Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Correspondence

The Names of Things

Wolves and Honey

Notebooks

Miscellaneous Folders

Literary Production

Research Material

Photographs

Negatives

Slides

Videocassette

Computer Disc

Oversize

Oversize Drawer O27.1

Artifact - Inner Vault

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Susan Brind Morrow Collection:

An Inventory of Her Papers, 1925-2005 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Morrow, Susan Brind
Title: Susan Brind Morrow Papers,
Dates: 1925-2005 and undated
Abstract: Papers of writer Susan Brind Morrow.
Collection #: R28.1
Quantity: 16 boxes (16 linear feet)
Language: English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

Susan Brind Morrow is an author, translator, and linguist living in New York State. She was born in 1958 to David and Shirley Brind. The family, which included two brothers and a sister, lived in Geneva, New York, in the Finger Lakes region. At 16, Morrow enrolled in Barnard College where she studied Greek and Egyptian hieroglyphs. She later attended Columbia University where she continued her studies in classical literatures and languages. She married journalist Lance Morrow in 1998. She was a Fellow of the Crane-Rogers Foundation in Egypt from 1988-1990. Her books include The Names of Things (1997) and Wolves and Honey (2004). These two memoirs describe her experiences as an archeologist and linguist in Egypt, her extensive travels, and her family life in New York, including the deaths of two of her siblings.

A list of her publications includes:

  • Morrow, Susan Brind. The Dawning Moon of the Mind: Unlocking the Pyramid Texts. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
  • Morrow, Susan Brind. Wolves and Honey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
  • Morrow, Susan Brind. The Names of Things: A Passage in the Egyptian Desert. New York: River Head Books, 1997.

Return to the Table of Contents


Scope and Contents

The collection is composed mostly of the literary works and research materials of Susan Brind Morrow. Literary works are in original manuscripts, galleys, proofs, and other revised draft copies. The collection includes personal, fan, and business correspondence, as well as photographs. Morrow's research interests include Buddhism and the Dalai Lama.

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

Return to the Table of Contents


Organization

The collection is organized by type of material and by book title.

Return to the Table of Contents


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.

Return to the Table of Contents


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)
Morrow, Susan Brind
Morrow, Lance
Sliter, Dorothy
Morrow, Susan Brind--Manuscripts.
Morrow, Susan Brind--Correspondence.
Morrow, Susan Brind--Names of Things.
Morrow, Susan Brind--Wolves and Honey.
Places
Egypt--Description and travel--20th Century.
Finger Lakes Region (N.Y.)--History.
Finger Lakes Region (N.Y.)--Biography.
Subjects
Americans--Egypt--Biography.
Deserts--Egypt
Natural history--New York (State)--Finger Lakes Region.
Human ecology--New York (State)--Finger Lakes Region.
Trappers--New York (State)--Biography.
Beekeepers--New York (State)--Biography.
Women travelers--Egypt.
Brind family
Buddhism.
Dalai lamas.

Return to the Table of Contents


Related Materials

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Susan Brind Morrow Papers, 1925-2005 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2005-188-X

Purchase, 2005

Processing Information

Processed by: Jamie Wormsbaker, Adam Houle, and Dr. Diane Warner, 2007-2010.

