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Jack McDevitt Papers

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Novels

Short Stories

Correspondence

Miscellaneous

Series V



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Collection Overview

Title: Jack McDevitt Papers, 1967- 2010

ID: RBSC/SFWA/011

Creator: McDevitt, Jack

Extent: 6.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Series I consists of Novels, Series II consists of Short Stories, and Series III consists of correspondence, Series IV are miscellaneous materials, and Series V is Digital Content (files stored on NIU server or CD-ROM).  All materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication or donation.

Date Acquired: 01/00/2006

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Jack McDevitt Papers consists of printed (paper-based) for short stories, and novels by Jack McDevitt, along with a small amount of correspondence related to those materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of Novels, Series II consists of Short Stories, and Series III consists of correspondence, Series IV are miscellaneous materials, and Series V consists of Digital Content.  All materials are organized within their series based upon original date of publication.

Biographical Note

b. 1935

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Photographs and photocopies of collection are prohibited.

Use Restrictions: Property Rights are transferred to the University Libraries per the signed Deed of Gift Document. Literary Rights are retained by the content creator.  Any copyrights so stated in the materials remain in force.

Acquisition Source: McDevitt, Jack

Related Materials: For more information please see http://jackmcdevitt.com/default.aspx.

Other URL: http://www.ulib.niu.edu/rarebooks/index.cfm


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series I: Novels],
[Series II: Short Stories],
[Series III: Correspondence],
[Series IV: Miscellaneous],
[Series V],
[All]

