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Box VMF 20


Contains 9 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).

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

Buzz Spector Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf236
Scope and Contents

Two cards illustrating An Orthodox Theory and one broadside for "A Picture" by Buzz Spector.

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...

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).

Jay Wright Manuscript

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 10
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf243
Scope and Contents

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.

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...

Lawrence Levy Collection

 Collection — Box: VMF 20, Folder: 12
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf245
Scope and Contents The Lawrence Levy Collection of Willie Master's Lonesome Wife by William H. Gass consists of photocopies of correspondence between William H. Gass, Lawrence Levy, and Charles Newman related to the publication of Willie Master's Lonesome Wife as well as10 photocopied drafts and newspaper clippings. Also included are photocopied letters and memos from Levy related to the sale of an archive of Willie Master's Lonesome Wife materials and resulting dispute over ownership with Northwestern...