Special Collections Department
Archives of the Proscenium Press
Manuscript Collection Number: 313
Accessioned: Purchase, 1975-1993.
Extent: 13 linear ft.
Content: Letters, photographs, contracts, bank statements, drawings, certificates of copyright, catalogs, calendars, broadsides, posters, programs, galley proofs, page layouts, bills (financial), typescripts, journal, drafts (preliminary versions), clippings, photomechanical reproductions, microfilm, poems, books, playbills, and playscripts.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: February 1995 by Anita A. Wellner.
Special Collections, University of Delaware Library
Newark, Delaware 19717-5267
Table of Contents
I. Letters and manuscripts of authors published by Proscenium Press, 1917 - 1993 (bulk dates 1962 - 1993)
Historical Note Biographical Note Scope and Content Arrangement Note Series Outline
To Other Contents List PagesSeries II: Proscenium Press Files, 1917 - 1993
Series III and IV: Robert Hogan personal and professional papers; Manuscripts written by Mary Rose Callaghan
1 Series I. Letters and manuscripts of authors published by Proscenium Press, 1917-1993 (bulk dates 1962-1993) Adams, Mary (Mary Manning, see also F223-226) F1 1984 Mar 9 TLS 1p Appleton, Connolly F2 Typescript of Connolly's story "Silken Sisters" (1974). Baker, Howard, 1905- and Baker, Dorothy, 1907-1968. F3 1966-1967 Letters 7p Bannister, Ivy, 1951- F4 1988-1993 Letters 21p F5 Spiral-bound mimeographed typescript of Bannister's play The Wilde Circus Show (n.d.). Beck, Gary F6 1984 Apr 19 TLS 1p Behan, Brendan F7 Fair copy typescripts of Behan's stories or articles: "The Long Jump to Aran," "The Tale of Genockey's Motor Car," "A Very Gallant Gentleman," "Fianna Eireann," "Speech From the Dock," "Peadar O Cearnaigh," "An Irish Boy Dies in Korea," "The Woman on the Corner of the Next Block to Us," "Letters to The Irish Times," "Sunbathers Cover Their Faces in Sweden," "Brendan Behan Insists on Use of Irish in Bray Court," "Secret Scripture," "Confessions of an Irish Rebel," "Brendan Sees Red!," "Here's to the Next Time," and "Even Paris Was Shocked When He Painted It Red!." Also includes a letter from Beatrice Behan (1966). Beim, Norman F8 1979 Sep 10 ALS 1p Note: Includes reviews of Beim's plays. Bentley, Eric, 1916- F9 1975 Jan-Aug Letters 19p F10 1975 Sep-Dec Letters 19p F11 1976 Letters 11p F12 1977-1980 Letters 7p F13 1981 Jan-Aug Letters 10p F14 1981 Sep-Dec Letters 18p F15 1982-1983 Letters 17p F16 1984-1987 Letters 12p F17 1988-1989 Letters 5p F18 1991-1993 Letters 2p Note: Includes photographs of a production of Bentley's play Amazons, flyers advertising his plays or books, and jacket copy for the Proscenium Press publication of Amazons. 1 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Benz, Hamilton F19 1968 Letters 9p F20 1969 Letters 10p F21 1970 Jan-Jun Letters 9p F22 1970 Aug-Dec Letters 11p Note: Includes clippings and flyers about Benz's plays and music, plus a copy of the Proscenium Press publication of Benz's play Heroine (1969). Block, Ralph, 1889- F23 1967 Oct 11 TLS 2p Blum, Geoffrey F24 1975 Sep 30 TLS 1p Note: Includes The Journal of Irish Literature proofs for Blum's essay "Some Notes for Stephens Bibliophiles." Blythe, Ernest F25 1968 Jun 4 TLS 1p Boothroyd, Faith F26 1962 Jul TLSs 2p Boyd, John, 1912- F27 1977-1983 Letters 20p Brewster, Townsend F28 1974-1985 Letters 2p Note: Includes a mimeographed typescript of Brewster's translation of Victor Sejour's The Brown Overcoat (n.d.). Browne, Dominick F29 1978 Letters 6p Burrowes, Wesley F30 1977-1981 Letters 6p Note: Includes biographical information. Burwell, Basil F31 1984 May 16 ALS 1p Byrne, Seamus F32 1965-1969 Letters 9p Note: Includes two letters from James Byrne, son of Seamus Byrne. Calthrop, Chris F33 1970-1987 Letters 2p Note: Includes reviews of Calthrop's work. 1 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Campbell, Joseph, 1879- F34 Typescript poem "Aliment" (Christmas 1941). Carr, Hugh F35 Mimeographed typescript of Carr's play Encounter in the Wilderness (n.d.). Carroll, Paul Vincent, 1900-1968. F36 1962-1971 Letters 19p F37 Mimeographed typescript of Carroll's play Bitter Harvest (n.d.). F38 Typescript carbon of Carroll's play Curtain Call (n.d.), pages 1-130. F39 Typescript carbon of Curtain Call, pages 131-265. F40 Typescript of Carroll's television play The Darling of Erin (n.d.). Casey, Juanita F41 1972 Letters 32p F42 1973-1977 Letters 22p F43 1980 Letters 15p Note: Includes a photocopied typescript of Casey's story "Pogmohon" (n.d.). F44 1981-1988 Letters 23p Note: Includes signed typescript of Casey's poem "Quick Quick Slow" (n.d.). Charlotte, Susan F45 1981-1982 Letters 4p Cheasty, James F46 1970 Letters 3p Clark, John and Lynn F47 [n.d.] ACS 1p Clifford, Sigerson F48 Mimeographed typescript of Clifford's play Nano (n.d.). Coffey, Tomas F49 1965-1967 Letters 7p F50 Mimeographed typescript of Coffey's play Anyone Could Rob a Bank (1961). F51 Photocopied typescript of Coffey's play Gone Tomorrow (n.d.). F52 Inscribed mimeographed typescript of Coffey's play Them (n.d.). Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972. F53 1962-1969 Letters 13p Note: Includes a broadside of Colum's poem "A Ballad Maker" (souvenir of The Road Round Ireland at the Lantern Theatre production in 1965). F54 Mimeographed typescript of Colum's play Balloon (n.d.). Conniffe, Michael F55 1976 Letters 3p Connor, Joan F56 1993 ALS 1p Corkery, Daniel, 1878-1964. F57 [n.d.] Letters 2p Note: Includes a typescript of Corkery's play Fohnam the Sculptor (n.d.). A copy of the Proscenium Press edition of this play was transferred for cataloging. Costello, John M. F58 1913 Feb 7 ALS 1p (to Mrs. Hutton) Costello, Peter F59 1978 Oct 5 TLS 1p Cunningham, Patrick F60 1979 Letters 2p Note: Includes undated typescripts of Cunningham's stories "A Very Well-kept Park," "The Journey Back," "The Hut," "A Place for Two," and "Echoes." Deane, John F., 1943- F61 1976 Letters 3p Note: Includes a signed typescript of Deane's poem "The Cockroaches" (n.d.). De Burca, Seamus F62 1960-1964 Letters 18p F63 1965-1966 Letters 21p F64 1967-1968 Letters 13p F65 1969 Letters 11p F66 1970 Letters 21p F67 1971-1972 Letters 17p F68 1973-1975 Letters 13p Note: Includes a copy of the Dublin Historical Record (n.d.), which contains De Burca's article "The Queen's Royal Theatre." Also includes a signed typescript biographical sketch on Peadar Kearney (n.d.) and a signed typescript program note titled "Mrs. Josephine Jordan" (1975). F69 1976 Letters 14p F70 1977-1979 Letters 11p Note: Includes a photocopy of De Burca's talk "The Queen's Theatre, Dublin" (1978). F71 1980-1983 Letters 13p F72 1984-1985 Letters 12p F73 1986-1992 Letters 8p F74 Photocopied typescript of De Burca's play Billy Boy's Month in the Country (1979 Mar 5), with a letter from De Burca (1980 Jan 11). 2 F75 Two signed typescript drafts of De Burca's play Brendan Behan: a memoir (1964-1965); typescript essays titled "Borstal Boy"(1970), "Brendan Behan Was Registered as Francis" (1970), and "Brendan Behan's Father" (1969); and photocopies of letters from Behan to De Burca. A copy of the Proscenium Press Chapbook No. 1 Brendan Behan (1971), written by De Burca, was transferred for cataloging. F76 Signed typescript of De Burca's story "Charlotte Leaves Home" (n.d.). F77 Signed typescript of De Burca's story "Confession" (n.d.). F78 Signed typescript of De Burca's play Handy Andy (1972), with a note from De Burca. F79 Mimeographed typescript of De Burca's play The Northern Insurgents (n.d.). F80 Signed typescript of De Burca's play Nostalgia (1978). F81 Two signed typescript of De Burca's biographical sketch of his father P. J. Bourke (1983). F82 Typescript of De Burca's talk "The Queen's Royal Theatre, Dublin (1829-1969)" (n.d.). Deevy, Teresa F83 1986 Mar 3 TLS 1p Note: Includes mimeographed typescript of Deevy's radio play Wife to James Whelan (n.d.). 2 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Donaghy, Lyle F84 [n.d.] ALS 2p (Incomplete) Douglas, James, 1929- F85 1965-1968 Letters 49p F86 1969-1970 Letters 44p F87 1971 Letters 26p F88 1972 Letters 36p F89 1973-1974 Letters 44p F90 1975 Letters 42p Note: Includes a letter from M. J. Molloy F91 1976-1978 Letters 51p F92 1979-1980 Letters 38p F93 1981-1983 Letters 48p F94 1984-1986 Letters 25p F95 1987-1989 Letters 27p F96 1990-1993 Letters 28p Note: The folders of letters also include numerous photocopies of newspaper articles or reviews of Irish plays, letters from Irish theaters rejecting plays by Douglas and Hogan, copies of letters from Hogan, programs from play productions, Abbey Theatre readers' reports on plays submitted by Douglas, and some notes for plays which Douglas and Hogan co-authored. F97 Typescript (carbon) of the play The Balloon Factory or, The Beast That Does Be on the Bog (n.d.), co-authored by Douglas and Hogan, and later titled The Bog Beast. F98 Mimeographed typescript of the play The Bog Beast (n.d.). F99 Typescript of the play Cast a Cold Eye (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. F100 