Series I: Novels
Box 1
Folder 1: The Engines of God [Academy series] [author proofs] chapter 1 to chapter 7, 1994
Folder 2: The Engines of God [Academy series][author proofs] chapter 8 to chapter 17, 1994
Folder 3: The Engines of God [Academy series][author proofs] chapter 18 to end, 1994
Folder 4: Academy series [chapter additions|sent to John Jarrold] 3 pages, Dec 17 & 22, 1998
Folder 5: Babylon [Chindi|Academy series][proof copy] preface to chapter 15, 2001
Folder 6: Babylon [Chindi|Academy series][proof copy] chapter 16 to chapter 25, 2001
Box 2
Folder 1: Babylon [Chindi|Academy series][proof copy] chapter 26 to end, 2001
Folder 2: Chindi [Academy series][page proofs|ACE] page i to page 188, 2002
Folder 3: Omega [Academy series][author's proof] preface to chapter 9, 2003
Folder 4: Omega [Academy series][author's proof] chapter 10 to chapter 30, 2003
Folder 5: Omega [Academy series][author's proof] chapter 31 to end, 2003
Box 3
Folder 1: Omega [Academy series][miscellaneous pages|ACE], 2003
Folder 2: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|ACE] title page to chapter 15, 2006
Folder 3: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|ACE] chapter 16 to chapter 28, 2006
Folder 4: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|ACE] chapter 29 to epilogue, 2006
Folder 5: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|Berkley] chapter 1 to chapter 9, 2006
Folder 6: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|Berkley] chapter 10 to chapter 18, 2006
Folder 7: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|Berkley] chapter 19 to chapter 31, 2006
Folder 8: Odyssey [Academy series][edited copy|Berkley] chapter 32 to end, 2006
Box 4
Folder 1: Cauldron [Academy series][typescript|ACE] title page to page 109, 2007
Folder 2: Cauldron [Academy series][typescript|ACE] page 110 to page 210, 2007
Folder 3: Cauldron [Academy series][typescript|ACE] page 211 to page 328, 2007
Folder 4: Cauldron [Academy series][typescript|ACE] page 329 to page 417, 2007
Folder 5: Cauldron [Academy series][typescript|ACE] page 418 to page 507, 2007
Folder 6: Cauldron [Academy series][proofs|ACE] title page to page 129, 2007
Folder 7: Cauldron [Academy series][proofs|ACE] page 130 to page 266, 2007
Folder 8: Cauldron [Academy series][proofs|ACE] page 267 to page 373, 2007
Folder 9: Cauldron [Academy series][edited manuscript|ACE] page 1 to end, no date
Box 5
Folder 1: A Talent for War [Alex Benedict series][typescript] prologue to chapter 7, 1989
Folder 2: A Talent for War [Alex Benedict series][typescript] chapter 8 to chapter 15, 1989
Folder 3: A Talent for War [Alex Benedict series][typescript] chapter 16 to end, 1989
Folder 4: A Talent for War [Alex Benedict series][edited manuscript] chapter 1 to chapter 7, 1989
Folder 5: A Talent for War [Alex Benedict series][edited manuscript] chapter 8 to chapter 15, 1989
Folder 6: A Talent for War [Alex Benedict series][edited manuscript] chapter 16 to end, 1989
Box 6
Folder 1: Seeker [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] chapter 1 to chapter 6, 2005
Folder 2: Seeker [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] chapter 7 to chapter 13, 2005
Folder 3: Seeker [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] chapter 13 to chapter 18, 2005
Folder 4: Seeker [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] chapter 19 to end, 2005
Folder 5: Seeker [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] title page to page 177, 2005
Folder 6: Seeker [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] page 178 to page 369, 2005
Folder 7: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][typescript] cover page to page 116, 2008
Folder 8: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][typescript] page 117 to page 250, 2008
Box 7
Folder 1: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][typescript] page 251 to page 407, 2008
Folder 2: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][typescript] page 408 to page 542, 2008
Folder 3: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] cover page to page 93, 2008
Folder 4: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] page 94 to page 228, 2008
Folder 5: The Devil's Eye [Alex Benedict series][page proof|ACE] page 229 to page 360, 2008
Folder 6: Echo [Alex Benedict series][copyedited manuscript|ACE] chapter 1 to chapter 17, no date
Folder 7: Echo [Alex Benedict series][copyedited manuscript|ACE] chapter 18 to chapter 38, no date
Box 8
Folder 1: Echo [Alex Benedict series][copyedited manuscript|ACE] chapter 39 to end, no date
Folder 2: Echo [Alex Benedict series][final draft copy|ACE] chapter 1 to chapter 12, no date
Folder 3: Echo [Alex Benedict series][final draft copy|ACE] chapter 13 to chapter 28, no date
Folder 4: Echo [Alex Benedict series][final draft copy|ACE] chapter 29 to end, no date
Folder 5: The Hercules Project [The Hercules Text][typescript] page 1 to page 115, no date
Folder 6: Ancient Shores [final draft|Harper Voyager] chapter 1 to chapter 13, no date
Folder 7: Ancient Shores [final draft|Harper Voyager] chapter 14 to chapter 24, no date
Box 9
Folder 1: Ancient Shores [final draft|Harper Voyager] chapter 25 to end, no date
Folder 2: Eternity Road [chapter additions] various pages, 1996-1997
Folder 3: Moonfall [chapter additions] various pages, 1996
