Tennessee Williams additional papers
Additional compositions and printed materials of 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.
Copyright in the works of Tennessee Williams is held by the University of the South.
Extent1 linear feet (2 boxes)
Includes a 1962 circular letter from Tennesse Williams; typescript carbons or mimeographs of: Boom. A screenplay , The catastrophe of success , The coming of something to the widow Holly , The important thing , Kingdom of earth , The knightly quest , Notes on the filming of "Rose Tattoo" , Praise to assenting angels , Rubio Y Morena (A story) , The two-character play , The vine ; Added material: "Glass Menagerie" film script , Dissolve to "The spider web" ; and various copies of printed plays, and books, some inscribed by Williams.
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.
Organized into the following series:
- I. Correspondence
- II. Compositions
- III. Printed materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
No accession number. Donor unknown. This group of Tennessee Williams materials was formed in December 2009 from materials found after all other groups of William's materials were fully cataloged. It is possible that some of these materials had been previously removed from other accessions.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Tennessee Williams additional papers, 1945-1984: Guide.
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