Typescript and typescript (carbon) copies of Douglas's play Catalogue (n.d.). F101 Photocopied typescript of Douglas's radio play Cross Words (1985). F102 Typescript of the play Danaher Talks to McGreevy (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. F103 Photocopied typescript of the play Dark Johnny (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. F104 Autograph script for the play Hard Water (n.d.), possibly co-authored with Robert Hogan. F105 Photocopied typescript of Douglas's radio play Indigo Days (1988 Aug). F106 Autograph and typescript drafts for the play Lying Off the Coast of North America (1981), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. Includes a letter from Douglas (1991). F107 Photocopied typescript of Lying Off the Coast of North America (n.d.). 2 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Douglas, James (cont'd) F108 Autograph and typescript scenes from the play Murder at the Abbey Theatre (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. F109 Autograph and typescript scenes from Murder at the Abbey Theatre (n.d.). F110 Bound photocopied typescript of the uncut version of Murder at the Abbey Theatre (1993), bearing the original title The Evil Genius of the Abbey Theatre. 3 F111 Photocopied typescript of the play The Painting of Babby Joe (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. Includes Hogan's autograph note: "my lighting script for the production at the Nameless Theatre in NY." F112 Mimeographed typescript of The Painting of Babby Joe (n.d.), with added autograph pages of a Scene Six. F113 Mimeographed typescript of The Painting of Babby Joe (n.d.). F114 Two photocopied typescripts of the play The Pope Has Not Committed Suicide (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas, using the pseudonym Robert James. F115 Autograph script and notes for Act II of the play The Potato Orchard, co-authored by Hogan and Douglas (n.d.). F116 Two photocopied typescripts of Douglas's play Radio Drama (n.d.). F117 Autographs drafts of portions of Douglas's Scenes From a Novel (n.d.). F118 Clipping and photocopies of Douglas's stories "PJ," "The Door Knockers," "House Warming," "A Bun for Easter," and "And Marlene Never Knew" (removed to oversize). F119 Mimeographed typescript of Douglas's radio play The Snake (1984 Feb). F120 Mimeographed typescript of Douglas's radio play Too Short a Summer (1976 Jun). F121 Typescript of the play What is the Stars? (n.d.), co-authored by Hogan and Douglas. Dunn, F. J. F122 1975 Jul-Sep Letters 2p Dunn, John J. F123 1985-1988 Letters 4p Note: Includes Dunn's two poems "Isla Mujeres - Landscape" and "In Memory of Darrell Figgis." Dunne, Sean, 1956- F124 1984-1986 Letters 3p Duplantier, F. R. F125 [n.d.] TLS 1p Note: Includes a typescript of Duplantier's play Dead Issues (1978). Egan, Desmond F126 1978-1983 Letters 10p Note: Includes a poster for the annual The Beau (removed to oversize), plus reviews and flyers related to books by Egan. Fahey, William F127 1989 Jul 12 TLS 1p Note: Includes a typescript of Fahey's story "The Death of Ronan's Son." Fallon, Gabriel F128 1960-1962 Letters 20p Note: Includes photocopies of articles about Sean O'Casey. Fallon, Peter, 1951- F129 1978-1980 Letters 14p Farrington, Conor, 1928- F130 1974-195 Letters 3p Note: Includes proofs for the Proscenium Press publication of Farrington's play Aaron Thy Brother (1975), plus an autograph title page for the same. A Proscenium Press edition of Aaron Thy Brother was removed for cataloging. Finneran, Richard J. F131 Typescript list of corrections for Finneran's Journal of Irish Literature essay "Letters of James Stephens." F132 Typescript of Finneran's preface to James Stephen's dramatization of his novel The Demi-Gods, plus a copy of the Stephen's dramatization. Fitzgerald, Jack F133 1976 Jan 10 TLS 1p Forbes, Daniel J. F134 1989 Nov 28 TLS 2p Forristal, Desmond F135 1975-1987 Letters 5p Note: Includes a typescript (carbon) and galley proofs of the Proscenium Press publication of Forristal's play Black Man's Country (n.d.) (removed to the galley section). 