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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Correspondence

Literary Production

Christopher Jones

Speaking Engagements

Printouts from Computer Disks

Computer Disks

Photographs

Oversize

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Barry Lopez:

An Inventory of His Papers, 1968-2008 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lopez, Barry Holstun 1945-2020
Title: Barry Lopez Papers,
Dates: 1968-2008 and undated
Abstract: Papers of the writer Barry Lopez from 1968-2008 and undated.
Collection #: R.14.3
Quantity: 5 boxes (4.5 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

This collection contains drafts of literary works (primarily short stories, essays and speeches), correspondence and other items relating to Christopher Jones (Christopher Ishna) and the monastery he founded in Wisconsin, as well as material related to Lopez’s travels to teach or lecture at conferences and universities.

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 type of material (literary production, items from or about Christopher Jones, and speaking engagement) and by format.

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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--Correspondence.
Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945-2020--Manuscripts.
Jones, Christopher
Ishna, Christopher
Magee, Alan
Subjects (Corporate Bodies)
Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference of Middlebury College
Subjects
Adoptees
Literary conferences
Monks
Monasteries--United States--Wisconsin.
Social justice.
Environmental ethics.
Spiritual retreat centers--Wisconsin.
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 Papers, 1968-2008 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2013-0156-B

Purchase, 2008

Processing Information

Processed by: Dr. Diane Warner

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Bibliography

None for the record.

