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Ken Follett Papers: Boxes 152-168 - World Without End

Materials related to the author Ken Follett. Guide author: Thomas Zantow

Quick Facts

 Called “One Day at Kingsbridge” in 1st  and 2nd draft outlines in July and August 1989.

Referred to as “Pillars Sequel” in outline notes in May 2004.

Became “World without End” by 1st draft outline in October 2004.

Appeared on several bestseller lists from October 2008, most recently in January 2010

Published in 2006 by Dutton, London

Published in Italian as Mondo Senza Fine by  Mondadori.

Published in Dutch as Brug naar de Hemel by Van Holkema & Warendor.

Published in Spanish as Un mundo sin fin by RHM.

Published in Catalan as Un món sense fi by Edicions 62.

Published in German as Die Tore Der Welt by Lübbe.

Published in Hungarian as Az idők végezetéig by Gabo.

Published in Danish as Uendelige verden by Cicero.

Published in Norwegian as I all evighet by JW Cappelens.

Published in Brazilian as Mundo sem fim by Editora Rocco.

Published in French as Un monde sans fin by Robert Laffont.

Published in Swedish as En värld utan slut by Albert Bonniers Förlag.

Index

World Without End

WORLD WITHOUT END
Box 152 - 153 - 154 - 155 - 156 - 157 - 158 - 159 - 160 - 161 - 162 - 163 - 164 - 165 - 166 - 167 - 168
(processed February, 2010)
Box 152
(1) Outline: 1st draft, One Day at Kingsbridge 31 July 1989 11 pp.
(2) One Day at Kingsbridge: Outline and notes
Ages of the characters in 1162 n.d. 1 p.
Outline: 1st draft, One Day at Kingsbridge, with handwritten notes 1 August 1989 14 pp.
One Day at Kingsbridge: Notes on the first draft outline n.d. 6 pp.
(3) Outline: 2nd draft, One Day at Kingsbridge 24 August 1989 19 pp.
(4) Outline: 2nd draft, One Day at Kingsbridge 31 August 1989 30 pp.
(5) One Day at Kingsbridge: Outline notes and correspondence
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: One further thought about your new outline 17 August 1989 1 p.
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Comments on second draft outline 28 August 1989 2 pp.
Correspondence from Geoffrey Hindley to Follett: Comments on synopsis 13 September 1989 6 pp.
Correspondence from Pat Golbitz to Follett: Notes on outline 21 September 1989 5 pp.
Correspondence from Follett to Pat Golbitz: “Your observations on the new outline.” 23 September 1989 1 p.
Correspondence from Pat Golbitz to Follett: Comments on story 27 September 1989 3 pp.
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Comments on outline 29 September 1989 2 pp.
(6) One Day at Kingsbridge: Research
Photocopy of The Status of the Jews in England… n.d. 27 pp.
(7) One Day at Kingsbridge: Research
Photocopy of The Jewish Court in the Middle Ages n.d. 118 pp.
