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Tennessee Williams papers, 1920-1983

Series II: Works, 1945-1982

11 linear feet

The Works series is divided into the subseries: Plays and screenplays; Stories and poetry; Other works and related material; Works based on the writings of Tennessee Williams; Biography; Awards, Honors and Celebrations; and Works about Tennessee Williams. The files contain annotated manuscripts, draft pages, scripts, proofs, notes, flyers, programs, certificates and clippings, dating primarily from the 1960s and 1970s.

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Subseries II.1: Plays and Screenplays, 1937-1982

This subseries contains script pages, scripts, notes, programs, clippings, reviews and essays. It is arranged alphabetically by title. See also production photographs in the Photography series.



Box 7 Folder 1 Aimez-Vous Ionesco, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 58 "All Gaul is Divided" (A teleplay based on "A Lovely Sunday For Creve Coeur"). T.ms. First Draft



Box 7 Folder 2 Baby Doll , [v.p.], 1956-1957, 1972

[See alsoTiger TailandTwenty Seven Wagons Full of Cotton]



Box 58 Folder 2 "Baby Doll" Typed fragments



Box 7 Folder 3 Balcony in Ferrara , [n.p.], [1937-1943?]



Box 58 Folder 3 "A Balcony In Ferrara" T.ms. (photocopy).



Box 78 Folder 15 "A Balcony In Ferrara" T.ms.(88 page copy, with corrections).

Outline in prologue dated March 1944


Box 78 Folder 16 "A Balcony In Ferrara" T.ms.(54 page copy, with corrections).



Box 7 Folder 4 Battle of Angels , New York, Boston, 1940

[On microfilm. Master negative number 92-2107-3 and 92-2107-4. See alsoOrpheus DescendingandThe Fugitive Kind]


Box 7 Folder 5 Battle of Angels , [n.p.], [n.d.] & 1974

[See alsoOrpheus DescendingandThe Fugitive Kind]


Box 7 Folder 6 Blond Mediterraneans , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 7 Folder 7 Boom , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[See alsoThe Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore]



Box 58 Folder 4 "Boom" Screenplay. T.ms.



Box 7 Folder 8 Camino Real , New York, [n.d.] & ca.1953

[Also known asSixteen Blocks on the Camino Real]


Box 7 Folder 9-10 Camino Real , [n.p.], 1952-1977

[Also known asSixteen Blocks on the Camino Real]


Box 7 Folder 11 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , New York, 1954-1955



Box 8 Folder 1-2 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , [n.p.], 1956-1982



Box 78 Folder 17 A Cavalier for Milady, [n.p.], 25 pages (mimeograph)



Box 8 Folder 3-4 Clothes for a Summer Hotel , [n.p.], 1979-1980



Box 58 Folder 5 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" T.ms. First types draft, April 1979


Box 58 Folder 6 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" First typed draft, April 1979



Box 79 Folder 1 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" First typed draft, April 1979


Box 79 Folder 2 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" First typed draft, April 1979


Box 79 Folder 2 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" First typed draft notes, April 1979


Box 79 Folder 3 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" Revised, March 14


Box 79 Folder 4 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" Post-Broadway Version, Fall 1980


Box 79 Folder 5 "Clothes for a Summer Hotel" Post-Broadway Version, Fall 1980



Box 8 Folder 5 Confessional , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[See alsoSmall Craft WarningsandDragon Country]


Box 8 Folder 6 Constructing Mobiles , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 8 Folder 7 Creve Coeur , New York, 1977-1978

[See alsoA Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur]



Box 79 Folder 6 Creve Coeur, Tms. (carbon), October 1977


Box 79 Folder 7 Creve Coeur , Tms. (carbon) revised, April-May 1978


Box 79 Folder 8 Creve Coeur , Tms. corrected, 8 pages



Box 8 Folder 8 Dame Picque , [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030]



Box 79 Folder 9 The Day on which a Man Dies, Tms. (reproduction)


Box 79 Folder 10 The Day on which a Man Dies, Tms., 36 pages



Box 8 Folder 9 Demolition Downtown , 1971


Box 8 Folder 10 Eccentricities of a Nightingale , New York, 1978-1979

[See alsoSummer and Smoke]



Box 79 Folder 11 Eccentricities of a Nightingale , Tms. (reproduction), Summer 1976

[See alsoSummer and Smoke]



Box 9 Folder 1 Everlasting Ticket , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 61 Folder 4 Footlights interview, 12/20/1978. T.ms, 14 pages


Box 61 Folder 5 French verbs: List and examples of usage by T. Williams 1 page



Box 9 Folder 2 The Frosted Glass Coffin , New York, [n.d.]