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence

Box Folder
1 1 Letter to Diane Warner about this donation, July 21, 2008

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Literary Production

Box Folder
1 2 “Alan Magee and TTU, Fall 2002,” correspondence, galley sheets, research materials, 2001-2002 and undated
3 “Alan Magee/Graphics,” color galley sheets, [2002?]
4 Alan Magee interview, drafts, galleys, 2002
5 Alan Magee interview, 2002
6 “Altar boy,” correspondence, drafts, 1995-1996 and undated
7 “’Antarctica’ National Geographic Traveler,” correspondence, drafts, galley sheets, 1999
8 “ANWR,” Adolescence, correspondence, galleys, Apollo 14 lunar surface journal (website), 2001-2003 and undated
9 “’The Bear in the Road’ The Prairie Anthology,” correspondence, 2004
10 “Caring for the Woods,” correspondence, drafts, 1994-1996 and undated
11 “’The Confession’ December 1999,” correspondence, drafts, 1999 and undated
12 “Danny Wong/Melinda Hunt,” Letters to the Forest, correspondence, news article, 1995
13 “David Darling Solo,” correspondence, drafts, notes, 1994-1995 and undated
14 “Evenings in Antarctica,” correspondence, drafts, 1999
15 “’Executive Branch’ editorial The Oregonian,” correspondence, draft, 2003 and undated
16 “For the Love of God,” drafts and notes, undated
17 ”For the Love of God,” correspondence, draft, essays by Conger Beasley and Cynthia Ozick, 1997 and undated
18 “Foreword: A Geography of Hope,” drafts, notes, [1994?]
19 “Geography of Hope,” [Heart of the Land], correspondence, notes, research material, 1993-1994 and undated
20 “Last Great Places, “ [Heart of the Land], correspondence, research material, 1988-1991 and undated
21 Heart of the Land, correspondence, review, foreword, 1994-1995 and undated
22 “The Himalayan Parchment, “ correspondence, drafts, [1999?]
23 “Jedidiah Speaks With the River, “ correspondence, galleys, drafts, 1996 and undated
24 “Joseph Brown,” correspondence, drafts, 1994-1997
25 “The Language of Animals,” correspondence, 1996-1997
26 “The Language of Animals,” correspondence, drafts, 1998-2000
27 “Lillian Pitt catalog essay,” 1999
28 A Literature of Place, correspondence, drafts, 1996-1997
29 “’The Mappist’ for QPB,“ correspondence, drafts, 2004
30 “Michio Hoshino,” correspondence, drafts, 1985-1997 and undated
31 ‘Middleton/Liittschwager,” correspondence, drafts, MS, 1993-1994
32 A Most Compelling Vista “N.Y. Times/’photo vista,’” correspondence, drafts, 1998-1999 and undated
33 “Natural Grief,” correspondence, drafts, 1995-1996 and undated
34 “The Naturalist,” correspondence, drafts, 2001
35 “The Naturalist,” correspondence, drafts, notes, 2001-2002 and undated
36 “Nature Writing/Ken Lopez,” correspondence, drafts, 1999-2000
37 “The Near Woods,” correspondence, galleys, drafts, 1999-2000 and undated
38 “’Occupancy’/Orion,” correspondence, essay, 1993-1995
39 Off the Beaten Path, correspondence, 1995-1997
40 “Oregon Book Awards,” correspondence, drafts, 1997-1998
41 “Oregon Essay Foreword,” correspondence, drafts, 2001-2002
42 “Patriotism and the American Land,” correspondence, manuscript, cover, 2002
43 “Poets & Writers,” correspondence, drafts, 1995
Box Folder
2 1 “Preface/Tales from the Rain Forest,” correspondence, drafts, 1997
2 “Pulling Wire,” correspondence, draft, galleys, 2003
3 “Pulling Wire,” correspondence, drafts, 2002-2003
4 “Reiner Leist,” correspondence, drafts, photo reproductions, 2000-2001 and undated
5 “Review Shem Pete’s Alaska,” correspondence, drafts, 2003
6 “Revised On Nature Bibliography,” correspondence, draft, 1996
7 “Rick Bartow, catalog,” correspondence, drafts, (photos removed for storage) 2001 and undated
8 “Sandy Tilcock/Stegner,” correspondence, galleys, notes, 1996-1997 and undated
9 A Scary Abundance of Water, correspondence, notes, 2001
10 “Stegner: In Memoriam,” correspondence, MS, 1993-1996
11 “Stegner Tribute, “ correspondence, drafts, 1995 and undated
12 “Steinbeck,” correspondence, drafts, 2001-2002 and undated
13 “’To Do’/Outside,” correspondence, drafts, 1998 and undated
14 “Two Dogs at Rowena,” correspondence, drafts, 1996 and undated
15 Two Dogs at Rowena, draft, undated
16 Two Dogs at Rowena, correspondence, drafts, galleys, 1997-1998
17 “Utah State Commencement,” correspondence, drafts, “Imagination and the Wild Cards of history,” 2002-2003
18 “Utah Wilderness Statement,” correspondence, drafts, (Writing on Wisdom) notes, 1995-1996
19 “Utne Reader statement,” correspondence, drafts, 1994
20 “Weiden + Kennedy, Oregon Tourism Council,” correspondence, drafts, 2001
21 “Yale Literary Review ‘Eliminations,’” correspondence, drafts, YLR 11.2, 2000 and undated

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Christopher Jones

Box Folder
2 22 Correspondence, 1971-1975 and undated 2004
23 Folder one, correspondence, newsletters, photographs removed for storage, 1980-1991 and undated
24 Folder two, correspondence, newsletters, photographs removed for storage 1968-1979 and undated
25 Folder three, correspondence, newsletters, newspapers, 1969-1981 and undated
26 Manuscript, “For Those In the Gallery,” 175 p., 1971
27 Manuscript, “Friends,” 109 p., 1971

