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MS Am 2627

Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Tennessee Williams additional papers, 1964-1967: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2627
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Title: Tennessee Williams additional papers,
Date(s): 1964-1967.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters and compositions by American playwright, Tennessee Williams.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2006M-1. Purchased with the Douglass Roby fund; received: 2006 July 5.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Tennessee Williams Additional Papers, 1964-1967 (MS Am 2627). Houghton Library, Harvard University

Related Materials

Houghton Library holds other important collections of the Tennessee Williams papers such as MS Thr 91-91.4, bMS Thr 176, bMS Thr 397, and others. Search HOLLIS and OASIS for full details.
Other collections of Tennessee Williams papers can also be found at Columbia University; the University of California, Los Angeles; the University of Delaware; and the University of Texas, Austin.

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.


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Collection includes: typescript (signed) letters (1965-1967) from Williams to his friend and collaborator, James Roose-Evans, discussing in detail both personal and professional concerns; compositions by Williams including a typescript of the poem The harp of Wales, 1964 Secker & Warburg printed version (with numerous revisions) of The milk train doesn't stop here anymore, typescript and autograph revisions for Milk train from 1965, and a typescript mimeograph script for The two-character play with autograph annotations by James Roose-Evans.

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