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BOX 1

Folder

1 Guide to the papers of LaVyrle Spencer.
Includes copy of depository agreement with St. Cloud State University. 
Original held in University Archives.

2 Correspondence, 1985-19 .

3 Media coverage.

HUMMINGBIRD

4 Correspondence.

	Letter from Suzanne Corber to LaVyrle Spencer, 15 Nov. 1983.

5 Style sheet.

6-10 Copy-edited manuscript.

	Chapters 1-24.

11 Hummingbird, Jove, 1983.


BOX 2  GALLEY PROOFS

Folder

1 Hummingbird, 1983.


BOX 3  THE HELLION

Folder

1-2 Typescript, draft 1?

	Chapters 1-9 with holographic revisions. 

	Chapter 2 dated 13 July 1983.

3 Typescript, draft 2.

	Incomplete. Arranged as received from author. 

	Includes holographic revisions and more than one version of some 
pages.

4-5 Typescript, draft 3.

	Chapters 1-15.

	Dated 15 Dec. 1983.

6 Editor's notes.

	Includes letter to LaVyrle Spencer from Margaret Learn, 6 Feb. 1984.

7 Author's notes.

	Includes two letters to Margaret Learn from LaVyrle Spencer, 
12 Feb. 1984 and 25 April 1984. 

8 Final draft.

	Photocopy.  7 May 1984?

9 The Hellion, Harlequin, 1984.


BOX 4

Folder

TWICE LOVED

1 Correspondence.

	Letter from Suzanne Corber to LaVyrle Spencer, 6 April 1984, accompanied 
copy-edited manuscript. 

2-4 Copy-edited manuscript.

	Chapters 1-23.

5 Twice Loved, Jove, 1984

PUBLICATIONS

6 The Fulfillment, Avon, 1979.

	The Endearment, Dell, 1982.

7 The Heart Speaks, Jove, 1982.

	Years, Jove, 1986.


BOX 5

Folder

SWEET MEMORIES

1-3 Copy-edited manuscript.

	Chapters 1-16.

	[Published, 1984.]

4 Manuscript.

	Original first draft. Includes holographic notes and corrections 
by the author.  Chapters 1-13. 


BOX 6

Folder

1 "Spring Fancy."

	"Original first draft." Includes author's holographic corrections.

THE ENDEARMENT

2 Manuscript.

	"Original hand-written" manuscript. Portions typewritten. Dated 
7 Feb. 1980.

3-5 Typescript.

	Includes holographic corrections.

	Photocopy.


BOX 7

Folder

THE ENDEARMENT

1-2 Carbon typescript.

	Includes holographic corrections. Incomplete. 

HUMMINGBIRD

3-4 Typescript "outtakes."

	Includes some holographic corrections.

	Photocopy.

5 Typescript.

	Includes retyped pages and holographic corrections.

	Photocopy.


BOX 8

Folder

HUMMINGBIRD

1-2 Typescript.

	Includes retyped pages and holographic corrections.

	Photocopy.

INDIAN SUMMER

3 Typescript.

	First draft. Includes holographic corrections. 

4 Typescript.

	"Original."

A PROMISE TO CHERISH

5 Manuscript.

	Copy-edited. Includes cover letter to LaVyrle Spencer from Ellen 
Edwards, editor, Second Chance at Love; dated 20 Aug. 1982; photocopy 
of letter from LaVyrle Spencer to Ellen Edwards dated 22 Sept. [1982?]; 
letter from Ellen Edwards to LaVyrle Spencer 22 Oct. 1982.


BOX 9  SEPARATE BEDS

Folder

1-4 Manuscript.

	Photocopy of "original."

5 Rewritten chapters 2 and 3.

6-7 Manuscript.

	Copy-edited. Revisions dated 13 Jan. 1983. 


BOX 10

Folder

SEPARATE BEDS

1-2 Manuscript.

	Copy-edited. Revisions dated 13 Jan. 1983. 

YEARS

3-7 Manuscript.

	"First version."


BOX 11 YEARS

Folder

1-4 Manuscript.

	"Rewrite." Includes author's notes.

5-6 Manuscript.

	Includes markings of editor Damaris Rowland and copy-editors; 
style sheets.


