MsC 607

Collection Dates: Undated
2.5 linear ft.

Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Poland Photography, 1988

Guide Contents

Administrative Information

Biographical and Historical Information

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Acquisition and Processing Information

Box Contents List

Administrative Information

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Though a Texas native, Dorothy Garlock now makes her home in Clear Lake, Iowa. At the age of forty-nine, she gave up a career as a journalist to engage in writing full-time. She is known in romance fiction circles as the "undisputed grand mistress of the frontier novel." She has written more than thirty-eight books. She sometimes writes under the names of Dorothy Glenn, Dorothy Phillips, and Johanna Phillips.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains unpublished material by Garlock, as well as foreign editions of her works.

Photographs: Box 2

Acquisition and Processing Information

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Dorothly Garlock over the years, beginning in 1982.

Guide posted to Internet: June 2002, updated October 2004

Box Contents List

Box 1

Series I: Books and Manuscripts

Almost Eden

German edition

Ana Come Home

Typescript (3 folders)

Beneath the Midnight Sun

Clippings of story published as a part of "Daydreams," a Universal Press syndicated column, n.d.

Bluemoon Desire


Forever, Victoria

German, Norwegian, and Russian editions

American paperback

Gentle Torment

Italian edition

Glorious Dawn

Norwegian, Taiwanese editions

American paperback

The Hell Raiser

Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), and Swedish editions

High on a Hill

Polish edition

Interlude at Big Bend

Clippings of a story published as a part of "Daydreams," a Universal Press syndicated column, n.d.


German edition

American paperback

Listening Sky

Chinese and Italian editions

Love and Cherish

Italian edition

Marriage to a Stranger by Dorothy Phillips (pseudonym of Dorothy Garlock)

Manuscript of Dutch translation, 1982

Dutch edition

Midnight Blue

Typescript with revisions and printer's marks (2 folders)

Box 2

Midnight Blue

Typescript with revisions and printer's marks (2 folders)


Typescript with corrections and revisions (3 folders)

Passion's Song

Dutch and Swedish editions

The Planting Season

Danish, serialized; Finnish, Norwegian

Ribbon in the Sky


American paperback

River of Tomorrow


The Searching Hearts

Dutch edition

She Wanted Red Velvet


Sing Softly to Me



Sins of Summer

Spanish edition

Strange Possession

Italian edition


Chinese, Norwegian, and Spanish editions

This Loving Land

Russian edition, paperback and hardback

Wind of Promise


With Heart

Polish edition

WIth Hope

Polish edition, paperback and hardback

Box 3


German and Italian editions

Series II: Other items related to Garlock's books

Book Reviews of Garlock's novels, 1983 -- 1989

Clippings, 1980 --1989 and undated

Correspondence, 1986 -- 1989


Programs, 1986

Publicity Posters for novels

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