Return to the Table of Contents


Collection Inventory

Correspondence

Box Folder
1 1 Brind family, and Dorothy Sliter (Aunt), with blue ribbon (1 color photograph removed for storage), 1974-1987 and undated
2 Brind family, (7 color photographs removed for storage), 1983-2001 and undated
3 Brind family, (10 color photographs removed for storage), 1988-2003 and undated
4 Buckley, William F., Jr., 1 letter from Christopher Buckley, (4 color photos removed for storage), 1993-2005 and undated
5 Fischer, Henry George and Eleanor Fischer, 1997-1998 and undated
6 Fox, Edward, 1993-1995
7 Glass, Nell and Ed, 1980-2005 and undated
8 Hobbs, Joe, (4 color photographs removed for storage), 1989-1999
9 Hunt, Tom and Georgina Owen, with purple ribbon, 1979-1983 and undated
10 Hunt, Tom, 1987-1990 and undated
11 Luce, Leila Hadley and Henry Luce, 1993-2005
12 Maxwell, Emily, 1998-2000 and undated
13 Morehouse, Clinton and Karl Rickey, with green string, 1974-1977 and undated
14 Morris, Edmund and Sylvia Jukes Morris, 1997-2003 and undated
15 Morrow, Susan Brind, includes "The Serpent's Story," 1980-1987 and undated
16 Pagels, Elaine, 1998
17 Parini, Jay, 1988-1992
18 Pierce, Charles, 1997-1998
19 Reid, Alastair, 1993-1997
20 Sanger, Jeannette and Alexander, 2000-2004 and undated
21 Sliter, Dorothy (Aunt), with ribbon, 1973-1987 and undated
22 Sliter, Dorothy (Aunt), (1 photograph removed for storage), 1988-1995 and undated
23 Strehlke, Carl, with silver ribbon, 1980-1983 and undated
24 Strehlke, Carl (1 photograph removed for storage), 1980-2000
25 Tharp, Tad, and Georgina Owen, 1994-2001 and undated
26 Veliz, Claudio, 1994-2001 and undated
27 Wiesel, Elie, 1993-2002
28 Wilkie, Margot, 1994-1999 and undated
29 Wise, Elizabeth, 1998-2004 and undated
30 Wriggins, Sally, 1997-2001 and undated
31 Business, 1979-2000
32 Personal, with lace ribbon, 1984-1982
33 Personal, with green yarn, includes letters from family, 1975 and undated
Box Folder
2 1 Personal, includes photocopy of passport (original can be viewed only at the discretion of the Sowell Collection Librarian), 1975-1994 and undated
2 Personal, with burgundy velvet ribbon, UK coin, leaf, includes Tom Hunt, Georgina Owen, Carl Strehlke, Nell Glass, and others, 1979-1981 and undated
3 Personal, with green yarn, (envelope with papyrus scraps stored in Inner Vault), 1980-1989 and undated
4 Personal, includes business cards, 1981-1988 and undated
5 Personal, includes bumper sticker, (1 color photograph removed for storage), 1986-1987 and undated
6 Personal, (1 color photo removed for storage), 1998-2002 and undated
7 Personal and business, (items removed for oversize and restricted files), 1980-1990 and undated
8 Personal and business, includes international drivers permit and vaccination records, (5 color photographs removed for storage), 1987-2004 and undated
9 Personal and business, (1 color photograph removed for storage), 1988-1990 and undated
10 Personal and business, 1994-2004 and undated
11 Sympathy letters on death of brother, with burgundy ribbon, 1981
12 Wedding RSVPs and notes, 1988

