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Container List

Box     Folder

 Catch-22 [1961].

 1          1          Reviews, 1962. Includes letter from Bruno Bettelheim (photocopy) to unknown correspondent re: Catch-22.

 We Bombed in New Haven [1968].

 1          2          We Bombed in New Haven – working version by Peter John Bailey, corrected typescript, n.d.

 Catch-22: A Dramatization Based on the Novel Catch-22 [1971].

1         3-5       Manuscripts, typescript, and corrected typescripts (3 folders)

1          6          Conclusion, revised

1          7          Typescript

 Catch-22 Film Stills [1970].

2          1          Paramount Pictures caption information for 5 stills, typescript, 1970

2          2-3       42 black and white film still photographs, 1970 (2 folders)

Something Happened [1974].

2          4          Index cards, manuscript and typescript, containing dialogue and short pieces of text, 225 cards

3          1-4       Early typed notes and scenes, corrected typescripts (4 folders). “Earliest notes: typewritten for use in final sections of book ‘after promotion to Kagle’s job.’”

3          5          Typed notes and scenes, first half of book

3          6          Typed notes and scenes, second half of book

3          7          Book I, early scenes, manuscripts

3          8-10     Books I and II, manuscript and corrected typescripts, Jul. 6, 1964 – Aug. 14, 1964 (3 folders).

                        “These are probably among the earliest drafts and include successive versions of the same individual pages.”

3          11-13   Manuscript (incomplete) with photocopied manuscript pages (3 folders).

“Earliest handwritten pages of first handwritten draft – all of which were rewritten in handwriting.”
 

4          1          Books I and II, typescript, Sep. 21, 1964

4          2          Book I, typescript, May 20, 1965

4          3          Books I and II, typescript, rewritten, Apr. 23, 1966

4          4          Books I and II, photocopied typescript, corrected [Esquire excerpt submission copy], Apr. 23, 1966

4          5          Envelope with JH notes on the previous grouping.

4          6-8       Books II – IV, manuscript, corrected, Jun. – Aug. 1966 (3 folders)

4          9          Books I – V, typescript, Oct. 24, 1966

4          10        Envelope with JH notes on the previous typescript.

 

5          1          Books I and II, typescript, rewritten Mar. 1, 1968                   

5          2          Carbon copy of previous typescript

5          3          Book I, typescript, revised, Jan. 20, 1969

5          4-5       Books I and II, manuscripts, revision Jan. 27 – May 26, 1969 (2 folders)

5          6          Typescripts, replaced pages from previous folder, 1969

5          7          Envelope with JH notes on the previous grouping.

5          8          Books I – IV, manuscript, corrected, later draft (folder 1 of 2)

 

6          1          Books I – IV, manuscript, corrected, later draft (folder 2 of 2)

 

Book I

 

6          2          First pages of final manuscript and first corrected typescript, final version

 

Book III

 

6          3-4       Manuscript, dated Aug. 26 – Nov. 24 [1966] (2 folders)

6          5          Manuscript, later version [“redone”], Jul. 28 – Sep. 8 [1966].

6          6-9       Corrected typescript and manuscript additions (4 folders)

6          10        Envelope with JH explanation of the previous 3 drafts.

 

Book IV

 

7          1          1st corrected typescript [“1966 version”]

7          2          Manuscript, Jan. 27 – Apr. 2, 1970

7          3          Manuscript, [1970]

7          4          Envelope with JH explanation of the previous 3 drafts.

7          5          2nd corrected typescript. Typed by JH from the above corrected manuscript.

7          6          Photocopy (partial) of the previous typescript.

7          7          Complete carbon copy of previous typescript.

7          8          Envelope with JH notes on the previous groupings.

 

Book V

 

8          1          “Notebook,” typescript, ca. 1962-64. Paragraphs and vignettes used in successive drafts.

8          2-3       Manuscript, early draft sections (2 folders)

8          4          Manuscript, Jun. 3 – Aug. 24 [1966]

8          5          1st corrected typescript. Carbon copy of [missing] October 1966 typescript.

8          6          1st typescript, uncorrected carbon copy, incomplete

8          7-8       Manuscript with corrections, Jan. 14 – Aug. 19, 1970 (2 folders)

8          9          Envelope with JH notes on the previous grouping.

