Articles and interviews about Humphreys, 1984-1990 4 folders — newspaper clippings
Articles and interviews about Humphreys, 1984-1991 7 folders — newspaper clippings
Articles by Humphreys, 1988-1996 21 folders, including one legal in oversize box
Clippings, 1983-1987 3 folders
Contracts and Business, Photos, Catalogs, Souvenirs, 1987-1988 48 folders, including one legal size in oversize box — newspaper clippings
Includes movie and publishing contracts, correspondence with various presses, and book covers for Rich in Love.
Correspondence and souvenirs, 1983-1991 19 folders
Includes letter from Mrs. Onassis, 1988; telegram from Harriet Wasserman; and Yale Memo Book, 1968.
Dreams of Sleep, chapter 1, undated 2 folders
Dreams of Sleep typescripts 3 folders
2nd typescript for Viking, 1983 April 1
Josephine Humphreys papers, 1946-1993 and undated 27.7 Linear Feet — 11,900 Items
The collection documents Humphreys' professional life as an author. It contains correspondence between Humphreys and other writers and editors; business contracts with Viking Press and others for her publications and for movie rights; handwritten and typed manuscripts and proofs for her books Dreams of Sleep, Rich in Love, and Fireman's Fair, as well as typescripts of works by other authors (including Robb Forman Dew and Louise Erdrich); reviews of her own work as well as reviews written by Humphreys of others' works; and information detailing her speaking engagements and interviews. In addition, the collection contains clippings of reviews and interviews, photographs and negatives (16 black-and-white, 4 color, and 23 negatives); audiotapes from a "Women in Literature" series in which Humphreys participated; and 10 electronic files of book manuscripts, especially Dreams of Sleep, originally on computer disks and now migrated to the electronic records server. Also included are books inscribed to Humphreys and seven scrapbooks containing additional correspondence regarding her work as well as reviews.