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Carlton Stowers

 

Carlton Stowers Papers
Accession 2006-081


Author and journalist Carlton Stowers has written over two dozen non-fiction books. He donated his writing archive to the Wittliff Collections in 2006. Materials include: clippings, correspondence, court documents, police records, magazines, books, newspapers, manuscripts, audio and videocassettes, typed drafts, notes, thank you letters from children, photos, publicity materials, and various other research materials.

Listed below is a preliminary inventory for the Carlton Stowers Papers. Please note that access to unprocessed materials is granted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the archivist for details about access.


Unprocessed Accessions Box 722 (materials removed from binders for preservation purposes)

 

722/1-2 
Photocopy of annotated typed manuscript titled Journey to Triumph.

 

722/3 
Photocopy of annotated typed manuscript titled Real Winning

 

722/4
Annotated typed manuscript titled Cowboys Bluebook IV

 

722/5
Typed manuscript titled College Football’s Greatest Upsets

 

722/6
Annotated carbon copy of typed manuscript titled Spirit

722/7
Annotated typed manuscript titled The Overcomers (Champions)

 

722/8
Photocopy of slightly annotated typed manuscript titled Reaching Higher

 

722/9
Photocopy of typed manuscript titled The Unsinkable Titanic Thompson

 

722/10
Photocopy of typed annotated manuscript titled Where the Rainbow Waits


722/11

Typed annotated manuscript titled Don’t Tell Me It’s Impossible Until After I’ve
Done It
by Pam Lontos

 

722/12
Photocopy of slightly annotated manuscript titled The Randy Matson Story (The Gold Medal


722/13
Photocopy of annotated typed manuscript titled Cowboys: The First 25 Years

Unprocessed Accessions Box 723

 

722/1
Heavily annotated typed manuscript titled Happy Trails


Materials related to Hard Lessons: A True Story of Life in a Street Gang.  Items include typed manuscript, interview notes and audiocassettes, letters from school aged children, newspaper clippings, videocassette, copy of A Hero Named George and copies of newspaper sports columns (Amarillo Globe News).  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

722/2
Three typed (some annotated) manuscripts along with correspondence, photos, handwritten notes, and two poems by Jeorrick High titled “Why?” and “The Drive By”

 

722/3

Two slightly annotated typed manuscripts (one spiral bound)

 

722/4-6

Thank you letters from school children and instructors along with newspaper clippings

 

722/7

Suggested design cover for book

 

722/8

Copy of A Hero Named George along with an audiocassette tape of interview with
Jeorrick High and a videocassette titled Top of the Class

 

722/9-10

Two spiral notebooks containing numerous newspaper articles from the Amarillo Globe News sports column by Carlton Stowers

 

Materials related to Where Dreams Die Hard.  Items include typed manuscript (print and DVD), interview notes (written and audiocassettes), correspondence, newspaper clips, print reviews, publisher’s catalog, interview videos and DVDs, game programs and misc.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

722/11-12
Two annotated typed manuscript along with correspondence and suggested inserts

 

722/13

Three video cassettes titled “Penelope vs Bynum” x 2 and “Channel 11 – Penelope Feature”

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 724

 

724/1

One videocassette titled Where Dreams Die Hard

 

724/2
Miscellaneous materials: newspaper clippings, computer print outs of articles,
correspondence through e-mail, book catalog, spiral notepad, programs from the
Penelope High School Football game, and two compact discs titled “MoneDots

Barbra Alexander” and “Penelope Book”

 

Materials used for research, with individual labeled folders. Folder titles are in quotations listed below followed by a brief description of their contents:

724/3
Kevin Hanover, Decapo.” Correspondence, receipts, and suggested front cover designs for book


724/3

Correspondence.” Mostly correspondence via e-mail


724/3

Reviews” Photocopies, internet print outs and newspaper clippings
“Paperback Update.” Pint out copy of postscript
“Midlothian, Leonard, Everman Clips.” Notes and photocopies of clippings
“Paul & Mike Lazano. “ Notes and invite to high school graduation

724/4
Royce McAdams” Notes
“Costs of H.S. football.” Newspaper clipping
“Penelope 59 Faith Family 0.” Program for football game, newspaper clipping, notes for manuscript and internet research
“First 6-man game 1936.” Notes and internet research
“Calvin Pratka.” Notes and email correspondence
“McCaulley HS Bus Crash.” Newspaper clipping
“Six-Man HS Football.” Notes, newspaper clippings and internet research
“Audra Osborne.” Notes and email correspondence
“Bynum 33 Penelope 28.” Newspaper clippings, notes and football game programs

724/5
“Coolidge 74 Penelope 26.” Flyers, notes and clippings
“Penelope 42 Morgan 40.” Clippings, programs, notes and internet research
“Jan Velapi.” Notes and correspondence
“Randall Ballew.” Notes
“Hico 6-man Extravaganza/Jack Pardee.” Clippings, notes, brochures and internet research
“Mike Baker.” Correspondence and notes
“Misc. clips.” Clippings, internet research, magazine tear sheets, and photocopies of articles

724/6
Kountze High School.” Typed short manuscript, clippings, notes, football programs, map and photocopy of article
“Clifford Darren.” Notes
“Penelope Student Letters.” Thank you notes from children
“Player Deaths.” Clippings
“Aquilla 56 Penelope 6.” Clippings, notes and correspondence
“Asherton High Football.” Photocopies of articles and correspondence, clippings, magazine tear sheets, notes, typed short manuscript, photos and correspondence