Return to the Table of Contents




The Names of Things

Box Folder
2 13 The Names of Things, disbound working manuscript with numerous corrections and publisher's correspondence, 292 p., 1996
14 The Names of Things copy edited manuscript, 1996
15 The Names of Things bound manuscript with holograph corrections, 160 p., [1995-1996]
16 The Names of Things bound manuscript, [161] p., [1995-1996]
17 The Names of Things bound manuscript, [161] p., note, 2 loose p., [1995-1996]
Box Folder
3 1 The Names of Things draft, correspondence, July 20, 1995
2 The Names of Things draft, [1990-1993]
3 The Names of Things, draft, notes, [1990-1993]
4 Introduction, Chapter one, notes, drafts, [1995]
5 "Intro – Names – Oct. '94," draft, 1995
6 Chapter 1, drafts, 1995
7 [Chapter 1] "Barbara …" drafts, [1995]
8 Chapter 1, August, 1995, draft, 1995
9 Chapter 1, draft, October 1995
10 Chapter 1, drafts, [1995]
11 [Chapter 1], "My father called me…" and "One day in Cairo," drafts, [1995]
12 Chapter 1, draft, August 2, 1993
13 Chapter 1, drafts, undated
14 Chapter 2, draft, [1990-1993]
15 Chapter 2, draft, [1990-1993]
16 Chapter 2, draft, notes, [1990-1993]
17 Chapter 2, draft, August 24, 1993
18 Chapter 2, entrance Galal, draft notes, August 2, 1993
19 Chapter 5, draft, [1990-1993]
20 Part II, drafts, [1995]
21 II: A Season in the Desert, draft, [1995]
22 X, the sun is dull, drafts, [1995]
23 XII, drafts, [1995]
24 XIII, drafts, [1995]
25 XVII, drafts, [1995]
26 Section drafts and Chapter 1 draft, [1990-1993]
27 Abdullah, draft, October 20, 1995
28 Abu Ghusun, draft, [1990-1996]
29 The Admul hut, draft, [1990-1993]
30 Afterwards I swam, draft, [1990-1993]
31 Am frazzled and oddly angry, draft, November 16, [1990?]
32 And the fish swam away to the sea, draft, [1990-1993]
33 And the fish swam away to the sea, draft, [1990-1993]
34 [April 19th-May 17th], notes, drafts, [1995]
35 The Arabian cosmography, draft, [1990-1993]
36 Archetypes, draft, 1990-1993
37 Are still lined in places, draft, [1990-1993]
38 As I came down, draft, [1990-1993]
39 Beautiful clothes, draft, [1990-1993]
40 Bird dinner, draft, September 27, 1990
41 Black 1, draft, September 15, 1993
42 Black II/3, draft, April [1990-1993]
43 Black II/4, draft, September 17, 1993
44 Black II, Saad, draft, September 17, 1993
45 Black journal, draft, September 15, 1993
46 Blue, part I, draft, [1991?]
47 Bob took me duck hunting, draft, notes, [1990-1993]
48 Branches from the ground, draft, [1990-1996]
49 Cairo, draft, [1990-1993]
50 Cairo is Um a Dunya, draft, [1990-1993]
51 Cairo, VI drafts, [1995]
Box Folder
4 1 The chalk white line, draft, [1990-1993]
2 Claremont Ave., draft, [1995]
3 The clearest liquid green, draft, [1990-1993]
4 Come back to how words, draft, [1990-1993]
5 A complicated phrase, draft, [1990-1993]
6 Costi was a dry town, draft, [1990-1993]
7 Dak Hleh, draft, September 5, 1993
8 David, draft, [1990-1993]
9 David, draft, [1990-1993]
10 [Dead language], "My first impression of Cairo," drafts, [1995]
11 [Dead language], "You could begin with the crab," draft, [1995]
12 Dead language, drafts, [1995]
13 Dead language, part I, draft, [1990-1996]
14 The dissolution of archetypes section, multiple drafts, [1991-1993]
15 The dissolution of archetypes, draft, [1990-1996]
16 The dissolution of archetypes, draft, [1990-1993]
17 Driving we come to the valley, draft, [1990-1993]
18 Elba, draft, [1990-1993]
19 Emerald as the soul, draft, [1990-1993]
20 The fauna of Africa flees Egypt, draft, [1990-1993]
21 For the Egyptian, draft, [1990-1996]
22 40 as a lot, draft, [1990-1993]
23 Found it in the street, draft, [1990-1993]
24 Fragments, David (poem), Geneva (poem), Color in the Bahamas (poem), February 1996
25 Galal catches a little orange-bellied fish, draft, [1990-1993]
26 Galal, the boat, draft, [1990-1993]
27 Gifts, draft, April 19th, [1990-1993]
28 [Gifts from the sea], drafts, [1995]
