Guide to the Western Literature Association Conferences,
1979-1988

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Western Literature Association (U.S.)
Title: Western Literature Association Conferences Papers
Dates: 1979-1988 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 10 boxes (4.75 linear feet)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 68
Summary: Materials from conferences held in 1979 (Albuquerque, New Mexico), 1981 (Boise, Idaho), 1984 (Reno, Nevada), and 1986 (Durango, Colorado).
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Manuscript Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-2663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Material in English 

Biographical Note

Content Description

Correspondence, publicity, and papers presented at the annual meetings of the association, including conferences held in 1979 (Albuquerque, New Mexico), 1981 (Boise, Idaho), 1984 (Reno, Nevada), and 1986 (Durango, Colorado).

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

No restrictions on use, except: not available through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Use :  

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Western Literature Association Conferences Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Initial Citation: Western Literature Association Conferences Papers USU_COLL MSS 68, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. Utah State University Merrill-Cazier Library. Logan, Utah.

Following Citations:USU_COLL MSS 68, USUSCA.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

By conference then by alphabetical order.

Processing Note :  

Processed in January of 1982.

Acquisition Information :  

The papers of the American Literature Association were acquired in 1981. Utah State University was chosen as the repository for the collection because of the University's publication of Western American Literature, the quarterly journal of the Association.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1979
(1 box)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
PAPERS 1979
Box
Folder
1 1 Aly, Lucille F.
"Poetry and History in Neihardt's A Cycle of the West"
Undated
1 2 Arthur, Anthony
"Dorothy M. Johnson's The Hanging Tree"
Undated
1 3 Bakker, Jan
"Something of Time and Change and Apocalypse: The Lost Worlds of James Dickey and Edward Abbey"
Undated
1 4 Bellman, Samuel I.
"Recycling Billy The Kid in California: Charles Neider's The Authentic Death of Henry Jones""
Undated
1 5 Benton, Robert M.
"John Nichol's Social Thesis Fiction"
Undated
1 6 Bird, Roy K.
"Bose and Old Moon-Eye: Point of View in Walden and Desert Solitaire"
Undated
1 7 Broten, Arthur
"The Contribution of Ruxton's Life in Life in the Far West to the Novels of the American Fur Trade"
Undated
1 8 Buckland, Roscoe L.
"Henry Russell and the English Emigrant's American West"
Undated
1 9 Clark, William Bedford
"A Connecticut Yankee on the Prairie: The Narrative of Henry Leaveitt Ellsworth"
Undated
1 10 Clayton, Lawrence
"The End of the West Motif in the Work of Edward Abbey, Jane Dramer, Elmer Kelton"
Undated
1 11 Cohen, Katharine W.
"Prospectives on the Cheyenne Exodus by Henry, Fast and Sandoz"
Undated
1 12 Day, George F.
"Dark Bridwell: Vardis Fisther's Frontier Lear"
Undated
1 13 Dean, James L.
"The Tamed and Tainted: Land in Faulkner's The Bear and H. L. Davis' Winds of Morning"
Undated
1 14 Dyrud, David L.
"Varieties of Cultural Loss: The Northern European Immigrant on the Middlewestern Frontier"
Undated
1 15 Erisman, Fred
"These Thousand Hills: The Importance of a Failure"
Undated
1 16 Frost, Janice
"The Cowboy Character in the Plays of the Sam Shepard: The Displaced Herd"
Undated
1 17 Graham, Don
"The Tin Star and High Noon: From Source to Film"
Undated
1 18 Harbert, Earl N.
"Clarence King (1842-1901): Some Clues to Psycho-Biography"
Undated
1 19 Hauck, Richard Boyd
"A Constant Dream of My Childhood: Angling and Nostalgia in Richard Brautigan's Fiction"
Undated
1 20 Hoilman, Dennis
"The Nash Garcia Case: A New Mexico Murder in Fact and Fiction"
Undated
1 21 Hollow, John
"Deathwind: Zane Grey's Wetzel"
Undated
1 22 Houston, James D.
"West Coast Fiction: Modern Writing From California, Oregon and Washington"
Undated
1 23 Johnson, Nancy J.
"Style and Symbol in Kathleen Fraser's New Shoes"
Undated
1 24 Kay, Frances W.
"The 49th Parallel and the 100th Meridian: Some Lines for Thought"
Undated
1 25 Klaschus, Candy
"If You Can't Get to Heaven, There's Always Colorado: The Family in the Novels of Louis L'Amour"
Undated
1 26 Lambert, Neal E.
"America's Second Errand into the Wilderness: The Mormon Journal as Literature"
Undated
1 27 Lewis, (?)
"Hitch Your Wagon to a Star: Turner, Emerson and the Idea of An American Civilization"
Undated
1 28 Lincoln, Kenneth
"Mato Yamni"
Undated
1 29 Love, Glen
"Tom Outland: Willa Cather's Code Hero"
Undated
1 30 McDonald, Larry
"Martin Chuzzlewit: The American Adam in Victorian Fiction"
Undated
1 31 Moorty, S. S.
"A Note on the Animal Imagery and Symbolism in McTeague"
Undated
1 32 Morrow, Patrick D.
"Mental Retardation in The Sound and the Fury and The Last Picture Show"
Undated
1 33 Morsberger, Robert E.
"The Inconsistent Octupus" and Cyrus Townsent Brady's Recollections of a Missionary in the Great West"
Undated
1 34 Morton, Beatrice K.
"An Early Stage of Fisher's Journey to the East: Passions Spin on the Plot"
Undated
1 35 Moseley, Ann
"The Western vs. The Souther Point of View in Willa Cather's Fiction"
Undated
1 36 Mollberg, Christer L.
"the Damnation of the Dime Novel: Immigrant Responses to American Westerns"
Undated
1 37 Nicholl, James R.
"The First Fictional Cowboy Hero: Captain Dick of Pilgrim's Live Boys Novels"
Undated
1 38 Quantic, Diane Dufva
"Growing Up in the Middle West: A Comparison of Sociological and Literary Works"
Undated
1 39 Ricou, Laurie
"Field Notes and Notes in a Field: Forms of the West in Robert Kroetsch and Tom Robbins"
Undated
1 40 Robinson, Forrest G.
"Why I Killed My Brother: An Essay on Mark Twain"
Undated
1 41 Rodewald, (?)
"The West in the South"
Undated
1 42 Roripaugh, Robert
"East is Not Necessarily East: Melville's Typee as Related in American Frontier Experience and Literature of the 1830s and 1840s"
Undated
1 43 Rothfork, John
"James Steele: New Mexico's First Local Colorist"
Undated
1 44 Saucerman, James R.
"The Prairie Melts...Into Art"
Undated
1 45 Schramm, Richard R.
"The Watchful Gods and The Morning Watch: Religion and Initiation in Clark and Agee"
Undated
1 46 Stauffer, Helen
"Teaching Women's Writing from a Regional Perspective"
Undated
1 47 Steinberg, Alan L.
"When White Men Look at the Indian: Zane Grey's The Vanishing American and Colin Stuart's Walks Far Woman"
Undated
1 48 Steinmetz, Lee
"Immortal Youth Astride a Dream: The Cowboy in Western American Poetry"
Undated
1 49 Vielkind, Ann
"Brautigan's Dance Odyssey"
Undated
1 50 Vorpahl, Ben Merchant
"The Other End of the World"
Undated
1 51 Weigle, Marth
"The Penitents Brotherhood in Southwestern Fiction: A Case Study in Folklife and Literature"
Undated
1 52 Wolford, Chesterl.
"Edward Dorn's Slinger: The Heroic Impulse in the Postmodern American Long Poem"
Undated
1 53 Work, James C.
"Owen Wister's Eastern Audience"
Undated
1 54 Unidentified Authors
"Cultural Conflicts in the Lives of Steinbeck's Chicanos and Mexican Indians," "California Heartland, Voices from the Great Central Valley"
Undated

