Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WELDON MSS.

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Inventory

I. Correspondence

Includes correspondence with colleagues, friends, publishers, agents, British Broadcasting Company, etc. Arranged chronologically and has not been indexed.
  • Box 1: 1946-1982
  • Box 2: 1983-1989

II. Writings

Scripts, short stories, essays, articles, novels, adaptations. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 2
  • folder 30: Act of Rape (television play). Rehearsal script
  • folders 31-32: Action Replay (stage play). Holograph, typescripts, carbons, program, ad.
Box 3
  • folders 1-3: Action Replay, continued
  • folders 4-6: Affairs of Love: D.H. Lawrence and Frieda Weekley (television play). Carbon, photocopy of revised script, rehearsal script.
  • folder 7: Against the Crowd: Poor Baby (television play). Rehearsal script. 1/75
  • folder 8-11: Airline: Episode 9 - Not Much of a Life (television series). Holograph, typescript with revisions, rehearsal script, film call sheet. (See also: Writings by Others. Greatorex, Wilfred)
  • folders 12-13: Alan's Story - Armchair 30 (television play). Camera script, reading copy, two rehearsal scripts.
  • folders 14-16: All the Bells of Paradise (television play). Holograph, typescript, three rehearsal scripts.
  • folder 17: Alopecia (short story). Carbon with revisions (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories) Alternative Societies (article). Holograph
  • folder 18: Amber's Luck, No. 1: Egg Mayonnaise (television play). Carbon.
  • folder 19: Angel, All Innocence (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
  • folder 20: Ask Your Father (stage play). Holograph, typescript, carbon (see also: Down Amongst the Women)
  • folder 21: The Asylum Murder (short story). Typescript
  • folder 22: Au Pair (short story). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 23: The Au-Pair Girl, or Who Kissed Whom in the Dark Last Night (script). Typescript/holograph.
  • folders 24-25: Aunt Tatty - Ten from the Twenties (television play). Carbon, photocopy.
  • folder 26: The Bailiff's Daughter (radio play). Typescript
  • folder 27: Baked Alaska, or Eating Brains With a Teaspoon (short story). Typescript
  • folders 28-33: The Balkan Trilogy (television series).
    • Synopsis. Holograph
    • Episode 1: Bucharest. Holograph
    • Episode 2: The Centre of Things. Holograph
    • Episode 5: Betrayed. Holograph
    • Episode ?:               . Typescript with revisions
    • Episode ?:               . Holograph
  • folder 34: Bath Speech. Holograph, typescript
Box 4
  • folder 1: Beards and the Man (short story). Carbon
  • folders 2-3: Bedside Guardian (article). Holograph, typescript, fax copy, research materials.
  • folders 4-8: The Best Kind of Love (unpublished novel). Typescript, typescript with revisions. 6/58.
  • folder 9: A Better Read: Women-On-Women, with Carmen Calill, Zoe Fairbairns, Fay Weldon (script for television interview). Camera script
  • folder 10: Birthday (short story). Holograph (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folder 11: Blackwell's Literary Lunch (speech). Typescript with revisions. 3/24/87
  • folder 12: The Blonde Wig (script). Typescript with revisions.
  • folder 13: The Booker Dinner, Not the Booker Dinner, or Biting the Hand That Feeds You (article for Journalist). Typescript.
  • folder 14: Booker Prize (speech). Holograph
  • folders 15-18: Books, Plays, Poems (radio plays). If I Could Only Find the Words. Rehearsal script. Spring, 1972
    • Trilogy of School Life:
    • Episode 1: Yes, Mother. Holograph, typescript. 1977
    • Episode 2: Thank you, Mother. Holograph, typescript, rehearsal script. Spring, 1977
    • Episode 3: No, Mother. Holograph, typescript, rehearsal script. Spring, 1977
  • folder 19: The Bottom Line and the Sharp End (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions. July 1984 (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folder 20: A Box of Things (television play). Holograph
  • folders 21-24: Breakages (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, typescript, carbon, photocopy. (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
  • folders 25-26: Bright Smiler (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions. 9/84.
  • folders 27-28: Bring on the Girls (television play) Episode 2: Chickabiddy! Holograph, typescript with revisions, rehearsal script. 9/77.
  • folders 29-31: The Butcher's Boy (play). Holograph, draft, typescript, photocopy.
  • folders 32-39: A Catching Complaint (television play). Holograph, typescript, carbon, rehearsal script. 3/66.
