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Bill Minutaglio

Award-winning writer Bill Minutaglio has written for many publications, authored several books, and been inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. He is frequently featured on TV, on radio, and in print interviews in national publications. He began donating his writing archives are to the Southwestern Writers Collection/The Wittliff Collections in 2007.

Minutaglio's books include: First Son: George W. Bush & The Bush Family Dynasty, 1999 (reissued in a new, expanded edition in 2001), City on Fire: The Explosion That Devastated A Texas Town and Ignited A Historic Legal Battle, 2003, The President's Counselor: The Rise To Power of Alberto Gonzales, 2006 (published in a Spanish-language edition as El Asesor del Presidente.) City on Fire is "one of the finest books ever written about Texas," according to The Texas Observer. Esquire magazine named it, along with works by Ernest Hemingway and others, among the greatest tales of survival ever written. Minutaglio is also the author of Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life and In Search of the Blues: A Journey to the Soul of Black Texas.

Minutaglio's work is included in these anthologies: Literary Austin, edited by Don Graham; Merchants of Misery: How Corporate America Profits From Poverty; November 22: The Day Remembered; The Day JFK Died; Echoes of Texas Football: The Greatest Stories Ever Told. He is co-author of The Hidden City, about a community where Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald lived. He is co-author of Locker Room Mojo, about the nature of superstition in sports.

Minutaglio worked for the Abilene Reporter-News, San Antonio Express-News and Houston Chronicle. He spent 18 years at The Dallas Morning News. He covered strife in Central America, the Soviet Union and the Philippines. He traveled with the Sandinistas, reported on the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and filed stories about the end of the Marcos regime in Manila. He was a national correspondent for The Sporting News and TALK, where he worked for editor Tina Brown.

His work has appeared in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Esquire, Outside, Details, Los Angeles Times, New York Times and Scotland on Sunday. He has written encyclopedia entries for Encarta and World Book on George W. Bush and others. He and Julian Bond were asked to write essays for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution commemorating the assassination of President Kennedy.

He has been interviewed by Brian Williams, Tom Brokaw, Peter Jennings, Katie Couric, Dan Rather, Judy Woodruff, Bernard Shaw, Charlie Rose and Terry Gross. He has been on “The Today Show” and NPR's "Fresh Air,” “Talk of the Nation” and other programs. His Bush biography was called "excellent" by The New York Review of Books and The New Republic. His biography of Gonzales was called "fascinating" by The New York Times, "chilling" by the San Francisco Chronicle and “brilliant” by the San Antonio Express-News. The Washington Post said City on Fire was "a remarkable re-creation...a terrific nonfiction work that has the narrative force of an adventure novel." The Baltimore Sun compared his writing to that of Tom Wolfe and Hunter Thompson. His biography of Bush has been published in China. City On Fire was optioned by actor Tom Cruise.

His work has been recognized by The National Association of Black Journalists, National Conference of Christians and Jews, University of Missouri, and National Headliners. His work has been listed in three editions of the Best American Sports Writing anthologies.

Minutaglio taught Narrative Story Telling at the University of Texas and has lectured at Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, St. Edward's University and Concordia University. He has a B.A. from Columbia College and an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He studied for a year at the Columbia University School of International Affairs. He interned at the United Nations and worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture monitoring free food programs in inner-city neighborhoods in New York City.

He is a Clinical Professor in the Journalism Department at the University of Texas at Austin.
 
Listed below is an archival inventory of the Bill Minutaglio holdings. Please note that access to unprocessed materials is granted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Archivist for details about access to the Bill Minutaglio Collection.

 

Bill Minutaglio

Accession 2011-122

This collection consists of materials related to Minutaglio’s book City on Fire, which is about the explosion of two ships in 1947 that devastated Texas City, and his biography on Molly Ivins. Most of the material is related to research for these two books, but there are some documents related to the production of the books including drafts. Original titles are in quotation marks.