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Boise, Idaho, 1981
(3 boxes)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Correspondence Undated
Box
Folder
1 2 Correspondence: "B" Undated
1 3 Correspondence: "C" Undated
1 4 Correspondence: "D" Undated
1 5 Correspondence: "E" Undated
1 6 Correspondence: "F" Undated
1 7 Correspondence: "G" Undated
1 8 Correspondence: "H" Undated
1 9 Correspondence: "J-K" Undated
1 10 Correspondence: "L" Undated
1 11 Correspondence: "Mc" Undated
1 12 Correspondence: "Ma-Mi" Undated
1 13 Correspondence: "Morton, Bea" Undated
1 14 Correspondence: "Moyers, Joyce" Undated
1 15 Correspondence: "Mu" Undated
1 16 Correspondence: "N" Undated
1 17 Correspondence: "O" Undated
1 18 Correspondence: "P-Q" Undated
1 19 Correspondence: "R" Undated
1 20 Correspondence: "S" Undated
1 21 Correspondence: "T" Undated
1 22 Correspondence: "W" Undated
Executive Board 1979-1981
Box
Folder
1 23 Meetings 1979
1 24 Meetings 1980
1 25 Meetings 1981
Papers Undated
Box
Folder
1 26 Arthur, Anthony
"Goodbye Death Valley"
Undated
1 27 Bell Joan
"The Tom-Walker"
Undated
1 28 Bellman, Samuel Irving
"Constance Rourke's Images of the American West"
Undated
1 29 Butler, Ronald
"Youth as a Source of Art in the Novels of Willa Cather"
Undated
1 30 Carpenter, David A.
"William Everson's West: Land of Betrayals"
Undated
1 31 Davis, Jack L.
"A Vision of Cultural Fusion in Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima
Undated
1 32 Doughman, Phyllis A.
"Where the Sunflowers Will Grow"
Undated
1 33 Graulich, Melody
"Jean Stafford's Western Childhood: Huck Finn Joins the Camp Fire Girls"
Undated
1 34 Hansen, Terry L.
"Sequencing and Reliable Commentary in Paul Horgan's To the Mountains"
Undated
1 35 Hepworth, James
"Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose: Parts That Imitate and Repeat Each Other"
Undated
1 36 Hill, Richard A.
"Ken Kesey and Ecology"
Undated
2 1 Jarrett, Marjorie
"Image and Creativity"
Undated
2 2 Kay, Frances W.
"Redgold and the Tradition of Women in Canadian Literature"
Undated
2 3 Lloyd, Joanna
"Light and Flux: Visual Structure in Cather's O Pioneers"
Undated
2 4 Lojek, Helen
"Wallace Stegner's Wolf Willow"
Undated
2 5 Long, Carol S.
"Miles Franklin: An Australian Parallel to the Western Woman"
Undated
2 6 Love, Glen A.
"Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark and Frost's Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
Undated
2 7 McClure, Charlotte
"The Mayaad: An Epic in Process"
Undated
2 8 McCord, Nancy N.
"Manfred's Developing Visions of the Sexes"
Undated
2 9 McGlynn, Terrence D.
"The Code of the Cowboy and the Code of the Miner" A Comparison and Contrast"
Undated
2 10 Madden, David W.
"The Beetle Leg as Parodic Western"
Undated
2 11 Murphy, John J.
"One of Ours as American Naturalism"
Undated
2 12 Nichols, Kathleen L.
"The Patriotic Myth of the Pioneer Woman in Elizabeth Madox Roberts, The Great Meadow"
Undated
2 13 Olafson, Robert B.
"An Arizona Cowboy: and Early Tent Drama"
Undated
2 14 Parker, Kate
"Molly Wood in The Virginian: a Feminist Defense of Owen Wister
Undated
2 14b Porter, M. Gilbert
"The Scene in Microcosm in Sometimes a Great Notion"
Undated
2 15 Peterson, Carol J.
"Old Jules: A Plains Epic"
Undated
2 16 Raymond, Elizabeth
"An Able Romancist of the Ineffable School"
Undated
2 17 Rippey, Barbara
"Slogum House, Mari Sanoz's Allegorical Study of the Will-to-Power"
Undated
2 18 Robinson, Forrest G.
"Wallace's Stegner's Family Romance from The Big Rock Candy Mountain to Recapitulation"
Undated
2 19 Ronald, Ann
"The Monkey Wrench Gang Rides Again"
Undated
2 20 Rosowski, Susan
"Willa Cather's Personal Voice: Not Under Forty"
Undated
2 21 Serenco, Kathleen
"Slogum House: The System"
Undated
2 22 Simonsen, Harold
"Haunted by Norman MacLean's, A River Runs Through It"
Undated
2 23 Skenzy, Paul
"The Heart's Field: Dashiell Aammett's Anonymous Territory"
Undated
2 24 Stauffer, Helen
"Neihardt's Journey on the Missouri: The Beginning of an Epic"
Undated
2 25 Stevens, Peter
"Heroism in Spite of Itself: An Introduction to the Western Fiction of John Prebble"
Undated
2 26 Walsh, Mary Ellen Williams
"The Idaho Fiction of Mary Hollock Foote"
Undated
Program Undated
Box
Folder
2 27 Budget Undated
