University of Delaware Library

Special Collections Department


The Emily Holmes Coleman Papers

1852 - 1988
(bulk dates 1930-1970)


Manuscript Collection Number: 105
Accessioned: Purchases, 1988-1997.
Extent: 50 linear ft.
Content: Correspondence, diaries, poetry, stories, essays, novels, plays, photographs, clippings, passports, brochures, programs, report cards, printed material, and ephemera.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 1989-1997 by Anita A. Wellner

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Table of Contents

Contents List

Series III. Material written by Emily Coleman

Series IV. Personal Miscellany


+ Biographical Note + Scope and Contents Note + Series List

Contents List

+ Series I: Personal and professional correspondence

+ Series II: Diaries and Journals, 1929-1970

+ Series V. - VII.: Materials written by individuals other than Coleman; Photographs; Family Correspondence and papers

+ Supplement and Appendices: Supplement; Appendix A, List of Poems; Appendix B, List of Correspondence


Contents List

Box -- Folder -- Contents

104       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman, 1913- [1970s]
               Includes novels, numerous short stories, essays, dramatic plays, and an
               extensive collection of poetry.  Arranged by genre and then alphabetically
               by title.  ca. 12,400 leaves.

          Series III.1.  Novels, 1930-1963
               Two novels written by Emily Coleman.  Only Shutter of Snow has been
               published.  4,230 leaves.

          Shutter of Snow, [1930]
          (London:  Routledge, 1930 and  New York:  Viking, 1930).
          See supplement (F1674) for a letter from Routledge regarding the publication of
          Shutter of Snow.

     F955 Original typescript with extensive autograph corrections, [1930]
     -956 Cover in separate folder.  1 item  (153 leaves)

     F957 Second draft typescript with autograph corrections, [1930]
     -958 Cover in separate folder.  1 item (154 leaves)


          Tygon, [1933]-1963
          An unpublished novel written by Coleman.  See supplement (F1678-1680) for a
          typescript draft and a notebook containing Coleman's original outlines, notes, and
          character sketches for Tygon.

     F959 Typescript labeled "original Ms I," [n.d.]
     -960 Typescript bears extensive autograph revisions.  Pages 1-299.  1 item (308 leaves)

105  F961 Typescript labeled "original Ms II," [1930s]
          Clean copy, written in the 1930s.  Pages 1-154 (Parts 1-3), with cover sheets. 
          Bears the variant titles "Five Year" and "Four Years."  1 item (157 leaves)

     F962 Typescript (carbon) copy of Ms II, [n.d.]
          Pages 1-154 (Parts 1-3), with no cover or title sheet.  1 item (153 leaves)

     F963 Typescript (carbon) of Ms II, [n.d.]
     -964 Bears Coleman's extensive autograph revisions, corrections by Djuna Barnes, and
          the title "The Tigon."  The typescript includes added pages and rearranged pages. 
          Sections IV and V seem to have original pages of Ms II.  1 item (324 leaves)

106  F965 Typescript of Ms IV, [1930s]
     -966 Bears extensive autograph revisions, incorporating changes from Ms III and bears
          the title "The Tigon."  The cover bears a note by Coleman concerning the typing
          of this typescript.  Pages 1-177.  1 item (330 leaves)
106       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.1.  Novels (cont'd)
          Tygon (cont'd)

     F967 Typescript (carbon) of Ms IV, [n.d.]
          Bears some autograph corrections in pencil, with cover.  1 item (294 leaves)

107  F968 Typescript (carbon) of Ms IV, [n.d.]
          Clean copy of the 291 pages and cover.  1 item (293 leaves)

     F 969     Typescript (carbon) of Ms IV, [n.d.]
          Bears a few autograph corrections (Pages 1-291), with cover.  Title changed from
          "Tigon" to "Tygon."  1 item (294 leaves)

108  F970 Typescript of Ms V, 1953
     -971 Bears extensive autograph corrections, deletions, and revisions, as well as the
          notes: "Revised finally to July 22, 1953-Balcombe, Sussex" and "The Tygon."
          Pages 1-325, with cover.  1 item (322 leaves)

