Robert Stone papers

Collection Data

Description
Robert Stone was an award-winning American novelist and screen writer. His works include A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers, A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, and Outerbridge Reach. The Robert Stone papers date from 1950 to 2013, and consist of notes, typescript drafts (on paper and computer disk), galleys, and proof pages for all of Stone's novels; shorter pieces and excerpts from the novels in draft, galley, and published form; reviews and publicity material; and general correspondence. Typescript drafts of Stone's novels comprise the bulk of the papers and reflect his method of composition. Later drafts, galleys, and proofs document the books' progress up to the point of publication. Most of the correspondence are letters received by Stone and document his career as a novelist.
Names
Stone, Robert, 1937- (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1950 - 2012
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2894
Genres
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Proofs
galley proofs
Notes
Acquisition: Purchased from Robert Stone in 1994. Additions purchased in 2002 and 2012.
Physical Description
Extent: 23.39 linear feet (57 boxes); 10.77 mb (455 computer files)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15026117
MSS Unit ID: 2894
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9770bc40-c625-012f-9a53-58d385a7bc34
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