(8) One Day at Kingsbridge: Research
Photocopied portion of A History of Jews in England. 1964 24 pp.
(9) One Day at Kingsbridge: Research
Photocopy: Journal of Jewish Studies. “The Jewish Minority in Mediaeval England, 1066-1290“ 1974 13 pp.
(10) One Day at Kingsbridge: Research
“Chapter 8: The Community of Jewry” n.d. 18 pp.
(11) One Day at Kingsbridge: Chapter 17 n.d. 25 pp.
(12) One Day at Kingsbridge: Handwriiten notes
Handwritten notes: “Six turning-points in the history of mankind” n.d. 1 p.
Handwritten notes n.d. 3 pp.
(13) One Day at Kinsbridge Research: Bibliography
E.M.S. Books Catalogue No. 22: Interesting Books on Jewish Subjects 1989 10 pp.
Correspondence from Follett to Dan Starer: “Would you kindly get for me the following books…” 23 August 1989 2 p.
Correspondence between Follett and Mendez: Ordering of research material 14 August 1989 4 pp.
(14) One Day at Kingsbridge Research: Bibliography
Photocopied title page: The Jews of Medieval Norwich. Lipman, V.D. n.d. 1 p.
Photocopied title page and contents: The English Jewry Under Angevin Kings. Richardson, H. G. 1960 3 pp.
Photocopy of International Bibliography of Jewish History and Thought. Kaplan, Jonathan 1984 29 pp.
Photocopied title page and contents: The Jews of Angevin England. Jacobs, Joseph 1893 5 pp.
Photocopied title page and bibliography: Economic History of the Jews in England. Pollins, Harold n.d. 3 pp.
Photocopy from Anglo-Jewish Bibliography 1937-1970. Lehmann, Ruth P. 1973 8 pp.
Photocopy from Bibliotheca Anglo-Judaica. Roth, Cecil n.d. 16pp.
Photocopied title page and contents: Jews of Medieval England. Adler, Michael 1939 2pp.
(15) One Day at Kingsbridge Research: Bibliography
Books in print database printout containing various book titles n.d. 50 pp.
Box 153
(16) Pillars Sequel: Outlines and notes
Outline notes 4 may 2004 1 p.
Outline notes 3 4 august 2004 11 pp.
Outline notes 4 20 august 2004 15 pp.
Notes 24 August 2004 4 pp.
(17) Outline, 1st Draft 20 October 2004 40 pp.
(18) 1st Draft Outline 20 october 2004 40 pp.
(19) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Pillars sequel notes 26 october 2004 12 pp.
(20) 1st Draft Outline: Characters
Complete list of characters (handwritten) 11 November 2004 1 p.
Ages of characters in Pillars Sequel n.d. 2 pp.
Handwritten character charts n.d. 2 pp.
(21) Annotated 1st draft Outline (copy 1) 15 november 2004 57 pp.
(22) Annotated 1st draft Outline (copy 2) 15 november 2004 57 pp.
(23) Annotated 1st draft Outline (copy 3) 15 november 2004 57 pp.
(24) Handwritten notes n.d. 8 pp.
(25) Spiral notebook with handwritten pages interfiled n.d.
(26) Outline 1A n.d. 46 pp.
(27) Outline, 2nd Draft 4 march 2005 75 pp.
(28) 1st draft outline summary n.d. 4 pp.
Chapter breakdown 11 january 2005 6 pp.

