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MS Thr 176

Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Tennessee Williams typescripts of Slapstick tragedy, 1964-1965: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 176
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Title: Tennessee Williams typescripts of Slapstick tragedy,
Date(s): 1964-1965.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Several typescript versions of the play Slapstick tragedy by American dramatist Tennessee Williams.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*65M-210. Gift of Charles Bowden, 230 West 41st Street, New York, New York 10036; received: 1966 May 4.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Tennessee Williams Typescripts of Slapstick Tragedy (MS Thr 176). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

See HOLLIS and OASIS for additional collections of Tennessee Williams papers held by the Houghton Library.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Lanier Williams III (1911-1983), who published as Tennessee Williams, has often been called America's most prominent playwright. He was also a prolific author of essays, poetry, and short stories.

Scope and Contents

Includes seven typescript mimeographs (unsigned) and one typescript carbon (unsigned) copy of Slapstick tragedy, including various rehearsal versions and a prompt copy.

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