 

9          1-2       Photocopy of previous manuscript, before corrections (2 folders)

9          3          Envelope including note by JH describing the previous manuscript.

9          4-5       2nd corrected typescript, after 1970 (2 folders)

9          6          Envelope with JH notes on the previous typescript.

 
Book VI “It Is Not True.” Working title: “The Idiot”
 

10        1          Manuscript, earliest draft, Dec. 6, 1972

10        2-3       Manuscript, Jan. 8 – Aug. 13, 1973 (2 folders)

10        4          Envelope with JH notes on the previous manuscripts.

10        5-6       Corrected typescript (2 folders)

 

11        1          Carbon copy, corrected

11        2          Corrected typescript with rewritten section

11        3          Corrected carbon copy of above

11        4          Envelope with JH notes on the previous grouping.

11        5          Manuscript, corrected end of chapter


Books VII, VIII, IX
 

11        6-10     Manuscripts, Dec. 1, 1973 – Jan. 1974 (5 folders)                  

Book VII “There’s No Getting Away With It.” Working title: “I’ve Got to Get Rid of Him”
 

12        1-2       Photocopied manuscript, corrected, Dec. 1, 1973 – Jan. 1974 (2 folders)        

12        3          Corrected typescript

12        4          Instructions for typist, including 11 p. corrected typescript of Book VI as a sample.

12        5          Envelope with JH notes on the previous grouping.

12        6          Photocopied typescript, corrected

12        7          Photocopied typescript, uncorrected copy

 
Book IX
 

12        8-9       Manuscript, multiple versions, including deleted sections, Nov. 23, 1973 –  Jan. 1974 (2 folders)
 

13        1          Corrected typescript

13        2          Corrected typescript, later version

13        3          Carbon copy of previous typescript, uncorrected

 

Later Revisions

 

13        4          Manuscripts, multiple sections, Feb. 4 – Apr. 10 [1971?]

13        5-10     Corrected typescripts and carbon copies (6 folders). Later revisions of multiple sections.


14        1-4       Photocopy of complete corrected typescript (folders 1-4 of 6), as submitted to editor, January 1974. 
 

15        1-2       Photocopy of complete corrected typescript, (folders 5-6 of 6), as submitted to editor, January 1974.
 

15        3-4       Photocopy of previous typescript with revisions and additional manuscript pages (folders 1-2 of 6)
 

16        1-4       Photocopy of previous typescript with revisions and additional manuscript pages (folders 3-6 of 6)
 

17        1-4       Corrected typescript, 1974 (folders 1-4 of 5). “This is the final manuscript as submitted for copy editing.”
 

18        1          Corrected typescript, 1974 (folder 5 of 5). “This is the final manuscript as submitted for copy editing.”
18        2-4       Setting copy with author’s corrections, 1974 (folders 1-3 of 6) 
 

19        1-3       Setting copy with author’s corrections, 1974 (folders 4-6 of 6)

19        4-5       Promotional material and advertisements, 1974-75 (2 folders)

 

20        1-4       Reviews and clippings, 1974-75 (4 folders)


Good As Gold [1979].

Background Research

21        1          “Kissinger (and Others): Used or unnecessary,” clippings, 1972-77

21        2          “Old (remnants),” clippings, 1972-77

21        3          “Kissinger – To Be Used,” clippings, 1973-77

21        4-5       Clippings, 1974-75 (2 folders)

21        6          Correspondence and clippings, 1976-79

21        7          Clippings, 1975-77
 

22                    Index cards. Notes, dialogue, or vignettes and prose, organized by topic or person being discussed, approximately 400.
 

23        1-3       Early drafts, corrected typescripts (3 folders). Multiple short scenes, many of which are index card transcriptions, with later corrections.

Early manuscripts

23        4          Manuscript, Nov. 8 – Nov. 30, 1977

23        5          Manuscript, Dec. 4 – Dec. 23, 1977

23        6          Manuscript, multiple sections. “Old reworked pages.”


Early typescripts and later drafts


24        1          Chapter I typescript, photocopy, Sep. 1975. Original folder title: “Jos. Heller new novel 48 p.”

24        2-8       Chapter II, corrected manuscript and photocopies, Aug. 21 – Nov. 22 (7 folders)

24        9-11     Chapter III, corrected manuscript, Dec. 15 – Jan. 25 (3 folders)

24        12-16   Chapters I-III, corrected typescripts (5 folders). Multiple corrected sections.

