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Guide to the Heather Lewis Papers
1965-2002 (Bulk 1980-1999)
 MSS 132 MSS.132

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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Heather Lewis Papers
Dates: ca. 1965-2002
Abstract: The Heather Lewis Papers reflect Heather Lewis's writing career including her manuscripts, publishing contracts, correspondence and financial information. In addition, the collection includes a great deal of information relating to Heather Lewis's personal life including journals, photographs, and personal correspondence. The collection reflects the connections between Lewis's career as a writer and her personal life and presents the author as a complex whole.
Quantity: 13 Linear Feet (15 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS.132

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Biographical Note

Heather Lewis was born in Bedford, New York and attended Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of three published novels. The first, House Rules (1994), details the experiences of a fifteen year old girl working as a show rider of horses-an experience the author herself had in her teenage years. Lewis's second novel,  The Second Suspect (1998), follows the struggles of a female police investigator trying to prove the guilt of a powerful and influential businessman responsible for the rape and murder of several young women. The third, posthumously published novel,  Notice (2004), describes the experiences of a young prostitute, Nina and her involvement with a sadist and his wife. Her works explore aspects of American culture, such as the connections between power, drugs, sex, violence, love and justice. Through these themes, Heather Lewis draws the reader into questioning the nature of love and relationships, the character of human nature or motivation and, most challengingly, the boundary between pleasure and pain. Significantly, the novels present strong, yet vulnerable female characters offering an alternative to more typical American narrative constructions driven by male protagonists within male-dominated scenes.

Heather Lewis taught at the Writer's Voice and contributed to various anthologies of literature including Best Lesbian Erotica (1996, 1997),  Once Upon a Time: Erotic Fairy Tales for Women (1996), and  A Woman Like That: Lesbian and Bisexual Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories (1999). The collection also includes work by Allan Gurganus, Dale Peck, Mike Corrigan, Margaret Au, as well as shorter pieces by Sarah Schulman, Meg Daly, and others. Heather Lewis returned to New York in the fall of 2001, after a year in Arizona. She ended her life in May of 2002, in New York.

Sources:

Memorial service program: St. Mark's Church, New York, NY, June 12, 2002.

"Pain and Perfection" (Anonymous). The Advocate; Los Angeles, June 11, 2002.

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Scope and Content Note

The Heather Lewis Papers include materials relating to Heather Lewis's career as an author. The materials include journals, photographs and correspondence as well as manuscripts and research. In addition the collection contains financial documents and materials related to the publishing of her novels. The materials span 1965-2002, however the bulk of the materials are from the 1980s and 1990s.

Series I: Journals contains Heather Lewis's personal journals. These materials are arranged chronologically.

Series II: Author Files is divided into two subseries.  Subseries A includes Heather Lewis's author information such as literary press and event information. This series only includes information not associated with her books. For publicity about Heather Lewis's novels please see Series II, III and IV.  Subseries B contains information on other authors and artists including event publicity as well as art and literary pieces. These materials are arranged alphabetically by the author or artist's last name.

Series III: House Rules is divided into five subseries.  Subseries A includes manuscripts for  Gambler's Choice, which was an early draft form of  House Rules.  Subseries B contains manuscripts for  Sixty-Forty, another early title for  House Rules. Subseries C includes  House Rules manuscripts and drafts.  Subseries C holds publishing information for the novel  House Rules. Finally,  Subseries E includes publicity information. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Series IV: The Second Suspect contains materials related to the writing and publication of Heather Lewis's second novel. The series is divided into three subseries.  Subseries A includes manuscripts and drafts.  Subseries B contains publication materials. Subseries C includes publicity materials such as reviews and advertisements. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Series V: Notice contains manuscript materials related to Heather Lewis's novel  Notice. Lewis wrote this book after  House Rules but could not find a publisher.  Notice was published posthumously by Serpent's Tail in 2004.

Series VI: Other Writing includes Heather Lewis's other writing projects and is broken into five subseries.  Subseries A contains short stories.  Subseries B includes Lewis's writing from Sarah Lawrence College, particularly research papers.  Subseries C contains poetry. Subseries D includes essays Lewis wrote as an adult and public letters.  Subseries E: Miscellaneous includes a short paper on Martin Luther King Jr. from an unknown time period and chapters from a possible fourth novel featuring Detective Reese. These materials are in chronological order where possible. Remaining materials are in alphabetical order.

Series VII: Personal Correspondence and Biographical Materials is broken into four subseries.  Subseries A contains letters from Heather Lewis organized alphabetically by the last name of the addressee.  Subseries B contains letters to Heather Lewis where the first and last name of the sender is known. These materials are in alphabetical order by the sender's last name.  Subseries C contains letters to Heather Lewis from senders who only included their first name. Materials are in alphabetical order.  Subseries D includes letters to other people from other people, for example a letter to Allen Gurganus from Malaga Baldi. Finally,  Subseries E includes biographical materials related to Heather Lewis's life. Again, these materials are in alphabetical order by recipient's last name.

Series VIII: Administrative Materials is broken into eleven subseries.  Subseries A contains contracts for books and contributions arranged in chronological order.  Subseries B includes royalty statements arranged in chronological order.  Subseries C includes author photographs, some of Heather Lewis and some of other authors arranged alphabetically.  Subseries D contains tax information arranged chronologically.  Subseries E includes accounting, bills, and statements from credit card companies, banks and other financial institutions. These materials are arranged chronolocially.  Subseries F holds administrative correspondence including letters from publishers, agents, and fans. These materials are arranged alphabetically.  Subseries G incorporates calendars and contacts such as day planners, business cards and phone lists. The subseries is arranged in chronological order.  Subseries H includes resumes, applications, and calls for papers arranged in alphabetical order.  Subseries I holds materials related to Lewis's work instructing writing workshops. Materials are arranged chronologically.  Subseries J includes promotional and journalistic materials on publishers arranged alphabetically.  Suberies K holds miscellaneous items.

Series IX: Research includes two subseries.  Subseries A contains notes.  Subseries B contains subject files organized in alphabetical order.

Series X: Images includes three subseries.  Subseries A: photographs, some with matching negatives includes candid, personal photographs of family, events, landscapes and friends. Where possible, the photographs and negatives are matched. These materials are arranged chronologically where possible, remaining materials are organized alphabetically.  Subseries B: Unmatched Negatives holds negatives for which we have no prints. These materials are arranged alphabetically by content.  Subseries C: Other Images contains an unsigned drawing.

Series XI: Juvenilia contains materials from Heather Lewis's childhood including yearbooks, school writing journals and children's literature. Materials are arranged chronologically where possible.

Series XII: Printed Material includes printed materials such as film posters, tourism pamphlets, maps and owner's manuals. Materials are arranged alphabetically.

Series XIII: Objects and Artifacts includes objects such as a trophy, library card, and pen. All of these items are located in Box 13 except the red leather datebook

Series XIV: Media contains two subseries.  Subseries A includes 3.5 inch floppy disks.   Subseries B includes all other media including 5.25 inch floppy disks, compact disks and Heather Lewis's laptop computer.

