Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Herbert Gold papers, 1951-1984

Series II: Manuscripts, 1955-1984

There are 7 manuscript titles in this collection: Fathers, The Man Who Was Not With It, The Optimist, Salt, Song for Saroyan, Therefore Be Bold, and William Saroyan, Still in the Woods. Also within this series is a 1984 Banana Republic Travel and Safari Clothing Catalog containing an article by Gold; and an article entitled "Truth and Falsity in the Novel," reprinted from the 1956 Hudson Review. There are 3 copies of Fathers in this series: galley proofs 1 and 2, and the master set and plate proof. A summary and a trade editorial report exists for The Man Who Was Not With It, rather than a full manuscript draft. There are manuscript and published copies of Song for Saroyan, as well as an interview with Saroyan and miscellaneous correspondence regarding its publication.

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Box 1 Folder 7 Banana Republic Travel and Safari Clothing Catalog, 1984

Box 3 Fathers--Gallery Proof 1, 1966

Box 3 Fathers--Gallery Proof 2, 1966

Box 3 Fathers--Master Set, Plate Proof, 1966

Box 1 Folder 11 The Man Who Was Not With It--Summery, Trade Editorial Report, Summery, 1955-1956

Box 1 Folder 12 The Optimist--Setting Copy, Cover, Parts 1 and 2, 1959

Box 1 Folder 13 The Optimist--Setting Copy, Part 3, pages 137-342, 1959

Box 1 Folder 14 The Optimist--Setting Copy, Part 3, pages 343-477, 1959

Box 1 Folder 15 Salt--Chapters 1-3, 1963

Box 2 Folder 16 Salt--Chapters 4-9, 1963

Box 2 Folder 17 Song for Saroyan--Manuscript and Published Copies, Interview With Saroyan, Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1979, Undated, 1979, Undated

Box 2 Folder 18 Therefore Be Bold--Chapters 1-9, 1962

Box 2 Folder 19 Therefore Be Bold--Chapters 10-19, 1962

Box 2 Folder 20 "Truth and Falsity in the Novel"--Reprinted from the Hudson Review volume 8, number 3,, 1956

Box 2 Folder 21 William Saroyan, Still in the Woods , 1979