MsC 656

Iowa Author

  Manuscript Register


Collection Dates: 1969 -- 1972
.75 linear ft.

This document describes a collection of materials held by the
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Phone: 319-335-5921
Fax: 319-335-5900

Posted to Internet: 1998

Acquisition Note: These papers were gifts of Charles May 1972 -- 1974.

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Digital Surrogates: Except where indicated, this document describes but does not reproduce the actual text, images and objects which make up this collection. Materials are available only in the Special Collections Department.

Copyright:  Please read The University of Iowa Libraries' statement on "Property Rights, Copyright Law, and Permissions to Use Unpublished Materials"

Use of Collections: The University of Iowa Libraries supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted by their fragile condition or by contractual agreement with donors, and it may not be possible at all times to provide appropriate machinery for reading, viewing or accessing non-paper-based materials. Please read our Use of Manuscripts Statement.

Biographical Note

May was born in Bedford, Iowa and attended several institutions, obtaining a BA from Drake University and an MA at Oklahoma State University. He was a teacher, editor and writer.


Bats. (1969). Non-fiction book. Including: notes and source materials; short version, first attempt; short version, second attempt; long version, typescript (carbon copy); long version, first draft and revisions for publisher; printer's copy; charts and materials relating to photographs; galley proofs, two sets., 2d set with photo keys; page proofs; index on cards; and correspondence. 2 boxes.

Stranger in the Storm (Abelard-Schuman, 1972). Original title: Birds Flying High. First draft, with corrections, 46p. Original and carbon of first version submitted to publisher, 53p. Second version (with carbon), 61p. Printer's copy, 61p. Galley proofs. Correspondence with editors.

Miscellaneous materials.



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