Scope and Contents
Contains three pages of holograph notes, including a quotation from Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, written by Edward Albee on personal stationery. Also includes one autographed photo of Albee, four holograph letters (including a hand-drawn self portrait?) written by Albee to various recipients, and three typed letters to various recipients. Also included is a transcript of an episode of Speaking Freely, filmed on February 6, 1970 for WNBC Television. Hosted by Edwin Newman, the guest of the episode was Alan Schneider, who had directed a number of Albee's plays. The two discuss Albee's works in the transcript.
Also contains a copy of First Year College Mathematics by Volney H. Wells, inscribed by Edward Albee, who presumably owned the book.
- 1835 - 2000
- Albee, Edward, 1928-2016 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Edward Albee (1928-2016) was a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American playwright. His works include The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), and A Delicate Balance (1966).
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