Box 9 Folder 3 Fugitive Kind , California, 1959

[See alsoBattle of AngelsandOrpheus Descending]


Box 9 Folder 4 Gideon's Point , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030. See alsoIn Masks Outrageous and Austere]


Box 9 Folder 5-6 The Glass Menagerie , [v.p.], 1945-1947


Box 9 Folder 7 The Glass Menagerie , [n.p.], 1945-1982


Box 9 Folder 8 [ The Gnadiges Fraulein ] , [n.p.], ca. 1966

[See also Slapstick Tragedy ]


Box 9 Folder 9 The Gnadiges Fraulein , [n.p.], 1970

[See alsoSlapstick Tragedy]


Box 9 Folder 10 A House Not Meant To Stand , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030]


Box 9 Folder 11 A House Not Meant to Stand , [n.p.], April, 1981

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030]



Box 10 Folder 1-4 A House Not Meant To Stand, [n.p.], 1981-1982

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030]



Box 80 Folder 1 A House Not Meant To Stand, Tms. (copy), March 30, 1981

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030]



Box 10 Folder 5 A House Not Made To Stand , [n.p.], 1981-1982



Box 78 Folder 14 A House Not Made To Stand Fragment of revised pages 51A, 16, 17



Box 10 Folder 6 I Never Get Dressed till After Dark on Sundays , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 10 Folder 7 In Masks Outrageous and Austere , [n.p.], 1979-1980

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030See alsoGideon's PointandTent Worms]


Box 10 Folder 8 In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel , [n.p.], 1969-1970


Box 10 Folder 9 In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel , [n.p.], 1972


Box 10 Folder 10 Intruder , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 80 Folder 2 It Happened the Day the Sun Rose , [n.d.]

Title on folder: A Day on Which the Sun Rose


Box 80 Folder 3 It Happened the Day the Sun Rose , [n.d.]



Box 10 Folder 11 Kind of Love, [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2030Also known asA Small Object for a CobraandMinerva's Head]


Box 10 Folder 12 Kingdom of Earth , New York, June 1967

[See also short story andSeven Descents of Myrtle]



Box 11 Folder 1 Kingdom of Earth , [n.p.], 1967-1973

[See also short story andSeven Descents of Myrtle]


Box 11 Folder 2 Kirche, Kutchen, und Kinder , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 11 Folder 3-4 Lady's Choice , [n.p.], 1982

[Screen adaptation of Williams short stories written with Peter Hoffman]


Box 11 Folder 5 Lady's Choice, [n.p.], September 22, 1982

[Screen adaptation of Williams short stories written with Peter Hoffman]


Box 11 Folder 6 Lady's Choice, [n.p.], October 4, 1982

[Screen adaptation of Williams short stories written with Peter Hoffman]


Box 11 Folder 7 Lady's Choice, [n.p.], November 22, 1982

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031Screen adaptation of Williams short stories written with Peter Hoffman]


Box 11 Folder 8 Last of my Solid Gold Watches, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 80 Folder 4 The Latter Days of Celebrated Soubrette, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 11 Folder 9 Life Boat Drill, New York, [n.d.]



Box 58 Folder 7 "Life Boat Drill" T.ms., 8/15/1979



Box 80 Folder 5 "Life Boat Drill" T.ms., [n.d.]


Box 80 Folder 6 "Life Boat Drill" T.ms., [n.d.]



Box 59 Folder 3 "The Loss of a Tear-Drop Diamond", May 1980



Box 12 Folder 1 Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, [n.p.], 1979-1982

[See alsoCreve Coeur]



Box 80 Folder 7 Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, Correspondence, documents, and revisions, 1979

[See alsoCreve Coeur]


Box 80 Folder 10 Mama's Old Stucco House, Heavly edited typescript, 17 pages, [n.d.]


Box 80 Folder 8 Man Bring This Up Road, Heavly edited typescript, 21 pages, [n.d.]


Box 80 Folder 9 Man Bring This Up Road, Heavly edited typescript, 4 pages, [n.d.]