Oversize: there is one box of oversize materials at the end of the collection containing oversize materials from each of the series.

Arrangement

The collection consists of fourteen series.

The material is arranged both chronologically and alphabetically.

  1. Series I: Journals
  2. Series II: Author and Artist Files
  3. Series III: House Rules
  4. Series IV: Second Suspect
  5. Series V: Notice
  6. Series VI: Other Writing
  7. Series VII: Personal Correspondence and Biographical Material
  8. Series VIII: Administrative Materials
  9. Series IX: Research
  10. Series X: Images
  11. Series XI: Juvenilia
  12. Series XII: Printed Materials
  13. Series XIII: Objects and Artifacts
  14. Series IV: Media
  15. Oversize - Series I: Journals
  16. Oversize - Series III.E: House Rules - Publicity Materials
  17. Oversize - Series IV.A: Second Suspect - Manuscripts
  18. Oversize - Series VI.D: Other Writing - Essays, Letters
  19. Oversize - Series VIII.F: Administrative Materials - Administrative Correspondence
  20. Oversize - Series IX.B: Research - Subject Files
  21. Oversize - Series X.A: Images - Photographs
  22. Oversize - Series X.C: Images - Other Images
  23. Oversize - Series XII: Printed Materials

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Gurganus, Allan, 1947-
  • Lewis, Heather
  • Rower, Ann, 1938-

Document Type

  • Correspondence.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Programs (documents)
  • Laptop computers.
  • Financial records
  • Manuscripts for publication.
  • Notes.
  • Floppy disks.
  • Journals.
  • Scripts (documents)
  • Photographs.
  • School yearbooks.

Subject Organizations

  • Doubleday Publishers
  • OutWrite
  • Martin Secker Ltd.
  • Writer's Voice
  • Serpent's Tail (Firm)

Subject Topics

  • Teenage girls |v Fiction.
  • Lesbians -- Fiction.

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.) |v Fiction.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Materials are open to researchers. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Use Restrictions

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact the Fales Library and Special Collections, fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Heather Lewis Collection; MSS 132; [box number]; [folder number]; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University.

Related Material at Fales Library and Special Collections

Serpent's Tail/ High Risk Books Archive

Separated Material

The following items have been removed from The Heather Lewis Papers and moved to the Fales Library's Downtown Book Collection. The items have been catalogued individually in Bobcat, NYU's online catalog.

Lewis, Heather. De Regels Van Het Spel [House Rules] Uitgeverij Anthos, Amsterdam. 1997.

Lewis, Heather. Drugi Podejrzany [The Second Suspect] Warszawa, 2001.

Lewis, Heather. Drugi Podejrzany [The Second Suspect] Warszawa, 2000.

Lewis, Heather. The Second Suspect. London: Piatkus, 1998.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Audiovisual and born-digital materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers.

Provenance

Ann Rower donated The Heather Lewis Papers to the Fales Library and Special Collections in January 2003.

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Container List

Series I: Journals

Scope and Contents note

This series contains Heather Lewis's personal journals arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Journal, July 23, 1976-Fall 1980. Includes poetry and class notes.
1976-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Inserts from journal, July 23, 1976-Fall 1980. Poetry
1976-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Journal, October 24, 1977-December 7, 1979. Includes photographs, personal entries, quotes, autographs, letters, paintings and drawings.
1977-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Inserts from front and back covers of journal, October 24, 1977-December 7, 1979. Letters, photograph.
1977-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Journal, includes photographs, personal entries, pressed leaves, poetry.
1978-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Journal, Summer 1978-Jan. 8, 1980. Poems.
1978-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Journal, Fall 1978-March 30, 1981. Poems.
1978-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Journal, December 1978-April 1, 1981. Writing, with annotations.
1978-1981
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Inserts from back cover of writing journal, December 1978-April 1, 1981.
1978-1981
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Journal, January 2, 1979-December 15, 1979. Therapy journal.
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Journal, September 21,1979-December 13,1979. Personal entries.
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Journal, October 3, 1979-October 30, 1979. Dialogues
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Journal, November 16, 1979-December 15, 1979. Personal entries
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Journal, December 3, 1979- November 5, 1980. Poetry.
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Inserts from poetry journal December 3, 1979-November 5, 1980. Found in back cover.
1979-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Journal, December 26, 1979-March 1, 1980. Personal entries
1979-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Journal, begins April 13, 1980. Poetry and personal entries.
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Journal, begins August 1982. Poetry, letters, personal entries.
1982
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Inserts from journal, begins August 1982. Poems
1982
Box: 2 Folder : 20 Journal, October 13, 1982-November 8, 1982. Poetry
1982
Box: 2 Folder : 21 Journal, July 22, 1985-December 13, 1985. Personal entries.
1985
Box: 2 Folder : 22 Journal, begins July 7, 1986. Poetry, notes.
1986
Box: 2 Folder : 23 Journal, January 23, 1987-May 16, 1987. Personal entries.
1987
Box: 2 Folder : 24 Journal, May 22, 1987-February 21, 1988. Personal entries.
1987-1988
Box: 2 Folder : 25 Journal, February 28, 1988-January 4, 1992. Personal entries.
1988-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 26 Journal, July 1988-June 1989. Personal entries, clippings.
1988-1989
Box: 2 Folder : 27 Journal June 1989-April 1990. Personal entries
1989-1990
Box: 2 Folder : 28 Journal, June 1989-November 1991. Career and spiritual entries.
1989-1991
Box: 2 Folder : 29 Journal, September 1990-May 1992. Personal entries.
1990-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 30 Journal, December 1990-January 1992. Personal entries.
1990-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 31 Journal, ca. 1991. Writing schedule, encouragement, plans.
ca. 1991
Box: 2 Folder : 32 Journal, January 1992-August 1992. Gratitude, personal entries.
1992
Box: 2 Folder : 33 Journal, August -September 1992. Gratitude and personal entries.
1992
Box: 2 Folder : 34 Journal, September 1992- January 1993. Personal entries.
1992-1993
Box: 2 Folder : 35 Journal, January-February 1993. Personal entries.
1993
Box: 2 Folder : 36 Journal, April-July 1993.
1993
Box: 3 Folder : 37 Journal, July-September 1993. Personal entries.
1993
Box: 3 Folder : 38 Journal, September 1993-February 1994. Personal entries.
1993-1994
Box: 3 Folder : 39 Journal, beginning November 30, 1993. Personal notes, jottings.
1993
Box: 3 Folder : 40 Journal, December 1993-1994. Personal entries.
1993-1994
Box: 3 Folder : 41 Journal, begins February 7, 1994. Personal entries.
1994
Box: 3 Folder : 42 Journal, July 1994-September 1994. Personal entries.
1994
Box: 3 Folder : 43 Journal, August-November 1994. Personal entries.
1994
Box: 3 Folder : 44 Journal, November 1994-January 1995. Personal entries.
1994-1995
Box: 3 Folder : 45 Journal, January 1995-April 1995. Personal entries.
1995
Box: 3 Folder : 46 Journal, April-May 1995. Personal entries.
1995
Box: 3 Folder : 47 Journal, April-June 1995. Personal entries.
1995
Box: 3 Folder : 48 Journal, June 1995. Personal entries.
1995
Box: 3 Folder : 49 Journal, June-August 1995. Personal entries.
1995
Box: 4 Folder : 50 Journal, August-September 1995. Personal entries.
1995
Box: 4 Folder : 51 Journal, September-October 1995.
1995
Box: 4 Folder : 52 Journal, October-November 1995.
1995
Box: 4 Folder : 53 Journal, November 1995. personal entries.
1995
Box: 4 Folder : 54 Journal, November -December 1995.
1995
Box: 4 Folder : 55 Journal, December 6, 1995-January 1, 1996. Personal entries
1995-1996
Box: 4 Folder : 56 Journal, January 1-February 1, 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4 Folder : 57 Journal, February 1-March 10, 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4 Folder : 58 Journal, March 10, 1996. Single personal entry.
1996
Box: 4 Folder : 59 Journal, March 11-July 2, 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4 Folder : 60 Journal, March 12-April 10, 1996.
1996
Box: 4 Folder : 61 Journal, April 10-May 7, 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4 Folder : 62 Journal, May 4-June 2, 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4B Folder : 63 Journal, June-July 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4B Folder : 64 Journal, July-August 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4B Folder : 65 Journal, August-September 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 4B Folder : 66 Journal, September-November 1996. Personal entries.
1996
Box: 5 Folder : 67 Journal, November 1996-January 1997. Personal entries.
1996-1997
Box: 5 Folder : 68 Journal, June-July. Poems and personal entries.
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Box: 5 Folder : 69 Journal, poems and personal entries.
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Box: 5 Folder : 70 Journal, poems and insert.
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Box: 5 Folder : 71 Journal, poems
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Box: 5 Folder : 72 Journal, Dialogues and affirmations.
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Box: 5 Folder : 73 Journal, Dialogues and affirmations.
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Box: 5 Folder : 74 Journal, Dialogues and affirmations.
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Box: 5 Folder : 75 Journal, Dialogues and affirmations.
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Box: 5 Folder : 76 Journal, Affirmations.
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Box: 5 Folder : 77 Journal, Poems, personal entries.
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Box: 5 Folder : 78 Inserts from journal [series 1, box 5, folder 77]
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Box: 5 Folder : 79 Journal, Affirmations.
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Series II: Author and Artist Files