724/7
Oglesby 55 Penelope 30.” Notes, programs and internet research
Dallas Hetro 52 Penelope 32.” Notes, correspondence, internet research, and clippings
Gustuv 70 Penelope 32.” Program, notes and clippings
Open Date.” Internet research, notes and clippings
Vida Atkins.” Notes
Kopper 55 Penelope 6.” Program, notes, clippings, and internet research
Abbott 68 Penelope 20.” Clippings, program and notes

 

724/8-9

Research materials related to Hinterland Penelope High Football: clippings, correspondence, internet research, notes, photocopies of articles, brochure of announcement and course study for Penelope High School, magazine tear sheets, photos, typed short manuscript Gridiron Glory on a Shoestring Budget, typed short manuscript Heroes in the Hinterland, and various football statistics. Subjects include: Penelope history, Corey McAdams, Football History, School History, Misc. clips & articles, 2003 football season, Paula Harlin, Play Book, Six-Man History, 2004 Football Schedules, Rules of the game, Girls Sports, April McAdams, Correspondence, Tim Sweeten, Gloria Walton, Harley Johnson, Granger Huntress, Michelle Joslin, Pelham, TX., TX Private Sports, Coaching School, and Jim Donovan.(Originally housed in a binder; removed for preservation purposes)


Fourteen “Penelope” audiocassettes containing interviews, subject titles of cassettes are: Harley Johnson, Jan Velabi, Gloria Halton, Kyle McCabe, Willie Harlin, Ben Patrick & family, Randall Ballew #1, Randall Ballew #2, Harley Johnson/Corey McAdams, Mike Baker, Clifford Darden, Paul & Michael Lozano, Paul Harlin/Karin Osborne, and Royce McAdams


Unprocessed Accessions Box 725


Materials related to Sins of the Son.  Items include typed manuscript, research notes, files, interview notes, media video and audiocassettes, letters from readers, paperback editions of book, Hyperion publicity, Hardback edition of book and other misc. materials.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

725/1
Typed manuscript with added notes


725/2
Clean complete typed manuscript

725/3-4

Correspondence

 

725/5

Miscellaneous materials: copy of July 1995 itinerary for Stowers, 3 book jacket publicity brochures, copy of the Armchair Detective dated Fall 1995 and two copies of American Way dated July 1995


725/6

Copy of hardback book, Sins of the Son


Research materials with individual labeled folders. Original folder titles are listed in quotation marks below followed by a brief description of their contents:

725/7
Walpole, Mass.” Citizens guide, map of city and brochure for hotel

“Concord State Prison.” Clipping from the Boston Herald dated August 12, 1993
“Newspaper Articles.” Court document and clippings
“Case Reports.” Court documents
“Clara Roark.” Address card
“Brad Lollar, attorney.” Address card
“Déjà vu.” Address card
“Texas Rehab Commission.” Business card
“Probation 1980.” Court documents
“La. Heath & Human Resources.” Correspondence and copies of psychiatric examination done on Anson Stowers
“Escape from Louisiana.” Notes

“Mike Barclay, attorney.” Receipt and address card

“Alvin Community College.” Correspondence, receipts, and copy of certificates

“City of Duncanville.” Court documents

“Sequence of Events.” Notes
“Vernon Center.” Receipts, discharge materials, correspondence, and copies of clinical record information on Anson Stowers
”MCI Cedar Junction Facility.” Correspondence
“Lewisburg, PA. Prison.” Clipping

725/8
Dust Jacket.” One dust jacket used for book
“Hyperion Press Release.” Copy of press release
“Anson’s Writing.” Various typed and handwritten pieces written by Anson Stowers
“Hyperion Legal Queries.” Correspondence and copy of annotated draft
“Prison Life.” Clipping
“People.” Correspondence
“Apprentice Program.” Copy of memorandum for the Trades Apprenticeship Progra
“Medical Reports.” Receipt of medical report

“Discipline Reports. “ Copies of court document
“Progress Report, 6/4/90.” Progress report for inmate Anson Stowers
“Arch McColl III, attorney.” Correspondence
“Murder Indictment.” Notes and court documents

725/9
“Book Proposal.” Copies of typed draft
“Kellerman Introduction.” Copy of introduction to book
“Battered Wives.” Copy of Newsweek dated July 4, 1994 and copy of Time magazine dated July 4, 1994
“Arrest Warrant.” Copy of court document
“Paperback Jacket Copy.” Correspondence and jacket cover samples
“Anson Interviews.” Notes, correspondence, typed draft
“Visitation Papers.” Prison visitation info

”Prime Time Live.”  Correspondence
“Reviews.” Photocopies of articles, magazine tear sheets, clippings, copy of  “The Angolite” a prison news magazine, and copies of The Hub newsletter

 

725/10

Three videocassettes labeled “Today’s Family”, “Today Show & KDFW-TV”, and “Today Show 7/24/95”

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 726

 

726/1

Three videocassettes labeled “Texas Books in Review”, “Channel 11 News Report” and “Northwest Afternoon”

 

726/2

One videocassette labeled “The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder 8/17/95” and two audiocassettes labeled “Sins of the Son Author Interv.” and “From: Fred Cervelli 5-3-97”


726/3
Two soft cover books titled Sins of the Son (one in English and one possibly in German)

Materials related To the Last Breath (Requiem for Renee).  Items include typed manuscript, research materials, interview notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, print reviews, publicity and a Mystery Writers of American Edgar banquet program.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

726/4

Spiral bound typed annotated manuscript

 

726/5

Folder labeled “1999 Edgar Awards” containing clippings, programs for the Mystery Writers of America, notes, and correspondence

 

726/6

Court documents for the appeal of Michael Shane Goode, f. 6

 

726/7

Miscellaneous materials: flyers listing contact info for Renee Goode, visitor tourist map of Alvin, AVIS map of Houston and vicinity, notes, one copy of Golden Gulf Coast (Brazoria County) telephone directory, one copy of Ladies Home Journal magazine dated May 1996, and one copy of Babe on the Bayou by Ida M. Blanchette.