3 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Fratti, Mario, 1927- F136 1970 Letters 13p Note: Includes corrected page proofs for the Proscenium Press publication of Fratti's play Fire (1970). F137 1971 Letters 10p F138 1972-1973 Letters 21p Note: Includes corrected page proofs for the preliminary matter of the Proscenium Press publication of Fratti's Races (1972). F139 1974-1976 Letters 11p F140 1981-1982 Letters 13p Note: Includes photographs of a 1982 production of Fratti's musical adaptation of Nine. F141 1983-1988 Letters 7p Note: The folders of Fratti letters include reviews of Fratti's plays, as well as flyers and programs from productions of his work. F142 Mimeographed typescript of Fratti's play Che Guevara (1968), with cover and reviews. F143 Photocopied typescript of Fratti's play The Young Wife (1982). F144 Photocopied typescript and page proofs for the Proscenium Press publication of Fratti's Races, plus a photocopy of his short play The Bridge (n.d.). Also includes reviews of the short plays in Races. Friel, Brian F145 1967-1983 Letters 19p Note: Includes a review of Friel's play Translations. F146 Typescript (carbon) of Friel's play The Blind Mice (n.d.). Gallaher, Lee F147 1966-1978 Letters 5p Note: Includes a biographical sketch of Gallaher and typescript (carbon) copies of Gallaher's plays Descent Into Monday (n.d.) and The Wig (n.d.). Gallivan, G. P. F148 1980 Letters 3p F149 Mimeographed typescript of Gallivan's play A Beginning of Truth (n.d.). 3 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Ganly, Andrew F150 1975-1977 Letters 6p F151 Typescript of the rewritten version of Ganly's play The Cursing Fields (1941 Jun). F152 Photocopy of the typescript of The Cursing Fields. F153 Typescript (carbon) copies of Ganly's plays The Dear Queen (n.d.) and The Dance in Nineteen Hundred and Ten (n.d.). Glavin, Anthony F154 1979-1980 Letters 4p 4 Gogarty, Oliver R. F155 1971-1972 Letters 12p Note: Includes an offprint titled "Oliver St. John Gogarty, MD, FRCSI." Grattan, Kevin F156 1980 Jan 30 TLS 1p Note: Includes a biographical sketch. Gunn, Richard F157 1977-1992 Letters 11p F158 Photocopied typescript and author's corrected page proofs for the Proscenium Press publication of Gunn's novel The Hoochman (1991), with two letters from Gunn. Halio, Jay L. F159 Typescript reviews of work by Irish authors, written for The Journal of Irish Literature (1972). Harte, Jack F160 1980 Jul 4 TLS 1p Hassert, Margaret F161 Typescript of Hassert's Journal of Irish Literature essay "The Plays of Oliver Goldsmith." Havis, Allan F162 1978 Aug 25 TLS 1p Note: Includes reviews of Havis's play Interludes (1978). Hayes, David F163 1978-1979 Letters 3p F164 Photocopied and carbon typescripts of Hayes's play Legend (n.d.), with a note from Hayes. 4 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Henderson, Gordon F165 Photocopied typescript of a review of Aspects of the Irish Drama for The Journal of Irish Literature. Henry, Phelim F166 1980 Aug Letters 2p Note: Includes typescripts of Henry's short stories "The Dance" and "The Beginning" (n.d.). Hogan, Desmond F167 1975-1976 Letters 6p Note: Includes a typescript (carbon) of Hogan's short story "Charing Cross Road Revisited" (n.d.). Hogan, Robert Goode, 1930- F168 Autograph and typescript reviews and notes written for The Journal of Irish Literature. Also includes proofs of the book covers for Hogan's An Unsocial Socialist and Lost Plays of the Irish Renaissance. Other manuscripts by Hogan may be found in Series III.2 and under the names of authors with whom he co-authored plays or books, such as James Douglas, John O'Donovan, and Shelah Richards. Honig, Edwin F169 1967-1968 Letters 4p Jackson, Robert F170 1974 Jul 22 ACS 1p Johnston, Denis, 1901- F171 1962-1969 Letters 30p Note: Includes carbon copies of letters from Everett Carter to Johnston. F172 1970-1975 Letters 41p F173 Photocopied typescript of Johnston's play The Dreaming Dust (1987 Dec 31). F174 Typescript of an interview with Denis Johnston, which was published in The Journal of Irish Literature. Johnston, Fred F175 1975-1980 Letters 27p Note: Includes Johnston's typescript poems "Testimonial," "Encounter," and "An Phis Fhluich;" as well as photocopied typescripts of his short stories "Revolution," "Over the River," and "The Job." Also includes #5 and #6 of the Galway Writers Workshop Broadsheet. 