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Collection Title: Tom McGowen Papers

Collection Number: DG0643

Accession Number: D-2602

Inclusive Dates: 1986-1988

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Tom McGowen

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17, United States Code.

Form of Material:

The Circulatory System: From Harvey to the Artificial Heart by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1988.

Outline
Typescript

George Washington by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1986.

Copy-edited typescript

Radioactivity: From The Curies to the Atomic Age by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1986.

Copy-edited typescript

The Magician’s Apprentice by Tom McGowen; Lodestar Books, 1987.

Copy-edited typescript


Accession Number: 2003-093

Inclusive Dates: 1989-2002

Volume: .60 cu. ft.

Given By : Tom McGowen

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17, United States Code.

Form of Material:

The Great Monkey Trial: Science Versus Fundamentalism in America by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1990.

Handwritten bibliography
Typewritten copy of bibliography
Handwritten research
First draft
Submitted typescript with marginal references
Original typescript of introduction by Dr. Stephen Jay Gould with letter to Editor

The Shadow of Fomor by Tom McGowen; Lodstar Books, 1990.

Copy-edited typescript with answering notes by author and cover letter
Page proof with author and editor notes

The Korean War by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1992.

Handwritten chronology researched by author
First draft
Page proofs with author and editor notes

Air Raid! The Bombing Campaigns of World War II by Tom McGowen; Twenty-First Century Books, 2001.

Copy of letter from author to editor discussing proposed changes to typescript
Edited “publisher’s dummy”

A Trial of Magic by Tom McGowen; Lodestar, 1992.

Copy-edited typescript with additional notes
Publisher’s announcement
Copies of four reviews
Original letter from editor with notification of Children’s Book of the Year award
Fan letter from child

Chemistry: The Birth of a Science by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1989.

Handwritten bibliography and research notes
Copy of book outline sent to editor
Original first draft
Submitted typescript
Copies of six reviews

Assault from the Sea: Amphibious Invasions in the Twentieth Century by Tom McGowen; Twenty-First Century Books, 2002.

Original letter from concept reader with author’s notes in margin
Copy-edited typescript
Final dummy of book with authors corrections and changes


Accession Number: 2003-100

Inclusive Dates: 1987-2002

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Tom McGowen

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17, United States Code.

Form of Material:

The Circulatory System: From Harvey to the Artificial Heart by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1988.

First draft Copy-edited typescript
Letter from Michael P. Kaye, M.D. to Franklin Watts editor
Three reviews, one with note from editor

The Attack on Pearl Harbor by Tom McGowen; Children’s Press, 2002.

Outline
Typescript sent to Fact Checker with suggestions and letter
Typescript given to Reading Consultant with suggestions and comments from editor
Typescript given to Content Consultant with suggestions and comments from editor
Page proofs with author’s notes

The Magician’s Apprentice by Tom McGowen; Lodestar Books, 1987.

Copy-edited page proofs
Copies of 17 reviews
Letters from the editor and book marketing division, re: Rebecca Caudill Award


Accession Number: 2003-135

Inclusive Dates: 1983-1989

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Tom McGowen

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17, United States Code.

Form of Material:

The Magician’s Company by Tom McGowen; Lodestar Books, 1988.

Copy-edited typescript
First page proofs
Reviews and publisher publicity

Epilepsy by Tom McGowen; Franklin Watts, 1989.

Reference sources
First draft
Carbon-copy of final typescript
Correspondence from “Concept Reader” at the Epilepsy Foundation of America
Reviews

Album of Space Flight by Tom McGowen; Rand McNally, 1983.

First draft with original reference sources attached.


Accession Number: 2003-145

Inclusive Dates: 1989-1995

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Tom McGowen

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17, United States Code.

Form of Material:

The Magician’s Challenge by Tom McGowen; Lodestar Books, 1989.

Original typescript
Final galley
Editorial correspondence
Fan letter
Review
Publisher publicity

A Question of Magic by Tom McGowen; Lodestar Books, 1993.

First page proofs
Revised page proofs
Review
Fan letter
Publisher publicity

Yearbooks in Science, 1900-1919 by Tom McGowen; Twenty-First Century Books, 1995.

First draft
Copies of typescript pages submitted to publisher.
Correspondence
Reviews

Yearbooks in Science, 1960-1969 by Tom McGowen; Twenty-First Century Books, 1995.

Author’s research notes and bibliography
Chronology
Handwritten outline
Typed outline submitted to editor
First draft


Accession Number: 2004-099

Inclusive Dates: 1988-2002

Volume: .30 cu. ft.

Given By : Tom McGowen

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States Title 17, United States Code.

Form of Material:

The Time of the Forest by Tom McGowen, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1988.

Edited Page Proofs/Galleys, complete set
Final Page Proofs/Galleys, complete set
Research article
Original Typescript with editor’s notes
Edited/Revised Typescript
Publisher Correspondence

Frederick the Great, Bismarck, and the Building of the German Empire in World History by Tom McGowen; Enslow Publishers Inc., 2002.

Original Outline/Plot Summary, edited
Publisher Correspondence
Review


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