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Chris Holbrook Papers, n.d.

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Chris Holbrook Papers




Northern Kentucky University Special Collections and ArchivesHighland Heights, Kentucky 41099 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Chris Holbrook Papers, M1996-0316, Special Collections and Archives, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights.


1 box, 5 folders

Scope and Content

The Chris Holbrook Papers currently consist only of a few items from his first collection of short stories about his native Appalachia, Hell and Ohio. These are the final drafts of the stories (in the order Holbrook had originally conceived for them) and a set of corrected page proofs. The collection is expected to grow as Holbrook's career continues.

User Restrictions

None known.

Collection Inventory

Hell and Ohio. "The First of the Month" Typed MS; pp. 1 - 31
[folder: 1]
Hell and Ohio. "Eminent Domain" Typed MS; pp. 32 - 48
[folder: 1]
Hell and Ohio. "Hell and Ohio" Typed MS; pp. 49 - 67
[folder: 1]
Hell and Ohio. "Unstable Ground" Typed MS; pp. 68 - 82
[folder: 2]
Hell and Ohio. "Eulogy" Typed MS; pp. 83 - 93
[folder: 2]
Hell and Ohio. "As a Snare" Typed MS; pp. 94 - 114
[folder: 2]
Hell and Ohio. "The Lost Dog" Typed MS; pp. 115 - 129
[folder: 3]
Hell and Ohio. "The Idea of It" Typed MS; pp. 130 - 147
[folder: 3]
Hell and Ohio. Miscellaneous items including corrected page proof of "Advance Praise for Hell and Ohio"; Event schedule for 30th Anniversary of Gnomon Press; 16 August 1995 TLS Jonathan Green [Frankfort, KY] to Chris Holbrook [n.p.] regarding final corrections to manuscript of Hell and Ohio; sheet listing final usages for questionable words and phrases in Hell and Ohio
[folder: 4]
Hell and Ohio. Page proofs with a few author's notes and marks in red ink; dated 8/16/95; 152 pp
[folder: 5]
Hell and Ohio. Chris Holbrook's copy of the page proofs
[folder: 6]

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