Rare Book & Manuscript Library

William Goldman papers, 1949-1997

Series III: Education and Early Writings

Includes his Columbia University M.A. thesis

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Box 1 Folder 1 The Shape of the World. t.ms. ; The Good Things of the Earth;. a.ms. ; Assorted writing exercises. a.ms. ; The Two Bears. t.ms. ; Untitled fragment. t.ms. ; Whom the Gods would Destroy.... t.ms. ; M is for the Million Things . t.ms ; What Lamp Has Destiny to Guide Her Little Children Stumbling in the Dark. t.ms., [n.p.], 1949-1961

Box 1 Folder 2 How We Are Clothed; a.ms. ; Untitled fragment; t.ms. ; Something About a Soldier; a.ms. ; Scrutiny of a Mess; t.ms. ; Say Hello to the Oak Trees; a.ms. ; Between Men and Dogs; ; Various writing exercises; a.ms. ; Untitled fragment; t.ms., [n.p.],, 1949-1961

Box 1 Folder 3 Untitled story; t.ms. ; Untitled fragment; t.ms ; Happy Thirtieth Birthday! J & D: a bound collection of t.ms. essays ; A friendly Atmosphere; ; Untitled fragment; t.ms. ; Unitled fragment; t.ms. ; Thlunk; t.ms. ; The Simple Pleasures of the Rich; t.ms. ; Orphan; t.ms. ; Untitled essay; t.ms. ; Untitled; t.ms., [n.p.],, 1949-1961

Box 1 Folder 4 & 5 Always Leon. 3 t.ms. ; Friday Graduation. 3 t.ms. ; Prayer. t.ms., [n.p.], 1949-1961

Box 1 Folder 7 The Comedy of Manners in America , [New York], 1956, 2 t.ms. drafts (with ms. notes & marginalia

[William Goldman's Columbia University Thesis]