2 28 Living Western Writer Award (Dorothy M. Johnson Undated
2 29 Membership Lists & Misc. Undated
2 30 Movie Undated
2 31 Publicity Undated
2 32 Reservations Undated
2 33 Schedules Undated
2 34 Speakers Undated
Papers Undated
Box
Folder
3 1 Albertini, Virgil
The Track of the Cat: An exploration of the Western Gardner Metaphor
Undated
3 2 Asper, Doug
Responses to Robert S. Millelsen's paper on The Dolphin: An exploration of the Western Gardner Metaphor
Undated
3 3 Aton, Jim
Edward Abbey's Desert Solitarie: Notes on form
Undated
3 4 Briggs, Cynthia K.
Sensuality in Willa Cather's One of Oursand The Song of the Lark
Undated
3 5 Beyers, Coralie
A responses to Bob Millelsen's Paper on The Dolphin, by Brewster Ghiselin
Undated
3 6 Bloodworth, William (Bill)
Zane Grey and the Erotic Western
Undated
3 7 Busby, Mark
Preston Jones and Sam Shepard: from Drag to Point in Western Drama
Undated
3 8 Butler, Ronald
Willa Cather's "Paul Case": A Masterpiece of Symbolism
Undated
3 9 Campbell, Meredith
In Pursuit of Hagar's Demon: Fear in The Stone Angel
Undated
3 10 Chruchill, Ward
Creek Mary's Blood: A Comparison to Hanta Yoand The Song of the Lark
Undated
3 11 Clayton, Lawrence
Elmer Kelton's Later Novels
Undated
3 12 Cohen, Michael
Primary Sources, Natural Resources and Secondary Sources
Undated
3 13 Etulain, Dick
The Frontiers of Jack London
Undated
3 14 French, Warren
John Steinbeck's The Red Pony as Archetypal Myth
Undated
3 15 Gish, Robert
R. G. Vliet's Lonesome Cowboys
Undated
3 16 Graulich, Melody
Sex Roles on the Frontier: Mari Sandoz's Ambivalent Responses to her Parent's Lives
Undated
3 17 Grover, Darys Crow
Faulkner's Ratliff and the Texas Horses
Undated
3 18 Hansen, Terry L.
Paul Hoggan's The Peach Stone
Undated
3 19 Kaye, Frances W.
What if Mrs. Bentley it to Philip as George Sand was to Frediric Chopin?
Undated
3 20 Kinkead, Joyce
West Versus East
Undated
3 21 Lee, L. L.
Brewster Ghiselines The Dolphins
Undated
3 22 Maguire, James H.
The Fate of the Earth: An Evaluation of Peggy Pond Church's "Ultimatum for Man"
Undated
3 23 Maguire, James H.
The Legacy of the Purple Sage: Western American Literature and "The Western"
Undated
3 24 Marovitz, Sanford E.
The Amer-Indian Poetry of Philip St. Clair
Undated
3 25 Mattern, Claire
Mari Sandoz Nietzsche The Will to Power and The Nature of Art
Undated
3 26 McAllister, Mick
Assaying the Mother Lode: Maufred's Katherine King
Undated
3 27 McClure, Charlotte S.
The Rise and Fall of Regional Theater. The Case of Two Western Theaters
Undated
3 28 Mikkelson, Robert S.
The Dolphins: By Brewster Ghiselin
Undated
3 29 Morton, Beatrice K.
Frank Waters' The Women at Otowi Crossing: a Novel for Now
Undated
3 30 Murphy, John J.
A Comprehensive View of Cather's O Pioneers
Undated
3 31 Nelson, Nancy Olsen
Manfred's Natural Religion as Creative Process
Undated
3 32 Peterson, Carol J.
Willa Cather's "Wilderness of Allusion" in O Pioneersand My Antonia
Undated
3 33 Porter, M. Gilbert
Shreds and Patches, Rags and Bones: Some Snippets from Kesely's "The Demon Box"
Undated
3 34 Quantic, Diane
Hamlin Garland is Mountain Novels
Undated
3 35 Rosowski, Susan
Willa Cather's Female Landscapes: The Song of the Lark and Lucy Gayheart
Undated
3 36 Rippey, Barbara
Capital City, "The Damned Old Prostitute"
Undated
3 37 Ronald, Ann
A Western' Initiation: A Female Initiation
Undated
3 38 Schofield, Sandi A.
Andy Adam's Tom Quirk: More Hero than Cowboy>
Undated
3 39 Simmons, Michael K.
The Big Sky and the Paradox of the Pastoral Dream
Undated
3 40 Soinberger, Judith
Joan of Ours: Willa Cather's Enid Royce and Claude Wheeler
Undated
3 41 Stauffer, Helen
Narrative Voice in Sandoz's Crazy Horse>
Undated
3 42 Stouck, David
"The Art of the Mountain Man Novel"
Undated
3 43 Thacker, Robert
"Twisting Towards Insanity" Landscape and Female Entrapment in Plains Fiction
Undated
3 44 Wahlstrom, Billie
Finding Landmarks in the Dream
Undated
3 45 Walsh, Dennis M.
Yet Another Version of Pastoral: Hal Borland's When The Legend Die
Undated
3 46 Willmuth, Ray E.
Marriages Made in Heaven: A View of Polygamy In Vardis Fishers Children of God
Undated
3 47 Wylder, Delbert E. Undated
Programs Undated
Box
Folder
3 48 Program
3 49 Programs, Abstract of Papers
3 50 Programs Schedule
3 51 Correspondence A-Z