29 Gifts from the sea, drafts, [1995]
30 Gifts from the sea, draft, undated
31 Glance it looks like a book, draft, [1990-1993]
32 Green, draft, 1993
33 Green, draft and notes, April 1990 and undated
34 Green 1, draft, [1990-1993]
35 The gulls are screaming, draft, [1990-1993]
36 I am at David's, draft, [1990-1993]
37 I drove into North Dakota, draft, March-April [1995?]
38 I had a book, draft, [1990-1996]
39 I remember the day David, draft, [1990-1993]
40 I went away to college, draft, [1990-1993]
41 I went home every few weeks, draft, [1990-1993]
42 Il adm batau guaismu bist, draft, [1990-1993]
43 In desert landscape, draft, [1990-1993]
44 An indirect fascination, draft, [1990-1993]
45 It is a hundred degrees, draft, [1990-1993]
46 It is the middle of the night, draft, [1990-1993]
47 The job eventually sent me to Egypt, draft, [1990-1993]
48 The Kosti-Juba boat, draft, [1990-1993]
49 The Kosti-Juba boat, draft, undated
50 L12, draft, August 20, 1993
51 L12, draft, [1990-1993]
52 L12-Radia, draft, [1990-1993]
53 Later in Wadi Baramia, draft, [1990-1993]
54 Later, locusts in the desert, draft, March 20-April 18, 1990
55 The lotus notebook, lists and notes, September 5, 1993
56 Maps of the eastern desert, draft and notes, September 5, 1993
57 Maps of the eastern desert, draft, [1990-1993]
58 Marriage/Zamalek, draft, [1990-1993]
59 The martyrs' faces, draft, [1990-1993]
60 Michael, draft, [1990-1993]
61 Michael, draft, [1990-1993]
62 Middle Kingdom, photocopy of journal pages, [1990-1996]
63 Monasteries, draft, [1990-1993]
64 Mosque Qalal, draft, [1990-1993]
65 Names, draft, [1990-1993]
Box Folder
5 1 Nedwa-Dew, draft, [1990-1996]
2 Now I am in the city, draft, [1990-1993]
3 Nubian excision, draft, [1990-1993]
4 O thou afflicted, draft, August 5, 1993
5 A part on plants and naming, draft, [1990-1996]
6 Pat parties and going abroad alone, draft, [1990-1993]
7 The pomegranite [sic] says, draft, [1990-1996]
8 R12 Q/Icharis – At David's, draft, [1990-1993]
9 Raining, drafts, notes, [1990-1996]
10 "Ramses Station, Cairo," drafts, [1995]
11 Ramses Station, Cairo, draft, [1990-1996]
12 Ramses Station, Cairo, draft, [1990-1996]
13 Red – on demons coming out of the desert, draft, notes, September 5, 1993
14 Red spiral, draft, [1990-1993]
15 Reef heron feathers, draft, notes, [1990-1996]
16 Reflects something within, draft, notes, [1990-1996]
17 The religion returns, draft, [1990-1993]
18 Rizq, draft, [1990-1993]
19 Roasted entrails of goats and lambs, draft, [1990-1996]
20 Row, crane, heron, kerawan, draft, notes, [1990-1993]
21 Scylla and Charybdos, draft, September 6, [1993?]
22 Seil betau yanzal wadi gemal, draft, notes, [1990-1996]
23 September 10, 6 p.m. Ramses Station, Cairo, draft, [1990-1993]
24 Sept. 10, 6 p.m. Ramses Station, Cairo, draft, [1990-1993]
25 She says nothing and sits quietly, draft, [1990-1993]
26 Shendi, draft, [1990-1993]
27 The shipwrecked sailor, draft, translation, [1990-1993]
28 Short Cairo scenes, draft, [1990-1993]
29 Solomon 1, draft, [1990-1993]
30 Somewhere else, draft, [1990-1993]
31 The stripe of light, draft, [1990-1993]
32 Sufism/Shamanism, draft, [1990-1993]
33 Sunrise, May 21, draft, [1990-1993]
34 There must be a methodical approach, draft, [1990-1993]
35 There was a Middle Kingdom story, draft, [1990-1993]
36 These African animals, draft, [1990-1993]
37 Thought of the heart of carnelian, draft, [1990-1996]
38 A walk in the sea with Saad, notes, journal pages (photocopied), [1990-1996]
39 Watching a black heron, draft, November 3, 1991
40 We'll throw her to the dogs, draft, [1990-1996]
41 Wet dates, bread soaked – Gifts 2, draft, notes, April 19-May 16, [1995?]
42 When I thought of Africa as a child, draft, [1990-1996]
43 Where cranes have landed section, multiple drafts, [1991-1993]
44 Where cranes have landed, draft, [1990-1993]
45 Where cranes have landed, draft, [1990-1993]
46 The wind as though it was a roof, draft, [1990-1993]