Folder 4: Infinity Beach [chapter additions] various pages, no date
Folder 5: Time Travelers Never Die [copyedit|ACE] chapter 1 to chapter 17, 7/20/2009
Folder 6: Time Travelers Never Die [copyedit|ACE] chapter 18 to chapter 39, 7/20/2009
Folder 7: Time Travelers Never Die [copyedit|ACE] chapter 40 to end, 7/20/2009
Folder 8: Time Travelers Never Die [copyedit|ACE] page 1 to page 156, no date
Folder 9: Time Travelers Never Die [copyedit|ACE] page 157 to page 317, no date
Folder 10: Time Travelers Never Die [copyedit|ACE] page 318 to end, no date
Box 10
Folder 1: Time Travelers Never Die [October revision] title page to page 83, no date
Folder 2: Time Travelers Never Die [early draft] chapter 1 to chapter 12, no date
Folder 3: Time Travelers Never Die [early draft] chapter 13 to chapter 27, no date
Folder 4: Time Travelers Never Die [early draft] chapter 28 to end, no date
Folder 5: Time Travelers Never Die [final draft] chapter 1 to chapter 13, no date
Folder 6: Time Travelers Never Die [final draft] chapter 14 to chapter 29, no date
Folder 7: Time Travelers Never Die [final draft] chapter 29 to end, no date
Folder 8: Time Travelers Never Die [chapter additions] various pages, no date
Box 11
Folder 1: Cryptic [final draft copy|Subterranean Press] page 1 to page 222, 2009
Folder 2: Cryptic [final draft copy|Subterranean Press] page 223 to page 474, 2009
Folder 3: Cryptic [final draft copy|Subterranean Press] page 475 to end, 2009
Folder 4: [Unknown story] [chapter additions] various pages, no date
Box 12
Folder 1: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs xi-35 (Preface - ch3), 6/7/2011
Folder 2: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 36-76 (chs 4-7), 6/7/2011
Folder 3: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 77 - 114 (chs 8-12), 6/7/2011
Folder 4: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 115 - 150 (chs 13-16), 6/7/2011
Folder 5: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 151-193 (chs 17-23), 6/7/2011
Folder 6: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 194-241 (chs 24-29), 6/7/2011
Folder 7: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 242-279 (chs 30-34), 6/7/2011
Folder 8: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 280-320 (chs 35-39), 6/7/2011
Folder 9: Echo: copy-edited manuscript; pgs 321-370 (chs 40-Epilogue), 6/7/2011
Folder 10: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 3-46 (Prologue - Ch3), n.d.
Folder 11: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 47-84 (chs 4-9), n.d.
Folder 12: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 85-138 (chs 10-17), n.d.
Folder 13: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 139-188 (chs 18-21), n.d.
Folder 14: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 189-246 (chs 22-28), n.d.
Folder 15: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 247-291 (chs 29-34), n.d.
Folder 16: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 292-349 (chs 35-41), n.d.
Folder 17: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 350-395 (chs 42-48), n.d.
Folder 18: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 395-431 (chs 49-51), n.d.
Folder 19: Starhawk: 2nd draft w/hand edits; pgs 432-470 (chs 52-end), n.d.
Box 13
Folder 1: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; title page - pg47 (chs 1-4), donated 11/28/2011
Folder 2: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; pgs 48-93 (chs 5-9), n.d.
Folder 3: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; pgs 94-152 (chs 10-16), n.d.
Folder 4: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; pgs 153-211 (chs 17-22), n.d.
Folder 5: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; pgs 212-269 (chs 23-29), n.d.
Folder 6: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; pgs 270-329 (chs 30-34), n.d.
Folder 7: Firebird - Copy-edited manuscript; pgs 330-394 (chs 35-end), n.d.
Folder 8: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 1-50 (prologue-ch3), n.d.
Folder 9: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 51-105 (chs 4-8), n.d.
Folder 10: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 106-161 (chs 9-13), n.d.
Folder 11: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 162-222 (chs 14-19), n.d.
Folder 12: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 223-305 (chs 20-26), n.d.
Folder 13: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 306-360 (chs 27-31), n.d.
Folder 14: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 361-431 (chs 32-37), n.d.
Folder 15: Firebird - Second draft; pgs 432-481 (chs 38-end), n.d.
Box 14
Folder 1: The Cassandra Project; corrections on 2nd draft p.1-22, 11/28/2011
Folder 2: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 1-63 (chs 1-4), n.d.
Folder 3: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 64-112 (chs 5-7), n.d.
Folder 4: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 113-182 (chs 8-12), n.d.
Folder 5: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 183-246 (chs 13-20), n.d.
Folder 6: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 247-306 (chs 21-27), n.d.
Folder 7: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 307-372 (chs 28-35), n.d.
Folder 8: The Cassandra Project - collaboration with Mike Resnick; 2nd Draft pgs 373-442 (chs 36-end), n.d.

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