Box 1/1 City on Fire-Research-Interviews
Box 1/2 City on Fire-Research-Interviews
Box 1/3 City on Fire-Research-Interviews
Box 1/4 City on Fire-Research-Interviews
Box 1/5 City on Fire-Research-Personal Accounts / Oral Histories
Box 1/6 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City City Directory 1940,1951”
Box 1/7 City on Fire-Research-City Directory
Box 1/8 City on Fire-Research-Crusade for Conformity Thesis
Box 1/9 City on Fire-Research-Crusade for Conformity Thesis
Box 1/10 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Newspaper Articles
Box 1/11 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Newspaper Articles
Box 1/12 City on Fire-Research-Articles-“Warnings”
Box 1/13 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City Possible Protagonists Part 2”
Box 1/14 City on Fire-Research-“Teodoro Garcia and Family”
Box 1/15 City on Fire-Research-“Survivors”
Box 1/16 City on Fire-Research-Articles on Father Roach
Box 1/17 City on Fire-Research-“Mexican American Experience-Backgrounder”
Box 1/18 City on Fire-Research-The Fabulous Moore Family Biography / Interview
Box 1/19 City on Fire-Research-“Vickie Garcia”
Box 1/20 City on Fire-Research-“The Moore Family”
Box 1/21 City on Fire-Research-Texas City Remembers
Box 1/22-23 City on Fire-Research-“The Blue Book”
Box 1/24-25 City on Fire-Research-“The Blue Book”- Legal Battle

Box 2/1-2 City on Fire-Research-“French Crew”
Box 2/3 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Photographs
Box 2/4 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Photographs
Box 2/5 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 2/6-7 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City African American Community Part 1”
Box 2/8 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 2/9 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 2/10 City on Fire-Research-“Corporate”
Box 2/11 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City History”
Box 2/12 City on Fire-Research-The Southern Funeral Director
Box 2/13 City on Fire-Research-To the Tune of a Million
Box 2/14 City on Fire-Research-To the Tune of a Million
Box 2/15-16 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 2/17 City on Fire-Research-Topics on the Texas City Disaster
Box 2/18 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 2/19 City on Fire-Research-Medical
Box 2/20 City on Fire-Research-“Medical”
Box 2/21 City on Fire-Research-Court Report
Box 2/22 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 2/23 City on Fire-Research-“TX City Terminal”
Box 2/24 City on Fire-Research-“Labor”
Box 2/25 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City After Dark 1891-1951”
Box 2/26 City on Fire-Research-“Two Weeks in the Life-Texas City”
Box 2/27 City on Fire-Research-Articles / Interviews
Box 2/28 City on Fire-Research-Newspaper Articles & Photographs

Box 3/1 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 3/2 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Newspaper Articles
Box 3/3 City on Fire-Research-Texas City, Texas, Disaster Report
Box 3/4 City on Fire-Research-Texas City, Texas, Disaster Report
Box 3/5 City on Fire-Research-Interviews
Box 3/6 City on Fire-Research-Texas City After Dark
Box 3/7 City on Fire-Research-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts
Box 3/8 City on Fire-Research-Trahan and Roach Coalition
Box 3/9 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Newspaper Articles
Box 3/10 City on Fire-Research-“Vice / Racism”
Box 3/11 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 3/12-13 City on Fire-Research-“Dale Hite”
Box 3/14 City on Fire-Research-Articles, Mexican Community
Box 3/15 City on Fire-Research-Mexican Community
Box 3/16 City on Fire-Grandcamp Translation
Box 3/17 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City Sociedad Mexicana”
Box 3/18 City on Fire-Research-Mexican Community
Box 3/19 City on Fire-Research-Texas City Police Department Dispatcher’s Log
Box 3/20 City on Fire-Research-Texas City: Port of Industrial Opportunity, Dissertation
Box 3/21 City on Fire-Research-Interview
Box 3/22 City on Fire-Research-Articles
Box 3/23 City on Fire-Research-“John Hill”
Box 3/24 City on Fire-Research-Interview / Claims
Box 3/25 City on Fire-Research-Court Report
Box 3/26 City on Fire-Texas City Disaster Post 9/11 KUHF News, 3 CDs
Box 3/27 City on Fire-Research-Photocopied Newspaper Articles / Interviews
Box 3/28 City on Fire-Research-“Texas City”
Box 3/29 City on Fire-Research-Articles / Interviews
Box 3/30 City on Fire-“Sandberg depo pt. 2”
Box 3/31 City on Fire-Article by Mayor Curtis Trahan

