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BOX 63-74 Part B: Writings File, circa 1925-1977
Holographs, typescripts, proofs, and other manuscripts of novels, plays, film scripts, short fiction, and nonfiction writings.
Arranged according to type of writing and alphabetically by title therein. If known, the published title precedes the working title(s) Cain used. Also includes unarranged "outsheets," or discarded pages and miscellaneous material such as research notes, interviews, and story ideas.
BOX 63 Plays
"The Butterfly" (adapted from Cain novel by Ramón Gordon), 1962
"The Defalcation"
"The 49'ers"
(3 folders)
"Galahad Rides Again"
(1 folder)
BOX 64 (5 folders)
"The Guest in 701"
(3 folders)
BOX 65 (9 folders)
BOX 66 (8 folders)
BOX 67 (8 folders)
BOX 68 (1 folder)
"The Postman Always Rings Twice"
(3 folders)
"Restitution in Full"
"Sacred and Profane Love"
Film scripts
"Congressional Investigation," television pilot
"Hayworth Story," prospectus
Suggested story line for Jack Benny show
Unidentified fragment regarding "The Great Gatsby," prospectus
Short fiction
"Afternoon at the Beach"
"Blackmail"
"The Circus Girl"
BOX 69 "The Dainty Little Thing"
"Days"
"Dennis"
"Dreams"
"The Frogs"
"The Guest in 717"
"Guest Stars"
"Hatcheck Girl"
"Hideaway"
"Mignon"
"Minor Child"
"One of Eve's Family"
"Payment in Full"
"Power"
"Serpent of the Nile"
"The Shark"
"Stick Up"
"Suburbia"
"Sunny"
"Tawny Blonde"
"Teche"
"Vagabonds"
"What Will Mildred Do Next?"
"Yegg Chick"
Nonfiction
"Animals/Birds/Fish/Insects/Reptiles Do the Strangest Things"
"Avis Rara"
"Anecdote"
Blurb for The Detective by Roderick Thorp
"Coal Baron"
"The End of the World"
Foreword to Civil War Round Table yearbook
Foreword to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, by B. Traven
"From the Kibitzer's Angle"
"Good News"
"Hallowe'en, 1971"
[Henry Mencken]
"Home Sweet Homework"
"How We Used to Pass the Time"
"Memoir"
BOX 70 "Nicky" (with Florence Macbeth)
"Note on Norman Mailer"
"The Pax"
"Sliced Peaches for Desert"
"Suffer the Little Children"
"Sunken Treasure"
"The Sweet Singers"
"That Was Hollywood"
"Thornton"
[Vincent Laurence]
"Washington Gridders Beat U. of Md. 17-0, Upset Victory Ends 1905 Season"
Outsheets
(5 folders)
BOX 71 (5 folders)
BOX 72 (5 folders)
Miscellaneous
Interviews
Backas, Margot, 1975
"Today Show," 1969
Story and play ideas
Unidentified typescripts
Research
Clippings
BOX 73-74 Note cards
BOX 75-79 Part B: Financial Records, 1933-1977
Correspondence, bills, receipts, card files of income tax data, and related matter.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 75 Automobile
Checkbook stubs, 1943-1969
(6 folders)
Contributions
BOX 76 Income tax file
1935-1953
(18 folders)
BOX 77 1954-1961
(9 folders)
BOX 78 1962-1975
(13 folders)
BOX 79 1976-1977
(2 folders)
Life insurance, 1966-1967
Property insurance, 1945-1971
RCA
Royalties, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1933-1965
Watkins, David, 1950-1976
Miscellaneous
Bill, statements, and related matter
Correspondence
BOX 79-80 Part B: Legal File, 1933-1977
Correspondence, legal briefs, contracts, leases, will and testament, divorce judgments, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 79 Assault and battery case, 1972
Beatty & McNanee, 1960-1971
Brylawski, Fulton, 1951-1977
BOX 80 Gang, Martin, 1938-1973
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