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Texas Monthly Magazine

Scope and Contents

Additional Finding Aids

Processing Notes

Series I: Editorial Files
Subseries A: Issue Files
Subseries B: Editors' Files

Appendix A: Texas Monthly Staff 1974-1979
Appendix B: Correspondence Index

Sample pages from the archives

Texas Monthly



Letter to Editor William Broyles, Jr. from a contribuing editor regarding a proposed article.


Letter outlining expense reimbursements for a freelance writer.


Last page of a "Query" letter from writer Jan Reid outlining his ideas for a story. Reid later became a Contributing Editor to Texas Monthly.


Memo from William Broyles, Jr. to Greg Curtis regarding an article by Jan Reid.


Manuscript draft for William Br oyles, Jr.'s "Behind the Lines" column, October 1978.


Manuscript page ready to go to the printer to make the galleys.


Galley for the December 1978 issue containing a note from Editor William Broyles, Jr.


Copy of a galley page from the fact check files.


A "Page proof" representing the stage between the galleys and the slicks.


Galley page with corrections that shows the typical number of corrections done at the galley level.


"Slick" for the June 1978 issue.