47 Wise is he who knows, draft, March 20-31, 1990
48 Writing in water, painting on the sky, draft, [1990-1993]
49 You could keep some remnant of it, draft, [1990-1993]
50 You could keep some remnant of it, draft, [1990-1993]
51 Zamalek, notes, draft, [1990-1993]
52 Misc. pages, correspondence, 1996 and undated
53 Misc. pages, cover art, [1995]
54 Misc. pages, drafts, [1995]
55 Misc. pages, drafts, [1995]
56 Misc. pages, "The wedding was homespun," drafts, [1995]
57 Notes, [1990-1993]
58 Notes, [1990-1993]
59 Notes, outline, [1990-1993]
60 Notes, talisman, September 15, 1993
61 Correspondence, from fans and family, (brochure removed for flat storage), 1996-1997 and undated
62 Business correspondence, 1996-1997
63 Business correspondence, contracts, 1995
64 Business correspondence, Harper San Francisco, others, 1992-1994
65 Business correspondence, Cynthia Cannell, Janklow & Nesbit Associates, 1993
Box Folder
6 1 Author's note, corrections, October 1, 1997
2 Author's query, notes, [1990-1993]
3 "Book parties," 1997
4 Book proposal, artwork, undated
5 Book proposal, acknowledgements, undated
6 Book proposal, Egypt (three reports removed for flat storage), 1988-1989 and undated
7 Book proposal, ICWA, 1989-1990 and undated
8 Book proposal, proposal, notes, photocopies, 1986 and undated
9 Contracts, business correspondence, 1997
10 Cover copy for paperback edition, 1997
11 Engagement calendar, news clippings, notebook, reviews (1 poster removed for flat storage), 1997-2001
12 PEN correspondence, (brochures removed for flat storage), 1998
13 Publicity, 1997
14 Publicity, catalog copy, Riverhead, 1996
15 Publicity, correspondence, notes, 1996-1997
16 Publicity, invitations to reception, Leila and Hank Luce, [1997?]
17 Publicity material, correspondence, notes (2 items removed for flat storage), 1996-1997 and undated
18 "Royalties," 2000
19 Research material, Beja, undated
20 Research material, Cairo, 1992
21 Research material, Coptic Church, undated
22 Research material, Desert (6 magazine pages removed for flat storage), 1991
23 Research material, Language, 1991-1992
24 Research material, New-found graves shed light on ancient Egypt, article, notes, October 1, 1995 and undated
25 Research material, Misc., 1989-1995
26 Research material, correspondence, 1987-1996 and undated
27 Research material, correspondence, drafts, notes, 1984-1986 and undated
28 Research material, correspondence, notes, 1986-1988 and undated
29 Reviews, (1 brochure removed for flat storage), 1997-1998
30 Reviews, 1997
31 Reviews, 1997
32 Reviews, 1997
Box Folder
7 1 Notebooks (2, loose pages), undated
2 Notebooks (2, loose pages), undated
3 Notebooks (1, loose pages, one color photograph removed for storage), undated
4 Notebooks (1, loose pages), undated
5 Notebooks (2), undated
6 Notebooks (2), undated
7 Notebooks (5 groups of loose pages), undated
8 Notebooks (2, loose pages), undated
9 Notebooks (2, loose pages), undated
10 Notebooks (1, loose pages), undated
11 Notebooks (2), undated
12 Notebooks (2, loose pages), undated
13 Notebooks (2), undated
14 Notebooks (2), undated
15 Notebooks (1), undated
16 Notebooks (2), undated
17 Notebooks (1, loose pages), undated
18 Notebooks (3), undated
19 Notebooks (1, loose pages), undated
20 Notebooks (1, loose pages), undated
21 Notebooks (3), undated
22 Notebooks (3), undated
23 Notebooks (3, loose pages), undated
24 Notebooks, #1, 1992
25 Notebooks, #2, 1993
26 Notebooks, #3, 1990
27 Notebooks, #4, 1991
28 Notebooks, #5, 1994
29 Notebooks, #6, 1996
Box Folder
8 1 Notebooks, #8, 1993
2 Notebooks, #10, 1994
3 Notebooks, #12, 1994
4 Notebooks, #13, 1993-1994
5 Notebooks, #14, Arab folktales, 1986
6 Notebooks, #25, 1992
7 Notebooks, #26, Cairo, 1992
8 Notebooks, #27, Cairo, 1993
9 Notebooks, #28, Kazakhstan, 1991
10 Notebooks, #31, 1995
11 Notebooks, #35, 1992-1993?
12 Notebooks, #43, research material, 1983-1984?