Box 5
  • folder 1: Cautionary Tales - Living for Ever (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folders 2-4: The Changing Face of Fiction (lecture). Holograph, typescripts. 5/9/88.
  • folder 5: Christmas (stage play). Typescript
  • folder 6: The Christmas Experience (article). Holograph
  • folders 7-9: Christmas Lists (short story). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions. 11/82. (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folder 10: Christmas Roots (short story). Holograph
  • folder 11: The City of Invention (essays in Jane Austen). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 12: Common Ground
  • folder 13-31: The Cloning of Joanna May (novel). Holograph, typescripts with revisions, proof, dust jacket, poster, puzzle.
Box 6
  • folders 1-7: The Cloning of Joanna May (novel).
  • folder 8: Cold War (short story). Typescript with revisions
  • folder 9: The Coming of the Power Station (essay). Holograph, research materials
  • folder 10: The Common Cause of Colds (essay). Typescript with revisions
  • folder 11: Common Ground (short story). Holograph
  • folder 12: Consider Araminta (short story). Bound holograph, typescript
  • folder 13: Conversation Piece (television play). Typescript
  • folder 14: Cross Purposes (television play). Typescript
  • folder 15: Danger Money (television play). Revised typescript.
  • folder 16: Daphne du Maurier (essay). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 17: Darning Trouble (short story). Typescript. 11/57
  • folder 18: A Day in the Life of Several People (short story). Holograph, carbon typescript
  • folders 19-20: Day of Atonement (novel?). Holograph, typescript.
  • folder 21: The Day the Fish Came (essay). Typescript
  • folder 22: The Day the World Came to Somerset (short story). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 23-25: Demon Patience (play). Holograph, typescripts with revisions 9/67.
  • folder 26: Didn't Touch It For Years... (short story). Typescript
  • folder 27: Discipline (article). Typescript with revisions 2/86.
  • folder 28: Dr. de Waldo's Therapy (television play). Holograph, cover page of camera script
  • folders 29-32: The Doctors (television series).
    • Episode 5: Sunday. Holograph, typescript, carbon
    • Episode 6:            . Holograph, mimeo story line
    • Episode 17:          . Holograph, carbon
    • Episode 18:          . Carbon (see also: Writings By Others. Bull, Donald)
  • folder 33: The Doctor's Wife (radio play). Rehearsal script. 1975. (see also: Remember Me)
  • folders 34-37: The Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen (script by Weldon). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions
Box 7
  • folders 1-8: Down Amongst the Women (novel). Holograph, typescript with revised carbon. (see also: Ask Your Father)
  • folder 9: Down the Clinical Disco (short story). Holograph
  • folder 10: Eleventh Hour - Episode 5: Keeping Calm (television series). Rehearsal script
  • folder 11: Fall of the Dark Lord (essay). Holograph
  • folders 12-16: Fanny, by Erica Jong (film script by Weldon). Holograph, typescript draft
  • folders 17-25: The Fat Woman's Joke (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, carbon, galleys, dust jackets. (see also: The Fat Woman's Tale)
  • folders 26-30: The Fat Woman's Tale (play). Typescript with revised typescript, carbon, rehearsal script, program in German. (see also: The Fat Woman's Joke)
Box 8
  • folders 1-7: Female Friends (novel). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 8: Feminist Archive (speech). Holograph, fax copy
  • folder 9: Fin de Siecle (television play). Holograph (incomplete)
  • folder 10: Flapper (television play). Holograph
  • folder 11: Folio debate (speech before The Folio Society). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 12-14: For Love Alone, by Christina Stead (film script by Weldon). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions
  • folders 15-16: The 45th Unmarried Mother (television play). Holograph, camera script.
  • folder 17: The Fulfillment of Love (short story). Typescript
  • folder 18: The Future for the Writer (speech). Holograph, typescript with revisions.
  • folder 19: A Gentle Tonic Effect (short story). Holograph, fax typescript
  • folder 20: Gentlemen Callers (script). Typescript with revisions.
  • folder 21: Geoffrey and the Eskimo Child (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions. (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
  • folders 22-23: Giantess Aeteus (play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions.
