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Samuel Beckett collection

MS-122
 Collection
Identifier: MS-122
The collection contains published and unpublished book manuscripts, essays, poems, plays, short stories, letters, photographs, clippings, playbills, audio and video tapes and slides related to the the work of Samuel Beckett, including two novels: "Dream of Fair to Middling Women" and "Mercier et camier." Some of the manuscripts are photocopies which were part of the research Lawrence E. Harvey did on Beckett, prefaced by explanatory notes. Many of the original material included in the collection were gifts from Samuel Beckett to Harvey during the course of their friendship that spanned two decades. A long series of letters from Beckett to Gloria MacGowran (1973-1988) is also included.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1988

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to reproduce or publish from the Beckett collection as well as permission to reproduce or publish the Beckett audio recordings, must be obtained from the Samuel Beckett Estate at:

The Estate of Samuel Beckett c/o Rosica Colin Ltd. 1, Clareville Grove Mews London SW7 5AH

Tel: +44 (0)20 7370 1080 Fax: +44 (0)20 7244 6441

Extent

.75 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Overview

Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), playwright. The collection contain published and unpublished book manuscripts, essays, poems, plays, short stories, letters, photographs, clippings, playbills, audio and video tapes and slides related to the the work of Samuel Beckett. A long series of letters from Beckett to Gloria MacGowran (1973-1988) is also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA