Contents and Arrangement

Moon of Pause, 1950

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of early versions of seven works by Williams, including the original typescript of Summer and Smoke and the orginal carbon typescripts of Cabeza de Lobo or Composition in the 12-Tone Scale (Suddenly Last Summer), Hide and Seek (Baby Doll), and The Glass Menagerie or the Gentleman Caller. Also included are a mimeographed copy of Period of Adjustment or High Point is Built on a Cavern, the original typescript carbon of the novella Moon of Pause (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone), and a short story, "The Kingdom of Earth," later rewritten as a play.

Collection History

Custodial History:

The collection is open to additions.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. 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.

Credit this material:

Moon of Pause; Tennessee Williams Manuscripts, TC081, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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