 

726/8-9

Research materials: photocopies of court documents, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photocopy of death certificate.  Subjects include: Shane & Kay divorce, child support, Annette & Shane divorce, death certificate, Donald & Evelynn Goode, motion for continuance, bond reduction, arrest warrant, and female officers.  (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

 

726/10

Research materials: photocopies of court documents, correspondence, photocopies of articles, transcribed conversations, newspaper clippings, and notes.  Subjects include: Sharon Couch, Jerri Yenne, detective Sue Dietrich, Dr. Linda Norton, Sandra Bradley, P.G. Walls, Goode trial, Dr. William Anderson, witness list, Annette Goode abortion, indictment, Harris County M.E., written habeas corpus, Oak Park funeral, Yenne work sheets, and discovery motions. (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes).

 

726/11

Research materials: copies of various articles, photocopies of court documents, copies of voluntary statements, clippings, travel brochures to Alvin, TX, transcribed interviews, correspondence, copies of child support payments, photocopies of statements and medical reports, and proposal for Requiem for Renee by Carlton Stowers.  Subject include: infanticide, autopsy, Shane & Annette, car insurance scam, psychological test, Alvin P.D., crime scene, Annette Campise, book proposal, sequence of events, paternity testing, Goode’s finances, Dennis Goode divorce, Yenne & Cornelius, Stephen Couch, bond reduction, Alvin, TX, victim support, Margaret Bridges, Goode statement, insurance, examination order, and Renee medical reports. (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)


Unprocessed Accessions Box 277

 

727/1

Research materials: copies of various articles, photocopies of court documents, copies of voluntary statements, clippings, travel brochures to Alvin, TX, transcribed interviews, correspondence, copies of child support payments, photocopies of statements and medical reports, and proposal for Requiem for Renee by Carlton Stowers.  Subjects include: infanticide, autopsy, Shane & Annette, car insurance scam, psychological test, Alvin P.D., crime scene, Annette Campise, book proposal, sequence of events, paternity testing, Goode’s finances, Dennis Goode divorce, Yenne & Cornelius, Stephen Couch, bond reduction, Alvin, TX, victim support, Margaret Bridges, Goode statement, insurance, examination order, and Renee medical reports. (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

 

Miscellaneous materials, used for research, with individual folders Original folder titles are listed in quotation marks below followed by a brief description of their contents:

 

727/2

Letters” Advertisements for book and correspondence
“Reviews” Correspondence, photocopies of reviews, best sellers list, press release info and clippings
“Renee photo releases” Correspondence, receipts, notes, photocopies of photos, and copy of a flyer concerning Renee Goode


727/3

“Familial filicide” Photocopy of research article on familial filicide and filicide classification
“Michael Goode trial” Notes
“Paperback cover” Sample covers for book and correspondence
“Reader’s Digest” Correspondence
“St. Martin’s editing” Correspondence and general comments about book from editor
“Title correspondence” Notes and correspondence
“Lezza Gibbons Show” Correspondence

“Goode letter” Copy of examination report, correspondence, postscript for book, and photocopy of clipping
“Grossbard Productions” Correspondence

 

727/4

Book publicity – newspaper articles, correspondence, notes, advertisement flyers, bestseller lists and photocopies of clippings

Careless Whispers
(Part 1 of 3).  Items include various research materials (notes, interviews, etc.) and proof of British crime magazine on the case.  Original folder titles are in quotation marks. Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

727/5

Spence execution” internet research and clippings
“David Duane Dove” Copy of arrest record
“Nancy Shaw” Photocopies of clippings, correspondence, transcript of interview, hand drawn map and newspaper clippings

“Christy Juhl” Clippings, handwritten notes and various copies of notes

“Truman Simmons” Notes, press release info, and photocopies of clippings

 

727/6
“Jill Montgomery” Photocopies of clippings and court records
Rainbow drive inn” Copies of bank records and insurance papers

“Juror information” Copies of various jury information sheets
“Tony Melendez” Notes and copies of court documents
“Katherine Marie Smith” Copy of handwritten statement

 

727/7

James Bishop” Clippings, copies of police reports, and copy of statement
Waxahachie general information” Clippings

Dana Diamond” Copy of statement and police record
James Ebert” Notes, photocopies of clippings, and resume
New York Times” Copies of clippings
Pardo lawsuit” Internet research, court documents, and newspaper clippings

David Spence bio material” Copies of court documents, photocopies of photos, poem written by David Spence, clippings, personal info concerning David Spence, correspondence, notes, copies of police records, and copy of statement,

 

727/8
Karim Hussein Al Qasem” Copy of statement
Rod Montgomery” Clippings and photocopy of photo
Dr. Homer Campbell” Newsletter and photocopy of photo

John Catchings” Magazine tear sheets, and photocopies of articles
General info, Waco murders” Photocopies of articles, copy of 1982 local Climatological data report, address listings for Waco Civic clubs, brochure for summer programs, notes, and other Waco research materials

