Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

FUGARD MSS. II

The Fugard mss. II, ca. 1976–2002, consist chiefly of photographs, playbills, etc. relating to stage productions of plays by South African writer Athol Fugard, 1932– . All of the materials were gathered by Indiana University Professor of English and Theatre, Albert Wertheim. An inventory follows this description.

Gift. 2007

Inventory

Arranged alphabetically by title of script, followed by miscellaneous materials.

Box 1

  • folder 1: The Blood Knot. Playbill, 1976 See also: Oversize
  • folder 2: Boesman and Lena. Photographs, 1993
  • folders 3–5: The Captain's Tiger. Draft fragment, 4 p. and complete script on computer disk, WP6.1; photographs, 1997; playbills, 1997–1999.
  • folders 6–7: Hello & Goodbye. Photographs, 1994; playbills, 1994, 1999?
  • folder 8: The Island. Photographs, 1986 See also: Oversize
  • folders 9–10: A Lesson from Aloes. Photographs, 1980, 1983; playbills, 1983, 1991.
  • folders 11–12: Master Harold and the Boys. Photograph, 1983; playbills, 1985, 2000
  • folders 13–14: My Children! My Africa! Photographs, 1994; playbills, 1991
  • folders 15–16: My Children! My Africa!/My Life. Cast photographs, 1997?; playbills and publicity, 1997
  • folder 17: Nongogo. Photographs, 1981
  • folder 18: A Place with the Pigs. Playbill, 1987
  • folders 19–24: Playland. Final draft of play, corrected (photocopy); photographs, 1992, 1995; playbills, 1992, 1995; printed articles/literary criticism concerning Playland

Box 2

  • folder 1: The Road to Mecca. Playbill, 1992
  • folder 2: Sorrows and Rejoicings. Playbills, 2000, 2002
  • folders 3–4: Valley Song. Photographs, 1995; playbills, 1996, 1997, 1999 See also: Oversize
  • folder 5: Athol Fugard – portrait photographs
  • folder 6: Miscellaneous printed articles concerning Fugard and his work

Oversize: Posters of Fugard Productions

  • The Bloodknot (2). Yale Repertory Theatre; Arena Stage, Washington, DC
  • The Island. Baxter Theatre Centre, University of Cape Town
  • Valley Song. McCarter Theatre, Princeton, New Jersey

Related manuscripts: Fugard mss., Fugard mss. III

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