Return to the Table of Contents




Wolves and Honey

Box Folder
8 13 Book proposal, undated
14 Book proposal, December 1999
15 Correspondence, business, Houghton Mifflin, 2003-2004
16 Correspondence, 2004
17 Contracts, Blackstone Audio, 2004
18 Wolves and Honey, manuscript, [2004]
19 Wolves and Honey, copy edited page proofs, correspondence, 2004
20 Wolves and Honey, drafts, notes, [2004?]
21 Wolves and Honey, drafts, [2004]
22 Wolves and Honey, drafts, notes, artwork, correspondence, 2002 and undated
23 Wolves and Honey, photocopy, [2000-2004?]
24 Brown accordion folder, tab 1, "Wood duck," [2000-2004?]
25 Brown accordion folder, tab 2, "Tree of Light," 2003
26 Brown accordion folder, tab 3, "Hector," 2003
27 Brown accordion folder, tab 4, "Gary," [2000-2004?]
Box Folder
9 1 Brown accordion folder, tab 5, "Notes," [2000-2004?]
2 Brown accordion folder, undated
3 Brown accordion folder, tab 1, "An atmosphere of sweetness," [2000-2004?]
4 Brown accordion folder, tab 2, "Bees," [2000-2004?]
5 Brown accordion folder, tab 3, "The birds of New York State," [2000-2004?]
6 Brown accordion folder, tab 4, "The silver forest," [2000-2004?]
7 Brown accordion folder, undated
8 [Wolves and Honey], drafts, notes, research material, [2000-2004?]
9 "An atmosphere of sweetness," draft, [2000-2004?]
10 An atmosphere of sweetness, section draft, [2000-2004?]
11 "Author's photo, SBM," draft and notes, [2000-2004?]
12 "Bees, final ms.," drafts, notes, [2004]
13 "Bees," drafts, notes, [2004?]
14 "Chomsky," draft, [2004?]
15 Cornell, draft, notes, [2004?]
16 "Drawings," artwork, drafts, [2004?]
17 "Finger Lakes," drafts, notes, [2004?]
18 "Wolves and Honey – Gary," drafts, notes, [2004?]
19 "Gary," drafts, notes, [2004?]
20 Harper's galleys," drafts, notes, galleys, correspondence for Harper's magazine, 1997-1998
21 Hector, draft (photograph removed for storage), [2004?]
22 "Photo–families," photocopies, 1925 and undated
23 The Silver forest, drafts, notes, articles, in two blue folders, [2004?]
24 "The silver forest," bees, drafts, notes, [2004]
25 "Silver light," notes, [2004?]
26 "Spiritualism & Light," draft, 2003
27 "Von Frisch," draft, [2004?]
28 "Wolves," draft, [2004?]
29 Miscellaneous material notes, articles, correspondence, poems, research material, drafts, 1997-2002 and undated
30 Notes, undated
31 Research material, "Apple orchard – Bees," 1998-1999
32 Research material, Apples, 2002
33 Research material, "Ancestors," 1999 and undated
34 Research material, "Bee venom," 1998
35 Research material, Bees, undated
36 Research material, "Cardiac," undated
37 Research material, eastern coyote, 1988-1995 and undated
38 Research material, Erie Canal, 2001
Box Folder
10 1 Research material, Exploration of North America, undated
2 Research material, Geneva, 1995 and undated
3 1995 and undated 1995
4 Research material, Great Lakes, 2000 and undated
5 Research material, "Harper's 99," 1998-1999
6 Research material, "India," (oversize material removed for flat storage), 1997
7 Research material, Jemima Wilkinson, (book dust-jacket only), undated
8 Research material, "Lanny," 1994
9 Research material, "Norbulingka," correspondence, newspaper articles, (photos removed for storage; 2 pamphlets removed for flat storage), 1997 and undated
10 Research material, "Reader's Digest," 1998-2001
11 Research material, Swedenborg, undated
12 Research material, Taste, notes, undated
13 Research material, "Tibet," 1997
14 Research material, "Trees," 2001
15 Research material, William Smith, 1993-2002 and undated
16 Notebooks, #15, 2003
17 Notebooks, #16, 2002
18 Notebooks, 17, 1999
19 Notebooks, #18, The Names of Things, Wolves and Honey, Fisher's Island, 1998
20 Notebooks, #19, The fur trade, 2000
21 Notebooks, #20, 1999
22 Notebooks, #21, 2001
23 Notebooks, #22, 2001
24 Notebooks, #23, 2002
25 Notebooks, #24, 1999
26 Notebooks, #29, Bees, final section, [2004]
27 Notebooks, #30, The Apple, December [2002]
28 Notebooks, #34, Geneva notes, 2003
29 Notebooks, #37, 2003
30 Notebooks, #38, 2003
31 Notebooks, #39, 2002
32 Notebooks, #40, 2002
33 Notebooks, #41, 2002
Box Folder
11 1 Notebooks, #42, 2002
2 Notebooks, #47, 2002?
3 Notebooks, #48, 2002?
4 Notebooks, #49, 2003
5 Notebooks, #50, 2002
6 Notebooks, #51, Spiritualism, undated
7 Notebooks, 4 pads, [2000-2004]
8 Notebooks, 4 pads, [2000-2004]
9 Notebooks, 5 pads, [2000-2004]
10 Notebooks, 5 pads, [2000-2004]
11 Notebooks, 3 pads, [2000-2004]
12 Notebooks, 4 pads, [2000-2004]
Box Folder
12 1 Notebooks, 2 blue spiral, correspondence, 1996-2002 and undated
2 Notebooks, 3 pads, typed pages, research material, "Gary" notebooks, 1996-[2004] and undated
3 Notebooks, 1 blue spiral, [1999]
4 Notebooks, 1 grey spiral, UVA, October 2000
5 Notebooks, 1 spiral bound, [2000-2004]
6 Notebooks, 5 pads, [2000-2004]
7 Notebooks, 6 pads, [2000-2004]
8 Notebooks, 5 pads, [2000-2004]
9 Notebooks, 2 spiral, 1 pad, [2000-2004?]
10 Notebooks, 1 blue spiral, [2000-2004?]
11 Notebooks, 1 brown spiral, [2000-2004?]
12 Notebooks, 2 pads, [2000-2004?]
13 Notebooks, 1 blue spiral, "trade networks," typed pages, [2000-2004?]
14 Notebooks, 3 pads, typed pages, [2000-2004?]
15 Notebooks, 4 pads, [2000-2004?]
16 Notebooks, 4 pads, [2000-2004?]
Box Folder
13 1 Notebooks, 1 tan spiral, 2001
2 Notebooks, correspondence, news clippings, June-August 2001
3 Notebooks, 1 tan spiral, November 2001-January 2002
4 Notebooks, 2 spiral bound, (farm notebook, New York), February-March 2002 and undated
5 Notebooks, 3 pads, typed pages, October 16, 2003 and undated
6 Notebooks, 1 blue college ruled, 2 pads, October 19, 2003 and undated

