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Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989

 Person
Dates Of Existence
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Beckett Ephemera

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf014
Scope and Contents

Nine playbills and one poster relating to productions of Samuel Beckett's plays

Samuel Beckett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms008
Scope and Contents This collection's strengths are in manuscripts of works Beckett wrote during the 1960's. Among the highlights are the set of 16 drafts for the story "Bing," as well as extensive groups of drafts for short pose pieces such as "Assez," "Le Depeupler," and "Imagination morte imaginez;" the heavily revised galley proof of the Olympia Press edition of the novel Watt; and the successive drafts for ...

Samuel Beckett Posters

 Collection — Box: VMF General Oversize, Folder: 13
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf233
Scope and Contents

10 posters relating to productions of Samuel Beckett's plays or celebrations.

Kay Boyle Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 8
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf241
Scope and Contents

Includes 6-page transcript from Kay Boyle's Senate loyalty hearings during the McCarthy era; manuscript draft of a letter from Boyle to Samuel Beckett (2 sheets); two letters from Kenneth Burke to Boyle (including one with photocopied letter from Mona Van Duyn to Burke on verso); one letter from Evan Connell to Boyle; and one letter from Alexandra Pringle at Virago Press in London to Boyle (with Boyle's manuscript annotations).

Rick Cluchey Collection of Waiting for Godot Materials

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf237
Scope and Contents Consists of three items: Waiting for Godot prompt book used for the landmark 1975 Berlin production at the Schiller-Theater that Beckett himself directed; Waiting for Godot prompt book directly reflecting the significant, Beckett-generated emendations the author made to the 1975 version; and a program for the 1965 production of Waiting for Godot at the...

Ruby Cohn Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-MS-ms028
Scope and Contents

The Ruby Cohn Papers consists largely of manuscripts toward published and unpublished essays and lectures on Samuel Beckett. In addition, the collection includes correspondence and manuscripts toward published and unpublished essay and lectures on modern theater and analyses of playwrights.

Cid Corman Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-MS-ms030
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence of Cid Corman and Henry Wenning, 1962-1964, with 31 letters written by Corman, and 5 by Wenning [carbon only]. The letters discuss prospective business arrangements for distribution in the United States of Origin Press materials and other books, as well as personal affairs and observations of life in Kyoto, Japan. Arrangements center largely around possible purchase by Wenning and James Lowell of 50 bound volumes of Origin, second...

Raymond Federman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms044
Scope and Contents The Raymond Federman Collection includes extensive draft and proof materials toward Federman's books including Double or Nothing, Amer Eldorado, Aunt Rachel's Fur, and Shhh. Also, materials relating to his critical work on Samuel Beckett, short stories, poems, essays, extensive correspondence, unpublished works, reel-to-reel audio recordings, student...

Lord John Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms155
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence files and other publication materials between Lord John Press and John Ashbery, Clive Barker, John Barth, Donald Barthelme, Samuel Beckett, Saul Bellow, Thomas Berger, Joseph Brodsky, Ramsey Campbell, Raymond Carver, John Casey, Tom Clark, Robert Coover, Jack Dann, Stanley Elkin, George P. Elliott, Clayton Eshleman, Richard Ford, John Fowles, Bruce Francis, Stan Freberg, William Gaddis, John Gardner, William H. Gass, William Gibson, Ellen Gilchrist, Allen Ginsberg,...

Alexander Trocchi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms116
Scope and Contents

The Alexander Trocchi Papers include manuscripts of his novels, stories, essays and poems, the extant archives of Merlin, most of his manuscripts and correspondence concerning the Sigma Project, material relating to a large number of projects Trocchi was involved with in the 1960’s, and his journals and notebooks. The Trocchi Papers also house an extensive collection of magazines and ephemera, including material relating to the International Situationist movement.