Paul Darcy Boles papers

Paul Darcy Boles papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Boles, Paul Darcy, 1916-
Title: Paul Darcy Boles papers
Dates: mid-20th century
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of manuscripts of the writings of Paul Darcy Boles, Georgia author. The collection contains poems, short stories and novels in two boxes.
Coll. Number: ms788

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Darcy Boles was a Georgia author. He was born in 1916 and died in 1984. His novel "Deadline" won a Freedom Foundation citation in 1967 and his novel, "Parton's Island" earned the Friends of Amerian Writers' Award. Even though Boles dropped out of high school, he took on various jobs before touring Europe. He published short stories and poems in periodicals in both America and Europe. He was married with three children.


Arrangement

Organized into two boxes: Box 1 contains poems (2 folders) and novels (8 folders - Deadline 5 folders and Parton's Island 3 folders). Box 2 contains short stories (7 folders), and miscellaneous papers.

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Georgia.
Manuscripts.
Novels.
Poems.
Short stories.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Paul Darcy Boles papers. MS 788. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Paul Darcy Boles papers, MS 2414.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Poems



Subseries 1a: Typed Poems

BoxFolder
11House-Soul
1Between Times
1No Ghost
1Profession
1January 2
1The Subway
1Where Love Was
1The Watchers, The Waiters
1For a Hostess
1Boy & Trumpet
1To Begin
1Advise
1Assignment
1Footnote
1No Exile
1Hush
1Music Over Music: The Well
1Music Over Music: The Stars
1The Sunken Cathredral
1Schoolyard Trees
1The Hunting Place



Subseries 1b: Manuscript Poems

BoxFolder
12Siamese
2Willow
2Aunts
2Blue Farm
2Tornado
2The Goat's Eye
2Bar
2October
2Time and the Rose
2We Shall Go to the Woods
2The Tapestry Cleaners
2Lunar
2Dream
2The Possum in the Closet
2E
2Young Man
 

Series 2: Novels



Subseries 2a: Deadline

BoxFolder
13 Deadline, Ch. 1-7
4 Deadline, Ch. 8-15
5 Deadline, Ch. 16-22
6 Deadline, Ch. 23-28
7 Deadline, Ch. 29-33



Subseries 2b: Parton's Island

BoxFolder
18 Parton's Island, Ch. 1-6
9 Parton's Island, Ch. 7-13
10 Parton's Island, Ch. 14-20
 

Short stories

BoxFolder
211I Thought You Were a Unicorn
12-15A Million Guitars
16-17Short Stories
 
18Miscellaneous