     F972 Typescript of Ms VI, 1960-1962
     -973 Bears extensive autograph revisions and the note: "Final revision-Feb. 8, 1960 to
          August 1962."   Pages 1-279, with cover.  1 item (279 leaves)

109  F974 Typescript (carbon) of Ms VI, 1960 Feb
     -975 Clean copy labeled "final revision" February 1960.  Autograph inscription reads:
          "Copy of The Tygon for my daughter Gloria."  Pages 1-279.  1 item (283 leaves)

     F976 Typescript (carbon) of Ms VI, 1960 Feb
     -977 Clean copy of "final revision" February 1960.  Pages 1-279, with cover.  1 item
          (283 leaves)

110  F978 Typescript of Ms VII, 1962-1963
     -979 Bears a few autograph corrections, some rearrangement of pages, and the note:
          "Retyping of revised version of August 1962 - with addition April 1963."  Pages
          1-251, with cover.  1 item (250 leaves)

     F980 Typescript (carbon) of Ms VII, 1963 Apr
          Clean copy bears title changes.  Pages 1-247, with cover.  1 item (250 leaves)

     F981 Miscellaneous typescript and typescript (carbon) pages, [n.d.]
          Pages bear extensive autograph corrections and revisions.  103 leaves 
111       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)

          Series III.2.  Prose, 1947

     F982 "The Delights of Death," 1947
     -983 Coleman book-length prose about the Roman Catholic Church is autobiographical
          and theological in nature.  Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions and
          deletions was begun December 30, 1947.  Pages 1-249.  1 item (248 leaves)


          Series III.3.  Plays, Dramas and Dialogues, 1913-1964
               Emily Coleman wrote a number of dramatic works, most of them are
               theological in nature.  1,552 leaves

          "Abraham: A Theological Play," 1963-1964

     F984 Typescript bearing extensive autograph corrections, deletions, and revisions, 1963 
          A play written at Stanbrook, July 12-September 11, 1963 and revised November
          19, 1963 September 9, 1964.  Pages 1-44.  1 item (38 leaves)

          "Adam and Eve [a Theological Drama]," [n.d.]

     F985 Typescript bearing extensive autograph corrections and revisions, [n.d.]
          Possibly the first draft of this play.  Pages 1-96, with cover.  1 item (97 leaves)

     F986 Typescript with autograph revisions and corrections, [n.d.]
          Second draft?  Includes a letter from [John Coleman] to Emily Coleman.  Pages 1-130 with cover. 1 item (136 leaves).

112  F987 Typescript (carbon) of previous draft, bearing autograph revisions, [n.d.]
          Pages 1-130,  with cover.  1 item (133 leaves)

     F988 Typescript (carbon) of previous draft, clean copy, [n.d.]
          Pages 1-130, with cover.  1 item (133 leaves)

          "Christ and Peter:  A Theological Drama," 1952

     F989 Autograph copy bearing extensive revisions, 1952
          Bears the note: "Begun Oct. 2-52... finished after leaving it for a month, Nov. 6-1952."  Pages 1-72.  1 item (72 leaves)

          "The Consequences of Circumstances: A Comedy in Three Acts," 1920

     F990 Typescript with a few correction, 1920
          Written by for English 16.  Pages 1-18.  1 item (18 leaves)
112       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.3.  Plays, Dramas and Dialogues (cont'd)

          "The Converter; A Play in Verse Form," 1952-1953
               Originally titled "The Oak."

     F991 Typescript bears extensive revisions, 1952
          Bears the note: "Written Nov. 7-1952 (Peekskill), Revised Nov. 8 & 9-Nov. 11 &
          12."  Possible first draft with some autograph pages.  1 item (56 leaves)

     F992 Typescript bears autograph revisions, 1953
          Bears note: "Revised 3-10-53 Peekskill." Possible second draft.  1 item (52
          leaves)

     F993 Typescript (carbon) of the previous draft with autograph revisions, 1953
          Bears autograph note: "Revised 3-10-53 Peekskill."  1 item (47 leaves)

113       "The Corruption of the Freshman (Our Hearts Devices a Drama)," 1913-1916

     F994 Autograph copy of the drama in a notebook, 1913-1916
          Bears note: "Copyright 1913, renewed Mar. 7, 1916."   The inside cover bears an
          untitled poem (1914) beginning: "Envy of college, arise!"  A poem titled "The
          Wasted Earth" is laid in.  29 leaves

          "David (a Play in 3 Acts)," 1952

     F995 Autograph and typescript drafts, 1952
          Bears extensive revision and dated Sept 11, 1952 (New York).  1 item (15 leaves)

          "The Death of Jesus Christ, " [n.d.]