“Amnesty International” Clippings and correspondence
Spence execution dates” Newspaper clippings

 

727/9
Gail Kelly” Notes, copies of correspondence, photocopies of police records, and copy of a transcribed interview
Muneer Deeb” Notes, copies of court documents, photocopies of clippings, copy of Munin Dib’s driver’s license, copies of police records, copies of bank statements, and copies of lease contracts

727/10
Charles Waterbury” Copies of police record
Willie Tompkins” Notes
Daryl Beckham” Copies of police records
Photo releases, corrections” Notes
Lawrence Joe White” Copy of police record and notes
Spence trial (Bryan)” Spiral notebook containing notes, copy of jury list, and clippings

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 728

 

728/1

Waco Police Chief Larry Scott” Copy of articles and notes
“Prison Writ writers” Clippings
“Galveston Sue Tate” Notes
“Randy Joe White” Copy of police record
“Ned Butler” Notes and newspaper clippings
“Patty Rick” Copy of statement and police record
“Barry Frank” Handwritten statement
“Callan Frazier” Copy of statement
“FBI report” Copy of case report
“Kenneth Franks” History info on Kenneth Franks
“Ramon Salinas” Photocopies of notes
“Charles Wayne Sypho” Copy of statement and police record


728/2
“Regina Rosenbaum” Photocopies of notes
“Ron Roark” Notes
“Kebena Reed” Copy of police record, statement and notes
“Spence appeal options” Copy of court records
“Lance Minnix” Handwritten statement

“John Arnett” Copy of statement
“Richard Franks” Photocopy of statement and article
“Diana Windham” Copy of police record and random notes


728/3
“Russ Hunt / Hayes Fuller” Clippings, notes, copy of grievance procedures, and correspondence
“Jan Thompson diary” Photocopies of notes

 

728/4
“Charles Duncan (WFFAA) reports” Copies of video transcript, correspondence, and notes

“Sheriff Harwell obit” Newspaper clippings

“Juanita White murder” Newspaper clippings and copies of court documents
“Kenneth Walther” Handwritten statement and police record
“Robert Garcia” Copy of handwritten letter and police record
“Maria Belmarez” Copy of statement
“Texas A&M” Photocopy of notes and photo
“James Miller” Copy of police record
“Gene Deal” Notes

 

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Deeb Trial” Copies of clippings, plaintiff’s list, and notes
Dana Diamond” Notes
Karen Huffstetler” Newspaper clippings, magazine tear sheets, notes, typed draft for D Magazine, and copy of transcript for telephone conversation
Josephine Marie Laskach” Copy of statement and notes


728/6
“Jacinto Ortiz” Copy of police record
“Waco general information” Newspaper clippings, magazine tear sheets, Waco campus newsletter, and map/brochure of Waco and surrounding areas
“Waco autopsy reports” Copies of court documents
“Jan Thompson” Correspondence
“Dennis Baier notes” Various notes

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Kevin Mikel” Copy of statement
“James Jordan” Copy of police record
“Joe Bridgewater” Copy of statement and police record
“Todd Childers” Copy of statement
“Charles Castle” Copy of police record and statement
“David Puryear” Copy of police record and statement
“Jerry Jennings” Copy of court records and notes

 

Careless Whispers (Part 2 of 3) Items include various research files, audiotapes of interviews, newspaper clippings and correspondence.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

728/8
“Bobby Brem” Copy of court documents
“Kenneth Franks” Notes and police records
“Jerrell Burks” Copy of complainant / witness data sheet
“Ronnie Lee Brieten” Copies of various voluntary statements
“Dorothy Miles” Notes
“Lisa Kader” Copies of court documents

 

728/9

Copy of book titled Homicide! by Charles W. Sasser

728/10
Three copies of Careless Whispers (2 in English and 1 possibly in German)

 

728/11

One advanced uncorrected proof of Careless Whispers

 

728/12
Typed screenplay copy of Careless Whispers along with correspondence, photos, and suggestions for revisions


Unprocessed Accessions Box 729

 

729/1

Transcribed interview with Truman Simons, tape #s 1 – 5 and #s 6 – 7


729/2
Annotated transcribed interview with Truman Simons, tape #s 8 - 9 and #s 10 – 12

 

729/3
Three copies (synopsis and excerpts) of Blessed are the Peacemakers: A Texas Lawman’s Pursuit of a Psychopathic Killer by Carlton Stowers

 

729/4
Copies of the Lake Murder police reports, dated July 14-20, 1982 & July 21-31, 1982 & August 1982 & September 1982 & October – November 1982

 

729/5-6
Miscellaneous items: various spiral notebooks containing handwritten notes in reference to the Spence trial and the Deeb Trial, notes, copy of The Waco Police Association Benefit Ball program, brochure from West, Texas, copy of the National Examiner dated December 16, 1986, 1982-1983 calendar pages, and one copy of the Mystery Writers Annual awards program

729/7
“Melendez correspondence”
“Deeb verdict reversal” Correspondence, clippings, photocopies of court documents, and one copy of Life magazine dated October 1994
“Bill Lane” Receipts and correspondence
“St. Martin Lawyer” Correspondence and photocopies of clippings
“Sierra College” Photocopy of fax cover sheet to bookstore
“Truman Simons” Newspaper clippings and copy of Detective Files magazine dated January 1993