Boxes 154-155

World Without End

WORLD WITHOUT END
Box 152 - 153 - 154 - 155 - 156 - 157 - 158 - 159 - 160 - 161 - 162 - 163 - 164 - 165 - 166 - 167 - 168
(processed February, 2010)
Box 154
(29) Notes on Outline 2nd Draft
Notes on Outline 2 n.d. 3 pp.
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Notes on outline 9 march 2005 2 pp.
Handwritten notes n.d. 6 pp.
Correspondence from Phyllis Grann to Follett: Comments on outline 8 march 2005 1 p.
Handwritten notes 16 march 2005 1 p.
Correspondence from Neil Nyren to Follett: Comments on outline 8 march 2005 1 p.
Handwritten notes n.d. 1 p.
Correspondence between Follett and Amy Berkower: Comments on outline 8 march 2005 2 pp.
(30) Notes on Outline 2 n.d. 3 pp.
Handwritten notes from meeting with Al Zuckerman 17 march 2005 6 pp.
(31) Notes on Outline 2
Character table n.d. 1 p.
Sequel Outline checklist 19 may 2005 1 p.
Pillars Sequel outline 2 notes n.d. 3 pp.
(32) Outline with handwritten comments n.d. 74 pp.
(33) Outline comments n.d. 3 pp.
(34) Outline, Final draft with handwritten comments 25 May 2005 118 pp.
(35) Correspondence
From Al Zuckerman to Follett: Final outline comments 1 June 2005 2 pp.
Between Follett and Neil Nyren: Questions on outline 2 June 2005 2 pp.
(36) Outline, Final draft with additions 17 June 2005 69 pp.
(37) Correspondence to Follett: “Notes for Ken on the WORLD WITHOUT END outline” 13 August 2005 2 pp.
(38) Notebooks (3) n.d.
(39) Scrapbook containing character images n.d.
Box 155
(40) Research: Photographs
Archways (11) n.d.
(41) Research: Pamphlets n.d.
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Focus on the East End. n.d.
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. Welcome. n.d.
Community of Sant’ Antimo. n.d.
(42) Research: Barley Hall York.  1999
(43) Research: How was it done? An introduction to elements of Key Stage 2 Science and Technology in York Minister. n.d. 32 pp.
(44) Research: The Ancient Guild Hall of the Company of Merchant Adventurers of the City of York. 2002 15 pp.
(45) Research: Clifford’s Tower and the Castles of York.
24 pp.
(46) Research: St. Mary’s Abbey, York. Hartley, Elizabeth, ed.
24 pp.
(47) Research: Parchment lecture
Flier for SHMT lecture: “Parchment: Its Manufacture and Uses.” 2006 1 p.
Parchment: notes on a lecture by Christopher Clarkson 9 December 2006 2 pp.
Correspondence between Marilyn Livingstone and Follett: Parchment 11 December 2006 1 p.
(48) Research: Internet Articles
“Dyes” 18 june 2006 1 p.
“Plants For A Future.” 18 June 2006 6 pp.
Swearsaurus. “How to swear, insult, cuss and curse in Latin!” 13 january 2006 5 pp.
“Lollard Conclusions, 1394” 23 march 2006 1 p.
“The Top Ten Tallest Cathedral Spires” 13 march 2006 1 p.
“Winchester fair” 27 november 2005 1 p.
“The Medieval Hall.” 18 November 2005 1 p.
(49) Research: Internet Articles, Florence
“Florence Town Walls” 10 January 2006 1 p.
“Art and History” 10 January 2006 2 pp.
“Brunelleschi’s Florence” 10 January 2006 3 pp.
Table of Contents and sample text from Florence and Its Church in the Age of Dante 10 january 2006 10 pp.
(50) Research: Various Articles and Books
Photocopy from In Search of Albion n.d. 3 pp.
Book Review printout with comments: “The Renaissance Hospital: Healing the Body and Healing the Soul.” n.d. 2 pp.
“The Criminal Trial in Later Medieval England: Felony before the Courts from Edward I to the Sixteenth Century.” 2002 2 pp.
(51) Research: Outline, “Medieval clothing.” n.d. 3 pp.
(52) Research: Various topics
Outline: “Some social divisions of fourteenth-century England n.d. 3 pp.
Photocopied page from The Abbot and the Rule. n.d. 1 p.
Outline: “Coins in England 1327-1361.” n.d. 2 pp.
Webpage printout: “The Fitzwilliam Museum: Getting Here.” 18 september 2006 3 pp.
Photocopy from book Coinage and Currency. n.d. 16 pp.
(53) Research: ”Households and Plague in Early Modern Italy.” n.d. 43 pp.
(54) Research: Past and Present. “The Agrarian Problem in the Early Fourteenth Century.” August 2005 70 pp.
(55) Research: “Selections from Chapter Three from DeLamar Jenson, Renaissance Europe.” n.d. 14 pp.
(56) Research: “Gender and the Medieval Beguines.” 26 september 2005 22 pp.
(57) Research: “Voting in Medieval Universities and Religious Orders.” march 2001 16 pp.
(58) Research: Rationality and Society. “Taxation and Voting Rights in Medieval England and France.” 2002 34 pp.

