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Collection Number: 04287

Collection Title: Guy Owen Papers 1951-1986

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Size 15.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 3450 items)
Abstract Guy Owen (1925-1981), novelist, poet, literary critic, editor, and professor of English at North Carolina State University. The collection includes writings, research material, correspondence, subject files, and other papers. More than half of the collection consists of material produced Owen during writing projects, including handwritten or typed drafts of novels, short stories, poems, and articles. Many of the drafts were never published. Correspondence, chiefly professional in nature, subject files, news clippings about Owen and his work, photographs, audiotapes comprise the rest of the collection.
Creator Owen, Guy, 1925-1981.
Curatorial Unit Southern Historical Collection
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audio or moving image materials may require production of listening or viewing copies.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by Dorothy Owen for writings by Guy Owen, and by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Guy Owen Papers #4287, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received 1980-1987 (Acc. 081109, 083157, 084023, 084024, 084081, 086055, 086117, 087057), 2018 (Acc. 103327).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The following terms from Library of Congress Subject Headings suggest topics, persons, geography, etc. interspersed through the entire collection; the terms do not usually represent discrete and easily identifiable portions of the collection--such as folders or items.

Clicking on a subject heading below will take you into the University Library's online catalog.

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Guy Owen, Jr., was born on February 24, 1925, in Clarkton, Bladen County, North Carolina. He graduated from Clarkton High School in 1942, and worked at assorted odd jobs before joining the Army in 1943, serving in France and Germany. He returned to the United States in 1945 to attend the University of North Carolina, where he majored in English. In 1952, Owen married Dorothy Meadows Jennings of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in 1955.

Owen's first teaching experience was as instructor of English at Davidson College from 1949 to 1951. He also taught part-time at UNC from 1951 to 1954, while completing his dissertation, and was associate professor of English at Elon College during the 1954-1955 school year.

In 1955, Owen accepted the position of associate professor of English at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida; he taught there until 1961. During this time, he wrote his first novel, Season of Fear, which was published in 1960.

Owen became a member of the faculty at North Carolina State College in Raleigh in 1961, remaining there until his death twenty years later. While teaching American literature and creative writing courses, he completed and published three novels, two volumes of poems, and a collection of short stories. He also helped edit two anthologies of verse: New Southern Poets: Selected Poems from Southern Poetry Review, and Contemporary Poets of North Carolina.

In 1958, Owen co-founded the poetry magazine Impetus, which in 1965 became Southern Poetry Review. He was also an editor of North Carolina Folklore.

Owen died of cancer in July 1981, at age 56.

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Well over half of this collection consists of material produced by Owen during his various writing projects. Many of these items are handwritten or typed drafts of novels, short stories, poems, articles, and the texts of speeches, and many of these drafts are unpublished.

Correspondence, chiefly professional in nature, subject files, news clippings about Owen and his work, photographs, and audio tapes, comprise the rest of the collection. Duplicate materials and widely available printed materials were separated and transferred or discarded during processing.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Novels, 1952-1986.

About 760 items.

Arrangement: by novel, then by type of item.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. Season of Fear, 1960.

About 35 items.

Notes (7 pages); complete and partial drafts (7 items, totaling about 3000 pages); galley proofs; and reviews and promotional material (25 items). Also included is a screenplay not written by Guy Owen.

Folder 1-11

Folder 1

Folder 2

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Season of Fear

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.2. The Ballad of the Flim Flam Man, 1965.

About 375 items.

Research on con games (about 60 items); scattered chapters, pages, and notes (about 2000 pages); complete and partial drafts (5 items, totaling about 1400 pages); and reviews, promotional material, and correspondence about the book, movie, and television versions of BFFM (about 300 items). Also included is the script of a stage musical adaptation of BFFM not written by Owen.

Folder 12-58

Folder 12

Folder 13

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

Folder 18

Folder 19

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

Folder 30

Folder 31

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Folder 34

Folder 35

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Folder 39

Folder 40

Folder 41

Folder 42

Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

Folder 46

Folder 47

Folder 48

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

Folder 54

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

The Ballad of the Flim Flam Man

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.3. Journey for Joedel, 1970.

About 225 items.

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 500 pages); complete and partial drafts (2 items, totaling about 400 pages); and galley proofs, reviews, promotional material, and correspondence (about 215 items).