 

25        1          Chapters I-II, corrected carbons. Later draft. “Complete manuscript 780 p. First cut and editing.”

25        2-3       Chapters I-III, corrected typescript (2 folders). Later draft.

25        4-7       Chapter IV, corrected manuscript, Feb. 23 – Apr. 26 (4 folders)

25        8          Chapter IV, corrected typescript. Includes note from typist.
 

26        1          Chapter IV, corrected typescript. Later version.

26        2-6       Chapter V, corrected manuscript, Jul. 20 – Dec. 21 (5 folders). Includes multiple drafts.

26        7-10     Chapter V, corrected typescript (4 folders). Multiple drafts.

26        11        Chapter V, corrected typescript. Later version.

 

27        1-2       Chapter VI, corrected manuscript, Feb. 10 – Apr. 13, 1977 (2 folders)

27        3          Chapter VI, corrected typescripts. Multiple drafts.

27        4-5       Chapter VI, corrected typescripts (2 folders). Later version.

 

28        1-6       Chapter VII, corrected typescripts, (6 folders). Multiple drafts.

28        7          Chapter VII, corrected typescript

28        8          Chapter VII, corrected typescript. Later version.

28        9          Chapters V-VI, corrected typescript.
 

29        1-4       Chapter VIII, corrected manuscript, Mar. 7 – Jun. 5, 1978 (4 folders)

29        5-6       Chapter VIII, corrected typescripts (2 folders). Multiple sections.

29        7-8       Chapter VIII, corrected typescript (2 folders). Later draft.

 

30        1-4       Typescript, uncorrected (4 folders). “Manuscript retyped after first cut and editing.”

 

30a      1-5       Setting copy, corrected typescript (5 folders)

 

31                    Advance uncorrected proofs, bound in yellow paper covers, 4 copies. “Probable publication: April 1979.”

31        1          Reviews and related articles, 1979, 1984

 
 

God Knows [1984].
 

32                    Index cards, manuscript and typescript, approximately 400. Contains background notes, scenes, and dialogue.

32        1          Large index cards, 4 items, manuscript

 

33        1-2       Notes and photocopied research materials, corrected typescripts (2 folders)

33        3          Spiral notebook

33        4          Manuscript, early, 1 p.

33        5-6       Chapter 1, corrected typescript (2 folders)

33        7          Folder from previous typescript, including notes on chapter divisions.

33        8          Chapter 2, manuscript, Aug. 29 – Aug. 31, 1980

33        9          Chapter 2, corrected typescript

33        10        Chapters 2-3, corrected typescript

33        11-12   Chapter 3, corrected typescript (2 folders). Early draft.

 

34        1          Chapter 3, corrected typescript

34        2-3       Chapter 3, manuscripts and corrected typescripts (2 folders). Later revisions.

34        4          Chapter 4, manuscript [1 p.] and corrected typescripts

34        5          Chapter 4, corrected typescript

34        6          Folder from previous typescript. Includes JH notes.

34        7          Chapter 4, corrected typescript

34        8          Chapter 5, corrected typescript

34        9          Chapter 5, corrected typescript, revised

34        10        Chapter 6, manuscript, Sep. 8 – Oct. 31 [1980].

34        11        Chapter 6, manuscript and corrected typescript

34        12        Chapter 6, corrected typescript

 

35        1          Chapter 7, manuscript, Dec. 18 – Jan. 15 [1980-81].

35        2-3       Chapter 7, corrected typescript (2 folders)

35        4          Chapter 8, manuscripts and corrected typescripts. Includes background notes and 6 index cards.

35        5          Chapter 8, manuscript, Feb. 23 – Apr. 13 [1981].

35        6          Chapter 8, corrected typescript

35        7          Chapter 9, manuscript, May 9 – May 15 [1981].

35        8          Chapter 9, manuscript, May 17 – Jul. 15 [1981].

35        9          Chapter 9, manuscript and corrected typescripts

35        10        Chapter 9, manuscript and corrected typescripts. Later version.

 

36        1          Chapter 9, corrected typescript

36        2-3       Chapter 10, corrected manuscript, Aug. 9 – Oct. 23 (2 folders)

36        4          Chapter 10, corrected typescript

36        5          Chapter 10, corrected typescript. Later version.