4 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Johnston, Jennifer, 1930- F176 Photocopied typescript of Johnston's monologue "The Porch" (n.d.). Jordan, Neil, 1951- F177 1975 Letters 2p Note: Includes a typescript of Jordan's short story "Her Soul" (n.d.) and a typescript (carbon) of his short story "Cafe" (n.d.). Judge, Michael F178 1975-1989 Letters 27p F179 Typescript of Judge's essay "The Dramatist and Ireland's Changing Society" and a photocopied typescript of his play The Chair (n.d.). F180 Typescript of Judge's play Saturday Night Women (n.d.). Kain, Richard Morgan, 1908- F181 [1977 Feb 23] TLS 1p Keane, John B., 1928- F182 1964-1978 Letters 35p Note: Includes a contract between Hogan and Keane for the publication of Keane's Sharon's Grave (1966 Sep) and reviews of Keane's books. F183 Typescripts of Keane's "Family Failings" (n.d.) and the preliminary matter for his play "The One-way Ticket" (n.d.), as well as a photocopied typescript of The Good Thing (n.d.). Keefe, Joan F184 Typescript of Keefe's translation of Sean Clarach MacDomhnaill's "On the Death of Dawson" for The Journal of Irish Literature. Kennelly, Brendan F185 1972-1980 Letters 16p Note: Includes signed photocopied typescripts and galley proofs (removed to oversize section) for the Proscenium Press publication of Kennelly's poems "Breath," "The Names of the Dead Are Lightning," "Something Would Be Understood," "Willow," and "Cliche." Kevin, Sister M. F186 1984 Nov 25 TLS 1p 4 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Kiely, Benedict F187 1973-1976 Letters 25p Note: Includes articles about Kiely. F188 Autograph copy of Kiely's radio broadcast "Padraic Colum," which bears a letter from Kiely on the verso of page one (1973) and a typescript of his story "The Fairy Women of Lisbellaw" (n.d.). Kiely, Kevin F189 1978 Jun-Sep Letters 2p Kinsella, Thomas F190 1972-1980 Letters 11p Note: Includes articles on Kinsella and his poetry. Lan, David, 1952- F191 Typescript of Lan's play The Winter Dancers, copies of the Showbill (1979), a poster (removed to oversize section), and photographs of scenes from The Phoenix Theatre production of the play. Also includes copies of Showbill for The Phoenix Theatre productions of Chinchilla (1979) and Second Avenue Rag (1980), plus two letters from Phoenix Theatre's literary manager Anne Cattaneo. Lavin, Mary, 1912- F192 1975 Jun-Sep Letters 8p Leonard, Hugh F193 Photocopied typescript of Leonard's play A Walk on the Water (1960) and two sets of galley proofs (removed to the galley section) for the Proscenium Press edition of his play Da (1975). Liddy, James, 1934- F194 1977 Jul-Nov Letters 5p Lyons, Jack B. F195 [n.d.] TLS 1p MacCarthy, J. Bernard (John Bernard), 1888- F196 1978 Letters 4p Note: Includes a copy of The Day (1917) and a flyer for a 1921 production of MacCarthy's play The Rising Generation. F197 Mimeographed typescript of MacCarthy's play Golden Sands (n.d.), with two photocopies of letters from MacCarthy to Mr. Burnham (1977). MacDonagh, Donagh, 1912-1968. F198 1965 Jun 30 ALS 1p F199 Photocopied typescript of MacDonagh's play Down By the Lifey Side (1976), inscribed to Hogan from Gordon M. Wickstrom. F200 Typescript and photocopied typescript copies of MacDonagh's play God's Gentry (n.d.), plus photocopies of music used in the play. F201 Mimeographed typescript of MacDonagh's play Lady Spider (n.d.). MacDonald, Robert David F202 1981 Jun 24 ALS 2p Macken, Walter F203 1965-1967 Letters 10p Mac Liammoir, Micheal, 1899-1978. F204 1962 Aug Letters 3p Note: Includes a typescript of The Journal of Irish Literature interview with Mac Liammoir (n.d.) and brochures for The Dublin Gate Theatre Studio (1929). MacMahon, Bryan, 1909- F205 1965-1981 Letters 45p Note: Includes articles concerning MacMahon or his plays and page proofs of MacMahon's biographiccal entry on Maurice Walsh. F206 Typescript of Gordon Henderson's interview with Bryan MacMahon, published in The Journal of Irish Literature and a biographical sketch of MacMahon. F207 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Bugle in the Blood (n.d.). F208 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Death of Biddy Early (n.d.). F209 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Gap of Life (n.d.). F210 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Gentry Bell (n.d.). F211 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Honey Spike (1973), inscribed by MacMahon to Hogan (1974). F212 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Honey Spike (n.d.). F213 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play Jack Furey (n.d.). F214 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Master (n.d.), inscribed by MacMahon to Hogan and Mary Rose Callaghan (1981). F215 Mimeographed typescript of MacMahon's play The Time of the Whitethorn (n.d.). MacUistin, Liam F216 1977-1979 Letters 3p Note: Includes a Society of Irish Playwrights report (1978-1979). F217 Typescript (carbon) of MacUistin's play The Glory and the Dream (n.d.). F218 Mimeographed typescript of The Glory and the Dream (n.d.), with a letter from MacUistin (1979). F219 