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THOMAS WILLIAM HALLIGAN. Papers; n.d., 1972-1994. 1.25 cu. ft.

Thomas William Halligan is an Alaskan. He has written a number of books including children's stories, poetry, and novels under the pen name Thomas William. His published works include Brien; Prince Donkey: A Christmas Story; The Denali Christmas; Come See, Come Saw -An Alaskan Saga; Advancing Backwards - A Continuation of the Immortal Saga Come See Come Saw; and Retreating Forward.

The collection consists of published and unpublished material by Thomas William Halligan. There are copies of five of his published works, and drafts for at least twelve different works (including some that were later published).

The collection was presented to the archives by Thomas William Halligan in 1981. Additions are made periodically. A deed of gift was signed in 1996. The donor retains copyright and publication rights.

HMC-0129
JAS (4/1998)

Box and Folder List:

Box 1

Series 1. Published Materials; 1976-1977, 1979.
1.
Brien - Written by Thomas William, Illustrated by Lavonne Newton - Alaska Easter Seal Society Press; 1976. 1 copy.
2. The Denali Christmas - by Thomas William - Dow Publications; 1977. 1 copy.
3. Prince Donkey: A Christmas Story - by Thomas William, Illustrated by Marty Gooder - Dow Publications; 1977. 4 copies.
4. Come See, Come Saw - An Alaskan Saga - by Thomas William - Dow Publications; 1977. 1 copy.
5. Advancing Backward: A Continuation of the Immortal Alaskan Saga "Come See, Come Saw" - by Thomas William - Dow Publications; 1979. 4 copies.
6. What's Cookin' Wasilla! [cookbook] - Wasilla Parent Teachers Organization; n.d. [Poems at the beginning of each section were written by Thomas William]

Series 2. Unpublished Materials; n.d., 1972, 1973, 1979-1980, 1985, 1994.
1.
Easter Bonnet - by T.W. Halligan - Bound copied manuscript; 1972. 11 pages.
2. Echo - by T.W. Halligan - Bound copied manuscript; 1972. 17 pages.
3. Cupid and Apollo - by T.W. Halligan - Bound typewritten manuscript; 1973. 20 pages.
4. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book I, Volume I - "Come See, Come Saw" - Dot matrix printed manuscript draft [with editor's comments?]; n.d. 100 pages.
5. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book I, Volume II - "Retreating Forward" - Dot matrix printed manuscript draft [with editor's comments?]; n.d. 123 pages.

Box 2

6. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book II, Volume I - "Advancing Backward" - Dot matrix printed manuscript draft [with editor's comments?]; n.d. 93 pages.
7. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book II, Volume II - "Genesis II" - Dot matrix printed manuscript draft [with editor's comments?]; n.d. 104 pages.
8. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book I - "Come See, Come Saw" - Laser written manuscript draft [no changes made]; n.d. 119 pages.
9. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book II - "Advancing Backward" - Laser written manuscript draft [no changes made]; n.d. 100 pages.
10. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book III - "Retreating Forward" - Laser written manuscript draft [no changes made]; n.d. 130 pages.
11. The Saga of Thomas Churchill O'Brien - Book IV - "Genesis II" - Laser written manuscript draft [no changes made]; n.d. 116 pages.
12. Come See, Come Saw: An Alaskan Saga - by Thomas William - Publisher's Announcement Paste-up; n.d.
13. Advancing Backward: A Continuation of the Immortal Alaskan Saga "Come See, Come Saw" - Typewritten manuscript draft [with editor's markings]; n.d. 79 pages. [file also includes printing bill to Dow Publications]
14. Advancing Backward: A Continuation of the Immortal Alaskan Saga "Come See, Come Saw" - Typewritten manuscript draft [few changes]; 1979. 83 pages.

Box 3

15. Retreating Forward - Typewritten manuscript draft; 1980. 103 pages.
16. Retreating Forward - by Thomas William - Computer printout manuscript draft [with editor's comments?]; 1980? 135 pages.
17. Perils of Wisdom - Volume I - Typewritten manuscript draft; 1985. 186 pages.
18. Perils of Wisdom - Volume II - Typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 18 pages.
19. Perils of Wisdom - Volume II - Typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 26 pages.
20. Perils of Wisdom - Volume II - by Thomas William - Typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 104 pages.
21. Perils of Wisdom - Volume II - Computer printout manuscript draft; n.d. 43 pages.
22. Perils of Wisdom - Volume II - Bound computer printout manuscript draft; n.d. 88 pages.
23. Perils of Wisdom - Volume II - by Thomas William - Computer printout manuscript draft [with page numbering]; n.d. 67 pages.
24. Perils of Wisdom - Volume III - Bound copied typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 34 pages.
24a. Perils of Wisdom -Volume IV - Bound copied typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 38 pages.
24b. Perils of Wisdon - Volume V - Unedited original manuscript; n.d. 30 pages.

Box 4

25. Original Sin: Poems on Alaska and Other Planets - Volume I - Bound copied typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. iv, 213 pages.
26. Original Sin: Poems of Alaska and Other Planets - Volume II - Bound copied typewritten manuscript draft; 1994? 93 pages.
27. Poems of Alaska and Other Planets - Volume III - Original typewritten manuscript; n.d.
76 pages.
27a. Poems of Alaska and Other Planets - Volume IV - Bound copied typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 52 pages.
27b. Poems of Alaska and Other Planets - Volume V - Bound original typewritten manuscript draft; n.d. 46 pages.
28. A Horse for the General: The Story of Jocko Graves - by Thomas William - Copied typewritten manuscript; n.d. 13 pages. [last page duplicated]