Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

EISENBERG MSS.

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Inventory

I. Writings

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Box 1
  • "Across the Lake," drafts, clipping, 1991-1993 (2 folders)
  • "Across the Lake," early drafts, undated
  • Air: 24 Hours, research materials, undated (4 folders)
  • Air: 24 Hours, draft, 1992, March 15
  • Air: 24 Hours, drafts, 1993, undated (3 folders)
  • Air: 24 Hours, art work, photographs and slides, 1991-1992
  • All Around Atlantis, drafts, 1996 (4 folders)
  • All Around Atlantis, page proofs, 1997, April 8 (2 folders)
Box 2
  • Aperture Magazine essay, drafts, 1987
  • "Ashes and Diamonds," drafts, clippings, 1995-2000
  • Book Reviews, drafts, clippings, 1999, undated
  • "Broken Glass," draft, 1985
  • "Cassandra at the Wedding" (Introduction to NYRB Classics), by Dorothy Baker, 1998, Sept. 13
  • "A Cautionary Tale," drafts, proofs, 1985, December-1986, January
  • "A Cautionary Tale," clippings, 1987, March 23
  • "The Custodian," drafts, 1990, undated
  • "The Custodian," proofs, clippings, 1989, 1990
  • "Days," drafts, undated
  • "Days" screenplay, draft, undated
  • "Diana Michener," draft, clipping, 1996, March
  • "The Essays of Montaigne," drafts, undated
  • "The Flaw in the Design," notebook, draft, 2005
  • "The Flaw in the Design," drafts, 2005, undated (2 folders)
  • "Flotsam," page proofs, undated
  • "Francine Prose," drafts, clipping, 1993-1997
  • "The Girl Who Left Her Sock on the Floor," drafts, 1994, undated (2 folders)
  • "The Girl Who Left Her Sock on the Floor," page proofs, 1994, May 4
  • "The Girl Who Left Her Sock on the Floor," clipping, 1994, Dec. 5
  • "Holy Week," drafts, 1990-1991, undated (3 folders)
  • "How to Write About Sex," draft, undated
Box 3
  • "In a Trance of Self," research materials, 1997
  • "In a Trance of Self," drafts, undated
  • "In a Trance of Self," page proofs, clipping, 1997
  • "In the Station," notebook, undated
  • "In the Station," drafts, 1990, undated
  • "James Ivory and Ismail Merchant tell d. eisenberg all about their Wild Party with Raquel," drafts, clipping, 1975 (2 folders)
  • "Katherine Mansfield," drafts, 1992
  • "Letter From New York," drafts, 1987, undated
  • "Like It or Not," Notes, drafts, clippings, 1998-2001, undated (2 folders)
  • "The List," clipping, 2003, February 14
  • "Mary Antin," clipping, 2003, December 28
  • "Mavis Gallant" (essay on), drafts, undated
  • "Mermaids," drafts, 1994, undated (2 folders)
  • Michael Naumann manuscript, correspondence, undated
  • "Mrs. Duke's Millions, A Few Ideas for the Film," by Deborah Eisenberg and Wallace Shawn, typescript, summary, undated
  • "Narrow Pieties," draft, clipping, 1989
  • "On Mrs. Dalloway," drafts, page proofs, 2003
  • Pastorale, drafts, clippings, 1981, January 6, undated (5 folders)
  • "The Poetry of George Herbert," drafts, undated
  • "Presents," notebooks, draft, clipping, 1987, undated (2 folders)
Box 4
  • "Rafe's Coat," drafts, undated
  • "Remission," draft, undated
  • "Resistance," drafts, page proofs, clippings, 1999, undated (2 folders)
  • "Revenge of the Dinosaurs," notes, drafts, proofs, 2003
  • "The Robbery," drafts, clippings, 1989, undated
  • "Rosie Gets a Soul," drafts, 1995 (3 folders)
  • "Rosie Gets a Soul," early work, 1995
  • "Rosie Gets a Soul," page proofs, 1996, April 4
  • "Someone to Talk To," drafts, page proofs, clipping, 1992-1993 (2 folders)
  • "Some Other, Better Otto," notes, drafts, proofs, 2001 – 2002 (3 folders)
  • The Stories of Deborah Eisenberg, drafts, correspondence with Alice Quinn (ed. of 1st collection at Knopf), 1985
  • "Symbol Systems," typescript, 1969
  • "Tlaloc's Paradise," drafts, clipping, 1992, undated
Box 5
  • "Transactions in a Foreign Currency," drafts, 1985, undated (2 folders)
  • Transactions in a Foreign Currency, proofs, 1985-1986 (4 folders)
  • "Twilight of the Superheroes," early work, 2000-2002
  • "Twilight of the Superheroes," notebook, drafts, 2002-2004, undated (5 folders)
  • Twilight of the Superheroes, proofs, 2005, May 3
  • Twilight of the Superheroes, proofs, 2005, August 9 (2 folders)
Box 6
  • "Under the 82nd Airborne," drafts, proofs, 1988, undated (2 folders)
  • Under the 82nd Airborne, proofs, 1991 (2 folders)
  • "Window," notes, drafts, proofs, 2002-2004 (3 folders)
  • Untitled Craig Lucas interview with Deborah Eisenberg, drafts, 1989
  • Untitled, drafts, 1996
  • Untitled, drafts, 1999
  • Untitled, drafts, 2001, September 26-October 29
  • Untitled, drafts, 2003, September 18, undated
  • Untitled, drafts, undated
  • Untitled, notes, Undated
  • Untitled, notebook, 1995
  • Untitled, notebook, 2000-2002

