A. E. Hotchner Papers
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Accrual I
box-folder   1/-  
I. Papa Hemingway . Memoir. Published by Random House, Inc., 1966. [series]:
box-folder   1-5/-  
Draft 1965: n.d. (c. 545)   
Scope: Ms., ts. Heavy ms. revision; newspaper, magazine clippings taped in. Ts. and ms. partial pages attached to full pp.; various sections combine to make up a complete p. Black, red, green pencil revision, notations. P.269 missing.


box-folder   2/-  
Draft 1965: n.d. (c. 587)   
Scope: Ts.[carbon]; second ts.[carbon] includes 1 ts. page. Heavy to moderate revision, deletions. Ts.[carbon] sections inserted on a small number of pages, partial sheets with quotations from Hemingway's books inserted at beginning of chapters with exceptions of chapters 7 and 11, which originally had an insert, and 15 pp., including 328-330, have sections cut out. Black and some red pencil revision. Title page changed from Mister Papa to Papa Hemingway.


box-folder   3/-  
Setting Copy 1966: n.d. (532)   
Scope: Front pp. noted `setting copy'. 1 p. noted `copy pages 356, 358 not here' Ts. includes 1 p. ts.[duplicated], 1 p. ts.[photocopy] Heavy ms. revision, deletions, printers markings, clipping attached. Black, blue, red pencil, pen revision.


box-folder   4/-  
Proof n.d. (132 pages)   
Scope: Noted `Authors 1st proof' galleys 34, 57 missing; 2 galleys each numbered 50, 58, 71, 74, 76, 110, 111, 115. 8 ts., 4 ts.[photocopy] inserts. Heavy printers markings, textual revision. Blue, red, black pencil; pen.


box-folder   4/-  
Proof n.d. (149 pages)   
Scope: Noted `Authors 1st proof' 2 galleys beginning p. 94. Uncut page proof. 1 ts. insert. Heavy to light revision primarily in layout, some textual. Red, blue ink; black red, blue pencil revision.


box-folder   4/-  
Proof 1966. (c. 249)   
Scope: Page proof. Noted on cover `Hotch - galley 81 has a page missing...' Inscription `To Mary' crossed out. Heavy ms. printers marking, textual revisions, deletions. Bound in blue paper cover by spiral ring. Blue, red, black, green pencil revision.


box-folder   4/-  
Proof 1966. (24 page proofs)   
Scope: Cut page proof, ts. inserts proof of title. Heavy ms. revision, Incomplete; numbered lower right 1-26 numbers 3, 4 missing. Red Pen, pencil revisions.


box-folder   5/-  
Saturday Evening Post 1966: Mar. 12 - Apr. 9. (35 p. 3 items [3 complete issues])   
Scope: Serialization of memoir in The Saturday Evening Post. Published articles in 3 parts.


box-folder   5/-  
Proof 1966. (26 galleys.)   
Scope: Galley proof of conclusion of Post article. Moderate to light ms. textual revision and printers marking. Red, black pencil.


box-folder   5/-  
Documents 1966: Jan. 26. (18 p.)   
Scope: Legal papers. Affidavit in opposition to Plaintiffs' motion for a temporary injunction. Estate of Ernest Hemingway and Mary Hemingway, Plaintiffs, against Random House, Inc. and A.E. Hotchner, Defendants. Document signed by A.E. Hotchner. Ts.[photocopy]


box-folder   5/-  
Clippings n.d. (2 pp.)   
Scope: Published articles concerning the suit against the publications of Papa Hemingway. Ts.[photocopy]


box-folder   5/-  
n.d. Clippings, reviews. (c.270 pp.)
box-folder   6-11/-  
II. Adaptations of Hemingway materials by A.E. Hotchner. All for television unless otherwise noted. [series]:
box-folder   6/-  
The Battler . n.d. (71 pp.)   
Scope: Written with Sidney Carol. Noted `revised final script' Ts.[duplicated] No revisions.


box-folder   6/-  
Capital Of The World . n.d. (37 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `Omnibus 1st Hemingway project for T.V.' Ts[carbon] Ms. revision last 2 pp. only. [Originally written for ballet performance]


box-folder   6/-  
The Fifth Column (112 pp.)
box-folder   6/-  
The Fifth Column , 1959: Dec. 21. (112 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `The parts of Max - Max Shell, Philip - Richard Burton' `revised - 12/21/59' `P. 104-109 missing' Ts.[duplicated] No revisions. p. 105-108 are missing.


box-folder   6/-  
Draft 1959: Dec. 21. (114 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `revised 12/21/59' The following sets of numbers are on 1 page per set: 51-52, 54-55, 68-69. 117 numbered pages. Ts.[duplicated] No revisions.


box-folder   6/-  
Fifty Grand . 1958: Apr. 14. (96 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] Moderate ms. notation, text revision.


