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BOX 104-106, 129 Artwork, 1987-2009 and undated
This series contains one folder and 19 notebooks featuring artwork created by Neil Simon in ink, pencil, or watercolor. Simon's subject matter includes realistic depictions of landscapes, room interiors, portraits, and geometric designs. Several notebooks contain cartoons drawn in a looser style often with captions. Only one of the works is dated.
Arranged chronologically and then by subject or medium.
BOX-FOLDER 104/3 "Italy '87," 1987
BOX-FOLDER 104/4 to 105/5 Cartoons with captions notebooks, undated
BOX 129 Drawing pencils in leather case, undated
BOX-FOLDER 105/6 Drawings and watercolors notebook, undated
BOX-FOLDER 105/7 Individual drawings and watercolors, 2009 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 105/8 Portraits and watercolors, undated
BOX-FOLDER 105/9 to 106/4 Sketchbooks, undated
BOX 116, 122-123 MAPCASE FOLDER 1-7 Posters, 1961-2010
This series consists primarily of window cards advertising the Broadway productions of Neil Simon's plays and musicals. Also found in this series is one poster for the television movie version of The Goodbye Girl and a French language poster for the Barefoot in the Park motion picture. Other international posters advertise productions in Australia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, and Sweden.
Arranged alphabetically by production title.
BOX-FOLDER 122/1 Barefoot in the Park (play), 1963-1967
MAPCASE FOLDER 4 Barefoot in the Park (motion picture), 1967
French language poster
BOX-FOLDER 122/1 Biloxi Blues (play), 1985-1986
BOX-FOLDER 122/2 Brighton Beach Memoirs (play), 1982-1983
BOX-FOLDER 116/7, 122/3 Broadway Bound (play), 1986-1988, undated
BOX-FOLDER 122/3 California Suite (play), 1976
BOX-FOLDER 122/4 Chapter Two (play), 1977-1979
MAPCASE FOLDER 1 Chapter Two (play), 1977, 1993
Broadway and Czech productions
BOX-FOLDER 122/4 Come Blow Your Horn (play), 1961
BOX-FOLDER 122/4 The Dinner Party (play), 2000-2001
BOX-FOLDER 122/5, 123/2 Fools (play), 1982 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 122/5 The Gingerbread Lady (play), 1970-1971
BOX-FOLDER 122/5 God's Favorite (play), 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 122/6 The Good Doctor (play), 1973-1974
BOX-FOLDER 122/6 The Goodbye Girl (musical), 1993
BOX-FOLDER 122/6 The Goodbye Girl (television movie), 2004
BOX-FOLDER 122/7 Hotel Suite (play), 1999
BOX-FOLDER 122/7 I Ought to Be in Pictures (play), 1980
BOX-FOLDER 122/7 Last of the Red Hot Lovers (play), 1969-1971, undated
MAPCASE FOLDER 5 Last of the Red Hot Lovers (play), undated
Dutch production
BOX-FOLDER 122/8 Laughter on the 23rd Floor (play), 1993-1994
BOX-FOLDER 122/8 Little Me (musical), 1962-1963
BOX-FOLDER 122/9 London Suite (play), 1995
BOX-FOLDER 122/9 Lost in Yonkers (play), 1991-1993
BOX-FOLDER 122/10 The Odd Couple (play), 1965-1966, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 123/3 The Odd Couple (play), undated
German production
MAPCASE FOLDER 2 The Odd Couple (play), 1972
Polish production
BOX-FOLDER 116/7, 122/10 Plaza Suite (play), 1968-1970
BOX-FOLDER 123/5 Plaza Suite (play), undated
Swedish production
MAPCASE FOLDER 6 Plaza Suite (play), undated
Italian production
BOX-FOLDER 122/10 The Prisoner of Second Avenue (play), 1971-1973
BOX-FOLDER 123/4 The Prisoner of Second Avenue (play), 1974 and undated
Danish and German productions
MAPCASE FOLDER 2, 5 The Prisoner of Second Avenue (play), 1973 and undated
Dutch and Polish productions
BOX-FOLDER 122/11 Promises, Promises (musical), 1968-1972, 2010
MAPCASE FOLDER 3 Promises, Promises (musical), 1972
Hungarian production
BOX-FOLDER 122/12 Rumors (play), 1988-1989
BOX-FOLDER 123/5 Rumors (play), undated
Australian production
BOX-FOLDER 122/12 The Star-Spangled Girl (play), 1966-1967
BOX-FOLDER 122/13 The Sunshine Boys (play), 1972-1974
MAPCASE FOLDER 3, 5 The Sunshine Boys (play), 1973-1974
German and Hungarian productions
BOX-FOLDER 122/13 Sweet Charity (musical), 1966-1967
BOX-FOLDER 122/13 They're Playing Our Song (musical), 1978-1979
MAPCASE FOLDER 7 Unidentified international productions, undated
BOX 106-109, 112-113, 116, 120-121, 123, 125-129 Awards and Honors, 1944-2015 (bulk 1968-2000)
This series consists of certificates, citations, medals, plaques, and other three-dimensional awards given to Neil Simon in recognition of his contributions as a writer for stage, screen, and television. Included are the 1965 Tony Award for The Odd Couple, a special Tony Award for Theatrical Achievement granted in 1975, two Golden Globe awards for The Goodbye Girl, the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Lost in Yonkers, and citations from New York City, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, and the state of Kentucky. Several folders contain drafts of speeches or remarks made by Simon at award and commencement ceremonies. This inclusion is noted at the folder level.
