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   Barney Rosset papers, 1841-2011 [Bulk Dates: 1935-2011].

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Series V: Samuel Beckett Material, 1935-2007

This series gathers materials related to the Nobel Prize-winning Irish writer, Samuel Beckett, such as correspondence, writings, photographs, and print matter. It has been further arranged into two sub-series, Correspondence and Beckett-related materials, affairs, and projects.

Subseries V.1: Correspondence, 1953-2005

Photocopies, transcriptions, with some originals of the correspondence between Samuel Beckett and Barney Rosset. This series also contains correspondence by Beckett sent to other recipients than Rosset, including French letters, as well as files related to an edition of selected letters between Beckett and Rosset by Stan Gontarski.

"Beckett by BR--Letters--Centre Pompidou," 1962 1986-1995

Box 45
Folder 20
“Beckett-Grove--Beckett to Schmidt, 1957”
Box 45
Folder 21
"Beckett Letters to Joseph Chaikin," 1980-1985
Box 45
Folder 22
“Beckett Letters--Schmidt, Others,” 1969-1971
Box 45
Folder 23
“Beckett-Rosset Correspondence”
“1953-1956”
Box 45
Folder 24
"1953-1956" (different binder)
Box 45
Folder 25
“1954” (with Edits)
Box 45
Folder 26
“1955-1956” (with Edits)
Box 45
Folder 27
“1956-1957”
Box 45
Folder 28
“1957”
Box 45
Folder 29
“1957-1959”
Box 45
Folder 30
"1957-1966"
(2 folders)
Box 45
Folder 31-32
"1960-1961"
Box 45
Folder 33
“1960-1964”
Box 45
Folder 34
“1962-1964”
Box 45
Folder 35
“1964-1967--Originals”
(2 folders)

Box 46
Folder 1-2
"1968-1969"
Box 46
Folder 3
“1969-1971”
Box 46
Folder 4
"1969-1979"
(2 folders)
Box 46
Folder 5-6
“1970s & 1980s”
Box 46
Folder 7
“1980s”
(2 folders)
Box 46
Folder 8-9
“1980-1987”
Box 46
Folder 10
"Cables from Rosset," 1985-1989
Box 46
Folder 11
“Copies of Originals”
1953 1954 1955
Box 46
Folder 12
1953-1956
(3 folders)
Box 46
Folder 13-15
1957
Box 46
Folder 16
1958
Box 46
Folder 17
1959
Box 46
Folder 18
1960-1961
Box 46
Folder 19-20
Gontarski
“1953 1954 1955”

Box 47
Folder 1
“1953-1959”
(3 folders)
Box 47
Folder 2-4
1953-1972
(2 folders)
Box 47
Folder 5-6
“1957-1959”
Box 47
Folder 7
“1959-1963” 1959-1982
(2 folders)
Box 47
Folder 8-9
“1960-1989”
Box 47
Folder 10
“1964-1989--Without Notes”
(2 folders)
Box 47
Folder 11-12
“Beckett-Rosset Letters, 1953-1959
(2 folders)
Box 47
Folder 13-14
“Correspondence, Intros, Articles,” 1979 1986-1993
Box 47
Folder 15
"Edited, 1953-1959" 2006-2008
(2 folders)
Box 47
Folder 16-17
Sam & Barney Letters & Related Corresp,” 1994-2005
Box 47
Folder 18
"Beckett-C. Prentice, 1930-1936 1994
Box 47
Folder 19
"Beckett-Schmidt," 1957-1958
Box 47
Folder 20
"Beckett-Suhrkamp," 1954-1974
Box 47
Folder 21
“French, 1950-1959”

Box 48
Folder 1
"Henry Wenning-Samuel Beckett," 1960-1971 1985
Box 48
Folder 2
“Judith Schmidt, Dick Seaver and Others”
1962-1963
Box 48
Folder 3
1962-1967
Box 48
Folder 4
"Misc Correspondence," 1982-2000
(2 folders)
Box 48
Folder 5-6
"Production Requests," 1973-1977 1994
Box 48
Folder 7
“Rosset-Beckett-Grove, 1961”
Box 48
Folder 8
"Samuel Beckett Original Letters," 1966-1994
Box 48
Folder 9
“Schmidt / Rosset / Beckett & Others, 1960-1982”
Box 48
Folder 10
"A. Schneider, J. Schneider, Fehsenfeld, Rosset," 1977-1994
Box 48
Folder 11
"Special Letters, 1948-1991
Box 48
Folder 12

