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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Speaking Engagements

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Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Barry Lopez:

An Inventory of the Barry Lopez Speaking Engagement Papers, 1971-1999 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lopez, Barry, Holstun 1945-2020
Title: Barry Lopez Speaking Engagement Papers,
Dates: 1971-1999 and undated
Abstract: Papers and other material used by Barry Lopez in his speaking engagements from 1991-1999.
Collection #: R20.1
Quantity: 3 boxes (2 linear feet)
Language: English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Barry Lopez is an essayist, author, and short story writer. His books include Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award, and Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist, as well as several collections of short stories and two collections of essays. He has received fellowships from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the John Burroughs Society, the Orion Society, and other institutions. In his nonfiction, Mr. Lopez writes often about the relationship between physical landscape and human culture. In his fiction, he frequently addresses issues of intimacy, ethics, and identity. His work has been widely anthologized and translated into thirteen languages. He travels widely and has collaborated with a number of artists on a variety of projects in theater, music, and the fine arts. Since 2003 he has been Visiting University Scholar at Texas Tech University. He lives on the McKenzie River in rural western Oregon.

Major publications include:

  • Lopez, Barry. Horizon. New York: Knopf, 2019.
  • Lopez, Barry. Outside. San Antonio: Trinity UP, 2014.
  • Lopez, Barry and Debra Gwartney, ed. Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape. San Antonio: Trinity UP, 2010.
  • Lopez, Barry, ed. The Future of Nature: Writing on Human Ecology from Orion. Minneapolis: Milkweed, 2007.
  • Lopez, Barry. Resistance. New York: Knopf, 2004.
  • Lopez, Barry. Vintage Lopez. New York: Vintage, 2004.
  • Lopez, Barry. Light Action in the Caribbean. New York: Knopf, 2000.
  • Lopez, Barry. About This Life. New York: Knopf, 1998.
  • Lopez, Barry. Apológia. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1998.
  • Lopez, Barry. Lessons from the Wolverine. Athens: U of Georgia P, 1997.
  • Lopez, Barry. Field Notes. New York: Knopf, 1994.
  • Lopez, Barry. The Rediscovery of North America. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1990.
  • Lopez, Barry. Crow and Weasel. Berkeley: North Point, 1990.
  • Lopez, Barry. Crossing Open Ground. New York: Scribner, 1988.
  • Lopez, Barry. Arctic Dreams. New York: Scribner, 1986.
  • Lopez, Barry. Winter Count. New York: Scribner, 1981.
  • Lopez, Barry. River Notes. Kansas City, MO: Andrews & McNeel, 1979.
  • Lopez, Barry. Of Wolves and Men. New York: Scribner, 1978.
  • Lopez, Barry. Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping With his Daughter. Kansas City, MO: Andrews & McNeel, 1978.
  • Lopez, Barry. Desert Notes. Kansas City, MO: Andrews & McNeel, 1976.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials used by author Barry Lopez in preparation for speaking engagements: correspondence, maps, notes and drafts, research materials, photographs, and brochures.

The collection is in good condition and is part of the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World.

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Organization

The collection is organized by date of the speaking engagement. Headings in quotations indicate information comes from the original folders.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests in excess of 5 pages must be approved by the donor or his representative.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945-2020
Subjects
Social justice.
Environmental ethics.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.

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Related Materials

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Barry Lopez Speaking Engagement Papers, 1971-1999 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2008-0104-B

Purchase, 2008

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie Hanson, 2008.

