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Series II: Writings, 1940-1999

This is the largest series in the collection and holds Wouk’s writings. The series has been divided into two subseries, one that consists of articles and books and one for plays. Both subseries contain the text itself in numerous draft forms, research material, publicity and reviews, and working notes. In most cases, there are multiple drafts documenting Wouk’s creative process. These drafts illustrate the progression from preliminary notes to a final piece.

Subseries II.1: Articles and Books, 1943-1999

The bulk of Subseries 1 are manuscripts of books. Titles held in this subseries include The Caine Mutiny, Aurora Dawn, City Boy, Marjorie Morningstar, This Is My God, Youngblood Hawke, Aurora Dawn, The Caine Mutiny, and The Will to Go On. These texts mainly span Wouk’s early literary career, although The Glory was published in the middle 1990s. The manuscripts exist in multiple draft versions that are often both handwritten and typed with extensive rewrites and notes by Wouk. These notes range from the purely theoretical to the comic and illustrate how Wouk crafted his longer writings and the ways in which he molded his ideas. There are also several articles that Wouk wrote for a variety of journals. Article topics range from complimentary pieces about other writers that Wouk respected, portraits of geographical locations, and issues relevant to the American Jewish community.

Articles
1965
Inaugural Concert,
1965 January 19

Box 5
Folder 4
Academic,
1934,
1972
Box 5
Folder 5
"A Farewell to C.P. Snow,"
1980 August
Box 5
Folder 6
" A Portrait of Fire Island,"
1960
Box 5
Folder 7
"Self-Respect and Self-Knowledge,"
1964 March
Box 5
Folder 8
"A Writer's Writer: Calder Willingham,"
1968 November
Box 5
Folder 9
Aurora Dawn
Edits, 1943-1947
Box 5
Folder 10

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First Draft
Early Version,
1943 November
Box 5
Folder 11

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Chapters 1 through 8,
1947
Box 5
Folder 12

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Chapters 9 through 16,
1947
Box 5
Folder 13

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Chapters 17 through 26,
1947

Box 6
Folder 1

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Epilogue and Ending Chapters, 1946-1947
Box 6
Folder 2

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Printer's Copy,
1947
(2 Folders)
Box 6
Folder 3 to 4

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Typescript,
1947
(2 Folders)
Box 6
Folder 5 to 6

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Unknown Draft with Character Descriptions,
1945
Box 6
Folder 7

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This is

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The Caine Mutiny
Classroom Materials,
1951

Box 7
Folder 1
Classroom Materials (Oversized),
1978
Mapcase 14-L-2
Clippings,
1969,
1995
Box 7
Folder 2
Edits
General,
1950
Box 7
Folder 3
Part 4,
1947
Box 7
Folder 4
Part 5,
1947
Box 7
Folder 5
Parts 5 and 6, 1947-1950
Box 7
Folder 6
Part 6,
1950
Box 7
Folder 7
Part 7,
1950
Box 7
Folder 8
This is

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First Draft
Part 1,
[1950]

Box 8
Folder 1
Part 2,
[1950]
Box 8
Folder 2
Part 3,
[1950]
(2 Folders)
Box 8
Folder 3 to 4
Part 4,
[1950]
Box 8
Folder 5
Part 5,
[1950]
Box 8
Folder 6
This is

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First Draft
Part 5,
[1950]
(2 Folders)

Box 9
Folder 1 to 2
Part 6,
[1950]
(2 Folders)
Box 9
Folder 3 to 4
Part 7,
[1950]
(2 Folders)
Box 9
Folder 6 to 7
This is

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Notes--General, 1947-1950

Box 10
Folder 1
Notes--Final Revision,
1950 November
Box 10
Folder 2
Promotional Materials, 1951-1952
Box 10
Folder 3
Publicity and Sales, 1947-1952
Box 10
Folder 4
Publicity and Sales (Oversized),
1955
Box 10
Folder 14
Screenplay--First Draft,
1951 November
Box 10
Folder 5
Screenplay--Second Draft,
1951 December
Box 10
Folder 6
Television Script,
1955 November
Box 10
Folder 7
Typescript
First Draft
Chapters 1 through 5,
1950 November
Box 10
Folder 8
This is

