Frederick Exley Papers

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Frederick Exley Papers
Creator: Exley, Frederick
Call Number: D.247
Dates: 1924-1998
Physical Description: 36 boxes, 5 package, 4 oversize box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
CORRESPONDENCE
Box 1: Named correspondence, "A" to "D"
Box 2: Named correspondence, "E"
Box 3: Named correspondence, "F" to "G"
Box 4: Named correspondence, "H" to "McDonell"
Box 5: Named correspondence, "McGrady" to "Ray"
Box 6: Named correspondence, "Remsen" to "U"
Box 7: Named correspondence, "V" to "Z"; Unidentified correspondence
(See bibliography in Appendix B for a complete list of Exley's publications.)
Box 8a: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter
Box 8aa: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts
Box 8b: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter
A Fan's Notes:
Pages from a Cold Island:
Last Notes from Home: (See also Boxes 9 and 10)
Box 8c: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter
Last Notes from Home: (See also Boxes 9 and 10)
Foul matter from Random House, received Dec 1988 :
Box 9a: Novels—publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)
Box 9b: Novels—publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)
Box 9c: Novels—Publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)
Box 10: Novels—autograph manuscript material from Last Notes from Home
Box 11: Published articles, 1979-1993—manuscripts and typescripts
Box 12: Unpublished articles/ miscellaneous manuscript material; Printed publications
Unpublished articles, intended for publication-manuscripts and typescripts:
Miscellaneous manuscript material:
Printed publications (clippings/issues, arranged alphabetically by publication title):
Box 13 (flat box): Printed publications—oversize
MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL BY OTHER WRITERS
Box 14: Manuscripts and typescripts by others
PRINTED MATERIAL AND EPHEMERA
Box 15: Clippings from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc.
Box 16: Miscellaneous printed ephemera
Box 17 (flat box): Miscellaneous printed ephemera-oversize
Box 18 (flat box): Yearbooks; Scrapbook
FINANCIAL/ LEGAL/ MEDICAL/ PERSONAL DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS
Box 19: Frederick Exley's personal items and records
Box 20 (flat box): Court proceedings transcript
EPHEMERA AND MEMORABILIA
Box 21: Photographs
Box 22 (flat box): Audio/visual materials
Box 23: Fragile ephemera items
Box 24 (flat box): Clothing
Box 25 (flat box): Typewriter
YARDLEY MATERIALS
Box 26: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley
Box 27: Research notes and materials--folders arranged by Yardley (cont.)
Box 28: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley (cont.)
Box 29: Miscellaneous correspondence and Misfit ephemera
Box 30: Misfit manuscript material-foul matter from Random House
Box 31: Misfit manuscript material-foul matter from Random House (cont.)
Box 32: Misfit manuscript material-foul matter from Random House (cont.)
Box 33: Correspondence
Manuscript, typescript and printed material authored by Frederick Exley, including his three published novels, published and unpublished magazine articles, as well as unpublished and unidentified fiction, and an unidentified lecture.
Box 35:
Manuscript Material By Other Authors :
Printed materials, mostly relating to Exley's life and work, including reviews of Exley's three published novels; arranged alphabetically by author's last name in each catagory.
Box 36:
About or related to Frederick Exley:
Includes a variety of finanicial documents: royalty statements, expense reports, bills, and tax forms and other personal documents, such as, Exley's selective service card. Arranged chronologically.
Includes photographs and an invitation to a posthumous tribute to Exley at the Lion's Head.
OVERSIZE EPHEMERA
Collection Overview
Title: Frederick Exley Papers
Creator: Exley, Frederick
Call Number: D.247
Dates: 1924-1998
Physical Description: 36 boxes, 5 package, 4 oversize box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Born and raised in Watertown, NY, writer and novelist Frederick Exley (1929-1992) is best known for his "fictional memoir" A Fan's Notes, published in 1968. While the rest of Exley's writing career was not as successful or lucrative as most of his contemporaries, critics and fans alike consider A Fan's Notes to be a masterpiece of modern American fiction, earning Exley somewhat of a cult following. The substantially autobiographical work was the first and most acclaimed in a trilogy of novels including Pages from a Cold Island(1975) and Last Notes from Home(1988). Exley also contributed articles to a number of magazines throughout his career, including Esquire and Rolling Stone, the latter of which serialized four installments of Last Notes from Home prior to its publication as a novel by Random House.

CHRONOLOGY

(See bibliography in Appendix B for a complete list of Exley's publications.)

1926 Fred's brother William Exley born, September 18.

1929 Frederick Earl Exley born in Watertown, NY, March 28; Twin sister Frances born thirty minutes earlier.

1933 Fred's sister Constance Exley born, August 13.

1945 Charity basketball game for Fred's father Earl Exley, January 1; Earl Exley dies, August 7.

1946 In car accident, May 31; Breaks arm, unable to graduate high school in June.

1947 Graduates from high school in January, after extensive recovery; works at local railroad; awarded $14,000 in damages from accident, buys first car; mother Charlotte Exley remarries to H. Wally Richardson, June 7.

1948 Does post-graduate coursework at John Jay High, Katonah, NY; plays basketball there, named to conference all-star team; Charlotte moves to limestone house at Pamelia Four Corners, outside Watertown.

1949 Enters Hobart College.

1950 Enters University of Southern California; begins to follow football career of fellow student Frank Gifford at USC.

1951 Takes Selective Service physical examination, rejected because of arm injury.

1952 Leaves USC for New York City, without his degree, to find employment; Frank Gifford drafted by the New York Giants, also leaves USC without his degree.

1953 Returns to USC after unable to find employment in New York; graduates USC with A.B. in English; moves to New York City, works at public relations for New York Central Railroad.

1954 Transferred to NY Central Railroad's Chicago office.

1955 Joins Chicago's Rock Island Railroad as public relations representative, February; becomes managing editor of The Rocket, the railroad's employee magazine; first published writing appears in The Rocket.

1956 Loses job in Chicago, heads west in winter of 1956-1957.

1957 After a series of moves and odd jobs around the country, moves into stone house at Pamelia Four Corners with Charlotte and Wally Richardson.

1958 Admitted to Stony Lodge, a private mental institution in Westchester County, NY; meets Francena Fritz, begins courting her after his brief stay at Stony Lodge; admitted to Harlem Valley, state mental institution (prototype for "Avalon Valley" in AFN); begins writing, early stages of A Fan's Notes.

1959 Released from Harlem Valley in the fall; marries Francena, October 31; moves to Greenwich, CT; gets brief teaching position at Port Chester, NY.

1960 First daughter, Pamela Rae Exley, born April 29.

1961 Gets provisional appointment as clerk and crier of the courts in Jefferson County, NY, May; forges signature on check for friend Gordon Phillips's legal client, August 23.

1962 Disbarment proceedings for Gordon Phillips, June 11; Francena obtains a divorce from Fred at her father's request; Fred begins several years of intermittent teaching jobs in Clayton, Gouverneur, Indian River, NY; begins decade of living and vacationing on Singer Island in Riviera Beach, FL; Another stay at Harlem Valley.

1963 Continues working on A Fan's Notes seriously.

1964 Sends manuscript for A Fan's Notes to Houghton Mifflin where it is turned down but Fred is encouraged; sneds manuscript to Joe Fox at Random House, who suggests an agent, Lynn Nesbit; Lynn Nesbit begins shopping manuscript around; David Segal at Harper & Row accepts manuscript, advance to Fred of $3000; Segal begins enthusiastic promotion of A Fan's Notes.

1965 Fred meets Nancy Glenn while on vacation in Palm Beach Shores, FL; gets job as bookkeeper for The Buccaneer, Nancy's husband's resort.

1966 Nancy separates from husband, moves in with Fred; Fred works at Palm Beach Post's copy desk.

1967 Nancy becomes pregnant, moves with Fred into stone house with Charlotte and Wally; Fred and Nancy marry, September 13, move to Syracuse, NY; Wally Richardson dies of a coronary occlusion, October 15.

1968 Second daughter, Alexandra Exley, born January 12; Fred and Nancy separate, Nancy becomes pregnant with another child; Fred has first version of a last will and testament drawn up; Begins working on his second novel, Pages from a Cold Island; A Fan's Notes published by Harper & Row, September; Fred and Nancy reconcile and move back to Syracuse, October.

1969 A Fan's Notesnominated for the National Book Award for Fiction; receives William Faulkner Award for best first novel of 1968; Nancy's son, Robert Brandon Exley, born April 8, with severe birth defects; Fred and Nancy separate again; Fred receives Rosenthal Award from National Institute of Arts and Letters, May 21; Rockefeller Foundation awards Fred $10,000 writing grant, June; Fred and Nancy begin divorce proceedings, September; Paperback edition of A Fan's Notes published by Ballantine Books, Inc., November.

1970 Charlotte purchases small house on Walton St. in Alexandria Bay, NY; Fred temporarily moves in, still spends much time in Florida working on Pages from a Cold Island; Charlotte's home becomes Fred's home base for next 20 years; British edition of A Fan's Notes published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London.

1971 Fred's divorce to Nancy final, January 8; Robert Brandon Exley dies; Fred travels to Rome in fall?; interviews Gloria Steinem, December.

1972 Reads for the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, April; returns to Iowa City in the fall as a guest lecturer for the entire semester; movie version of A Fan's Notesreleased in Canada by Coquihala Films, a division of Warner Bros.; William Exley retires from army, falls ill to cancer.

1973 William Exley dies in Hawaii, February 16; Fred continues writing Pages from a Cold Island; occasionally travels the college lecture circuit; begins to develop a "Hemingwayesque" literary persona; Lynn Nesbit sends out sample chapters of Pages from a Cold Island to publishers.

1974 Robert Loomis at Random House signs Fred with an advance of $50,000; Fred receives Playboy's Editorial Award for year's best nonfiction piece, 'Saint Gloria & the Troll."

1975 Pages from a Cold Island published by Random House, April; travels to Hawaii, begins work on third and final novel of trilogy, Last Notes from Home; Vintage Contemporaries reissues A Fan's Notesin paperback, April.

1976 Travels to San Francisco on his way home to Alexandria Bay from Hawaii in the fall; meets with Jann Wenner, editor of Rolling Stone, and Paul Scanlon, managing editor; Scanlon suggests serializing excerpts of Last Notes from Home for Rolling Stone.

1977 Rolling Stone pays Fred $20,000 for up to six excerpts of Last Notes from Home, May.

1978 Fred's papers acquired by collector Robert C. Stevens, December.

1979 Kennedy Center screening of "A Fan's Notes" movie, January (or 1980?).

1981 Robert C. Stevens donates Fred's papers to the University of Rochester, December.

1982 A Fan's Notes included in Jonathan Yardley's list of top 22 books of Twentieth Century American fiction, compiled for The Washington Post.

1984 Fred receives Guggenheim Foundation grant for $21,000, March; Fred's last will and testament revised, final version, April 13; travels to London in the fall for interviews with Sarah Miles and Michael Herr.

1987 Random House receives completed manuscript of Last Notes from Home, November.

1988 Last Notes from Home published by Random House, September; Frank Gifford hosts a publication party for Fred in New York City.

1989 Fred begins work on a spy novel, to be titled Mean Greenwich Time (which was never finished); interviews Diane Sawyer in New York City for article; Charlotte Richardson dies, October 22.

1990 Vintage Contemporaries paperback edition of Last Notes from Home published, February; Fred moves in with aunt Frances Knapp on Crossman St. in Alexandria Bay; travels to London in the fall, becomes very ill while there; Alexandra Exley marries Ken Mowers, October 20, Fred unable to attend wedding; returns to Alexandria Bay, admitted to hospital, diagnosed with congestive heart failure, then released; begins caring for ailing Aunt Frances.

1991 Frances Knapp dies, December.

1992 Collapses from a stroke while alone in his Crossman St. apartment, June 9; found and taken to hospital, June 10; Frederick Earl Exley dies, June 17; ashes buried in Brookside Cemetery in Watertown, NY, next to parents; memorial service at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Clayton, NY, June 27.

1997 Jonathan Yardley's biography of Frederick Exley, Misfit, published by Random House.

1998 "Frederick Exley and Jonathan Yardley: A Novelist and His Biographer," an exhibition honoring Exley and Yardley in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Rochester, April 22, 1998 (through 1999).

Scope and Content
The Frederick Exley collection consists of 36 boxes and 9 oversize items of Exley's personal papers and memorabilia, including 7 boxes of correspondence; 6 boxes of manuscript and printed material by Exley; 1 box of manuscript material by other writers; 4 boxes of printed material and ephemera; 2 boxes of financial, legal, medical and personal documents and materials; 5 boxes of ephemera and memorabilia; 7 boxes of Jonathan Yardley's personal research and manuscript material; 5 packages of oversize ephemera; 1 framed oil portrait; and 3 large exhibit posterboard photos. Several books belonging to Frederick Exley have been removed from the collection and catalogued for Rare Books' stacks (see Appendix C for a detailed listing).