“Gilbert Melendez death” Copy of clipping

729/8
Careless Whispers publicity” Internet print outs, graduation program, clippings, various newsletters, final list entries for Best Fact Crime, most requested book list for 1987, press release info, and numerous photocopies of articles on Carlton Stowers

729/9
Muneer Deeb re-trial, FW” Newspaper clippings and correspondence

“Bonita Suliman” Correspondence
“Updated chapter, 2001” Typed update for chapter for re-issue of Careless Whispers
“Deeb’s 93 arrests” Notes and clippings
“Mary & Ray La Fontaine” Clipping and typed copy of True Blue by Mary & Ray La Fontaine
“Spence appeal hearing” Photocopies of clippings
“Maurice Lowry” Clipping
“Dr. James Jolliff suicide” Clippings
“Brian Wice” Correspondence, clippings and copy of untitled typed manuscript
“H.R. Galloway” Postcard
“Rico Bernelly” Message note

729/10
“Sworn to Vengeance” ABC-TV – copy of TV Guide dated March 1993, copy of Entertainment Weekly dated March 1993, magazine tear sheets, clippings, correspondence and photos
“Letters” Correspondence

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 730


Various audiocassettes and 2 videocassettes each labeled separately, titles listed below:


“Dateline” – David Spence

HBO Death Row special (’97)

Lisa Donaldson #2

Gayle Kelly #3

Side A – Ralph Webb Channel 10 Ken Bennett Side B – Larry Scott’s office, Smith’s refusal to talk – staff meeting

Careless Whispers / Radio Int.

Linda Hedrick

Lisa Donaldson #1

Dorothy Miles #2

Skip Reavis #1

Richard Franks

Nancy / Jan talking about Jill’s last day #2

Deanna Storts

Hunt / Hayes

Gene Deal #3

Nancy Shaw / Jan Thompson

Bill Vance

Dana Diamond

Gayle Kelley #1

Careless Whispers / Radio

Dorothy Miles #1

Gene Deal #1 & 2

Nancy Shaw

Gayle Kelley #2

Bill Vance

Careless Whispers WWL (New Orleans) / KLBJ (Austin)

Kerry Roberts Karen D. – Spence trial juror

Careless Whispers / Radio

Vic, Nancy TV interviews

Side A – Karen Tape 1 Side B – Jury selection

Side A – Karen Side B – The vision

Karen Waco Trip

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 731

 

Careless Whispers (Part 3 of 3).  Items include original manuscript, court documents, newspaper clippings, college student project on the case, Edgar Awards program, “Sworn to Vengeance” videos and screenplay and one hardback edition of Careless Whispers.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:


731/1
Photocopy of court documents

731/2
Typed copy of Careless Whispers (screenplay) by John Carlen

Detailed bound storyboard for the Lake Waco Murders, includes section by section description of crime

731/3

Various newspaper clippings and photocopies of clippings

 

731/4
Two videocassettes titled Sworn to Vengeance

 

731/5

Typed annotated copy of original manuscript

731/6

Hardback copy of Careless Whispers

731/7
Miscellaneous items: book catalogs, newsletters, copy of Texas Highways dated April 1994, 1987 Edgar Allan Poe Awards dinner program, newspapers, postcards, copy of the Globe dated March 1993, copy of TV Guide dated July 1994, court documents, and folder containing info on Brian Pardo.

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 732


Scream at the Sky
(Part 1 of 2).  Items include original manuscript, interview notes, miscellaneous research materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and article from the Dallas Observer.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

732/1
Bound typed manuscript

 

732/2
Typed transcripts from various interviews (materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

 

732/3

Research materials:  time-line of serial murders committed by Faryion Edward Wardrip, notes, clippings, transcript from interviews, correspondence, photocopy of voluntary statement, and pages of internet research.  Subjects include: Barry Macha, Raven Kazen, Catherine & Vickie, Wardrip’s confession, Wardrip trials & appeals, and John Curry (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

732/4

Research materials: correspondence, photocopies of photos and various original photos (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

732/5

Research materials: internet research, photocopies of clippings, copies of court documents, copy of voluntary statement, notes, Danny Laughlin offense strategies, copy of police report, and copy of Laughlin’s testimony.  Subjects include: Danny Laughlin, Laughlin grand jury, Laughlin statement, Roger Williams, Wilma Hooker, and Bill Gerth (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

Scream at the Sky (Part 2 of 2).  Items include interview notes, research material, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and television shows on videos.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

732/6
Typed annotated manuscript (manuscript removed from binder for preservation purposes)

732/7

Research materials: receipts, magazine tear sheets, clippings, correspondence, copy of The Silent Witness: Physical Evidence at Crime Scenes, notes, internet research, copies of court documents, and photocopies of police records.  Subjects include: expenses, DNA cases, James Cron, Dana Rice, Wichita Falls, Olney, sexual killers, Larry Ashbrook, Roy Hazelwood, Paul Smith, misc. autopsies, and Harry Harrison (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)

732/8

Research materials: book proposal, clippings, internet research, correspondence, court documents, photocopy of Thoughts that Manifold, photocopies of articles, and various notes.  Subjects include: proposal for book, clippings, Terry Sims, Marsha Bridgens, Dee Dee Bridgens, Robert Kimbrew, Tina Kimbrew, Debra Taylor, Jamie Ball, Ellen Blau, John Little, Wardrip in prison, Toni Gibbs, and John Curry (research materials removed from binder for preservation purposes)


Unprocessed Accessions Box 733


733/1-2
Miscellaneous materials: correspondence, notes, research materials, spiral notebook, and 6 videocassettes each labeled separately, titles listed below:


 “The New Detective” / Wardrip / Discovery Channel

Fox 4 – Wardrip prison interview

A&E “Investigative Reports” (Wardrip) 3/21/2001

Discovery Ch. 2-13-01, News KFDX Ch. 3 – 2-13-01, News-Trial Coverage 11-1 to 5-00

Forensic Files / Wardrip

Cold Case Files

 

Innocence Lost (Part 1 of 2).  Items include interviews, trial notes, newspaper clippings, hardback first edition, covers for paperback, news video and other miscellaneous materials.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

733/3-4
Miscellaneous items: several copies of the “Waxahachie Daily Light” and the “Midlothian Reporter”, one hardback copy of Innocence Lost, 4 book covers for Innocence Lost, one book cover for To the Last Breath, videocassette labeled Barbara Watson (home show/ABC), audiocassette labeled Slayer Reign in Blood, 3 spiral notebooks, and envelope containing various newspaper clippings

733/5
“Christmas cards”
Christian athletes list” Copies of voluntary statements
Wesley Bishop” List of characters from Innocence Lost

Jonathon Jobe” Clippings, photocopy of voluntary statement, and notes
St. Louis” Correspondence, magazine tear sheets and clippings
INEOA / Medal of valor award” Clippings, correspondence, photo negatives, press release info, copy of the International Drug Report and copy of How to Identify, Prevent, and Guide Treatment of Drug Abuse by Youth

Cynthia Fredrick” Copies of voluntary statements, copies of police reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and typed transcript of interview

 

733/6
“Crime scene photographs” (empty)
The mansion on Turtle Creek” Copy of voluntary statement
Perry Joe Elkins” Copy of voluntary statement
Richard Don Cannon” Copy of affidavit
Charge of the court” Copy of court documents
Scott Appleton” Copy of voluntary statement
Dallas Life Magazine story” (empty)
Deserted house” Newspaper clipping
Shirley Moore” Clippings, notes and correspondence
Eugene Davidson” Copy of voluntary statement
Trey Daubitz” Copy of voluntary statement
Steve Eagen” Notes
Epilogue material” Clippings
Ellis County courthouse” Typed notes


733/7
“A hero named George” Photos, notes, clippings and typed manuscript
“Arizona case / Goeglein” Various copies of police and court documents
“Greg Knighten” Clippings, notes and photos
“Steve Puhalovich, TDC guard” Typed transcript of interview
“Pre-trial hearings” Newspaper clippings
“Raffield’s friends” Notes
“Rodney Reaves” Typed transcript of interview
“Sonny Pfiefer” Clippings and typed transcript of interview
“Midlothian “color” stories” Copy of the Dallas Life Magazine, clipping, and copy of the County Auditor’s Report
“Patsy Day” Newspaper clipping
“Helen Minick” Typed transcript of interview
“Randy Marcott” Copy of voluntary statement
“Midlothian High School” Clippings and brochure
“Nikke McBride” Copy of voluntary statement
“Larry Bortstein” Copy of voluntary statement
“New Jersey satanic case” Photocopy of article from Spin Magazine
“Jimmy Lee Parish” Copy voluntary statement


Unprocessed Accessions Box 734

734/1
“Jerry Reaves, Dairy Queen” Typed transcript of interview
“George Raffield Autopsy” Copy of court documents
“University of Wisconsin” Copy of receipt
“Raffield case reports” Copies of police case reports
“George Raffield” Notes, correspondence, and clippings
“Raffield funeral” Photocopies of clippings
River’s Edge movie” Clippings
“Sheila Scott” Copy of voluntary statement
“Slayer” Notes and photocopies of article
“Supercollider” Magazine tear sheets
“Mary Lou Shipley” Clippings and correspondence
“George Turner” Notes
“George Turner case report” Copy of police and court records
“True crime book club” Clipping and brochure
“Teen magazine” Magazine tear sheets
“Texas Rangers background” Clippings and brochures
“Undercover work (general)” Clipping

734/2
Victim’s outreach” Clipping
“Roy Vaughn” Typed transcript interview, notes and photocopies of clippings
“Jack Wallace, Cedar Hill PD” Notes, photo and clipping
“Waxahachie information” Brochures and photocopy of article
“Steven Womack” Typed transcript of interview and copy of voluntary statement
“Weather conditions” Notes and clippings
“Sheryl Zanolini” Correspondence
Untitled folder. Various photos
“FW Star-Telegram photographs” Photocopies of photos
“Jeffrey Grigsby” Copy of voluntary statement
“Simon & Schuster lawyer queries” Correspondence, notes, suggested changes to script, photocopies of photos and receipts

734/3
“Innocence Lost letters” Various correspondence
Innocence Lost publicity” Clippings, correspondence, press release info and photocopies of articles
“Natalie Belvin” Copy of voluntary statement
“Bret Baughn” Copy of voluntary statement
“Detective Everett Berry, LAPD” Notes
“Bob Browning” Photos and notes
“Wesley Bishop screen treatment” Typed manuscript
“Jaime Cadenhead” Copy of voluntary statement and photos

734/4
“Richard Goeglein” Copy of voluntary statement, notes, photos and clippings
“Joe Grubbs” Notes
“Grand jury indictment” Copy of court documents
“Grit” Copy of voluntary statement
“Karen Hufstetler” Notes
Innocence Lost name list” Correspondence along with list of characters
“Larry Scarborough poem” Typed poem
“Keith Judd statement” Copy of voluntary statement
“Eugene Kastanck” Copy of witness statement
“Knighten trial clippings” Various newspaper clippings

