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Manuscripts for Publication circa 1960-1969

MS 103


Collection Summary

Creator: Bailey, Paul, 1906-1987.
Collection Name: Manuscripts for Publication
Inclusive Dates: circa 1960-1969
Physical Description:1.25 linear feet
Abstract:Typescript drafts and galley proofs of five works mainly concerned with the late nineteenth century history of the American West. Some contain Bailey's holograph edits; one, Grandpa was a Polygamist, is signed. Two are novels about the Great Basin Indians. The Claws of the Hawk: the Incredible Life of Wahker the Ute, focuses on events in the life of the leader Walkara. Ghost Dance Messiah: the Jack Wilson Story is about the Paiute prophet Wovoka, who originated a Ghost dance phenomenon of the late 1880s. The other three drafts concern Mormon life and history.
Collection Number:MS 103
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

American author and founder of the Westernlore Press, in 1941.


Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts and galley proofs of five works mainly concerned with the late nineteenth century history of the American West. Some contain Bailey's holograph edits; one, Grandpa was a Polygamist, is signed. Two are novels about the Great Basin Indians. The Claws of the Hawk: the Incredible Life of Wahker the Ute, focuses on events in the life of the leader Walkara. Ghost Dance Messiah: the Jack Wilson Story is about the Paiute prophet Wovoka, who originated a Ghost dance phenomenon of the late 1880s. The other three drafts concern Mormon life and history. The Armies of God: a Study of the Military Aspects of Mormonism is a chronicle of events from the 1830s to the 1890s. For Time and All Eternity is a novel about the Mormon polygamy crusade of the 1880s. Bailey relates stories from his own childhood in Grandpa was a Polygamist, which is a tribute to his grandfather, the teacher Joseph Barlow Forbes.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by title of work.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Related Material

All published between 1960 and 1970: three by Westernlore Press, two by Doubleday.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Bailey, Paul, 1906-1987 -- Manuscripts.
Forbes, Joseph Barlow.
Wakara, Ute chief, 1808?-1855 -- Fiction.
Wokova, approximately 1856-1932 -- Fiction.

Corporate Name(s)
Westernlore Press.

Subject(s)
Ghost dance.
Indians of North America -- Biography.
Mormons -- United States -- History.
Paiute Indians -- Religion.
Polygamy -- Utah.
Ute Indians -- History.
Western stories.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Manuscripts for Publication (MS 103). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1965.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.