Most of the collection consists of materials relating to Exley's career as a writer and his personal life during those years, as he did not save much from his childhood or his life in general before writing A Fan's Notes. Still, there are several items of interest from these years that can be found throughout the collection including photographs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and family legal documents (much of which is photocopied and located among Jonathan Yardley's research materials).

Items of particular interest to researchers include: correspondence from many well-known writers and celebrities such as John Cheever, Don DeLillo, William Devane, Frank Gifford, David Markson, Diane Sawyer, William Styron, John Updike, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others, as well as a significant amount of publisher, family, and fan mail correspondence; original manuscripts and typescripts of Exley's magazine articles and novels including A Fan's Notes; illustrations by Jim Spanfeller, who also illustrated the book jackets for Exley's first two novels; research and manuscript materials relating to Jonathan Yardley's biography of Exley, Misfit; photographs of Exley, his family, and well-known friends; a shirt worn by Exley; and the Smith-Corona typewriter on which Exley typed A Fan's Notes.

Arrangement
Abbreviations used:

TS: typescript

MS: manuscript

n.d: no date

pg/pgs: page/pages

GUIDE TO THE REGISTER

Correspondence

This section contains correspondence filed alphabetically by the last name of the letter writer. Most of the letters are written to Frederick Exley. Unless the letter writer is well known or personally important to Frederick Exley (or unless the letter is written to someone other than Exley), only authors of five or more letters have their own folder. Otherwise each author's letter is filed by last name alphabetically in the corresponding miscellaneous folder for that letter. In the case where an individual is affiliated with a company or institution and wrote the letter as a representative of that institution, the letter is filed under the name of the institution rather than the individual's name, and a cross-reference is made in the register after the individual's name. Fan mail is filed chronologically under "Fan Mail" rather than under each individual fan's name. Finally, there is a significant amount of photocopied correspondence found in the Yardley materials, which is cross-referenced in the original correspondence list after the author's name where applicable.

Box 1: Named correspondence, "A" to "D"

Box 2: Named correspondence, "E"

Box 3: Named correspondence, "F" to "G"

Box 4: Named correspondence, "H" to "McDonell"

Box 5: Named correspondence, "McGrady" to "Ray"

Box 6: Named correspondence, "Remsen" to "U"

Box 7: Named correspondence, "V" to "Z"; Unidentified correspondence

Box 33: Named correspondence, "A" to "Z"; Unidentified correspondence

Manuscript and Printed Material by Exley

This section contains manuscript, typescript, and printed material authored by Frederick Exley. This includes autograph manuscripts and typescripts from his three novels: A Fan's Notes, Pages from a Cold Island, and Last Notes from Home; publisher's foul matter; autograph manuscripts and typescripts from his published and unpublished magazine articles; and the printed issues or clippings of the publications where his articles appeared. Throughout all sections of the register, unless otherwise noted, "autograph" refers to the author of the manuscript being described.

Box 8: Novels-manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter

Box 9: Novels-publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)

Box 10: Novels-autograph manuscript material from Last Notes from Home

Box 11: Published articles, 1979-1993-manuscripts and typescripts

Box 12: Unpublished articles and miscellaneous manuscript material; Printed publications

Box 13 (flat box): Printed publications-oversize

Box 34: Novels, published and unpublished articles

Box 35: Novels, published and unpublished articles

Manuscript Material by Other Writers

This box contains a variety of manuscripts and typescripts by other writers. Some items were sent to Frederick Exley by individuals wishing him to read their material and to provide comments, while other items are written about Frederick Exley. Many items contain an introductory letter from the author to Exley, cross-referenced in the original correspondence list. The manuscripts are arranged in folders alphabetically by author's last name.

Box 14: Manuscripts and typescripts by others

Box 35: Typescripts by others (some with MS editing)

Printed Material and Ephemera

This section contains a variety of printed materials, most of which relate to Exley's life and career, including newspaper clippings, brochures, Jim Spanfeller illustrations, yearbooks, and a scrapbook. There are some items in this section that Exley (and/or others) collected for his own interest and have nothing to do with his career, but since they were part of his personal collection they have been kept and included in the register.

Box 15: Clippings from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc.

Box 16: Miscellaneous printed ephemera

Box 17 (flat box): Miscellaneous printed ephemera-oversize

Box 18 (flat box): Yearbooks; Scrapbook

Box 35: Reviews of novels

Box 36: Reviews of novels; articles about Exley

Financial/ Legal/ Medical/ Personal Documents and Materials

This section contains a wide variety of Exley's personal records and legal documents, etc. Included are items such as financial records, bills and receipts, royalty statements, court documents, legal agreements, driver's license and passport, and application materials.

Box 19: Frederick Exley's personal items and records

Box 20 (flat box): Court proceedings transcript

Box 36: Select service card, bills, receipts, and tax documents

Ephemera and Memorabilia

This section contains a variety of non-printed items of Exley ephemera and memorabilia, including photographs, video and audio tapes, an award, a mug, a shirt, and a typewriter.

Box 21: Photographs

Box 22 (flat box): Audio/visual materials

Box 23: Fragile ephemera items

Box 24 (flat box): Clothing

Box 25 (flat box): Typewriter

Box 36: Photographs

Yardley Materials

This section contains items donated by Jonathan Yardley relating to the composition and publication of his biography of Frederick Exley, titled Misfit: The Strange Life of Frederick Exley. Included are all of his notes, research materials, and publisher's foul matter. Yardley's research technique for Misfit was based on the creation of separate legal-size folders dedicated to various aspects of Exley's life and work with which he planned to deal in his book. Into these he inserted photocopies of relevant pages and passages from Exley's books, notes he made along the way, letters and comments from others, etc. All items have been removed from Yardley's original folders and placed in acid-free folders, but every step has been taken to keep the contents of each folder in tact as Yardley kept them, as well as his arrangement and titles for each folder. Yardley's research was very thorough, and as a result this section contains a significant amount of useful biographical information that is not contained in Exley's personal collection, such as photocopies of birth certificates, marriage and death certificates, tax returns, divorce papers, scrapbook pages, and some original photographs and correspondence.

Box 26: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley

Box 27: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley (cont.)

Box 28: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley (cont.)

Box 29: Miscellaneous correspondence and Misfit ephemera

Box 30: Misfit manuscript material--foul matter from Random House

Box 31: Misfit manuscript material--foul matter from Random House (cont.)

Box 32: Misfit manuscript material--foul matter from Random House (cont.)

Box 36: Walter Shurman correspondence related to Misfit.

Oversize Ephemera (Packages 1-5, and four large oversize items)

This section contains printed and illustrated ephemera items that are too large to put into regular boxes. Five packages have been constructed to house the items (four separate items have been moved to different locations in the department; see register for details). Included are oversize photographs, Jim Spanfeller illustrations, and an oil painting of Frederick Exley.

Appendices

Appendix A: List of Frederick Exley's Correspondents

Appendix B: Bibliography of Exley's Published Works

Appendix C: Catalogued Books from the Collection.

