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Eli Cantor papers, 1935-1985

Series I: Manuscripts

The collection contains typescript manuscripts with handwritten corrections of Cantor's novels, "Enemy in the Mirror" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1977) and "Love Letters" (N.Y.: Crown Books, 1980); printed works composed by Gallery 33 of the Composing Room, which Cantor headed from 196l to 1971; and articles by Cantor from various magazines, including "Esquire" and "Coronet". Also included are typescript manuscripts of "The Rite" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1979) and "The Nest" (N.Y.: Zebra Books, 1980), novels written by Cantor under the pseudonym Gregory A. Douglas.

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Box 1 "Black Market"(1942)


Box 1 Typescript (carbon)


Box 1 Related Material


Box 1 "Blue Bird of Happiness"--Typescript (photocopy)


The Brass Ring


1st Version (1980)


Box 1 Typescript with notes


Box 1 Related Correspondence



Box 2 2nd Version (1981-1982)--Typescript with notes


3rd Version (1982)


Box 2 Typescript



Box 3 Additional titlepage, etc.


4th Version (1982-1983)


Box 3 Typescript


Box 3 Outage


Box 3 Related Items



Box 4 5th Version (1983).


Box 4 Typescript


Box 4 Typescript with notes


Box 4 Flap-copy


Box 4 Miscellaneous notes



Box 5 6th Version (1985).Typescript


Box 5 7th Version (1985).Typescript



Box 6 Candy Store


Box 6 Version I (1945). Typescript


Box 6 Version II (1945) Typescript


Box 6 3rd version Typescript, 1948


Box 6 Working Draft


Box 6 Synopsis


Box 6 The Case of the Warrens (1943).--Typescript


Box 6 Cookbook Project


Box 6 "The Curving Road"(1945) Typescript



Box 7 Enemy in the Mirror


1st version (1971-1972)


Box 7 Typescript


Box 7 Typescript (photocopy)



Box 8 Notes


Box 8 Related Correspondence


Box 8 Articles and Clippings


2nd version (1972)


Box 8 Typescript



Box 9 Outage


Box 9 3rd version (1973)--typescript (carbon)


4th version (1974-1975)


Box 9 Typescript (folders 1-3)



Box 10 Typescript (folders 4-9)


Box 10 Typescript (photocopy)


Box 10 Notes and Clippings


Box 10 Notes and Revisions


Edited 4th version (1976)


Box 10 Typescript with corrections (folders 1-5)



Box 11 Typescript with corrections (folders 6-13)


5th version (1976)


Box 11 Typescript


Box 11 Photocopies



Box 12 Photocopies


6th version (1977)


Box 12 Typescript (l4 folders)


Production manuscript, (1977)


Box 12 Typescript



Box 13 Typescript (continued)


"Insurance" copy (1977)


Box 13 Typescript (l)-(l6)


Box 13 Notes and clippings



Box 14 The Golden Goblet


Box 14 1st version (1961).--Typescript


Box 14 New version (1962).--Typescript mimeo


Box 14 1st musical version (1972-1973).Typescript


2nd musical version (1978).


Box 14 Typescript


Box 14 Related correspondence


Box 14 3rd musical version (1978).-Typescript



Box 15 Love Letters


Author's Original (1978)


Box 15 Typescript


Box 15 Notes and Clippings


Box 15 2nd version (1978). Typescript.(photocopy)


Box 15 3rd version (1978).Typescript (l)-(6)



Box 16 4th version (1978).Typescript (l)-(7)


Box 16 5th version (1978).Typescript (l)-(8)



Box 17 Production manuscript. (1978).


Box 17 Typescript


Box 17 Uncorrected proof (1979)


Box 17 Film Contract


Box 17 Screenplay. 1st draft (1978).


Box 17 "The Methodology of Bergson and Spengler." (M.A. Philosophy thesis, N.Y.U.)



Box 18 The Nest


1st version (1979-1980)


Box 18 Typescript (l2 folders)


Box 18 Notes and revisions


Box 18 Research material


2nd version (1980)


Box 18 Typescript



Box 19 t.ms.(photocopy) (l)-(7)


Box 19 Photocopies


Box 19 Page Proofs, (l)-(5)



Box 20 The Rite


Draft (1973).


Box 20 Clippings and Notes


Box 20 Draft of first approach


Box 20 First approach (July 1973)


Box 20 typescript


Box 20 Notes


Box 20 Outage


Author's Original (1974)


Box 20 Typescript



Box 21 Typescript, continued


Box 21 Typescript


Box 21 Typescript (carbon)


Box 21 Notes, clippings & correspondence


3rd version (1975).


Box 21 Typescript



Box 22 Typescript, continued


Box 22 Outage


4th version (1975)


Box 22 Typescript


Box 22 Outage


Box 22 Revision of 4th version


Box 22 4th-5th revisions--Notes and clippings



Box 23 5th version (1977)


Box 23 Typescript


Box 23 Outage


6th version (1979)


Box 23 Typescript (photocopy) (folders l-3)



Box 24 Typescript, continued (photocopy) (folders 4-8)


Box 24 Out-takes


Box 24 Page-proofs


Box 24 Insert to Galleys


White Hat with Trumpets


Box 24 Typescript (carbon)


Box 24 Typescript with notes


Yes, There are Buffalo in Italy


Box 24 Typescript (mimeo) with notes


Box 24 Typescript (mimeo)


Box 24 Related items


Box 24 Miscellaneous Notes