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Samson Raphaelson papers, 1916-1982

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Call No.: MS#1050
Bib ID 4078548 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983
Title Samson Raphaelson papers, 1916-1982
Physical Description 19.5 linear feet (40 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Correspondence, playscripts, screenplays, scenarios, short stories, and other manuscripts, drafts, photocopies, contracts and other documents, tearsheets, clippings, and other materials relating to his career as a screenwriter, playwright, and author of short stories. Correspondence with friends, students, admirers, and professional colleagues concern his teaching, playwriting, films, articles, photography, and literary topics. There are also two groups of letters from students and readers about his textbook, "The Human Nature of Playwriting" (1949). Among the cataloged correspondence are William Gibson, MacKinlay Kantor, Anna Louise Strong, Louis Untermeyer, and Carl Van Doren. Included are manuscripts, drafts, or photocopies of almost all his films, plays, and short stories, such as playscripts and drafts of his plays, "The Jazz Singer" (1922), "Skylark" (1939), "Jason" (1942), and others; screenplays and scenarios, many in photocopy, of "Trouble in Paradise" (1932), "The Merry Widow" (1934), "The Shop Aroung the Corner" (1940), "Suspicion" (1941), "Heaven Can Wait" (1943), and many other films; and manuscripts, drafts, tearsheets, and printed copies of his short stories and articles of film and television criticism. There are also many clippings and reviews, programs, and other printed materials about his plays and films.

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Samson Raphaelson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Joel Raphaelson, 1987, 1990& 1992.

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Processed HR 06/20/88.

Papers Processed HR 08/14/92.

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2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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Subject

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Abbott, George, 1887-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors and theater Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Best, Edna, 1900-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Caldwell, Zoe Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cronyn, Hume Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cukor, George, 1899-1983 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dell, Floyd, 1887-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drama -- Technique Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramaticsts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eaton, Walter Prichard, 1878-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ervine, St. John G (St. John Greer), 1883-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Film critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gaige, Crosby, 1882-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gibbons, Floyd Phillips, 1887-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gibson, William, 1914-2008 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gordon, Ruth, 1896-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Green, Paul, 1894-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Halsman, Philippe Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jessel, George, 1898-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kazan, Elia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kober, Arthur, 1900-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawrence, Gertrude Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lockridge, Richard, 1898-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McClintic, Guthrie, 1893-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Motion picture authorship Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Playwriting Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rattigan, Terence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scenarios Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Screenwriters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheean, Vincent, 1899-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sherwood, Robert E (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Simon, Richard Leo, 1899-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tandy, Jessica Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theatrical producers and directors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilson, Sloan, 1920-2003 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Samson Raphaelson, playwright, screenwriter, and teacher, wrote scenarios for many of the films directed by Ernst Lubitsch from 1931 until 1947. Raphaelson taught screenwriting at Columbia from 1976 until 1982, and also taught at the University of Illinois in 1920/21 and in 1948.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Abbott, George


Box 1 Best, Edna


Box 1 Bemelmans, Ludwig


Box 1 Caldwell, Zoe


Box 1 Cronyn, Hume


Box 1 Cronyn, Hume


Box 1 Cukor, George


Box 1 Dell, Floyd


Box 1 Eaton, Walter Prichard


Box 1 Ervine, St John Greer


Box 1 Fonda, Henry


Box 1 Gaige, Crosby


Box 1 Gibbons, Floyd


Box 1 Gibson, William


Box 1 Gordon, Ruth


Box 1 Green, Paul


Box 1 Halsman, Philippe


Box 1 Hayes, Helen


Box 1 Hitchcock, Alfred


Box 1 Hoover, John Edgar


Box 1 Howard, Leslie


Box 1 Jessel, George


Box 1 Kantor, MacKinlay


Box 1 Kazin, Elia


Box 1 Kelly, Gene


Box 1 Kober, Arthur


Box 1 Krutch, Joseph Wood


Box 1 Krutch, Joseph Wood


Box 1 Lawrence, Gertrude


Box 1 Lawrence, Gertrude


Box 1 Lindsay, Howard


Box 1 Lockridge, Richard


Box 1 Luce, Clare Boothe


Box 1 Macgowan, Kenneth


Box 1 MacLeish, Archibald


Box 1 McClintic, Guthrie


Box 1 Parker, Dorothy


Box 1 Rattigan, Terence


Box 1 Sheean, Vincent


Box 1 Sherwood, Robert Emmet


Box 1 Simon, Richard Leo


Box 1 Skinner, Otis


Box 1 Strong, Anna Louise


Box 1 Tandy, Jessica


Box 1 Untermeyer, Louis


Box 1 Van Doren, Carl


Box 1 Van Doren, Irita


Box 1 Van Doren, Mark


Box 1 Werfel, Franz


Box 1 Wilson, Sloan


Box 1 Zanuck, Darryl Francis

Series II: Arranged Correcpondence



Box 2 A - M



Box 3 M - Y & Unidentified

Series III: Manuscripts by Raphaelson


Subseries III.1: Fiction



Box 4 Absent Without Leave [Film], 1937


Box 4 Accent on Youth [Play], Gulf Screen Guild Theatre, 1939


Box 4 Accent on Youth [Play], NBC Matinee Theatre, [n.d.]


