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Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk, 1912-1972

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Series 6: Freedom in the Wilds records , late 1960s-1976
(Box 12-13; 1.8 linear feet)

Found are all materials relating to Harold Weston's book Freedom in the Wilds (1971), written by Weston as an autobiographical account of his experiences as a painter in the Adirondacks. Records include legal and financial papers, an appeal for financial contributions, correspondence concerning the book, handwritten and typescript drafts including those that are annotated and a precursor to the book entitled "Saga of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve," lists, copy editing notes, photographs and negatives, printed materials, proofs, and published copies of the book.
Description Container Select
Agreement, 1971
12
12
Appeal for Contributions, 1970-1971
12
13
Bills and Invoices, 1971
12
14
Contributions, circa 1970
12
15
Correspondence, 1970-1973
(4 folders)
12
16-19
Correspondence, Thanks, 1971-1972
12
20
Correspondence, Faith Weston, 1971-1976
12
21
Drafts, Annotated, circa 1970
12
22
Drafts, Deleted Chapters, 1971
(2 folders)
12
23-24
Drafts, "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man,", 1971
12
25
Drafts, General, 1971
(5 folders)
12
26-30
Drafts, Fragments, circa 1971
12
31
Financial Materials, circa 1970s
12
32
Illustration Printing Information, circa 1971
12
33
Legal Agreements, 1971-1972
13
1
Library Lists, circa 1972
13
2
Lists, Photographs Needed, circa 1972
13
3
Manuscript Draft, circa late 1960s
(2 folders)
13
4-5
Notes, Copy Editor, circa 1971
13
6
Notes, Layout, 1970
13
7
Notes, Lists, circa 1970
13
8
Order Forms, circa 1972
13
9
Photographs, Works of Art, circa 1970
13
10
Photographs, Reproduced in Book, circa 1970
(2 folders)
13
11-12
Photographs, Negatives, circa 1970
13
13
Press Releases, 1971
13
14
Printed Material, 1972-1977
13
15
Printing Information, 1971
13
16
Promotional Materials, circa 1971
13
17
Proofs, circa 1971
(4 folders)
13
18-21
Proofs, "Cut Galley,", 1972 June 21
13
22
Proofs, "Master Proof,", circa 1972
13
23
Proofs, No Corrections, 1971
13
24
Proofs, With Illustration, circa 1971
13
25
Reviews, 1972
13
26
"Saga of the Adirondack Mountain Reserve" Draft, circa late 1960s
(2 folders)
13
27-28
Tax and Royalty Information, 1971
13
29
Text Corrections, 1972
13
30
Hardback, 1971
13
31
Paperback, 1971 October 1
13
32

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