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The Madge Swindells collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, professional material, and scrapbooks.
Manuscripts include drafts of Swindells' novels, as well as talks and lectures given by Swindells. Drafts of novels include The Corsican Woman (1988), Sunstroke (1998), Coventry (1999), The Sentinel (1994), Shadows on the Snow (1986), Song of the Wind (1985), and Twisted Things (2003).
Correspondence in the collection dates from 1983 to 1987, and consists primarily of professional correspondence with publishers, literary agencies, press agencies, and fans.
Printed material consists of publicity for Swindells' novels, and includes ads, book reviews, author interviews, book jackets, and publisher's journals.
Professional material in the collection includes work schedules, page proofs, research notes, and chapter synopses for Swindells' books.
Scrapbooks in the collection consist of five ring-bound volumes with clippings, art, photographs, and correspondence related to Swindells' novels Shadows on the Snow, Song of the Wind, and Summer Harvest, along with one scrapbook full of fan mail and responses from Swindells.
|1. Swindells, Madge|
|1. Women's Studies Collections -- Novels and Short Stories Subject Guide|
|2. Literary Collections Subject Guide|
|3. South African Collections Subject Guide|
|4. Women editors -- South Africa|
|5. Women publishers -- South Africa|
|6. Publishers and publishing -- South Africa|
|7. South African literature (English) – Women authors|
|9. Authors and publishers|
|10. Women authors, American|
|11. Book reviews|