Folder 59-80

Folder 59

Folder 60

Folder 61

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Folder 64

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

Folder 68

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Folder 73

Folder 74

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Folder 77

Folder 78

Folder 79

Folder 80

Journey for Joedel

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. The Flim-Flam Man and the Apprentice Grifter, 1972.

About 50 items.

Scattered chapters, pages, and notes (about 4000 pages); complete drafts (4 items, totaling about 1200 pages); page proofs, reviews, and promotional material (about 30 items).

Folder 81-107

Folder 81

Folder 82

Folder 83

Folder 84

Folder 85

Folder 86

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Folder 89

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Folder 94

Folder 95

Folder 96

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Folder 102

Folder 103

Folder 104

Folder 105

Folder 106

Folder 107

The Flim-Flam Man and the Apprentice Grifter

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.5. Joel Jarman (unpublished).

About 35 items.

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 4500 pages); complete drafts (2 items, totaling about 800 pages); published chapters (8 items); and early draft material (1 item).

Folder 108-137

Folder 108

Folder 109

Folder 110

Folder 111

Folder 112

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Folder 130

Folder 131

Folder 132

Folder 133

Folder 134

Folder 135

Folder 136

Folder 137

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 4500 pages); complete drafts (2 items, totaling about 800 pages); published chapters (8 items)

Box 16

"Joel Jarman" early draft

Correspondence of Jimmy Cantrell regarding Guy Owen and "Joel Jarman," 1985-1986

Acquisitions Information: Accessions 86055, 86117

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.6. KKK novel (unpublished), ca. 1952-1955.

About 40 items.

Scattered chapters, pages and notes (about 500 pages) and research material (about 30 items). These items were accompanied by a note explicitly stating that this novel is not Season of Fear (1960).

Folder 138-143

Folder 138

Folder 139

Folder 140

Folder 141

Folder 142

Folder 143

"KKK novel"

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Short Stories, 1951-1981.

About 290 items.

Arrangement: Subseries 2.1 and 2.2 by type of item. Subseries 2.3 largely alphabetically by title.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.1. The Flim-Flam Man and Other Stories, 1980.

About 110 items.

Notes and outlines (about 5 items); collection of 22 short stories (3-5 versions of most stories); complete draft of book (about 300 pages); and reviews (about 12 items).

Folder 144-165

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Folder 164

Folder 165

The Flim-Flam Man and Other Stories

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. The Blue Darter and Other Selected Stories, 1981.

1 item.

Draft of a collection of 14 short stories, most previously published (about 200 pages).

Folder 166

The Blue Darter and Other Selected Stories

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.3. Other Short Stories, 1951-1981.

About 180 items.

Notes and outlines (about 50 items, totaling about 120 pages); and complete and partial drafts of about 40 short stories (3-5 versions of most stories).

Folder 167-169

Folder 167

Folder 168

Folder 169

Notes and Outlines

Folder 170-197

Folder 170

Folder 171

Folder 172

Folder 173

Folder 174

Folder 175

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Folder 197

Short Stories

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Poems, ca. 1952-1981.

About 570 items.

Arrangement: Subseries 3.1 and 3.2 by published volume, then by type of item. Subseries 3.3 by type.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Cape Fear Country, 1958.

About 90 items.

Notes, draft and page proofs (about 60 items); reviews (about 6 items); orders and correspondence (about 25 items).

Folder 198-201

Folder 198

Folder 199

Folder 200

Folder 201

Cape Fear Country

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. The White Stallion, 1969.

About 170 items.

Notes, draft and page proofs (about 100 items), a copy of the published version, reviews (about 60 items), and correspondence (about 13 items).

Folder 202-205

Folder 202

Folder 203

Folder 204

Folder 205

The White Stallion

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3. Other Poems, ca. 1952-1981.

About 310 items.

Notes (about 10 items); and complete and partial poems, including one file of about 200 items arranged, as it was received, in alphabetical order (about 300 items).

Folder 206-210

Folder 206

Folder 207

Folder 208

Folder 209

Folder 210

Other Poems

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Essays, Speeches, and Other Writings, ca. 1951-1981.

About 480 items.

Arrangement: 4.1 alphabetically by title. 4.2 by type of writing.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 4.1. Essays and Speeches.

About 180 items.

Manuscript, typescript, and/or published versions of addresses and non-fiction writings by Guy Owen. Major topics include Southern literature and poetry, Erskine Caldwell, Thomas Wolfe, Southern speech, and Thomas Middleton (thesubject of Owen's 373-page dissertation, in folders 224-228).

