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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Interview

Books and Chapbooks

Journals

Broadsides

DVD

O27.3.2

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Barry Lopez:

An Inventory of His Books, Chapbooks, Broadsides, and Journals Collection, 1963-2013, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lopez, Barry Holstun 1945-2020
Title: Barry Lopez Books, Chapbooks, Broadsides, and Journals Collection,
Dates: 1963-2013
Abstract: Collection of books, chapbooks, broadsides, journals and one DVD. Many of the items were given to Lopez and are inscribed.
Collection #: R14.2
Quantity: 2 boxes and one oversize folder (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 contains primarily books, chapbooks, and literary journals, many of which were presented to Lopez by friends and acquaintances and inscribed to him. It includes the recordings and transcript of an interview conducted by Kerry Fine, TTU graduate student in English, in April 2013.

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 format: books and chapbooks, journals, broadsides, and one DVD.

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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-
Subjects
Poetry—20th century—Periodicals.
Fiction—20th century—Periodicals.
American literature—Indian authors

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Related Materials

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Barry Lopez Books, Chapbooks, Broadsides, and Journals Collection, 1963-2013, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2013-0029-A

Gift, 2013

Processing Information

Processed by: Dr. Diane Warner

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Bibliography

None for the record.

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Collection Inventory

Interview

Box Folder
1 1 Transcript and 2 DVDs, April 16, 2013

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Books and Chapbooks

Box Folder
1 2 Antelope are Running, and, Apple Tree Poems, by Judith Anne Azrael, 1978-1983
3 The Arable Mind, by Martin Grossman, 1977
4 The Argument of Innocence, by Kenneth Patchen, includes postcard, 1976
5 Ascending Red Cedar Moon, by Duane Niatum, [1974]
6 Asleep in Another Country, by Melinda Mueller, 1979
7 Back Then Tomorrow, by Peter Blue Cloud, includes holographic coyote story, 1978-1979
8 Changing the River, poems, by Alex Kuo, 1986
9 A Cloth of Life: Five Poems, by Don Stap, 1977
10 The Cranes: A Book of Hours, by Don Welch, Gene Fendt, 1996
11 Crescent to Gibbous, by Ann DiSalvo, 1980
12 Dear Winter: Poems for the Solstice, edited by Marie Harris, 1984
13 Dry Season, by Michael L. Johnson, 1977
14 Every Poem Had a Unicorn ; On the Edge; and; Stickers, Bugs, Jagged Rocks, by Clarence Wolfshohl, 1975-1977
15 Field of Stones: A Family Passage, by Lee Swenson, 1993
16 Finding the Sky, and, Sandstone, poems, by José, 1979-1980
17 Five Poems About America, by Barbara Goldowsky, 1986
18 Going to the Water: Poems of a Cherokee Heritage, by Ralph Salisbury, 1983
19 A Guide to Dungeness Spit, and, Travelling Light, by David Wagoner, 1963-1976
20 Here Among the Sacrificed, by Finn Wilcox, 1984
21 Homestead, by Keith Wilson, 1969
22 The Hunt by Night, by Derek Mahon, 1983
23 In These Mountains, poems, by Peter Sacks, includes correspondence, 1986-1987
24 The Language of Light Ambits, and, Song Made Out of a Pale Smoke, by Bruce Renner, includes correspondence, 1982-1988
25 Learn to Love the Haze, by Robert Roripaugh, 1976
26 Light from Dead Stars, poems, by Pam Uschuk, includes correspondence, 1981
27 Neither of Us Can Break the Others Hold: Poems for My Father, by John Oliver Simon, 1981
28 Night Herding Song, by Gerald Hausman, 1979
29 Old Movie House, poems, by Duane Ackerson, 1972
30 Out of the Ruins, poems, by William Johnson, includes 3 p. of poems, 2000
31 A Planting of Chives, poems, by Gena Ford, 1964
32 Precario/Precarious, and, Unravelling Words & the Weaving of Water, by Cecilia Vicuña, includes correspondence, 1983-1992
33 Recollections of Gran Apachería, by Ed Dorn, 1974
34 Reeds, by Gibbons Ruark, 1978
35 Rushmore Inhabitations: An Exploration of Borders, by Colin Simms, 1976
36 Selected Poems, by A.J. Hovde, 1981
37 Selections from Mind in the Waters, edited by Joan McIntyre, [1975]
38 Sketches, drawings by Charles Hobson, 2002
39 Small Change, by Vassar Miler, 1976-1977
40 Song in Brown Bear Country, by Christian Knoeller, 1987
41 Songs from a Spanish Sierra, poems by Marky Daniel, 1984
42 The Spider Anthology, edited by David Cornell, 1983
43 The Straits, by Michael Daley, 1983
44 String, poems, by Dennis Schmitz, 1980
45 Through White Villages, Of Shade and Shadow, In Praise of Walking, and, From Sea to Sea, by Thomas A. Clark, 1988-1992
46 Toluca Street, by Maxine Scates, 1989
47 Tundra Songs, and, Last Year’s Poverty, by Tim McNulty, 1982-1987
48 A World Rich in Anniversaries, by Jean Follain, 1981

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Journals

Box Folder
2 1 Blue Cloud Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 2-5, vol. 31, no. 1, 1984-1985
2 Chouteau Review, Winter 1978 and Winter 1980-1981
3 The Dalmo’ma Anthology, includes correspondence, 1983
4 Field, Spring 1972 and Fall 1972
5 Granta, 90: Country Life, Summer 2005
6 The Great Circumpolar Bear Cult, no. 2, Spring 1977
7 Firecrackers,no. 1, 1978
8 The Little Square Review, Spring-Summer 1968
9 The Nebraska Review, Spring 1986
10 Poetry, January 1988
11 Poetry Northwest, vol. 18, no. 2, Summer 1977
12 Puerto del Sol, vol. 20, no. 2, Fall 1984
13 Quarterly West, no. 9, Spring/Summer 1979
14 Skywriting, no2. 9-11, 1979-1982
15 Swallow’s Tale Magazine, no. 1, Spring 1983
16 Western Review of Poetry, issue 12, vol. 3, no. 4, 1978
17 Writers Forum, vol. 10, 1984

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Broadsides

Box Folder
2 18 Coire Fhionn Lochan, by Thomas A. Clark, 1990
19 Three broadsides: Hard Country, Sharon Doubiago, 1981; Fivefolde fanfare for Coyote, by Dell Hymes, 1978; and River, by Michael Delp, 1979; (photocopies, originals moved to Oversize O.27.3.2), 1978-1981

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DVD

Box Folder
2 20 Stories of the Yuba, color, 75 min., includes promotional material and typed note from Lopez, unsigned, [2010-2013?]

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O27.3.2

Folder
1 Three broadsides: Hard Country, Sharon Doubiago, 1981; Fivefolde fanfare for Coyote, by Dell Hymes, 1978; and River, by Michael Delp, 1979, 1978-1981

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