     F996 Typescript fragment, [n.d.]
          Bears autograph corrections.  1 item (2 leaves)

          "The Death of Samson (a Dramatic Poems in 3 Acts)," [n.d.]

     F997 Autograph and typescript drafts bearing extensive revisions, [n.d.]
          1 item (72 leaves)

          "The Dialogue Between Jesus Christ and Gerard Hopkins," 1960-1963
               See supplement (F1685) for a 1962 typescript version of  this play.

     F998 Incomplete typescript bearing extensive revisions, 1960
          Written at Stanbrook on July 27, 1960.  Pages 12-122.  1 item (99 leaves)

113       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.3.  Plays, Dramas and Dialogues (cont'd)
          "The Dialogue Between Jesus Christ and Gerard Hopkins" (cont'd)

     F999 Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions, 1962-1963
          Bears note: "Begun 31 March 1962. Revised 15 Aug-6 Sept. 62 (pp. 1-82).
          Revised again-October 1962-again 18 Sept.-28 Oct. 1963."  1 item (82 leaves)

     F1000     Typescript (carbon) bearing extensive autograph revisions, 1963
          Bears note: "...finished revision 28 Oct. 1963."  1 item (82 leaves)

114       "The Gospel of Mary," 1952

     F1001     Autograph and typescript pages bearing extensive autograph revisions, 1952
          Bears note: "Begun Sept 29-1952 (4 pages), Oct 1-continued, Oct 2 finished."  1
          item (84 leaves)

          "Jesus and John," 1952
 
     F1002     Autograph and typescript pages bearing extensive autograph revisions, 1952
          Bears note: "A play written to be produced as a motion picture."  1 item (80
          leaves)

          "Paul:  A Drama in Four Acts," 1952

     F1003     Autograph and typescript pages with extensive autograph revisions, 1952
          Bears notes: "Begun 9-20(?), 1952 finished 9-24-52" and on verso of page 56:
          "This play is able to be done as a motion picture."  1 item (63 leaves)

          "The Strength of Thomas More:  A Drama and A Mystery," 1953-1959

     F1004     Autograph draft in bound notebook with extensive autograph revisions, 1953-1959
          Bears note: "July 16-1953 Balcombe, Sx. Revised Stanbrook Sept.-Oct. 1959." In
          the back of the notebook is an autograph poem "The Snowfall" written at Rye
          (1956). The notebook is unnumbered.  1 item (70 leaves)

     F1005     Typescript bearing a few autograph corrections, [1953-1959]
          Pages 1-46.  1 item (46 leaves)

     F1006     Typescript (carbon) bearing autograph corrections, [1953-1959]
          Pages 1-46.  1 item (46 leaves)

115       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)

          Series III.4.  Essays written by Emily Coleman, 1938-1968

          "Art, Science and the Unknown," [1938]
               Also titled "Art, Religion and the Devil,"  "Art, Science & Religion," and
               "Beyond Blake, Nietzsche."  Original ideas and notes concerning this
               article are found in the Coleman's 1938 diaries [F644-645].

     F1007     "Beyond Blake, Nietzsche [Darwin]," [n.d.]
          Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions.  Pages 1-19.  1 item (19 leaves)

     F1008     "Art, Science and the Unknown," [n.d.]
          Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions.  Pages 1-41.  1 item (21 leaves)

     F1009     Various titles, [n.d.]
          Typescript and autograph outlines, text, and fragments, bearing extensive
          autograph revisions.  1 item (27 leaves)

     F1010     "Beyond Blake, Nietzsche," [n.d.]
          Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions, with cover.  1 item (10 leaves)

          "[Reasons for] Belief in God," [n.d.]