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Speaking Engagements

Box Folder
3 1 Adelaide Writer’s Week, March 1-17, 1996
2 “Antarctica Jan. 31-Feb.21, 2001,” correspondence, brochures, notes, 1999-2001
3 Antarctica, South To Antarctica, 2001
4 “Antioch Graduate School October 13-17, 1999,” correspondence, notes, 1999
5 “Barry Lopez Texas Tech II,” 1998-1999 and undated
6 “Bates College 1999,” correspondence, notes, 1995-2000
7 “Bill Tripp/Portland July 20-21,” correspondence, notes, 2000
8 “Boston College February 2000,” correspondence, news articles, itinerary, 1999-2000 and undated
9 “Bread Loaf Aug. 15-27, 2000,” correspondence, Bread Loaf information, photocopies of stories, poems, 2000 and undated
10 “Bread Loaf II August 15-27, 2000,” correspondence, notes, draft, 1999-2000
11 “Bread Loaf III August 15-27, 2000,” manuscripts of workshop participants, [2000]
12 “Cape Dorset/Sondre Stromfjord, July 28-August 6, 1999,” correspondence, brochures, 1994-2001
13 “Cape Dorset II July 28-August 6, 1999,” correspondence, magazines, 1996-1999 and undated
14 “Cape Dorset III July 28-August 6, 1999,” correspondence, tour information, brochures, 1999
15 “Cincinnati, September 22-23, 1999,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 1999
16 “Cincinnati II September 22-23, 1999,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 1999
17 “Commencement Texas Tech” Dec. 16, 2000, correspondence, drafts, galleys, 2000-2001
18 “Duke University Mar. 16 [crossed out] Apr. 5, 2000, “ correspondence, publicity, 2000
19 “Estes Park, September 30, 2000,” correspondence, notes, publicity, 1999-2000
20 “Eugene Public Library 2/9 2000,” correspondence, 2000
Box Folder
4 1 “Ft. Lauderdale, March 2-4, 2000,” correspondence, publicity, 1999-2000
2 “Ft. Lauderdale, March 2-4, 2000,” blue folder with event information, 2000
3 “Galisteo Aug. 14-Sept.4,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 1999
4 “Imagination and the Wild Cards of History,” Utah State Univ. 2002, published in Resource Lines, December 2003
5 “LCC October 10, 2000,” Lane Community College, correspondence, notes, 2000 and undated
6 “Light Action in the Caribbean, Recording July 6-7, 2000,” correspondence, notes, 2000
7 “Literary and Artistic Responses to Terrorism,” booklet, The Oregon Humanities Center, U of Oregon, Fall 2003
8 “Montevallo April 6-7, 2000,” correspondence, notes, publicity, 1999-2000
9 “Mt. Calvary Spring 2000, May 23-25,” correspondence, notes, 1996-2000 and undated
10 “National Book Awards Dinner, November 17, 1999,” correspondence, newspaper article, 1999
11 “New York Public Library March 2000,”correspondence, notes, 1999-2000
12 “Oregon Book Award Remarks, “ 1994-1995 correspondence, MS, notes, 1995
13 “Oregon Literary Awards November 23, 1999,” correspondence, brochures, 1999
14 “Oregon, May 18, 2000,” 2000
15 “The Polis Center, November 12-15, 1999,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 1996-1999
16 “The Polis Center, November 12-15, 1999,” conference information in blue folder, 1999
17 “Portland Library show June 8, 2000,” correspondence, exhibit text and publicity, 2000
18 “Reno Sept. 22-27, 1999,” correspondence, notes, newspaper, 1999
19 Rick Bass introduction, notes, Texas Tech, April 23, 2009
20 “RISD/Athenaeum Feb. 20-22, 2000,” correspondence, publicity material, brochures, 1997-2000
21 “RISD/Athenaeum Feb. 20-22, 2000,”folder with map, brochures, [2000?]
22 “San Antonio, April 2000,” correspondence, notes, 1999-2000
23 “Santa Fe, December 7th, 1999”, correspondence, brochures, 1999-2000
24 “Society of Environmental Journalists, September 19, 1999,” correspondence, SEJ newsletters, drafts, 1999-2000
25 “Society of Environmental Journalists II, September 19th, 1999,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 1999
26 “Stegner, February 2000,”correspondence, notes, 1999-2000
27 “Texas Tech University November 4-7, 1999,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 1999
28 “(Texas Tech Visit) Center for the Interaction of the Arts and Sciences” undated
29 “UMBA Talk, September 17, ’94,” correspondence, ms., notes, 1994-1995
30 Utne Reader Feb, 1995, galley sheets, correspondence, 1995
31 Visit to Feature Writing Class taught by D. Corrigan, April 1975
32 “Wofford College Mar. 17, 2000,” correspondence, news clippings, photocopies of essays, publicity material, 1999-2000
33 “Yale May 11-14, 2000,” correspondence, notes, brochures, 2000
34 “Yale II May 11-14, 2000,” blue folder of conference information, 2000