36        6          Chapter 11, corrected typescript

36        7          Chapter 12, corrected typescript

36        8          Chapter 13, corrected typescript

 

37        1          Chapter 14, manuscript, Apr. 15 – Nov. 30

37        2          Chapter 14, corrected typescripts

37        3-15     Revisions. Notes, manuscripts and corrected typescripts, multiple sections (13 folders)

37        16        Working manuscript

37        17        Envelope with JH notes on previous manuscript.

 

38        1-15     Second working manuscript, corrected (15 folders). Begins with chapter 2.

38        16        Envelopes (8) with JH notes on previous manuscript.

 

39        1-7       Manuscript with first revisions, corrected typescript (folders 1-7 of 9)

 

40        1-2       Manuscript with first revisions, corrected typescript (folders 8-9 of 9)

40        3-5       Draft one, photocopy (folder 1 of 4). Incorporates first revisions.

Working title: “God Forbid.”

 

41        1          Draft one, photocopy (folders 2-4 of 4). Incorporates first revisions. Working title: “God Forbid.”

41        2-3       Second draft, corrected typescript (folders 1-2 of 6)

 

42        1-4       Second draft, corrected typescript (folders 3-6 of 6)

 

43        1-4       Third draft, uncorrected typescript (4 folders)

 

44        1-4       Fourth draft, corrected typescript (4 folders)

 

45        1-2       Fourth draft, corrected typescript (2 folders). Same draft with alternate corrections to chapters 1-5.

45        3-4       Presetting copy, corrected typescript (folders 1-2 of 4)

 

46        1-2       Presetting copy, corrected typescript (folders 3-4 of 4)

 

47        1-4       Second presetting copy (4 folders)

 

48        1-4       Master setting copy, first pass, Apr. 17, 1984 (4 folders)

 

49        1-5       Setting copy, Jun. 6, 1984 (5 folders)

 

50        1-3      Galleys (3 folders)

50        4          Publicity, clippings, 1985

50        5          Reviews, articles and printed excerpts, 1984

 

 

No Laughing Matter [1986].

 

Background Research

 

51        1          Clippings, 1981-83

51        2          “The Disease,” Guillain-Barré Syndrome clippings, 1976-83

51        3-4       “Cost,” check register and medical bills (2 folders), 1980-82

51        5          “The High Cost,” insurance statements, 1981

51        6          “Medical – Mt. Sinai,” progress notes and chronology of hospital stay, 1981

51        7          “Medical – Rusk,” physical and occupational therapy record, 1982-83

51        8          Progress notes, manuscript and photocopy, 1981
 

Divorce – depositions, background documents, legal correspondence
 

RESTRICTED BOX

52        1-2       JH deposition, typescript, Oct. 17, 1983 (2 folders)

52        3-4       “Binderman” (2 folders), 1983

52        5-6       “Blank” (2 folders), 1982-83

52        7          “Court,” 1981-83

52        8          “Felder,” 1983

52        9          “Felder, book,” 1982-83
 

RESTRICTED BOX

53        1-2       “Gordon” (2 folders), 1982-83

53        3          “Jaeger,” 1977-82

53        4-5       “Sheresky” (2 folders), 1981-82
 

Early notes and drafts
 

54        1          “Progress report – personal,” manuscript, May 1, 1983

54        2          “Chapters,” notes and outline, typescript

54        3          “Disease,” notes and drafts, manuscript

54        4          “Outline for Finishing,” manuscript

 

Manuscripts

 

54        5-9       “Handwritten MSS. (minus my 1st two chapters),” manuscripts and corrected typescripts (5 folders), 1984-85

 

55        1          Manuscript fragment with later corrected typescripts, multiple sections, 1984-85

 

Typescripts

 

55        2          “Guillane-Barre Syndrome,” dictation typescript, corrected
 

Chapter XIV “My Life in Court”
 

55        3          Corrected typescript

55        4          Corrected typescript, multiple sections

55        5-6       Manuscripts, corrected typescripts and photocopies (2 folders)

55        7          Corrected typescript, photocopy

55        8          Corrected typescript, photocopy, later edit

 

56        1-2       Corrected typescript, photocopy (2 folders)

56        3          Manuscripts and corrected typescripts

56        4          Corrected typescript

56        5          Speed Vogel sections (edited by Ben McCormick and JH), corrected typescripts

56        6-7       Ben McCormick edits of multiple sections, corrected typescripts (2 folders)

56        8          “Retyped pp.,” corrected typescripts

 

57        1-9       “Excerpts,” corrected typescripts (9 folders). Edits by JH and editor Faith Sale. Selections made for possible magazine submission.

