The Joseph Heller Archive

In connection with the library's Modern American Fiction project, the library has recently acquired a major literary archive from the distinguished American novelist, Joseph Heller. The archive includes notes, drafts, typescripts, edited typescripts, and proofs, from the following of Mr. Heller's works: Something Happened (1974, 35 folders);  Good as Gold (1979, 50 folders);  God Knows (1984, 76 folders);  No Laughing Matter (1986,  67 folders);  Picture This (1986,  51 folders);  and Closing Time (1996, 56 folders).  In addition, there are folders of material relating to Heller's dramatization of Catch-22 and collaborative film treatments/screenplays. The archive is currently being processed for cataloguing.











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