     F1011     Typescript and autograph pages of the first draft, [n.d.]
          Bears extensive autograph revisions.  Pages 1-4.  1 item (5 leaves)

          Typescript second draft, bearing extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (3 leaves)

          Typescript (carbon) second draft, clean copy.  1 item (3 leaves)

          "A Commentary on Some Poems of Hopkins," 1967

     F1012     Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions, 1967
          Notes: "Stanbrook 15 April 1967" and on page 19: "Nov. 23-67."  Pages 1-18 plus
          unnumbered pages.  1 item (24 leaves)

          "A Criticism of Freud," [n.d.]

     F1013     Typescript bearing autograph corrections, [n.d.]
          Pages 1-5.  1 item (3 leaves)

115       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.4.  Essays written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)

          "An Essay on Nightwood," 1944
               Includes drafts of the essay and a letter and a note from Charles Henri Ford
               concerning publishing the piece in View.  The novel Nightwood was
               written by Djuna Barnes.  See supplement (F1684) for a five-page essay by
               Coleman titled "A Study of Nightwood."

     F1014     Incomplete typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions, [1944]
          Includes pages 1, 7, 9, 10, 12, & 10.  6 leaves

     F1015     Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions and additions, signed, [1944]          Pages 1-28.  1 item (32 leaves)

     F1016     Typescript (carbon) with a few autograph corrections, [1944]
          Pages 1-23.  1 item (24 leaves)

     F1017     Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions, possibly incomplete, [1944]
          Includes a note from Coleman and letter bearing Ford's autograph postscript to
          Coleman (1944 Sep 22) regarding publication in View.  3 items (24 leaves)

     F1018     Typescript (carbon) bearing autograph revisions, [1944]
          Pages A-E and 6, 13-23, and unnumbered pages, with an autograph note from
          Ford to Coleman.  Notes for essay, plus draft of the essay.  2 items (26 leaves)


          "Faith,"  "Doctrine of Eternal Punishment," "Christ on Adultery," 
               "Marriage or Giving in Marriage," and "Sexual Love of God," [n.d.]

     F1019a  Series of theological essays, [n.d.]
           5 items (8 leaves)

          "Learning to Love Christ [God]," 1967-1968

     F1019b  Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions, 1967 Dec 5
            Bears the note: "title changed Jan. 16-68."  1 item  (8 leaves)

          "Two Kinds of Literary Genius" (Thoreau), [n.d.]

     F1020     Typescript and autograph draft bearing autograph corrections, [n.d.]
          Includes Coleman's poems, "Melville on Land" and "Cremation," on the verso.  1
          item (4 leaves)

115       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.4.  Essays written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)

          Untitled essays, [n.d.]

     F1021     First line: "Each man is a procession of phantoms," [n.d.]
          Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions and note: "Chapt. IV."  1 item
          (13 leaves)

     F1022a  First line: "The highest expression of religion is the love of God," [n.d.]
           Typescript bearing autograph corrections.  1 item (20 leaves)

     F1022b  First line: "In the third of St. John of the Cross's really good poems," [n.d.]
           Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions (Stanbrook).  1 item (21 leaves)


116       Series III.5.  Stories from the French Period, 1927 and [n.d.]
               Many of the stories written by Coleman are placed in particular
               chronological periods and locations.  The stories are arranged by those
               periods when that information is given.  64 leaves

     F1023     "Dry Leaves," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (3 leaves)

     F1024     "The Fugitives," [n.d.]
          Typescript, clean copy.  1 item (5 leaves)

     F1025     "Interlude," 1927 Aug
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (6 leaves)

     F1026     "The Photograph," [n.d.]
          Typescript and typescript (carbon) with autograph revisions.  Three copies of the
          same draft.  3 items (21 leaves)

     F1027     "The Size of a Man's Hand (A Love Story)," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (2 leaves)

     F1028     "The Vicar's Pants," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (3 leaves)

     F1029     "The Visit," [n.d.]
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions and additions.  1 item (4 leaves)

     F1030     "The Wasted Earth," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions and cover.  1 item (12 leaves)
116       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.5.  Stories from the French Period (cont'd)

