ARCHIVES ACQUIRED 1989-1999
R.K. NARAYAN (b. 1906).
In addition to papers already received, this collection contains business and personal correspondence (1980s-1994) typescripts and holograph fragments, interviews,newspaper and magazine clippings, royalty statements and business papers. Acquired 1996.
JAY NEUGEBOREN (b. 1938).
This American novelists papers contain material for his published and unpublished novels, short stories, and essays, as well as screenplays, journals, correspondence, and financial records. Acquired 1997.
Scripts of sketches, scenes,and songs for the early 1950s musical revue New Faces present comedic writing by Neil Simon, Mel Brooks, Peter DeVries, and Paul Lynde. Acquired 1996.
ELIZABETH OLDS (1896-1991).
Complementing a large collection of her art, the papers of this artist and childrens author include correspondence, exhibition catalogs, and photographs relating to her life and career. Gift of Emmett Hudspeth,1998.
Literary and personal letters written to Marilyn Meeske (1957-1991) regarding her own publishing and the affairs of Olympia Press. Correspondents include Peter Matthiessen, Terry Southern, Maurice Girodias, John Calder, Lenny Bruce,and others. Acquired 1997.
JOHN OSBORNE (1929-1994).
This extensive collection of the British playwrights career as author, actor, producer, director, and contributor to numerous newspapers and periodicals spans five decades beginning in the mid-1950s with his play Look Back in Anger. Acquired 1995, 1996, 1999.
MARGARET SAYERS PEDEN (b. 1927).
Pedens archive relates to her career as a translator of Spanish-language works by such authors as Octavio Paz, Isabelle Allende, and Pablo Neruda. Ongoing gift.
RESEARCH IN AFRICAN LITERATURES ARCHIVE.
Working files for this academic journal which began publication in 1970.Gift of Bernth Lindfors, 1990.
RUTH ROBERTSON (1905-1998).
The image archive of this photojournalist and adventurer is complemented by manuscript material pertaining to her pioneering expedition to Angel Falls, war correspondent assignment in Alaska during WWII, work with the Press Syndicate in Chicago, and years as an editor/writer in Venezuela. Acquired 1996.
JAMES SAUNDERS (b. 1925).
This collection of the British playwright spans his career from the late 1960s through the early 1990s. It includes manuscripts for over 100 of his plays (including his award winning Next Time Ill Sing to You, Menocchio, and Fall) as well as adaptations and dramatizations of works by other authors. Acquired 1994.
HARRY SEGALL (1897-1975).
Stage plays, screenplays, radio and television scripts,play outlines and ideas, scrapbooks, photographs, theater programs, and other personal papers of the American playwright and screenwriter Harry Segall. Acquired 1996.
MYRON SELZNICK (1898-1944).
Revealing much about the business end of the early American motion picture industry, these agency files of film producers Myron Selznick and his father, Lewis J., are from the estate of Myrons daughter, Joan Williams. Acquired 1995.
BEN SHAHN (1898-1969).
This collection about the artist contains a wealth of documentation and Kenneth Prescotts research materials and correspondence. Gift of Kenneth W. and Emma-Stina Prescott, 1997, 1999.
KARL SHAPIRO (b. 1913).
The American poets professional, academic, business, literary, economic, family, and institutional correspondence (1941-64), including letters from Elizabeth Bishop, E.E. Cummings, Delmore Schwartz, Allan Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Acquired 1995.
WARREN SKAAREN (1946-1990).
While serving as the first president of the Texas Film Commission, Skaaren began a distinguished career as a screenwriter. This archive includes hundreds of his drafts of screenplays and treatments, including such important films as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Top Gun, and Batman. Acquired 1993.
The editorial and production files (1971-1991) of a magazine and small press devoted to avant-garde music, founded by editor-publisher, Peter Garland. Included is Garlands own work as composer and writer from 1969-1997. Acquired 1997.
ALMA STONE (b. 1908).
Family papers and manuscripts of novels and short stories by this Texas-born American novelist. Acquired 1999.
TOM STOPPARD (b. 1937).
Nearly all of the British playwrights major plays, screenplays, teleplays, and radio plays are represented in some form, along with many lesser-known works and some that were never produced. Correspondence in the collection relates almost exclusively to Stoppards career. Acquired 1995-1999.
RONALD SUKENICK (b. 1932).
This archive of the American novelist includes correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, literary publications, reviews, and career-related material. Acquired 1999.
JAMES TATE (b. 1943).
A 1969 purchase brought Tate manuscripts of juvenilia and early poems to the Center. In the intervening years, Tate has won the Pulitzer Prize (1992) and a National Book Award (1994). The Center has now added thirty-four boxes of correspondence and poetry manuscripts to the Tate archive. Acquired 1998.
LAURETTE TAYLOR (1884-1946).
This collection documents Taylors entire acting career, especially her legendary performances in Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie. Acquired 1995.
CHARLES TOMLINSON (b. 1927).
Manuscript drafts of the British poets work and extensive correspondence files with an international array of fellow poets and writers, such as Octavio Paz, Marianne Moore,and Ted Hughes. Acquired 1993, 1994.
TRANSCRIPTION CENTER ARCHIVE.
The archive (1962-1978) of this London-based theater, radio, film, and television workshop which provided facilities in which African and Afro-Caribbean writers and artists could make tapes for broadcast purposes. Acquired 1990.
UNA TROUBRIDGE (1887-1963).
The papers of this British diarist and companion to Radclyffe Hall containing Troubridges diaries and numerous Hall manuscripts including three distinct manuscript versions of The Well of Loneliness. Acquired 1996, 1999.
AMOS TUTUOLA (1920-1997).
The papers of this Nigerian novelist include manuscripts and correspon-dence (1952-1990) concerning Tutuolas earliest published novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard (1952) and later works. Acquired 1998, 1999.
LEON URIS (b. 1924).
The American novelists papers consist of manuscripts; research material, including numerous slides, clippings, and brochures; publishers advertisements; fan mail; and reviews associated with his books and screenplays. Gift of Leon Uris, 1997.
GREGORY VLASTOS (1907-1991).
The papers of this scholar and classicist who taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Acquired 1992.
RAY WALSTON (b. 1917).
An important and versatile actor whose career has included the Broadway stage, motion pictures, and television (including his starring series role as My Favorite Martian). Walstons archive includes clippings, posters, videotapes, publicity photographs,scores, scripts, programs, awards, correspondence, original carica-tures, and scrapbooks. Acquired 1995.
RICHARD HERON WARD (1910-1969).
This collection reflects the varied landscape of this British actor and producers writings (1930s-1960s). Correspondence documents his role as founder and director of the Adelphi Theater. Acquired 1994.
ARNOLD WESKER (b. 1932).
The complete archive of this British playwright,author of Chicken Soup With Barley, The Butcher Boy, and Chips With Everything. Acquired 1999.
ERIC WALTER WHITE (1905-1985).
Manuscripts by the British musicologist and critic (on Michael Tippett, Benjamin Britten, and Igor Stravinsky) as well as correspondence with these composers and numerous other musical and literary figures including the shadow-puppeteer and filmmaker Lotte Reiniger. Acquired 1992.
SANDY WILSON (b. 1924).
The papers of this British author, composer, and lyricist include musicals (The Boy Friend ran from 1952-1994) and plays for stage and TV, an autobiography, novels, and correspondence, spanning from the 1930s to the 1990s. Gift of Sandy Wilson, 1999.
KATHLEEN WINSOR (b. 1919).
Corrected typescripts for the American novelists Forever Amber, Star Money, and The Lovers. Galleys and research materials for Forever Amber, including numerous holograph research notebooks. Acquired 1995.
AUDREY WOOD (1905-1985) AND WILLIAM LIEBLING (1895-1969).
The surviving papers of one of the most influential pairs of theatrical agents in twentieth century American drama. The firm represented Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Carson McCullers, Jane Bowles, Yul Brynner, Marlon Brando, and Paul Newman. Acquired 1994.
THOMAS ZIGAL (b. 1948).
Manuscripts for Zigals Kurt Muller mystery novels, Into Thin Air and Hardrock Stiff (1996). Gifts of Tom Zigal, 1995, 1997.