Return to the Table of Contents




Notebooks

Box Folder
13 7 Notebooks, #7, 1994
8 Notebooks, #9, Buddhism, 1998
9 Notebooks, #14, The hum of bees, 1998
10 Notebooks, #32, Sanskrit, Elie Wiesel, Yogacare, 2004
11 Notebooks,#33, Stone Roberts essay, Sanskrit, [1999]
12 Notebooks, #36, Elie Wiesel, Buddhism, Sanskrit, 2004
13 Notebooks, #44, Noam Chomskey, Eloquent Peasant in hieratic, 1981-1982
14 Notebooks, #45, Early Greek translations, 1978
15 Notebooks, #46, 1986

Return to the Table of Contents




Miscellaneous Folders

Box Folder
13 16 "Misc.," articles, reviews, watercolor correspondence, 1995-2000 and undated
17 "Aunt Dot," correspondence, obituary (photos removed for storage), 1993-1997 and undated
18 "Aunt Dot," watercolor by SBM, newspaper clippings, poems, essay, 1980-1996 and undated
19 "Brinds," newspaper clippings (photographs removed for storage), 1928-1998
20 "Egypt talk, NESA March 99," receipts, itinerary, notes, 1999 and undated
21 "Expense Acct.," correspondence, ticket stubs, 1998 and undated
22 "National Arts Club," correspondence, club rules, 1997
23 "Margot," includes correspondence, 1998 and undated

Return to the Table of Contents




Literary Production

Box Folder
14 1 Aswan, drafts, outline, [1988]
2 Sinai, draft, research material, undated

Return to the Table of Contents




Research Material

Box Folder
14 3 Books, list, undated
4 Dalai Lama, includes correspondence (photographs removed for storage), 1997 and undated
5 Dalai Lama, 1997
6 Egyptian years, by L.A. Tregenza, photocopy, 1958
7 Elba, undated
8 Elba, permits, correspondence, 1988-1990 and undated
9 Farouk el Baz, reprints, magazines, 1978-1982
10 Hieroglyphs, correspondence, 1994 and undated
11 Honey, undated
12 ICWA, Institute of Current World Affairs, 1989-1990
13 India, includes correspondence, notebook, 1995-1997 and undated
14 Kalachakra, Tibetan peace temple, correspondence, 1997 and undated
15 Natural history of hieroglyphs, correspondence, 1992 and undated
16 Russia, includes drafts, 1991-1992 and undated
17 Taiwan, 1997
18 Tibet, books, list, 1999
19 Tibet Center, Dalai Lama, 1998-1999
20 Tibet Center, includes correspondence, 1993-1997
21 Visual Dharma, 1975 and undated
22 Misc. material, graduate school, U of Pennsylvania, Boston, Univ., Buddhism, 1985-2001 and undated

Return to the Table of Contents




Photographs

Box Folder
15 1 1 color photo, from Correspondence, Brind family, Box 1, folder 1; SBM and Aunt Dorothy, undated
2 7 color photos, from Correspondence, Brind family, Box 1, folder 2; family, 1997 and undated
3 7 color photos, from Correspondence, Brind family, Box 1, folder 3; family, houses, Thanksgiving dinner, 1994-1998 and undated
4 4 color photos, from Correspondence, Buckley, Box 1, folder 4; Lance Morrow and Susan Brind Morrow, [2000?]
5 4 color photos, from Correspondence, Hobbs, Joe, Box 1 folder 8; children, 1996-1998 and undated
6 1 color photo, from Correspondence, Sliter, Box 1, folder 22; Aunt Dorothy, undated
7 1 color photo, from Correspondence, Strehlke, Box 1, folder 24; SBM and Strehlke, 1980
8 1 color photo, from Correspondence, Personal, Box 2, folder 5; SBM and woman, 1986
9 1 color photo, from Correspondence, Personal, Box 2, folder 6; Anna J. Peters, August 1998
10 5 color photos, from Correspondence, Personal and business, Box 2, folder 8; babies, Aunt Dorothy, jade [?] artifacts, 1993 and undated
11 1 color photo, from Correspondence, Personal and business, Box 2, folder 9; orchids, May 1980
12 6 color photos, from Miscellaneous material, Box 9, folder 21; mother and father, family home, honey; 2001 and undated
13 73 photos, mainly color, multiple prints of same image, Lance Morrow, SBM, Richard Gere, Buddhist ceremony, statue, artifacts, family, 1928 and undated
14 2 color photos, Sailing, 1998
15 23 color photos, SMB, Lance Morrow, sailing, houses, mushrooms, mother and father, 1996-1998 and undated
16 50 color photos (1 image), papers, Buddhist statue, [1997?]
17 1 color photo, papers, letter, Buddhist statue, 1997

