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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Panel Proofs

Supporting Material

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Barry Lopez:

An Inventory of The Working Life of A Writer, Traveling Exhibit Collection, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945-2020
Title: Barry Lopez: The Working Life of a Writer, Traveling Exhibit Collection,
Dates: 2004 and undated
Abstract: Proofs of exhibit panels and supporting material for a traveling exhibit.
Collection #: R32.1
Quantity: 1 folder (.25 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 proofs of exhibit panels and supporting material for a traveling exhibit which was created by the SWC/SCL exhibits and outreach staff in collaboration with Barry Lopez.

The collection is in good condition.

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Organization

The collection is organized by the following series:

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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
Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945-2020--Exhibitions.
Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945-2020--Study and teaching.

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Related Materials

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Barry Lopez: The Working Life of a Writer, Traveling Exhibit, 2004 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2011-0154-A

Purchase, 2000

Processing Information

Processed by: Diane Warner, September 2011.

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Collection Inventory

Panel Proofs

Item Folder
1 1 Intro panel, October 15, 2004
2 Portrait panel, October 15, 2004
3 Book timeline, October 15, 2004
4 Untitled, [images of map, money, and magazines], December 1, 2004
5 Research panel, October 15, 2004
6 Research panel, October 15, 2004
7 Inspiration panel, October 15, 2004
8 Travel panel, October 15, 2004
9 Rewrite panel, October 15, 2004
10 Wolves panel 2, October 15, 2004
11 Wolves panel 1, October 15, 2004
12 Collaboration 1, October 15, 2004
13 Collaboration 2, October 15, 2004
14 Collaboration 5, October 15, 2004
15 Collaboration 4, October 15, 2004
16 Collaboration 3, October 15, 2004
17 River Notes panel, October 15, 2004
18 Magazine panel, October 15, 2004
19 Impact panel 2, October 15, 2004
20 Impact panel, October 15, 2004
21 Mentoring panel, October 15, 2004
22 Impact panel 1, October 15, 2004
23 Signing promo, October 15, 2004
24 [End] panel, October 15, 2004

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Supporting Material

Item Folder
1 25 Pamphlet, “A voice” by Barry Lopez, 13 p., undated
26 Flyer, Barry Lopez, 4 p., 2004
27 Study questions, Monterey High School, 6 p., undated

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