Typescript of MacUistin's play Post Mortem. Madden, David, 1933- F220 1981 Letters 4p Malkin, Michael R., 1943- F221 1985 Feb 26 TLS 1p Malone, Joe F222  Letters 2p Note: Includes translations by Malone. Manning, Mary F223 1964-1984 Letters 34p Note: Includes a review by Manning. F224 1985-1989 Letters 28p 5 F225 Typescript (carbon) of Manning's play Green Paint (n.d.), with cover and signed. F226 Photocopied typescript of Manning's play The Widows' Pique (n.d.). Marcus, David F227 1990 May-Jun Letters 2p Marcus, Joseph F228 Mimeographed typescript of Marcus's play Judgement of Paris (n.d.). Marrits, Edward R. F229 Photocopied typescript of Marrits's play Buddy of Stray Katz, Ph.D., L.S.D., P.D.Q. (1975), with a letter from Marrits (1975). F230 Photocopied typescripts of Marrits's plays Move Over, Moon! (n.d.) and How You Gonna Get Back, Johnny Hunn? (n.d.), with a letter from Marrits (1975). Martin, David F231 1978-1988 Letters 7p Note: Includes reviews of Martin's books, copies of his curriculum vitae, and a typescript (carbon) of his short story "A Long Day's Passing" (n.d.). 5 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) McDonnell, Michael, 1937- F232 1975 Jan 23 ALS 2p McFate, Patricia F233 1975 Nov 3 TLS 1p Note: Includes a typescript and galley proofs (removed to galley section) of McFate's Journal of Irish Literature article "Uncollected Early Writings of James Stephens." McKie, William F234 Typescript of McKie's play Scourge of Albion (n.d.). Mercier, Vivian, 1919- F235 1973-1981 Letters 4p Note: Includes a typescript (carbon) copy of Mercier's play Common Ground (n.d.). Miller, Liam F236 1978-1980 Letters 2p Molin, Sven Eric F237 Typescript and photocopied typescript of Molin's essay "T. H. White: 1906-1964" (n.d.). Molino, Michael R., 1956- F238 [n.d.] TLS 1p Molloy, M. J. (Michael Joseph) F239 1965-1969 Letters 36p Note: Includes a contract between Hogan and Molloy naming Hogan agent for Molloy's play The Visiting House (1967). F240 1970-1974 Letters 59p Note: Includes the copyright statement for the Proscenium Press publication of Molloy's The King of Friday's Men and The Wood of the Whispering. F241 1975-1983 Letters 48p F242 1984-1990 Letters 54p F243 Material for the Proscenium Press publication of Molloy's Three Plays (1975), which included The Wood of the Whispering, The Paddy Pedlar, and The King of Friday's Men. Includes printed copies and typescript preliminary matter for The Wood of the Whispering (n.d.), and The King of Friday's Men (1853), and revisions for The King of Friday's Men. Galley proofs for The Paddy Pedlar and The King of Friday's Men were removed to the galley section. A copy of the Proscenium Press edition of Three Plays was removed for cataloging. 5 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Mooney, Ria F244 1956 Mar 22 TLS 2p Mulkerns, Val, 1925- F245 1977-1989 Letters 17p Murphy, Hayden, 1945- F246 1983 Apr 28 TLS 1p Murphy, Thomas, 1935- F247 1968-1974 Letters 7p F248 Photocopied typescript and Proscenium Press edition of Murphy's play The Orphans (1974). The Proscenium Press edition of The Orphans was removed for cataloging. F249 Mimeographed typescript of Murphy's play A Whistle in the Dark (n.d.). O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 1917- F250 1971-1985 Letters 7p O'Brien, Flann, 1911-1966. F251 Photocopies of letters from O'Brien to various individuals (1938-1966), edited by David Powell for the O'Brien issue of The Journal of Irish Literature (1974 Jan). Includes letters from David Powell. F252 Photocopies of letters from O'Brien to various individuals (1942-1965) which were not used in the O'Brien issue. F253 Articles for the O'Brien issue by Powell, Seamus Kelly, and Miles Orvell. F254 Photocopies of plays, stories, and other material written by Flann O'Brien. O'Brien, George, 1945- F255 1983-1984 Letters 2p O'Brien, Katherine F256 Typescript (carbon) of O'Brien's play Apartments (n.d.), bearing the pseudonym "Fand O'Grady." a note from Hogan explains that O'Grady was Katherine O'Brien, Conor Cruise O'Brien's mother. O'Brien, Seamus F257 1962 Aug 10 TLS 2p O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964. F258 1943 Jul 24 TLS 1p (To: Louis D'Alton) Note: Includes seven letters from Eileen O'Casey (wife) regarding publication of Sean O'Casey's work. 5 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) O'Connor, Conleth, 1947- F259 1978-1979 Letters 2p O'Connor, Frank, 1903-1966. F260 1963 May 29 TLS 1p Note: Includes photocopies of stories and letters (1923-1942) written