57        10-13   Corrected passages, JH to Faith Sale, corrected typescripts (4 folders)

57        14        Corrections, manuscript list, 1985

57        15        “Corrections (final mss),” manuscript list

 

Complete drafts

 

58        1-5       “1st typed Mss. with 1st editorial changes indicated,” manuscript and corrected typescript (folders 1-5 of 6)

 

59        1          “1st typed Mss. with 1st editorial changes indicated,” manuscript and corrected typescript (folder 6 of 6)

59        2-3       “Part of MSS from editor with her markings for editorial changes,” photocopy of corrected typescript (2 folders)

 

60        1-4       Draft 2, corrected typescript (4 folders)

 

61        1-2       Draft 3, corrected photocopy [partial] (2 folders)

61        3-5       Draft 3, corrected typescript, additional corrections (3 folders)

 

62        1-3       Draft 3, photocopy of previous typescript (3 folders)

 

63        1-2       Draft 3, photocopy (2 folders). “Joe Heller copy – pls. hold for instructions.”

63        3-4       Draft 3, corrected typescript with further corrections (2 folders)

 

64        1-4       Draft 4, corrected typescript (4 folders)

 

65        1-3       Draft 4, corrected photocopy (3 folders)

 

66        1-3       Draft 4, additional corrections, photocopy (3 folders)

 

67        1-3       Draft 4, additional corrections, photocopy #2 (3 folders). Includes 2 p. note of corrections from copy editor Ben McCormick.

 

68        1-2       Draft 4, later corrections (2 folders)

68        3-6       Late corrections, multiple fragments, corrected typescripts (4 folders)

 

69        1-3       “Pre-final revisions copy,” photocopy (3 folders)

 

69a                  Author’s copy, corrected typescript with legal correspondence, Sept. 1985

 

70        1-3       Setting copy (3 folders)

 

71        1-2       Author’s galleys, corrected, Sep. 18, 1985 (2 folders)

71        3-5       Editor’s galleys, corrected (3 folders). Includes 7 pages photocopied from printed book showing uncorrected typos.

 

72        1-7       “Bad galleys” (7 folders). Partial galleys and several fragments of corrected typescript.

72        8-9       Revised master proof (2 folders)

                       

73        1-2       Page proofs, corrected, Oct. 15, 1985 (2 folders)

73        3-4       Page proofs, corrected [later edit] (2 folders)

 

74        1-2       Corrections to page proofs and correspondence, Nov. 22, 1985 (2 folders)

74        3-4       Repros (2 folders)

74        5          Jacket designs, artwork and correspondence

74        6          Author photograph, correspondence, 1985

74        7          Jacket copy, corrected typescript

74        8          Catalog and jacket copy, corrected typescripts

 

Picture This [1988].

 

Background Research

 

75        1          Index cards, notes, manuscripts

75        2          Notebook. Contains chronology of world events, 1605-1669.

75        3          Notebook. Contains extensive outlines.

75        4          Notes on ancient Greece, manuscripts and typescripts

 

76        1-2       The Frick Collection and Rembrandt, manuscripts and researcher’s notes, corrected (2 folders)

76        3-4       Rembrandt, researcher’s notes and correspondence, 1986 (2 folders)

76        5          Rembrandt and Dutch chronology, notes and corrected typescripts

76        6-7       “Remb.: Dickey,” photocopies and clippings (2 folders)

76        8-9       Research materials, photocopies (2 folders)

 

Notes

 

76        10        Early notes and text fragments, corrected typescripts

76        11-12   “Last,” last chapter, typed notes and index card (2 folders)

76        13        Rembrandt, notes, manuscript

76        14-16   “Remb: Last,” typed notes, manuscripts and clippings (3 folders)

76        17-18   “Soc. trial,” trial of Socrates, typed notes, corrected (2 folders)

 

Manuscripts and Corrected Typescripts

 

77        1-2       Chapters 1-2 (2 folders)

77        3          Chapter 2

77        4          Chapter 6

77        5          Chapters 6-7

77        6          Chapter 9

77        7          Chapter 11

77        8          Chapters 12-13

 

78        1          Chapters 15-17

78        2          Chapters 18-20

78        3          Chapter 21

78        4          Chapters 22-25

78        5          Chapter 26

78        6          Chapters 27-29

78        7          Chapters 30-31

 

79        1-2       Chapter 32 (2 folders). Includes manuscript notes and chronology.