Subject(s):
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Photographs
Clothing
Typewriters
Scrapbooks
Legal instruments
Exley, Frederick
Authors, American
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Frederick Exley Papers were donated by Robert C. Stevens of Pittsford, NY, a long-time friend and supporter of the University of Rochester and its libraries. Mr. Stevens originally purchased the papers from Frederick Exley in 1978, and then officially donated them to the University in 1981. We also owe a debt of gratitude to Exley's sister, Frances Exley Brown of Clayton, NY, for her vigilant care in assuring that many of her brother's personal and manuscript items were rescued, preserved, and added to our collection. In addition to Frederick Exley's papers, the Exley collection also contains materials donated by Jonathan Yardley in 1998. A long-time admirer of Frederick Exley's and literary critic for The Washington Post, Yardley wrote a biography of Exley titled Misfit: The Strange Life of Frederick Exley, published in 1997 by Random House. In 1998, the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections held an exhibit showcasing Exley's and Yardley's work, for which he graciously donated all of his notes, research materials, publisher's "foul matter," and other items relating to the composition and publication of Misfit, to become a permanent part of the Exley collection. The contents of boxes 33 - 36 were added to the collection in 2004 and 2005. The letters from Frederick Exley to Walter Shurman, Shurman's review of A Fan's Notes, and Shurman's memoir of Exley, "One Fan's Notes On Frederick Exley" were purchased from Walter Shurman in January 2005. The Yardley and Cantwell correspondence were donated by Walter Shurman in January 2005. All other items were purchased from Alexandra Exley Mowers, June 2004.Access
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Content List
CONTENTS:
CORRESPONDENCE
Box 1: Named correspondence, "A" to "D"
Folder:
Folder 1. A, Miscellaneous (Al-Ar), to Frederick Exley.
Folder Adams, Michael. See "L, Miscellaneous: Louisiana State University."
Folder 3. Adirondack Life, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Amaral, Geraldine. See "A, Miscellaneous." See also Box 14, folder 2.
Folder 5. American Film, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Author's Guild, Inc. See "Stout, Rex."
Folder 7. B, Miscellaneous (Ba-Be), to Frederick Exley. See also Box 27, folder 25.
Folder Ballantine Books, Inc. See "B, Miscellaneous."
Folder 9. Beach, Lisa, to Frederick Exley, 1979-1982.
Folder 10. Beach, Lisa, to Frederick Exley, 1984-1992.
Folder Bennett, John. See "V, Miscellaneous: Vagabond."
Folder 12. Bernal, Patricia H., to Frederick Exley.
Folder 13. Bourjaily, Vance, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 14. Brown, Frances Exley, to Peter Dzwonkoski.
Folder Buckingham Palace, to Earl Exley. See Box 26, folder 12.
Folder Cala, Michael. See Box 14, folder 5.
Folder 17. Cantwell, Mary, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 18. Chabot, C. Barry, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 19. Cheever, John, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Christ Church of Binghamton, NY, to Earl Exley. See Box 26, folder 12.
Folder 21. Cole, Phyllis, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 22. College of Idaho, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 23. College of William and Mary, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Conroy, Frank. See "National Endowment for the Arts" and "University of Iowa."
Folder 25. Costa, Richard, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Curtis, Calvin. See "Random House."
Folder 27. D, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 28. Damon, Philip, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 29. DeLillo, Don, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Denham, Alice. See Box 26, folder 9.
Folder 31. Devane, C. Patricia, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 32. Devane, William, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 33. Dickey, Deborah, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 34. Dickey, James, to David Segal.
Folder Dzwonkoski, Peter. See "University of Rochester." See also Box 29, folder 1.
Box 2: Named correspondence, "E"
Folder:
Folder 1. E, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 2. Einhorn, Arthur, to Frederick Exley. See also Box 14, folder 6.
Folder 3. Esquire, to Frederick Exley, 1980-1984.
Folder Exley, Earl, to Charlotte Exley. See Box 26, folder 12.
Folder 5. Exley, Earl, to Louie ? .
Folder Exley, Frances. See "Brown, Frances Exley."
Folder 7. Exley, Frederick, to "A" through "C" (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 8. Exley, Frederick, to "D" through "G" (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 9. Exley, Frederick, to "H" through "Mal" (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 10. Exley, Frederick, to David Markson (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 11. Exley, Frederick, to "Mat" through "Q" (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 12. Exley, Frederick, to "R" (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 13. Exley, Frederick, to "S" through "Z" (see Appendix A). Originals.
Folder 14. Exley, Frederick, to unidentified correspondents. Originals. See also Box 27, folder 15.
Folder 15. Exley, Frederick. 1968-1972. Photocopies.
Folder 16. Exley, Frederick. 1974-1975. Photocopies.
Folder 17. Exley, Frederick. 1976-1977. Photocopies.
Folder 18. Exley, Frederick. 1978-1979. Photocopies.
Folder 19. Exley, Frederick. 1980-1982. Photocopies.
Folder 20. Exley, Frederick. 1983-1984. Photocopies.
Folder 21. Exley, Frederick. 1985-1988. Photocopies.
Folder Exley, William, to Judy Exley. See Box 26, folder 4.
Box 3: Named correspondence, "F" to "G"
Folder:
Folder 1. F, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 2. Fan Mail, 1968-1970.
Folder 3. Fan Mail, 1975.
Folder 4. Fan Mail, 1976-1979.
Folder 5. Fan Mail, 1980-1982.
Folder 6. Fan Mail, 1983-1985.
Folder 7. Fan Mail, 1986.
Folder 8. Fan Mail, 1987-1988.
Folder Fisketjon, Gary. See "A, Miscellaneous: Atlantic Monthly Press", "Alfred A. Knopf", and "Random House."
Folder Flanders, Roy. See Box 14, folder 7.
Folder 11. Ford, Richard, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Fritz, Francena. See "Exley, Francena."
Folder 13. G, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Gaddis, William, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 28, folder 15.
Folder Gass, William, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 28, folder 24.
Folder 16. Gentlemen's Quarterly, to Frances Exley Brown.
Folder 17. Gentlemen's Quarterly, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 18. Gibbs, Greta, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 19. Gifford, Frank, to Frederick Exley. See also Box 28, folder 1.
Folder 20. Gifford, Maxine, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 21. Gilman, Richard, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Glenn, Nancy, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 28, folder 12.
Folder Gross, Michael. See Box 27, folder 33.
Folder 24. Guggenheim Foundation, to Frederick Exley.
Box 4: Named correspondence, "H" to "McDonell"
Folders
Folder 1. H, Miscellaneous (Ha-Hem), to Frederick Exley.
Folder 2. H, Miscellaneous (Hen-Hu), to Frederick Exley.
Folder 3. Halberstam, David, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 4. Harper Row, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Harris, Jeanne Adams. See "H, Miscellaneous."
Folder 6. Hendra, Barbara, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 7. Herr, Michael, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 8. Herr, Michael, to Jann Wenner.
Folder Hirshey, David. See "Esquire."
Folder 10. Horsefield, Audrey, to Frederick Exley. See also Box 26, folder 28.
Folder 11. Howard, Jane, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 12. Hubner, John, to Lynn Nesbit. See also "H, Miscellaneous."
Folder 13. I, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 14. Inside Sports, to Frederick Exley. See also "Newsweek."
Folder International Famous Agency, Inc. See "International Creative Management."
Folder Johnson, John B., Jr. See "W, Miscellaneous: Watertown Daily Times." See also Box 26, folder 9.
Folder 17. Jones, Kim, to Peter Dzwonkoski.
Folder Jury, Mark, to Frances Exley Brown. See Box 27, folder 14.
Folder 19. Jury, Mark, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Kaplan, Eliot. See "Gentlemen's Quarterly."
Folder Krims, Les. See Box 26, folder 10; Box 27, folder 14; Box 28, folder 25.
Folder Leggett, John. See "University of Iowa."
Folder 23. Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Loomis, Robert. See "Random House." See also Box 28, folders 10, 18, 21, and 27.
Folder 25. M, Miscellaneous (Ma-Mc), to Frederick Exley.
Folder Malara, Tony. See "M, Miscellaneous."
Folder 27. Markson, David, to Frederick Exley, 1969-1984.
Folder 28. Markson, David, to Frederick Exley, 1985-1987.
Folder Markson, David, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 26, folders 9 and 19; Box 28, folders 9, 11, and 25.
Folder McDonell, Terry. See "Rolling Stone."
Box 5: Named correspondence, "McGrady" to "Ray"
Folder:
Folder 1. McGrady, Mike, to Frederick Exley. See also "N, Miscellaneous: Newsday."
Folder Merkin, Daphne. See "H, Miscellaneous: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc."
Folder 3. Miller, Merle, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 4. Mills, Hilary, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Mowers, Alexandra, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 26, folder 2.
Folder 6. Murray, Stephen, to Frederick Exley. See also Box 14, folders 13 and 14.
Folder 7. N, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 8. Nabokov, Véra, to Frederick Exley.
Folder National Football League Properties, Inc. See "PRO! Magazine."
Folder 10. Navarro, Paul, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Nesbit, Lynn, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 28, folder 13.
Folder New Yorker. See "Trillin, Calvin."
Folder 13. Newsweek, to Frederick Exley. See also "Inside Sports."
Folder 14. Newsweek, to Marge Kelly.
Folder Norman, Geoffrey. See "Esquire" and "N, Miscellaneous."
Folder 16. Northwestern University, to Frederick Exley.
Folder O'Neill, Constance Exley. See Box 26, folder 8.
Folder 18. P, Miscellaneous (Pa-Poc), to Frederick Exley.
Folder Penguin Books Ltd. See "P, Miscellaneous" and "V, Miscellaneous: Viking Press."
Folder 20. Pennsylvania State University, to Frances Exley Brown.
Folder Phillips, Gordon, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 28, folder 25.
Folder 22. Playboy, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 23. PRO! Magazine, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Quinn, Patrick. See "Northwestern University."
Folder 25. R, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 26. Random House, to Frances Exley Brown. See also Box 28, folder 27.
Folder 27. Random House, to Peter Dzwonkoski.
Folder 28. Random House, to Frederick Exley, 1968-1982.
Folder 29. Random House, to Frederick Exley, 1983-1985.
Folder 30. Random House, to Frederick Exley, 1986-1987.
Folder 31. Random House, to Frederick Exley, 1988-1992.
Folder 32. Random House, to Sean McGrady.
Folder 33. Random House, to Charlotte Richardson.
Folder Ray, Gordon N. See "Guggenheim Foundation."
Box 6: Named correspondence, "Remsen" to "U"
Folder:
Folder 1. Remsen, John, to Donald Biggs.
Folder 2. Remsen, John, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 3. Renzi, Eugene, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Reynolds, William. See "R, Miscellaneous." See also Box 27, folder 31.
Folder Richardson, Charlotte, to Robert Loomis. See Box 26, folder 11.
Folder 6. Richardson, Gail, to Charlotte Richardson.
Folder 7. Riedel, Clark, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Russ, Hugh. See "R, Miscellaneous."
Folder 9. S, Miscellaneous (Sa-Sc), to Frederick Exley.
Folder 10. S, Miscellaneous (Sh-Sp), to Frederick Exley.
Folder 11. S, Miscellaneous (St), to Frederick Exley.
Folder Saussy, Pete. See Box 14, folder 15.
Folder 13. Sawyer, Diane, to Frances Exley Brown.
Folder Scanlon, Paul. See "Gentlemen's Quarterly" and "S, Miscellaneous." See also Box 28, folders 20 and 21.
Folder Schurman, Walter. See Box 26, folder 28.
Folder Scordo, Jack, to Jonathan Yardley. See Box 28, folder 2.
Folder Shir-Cliff, Bernard. See "B, Miscellaneous: Ballantine Books."
Folder Simpson, George. See "S, Miscellaneous."
Folder 19. Spanfeller, Jim, to Peter Dzwonkoski.
Folder 20. Spanfeller, Jim, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Stephens, Edward. See "S, Miscellaneous."
Folder 22. Stout, Rex, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 23. Styron, William, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 24. Styron, William, to Robert Loomis.
Folder Till, Eric. See Box 27, folder 32.
Folder 26. Trillin, Calvin, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 27. U, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 28. University of Iowa, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 29. University of Rochester, to Aerol Arnold.
Folder 30. University of Rochester, to Frederick Exley, 1978-1979.
Folder 31. University of Rochester, to Frederick Exley, 1981-1991.
Folder 32. Updike, John, to Frederick Exley.
Box 7: Named correspondence, "V" to "Z"; Unidentified correspondence
Folder:
Folder Viking Press. See "P, Miscellaneous: Penguin Books Ltd" and "V, Miscellaneous."
Folder 2. Vonnegut, Kurt, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 3. W, Miscellaneous (Wa), to Frederick Exley.
Folder Walsh, John A. See "Inside Sports" and "Newsweek."
Folder 5. Warren, Robert Penn, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 6. Warren, Robert Penn, to Robert Loomis.
Folder Wiebusch, John. See "PRO! Magazine."
Folder 8. Wingerath, Ann, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 9. Wolff, Geoffrey, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 10. Wolff, Tobias, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Yardley, Jonathan, to Peter Dzwonkoski. See Box 29, folder 3.
Folder 12. Yardley, Jonathan, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 13. Yost, Ivan, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 14. Yulin, Harris, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 15. Z, Miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Zielinski, Dave. See Box 14, folder 19.
Folder 17. Unidentified correspondence, to Frances Exley Brown and Irwin Brown.
Folder 18. Unidentified correspondence, to Frederick Exley, 1969-1986. See also Box 26, folder 15.
Folder 19. Unidentified correspondence, to Frederick Exley, 1987-1991.
(See bibliography in Appendix B for a complete list of Exley's publications.)
Box 8a: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter
Folders:A Fan's Notes:
Folder 1. Original manuscript, typescript, and photocopy mix, 254 pages total, in 2 folders. Autograph manuscript, 9 pages; original typescript, with moderate autograph corrections, 39 pages; photocopied typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 206 pages. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 2. _____. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 3. Complete setting typescript, 645 pages total, in 4 folders. Original and photocopy mix, with autograph corrections and revisions by proofreader and author. Pages 1-128, chapters 1-2. (Folder 1 of 4)
Folder 4. _____. Pages 129-313, chapters 3-4. (Folder 2 of 4)
Folder 5. _____. Pages 314-507, chapters 5-6. (Folder 3 of 4)
Folder 6. _____. Pages 508-645, chapters 7-8. (Folder 4 of 4)
Folder 7. Photocopy of complete setting typescript, in 4 folders. Chapters 1-2. (Folder 1 of 4)
Box 8aa: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts
A Fan's Notes: Galley proofs of the first edition, trimmed to 6 ½ x 8 inches, holes punched on the side for a ribbon tie, and blue paper covers with label carrying publication information. A bulky cover (over 400 pages) and fragile format. Cloth case.