Box 4/1 City on Fire-“Witnesses / Exhibits”
Box 4/2 City on Fire-“Plant Wrks / Testimony”
Box 4/3 City on Fire-“Texas City → Defense Exhibits”
Box 4/4 City on Fire-“X-exam of Voorhees”
Box 4/5 City on Fire-“Bills of Ladine” (?)
Box 4/6 City on Fire-“Sandberg Oral Test pt. 1”
Box 4/7 City on Fire-“Sandberg depo”
Box 4/8 City on Fire-Interview / Article
Box 4/9-10 City on Fire-“Justice Lies in the District”
Box 4/11 City on Fire-“Legal Battle”
Box 4/12 City on Fire-“Texas City Survivors Contact Information”
Box 4/13 City on Fire-Articles / Correspondence
Box 4/14-15 City on Fire-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts-Section 6 Volume 4
Box 4/16-17 City on Fire-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts-Original Part 1
Box 4/18-19 City on Fire-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts-Volume I, Section I, II, III
Box 4/20 City on Fire-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts-Section V
Box 4/21 City on Fire-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts-Section VI Volume II

Box 5/1 City on Fire-Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts-Section VI Volume III
Box 5/2 City on Fire-Notes / Civil Action Docket
Box 5/3 City on Fire-Regarding Photographs
Box 5/4 City on Fire-“Modern TXC”
Box 5/5 City on Fire-“Legal Battle”
Box 5/6 City on Fire-Relief Organization Preliminary Report
Box 5/7 City on Fire-“General”
Box 5/8 City on Fire-“The Texas City Army Camp 1912-1915”
Box 5/9 City on Fire-“Other TXC Explosions”
Box 5/10 City on Fire-“Father Roach”
Box 5/11 City on Fire-“Roach #2”
Box 5/12 City on Fire-“Roach #3”
Box 5/13 City on Fire-“Ammonium Nitrate”
Box 5/14 City on Fire-“Toxic Emissions”
Box 5/15 City on Fire-“Other Disasters”
Box 5/16 City on Fire-“Supreme Court: Biographies for Texas City Case”
Box 5/17 City on Fire-“TX City Relief Act”
Box 5/18 City on Fire-“Justice: Lies in the District--Footnotes
Box 5/19 City on Fire-“Twinkling of Eye”
Box 5/20 City on Fire-“Supreme Court-Law Reviews for Texas City Case”
Box 5/21 City on Fire-“Sinking of the USS Starr King, February 1943”
Box 5/22 City on Fire-“Texas City and the Mexican Revolution”
Box 5/23 City on Fire-Legal Battle
Box 5/24 City on Fire-Research-Photocopies of Newspaper Articles
Box 5/25 City on Fire-Concise Report of the American Red Cross in…
Box 5/26 City on Fire-Photocopies of Articles
Box 5/27 City on Fire-Articles / Various Information
Box 5/28 City on Fire-“Monsanto”
Box 5/29 City on Fire-“Black Newspapers”
Box 5/30 City on Fire-“Father Roach Letter”
Box 5/31 City on Fire-Personal Account by Susan Davis Cutshall
Box 5/32 City on Fire-“Bibliographies”

Box 6/1 City on Fire-“Photo Captions”
Box 6/2 City on Fire-“Photos / Permissions”
Box 6/3 City on Fire-Photocopy of Texas City: Images of the Twentieth Century
Box 6/4 City on Fire-Texas City: Images of the Twentieth Century
Box 6/5 City on Fire-“Curtis Trahan”
Box 6/6-7 City on Fire-Various Articles / Information / Pictures
Box 6/8 City on Fire-“Misc.”
Box 6/9 City on Fire-“Misc.”
Box 6/10 City on Fire-Legal Battle- Appeal
Box 6/11 City on Fire-Publishing Contracts and Correspondence
Box 6/12-14 City on Fire-Late Draft
Box 6/15-18 City on Fire-“City on Fire Printout”

