Guide to the Papers of William A. Nolen
BOX 22 HEALING ... Folder 1 Correspondence. Includes letter to L. Blassingame on idea for book on healers. Author's notes. 2 a. General. b. Institute of Noetic Sciences. Academy of Parapsychology. c. Stanley Dean. d. Kathryn Kuhlman. e. Norbu Chen. 3 a. Notes at Manny's (Kramer). b. Donald Westerbeke. c. Douglas Voeks. Includes correspondence from Douglas Voeks, Kay Voeks (wife), Janet Reghitto (mother). d. Philippines. 1) Manuscript notes. 2) Marcos interview. 3) Interview with Ramos. 4) Typed notes. Research materials. 4 Kathryn Kuhlman. a. Correspondence; follow-ups on persons "healed". b. Clippings, books, etc. 5 Norbu Chen. a. Correspondence. 1) Mind Science Foundation. 2) Investigatory. 3) Individuals (including Norbu Chen). b. Clippings. 6 American Medical Association. a. Letter dated 20 March 1973. Enclosures on Tony Agpaoa, references to Harold Serman, Tony Valentine. BOX 23 HEALING ... (continued) Folder 1 American Medical Association. Letter dated 16 April 1973. Enclosures from files of American Medical Association on faith cures, Oral Roberts, Richard Gonzalez, biofeedback and psychic healing. 2 Other correspondence. 3 Clippings and articles; copies of affidavits. 4 Stanley Dean. a. Letter to American Medical Association dated 28 March 1973 re Tony Agpaoa. b. Letters to Nolen, 1973-1976. c. Articles by and about Dean. 5 Academy of Parapsychology and Medicine. 6 Institute of Noetic Sciences. Information on the Institute and on its president, Edgar D. Mitchell. 7 Tom Valentine. a. Correspondence. b. Copy of Psychic Surgery by Tom Valentine. 8 W. H. Belk. a. Correspondence re George Meeks; healings. b. Letter dated 6 January 1975, with enclosures. BOX 24 HEALING ... (continued) Folder 1 Manny and Susan Kramer. Correspondence with Nolen; letters to the Kramers from Margarita Velasco (Mexico City), David Oligane, Douglas Voeks (working with Placido Palitayan); books on healing. 2 George Meeks. Correspondence; copy of letter from Meeks to Joaquin Cunanan dated 13 July 1973; and "A study of Psychic Surgery and Spiritual Healing in the Philippines", July 1973, Edited by Meeks (includes photographs of psychic surgery). 3 Donald Westerbeke. Two letters from Antonio C. Agpaoa dated 16 May 1973, 17 June 1973; letters from Christian Travel Center dated 4 August 1973, 8 August 1973; unsigned account of Philippine healing experience dated 23 March 1973; clipping from San Francisco Chronicle about Westerbeke; correspondence. 4 Eugene Maurey. Letters promoting Philippine psychic healers. 5 Miscellany on the Philippines. Includes letters from Dr. A. C. Oposa, president of the Philippines College of Surgeons; information on the Philippine Medical Care Commission (cover autographed by Dr. Wilfred Marcos, brother of Ferdinand Marcos). 6 Slides. a. Box labeled "Philippines". b. Box labeled "Psychic Healing". c. Correspondence with Donna Quan. BOX 25 HEALING ... (continued) Folder 1 Clippings, etc, on healing. Includes articles on exorcism. 2 Acupuncture. 3 Cancer. Includes a letter to Dr. Warren H. Cole. 4 Hypnosis. Manuscript. 5-7 Holograph, (unnumbered). Chapters 1-12. BOX 26 HEALING ... (continued) Folder 1-3 Holograph, (unnumbered). Chapters 13-26. 4-9 Typescript (377 numbered pages). BOX 27 HEALING ... (continued) Folder 1 Corrections to typescript. 2 Editorial comments and reply. Jim Wilcox, editor. 3 Legal review and response. 4 Uncorrected first proof. 5 Corrections to galley proofs; author's notes. 6 References considered as addenda. 7 Signed releases. 8 McCall's excerpt. Correspondence, excerpts, Galley proofs. Healing: a Doctor in Search of a Miracle 9 Random, 1974; Japanese edition. 10 Book reviews. 11 Post publication correspondence and clippings. BOX 28 SURGEON UNDER THE KNIFE Folder 1 Listing of articles requested from AMA data base search; two slides of the heart. (For related articles, see Box 9, folder 2, for a March 1974 article in McCall's and Box 6, folder 7, for article in Esquire, Feb. 1976.) Manuscript. 