Stanley Elkin Papers, 1955-1995.
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box-folder   43-45/984-999  
VI. Materials towards Searches and Seizures . [series]: (ca. 97 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward Searches and Seizures, (New York: Random House, 1973), grouped in the following series: Correspondence, Drafts, Editorial matter, Contract and royalty statements, Reviews, and Publicity material for "Alex and the Gypsy," a movie based on the Bailbondsman.

box-folder   43/984  
VI. 1. Correspondence. (1971-1979), [subseries]: (42 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence, relating to the publication of the collection.

box-folder   43-44/985-994  
VI. 2. Drafts. [subseries]: (7 items.)   
Scope: Consists of various drafts of the individual stories and drafts of the complete collection.

box-folder   43/985-987  
VI. 2. a. Drafts-- The Bailbondsman . (3 items.)   
Scope: Consists of 3 drafts of The Bailbondsman, all with extensive revisions. One draft includes clippings, auto notes, and a fragment of the story.

box-folder   43/988-989  
VI. 2. b. Drafts-- Condominium . (2 items.)   
Scope: Consists of 9 consecutively numbered auto notebooks, as well as a 5pp partial draft, each with heavy revisions.

box-folder   44/990-994  
VI. 2. c. Complete drafts. (2 items.)   
Scope: Consists of 2 complete drafts of Searches and seizures, including printer's notes.

box-folder   45/995-996  
VI. 3. Editorial matter. [subseries]: (6 items.)   
Scope: Consists of sets galleys and page proofs, which are filed in galley-cases.

box-folder   45/997  
VI. 4. Contract and royalty statements. [subseries]: (14 items.)   
Scope: Consists of contracts and royalty statements from Elkin's British and American publishers.

box-folder   45/998  
VI. 5. Reviews. [subseries]: (ca. 37 items.)   
Scope: Consists of newspaper clippings, tear-sheets and photocopies of reviews of Searches and Seizures, some from British publications and some with auto notes.

box-folder   45/999  
VI. 6. Alex and the Gypsy . 1976:Sept 24. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Consists of the publicity "press kit" for the movie Alex and the Gypsy, which was based on Elkin's story, the Bailbondsman. Included in the press kit folder are stills, publicity material about the producer, director and cast of the film, and a TN from Michael Ritchie to Elkin dated 1976:Sept 24.