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Miller, Arthur, Annotated Typescript of Death of a Salesman: Certain Conversations in Two Acts and Requiem, 1948

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Early annotated typescript of Death of a Salesman: Certain Conversations in Two Acts and Requiem. Inscribed and signed by the author: "The manuscript before certain technical revisions were made. To my knowledge, one other exists. Arthur Miller." Cover of the typescript is from MCA Management, Ltd.


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Collection History


Leonard L. Milberg originally deposited this item in July 2014, after purchasing it at auction from Sotheby's, New York in June 2014. It was then gifted in 2022 (AM 2023-096).


No materials were separated from the collection during 2018-2023 processing.

Processing Information

This item was processed and described by Amy C. Vo in March 2023.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Credit this material:

Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005, Annotated Typescript of Death of a Salesman: Certain Conversations in Two Acts and Requiem; Leonard L. Milberg '53 Collection of Manuscripts, Correspondence, and Photographs, C0962, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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