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Reno, Nevada, 1984
(3 boxes)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
PAPERS 1984
Box
Folder
1 1 Agonia, Barbara
"Nevada Images in the Poetry of Joann deLongchamps"
1 2 Arnold, Marilyn
"Jim Burden vs. Willa Cather: The Double View of Antonia Shimerda"
1 3 Bagchee, Shyamal
"The Western 'Landscape' of Yvor Winter's Poetry"
1 4 Bennett, Mildred
"The Oldest Profession: Nebraska-Japa" "Cather on Romance and Marriage"
1 5 Berberich, Michael
"Two Writers, Two Lakes: The Landscape Prose of Mark Twain nad John Muir at Lake Tahoe and Mono Lake"
1 6 Berkhove, Lawrence I.
"The Literary Journalism of Dan de Quille"
1 7 Bernet, John W.
"The Epic in Aleut Literature"
1 8 Bloodworth, William
"The Other Max Brand" Testosterone Dramas: Sociobiology in the Popular Western"
1 9 Bodner, Richard
"Dear Walter Clark: A Late Letter to Man, Teacher and Artist of the Basho Way"
1 10 Bold, Christine
"Western Landscape and Western Literature: Remington's Fiction and Art"
1 11 Bucco, Martin
"Historiography of Criticism"
1 12 Busby, Mark
"The Significance of the Frontier in Contemporary American Fiction"
1 13 Butler, Ronald
"Sexual Imagery in Willa Cather's A Lost Lady"
1 14 Clayton, Lawrence
"Carter's Josey Whales, Creation of an Outlaw Hero"
1 15 Coffman, Sigrun
"A Humanist in the Arid Lands: Joseph Wood Krutch's The Voice of the Desert"
1 16 Cohen, Michael
"Collective Guilt as Theme of Western Literature"
1 17 Cohen, Micheal P.
"Wilderness Myths and Texts"
1 18 Collis, Anthony
"Character Development in The Track of the Cat"
1 19 Cuslidge, Debra
"Western Women: Destroying the Myths"
1 20 Donahue, John
"The Ox-Bow Incident: An Anti-Western Western?"
1 21 Doyle, James
"Canadian East Meets American West: The Literary Friendship of Archibald Lampman and Hamlin Garland"
1 22 Dresman, Paul
"The View Through the Glass Walls: Lookout Writing by Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen and Jack Kerouac from the North Cascades, 1952-1956"
1 23 Dwyer, Richard
"Witnessing Ordeal: Narrative Vantages in Donner Party Novels"
1 24 England, Eugene
"Thayer's Ode to a Redtail Hawk"
1 25 Erisman, Fred
"This is the Place, A Regional Approach to Western Literature"
1 26 Evans, James L.
"Ramonoa: A Success and Failure"
1 27 Evans, William A.
"Survival of the Epic in the Americas"
1 28 Flora, Joseph M.
"Vardis Fisher and John Gardner as Teachers of Creative Writing"
1 29 Folsom, James K.
"Walter Van Tilburg Clark's The City of Trembling Leaves: A Different West"
1 30 Grahm, Don
"J. Frank Dobie's Library: A Report on His View of Contemporary Southwestern Fiction"
1 31 Grover, Dorys C.
"Vardis Fisher: A Reiniscence"
1 32 Guilford, Charles
"Homage to Sours: Downpayment on a Literary Debt"
1 33 Hagen, Lyman B.
"Dee Alexander Brown"
1 34 Hallgrath, Susan
"Archbishop Latour and the Virgin in the New World"
1 35 Hansen, Arlen J.
"Mark Twain Skips Town"
1 36 Harris, Jim
"Contemporary Poets in New Mexico"
1 37 Harrison, Dick
"Individualism and Community: Clark's The Ox-bow Incident and Watson's The Double Hook"
1 38 Hart, Sue
"Cut from the Same Cloth: Four Male Narrators of Willa Cather and Dorothy Johnson"
1 39 Hickerson, Jack
"Manfred's Chokecherry Tree: Ulysses in Sioux Land"
1 40 Hinz, Evelyn and John Teunissen
"Whitman, Wolfe and Laurence: The Stone Angel as Elegy"
2 1 Jorgenson, Bruce W.
"The Hunter and the Holy Spirit in Douglas Thayer's 'Opening Day'"