Scope and Contents note

This series contains artist and author files. Subseries A is devoted to Heather Lewis' career, particularly literary events featuring her writing but not connected to a specific book project. Subseries B contains other author and artists' biographical information, writing and opening invitations.

Subseries A: Heather Lewis

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 80 Literary Events, 1989
1989
Box: 5 Folder : 81 Literary Events, 1991.
1991
Box: 5 Folder : 82 Literary Events, 1992.
1992
Box: 5 Folder : 83 Literary Events, 1994.
1994
Box: 5 Folder : 84 Literary Events, 1995.
1995
Box: 5 Folder : 85 Literary Events
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Box: 5 Folder : 86 Unspecified acceptance and thank you speech.
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Subseries B: Other Authors and Artists

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 87 Alampi, Andrea
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Box: 5 Folder : 88 Ameen, Mark.
1991-1992
Box: 5 Folder : 89 Ameen, Mark. "Zombie Juice: a novel"
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Box: 5 Folder : 90 Baldi, Malaga. Article also mentions House Rules.
1994
Box: 5 Folder : 91 Cooper, Jane.
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Box: 5 Folder : 92 Corrigan, Mike and Margaret Au. "Frank Blunt's Driving Bits"
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Box: 5 Folder : 93 Daly, Meg.
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Box: 5 Folder : 94 Epes, Maria.
1996
Box: 5 Folder : 95 Gurbach, Marty.
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Box: 5 Folder : 96 Gurganus, Allan
1989-1994
Box: 5 Folder : 97 Gurganus, Allan. "He's One, Too: Being a Chronicle of Sexual Liberation, my own."
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Box: 5 Folder : 98 Gurganus, Allan. "The Mortician Confesses"
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Box: 5 Folder : 99 Goles, Bea.
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Box: 5 Folder : 100 Harris, E. Lynn
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Box: 5 Folder : 101 Keller, Susan.
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Box: 5 Folder : 102 Kwok, Kary Ka-Che.
1994-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 103 Larkin, Joan.
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Box: 5 Folder : 104 McPherson, Sandra.
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Box: 5 Folder : 105 Morrison, Toni.
1994
Box: 5 Folder : 106 Pakula, Alan J.
1999
Box: 6 Folder : 107 Peck, Dale. "Now it's time to say goodbye."
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Box: 6 Folder : 108 Peck, Dale. "Now it's time to say goodbye."
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Box: 6 Folder : 109 Peck, Dale. "Now it's time to say goodbye."
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Box: 6 Folder : 110 Perkins, Jane.
1996
Box: 6 Folder : 111 Rower, Ann.
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Box: 6 Folder : 112 Schulman, Sarah
1996
Box: 5 Folder : 113 Unger, Barbara.
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Series III: House Rules

Scope and Contents note

This series contains manuscripts, and publishing and publicity materials related to Heather Lewis's first novel, House Rules. It is important to note that this project underwent several name changes. Initially Lewis called the project "Gambler's Choice" and "60-40" before changing the novel's title to "House Rules". With this in mind, the series is divided into five subseries. Subseries A consists of "Gambler's Choice" manuscripts. Subseries B includes "Sixty-Forty" manuscripts and plot synoposis. Subseries C includes "House Rules" manuscripts, outlines and summaries. Subseries D contains publishing information such as cover art. Subseries E includes publicity materials including advertisements, interviews and book reviews. Materials are organized alphabetically in each subseries.

Subseries A: Gambler's Choice Manuscript

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 114 "Gambler's Choice"
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Box: 6 Folder : 115 To do list "fixing" Gambler's Choice, uses all three titles: Gambler's Choice, 60-40 and House Rules.
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Subseries B: "Sixty-Forty" Manuscript

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 116 Plot synopsis "Sixty-Forty" or "House Rules"
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Box: 6 Folder : 117 "Sixty-Forty Current" Draft with annotations.
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Box: 6 Folder : 118 "60-40 - Early Drafts" with annotations and drawings
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Subseries C: House Rules Manuscripts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 119 Acknowledgements
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Box: 6 Folder : 120 "Allan's Comments"
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Box: 6 Folder : 121 Draft, Chapter 3
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Box: 6 Folder : 122 House Rules Draft, chapter 5, with annotations.
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Box: 6 Folder : 123 House Rules Draft. Chapter 20, with annotations.
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Box: 6 Folder : 124 House Rules Draft, Chapter 21 with annotations.
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Box: 6 Folder : 125 House Rules Draft, Chapter 32 with annotations
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Box: 6 Folder : 126 House Rules Draft, unlabeled
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Box: 6 Folder : 127 House Rules draft, unlabeled
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Box: 6 Folder : 128 House Rules draft, assorted chapters and pages, includes Road Map.
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Box: 6 Folder : 129 House Rules draft, unlabeled fragments.
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Box: 6 Folder : 130 House Rules draft, unlabeled chapter.
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Box: 6 Folder : 131 House Rules "Early Drafts" with annotations.
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Box: 6 Folder : 132 House Rules draft, fragments.
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Box: 6 Folder : 133 House Rules draft fragments.
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Box: 6 Folder : 134 House Rules draft fragment
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Box: 6 Folder : 135 House Rules draft fragment
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Box: 6 Folder : 136 House Rules draft fragment
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Box: 6 Folder : 137 House Rules Road Maps
ca. 1991-1992
Box: 6 Folder : 138 House Rules, summary
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Subseries D: Publishing information