79        3          Chapter 33

79        4          Chapter 35

79        5-6       Revised draft, corrected typescript (2 folders). Lacking chapters 11, 13, 16, 20-21, 26, 30.

 

80        1-2       Revised draft with further corrections, typescript (2 folders)

80        3          Multiple sections and fragments, corrected printouts. Includes several long deleted passages.

 

Complete drafts

 

80        4          “First typescript: 120 pages (Redone 5/87 as part of final mss: 174 pp.),” corrected typescript. Working title: “Poetics.”

80        5          Photocopy of previous typescript, without corrections.

 

81        1          “Work copy (pp. 1-21) revised,” corrected typescript

81        2          “Earlier draft,” p. 1-21, photocopy

81        3-5       Complete draft, corrected typescript (3 folders)

 

82        1-3       Photocopy of previous draft, corrected (3 folders). “Xerox of first typed mss of 590 pages.”

 

83        1-3       “First typescript reduced to 419 pages,” corrected typescript Oct. 1987 (3 folders)

83        4          First typescript, corrected (folder 1 of 3)

 

84        1-2       First typescript, corrected (folders 2-3 of 3)

84        3-5       2nd typescript, corrected, Jan. 1988 (3 folders)

 

85        1-3       Setting copy (3 folders)

85        4          Final fact checking, notes and correspondence, 1988



Closing Time
 [1994].
 

Background Research
 

86        1          Index cards, notes and text fragments, manuscript. Approximately 160 cards.

86        2          Catch-22 character list, plot summary and notes, corrected typescript

86        3          Catch-22 character sketches, corrected typescript

86        4          Character notes, appended corrected pages of Catch-22, manuscript and corrected typescript

86        5          “Dante: images,” World War II, nuclear FOIA research report and correspondence, n.d.

86        6          Port Authority Bus Terminal,  research report and correspondence, 1989

86        7          “Time sequence,” typescript outline

86        8          Wedding, notes and scenes, typescript

86        9          “The Day Bush Left,” novel excerpt from The East Hampton Star, Jun. 28, 1990.


Manuscripts and chapter drafts

 

87        1          Chapters 1-5, typescript

87        2          Chapters 1-5, typescript, revised

87        3          Chapters 6-10, corrected typescript

87        4          Chapter 9, notes

87        5          Chapter 9, manuscript

87        6          Chapter 9, corrected typescript

87        7          Chapter 11, manuscript

 

88        1          Chapter 11, “first draft – rough,” corrected typescript

88        2          Chapter 11, second draft, corrected typescript

88        3-5       Chapter 12, manuscript and corrected typescript (3 folders)

 

89        1          Chapter 12, corrected typescript

89        2          Chapter 13, corrected typescript

89        3          Chapter 14, corrected typescript

89        4          Chapters 14-15, corrected typescript

89        5          Chapter 15, manuscripts and corrected typescript

89        6          Chapter 15, corrected typescript

89        7          Chapter 16, corrected typescript

89        8          Chapter 17, notes and correspondence

89        9          Chapter 17, manuscript

 

90        1          Chapter 17, corrected typescript

90        2-3       Chapter 18, corrected typescript (2 folders)

90        4          Chapter 19, notes

90        5          Chapter 19, manuscript

90        6          Chapter 19, “first draft,” corrected typescript

90        7          Chapter 19, fragments and corrected typescript

 

91        1          Chapter 20, notes, manuscript and corrected typescript

91        2-3       Chapter 21, correspondence, manuscript and corrected typescript (2 folders)

91        4-7       Chapters 22-23, manuscript (4 folders)

91        8          Chapter 22, outline and corrected typescript

91        9          Chapter 22, corrected typescript

 

92        1-2       Chapters 22-23, corrected typescript (2 folders)

92        3          Chapter 23, corrected typescript

92        4          Chapter 25, manuscript and corrected typescript

92        5          Chapter 27, manuscript

92        6          Chapter 27, corrected typescript

92        7          Chapter 28, notes, manuscript and corrected typescript. “No handwritten first draft.”