Return to the Table of Contents




Negatives

Box Folder
15 18 6 negatives, undated

Return to the Table of Contents




Slides

Box Folder
15 19 American Museum of Natural History, 3 colored slides, undated

Return to the Table of Contents




Videocassette

Box Folder
15 29 Fred Grunfeld Memorial, also Deya, letter, VHS, 1985-1988

Return to the Table of Contents




Computer Disc

Box Folder
15 21 Vl-46, 2 images: SBM, camels by road, April 1, 1997

Return to the Table of Contents




Oversize

Box Item
16 1 Brochure, Elco, Electric Launch Company, [1997?]
2 Newsletter, Off the Wall, February 1997
3 Newsletter, The Link, vol. 30, issue 2, April-May 1997
4 Catalog, Mandala, January-February 1997
5 Brochure, Chapters, Literary Bookstore, (6 copies), Summer 1997
6 New York Times Magazine article, Gobi Diary, November 10, 1991
7 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, July 27, 1988
8 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, September 1, 1988
9 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, (2 copies), February 12, 1989
10 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs,(2 copies), March 27, 1989
11 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, April 30, 1989
12 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, (3 copies), May 23, 1989
13 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, (2 copies), April 17, 1989
14 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, (2 copies), October 2, 1989
15 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, (2 copies), November 1, 1989
16 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, December 23, 1989
17 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, January 30, 1990
18 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, March 30, 1990
19 SBM Report to Institute of Current World Affairs, April 23, 1990
20 Newsletter, United States Institute of Peace Journal, vol. 5 no. 3, June 1992
21 Brochure, Hotel Otrar, 1989
22 Newsletter, Acasia: Newsletter of the Association for Central Asian Studies, vol. 5 no.1, 1991
23 Article, High Anxiety, by Scott L. Malcomson, Voice, November 5, 1985
24 Newsletter, Institute of Human Origins, vol 7 no. 2, Fall/Winter 1989
25 Newsletter, Institute of Human Origins, vol. 10 no. 2, Fall 1992
26 Newsletter, Institute of Human Origins, no. 23, October 1995
27 Newsletter, Institute of Human Origins, no. 22, April 1995
28 Brochure, Hotel Imperial, New Delhi, undated
29 Brochure, 2nd International Himalayan Festival, December 1997
30 Brochure, PEN Literary Awards, May 14, 1998
31 Newspaper, The Trapper and Predator Caller, vol. 16, no. 5, May 1991
32 Reviews, The New York Times Book Review, October 29, 1995
33 Articles, Dalai Lama, April 2, 1997
34 Invoice, 7 feet Kalachakra Statue, March 20, 1997
35 Contract, July 28, 1997
36 Correspondence, Tenzin Jamchen to Khyongla Rato Rinpoche, May 10, 1997
37 Dinner Program, honoring Khyongla Rato, April 23, 1997
38 Articles, Tibet and Dalai Lama, February 16, 1997
39 Program, Kalachakra Chapel, May 9, 2004
40 Invitation Text, Tibet Center, 2004
41 Projected costs, Kalachakra Image, 2004
42 Book jacket comments, The Names of Things, August 23, 1997
43 Correspondence, The Names of Things, May 19, 1997
44 Review, The Names of Things, Washington Post, July 6, 1997
45 Correspondence, The University Professors Seminar, September 19, 1997
46 Review, The Names of Things, June 29, 1997
47 Review and correspondence, The Names of Things, April 16, 1997
48 Correspondence [from agent?], January 15, 1997
49 Book jacket text, The Names of Things, February 6, 1997
50 Correspondence, The Names of Things, April 2, 1997
51 Pamphlet, 1998 PEN Literary Awards, (2 copies), 1998
52 Book jacket text (?), The Names of Things, September 22, 1997
53 Drafts, The Names of Things, undated
54 Correspondence, [Stefano Bebette?], June 21, 1997
55 Correspondence, Dick [Mills?], September 16, 1985
56 Newspaper clipping, Washington's Sleek Set, 1989
57 Correspondence, fan, undated
58 Book jacket, The Names of Things, [1997?]
59 Poster, Colgate University, 2001

Return to the Table of Contents




Oversize Drawer O27.1

Item
1 Brochure, Mockba [Moscow], 1988
Item
2 Map [Metro?] Mockba, [Moscow], 1988
Item
3 Newsletter, Institute of Current World Affairs, 1988
Item
4 Newsletter, The Institute of Human Origins, Summer 1983
Item
5 Newsletter, The Institute of Human Origins, Winter 1987
Item
6 Newsletter, The Institute of Human Origins, Spring 1987
Item
7 Map, Mockba, [Moscow], 1988

Return to the Table of Contents




Artifact - Inner Vault

Item
1 Passport, original may be viewed or displayed only at discretion of Sowell Collection Librarian, 1984-1994
Item
2 Papyrus, Demotic, scraps, undated

Return to the Table of Contents