Frances Mayes papers

Frances Mayes papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Mayes, Frances
Title: Frances Mayes papers
Dates: 1980s-2010
Quantity: 20.0 Linear feet (42 document boxes, 1 half box, 3 cartons, 3 LF of loose materials)
Coll. Number: ms3429

Biographical/Historical Note

Frances Mayes is a well-known memoirist, novelist, poet and professor and the author of the best-selling novel Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy. She was born on April 4, 1940, in Fitzgerald, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, fan mail, in-house publication materials, photographs, galley copies, advance copies, articles, reviews and posters related to the Mayes' publications. Also included are Under the Tuscan Sun movie materials (such as media kits, posters, CDs, screenplays, etc) and Mayes' teaching materials from San Francisco State University.


Arrangement

Collection is on loan and has not been processed.


Index Terms

Authors, American--20th century.
Ente nazionale italiano per il turismo.
Mayes, Frances -- Correspondence
Under the Tuscan sun (Motion picture)
Under the Tuscan sun (Motion picture)--Awards.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frances Mayes Papers, MS 3429. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

Though the collection is open for research, the audiovisual recordings do not have reference copies; however, reference copies can be made available upon request. Availability is dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Under the Tuscan Sun- assorted materials
 
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2Under the Tuscan Sun- reviews, clippings
 
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3Under the Tuscan Sun- reviews, publicity
 
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45Under the Tuscan Sun- engagement calendars
 
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4Under the Tuscan Sun- movie materials
 
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5Under the Tuscan Sun- movie materials
 
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6In Tuscany- manuscript drafts
 
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7In Tuscany- publicity, tours, proofs
 
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8Bella Tuscany- tours, ads
 
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9Bella Tuscany- drafts, calendar
 
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10Bella Tuscany- reviews, publicity
 
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11Bella Tuscany- reviews, articles
 
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12Bringing Tuscany Home- photo proofs, speaking engagements, reviews, recipes
 
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13Bringing Tuscany Home- publicity, reviews, articles, manuscript drafts
 
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14Bringing Tuscany Home- manuscript drafts, book
 
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15Swan- manuscript drafts
 
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16Swan- manuscript drafts
 
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17Swan- manuscript drafts
 
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18Swan- manuscript drafts
 
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19Swan- publicity, raised reading copy
 
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20A Year in the World- manuscript drafts
 
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21A Year in the World- manuscript drafts
 
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22A Year in the World- manuscript drafts
 
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23A Year in the World- manuscript drafts
 
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24A Year in the World- speaking arrangements, reviews, articles
 
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25Best American Travel Writing- Mayes
 
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26Discovery of Poetry- manuscript drafts
 
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27Discovery of Poetry- books, manuals, PR, reviews
 
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28Poetry by Mayes
 
Carton
1Magazine Articles by Mayes
 
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29Articles by Mayes
 
Carton
2Magazine article re: Mayes
 
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30San Francisco State University- teaching materials
 
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31San Francisco State University- teaching materials
 
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32Tuscan Sun Festival- furniture, mondragora
 
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33Fan mail
 
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34Fan mail
 
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35Fan mail
 
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36Fan mail
 
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37Fan mail
 
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38Fan mail
 
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39Fan mail
 
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40Fan mail
 
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41Fan mail
 
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42Fan mail
 
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43Fan mail
 
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44Fan mail
 
Carton
3Miscellaneous (includes The Tuscan Sun Cookbook)
 
Oversize_BoxFolder
11Promotional posters for books
 
12Sweepstakes materials
 
13Colored proof of Bringing Tuscany Home, 2004
 
14Articles/clippings, 2004
 
15Promotional material, 1998
 
OS Folder
1BPromotional poster
 
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har-ms3429_0001Kentucky Author Forum Presents: A Conversation with Frances Mayes (VHS)
 
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har-ms3429_0002Open Book 301: Wolfe, Mayes, Carroll, Rosenfeld (VHS)
 
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har-ms3429_0003Inperson Author Lecture Series: Frances Mayes (VHS)
 
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har-ms3429_0004Inperson Author Lecture Series: Frances Mayes (VHS)
 
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har-ms3429_0005San Diego Update; Asher, Jane - "Bringing Tuscany" (Audiocassette)
 
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har-ms3429_0006Broadway Books Fall '97 (Audiocassette)
 
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har-ms3429_0007Mayes, Frances - Jordan Rich Show (Audiocassette)
 
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har-ms3429_0008Mayes, Frances - Book Talk "Swan" (Audiocassette)
 
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har-ms3429_0009Mayes, Frances #7 (Audiocassette)
 
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har-ms3429_0010Cowan, K.C. - "One to One" (Audiocassette)