Stanley Elkin Papers, 1955-1995.
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box-folder   50/10014-10022  
VIII. Material towards The Living End . [series]: (59 items.)   
Scope: Consists of material toward The Living End, grouped into the following series: 1) correspondence, 2) drafts, 3) contracts and royalty statements, 4) reviews, 5) screenplay by Frank Galati, and 6) miscellany.

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VIII. 1. Correspondence. [subseries]: (37 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence relating to the publication of the Living End; one letter, dated 1979:Nov 14, is inscribed on a photocopy of a review of the play, The Dick Gibson Show, from The Chicago Sun-Times, 1979: Oct 29.

box-folder   50/10015-10018  
VIII. 2. Drafts. [subseries]: (4 items.)   
Scope: Consists of various drafts of the stories and the complete mss.

box-folder   50/10015  
VIII. 2. a. The Bottom Line. (1 item.)   
Scope: Consists of 3 consecutively numbered notebooks constituting a draft of the story, with Ts and auto notes and a clipping laid in.

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VIII. 2. b. The State of the Art. (1 item.)   
Scope: Consists of 4 consecutively numbered notebooks constituting a draft of the story, with auto notes laid in.

box-folder   50/10017  
VIII. 2. c. The Living End [triptych]. (1 item.)   
Scope: Consists of a Ts draft with heavy revisions.

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VIII. 2. d. The Living End [stories]. (1 item.)   
Scope: Consists of Ts draft of stories with heavy revision.

box-folder   50/10019  
VIII. 3. Contracts and royalty statements. [subseries]: (15 items.)   
Scope: Consists of copies of Elkin's contracts and royalty statements from the publishers of the collection.

box-folder   50/10020  
VIII. 4. Reviews. [subseries]: (4 items.)   
Scope: Consists of clippings, tear-sheets, and photocopies of reviews.

box-folder   50/10021  
VIII. 5. Screenplay. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Consists of bound screenplay of The Living End by Frank Galati.

box-folder   50/10022  
VIII. 6. Miscellany. [subseries]: (6 items.)   
Scope: Consists of clippings, tear-sheets and photocopies of advertisements for the book, a copy of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters News, dated 1980: May 21, and a Ts(x) copy of a student's essay on the Living End.