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Chapters 6 through 12,
1950 November

Box 11
Folder 1
Chapter 13 through the End,
1950 November
Box 11
Folder 2
Second Draft
Chapters 1 through 9,
1950
Box 11
Folder 3
Chapters 10 through 20,
1950
Box 11
Folder 4
Chapters 21 through 33,
1950
Box 11
Folder 5
Chapters 34 through 43,
1950
Box 11
Folder 6
Chapters 44 through 46,
1950
Box 11
Folder 7
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City Boy
Edits,
1947

Box 12
Folder 1
First Draft
Chapters 1 through 7,
1947
Box 12
Folder 2
Chapters 8 through 13,
1947
Box 12
Folder 3
Chapters 14 through 19,
1947
Box 12
Folder 4
Chapters 20 through 25,
1947
Box 12
Folder 5
Chapters 26 through 28,
1947

Box 13
Folder 1

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Screenplay The Romantic Age,
1950 August
Box 13
Folder 2

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Typescript--Chapters 1 through 16,
1947 September
Box 13
Folder 3

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Typescript--Chapters 17 through 27,
1947 September
Box 13
Folder 4

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Don't Stop the Carnival
Edits,
1960s
(2 Folders)
Box 13
Folder 5 to 6
Edits,
1960s

Box 14
Folder 1
Final Draft,
1965
(2 Folders)
Box 14
Folder 2 to 3
First Draft
Chapters 1 through 3,
1965
Box 14
Folder 4
Chapter 4,
1965
Box 14
Folder 5
Chapter 5,
1965

Box 15
Folder 1
Chapters 6 and 7,
1965
Box 15
Folder 2
Chapters 8 through 11,
1965
Box 15
Folder 3
Chapters 12 through 15,
1965
Box 15
Folder 4
Chapters 16 through 18,
1965
Box 15
Folder 5
Final Version,
1965

Box 16
Folder 1
Paperman
Draft,
[196-]
Box 16
Folder 2
Revision Journal,
1964
Box 16
Folder 3
Working Journal,
1967
Box 16
Folder 4
The Glory
Chapters 1 through 9,
1994
Box 16
Folder 5
Chapters 10 through 17,
1994

Box 17
Folder 1
Chapters 18 through 24,
1994
Box 17
Folder 2
Chapters 25 through 33,
1994
Box 17
Folder 3
Chapters 34 through Epilogue,
1994
Box 17
Folder 4
Marjorie Morningstar
Edits
General,
1954
Box 17
Folder 5
General,
1954
(5 Folders)

Box 18
Folder 1 to 5
Part 1,
1954
Box 18
Folder 6
Part 3,
1954
(2 Folders)

Box 19
Folder 1 to 2
Part 4,
1954
(2 Folders)
Box 19
Folder 3 to 4
Second Round,
1954
Box 19
Folder 5
Second Round,
1954

Box 20
Folder 1
Fact Check List,
1954
Box 20
Folder 2
Final Draft
Chapters 1 through 11,
1954
Box 20
Folder 3
Chapters 12 through 20,
1954
Box 20
Folder 4
Chapters 21 through 31,
1954
Box 20
Folder 5
Chapters 32 through 42
Box 20
Folder 6
Chapter 43 through the End,
1954

Box 21
Folder 1
First Draft
Chapters 1 through 6,
1954 December
Box 21
Folder 2
Chapters 7 through 11,
1954 December
Box 21
Folder 3
Chapters 12 through 18,
1954 December
Box 21
Folder 4
Chapters 19 through 26,
1954 December
Box 21
Folder 5
Chapters 27 through 35,
1954 December

Box 22
Folder 1
Chapters 36 through 44,
1954 December
Box 22
Folder 2
Chapters 45 through 52,
1954 December
Box 22
Folder 3
Chapters 53 and 54,
1954 December
Box 22
Folder 4
A History of Marjorie Morningstar,
1957
(2 Folders)
Box 22
Folder 5 to 6
Life Magazine Article,
1955
Box 22
Folder 7
Notes--General, 1947-1954
(2 Folders)