Box 8b: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter
A Fan's Notes:
Folders:
Folder 8. _____. Chapters 3-4. (Folder 2 of 4)
Folder 9. _____. Chapters 5-6. (Folder 3 of 4)
Folder 10. _____. Chapters 7-8. (Folder 4 of 4)
Pages from a Cold Island:
Folder 11. Original typescript of early draft, with moderate autograph corrections and revisions, 49 pages.
Folder 12.Photocopy of setting typescript, with autograph corrections by proofreader and author, in 2 folders. Pages 9-165 (pp. 1-8 missing), chapters 1-7. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 13. _____. Pages 166-330 (pp. 331-?, ch. 14-15, missing), chapters 8-13. (Folder 2 of 2)
Last Notes from Home: (See also Boxes 9 and 10)
Folder 14. Original typescript of early pages [from Part I, ch. 1-6; Part II, ch. 7-8], with autograph corrections and revisions, pages numbered 1-127. This draft is subtitled "A Paranoid's Novel" (no subtitle in finished book).
Folder 15. Original typescript of early pages [from Part I, ch. 1-4; Part II, ch. 3-4], sent by Random House, with autograph corrections and revisions, pages numbered 1-55. Note the subtitle no longer appears in this draft.
Folder 16. Original typescript correction pages [from Part I, ch. 1, 9, 13], with autograph corrections and revisions, 3 pages.
Box 8c: Novels—manuscripts and typescripts (from all three); publisher's foul matter
Last Notes from Home: (See also Boxes 9 and 10)
Folder:
Folder 17. Original typescript of "Fourteen" [from Part I, ch. 9, 10, 12], with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, pages numbered 1-15.
Folder 18. Original typescript of "Latest polished chapter…Fourteen" [from Part I, ch. 9-13], with minor autograph corrections, 36 pages total, numbered 195-230. Signed by Fred Exley on 11 Dec 1978 "To Bob Stevens and Pete Dzwonkoski, with deep gratitude."
Folder 19. Original typescript of "Fourteen" [from Part II, ch. 2 and 5], with minor autograph corrections, 43 pages total, numbered 231-273.
Folder 20. Original and photocopied typescript mix [four separate items from Part II, ch. 1-4], with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 53 pages total, numbered 1-17; 233-[248]; 1-3; and 29-50, respectively.
Folder 21. Original typescript [from Part II, ch. 9-10], with minor autograph corrections and revisions, 6 pages total, numbered 81-86.
Folder 22. Original typescript [from Part II, ch. 10-11], with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 28 pages total, numbered 162-186.
Folder 23. Carbon typescript [from Part II, ch. 10-11; Part I, ch. 9-10], with minor autograph corrections, 42 pages total, numbered 162-203.
Folder 24. Original and photocopied typescript mix [from Part II, ch. 10-11; Part I, ch. 9-13], with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 68 pages total, numbered 162-[229].
Folder 25. Original typescript of "A Recantation from Paradise" [from Part III, ch. 1-3], with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, pages numbered 1-23.
Folder 26. Photocopied typescript of "The Time I Shot My Sister" [from Part III, ch. 4 and 6], edited by Esquire 's Rust Hills and including a memo from Esquire [n.d.], pages numbered 1-13.
Folder 27. Original typescript [two separate items from Part III, ch. 10], with moderate autograph corrections and revisions, 22 pages total, numbered 22-33 and 96-105.
Folder 28. Photocopy and original typescript mix [from Part IV], with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 86 pages total, numbered 105-190.
Folder 29. Photocopy and original typescript of "end" [from Part V, ch. 12], 2 pages total, numbered in autograph 57-58.
Foul matter from Random House, received Dec 1988 :
Folder 30. Complete setting typescript, 503 pages total, in 5 folders. Original and photocopy mix, with autograph corrections and revisions by proofreader and author. Pages 1-100. (Folder 1 of 5)
Folder 31. _____. Pages 101-200. (Folder 2 of 5)
Folder 32. _____. Pages 201-300. (Folder 3 of 5)
Folder 33. _____. Pages 301-400. (Folder 4 of 5)
Folder 34._____. Pages 401-503. (Folder 5 of 5)
Box 9a: Novels—publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)
Folder:
Folder 1. Publisher's blanks, 402 pages total, in 5 folders. Part I, pages 1-100. (Folder 1 of 5)
Folder 2. _____. Part II, pages 101-181. (Folder 2 of 5)
Folder 3. _____. Part III, pages 182-265. (Folder 3 of 5)
Folder 4. _____. Part IV, pages 266-331. (Folder 4 of 5)
Folder 5. _____. Part V, pages 332-402. (Folder 5 of 5)
Folder 6. Repros blues, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader. 402 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-210. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 7. _____. Pages 211-[402]. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 8. Repros blues, after corrections were made, 53 pages total (only pages that required corrections from the previous set are included in this set).
Folder 9. Repros, complete duplicate set, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader. 402 pages, with two pages per sheet.
Folder 10. Repros, 2 incomplete sets. Duplicate set of pages awaiting corrections, 44 sheets; duplicate set of pages after corrections made, 33 sheets.
Folder 11. Repros scraps, 2 incomplete sets of miscellaneous pages, 33 sheets per set.
Box 9b: Novels—publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)
Folder:
Folder 12. Master galley proofs, first set, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader. 206 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-103. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 13. _____. Pages 104-206. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 14. Master galley proofs, second set, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader. 206 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-103. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 15. _____. Pages 104-206. (Folder 2 of 2)
Box 9c: Novels—Publisher's foul matter from Last Notes from Home (cont.)
Folder:
Folder 16. Master page proofs, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader. 201 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-102. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 17. _____. Pages 103-201. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 18. Excerpt [from Part I, ch. 10-11] included in an anthology of fiction compiled by Random House for 1988. Master set-1st pass of complete anthology, with moderate autograph corrections by proofreader. 2 copies, 83 pages each. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 19. _____. Repros of each of the eight individual excerpts, with extensive autograph corrections by the proofreader. 91 pages total, separated into 8 individual items. Excerpted authors, other than Exley, include: E.L. Doctorow; Kristin McCloy; Anthony Burgess; Alan Hollinghurst; Susan Chace; Richard Russo; and Sarah Glasscock. (Folder 2 of 2)
Box 10: Novels—autograph manuscript material from Last Notes from Home
Folder:
Folder 1. Autograph manuscript [from Part I, ch. 10-13], in three items. 10 leaves, 17 autograph pages.
Folder 2. Autograph manuscript [from Part II, ch. 5, 9, 10], in three items. 11 leaves, 18 autograph pages.
Folder 3. Autograph manuscript [from Part III, ch. 8-10], 34 leaves, 62 autograph pages.
Folder 4. Autograph manuscript [from Part IV, ch. 2], 1 autograph page.
Folder 5. Autograph manuscript [from Part IV, ch. 2-4], 30 leaves, 58 autograph pages.
Folder 6. Autograph manuscript [from Part IV, ch. 5], 21 leaves, 36 autograph pages, 3 original typescript pages with moderate autograph corrections and revisions.
Folder 7. Autograph manuscript corrections [from Part IV], 1 autograph page.
Box 11: Published articles, 1979-1993—manuscripts and typescripts
Folder:
Folder 1. "A Fan's Notes Goes to Super Bowl XIII" [Inside Sports, premiere issue, Oct 1979]. Autograph manuscript, 22 leaves, 36 autograph pages; original typescript, with autograph corrections and revisions, 19 pages, numbered 23-43; photocopy of incomplete typescript and autograph corrections, provisionally titled "Horseshit", 26 pages. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 2. _____. Photocopy of complete typescript and extensive autograph revisions, 44 pages. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 3. Review of Bill Barich's Laughing in the Hills [New York Magazine, 11 Aug 1980]. Original typescript, with autograph corrections by proofreader and author, 4 pages. Includes letter from Rhoda Koenig to Peter Dzwonkoski, 31 Jul 1980.
Folder 4. Review of Clive James's Unreliable Memoirs [New York Magazine, 13 Apr 1981]. Original typescript, with autograph corrections by proofreader and author, 3 pages. Includes letter from Rhoda Koenig to Peter Dzwonkoski, 6 Apr [1981].
Folder 5. "Holding Penalties Build Men" [Inside Sports, Nov 1981, article about Watertown football]. Photocopied typescripts, with autograph corrections by proofreader. 2 copies: 21 pages, provisionally titled "Where the Animals Were"; and 16 pages, provisionally titled "Watertown."
Folder 6. "A Case for Backing Cincinnati-and for Ice Fishing" [New York Times, 24 Jan 1982, article about Super Bowl XVI]. Autograph manuscript, 2 leaves, 4 autograph pages; original typescript, with autograph corrections and revisions, 2 leaves, 4 pages.
Folder 7. "Just Who Is 'the Game' in Professional Football?" [New York Times, 22 Aug 1982]. Original typescript with autograph corrections and revisions, together with autograph manuscript, 6 leaves, 9 pages total.
Folder 8. "Football '83: Side Lines" [Rolling Stone, 15 Sep 1983, article about drugs and professional football]. Autograph manuscript, 31 leaves, 54 autograph pages. (Folder 1 of 3)
Folder 9. _____. Original typescript, with autograph corrections, provisionally titled "The First Victim and the Comedians," 30 pages total, numbered 1-23. (Folder 2 of 3)
Folder 10. _____. Original typescript, revised, with minor autograph corrections, 31 pages total, numbered 1-30; photocopy of revised typescript, with additional autograph corrections, 31 pages total, numbered 1-30. (Folder 3 of 3)
Folder 11. "The Natural" [Gentlemen's Quarterly, Feb 1984, article about Frank Gifford]. Autograph manuscript, 12 leaves, 22 autograph pages. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 12. _____. Original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 12 pages; portions of original typescript, with autograph corrections and revisions, 7 pages; carbon typescript, with autograph corrections and revisions, 14 pages; photocopy of typescript, with additional autograph corrections and revisions, 10 pages, numbered 2-10. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 13. "The Laureate of Alexandria Bay" [Esquire, Mar 1986]. Autograph manuscript, 16 leaves, 26 autograph pages. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 14. _____. Original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 17 pages; original typescript, revised, with minor autograph corrections, 18 pages. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 15. "A Fan's Note" [American Film, Sep 1986, article about Sarah Miles]. Fragment of original typescript, page 7; photocopy of typescript with autograph corrections labeled by Esquire's David Hirshey (?) as "The legendary Sarah Miles piece that never ran" [piece originally submitted to Esquire ca.1984 (?), but never published there], 24 pages.
Folder 16. "The Giants Will Fail and Here's Why" [New York Times, 30 Nov 1986]. Original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 5 pages.
Folder 17. "A Fan's Further Notes" [Esquire, Jun 1987, article about Super Bowl XXI]. Autograph manuscript draft, 7 leaves, 12 autograph pages; original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 13 pages; provisionally titled "The Key to Paradise."
Folder 18. Article about Alexandria Bay fishermen [title unknown, for Adirondack Life (?), ca.1989]. Autograph manuscript draft and notes, 9 leaves, 11 autograph pages; original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 6 pages; original typescript, revised, with minor autograph corrections, 7 pages.
Folder 19. "If Nixon Could Possess the Soul of this Woman, Why the Hell Can't I?" [Esquire, Dec 1989, article about Diane Sawyer]. Photocopy of typescript with autograph corrections and revisions, labeled by Esquire's David Hirshey (?) as "The legendary Diane Sawyer piece--unedited," 16 pages.
Folder 20. "The Lion's Head" [actual title?, Gentlemen's Quarterly, Dec 1990]. Photocopy of typescript with autograph corrections and revisions, 21 pages.
Folder 21. "Exley's Last Notes" [Esquire, Aug 1993, from Exley's unfinished spy novel, intended to be titled "Hemingway's Last Muskie Run" or "Mean Greenwich Time"]. Autograph manuscript, 17 leaves, 32 autograph pages; photocopy of typescript with autograph corrections, revisions and additions, 48 pages.