Box 4 Accent on Youth [Play]


Box 4 Accent on Youth [Play]: Reviews, New York; Vienna; etc., 1935-1959


Box 4 Accent on Youth [Play], 1935


Box 4 After the Ball [Short Story]


Box 4 After the Ball [Short Story]: "The First Affair", The Saturday Evening Post, 1958


Box 4 Agent Meets Lady [Short Story], 1960-1977


Box 4 Agent Meets Lady


Box 4 Angel [Film], 1937


Box 4 Angel [Film]


Box 4 Anniversary [A Shelley Play], 1935-1943


Box 4 Anything Can Happen In Central Park [Play] See: Mr. Bystander and Miss Passerby [Play]



Box 5 Beautiful MorninG [Story - Hilda Benson], The Saturday Evening Post, 1947


Box 5 The Bedroom; a Comedy [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 5 Before the Fact [Film] See: Suspicion [Film]


Box 5 The Best Years [Film]


Box 5 The Bollingers [Short Story], 1949


Box 5 The Bollingers [Short Story]

[Submitted to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1949]


Box 5 Boolie [Play], 1929


Box 5 Boolie [Play], 1959 & 1964


Box 5 Boolie [Play]: Act One, 1961


Box 5 Boolie [Play], 1964


Box 5 [Boolie Play] The Heel, 1959

["Final OK version"]


Box 5 [Boolie Play] The High Sign, 1961

["First draft final version"]


Box 5 [Boolie Play] The Magnificent Heel, 1936

["Next to last version"]


Box 5 [Boolie Play] The Magnificent Heel

["As produced in Dallas"]


Box 5 [Boolie Play] The Magnificent Heel, 1959

["Act One"]


Box 5 [Boolie Play] The Magnificent Heel, 1959

["1st draft act one"]



Box 6 [Boolie Play], 1961-1967


Box 6 [Boolie Play], 1962-1964


Box 6 [Boolie Play] The Heel, Dallas, 1954


Box 6 Broken Lullabye [Film] See: The Man I Killed [Film]


Box 6 Bud's "Home-coming" [Short Story]


Box 6 Bunny - "Untitled Play", 1958


Box 6 Bunny - "Untitled Play", 1958


Box 6 Bunny - "Untitled Play", 1958


Box 6 Bunny - "Untitled Play", 1958


Box 6 Bunny - "Untitled Play", 1958

["Rejected"]


Box 6 The Burning Secret [Film], 1951

[Unproduced]


Box 6 Carole [Short Story] Everybody's Magazine, 1923


Box 6 Casanova [Film], 1935

[Unproduced]


Box 6 A Christmas Present [Play], 1954


Box 6 Confessional [Play]


Box 6 Confetti [Short Story] See: Design in Confetti [Short Story]


Box 6 Could Be [Short Story] See: A Hollywood Fable [Short Story]


Box 6 Counterfeit Heaven [film]

[unproduced.]



Box 7 The Day of Atonement [Short Story] Everybody's Magazine, 1922

[Earliest Version of The Jazz Singer]


Box 7 Design in Confetti [Short Story], 1948


Box 7 Design in Confetti [Short Story]


Box 7 Design in Confetti [Short Story] Esquire, 1948


Box 7 Debora and John [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 7 Domestic Episode [Short Story] Good Housekeeping, 1944


Box 7 The Dover Road [film], 1931


Box 7 Eleven Short Stories [Anthology]


Box 7 Epaulettes for Everybody [Play], 194[?]