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 139 Doubleday Author Questionnaire.
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Box: 6 Folder : 140 Hardcover dustjacket
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Box: 6 Folder : 141 High Risk cover, paperback
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Box: 6 Folder : 142 Photograph permission, Doubleday
1993

Subseries E: Publicity Materials

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 143 Doubleday publication catalogue, includes House Rules
1994
Box: 6 Folder : 144 Interview Magazine, "Heather Lewis: a Writer who gets your Heart Galloping" December 1993. Original in oversize box.
1993
Box: 6 Folder : 145 Lambda Literary Awards. House Rules nomination.
1995
Box: 6 Folder : 146 Letter to Editor of Harper's Magazine. Response to Katie Roiphe's "Making the Incest Scene" November, 1995.
1995
Box: 6 Folder : 147 Program from The Bill Whitehead, the Ferro-Grumley and Robert Chesley Awards. Heather Lewis recipient of Ferro-Grumley Award.
1995
Box: 6 Folder : 148 QPB Review. House Rules mentioned in Editorical Director's letter and a listing.
1996
Box: 6 Folder : 149 Reviews of House Rules, additional materials in oversize box.
1994
Box: 6 Folder : 150 Serpent's Tail book catalogues
1996
Box: 6 Folder : 151 Special to the New York Times
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Box: 6 Folder : 152 Secker and Warburg advertisement featuring House Rules
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Box: 6 Folder : 153 Secker and Warburg. Minerva: New Books, July-December 1994. House Rules included.
1994
Box: 6 Folder : 154 Village Voice, vol 39 no 40. October 4, 1994. Review of House Rules. Original located in oversize box.
1994

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Series IV: Second Suspect

Scope and Contents note

This series includes manuscripts, publication materials and publicity from Heather Lewis's second novel, The Second Suspect. The series is divided into three subseries: Subseries A: Manuscripts, Subseries b: Publication materials and Subseries C: Publicity Materials.

Subseries A: Manuscripts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 155 Acknowledgements
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Box: 6 Folder : 156 Second Suspect Outline
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Box: 6 Folder : 157 Second Suspect, Draft Chapter 1
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Box: 7 Folder : 158 The Second Suspect, Draft p. 1-301
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Box: 7 Folder : 159 Second Suspect, Draft p. 4-293
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Box: 7 Folder : 160 Second Suspect, Draft p. 1-291 with annotations
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Box: 7 Folder : 161 Second Suspect, incomplete draft. p. 62-264 with annotations
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Box: 7 Folder : 162 The Second Suspect, incomplete draft p. 1-204.
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Box: 7 Folder : 163 The Second Suspect, draft p. 1-197 with annotations
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Box: 7 Folder : 164 The Second Suspect, draft p. 1-182.
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Box: 7 Folder : 165 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 1, 113-225, 258-291
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Box: 7 Folder : 166 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 1-151. Chapters 1-17
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Box: 7 Folder : 167 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 1-119. Chapters 1-10
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Box: 7 Folder : 168 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 163-294.
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Box: 7 Folder : 169 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 16-113. Includes one page biography at the end.
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Box: 7 Folder : 170 The Second Suspect,draft p. 1-99. Titled "Restitution".
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Box: 7 Folder : 171 The Second Suspect,draft fragment, "one-nine" p. 1-99.
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Box: 7 Folder : 172 The Second Suspect, draft fragment. p. 1-56, 78-144, 146-151.
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Box: 7 Folder : 173 The Second Suspect, draft fragment, titled "Restitution" p. 1-66.
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Box: 7 Folder : 174 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 1-53
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Box: 7 Folder : 175 The Second Suspect,draft fragment p. 1-39.
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Box: 7 Folder : 176 The Second Suspect, titled "Restitution" p. 1-23.
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Box: 7 Folder : 177 The Second Suspect, draft fragment titled "Restitution" Chapter 1 p. 1-14.
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Box: 7 Folder : 178 The Second Suspect, draft fragment p. 11-18
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Box: 7 Folder : 179 The Second Suspect,draft fragment 109-111
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Box: 7 Folder : 180 The Second Suspect,draft fragment p. 283-317.
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Box: 7 Folder : 181 The Second Suspect, Labeled "Thirteen" p. 139-150.
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Box: 8 Folder : 182 The Second Suspect, two copies labeled "Thirteen"
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Box: 8 Folder : 183 The Second Suspect, Labeled "Fifteen" p. 187-207
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Box: 8 Folder : 184 The Second Suspect, early outline. Chapters 18-32.
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Box: 8 Folder : 185 The Second Suspect, Synopsis.
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Subseries B: Publication Materials

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 186 Second Suspect cover art [proofs]
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Box: 8 Folder : 187 Second Suspect dust jackets. [see oversized box].
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Box: 8 Folder : 188 Second susptect, publicity postcard proof
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Box: 8 Folder : 189 The Second Suspect, Draft from copy editor to compositor. July 29, 1997.
1997
Box: 8 Folder : 190 The Second Suspect, photocopies of page proofs. September 23, 1997.
1997
Box: 8 Folder : 191 The Second Suspect, master set of page proofs. November 10, 1997.
1997
Box: 8 Folder : 192 The Second Suspect, revised page proofs #1. November 10, 1997
1997
Box: 8 Folder : 193 The Second Suspect, fragments. June 15, 1998.
1998

Subseries C: Publicity Matierals

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 194 Barnes and Noble online, Author interview with Heather Lewis. Thursday, January 13, 2000.
2000
Box: 8 Folder : 195 The Second Suspect. Doubleday Catalogue.
1998
Box: 8 Folder : 196 The Second Suspect, Murder Ink Catalogue.
1998
Box: 8 Folder : 197 The Second Suspect, Review OUT Magazine. June 1998.
1998
Box: 8 Folder : 198 The Second Suspect, publication announcement postcards.
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 199 The Second Suspect review, Publishers Weekly.
1998
Box: 8 Folder : 200 The Second Suspect, Reviews
ca. 1998

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Series V: Notice

Scope and Contents note

This series contains manuscripts from Heather Lewis's novel Notice.  Notice was Lewis's third novel, however it was not well received by publishers and she moved on to other projects. Serpent's Tail published  Notice posthumously in 2004. The series begins with drafts Lewis titled "Wives," which later became "Notice".

