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Barney Rosset papers, 1841-2011, bulk 1935-2011

Series V: Samuel Beckett Material, 1935-2007

This series gathers materials related to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish writer, Samuel Beckett, such as correspondence, writings, photographs, and print matter. It has been further arranged into two sub-series, Correspondence and Beckett-related materials, affairs, and projects.

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Subseries V.1: Correspondence, 1953-2005

Photocopies, transcriptions, with some originals of the correspondence between Samuel Beckett and Barney Rosset. This series also contains correspondence by Beckett sent to other recipients than Rosset, including French letters, as well as files related to an edition of selected letters between Beckett and Rosset by Stan Gontarski.



Box 45 Folder 20 "Beckett by BR--Letters--Centre Pompidou," 1962 1986-1995, 1962, 1986-1995


Box 45 Folder 21 "Beckett-Grove--Beckett to Schmidt, 1957"


Box 45 Folder 22 "Beckett Letters to Joseph Chaikin,", 1980-1985


Box 45 Folder 23 "Beckett Letters--Schmidt, Others,", 1969-1971


"Beckett-Rosset Correspondence"


Box 45 Folder 24 "1953-1956"


Box 45 Folder 25 "1953-1956" (different binder)


Box 45 Folder 26 "1954" (with Edits)


Box 45 Folder 27 "1955-1956" (with Edits)


Box 45 Folder 28 "1956-1957"


Box 45 Folder 29 "1957"


Box 45 Folder 30 "1957-1959"


Box 45 Folder 31-32 "1957-1966", (2 folders)


Box 45 Folder 33 "1960-1961"


Box 45 Folder 34 "1960-1964"


Box 45 Folder 35 "1962-1964"



Box 46 Folder 1-2 "1964-1967--Originals", (2 folders)


Box 46 Folder 3 "1968-1969"


Box 46 Folder 4 "1969-1971"


Box 46 Folder 5-6 "1969-1979", (2 folders)


Box 46 Folder 7 "1970s & 1980s"


Box 46 Folder 8-9 "1980s", (2 folders)


Box 46 Folder 10 "1980-1987"


Box 46 Folder 11 "Cables from Rosset,", 1985-1989


"Copies of Originals"


Box 46 Folder 12 1953 1954 1955, 1953, 1954, 1955


Box 46 Folder 13-15 1953-1956, (3 folders)


Box 46 Folder 16 1957


Box 46 Folder 17 1958


Box 46 Folder 18 1959


Box 46 Folder 19-20 1960-1961


Gontarski



Box 47 Folder 1 "1953 1954 1955", 1954


Box 47 Folder 2-4 "1953-1959", (3 folders)


Box 47 Folder 5-6 1953-1972, (2 folders)


Box 47 Folder 7 "1957-1959"


Box 47 Folder 8-9 "1959-1963", 1959-1982, (2 folders)


Box 47 Folder 10 "1960-1989"


Box 47 Folder 11-12 "1964-1989--Without Notes", (2 folders)


Box 47 Folder 13-14 "Beckett-Rosset Letters, 1953-1959, (2 folders)


Box 47 Folder 15 "Correspondence, Intros, Articles," 1979 1986-1993, 1979, 1986-1993


Box 47 Folder 16-17 "Edited, 1953-1959", 2006-2008, (2 folders)


Box 47 Folder 18 "Sam & Barney Letters & Related Corresp,", 1994-2005


Box 47 Folder 19 "Beckett-C. Prentice, 1930-1936 1994, 1930-1936, 1994


Box 47 Folder 20 "Beckett-Schmidt,", 1957-1958


Box 47 Folder 21 "Beckett-Suhrkamp,", 1954-1974



Box 48 Folder 1 "French, 1950-1959"


Box 48 Folder 2 "Henry Wenning-Samuel Beckett," 1960-1971 1985, 1960-1971, 1985


"Judith Schmidt, Dick Seaver and Others"


Box 48 Folder 3 1962-1963


Box 48 Folder 4 1962-1967


Box 48 Folder 5-6 "Misc Correspondence,", 1982-2000, (2 folders)


Box 48 Folder 7 "Production Requests," 1973-1977 1994, 1973-1977, 1994


Box 48 Folder 8 "Rosset-Beckett-Grove, 1961"


