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Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983



  • Existence: 1911-03-26 - 1983-02-24

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983), American playwright.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

"A Monument for Ercole", circa 1970s

 Part of Collection — Box: 46, Folder: GROUP 914, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Draft, [computer printout?], of an unproduced play by Williams. Autograph note by James Purdy on accompanying envelope: "Tennessee Williams unproduced play".
Dates: circa 1970s

Ruth Ford papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 847
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence with and topical and production files relating to plays of Edward Albee, Kenward Elmslie, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, James Purdy, Tennessee Williams, and others. Also included are scripts of works submitted to her for her review and/or plays and screenplays in which she acted including plays by Martin Crowley, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Tennessee Williams; stage and film production stills and candid and portrait photographs; and printed invitations to...
Dates: 1940-1989

Max Lerner papers

Call Number: MS 322
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, and other papers, (including research and teaching materials, photographs, memorabilia, newspaper and periodical clippings, books, and radio and television tapes) of Max Lerner, an American educator, author, lecturer, historian, and political scientist. The papers focus on Lerner's public life and career with very little material on his personal or family life. The papers document Lerner's close association with Justice Felix Frankfurter...
Dates: 1927-1998

New World Writing records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 388
Overview: The collection documents all aspects of the production and promotion of the literary magazine New World Writing from its first issue in 1952 to its last issue in 1959. Correspondence, including letters by and about various authors whose work was published in the magazine, and manuscripts, including corrected typescripts of published works, shed light on the selection and editorial process. Highlights include the corrected typescript of "Catch-18" by Joseph Heller, originally published in issue...
Dates: 1952-1960

Short stories, 1952, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 46, Folder: GROUP 914, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Drafts, typescript carbon, of "The Players of a Summer Game" and "The Vine." In blue punch-bound Liebling-Wood agency folders.
Dates: 1952, n.d.

"The Night of the iguana", [circa 1948]

 Part of Collection — Box: 46, Folder: GROUP 914, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Draft, typescript mimeograph, of storyplay.
Dates: [circa 1948]

George Whitmore papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 274
Overview: The George Whitmore Papers consists of the literary papers of the poet, playwright, critic, novelist, and freelance writer George Davis Whitmore. The collection primarily contains his writings and supporting research files, though a small amount of professional correspondence and a few personal papers are present.
Dates: 1959-1995, bulk 1967-1989