Box 12 Folder 2-3 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[See alsoBoom]


Box 12 Folder 4-6 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, [n.p.], [1963]

[See alsoBoom]


Box 12 Folder 7 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, [n.p.], 1962-1963

[See alsoBoom]


Box 12 Folder 8 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, New York, August - September 1963

[See alsoBoom]



Box 13 Folder 1-3 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, [n.p.], 1962-1981

[See alsoBoom]



Box 80 Folder 11 Moise and the World of Reason: A Short Story , April 1974



Box 13 Folder 4 Moony's Kid Don't Cry , [n.p.], 1958



Box 80 Folder 12 The Mutilated , [n.d.]



Box 13 Folder 5 Night of the Iguana , [n.p.], 1961-1981


Box 13 Folder 6 Night of the Iguana , [New York], 1961-1964


Box 13 Folder 7-8 Night of the Iguana , [n.p.], 1976



Box 14 Folder 1 Night of the Iguana , [v.p.], 1961-1981


Box 14 Folder 2 Notebook of Trigorin , [n.p.], 1981

[Free adaptation of Anton Chekhov'sThe Sea Gull]


Box 14 Folder 3 Now and at the Hour of Our Death , [n.p.], [1969]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 14 Folder 4 One-Arm , [n.p.], December 1967


Box 14 Folder 5 One-Arm , [n.p.], 1969, 1979



Box 80 Folder 13 One-Arm , Tms. (copy) 77 pages., [n.d.]


Box 80 Folder 14 One-Arm , Tms. (copy) 163 pages., 1969, 1979



Box 14 Folder 6 Orpheus Descending; or The Memory of an Orchard, [n.p.], Sept. 1953

[On microfilm. Master negative number 93-2000-1See alsoBattle of AngelsandThe Fugitive Kind]


Box 14 Folder 7 Orpheus Descending, [v.p.], 1957-1989

[See alsoBattle of AngelsandThe Fugitive Kind]


Box 14 Folder 8 Orpheus Descending , [n.p.], 1957-1982

[See alsoBattle of AngelsandThe Fugitive Kind]



Box 15 Folder 1 Out Cry , [n.p.], 1971-1982

[See alsoTwo Character Play]



Box 58 Folder 9 "Out Cry" T.ms., Revised, March1973


Box 58 Folder 8 "Out Cry" T.ms.



Box 61 Folder 7 Statement on "Out Cry". Tms.



Box 15 Folder 2 Period of Adjustment , [n.p.], 1960-1962


Box 15 Folder 3 Players and the Play , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 15 Folder 4 Plenty of Zip , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 59 Folder 1 Poems by Tennessee Williams



Box 15 Folder 5 Portrait of a Madonna , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[Part of evening of plays entitledTriple Play]


Box 15 Folder 6 Purification , [n.p.], 1965-1975


Box 15 Folder 7 Quiet Voices , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 15 Folder 8 Rectangle with Hooks or Mint and Hall, [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]



Box 59 Folder 4 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms., First Draft, August 1973


Box 59 Folder 8 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms., First Draft, August 1973


Box 59 Folder 5 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms., May 1976



Box 60 Folder 1 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms., First typed version, August 1973.



Box 59 Folder 7 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms. (thermofax) fragments



Box 60 Folder 2 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms., August 28, 1981



Box 15 Folder 9 Red Devil Battery Sign: A Work for the Presidential Theater , London, Sept. 1976


Box 15 Folder 10 Red Devil Battery Sign , [n.p.], 1975-1981



Box 59 Folder 6 "Red Devil Battery Sign" T.ms., Revised, January 1974



Box 81 Folder 1 "Red Devil Battery Sign" Tms. (copy), with corrections, September 1975


Box 81 Folder 2 "Red Devil Battery Sign" Tms. (copy), July 1979


Box 81 Folder 3 "Red Devil Battery Sign" Tms., 134 pages (lightly penciled number "9" in upper, right-hand corner.), Summer 1975


Box 81 Folder 1 "Red Devil Battery Sign" Tms. (copy), with corrections, September 1976



Box 15 Folder 11 Remarkable Rooming House of Mme. Le Monde , [n.p.], 1984


Box 15 Folder 12 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone , [v.p.], 1960


Box 15 Folder 13 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone , [n.p.], 1960


Box 15 Folder 14 The Rose Tattoo , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 16 Folder 1 The Rose Tattoo, [n.p.], 1951


Box 16 Folder 2 The Rose Tattoo, [v.p.], 1951-1995


Box 16 Folder 3 The Rose Tattoo, [n.p.], 1951-1977



Box 81 Folder 5 Secret Places of the Heart, 97 pages print out, [n.d.]