Box 23
Folder 1 to 2
Notes--Revision, 1953-1954
Box 23
Folder 3
Pages for Multigraphing, [1954]
Box 23
Folder 4
Promotional Material,
1955
Box 23
Folder 5
Research,
1954
Box 23
Folder 6
Reviews,
1955
Box 23
Folder 7
Reviews,
1955
(2 Folders)

Box 24
Folder 1 to 2
Slattery's Hurricane
Edits, 1948-1949 [
Box 24
Folder 3

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Excerpt for American Magazine,
1949 July
Box 24
Folder 4

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First Draft,
1948
(2 Folders)
Box 24
Folder 5 to 6

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Movie Scenario, 1947-1948
Box 24
Folder 7

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Screenplay
Edits,
1948
(2 Folders)
Box 24
Folder 8 to 9

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First Draft,
1948 July

Box 25
Folder 1

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Notes,
1948
Box 25
Folder 2

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Second Draft,
1949 March
Box 25
Folder 3

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Typescript,
1948 March
(2 Folders)
Box 25
Folder 4 to 5

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This Is My God
Edits,
1958
(2 Folders)
Box 25
Folder 6 to 7
Edits,
1958
(3 Folders)

Box 26
Folder 1 to 3
Fact Checklist,
1958
Box 26
Folder 4
First Draft
Chapters Introduction through 12, 1957-1958
Box 26
Folder 5
Chapters 13 through 18, 1957-1958
Box 26
Folder 6
Chapters 19 through 25,
1958
Box 26
Folder 7
Notes,
1958

Box 27
Folder 1
"Preface to the Tenth Anniversary Deluxe Addition,"
1966
Box 27
Folder 2
Promotional Material (Oversized),
1959
Mapcase 14-L-2
Reviews,
1959
Box 27
Folder 3
Second Draft--Part 4,
1958 December
Box 27
Folder 4
Second Draft--Part 8,
1958 August
(2 Folders)
Box 27
Folder 5 to 6
Typescript
Final Draft,
1959
(2 Folders)
Box 27
Folder 7 to 8
First Draft,
1958 March

Box 28
Folder 1
Inserts
Chapters 15 through 20,
1958 November
Box 28
Folder 2
Part 1B,
1958 November
Box 28
Folder 3
Part 5,
1958 November
Box 28
Folder 4
Third Draft,
1958 December
(2 Folders)
Box 28
Folder 5 to 6
War and Remembrance --Press Kit, 1988-1989
Box 28
Folder 7
The Will to Live On
Correspondence, 1995 August-1999 November
Box 28
Folder 8
Edits,
1997
Box 28
Folder 9
Edits,
1997
(3 Folders)

Box 29
Folder 1 to 3
Final Draft,
1999 December
(2 Folders)
Box 29
Folder 4 to 5
First Draft
Prologue,
1995 August-1996 April
Box 29
Folder 6
1996 May-1996 June

Box 30
Folder 1
1996 July-1999 June
Box 30
Folder 2
1999 July-August
Box 30
Folder 3
Chapter 1
1995 August-September
Box 30
Folder 4
1996 May
Box 30
Folder 5
1996 May-1997 February
Box 30
Folder 6
1997 May-July

Box 31
Folder 1
1999 July-August
Box 31
Folder 2
Chapter 2
1996 May-June
Box 31
Folder 3
1996 June-August
Box 31
Folder 4
1997 February-1999 July
Box 31
Folder 5
Chapter 3, 1996 July-1999 July
Box 31
Folder 6
Chapter 4, 1996 July-September
Box 31
Folder 7
Chapter 4, 1996 October-1999 July

Box 32
Folder 1
Chapter 5
1996 August-October
Box 32
Folder 2
1996 October-1998 December
Box 32
Folder 3
1999 January-August
Box 32
Folder 4
Chapter 6, 1996 October-November
Box 32
Folder 5
Chapter 6,
1996 November
Box 32
Folder 6
Chapter 6, 1997 February-1999 July

