The Shusaku Endo papers include manuscript drafts of Endo's novels "The Samurai" and "Scandal," a short story draft, and an as-yet unidentified draft. Evident in the manuscripts are Endo's corrections and notations, the additions and revisions he occasionally taped to existing manuscripts, and the work of his secretary to transcribe a clean version of the draft for later review.
Bound autograph manuscript poems with additional loose leaves, by Arthur Benoni Evans (b.1781-1854), British poet and writer during the Romantic period. Includes a watercolor by Benoni. Total: approximately 140 pages.
Research files of Kimball Flaccus, comprised of correspondence, published and photocopied source materials relating to his biography on the poet Edgar Lee Masters. File arrangement is alphabetical by person or place name.
Original and photocopied correspondence between Sister Miriam Gallagher, R.S.M.; H.L. Mencken; Odell Shepherd; and others.
Contains the book manuscripts of novelist Robert Girardi. Includes many unpublished manuscripts of novels, novellas, and short stories, as well as screenplay scripts.
A collection of 26 letters (1971-1990) from British novelist Graham Greene to Swedish actress Anita Bjork (1923-2012). Includes two letters from Vivien Greene to Bjork.
The Graham Greene Papers include Greene's diaries and journals from his trips to Vietnam, Cuba, Panama, South Africa, Poland, Kuala Lampur, Kenya, and Haiti. Also present are manuscripts by Greene for "Monsignor Quixote" and "Getting to Know the General." There is some correspondence with Evelyn Waugh. Ephemera and clippings round out the collection.
The Vivien Greene papers consist of six letters written to Vivien Greene, the wife of noted English Catholic author Graham Greene. A letter from Graham to Vivien sent from Berlin, Germany, refers to the Berlin Wall restrictions. Other correspondents include Tom Cordishley, Marie Belloc Lowndes, and Columba Ryan. The letters date mostly from the 1940s.