Box 16 Folder 4 A Sentimental Conclusion, [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 16 Folder 5 The Seven Descents of Myrtle , [n.p.], 1968-1972

[See alsoKingdom of Earth]


Box 16 Folder 6 Skylight or Broken Glass in the Morning, [n. p.], [n.d.]


Box 16 Folder 7 Short Short , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 16 Folder 8 Small Craft Warnings , [n.p.], 1971-1972


Box 16 Folder 9-10 Something Cloudy, Something Clear , [n.p.], 1980-1981



Box 60 Folder 4 "Some Problems for the Moose Lodge", May 1980


Box 60 Folder 3 "Some Problems for the Moose Lodge"



Box 16 Folder 11 Stairs to the Roof , [n.p.], February 26, 1947


Box 16 Folder 12 Steps Must Be Gentle [play] , [n.p.], 1980


Box 16 Folder 13 Stopped Rocking , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 17 Folder 1 Stopped Rocking , Santa MonicaCalifornia, [n.d.]


Box 17 Folder 2-3 Stopped Rocking , [n.p.], 1979-1981



Box 81 Folder 6 Stopped Rocking, Tms., 9 pages, January 1979


Box 81 Folder 7 Stopped Rocking , Tms. (copy) First Draft, 122 pages, March 19, 1979


Box 81 Folder 8 Stopped Rocking , Tms. (copy), 81 pages, 1979



Box 82 Folder 1 Stopped Rocking, Tms. (copy), 96 pages, 1979


Box 82 Folder 2 Stopped Rocking, Tms. (copy), 81 pages, 1979



Box 17 Folder 4 A Streetcar Named Desire , New York, [1947]


Box 17 Folder 5 A Streetcar Named Desire , [v.p.], 1947 & [n.d.]


Box 17 Folder 6 A Streetcar Named Desire , [n.p.], 1972-1982


Box 17 Folder 7 Suddenly Last Summer , [n.p.], ca. 1958


Box 17 Folder 8 Suddenly Last Summer , [n.p.], 1958-1970s


Box 17 Folder 9 Summer and Smoke , Rome and New York, March 1947, 1948



Box 18 Folder 1 Summer and Smoke , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 18 Folder 2 Summer and Smoke , New York, 6 Oct. 1948


Box 18 Folder 3 Summer and Smoke, [n.p.], 1949-1982



Box 69 Folder 2 Poster for Swedish production of Suddenly Last Summer (double bill with Major Barbara) 14x18 in.



Box 18 Folder 4 Sweet Bird of Youth , New York, 1956-1959


Box 18 Folder 5 Sweet Bird of Youth , [n.p.], 1958


Box 18 Folder 6 Sweet Bird of Youth , New York, 1959, 1970s


Box 18 Folder 7 Sweet Bird of Youth , [n.p.], 1956-1979


Box 18 Folder 8 Tent Worms , [n.p.], 1979

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031See alsoGideon's PointandIn Masks Outrageous and Austere]



Box 19 Folder 1 This is (an entertainment) , Key West, Jan. 1974

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 19 Folder 2 This Is , [n.p.], 1975-1978

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]



Box 60 Folder 5 "This Is (An Entertainment)" T.ms.



Box 82 Folder 3 "This Is (An Entertainment)" T.ms. Heavily Annotated and noted "Jim Burke #5"


Box 82 Folder 4 "This is the Peaceable Kingdom" T.ms. 32 pages, Spring and Summer 1978



Box 19 Folder 3 This Property is Condemned , [n.p.], [n.d.] & 1981



Box 82 Folder 5 "Three Works for the Lyric Theatre" Tms. (copy), 80 pages. (Holograph "5" on title page)



Box 19 Folder 4 Tiger Tail , New York, [n.d.] & May 1977

[See alsoBaby DollandTwenty Seven Wagons Full of Cotton]


Box 19 Folder 5 Tiger Tail , New YorkAtlanta, March 1978, September 1979

[See alsoBaby DollandTwenty Seven Wagons Full of Cotton]


Box 19 Folder 6 Tiger Tail , [n.p.], 1977-1979

[See alsoBaby DollandTwenty Seven Wagons Full of Cotton]