2 2 Kaye, Francis W.
"Historical Women and Historical Novels: A Canadian-American Comparison"
2 3 Kinkead, Joyce
"Diaries of Frontier Schoolmates"
2 4 Lee, James W.
"J. Frank Dobie and Literary Dictatorship in Texas"
2 5 Lee, L. L.
"Robert Coover and the (Western) American Myth"
2 6 Lewis, Merrill
"Power and Failure in the Novels of Robert Cantwell"
2 7 Love, Glen A.
"Hemingway's Indian Virtues: A Reconsideration"
2 8 Lyon, Robert C.
"The Tribes of Stewart's Earth Abides and London's The Scarlet Plague"
2 9 Maguire, James H.
"Regionalism and Western American Literature"
2 10 Marovitz, Sanford E.
"The West and the Nation: Two Faces of the Same Mythic America"
2 11 McAllister, Mick
"Survival of the Blood: The Sexual Politics of Fisher's the Mothers"
2 12 McClure, Charlotte S.
"Emily Dickinson's 'Glimmering Frontier'"
2 13 Milum, Richard
"Lena Lingard: Willa Cather's Liberated Woman"
2 14 Morton, Bea
"Forgive Us Our Virtues: Fisher's Enigmatic Novel"
2 15 Mosley, Ann
"Giants in the Earth as Mythic Mosaic"
2 16 Murphy, Jack J.
"Cather's 'Two Friends' as Western 'Out of the Cradle'"
2 17 Nelson, Bruce
"A Quarter of Century of Enlightened Literacy--The Legacy of George R. Stewart"
2 18 Nelson, Nancy Owen
"Manfred's 'Medicine Wheel' as a Paradigm of the Dream Vision"
2 19 Olafson, Robert B.
"From Drought to Blizzard"
2 20 Quantic Diane D.
"The Unifying Thr Connecting Place and Language in Middle Western Literature"
2 21 Remly, David
"Fire on the Mountain" "John H. Culley: Western Cattleman and Writer"
2 22 Ricci, Connie
"Grier, Mapen and Hundel: Repression in the Social Order"
2 23 Rodenberg, Lou
"'A Whole Unified Picture': The Family in the Novels of Jane Gilmore Rushing"
2 24 Rosowski, Susan
"Death Comes for the Archbishop: A Miracle of Perception"
2 25 Saucerman, James R.
"Theodore Roethke's North American Borders"
2 26 Scharnhorst, Gary
"Nationalism and Charlotte Perkins Gilman"
2 27 Schneider, Jack W.
"She-Men, He-Women, and Clowns: Berdaches, Manly Hearted Women, and Contraries Among the Plains Indians"
2 28 Schwind, Jean
"Latour's Schismatic Church: The Radical Meaning on the Pictorial Methods of Death Comes for the Archbishop"
2 29 Simonson, Harold P.
"The Price Isn't Right: Rolvaag's Beret in America"
2 30 Smith, Ken
"The Cowboy"
3 1 Smith, Roger
"The Wind and Snow of The Track of the Cat"
3 2 Stauffer, Helen Winter
"Women at the Center"
3 3 Swingrover, Elizabeth A.
"Frank Norris' 'California Girls': The Strong Female Character in Moran of the Lady Letty, Blix, and A Man's Woman"
3 4 Synnott, Kevin A.
"Willa Cather and Dutch Interiors"
3 5 Tanner, Stephen L.
"Everett Rues: Western Romantic"
3 6 Taylor, Cynthia H.
"Women in Nature: The Example of Mary Austin"
3 7 Thacker, Robert
"The Plains, Pardman, and The Oregon Trail"
3 8 Underwood, June O.
"Madonnas of the Trail: Radical Iconography and the Pioneer Women"
3 9 VanDyke, Annette
"All Part of the Whole: The Laguna Pueblo Oral Tradition as Epic"
3 10 Westbrook, Max
"Authenticity In Western American Literature"
3 11 Westrum, Dexter
"Transcendent Survival: The Way the Bird Works in James Welch's The Death of Jim Loney"
3 12 Whitaker, Rosemary
"Helen Hunt Jackson: Crusader for Indian Rights"
3 13 Winchell, Mark Royden
"Leslie Fiedler's the Last Jew in America" or Love and Death in the Rockies"
3 14 Zimmerman, Dorothy
"George Sand and Willa Cather"
3 15 Meeting Program 1984
3 16 Papers, Abstracts

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Durango, Colorado, 1986
(2 boxes)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
PAPERS 1986
Box
Folder
1 1 Albertini, Virgil
"Willa Cather and the Bicycle"
1 2 Arbuthno, Nancy Prothro
"Enduring Loss: The Image of the Indian Richard Hugo's Poetry"
1 3 Arnold, Marilyn
"Willa Cather's Artistic 'Radicalism'"
1 4 Bennett, Mildred R.
"Cather and Religion"
1 5 Berkove, Lawrence I.
"The Serious Condition of Dan de Quille"
1 6 Bredahl, Carl
"The Enclosed Myth"
1 7 Burrows, Russell
"The Theme of Nature in Wallace Stegner's All the Little Live Things"
1 8 Busby, Mark
"Sam Shepard and Frontier Gothic"
1 9 Butler, Ronald
"Levels of Symbol and Allegory in Steinbeck's 'Flight'"
1 10 Clifford, Craig
"Moral Angst oat High Noon
1 11 Cohen, Michael P.
"Jeffers on the Coffee Table"
1 12 Crow, Charles
"Home and Transcendence in California Visionary Fiction"
1 13 Donahue, John
"Cather's My Antonia and Grove's Settlers on the Marsh: Impression's of Pioneer Life
1 14 Ellis, Reuben J.
"Fast Breaking Story!: Paranoia and Self-Consciousness in John Nichols' Use of Mock Headlines"
1 15 Engel, Leonard W.
"Sam Peckinpah's Rugged Individuals: A Debt to James Fenimore Cooper"
1 16 Erisman, Fred
"Nevil Shute and the Closed Frontier"
1 17 Etulain, Richard W.
"A New Historigraphical Frontier: The Twentieth-Century West"
1 18 Fleming, Robert E.
"Hemingway's West"
1 19 Graulich, Melody
"The Cries That One Woman Utters To Another"
1 20 Grover, Dorys Crow
"W.H.D. Koerner and Selected Midwestern Writers"
1 21 Hart, Sue
"Montana: High, Wide, and Hollywoodized"
1 22 Hecker, David A.
"The Post World War II Era: American Culture in Crisis and John Steinbeck's View of a Usable World"
1 23 Hughson, Ross, Linda A.
"Into the Morning: Willa Cather's Skyscapes"
1 24 Ingrassia, Catherine
"The Influence of Early Historical Accounts of Lucien B. Maxwell on Harvey Fergusson's Grant of Kingdom"
1 25 Lapresto, Brigitte L.
"The California Dream of the Land and Frank Norris' Octopus"
1 26 Lee, Larry L.
"The Many-Faced West: R.P. Warren's Brother to Dragons"
1 27 Locklin, Gerald
"Her Ways Are Mysterious: Flannery O'Connor and Gerald Haslam"
1 28 Lockwood, William
"In the Company of Jeffers: Kenneth Rexroth's Place"
1 29 Love, Glen A.
"The Professor's House: Cather, Hemingway, and the Chastening of American Prose Style"
1 30 McClure, Charlotte S.
"Looking East From California Shores: The Naturalism of Frank Norris and Gertrude Atherton"
1 31 Melada, Ivan
"Willa Cather and John Ruskin on the Playing Fields: The Relation of War, Football, and Art"
1 32 Meldrum, Barbara H.
"The West of Harriet Beecher Stowe"
1 33 Meldrum, Ronald M.
"Notes on Bill Bissett's Seagull on Yonge Street"
1 34 Murphy, John J.
"Some Biblical and Religious Dimensions of My Antonia"
1 35 Peck, David
"The Short Stories of Gerald Haslam: A Descriptive and Comparative Analysis"
1 36 Putnam, Ann
"Betrayal and Redemption in the Fiction of Lois Phillips Hudson"
1 37 Rankin, Charles E.
"Nova Scotia Emigrants on the Wyoming Frontier"
1 38 Reed, Michael D.
"Language and Perception in Huckleberry Finn and The Grapes of Wrath"
1 39 Rippey, Barbara W.
"Mari Sandoz: Storyteller as Historian"
2 1 Ronald, Ann
"Company For A Lonesome Dove"
2 2 Rosowski, Susan
"Each Reader's Story: My Antonia As A Quiet Drama of Romantic Imagination"
2 3 Roth, Fred A.
"The Allegory of the Wheat: A Symbolic Analysis of Frank Norris' The Octopus"
2 4 Roush, Jan E.
"Cowboy Poetry: A Reflection of Reality"
2 5 Scherting, Jack
"David Lavender's Novel Red Mountain: A Sort of Belated Review"
2 6 Shear, Walter
"Saroyan's Last Performance: Obituaries"
2 7 Simonson, Harold P.
"At the Edge of America With James Swan and Ivan Doig"
2 8 Smith, Ken
"Decoys" and "Pending Notification"
2 9 Stauffer, Helen
"Archetypal Patterins in Family Conflicts on the Great Plains"
2 10 Stofer, Kathryn T.
"Gems and Jewelry: Cather's Societal Imagery"
2 11 Tanner, Stephen L.
"Questions of Identity in Dee Brown's Killdeer Mountain"
2 12 Tatum, Stephen
"The 'Residuum of Pleasure' in The Song of the Lark: "The Ancient People" and The Music of Words"
2 13 Terrie, Philip G.
"John Muir on Mount Ritter: A New Wilderness Aesthetic"
2 14 Thacker, Robert
"Convention, Landscape, and Irving's A Tour on the Prairies"
2 15 Wasserman, Loretta
"Remembered Time in My Antonia and 'Neighbor Rosicky"
2 16 Wright, Charlotte
"What Would You Say If I Told You Japhy Ryder and Ray Smith Were Just Cowboys, and The Dharma Bums Was Just Another 'Western'?"
2 17 Wylder, Delbert E.
"Professor Tully Barnhus Teaches Mountain Man Novels"
2 18 Young, Mallory
"A Reading of High Noon"
Other Conference Materials from Durango 1986
Box
Folder
2 19 Western Literature Association Durango Conference
Invitation, Brochure, Agenda
1986
2 20 Correspondence 1986
2 21 Registration Forms for those who paid membership fees. 1986