Arranged alphabetically by granting organization.
BOX 121/1-4 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 1968-1979
BOX-FOLDER 106/5-7, 112/4 Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1956-1957, 2001
BOX-FOLDER 106/8 Actors' Equity Association, 1983 October 4
Includes: Speech by Simon
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
BOX-FOLDER 106/9 Ephemera and program, 1990 April 22
BOX 128 Franklin Haven Sargent Award, 1990 April 22
BOX 127 American Comedy Awards, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 106/10 American Film Institute, 2000, 2002
BOX-FOLDER 107/1 American Friends of the Hebrew Institute, 1980
Includes: Speech by Simon
American Theatre Wing
BOX-FOLDER 107/2, 116/8 Award envelope, nomination certificates, and programs, 1969-1991
BOX 128 Tony Award for Best Author, The Odd Couple, 1965
BOX 128 Tony Award for Outstanding Theatrical Achievement, 1975
BOX-FOLDER 107/3 Arts and Business Council of New York, 1986
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX-FOLDER 112/5 Beverly Hills, city of, 1976, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 107/4 Beverly Hills Charitable Foundation, 1980 June 28
BOX-FOLDER 107/5 B'nai B'rith Anti-defamation League Pacific Southwest Region, 1991 December 8
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX-FOLDER 112/3 British Academy of Film and Television, 1976, 1978
BOX-FOLDER 112/6 City Club of New York, 1973 March 7
BOX 125 City College of New York Alumni Association, 1995 November 2
BOX-FOLDER 112/7 Cue Magazine, 1972 January 15
Plaque
BOX 126 Dewitt Clinton High School Alumni Association, 1944
BOX 125 Drama Desk Award, 1991
The Drama League
BOX-FOLDER 107/6 Christine Baranski's remarks, 1991
BOX 125 Outstanding Contribution to Theatre Award, 1991
BOX-FOLDER 107/7, 112/6 Dramatists Guild, 2003 May 19
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX-FOLDER 107/8 Duke University, undated
BOX 127 Eighth Lively Arts Award, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 107/9, 112/8 Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 1977, 2001 April 21
BOX-FOLDER 107/10 Harvard University, 1978-1979
BOX-FOLDER 107/11, 112/8 Hofstra University, 1981
Includes: Commencement address by Simon
Hollywood Foreign Press Association
BOX-FOLDER 107/12 Nomination envelope, 1977
BOX 128 Best Motion Picture, The Goodbye Girl, 1977
BOX 128 Best Screenplay for a Motion Picture, The Goodbye Girl, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 116/10 International Star Registry, 1994 July 4
BOX-FOLDER 107/13 Jersey Journal, 1969 May 29
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
BOX-FOLDER 107/14 Honors, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 107/15 Mark Twain prize, 2006
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX-FOLDER 116/9 Kentucky, 1992 August 17
BOX-FOLDER 107/16 Long Beach Performing Arts and Convention Center, 1978 March 12
BOX-FOLDER 116/9, 121/5, 123/6 Los Angeles, 1980, 1982, 1988, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 112/9 Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle, 1978 March 19
Plaque
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