Wakefield mss. II, 1995-2002

Finding aid created by Louis Morris

Title: Wakefield mss. II
Collection No.: LMC 3017
Dates: 1995-2002

Quantity: 1 Box


Quantity: 5 folios

Quantity: Oversize

Abstract: The Wakefield mss. II, 1995-2002 collection consists of materials related to the film adaptation of Going All the Way by novelist, journalist, and screenwriter Dan Wakefield, 1932-
Location: ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility); ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility) - OVFlat
Language: English .
Repository: Lilly Library
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-5500
Business Number: 812-855-2452
URL: https://libraries.indiana.edu/lilly-library

Biographical / Historical

Dan Wakefield, 1932- , is a Hoosier novelist, journalist, and screenwriter. He was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana and graduated with honors from New York City's Columbia College in 1955. Pursuing a career as a journalist, Wakefield wrote about political and social issues for The Nation , Harper's , The Atlantic Monthly , and other publications. Eventually he turned to fiction and wrote the best selling novels Going All the Way (1970) and Starting Over (1973), both of which were later adapted into feature films. Additionally, Wakefield has addressed spiritual concerns, namely in his nonfiction books Creating from the Spirit (1996) and How Do We Know When It's God?: A Spiritual Memoir (1999). Over the years, he has taught writing at various academic institutions. From 1994 to 2010, he held the position of Writer in Residence at Florida International University in Miami. He currently teaches in the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the film adaptation of Dan Wakefield's Going All the Way, including news clippings, pictures, and audio recordings


This collection is arranged into three major sections: I. News, II. Going All the Way read by Ben Affleck, III. Miscellaneous


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Preferred Citation

[Item], Wakefield mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.


Gifted 2023

Collection Inventory

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Hoosier Native's Novel of '50s to be Filmed in Indianapolis , July 23, 1996
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"Going All The Way" to be Filmed Here, Says O'Bannon , July 27, 1996
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Movie Will Soon Take 'Action' at Indianapolis Locations , July 31, 1996
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Downtown Business Play Important Role in Gaining Grant Money , July 31, 1996
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Motion Picture Puts Local Train Museum in Lime Light , September 17, 1996
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Printed Newspapers
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Listen Up
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The Indianapolis News
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"Going All The Way" to be filmed in Indianapolis, returns wroter to his roots
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Indianapolis Star
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Extra! Going All The Way Home
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Going All The Way read by Ben Affleck
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Cassette Tape
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Cardboard Cassette Case
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Lakefield International
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Movie Cell, Screenlay by Dan Wakefield based upon his novel
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Photograph of Chainlink Fence
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Going All The Way Posters