Box 48 Folder 9 "Samuel Beckett Original Letters,", 1966-1994


Box 48 Folder 10 "Schmidt / Rosset / Beckett & Others, 1960-1982"


Box 48 Folder 11 "A. Schneider, J. Schneider, Fehsenfeld, Rosset,", 1977-1994


Box 48 Folder 12 "Special Letters, 1948-1991


Sub-subseries V.1.1: Beckett Correspondence Project, 1935-2003

Contains materials related to a project regarding the publication of Samuel Beckett's correspondence. This sub-sub-series does not include the copies of Beckett's correspondence or teh manuscript of colelction, but it does includes the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) application files, correspondence related to the project and other related records.


General


Box 48 Folder 13-14 "Originals 1,", 1994-1995, (2 folders)


Box 48 Folder 15 "Originals 2,", 1991-1995


Box 48 Folder 16-17 "Scans,", 1976-2003, (2 folders)


Box 48 Folder 18-19 "Scans & Copies of Originals,", 1976-2003, (2 folders)


Box 48 Folder 20 "Timeline Synopsis,", 1985-2003


Box 48 Folder 21-22 "Agreements & Correspondence,", 1976-1991, (2 folders)



Box 49 Folder 1 "FOIA-1993 NEH App & Docs,", 1993-1998


Box 49 Folder 2 "Lindon Censorship Beckett Letters,", 1935-1982


National Endowment for the Humanities


Box 49 Folder 3 "NEH Application 1989", 1989-1990


Box 49 Folder 4 "NEH Application 1991", 1989-1991


Box 49 Folder 5 "NEH Application 1992", 1989-1992


Box 49 Folder 6 "NEH Application 1993", 1989-1993


Box 49 Folder 7 "NEH Application 1995", 1995


Box 49 Folder 8 "NEH Application Excerpts US Code,", 1990-1995


Box 49 Folder 9 "NEH FOIA ONE,", 1989-2003


Box 49 Folder 10-12 'Prospectus, Syracuse Library, U Texas-Austin Library, Contracts, Foreign Rights, Expenses, Permissions, U of FLA Press, B.R. Letters w/Annotation queries,", 1985-1994, (3 folders)


Subseries V.2: Related Projects, Works, and Affairs, 1949-2007

Consists of print matter related to Beckett projects, writings and staged plays, correspondence, photographs, and some audio-visual materials in various formats. Information on Beckett play productions (including Eleutheria), the public television Beckett Project, Beckett'sFilm,revivals, and other projects can be found here.


Box 49 Folder 13-14 "Beckett Centenary Articles & Interviews with Barney,", 2005-2006, (2 folders)


Box 49 Folder 15 "The Beckett Circle Article,", 1995-2003


Box 49 Folder 16 "The Beckett Circle Newsletter,", 1996-2006


Box 49 Folder 17 "Beckett-Misc,", 1985-2000



Box 50 Folder 1 "Beckett Prison Project,", 1983-1993


"The Beckett Project"


Box 50 Folder 2 "Correspondences and Expenses,", 1986-1995


Box 50 Folder 3-4 "Global Village Description and PBS Description,", 1987-1988, (2 folders)


Box 50 Folder 5-7 "Press Release, Grant App's…Transcripts…", 1970-1992, (3 folders)


Box 50 Folder 8 "Reilly,", 1987


Box 50 Folder 9-10 "Waiting for Beckett Scripts,", 1988, (2 folders)


Box 50 Folder 11 "Beckett Reviews--Godot and S.Still,", 1988-1989


Box 50 Folder 12 "Beckett Studies,", 1949-2001


Box 50 Folder 13 "Boston College," 1995 2005, 1995, 2005


Box 50 Folder 14 "Card Sharps,", 1947-1948


Box 50 Folder 15 "Cronin Excerpts Last Modernist,", Undated


Edward Beckett


Box 50 Folder 16 "Edward Beckett,", 1986-2007


Box 50 Folder 17 "Rosset-Ed. Beckett Corres,", 1990-1996


Box 50 Folder 18-19 "Rosset-Ed. Beckett Correspondence,", 1990-1996, (2 folders)


