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PCL MS 169 Linda L. Crockett Collection

Introduction

The collection of Linda L. Crockett contains 2 cubic feet of edited manuscripts and galleys for novels and other documents dating from 1992 - 1998.

The collection also contains some personal correspondence and notes, a press kit, promotional items and conference, convention and membership materials. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all manuscripts and published works authored by Linda Crockett.

This finding aid was prepared by Mary Koslovsky in October 2005.

Scope and Content

The Linda L. Crockett Collection consists of edited manuscripts. Several novels were written under the pen name Linda Castle. This collection also contains personal correspondence and notes, promotional items and conference/convention materials. The collection would be useful as an example of the process of publishing a manuscript from editing an original manuscript to galley proofs to promotional materials.

Series Description

Literary Manuscripts
Manuscripts
1994-1998
Arranged chronologically
Linda L. Crockett's collection consists of manuscripts that have been edited as well as galleys.
Correspondence
1994-1998
Arranged chronologically
Limited correspondence from Southwest Writer's Workshop, bookstores and publishers.
Subject Files
1992-1998
Arranged by subject
Consists of a press kit and promotional items and conference/convention and membership materials.

Inventory

Box 1
Manuscripts
FolderDescriptionDate
Second Sight 1994
1 Edited manuscript. Chapters 1-3  
2 Edited manuscript. Chapters 4-6
3 Edited manuscript. Chapters 7-9
4 Edited manuscript. Chapters 10-12
5 Edited manuscript. Chapters 13-16
6 Edited manuscript. Chapters 17-19
7 Edited Manuscript (copy). Chapters 1-3
8 Edited Manuscript (copy). Chapters 4-6
9 Edited Manuscript (copy). Chapters 7-9
10 Edited Manuscript (copy). Chapters 10-12
11 Edited Manuscript (copy). Chapters 13-16
12 Edited Manuscript (copy). Chapters 17-19
Abbie's Child 1996
13 Edited manuscript. Chapters 1-4  
14 Edited manuscript. Chapters 5-8
15 Edited manuscript. Chapters 9-12
Box 2
Manuscripts
FolderDescriptionDate
Abbie's Child (con't.) 1996
1 Edited manuscript. Chapters 13-17  
2 Edited manuscript. Chapters 18-22
3 Edited manuscript. Chapters 23-24
4 Edited manuscript. Chapter 25 - Epilogue
5 Galley. Prologue - Chapter 4
6 Galley. Chapters 5-9
7 Galley. Chapters 10-14
8 Galley. Chapters 15-20
9 Galley. Chapters 21-23
10 Galley. Chapters 24-27
Return of Chase Cordell 1997
11 Edited manuscript. Chapters 1-3  
12 Edited manuscript. Chapters 4-6
13 Edited manuscript. Chapters 7-10
14 Edited manuscript. Chapters 11-14
15 Edited manuscript. Chapters 15-17
16 Edited manuscript. Chapters 18-20
17 Edited manuscript. Chapters 21-24
Box 3
Manuscripts
FolderDescriptionDate
Temple's Prize 1997
1 Edited manuscript. Chapters 1-4  
2 Edited manuscript. Chapters 5-7
3 Edited manuscript. Chapters 8-12
4 Edited manuscript. Chapters 13-16
5 Edited manuscript. Chapters 17-19
6 Edited manuscript. Chapters 20 - Epilogue
7 Galley. Chapters 1-5
8 Galley. Chapters 6-10
9 Galley. Chapters 11-15
10 Galley. Chapters 16 - Epilogue
Territorial Bride 1998
11 Edited manuscript. Chapters 1-5  
12 Edited manuscript. Chapters 6-9
13 Edited manuscript. Chapters 10-13
14 Edited manuscript. Chapters 14-17
Box 4
Manuscripts, Correspondence and Subject Files
FolderDescriptionDate
Territorial Bride (con't.) 1998
1 Edited manuscript. Chapters 18-21  
2 Edited manuscript. Chapters 22 - Epilogue
3 Galley. Chapters 1-5
4 Galley. Chapters 6-10
5 Galley. Chapters 11-16
6 Galley. Chapters 17-21
7 Galley. Chapters 22 - Epilogue
Gideon's Angel 1999
8 Galley. Chapters 1-4  
9 Galley. Chapters 5-8
10 Galley. Chapters 9-13
11 Galley. Chapters 14-17
12 Galley. Chapters 18-21
13 Personal Correspondence and Notes 1994-1998
14 Linda L. Crockett, aka Linda Castle, Press Kit 1992-1997
15 Promotional Items 1994-1998
16 Conference/Convention/Membership Materials 1992-1996

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