Boxes 156-168

World Without End

WORLD WITHOUT END
Box 152 - 153 - 154 - 155 - 156 - 157 - 158 - 159 - 160 - 161 - 162 - 163 - 164 - 165 - 166 - 167 - 168
(processed February, 2010)
Box 156
(59-a) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part I, Chapter 1 - 5 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
(59-b) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part II, Chapter 6 - 13 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 157
(59-c) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part III, Chapter 14 - 29 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
(59-d) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part IV, Chapter 30 -43 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 158
(59-e) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part V, Chapter 44 - 63 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 159
(59-f) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part VI, Chapter 64 - 81 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
(59-g) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.1: Part VII, Chapter 82 - 92 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 160
(60-a) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part I, Chapter 1 - 5 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
(60-b) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part II, Chapter 6 - 13 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 161
(60-c) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part III, Chapter 14 - 29 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
(60-d) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part IV, Chapter 30 -43 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 162
(60-e) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part V, Chapter 44 - 63 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 163
(60-f) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part VI, Chapter 64 - 81 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
(60-g) 1st draft with handwritten notes, c.2: Part VII, Chapter 82 - 92 6 July 2006 1463 pp.
Box 164
(61) Notes on 1st draft: Al Zuckerman
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Suggestions for book 20 july 2006 1 p.
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Detailed notes on the first 1,1000 pages of WORLD WITHOUT END. 28 july 2006 1 p.
Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Notes on the last 500 pages of WOLRD WITHOUT END. 2 August 2006 2 pp.
World without End first draft: Agenda for discussions n.d. 1 p.
Sundry remaining notes (handwritten) 29 august 2006 4 pp.
(62) Notes on 1st draft: Sam C.
Correspondence from Sam to Follett: Report on World without End 25 july 2006 17 pp.
Follett’s Response: “I’d be grateful for a little elaboration.” n.d. 5 pp.
Correspondence from Sam to Follett: “I have responded to your questions.” n.d. 8 pp.
Agenda for meeting n.d. 4 pp.
Conversation with Sam (handwritten notes) 29 august 2006 2 pp.
Medical remedies mentioned under “Treatment” in Taddeo Alderotti and his Pupils by Nancy G. Siraisi n.d. 1 p.
(63) Notes on 1st draft: Various Correspondences
Correspondence from Imogen Taylor to Follett: Comments on draft 27 july 2006 8 pp.
Correspondence to Follett: Comments on draft n.d. 1 p.
Correspondence from Neil Nyren to Follett: Comments on draft n.d. 2 pp.
(64) Notes on 1st draft: Geoffrey Hindley
Some Queries on Historical Detail 1 August 2006 17 pp.
Correspondence from Geoffrey Hindley to Follett: Follow up to your queries n.d. 2 pp.
(65) Notes on 1st draft: Chris Manners
Correspondence from Chris Manners to Folletts: General thoughts on draft 28 August 2006 3 pp.
Running notes august 2006 22 pp.
(66) Notes on 1st draft: Marilyn Livingstone
Correspondence from Marilyn Livingstone to Follett: World without End report 15 August 2006 1 p.
Report on “World without End” n.d. 26 pp.
Photocopy from unknown publication discussing a 1349 ordinance n.d. 2 pp.
Map: Watton Priory, Yorkshire n.d. 1 p.
Marilyn Livingstone phone call notes (handwritten) 22 September 2006 1 p.
Correspondence from Marilyn Livingstone to Follett: Follow up to phone conversation 25 september 2006 3 pp.
Correspondence from Marilyn Livingstone to Follett: Lasts of hides 7 october 2006 1 p.
(67) Notes on 1st draft: Research Articles
Webpage printout: “Catholic Orders.” 18 August 2006 12 pp.
Medical History. “The Seeds of Disease: An Explanation of Contagion and Infection from the Greeks to the Renaissance.” Nutton, Vivian. 1983 34 pp.
(68) Research and Notes
Characters in World without End, with handwritten additions n.d. 1 p.
Characters in “World without End,” 1st draft n.d. 6 pp.
Research Article: “The Farmers’ Year” by Clare Sewell Read 7 september 2005 6 pp.
Table: Comparing medieval and modern time concepts n.d. 1 p.
Table: Comparing medieval and modern time concepts (handwritten) n.d. 1 p.
Table: “The medieval agricultural year” n.d. 1 p.
Outline: “Coins in England 1327-1361.” n.d. 2 pp.
Handwritten notes: “Average price of animals 1330-1340.” n.d. 1 p.
Handwritten sketch of distances and time n.d. 1 p.
Notes from Science and Technology in Medieval European Life by Wigelsworth n.d. 2 pp.
(69) “Characters in ‘World without End” - 2nd draft n.d. 11 pp.
(70) Correspondence and notes on 2nd draft
Correspondence from Amy Berkower to Follett: Comments on draft 27 March 2007 2 pp.
Report on Second draft of World without End n.d. 7 pp.
Queries on draft n.d. 2 pp.
(71) Correspondence from Al Zuckerman to Follett: Comments on second draft n.d. 1 p.
Portions of draft with handwritten comments n.d.
Box 165
(72-a) Dead Matter for World without End: Part I - IV n.d. 1519 pp.
Box 166
(72-b) Dead Matter for World without End: Part V - VII n.d. 1519 pp.
Box 167
(73) Book jackets (2) n.d.
(74) Page Proofs for World without End, Parts I-IV 6 June 2007 500 pp.
Box 168
(75) Page Proofs for World without End Parts V-II December 2007 516 pp.