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Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

Folder 214

A

Folder 215-216

Folder 215

Folder 216

B

Folder 217-221

Folder 217

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Folder 220

Folder 221

C

Folder 222-228

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Folder 228

D

Folder 229-235

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Folder 232

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Folder 235

E

Folder 236-237

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Folder 237

F

Folder 238-241

Folder 238

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Folder 240

Folder 241

H

Folder 242-246

Folder 242

Folder 243

Folder 244

Folder 245

Folder 246

I

Folder 247-248

Folder 247

Folder 248

J

Folder 249-250

Folder 249

Folder 250

L

Folder 251

M

Folder 252-258

Folder 252

Folder 253

Folder 254

Folder 255

Folder 256

Folder 257

Folder 258

N

Folder 259-261

Folder 259

Folder 260

Folder 261

O

Folder 262-268

Folder 262

Folder 263

Folder 264

Folder 265

Folder 266

Folder 267

Folder 268

P

Folder 269-274

Folder 269

Folder 270

Folder 271

Folder 272

Folder 273

Folder 274

R

Folder 275-286

Folder 275

Folder 276

Folder 277

Folder 278

Folder 279

Folder 280

Folder 281

Folder 282

Folder 283

Folder 284

Folder 285

Folder 286

S

Folder 287-292

Folder 287

Folder 288

Folder 289

Folder 290

Folder 291

Folder 292

T

Folder 293

U

Folder 294-296

Folder 294

Folder 295

Folder 296

V

Folder 297-303

Folder 297

Folder 298

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Folder 303

W

Folder 304

Untitled Essays

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About 300 items.

A collection of about 60 brief biographical sketches of Southern writers by Guy Owen; about 160 book reviews by Owen; a typescript of and letter about an anthology edited and introduced by Owen titled Contemporary Southern Poetry: The Post-Fugitive Era; research and draft material for a non-fiction book on North Carolina by Owen (never published); and about 20 pieces that Owen labelled "sketches and fragments."

Folder 305

Biographical Notes

Folder 306-309

Folder 306

Folder 307

Folder 308

Folder 309

Book Reviews

Folder 310

Contemporary Southern Poetry

Folder 311-312

Folder 311

Folder 312

North Carolina Book

Folder 313

Sketches and Fragments

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Correspondence, 1960-1981.

About 400 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by correspondent.

Letters to Owen from friends, acquaintances, editors, and literary agents. There is very little of a personal nature; most correspondence relates to Owen's writing, or to the work of other writers. Among the more notable correspondents are Erskine Caldwell, John Ciardi, James Dickey, Paul Green, and Denise Levertov. Almost all items are letters to Owen; there are only a few copies of outgoing letters.

Separate folders are devoted to individuals represented by three or more letters and to a few others. Other correspondence follows.

Folder 314

Abbot, Mary Squire

Folder 315

Ammons, Archie R.

Folder 316

Armstrong, Robert G.

Folder 317

Baker, Donald W.

Folder 318

Bartlett, Elizabeth

Folder 319

Blair, John Frier

Folder 320

Books Abroad

Folder 321

Caldwell, Erskine and Virginia

Folder 322

Carter, W. Horace

Folder 323

Champion, Larry S.

Folder 324

Ciardi, John

Folder 325

Delgado, Ramon

Folder 326

Dickey, James

Folder 327

Dokey, Richard

Folder 328

Eaton, Charles Edward

Folder 329

Fox, William Price

Folder 330

French, Warren

Folder 331

Ganett, George

Folder 332

Green, Paul

Folder 333

Hardison, O.B.

Folder 334

Heathcote, Mary T.

Folder 335

Hudson, Arthur Palmer

Folder 336a

Ives, Elizabeth (Buffie) S.

Folder 336b

Kahn, Sy

Folder 337

Levertov, Denise

Folder 338

Lilly, Henry

Folder 339

McDowell, David

Folder 340

McEniry, William Hugh, Jr.

Folder 341

Morgan, Robert

Folder 342

Pennington, Lee

Folder 343

Phillipson, John S.

Folder 344

Ragan, Sam

Folder 345

Ramsay, Paul

Folder 346

Sauer, Caroline

Folder 347

Smith, William Jay

Folder 348

Spearman, Walter

Folder 349

Stem, Thad, Jr.