Box 7/1-2 City on Fire-“City on Fire Printout”-continued
Box 7/3 Molly Ivins-“Her Writings”
Box 7/4 Molly Ivins-“1950s”
Box 7/5 Molly Ivins-“1960s”
Box 7/6 Molly Ivins-“1960s”
Box 7/7 Molly Ivins-“1970s”
Box 7/8 Molly Ivins-“1970s”
Box 7/9 Molly Ivins-“1980s”
Box 7/10 Molly Ivins-“1980s”
Box 7/11 Molly Ivins-“1990s”
Box 7/12 Molly Ivins-“1990s”
Box 7/13 Molly Ivins-“1990s”
Box 7/14 Molly Ivins-“Interviews”
Box 7/15 Molly Ivins-“Minnesota”
Box 7/16 Molly Ivins-“Texas Observer”
Box 7/17 Molly Ivins-“Obits & Bios”
Box 7/18 Molly Ivins-“Tributes”
Box 7/19 Molly Ivins-“Dallas / Times Herald”
Box 7/20 Molly Ivins-“Family”
Box 7/21 Molly Ivins-“NY Times”
Box 7/22 Molly Ivins-Various Articles
Box 7/23 Molly Ivins-“1996 Columns”
Box 7/24 Molly Ivins-Handwritten Notes
Box 7/25 Molly Ivins-“Books”

Box 8/1 Molly Ivins-“River Oaks / St. Johns”
Box 8/2 Molly Ivins-“College”
Box 8/3 Molly Ivins-“CTR. AM. HIST. PAPERS”
Box 8/4 Molly Ivins-“2000-2007”
Box 8/5 Molly Ivins-“Proposals”
Box 8/6 Molly Ivins-“Plagiarism”
Box 8/7 Molly Ivins-“Cancer”
Box 8/8 Molly Ivins-Research and Photocopy order forms from the Center for Am. History
Box 8/9 Molly Ivins-“Attacks”
Box 8/10 Molly Ivins-MAMM Magazine, May / June 2006
Box 8/11 Molly Ivins-DVD-The Mary Alice Davis Lectureship, Guest Lecturer Molly Ivins
Box 8/12-14 Molly Ivins-“Public Affairs”
Box 8/15-17 Molly Ivins-Interviews
Box 8/18 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Two
Box 8/19 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Three
Box 8/20 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Four
Box 8/21 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Five
Box 8/22 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Five
Box 8/23 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Six
Box 8/24 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Seven
Box 8/25 Molly Ivins-Draft-Chapter Eleven

Box 9/1-3 Molly Ivins-Draft
Box 9/4-5 Molly Ivins-Page Proofs
Box 9/6-7 Molly Ivins-Page Proofs

Box 10 OVERSIZE City on Fire:
“3 Blasts Rock Texas City,” Jackson Daily News, April 17, 1947, newspaper
“The Explosion: 50 Years Later, Texas City Still Remembers,” Houston
Chronicle, April 13, 1997, newspaper-two copies

 


 

 
Bill Minutaglio
Accession 2007-019
 
Material consists of research, correspondence, manuscripts, and other editorial material for Minutaglio’s book about the Attorney General during the George W. Bush administration titled The President’s Counselor: The Rise to Power of Alberto Gonzales.  Included are memorandums from Gonzales to Bush, biographical information on Gonzales such as his military records, transcripts of interviews, and numerous news clippings and other information used in gathering facts for the book.  Original titles are in quotation marks.
 
Box # 828      folder 1
“Death Penalty” – memorandums to Governor Bush from Gonzales (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 2
“Death Penalty” – memorandums to Governor Bush from Gonzales (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 3
[Death penalty, binder II] – memorandums to Governor Bush from Gonzales (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 4
[Death penalty, binder II] – memorandums to Governor Bush from Gonzales (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 5
[binder III, no title] – interview transcripts and correspondence (part 1 of 3).
 
Box # 828      folder 6
[binder III, no title] – interview transcripts and correspondence (part 2 of 3).
 
