Series 4: Published Books, 1964-1982, n.d.

Novels and Short Stories

A Confederate General from Big Sur (Grove, 1964)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 2 1 Beginning pages of typescript n.d.
2 Typescript fragment n.d.
3 Ending pages of typescript n.d.
4 Corrections n.d.
5 Setting typescript, first section 1964
6 Setting typescript, second section 1964
7 Galley, uncorrected 1964
8 Galleys, marked set 1964 Aug.
9 Galleys, marked set [1964]
10 Galleys, marked set, for final corrections and printing 1964 Aug. 24
11 Plate proofs, master set 1964 Sept.
12 Cover sample n.d.
13 [Unpublished chapters] n.d.

Trout Fishing in America. (Four Seasons, 1967)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 2 14 “The Kool-Aid Wino” n.d.
15 Preliminary pages 1967
16 Original typescript n.d.
17 Corrections n.d.
18 Typescript bound in black binder n.d.
19 Cover sample n.d.

In Watermelon Sugar. (Four Seasons, 1968)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 2 20 Composition schedule and notes 1964 July 19
21 Versions of the beginning n.d.
22 Original typescript, first half n.d.
23 Original typescript, second half n.d.
24 Corrections n.d.
25 Setting typescript, first half n.d.
26 Setting typescript, second half n.d.
27 “Shack”page proof n.d.
28 Cover sample n.d.
29 German translation 1968
30 Play version n.d.

Revenge of the Lawn (Simon & Schuster, 1971)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 2 31 Notes and drafts n.d.
32 Preliminary pages [1971]

The Abortion (Simon & Schuster, 1971)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 2 33 Notes and miscellany n.d.
34 Preliminary pages [1971
35 Title page of part one n.d.
36 Original typescript, first section n.d.
33 Notes and miscellany n.d.
34 Preliminary pages n.d.
35 Title page of part one n.d.
36 Original typescript, first section n.d.
37 Original typescript, second section n.d.
38 Original typescript, third section n.d.
39 Corrections n.d.

The Hawkline Monster (Simon & Schuster, 1974)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 3 1 Composition schedules and notes n.d.
2 Early notes n.d.
3 Original typescript, first section n.d.
4 Original typescript, second section n.d.
5 Setting typescript, first section n.d.
6 Setting typescript, second section n.d.
7 Photocopy of proofs n.d.
8 Paste-ups and printing sample n.d.
9 Advertising for New York Times Book Review Original stored in oversize folder #3 [n.y.] Sept. 15
10 Screenplaynotecards n.d.
11-13 Screenplay in 326 pages n.d.
14 Screenplay, latest version [n.y.] April-June

Willard and His Bowling Trophies (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 3 15 Original typescript, first section n.d.
16 Original typescript, second section n.d.
17 Late typescript, first section n.d.
18 Late typescript, second section n.d.

Sombrero Fallout (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 3 19 Typescript fragment n.d.
20 First three chapters n.d.
21 Early typescript, first section n.d.
22 Early typescript, second section n.d.
23 Corrections n.d.
24 Late typescript, first section n.d.
25 Late typescript, second section n.d.
25A Advertisement from “New York Times Book Review” Original stored in oversize folder #2 Oct. 3, 1976

Dreaming of Babylon (Delacorte, 1977)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 3 26 Notes n.d.
27 Early typescript, first section n.d.
28 Early typescript, second section n.d.
29 Corrections n.d.
30 Revised early typescript, first section n.d.
31 Revised early typescript, second section n.d.
32 Late typescript, first section n.d.
33 Late typescript, second section n.d.
Carton 4 1 Setting typescript, first section n.d.
2 Setting typescript, second section n.d.
3 Revised setting typescript, first section n.d.
4 Revised setting typescript, second section n.d.
5 Page proofs 1977

So the Wind Won't Blow it All Away (Delacorte, 1982)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 6 Revised typescriptphotocopy n.d.

Poetry

Galilee Hitchhiker (White Rabbit Press, 1958)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 7 Original cover design; see oversize folder #3

All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace (Communications Co., 1968)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 8 Preliminary pages 1967
9 Typescript with holograph revisions n.d.

The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster (Four Seasons, 1968)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 10 Setting typescript n.d.
11 Galleys 1968 Feb.
12 “Some Songs for Soprano and Guitar” poems put to music (from The Pill) Music by J. Elwain n.d.
13 Cover samples n.d.

Please Plant This Book (Graham Mackintosh, 1968)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 14 Early ms draft of cover, with seed packets n.d.
15 Galleys, seed packets, notes n.d.

Rommel Drives On Deep Into Egypt (Delacorte, 1970)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 16 Typescript poems n.d.
17 Title pages n.d.
18 Setting typescript n.d.

Loading Mercury With a Pitchfork (Simon & Schuster, 1976)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 19 “Group Portrait Without the Lions” n.d.
20 Page proofs with printer's revisions n.d.
21 Cover sample n.d.
21A Advertisement from “New York Times Book Review” Original stored in oversize folder #2 Aug. 1, 1976

June 30th, June 30th (Delacorte, 1978)

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 22 Typescript poetry 1976
23 Early typescript, paste-up [1976]
24 Late typescript n.d.
25 Cover design n.d.

Miscellaneous Relating to Published Works

Container Folder Contents Dates
Carton 4 26 “Lost Chapters of Trout Fishing in America,” tear sheets from ESQUIRE 1971 Oct.
27 “I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone,” tear sheets of a story from Revenge of the Lawn n.d.
28 “The San Francisco Public Library: a Publishing House”photocopied magazine 1968
29 “Listening to Richard Brautigan”album cover, Original stored in oversize folder #3
30 Composition schedules and corrections for unidentified work