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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 1774

James Metcalf collection of correspondence and photographs by and related to Tennessee Williams

Correspondence and photographs by and related to Tennessee Williams collected by James Metcalf, childhood friend of Bill Glavin, Williams's companion.

Dates

  • 1965-1983 and undated

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 box)

Includes correspondence between Tennessee Williams and his mother, Bill Glavin, Joseph Losey, and Jim Metcalf's mother; letters from Jackie Kennedy to Williams; other correspondence and miscellaneous; and photographs of Williams, his mother, Bill Glavin, Elizabeth Taylor, and Ruth Stone.

Biographical / Historical

Jim Metcalf and Bill Glavin (Williams's companion) were childhood friends, and Metcalf's mother, "Mrs. M", was a friend of Williams.

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: Correspondence and miscellaneous; and Photographs.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2018MT-102. Purchased from Glenn Horowitz Bookseller with funds from the Frank E. Chase Bequest, 2018 March.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Metcalf, James, collector. James Metcalf collection of correspondence and photographs by and related to Tennessee Williams, 1965-1983 and undated (MS Thr 1774): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 March 30
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou02904

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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