Box # 828      folder 7
[binder III, no title] – interview transcripts and correspondence (part 3 of 3).
 
Box # 828      folder 8
“2000” – research material consisting of opinions written by Justice Gonzales, printouts of newspaper articles from the internet, and transcripts (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 9
“2000” – research material consisting of opinions written by Justice Gonzales, printouts of newspaper articles from the internet, and transcripts (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 10
“1998-1999” - research material consisting of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet, and transcripts.
 
Box # 828      folder 11
“1955” - research material consisting of articles from The Handbook of Texas Online and a photocopy of Mexicans in Houston by Margarita Melville (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 12
“1955” - research material consisting of articles from Historic Houston and a photocopy of Hispanics in Houston and Harris County edited by Dr. Dorothy Caram and others (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 13
“October 2001- December 2001” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 14
“October 2001- December 2001” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 15
“January – March 2001” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet.
 
Box # 828      folder 16
“January – May 2002” -  research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet(part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 828      folder 17
“January – May 2002” -  research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet(part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 829      folder 1
“Bios/friends cont.’d” – transcripts of interviews and information and articles printed out from the internet.
 
Box # 829      folder 2
“Images/Photos” – digital printouts, one photo of Gonzales with group of judges, negatives, and correspondence.
 
Box # 829      folder 3
“Alberto Gonzales Research & Interviews” – material is grouped in the following sections: “interview lists”, “e-traffic”, “background/clips”, “Q&A transcripts” and “complete source list”.
 
Box # 829      folder 4
“Military” – military records for Gonzales’ service in the Air Force and records from the US Air Force Academy.
 
Box # 829      folder 5
“Speeches” – transcripts of remarks by Gonzales.
 
Box # 829      folder 6
“Foes” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles and other information from the internet.
 
Box # 829      folder 7
“Harper Collins Correspondence” – information and correspondence relating to the publishing of the book.
 
Box # 829      folder 8
“Latino Reaction & Stats” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of newspaper articles from the internet and the Houston Chronicle from August 17, 2005.
 
Box # 829      folder 9
“Tasia Scolinos/wiretap” – newspaper clippings, hand written notes, and the February 27, 2006 issue of The New Yorker with Cheney and Bush on the cover.
 
Box # 829      folder 10
“DOJ Budget” – Department of Justice Strategic Plan 2003-2008, part I.
 
Box # 829      folder 11
“Inventory Execution files – general correspondence” – inventory list of the execution files of Governor Bush from the Texas Archival Resources Online.
 
Box # 829      folder 12
“Drafts” – drafts and correspondence.
 
Box # 829      folder 13
“Bush” – transcript of Bush’s remarks during Hispanic Heritage Month event, October 14, 2005 and printouts of news articles from the internet.
 
Box # 829      folder 14
“Boilerplate Biographies” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 829      folder 15
“GOA Report” – 2001 Presidential Transition Report, June 2002.
 
Box # 829      folder 16
“FOIA & emails to AG” – article about Gonzales and the documents requested through the Freedom of Information Act which were highly redacted, correspondence, and emails with questions for Gonzales to answer for the book.
 
Box # 829      folder 17
“Speeches as Attorney General” – transcripts of Gonzales’ speeches.
 
Box # 829      folder 18
[Research material, untitled] – copies of documents reproduced from the holdings of the Texas State Archives including confidential memorandums and correspondence (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 829      folder 19
[Research material, untitled] – copies of documents reproduced from the holdings of the Texas State Archives including confidential memorandums and correspondence (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 829      folder 20
“Jan. 05” – research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 1
“June 2001 – Sept. 2001” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 2
“Jan. 2005” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 3
“May 2002 – Sept. 2002” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 4
“Feb. 2004 – April 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 5
“Jan. 2003 – Feb. 2003” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 6
“Sept. 2002 – Dec. 2002” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 7
“May 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 8
“Aug. 2003 – Dec. 2003” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 9
“Mar. 2003 – July 2003” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 10
“Nov. 12 – Nov. 30, 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 11
“Feb. – March 2005” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 12
“June 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 830      folder 13
“Nov. – Dec. 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 831      folder 1
“July 2004 – Nov. 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 831      folder 2
“July 2004 – Nov. 2004” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 831      folder 3
“April 2001 – June 2001” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 831      folder 4
“High school & Rice” – research relating to locating and interviewing classmates of Gonzales.
 
