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Box VMF 20


Contains 56 Results:

Marilyn Weir Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf235
Scope and Contents

Consists of a four page typescript [photocopy] memoir of William Gaddis by Marilyn Weir titled "Bill Gaddis;" one autograph letter signed from Gaddis to Marilyn Weir, 2 pages with envelope (1945 November 23); and one typed letter signed [photocopy] from Gaddis to Mrs. Parke, 1 page (1975 June 29).

Mark Wavering Print

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 5
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf238
Scope and Contents

Print of a Mark Twain portrait by Mark Wavering.

Ruth Sackner Prints

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 6
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf239
Scope and Contents

3 posters titled, "The Beauty in Breathing," signed by Ruth Sackner for the American Lung Association/American Thoracic Society International Conference in Miami Beach, May 16-20, 1992.

Spanish Land Grant

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 7
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf240
Scope and Contents

Spanish land grant describing an unknown parcel of land in the Southwestern United States signed by [Fran Cauratez], September 1787. Includes street and town names as well as list of representatives at the signing of the land grant.

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).

William S. Burroughs Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf234
Scope and Contents A pair of Burroughs’ “automatic drawings” from the cycle of Surrealistic experiments he created in Paris while his 1959 novel Naked Lunch was being prepared for publication. Inspired to try his hand at visual pieces by the artist Brion Gysin—who was assisting Burroughs in the organization of the book, and would later become a long-time collaborator—the drawings arrange loose circular spirals and diagonal scrawls, respectively, in rows and columns over the...

Miriam Fuchs Collection of William Gaddis Photographs

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 11
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf244
Scope and Contents

The Miriam Fuchs Collection of William Gaddis Photographs consists of a series of photographs featuring William Gaddis with Miriam Fuchs, Elaine Safer, and Steven Moore taken during Gaddis's visit to the University of Delaware on May 1, 1985. During the visit, Gaddis presented the Caesura Prize and delivered the lecture "Why I Write." The collection includes 8 color photographs (some in multiple copies), a contact sheet, and a photo CD.

JR Memo

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 9
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf242
Scope and Contents

Interoffice memorandum by Jennings Lang concerning a possible film adaptation by MCA of JR by William Gaddis, October 13, 1975. 4 pages

Found in: Manuscripts / JR Memo

Kay Boyle to Samuel Beckett, 1984 February 12

 Item — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 8

Autograph letter signed, 3 pages [draft]

Kenneth Burke to Kay Boyle, 1984 August 30

 Item — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 8

Typed letter signed, 1 page with envelope