Box 12: Unpublished articles/ miscellaneous manuscript material; Printed publications
Unpublished articles, intended for publication-manuscripts and typescripts:
Folder:
Folder 1. "A Child in Paradise, or How I Became They Sitting in the Rain Check Waiting for Gene Hackman" [article about Mary-Margaret Humes, intended for publication in Rolling Stone, ca.1984]. Autograph manuscript pages from first part of article, 8 leaves, 14 pages. (Folder 1 of 4)
Folder 2. _____. Original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 22 pages. (Folder 2 of 4)
Folder 3. _____. Original typescript, revised, with minor autograph corrections and revisions, 22 pages. Note the subtitle no longer appears on this draft. (Folder 3 of 4)
Folder 4. _____. Photocopy of portion of revised typescript, with additional autograph corrections and revisions, 3 pages, numbered 4-6. (Folder 4 of 4)
Folder 5. "The Man Wrote Dispatches" [article about Michael Herr, intended for publication in Rolling Stone, ca.1984]. Original typescript, with autograph corrections and revisions, 20 pages. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 6. _____. Photocopy of portion of revised typescript with minor autograph corrections, 3 pages, numbered 6-8. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 7. "That Place" [article about Iowa City, intended for publication in Esquire, ca.1984]. Original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 27 pages total, numbered 1-26, including 1 sheet of autograph manuscript inserted between pages 12 and 13. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 8. _____. Original typescript, edited and revised, with additional autograph corrections, 26 pages total, numbered 1-23. Includes autograph note [ca.1984, from Fred Exley] to Tom [Jenks] of Esquire, 1 page, and autograph and typed notes to Jenks interspersed throughout typescript. (Folder 2 of 2)
Miscellaneous manuscript material:
Folder 9. Essay titled "On the Bus" [ca.1969], about The Lion's Head Ltd. Carbon typescript, with minor autograph corrections, 4 pages.
Folder 10. Recommendation for Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for David Markson [Nov 1982]. Autograph manuscript, 2 pages; carbon typescript, 1 page.
Folder 11. Review of Richard Gilman's Faith, Sex, Mystery [ca.1986]. Autograph manuscript draft, incomplete, 1 page.
Folder 12. Biographical sketch of Exley's works "since January 1, 1976." Autograph manuscript, 1 page; original typescript, with extensive autograph corrections and revisions, 1 page.
Folder 13. Quotes for book jackets of A Fan's Notes and Last Notes from Home. Original typescript, with Exley's added autograph notes and corrections, 2 pages.
Folder 14. Addresses of personal or business acquaintances, with added miscellaneous information, no dates. Autograph manuscript, 5 leaves, 6 autograph pages.
Folder 15. Miscellaneous autograph notes to self, lists, reminders, story ideas, etc. 4 items, no dates.
Folder 16. Unidentified autograph notes, perhaps for a story or poem, undated, 14 pages.
Printed publications (clippings/issues, arranged alphabetically by publication title):
Folder 17. American Film, Sep 1986, p.33-36. "A Fan's Note" (photocopy of article about Sarah Miles).
Folder 18. The Atlantic Monthly, Mar 1974, p.75-83. "Good-bye, Edmund Wilson" (excerpt from Pages from a Cold Island).
Folder 19. The Cable Guide, Nov 1989, p.26-29. "Women Football: Why do the two have such a hard time getting along?"
Folder 20. Esquire, 11 Apr 1978, p.11. Letter to the Editor about William Styron.
Folder 21. Esquire, Mar 1986, p.214-218. "The Laureate of Alexandria Bay."
Folder 22. Esquire, Jun 1987, p.150-152. "A Fan's Further Notes" (photocopy of article about Super Bowl XXI).
Folder 23. Esquire, Dec 1989, p.208-213. "If Nixon Could Possess the Soul of this Woman, Why the Hell Can't I?" (article about Diane Sawyer).
Folder 24. Esquire, Aug 1993, p.89-91, 110. "Exley's Last Notes" (photocopy of extract from unfinished spy novel).
Folder 25. Gentlemen's Quarterly, Feb 1984, p.160, 208-209. "The Natural" (photocopy of article about Frank Gifford).
Folder 26. Inside Sports, Oct 1979, p.126-132. "A Fan's Notes Goes to Super Bowl XIII."
Folder 27. Inside Sports, Nov 1981, p.104-109. "Holding Penalties Build Men" (article about Watertown football).
Folder 28. New York Magazine, 11 Aug 1980, p.36. Review of Bill Barich's Laughing in the Hills.
Folder 29. New York Magazine, 13 Apr 1981, p.42-44. Review of Clive James's Unreliable Memoirs.
Folder 30. New York Times, 24 Jan 1982, sports section. "A Case for Backing Cincinnati-and for Ice Fishing" (photocopy of article about Super Bowl XVI).
Folder 31. New York Times, 22 Aug 1982, sports section. "Just Who Is 'the Game' in Professional Football?"
Folder 32. New York Times, 30 Nov 1986, sports section. "The Giants Will Fail and Here's Why" (photocopy).
Folder 33. Playboy, Jul 1974, p.142-144, 184-188, 192-200. "Saint Gloria the Troll" (excerpt from Pages from a Cold Island).
Folder 34. Rolling Stone. See Box 13, oversize issues.
Folder 35. Sport Magazine, Jul 1969, p.38-39. "He's a Pro" (excerpt from A Fan's Notes).
Folder The Sunday Correspondent, London, 1 Jul 1990. "Tell'em Frankie's here" (photocopy of article about Frank Sinatra).
Box 13 (flat box): Printed publications—oversize
Folder:
Folder Rolling Stone, 30 Jun 1977, p.78-84. "To Oahu with the 'Wild Geese'" (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
Folder Rolling Stone, 5 Oct 1978, p.58-68. "James Seamus Finbarr O'Twoomey" (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
Folder Rolling Stone, 22 Feb 1979, p.44-49, 93. "Ms. Robin Glenn" (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
Folder Rolling Stone, 15 Sep 1983, p.20-22, 27, 93. "Football '83: Side Lines" (article about drugs and professional football).
Folder Rolling Stone, 17 and 31 Jul 1986, p.81-82, 145. "Brother in Arms" (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL BY OTHER WRITERS
Box 14: Manuscripts and typescripts by others
Folder:
Folder 1. Adams, Michael. Essay about Exley appearing in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Yearbook: 1981. Photocopy of uncorrected galley proofs, 8 pages, with autograph comments and corrections by Exley, including a note [ca.1982] to Peter Dzwonkoski. Also includes letter from BC Research to Frederick Exley, 7 Jan 1982.
Folder 2. Amaral, Geraldine. "A Dream of Narrative: A Study of the Novels of Frederick Exley." Masters degree thesis in Humanities for Bridgewater State College, Jul 1978. Bound thesis, 99 pages, inscribed by Amaral to Frederick Exley. Also includes autograph manuscript note by Exley to ? [n.d.].
Folder 3. Barkham, John. Review of Pages from a Cold Island. Photocopy of typescript, 2 pages [1975].
Folder 4. Birns, Margaret Boe. Review of Pages from a Cold Island for WNYC broadcast of "PM New York," airing May 1975. Photocopy of typescript, 2 pages.
Folder 5. Cala, Michael. "Coney, Good-Bye." Original typescript of essay, 4 pages. Also includes letter from Cala to Frederick Exley, 6 Aug 1980.
Folder 6. Einhorn, Arthur. "Edmund Wilson: Thank You, Good Night!" Original typescript of essay, 11 pages. Also includes letter from Einhorn to Frederick Exley, 3 Jan 1979.
Folder 7. Flanders, Roy. "Nantucket Solitaire." Uncorrected page proofs, 117 pages. Also includes letter from Flanders to Frederick Exley, 21 Jul 1986.
Folder 8. Howard, Jane. Review of Pages from a Cold Island for Mademoiselle, June 1975. Photocopy of typescript, 6 pages.
Folder 9. Kidder, Tracy. The Road To Yuba City: A Journey into the Juan Corona Murders. Original typescript, 1 pg.
Folder 10. Kinsolving, William Lee. Screenplay of A Fan's Notes, written for Warner Bros. 1972 film. Photocopy of 2nd draft of typescript, 120 pages, 2 Mar 1970.
Folder 11. Kornhaber, Mindy. "Frederick Exley: Individual Rebellion and its Accommodation in Art." Photocopy of typescript of student paper, 13 pages, 16 Dec 1987. Also includes letter from Kornhaber to Frederick Exley, 29 Jan 1988.
Folder 12. Mercier, Harry. "The Boys of Summer (and Winter, Spring and Fall)" [written under the name "Gilbardem Breslow"]. Photocopy of typescript, 6 pages. Also includes letter from Mercier to Frederick Exley, 30 Jun 1986.
Folder 13. Murray, Jim. Column for Los Angeles Times [n.d. (1979?)]. Original typescript, with autograph note from Murray to Frederick Exley, 3 pages.
Folder 14. Murray, Stephen. "The Visitor." Photocopy of typescript of essay, 11 pages, with 2 pages of additional autograph manuscript by Murray. Also includes letter from Murray to Frederick Exley, 31 Jul 1980, with attached photocopy of letter from Exley to Murray, 11 Apr 1980. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 15. _____. Sample of thesis screenplay of A Fan's Notes. Original typescript, 3 pages. Also includes letter from Murray to Frederick Exley, 3 Dec 1981. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 16. Saussy, Pete. Sample from proposed dictionary of words used in Exley's books. Photocopy of typescript, 4 pages. Also includes letter from Saussy to Frederick Exley, 9 Dec 1983.
Folder 17. Schulle, Jana. "The Endless Street to Stardom…or Anywhere." Original typescript of student paper, 5 pages. Also includes letter from Bunny Schulle to Frederick Exley, 14 Jan 1984, with photos attached.
Folder 18. Walentuk, Joan. Photocopy of typescript of student term paper, 8 pages [n.d.].
Folder 19. Wolff, Geoffrey. Review of Pages from a Cold Island for Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr 1975. Photocopy of typescript, 8 pages.
Folder 20. Zielinski, Dave. "Getting Over." Photocopy of typescript of draft for a novel, 7 pages, 4 Apr 1979. Also includes letter from Zielinski to Frederick Exley, 21 Apr 1979.
Folder 21. Unidentified author. Photocopy of typescript of essay about the New York Giants, 41 pages [ca.1986-1987].
PRINTED MATERIAL AND EPHEMERA
Box 15: Clippings from newspapers, magazines, journals, etc.
Folder:
Folder 1. Clippings, 1968.
Folder 2. Clippings, 1969.
Folder 3. Clippings, 1970.
Folder 4. Clippings, 1971. See also Box 17, folder 2.
Folder 5. Clippings, 1972.
Folder 6. Clippings, 1973.
Folder 7. Clippings, 1974.
Folder 8. Clippings, 1975, Jan-Apr.
Folder 9. Clippings, 1975, May.
Folder 10. Clippings, 1975, Jun-Dec.
Folder 11. Clippings, 1976. See also Box 17, folder 4.
Folder 12. Clippings, 1977.
Folder 13. Clippings, 1978.
Folder 14. Clippings, 1979.
Folder 15. Clippings, 1980.
Folder 16. Clippings, 1981.
Folder 17. Clippings, 1982.
Folder 18. Clippings, 1984.
Folder 19. Clippings, 1985.
Folder 20. Clippings, 1986.
Folder 21. Clippings, 1987.
Folder 22. Clippings, 1988, Jan-Sep.
Folder 23. Clippings, 1988, Oct.
Folder 24. Clippings, 1988, Nov-Dec.
Folder 25. Clippings, 1989.
Folder 26. Clippings, 1990.
Folder 27. Clippings, 1991.
Folder 28. Clippings, 1992.
Folder 29. Clippings, 1993.
Folder 30. Clippings, 1996.
Folder 31. Clippings, 1998-.
Folder 32. Clippings, no dates.
Box 16: Miscellaneous printed ephemera
Folder:
Folder 1. Book club pamphlets and mailings featuring Exley's books, 1975 and 1986.
Folder 2. Desk calendar page, from 11 Nov 1999, featuring quote from A Fan's Notes.
Folder 3. Esquire issue, Jun 1985 (does not contain an Exley article).
Folder 4. Esquire issue, Dec 1985 (does not contain an Exley article).
Folder 5. Frederick Exley Commemorative Events materials, Watertown, NY, Mar 1994.
Folder 6. Frederick Exley Fan Club Newsletter, photocopy, ca.1978.
Folder 7. A Fan's Notes film materials, 1972.
Folder 8. Gentlemen's Quarterly issue, Oct 1984 (does not contain an Exley article).
Folder 9. Guggenheim Foundation pamphlet, announcing Fellowships awarded for 1985, including Frederick Exley's.
Folder 10. The Lion's Head materials, 1970?, 1986, 1992.
Folder 11. Memorial service materials, 27 Jun 1992, for Frederick Exley.
Folder 12. Military funerals, instructive information, with Exley's autograph manuscript notes on back of photocopies, n.d.
Folder 13. National Institute of Arts and Letters, 21 May 1969 program from ceremony honoring Exley's Rosenthal Award for A Fan's Notes.
Folder 14. Promotional materials-publishers' advertisement mock-ups for Exley's books, 1975 and 1988.
Folder 15. Promotional materials-publicity materials from Vintage Books and other publishers, 1980s.
Folder 16. Quote by Exley for book jacket, ca.1991.
Folder 17. Rosenthal Foundation pamphlet, 1985, with complete listing of awards for previous years, including Exley's 1969 award for A Fan's Notes.
Folder 18. Jim Spanfeller printed illustrations and ephemera, 1960s-1980s. See also Oversize Ephemera Packages 2 and 3.
Folder 19. Travel brochure, Pompano Beach, FL, n.d.
Box 17 (flat box): Miscellaneous printed ephemera-oversize
Packages