Box 7 Everybody Is Wonderful [Play] See: [Jason] My Severest Critic [Play]


Box 7 Eyes for No Other Woman [Short Story] Snappy Stories, 1925


Box 7 Fable [Play], 1947


Box 7 Fable [Play]


Box 7 Fable [Play]


Box 7 Fable [Play], 1947


Box 7 The Family Circle [Play] See: [Jason] The Family Circle [Play]


Box 7 Father Goes to College [film]

[Unproduced]


Box 7 The First Affair [Short Story] See: After the Ball [Short Story]



Box 8 Going Up [Short Story]

[Unpublished]


Box 8 The Good Fairy [film], 1941


Box 8 Goodbye Lady [Play] See: [Skylark] Goodbye Lady [Play]


Box 8 Goodbye Mama, Goodbye Papa [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 8 The Greatest Idea In The World [Short Story]


Box 8 The Greatest Idea In The World [Short Story] Good Housekeeping, 1946


Box 8 The Green Fig [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 8 The Guitar [Short Story], 1976



Box 9 Hamburgers in Hollywood [film] See: Two Little People [film]


Box 9 The Happiness of Rebecca [Short Story] See: 0VERSIZE


Box 9 He and She [Play] See: Israeli Play [Play]


Box 9 He Found Himself [film], 1941


Box 9 He Wanted to Marry a Rich Girl [Short Story] See: Marry for Money [film]


Box 9 Heaven Can Wait [film], 1943


Box 9 Heaven Can Wait [film], 1981


Box 9 Heaven Can Wait [film], 1981


Box 9 Heaven Can Wait [film], Seminar at the Museum of Modern Art, 1977


Box 9 Heaven Can Wait [film], Seminar at the Smithsonian, 1975[?]


Box 9 Heaven Can Wait [film], 1972-1980


Box 9 The Heel [Play] See: [Boolie] The Heel [Play]


Box 9 The Helen Morgan Story [film], 1956

[Unproduced]


Box 9 Hello and Goodbye [Play]



Box 10 Here We Are, Alone Together [Play], 1955-1975



Box 11 Here We Are, Alone Together [Play], 1950-1982



Box 12 The High Sign [Play] See: [Boolie] The High Sign [Play]


Box 12 Hilda Benson [Hilda Crane. Novel], 1943-1947

[See also: Beautiful Morning [Short Story] -- Jingle Bells [Short Story] -- Lost on 44th Street [Short Story] -- My Shining Palace [Short Story] -- Not the Cushion and the Slipper [Short Story] -- The Parson's Waiting [Short Story] -- Song At Twilight [Short Story]]


Box 12 Hilda Crane [Play], 1950


Box 12 Hilda Crane [Play], 1950


Box 12 Hollywood Encounter [Short Story] See: A Hollywood Fable [Short Story]


Box 12 A Hollywood Fable [Short Story], 1975-1979


Box 12 A Hollywood Fable [Short Story] Atlantic Monthly, 1980


Box 12 Home Sweet Home [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 12 Honey [Play], 1938



Box 13 I Have the Greatest Respect [Play] See: One In a Billion [Play]


Box 13 I Said To Myself [Series of Columns] Saucy Stories, 1923


Box 13 I'm a Stranger Here [Dramatic Sketch], ca. 1938


Box 13 I'm Mavis, the Irish Girl. [Short Story], 1947-1976


Box 13 I'm Mavis, the Irish Girl. [Short Story], 1947-1976


Box 13 In My Opinion [Play] See: [Jason] In My Opinion [Play]


Box 13 Israeli-American Play [film], ca. 1970


Box 13 Israeli-American Play [film], 1970


Box 13 Israeli Play [Play], 1972-1980


Box 13 Israeli Play [Play], 1973-1980


Box 13 It Was a Pleasure [Short Story] See: Mother's Day [Short Story] See: Rough Treatment [Short Story]



Box 14 Jason [Play], 1941


Box 14 Jason [Play]


Box 14 Jason [Play]


Box 14 Jason [Play]


Box 14 Jason [Play], 1942-1947


Box 14 Jason [Play] The Family Circle [Play], 1940


Box 14 Jason [Play] In My Opinion [Play], 1940


Box 14 Jason [Play] My Severest Critic [Play], 1940-1941



Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Play]

[Samson Raphaelson did not write the film adaptation]


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Play], 1925


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Play], 1925

[Intermediate version (mimeograph copy)]


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Play]

[See also: OVERSIZE]


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Play], 1925-1981


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Play] See also: The Day of Atonement [Short Story]


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Black Musical], 1975


Box 15 The Jazz Singer [Black Musical, 1975


Box 15 Jingle Bells [Short Story - Hilda Benson] Good Housekeeping, 1947


Box 15 Kati [Short Story], 1949


Box 15 Kati [Short Story] Cosmopolitan, 1949


Box 15 King With Umbrella [Play][ Suggested by a play by Ralph Benatzky], 1938


Box 15 King With Umbrella [Play]. Playscript by Benatzky ("The King With the Umbrella")


Box 15 Kingdom Come [Play] See: Fable [Play]



Box 16 Last Day in Paris [Short Story], NBC, 1957

[Adapted by Edward Nolan for NBC 1957]