Box 60 Folder 6 "Tiger Tale" T.ms., September 1977 (Atlanta Stage Manager's Copy), September 1977



Box 82 Folder 6 "Tiger Tale" Tms. (copy) 87 pages, May 1977


Box 82 Folder 7 "Tiger Tale" Tms. (copy), July 1970


Box 82 Folder 8 "Tiger Tale" Tms. (copy) 84 pages, September 1979. Final revision., September 1979



Box 19 Folder 7 Twenty Seven Wagons Full of Cotton , [n.p.], 1972

[See alsoBaby DollandTiger Tail]


Box 19 Folder 8 Two Character Play , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[See alsoOut Cry]


Box 19 Folder 9 Two Character Play , [n.p.], 1966

[See alsoOut Cry]



Box 20 Folder 1-3 Two Character Play , New York, 1966

[See alsoOut Cry]


Box 20 Folder 4 Two Character Play , [n.p.], 1967

[See alsoOut Cry]


Box 20 Folder 5 Two Character Play , [n.p.], 1967

[See alsoOut Cry]


Box 20 Folder 6 Two Character Play , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[See alsoOut Cry]


Box 20 Folder 7 Two Character Play , [n.p.], 1970

[See alsoOut Cry]


Box 20 Folder 8 Two Character Play , [n.p.], 1960s-1982


Box 20 Folder 9 Two Character Play , [n.p.], [n.d]



Box 60 Folder 7 'Two Plays" T.ms., September 1, 1971



Box 20 Folder 10 Vieux Carre , New York, May 1977



Box 21 Folder 1 Vieux Carre , [n.p.], 1973-1982



Box 60 Folder 8 "Vieux Carré" T.ms. Revised, January 1978


Box 60 Folder 9 "Vieux Carré" T.ms. British Version Notes.



Box 83 Folder 1 "Vieux Carré". T.ms. (copy) Nottingham Playhouse


Box 83 Folder 2 "Vieux Carré". T.ms. (copy) Nottingham Playhouse #4


Box 83 Folder 3 "Vieux Carré". T.ms. (copy)


Box 83 Folder 4 "Vieux Carré". T.ms. (printed with covers).



Box 21 Folder 2 Virgo , [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]



Box 83 Folder 5 Will Mr. Merriwether Return From Memphis? . Tms. (copy)


Box 83 Folder 6 Will Mr. Merriwether Return From Memphis?. Tms. (copy), September 1969. Revised., September 1969



Box 21 Folder 3 Will Mr. Merriwether Return From Memphis? , [n.p.], 1969-1980


Box 21 Folder 4 You Touched Me , [n.p.], Nov. 1942


Box 21 Folder 5 You Touched Me , [n.p.], 1945


Box 21 Folder 6-8 Combined Plays:, [n.p.], 1958-1982


Box 21 Folder 9 Dragon Country or Two Plays, [n.p.], n.d.

[See alsoConfessionalandSmall Craft Warnings]



Box 22 Folder 1-2 Dragon Country or Two Plays, [n.p.], [n.d.]

[See alsoConfessionalandSmall Craft Warnings]


Box 22 Folder 3 Slapstick Tragedy , [n.p.], 1965

[See alsoThe Gnadiges Fraulein]


Box 22 Folder 4 Three Works for the Lyric Theatre: Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws; The Youthfully Departed; A Cavalier for Milady , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 22 Folder 5 Three Works for the Lyric Theater , [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 22 Folder 6-9 Workbooks and draft pages, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 23 Folder 1 Unidentified draft pages, [n.d.], [n.p.]


Box 23 Folder 2 Untitled script, [n.p.], [n.d.]

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 23 Folder 3 Draft pages from unidentified plays, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Subseries II.2: Stories & Poetry

This subseries begins with an alphabetical listing of prose works, followed by poetry, articles, sketches and interviews. There are annotated pages, manuscripts, proofs, publications, book jackets, a videocassette, sketches, sketchpads and clippings.



