John Hall papers, 1950-1997.


John Hall papers, 1950-1997.

Correspondence and manuscripts including drafts, typescript, notes, photographs, mimeographed scripts and printed materials, re. Hall's plays, radio and television scripts, short stories, and novels. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Alan Ayckbourn, Robert Bolt, Christopher Fry, Sir John Gielgud, and Harold Pinter.

23 linear ft. ( 49 boxes)

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