Box 16 Last Day in Paris [Short Story], 1957


Box 16 Last Day in Paris [Short Story] The Saturday Evening Post, 1957


Box 16 Lavender and Old Louse ["A Skit"]


Box 16 Leave 'em Smiling [film]


Box 16 Letter to the Editor [Short Story] Good Housekeeping, 1950


Box 16 A Life of Her Own [film], 1949

[Not used for produced film]


Box 16 Lila [Play & Novella] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 16 Long Live the King [Play], 1937


Box 16 Long Live the King [Play], 1937


Box 16 Lost On 44th Street (Short Story - Hilda Benson), 1946


Box 16 Lost On 44th Street (Short Story - Hilda Benson) Good Housekeeping


Box 16 The Madness of Men (Series), Snappy Stories, 1925


Box 16 The Magnificent Heel [Play] See: [Boolie] The Magnificent Heel [Play]


Box 16 Main Street To Broadway [film]


Box 16 Main Street To Broadway [film], 1952


Box 16 Main Street To Broadway [film], 1952



Box 17 Man and Wife [Play] See: [Skylark] Man and Wife [Play]


Box 17 The Man I Killed [also, Broken Lullabye] [film], 1931


Box 17 A Man Is Entitled Once In a While To a Whim [Short Story] See: The Guitar [Short Story]


Box 17 Marry For Money [film]


Box 17 The Merry Widow [film], 1934


Box 17 The Middle-aged Freshman [Short Story]


Box 17 The Middle-aged Freshman [Short Story]


Box 17 Mike Miller [Play] [later called The Store], 1926


Box 17 Mike Miller [Play] [later called The Store]


Box 17 The Miracle [film]


Box 17 Mr. Bystander and Miss Passerby [Short Story]


Box 17 Moonlight and Roses [film] [American-Isreali Film Project], 1970

[See also: Israeli-American Play [film]]


Box 17 Moonlight Sonata [Short Story]


Box 17 Mother's Day [Short Story]

[See also: Rough Treatment [Short Story]]



Box 18 The Music Shop [film], 1930


Box 18 My Boy [film]


Box 18 My Friend Leo (Play by Joseph Patrick McEvoy)


Box 18 My Severest Critic [Play] See: [ My Severest Critic - Play]


Box 18 My Shining Palace [Short Story - Hilda Benson] Good Housekeeping, 1947


Box 18 The New Green Fig [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 18 Not the Cushion and the Slipper [Short Story - Hilda Benson] Good Housekeeping, 1947


Box 18 Old Couple in New York [Play] See: Israeli Play [Play]


Box 18 The Old Gentleman [Short Story], 1974


Box 18 The Old Gentleman [Short Story]


Box 18 Old Love [Film, not produced] See: Counterfeit Heaven [film]


Box 18 One Hour With You [film], 1931


Box 18 One In a Billion [Play], 1974 & 1975


Box 18 The One Life of Erwin Barrows [Short Story] See: The Middle-aged Freshman [Short Story]


Box 18 Opus Minus One (Poem)


Box 18 Palm Springs Musical [Play], 1953


Box 18 The Parson's Waiting [Short Story - Hilda Benson] Good Housekeeping, 1947


Box 18 The Peanut Bag [Play] See: Here We Are, Alone Together[Play]


Box 18 The Perfect Marriage [Play], 1946

["Die Vollkommene Ehe" (German translation of SR's play)]


Box 18 The Perfect Marriage [Play], 1960


Box 18 The Perfect Marriage [Play], 1944


Box 18 Perhaps a Love Story [Short Story] See: A Hollywood Fable [Short Story]


Box 18 Portrait of Jenny [Play - musical], 1960


Box 18 Portrait of Jenny [Play - musical], 1960


Box 18 A Prince in Disguise [Film, not produced], 1971


Box 18 A Prince in Disguise [Film, not produced], 1970-1971

[See also: Israeli-American Play [film]]


Box 18 The Queen of Sheba (Play-musical) See: Sheba Musical [Play]



Box 19 The Richest Woman In the Town [Short Story]


Box 19 The Richest Woman In the Town [Short Story]


Box 19 Roses Are Red [Play] See: [Jason] My Severest Critic [Play]


Box 19 Rough Treatment [Short Story], 1957


Box 19 Rough Treatment [Short Story], 1958

[Adaptation by Harriet Weber. See also: Mother's Day [Short Story]]


Box 19 Servants' Entrance [film]


Box 19 Sheba Musical [Play]


Box 19 Sheba Musical [Play], 1954-1970


Box 19 Shelley Play [Play] See: Anniversary (a Shelley play). [Play]


Box 19 Shirley Play [Play] See: Fable [Play]