Box 63 Folder 12 "An Old Ryyme" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 3 "Blossom's Treat" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 14 Bookjackets, publicity, clippings, [n.p.], 1967-1978



Box 51 Folder 3 "The Christus of Guadalajara" in Botteghe Oscure, n.p., [1958]



Box 23 Folder 4 Close Two Shot the Kill, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 63 Folder 4 "Compass" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 5 "Definitions" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 23 Folder 5 Desire and the Black Masseur , [n.p.], April 1946


Box 23 Folder 6 Donsinger Women, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 23 Folder 7 Donsinger Women and Their Handyman Jack , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 63 Folder 6 "Elegy (For A.E.Housman)" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 7 "First 10 lines of Canterbury Pilgrims" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 23 Folder 8 Grand, [n.p.], 1953



Box 51 Folder 1 "Grand" , New York, 1966



Box 63 Folder 7 "Grind me up / Destroy me, my friends!" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 23 Folder 9 Happy August Tenth , [n.p.], 1971



Box 24 Folder 1 Hard Candy , Key West, FL, March 1953



Box 63 Folder 8 "Here wisdom absolute doth hold its sway" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 2 Idea of Order in Dry Bone, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 24 Folder 3 It Happened A Day the Sun Rose, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 24 Folder 4 Kingdom of Earth, New York, 1948



Box 63 Folder 8 "Lament" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 9 "Machinal" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 5 Man in the Overstuffed Chair, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 51 Folder 2 "The Mattress By the Tomato Patch", October 1954



Box 63 Folder 11 "The Mind Does Not Forget" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 10 "The Mind Does Not Forget" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 6 Night Was Full of Hours, New Orleans, revised Key West, 1973 & 1978



Box 63 Folder 12 "The Mind Does Not Forget" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 7 Old Sweetheart of the Keys, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 63 Folder 13 "Ozark" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 14 "Ozark Cabin" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 8 Pieces of My Youth , [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 63 Folder 6 "Pieria" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 59 Folder 2 Poems by Tennessee Williams (With a cover letter from Frederick R Martin to Bill Barnes, May 20, 1976)



Box 24 Folder 15 Poems , [v.p.], 1939-1949


Box 24 Folder 16 Poems, [n.p.], [n.d.] &1982

[See also Audiotapes]


Box 24 Folder 9 Portrait of a Girl in Glass, Santa Monica, CA, ca. [June 1943]


Box 24 Folder 10 Recluse and His Guest, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 24 Folder 11 The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 51 Folder 2 "The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin", 1950



Box 24 Folder 12 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, n.p., n.d.



Box 61 Folder 1 Statement to be presented to Knopf Publishers re. the Dotson Rader book. T.ms, 3 pages



Box 63 Folder 15 "The Stone of Sisyphus" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 16 "The Stone of Sisyphus" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 17 "Testament: A Collection of Verse, Sonnets" (Poem), [n.d.]


Box 63 Folder 18 "Two Sonnets" (Poem), [n.d.]



Box 24 Folder 13 Unidentified pages, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 24 Folder 17 Voices, A Journal of Poetry, [n.p.], 1952



Box 61 Folder 2 "Wolf's Hour" (poem), 1974. T.ms.,1 page



Box 63 Folder 19 "The Workers Are Sleeping/The Mind At Morning" (Poem), [n.d.]


Subseries II.3: Other Works & Related Material



Box 25 Folder 1 Essays, [v.p.], 1979, 1982

[On microfilm. Master negative number 2000-2031]


Box 25 Folder 2 Articles, essays and reviews , [n.p.], 1950-1970s



Box 61 Folder 29 "On Receiving Various Honors…" Tms., 5 pages



Box 52 Folder 1 "W. H. Auden: A Few Reminiscences" in The Harvard Advocate Vol CVIII, Nos. 2-3; "What's Next on the Agenda, Mr. Williams?" in Mediterranean Review Vol. 1, N. 2 (Winter 1971): 15-19., v.p., 1971



Box 25 Folder 3 Art, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 25 Folder 4-5 Appearances, ads, and interviews, [n.p.], 1960s-1970s

[See also audiotapes]



Box 61 Folder 6 "When You Betray me, If You Betray Me" Statement on the production of his play [This Is (An Entertainment)]. 3 pages.


Subseries II.4: Works Based on the Writings of Tennessee Williams



Box 25 Folder 6 Film Treatment, Theater productions, [n.p.], 1980-1982


Box 25 Folder 7 Grand, [n.p.], May 1979


Box 25 Folder 8 Migrants, [n.p.], 1972


Box 25 Folder 9 This Property Is Condemned, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Subseries II.5: Journals, Memoirs, and Biography


Journals:



Box 29 Folder 1 Journal, [n.p.], 1941-1942



Box 63 Folder 1 Journal, 1944-1945

Williams opens his entries in this notebook with the following entry: "I lost my last journal on Fire Island in May and I haven't kept one since."