box-folder   6/-  
For Whom The Bell Tolls .
box-folder   6/-  
For Whom The Bell Tolls . n.d. (255 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[carbon] No revisions. In two parts; Part I 127 numbered pp. 4 unnumbered. Part 2 has 122 numbered pp., 2 unnumbered. Held together in brown paper folder.


box-folder   6/-  
1959: Feb. 12. (205 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `Act 1 & 2 2nd revision' `Complete 3/24/59' Many pages noted `revised' Frequent multiple pagination per page. Ts.[carbon] Moderate to heavy textual notation, revision, deletions.


box-folder   7/-  
The Gambler, The Nun And The Radio . 1960: May. (103 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `Final revised as of 5/ /60' Numerous pages noted `rev.' with dated including 5/10/60 - 5/16/60. Ts.[duplicated] No ms. revisions. Frequent multiple pagination per page. Included is ms. music composition The Girls from Ireland. Music by Fred Steiner, Lyrics by A.E. Hotchner.


box-folder   7/-  
The Killers . 1959: Sept. 30. (108 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `second revision 9/30/59' Ts.[duplicated No revision. Numbers 83-85 on same page.


box-folder   7/-  
The Snows Of Kilimanjaro . 1960: Mar. 17. (85 pp.)   
Scope: Final revised copy. Ts.[duplicated Ms. revision on 1 p. only.


box-folder   7/-  
The Undefeated . n.d. (74 p.)   
Scope: Adapted for film. Noted `only copy - never produced' Ts.[carbon] Ms. pagination; light ms. revision, notation - as to placement of text on the page. Held in green paper folder.


box-folder   7/-  
The World Of Nick Adams . 1957: Oct. 9. (80 pp.)   
Scope: Noted `This script belongs to A.E. Hotchner Therefore -...caveat emptor'. Ts.[duplicated], ts.[carbon] Light to heavy ms. revision, deletions. 2pp. 76 and 77.


box-folder   7/-  
Young Man .
 
Young Man 1961: May 29-Sept. 5. (268 pp.)   
Scope: Adapted for film. Title Adventures of a young man. Early draft noted `first draft screenplay May 29, 1961' Ts.[duplicated] Heavy to light ms. revision, notations. Later draft noted `Final' 1961: Sept. 5. Ts.[duplicated] no revision. First draft in orange covers, not bound.


box-folder   7/-  
Draft Second draft (170 pp.)   
Scope: held in blue paper folder; pp. 148-149 missing.


box-folder   8/-  
The Hemingway Hero . n.d.   
Scope: Stage dramatization illustrating that the Hemingway heroes were simply different views of the same person, Hemingway himself. Drafts and titles vary considerably utilizing the characters Nick Adams, Lieut. Henry, Jake Barnes, Harry Richard, Robert Jordan, Scripps O'Neill and the Old Fisherman. Hotchner had submitted the script to producers while Hemingway was still alive, but had elicited no interest in it. After publication of Papa Hemingway in 1966 he was asked to revise it. It was produced in 1967 in New York. Folders 1-13 are in approximate chronological order of development, flagged as follows.


box-folder   8/1  
1. Hemingway with a capital H. (74 pp.)   
Scope: Ts. Two acts. No revision. Title crossed out and a name changed in a dialogue; Act I is missing pp. 4-18, 33-43, 46-56, 63-66. Act II is missing 14-20, 22; 24-32, 47-54. Loose sheets.


box-folder   8/2  
2. Draft (33 pp.)   
Scope: Ts., ts.[carbon] Very heavy autograph revision and correction, in pencil and red pencil. Some sections stapled together. Paging impossible to follow. Several pages in Act II repeated. Yellow and plain sheets, loose.


box-folder   8/3  
3. Hemingway's Heroes. (103 pp.)   
Scope: Ts. Minor revision and correction. Bound, black hard paper covers, title glued to front cover.


box-folder   8/4  
4. Draft Ts.[carbon] Text same as above, but revision more extensive (103 pp.)
box-folder   8/5  
5. Draft (c.85 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[photocopy] Text unique among this group, having the only scene with Sylvia Beach in Paris? No revision or correction. Utilizes device of editor as narrator as do the early drafts. Drops use of Scripps as a character and the waitress. Act I missing pp. 43-46. Ends p. 58. Act II missing 1-6. Act II is shorter version, ends p. 38. Loose sheets.


box-folder   8/6  
6. Hemingway's Heroes. (91 pp.)   
Scope: `es' in Heroes is crossed out. Ts.[duplicated] Moderate revision. Act II, p. 2-7 missing. One yellow page laid in. Red cover, bound.


