ARCHIVES ACQUIRED 1989-1999
SIR DONALD ALBERY (1914-1988).
The papers of this British stage producer and theater owner document his career from the 1950s to the 1970s with Wyndham Theatres, Ltd.,the Sadlers Wells Ballet, and the London Festival Ballet. Acquired 1990.
AMERICAN SHORT FICTION ARCHIVE.
Editorial and production files for the magazine, American Short Fiction, which was published by The University of Texas Press from 1991-1998. Gift of the editors.
ANVIL PRESS POETRY ARCHIVE.
Production material and correspondence pertaining to the publishing activities of Anvil Press Poetry (1965-1987), founded in Oxford in 1968 by Peter Jay and John Aczel as an extension of the poetry magazine New Measure. Acquired 1989.
BENJAMIN APPEL (1907-1977).
The papers of this American novelist, author of The Brain Guy (1934), include manuscripts of fiction and non-fiction, correspondence, diaries, notebooks and financial papers from 1920-1977. Gifts of Willa and Carla Appel, 1996-1999.
SANORA BABB (b. 1907).
The archive of this Depression-era writer and amateur photographer, including her WPA work among the displaced in 1930s California. Gift, 1999
FREDERICK HAROLD FRITH BANBURY (b. 1912).
The papers of this British actor, director, and producer consist of scripts, correspondence, posters, programs, photographs, scrapbooks, reviews, and financial records pertaining to his career from 1926-1995. Acquired 1996.
SYBILLE BEDFORD (b. 1911).
This British writers career was defined by travel and an interest in legal and political process. Her archive is strong in correspondence from Martha Gellhorn and correspondence between Bedford and her companion Eda Lord. Acquired 1995.
LEE BLESSING (b. 1949).
This American playwrights archive, including material for A Walk in the Woods. Gift of Lee Blessing, 1999.
JORGE LUIS BORGES (1899-1986).
A nearly comprehensive collection of Borges published work is complemented by correspondence, four notebooks in Borges hand, a manuscript of an unpublished story, and a corrected typescript draft of the short story Emma Zunz. Acquired 1999.
ANITA BRENNER (1905-1974).
Papers, correspondence , photographs ,and art work generated and collected by this Am erican journalist who lived and worked in Mexico. Gift of Susannah Glusker, 1999 .
CHRISTINE BROOKE-ROSE (b. 1923).
The archive of this Swiss-born novelist contains representations of all her major works, including Textermination, as well as correspondence, reviews, and family papers. Acquired 1992 and 1997.
ANITA BROOKNER (b. 1928).
Working notebooks for this British novelists Latecomers, Lewis Percy, A Closed Eye, Fraud, and A Family Romance, 1988-1993. Acquired 1995.
ANTHONY BURGESS (1917-1993).
This British novelists archive documents his career post-1970. It includes manuscripts for fiction and non-fiction works; music scores, reviews, articles,lectures, correspondence, and fan mail. Acquired 1997.
GERALD BURNS (1918-1997).
A collection of this Texas poets manuscripts, poems, scrapbooks, and correspondence. Acquired 1995, 1997.
STANLEY BURNSHAW (b. 1906).
The papers of this American poet and critic contain manuscripts of his own work and correspondence with writers, poets, critics, editors, friends, and academics. Acquired 1987; additional gifts received 1998.
PHILIP CALLOW (b. 1924).
Typescript drafts and page proofs for recent works by this British author together with correspondence from Callows literary agent and English and American publishers on business matters, publicity, proofs, research, and illustrations. Acquired 1998, 1999.
RONALD CHRIST (b. 1936).
Works by Christ include The Narrow Act and interviews. Correspondence is with authors who were associated with Christ in his editorial capacity at Lumen, Inc., SITES, and as a translator. Acquired 1995.
CARLO COCCIOLI (b. 1920).
The archive of this multinational novelist (who writes in the language of whatever country he is living in) contains over twenty edited manuscripts reflecting five decades of literary activity from 1948-1989. Acquired 1994, 1996.
JOHN CROWLEY (b. 1942).
The papers of this American writer, whose fiction crosses genres, utilizing science fiction, fantasy, history, and realistic elements,includes manuscripts for The Deep (1975), Beasts (1976), Engine Summer (1980), and Little, Big (1981). Acquired 1994, 1999.
L. SPRAGUE DE CAMP (b. 1907).
The archive of L. Sprague DeCamp contains manuscripts for twenty-five novels by DeCamp, as well as correspondence, family records, research and business files, and hundreds of letters from major authors and editors of science and science fiction. Acquired 1989-1995.
ANITA DESAI (b. 1937).
Manuscripts for all of Desais novels from her first, Cry, The Peacock (1963) to her most recent, Journey to Ithaca (1995); works for children, introductions and prefaces; reviews, essays, speeches, lectures; and correspondence. Acquired 1997.
GORDON DICKERSON COLLECTION OF MODERN BRITISH PLAYWRIGHTS.
Compiled by a British literary agent, this archive contains research material relating to Tom Stoppard, John Osborne, Tony Harrison, David Storey, Michael Frayn, and David Hare. Acquired 1998.
MILLICENT DILLON (b. 1925).
The collection contains research materials for Dillons writings about the life and works of the American novelist Jane Bowles. Acquired 1992.
DAVID DOUGLAS DUNCAN (b. 1916 ).
The complete, exhaustive archive of this American photojournalist and author which includes his images of WWII, the Korean and Vietnam Wars, all his LIFE stories (1946-56), and the photographs and production material for all of Duncans nearly two dozen books. In addition, the collection contains art works,most notably by Duncans close friend, Pablo Picasso. Acquired 1996-1999.