict, Dale. 1997
  • Berger, Emily. 2010
  • Berry, Wendell and Tanya. 2009-2010 and undated
  • Blatt, Daniel. 1993
  • Carter, Donald. 1997
  • Coates, Ken. 2007
  • Gonzalez, Joseph. 1997
  • Johnson-Roehr, Catherine. 2009
  • Miscellaneous. 1991-1992 and undated
  • Morris Curry, Sandra. 2008
  • Moulton, Gary E. 1990
  • Moyers, Bill. 2010 and undated
  • Olson, Dana. 1982
  • Robson, St. Clair Lucia. 2008
  • Russell, Lee. 1995
  • Saturday Evening Post. 1983-1997
  • Strickler, Pamela Dean. 1992-1996
  • Thom, James Alexander. 1993-2011
  • Unidentified. Undated
  • Weissman, Peter. 1993
  • Writer's Digest. 2010

Printed Materials

  • The Communal Shelter, undated
  • Madoc source material, undated
  • Mandan/Madoc source material, undated
  • Tosan magazine, 1987
  • Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History journal, 1991-1992
  • U.S. News and World Report, magazine, 1991

Drawings

  • Mr.Flooby, comic strip, 1976
  • The Red Heart illustration, undated
  • Transactions, comic strip, 1976

Miscellaneous

  • International Creative Management, Inc. information, 1999-2008
  • Indiana Authors Award media day materials, 2009
  • Madoc map, undated
  • Frances Slocum's travels map, undated (2 folders)
  • Urbana Township map, undated
Box 28
  • Sketch: "Bush Presidential Medal for Iraq War Veterans"
  • Glick Award: Jim Thom
  • Follow the River, screenplay adaptation by Michael Caporale
  • "The Clarks and the American Indians"
  • Fire in the Water, draft (2 folders)
  • Fire in the Water, synopsis and correspondence (2 folders)
  • Fire in the Water, 3rd draft (3 folders)

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