1. Introduction to Literature, ed. by Louis G. Locke, William M. Gibson, and George Arms; New York: Rinehart Co., 1948. Exley's personal copy used while at USC, with Exley's autograph manuscript notes on inside covers and throughout entire book.
2. New York Times Book Review, 21 Feb 1971. Clipping of article written by William H. Gass, re: death of David Segal, mounted on posterboard by Exley.
3. Playboy's "Playbill" from Jul 1974 issue. Clipping mounted on posterboard by Exley.
4. Tropic, the Miami Herald magazine, 4 Apr 1976, featuring an article about Exley. Issue signed "To The University of Rochester, with gratitude...Fred Exley."
Box 18 (flat box): Yearbooks; Scrapbook
Packages:
1. The Annual. Watertown High School Yearbook, 1924, Watertown, NY. Property of Earl Exley.
2. The Annual. Watertown High School Yearbook, 1925, Watertown, NY. Signed by Earl E. Exley.
3. Katonah Elementary School Yearbook, 1959-60, Katonah, NY. Includes picture of Frances Knapp as teacher.
Folder 4. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings of Watertown football and basketball seasons, 1944-1945. Assembled and signed by Frances Exley [Brown].
FINANCIAL/ LEGAL/ MEDICAL/ PERSONAL DOCUMENTS AND MATERIALS
Box 19: Frederick Exley's personal items and records
Folder:
Folder 1. Automobile-registration cards, 1990 and 1991; insurance identification card, 1991; parking ticket, 1988; organ donation information, n.d.
Folder 2. Bank-passbook, First Hawaiian Bank, Lanai, 1975; statements, Marine Midland Bank, Alexandria Bay, 1974 and 1984.
Folder 3. Business cards-miscellaneous (4).
Folder 4. Child support-receipts for money order payments to Jefferson County Probation Court, 1976.
Folder 5. Death and funeral-last will and testament, photocopies, 1968 and 1984; Fred's final wishes, photocopy, n.d; certificate of death, photocopy, 17 Jun 1992; funeral service receipts and checks from Frances Exley Brown, photocopies, 1992-1993.
Folder 6. Divorce from Nancy Glenn-deposition typescript, Nov 1969; judgment papers, photocopies, 8 Jan 1971.
Folder 7. Film/television rights to A Fan's Notes-agreement between Frances Exley Brown, Constance Exley O'Neill, and Jeffrey A. Shane, Purchaser; photocopy, 23 Feb 1998.
Folder 8. Guggenheim Foundation-grant application and materials for 1985.
Folder 9. Income tax returns-tax preparation photocopies, 1988 and 1989.
Folder 10. Medical-hospital bills, insurance forms, receipts, etc., 1985-1991.
Folder 11. Passport-issued 14 Jul 1984.
Folder 12. Publishing agreements and payment orders-miscellaneous Exley publications, 1981-1986.
Folder 13. Random House-invoices and packing slips, 1986 and 1992.
Folder 14. Random House-royalty statements, 1975-1994.
Folder 15. Rent-money order payment receipts to Frank Cavallario, 1975-1976.
Folder 16. Rolling Stone-expense report for article research trip, 1982.
Folder 17. Social Security-Medicaid information, 1991; Supplemental Security Income information, 1991; Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance information, 1992.
Folder 18. Social Services (New York State Department of...)-benefit identification card; Home Energy Assistance Program application, 1991.
Folder 19. Telephone-bills, New York Telephone, 1975.
Folder 20. Wallet-includes envelope of items removed from wallet, containing NYS driver's license issued 21 Dec 1989; social security card; and business cards for Pamela Anderson and Francena Exley.
Folder 21. Watertown Public Schools-Junior High School promotion certificate, 22 Jun 1943; High School Varsity Sport Emblem Certificate for football season, 1945.
Folder 22. Wellesley Island apartment-bill of sale to Clark J. Riedel for all furnishings, autograph manuscript document, unsigned, n.d.
Folder 23. Miscellaneous-grocery receipt, 1987.
Box 20 (flat box): Court proceedings transcript
Package:
1. New York State Supreme Court Proceedings-Jefferson County Bar Association v. Gordon Phillips. Transcript of disbarment proceedings, 11 Jun. 1962. 277 pages in 3-ring binder.
EPHEMERA AND MEMORABILIA
Box 21: Photographs
Folder:
Folder Individuals:
Folder 1. [Anderson,] Pamela Exley--includes photo with Francena Exley, n.d. (7)
Folder 2. Brown, Frances Exley--wedding to Irwin Brown, n.d., including photo with Charlotte and Wally Richardson. (2)
Folder 3. Exley, Frederick--early years, ca.1933-1950. Includes photos with family, grade school class, and friends. (8)
Folder 4. Exley, Frederick--posed portraits, 1970s and 1980s. Includes negatives from Feb 1979 newspaper photo session. See also Oversize Ephemera: Package 1 and Exhibit Photos. (14)
Folder 5. Exley, Frederick--candid photos, ca.1968-1983. (17)
Folder 6. Exley, Frederick--candid photos with friends and groups, ca.1979-1986. (11)
Folder 7. Exley, Scott-son of William Exley, 1963. (1)
Folder 8. Exley, William--ca.1926-1960s, including photo of Earl Exley with Bill as infant. (4)
Folder 9. Flaherty, Joe--publicity photo, ca.1974. (1)
Folder 10. Gifford, Frank--publicity photo, n.d. Signed by Gifford: "For Fred, who "shuffles" to the beat of a different drum-and a very talented one. Your friend, Frank Gifford." (1)
Folder 11. Grandchildren of Frederick Exley--Ashley, Anna Rae, and Austin Anderson, ca.1985-1993. (5)
Folder 12. Knapp, Frances--n.d. (1)
Folder 13. Loomis, Robert--ca.1978 and 1980s. Includes photo with Fred Exley. (2)
Folder 14. [Mowers,] Alexandra Exley--ca.1968-1985. Includes photo with Fred [and Charlotte Richardson?]. (3)
Folder Yardley, Jonathan. See Oversize Ephemera: Exhibit Photos.
Folder 16. Unidentified-Halloween photo, 1977. (1)
Folder Special events or dates:
Folder 17. 11 Dec 1978--Peter Dzwonkoski travels to Alexandria Bay to pick up Exley's papers for University of Rochester. Includes photos of Dzwonkoski, Exley, and Frances Exley Brown at Exley's apartment on Bethune St. (13)
Folder 18. 22 Apr 1998--Frederick Exley exhibit opening at the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Rochester Library. Includes photos of Jonathan Yardley, Exley's family and friends, and his collection. Also includes negatives. (28)
Folder Miscellaneous:
Folder 19. Hawaii--ca.1970s and 1980s. Includes photos of Fred Exley playing golf; William Exley's gravesite in Honolulu; scenery of Lanai. (11)
Folder 20. Killer--Fred's dog, ca.1980s. (4)
Folder 21. Residences--n.d. Includes photos of stone house at Pamelia Four Corners; Walton St. house in Alexandria Bay, where Exley lived with mother, Charlotte Richardson from time to time. (2)
Folder 22. Unidentified car-belonging to Exley?, ca.1983. (1)
Box 22 (flat box): Audio/visual materials
? Videotape of film of A Fan's Notes, directed by Eric Till, 1972. Coquihala Films, Canadian division of Warner Bros., 82 minutes.
? Videotape (3 copies) containing 3 separate items: interview of Frederick Exley by Bob Tompkins, ca.1975, after release of Pages from a Cold Island; news clip of Exley, 29 Nov 1988, after release of Last Notes from Home; news clip regarding Exley's death, 17 Jun 1992.
? Audio cassette tapes: Steinem interview, Dec 1971, 4 tapes; Exley monologue, 1 tape.
Tapes:
1. Exley/Steinem interview, sides A and B.
2. Exley/Steinem interview, cont., sides A and B.
3. Exley/Steinem interview, cont., side A (tape is damaged).
4. Exley/Steinem interview, cont., side A (same as tape 3, better quality); musical recordings, side B.
5. Exley's voice, speaking to himself, side A; side B is blank.
Box 23: Fragile ephemera items
Annual Playboy Editorial Award, 1974, for Exley's "Saint Gloria the Troll" piece on Gloria Steinem. Trophy contains medallion encased in a transparent lucite base.
Hobart College fraternity mug, ??? (Phi Phi Delta), 1952, imprinted "EX" on back.
Box 24 (flat box): Clothing
Shirt-red and white pin stripes, short sleeves, with "EXLEY" imprinted into collar, worn by Frederick Exley for at least one photographic pose.
Box 25 (flat box): Typewriter
Smith-Corona typewriter on which Exley typed A Fan's Notes, enclosed in original carrying case.
YARDLEY MATERIALS
[Any information contained in brackets [ ] was not written by Jonathan Yardley on his own original folders; it was added when this register was compiled.]
Box 26: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley
Folder:
Folder 1. Alex Bay [Alexandria Bay, Thousand Islands, NY]
Folder 2. Alexandra [Alexandra Exley Mowers]
Folder 3. Autobiography
Folder 4. Bill [William Exley]
Folder 5. Brown, Fran [Frances Exley Brown]
Folder 6. Charlotte: 1 [Charlotte Exley Richardson]
Folder 7. Cheever, John
Folder 8. Connie [Constance Exley O'Neill]
Folder 9. Denham, Alice
Folder 10. Esquire/Hirshey [David Hirshey]
Folder 11. Exley, Charlotte
Folder 12. Exley, Earl
Folder 13. Exley, Earl and Charlotte-wedding
Folder 14. Exley Family
Folder 15. [Exley,] Fred: Alex Bay
Folder 16. [Exley,] Fred: America
Folder 17. [Exley,] Fred: center of attention
Folder 18. [Exley,] Fred: children
Folder 19. [Exley,] Fred: death and funeral
Folder 20. [Exley,] Fred: documents and papers
Folder 21. [Exley,] Fred: drinking
Folder 22. [Exley,] Fred: early
Folder 23. [Exley,] Fred: egalitarianism
Folder 24. [Exley,] Fred: employment
Folder 25. [Exley,] Fred: fame
Folder 26. [Exley,] Fred: Fifties [1950s]
Folder 27. [Exley,] Fred: finances
Folder 28. [Exley,] Fred: Florida
Folder 29. [Exley,] Fred: football
Box 27: Research notes and materials--folders arranged by Yardley (cont.)
Folders
Folder 1. [Exley,] Fred: health
Folder 2. [Exley,] Fred: high school
Folder 3. [Exley,] Fred: homosexuality
Folder 4. [Exley,] Fred: kindness, etc.
Folder 5. [Exley,] Fred: last years
Folder 6. [Exley,] Fred: marriage
Folder 7. [Exley,] Fred: memory and past
Folder 8. [Exley,] Fred: mental institutions
Folder 9. [Exley,] Fred: miscellaneous prose
Folder 10. [Exley,] Fred: mooching
Folder 11. [Exley,] Fred: "normal" life
Folder 12. [Exley,] Fred: NYC [New York City]
Folder 13. [Exley,] Fred: on his work
Folder 14. [Exley,] Fred: other writers
Folder 15. [Exley,] Fred: prejudices
Folder 16. [Exley,] Fred: profiles and interviews
Folder 17. [Exley,] Fred: publishers
Folder 18. [Exley,] Fred: rage/happiness
Folder 19. [Exley,] Fred: reading
Folder 20. [Exley,] Fred: selfishness/entitlement
Folder 21. [Exley,] Fred: sex
Folder 22. [Exley,] Fred: singularity
Folder 23. [Exley,] Fred: spy novel
Folder 24. [Exley,] Fred: teaching
Folder 25. [Exley,] Fred: telephone
Folder 26. [Exley,] Fred: TV
Folder 27. [Exley,] Fred: Watertown friends
Folder 28. [Exley,] Fred: women
Folder 29. [Exley,] Fred: writing
Folder 30. A Fan's Notes
Folder 31. A Fan's Notes: comments and reviews
Folder 32. A Fan's Notes: film
Folder 33. Francena [Francena Fritz Exley]
Folder 34. Frances (Aunt) [Frances Knapp]
Box 28: Research notes and materials-folders arranged by Yardley (cont.)
Folder:
Folder 1. Gifford, Frank
Folder 2. Golden, John
Folder 3. Hawaii
Folder 4. Hendra, Barbara
Folder 5. Iowa
Folder 6. Jury pictures [Mark Jury]
Folder 7. Last Notes from Home
Folder 8. Last Notes from Home: reviews and comments
Folder 9. The Lion's Head
Folder 10. Loomis, Bob
Folder 11. Markson, David
Folder 12. Nancy [Nancy Glenn]
Folder 13. Nesbit, Lynn
Folder 14. Pages from a Cold Island
Folder 15. Pages from a Cold Island: reviews and comments
Folder 16. Pamela [Pamela Exley Anderson]
Folder 17. Phillips, Gordon
Folder 18. Random House
Folder 19. Riedel, Clark and Bobbi
Folder 20. Rolling Stone
Folder 21. Rolling Stone II
Folder 22. Sawyer, Diane
Folder 23. Scordo, Jack
Folder 24. Segal, David
Folder 25. Sources
Folder 26. Styron, William
Folder 27. University of Rochester
Folder 28. USC [University of Southern California]
Folder 29. Watertown
Folder 30. Zerman, Mel
Box 29: Miscellaneous correspondence and Misfit ephemera
Folder:
Folder 1. Correspondence-Dzwonkoski, Peter, to Jonathan Yardley, 17 Apr 1998.
Folder 2. Correspondence-Exley, Frederick, to Jonathan Yardley, 2 Apr 1974 to 28 May 1977 and undated. Photocopies.
Folder 3. Correspondence-Yardley, Jonathan, to Peter Dzwonkoski, 14 Oct 1997.
Folder 4. Audio cassettes-Yardley's research interviews with Exley's family and friends, 22 micro-cassettes in 6 cases, no dates.
Folder 5. Color copies of three alternative jacket covers for Misfit.
Folder 6. Newspaper and magazine clippings re: publication and reviews of Misfit, Jun 1997 to Sep 1997.
Folder 7. Miscellaneous billing statement, 9 Dec 1996.
Box 30: Misfit manuscript material-foul matter from Random House
Folder:
Folder 1. Complete setting typescript, with minor autograph corrections, 284 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-132. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 2. _____. Pages 133-284. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 3. Photocopy of complete setting typescript, with autograph corrections, 284 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-132. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 4. _____. Pages 133-284. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 5. Incomplete setting typescript, with minor autograph corrections, 130 pages.
