Tennessee Williams additional papers
Letters and compositions by American playwright, Tennessee Williams.
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)
Collection includes: typescript (signed) letters (1965-1967) from Williams to his friend and collaborator, James Roose-Evans, discussing in detail both personal and professional concerns; compositions by Williams including a typescript of the poem The harp of Wales, 1964 Secker & Warburg printed version (with numerous revisions) of The milk train doesn't stop here anymore, typescript and autograph revisions for Milk train from 1965, and a typescript mimeograph script for The two-character play with autograph annotations by James Roose-Evans.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Lanier Williams III (1911-1983), who published as Tennessee Williams, has often been called America's most prominent playwright. He was also a prolific author of essays, poetry, and short stories.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2006M-1. Purchased with the Douglass Roby fund; received: 2006 July 5.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Tennessee Williams additional papers, 1964-1967: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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