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 201 "Wives" p. 1-12
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 202 "Wives" p. 2-19
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 203 "Wives" p. 1-13 with annotations
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 204 "Wives" p. 1-12 with annotations
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 205 "Wives" p. 1-11
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 206 "Wives" p. 1-19
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 207 Draft p. 2-271
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 208 Notice, Draft p. 1-145. Chapters 1-17
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 209 Notice, Draft p. 2-275 Chapters 1-31
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 210 Notice, draft p. 146-265. Chapters 19-31
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 211 Notice, draft p. 146-274. Chapters 19-
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 212 Notice, draft p. 145-275. Chapters 19-
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 213 Notice, p. 1-20. Chapter 9
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 214 Notice draft chapter 9, p. 1-20
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 215 Notice draft chapter 9, p. 1-14
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 216 Notice draft chapter 18, p. 2-10
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 217 Notice, draft chapter 18, p. 2-13
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 218 Notice, draft chapter 18, p. 2-14
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 219 Notice, draft chapter 19, p. 1-53
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 220 Notice, draft p. 2-11
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 221 Notice, draft p. 2-27
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 222 Notice, draft chapter 13
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 223 Draft fragment p. 2-6
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 224 Draft fragment p. 15-20
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 225 Draft fragment p. 2, 4-165, 167-273
undated

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Series VI: Other Writing

Scope and Contents note

This series includes Heather Lewis's other writing projects and is broken into five subseries. Subseries A contains short stories.  Subseries B includes Lewis's writing from Sarah Lawrence College, particularly research papers.  Subseries C contains poetry. Subseries D includes essays Lewis wrote as an adult and public letters.  Subseries E: Miscellaneous includes an undated short paper on Martin Luther King Jr. and chapters from a possible fourth novel featuring Detective Reese. These materials are in chronological order where possible. Remaining materials are in alphabetical order.

Subseries A: Stories

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 226 Boulder Story with annotations
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 227 Early Stories, titled "House Rules"
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 228 Story Fragment
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 229 Story Fragments, possibly House Rules related. With annotations.
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 230 Writing Fragments. Titled "Taking Back" or "Restitution." Begins "It was the kind of dream..."
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 231 "Taking Back" draft
undated

Subseries B: Sarah Lawrence College

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 232 "Fear and Loathing of an Organ"
1986
Box: 9 Folder : 233 Interview permission forms
1986
Box: 9 Folder : 234 Outline, Victorial Sexuality Conference Paper
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 235 Student Evaluations by Faculty.
1983-1987
Box: 9 Folder : 236 Term Papers
undated

Subseries C: Poetry

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 237 Poetry 1978
1978
Box: 9 Folder : 238 Poetry, 1979
1979
Box: 9 Folder : 239 Poetry, 1980
1980
Box: 9 Folder : 240 Poetry, 1981
1981
Box: 9 Folder : 241 Poetry, 1982
1982
Box: 9 Folder : 242 Poetry, 1983
1983
Box: 9 Folder : 243 Poetry, 1995
1995
Box: 9 Folder : 244 Poetry
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 245 Poetry, unknown author. Likely Heather Lewis
undated

Subseries D: Essays, Letters

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 246 Introduction Best Lesbian Erotica, likely 1996
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 247 Advertisement for Best Lesbian Erotica 1996, Pucker Up Magazine 1:2
1996
Box: 9 Folder : 248 Draft "Looking Glass, Darkly" Review of End of Alice by A.M. Homes
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 249 Draft "Looking Glass, Darkly" Review of End of Alice by A.M. Homes. With annotations
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 250 Draft titled "I'll be Your Mirror", which later became "Looking Glass, Darkly". Review of End of Alice by A.M. Homes. With annotations.
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 251 Draft titled "I'll be Your Mirror", which later became "Looking Glass, Darkly". Review of End of Alice by A.M. Homes
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 252 Draft titled "I'll be Your Mirror", which later became "Looking Glass, Darkly". Review of End of Alice by A.M. Homes
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 250 Final "Looking Glass, Darkly". Review of End of Alice by A.M. Homes
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 251 Voice Literary Supplement. March 1996. Includes "Looking Glass, Darkly." Original located in oversize box.
1996
Box: 9 Folder : 252 Response to panel description.
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 253 Drafts "Richard Nixon and Me"
undated

Subseries E: Miscellaneous

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 254 Martin Luther King Jr. essay
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 255 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 256 Untitled draft. Perhaps a fourth novel. Mystery featuring Detective Reese.
undated

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Series VII: Personal Correspondence and Biographical Material

Scope and Contents note

This series is broken into five subseries. Subseries A contains letters from Heather Lewis organized alphabetically by the last name of the addressee.  Subseries B contains letters to Heather Lewis where the first and last name of the sender is known. These materials are in alphabetical order by sender's last name.  Subseries C contains letters to Heather Lewis from senders who only included first name. Materials are in alphabetical order.  Subseries D includes letters to other people from other people, for example a letter to Allen Gurganus from Malaga Baldi. Finally,  Subseries E includes biographical material about Heather Lewis's life. Again, these materials are in alphabetical order by recipient's last name.

Subseries A: From Heather

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 257 Heather Lewis to Malaga Baldi. Includes one unsent letter [handwritten].
ca. 1995
Box: 9 Folder : 258 Heather Lewis to Allan Gurganus
ca. 1990
Box: 9 Folder : 259 Heather Lewis to Meredith. Unopened, unsent
1993
Box: 9 Folder : 260 Heather Lewis to Veena Oldenberg, unopened, unsent.
1996

Subseries B: To Heather, first and last names

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 261 S.A.
1995
Box: 9 Folder : 262 Abrams, Linsey.
1991-1996
Box: 9 Folder : 263 J.B.
1973
Box: 9 Folder : 264 Baldi, Malaga
1994-1995
Box: 9 Folder : 265 Cedering, Siv
1978-1980
Box: 9 Folder : 265B Cooper, Jane
ca. 1994
Box: 9 Folder : 266 Dermansky, Michael
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 267 Doty, Jean Slaughter
ca. 1974
Box: 9 Folder : 268 Epes, Maria
1995
Box: 9 Folder : 269 Gurganus, Allan
1990-1993
Box: 9 Folder : 270 Harper, Harry H. [Heather's Godfather]
1965-1967
Box: 10 Folder : 271 Homes, A.M.
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 272 Ivers, Mitchell
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 273 Lewis, Mrs. Hobart [Heather Lewis's mother]
1991-1995
Box: 10 Folder : 274 Peck, Dale
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 275 Scholder, Amy
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 276 Shipo, Ellen
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 277 Smith, Kimberly
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 278 Taormino, Tristan
ca. 1995
Box: 10 Folder : 279 Tsui, Kitty
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 280 de Vestel, Mona
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 281 Warnock, Kathleen
1996

Subseries C: To Heather, first name only

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 282 Aliyiia and Diana
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 283 Ann
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 284 Betsy
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 285 Bob and Christine
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 286 Breezer
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 287 Christine
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 288 Elizabeth
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 289 Elizabeth P.
1995-1996
Box: 10 Folder : 290 Gloria
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 291 Jamie
1989
Box: 10 Folder : 292 Jen
1994-1995
Box: 10 Folder : 293 Louise
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 294 Mark and Paul
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 295 Sherry
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 296 Stacy and Randy
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 297 Miscellaneous unknown
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 298 Envelopes, addressed, empty.
undated

