Michael Malone papers, 1970s-2017

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Summary

Creator:
Malone, Michael, 1942-
Abstract:
Best-selling author and daytime television writer from Durham, N.C. The collection chiefly contains drafts and galleys of Malone's novels and other writings, personal and professional correspondence, and teaching materials. Also included are contracts and royalty statements, book tour materials and other promotional materials, videocassettes, audiocassettes, newspaper reviews and clippings, and digital files. The bulk of materials relate to Malone's career as a novelist and as a writer for the popular soap operas One Life to Live and Another World.
Extent:
33.5 Linear Feet
Physical description:
33.5 linear feet
Language:
Material in English
Collection ID:
RL.00839

Background

Scope and content:

Accession (2008-0186) (22,878 items; 30.5 lin. ft.; dated 1970s-2017) chiefly contains drafts and galleys of Malone's novels and other writings, personal and professional correspondence, and teaching materials. Also included are contracts and royalty statements, book tour materials and other promotional materials, videocassettes, audiocassettes, and digital files. The bulk of materials relate to Malone's career as a novelist and as a writer for the popular soap operas One Life to Live and Another World.

Accession (2009-0176) (750 items; 0.6 lin. ft.; dated 1980s) contains two binders of clippings, newspaper articles, reviews, and publicity for Malone's novels and plays from the 1980s. Also includes 1 videotape and 1 CD from One Life to Live.

Accession (2012-0052) (1875 items; 2.5 lin. ft.; dated 1980s-2011) contains incoming correspondence, clippings of reviews and profiles of Malone, and drafts of some of his works, including Four Corners of the Sky.

Acession (2017-0116) (3.5 lin. ft.; dated 1990s-2017) contains personal and professional correspondence; playscripts and screenplays of numerous works, including Handling Sin, Defender of the Faith, First Lady, White Trash Noir, and Washington Slept Here. Accession also contains financial information, public lectures and annotated readings, project proposals, sheet music, reviews, day planners and calendars, and personal photographs.

Biographical / historical:

Michael Malone is a novelist and television writer from Durham, North Carolina. Educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University, Malone taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale but is best known for his work as an author and a writer for the soap operas One Life to Live and Another World. Malone won a 1994 Daytime Emmy Award for Best Writing for his work on One Life to Live. Malone is married to Maureen Quilligan, a professor of English at Duke University. The couple reside at "Burnside," a historic home in Hillsborough, N.C.

Selected Publications
  1. The Delectable Mountains (1976)
  2. Dingley Falls (1980)
  3. Handling Sin (1983)
  4. Time's Witness (1989)
  5. Foolscap: Or, the Stages of Love (1991)
  6. Uncivil Seasons (1993)
  7. First Lady (2001)
  8. Red Clay, Blue Cadillac: Stories of Twelve Southern Women (2002)
  9. The Last Noel (2003)
  10. The Killing Club (2005)
Acquisition information:
The Michael Malone Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a gift in August 2008, July 2009, April 2012, and July 2017.
Processing information:

Accessioned by Noah Huffman, September 2008

Encoded by Noah Huffman, September 2008

Updated by Meghan Lyon, July 2009 and April 2012

Updated by David Romine, Oct. 2017

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Accessions included in this inventory: 2008-0186, 2009-0176, 2012-0052, 2017-0116

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects

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Subjects:
Authors, American -- North Carolina
Television writers -- United States
Soap operas -- United States
Novelists -- North Carolina
Format:
Videocassettes
Audiocassettes
Names:
Malone, Michael, 1942-

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