Eleutheria


Box 50 Folder 20 General, 1985-1995 (1 of 2 folders), 1985-1995



Box 51 Folder 1 General, 1985-1995 (1 of 2 folders), 1985-1995


Box 51 Folder 2 Albert Bermel Translation, 1995


Box 51 Folder 3 "Beckett in Thailand,", 1997-2003


Box 51 Folder 4 "Contract,", 1995-2001


Box 51 Folder 5-6 Correspondence, 1979-1995, (2 folders)


Box 51 Folder 7 "Correspondence--Grove, Blue Moon,", 1979-2003


Box 51 Folder 8 "Correspondences Lindon-E Beckett-Rosset,", 1988-1993


Box 51 Folder 9 "French Text,", Undated


Box 51 Folder 10 "Martin Garbus,", 1994-1995


Box 51 Folder 11 "News Stories and Reviews,", 1994-1996


Box 51 Folder 12 Official Documents, 1994-1995


Box 51 Folder 13 Readings, Requests, Letters,", 1961-1995


Box 51 Folder 14 "Research,", 1995-2004


Box 51 Folder 15 "Selected Letters,", 1993-1995


Box 51 Folder 16 "Stan Gontarski,", 1986-1996


Box 51 Folder 17 "Thailand,", 2000-2003


Box 51 Folder 18 "Transcript of Panel Discussion,", 1995


Box 51 Folder 19-20 "Translation by Stan Gontarski,", Undated, (2 folders)


Box 51 Folder 21 "Working chapter Materials,", 1994



Box 52 Folder 1 "ESQUIRE--Beckett's Last Act,", 1990


FILM


Box 52 Folder 2 "Beckett Film,", 1969-2004


Box 52 Folder 3 "Beckett's Film,", 1969-2005


Box 52 Folder 4 "Beckett in Berlin,", 2000


Box 52 Folder 5 Berlin, Tin House, History, Research, 1964-2000


Box 52 Folder 6 "Copy of Book, Proposal, Script, Publicity,", 1969-2000


Box 52 Folder 7-8 "Film Requests,", 1986-1992, (2 folders)


Box 52 Folder 9 "Project I: Three Original Motion Picture Scripts,", Undated


Box 52 Folder 10-11 "Requests to show Film,", 1993-2000, (2 folders)


Box 52 Folder 12 "Requests to show Film or for Remakes,"1976-2000


Box 52 Folder 13 "Research on Film,", 2005


Box 52 Folder 14-15 "Harvard Endgame Press,", 1984-2006, (2 folders)


Box 52 Folder 16-17 "Misc Rights Requests,", 1955-1997, (2 folders)


Box 52 Folder 18 "Newsletter of the Samuel Beckett Society,", 2003


Box 52 Folder 19 "On-Line Resources,", 2006


Box 52 Folder 20 "PEN Beckett Tribute,", 2002-2003


Box 52 Folder 21 "Rosset on Beckett for Beckett Project," 1992 2006, 1992, 2006


Box 52 Folder 22 "Samuel French--Dram, Play Serv.,", 1974-1994


Stirrings Still


Box 52 Folder 23-24 General, 1988-2003, (2 folders)



Box 53 Folder 1 "Contract Production,", 1988


Box 53 Folder 2-3 Sales, Solicitations, Buyers, 1988-1990, (2 folders)


Box 53 Folder 4 "Text, Galleys, Correspondence,", 1986-1988


Box 53 Folder 5 "Susan Sontag,", 1969-2009


Box 53 Folder 6 "Talmer Resource,", 2001 Undated


Box 53 Folder 7-8 "Theatrical and Film Contracts--Samuel French, Channel 13, Jack Gardfein, Drama Play Service,", 1961-1994, (2 folders)


Box 53 Folder 9 "Three Original Motion Picture Scripts by Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Harold Pinter,", 1963


Box 53 Folder 10 "Translations of Negro 1-12, Intro., Inc.," 1998-1999 Undated, 1998-1999, Undated


Box 53 Folder 11-12 "Translations of Negro (Nancy Cunard),", 2000 Undated, (2 folders)


Box 53 Folder 13 "University of Reading Beckett Collection,", 1990


Box 53 Folder 14 "Waiting for Godot Video Contracts,", 1970-1993