Frank Crowther papers, 1955-1976 [manuscript].


Crowther, Frank, 1932-1976. Frank Crowther papers, 1955-1976 [manuscript].

Frank Crowther papers, 1955-1976 [manuscript].

The collection includes drafts of an unfinished autobiography, "Give Me a Ticket to Wherever It Is," screenplays, essays, short stories, and articles by Crowther; correspondence; and other material. Shorter writings by Crowther constitute the bulk of the papers; many are unpublished commentaries on life in New York City literary circles in the 1960s. Included among the shorter writings are interviews with John Cassavetes and Larry McMurtry. The collection also includes photographs, presumably taken in relation to the American Film Institute, that feature actors Sidney Poitier, Gregory Peck, and Helen Hayes. Correspondence in the collection deals with various writing projects and other activities.

About 315 items (1.5 linear ft.).

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McMurtry, Larry (person)

Larry McMurtry, novelist, essayist, and screenwriter, was born in 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He spent his early years on his father's ranch outside of Archer City. He graduated from the University of North Texas in 1958 and from a graduate program at Rice University in 1960. That same year he was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. His first novel Horseman, Pass By won the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters in 1962. Hud, a movie based on this novel, received numerou...

Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993 (person)

American actress. From the description of Helen Hayes papers, 1952-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218473254 From the description of An oral history interview with Helen Hayes / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Nyack, New York, 1991 July 25 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122579830 Helen Hayes (1900-19...

Crowther, Frank, 1932-1976. (person)

Frank Crowther (1932-1976) was a journalist and 1960 graduate of the University of North Carolina. He had professional connections to the United States Virgin Islands, the Democratic Party, the National Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts. From the description of Frank Crowther papers, 1955-1976 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25723850 1932 Frank (Francis Harrison Brundige) Crowther ...

Poitier, Sidney (person)

Cassavetes, John, 1929-1989 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of John Cassavetes : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574245 ...

Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003 (person)

National council on the arts (corporateBody)