     F1031     "The Wren's Nest," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (5 leaves)

     F1032     [Untitled].  First line: "In the third story of the plaster house," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions, signed.  1 item (3 leaves)


117       Series III.6.  Stories from the Stanbrook Period, 1961-1965
               190 leaves

     F1033     "The Colt," 1962 Aug 27
          Two typescripts and one typescript (carbon) with autograph revisions.  Two
          versions.  3 items (30 leaves)

     F1034     "A Daughter," 1961 Sep 11
          Two typescripts and one typescript (carbon) with autograph revisions.  Two
          different versions.  3 items (36 leaves)

     F1035     "The Daughter," 1964 Jul 16
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (4 leaves)

     F1036     "The Divorce," 1964-1965
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  Two drafts, revised in May 1965. 
          2 items (6 leaves). 

     F1037     "A Father," 1962 Jun 26
          Typescript with autograph revisions, plus clean copies of the typescript and
          typescript (carbon).  Two different drafts.  3 items (7 leaves)

     F1038     "The Mother," 1961 Sep 11
          Two different typescripts with autograph revisions, one with cover and note:
          "Written summer '61 and destroyed, new version."  2 items (16 leaves)

     F1039     "The Murderer," 1964 Jun 29
          Typescript bearing extensive autograph revisions with a poem, "Story of My
          Childhood," on the verso.  1 item (15 leaves)

     F1040     "The Old Man," 1961
          First draft is a typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  The second draft is a
          typescript (carbon) copy bearing a few autograph revision and a cover.  The
          second draft was revised 1961 Sep 8.  Also includes an autograph note by
          Coleman.  3 items (20 leaves)
117       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.6.  Stories from the Stanbrook Period (cont'd)

     F1041     "The Priest," 1964 Jul 14
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (3 leaves)

     F1042     "The Saint," 1962

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions and note: "Original
          Ms,"  dated June 28, 1962.  1 item (2 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (7 leaves)

          Third draft.  Typescript with autograph revisions and Typescript (carbon), clean
          copy.  2 items (14 leaves)

     F1043     "A Step-Father," 1961

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions, dated March 27, 1961.
          1 item (9 leaves)

          Second Draft.  Typescript (carbon), clean copy, with cover.  1 item (14 leaves)

     F1044     "The Truth," 1964 Jul 9
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions, and a draft of "The Story of My
          Childhood" on the verso.  1 item (4 leaves)

     F1045     "The Visit," 1964 Jul 4
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions and a draft of "The Story of My
          Childhood" on the verso.  1 item (3 leaves)


118       Series III.7  Stories From the Arizona Period, 1936-1941
               444 leaves.

     F1046     "A Partial List of Stories" [n.d.]
          1 item (1 leaf)

     F1047     "The Bad Boy and Carnival," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions and note: "Written on July 13 for John
          Coleman."  1 item (12 leaves)

     F1048     "The Breakfast," [n.d.]
          Typescript with typed corrections.  1 item (6 leaves)
118       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.7  Stories From the Arizona Period (cont'd)

     F1049     "The Cat," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph corrections.  1 item (6 leaves)

     F1050     "The Catholic," [n.d.]
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (17 leaves)

     F1051     "A Colby Christmas," [n.d.]
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions and a note by Coleman on the last
          page.  Previous title deleted was "A Christmas of Character."  1 item (20 leaves)

     F1052     "The Concert," [n.d.]
          Previous title deleted was "The Pigs."  Three Drafts.

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (5 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript and typescript (carbon), both with autograph revisions. 
          2 items (8 leaves)

          Third draft.  Typescript and two typescript (carbon), clean copies.  3 items (12
          leaves)

     F1053     "Concho, February 17th 1941" or "The Dynasts, A Study in Human Relations,"
                    1941
          Incomplete typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  Have pages 1, 4, 6, 8,
          10-11, 16, 19, 22, 25-26, 28, 30-31, 33-34, 36-38, 40-45, 47-51, 54, 56, 58-61.  1
          item (36 leaves)

     F1054     "The Dishpan," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions, with autograph additions related to "The
          Pony" on the last page.  1 item (6 leaves)

     F1055     "An English Husband," [n.d.]
          Three drafts.
     
