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BOX 24-39 Literary File, 1919-1978
Handwritten and typewritten drafts, correspondence, trial lines, printed copies, notes and worksheets, outlines, notebooks, proofs, and miscellaneous items relating to plays, poetry, prose pieces, screenplays and scripts, and books.
Arranged by type of material and alphabetically by title therein, except for the notebooks, which are arranged chronologically.
BOX 24 Books
The American Cause, 1941
"Changes in the Weather," proposed collection of essays
"Paris Years," proposed autobiography
Poetry and Opinion, 1950
Selections for an anthology
Aid Raid, verse play for radio, 1938
The American Story, verse play for radio, 1944
(3 folders)
BOX 25 4-10
(7 folders)
An Evening's Journey to Conway, Massachusetts, 1967
Conquistador, verse play for radio, adapted by D. G. Bridson, 1952
The Fall of the City, verse play for radio, 1937
BOX 26 Translations, French and German
The Great American Fourth of July Parade, verse play for radio, 1975
(2 folders)
"Henry," review for music
Herakles, 1967
Manuscript and typescript drafts
(2 folders)
BOX 27 (1 folder)
J.B., 1958
Drafts and worksheets
(2 folders)
BOX 28 Motion picture proposal
Printed copy
Panic: A Play in Verse, 1935
Scratch, 1971
Galley proof
Manuscript and typescript drafts
Master copies
(2 folders)
BOX 29 (6 folders)
Printer's copy
Rehearsal scripts
(1 folder)
BOX 30 (5 folders)
Notes and worksheets
BOX 31 Outlines
Set designs
The Secret of Freedom, play for television, 1959
The States Talking, verse play for radio, 1941
This Music Crept By Me Upon the Waters, 1953
The Trojan Horse, verse play for radio, 1952
Union Pacific, ballet, produced 1934
Untitled plays and fragments
1919-1920's (Cambridge and Paris notebooks), notes and drafts of poems published in The Happy Marriage (1924) and material for Einstein (1929)
BOX 32 1924-1925 (Paris notebook), notes and drafts of poems for Streets of the Moon (1926), including "Ars Poetica," "The Silent Slain," "The Immortal Helix," and "1892-19__" and material for The Pot of Earth (1925)
1926, notes and drafts for The Hamlet of A. MacLeish (1928) (3 vols.) and material for New Found Land (1930)
1926-1930's (Persia notebook) trial lines and drafts, including some for New Found Land
1928-1930's, Notes and drafts, including Conquistador (1932), Public Speech (1936), and Frescoes for Mr. Rockefeller's City (1933)
1929, Notes during Mexican trip for Conquistador.
Late 1920's, Trial lines and notes, including Panic (1935), Public Speech, and "The Woman on the Stair"
1933, Notes and drafts, including Frescoes for Mr. Rockefeller's City (1933)
BOX 33 Late 1930's-late 1940's, Drafts and trial lines, including America Was Promises (1939) and Actfive (1948)
1948 (?), Notes and drafts
Undated, Drafts of plays, including The Fall of the City
Collections and selections
Actfive and Other Poems, 1948
America Was Promises, 1939 See also Container 43, "America Was Promises"
The Collected Poems of Archibald MacLeish, 1963
New and Collected Poems, 1917-76, 1976
Public Speech, 1936
"Ars Poetica"
"At the Lincoln Memorial"
BOX 34 "At the University Memorial in the Year 1976"
"The Ballad of Jabez Stone"
"The Ballad of the Devil Over the Water"
"Bird Watching"
"The Black Day"
"The Blow Flies"
"Bold Venture"
"The Carrion Crow"
"Celestial Politics"
"Colloquy for the States"
"Conversation in a Belfry"
"Conway Burying Ground"
"Critics on the Lawn"
"Definitions of Old Age"
"The Deserted Island"
"Discovery of This Time"
"Dozing on the Lawn"
"The Enchantment"
"Family Group"
"For Remembrance"
"The Free Men's Song"
"Freedom's Land" (song lyric)
"Geography of This Time"
"A Good Man in a Bad Time"
"The Happy Marriage"
"The Hero of Hollywood"
"Immortal Autumn"
"In and Come In"
"The Infinite Reason"
"Kinds of Fire"
"Lines for a Prologue"
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