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earlier short story drafts

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 9

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection documents the career of a American author and editor Gregory Orfalea. It includes manuscripts and research files for many of Orfalea’s books, including “Wrapping the Grapeleaves: A Sheaf of Contemporary Arab-American Poetry” (1982), “Before the Flames: A Quest for the History of Arab-Americans” (1988), “Messengers of the Lost Battalion: The Heroic 551st and the Turning of the Tide at the Battle of the Bulge” (1997), "Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California" (2014), and others. It also contains audio interview recordings and transcripts by Orfalea for his books “Before the Flames” and “Messengers of the Lost Battalion." Subject files include documentation of Arab-American history/literaure and Middle East history.

Dates

  • From the Collection: 1968 - 2023

Conditions Governing Access

Unpublished manuscripts by Gregory Orfalea: Access to unpublished manuscripts by Gregory Orfalea is restricted for 20 years from the date of donation (2043). Access to the unpublished manuscripts during this time period is at the discretion of Mr. Orfalea.

Interviews with Arab-Americans: Access to interviews with Arab-Americans (recordings and transcripts) is restricted for 5 years from the date of donation (2028). Access to interviews during this time period is at the discretion of Mr. Orfalea.

Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Extent

From the Collection: 39 Cubic Feet (42 boxes)

From the Collection: 0.44 Gigabytes (184 files)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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