Henry James additional compositions
Typescript and autograph manuscript versions of Henry James's compositions, mostly plays. Also includes notes, scenarios, and drafts of dialogues.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Typescript and autograph manuscript versions of Jamess compositions, mostly plays. Also includes notes, scenarios, and drafts of dialogues. Includes materials for: The American, The chaperon, Guy Domville, and The saloon.
Biographical / Historical
Henry James was an American novelist, short-story writer, critic, and dramatist.
Arranged by typescript number.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
*44M-482, *44M-483, *44M-484, *44M-485, *44M-486, *44M-487, *44M-488. Gift of Henry James, Esq., 522 Fifth Ave., New York, NY; received: 1944.
*49M-16. Gift of Leon Edel, Esq., 309 East 23rd St., NY 10, NY; received: 1949 Oct. 4.
- James, Henry, 1843-1916. Henry James additional compositions, 1894-1910: Guide.
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