BOX 12

Folder

YEARS

1-3 Manuscript.

	See note above.

SWEET MEMORIES

4 First draft.

TWICE LOVED

5 "Original draft and outtakes."


BOX 13  TWICE LOVED

Folder

1-6 Original manuscript.

	Includes holographic revisions.


BOX 14  THE GAMBLE

Folder

1-3 Original first draft.

	Includes some holographic revisions.

4-7 Original manuscript.

	Copy-edited.


BOX 15

THE GAMBLE

1 Galley proofs.

VOWS

2-7 Working drafts, chapters 1-18.


BOX 16  VOWS

Folder

1 Working drafts, chapters 19-21.

2-5 Original manuscript.

	Copy-edited. Includes letter from LaVyrle Spencer to Marie 
Elsen, St. Cloud State University Archivist, ca. April 1988, 
and a cover note from Geanine D. Thompson to LaVyrle Spencer 
dated 13 April 1988.

6 Publicity materials.


BOX 17  MORNING GLORY (Working title ÒHoney RunÓ)

Folder

1 Morning Glory.

	G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989.

2-5 Original manuscript.

6-7 Original manuscript.

	Copy-edited.


BOX 18  MORNING GLORY

Folder

1-2 Original manuscript.

	Copy-edited.

3-4 Galley proofs.

5-13 Rough drafts.

	One or more drafts of prologue and chapters 1-8. Revisions. 
Authors holographic changes and notes.


BOX 19  MORNING GLORY 	

Folder

1-14 Rough drafts.

	See previous note.

15 "Tie-ups" and changes.

16 Correspondence.

	Between Spencer and Damaris Rowland. Between Spencer and 
Lisa Wager.  To Spencer from Andrea Neiditz.  Dated March 1987 - 
October 1989.


BOX 20  BITTERSWEET (Working title "Door County") 

Folder

1-9 Rough drafts.

	Rough drafts of chapters 1-9 with holographic notes.


BOX 21  BITTERSWEET

Folder

1-13 Rough drafts.

	Rough drafts of chapters 10-21 with holographic notes.

14 Author's notes.

	Holographic.  Dated 1988.

15 Correspondence.

	Regarding revisions, editorial changes.  Dated 1988-1989.


BOX 22  BITTERSWEET

Folder

1-4 Original copy-edited manuscript.

5 Page proofs.


BOX 23 	FORGIVING

Folder

1 Author's notes.

	Holographic.

2 Correspondence.

	Between Spencer and editors at Berkley.  Dated 1990.

3 Outline.

	Chapter by chapter synopsis. Holographic. 

4-16 Rough drafts.

	Chapters 1-13.


BOX 24  FORGIVING

Folder

1-10 Rough drafts

	Chapters 14-23.

11-14 Manuscript.

	Cover sheet reads "FORGIVING. Written Jan. 1989- Nov. 1989."


BOX 25

Folder

1 Response cards.

	Preprinted cards used to answer fan mail. 

2 Sack advertising VOWS.

3 Correspondence.

	Letter from the State Services for the Blind dated 22 July 1986.

4-6 Correspondence.

	Letters from fans and other authors to Spencer.  Dated 13 Feb. 1987 - 
10 Dec. 1988.

BYGONES

7-13 Drafts of chapters 1-7.


BOX 26  BYGONES

Folder

1-12 Drafts of chapters 8-19.


BOX 27  FAMILY BLESSINGS

Folder

1-13 Drafts of chapters 1-13.

	Folder 6 includes a letter to a nephew (police officer) asking for 
advice and changes in the typescript of the third draft of chapter six. 


BOX 28 	

Folder

FAMILY BLESSINGS

1-6 Drafts of chapters 14-19.

7 Bygones.

	G. P. Putnam, 1992.

8 Family Blessings.

	G. P. Putnam, 1993.


BOX 29  NOVEMBER OF THE HEART

Folder

1-10 Drafts of Chapters 1-10.

	Folder 5 contains a letter of suggestions from an individual called "Skip."


BOX 30  NOVEMBER OF THE HEART

Folder

1-9 Drafts of chapters 11-19.


BOX 31

Folder

1 November of the Heart.

	G. P. Putnam, 1993.

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