92        8          Chapter 29, manuscript and corrected typescript

92        9          Chapter 30, manuscript

92        10        Chapters 30-31, notes and manuscript. Notes include an annotated group ofCatch-22 pages. “July 1993.”

 

93        1-2       Chapters 30-31, corrected typescript (2 folders)

93        3          Chapter 31, manuscript

93        4          Chapter 31, corrected typescript

93        5          Chapter 32, corrected typescript

93        6          Chapter 34, manuscript

93        7          Chapter 34, corrected typescript

 

Fragments

 

93        8          “Melissa,” manuscript

93        9          “Revised pages,” corrected typescripts

 

Complete drafts

 

94        1          Chapters 1-8, typescript draft

94        2          Chapters 1-5, typescript draft, later version

94        3          Chapters 3-10, revised Aug. 9, 1989

 

95        1-2       Revision, Dec. 1989 (2 folders)

95        3-4       Revision, Dec. 1989 (photocopy of previous draft) (2 folders)

95        5          Revision, 1990

 

96        1-4       Chapters 12-34, later draft (4 folders)

 

97        1-4       Photocopy of previous draft (folders 1-4 of 6)

 

98        1-2       Photocopy of previous draft (folders 5-6 of 6)

            3-5       Typescript used for first revisions, uncorrected, Oct. 1993 (3 folders)

 

99        1-3       1st revision, work copy 1 (3 folders)

            4          1st revision, work copy 2 (folder 1 of 3)

 

100      1-2       1st revision, work copy 2 (folders 2-3 of 3)

            3-4       1st revision, work copy 3 (2 folders)

 

101      1-3       Copy with 1st revisions made, Nov. 1993 (folders 1-3 of 5)

 

102      1-2       Copy with 1st revisions made, Nov. 1993 (folders 4-5 of 5)

            3-4       2nd revisions, work copy (folders 1-2 of 5)

 

103      1-3       2nd revisions, work copy (folders 3-5 of 5)

            4          Final submission, work copy, Feb. 1994 (folder 1 of 5). Includes editorial correspondence with Michael Korda.

 

104      1-4       Final submission, work copy, Feb. 1994 (folders 2-5 of 5)

 

105      1-4       Setting copy (4 folders)

 

 

Now and Then [1998].

 

Background Research

 

106      1          Coney Island, correspondence and clippings. Includes JH article in Show (1962) on Coney Island and family correspondence.

106      2          GIs in Italy, correspondence and notes, 1995

106      3          Joseph Heller flight records, 1944-45

106      4          Personal photographs, World War II

 

Manuscript

 

106      5-6       Manuscript, partial (2 folders)

 

Typescripts

 

106      7          Early scenes, corrected typescripts

106      8-9       First draft, corrected typescript (2 folders)

 

107      1          First draft, corrected typescript, additional corrections

107      2          Chapters 2-3, corrected typescript

107      3          Chapter 6, corrected typescript

107      4          Chapter 8, corrected typescript

107      5          Chapter 9, corrected typescripts

107      6          Chapter 10, corrected typescripts

 

108      1-3       1st copy before edits, corrected typescript (3 folders). “First mss. copy. Before editing suggestions by editor, Robert Gottlieb.”

108      4          Editor’s copy (folder 1 of 3). “First mss copy with editorial suggestions by Robert Gottlieb, editor.”

 

109      1-2       Editor’s copy (folders 2-3 of 3)

109      3-5       Photocopy of previous typescript (3 folders)

 

110      1-2       Revised copy (2 folders). “Revised version, with additional notes by editor for further (second) revision.”   

110      3-4       Setting copy (2 folders)

 

111      1-2       Author’s proofs, 1st pass (2 folders)

111      3-4       Author’s proofs, 2nd pass (2 folders)

 

112      1-2       2nd pass, foul proofs with editorial correspondence (2 folders)

112      3-4       3rd pass, revised proof (2 folders)

 

113      1          Blues

113      2          Dust jacket mock-ups

 

Related documents

 

113      3          Forbes F.Y.I. article submission, manuscript and corrected typescript, 1996. This article was the original (deleted) first chapter of Now and Then.