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Office Correspondence, 1984-1987
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 Item: 1: Baines, Bill 1985 April - 1987 March
1 1 Item: 2: Bartlett, Lee 1985 October - 1986 February
1 1 Item: 3: Behm, Richard 1985 October - 1986 April
1 1 Item: 4: Bell, William Gardner 1985 June - 1987 January
1 1 Item: 5: Bennett, Mildred R. 1986 November - 1987 February
1 1 Item: 6: Beyers, Coralie 1986 January - July
1 1 Item: 7: Blanchard, Florence 1986 August - 1987 January
1 1 Item: 8: Bloodworth, William 1985 June - 1986 September
1 1 Item: 9: Bowden, Charles 1986 February - March
1 2 Item: 1: Brady, Margaret K. 1986 January - November
1 2 Item: 2: Brady, Steven 1985 December - 1986 April
1 2 Item: 3: Brophy, Robert J. 1986 August
1 2 Item: 4: Bucco, Martin 1986 May
1 2 Item: 5: Buckland, Roscoe L. 1986 April - July
1 2 Item: 6: Buske, Frank 1986 April - 1987 August
1 2 Item: 7: Byrd, Jim 1986 January - December
1 3 Item: 1: Clayton, Lawrence 1985 July - 1986 December
1 3 Item: 2: Carpenter, David A. 1987 January - April
1 3 Item: 3: Clark, J. Wesley 1986 April - October
1 3 Item: 4: Copeland, John 1987 December
1 3 Item: 5: Crow, Charles 1987 February - April
1 4 Item: 1: Dryer, Richard 1985 April - May
1 5 Item: 1: Erisman, Fred 1986 May - September
1 5 Item: 2: Evans, Robley 1985 April - August
1 5 Item: 3: Evans, William 1986 April - July
1 6 Item: 1: Finnegan, William 1987 October
1 6 Item: 2: Flanagan, John T. 1986 April - May
1 6 Item: 3: Flora, Joseph M. 1985 June - 1986 December
1 6 Item: 4: Folsam, M. Kaye 1986 August - September
1 6 Item: 5: Ford, Thomas W. 1986 January - March
1 6 Item: 6: Foster, Edward 1986 April - September
1 6 Item: 7: Frye, Bob J. 1986 February - September
1 7 Item: 1: Gelfant, Blanche 1986 April - August
1 7 Item: 2: German, Norman 1986 January - November
1 7 Item: 3: Gifford, Barry 1986 November
1 7 Item: 4: Gish, Robert 1985 April
1 7 Item: 5: Gomez, Rudolph 1985 January - November
1 7 Item: 6: Gordon, T. J. 1985 June - 1986 August
1 7 Item: 7: Graulich, Melody 1985 May - 1986 July
1 7 Item: 8: Grenander, M.E. 1985 October - 1986 January
1 7 Item: 9: Gribble, Don E. 1987 January - October
1 7 Item: 10: Groulx, Jean 1984 August
1 7 Item: 11: Gurley, James 1985 October
1 8 Item: 1: Hagan, William T. 1985 October - 1986 January
1 8 Item: 2: Hansen, Terry L. 1986 February - April
1 8 Item: 3: Harper, Robert D. 1985 July - 1987 June
1 8 Item: 4: Harris, Jim 1986 April - 1988 January
1 8 Item: 5: Haslam, Gerald 1986 May - 1987 September
1 8 Item: 6: Helbert, Janis 1985 April - 1986 September
1 8 Item: 7: Holthaus, Gary D. 1986 February
1 8 Item: 8: Houston, James 1985 April
1 8 Item: 9: Hoy, James F. 1985 May - August
1 8 Item: 10: Hutton, Paul 1985 June - 1986 February
1 9 Item: 1: Jacobsen, Janet 1986 September - December
1 9 Item: 2: Jones, Suzi 1985 April
1 10 Item: 1: Kahin, Sharon 1987 March - July
1 10 Item: 2: Kerr, Baine 1985 April - December
1 10 Item: 3: Kett, Pamela Kay 1987 January - April
1 10 Item: 43: Kime, Wayne R. 1987 October - June
1 10 Item: 5: Kimes, William 1986 July - November
1 10 Item: 6: King, Tom 1984 August - 1986 November
1 10 Item: 7: Kinkead, Joyce 1985 April
1 10 Item: 8: Kirkpatrick, Dick 1987 September
1 10 Item: 9: Knoepfle, Margaret 1986 March - August
1 10 Item: 10: Koenig, Jacqueline 1986 August
1 10 Item: 11: Kroeber, Karl 1986 August - 1987 December
1 10 Item: 12: Krupat, Arnold 1985 July - 1986 August
1 11 Labor, Earle 1987 February - July