Box # 831      folder 5
“Human Rights background ER” – material from the group Human Rights First including background papers on Gonzales, material from the confirmation hearings, and a flowchart of Gonzales’ role in setting torture policy.
 
Box # 831      folder 6
“Sept. 2005 – Dec. 2005’ - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles covering the Supreme Court and torture policy.
 
Box # 831      folder 7
“Various articles” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 831      folder 8
“June – August 2005” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles
and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 831      folder 9
[untitled research material] - research material from April and May 2005, consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 831      folder 10
“Beto” – binder of information on Gonzales compiled by Becky Chavarría-Cháirez.
 
Box # 831      folder 11
“Son of alcoholic, wife, children, siblings” – hand written notes, correspondence, material from the internet and other resources covering births and deaths in the Gonzales family.
 
Box # 831      folder 12
“Harvard” – transcripts from interviews with classmates of Gonzales, and general information on the university.
 
Box # 831      folder 13
“Vinson & Elkins” – information on law firm that employed Gonzales for 13 years.
 
Box # 831      folder 14
“Religion” – articles about religion, transcript of interview of Gonzales, and correspondence.
 
Box # 831      folder 15
“Torture/Terror memos” – news articles printed from the internet from several sources and photocopies from the Justice Department of memorandums between Bush and Gonzales.
 
Box # 831      folder 16
“April 4, 2001 judiciary com. hearing” – transcript of hearing, April 5, 2001.
 
Box # 831      folder 17
“2005 confirmation hearings” – transcripts of hearing, January 2, 2005 and news articles printed from the internet from several sources.
 
Box # 831      folder 18
“Contacts” – includes hand written notes, lists of persons to interview for book, correspondence, and other research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 831      folder 19
“Political donors 1999-2000” – report of campaign money raised by Justice Gonzales from filings with the Texas Ethics Commission, and an article from “Bush Watch”.
 
Box # 831      folder 20
“AG Confirmation testimony” – transcripts of hearing January 26, 2005 and of testimony from Orin Hatch, Douglas Johnson, and others.
 
Box # 831      folder 21
“Various articles” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet (part 1 of 2).
 
Box # 832      folder 1
“Various articles” - research material consisting mainly of printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet (part 2 of 2).
 
Box # 832      folder 2
“Outline/source list handwritten” – spiral bound notebook with handwritten notes.
 
Box # 832      folder 3
“Work in progress 9-10” – drafts of chapters 9 and 10.
 
Box # 832      folder 4
“Work in progress 11-14” – drafts of chapters 11 through 14.
 
Box # 832      folder 5
“Additional essentials” – research material includes photocopy of  de-classified pre-9/11 intelligence memo from August 2, 2001, transcripts from hearings, and printouts of news articles and other resources from the internet.
 
Box # 832      folder 6
“The Proposal” – proposal for book about Gonzales.
 
Box # 832      folder 7
“Editor’s galley” – galley with notes.
 
Box # 832      folder 8
“Author’s working ms.” – manuscript of book.
 
Box # 832      folder 9
“Work in progress 1-4” – drafts of chapters 1 through 4.
 
Box # 832      folder 10
“Work in progress 5-8” – drafts of chapters 5 through 8.
 
Box # 832      folder 11
“Working galley” – galley with notes and revisions.
 
Box # 833      folder 1
“Chapter 15 – galley” – draft with notes and revisions.
 
Box # 833      folder 2
“Texas Observer Book Except” – July 28, 2006 issue of The Texas Observer featuring an excerpt from The President’s Counselor.
 
Box # 833      folder 3
“Deadline Changed” – correspondence relating to change in deadline to December 15, 2005.
 
Box # 833      folder 4
“Galley -3/26/06” – galley of entire book.
 
Box # 833      folder 5
“Author’s changes” – manuscript of book with notes and revisions.