Subseries D: To Others, from others

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 299 To Allan Gurganus from Malaga
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 300 To Ann Rower, condolences.
2002

Subseries E: Biographical Materials

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 301 Alcoholics Anonymous and Adult Children of Alcoholics information
ca. 1988
Box: 10 Folder : 301B Biography
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 302 Documentation of difficulty with neighbor
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 303 Heather Lewis's Memorial Service program. June 12, 2002, St. Marks Church New York, New York.
2002
Box: 10 Folder : 304 Place Card, Heather Lewis and Connie Jones.
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 305 Talking points for couples' therapy.
undated

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Series VIII: Administrative Materials

Scope and Contents note

This series is broken into eleven subseries. Subseries A contains contracts for books and contributions arranged in chronological order.  Subseries B includes royalty statements arranged in chronological order.  Subseries C includes author photographs, some of Heather Lewis and some of other authors arranged alphabetically.  Subseries D contains tax information arranged chronologically.  Subseries E includes accounting, bills and statements from credit card companies, banks and other financial institutions. These materials are arranged chronologically.  Subseries F contains administrative correspondence including letters from publishers, agents and fans. These materials are arranged alphabetically.  Subseries G incorporates calendars and contacts such as day planners, business cards and phone lists. The subseries is arranged in chronological order.  Subseries H includes resumes, applications and calls for papers arranged in alphabetical order.  Subseries I holds materials related to Lewis's work instructing writing workshops. Materials are arranged chronologically.  Subseries J includes promotional and journalistic materials on publishers arranged alphabetically.  Suberies K contains miscellaneous materials.

Subseries A: Contracts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 306 Doubleday contract, House Rules
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 307 Memorandum of Agreement, Heather Lewis and Uitgerverij Anthos- Dutch publishers
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 308 Contributor Agreement, 1,001 Things Everyone Should Know About Women's History
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 309 Publishing Agreement, Best American Lesbian Erotica 1996
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 310 Contract, Brook Altman and Heather Lewis, rights to House Rules.
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 311 Doubleday agreement, Restitution [became Second Suspect]
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 312 Doubleday contract with edits, Restitution
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 313 Contract with Tristan Taormino for Best of Lesbian Erotica
undated

Subseries B: Royalties

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 314 Doubleday Royalties
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 315 Doubleday Royalties
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 316 Doubleday Royalties
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 317 Random House and Reed Royalty Statements
1996-1997
Box: 10 Folder : 318 Doubleday Royalties
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 319 Janklow and Nesbit Royalties
1998
Box: 10 Folder : 320 Random House Royalty Statement
1999

Subseries C: Author Photos

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 321 Other authors and artists
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 322 Heather Lewis postcards, photograph by Jill Krementz.
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 323 Heather Lewis, photographed by Jill Krementz
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 324 Heather Lewis, photographed by Marion Ettlinger.
undated

Subseries D: Taxes

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 325 Taxes
1991
Box: 10 Folder : 326 Unicorp Business Tax return, NY City department of Finance.
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 327 Request for Tax Payment, IRS
1995-1996
Box: 10 Folder : 328 Estimated tax 1040-ES(OCR) form, unopened
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 329 Taxes
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 330 Taxes
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 331 Taxes
1999

Subseries E: Accounting, Bills and Statements

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 332 Bank Statements
1980
Box: 10 Folder : 333 Accounting Ledger
1989-1991
Box: 10 Folder : 334 Accounting Ledger
1990
Box: 10 Folder : 335 Termination of medical insurance
1991
Box: 10 Folder : 336 Credit card statements
1992
Box: 10 Folder : 337 Credit card statements
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 337B Receipts
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 338 Accounting ledger
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 339 Credit card statements
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 340 Receipts
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 341 Rental car information
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 342 Bank statements
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 343 Credit card statements
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 344 Receipts
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 345 Credit card statements
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 345B Receipts
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 346 Bank statements
2000-2001
Box: 10 Folder : 347 Bills
2000-2001
Box: 10 Folder : 348 Insurance
2000-2001
Box: 10 Folder : 349 Credit card statements
2000
Box: 10 Folder : 350 Credit card information, general.
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 351 Financial planning notes.
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 352 PIN numbers
undated

Subseries F: Administrative Correspondence

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 353 Heather Lewis to Ann Bentley at Doubleday
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 354 Heather Lewis to Jesse Cohen at Doubleday
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 355 Heather Lewis to The Messenger, regarding Francis Randall
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 356 Heather Lewis to Ira Silverberg
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 357 Heather Lewis to Nan Talese
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 358 Heather Lewis to Amanda Urban.
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 359 Abner Stein
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 360 Abner Stein
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 361 van Akin, Tracy
Box: 10 Folder : 362 Alvarez, Anica. Martin Secker and Warburg
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 363 Aft Forum
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 364 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
1992
Box: 10 Folder : 365 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 366 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 367 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 368 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 369 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
2001
Box: 10 Folder : 370 Malaga Baldi Literary Agency
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 371 Bentley, Ann. Doubleday
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 372 Boston University Secial Collections
1998
Box: 10 Folder : 373 Boyd, Eugenie. Martin Secker and Warburg
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 374 Brooks, Alicia. Doubleday
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 375 Cardinale, Marisa
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 376 Chunilal, Tamsin. Martin Secker and Warburg
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 377 Cohen, Jesse. Doubleday
1993-1998
Box: 10 Folder : 378 Conde Nast Publications
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 379 Contemporary Authors
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 380 Daly, Meg
1994-1995
Box: 10 Folder : 381 Doyle, Suzanne
1995-1996
Box: 10 Folder : 382 Eilenberg, Max. Martin Secker and Warburg
1993-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 383 50/50 Magazine
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 384 Ford, Michael Thomas
1995-1996
Box: 10 Folder : 385 Janklow and Nesbit Associates
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 386 Janklow and Nesbit Associates
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 387 Janklow and Nesbit Associates
1998
Box: 10 Folder : 388 Janklow and Nesbit Associates
1999
Box: 10 Folder : 389 Koch, Stephen. Columbia University
1989
Box: 10 Folder : 390 Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 391 Mattes, Jed
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 392 Miller, Michael. Voice Literary Supplement
1998
Box: 10 Folder : 393 PEN American Center
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 394 Schinto, Jeanne
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 395 Seventeen Magazine
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 396 Silverberg, Ira. Serpent's Tail
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 397 Smyth, Sarah. Martin Secker and Warburg
1994-1995
Box: 10 Folder : 398 Sosland, Cynthia
1987
Box: 10 Folder : 399 Talese, Nan. Doubleday
1993-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 400 Urban, Amanda
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 401 Weil, Wendy
1997
Box: 10 Folder : 402 Witherspoon Associates, Inc.
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 403 Wylie, Aitken and Stone
1996
Box: 10 Folder : 404 Yaddo
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 405 Lenna [no last name]
2000
Box: 10 Folder : 406 Correspondence from readers
undated

