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BOX 112-124 Writings, 1963-2011
Chiefly draft materials for Original Story By: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood and Mainly on Directing: Gypsy, West Side Story and Other Musicals. Also included are interviews, articles, essays, and a variety of writings about Laurents by others.
Arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
BOX-FOLDER 112/1 "Cold comfort?" undated
BOX-FOLDER 112/2-3 "The compleat skier: being a guide to Swiss slopes, Alpine hostels, and after hours bars," 1968
BOX-FOLDER 112/4-8 Interviews, 1971-2010
BOX 113-114 Mainly on Directing: Gypsy, West Side Story and Other Musicals, 2009
Drafts, correspondence, and publicity materials
BOX-FOLDER 115/1 Miscellany (by A. Laurents), 1995-2008 and undated
Articles, essays, and other writings
BOX-FOLDER 115/2-3 Miscellany (about A. Laurents), 1963-2011 and undated
Articles, a scholarly paper, clippings, and other writings
BOX-FOLDER 116-124/4 Original Story By: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood (2000)
Drafts, correspondence, notes, and publicity materials
BOX-FOLDER 124/5 "There goes the man with our tap shoes," 1966
Published as "Look, girls, there's the man with our tap shoes!", New York Times Magazine, September 11, 1966.
BOX-FOLDER 124/6 "The rest of the story," undated
BOX-FOLDER 124/7 Unidentified novel, undated
First chapter only
BOX 125-127 Photographs, circa 1900-circa 2000
Portraits, family photographs, and other miscellaneous images of Laurents. Includes photographs of Farley Granger, Tom Hatcher, and an unbound scrapbook of the Laurents family.
Arranged by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 125/1-5 A. Laurents, alone, 1918-1943, 1950s-1960s, undated
34 photographs
BOX-FOLDER 125/6-7 A. Laurents, with others, circa 2000 and undated
21 photographs
BOX-FOLDER 126/1-7 Family photographs, 1900s-1930s, 1968-1972, undated
48 scrapbook pages and 15 miscellaneous photographs
Includes many early photographs of A. Laurents
BOX 127 Promise Ball album, 1989 November 11
23 photographs
Very few photographs of A. Laurents
BOX-FOLDER 126/8 Quogue, New York, 1963
19 photographs
A. Laurents with others at beach
BOX-FOLDER 126/9 Farley Granger, circa 1950s
6 photographs
BOX-FOLDER 126/10 Tom Hatcher, circa 1990s-2000s
2 photographs
BOX-FOLDER 126/11 Unidentified, undated
12 photographs
Productions and other people
BOX-FOLDER 126/12-14 Negatives, circa 1950s-2000s and undated
Chiefly negatives for images of A. Laurents represented elsewhere in the collection
BOX 128-129 Biographical Materials, 1917-2011
Includes personal records, biographies, publicity materials, and Laurents' baby book from 1917.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 128/1 50th anniversary, 2005
BOX-FOLDER 128/2 Address book, undated
BOX-FOLDER 128/3 Army records, 1941-1949
BOX-FOLDER 128/4 Bios and credits, undated
BOX-FOLDER 128/5 Cornell University, 1934-1937
BOX-FOLDER 128/6 Family memory book, 1917
A. Laurents' baby book with commentary by his mother
BOX-FOLDER 128/7 F.B.I. file, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 129/1 Living will, 2008
BOX-FOLDER 129/2 Medical records, 1981-2011
BOX-FOLDER 129/3 Publicity and appearances, 1966-1970, 1999-2008
BOX 130-140 Datebooks, 1954-2011
Bound volumes with notes pertaining to Laurents' daily activities.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 130/1-4 1954-1962
1961 is missing
BOX-FOLDER 131/1-5 1963-1967
BOX-FOLDER 132/1-5 1968-1972
BOX-FOLDER 133/1-6 1973-1978
BOX-FOLDER 134/1-6 1979-1984
BOX-FOLDER 135/1-7 1985-1991
BOX-FOLDER 136/1-5 1992-1996
BOX-FOLDER 137/1-5 1997-2001
BOX-FOLDER 138/1-4 2002-2005
BOX-FOLDER 139/1-4 2006-2008
BOX-FOLDER 140/1-3 2009-2011
BOX 141-144 Miscellany, 1946-2009
Includes awards, business papers, and several scripts by other authors.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 141/1-3 Awards, 1946, 1976, 2002-2009
BOX-FOLDER 141/4-7 Business papers, 1961-2009
Contracts, correspondence, financial documents, and research materials
BOX-FOLDER 142/1-9 Housing documents, 1960-1968, 1993-2002
BOX-FOLDER 143/1-5 Memorials and tributes, 1977-1981, 1990, 2003-2007
BOX-FOLDER 143/6 Open forum on saving Broadway for the new American play, 1995
BOX 144 Personal library inventory, undated
Card file
BOX-FOLDER 143/7-8 Scripts by others, undated
Closing Bell (Sean Fernandez) and Contractions (Marta Betoldi)

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