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MS Thr 551

Houghton Library, collector. Houghton Library collection of Tennessee Williams typescript compositions, 1936-1979: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 551
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Houghton Library, collector.
Title: Houghton Library collection of Tennessee Williams typescript compositions
Date(s): 1936-1979 and undated.
Quantity: .5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and Spanish.
Abstract: Typescripts of compositions by Tennessee Williams collected by the Houghton Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003MT-280. Purchased with the Sheldon fund; received: 1996 May 10.
2014MT-2. Purchased with funds from the Jack Lemmon AB 1947 Memorial Fund; received: 2014 July 28.
2014MT-7. Purchased with funds from the Jack Lemmon AB 1947 Memorial Fund; received: 2014 August 5.
2014MT-26. Purchased with funds from the Mary P. and Donald M. Oenslager Theatre Collection Fund; received: 2015 January 26.
2014MT-27. Purchased with funds from the Russel Crouse Fund for Twentieth Century Theatre; received: 2014 October 15.
2014MT-28. Purchased with funds from the Mary P. and Donald M. Oenslager Theatre Collection Fund; received: 2014 October 15.
2014MT-29. Purchased with funds from the Mary P. and Donald M. Oenslager Theatre Collection Fund; received: 2014 October 15.
2014MT-34. Purchased with funds from the Francis W. Hatch Book Fund, 2015 April 4.
2015MT-33. Purchased with funds from the Douglass Roby Fund for the HCL, 2016 March 16.
2016MT-21. Purchased with funds from the Mary P. and Donald M. Oenslager Theatre Collection Fund, 2016 November 16.
2016MT-34. Purchased with funds from the William Morris Hunt Book Fund, 2017 January 5.
2016MT-35. Purchased with funds from the William Morris Hunt Book Fund, 2017 January 5.
2018MT-6. Purchased with funds from the John M. Kasdan Fund, 2017 July 1.
2018MT-12. Purchased with funds from the Robert Gould Shaw fund, 2017 July 28.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt, with additions by Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Copyright:

Copyright in the works of Tennessee Williams is held by the University of the South.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Houghton Library Collection of Tennessee Williams Typescript Compositions, 1936-1979 (MS Thr 551). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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.

Arrangement

Arranged by accession number (i.e., in order of receipt), then alphabetically by title.

Scope and Contents

Includes typescript short stories, scripts, screenplays, and notes acquired at different times.

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