Papers (part two), 1940-1980.


Papers (part two), 1940-1980.

Chiefly correspondence (1940-1973) and research materials, drafts and manuscripts of Owens' various writing projects, including transcripts for 218 tapes from the oral history of the Texas oil industry project; Texas folk songs (2nd ed.); unpublished books, including Caves of Arayat, Running in place, Not so far away, not so long ago, Special agent 2142, and Japaneses soldiers in World War II; as well as many shorter works, including articles, essays, and short stories, some in published form, some only in manuscript. Also present: sixty reference works by other authors.

27 linear feet.

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