Box 20 Shop Around the Corner [film], [1939]


Box 20 Shop Around the Corner [film], (Revised 1980)


Box 20 Shop Around the Corner [film], (Revised for publication 1981)


Box 20 [Shop Around the Corner] Parfumerie; a Comedy in Three Acts. By Miklos Laszlo, 1936 & 1957


Box 20 [Shop Around the Corner] Parfumerie; a Comedy in Three Acts. By Miklos Laszlo, 1980


Box 20 Skylark [Play]

[Agent's copy]


Box 20 Skylark [Play]


Box 20 Skylark [Play], 1939-1984


Box 20 Skylark [Play], 1939-1942


Box 20 [Skylark] Goodbye Lady [Play]


Box 20 [Skylark] Man and Wife [Play]



Box 21 The Smiling Lieutenant [film], 1931


Box 21 Song At Twilight (Short Story - Hilda Benson) Good Housekeeping, 1947


Box 21 Sticks and Stones [Play]


Box 21 Stopover In Chicago [Short Story]


Box 21 Stopover In Chicago [Short Story] Cosmopolitan, 1951


Box 21 [Stopover In Chicago] Stopover


Box 21 The Store [Play] See: Mike Miller [Play]


Box 21 Streamlined Heart [Short Story] See: OVERSIZE See also: Skylark [Play]


Box 21 [Suspicion] Before the Fact [film], 1941


Box 21 [Suspicion] Before the Fact [film], 1940

[Screenplay by Boris Ingster & Nathanael West]


Box 21 [Suspicion] Before the Fact [film], 1940

[Screenplay by Joan Harrison]


Box 21 [Suspicion] Before the Fact [film], 1941


Box 21 Suspicion [film]



Box 22 Take It Away (Poem)


Box 22 Terrible As an Army With Banners [Short Story] Romance, 1920


Box 22 That Lady In Ermine.[film], 1948


Box 22 Thelma Play [Play] See: Fable [Play]


Box 22 There's No Law a Man Has To Understand His Wife [Short Story] See: Agent Meets Lady [Short Story]


Box 22 A Thousand Kisses [film] See: Casanova [Film, not produced]


Box 22 Samson Raphaelson Three Screen Comedies, 1981-1984


Box 22 Trouble In Paradise [film], 1932

[Edited for publication]


Box 22 Trouble In Paradise [film], 1932

[Final editing for publication]


Box 22 Trouble In Paradise [film]


Box 22 Trouble In Paradise [film]

[See:OVERSIZE]


Box 22 Trouble In Paradise [film], 1972-1985


Box 22 Two Little People [film]


Box 22 "Untitled Play" See: [Bunny] "Untitled Play"


Box 22 White Man [Play], 1936


Box 22 Who Am I [Short Story], 1947/1948


Box 22 Who Am I [Short Story] Good Housekeeping, 1948


Box 22 Who Am I [Short Story]


Box 22 Who Could Ask For Anything More? [Play- Musical], 1943



Box 23 The Winner [Short Story] Good Housekeeping, 1948


Box 23 Without Love [film], 1943


Box 23 The Wooden Slipper [film]


Box 23 The Wooden Slipper [Play], 1934


Box 23 Young Love [Play], 1928-1947


Box 23 Young Love [Play], 1928-1947


Box 23 Young Love [Play]


Box 23 Young Man [film], 1972


Box 23 Young Love [Play] See also: Israeli-American Play [film]


Box 23 Young People Musical [Play]


Box 23 Untitled & miscellaneous


Subseries III.2: Non-Fiction



Box 24 Achilles and Aeneas -- Two Conceptions Of a Hero [Student Essay], 1920


Box 24 Antigone and Medea -- a Brief Comparison Of the Characters Of Two Women [Student Essay], 1920


Box 24 [Book Review Of] How To Read a Film by James Monaco


Box 24 [Book Review Of] How To Read a Film by James Monaco


Box 24 [Book Review Of] How To Read a Film by James Monaco


Box 24 [Book Review Of] How To Read a Film by James Monaco Film Comment, 1977


Box 24 [Book Review Of] A Preface To Life by Edwin Justus Mayer [Article] The Nation, 1923


Box 24 [Book Review Of] "Thirty Years Of Theatrical Enterprise" in American Writing Today [Article], 1949


Box 24 The Cher Spectacular [Article] See: Sonny, Cher, and Me [Article]


Box 24 A Comparison Of the Religion In Homer's Iliad and the Religion Presented By Plato Through Socrates in The Apology [Student Essay], 1920


Box 24 For the Love Of Liv [Article]


Box 24 For the Love Of Liv [Article]