Folder 6. Complete setting typescript including publisher's blanks, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader, 284 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-132. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 7. _____. Pages 132A-284. (Folder 2 of 2)
Box 31: Misfit manuscript material-foul matter from Random House (cont.)
Folders
Folder 1. Copy-edited setting typescript including publisher's blanks, with autograph corrections by proofreader and author, 284 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-132. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 2. _____. Pages 132A-284. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 3. Master galley proofs, first set-rough pages, with autograph corrections by proofreader, 258 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-106. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 4. _____. Pages 107-258. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 5. Master galley proofs, second set, with minor autograph corrections by proofreader and author, 258 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-106. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 6. _____. Pages 107-258. (Folder 2 of 2)
Box 32: Misfit manuscript material-foul matter from Random House (cont.)
Folder:
Folder 1. Master galley proofs, after corrections made, 258 pages total, in 2 folders. Pages 1-106. (Folder 1 of 2)
Folder 2. _____. Pages 107-258. (Folder 2 of 2)
Folder 3. Miscellaneous foul matter and Random House proofreader's notes, 3 items.
Box 33: Correspondence
Folder:
Folder Anna, Don. See "A, miscellaneous."
Folder 2. The Atlantic Monthly, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 3. Augustine, Frank P. to Jack Scordo, [photocopy].
Folder Beach, Gigi. See "B miscellaneous."
Folder Blythe, Will. See " Esquire ."
Folder Butler, David. See "Markson, David."
Folder Charles Scribner's Sons, Publishers. See "C, miscellaneous."
Folder 8. Cheever, John, to Frederick Exley, [envelops only].
Folder Current Biography . See "C, Miscellaneous."
Folder Desaulniers, Louise. See " The Atlantic Monthly ."
Folder Dresser, Robin. See "V, miscellaneous: Vintage Books."
Folder Epstein's Bookstore. See "E, miscellaneous."
Folder 13. Esquire, to Frederick Exley, 1973 - 1990. See also "Manuscript and Printed Material by Exley."
Folder 14. Exley, Frederick [?] to Mich Brown, [photocopy].
Folder 15. Exley, Frederick to Pocket Books. [Exley refers to author John Gardener in this letter. For more on John Gardner, please see: D.183 John Gardner Papers].
Folder 16. Exley, Frederick to Walter Shurman. Originals, typescripts with manuscript revisions, and notes made by Shurman; and photocopies of originals, 1968 - 1973.
Folder 17. Exley, Frederick to Gloria [Steinem].
Folder 18. Exley, Frederick to Bill [?].
Folder 19. F, miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Farrar, Straus, Giroux, Inc. See "F, miscellaneous."
Folder Frank Perry Films. See "F, miscellaneous."
Folder 22. G, miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder 23. GQ (Gentlemen's Quarterly), to Frederick Exley.
Folder 24. Gibbs, Greta Elise, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Guenther, Dan. See "University of Iowa."
Folder 26. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Hammer, Barbe. See "Random House, Inc."
Folder Houghton Mifflin Company. See "H, miscellaneous."
Folder 29. Howard, Jane T., to Frederick Exley.
Folder 30. Humes, Mary-Margaret, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Inglehart, George G. See "I, miscellaneous."
Folder International Famous Agency. See "International Creative Management."
Folder 33. Irwin, Sarah P., to Frederick Exley.
Folder 34. J, miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Johnson, John B. See "W, miscellaneous: Watertown Daily Times ."
Folder Knox Burger Associates LTD. See "K, miscellaneous."
Folder Leggett, John. See "University of Iowa."
Folder Loomis, Robert D. See "Random House, Inc."
Folder Manning, Robert. See The Atlantic Monthly.
Folder Mayer, Peter. See "Exley, Frederick to Pocket Books."
Folder Mintz, Daniel. See "S, miscellaneous: Sheridan Square Press."
Folder 42. National Endowment for the Arts, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Nemier, Heather (Quincer). See "B, miscellaneous: Barbara J. Hendra Associates, Inc."
Folder 44. Nesbit, Lynn, to Frederick Exley.[See also: "International Creative Managment," "International Famous Agency," "Janklow Nesbit Associates"].
Folder 45. Northwestern University, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Olsen, Ed. See "International Creative Management."
Folder Patty, Ann E. See "Poseidon Press."
Folder 48. The Penguin Group, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Quinn, Patrick. See "Northwestern University."
Folder 50. R, miscellaneous, to Frederick Exley.
Folder Ray, Gordon. See "Guggenhiem Memorial Foundation."
Folder Rogin, Gilbert. See "S, miscellaneous: Sports Illustrated. "
Folder Rush, L.D. See International Famous Agency.
Folder Solotaroff, Ted. See "Harper Row, Publishers."
Folder Schofield, Bill. See "S, miscellaneous: Schofield Associates."
Folder Sports Illustrated . See "S, miscellaneous."
Folder 57. Styron, William, to Frederick Exley, 1972 -1973.
Folder Tamashiro, Wally. See "T, miscellaneous."
Folder 59. University of Iowa, to Frederick Exley. [See also "Irwin, Sarah" and "V, miscellaneous: Voita, Dan"].
Folder Voita, Dan. See "V, miscellaneous."
Folder Wilson, Rob. See "W, miscellaneous."
Folder Yadoo. See "Y, miscellaneous."
Folder 63. Zerman, Mel, to Frederick Exley,1973 -1989.
Folder 64. Unidentified correspondence, to Frederick Exley, 1973 - 1990.
Manuscript, typescript and printed material authored by Frederick Exley, including his three published novels, published and unpublished magazine articles, as well as unpublished and unidentified fiction, and an unidentified lecture.
Folder:
Folder 1. A Fan's Notes, proof of paperback cover.
Folder 2. Pages from a Cold Island, TS with MS editing, 21 pgs.
Folder 3. Pages from a Cold Island, galley proof.
Folder 4. Last Notes from Home, "A Few Days On Oahu," TS with MS editing, 11 pgs; article "Spontaneous Ejaculation Associated With Anxiety: Psychophysiological Considerations," [D.E. Redmond, Jr., T.R. Kosten, and M.F. Reiser. American Journal of Psychiatry, September 1983] with Exley's MS notes and attached Last Notes from Home, MS [2 pgs.]; Last Notes from Home, MS, 4 pgs; MS, 2 pgs; MS, 20 pgs; MS, 7 pgs; MS, 6 pgs; TS with MS editing, 31 pgs. [See also untitled story, box 35, folder 10].
Folder 5. Pages from a Cold Island / Last Notes from Home [?], [possibly an excised draft section of one of Exley's last two published novels. The TS involves the narrator's brother "the colonel" ("the brigander" in Last NotesFrom Home ) and takes place at an awards event, possibly the National Institute of Arts and Letters ceremony which is included in Pages from a Cold Island, Chapter 12 and Last Notes from Home, Chapter 10], TS with MS editing, 5 pgs.
Folder 6. "A Child In Paradise," [about Mary-Margaret Humes], photocopy of TS with MS editing, 22 pgs.
Folder 7. "Exley's Last Notes," [unfinished spy novel, intended to be titled "Hemingway's Last Muskie Run" or "Mean Greenwich Time,"] MS, 13 pgs; TS, 1 pg; Esquire, August 1993, photocopy of published original, pgs. 88 -91, 110, (2 copies) .
Folder "A Fan's Notes Goes To Super Bowl XIII," [See "Horseshit, 'Out of the Closet' and into the Biggest, Most Shameful American Hype of All: Pete Rozelle Bowl XIII," box 34, folder 10].
Folder 9. "Hiatus," photocopy of TS with MS editing,19 pgs.
Folder 10. "Horseshit, 'Out of the Closet' and into the Biggest, Most Shameful American Hype of All: Pete Rozelle Bowl XIII," [also known as "A Fan's Notes Goes To Super Bowl XIII"], TS with MS editing, 44 pgs; photocopy of a seperate TS version, 44 pgs.
Folder "A Long Walk To The Head." [See "Miscellaneous," box 35, folder 10].
Folder 12. "The Man Who Wrote Dispatches, " partial handwritten draft, MS, 12 pgs; TS with MS editing, photocopy, 22 pgs.
Box 35:
Folder 1. Miscellaneous: TS and MS variously titled "A Long Walk To The Head" and "Sublunar Laughs Some Other Things - Like Grief; " an unindentified lecture [1969 -1973, possibly 1972 lecture at University of Iowa Writers Workshop; subject: "Watertown, A Fan's Notes, and Me"], notes MS, 1 pg [on back of fan letter fragment ?], MS, 2 pg; TS with extensive MS revision, 147 pgs.
Folder 2. "Old Cock Peanut Buter" or "Why I Want To Fuck Ronald Regan," TS with MS editing, 8 pgs.
Folder 3. "On Dimes Owed Charlie Wood," MS draft, 8 pgs; TS with MS editing, 9 pgs.
Folder 4. "On The Bus," [about the Lion's Head], TS with MS editing, 4 pgs; TS with MS editing, 6 pgs.
Folder 5. "The Return Of The Native," chapter to an unidentified larger work ["Book 2, Chapter 4"], [the narrator is a principal of a public school in an isolated community listening in on a high school English class], TS, 28 pgs; MS, 3 pgs.
Folder "Sublunar Laughs Some Other Things - Like Grief, " [see "Miscellaneous"].
Folder 7. "Tell 'em Frankie's Here" [about Frank Sinatra] MS drafts, 30; TS with MS editing, photocopy, 11 pgs; The Sunday Correspondent, July 1, 1990.
Folder 8. Unidentified article about the Lion's Head, notes [written on photocopy article about Lion's head, mentioning Exley], MS, 1 pg; MS,1 pg [notes to Exley from "Kendra" on verso]; MS, 2 pgs; TS with MS editing, 18 pgs.
Folder 9. Unidentified article about professional golf, MS, 5pgs.
Folder Unindentified lecture, [1969 -1973, possibly 1972 lecture at University of Iowa Writers Workshop, subject: "Watertown, A Fan's Notes, and Me;" See "Miscellaneous"].
Folder 11. "Women Football: Why do the two have such a hard time getting along?" MS 4 pgs; TS with MS editing, 1 pg; TS with MS editing, 10 pgs.
Folder 12. Manuscript envelope, titled: "Part Seven - Lament For A Conspiracy" [crossed out] and "Three - 'Life With Father.'"
Folder 13. Exley note, MS, 1 pg.
Manuscript Material By Other Authors :
Folder 14. Exley-Henderson, Alexandra. "Frederick E. Exley," December 2, 1988, TS with MS editing, 12 pgs; [an academic paper written by Exley's daughter].
Folder 15. Kidder, Tracy. The Road To Yuba City: A Journey Into The Juan Corona Murders, TS, photocopy, 96 pgs, [pgs. 4 - 103]. [Exley mentions Kidder's novel in Pages from a Cold Island, chapter 14].
Folder 16. Kidder, Tracy. The Road To Yuba City: A Journey Into The Juan Corona Murders, TS, photocopy, 112 pgs, [pgs. 104 - 215]. [Exley mentions Kidder's novel in Pages from a Cold Island, chapter 14].
Folder 17. Kidder, Tracy. The Road To Yuba City: A Journey Into The Juan Corona Murders, TS, photocopy, 155 pgs, [pgs. 217 - 371]. [Exley mentions Kidder's novel in Pages from a Cold Island, chapter 14].
Folder 18. Shurman, Walter. "One Fan's Last Notes On Frederick Exley," TS, 13 pgs; [a posthumous rememberance by a Singer Island acquaintance].
Printed materials, mostly relating to Exley's life and work, including reviews of Exley's three published novels; arranged alphabetically by author's last name in each catagory.
Folder 19. Reviews of A Fan's Notes :
[author unknown]. Partial review of A Fan's Notes from the The Listener, January 29, 1970, photocopy.
Shurman, Walter. "Exley Novel Is Creating Stir," Palm Beach Post-Times, September 15, 1968, original and photocopy; [first review of A Fan's Notes to appear in print].
Folder 20. Reviews of Pages from a Cold Island :
Carroll, Jonathan. "Frederick Exley in Fan Land," St. Louis Globe Democrat, July 19-20, 1975.
Haeffner, A. Charles. "Frederick Exley's New Book Worthy Successor to Initial Work," Watertown Daily Times, April 1[?], 1975.
Hilldruf, Robert. "With Ex, Under an American Volcano," Virginian-Pilot, May 4, 1975.
Houston, Levin. "Second Try Plus Sequel Give Hope To 'Fan's Notes'," (Fredericksburg, VA) Free-Lance Star, May 24, 1975.
Kazin, Alfred. "A Bad Book By A Good Writer, Frederick Exley," [source unknown], n.d., [partial photocopy].
Kroll, Jack. "Man In The Mirror," Newsweek, May 12, 1975.
Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. "In Search of Larger Heroes," New York Times, April 11, 1975.
Lupton, William. "Drunk On Booze and Fame," Baltimore Evening Sun, June 1, 1975.
Maloney, Douglas J. "The Return of Exley," [source unknown], May 15 - 21, 1975.
O'Connell, Shaun. "Comic Mock Epic Of A Wretched Life," Boston Sunday Globe, April 20, 1975.
Smith, James M. "Island Fragmented, Aimless --" The Tennessean, May 25, 1975.
Reynolds, Bill. "Reacting to the Ghost of Wilson," Providence Sunday Journal, July 13, 1975.
Starr, William W. "No Middle Ground, Exley Books Either Enrage Or Enthrall," (Columbia, S.C.) The State, April 20, 1975.
