Rick Bass Papers, 1958-2001 and undated.


Rick Bass Papers, 1958-2001 and undated.

The collection is composed mostly of the literary works and research materials of Rick Bass. Literary works are in original manuscripts, galleys, proofs, and other revised draft copies. Some materials are business correspondence and scrapbook materials. The correspondence reflects Bass's activities with literary agents, book and magazine publishers, and conferences he attended. Some correspondence is fan mail. The holograph notebooks, conservation papers, and environmental reports make up the research materials gathered by Rick Bass. The holograph notebooks are original hand notes of Bass's stories and books. About six boxes have files concerning his participation with the Yaak Valley Forest Council. Thirteen boxes are geological records of oil and gas induction logs and leases from Alabama and Mississippi petroleum sites gathered by Rick Bass while working as a petroleum geologist. The collection is part of the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World.

78 boxes and 1 tube (83 linear feet)

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Peacock, Doug

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Doug Peacock served as a medic in the Vietnam Conflict. He moved to Montana upon his return from Vietnam and has become a grizzly and bison expert, author, activist and filmmaker. Peacock was also the model for Ed Abbey's character Hayduke in The Monkeywrench Gang. From the description of Doug Peacock papers, 1950-2000 and undated. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 719613362 ...

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Yaak Valley Forest Council.

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Bass, Rick, 1958-....

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Novelist Rick Bass lives and works in Montana. From the description of Rick Bass Papers, 1958-[ongoing], (bulk 1987-1994). (Texas State University-San Marcos). WorldCat record id: 48244246 Rick Bass is a writer and environmental activist. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1958, but spent much of his youth in Houston. He graduated from Utah State with a degree in geology and then worked as a petroleum geologist in Mississippi. In 1987 Bass moved to Montana and began writin...