Box VMF 20
Contains 13 Results:
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).
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).
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.
Consists of the original manuscript of The Prime Anniversary by Jay Wright. Published on July 29, 2019, The Prime Anniversary is comprised of a sequence of poems and a one-act play.
Donated to Washington University in St. Louis Department of Special Collections by Jay and Lois Wright in honor of their friend, Professor Steven Meyer.