Subseries G: Calendars and contacts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 407 Business cards [other people's]
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 408 phone lists
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 409 Day planner calendar
1986-1987
Box: 10 Folder : 410 Day planner calendar
1988
Box: 11 Folder : 411 Day planner calendar
1991
Box: 11 Folder : 412 Day planner calendar
2002

Subseries H: Resumes, applications, calls for papers

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 413 Resume
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 414 Fellowship application statement of purpose
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 415 Proof reading applications
1991-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 416 Calls for papers, potential projects
undated

Subseries I: Writing Workshops

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 417 "Y Workshop"
1987
Box: 11 Folder : 418 Writing workshop
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 419 Outwrite
1995
Box: 11 Folder : 420 Writer's Voice
1996
Box: 11 Folder : 421 Dialogue with yourself by Ira Progoff
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 422 Mundis Notes
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 423 Poetry vocabulary
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 424 Presentation
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 425 Screenplay notes
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 426 Typewriter settings
undated

Subseries J: Publisher Files

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 427 Bertelsmann
1998
Box: 11 Folder : 428 Ordfront Publishing House, Stockholm
1999
Box: 11 Folder : 429 Reed Publishing
1993
Box: 11 Folder : 430 Swanson Literary Agency
undated

Subseries K: Miscellaneous

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 431 Ardache Corporation Board of Directors Meeting [Ann Rower]
1994-1997
Box: 11 Folder : 432 MNN certificate of Completion
1995
Box: 11 Folder : 433 Miscellaneous
undated

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Series IX: Research

Scope and Contents note

This series contains research materials including Heather Lewis's subject files and notes. Materials are arranged by date where possible, then in alphabetical order.

Subseries A: Notes

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 434 Academic Notebook
1990
Box: 11 Folder : 435 Academic notebook
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 436 Academic Notebook
undated

Subseries B: Subject Files

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 437 Earhart, Amelia
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 438 "Female Mutilation"
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 439 Holiday, Billie. Includes copy of Billie Holiday's FBI file
1947-1990
Box: 11 Folder : 440 Horseback riding
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 441 Lesbian and Gay issues
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 442 Nico
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 443 Prostitution. Including Coyote Howls. [Additional materials in oversize]
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 444 Smith, Patti. [Additional materials in oversize]
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 445 Straw, Syd
undated

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Series X: Images

Scope and Contents note

This series includes candid and professional photographs, negatives and a piece of oil-crayon artwork. Where possible, photographs and negatives are matched and located in subseries A. Subseries are organized chronologically where possible, undated materials are arranged alphabetically. Please note that the dates provided for the photographs are printing dates, not the date the image was captured.

Subseries A: Photographs, some with matching negatives

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 446 Trees and landscape, May 1965.
1965
Box: 11 Folder : 447 Heather Lewis
1969
Box: 11 Folder : 448 Playing, houses and landscape
1972
Box: 11 Folder : 449 Trees
1975
Box: 11 Folder : 450 Tennis, flowers, May 1975
1975
Box: 11 Folder : 451 Pets, July 1975
1975
Box: 11 Folder : 452 Tennis, September 1975
1975
Box: 11 Folder : 453 Candid shots of Heather Lewis and friends, boating, pets. January 1976
1976
Box: 11 Folder : 454 Swimming, boating, band, hood ornament. August 1976
1976
Box: 11 Folder : 455 Water, sky, boating. January 1978
1978
Box: 11 Folder : 456 Flower, quilt, still lifes, windows, building supplies
1978
Box: 11 Folder : 457 Pets, children
1979
Box: 11 Folder : 458 Girl, November 1979
1979
Box: 11 Folder : 459 Wax museum
1981
Box: 11 Folder : 460 Band [Connie?]
1982
Box: 11 Folder : 461 Children, December 1986
1986
Box: 11 Folder : 462 Sunset
1991
Box: 11 Folder : 463 Beach, August 1994
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 464 Beach and young boys.
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 465 Billie Jean King
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 466 Class photograph: Mrs. McRoberts
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 467 Contact sheets, miscellaneous
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 468 Demolished building
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 469 Heather Lewis, polaroids
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 470 "Heather and Jesse's North Carolina Tour" Heather Lewis and Jesse Cohen, House Rules book signing. With annotations
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 472 Horseback riding, single image from contact sheet
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 473 Horseback riding, Budd Studio
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 474 Horseback riding, Freudy Photos
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 475 Horseback riding, The Portrait Group
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 476 Horseback riding, photographer unknown.
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 477 Horseback riding, Linda McFarland
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 478 Horseback riding, Reiner Niewisch
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 479 "Memorabilia" photograph of woman
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 480 Pets, sports
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 481 Pets
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 482 Pets, candid
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 483 Pets
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 484 Polaroid
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 485 Polaroids, with annotations
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 486 Still life photographs of rejection letter from New Yorker magazine.
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 487 Slides
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 488 Trees and snow
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 489 Web
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 490 Wedding
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 491 Women
undated

Subseries B: Unmatched Negatives

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 492 Band, performing
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 493 Buildings, landscape, stuffed animals, car
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 494 Family, Christmas
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 495 Horseback riding
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 496 Horseback riding
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 497 Palm trees, house, beach, foot
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 498 People, candid
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 499 Pets, outdoor tennis
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 500 Pets, trees, people
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 501 Tennis
undated

Subseries C: Other Images

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 502 Oil crayon drawing. [located in map case].
undated

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Series XI: Juvenilia

Scope and Contents note

This series includes materials from Heather Lewis's childhood such as yearbooks, baptismal certificate and children's literature. This series is arranged chronologically where possible. Undated matererials and children's literature are in alphabetical order at the end of the series.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 503 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1965
Box: 11 Folder : 504 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1966
Box: 11 Folder : 505 Christmas Card from Heather Lewis, with photograph
1967
Box: 11 Folder : 506 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1967
Box: 12 Folder : 507 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1968
Box: 12 Folder : 508 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1969
Box: 12 Folder : 509 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1970
Box: 12 Folder : 510 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1971
Box: 12 Folder : 511 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1972
Box: 12 Folder : 512 "The Searcher" Cisqua School yearbook
1973
Box: 12 Folder : 513 Confirmation and Baptism certificates
1974
Box: 12 Folder : 514 "Reflections" vol. 20, John Jay High School, Katonah New York. Student poetry journal.
1979
Box: 12 Folder : 515 The Cisquapedalian, student writing compilation
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 516 American Women of Achievement: Amelia Earhart, Aviator
1987
Box: 12 Folder : 517 Doty, Jean Slaughter. Summer Pony. 1973
1973
Box: 12 Folder : 518 Doty, Jean Slaughter. Winter Pony. 1975. inscribed by author to Heather Lewis.
1975

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Series XII: Printed Materials