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Printouts from Computer Disks

Box Folder
4 35 Excerpt from Barry Lopez’s address at SEJ, 3 p., September 19, 1999
36 Excerpt from Barry Lopez’s address to SEJ’s National Conference, 2 p., September 19, 1999
37 A Talk with Barry Lopez, 16 p., September 16-19, 1999
38 A Talk with Barry Lopez, 29 p., September 16-19, 1999

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Computer Disks

Box Folder
4 39 Four disks, 1999 and undated

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Photographs

Box Folder
4 40 Rick Bartow paintings, 2001
41 Portrait of Christopher Jones, 1975
42 Portraits, nativity scene, Mass, color and B&W, 1983-1988
43 Portraits, Christopher Jones, color and B&W, 1976 and undated
44 Portraits, Bread Loaf, color, [2000]
45 Group portrait, Bread Loaf, color, [2000]
46 Debra Gwartney and Barry Lopez, color, undated
47 Lopez and others, color, undated

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Oversize

Box Item
5 1 2001: An Antarctic Odyssey, brochure, January 2001
2 The Adelaide Review, newsletter, Festival, 1996
3 Alan Magee graphics, undated
4 Antarctic Odyssey, pamphlet, January 31-February 21, 2002
5 Antonian Monastery Transfiguration Retreat, pamphlet, 1982
6 Bates College, map, December 1998
7 Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, pamphlet, August 2000
8 The Canberra Review, newspaper, March 1996
9 Celebrating Nunavut ’99, pamphlet, 2 copies, July 1999
10 Conserving Landscapes: Action For a New Century Preliminary Program annual trustee meeting, brochure, September 1999
11 During the Austral Summer National Geographic Adventure, article, undated
12 Eugene Public Library Foundation, pamphlet, January 2000
13 The Good in Nature and Humanity, program, 2 copies, May 2000
14 Great Basin Great Books Great Festival, brochure, September 23-25, 1999
15 Green Bay Press Gazette Sunday Magazine, newspaper, February 16, 1969
16 Hobart Street map, map, 1996
17 Katannilik Park, brochure, undated
18 Late One Afternoon Orion, article, Winter 1994
19 Native Studies Titles from UA Press, pamphlet, undated
20 The Nature Lab: Rhode Island School of Design, pamphlet, 1988
21 Navajo, map, 1996
22 New York Times, copy of front page and map, April 1995
23 Nunatsiaq news, newspaper, July 23, 1999
24 Oregon Book Awards, brochure, 1999
25 Oregon Book Awards, program, 1999
26 The Pecos River Scene, newspaper, September 1969
27 Quietly Conserving Nature, brochure, December 1988
28 Reimagining Ecology, brochure, April 1998
29 The Secrets of Gray Ranch: New Mexico’s Wild Preserve, article, June 1990
30 Selections from City Secrets Rome, brochure, undated
31 Site Santa Fe presents Art and Culture, pamphlet, Fall-Winter 1999
32 Transfiguration Retreat Monastery Foto-Update, brochures, 1980-1981
33 University of Montevallo, map, undated
34 University of Oregon Creative Writing Program Winter and Spring Reading Series, brochure, 2000
35 Wilderness Travel, trip application, 2 copies, December 1999
36 Writers, newsletter, Summer 2000
37 Writers of the Land, pamphlet, undated

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