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MS Thr 70

Beckett, Samuel, 1906-. Samuel Beckett papers concerning Cascando, 1961-1962: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 70
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beckett, Samuel, 1906-.
Title: Samuel Beckett papers concerning Cascando,
Date(s): 1961-1962.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Drafts of the drama Cascando by Irish playwright and novelist Samuel Beckett.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*62M-61. Gift of Samuel Beckett, Paris; received: 1962 Sept. 24.
Presented in memory of William B. Van Lennep.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Samuel Beckett Papers Concerning Cascando, 1961-1962 (MS Thr 70). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Separated Materials

Printed copy of Cascando removed to Department of Printed Books in 2011.

Biographical / Historical

Beckett was an Irish playwright and novelist.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes an autograph manuscript first draft as well as typescripts of part-books and revised versions of Cascando. Also includes letters from Beckett to Herbert Myron and Helen Willard of the Harvard Theatre Collection.

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