734/5
“Billy Fowler” Clippings, typed manuscript, notes, and correspondence
“Gina McLemore” Copy of voluntary statement and photos
“Amy McKenney” Copy of voluntary statement
“Fran Ross” Correspondence and notes
“Moreno case (Ellis Co.)” Clippings, copies court and police records

 

Innocence Lost (Part 2 of 2).  Items include interviews notes, newspaper clippings, edited manuscript, letters in response to children’s edition (A Hero Named George), covers for paperback, news video and other miscellaneous research materials.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:


734/6
Videocassette labeled Midlothian Anti-Drug Parade

Videocassette labeled Midlothian News Reports

Unlabeled videocassette

 

734/7
Edited typed manuscript

 

734/8
Publicity” Various clippings
“Knighten trial jurors” Copies of court documents
“Kevin Chester’s notes” Clippings, notes and typed transcript of interview
“Fallen officers’ memorial” Photocopy of names
A Hero Named George” Clippings, copy of The Police Chief, publicity materials, press release info, and copy of the Texas Narcotic Officer Association Narcotic Journal

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 735


735/1-3
Annotated typed manuscript

 

735/4
Original typed manuscript, f. 4

 

735/5-6
Various thank you letters and drawings from numerous school kids and their instructors

 

Open Secrets (Part 1 of 3).  Items include transcripts of interviews, trial notes, and newspaper clippings.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

 

735/7

“Joy Aylor in Mexico” Newspaper clipping
“Joy Aylor capture” Newspaper clippings, photocopies of articles and notes
“Joy Aylor” Correspondence and notes
“Agostinelli Civil Judgment” Clipping
“Aylor, Hopper pre-trial” Clipping
“Larry Aylor / legal” Correspondence
“America’s most wanted” Clipping and copy of list most wanted
“Aylor appeal” Clipping
“Larry Aylor” Brochure from the Historic Michie Tavern and notes
“Aylor civil judgment” Notes and newspaper clippings
“Aylor trial” Various newspaper clippings
“Larry Aylor Farm” Notes
“Pierce Brooks” Notes
“Arnaud Bisot” Notes and typed transcript of interview
“Blurbs” Correspondence
“Bambi Bembenek” Clipping
“John Barr, attorney” Clippings, magazine tear sheets, typed transcript from interview

 

735/8
“Pasqual Barraco” Receipt and copy of typed transcript
“Bestsellers list” Clippings of bestsellers list
“James Carver” Copy of voluntary statement
“Cast of characters” Notes
“Jane Chelius” Correspondence
“Correspondence”
“Corrections” Correspondence and photocopy of excerpt from book
“Kevin Chapman” Notes, clippings and correspondence
“Mike Corley” Notes
“Continental Inn tapes” Typed transcript of interview
“Death of Chris Aylor” Photos, notes and brochure from high school



735/9
D Magazine” Copy of magazine along with random tear sheets
“Dust jacket” Covers used for book
“Detective Cases Magazine” Copy of magazine
“Huey Decloedt” Correspondence and notes
“Hugh Davis” Clippings
“Civil proceedings” Copies of court documents
“DMN printouts on Aylor case” Clippings and copy of printed report
“Dates” Listed dates of events
“Dallas county DA’s office” Newspaper clippings

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 736

736/1
Elizabeth Davis” Clippings
Francis Davis” Notes
Henry Davis” Clippings and notes
Epilogue update” Update for book
Extradition” Clippings, notes and correspondence
France trip (general)” Notes and brochures
Ken Englade’s book” Newspaper clippings, photocopies of pages from book, press release info, and photocopies of articles
Larry Forsyth, DSO” Clipping
Dudley Frasier” Correspondence and notes
Female murders in news” Magazine tear sheets and newspaper clippings
Sherri Fields” Notes and copy of typed transcript of interview
Judge A. Joe Fish” Clipping

736/2
“Rozanne Gailiunas” Photos of crime scene
Karen Green” Notes and clipping
“Bill Garland plea” Newspaper clipping
“Carol Garland” Notes and copy of typed transcript of interview
“Gailiunas divorce” Photocopies of court documents
“Guiliunas civil suit” Newspaper clippings
“Dr. Peter Gailiunas, Jr.” Correspondence, clippings, and typed transcript of interview
“Captain D.E. Golden” Notes
“Rozanne Gailiunas’ family” Clipping and notes
“Peter Gailiunas short story” Copy of typed short manuscript titled The Impossible Journey by Peter Gailiunas III
“Bill Garland” Notes and copy of typed transcript
“Jerry Goolsby” Copy of typed transcript of interview and notes
“Hopper interview w/ RPD 12/88” Copy of typed transcript



736/3
“Hopper polygraph exam” Copy of typed transcript
“Misc. Hopper exhibits” Copy of birth certificate and random photos
“Hopper trial jury list” Copy of jury list
“Hopper confession, statements” Copy of voluntary statement and typed transcript
“Hopper new trial motion” Copy of court documents
“Jan Hemphill” Notes
“Photographer’s releases” Correspondence
“Andy Hopper” Photocopies of state’s evidence