Box 24 For the Love Of Liv [Article]


Box 24 For the Love Of Liv [Article] American Film, 1977


Box 24 For the Love Of Liv [Article]


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1981


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch]


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch], 1977-1980


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch]


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch] The New Yorker, 1981


Box 24 Freundschaft [Biographical Article On Ernst Lubitsch] The New Yorker, 1981



Box 25 The Glittering Snake [Article - Television Criticism]


Box 25 The Glittering Snake [Article - Television Criticism]


Box 25 The Glittering Snake [Article - Television Criticism] Film Comment, 1979


Box 25 The Glittering Snake [Article - Television Criticism] Film Comment, 1979


Box 25 Griselda As a Heroine [Student Essay], 1920


Box 25 Hollywood Parties In the 30s and 40s [Article]


Box 25 The Human Nature of Playwriting [Book], 1947-1955


Box 25 The Human Nature of Playwriting [Book], 1948-1955


Box 25 The Human Nature of Playwriting [Book]


Box 25 The Human Nature of Playwriting [Book]



Box 26 Kol1ek Teddy [Autobiography] Edited by Raphaelson [Book]



Box 27 Kollek, Teddy [Autobiography] Edited by Raphaelson [Book]


Box 27 The Last Time I Saw Lubitsch [Biographical Article] See: Freundschaft [Biographical Article about Ernst Lubitsch]


Box 27 Notes on Lumber Jacks


Box 27 On My Word Of Honor As An Adjunct Professor [Article On Teaching], [1977]


Box 27 On My Word Of Honor As An Adjunct Professor [Article On Teaching], [1977]


Box 27 On My Word Of Honor As An Adjunct Professor [Article On Teaching] American Film, 1977


Box 27 On My Word Of Honor As An Adjunct Professor [Article On Teaching] Columbia, 1983


Box 27 On My Word Of Honor As An Adjunct Professor [Article On Teaching] American Film & Columbia


Box 27 [On Ruth Orkin, photographer] [Article], 1974


Box 27 People We Like. (Obituary Article on James M. Cain) Film Comment, 1978


Box 27 Personal To Sonny Bono [Article] See: Sonny, Cher, and Me [Article - Television Criticism]


Box 27 Random Notes [for American Film Magazine] [Article], 1976


Box 27 Smothers Brothers [Article - Television Criticism], 1975


Box 27 Sonny, Cher, and Me [Article - Television Criticism], 1974-1976


Box 27 Sonny, Cher, and Me [Article - Television Criticism], 1974-1980


Box 27 Sonny, Cher, and Me [Article - Television Criticism] American Film, 1977


Box 27 Sonny, Cher, and Me [Article - Television Criticism] American Film, 1977


Box 27 That Lady in Bergman [Article - Film Criticism on Ingmar Bergman & Liv Ullman], 1976


Box 27 That Lady in Bergman [Article - Film Criticism on Ingmar Bergman & Liv Ullman]


Box 27 That Lady in Bergman [Article - Film Criticism on Ingmar Bergman & Liv Ullman] Film Comment, 1976


Box 27 That Lady in Bergman [Article - Film Criticism on Ingmar Bergman & Liv Ullman] Film Comment, 1976


Box 27 That Lady in Bergman [Article - Film Criticism on Ingmar Bergman & Liv Ullman], 1977


Box 27 Youth Grows Young [Essay on Education] Century, 1922


Box 27 Miscellaneous

Series IV: Miscellaneous Papers



Box 28 Financial & business papers, 1932-1975


Box 28 Interviews: Columbia University Oral History Project, 1959


Box 28 Interviews: "Creativity with Bill Moyers" [Television show], 1981


Box 28 Miscellaneous., 1931-1978



Box 29 Writers Guild of America Laurel Award, 1977


Box 29 Lubitsch, Ernst


Box 29 Miscellaneous


Box 29 Universities: Columbia University - Teaching, 1976-1982

[See also: OVERSIZE]


Box 29 Universities: University of Illinois - Student and teacher


Box 29 Universities: University of Illinois - The Siren [Contributions by Raphaelson], 1916- 1917

Series V: Oversize Material


Sunseries V.1: Fiction Manuscripts by Rahaleson



Box 30 The Happiness of Rebecca [Short Story] Hearst's International Magazine, 1918


Box 30 The Jazz Singer [Play], 1925/1926


Box 30 Streamlined Heart [Serial] The Saturday Evening Post, 1939


Box 30 Trouble in Paradise [film], 1980


Subseries V.2: Miscellaneous Material


Box 30 Universities: Columbia University - Teaching, Honorary Degree, 1981

Series VI: Original Inventory



Box 30 & 31 Original handwritten inventory of the collection and the envelopes which contained the manuscripts, with many notes added by Mr & Mrs Raphaelson

Series VII: Arranged Correspondence

1990 Gift



Box 32 A


Box 32 Accent on youth


Box 32 After the ball.


