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William Goldman papers, 1949-1997

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Arranged on a project basis

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Subseries 2.1 Adventures in the Screen Trade



Box 214 Folder 1 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1983 - 1986, 4 t.l.s,

[The following series of arranged correspondence is organized on a "project" basis. ]


Subseries 2.2 All the President's Men


Box 214 Folder 2 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1974 - 1977

[This folder contains mostly congratulatory notes for his screenplay Oscar]


Subseries 2.3 Brothers


Box 214 Folder 3 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1986 - 1987

[Mostly letters pertaining to the publication of the novel]


Subseries 2.4 Butch and Sundance, the Early Years


Box 214 Folder 4 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1977 - 1979

[Production oriented letters ]


Subseries 2.5 Chaplin


Box 214 Folder 5 Kathryn Sommer To: William Goldman, Los Angeles, 28 August 1991, 1p. facsimilie,


Subseries 2.6 The Color of Light


Box 214 Folder 6 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1984 - 1985

[Letters and materials pertanent to the publication of the novel]


Subseries 2.7 Control


Box 214 Folder 7 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1981 - 1984

[Letters pertaing to the publication of the novel]


Subseries 2.8 Father's Day


Box 214 Folder 8 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1971


Subseries 2.9 Ghost and the Darkness


Box 214 Folder 9 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1989 - 1995

[Production and script correspondence]


Subseries 2.10 The Great Waldo Pepper


Box 214 Folder 10 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1972

[Production and script correspondence]


Subseries 2.11 Heat


Box 214 Folder 11 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1985

[Personal letters regarding the book]


Subseries 2.12 The Hot Rock


Box 214 Folder 12 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1971 - 1973

[Script and production notes]


Subseries 2.13 Hype and Glory


Box 214 Folder 13 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1988-1990

[From Miss America officials and Cannes officials]


Subseries 2.14 Magic


Box 214 Folder 14 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1976

[Publishers correspondence]


Subseries 2.15 Marathon Man


Box 214 Folder 15 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1974 - 1976

[Publishers correspondence and others]


Subseries 2.16 Marathon Man


Box 214 Folder 16 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1982


Subseries 2.17 Memoires of an Invisible Man


Box 214 Folder 17 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1991

[Mostly legal papers pertaining to Goldman's screen credit status]


Subseries 2.18 The Princess Bride


Box 214 Folder 18 Various People To: William Goldman and George Roy Hill, [v.p.], 1982 - 1987

[Letters pertaining to the production and other film tie-ins]


Subseries 2.19 The Princess Bride


Box 214 Folder 19 Various People To: William Goldman , [v.p.], 1974 - 1993

[Publisher's letters and notes of enthusiasm]


Subseries 2.20 The Silent Gondoliers


Box 214 Folder 20 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1983 - 1985

[Correspondence from publishers and others]


Subseries 2.21 Tinsel


Box 214 Folder 21 John Brady To: William Goldman, n.p., 1979 - 1981


Subseries 2.22 Tom Horn


Box 214 Folder 22 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1977


Subseries 2.23 Miscellaneous Correspondence


Box 214 Folder 23 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], ca. 1950s


Box 214 Folder 24 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], ca. early 1960s


Box 214 Folder 25 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], ca. late 1960s


Box 214 Folder 26 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], ca. 1970s


Box 214 Folder 27 Various People To: William Goldman, [v.p.], ca. 1980s


Box 214 Folder 28 [?] To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1962 - 1977

[Congratulatory telegrams without names]


Box 214 Folder 29 [?] To: William Goldman, [v.p.], 1957 - 1980s

[Corrspondence with unknown persons]



Box 215 Folder 1 Kelly, Betty To: William Goldman, [n.p.], Sept. 1978 - April 1982

[Betty Kelly was William Goldman's editor at Delacorte Press Arranged by correspondent]


Box 215 Folder 2 Haydn, Hiram To: William Goldman, [n.p.], 1959 - 1973

[Hiram Haydn was William Goldman's publisher at Harcout Brace Jovanovich]


Box 215 Folder 3 Claiborne, Ross To: William Goldman, [n.p.], 1973 - 1976

[Ross Claiborne was Editorial Director at Dell Publishing]


Subseries 2.24 Fan Mail/Contest



Box 49 Folder 1 & 2 Requests for the "reunion scene" from The Princess Bride.