736/4

“Hopper trial clippings” Photocopies of articles
“Interpol” Copy of A Guide to Interpol
“Jury selection process” Newspaper clippings
“Frank Joyce” Notes and correspondence
“JoJo’s tapes (Joy & Carol)” Typed transcript
“Robert Lee Kold” Clipping
“Maggie Kennedy” Typed transcript of interview
“Kreafle sentencing” Clipping
“Don Kennedy” Notes and copy of typed transcript of interview
“Letters” Various correspondence
“Legal dept. queries” Correspondence and suggested changes to manuscript
“McGowan Interview” Notes and copy of typed transcript of interview

736/5
“Jeannie McKay-Craddock” Copy of typed transcript
“Sandy McGowan” Notes
“McGowan supplementary report” Copy of police records
“Ken MacKenzie” Notes and clippings
“Jennifer Miller” Various story notes
“Judge Pat McDowell” Newspaper clippings
“Peter Matthews trial” Notes and clippings
“Gary Matthews” Correspondence
“Notes” Random miscellaneous notes
“Gary Matthews trial” Notes
“Doug Mulder” Photocopies of various articles
“National media attention” Notes
“Gary Noble” Notes and magazine tear sheets
“Name changes” Notes of name changes of characters

736/6
“Open Secretes publicity” Correspondence
“Cynthia Percival” Copy of court document
“Photo layout for book” Copy of page proofs
“Jodi Packer” Photos and clippings
“Susan Peter” Notes and typed transcript of interview
“Jodi Packer arrest” Newspaper clippings
“Steve Pate conversation” Notes
“Paris match” Copy of magazine, correspondence, and photocopies of clippings
“Pre-trial newspaper clips” Clippings and notes
“Dr. Robert J. Powitzky” Notes and correspondence
“Agness Robertson” Notes
“Reasonable doubt ruling” Copy of court documents
“Richardson, TX” Notes and copies of articles
“Richardson daily news clips” Copy of newspaper articles

736/7
“Andy Hopper trial” Clippings, copies of court documents, and notes
“Southwestern Assemblies of God” College catalogs
“Jim Striegel” Postcards
“Paul Shunatona, attorney” Correspondence
“Secrets” proposals” Typed short manuscripts
“Stalkers” Copy of Stalkers by Vernon J. Geberth
“Mike Sandlin” Notes
“TAVTI” Copy of The Slam Hammer

736/8
“Time sequence, murder” Photo of times of events
“USA’s most wanted magazine” Copy of magazine
“Update material” Updated materials on case
“Wilson’s sentence reduction” Newspaper clipping
“Mike Wilson trial clips, notes” Newspaper clippings and notes
“John White” Clipping and notes
“Lucy Brants Wilson” Clipping
“Mike Wilson” Correspondence, notes and clippings
“Merle Ward” Copy of state’s exhibit
“Chief Kenneth Yarbrough” Correspondence

 

Unprocessed Accessions Box 737


Open Secrets (Part 2 of 3).  Items include original manuscript, TV news videos on case and copy of Jennifer Miller’s screenplay for mini-series.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

737/1

Slightly annotated typed manuscript


737/2
Typed manuscript

737/3

Typed story outline titled Secrets by Jennifer Miller dated July 5, 1991

737/4
Typed second draft titled Secrets by Jennifer Miller dated April 17, 1992

737/5

Typed shooting script titled Telling Secrets by Jennifer Miller dated August 26, 1992

737/6

Videocassettes labeled America’s Most Wanted 9/21/90, Joy Aylor and Aylor Case TV Reports


737/7

Videocassettes labeled Joy Aylor’s return, Joy Aylor TV News Reports, and Carol Garland interview, Channel 8 (11/16/1993)


737/8
Miscellaneous items: copy of Cape Cod and the Islands, copy of “Mostly Murder” dated Nov./Dec. 1995, copy of the “Star” dated January 1993 and various publicity materials such as newspaper clippings, magazine tear sheets, and photocopies of various articles


Unprocessed Accessions Box 738

Open Secrets (Part 3 of 3). Items include copy of edited original manuscript, audiotapes of interviews, TV news videos on case, pocket books publicity kit, Mike Wilson’s trial transcript and other miscellaneous articles.  Detailed list of items and their corresponding Box and Folder numbers listed below:

738/1

Miscellaneous items: copy of TV Guide dated July 1997, copy of D dated November 1990, copy of Parade dated June 2004, newspaper clippings, copies of court documents, press release info, book jacket covers, book catalog and photocopies of newspaper clippings

738/2

Typed heavily annotated manuscript

738/3
Bound typed transcript of phone conversations used for the Mike Wilson trial

738/4
Handwritten notes on transcripts of interviews

738/5
Videocassettes labeled Joy Aylor closing arguments, Jodi Packer’s arrest 5/5/94, and “Deception in Dallas”


738/6
Videocassettes labeled Joy Aylor trial Monday 8-8-94, Joy Aylor trial Thursday August 9, 1994 and Joy Aylor Thursday August 11, 1994

738/7
Videocassettes labeled Joy Aylor August 10, 1994 and Joy Aylor August 17-18, 1994


Unprocessed Accessions Box 739

Numerous audiocassettes tapes relating to the Joy Aylor trial, containing interviews.


Unprocessed Accessions Box 740

Oversized materials related to Scream at the Sky: one copy of the Dallas Observer dated July 2000

Oversized materials related to Careless Whispers: envelope containing page proofs and cardboard advertisement
Oversized materials related to Hard Lessons: pen ink illustration for book
Oversized materials related to Sins of the Son: various newspapers and magazines featuring articles on Stowers’ book Sins of the Son


Unprocessed Accessions Boxes 741-743
Empty binders removed from accessioned materials