Alan Schneider Papers, 1929-1980

Container Title
“Sacco and Vanzetti” (unproduced)
Note: See also scrapbook volume 10.
Box/Folder   29/4
Reel/Frame   44/747-816
Correspondence, 1932 November 21-1963 July 3
Box/Folder   29/5
Reel/Frame   44/817-837
Contracts, 1960 February 19-June 14
Research materials
Box/Folder   29/6
Reel/Frame   44/838-979
General, 1927 April 9-1960 December 29
Box/Folder   29/7
Reel/Frame   45/1-143
General, 1961 March 7-1963 September 1
Box/Folder   29/8
Reel/Frame   45/144-238
Massachusetts Legislative Judiciary Committee Hearing, 1959
Box/Folder   29/9
Reel/Frame   45/239-245
Television correspondence, 1960 May 3-1963 June 18
Television script and notes,
Box/Folder   29/10
Reel/Frame   45/246-447
First draft, 1960 April 6-28
Box/Folder   29/11
Reel/Frame   45/448-591
Third revision, 1960 May 9
Books: annotated
Box/Folder   29/12
Reel/Frame   45/592-597
American Heritage / edited by Bruce Catton, volume XI, no. 1, 1959 December pp. 89-93
Box/Folder   30/1
Reel/Frame   45/598-1021
Commonweal vs. Sacco and Vanzetti / by Robert Weeks, 1958
Box/Folder   30/1
Reel/Frame   45/598-1021
Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti / edited by Frankfurther and Jackson, 1928
Box/Folder   30/2
Reel   46
The Sacco-Vanzetti Case / by Osmond K. Frankel, 1931
Box/Folder   30/2
Reel   46
Tragedy in Dedham / by Francis Russell, 1962
Box/Folder   30/3
Reel   46
The Untried Case / by Herbert E. Ehrman, 1960
Box/Folder   30/3
Reel   46
Winterset / by Maxwell Anderson, 1946
Box/Folder   31/1
Reel/Frame   47/1-46
Plans and outlines, Acts I-III, 1960 July 7-1961 November 28
Notes
Box/Folder   31/2
Reel/Frame   47/47-267
Character and general, 1959 September 15-1963 March 2
Box/Folder   31/3
Reel/Frame   47/268-439
Acts I-III, 1959 November 10-1963 March 18
Notes and scripts
Box/Folder   31/4
Reel/Frame   47/440-641
Act I, i, ii, iii, 1960 June 3-1963 March 20
Box/Folder   31/5
Reel/Frame   47/642-767
Act I, iv, v, vi, 1961 January 7-1962 July 5
Box/Folder   31/6
Reel/Frame   47/768-810
Act II, i, ia, iii, iv, vi, 1960 June 13-1961 October 11
Box/Folder   31/7
Reel/Frame   47/811-825
Acts III, iv, ?, 1960 April 22-1962 April 14
Music sketches
Box/Folder   31/8
Reel/Frame   47/826-830
The Beit-Yannai notebook, 1962 June 22-August 22
Box/Folder   78/
Reel/Frame   47/831-890
All Acts, 1959 December 8
Piano-vocal score
Box/Folder   78/2
Reel/Frame   47/891-900
Opening
Box/Folder   78/3
Reel/Frame   48/1-54
Act I, Scene 1, 1960 December 8
Box/Folder   78/4
Reel/Frame   48/55-108
Overture, Act I, Scene 1: preliminary drafts, 1961 April 18
Box/Folder   78/5
Reel/Frame   48/109-202
Sketches, Act I, Scenes 2, 4a, 5, 6, 1961
Box/Folder   78/6
Reel/Frame   48/203-223
Act I, Scene 2, undated
Box/Folder   78/7
Reel/Frame   48/224-386
Act I, Scene 3: preliminary drafts
Box/Folder   78/8
Reel/Frame   48/387-427
Act I, Scene 3
Box/Folder   78/9
Reel/Frame   48/428-433
Act I, Scene 5
Box/Folder   78/10
Reel/Frame   48/434-444
Act I miscellaneous, 1963
Box/Folder   78/11
Reel/Frame   48/445-476
Act II, Scenes 1a, 2a, 2b, 1961 (Preliminary Drafts)
Box/Folder   78/12
Reel/Frame   48/477-484
Act II: draft of “With a Woman to Be”
Box/Folder   78/13
Reel/Frame   48/487-499
Act II: last scene
Box/Folder   78/14
Reel/Frame   48/500-510
Act III: musical drafts
Box/Folder   78/15
Reel/Frame   48/511-560
Act III, Scene 6: musical drafts
Box/Folder   78/16
Reel/Frame   48/561-565
Act III: score for Vanzetti and reporter scene
Box/Folder   78/17
Reel/Frame   48/566-595
Act III: drafts for Vanzetti's Last Aria, 1961
Opera analysis
Publicity, 1960-1962
763A/1
Recorded excerpts, circa 1977 August 26
Scope and Content Note: “A Woman To Be,” by Sacco, sung by tenor Peter Harvey; “If It Had Not Been for These Thing,” by Vanzetti, sung by Charles Fidlar. Piano by John Mueter. This version realized by Fidlar. Produced a few days prior to a Sacco-Vanzetti commemorative picnic held in Middlefield, Connecticut, circa August 26, 1977, when the tape was played.