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Subseries 5A: Writings: Manuscripts, Screenplays and Essays, 1955-2008
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
This subseries contains original manuscripts, typescripts, and copies of manuscripts of Allen's books, screenplays and prose pieces written for different magazines and journals. Some of the manuscripts have not been published or produced as films. The manuscripts include drafts for Allen's more recent movie projects, Cassandra's Dream (2007) and Midnight in Barcelona (released as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, 2008). The folders are arranged in alphabetical order by title or by subject. There are two boxes of miscellaneous, untitled manuscripts, screenplays and essays at the end.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Barbara Volz and Dina Britain, followed by Sylvia Yu in 2009 and Valerie Addonizio in 2012. Collection inventory compiled by Barbara Volz in 1994. Finding aid written by Barbara Volz in 2000, with updates by Dina Britain, Sylvia Yu in February 2010, and Valerie Addonizio in May 2012. Folder inventory for September 2014 accession added by Nicholas Williams '15 in 2014.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The majority of this collection is open for research.
The photocopies contained in Boxes 3 and 4 are copies of the original manuscripts and typescripts contained in Boxes 1 and 2, respectively. Readers must use the photocopied materials from Boxes 3 and 4 for their research. They may not use the original drafts.
- Conditions Governing Use
Materials in the collection may not be photocopied. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Subseries 5A: Writings: Manuscripts, Screenplays and Essays; Woody Allen Papers, TC002, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 18-31