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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
BOX-FOLDER 108/1 Lotos Club, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 108/2 Marquette University, 1994
Music Center of Los Angeles
BOX-FOLDER 108/3 Commemorative program, 1988 September 9
BOX 127 Recognition of Lifetime Achievement in the Arts, 1988 September 9
BOX-FOLDER 108/4 Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, 1985 February 24
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX 127 National Kidney Foundation, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 108/5 National Press Club, 1994 December 9
BOX-FOLDER 108/6 Neil Simon Theatre, 1983 June
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX-FOLDER 108/7 New Dramatists, 1994
Includes: Speech by Simon
New York City
BOX-FOLDER 108/8-9, 123/7 Certificates, clippings, ephemera, and remarks, 1972, 1978, 1980, 1993, 2008
BOX 125 Handel Medallion, 2008
BOX-FOLDER 108/10, 123/7 New York Drama Critics' Circle, 1983
Includes: Speech by Simon
New York Friar's Club
BOX-FOLDER 108/11 Clippings and programs, 1978, 1993
BOX 129 Tribute award, 1993 April 25
New York Stock Exchange
BOX-FOLDER 108/12 Certificate and photograph, 1999 December 27
BOX 125 "Bridging the Millennium," 1999 December 27
BOX-FOLDER 108/13 Outer Critics Circle, 1985, 1991
BOX 126 PEN Lifetime Achievement Award, undated
BOX-FOLDER 108/14 PEN Los Angeles Center, 1982 May 28
Includes: Speech by Simon
Pulitzer Prize
BOX-FOLDER 108/15-16 Clippings, correspondence, and ephemera, 1987, 1991
BOX 120 Framed award and check, 1991
BOX-FOLDER 108/17 Sarah Siddons Society, 1985 December 1
BOX-FOLDER 108/18 Skirball Center retrospective, 1999
BOX 129 Tor Award, Best Play, Chapter Two, 1977
Tulsa Library Trust
BOX-FOLDER 108/19 Program, 1996 December 6
BOX 125 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, 1996
U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
BOX-FOLDER 108/20 Correspondence, 1999
BOX 126 Writers Award, 1999
BOX-FOLDER 108/21 UJA-Federation Campaign, 1985 November 10
BOX-FOLDER 116/10 Union de Criticos y Cronistas de Teatro, 1976 February 9
Union League Club of New York
BOX-FOLDER 108/22 Certificate and speech, 1986 November 10
BOX 126 Lincoln Literary Award, 1986
University of California-Los Angeles
BOX-FOLDER 108/23, 112/10 Correspondence, programs, and speech, 1995-1996
BOX 127 School of Theater Film and Television award, undated
BOX 127 UCLA Medal, 1996 June 15
University of Southern California
BOX-FOLDER 109/1 Speech, 1977 July 30
BOX 125 Irwin R. Blacker Award, 1978-1979
BOX-FOLDER 109/2 University of Women of the University of Judaism, 1975 June 16
Wayne State University
BOX-FOLDER 109/3 Clipping and programs, 2002 April
BOX 125 Sarah Applebaum Nederlander Award for Excellence in Theatre, 2002 April 24
BOX 129 West Coast Friends of Brandeis University, 1989 November 28
William Inge Center for the Arts
BOX-FOLDER 109/4, 123/8 Correspondence and ephemera, 1996, 2001
BOX-FOLDER 113/1 Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre, 1997 April 19
BOX-FOLDER 113/2 Scrapbook, 1996-1997
BOX-FOLDER 109/5 Williams College, 1984 June 3
Includes: Commencement address by Simon
BOX-FOLDER 109/6-10 Writers Guild of America, 1968-1977, 2015
Includes: Speech by Simon
BOX 125 Yeshiva University, 1974 May 14
BOX-FOLDER 109/11 YIVO Institute, 1987
Includes: Speech by Simon

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