II. Correspondence

Arranged alphabetically by correspondent or topic.

Box 7
  • Agents and Lawyers, 1982-2000
  • Agents and Publishers, 1990-1995, undated
  • Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1985-1987, undated
  • Aperture Foundation, 1987-1988
  • Bomb, 1995-1997, undated
  • Eisenberg, Deborah, 1987-2001, undated
  • Eisenberg-Bach, Susan, 1989, October 17
  • Fan Mail, 1984-1989, undated (2 folders)
  • Farrar, Straus, Giroux, Inc., 1983-1999, undated
  • Film and Theater, 1981-2003, undated
  • Flothuis, Mea, 1986, September 1-1989, December 26
  • Friends and Students, 1988-1999
  • Granta Books, 1997-1999, undated
  • Greene, Elaine, 1985-1995
  • Howard, Richard, 1999, August 18
  • Journals and Magazines, 1982-2006, undated
  • Kessel, Greer, 1998, April 24-May 15
  • Murro, Alice and Others, 1985, November 24-1986, June 21, undated
  • Neuwald, Ellen, 1984-1989
  • The New Yorker, 1984-2000, undated
  • Pastorale, 1982-1993, undated
  • Personal, 1985-2005
  • Publishers and Agents, 1982-2003
  • Publishers and Editors, 1984-2000, undated
  • Reader Mail, 1984-2004, undated (3 folders)
  • Red Hen Press, 1989-1999
  • Rowohlt [Verlag], 1988-1998, undated
  • The Three Penny Review, 1992-2004
  • Tin House Magazine, 1999-2004
  • The Yale Review, 1992-2002
  • Unidentified, undated (2 folders)

III. Biographical Materials

  • The Woodstock Country School Symposium, 1964

IV. Business Records

Includes proposals, bills, bank statements, and correspondence.

Box 8
  • Awards, Grants and Honors, 1984-2003 (2 folders)
  • Contracts, 1982-2006 (2 folders)
  • The Rea Award, 1992-1993
  • Readings, 2006
  • Three Smiling Fools, 1976-1977 (2 folders)
  • Writing Offers, 1986-2000

V. Miscellaneous

  • Bartlett, Jennifer, prints, 2003-2004
  • Miscellaneous clippings and notes (2 folders)

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