          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (8 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript with autograph revisions and typescript (carbon).  2
          items (10 leaves)

          Third draft.  Typescript and two typescript (carbon), clean copies.  3 items (18
          leaves)
118       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.7  Stories from the Arizona Period (cont'd)

     F1056     "The Ghost of Allan's Fell [Wilcombe]," [n.d.]
          Two Drafts.

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (17 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript and two typescript (carbon), clean copies.  3 items (45
          leaves)

     F1057     "The Heart," [n.d.]
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (21 leaves)

     F1058     "The Insane Marriage" or "A Marriage," [n.d.]
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions, signed.  1 item (23 leaves)

     F1059     "John Duncan's Dream" or "The Human and Divine," 1936-1937
          Two drafts.

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions and note: "Written in
          Hulberluline Yorkshire June 1936.  Reread Nov. 17, 1937 Seven Pines.  Reread
          February 1940 Vernon Arizona."  1 item (7 leaves)

          Second Draft.  Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (9 leaves)

     F1060     "The Map," [n.d.]
          Typescript, clean copy.  1 item (5 leaves)

     F1061     "The Meadow Pipit's Song," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (10 leaves)

     F1062     "The Monkey-Word System," 1940 Mar 1
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions, and verso bears a draft of "The
          Train Journey."  1 item (6 leaves)

     F1063     "The Neighbor's Cow," [n.d.]
          Typescript, clean copy.  1 item (3 leaves)

     F1064     "The Poker Game," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (10 leaves)

     F1065     "The Pony," [n.d.]
                    Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (2 leaves)118       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.7  Stories from the Arizona Period (cont'd)

     F1066     "Regina Laudis" or "An Abbey of Love," [n.d.]
          Two drafts.

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (10 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (12 leaves)

     F1067     "The Ride," [n.d.]
          Typescript, clean copy.  1 item (7 leaves)

     F1068     "Sparky Takes a Chance," [n.d.]
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (8 leaves)

     F1069     "The Train Journey," [n.d.]
          Four drafts.

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  1 item (8 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript (carbon).  1 item (6 leaves)

          Third draft.  Typescript (carbon) with autograph and typed revisions.  1 item (6
          leaves)          Fourth draft.  Typescript and two typescript (carbon), clean copies.  3 items (21
          leaves)

     F1070     "The Treasury of Death" or "The Death," [n.d.]
          Two drafts.

          First draft.  Typescript with extensive autograph revisions and autograph note
          initialed by Coleman.  2 items (18 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript (carbon) with autograph revisions.  1 item (16 leaves)

     F1071     "The Visit," [n.d.]
          Autograph and typescript drafts.  See "The Visit" in Stanbrook stories.  2 items (9
          leaves)

119       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)

          Series III.8.  Other stories with no time period or location designated, 1920-1963
               See supplement (F1685) for an untitled short story about Claude and Isabel
               Batchelor.  59 leaves

     F1072     "The Book of Fates," 1920 Jan 22
          Typescript with a few autograph revisions and note: "English Composition 16, 22
          January 1920."  1 item (6 leaves)

     F1073     "A Day with Agamemnon," 1931-1932
          Typescript with autograph revisions.  Bear the notes: "Skit about John and Peggy
          (1931-2)" and "Written I think in 1932, and read to both of them to their intense
          delight. EHC. (Possibly 1931 they seem to have been in England)."  1 item (4
          leaves)

     F1074     "The Prince of Wales," 1953-1954
          Typescript with extensive autograph revisions.  Bears the note: "Written Peekskill,
          N.Y. April 1953, Revised Rye March 5-54."  1 item (10 leaves)

     F1075     "The Story of My Childhood," 1963
          Autobiographical.  Two drafts.  See also drafts on the verso of other stories.

