Kay Boyle Collection, 1945-1990.

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Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992. Kay Boyle Collection, 1945-1990.

Kay Boyle Collection, 1945-1990.

Kay Boyle's papers include manuscripts, correspondence, and personal documents. Series I., Works, comprises drafts of a chapter of her unpublished Modern History of Germany and of A Poem for Samuel Beckett along with the typescript and plate proofs for The Seagull on the Step. Series II., Correspondence, includes letters from Samuel Beckett, Edward Dahlberg, Marcel Duchamp, Langston Hughes, Katherine Anne Porter, and William Carlos Williams. Also in the series is correspondence from Boyle to Roy S. Simmonds concerning William March. Series III., Other Papers, contains a draft of comments by Langston Hughes concerning his novel On the Road along with publication contracts for Boyle's Thirty Stories.

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