2-4 Holograph (unnumbered). 5-6 Typescript I. 7 Revisions. Chapters correspond to first typescript. Includes manuscript and typed copy. BOX 29 SURGEON UNDER THE KNIFE (continued) Folder 1-2 Revisions. 3-4 Typescript II (275 numbered pages). Edited copy. 5 Correspondence with publisher. Risa Kaufman, publicity director; Peggy Brooks, senior editor; Patricia Soliman, vice president, and editor-in-chief. 6 Radio interviews. Surgeon Under the Knife, Dell, 1976. 7 Dell, 1976. 8 Book reviews. BOX 30 THE BABY IN THE BOTTLE Folder 1 Author's notes and unused (?) material. 2 Correspondence. a. Lurton Blassingame. b. Publishers: Peggy Brooks; Pat Soliman. Includes comments and answers to editorial, legal questions. c. Other. Includes requests for copyright releases. Manuscript. 3-5 Holograph (unnumbered). 6-7 Typescript I. BOX 31 THE BABY IN THE BOTTLE (continued) Folder 1 Typescript I. 2-4 Revisions. Arranged by original chapter numbers. 5-7 Transcript II. Includes revisions, editing marks, 353 numbered pages. BOX 32 THE BABY IN THE BOTTLE (continued) Folder 1-2 Legal correspondence, documents. The Baby in the Bottle; an Investigative Review of the Edelin Case .... 3 Geoghegan, 1978. In book jacket. 4 Clippings. 5 Reviews. BOX 33 A SURGEON'S BOOK OF HOPE Folder 1 Author's notes; research. Includes suggested chapter sub-titles; release statements. Manuscript. 2-4 Holograph (unnumbered). 5-6 Typescript. Date on box, 1979. 7 Corrections. Includes manuscript and typescript; suggestions from editor. BOX 34 A SURGEON'S BOOK OF HOPE Folder A Surgeon's Book of Hope. 1 Coward, McCann & Geoghehan, 1980. 2 Reviews. BOX 35 CRISIS TIME! LOVE, MARRIAGE AND THE MALE AT MIDLIFE Folder Crisis Time! Love, Marriage and the Male at Midlife. 1 Dodd, Mead, 1984. 2-4 Manuscript. Holograph, unnumbered. 5-6 Typescript I? Includes holographic and typed inserts. BOX 36 OVERSIZE MATERIALS Folder 1 Clippings - undated. 2 Clippings - 1965-1973. 3 Clippings - 1974-1985. 4 Clippings - The Making of a Surgeon. 5 Clippings - Spare Parts for the Human Body. 6 Clippings - A Surgeon's World. BOX 37 GALLEY PROOFS (uncut). Folder "Spare Parts for the Human Body" 1 1971. "Healing: a Doctor in Search of a Miracle." 2 Includes author's corrections, suggestions. "Surgeon Under the Knife" 3 1976. First galleys. Includes author's corrections, editing marks. 4 Galleys (paged). "The Baby in the Bottle" 5 1978. Author's galleys. BOX 38 Folder 1 Crisis Time! Love, Marriage and the Male at Midlife. Revisions. Includes holographic and typed inserts. Arranged by chapter and page number. 2 Typescript II. Photocopy. 3 Correspondence. Lurton Blassingame, Eleanor Wood, 1977-1986. Jerry Gross; Dodd, Mead; 1983. Helene Brroks; 50 Plus; 1983. 4 Typescript. Unpublished work on psychic healing. Chapters 1-21, pages unnumbered. 5 "Project Transplant." Unpublished novel, chapters 1-30. See BOX 15, folders 7-9. PART V LETTERS FROM READERS Topical arrangement is that of processor. BOX A Folder 1 Letters with responses, 1976. 2-6 General, 1970-1983. 7-8 Making of a Surgeon, 1974-1982. BOX B Folder 1-3 A Surgeon's World, 1972-1981. 4-9 Healing: a Doctor in Search of a Miracle, 1972-1975. BOX C Folder 1-4 Healing: a Doctor in Search of a Miracle, 1976-1982. 5-7 Witnesses to occurences of healing, 1972-1981. 8-9 Surgeon Under the Knife, 1975-1981. BOX D Folder 1-3 Letters from health professionals (other than M.D.s). For correspondence with physicians, see Box 4, folders 1-3. 4-5 Letters from clergy, 1972-1982. 6-8 Letters from students, 1972-1976. BOX E Folder 1-2 Letters from students, 1977-1982. 3 Legal inquiries/comments, 1975-1976. 4-7 Requests for medical advice, 1972-1982. 8-9 Complaints about medical care, 1972-1982. BOX F Folder 1-3 Requests for autographs, copies of publications, etc., 1971-1982. 4-5 Requests for assistance in publishing, 1971-1982. 6-8 Miscellany, 1971-1976. BOX G Folder 1 Miscellany, 1977-1982. 2-7 Letters from McCall's readers, undated-1975. BOX H Folder 1-2 Letters from McCall's readers, 1976-1982.