          First draft.  Incomplete typescript with extensive autograph revisions and dated
          January 3, 1963.  Consists of pages 22-29.  1 item (4 leaves)

          Second draft.  Typescript with autograph revisions.  1 item (35 leaves)


          Series III.9.   Dreams, 1959-1960

     F1076     Original notes and transcripts of Coleman's dreams recorded in 1959-1960.       Autograph and typescript copies with autograph corrections.  1 item (84 leaves)


          Series III.10.  "Automatic Writing," 1959
               Drafts and versions of documents "automatically written" by Coleman.

     F1077     Automatic Writing - Documents Part II, 1959 Jul 28
     -1078     Typescript bearing autograph revisions note: "Begun 1959: July 28."  Cover
               housed in F1078.  Stanbrook.  1 item (187 leaves)

     F1079     Automatic Writing.  Documents Part II, 1959 Jul 28
          Typescript (carbon) bearing a few autograph revisions and note: "Begun 1959:
          July 28."  Stanbrook.  1 item (187 leaves)
Box 119   Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)
          Series III.10.  "Automatic Writing" (cont'd)

     F1080     Automatic Writing.  Part II, [n.d.]
          Typescript and typescript (carbon) drafts with a few autograph revisions.  Pages 
          1-7 and 93-94.  2 items (18 leaves)

     F1081     "Excerpts from diary relating to Gay, Sebastian, Emily."  Documents I-X, 1959
     -1082     Typescript with autograph revisions and cover (F1082).  1 item (176 leaves)


120       Series III.11.  Composition notebooks from Coleman's school days, 1913 &
               [n.d.]

     F1083     "Classics Notebook," 1913 Dec 6
          Bound autograph notebook with pages inserted.  1 item (22 leaves)

          "English Classics and Other Subjects," [n.d.]
          Bound autograph notebook with pages inserted.  1 item (49 leaves)


          Series III.12.  Notes by Coleman for her self-education, [n.d.]

     F1084     Two composition notebooks with  autograph notes concerning Dawson, Maritain,
                    Newman, and others, [n.d.]
          Includes loose pages about music, philosophy, and literature.  2 items (155 leaves)


          Series III.13.  Quotations, [n.d.]

     F1085     Copied excerpts from the Bible, Paradise Lost, Alice Hutin, Song of Myself, The Ode on
                    Intimations of Immortality, [n.d.]
          Autograph and typescript copies.  60 leaves


          *See supplement (F1686) for a report regarding Coleman's work on a
               mailing list for Forman's, 1921

121       Series III.  Material written by Emily Coleman (cont'd)

          Series III.14.  Poetry, 1925-1972
               Numerous poems written by Coleman.  Includes single poems, collections
               of poems, and fragments.  Many are autobiographical in nature and reflect
               on friends and religion.  See Appendix A for an alphabetical list of titles. 
               Approximately 4,165 leaves.  See supplement for folders containing other
               poetry written by Coleman (poems in the supplement are also listed in
               Appendix A).

     F1086     "Absalom" - "The Mystic Rose"
     -1357

122  F1358     "New York from the Woolworth Building" - Notebook which held "Poems for    -1550     Dunstan"


123       Series III.15.  Miscellaneous material written by Coleman, [n.d.]

     F1551     Consists of unidentified fragments of material in Coleman hand, [n.d.]
          Includes fragments of correspondence, notes, diaries (?), as well as stories and
          essays.  (124 leaves)


          Series IV.  Personal Miscellany:  Information about Coleman, 1928-1957
               See supplement for a copy of Emily Coleman's divorce document from
               Loyd Ring Coleman (F1687) and notes made by Coleman regarding her
               health, daily activities, etc.  Arranged chronologically in subseries
               (F1688).

          Series IV.1.  Passports issued for Emily Holmes Coleman, 1928-1957

     F1553     Passports for 1928, 1929, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1953 (2 passports), and 1957
          8 items

          Series IV.2.  Miscellaneous material, [n.d.]

     F1554     Includes an address book, programs, medical information, social security cards,
               and other information.  12 items (50 leaves)

Contents List

+ Series I: Personal and professional correspondence

+ Series II: Diaries and Journals, 1929-1970

+ Series V. - VII.: Materials written by individuals other than Coleman; Photographs; Family Correspondence and papers

+ Supplement and Appendices: Supplement; Appendix A, List of Poems; Appendix B, List of Correspondence Footer


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