All Series Level Scope and Content Notes
Scope and Content Notes
This item is located in the William G. B. Carson Collection (WTU00023), Accrual 3,
Series I. Scripts, Box 3/folder21.
Typescript carbon, 19 pp. Dated . Script is in a Washington University
exam folder. Script has some revisions in ink, and includes a list of props
and sound effects on the recto of the last page. There is no way of
determining whether these auto revisions are in Williams' hand or not. This
copy appears to be an earlier version of a bound typescript carbon draft
also filed in Miscellany, Williams.
Tennessee Williams was a student in W.G.B. Carson's 1936-1937 English XVI
class on playwriting. Each year three plays were selected by a jury to be
produced the following year by Thyrsus, the dramatic club. Williams was
upset when his play was not one of the three chosen for production, although
the play was later used as a St. Louis radio production.