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Collection Inventory

Speaking Engagements

Box Folder
1 1 "Orion: June 21-26, 1999," February 17, 1997–December 1999 and undated
2 "Orion: II June 21-26, 1999," June 21-26, 1999 and undated
3 “Orion/Tripp/Lopez, Fire and Grit, June 21-26, 1999,” July 1998–March 20, 1999 and undated
4 “OSU Library, May 28, 1999,” February 26, 1999 and undated
5 “Montessori – April 16, 1999,” March–April 1999 and undated
6 “Eagle Rock, March 19-21, 1999,” February 19–March 22, 1999 and undated
7 “University of Pittsburgh, March 15-16, 1999,” May 20, 1998–March 16, 1999 and undated
8 “Border Book Festival II, March 11-14, 1999,” March 11-14, 1999 and undated
9 “Border Book Festival, March 11-14, 1999,” May 2, 1984–April 17, 1999 and undated
10 “Mt. Calvary, Feb. 24-26, 1999,” June 1995–April 22, 1999
11 “Robin Eschner / Feb. 13-14, 1999,” November 16, 1998–February 14, 1999 and undated
12 “University of Northern Arizona, Nov. 1998,” August-November 1998
13 “Kansas State, Oct. 29- 31, 1998,” February 1998-April 1999
14 “Rochester, Oct. 27, 1998,” July–October 1998
15 “Northwest Bookfest, Oct. 24-25, 1998,” 1997-November 1998 and undated
16 “Spokane, Sept. 1998,” July–October 1998
17 “Governor’s Awards, Oct. 16, 1998,” October 1998 and undated
18 “L.A. Public Library, Sept. 23, 1998,” August 1998 and undated
19 “Bloedel, Sept. 11-13, 1998,” December 1992-September 1998 and undated
20 “Australia II, Aug/Sept 1998,” April 1996–September 1998 and undated
21 “Australia, Aug/Sept 1998,” August-September 1998 and undated
22 “Gaucher College Aug. 13-16, 1998,” December 1997-September 1998
23 “Portland, July 30, 1998,” March 1998–August 1998 and undated
24 “Nine – 14 Club / July 1, 1988,” June-July 1998 and undated
25 “Arco, July 8-10, 1998,” 1971-August 1998
26 “Book Expo, May 30, 1998,” January 1995–October 1998 and undated
27 “Franciscan Montessori, May 15, 1998,” March–August 1998 and undated
28 “Knox College, April 28-May 1, 1998,” February 1998-July 1998 and undated
29 “AWP, March 27-28, 1998,” August 1997-March 1998 and undated
30 “Mt. Calvary, 1998,” 1996-1998 and undated
31 “Quammen [H]?erbst, 1998,” 1997-1998
32 “California Association of Teachers of English, March 1, 1998,” December 1996-March 1998 and undated
33 “Dove, Feb. 1998,” February-March 1998 and undated
34 “The Blake School, April 26-28, 1998,” April 1995-January 1999
35 “PEN/Faulkner, Nov. 27, 1997,” November 3, 1991-December 1997
36 “The Mind of the Dragon, Nov. 7, 1997,” June-November 1997 and undated
37 “Oregon Book Awards, Nov. 6, 1997,” January-November 1997
38 “Harbourfront Centre II, Oct. 24-Nov. 1, 1997,” October-November 1, 1997 and undated
39 “Harbourfront Centre, Oct. 24-Nov, 1, 1997,” May-December 1997 and undated
40 “University of Georgia, Oct. 5-10, 1997,” 1989-November 1997 and undated
Box Folder
2 1 “Vassar, 1997,” November 20, 1995-October 1997
2 “Hawaii, 1997,” August 29, 1994-October 21, 1997
3 “Niell Roan/Bach Festival, 1995,” June 23-July 8, 1995 and undated
4 “M.S. Frontier Spirit, Aug. 1991,” 1990-March 10, 1992
5 “The American West, May 17-19, 1991,” January-December 1991

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Box Item
3 1 Great Smoky Mountains brochure (from “Orion: June 21-26, 1999”), 1999
2 Antietam brochure (from “Orion: June 21-26, 1999), undated
3 Orion Afield brochure (from “Orion II: June 21-26, 1999”), undated
4 Penobscot Riverkeepers newspaper (from “Orion II: June 21-26, 1999”), 2000
5 “Flora + Fauna” article (from “Orion/Tripp/Lopez, Fire and Grit, June 21-26. 1999"), July 1998
6 NCTC Campus Area map (from “Orion/Tripp/Lopez, Fire and Grit, June 21-26, 1999”), undated
7 Border Book Festival newspaper (from “Border Book Festival, March 11-14, 1999”), March 1999
8 Border Book Festival mailer (from “Border Book Festival, March 11-14, 1999”), March 20-23, 1997
9 Mt. Calvary brochure (from “Mt. Calvary, Feb. 24-26, 1999”), undated
10 University of Northern Arizona brochure (from “University of Northern Arizona, Nov. 1998”), undated
11 The Peaks brochure (from “University of Northern Arizona, Nov. 1998”), Fall 1999
12 Parking Regulations map (from “Kansas State, Oct. Oct. 29- 31, 1998”), 1998-1999
13 Northwest Bookfest brochure (from “Northwest Bookfest, Oct 24-25, 1998”), Oct 24-25, 1998
14 Auntie Notes newspaper (from “Spokane, Sept. 1998”), September/October 1998
15 Melbourne Writers’ Festival newspaper (from “Australia II, Aug/Sept 1998”), 1998
16 Melbourne Visitor’s Map (from “Australia, Aug/Sept 1998”), undated
17 Lecture Literary Management brochure (from “Book Expo, May 30, 1998”), 1997-1998
18 Apologia broadside (from “Book Expo, May 30, 1998”), October 1998
19 Franciscan Montessori brochure (from “Franciscan Montessori, May 15, 1998”), undated
20 Mt. Calvary bulletin (from “Mt. Calvary, 1998”), 1998
21 Eleventh Annual Oregon Book Awards brochure (3 copies) (from “Oregon Book Awards, Nov 6, 1997”), November 6, 1997
22 Oregon Book Awards mailer (2 copies) (from “Oregon Book Awards, Nov 6, 1997”), October 6, 1997
23 Toronto, Canada brochures (7) (from “Harbourfront Centre II, Oct. 24-Nov, 1, 1997”), 1997 and undated
24 PEN/Faulkner Reading Series brochure (from “PEN/Faulkner, Nov. 27, 1997”), 1997
25 University of Georgia map (from “University of Georgia, Oct. 5-10, 1997”), 1994
26 The Environmental Imagination brochure (4 copies) (from “Vassar, 1997”), June 16-July 25, 1997
27 National Tropical Botanical Garden brochures (2) (from “Hawaii, 1997”), undated
28 Crescent H Ranch brochure (from “The American West, May 17-19, 1991”), undated

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