Sub-subseries V.1.1: Beckett Correspondence Project, 1935-2003

Contains materials related to a project regarding the publication of Samuel Beckett's correspondence. This sub-sub-series does not include the copies of Beckett's correspondence or teh manuscript of colelction, but it does includes the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) application files, correspondence related to the project and other related records.

General
"Originals 1," 1994-1995
(2 folders)
Box 48
Folder 13-14
“Originals 2,” 1991-1995
Box 48
Folder 15
"Scans," 1976-2003
(2 folders)
Box 48
Folder 16-17
“Scans & Copies of Originals,” 1976-2003
(2 folders)
Box 48
Folder 18-19
"Timeline Synopsis," 1985-2003
Box 48
Folder 20
"Agreements & Correspondence," 1976-1991
(2 folders)
Box 48
Folder 21-22
"FOIA-1993 NEH App & Docs," 1993-1998

Box 49
Folder 1
"Lindon Censorship Beckett Letters," 1935-1982
Box 49
Folder 2
National Endowment for the Humanities
"NEH Application 1989" 1989-1990
Box 49
Folder 3
"NEH Application 1991" 1989-1991
Box 49
Folder 4
"NEH Application 1992" 1989-1992
Box 49
Folder 5
"NEH Application 1993" 1989-1993
Box 49
Folder 6
"NEH Application 1995" 1995
Box 49
Folder 7
"NEH Application Excerpts US Code," 1990-1995
Box 49
Folder 8
"NEH FOIA ONE," 1989-2003
Box 49
Folder 9
‘Prospectus, Syracuse Library, U Texas-Austin Library, Contracts, Foreign Rights, Expenses, Permissions, U of FLA Press, B.R. Letters w/Annotation queries,” 1985-1994
(3 folders)
Box 49
Folder 10-12

Subseries V.2: Related Projects, Works, and Affairs, 1949-2007

Consists of print matter related to Beckett projects, writings and staged plays, correspondence, photographs, and some audio-visual materials in various formats. Information on Beckett play productions (including Eleutheria), the public television Beckett Project, Beckett's Film, revivals, and other projects can be found here.

"Beckett Centenary Articles & Interviews with Barney," 2005-2006
(2 folders)
Box 49
Folder 13-14
"The Beckett Circle Article," 1995-2003
Box 49
Folder 15
"The Beckett Circle Newsletter," 1996-2006
Box 49
Folder 16
"Beckett-Misc," 1985-2000
Box 49
Folder 17
"Beckett Prison Project," 1983-1993

Box 50
Folder 1
"The Beckett Project"
"Correspondences and Expenses," 1986-1995
Box 50
Folder 2
"Global Village Description and PBS Description," 1987-1988
(2 folders)
Box 50
Folder 3-4
"Press Release, Grant App's…Transcripts…" 1970-1992
(3 folders)
Box 50
Folder 5-7
"Reilly," 1987
Box 50
Folder 8
"Waiting for Beckett Scripts," 1988
(2 folders)
Box 50
Folder 9-10
"Beckett Reviews--Godot and S.Still," 1988-1989
Box 50
Folder 11
"Beckett Studies," 1949-2001
Box 50
Folder 12
"Boston College," 1995 2005
Box 50
Folder 13
"Card Sharps," 1947-1948
Box 50
Folder 14
"Cronin Excerpts Last Modernist," Undated
Box 50
Folder 15
Edward Beckett
"Edward Beckett," 1986-2007
Box 50
Folder 16
"Rosset-Ed. Beckett Corres," 1990-1996
Box 50
Folder 17
"Rosset-Ed. Beckett Correspondence," 1990-1996
(2 folders)
Box 50
Folder 18-19
Eleutheria
General, 1985-1995 (1 of 2 folders)
Box 50
Folder 20
General, 1985-1995 (1 of 2 folders)