Box 33
Folder 1
Chapter 7,
1996 November
Box 33
Folder 2
Chapter 7, 1996 December-1999 July
Box 33
Folder 3
Chapter 8, 1996 December-1997 July
Box 33
Folder 4
Chapter 8, 1997 August-1999 July
Box 33
Folder 5
Chapter 9, 1997 February-October

Box 34
Folder 1
Chapter 9, 1997 November-1999 July
Box 34
Folder 2
Chapter 10, 1997 October-November
Box 34
Folder 3
Chapter 10, 1997 November-1999 July
Box 34
Folder 4
Chapter 11, 1997 December-1999 July
Box 34
Folder 5
Chapter 12, 1997 December-1998 January
Box 34
Folder 6
Chapter 12, 1998 September-1999 July

Box 35
Folder 1
Chapter 13, 1998 January-1999 July
Box 35
Folder 2
Chapter 14,
1998 February
Box 35
Folder 3
Chapter 14, 1998 March-August
Box 35
Folder 4
Chapter 15, 1998 February-March
Box 35
Folder 5
Chapter 15, 1998 March-1999 August
Box 35
Folder 6
Chapter 16, 1998 March-April

Box 36
Folder 1
Chapter 16, 1998 April-September
Box 36
Folder 2
Chapter 16, 1998 December-1999 July
Box 36
Folder 3
Chapter 17, 1998 May-August
Box 36
Folder 4
Chapter 18,
1998 July
Box 36
Folder 5
Chapter 18, 1998 July-1999 August
Box 36
Folder 6
Chapter 19,
1998 August

Box 37
Folder 1
Chapter 19, 1998 August-1999 July
Box 37
Folder 2
Chapter 20, 1998 August-September
Box 37
Folder 3
Chapter 20,
1998
Septmber-1999 July
Box 37
Folder 4
Intermezzo, 1998 June-December
Box 37
Folder 5
Back Matter, 1998 November-1999 August
Box 37
Folder 6
Afterword, 1998 November-1999 February
Box 37
Folder 7
Epilogue,
1998 September
Box 37
Folder 8
Reference Group,
1998 October

Box 38
Folder 1
Research Notes
Undated,
1998
Box 38
Folder 2
1999 January-February
Box 38
Folder 3
1999 February-August
Box 38
Folder 4
Berger, David,
1999
Box 38
Folder 5
The Winds of War --Review,
1971 November
Box 38
Folder 6
Youngblood Hawke
Book Jacket Dummy,
1962
Box 38
Folder 7

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Edits,
1961
(2 Folders)
Box 38
Folder 8 to 9

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This is

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Edits,
1961
(2 Folders)

Box 39
Folder 1 to 2
Final Draft
Pages 1-180,
1962
Box 39
Folder 3
Pages 181-455,
1962
Box 39
Folder 4
Pages 456-669,
1962
Box 39
Folder 5
Pages 670-942,
1962
Box 39
Folder 6
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Pages 942A-1167
1962

Box 40
Folder 1
Pages 1168-1356,
1962
Box 40
Folder 2
First Draft
Section 1,
[1960]
Box 40
Folder 3
Sections 1 and 2,
[1960]
Box 40
Folder 4
Sections 2 and 3,
[1960]
Box 40
Folder 5
Section 3,
[1960]
Box 40
Folder 6
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Sections 3 and 4,
[1960]

Box 41
Folder 1
Sections 4 through 6,
[1960
]
Box 41
Folder 2
Sections 7 and 8,
[1960]
Box 41
Folder 3
Sections 8 and 9,
[1960]
Box 41
Folder 4
Sections 10 and 11,
[1960]
Box 41
Folder 5
Sections 11 and 12,
[1960]
Box 41
Folder 6
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Sections 12 and 13,
[1960]

Box 42
Folder 1
Sections 13 and 14,
[1960]
Box 42
Folder 2
Sections 14 and 15,
[1960]
Box 42
Folder 3
Section 15,
[1960]
Box 42
Folder 4
McCall's Article,
1962 March
Box 42
Folder 5
Notes, 1959-1962
(2 Folders)
Box 42
Folder 6 to 7
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Research Material,
[1960-1961]