113      4          JH, “What Did You Eat in the War, Daddy?” Forbes F.Y.I., March 11, 1996.

113      5          Book reviews, U.S., 1998

113      6          Book reviews and correspondence, Europe, 1998

 

114      1-2       Fan mail (2 folders), 1998. Includes notes from many childhood friends from Brooklyn.

 

 

Abandoned novel [ca. late 1980s-early 1990s].

“Put aside about 1993 (or earlier). Definitely abandoned 1997.” A novel of the Old Testament. Each chapter is written from the perspective of a single figure: Isaac, Sarah, Abraham, Hagar, and Ishmael.

 

114      3          Character sketches, typescript

114      4          Lists of background items and setting elements, typescript

114      5-6       Early notes and scenes, corrected typescripts (2 folders)

114      7-8       Chapter sequence and synopsis, corrected typescripts (2 folders)

114      9          Chapters 1-5, typescript

 

 

Screenplays.

 

115      1          Collaboration contract with George Mandel, 1952

115      2          “The Big Squeeze,” outline, typescript, after 1963. Working title: “Macdougal Street.”

115      3          “The Big Squeeze,” screenplay typescript, co-written with George Mandel, after 1963

115      4          “The Bird in the Fevverbloom Suit,” screenplay typescript, co-written with George Mandel, 1952

115      5          “Howe and Hummel,” screenplay typescript, co-written with George Mandel, 1968

115      6          “King Solomon’s Smidjik, or The Smidjik,” outline, 1964

 

 

Other writings.

 

116      1          Catch-22 film, remarks on its production, corrected typescript, ca. 1970

116      2          Short stories and magazine articles, clippings, 1963-1994

 

 

Awards.

 

116      3          American Academy of Arts and Letters, induction documents, 1977.Includes signatures of Ralph Ellison, Jacques Barzun and Malcolm Cowley.

116      4          Sophomore National Literary Festival Award, University of Notre Dame, plaque, 1968

 

 

Related items and clippings.

 

116      5          JH and Catch-22, clippings, 1974-1975

116      6          Catch-22 Symposium, Air Force Academy, correspondence and clippings, 1986

116      7          Prague Book Fair, articles and clippings, 1997

 

 

Audio/Video.

 

117                  “Today” show interview with Barbara Walters, 1974, cassette tape

                        Something Happened radio interview, England, 1974, cassette

                        “The South Bank Show” – London Weekend, Apr. 1, 1985, VHS videotape

                        “Larry King Show” interview, Feb. 6, 1986, cassette

                        Oxford, “The Books Show,” Channel 4, UK, 1991, VHS videotape

                        “Face to Face,” BBC, UK, Dec. 14, 1993, 1 VHS videotape

                        “The Late Show” (UK), Sep. 27, 1994, VHS videotape

                        Prague Book Fair, May 1997, VHS videotape

                        Czech radio interview (in English), May 1997, cassette

                        “Diane Rehm Show,” Feb. 26, 1998, cassette

                        “Simons on Sunday,” Classic FM (UK), Mar. 22, 1998, cassette

                        “The Book Show” (UK), Apr. 13, 1998, VHS videotape

 

118                  “Books and Writing” (Australian National Radio), Apr. 1998, cassette 

                        Now and Then TV interviews, 1998, 2 VHS videotapes

                        “Bill Moyers’ World of Ideas,” VHS videotape, n.d.

                        German TV, “J. Heller Uberhaupt nicht Kumich,” VHS videotape, n.d.

                        Swiss-Italian TV, VHS videotape, n.d.

                        “Hard Talk – Joseph Heller,” BBC News, VHS videotape, n.d.

 

 

Oversize.

 

119                  WBFO Buffalo, Joseph Heller reading from Catch-22 and Something Happened, Apr. 1967, 59:30, 1 reel-to-reel tape.

 

 

Additional items.

 

120-122           Three boxes of empty file folders with JH’s titles, from original group of papers, without additional annotations.

 

123-124           Unrelated collection of book proofs, setting copies, and blues, ca. 1985. Financial planning titles edited by Heller’s editors Faith Sale and Ben McCormick, for possible JH jacket blurb?

 

 

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