box-folder   8/7  
7. The Hemingway Hero. (c.38 pp.)   
Scope: The draft seems to be an amalgam of selected scenes from earlier scripts, some pieces are earlier duplicated material stapled to new sheets. Major portions are typescript. Heavy revision and correction in ts. and ms. Paging varies, in ms. form. Yellow and plain loose sheets.


box-folder   8/8  
8. Draft (97 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] This appears to be the first uncorrected, complete script of its kind. Paging appears complete. Bound, orange paper covers.


box-folder   9/9  
9. Draft (c. 121 pp.)   
Scope: Ts., ts.[duplicated], ts.[carbon] Rough new version, using sections of earlier scripts. Some different characters introduced. New opening description. Paging seems complete. Loose sheets.


box-folder   9/10  
10. Draft (c. 102 pp.)   
Scope: Ts., ts.[duplicated] This appears to be first typescript of previous compilation. Bound, Dartmouth green paper covers.


box-folder   9/11  
11. Draft (c. 119 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] Some ts., ts.[photocopy], ms. Minor revision, moderate correction. 18 pp. at end marked for particular page insert. Also ts.[duplicated] program schedule dated 1/20/67 for production in New Haven, Boston, New York. (The play never reached New York) This draft seems to be very much a production copy.


box-folder   9/12  
12.Draft (c. 90 pp.)   
Scope: Ts., ts.[duplicated] Pages renumbered, seem to be in order and complete. Loose sheets.


box-folder   9/13  
13. Draft (88 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision or correction. Marked #15. Bound red covers.


box-folder   9/14  
1967: Feb. Playbill: The Hemingway Hero, Wilbur Theatre.
box-folder   10/-  
A Short Happy Life.   
Scope: Dramatization for the stage based on various Hemingway stories including Farewell to arms, Snows of Kilimanjaro, The undefeated, Torrents of spring, and others. Adaptation originally titled Love And Death and Hills Like White Elephants. Note similarity of sections to The Hemingway Hero. Drafts not numbered; arrangement approximately chronological.


box-folder   10/-  
1. Love And Death . n.d. Ts.[duplicated] No revision. Divided into 3 parts. Loose pages; red paper covers, but unbound. (100 p)
box-folder   10/-  
2. Draft 1960. (108 p)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision. Bears little resemblance to earlier draft. Dartmouth green hard paper covers, bound.


box-folder   10/-  
3. Of Love And Death . 1960. (106 p)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision. Bound, red covers.


box-folder   10/-  
4. Draft 1961. (c.108 p)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] Varies greatly from earlier drafts. Note on production concept by Frank Corsaro. Bound, red paper covers.


box-folder   10/-  
5. Hills Like White Elephants . n.d. (100 p)   
Scope: No revision, minor correction. Loose sheets. Typescript.


box-folder   10/-  
6. A Short Happy Life 1962: (109 pp)   
Scope: Ts., ts.[duplicated]. ts.[carbon] Light revision. Brown paper covers titled A Short happy life. Bound.


box-folder   11/-  
7. A Short Happy Life . 1962. (92 pp)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision. Loose sheets.


box-folder   11/-  
8. A Short Happy Life n.d. (94 pp)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] Marked `Final' Very heavily revised and annotated; apparently a working stage copy, with stage directions, and notices of re-writes, etc. Laid in are 8 photocopies of drawings of stage sets for the production by Jo Mielziner. Designs marked for appropriate scene. Some pages missing or mis-numbered. Yale blue cover spring binder, bound.


box-folder   11/-  
10. A Short Happy Life n.d. (5 items.)   
Scope: Designs and details to scale of sets and props by Jo Mielziner in ms. Each bears stamp of United Scenic Artists Local 829. Loose.


box-folder   11/-  
11. A Short Happy Life n.d. Background music scores by Bernardo Segall, for conductor, woodwind, trumpet, and guitar. (4 items.)   
Scope: Separate black music folders; one with hard cover, three with soft covers. Sheets vary in number.


box-folder   11/-  
12. A Short Happy Life n.d. (4 items.)   
Scope: Reviews of the New York production.


box-folder   12/-  
III. The Sea Chase and Poems To Mary , by Ernest Hemingway. [series]:   
Scope: For a bibliography on all 3 items, see Ernest Hemingway, A Comprehensive Bibliography, by Audre Hanneman, Princeton University Press, 1967, pp. 267-68.


box-folder   12/-  
The sea chase . n.d. (1 item)   
Scope: Microfilm of photocopy of unpublished manuscript. Original ms. in possession of Mary Hemingway. Hotchner holds a photocopy from which microfilm was made. [To be published in Sept. 1970? as The Sea Island]


box-folder   12/-  
Poems to Mary
box-folder   12/-  
First poem to Mary in London. n.d. Ts.[photocopy] Light revision in Hemingway's hand (3 pp.)
 