1 11 Item: 1: Lachapelle, Dolores 1986 February - April
1 11 Item: 2: Langlois, Karen 1987 June
1 11 Item: 3: Lawless, Elaine 1986 July - 1987 January
1 11 Item: 4: Leary, William 1986 January - September
1 11 Item: 5: Lee, Fred L. 1985 March
1 11 Item: 6: Lee, James W. 1985 October - 1987 January
1 11 Item: 7: Lee, L. L. 1985 July - 1987 January
1 11 Leed, Jacob 1985 July - November
1 11 Item: 8: Lewis, David Rich 1985 November - 1986 April
1 11 Item: 9: Lewis, Merrill 1985 April - August
1 11 Item: 10: Limbaugh, Ronald H. 1986 November - 1987 December
1 11 Item: 11: Lint, Robert G. 1986 April - July
1 12 Item: 1: Lloyd, Joanna 1984 September
1 12 Item: 2: Lockwood, William 1987 September
1 12 Item: 3: Long, Carol S. 1987 June - December
1 12 Item: 4: Loudon, Michael 1985 November - 1987 October
1 12 Item: 5: Love, Geln A. 1986 September - November
1 12 Item: 6: Ludwin, Deanna 1986 August - 1987 August
1 12 Item: 7: Luehrs, Robert B. 1986 October - 1987 January
1 12 Item: 8: Lukens, Margaret 1986 April - 19887 August
1 12 Item: 9: Lynskey, Edward 1986 November - 1987 May
1 13 Item: 1: Maddock, Jane H. 1986 August - 1987 March
1 13 Item: 2: Manfred, Frederick 1986 September - November
1 13 Item: 3: McDonald, Larry 1986 July - September
1 13 Item: 4: McRae, Wallace D. 1986 July - September
1 13 Item: 5: Merrill, Rober 1986 May - August
1 13 Item: 6: Miles, Elton 1986 February - November
1 13 Item: 7: Miller, David Reed 1986 February
1 13 Item: 8: Moorty, S. S. 1987 June - October
1 13 Item: 9: Morsberger, Bob 1985 October - 1987 February
1 14 Item: 1: Nesbitt, John D. 1985 June - 1987 October
1 14 Item: 2: Nunis, Doyce B. 1986 August - November
1 15 Item: 1: Olafson, Robert B. 1986 July - September
1 15 Item: 2: Owens, Louis 1986 August - December
1 16 Item: 1: Paredes, Raymund 1985 April - 1986 March
1 16 Item: 2: Parker, Alice C. 1986 January - June
1 16 Item: 3: Peterson, Leon L. 1985 July - 1986 December
1 16 Item: 4: Petrik, Paula 1985 April - 1986 March
1 16 Item: 5: Pilkington, Tom 1985 April - 1986 April
1 16 Item: 6: Powell, Lawrence Clark 1985 June
1 17 Item: 1: Rodenberger, Lou 1985 April - 1986 February
1 17 Item: 2: Ronald, Anr 1986 November - 1987 December
1 17 Item: 3: Roripaugh, Robert 1985 October - 1986 November
1 17 Item: 4: Runciman, Lex 1985 October - 1986 November
1 18 Item: 1: Scheese, Don 1985 July - 1987 September
1 18 Item: 2: Sewell, Ernestine P. 1986 April - December
1 18 Item: 3: Siporin, Ona 1986 August
1 19 Item: 1: Thacker, Robert 1985 June - July
1 19 Item: 2: Torres, Lourdes 1986 March - October
1 19 Item: 3: Trimbur, John 1985 July
1 19 Item: 4: Twin Typesetters 1986 June - September
1 20 Item: 1: Ude, Wayne 1985 June - 1986 July
1 20 Item: 1: Vause, Mikel 1985 March - April
1 21 Item: 1: Wellenbrook, David 1987 October
1 21 Item: 2: Westbrook, Max 1985 April - 1986 September
1 21 Item: 3: Wild, Peter 1986 November - December
1 21 Item: 4: Wilson, Maggie 1985 June - 1986 February
1 21 Item: 5: Wilson, Terry P. 1985 October - 1986 January
1 21 Item: 6: Witmer, Anne M. 1986 April - August
1 23 Western Literature Association
1 24 Metaphor, Weber State College Literary Magazine
1 25 Cowboy Poetry Gathering
1 26 Miscellaneous Pamphlets and Papers

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Subjects

    • Corporate Names :
    • Western Literature Association (U.S.)--Congresses
    • Subject Terms :
    • American literature--West (U.S.)--History and criticism
    • Geographical Names :
    • West (U.S.)--In literature

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