Box 43
Folder 1
Reviews and Publicity,
1962
Box 43
Folder 2
Revision Notes on Typescript,
1961
Box 43
Folder 3
Work Journal, 1950-1961
Box 43
Folder 4

Subseries II.2: Plays, 1940-1957

Subseries 2 is composed of plays spanning from Wouk’s time in the United States Navy all the way through the mid-1950s. Often, the plays would go through several iterations that would include name changes. In these cases, the final name has been retained. The majority of the plays are comedic in nature and is concerned with topics such as human nature, art, relationships between men and women, and contemporary American society. Some of the plays include an unmarked script as well as the director's marked script. Set sketches, drafts of blocking for the actors, printed material, such as playbills and tickets, and background research notes are also held in this subseries. Of interest in this subseries are several radio scripts written during the early 1940s that address the political situation and foreign policy at that time, often in a comedic way.

All Mimsy Were the Borogoves,
undated
Box 43
Folder 5
Allen's Alley,
1943 April 14
Box 43
Folder 6
Arms Play,
1948 January 20
Box 43
Folder 7
The Caine Mutiny Court Martial
Dramatic Reading Notes,
1953 May
Box 43
Folder 8
Edits,
1954
Box 43
Folder 9
Final Version,
1953
Box 43
Folder 10
First Draft,
1953
Box 43
Folder 11
Galley,
undated
Mapcase 14-O-3
Prologue,
1955 November
Box 43
Folder 12
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Revisions (Post-Boston),
1954 January

Box 44
Folder 1
Script
First Draft,
1953 September 14
Box 44
Folder 2
Second Draft,
1953 September 30
Box 44
Folder 3
Third Draft,
1953 October 12
Box 44
Folder 4
Fourth Draft,
1954 January 21
Box 44
Folder 5
Set Designs,
1954
Box 44
Folder 6
Tour
Playbills and Reviews, 1953-1954
Box 44
Folder 7
Revisions, 1953-1954
Box 44
Folder 8
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Revisions, 1953-1954

Box 45
Folder 1
Crisis Over Marjorie,
1940 December
Box 45
Folder 2
The Curious Impertinent
Edits,
1945 June
Box 45
Folder 3
Final Draft,
1945
Box 45
Folder 4
First Draft,
1945
Box 45
Folder 5
The Estimate of the Situation,
1942 September 11
Box 45
Folder 6
Favorite Son (Co-Written with Arnold Auerbach),
1935
Box 45
Folder 7
The Man in the Trench Coat,
1940 December
Box 45
Folder 8
Martin Eden,
undated
Box 45
Folder 9
The Meadow Sweet with Hay --First Draft,
1943 March
Box 45
Folder 10
The Meadow Sweet with Hay --Second Draft,
1943 March
Box 45
Folder 11
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Modern Primitive
First Draft
Handwritten,
1949 August

Box 46
Folder 1
Typed,
1949 August
Box 46
Folder 2
Edits,
1949
Box 46
Folder 3
Second Draft--Handwritten,
1949 November
Box 46
Folder 4
Second Draft--Typed,
1949 November
Box 46
Folder 5
Third Draft,
1950 March
Box 46
Folder 6
Third Draft--Edits, 1950 February-March
Box 46
Folder 7
Fourth Draft
Handwritten,
1951 June
Box 46
Folder 8
Typed,
1951 July

Box 47
Folder 1

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Edits,
1951
Box 47
Folder 2

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Rehearsal Script,
1951 December
Box 47
Folder 3

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Rehearsal Script--Edits,
1951
Box 47
Folder 4

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Research Notes, 1949-1951
Box 47
Folder 5

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Moon's Wane,
1940 December
Box 47
Folder 6

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Noah, Columbus, Captain Kidd, and Bleigh,[1944]
Box 47
Folder 7

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Nature's Way
First Draft--Typed,
1956 September
Box 47
Folder 8
First Draft--Handwritten,
1956 October
Box 47
Folder 9
Second Draft,
1956 September
Box 47
Folder 10
Second Draft--Revised,
1957 February