Box 32 American Film [Journal]


Box 32 The Atlantic Monthly


Box 32 B


Box 32 Boolie


Box 32 Bunny Lake is missing


Box 32 C


Box 32 Crawford, Cheryl


Box 32 D


Box 32 Dahlberg, Gilda & Bron


Box 32 E


Box 32 F


Box 32 G


Box 32 Gold, Michael


Box 32 The group theatre, inc.


Box 32 H


Box 32 Hayward, Leland, Inc.


Box 32 Here we are, alone together


Box 32 Hilda Crane/Hilda Benson


Box 32 Hitchcock, Alfred


Box 32 The human nature of playwriting



Box 33 I


Box 33 Israeli correspondence


Box 33 Jason


Box 33 The jazz singer


Box 33 Kane, Robert


Box 33 King with umbrella


Box 33 Knopf, Alfred


Box 33 Kupferberg, Audrey


Box 33 L


Box 33 Last day in Paris


Box 33 Writers Guild of America Laurel award


Box 33 Lawrence, Seymour


Box 33 Lubitsch, Ernst


Box 33 M


Box 33 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures


Box 33 N


Box 33 National Star


Box 33 The New Yorker



Box 34 P


Box 34 The perfect marriage


Box 34 Playboy


Box 34 A prince in disguise


Box 34 R


Box 34 Rough Treatment


Box 34 S


Box 34 Salisbury, Leah


Box 34 Sheba musical


Box 34 Skylark


Box 34 The Smithsonian Institution


Box 34 T


Box 34 That lady in ermine


Box 34 Three screen comedies


Box 34 Trouble in paradise


Box 34 U


Box 34 W


Box 34 White, Minor


Box 34 White man


Box 34 The winner


Box 34 Wood, Audrey


Box 34 The wooden slipper


Box 34 Writers Guild of America


Box 34 Young love


Box 34 Young man

Series VIII: Manuscripts and Documents

Mostly contracts



Box 35 Accent on Youth [Play]


Box 35 Angel [film]


Box 35 Bunny Lake is Missing [Play]


Box 35 The Burning Secret [film]


Box 35 Cinderella Was a Vamp [Short Story]


Box 35 Cow (Photograph)


Box 35 Counterfeit Heaven [film]


Box 35 Domestic Episode [Short Story]


Box 35 Eyes for No Other Woman [Short Story]


Box 35 The Greatest Idea in the World. [Short Story]


Box 35 He Wanted to Marry a Rich Girl. [Short Story] See: Marry for Money [film]


Box 35 Her First Affair. [Short Story] See: After the Ball. [Short Story]


Box 35 Here We Are, Alone Together. [Play]


Box 35 Hilda Crane. [Play]


Box 35 A Hollywood Fable. [Short Story]


Box 35 I'm Mavis, the Irish Girl. [Short Story]


Box 35 It Was a Pleasure. [Short Story] See: Rough Treatment. [Short Story]


Box 35 Jason. [Play]


Box 35 The Jazz Singer. [Play]


Box 35 Kollek, Teddy: Autobiography


Box 35 Last Day in Paris. [Short Story]


Box 35 Letter to the Editor [Short Story]


Box 35 Lizette. [Short Story]


Box 35 Madness of Man. [Two part story]


Box 35 Main Street to Broadway. [film]


Box 35 Marry for Money. [film]


Box 35 Malinda Knew It Was Wrong. [Short story]


Box 35 Malinda Went Through With It. [Short Story]


Box 35 The Middle-Aged Freshman. [Short Story]


Box 35 My Boy. [film]


Box 35 Old Love. [film] See: Accent on Youth [Play]


Box 35 The Perfect Marriage. [Play]


Box 35 Portrait of Jenny. [Play]



Box 36 A Rose Is Not a Rose. [Short Story] See: Letter to the Editor. [Short Story]


Box 36 Rough Treatment [Short Story]


Box 36 Sheba musical. [Play]


Box 36 Skylark. [Play]


Box 36 Stopover in Chicago. [Short Story]


Box 36 Suspicion. [Film]


Box 36 Three Screen Comedies. [Book]


Box 36 What Is Glamour. [Article]


Box 36 White Man. [Play]


Box 36 Who Am I. [Short Story]


Box 36 The Wooden Slipper. [Play]


Box 36 Young Love. [Play]