Includes his observations on the first production of "The Glass Menagerie".


Box 63 Folder 2 Journal, 1946-1947

Williams was working on "A Chart of Anatomy", that would become "Summer and Smoke", and "Poker Night", that would become "A Streetcar Named Desire", during the fall and winter of 1946.

On December 24, 1946 he writes" "I worked on 'Poker Night' and find it surprisingly close to completion. All in all I think it's better than 'Chart'. Simpler and straighter & therefore more forceful."


Memoirs:

This is an extensive file containing various drafts of hisMemoirs



Box 54 Folder 8 Introduction. T.ms., 2 pages


Box 54 Folder 9 "Some Prefatory remarks by the Playwright". T.ms., 8 pages


Box 54 Folder 10 Introduction. A.ms, 3 pages


Box 54 Folder 11 Autobiography. T.ms., 43 pages


Box 54 Folder 12 Miscellaneous entries


Box 54 Folder 13 Material for, 1973


Box 54 Folder 14 Re. his heart attack


Box 54 Folder 15-16 Memoirs. T.ms.



Box 55 Folder 1-8 Memoirs



Box 56 Folder 1-2 Memoirs



Box 26 Folder 1 Biographical works, [n.p.], 1972



Box 52 Folder 2 Biographical works, London, 1978, 1981


Subseries II.6: Awards & Honors



Box 26 Folder 2-5 Certificates, plaques, trophies and celebrations, [n.p.], 1950s-1980



Box 69 Folder 5 Certificate signed the President of Endorsements Inc. giving the Big Name Award to Williams as the most wanted name for testimonial advertising, 1957. 25x31 cm.


Box 69 Folder 5 Certificate signed by the May or of Monroe County, Florida making Williams an honorary Conch and citizen of the Florida Keys, undated. 28x41 cm.


Box 69 Folder 5 Certificate making Williams an honorary citizen of New Orleans, signed by the May or and councilman, August 6, 1970. 27x38 cm.


Box 69 Folder 5 Friends who contributed to the Tennessee Williams Plaque in the Auditorium of the Monroe County Public Library, 1975. 320x257 mm.


Box 69 Folder 5 Key West Proclamation declaring January 24, 1980 "Tennessee Williams Day", January 16, 1980., January 24, 1980


Box 69 Folder 5 The City of New York May or's award of honor for artists and culture, signed by Ed Koch, February10, 1982. 23x41 cm.



Box 27 Folder 1 Awards and honors, [n.p.], 1982


Box 27 Folder 2-3 70th Birthday Celebration at the Goodman Theater, [n.p.], 1981-1982


Box 27 Folder 4-5 Clippings re Williams, [n.p.], 1948-1983, undated



Box 70 Folder 3 New York Drama Critics Circle Award, 1961-1962 signed, 50x37 cm., 1961-1962



Box 71 Folder 3 Proclamation, dated March 25, 1981 signed by May or Jane M. Byrne making March26, 1981 "Tennessee Williams Day" in Chicago in honor of his 70th birthday., March 25, 1981, March26, 1981



Box 67 Folder 5 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Print copy of New York Drama Critics Circle Award, 1955.


Box 67 Folder 5 The Glass Menagerie. Billboard Second Annual Donaldson Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theatre, 1944-45, signed.


Subseries II.7: Works About Tennessee Williams



Box 27 Folder 6 By other authors, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 27 Folder 7 Henry R. Beasley Interpretative Study of the Religious Element in the Work of Tennessee Williams [dissertation], [n.p.], August 1973



Box 28 Folder 1 Henry R. Beasley Interpretative Study of the Religious Element in the Work of Tennessee Williams [dissertation], [n.p.], 1973


Box 28 Folder 2 Tennessee Williams in Tangiers , [n.p.], 1973


Box 28 Folder 3 Leverich, Lyle Articles, [n.p.], 1978-1979


Box 28 Folder 4 Tennessee and Me, [n.p.], [n.d.]


Box 28 Folder 5-6 Public and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, [n.p.], [n.d.]



Box 51 Folder 4-6 Articles about Tennessee Williams, 1953-1981



Box 28 Folder 7 Articles and poems about Tennessee Williams by unidentified, [n.p.], [n.d.]