Box 48
Folder 1
Third Draft,
1957 March
Box 48
Folder 2
Third Draft--Revised,
1957 May
Box 48
Folder 3
Fourth Draft,
1957 July
Box 48
Folder 4
Fourth Draft--Revised,
1957 August
Box 48
Folder 5
Final Draft,
1957 September
Box 48
Folder 6
Working Journal, 1956-1957
Box 48
Folder 7
Script Ideas and Notes, undated,
1942
Box 48
Folder 8

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Radio Script
"His Word as a Soldier,"
1940s
Box 48
Folder 9

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Morgan Show, 1946 October-November
Box 48
Folder 10

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"Twilight in Dijon,"
1940s
Box 48
Folder 11

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There's No Way Across
Edits,
1943

Box 49
Folder 1
First Draft,
1943 April
Box 49
Folder 2
Second Draft,
1943 July
Box 49
Folder 3
The Third Guy,
1940s
Box 49
Folder 4

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Three One-Act Plays,
1940 October
Box 49
Folder 5

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The Traitor

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Edits,
1948
Box 49
Folder 6
First Draft--Act I,
1948 November 1
Box 49
Folder 7
First Draft--Act II,
1948 November 1
Box 49
Folder 8
Notes--General, 1947-1949
Box 49
Folder 9
Notes--Revisions,
1948 December
Box 49
Folder 10
Playbills,
1949 March 31
Box 49
Folder 11
Typescript
First Draft,
1948 November 1
Box 49
Folder 12
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Second Draft,
1948

Box 50
Folder 1
Worksheets,
1949 January
Box 50
Folder 2
U.S. Treasury Department
General,
1941
Box 50
Folder 3
Forum on National Defense Savings Bonds,
1941
Box 50
Folder 4
Millions for Defense, 1941 June-July
Box 50
Folder 5
The Way of the World (outline),
undated
Box 50
Folder 6

Subseries II.3: Poems, 1941-1943

This small subseries consists of poems written by Wouk while he was stationed in Hawaii. Like the plays, the subject of these poems is World War II. Wouk brings attention to the faceless individuals from the war, like the Red Cross nurses and various military units, in an effort to personalize a seemingly impersonal experience.

"The Ballad of the Leatherneck Corps,"
1940s
Box 50
Folder 7
"Ballade of the Red Cross Nurse,"
1940s
Box 50
Folder 8
"The Ballad of Wake Island,"
1942
Box 50
Folder 9
"Mr. Sparrow Goes to War,"
1943
Box 50
Folder 10
"The Rhyme of the BB-66,"
1941 October 27
Box 50
Folder 11
"The Wreck of theOtis,"
undated
Box 50
Folder 12
Various,
1943
Box 50
Folder 13

Subseries II.4: Short Stories, 1947-1951

Subseries 4 is comprised of short essays on a variety of topics including Judaism, relationships, the military, art and theater, and moral dilemmas. Some of the pieces are portraits of fictional characters and the majority of them seem to have been unpublished. As is the case with Wouk's other writings, these short stories exist in multiple draft form, both handwritten and typed, and contain much annotation and notes from Wouk himself.

"Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely,"
1951 February
Box 50
Folder 14
"The Aesthetic Evening of Tom Colwell"--First Draft,
1949
Box 50
Folder 15
"The Aesthetic Evening of Tom Colwell"--Typescript,
1949
Box 50
Folder 16
"Chief Budge and the Bothered Bear,"
1947 June
Box 50
Folder 17
"Frederick the Great,"
undated
Box 50
Folder 18
"The Great Silence,"
undated
Box 50
Folder 19
"An Invitation to the Dry Bones,"
undated
Box 50
Folder 20
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"The Irresistible Force,"
undated

Box 51
Folder 1
"The 'Lomokome' Papers"
Edits, 1946-1949
Box 51
Folder 2
First Draft,
1946
Box 51
Folder 3
Typescript,
1946
Box 51
Folder 4
"Make it with Kissing"--Draft and Notes,
1947
Box 51
Folder 5
"Make it with Kissing"--Final Draft,
1947 November
Box 51
Folder 6
"The Murder of Harry Quale,"
1951
Box 51
Folder 7
Plot Ideas and Outlines,
undated
Box 51
Folder 8
"The Queerest Business,"
undated
Box 51
Folder 9
"The Star,"
1951 January
Box 51
Folder 10
"White Heat,"
1947 July
Box 51
Folder 11