Poem to Mary (Second poem) 1944: Sept. Ts.[photocopy] Light revision in Hemingway's hand. Both poems first published in Atlantic, Aug. 1965. (7 pp.)
box-folder   13/-  
IV. Original plays for television and the stage by A.E. Hotchner. [series]:
box-folder   13/-  
The Killers Of Mussolini. 1959: May 31. (85 pp.)   
Scope: Written for television's Playhouse 90. Ts.[duplicated] In six acts. Title page notes `As telecast' Also lists play's producers and directors. Minor revision. Pages 80-81, and 82-83 combined. Complete text. Loose sheets.


box-folder   13/-  
Last Clear Chance. Written for and produced on Playhouse 90. Later adapted and revised for the stage under title Verdict. Versions as follows.   
Scope:


 
Last Clear Chance. 1958: Jan. 8. (94 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] Paging varies. Some pages missing. No revision. Title page notes `Air: Feb. 27, 1958' Loose sheets.


 
Last Clear Chance. 1958: Feb. 1. (112 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated], ts.[carbon] Title page notes `Air: Mar. 6' Also notes `2nd draft' Several pages missing. Loose sheets. Essentially same text as above.


 
One Last Question. n.d. (92 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision or correction. This is Last clear chance adapted for the stage. Same story line, with emphasis on the relationships of father and son and nature of law as a profession. No revision or correction. Bound, black paper covers.


 
Verdict. n.d. (c.94 pp.)   
Scope: Revised version of One last question. Ts.[duplicated] Same emphasis. Paging revised. Title page denotes 2 additional scenes in Act III but these are crossed out and scenes not present in the script. Play ends as before, with minor revision. Bound, green-black paper covers.


box-folder   14/-  
Sergeant Barney. n.d. (69 pp.)   
Scope: Ts., ts.[carbon] Title page notes `Performed on NBC's Playwrights `56, Produced by Fred Coe. Final version as performed, AEH' Complete text. Light correction. Loose sheets.


box-folder   14/-  
The White House.   
Scope: Performed in New York on the stage in early 1964 with leading roles played by Helen Hayes, Fritz Weaver, and James Daly. Play is based on quotations from former presidents about the role of the U.S. Presidency. Drafts as follows.


box-folder   14/-  
The Presidents And Their Ladies. An Intimate Cavalcade. 1963. (83 pp.)   
Scope: Ts. No revision. `First draft' Title page notes title is `temporary' Bound, red paper covers.


box-folder   14/-  
The White House Story. 1963: (90 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision. `Second draft' Title noted `temporary' Bound, black paper covers.


 
The White House. 1963. (93 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision. `Draft B' Varies condierably from 2nd draft. Bound, grey-blue paper covers.


box-folder   14/-  
The White House. 1963: (111 pp.)   
Scope: Ts.[duplicated] No revision. `Third draft' Does not resemble above draft, but is in accord with second draft. Bound, dark green paper covers.


box-folder   14/-  
The White House. A Presidential Entertainment In Two Acts. n.d. (89 pp.)   
Scope: Ts., ts. [duplicated], Ts.[carbon] Final version. Heavily marked for stage production in various inks and pencils. Cue pages, stage manager's time reports, etc. laid in. Loose sheets.


box-folder   14/-  
The White House. A Presidential Entertainment In Two Acts. 1964: (78 pp.)   
Scope: Published text, by Samuel French, Inc. Text as above.


box-folder   1-8/1-28  
Accrual II
box-folder   1-2/1-6  
I. Treasure . Published by Random House, Inc. 1970. [series]:
box-folder   1/1-3  
Setting copy
box-folder   2/4  
Galleys
box-folder   2/5  
Page proofs
box-folder   2/6  
Layout material
box-folder   3/7-10  
II. King of the Hill . Published by Random House, Inc. 1970. [series]:
box-folder   3/7-8  
Draft
box-folder   3/9-10  
Setting copy
box-folder   4-5/11-17  
III. The Man Who Lived at the Ritz . Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons 1981. [series]:
box-folder   4/11-13  
Setting Copy
box-folder   5/14  
Galleys
box-folder   5/15-16  
Page proofs
box-folder   5/17  
Proofs
box-folder   6/18-20  
IV. Looking for Miracles . Published by Harper & Row 1975. [series]:
box-folder   6/18-20  
Draft
box-folder   7-8/21-28  
V. Choice People . Published by William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1984. [series]:
box-folder   7/21  
Draft
box-folder   7-8/22-25  
Setting copy
box-folder   8/26-27  
Galleys
box-folder   8/28  
Proof
box-folder   1-3/1-11  
Accrual III
box-folder   1-2/1-6  
I. Louisiana Purchase . Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc. 1996. [series]:
box-folder   1-2/1-8  
Drafts
box-folder   3/9-11  
Setting copy