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Scope Note: Found in 15 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

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

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

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...

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 — Box 1
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The Ruby Cohn Papers consists largely of manuscripts toward published and unpublished essays and lectures on Samuel Beckett. In addition, the collection includes correspondence and manuscripts toward published and unpublished essay and lectures on modern theater and analyses of playwrights.

Robert Coover Collection

 Collection — Box VMF 17, Folder: 26
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf218
Scope and Contents

One playbill for "The American Place Theater Presents THE KID by Robert Coover"; One black and white photograph of Coover, circa 1980

Raymond Federman Papers

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...

Michael Fraenkel Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms077
Scope and Contents The Michael Fraenkel Papers consists of correspondence to and from Michael and Daphne Fraenkel including, Ben Abramson, Angela Selke de Sanchez Barbudo, Antonio Sanchez Barbudo, Elizabeth Bartlett, Paul Bartlett, Michael Baxte, Arthur Boyars, A.A. Brill, Jean Brun, Padraic Colum, Judson Crews, Robert Edgerton, Arthur Faber, Erich Gutkind, Julian Huxley, J.H. Jeans, Celia Kirwan, Joseph Leftwich, John Meston, Henry Miller, Janina Miller, Gilbert Neiman, Frederick Nicklaus, Reinhold Niebuhr,...

Steven Moore Collection of William Gaddis Research

Identifier: MS-MS-ms156
Scope and Contents The Steven Moore Collection of William Gaddis largely consists of Moore’s critical research on the American novelist William Gaddis. The collection includes editorial materials and correspondence toward The Letters of William Gaddis edited by Moore, William Gaddis: Expanded Edition by Moore, Agapē Agape by William Gaddis, Nobody Grew but the Business: On the Life and...