by O'Connor. O'Connor, P. J. F261 1965-1978 Letters 13p F262 Photocopied typescript of O'Connor's play The Scarperer (1978). O'Connor, Ulick F263 1976 Aug 16 TLS 1p O'Donovan, John, 1921- F264 1940-1944 Letters 20p Note: Photocopies of letters from O'Donovan to "James," with a note from Vera O'Donovan (1991). F265 1965-1968 Letters 29p Note: Includes a typescript of O'Donovan's preface for the Proscenium Press edition of his play The Shaws of Synge Street (1966). F266 1969-1984 Letters 41p F267 Photocopied typescript of O'Donovan's play Carlotta (n.d.), plus a photocopied typescript draft of the beginning of the play. F268 Photocopied typescript of O'Donovan's play The Fiddler and the Dean (1961). F269 Typescript and photocopied typescript copies of O'Donovan's play The Irrational Knot (n.d.), which was co-authored by Hogan. F270 Typescript (carbon) copy of O'Donovan's play No Wonder We Are As We Are, Lads (n.d.). F271 Typescript (Proscenium Press edition setting copy) of O'Donovan's play The Shaws of Synge Street (1966), with a typescript copy of "Epilogue to The Shaws of Synge Street." A copy of the Proscenium edition was transferred for cataloging. F272 Typescript of The Shaws of Synge Street. F273 Spiral-bound photocopied typescript of an "Epilogue" for The Shaws of Synge Street (n.d.). O'Faolain, Sean, 1900- F274 1962-1977 Letters 13p O'hAodha, Micheal F275 1965-1985 Letters 15p 6 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) O'Meara, John Joseph F276 1978-1982 Letters 13p O'Neill, Joseph F277 Photocopied typescript of O'Neill's novel The Black Shore (n.d.). O'Neill, Seamus F278 1976-1980 Letters 29p Note: Includes a printed copy of O'Neill's poem "Corrakit." F279 Typescripts and photocopies of short stories by O'Neill, including: "Blaeberry Sunday," "Ashamed," "The Old Soldier," "The Boy From the Village," and "First Love;" plus pages of an untitled work of fiction. O'Riordan, Conal, 1874-1948. F280 Photocopies and typescripts of material compiled for the Conal O'Riordan issue of The Journal of Irish Literature (1985 Sep), edited by his daughter Judith O'Riordan. Includes caricatures and pictures of O'Riordan, a chronology of his life, photocopies of his work, and essays about him. O'Riordan, John F281 1967 Oct 30 ALS 6p Note: Includes a photocopy of O'Riordan's review of several books about Sean O'Casey. O'Riordan, Judith F282 1982-1985 Letters 25p Note: Includes a photograph of Conal O'Riordan and photocopies of articles about Conal O'Riordan. The letters concern the Conal O'Riordan issue of The Journal of Irish Literature. Ormsby, Frank, 1947- F283 1978 Oct 8 ALS 1p Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880- F284 1920 Nov 1 ALS 3p (to: Irish Independent) Pfeiffer, Pat F285 1981 Oct 18 ACS 1p 6 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Phillips, Louis F286 1974-1983 Letters 11p Note: Includes two broadsides, inscribed to Gordon Henderson, featuring Phillips's poems "The Circus" (1983) and "Dance of the Sleeping Children" (n.d.). Also includes reviews and flyers for plays written by Phillips, rewrites for the death scene for his play God Have Mercy on the June Bug (1980), and a copy of his poem "About the Fabulous Sneeze" (What the Hell Pamphlet Series 6, 1982). F287 Photocopied typescript of Phillips's play The Ball-Room In St. Patrick's Cathedral (1983), with a letter from Phillips to Gordon Henderson (1986). F288 Photocopied typescript of Phillips's play Kops (1981), with a letter (n.d.) from Phillips to Robert Hogan. Plunkett, James, 1920- F289 Photocopied typescript of Plunkett's play The Risen People (n.d.). F290 Page proofs for The Risen People (1991), with a letter from Plunkett. Also includes letters from David Krause, who edited issue of The Journal of Irish Literature (1992 Jan) which featured The Risen People, and a typescript of Krause's introduction. Power, Brian, 1918- F291 1985-1989 Letters 21p Power, Maurice F292 Mimeographed typescript of Power's play The Noon-Day Devil (n.d.). Power, Victor, 1930- F293 1968 Letters 4p Note: Includes two photocopied typescripts of Power's play The Escape (1969), plus theater programs and reviews related to this play. F294 Photocopied typescript of Power's film script Slaughter, Slaughter, Holy Water (n.d.). Price, K. Arnold F295 1973-1974 Letters 4p Note: Includes a typescript of Price's poem "Winter Voice" (n.d.). Quinn, Mary Bernetta F296 1988 Mar 3 TLS 1p Note: Includes a book review by Quinn. Reynolds, Mary F297  TLS 1p Note: Includes typescript and galley proofs (removed to the oversize section) for Reynolds's Journal of Irish Literature (1975 Sep) article "James Stephens and Folksong: The Symbol Song." Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967. F298 1962-1964 Letters 21p F299 1965-1967 Letters 14p Note: Includes copies of Rice's obituary (1967), a copy of the Proscenium Press edition of Rice's The Iron Cross (1965), and letters from Mrs. Barbara Rice following Elmer Rice's death. Risden, Edward L., 1957- F300 1988 Aug 10 TLS 1p Robbie, Dorothy F301  Letters 10p F302 Mimeographed typescript of Robbie's libretto A Christmas Carol (n.d.). F303 Typescript of Robbie's play Ribbon With Gold (n.d.). Robinson, M. S. F304 Typescripts of Robinson's translations of two poems by Columcille, titled "My Hand Wearies with Writing" and "Columcille Departs Ireland." Robinson, Mary T. W. F305 1975 Dec 15 TLS 1p Ryan, John, 1925- F306 1988 Mar 2 ALS 1p Schreibman, Susan F307 1988 Jan 18 TLS 1p Scott, Bonnie Kime, 1944- F308 Typescript of Scott's book review for The Journal of Irish Literature (1974). Scully, Maurice, 1952- F309 1978-1982 Letters 5p Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. F310 1919 Jul 14 ACS 1p Smith, Peter F311 1970 Feb 12 TLS 3p Note: Includes copies about Claddagh, Ireland. 6 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Smith, Sydney Bernard, 1936- F312 1978-1992 Letters 20p Note: Includes flyers, curriculum vitae, theater programs, and articles about Smith and his plays. F313 Typescript of Smith's play The Impertinence of Being Frank (n.d.). Speers, Neill F314 1983 May 5 ALS 1p Spelvin, George F315 Page proofs for volume 8 of George Spelvin's Theatre Book, which was never published. Stokes, Daniel P. F316 1976-1980 Letters 3p Strong, Eithne F317 1992 Sep 29 ALS 2p Note: Includes reviews of Strong's poetry. Stuart, Francis, 1902- F318 Typescript and proofs of letters and work by Stuart, plus a mock-up of the cover and preliminary material for the Stuart issue of The Journal of Irish Literature (1976 Jan). Includes excerpts from Stuart's diary and poems; his novel, A Hundred Wild Decembers; his play, Who Fears to Speak; his story, "Jacob;" and an interview conducted by J. H. Natterstad. Thornton, Weldon F319 Typescript book review for The Journal of Irish Literature. Throne, Marilyn F320 1987 Mar 26 TLS 1p Tomelty, Joseph F321 1967-1968 Letters 2p Wall, Mervyn, 1908- F322 1970-1979 Letters 44p F323 1980-1982 Letters 50p F324 1983 Letters 40p F325 1984 Letters 58p F326 1985-1986 Letters 69p F327 1987-1989 Letters 51p F328 1990-1993 Letters 20p Note: The folders of letters include numerous clippings and articles about Wall, his writing, and Ireland; as well as a photograph of Wall and photocopies of essays or reviews written by Wall. 6 Series I. Authors published by Proscenium (cont'd) Wall, Mervyn (cont'd) F329 Typescript of "Address Given by Mervyn Wall at the banquet on the Second day, Friday, 25th April, 1980, of the Annual Meeting of the American Committee for Irish Studies in the University of Delaware" (1980). F330 Autograph draft of a letter from Wall to Everett F. Bleiler (1983), which includes biographical and bibliographic information about Wall. F331 Autograph notes critiquing Hogan's and Douglas's novel The Evil Genius of the Abbey Theatre (n.d.). F332 Typescript of Wall's The Garden of Echoes: a fable for children and grown-ups (n.d.). F333 Autograph notes titled "Holiday Task" (n.d.). F334 Autograph critique of Marguerite Quintelli's dissertation (n.d.). F335 Typescript of Wall's introductory talk prior to a reading of The Unfortunate Fursey (1983 May). Watt, Stephen F336 1985 Apr Letters 2p Weaver, Jack W. F337 Typescript of Weaver's essay "The Padraic Colum I Knew" (n.d.). 7 White, Jack F338 1977-1978 Letters 5p Note: Includes biographical information and information about his play The Last Eleven. F339 Photocopied typescript of The Last Eleven (n.d.). White, Terence De Vere F340 1977 Letters 5p Whitehead, O. Z. F341 1977-1993 Letters 50p F342 Typescript (carbon) of an unpublished biographical essay by Whitehead (n.d.), a typescript of his unpublished story "Father Takes Me to the Movies in Nineteen Twenty-one" (n.d.), and an article about Whitehead. Wickstrom, Gordon M. F343 1992 Dec 18 TLS 1p Note: Includes a photocopy of Wickstrom's poem "The Kells Blackwater, May, 1976." Wilson, D. W. F344 1991 Letters 3p Note: Includes typescript (carbon) copies of three untitled poems by Wilson. Wortley, Vic F345 1987-1988 Letters 2p
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