Box 51
Folder 1
Albert Bermel Translation, 1995
Box 51
Folder 2
"Beckett in Thailand," 1997-2003
Box 51
Folder 3
"Contract," 1995-2001
Box 51
Folder 4
Correspondence, 1979-1995
(2 folders)
Box 51
Folder 5-6
"Correspondence--Grove, Blue Moon," 1979-2003
Box 51
Folder 7
"Correspondences Lindon-E Beckett-Rosset," 1988-1993
Box 51
Folder 8
"French Text," Undated
Box 51
Folder 9
"Martin Garbus," 1994-1995
Box 51
Folder 10
"News Stories and Reviews," 1994-1996
Box 51
Folder 11
Official Documents, 1994-1995
Box 51
Folder 12
Readings, Requests, Letters," 1961-1995
Box 51
Folder 13
"Research," 1995-2004
Box 51
Folder 14
"Selected Letters," 1993-1995
Box 51
Folder 15
"Stan Gontarski," 1986-1996
Box 51
Folder 16
"Thailand," 2000-2003
Box 51
Folder 17
"Transcript of Panel Discussion," 1995
Box 51
Folder 18
"Translation by Stan Gontarski," Undated
(2 folders)
Box 51
Folder 19-20
"Working chapter Materials," 1994
Box 51
Folder 21
"ESQUIRE--Beckett's Last Act," 1990

Box 52
Folder 1
FILM
"BeckettFilm," 1969-2004
Box 52
Folder 2
"Beckett'sFilm," 1969-2005
Box 52
Folder 3
"Beckett in Berlin," 2000
Box 52
Folder 4
Berlin, Tin House, History, Research, 1964-2000
Box 52
Folder 5
"Copy of Book, Proposal, Script, Publicity," 1969-2000
Box 52
Folder 6
"Film Requests," 1986-1992
(2 folders)
Box 52
Folder 7-8
"Project I: Three Original Motion Picture Scripts," Undated
Box 52
Folder 9
"Requests to showFilm," 1993-2000
(2 folders)
Box 52
Folder 10-11
"Requests to show Film or for Remakes,"1976-2000
Box 52
Folder 12
"Research onFilm," 2005
Box 52
Folder 13
"Harvard Endgame Press," 1984-2006
(2 folders)
Box 52
Folder 14-15
"Misc Rights Requests," 1955-1997
(2 folders)
Box 52
Folder 16-17
"Newsletter of the Samuel Beckett Society," 2003
Box 52
Folder 18
"On-Line Resources," 2006
Box 52
Folder 19
"PEN Beckett Tribute," 2002-2003
Box 52
Folder 20
"Rosset on Beckett for Beckett Project," 1992 2006
Box 52
Folder 21
"Samuel French--Dram, Play Serv.," 1974-1994
Box 52
Folder 22
Stirrings Still
General, 1988-2003
(2 folders)
Box 52
Folder 23-24
"Contract Production," 1988

Box 53
Folder 1
Sales, Solicitations, Buyers, 1988-1990
(2 folders)
Box 53
Folder 2-3
"Text, Galleys, Correspondence," 1986-1988
Box 53
Folder 4
"Susan Sontag," 1969-2009
Box 53
Folder 5
"Talmer Resource," 2001 Undated
Box 53
Folder 6
"Theatrical and Film Contracts--Samuel French, Channel 13, Jack Gardfein, Drama Play Service," 1961-1994
(2 folders)
Box 53
Folder 7-8
"Three Original Motion Picture Scripts by Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Harold Pinter," 1963
Box 53
Folder 9
"Translations of Negro 1-12, Intro., Inc.," 1998-1999 Undated
Box 53
Folder 10
"Translations of Negro (Nancy Cunard)," 2000 Undated
(2 folders)
Box 53
Folder 11-12
"University of Reading Beckett Collection," 1990
Box 53
Folder 13
"Waiting for Godot Video Contracts," 1970-1993
Box 53
Folder 14

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