Series IX: Miscellaneous Papers


Box 36 Writers Guild of America Laurel Award, 1977


Box 36 Universities: Columbia University, 1961-1982


Box 36 Financial and Business. Papers, 1942-1978


Box 36 Xerox copies of the notes on the manilla envelopes which contained the manuscripts

Series X: 1992 Gift


Subseries X.1: Correspondence



Box 37 Correspondence: A - Z


Subseries X.2: Manuscripts, Documents & Related Materials


Box 37 Accent on Youth [Play]


Box 37 All In the Family [TV Show]


Box 37 Angel [Film]


Box 37 Ann Preaskill [Yankee Doodle Dandy] [Autobiographical article]


Box 37 Anniversary [Play]


Box 37 Antonioni


Box 37 Boolie [Play]


Box 37 The Boudoir Diplomat [Film]


Box 37 Brooks Atkinson Story [Autobiographical article]


Box 37 Bunny - "Untitled Play" [Play]


Box 37 Call of the Redwoods [Film]


Box 37 Carole [Short Story]


Box 37 Casanova [Film]


Box 37 Children [Play]


Box 37 Children's Book [Story or Book]


Box 37 Children Save World [Story]


Box 37 Citizen [Film?]


Box 37 Coctail Marriage [Film]



Box 38 Essay on G. J. N. [George Jean Nathan] [Article]


Box 38 Fable [Eleventh Commandment] [End of the World] [Shirley] [Play]


Box 38 For the Love of Liv [Article]


Box 38 Freundschaft [Biographical article on Ernst Lubitsch]


Box 38 From Main St. to B'way [film]


Box 38 The Going Up of David Lev [TV Movie]


Box 38 Grandma [Story]


Box 38 Harlem [Play]


Box 38 Harrity-Raphealson Comedy [Play]


Box 38 Heaven Should Have Waited a Little Longer [Article]


Box 38 Helen Morgan Story [film]


Box 38 Henry VIII [film]


Box 38 Here We Are, Alone Together [Play]


Box 38 Hilda Crane [Play]


Box 38 Hitchcock, Alfred [Notes for story]


Box 38 Hitler [Film]


Box 38 Home, Sweet Home (Play & Short story)


Box 38 Honey [Play]


Box 38 The Human Nature of Playwriting [Book]



Box 39 Israeli-American Screenplay [Film]


Box 39 Israeli Play [Play]



Box 40 Jason [Play]


Box 40 The Jazz Singer (Play, Film, & Short story)


Box 40 The Land of the Free [Play]


Box 40 Lie Story (Play or Film)


Box 40 Love at 80 [Play]


Box 40 Lunt-Fontanne Play [Play]


Box 40 The Man Who Wrestled Hemingway [Story]


Box 40 Mr. Pin Prick (Murder of Oswald Pin Prick) [Story]


Box 40 Moonlight and Roses [Film]


Box 40 Mother How Could You [Play]


Box 40 My Friend Leo [Play]


Box 40 October Noon [Play]


Box 40 On My Word of Honor As an Adjunct Professor [Article]


Box 40 One in a Billion [ Guitar] [Short Story]


Box 40 Passion Over the Counter [Play]


Box 40 Playwriting notes


Box 40 Rough Treatment [Short Story]


Box 40 Sheba Musical [Play]


Box 40 Shop Around the Corner [Film]


Box 40 Six Approaches to Creating a Picture [Article]


Box 40 The Store [Mike Miller] [Play]


Box 40 Suspicion [Film]


Box 40 Texas Story [Last Aristocrat] [Short Story]


Box 40 That Lady in Bergman [Article]


Box 40 Three Maples [ At Three Maples] [Play]


Box 40 Three Screen Comedies [Book]


Box 40 Trouble in Paradise [Film]


Box 40 Vernon [Play]


Box 40 Vinnie [Another Hollywood Fable] [Short Story]



Box 41 White Man [Play]


Box 41 Who Am I? [Short Story]


Box 41 The Whore Next Door [Play]


Box 41 Why Can't They Eat Bread (Story)


Box 41 The Wooden Slipper [Play]


Box 41 Young Love [Play]


Box 41 Young Man [film]


Box 41 Your Mistress Is Your Best Friend After All [Article]


Box 41 Misc. notes & ideas [Fiction]


Box 41 Misc. notes & ideas [Nonfiction]


Subseries X.3: Miscellaneous Papers


Box 41 Audio equipment


Box 41 Clippings


Box 41 Financial and Medical


Box 41 Interviews


Box 41 Interviews: "Creativity With Bill Moyers" [TV Show]


Box 41 Music Score: Leslie Bridgewater, "Old Love"


Box 41 Universities and Teaching


Box 41 Miscellaneous