Folder 350

Stephenson, Shelby

Folder 351

Taylor, William E.

Folder 352

Thorne, Evelyn

Folder 353

Turman, Lawrence

Folder 354

Turner, Kermit

Folder 355

Walser, Richard

Folder 356

Wellman, Manly Wade

Folder 357

Miscellaneous Correspondence: A-B

Folder 358

Miscellaneous Correspondence: C-E

Folder 359

Miscellaneous Correspondence: F-G

Folder 360

Miscellaneous Correspondence: H-K

Folder 361

Miscellaneous Correspondence: L-Q

Folder 362

Miscellaneous Correspondence: R

Folder 363

Miscellaneous Correspondence: S

Folder 364

Miscellaneous Correspondence: T-Z

Folder 365

Miscellaneous Correspondence: No Last Names

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. Subject Files, 1958-1961.

About 350 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical by topic.

Files established by Owen, relating to his activities as a teacher and a writer. They include his teaching materials for various classes; notes on Southern authors, including Erskine Caldwell and Eudora Welty, apparently as the bases for articles; and subject files on such topics as North Carolina geography, writers' conferences, and Southern folklore and folk expressions.

Folder 366

Acceptances: 1957-1961 and undated

Folder 367

"America's Indians "

Folder 368

Appalachian State University

Folder 369

Appearances: 1958-1959

Folder 370

Appearances: 1966

Folder 371

Appearances: 1967-1968

Folder 372

Appearances: 1969

Folder 373

Appearances: 1970

Folder 374

Appearances: 1971-1972

Folder 375

Appearances: 1973-1975

Folder 376

Barton, Lew

Folder 377

Bibliography, 1959-1963

Folder 378

Black Mountain College

Folder 379

Bladen County Folk Speech: Notes for Use in Writing

Folder 380

Boyd, Joe Dan (editor, Farm Journal)

Folder 381

Bread Loaf Writers' Conference,1960: Addresses of Participants

Folder 382

Brown Marsh Church

Folder 383

Caldwell, Erskine--Book Reviews

Folder 384

Caldwell, Erskine--Copies of Interviews

Folder 385

Caldwell, Erskine--Materials re Bibliography

Folder 386

Clarkton High School

Folder 387

Country Stores

Folder 388

Dickey, James

Folder 389

Eastern North Carolina

Folder 390

Fiddlers' Grove

Folder 391

Flim-Flam Clippings

Folder 392

Folk Expressions--Notes

Folder 393

Foxfire

Folder 394

Frost, Robert

Folder 395

Frost, Robert--Folklore in

Folder 396

Geography of North Carolina

Folder 397

Governor's Awards Committee, 1977

Folder 398

Guy Owen Day, Clarkton, N.C.: October 1967

Folder 399

"Ideas"

Folder 400

Indians--Articles

Folder 401

Mast General Stores

Folder 402

Melungeons

Folder 403

Memo Books

Folder 404

Modern American Poetry: Correspondence, Notes, etc.

Folder 405

Modern American Poetry: Page Proofs

Folder 406

Moonshining & Bootlegging

Folder 407

Mountain Men

Folder 408

North Carolina Committee to End the Indochina War

Folder 409

North Carolina Short Stories (Anthology): Outline

Folder 410

North Carolina Writers: Reviews, etc.

Folder 411

North Carolina Writers' Panel--Boone

Folder 412a

Outer Banks

Folder 412b

Notes, Miscellaneous

Folder 413

Owen, Guy--Miscellany

Folder 414

Pearson, James Larkin

Folder 415

Plants of North Carolina (research)

Folder 416

Pleasures of Southernese

Folder 417

Poetry in Schools, 1971-1972

Folder 418

Poetry Writing: Notes

Folder 419

Poor People (Wake County)

Folder 420

Spearman, Walter

Folder 421

Stetson University

Folder 422

Teaching Materials: Introduction to American Folklore (Eng. 391)

Folder 423

Teaching Materials: The Novel (Eng. 471)

Folder 424

Teaching Materials: The Modern Novel (Eng. 548)

Folder 425

Teaching Materials: Southern American Literature (Eng. 552)

Folder 426

Teaching Materials: 20th Century American Prose (Eng. 675)

