Alan Schneider Papers, 1929-1980

Container Title
Series: Part 3: 1984 Additions, 1929-1981
Correspondence and Other Papers
Box   28
Folder   1
General Correspondence, January 1946, June 1962-March 1980
Box   28
Folder   2
With Agents and Publishers, January 1978-April 1981
Box   28
Folder   3
With W.H. Allen and Co., April 1969-December 1971
Box   28
Folder   4
Correspondence and Notes re: Charges of Un-American Activities, January 1952-October 1955
Box   28
Folder   5
From Readers, March 1979-October 1981
Box   31
Folder   1
Contracts and Correspondence, January 1967-October 1980
Box   28
Folder   6
Reviews of Books, August 1960-January 1979
Box   28
Folder   6
Royalty Statements, January 1968-June 1980
Micro 1015
Early Writings and Reviews
Reel   1
Reviews of The White Girl, 1929
Advertisements and Copy Written by Vera Caspary
Reel   1
Letters to Druggists for Sem-pray Jo-ve-nay Products
Reel   1
“Sky-Writing, Limited,” New Yorker, May 18, 1929
Reel   1
Form Letters Drafted for Sergei Marinoff School of Classical Dance, Chicago
Reel   1
“Enter Your World by Voice Culture,” Brochure of the Perfect Voice Institute, Chicago (copyright 1922)
Reel   1
Advertisements for Perfect Voice Institute
Reel   1
Advertisements for the University of Applied Science, Chicago - Fingerprint Identification Courses
Reel   1
Advertisements for Historical Books, Mysteries
Reel   1
“Trianon Topics,” Chicago, Vol. 1, No. 1, May 22, 1924
Reel   1
“The Satin Slipper,” Chicago, Vol. 1, No. 1, circa 1925 (published for the Satin Slipper [Dancing] Club)
Scrapbooks and Clippings of Reviews
Reel   1
Bedelia
Reel   1
Death Wish
Reel   1
Evvie
Reel   1
False Face
Reel   1
Les Girls
Reel   1
The Husband
Reel   1
Laura
Reel   1
A Letter to Three Wives
Reel   1
The Night of June 13
Reel   1
Out of the Blue
Reel   1
Stranger Than Truth
Reel   1
Thelma
Reel   1
Thicker Than Water
Reel   1
Three Husbands
Reel   1
Wedding in Paris
Reel   1
The Weeping and the Laughter
Reel   1
Personal Clippings
U.S. Mss 53AN
Novels
A Chosen Sparrow
Box   28
Folder   7
Portions of a Manuscript re: a Polish Count, cut from A Chosen Sparrow, undated
The Dreamers
First Draft
Box   28
Folder   8
Vol. 1, annotated with notes, published circa 1976
Box   28
Folder   9
Vol. 2, annotated
Box   28
Folder   11-12
Book 2, annotated
Box   28
Folder   12
Step Chart, January-May 1971
Box   31
Folder   2
Revisions, 1973
The Final Portrait
Box   28
Folder   13
Annotated Draft, 1971
The Girls
Box   28
Folder   14
Manon Tingue's Response and Outline of Vera Caspary's Ideas, July 1, 1968
Laura
Box   28
Folder   15
Clippings in German, 1968
Box   28
Folder   16
Publicity
Box   28
Folder   17
Draft Article About the Production of Laura, entitled “Laura, Otto and I,” annotated, undated
The Mystery of Elizabeth X
Box   28
Folder   18-20
Partial Rough Drafts, undated
Box   28
Folder   21-24
Incomplete Drafts and Discarded Pages, annotated, undated
Box   28
Folder   25
Early Draft of Chauncey Greenleaf Section, annotated, undated
Box   31
Folder   3
Manuscript of Chauncey Greenleaf Section, undated
Box   31
Folder   4
Notes and Partial Rough Drafts, undated
Box   31
Folder   5
Notes
Box   28
Folder   26
Criticisms and Notes, June-July 1978
“New York House of Detention for Women” (“House of Detention”)
Box   28
Folder   27
Notes and Outline, undated
Box   28
Folder   28
Early Draft of an Outline for a Book, annotated, and Notes, undated
The Rosecrest Cell
Box   28
Folder   29
Clippings, 1968
Ruth
Box   28
Folder   30
Serialized in Annabel, April 1969
The Secrets of Grown-ups
Box   28
Folder   31-33
Manuscript as Published, circa 1979
Box   29
Folder   1-2
Outlines and First Full Rough Draft to 1924, annotated, undated
Box   29
Folder   3-5
Working Draft, 1924-1954, annotated
Box   29
Folder   6-7
Working Draft, Parts I and II, annotated
Box   29
Folder   8-10
Incomplete Drafts and Discards, circa 1976
Box   29
Folder   11-12
Discards and Rewritten Pages
Box   31
Folder   6
Outlines and Notes, undated
Box   29
Folder   13
Notes
Box   29
Folder   14
Reviews, June 1979-July 1980
Box   29
Folder   15
Edgar Award, March 1980
Thelma
Box   29
Folder   16
Clippings, 1952
“Woman in White”
Box   31
Folder   7
Rough Outline, undated
“Women in Crime”
Box   29
Folder   17-18
Outlines, undated
Plays
Gift of the Gods
Box   29
Folder   19
Script, January 16, 1977
Box   29
Folder   20
Working Script, annotated, undated
Box   29
Folder   21
Incomplete Working Draft, annotated
Box   29
Folder   22-23
Miscellaneous Pages of a Working Draft, annotated, undated
Box   29
Folder   24
Notes
”Texas Guinan Story” (unproduced)
Box   29
Folder   25
Synopsis, circa 1950s
Wedding in Paris
Box   30
Folder   1
Script, undated
Box   30
Folder   2
Sheet Music, “A Wedding in Paris,” 1954
Box   30
Folder   3
Souvenir Brochure, circa 1954
Screenplays
“Haunted Summer,” Original Screenplay by Anne Edwards and Vera Caspary
Box   30
Folder   4
Correspondence and Plot Summary, 1972-1974
Box   30
Folder   5
First Corrected Draft Screenplay, incomplete, August 15, 1977
The Husband
Box   30
Folder   6
Screenplay by Lange Lewis, from the Novel by Vera Caspary, undated
Television
Box   30
Folder   7
“The Private World of the Morleys”: Idea for a Television Series
Short Stories and Articles
Box   30
Folder   8
“The Movie Original,” New Theatre, August 1936
Box   30
Folder   9
“I've Met a Man, Mother,” The Canadian Magazine Star Weekly, October 25, 1969
Box   30
Folder   10
Drafts for a Short Piece on Paperback Books, October 1974
Box   30
Folder   11
“Pavlova's Words” and “Pavlova's Music,” Draft and Printed Article, Dance Magazine, January 1976
Box   30
Folder   12
“New York: Dancing in the '20s,” Draft and Printed Article, Dance Magazine, July 1976
Box   30
Folder   13
Grand Rapids Literary Arts Festival, Clippings and Correspondence, 1968