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Wilk, Max, 1920-



  • Existence: 1920

Max Wilk (1920- ), American playwright, screenwriter, and author of fiction and nonfiction books.

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Max Wilk, before 1979

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Most of the letter discusses health issues (of Sam and Barbara Wilk), a farm, and farm animals. The final paragraph reads: "My gosh it will be good if Ed and his Telescope take off. I hope we can keep plenty of words. Surely up to ten thousand would be all right (12,000). Love to all, Sam"
Dates: before 1979

Letter to Max Wilk , 1979 June 21

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 48
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Letter is personal, but mentions an upcoming show: "next October, when I am doing a show in a castle in Wales which has a leaning tower ..."

Letterhead has a new mailing address: 21d Forde Park, Newton Abbot, Devon, England. Smith makes reference to furiously working after the year of moving house.
Dates: 1979 June 21

Postcard to Max and Barbara Wilk , 1974 September 21

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 39
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VII
Scope and Contents: Describes personal experiences in France.

The postcard image depicts Les Eyzies-de-Tayac (Dordogne).
Dates: 1974 September 21

Sam Smith Collection

Call Number: MSS 14
Overview: The collection comprises original work by Sam Smith including ink drawings, mock-ups, hand-carved wooden boats, paper model sets, typescripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1972-1996, bulk 1972-1979

Max Wilk papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 828
Overview: The collection consists of typescript drafts of books, plays, screenplays, radio plays, teleplays, and notes, transcripts of interviews, and other research materials relating to Wilk's various writing projects; correspondence with friends, professional colleagues, and research subjects; scrapbooks; audiovisual material; printed material including magazines, books, and stage production programs of shows he wrote or attended; posters; music scores; and other materials documenting Wilk's literary...
Dates: 1735-2011, bulk 1944-2005