#4496, Beatrice Straight Papers

Cookson Shipment:

B. Cookson correspondence ( approximately half of the box)

"music from 'The Promise' B. Straight"

notebooks:

Robert Kennedy and His Times

manuscripts:

"The Actor" P. Cookson

"Henderson's Head

scripts

"An Actor's Dream" Peter Cookson 1987

"Ay and What Then?" P. W. Creigh

"Bedroom Farce" Gary Anthony (PWC)

"Bedroom Farce" P. W. C.

"A Bit of Fluff" Peter Cookson 1985

"Both Our Houses" Peter Cookson

"Contradictions" P. W. Creigh (Peter W. Cookson)

"Contradictions" P. W. Creigh 1988

"Dr. D. & the 10 Speed Bicycle" P. W. Cookson

"Eastward in Eden"

"Expecting Max" Peter W. Cookson

"A Fair Exchange" Peter Cookson 1984

"For Love or Money" Peter Cookson

"Frozen Man"

"Grace At Table Six" Peter Cookson

"The Hallucinations of Paul Tremaine"

"Mania"

notebook "Once Upon a Castle"

"The Palace at 4 am"

"Pigeons" 1986

envelope "Poltegeist Script"

"Right Honorable Gentleman" (prompt script)

"The Right Honorable Gentleman" (bound script)

"Stanley" Gary Anthony

"Stanley" Peter Cookson

"Second Chance" (also contains autographs and autographed

photographs)

"Tell Me Later" Peter Cookson

"Three Million Rosebuds" 1st draft

"Three Million Rosebuds"

"Two Acts of Murder" Willis Cooke 1985

"Two Acts of Murder" Willis Cooke 1986

"Unique Species" Peter Cookson

"Where Evil Dwells" Peter Cookson

"Who's Who in Connecticut" (2 copies)

"Who's Who in Connecticut" P. W. C. 1987

large type cards of poems

daily reminder 1988 "369 answering service"

large binder with dividers but no pages "Major W. D. Straight"

photo album - (family pix? in color)

misc files (almost half of the box)

Who's Who in American Women plaque to Beatrice Straight

audio tapes: "Who Am I," un labelled, "Barry Head,"

LadyMac Beth "Sleepwalking Scene"

1987 date book

small book entitled "For Phedre"

spiral notebooks: July-Aug 1986, Fn July 14, Feb March Apl-May

March 2nd to May 31st 1989

secretary case marked D. W. June 1910

invitation to inauguration of Johnson-Humphrey

Academy Awards program (Beatrice Straight nominated in best supporting actress category)

"Some Men of East Asia from the Original Water Colors by Willard Straight" (3 portfolios)

binder "Acting for Life" by Felicity Mason with Michael B. Ellner

"Poets as Prophets: Living at the Edge of Consciousness" mss.

"Portrait of Misha: The Life and Artistic Accomplishments of Mikhail Alexandrovich Chekhov" by Lendley C. Black (thesis)

costumes, photos, set designs, materials in hanging files

notebook "The Magic Pilot, Inc. office scripts, not to be taken out": Minotaur, Derwent, Hercules, Dirraech & The Falcon, Fool of the World, Tyl-Ulen-Spiegel

Mss. letter from Peter Cookson "The only constant is change . . ." (15 sheets of yellow, legal paper)

Tulane Drama Review

audio tapes:

"B. Straight" envelope from ste representation ltd.

1 Scotch audio tape - not labelled

260 End of Caro Meo Ben

265 Begin Ney Ver De Sehn

2/35 Amarillo

Dialogue, need slate

two post card photos of Beatrice Straight

set designs

manuscript: "Henderson's Head" Peter Cookson

Peter Cookson correspondence

Henderson's Head , P. W. C. (novel)

1 file correspondence, 1 uncorrected proof, 1 finished copy

"Book 1st 3rd" (envelope)

"Right Honorable Gentleman" notes, designs

4 - 78's: 3 not labelled, 1 - "P. Cookson 1955"

post card of Kemper Log Cabin, Walnut Hills, Ohio

Box 7:

Letters of Anton Chekhov

Who's Who in the Theatre

films:

"The Garden Party"

"Nevada 1949"

"Bali Reel 1 Dup"

films in case 1: "Old Parsonage Farm" Reel 1

"Fate pur Sikri Ellora Ajanta Almora" No. 4

"Uday Shankar" 1934

"106"

"Gibraltar, Cairo Board Ship Cann Anor" No. 1

"Malabar, Cochin, Fisheman, Bombay, Udai Pur" #2

"CD 4854"

films in case 2: General label: "England, Chalet & DH"

"Eloise" (small box)

no label - small reel

loose roll 35mm film

"Nursery School Dartington Hall"

"Ruth & Bill Elmhirst As Kids Playing at Dartington"

"Bea's trip to Russia? She is not seen on film."

"Greece? Very few shots of Bea - mostly landscape"

"Shankar Troupe . . ." (empty reel) *

no label *

"Uday Shankar to be Spliced" *

* in can together, inside film case

scripts (1st series)

"The American"

scripts (2nd series)

"An Actor's Dream" Peter Cookson 1987

"Ay and What Then?" P. W. Creigh

"Bedroom Farce" Gary Anthony (PWC)

"Bedroom Farce" P. W. C.

"A Bit of Fluff" Peter Cookson 1985

"Both Our Houses" Peter Cookson

"Contradictions" P. W. Creigh (Peter W. Cookson)

"Contradictions" P. W. Creigh 1988

"Dr. D. & the 10 Speed Bicycle" P. W. Cookson

"Eastward in Eden"

"Expecting Max" Peter W. Cookson

"A Fair Exchange" Peter Cookson 1984

"For Love or Money" Peter Cookson

"Frozen Man"

"Grace At Table Six" Peter Cookson

"The Hallucinations of Paul Tremaine"

"Mania"

notebook "Once Upon a Castle"

"The Palace at 4 am"

"Pigeons" 1986

envelope "Poltegeist Script"

"Right Honorable Gentleman" (prompt script)

"The Right Honorable Gentleman" (bound script)

"Stanley" Gary Anthony

"Stanley" Peter Cookson

"Second Chance" (also contains autographs and autographed

photographs)

"Tell Me Later" Peter Cookson

"Three Million Rosebuds" 1st draft

"Three Million Rosebuds"

"Two Acts of Murder" Willis Cooke 1985

"Two Acts of Murder" Willis Cooke 1986

"Unique Species" Peter Cookson

"Where Evil Dwells" Peter Cookson

"Who's Who in Connecticut" (2 copies)

"Who's Who in Connecticut" P. W. C. 1987

2000, Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library