Tom Alkire Papers, 1964-2015  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Alkire, Tom
Title
Tom Alkire Papers
Dates
1964-2015
Quantity
1.4 linear feet
Collection Number
Collection 2610, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Tom Alkire Papers consists primarily of published, unpublished, and draft articles; proposals, drafts, and research notes for book There’s More to Fishing (Than Catching Fish); correspondence; and a collection of the author’s college papers.
Repository
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
59717-3320
Telephone: 406-994-4242
Fax: 406-994-2851
spcoll@www.lib.montana.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Languages
English


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Thomas G. Alkire was born in 1946 in Columbus, Ohio and his family moved to Richland, Washington when he was just two years old. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of Washington in 1968 with a degree in History. Alkire has been a freelance writer, newspaper journalist, avid angler and fly tier, and regular columnist for Flyfishing and Tying Journal, and author of There's More to Fishing (Than Catching Fish) and River Stories: Headwaters to the Sea. He was a founding member of the Oregon trout and Native Fish Society, president of the Portland Anglers Club, and former board member of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife access and Habitat Board. Alkire has been living, working, and fishing in the Portland area for over 40 years.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Material consists primarily of published, unpublished, and draft articles; proposals, drafts, and research notes for book There’s More to Fishing (Than Catching Fish); correspondence; and a collection of the author’s college papers.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 Photos and Bio
1/2 Articles published in “Flyfishing and Tying Journal” 2003-2015
1/3 Article published in “Flyfishing” 1998
1/4 Articles published in “Salmon Trout Steelheader” 2008-2014
1/5 Article published in “Western Flyfishing” 1996
1/6 Article published in “Willamette Week” 1995
1/7 “Chukar” –drafts, correspondence, and final version 1996-1997
1/8 “Winter Run” and “Home Water Steelhead” – drafts and correspondence 1998-2008
1/9 “Oregon Turkey” – drafts and correspondence 1995-2000
1/10 “Father River, Father Time” – drafts, correspondence and final version 1998-1999
1/11 “Chum” – drafts, correspondence and final version 1998-2000
1/12 Bureau of National Affairs
1/13 Clips from Oregon Daily Emerald 1975-1976
1/14 “Snarls in the Stream” – First published fishing story 1978
1/15 University of Washington English papers 1974
2/1 College papers 1964-1976
2/2 Oregon’s Posse Comitatus – Freelance 1976
2/3 Various Articles 1970-1979
2/4 Articles published in “The Stranton Mail” 1976-1977
2/5 Articles from “World Without War Council” 1971-1973
2/6 Short stories – drafts and correspondence 1975-1977
2/7 Newsletters, reports and notes 1968-1969
2/8 “Silvers” – drafts, correspondence and final version 1995-1996
2/9 “Petals at Dawn” – drafts, correspondence and final version 2000-2003
2/10 “Rigs”/“The Fishing Car” – drafts, correspondence, ad final version 2001-2011
3/1 “Hard Country Pheasants” – drafts, correspondence and final version 2001
3/2 “Bull Trout Sheriff” – drafts, correspondence and final version 2011
3/3 “Fishless in Paradise” – drafts, correspondence and final version 1995-2011
3/4 “From Down to the Bone” and “Gear” – drafts and final version 2014
3/5 “Joseph” – screenplay draft, research and notes 1988
3/6 “The Harvest” – notes and unpublished manuscript 1977-1983
3/7 “The Wilderness Giveaway” – book proposals, correspondence and manuscript 1982
3/8 Awards 1979-1983
3/9 Collected articles from various publications 1973-1983
4/1 Newsletters 1972-1999
4/2 “There’s More to Fishing (Than Catching Fish)” – book proposals, correspondence and notes 1999
4/3 Financial information and correspondence 2000-2007
4/4 Correspondence with Barnes and Noble 2001
4/5 Frank Amato Publication Inc.’s Books 2001
4/6 Elliot Bay Bookstore – reading and signing event 2001
4/7 Book reviews on “There’s More to Fishing (Than Catching Fish)
4/8 Richland book signing information 2001
4/9 Marketing information – correspondence, etc.
4/10 Excerpts of various articles – drafts and correspondence

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