Paul Darcy Boles papers

Paul Darcy Boles papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Boles, Paul Darcy, 1916-
Title: Paul Darcy Boles papers
Dates: circa 1953-1980
Quantity: 4.1 Linear feet (4 cartons, 1 oversized folder B)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Paul Darcy Boles from ca. 1953-1980. The papers include drafts, corrected typescripts, and galley proofs for published and unpublished works of Boles particularly for Glory Day, Limner, and Mississippi Burning.
Coll. Number: ms2414

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Darcy Boles (1916-1984), American author. He was a short story writer and a novelist. He had many odd jobs before taking to writing full-time, though he had begun writing as a child. He was married and had three children. His awards include Friends of American Writers award, 1959, for Parton's Island; University of Indiana Writers award, 1969, for A Million Guitars and Other Stories; Georgia Writers' Association Literary Achievement award for fiction, 1969; Dixie Council of Authors and Journalists award, 1975, for The Limner.


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Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Georgia.
Manuscripts (document genre)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Paul Darcy Boles papers. MS 2414. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Limner Galleys (partial set)
2Manuscript - 1st Draft - Chapter One - Glenport
3Writing the Short Story And Other Unnatural Acts Original Ms.
4(Incomplete) 1st draft of Limner revision
5 Limner
7 The Mississippi Run
8 Glory Day
91st Draft original Limner (copy)
10Partial 1st Draft Copy, Limner
21title spread GLORY DAY
2Manuscript of Books by Paul Darcy Boles
3Manuscript of Glory Day
4 The Macmillan Company, Fall 1953
5 The Macmillan Company, Fall 1954
6-7 The Macmillan Company, Fall 1955
8partial manuscript of The Streak
9 Glory Day
10Manuscript of Glory Day
11Letter to Mr. Paul Darcy Boles from Random House, INC.
12Manuscript with notations
31 The Limner photocopy cover and copyright page, 1975
2Galley Proofs - Glenport
3 A Million Guitars manuscript
4 Glory Day manuscript
5 The Mississippi Run manuscript
6 The Streak manuscript
7Page Proofs - Glenport
8 The Limner manuscript
9 Combo unfinished
10 Glory Day
11 Gallery
41 The Writer
2 Writer's Digest The Elements of your Personal Style
3 Writer's Digest Mastering The Short Story
4 Writer's Yearbook 85
5 Publishers Weekly
6-7Miss Run
8Misc. Papers
9 Mississippi Run
10 The Limner
1Audio Tape
OS Folder
1BBook marketing posters