Folder 427

Teaching Materials: Romantic Poetry

Folder 428

Teaching Materials: Notes on Mark Twain

Folder 429

Teaching Materials: Creative Writing--The Novel

Folder 430

Teaching Materials: Miscellany

Folder 431

University of West Virginia Writers' Conference, 1969

Folder 432

Vanderbilt University Press

Folder 433

Virginia Polytechnic Institute, July 13-14, 1969

Folder 434

Water Witching

Folder 435a

Eudora Welty: Notes

Folder 435b

Williams, David Marshall ("Carbine")

Folder 436

Yaddo

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 7. Miscellaneous Material about Guy Owen and His Work, 1960-1981.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Newspaper and magazine clippings including articles about talks and readings given by Owen, interviews with him, and reviews of his work.

Folder 437

1959-1960

Folder 438

1961

Folder 439-440

Folder 439

Folder 440

1962

Folder 441

1963

Folder 442

1964-1965

Folder 443

1966

Folder 444

1967

Folder 445

1968

Folder 446-447

Folder 446

Folder 447

1969

Folder 448

1970

Folder 449

1971

Folder 450

1972

Folder 451

1973

Folder 452

1974

Folder 453

1975

Folder 454

1976

Folder 455

1977

Folder 456

1978

Folder 457

1979

Folder 458-459

Folder 458

Folder 459

1980

Folder 460-461

Folder 460

Folder 461

1981

Folder 462-463

Folder 462

Folder 463

Undated

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 8. Audiovisual Materials, ca. 1933-1980.

51 items.

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47 items.
Image P-4287/1

Guy Owen in his study, ca. 1959-1962.

Image P-4287/2A

Guy Owen at lectern, in front of a class, ca. 1970-1972.

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GO and John Foster West at creative writing work-shop, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 1972.

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GO and two unidentified men at Eastern Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, 1968.

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P-4287/4

P-4287/5

GO and James Larkin Pearson; and Pearson alone, ca. 1963-1968.

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Eight men and women seated outdoors on steps; GO is probably in rear, second from left. Ca. 1959-1960.

Image P-4287/7

Unidentified group of about 35 school children; possibly GO's grade-school class, ca. 1933-1936. Photo. (copy of vintage print).

Image P-4287/8-12

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P-4287/12

Snapshots taken of attendees at GO's thirty-year high school reunion, Clarkton, NC, 1972. Guy and Dorothy Owen are in P-4287/8.

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Miller Williams, writer, ca. 1936.

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Margaret Randall and her 9-month-old son Gregory, ca. 1961.

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James Larkin Pearson, n.d.

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Three pictures of Walter Spearman: in profile; in costume for Dark of the Moon; and with his wife Jean, at the typewriter, ca. 1975-1978.

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Eight participants in the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury, VT, 1960. Robert Frost is in center of group; GO is at his left.

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Publicity stills from the film "The Flim-Flam Man," Lawrenceburg, KY, 1966. Includes pictures of film's stars: George C.Scott, Sue Lyon, and Michael Sarrazin.

Image P-4287/40-47

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Promotional stills for the pilot of the tele-vision series "The Flim-Flam Man," 1968.

Image P-4287/48-53

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Promotional stills for the pilot of the tele-vision series "The Flim-Flam Man," 1968

Acquisitions Information: Accession 103327.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 8.2. Audio Recordings.

4 items.
Audiocassette C-4287/1

"Soundings" - Guy Owen on Southern Literature, National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C., 1980

Audiocassette

30 minutes.

Audiotape T-4287/1

Guy Owen on Southern writing in the 1960s, 1967

1/4" Open Reel Audio

1 hour, 15 minutes

Audiotape T-4287/2

Guy Owen reading his own poetry, ca. 1969-1972

1/4" Open Reel Audio

Audiotape T-4287/3

Guy Owen, apparently dictating a story or novel, ca. 1965-1975

1/4" Open Reel Audio

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 9A. Materials about "The Flim-Flam Man" and Other Items, 1968-1981 (Addition of March 2018)

This addition includes publicity material and photographs related to the production of the television series "The Flim-Flam Man," 1968; a draft of a literary review (presumably Owen's copy); four publications in which Owen's work was featured, including one in Japanese; and a speech given at Owen's memorial service, August 2, 1981.

Acquisitions Information: Accession 103327.

Folder 464-465

Folder 464

Folder 465

Materials about "The Flim-Flam Man" and other items, 1968-1981

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