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Collection Title:James M. Salem Papers

Collection Number: DG0847

Accession Number: unknown

Inclusive Dates: 1966-1972; no date

Volume: 1.20 cubic ft.

Given By : James M. Salem

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

A New Generation of Essays by James M. Salem; W. C. Brown Co., 1972.

Related material
Original typed manuscript
Mixture of paste-up, typed, and xeroxed manuscript pages [408 pp.]

A Guide to Critical Reviews, Part I: American Drama From O'Neill to Albee by James M. Salem; Scarecrow Press, 1966.

Manuscript

A Guide to Critical Reviews, Part II: British and Continental Drama From Ibsen to Pinter by James M. Salem; Scarecrow Press, 1968.

Manuscript

Herman Melville's “The Court Martial of Billy Budd”: A Play in One Act by James M. Salem; Dramatic Publishing Co., 1969.

Typed manuscript
Carbon of final manuscript
Final manuscript, photocopy
Stage sketch
Handwritten manuscript (2)
Paul T. Nolan correspondence
Notes
Miscellaneous typed pages, some unnumbered [8 pp]

O' Henry's “The Whirligig of Life”: A One-Act Play [formerly titled “The Justice and The Peace: A One-Act Play”] by James M. Salem; Dramatic Publishing Co., 1968.

Character description
First revision, typed
Second revision, typed
First rough copy, holograph on notebook paper
Final typed manuscript
Typed and corrected copy of manuscript

The Love Life of Herbert Packenstacker , adapted from the O'Henry short story, “While the Auto Waits” by James M. Salem; Pioneer Drama Service, 1969.

Carbon manuscript
Typed manuscripts (2)
Typed working copy
“Blue books” of holograph notes & script (4)
Working copies, typed with hand corrections (2)
Correspondence

The Teacher As Writer: Paul T. Nolan, Example by James M. Salem; Scarecrow Press, 1970.

Correspondence between Paul T. Nolan & publishers
Manuscript
Manuscript, carbon
Typed manuscripts of introduction (2)
Typed copy of table of contents
Table of contents, photocopy
Typed page, “Shop Talk in Print” (p. 35) [w/Xerox copy “Congreve's Last Works: The Artist in Escape” taped to typing pages 36-41; Xerox pages 251-270 of the article, which appeared in The Southwestern Louisiana Journal , October 1957]

“The Magic Stone: A One-Act Musical With Piano Score” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Xeroxed music
Typed and handwritten manuscript
Correspondence
Rough manuscript

“The Stolen White Elephant” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Handwritten manuscript
Manuscript (carbon copy)
Typed manuscript
Correspondence

“The Monster” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Typed manuscript
Original corrected manuscript
Manuscript

“Oliver, The Giant Fighter's Helper” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Typed, carbon manuscript

“Loki Plays a Trick on Thor” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Typed manuscript (carbon)

“Alfred the Giant-Changer” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Typed, carbon manuscript

“Folk Heroes” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Original typed manuscript, photocopy

“Mark Twain's ‘Encounter with an interviewer'” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Original typed manuscript

“J. Alfred Touchstone, Daydreamer” (radio show) by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Manuscript, handwritten
Manuscript, typed
Corrected rough sketch, photocopy

“You Can't Please Everybody: A One Act Play” by James M. and Donna C. Salem [publication information unknown].

Typed manuscripts (2)
Mimeograph copies (4)
Holograph script
Correspondence

“The Prince Who Wouldn't Grow by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Manuscript, photocopy
Typed manuscript, carbon [uncorrected]
Typed manuscript, corrected in pencil

“April and the Fools” by James M. Salem [publication information unknown]

Working copy manuscript
Final typed manuscript
Correspondence and pay stub from payment [The Instructor]

Miscellaneous:

Correspondence

 


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