Box 36:
Folder:
Folder Krull, John. "A Fitting Conclusion to Trilogy," The Indianapolis News, October 8, 1988.
About or related to Frederick Exley:
Folder 2. [author unknown] eulogy to Frederick Exley, [source unknown], n.d.
Folder 3. [author unknown] "A Fan's Nuts," [review of Exley's "Woman and Football - Why Do the Two Have Such A Hard Time Getting Along"], [source unknown], n.d.
Folder 4. [author unknown], "Frederick Exley, was author of 'A Fan's Notes,'" [source unknown], June 18, 1992.
Folder 5. Cantwell, Mary. "The Hungriest Writer: One Fan's Notes on Frederick Exley," [ New York Times ], [September 13, 1992].
Folder 6. Current Biography . Frederick Exley biography, Current Biography, October 1989, photocopy.
Folder 7. Dowd Maureen. "Love Lit 101," New York Times, February 13, 2005, newspaper clipping and electronic database printout. [Dowd refers to A Fan's Notes as an example of "guy" literature.]
Folder 8. Flaherty, Joe."Three Nights Without the Lion's Roar," The Village VOICE, April 1, 1971, photocopy.
Folder 9. Geist, William E. "About New York: The Regulars Toast A Place Where It's Still the Old Days" [ the Lion's Head], The New York [ Times ], [February 15, 1986], photocopy.
Folder 10. Golden, John. "Exley Fans 'Miss Him Every Day,'" Watertown Daily Times, August 8, 1993, photocopy.
Folder 11. Golden, John. "Novelist Exley Receives Non-Fiction 'Reprieve'," [Watertown Daily Times ?], January 28, 1990.
Folder 12. Hemphill, Paul. "Exley Drops In," S.F. [San Fransico] Examiner, October 29, 1976.
Folder 13. Johnson, Richard. "End Dispute" [about Diane Sawyer article], New York Post, November 15, 1989.
Folder 14. Kahn, Joseph P. "Notes on a Fan: Frederick Exley In Pasadena," The Washington Post, January 26, 1987, photocopy.
Folder 15. Lambert, Bruce. "Frederick E. Exley, 63, Author Who Told of His Own Troubles," The New York Times, June 18, 1992.
Folder 16. [Mayer, Robert ?]."Awful Event: Lion's Club Padlocked," source unknown, no date [1971?], photocopy.
Folder 17. Scanlon, Paul."Fred Exley: A Friend's Notes," GQ ( Gentlemen's Quarterly ), September 1992.
Folder 18. Sith, Barabara. "Author of Raucous Novels Dies," [source unknown], n.d.
Folder 19. Smith, Liz. "Tawana and TV: The Inside Stuff," [Diane Sawyer], Daily News, June 14, 1989.
Folder 20. Spina, Matthew. "Life in the Thousand Islands: 'You'd Better Mind Your P's and Q's," The Post-Standard, February 21, 1986.
Folder 21. Steinem, Gloria [materials about]. Frederick Exley's notes for his Gloria Steinem article, includes photocopies of Steinem articles with Exley's MS notations, as well as other articles collected by Exley, 1969 - 1971.
Folder 22. Weber, Talton. "Plain, Plain" [winner of the first Frederick Exley Fiction Competition], GQ ( Gentlemen's Quarterly ), November 1993.
Folder 23. Ziegel, Vic."Soul Bar" [Lion's Head], New York Sports, February-March 1985, photocopy.
Folder [See also McGrady correspondence].
Includes a variety of finanicial documents: royalty statements, expense reports, bills, and tax forms and other personal documents, such as, Exley's selective service card. Arranged chronologically.
Folder 23. Selective service card, 1964.
Folder 24. University of Iowa lodging bill, [1972].
Folder 25. Account reciept, [19]72.
Folder 26. Income tax returns, taxpayers copy of tax preparation forms, 1980 - 1984.
Folder 27. Income tax returns, taxpayers copy of tax preparation forms, 1985 - 1987.
Folder 28. Weekly expense reports for Interview Mary--Margaret Humes, October 1983.
Folder 29. Royalty and pay statements, 1984-1985.
Folder 30. Expense report for Diane Sawyer interview, July 1989.
Folder 31. Overdue slips, Melvil Dewey Library, Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY, 1989/90.
Folder 32. Literary agency account reciepts, 1990.
Folder 33. Alexandria Bay reciepts, 1990.
Folder 34. Checking account deposit receipt, The National Bank and Trust Company, 1990.
Includes photographs and an invitation to a posthumous tribute to Exley at the Lion's Head.
Folder 35. Photograph, Frederick Exley with John Cheever.
Folder 36. Photograph, Frederick Exley with Belinda Haire.
Folder 37. Photograph,William Exley receving a certificate from the United States Department of Defense.
Folder 38. Photographs, William Exley's Grave, Honolulu, Hawaii, (2 photographs).
Folder 39. Invitation to Tribute to Frederick Exley at the Lion's Head.
Folder 40. Yardley Materials :
Folder Donated by Walter Shurman. Correspondence related to Shurman's response to JonathanYardley's author's query when researching his Exley biography Misfit: The Strange Life of Frederick Exley .
Folder Correspondence between Walter Shurman and Jonathan Yardley, June 1995 . Typescripts.
Folder Walter Shurman to Mary Cantwell, September 1996.
OVERSIZE EPHEMERA
Package
1. Photograph of Frederick Exley, ca.1975, taken by Mark Jury. Contains Exley's handwritten annotations in border of photo.
2. Jim Spanfeller's Twentieth Century: the early years. Volume 1, No. 1, 1994, two printed issues.
3. Print of illustration of Jim Spanfeller's Halley's Comet, 1973. 2-piece black and white print.
4. Title pages from "Saint Gloria the Troll," Playboy, Jul 1974. Clippings of illustrations, mounted on posterboard by Exley.
5. Print of painting of Alexandria Bay, NY, by Edith Lunt Small, n.d. Artist proof with artist's signature, includes identification key for the individuals depicted in the painting (Frederick Exley is figure #20).
Oil Portrait: Original oil portrait of Frederick Exley, painted by Russ Lantz, 1970. Oil on canvas, 16" x 20", framed. Signed and dated "70" by the artist. According to Exley, portrait was done by "a guy who owed me money."
Folder Exhibit Photos: Three large posterboard photograph reproductions of Frederick Exley (2) and Jonathan Yardley (1), made for the 1998 Frederick Exley exhibit at the University of Rochester.
APPENDIX A:
The following is a list of all individuals whose names appear on letters written by Frederick Exley. Following each name are the box and folder numbers where Exley's letters to that particular individual can be found in the collection.
[Anderson,] Pamela Exley. Box 27, folder 33
Arnold, Aerol. Box 2, folder 7.
Brown, Frances Exley. Box 2, folder 7.
Brown, Helen. Box 2, folder 7.
Brown, Mich. Box 33, folder 14.
Cooper, Arthur. Box 2, folder 7.
Davis, L.J. Box 28, folder 30.
DeLillo, Don. Box 2, folder 8.
Devane, C. Patricia. Box 2, folder 8.
Dickey, Deborah. Box 2, folder 8.
Dzwonkoski, Peter. Box 2, folder 8.
Exley, Alexandra. See [Mowers,] Alexandra Exley.
Exley, Charlotte. See Richardson, Charlotte [Exley].
Exley, Francena. Box 27, folder 33.
Exley, Pamela. See [Anderson,] Pamela Exley.
Exley, William. Box 2, folder 8.
Gaddis, William. Box 28, folder 15.
Gifford, Frank. Box 2, folder 8.
Gross, Michael. Box 28, folder 33.
Hersh, Seymour M. Box 2, folder 9.
Hirshey, David. Box 26, folders 1, 7, 10, 24; Box 27, folders 2, 14, 15; Box 28, folders 7, 9.
Hoffman, Abbie. Box 2, folder 9.
Humes, Mary-Margaret. Box 2, folder 9.
Jenks, Tom. Box 2, folder 9.
Johnson, John B., Jr. Box 2, folder 9.
Kaplan, Eliot. Box 2, folder 9.
Kister, Suzon. Box 2, folder 9.
Knapp, Frances [Merkley]. Box 2, folder 9; Box 28, folder 3.
Little, John. Box 2, folder 9.
Loomis, Robert. Box 2, folder 9; Box 27, folder 17; Box 28, folder 10.
Malara, Tony. Box 2, folder 9.
Markson, David. Box 2, folder 10.
Matthews, Thomas L. Box 2, folder 11.
Mayer, Peter. Box 2, folder 11; Box 33, folder 15.
McAleavey, David. Box 2, folder 11.
McDonell, Terry. Box 2, folder 11; Box 28, folder 20.
McGrady, Mike. Box 2, folder 11.
Merkley, Frances. See Knapp, Frances [Merkley].
[Mowers,] Alexandra Exley. Box 26, folder 2; Box 27, folder 5.
Murray, Stephen. Box 2, folder 11.
Nesbit, Lynn. Box 2, folder 11.
Norman, Geoffrey. Box 2, folder 11.
Powell, Herbert B., General. Box 2, folder 11.
Quinn, Patrick. Box 2, folder 11.
Raskin, Jerome. Box 27, folder 31.
Reynolds, William. Box 27, folders 30, 31.
Rezek, John. Box 2, folder 12.
Richardson, Charlotte [Exley]. Box 2, folder 12; Box 26, folder 11; Box 28, folder 3.
Rogin, Gil. Box 2, folder 12.
Rolling Stone. Box 2, folder 12; Box 28, folder 21.
Rosenthal, David. Box 2, folder 12.
Rotenburg, Regina. Box 2, folder 12.
Rozelle, Pete. Box 2, folder 12.
Russ, Hugh. Box 27, folder 25.
Sawyer, Diane. Box 2, folder 13.
Scordo, Jack. Box 2, folder 13.
Shurman, Walter. Box 33, folder 16.
Simpson, George. Box 2, folder 13.
Steinem, Gloria. Box 33, folder 17..
Stephens, Edward. Box 2, folder 13.
Updike, John. Box 2, folder 13.
Vanocur, Sander. Box 2, folder 13.
Warren, Robert Penn. Box 2, folder 13.
Wehle, Dee Dee. Box 2, folder 13.
Wells, Douglas. Box 2, folder 13.
Wendel, David. Box 2, folder 13.
Wenner, Jann. Box 2, folder 13; Box 26, folder 27; Box 27, folder 5; Box 28, folders 20, 21.
Wiebusch, John. Box 2, folder 13.
Yardley, Jonathan. Box 29, folder 2.
Zerman, Mel. Box 26, folders 1, 11; Box 28, folders 14, 30.
APPENDIX B: Bibliography of Exley's Published Works
NOVELS:
A Fan's Notes. Harper Row, Sep 1968.
Pages from a Cold Island. Random House, Apr 1975.
Last Notes from Home. Random House, Sep 1988.
ARTICLES:
"He's a Pro." Sport Magazine, Jul 1969 (excerpt from A Fan's Notes).
"Poem from a Man at Middle Age." Esquire, May 1973.
"Good-bye, Edmund Wilson." The Atlantic Monthly, Mar 1974 (excerpt from Pages from a Cold Island).
"Saint Gloria the Troll." Playboy, Jul 1974 (excerpt from Pages from a Cold Island).
"To Oahu with the 'Wild Geese'." Rolling Stone, 30 Jun 1977 (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
Letter to the editor about William Styron in Esquire, 11 Apr 1978.
"James Seamus Finbarr O'Twoomey." Rolling Stone, 5 Oct 1978 (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
"Ms. Robin Glenn." Rolling Stone, 22 Feb 1979 (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
"A Fan's Notes Goes to Super Bowl XIII." Inside Sports, Oct 1979.
Review of Bill Barich's Laughing in the Hills, for New York Magazine, 11 Aug 1980.
Review of Clive James's Unreliable Memoirs, for New York Magazine, 13 Apr 1981.
"Holding Penalties Build Men." Inside Sports, Nov 1981.
"A Case for Backing Cincinnati--and for Ice Fishing." New York Times, 24 Jan 1982.
"Just Who Is 'the Game' in Professional Football?" New York Times, 22 Aug 1982.
"Football '83: Side Lines." Rolling Stone, 15 Sep 1983.
"The Natural." GQ, Feb 1984.
"The Laureate of Alexandria Bay." Esquire, Mar 1986.
"Brother in Arms." Rolling Stone, 17 and 31 Jul 1986 (excerpt from Last Notes from Home).
"A Fan's Note." American Film, Sep 1986.
"The Giants Will Fail and Here's Why." New York Times, 30 Nov 1986.
"A Fan's Further Notes." Esquire, Jun 1987.
Article (title unknown, about Alexandria Bay fishermen) for Adirondack Life, ca.1989.
"Women and Football." The Cable Guide, Nov 1989.
"If Nixon Could Possess the Soul of this Woman, Why the Hell Can't I?" Esquire, Dec 1989.
"Tell'em Frankie's here." The Sunday Correspondent, London, 1 Jul 1990.
Article (title unknown, about The Lion's Head saloon) for GQ, Dec 1990.
"Exley's Last Notes." Esquire, Aug 1993 (posthumous extract from unfinished spy novel).
APPENDIX C:
The following books were originally part of Frederick Exley's personal collection, and have each been catalogued for Rare Books' stacks (some have additional copies located in the general Rhees stacks). Please see the library's on-line catalog for call numbers and details.
Bellamy, Joe David. The New Fiction: Interviews with Innovative American Writers. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
DeLillo, Don. Americana. (Signed by Frederick Exley)
DeLillo, Don. End Zone. (Signed by Frederick Exley)
DeLillo, Don. Running Dog. (Signed by Frederick Exley)
Fox, William Price. Doctor Golf. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
Kramer, Larry. Faggots. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
Markson, David. Going Down. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
McGuire, Dan. San Francisco 49ers. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
McMurtry, Larry. Somebody's Darling. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
Scanlon, Paul, ed. Reporting: The Rolling Stone Style. (Inscribed to Exley by editor)
Warren, Robert Penn. Audubon: A Vision. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
Wilson, Edmund. To the Finland Station.
Wilson, Edmund. A Window on Russia.
Yardley, Jonathan. Ring: A Biography of Ring Lardner. (Inscribed to Exley by author)
There are also several editions of Frederick Exley's three novels (A Fan's Notes, Pages from a Cold Island, and Last Notes from Home) located in Rare Books and the general Rhees stacks. Several copies have been signed by Exley. Please see Voyager, the library's on-line catalog for call numbers and details.


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