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Tennessee Williams papers, 1920-1983

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Series VIII: Printed Material and Photocopies of Playscripts


Miscellaneous Printed Items (Posters, Pressbooks, Ads, Broadsides, etc.)


Posters:



Mapcase 13-4G-13.1 The Glass Menagerie . Poster of Polish production at Nowa Huta near Cracow, 1971. 50x69 cm


Mapcase 13-4G-13.1 The Glass Menagerie . Poster of production starring Jessica Tandy and directed by John Dexter. 20x24 cm Gift of Gotham Book Market, 1988


Mapcase 13-4G-13.1 The Glass Menagerie . Poster from Montreal production at Theatre Port Royal, adapted by Rene Dionne, 1982. 60x46 cm


Mapcase 13-4G-13.1 The Glass Menagerie . Poster, Tratr Powszechny w Lodz, undated. 82x58 cm.



Mapcase 13-4G-l3.l Poster for the Spoleto, Italy production on July 2, 1959 at the Festival of Two Worlds with William Inge's The Tiny Closet Poster for the Royal National Theater Production directed by Richard Eyre, 1992 75x51 cm., July 2, 1959, 1992



Box 70 Folder 4 "Bank of Poker Hands," printed poster, 39 by 51 cm.



Box 71 Folder l In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel promotional poster for Eastside Playhouse production directed by Herbert Machiz, 1970 32 by 52 cm., 1970


Box 71 Folder 1 Poster for Danish production of The Rose Tattoo at the Frederiksberg Theater in Copenhagen, 1951 37x53 cm., 1951


Box 71 Folder 1 The Rose Tattoo promotional poster, colored poster, 33 by 54 cm. On reverse handwriting says: "large white mat flack." Removed from 59 by 84 cm. black wood frame with matting.


Box 71 Folder 1 Poster for Glass Menagerie, directed by John Dexter, starring Jessica Tandy at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Removed from 48 by 64 cm. green wood frame with purple matting and a thin brown border. Sticker on back: The Hidden Frame Shop /8 Havana St. Tel. 294-3891 / Key West, Florida.)


70th Birthday Celebration:



Box 78 Folder 7 Folder for Williams's 70 Birthday celebration, including printed materials and reproductions of letters from figures like Dick Cavett and Elia Kazan.


Pressbooks:



Box 70 Folder l Baby Doll, Warner Bros., Pressbook 24 p.


Box 70 Folder 1 A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, MGM. Pressbook 20 p.


Box 70 Folder 1 The Fugitive Kind, United Artists. Pressbook


Box 70 Folder 2 The Night of the Iguana, MGM. Pressbook 16 p.


Box 70 Folder 2 Period of Adjustment, MGM. Pressbook 16 p.


Box 70 Folder 2 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, Warner Bros., 1961. Pressbook 16 p.


Box 70 Folder 2 Suddenly Last Summer, Columbia. Pressbook 8 p.


Box 70 Folder 2 Summer and Smoke, Paramount. Pressbook 12 p.


Box 70 Folder 2 Sweet Bird of Youth, MGM. Pressbook 16 p.



Mapcase 13-4G-13.1 The Glass Menagerie . Advertisement from Variety, February 3, 1977 of Granada Television production starring Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner. 38x58 cm., February 3, 1977



Box 67 Folder 4 Printed broadside of poem "Efebo", published by the Parchment Gallery, 1982 (2 copies), 1982



Box 61 Folder 23 Playbills, programs, etc


Box 61 Folder 24 Cannes Film Festival Rules



Box 83 Folder 7 Direct Theatre. The Lady of Larkspur Lotion. Broadside, with accompanying letter, program, and biography of Edmund Bradley


Box 83 Folder 8 Philharmonic Hall. The Night of the Iguana. Program, June 30, 1964


Box 83 Folder 9 Florida Keys Community College. Will Mr. Merriwether Return From Memphis?. Program, January 25-27, 1980


Box 83 Folder 10 Vancouver Playhouse. The Red devil Battery Sigh. Program Magazine, October 1980


Box 83 Folder 11 American Conservatory Theatre. This Is (An Entertainment). Program, 1976



Box 61 Folder 25 Memorial Service for Robert M. MacGregor, 12/16/1974


Box 61 Folder 26 Invitations


Box 61 Folder 27- 28 Miscellaneous, article, reviews, etc., (2 folders)


Box 61 Folder 10 Hughes, Catherine on Tennessee Williams from American Playwrights, 1945- 1975.



Box 69 Folder 7 The New York Review of Books, Volume XV, No.8., November 5, 1970


Box 69 Folder 7 Lagniappe Jan 21-27, 1978


Box 69 Folder 7 Gambit Volume 3 number 44., November 6-12, 1982



Box 71 Folder 2 8 page newspaper insert ad for Esquire Magazine, 1967. 16x24 in. [p. 5], Tennessee Williams endorsement


Box 71 Folder 3 Broadside ad for I Am A Camera by Joan Van Druten. New Theatre, London.


Box 71 Folder 4 CPLY (William Copley) Calendar for 1979. Inscribed "To Tennessee with admiration Bill". January -March torn out.


Box 71 Folder 5 Poem "The Tall Poets" a Bicentennial Meditation-July 4, 1976 inscribed to Tom from Bill, Palaemon Broadside Number 10., 1976


Subseries VIII.2: Books



Box 65 27 Wagons Full of Cotton. New York: New Directions

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 64 The Glass Menagerie. New York: New Directions, 1949

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 57 It Happened the Day the Sun Rose (With t.l.s. from Sylvester & Orphanos to Mitch Douglas)



Box 56 Memoirs



Box 65 Memoirs. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1975

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 64 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore. New York: New Directions, 1964

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt


Box 64 The Night of the Iguna. New York: New Directions, 1962

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt


Box 64 One Arm and other Stories. New York: New Directions

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 56 The Red Devil Battery Sign


Box 56 A Streetcar Named Desire I (signed by Tennessee Williams; Elia Kazan; Jesica Tandy; Karl Malden; Kim Hunter)



Box 65 A Streetcar Named Desire. New York: New Directions

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 57 Steps Must Be Gentle (A Dramatic Reading for Two performers)


Box 57 A Streetcar Named Desire ( With a Foreword by Jessica Tandy and an Introduction by the Author. Illustrated by Al Hirshfeld) New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1982



Box 65 Sweet Bird of Youth. New York: New Directions, 1959

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 56 Tennessee Williams' Letters to Donald Windham, 1940-1965 2 copies.



Box 65 Tennessee Williams' Letters to Donald Windham, 1940-1965

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 64 Vieux Carré. New York: New Directions, 1979

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 57 The World of Tennessee Williams. Edited by Richard F. Leavitt, with and Introduction by Tennessee Williams. New York: G. Putnam's Sons, 1978



Box 64 Roger Boxill: Modern Dramatists: Tennessee Williams. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt


Box 64 Mike Steen: A Look at Tennessee Williams. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1969

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt



Box 65 Stephen S. Stanton, ed.: Tennessee Williams: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1977, 1969

From the Estate of Jay Leo Colt


Subseries VIII.3: Photocopies of Playscripts



Box 63 Folder 20-28 Three Works for the Lyric Theatre: "Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws" and "A Cavalier for Milady", [n.p.], [n.d.], 9 photocopies of the two plays.