Scope and Contents note

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 519 Connie-n-the Linguistiks posters
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 520 Doonesbury cartoons
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 521 Hair Care
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 522 Hewlett Packard Laser Jet printer user's manual
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 523 "Julia" film poster. located in map case
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 524 Map of the West Indies. located in map case
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 525 Miscellaneous images: Mark Rothko cards and calendar page Tuesday August 2, 1994.
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 526 Mourner's Kaddish, Riverside Memorial Chapel.
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Box: 12 Folder : 527 New Yorker "Critic at Large" Ethan Mordden. Article about Judy Garland, cartoon of Oldest Living Confederate Widow.
1990
Box: 12 Folder : 528 Playbill "The Hairy Ape"
1997
Box: 12 Folder : 529 Publisher's Weekly
1988
Box: 12 Folder : 530 "Theirs was the Kingdom"
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Box: 12 Folder : 531 tickets
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Box: 12 Folder : 532 Tourism pamphlets
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Box: 12 Folder : 533 Transportation information
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Box: 12 Folder : 534 Village Voice, April 26, 1994. Music and dance sections.
1994
Box: 12 Folder : 535 Video sales
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Series XIII: Objects and Artifacts

Scope and Contents note

This series includes objects such as a trophy, library card and pen. All of these objects are located in box 13 except the red leather datebook.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_56f8d98b4f3cb0412b9c06627a258a2c Trophy. "Congratulations! A star is born!
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_4ca516eda247d72224cdd84519a0d687 Writing paper
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_7d6f32d1090ecd01038ecf3a8ed64dfa Heather Lewis's New York Public Branch Libraries card
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_adcb4ba7b1eb42e2c15ed63c05a18cd1 Pin, "Club Can-Do. Kids called to CARE"
1999
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_2251b86571c54038e2ac2fef9ec0db72 AIDS ribbon pin with rainbow ribbon attached.
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_635b3c3c2861a151914b8ce4266d8d64 Brown leather wallet
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_2f890e8a568b4ac1f68f3a8869d42db5 Mont Blanc pen
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Box: 11 Folder : 412 Red leather day planner with pen. Inside: business cards and notes, Arizona driver's license and US passport
2002

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Series XIV: Media

Scope and Contents note

This series contains two subseries. Subseries A: Computer media includes 3.5 inch floppy disks.   Subseries B includes all other media including 5.25 inch floppy disks, compact disks and Heather Lewis's laptop computer.

Conditions Governing Access

Audiovisual and born-digital materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers.

Subseries A: 3.5 inch floppy disks

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_00fd76d2cd78ac0e5718c85fbe444310 132.0001 "Old hard drive files excerpts"
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_3d4fd54c780a280ed8d237ef26dcf6bf 132.0002 "Old Hard Drive Files excerpts", 61 files
1989-1993
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_b42a47b85da1ab80d6c93fed8e342773 132.0003 "Old Files" unopened, damaged
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_68b565628958f22c15171aa2931ddc4e 132.0004 "Three", damaged
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_552d0ffbe7d0b6091b125d81b0701b1d 132.0005 "Bloodline"
1997
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_85d64fbf0b23afa0803036b1d855c5ba 132.0006 "Resume FAX"
1995-1996
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_437c9e447f10bdaf344924179c7f303f 132.0007 "Poetry Excerpts p. 1"
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_4aad581fef36865946eb1837313357b2 132.0008 "House Rules and Excerpts"
1993-1995
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_62783df02e173882624b4c7e109b48be 132.0009 untitled
1998
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_3610ab2998613e7ded1be317add27001 132.0010 untitled
1998
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_5feabb0d5f5cd638baa30ae6b32a056e 132.0011 untitled
1996-1999
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_a65491b3180294520d88e90d3222e134 132.0012 untitled
1996-1998
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_d6165eeab1cbcf3464e618464400e697 132.0013 untitled
1995-1998
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_96130f8b7b9ea2c84e85cf5be1b29f02 132.0014 untitled, damaged
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_710cabe25b70ae30bfab45e737d5d40d 132.0015 untitled, damaged
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Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_6e5ea3d00449dbf2baa098a21f63ddb7 132.0016 untitled
1996-1999
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_29ba00428d326ef7a3fecf497192f434 132.0017 untitled
1995-1997
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_4afc94084a13d110deaadacad0d63459 132.0018 untitled
1995-1997
Box: 13 Folder : data_value_missing_f4bd5aad64dc00fe3c63a875caa98a44 132.0019 untitled
1995-1998

Subseries B: Other media

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Media : ID: 132.0020 sony microcassette, MC30

Conditions Governing Access

Currently unavailable until duplication occurs.

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Box: 13 Cd : 132.0021 (Master cd [31142063600343]) Audio CD. Heather Lewis Nightlight Reading. Linda Yablonsky introduction, 51 seconds, Heather Lewis 22:38
March 9, 1994
Case: 132.0021 Cd : 132.0021 (Access cd [31142063505575])
Box: 13 Cd : 132.0022 (Master cd [31142063600343]) Audio CD. Heather Lewis memorial.
June 12, 2002
Case: 132.0022 Cd : 132.0022 (Access cd [31142063505583])
Box: 13 Media : ID: 132.0023 Heather Lewis memorial audio CD.

Conditions Governing Access

Currently unavailable until duplication occurs.

2002
Box: 13 Media : ID: 132.0024 "HR-1 (FE)" 5.25 inch floppy disk, Bonus personal computer disk 2S/2D

Conditions Governing Access

Currently unavailable until duplication occurs.

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Box: 13 Media : ID: 132.0025 "HR-P2 and 3 (FE)" 5.25 inch Bonus personal computer disk

Conditions Governing Access

Currently unavailable until duplication occurs.

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Box: 14 Media : ID: Toshiba Satellite T1910/200 laptop computer with power cords. Serial number: 06429428

Conditions Governing Access

Currently unavailable until duplication occurs.

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Oversize Series I: Journals

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 17B Journal, July 1982-August 1982
1982

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Oversize Series III.E: House Rules - Publicity Materials

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 144 Literary press.
1993
Box: 15 Folder : 149 House Rules reviews
1994
Box: 15 Folder : 154 The Village Voice (39:40) House Rules review. October 4, 1994.
1994

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Oversize Series IV.A: Second Suspect - Manuscripts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 187 The Second Suspect, dust jackets.
1993

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Oversize Series VI.D: Other Writing - Essays, Letters.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 251 "Voice Literary Supplement" Heather Lewis's review of A.M. Homes's The End of Alice.
1996

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Oversize Series VIII.F: Administrative Materials - Administrative Correspondence.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 382 Max Eilenberg.
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Oversize Series IX.B: Research - Subject Files.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 443 Subject File: "Prostitution".
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Box: 15 Folder : 444 Subject File: "Patti Smith"
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Oversize Series X.A: Images - Photographs.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 471 Photographic portrait of Heather Lewis for Village Voice article. Klaus Schoenwiese - photographer.
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Oversize Series X.C: Images - Other Images.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: 9 Drawing - oil stick.
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Oversize Series XII: Printed Materials.

Doonesbury cartoons.
Folder: 8 "Julia" film poster.
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Folder: 10 Map of the West Indies.
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