Series III: Subject Files, 1915-2003

Series III contains topical files such as documents relating to Wouk's work on the Adlai Stevenson presidential campaign, speeches, printed material, records from Wouk's time in the United States Navy including coursework, notes, and drawings. There is also a small amount of personal documents in the form of newspaper articles about Wouk, records pertaining to his United States citizenship, and religious documents. Of particular interest are two oversized posters from Israel, one advertising a 1955 performance of The Caine Mutiny " by the Habimah Theatre Troupe and the other a 1967 lecture given by Herman Wouk for the Hebrew Writer's Union entitled "American Jewry and Israel."

Adlai Stevenson--Author's Statement,
1952
Box 51
Folder 12
Adlai Stevenson--Presidential Campaign,
1952
Box 51
Folder 13
Article about Wouk in Vogue,
1953 February 1
Mapcase 14-O-3
Donation Certificates to Shaarei Chessed Gemiluth Chassadim Haklali (Oversized),
undated
Mapcase 14-L-2
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Judaism, 1941-1947

Box 52
Folder 1
Israel Trip,
1955
Box 52
Folder 2
Maps (Oversized),
1950,
1961
Mapcase 14-L-2
Personal,
1915,
1955,
1980,
1995-2003
Box 52
Folder 3
Printed Material, 1936-1941, 1959-1962
Box 52
Folder 4
Printed Material (Oversized),
1955,
1967
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Radio Program Contract,
1946
Box 52
Folder 5
Speeches
"The American Proposition,"
1952 October
Box 52
Folder 6
The Fall of Eisenhower,
1952
Box 52
Folder 7
Yeshiva University Commencement,
1953 June
Box 52
Folder 8
Stadium (Townsend Harris High School Paper), 1934 November-December
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United Jewish Appeal,
1941
Box 52
Folder 9
United States Navy--General, 1942-1945
Box 52
Folder 10
United States Navy--Flag,
1940s

Box 54
Miscellaneous Notes, undated, 1945-1947

Box 53
Folder 11

Series IV: Photographs, 1940-1959

Photographs of Herman Wouk, Victor Wouk, other family members, friends and admirers are held in this series. The bulk of the photographs are in regards to Wouk's writings. Examples are research photographs taken of specific military and geographical locations and production shots from plays and radio broadcasts.

Friends and Admirers, 1940s-1959
Box 53
Folder 12
Productions, 1940-1941,
1953
Box 53
Folder 13
Slattery's Hurricane (Research), 1944-1948
Box 53
Folder 1
Wouk, Herman--Israel Trip,
1955
Box 53
Folder 2
Wouk, Herman--Portraits, 1944-1953
Box 53
Folder 3
Wouk, Herman--Portraits (Oversized),
undated
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Wouk, Victor (and Family), 1940-1945
Box 53
Folder 4

Series V: Audio Visual Material, 1951-1980

Series V is composed of audio visual material in a variety of formats. Most of the recordings are of Wouk himself giving lectures, addresses, or reading from his works. Also in this series are an educational filmstrip with accompanying audio cassette soundtrack for The Caine Mutiny classroom materials and recordings of the original soundtracks from the movie version of Marjorie Morningstar and the television production of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial.

Audio Cassette Tapes
The Caine Mutiny Classroom Materials,
1952
(2 tapes)
Box 53
Library of Congress Lecture,
1979 October 29
Box 53
Radio Interview,
1978
Box 53
"Sadness and Hope: Some Thoughts on Modern Warfare,"
1980 April 16
Box 53
Filmstrip for The Caine Mutiny Classroom Materials,
1951
Box 53
Record--The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Original Television Soundtrack,
1976
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Record--Marjorie Morningstar Original Soundtrack,
1958
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Reel to Reel--Address for Columbia University Libraries,
1956 January 24
Box 53
Reel to Reel--A Reading of Youngblood Hawke,
1960s
Box 53

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