  • folder 24: Give Back My Heart (short story). Typescript, 10/58
  • folders 25-26: Glory (rock opera/musical/verse drama). Holograph, fax typescript with revisions.
  • folder 27: Going, Going, Gone (play). Holograph
  • folders 28-30: Going Home (play). Holograph, typescript.
  • folder 31: Gone With the Wind - A Sequel (novel). Typescript
  • folders 32-33: The Good Person of Szechwan, by Bertolt Brecht (screenplay by Weldon). Holograph, fax holograph, typescript.
  • folder 34: The Graduation Speech I'll Never Make (article?). Holograph, typescript with revisions. 1/87
  • folder 35: The Great Egg Mystery (article). Holograph, fax typescript with revisions
  • folders 36-37: Great Grandmother (television play). Typescript, carbon.
  • folders 38-43: Greenfingers (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, fax typescript, synopsis, Episode 1: The Day it Began.
Box 9
  • folders 1-14: Greenfingers (television play), continued.
    • Episode 2: It Takes a Worried Man.
    • Episode 3: Lord of the Stones.
    • Episode 4: Heating Up.
    • Episode 5: Prophecy.
    • Miscellaneous pages.
  • folder 15: Greenfingers (Prologue to novel). Typescript
  • folder 16: Growing rich (article?). Fax typescript. 5/7/87
  • folder 17-18: GUP - or Falling in Love in Helsinki (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, proof.
  • folder 19: Hands (television play). Holograph and typescript with revisions
  • folder 20: A Happening in Midwych (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon
  • folder 21: The Happiness Grub (play). Holograph, carbon
  • folder 22: Happy Birthday, Gresham TV! (essay). Holograph, typescript, fax typescript
  • folders 23-24: Happy Home (television play). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 25: The Hard Time (script). Holograph
  • folder 26: Headache? A Paul Temple Story (synopsis). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 27: The Heart Never Learns (short story). Typescript. 11/58
  • folders 28-34: Heart of the Country (television play). Holograph, typescripts, typescripts with revisions, rehearsal scripts.
    • Episode 1: Nobody Told Me.
    • Episode 2: Offers of Help
Box 10
  • folders 1-4: Heart of the Country, continued
    • Episode 3: You did it all Wrong
    • Episode 4: You've Got to Have Someone
  • folders 5-17: The Heart of the Country - a Glastonbury Novel (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions.
  • folders 18-25: The Hearts and Lives of Men (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions.
Box 11
  • folders 1-10: The Hearts and Lives of Men (novel), continued.
  • folders 11-12: The Hearts and Lives of Men (television serial). Holograph, typescript with revisions.
  • folder 13: Help-The-Children Hall, Episode 1: The Stop-Watch Man (television play). Carbon
  • folders 14-28: The Hole in the Top of the World (script). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions.
  • folder 29: The Hole in the Top of the World (novel). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folders 30-34: Holy Stones (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, page proofs, photocopy of printed story. (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
Box 12
  • folders 1-4: Home for the Summer (script). Holograph, carbon, typescript with revisions.
  • folder 5: A Horrible Tale, and not for the squeamish, by one who adapts and is adapted, complete with script editor's notes (essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions 3/88
  • folder 6: Houseboat Number Ten - Act Two only (play). Typescript
  • folders 7-8: Housebreaker (radio play). Holograph, carbon, typescript.
  • folder 9: How to Win the Next Election (essay). Holograph
  • folder 10: How to Write a Radio Play (essay). Holograph
  • folder 11: Husbands and Fathers (novel). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 12-16: I Love My Love (television play). Holograph, typescript, photocopy, rehearsal scripts.
  • folder 17: I'll Be There (television play). Holograph
  • folder 18: In Memoriam (play). Carbon
  • folder 19: In the Great War (short story). Holograph (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folder 20: In the Light of Experience (essay). Typescript
  • folders 21-22: IND AFF - or Out of Love in Sarajevo (short story). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, fax typescript and holograph.
  • folder 23: Inter-City: November in the Spring (play). Photocopy
  • folder 24-28: Jack and Jackie: Everything but Time (play). Holograph, typescript, research material.
  • folders 29-34: Jane Eyre (play). Holograph, typescripts with revisions, photocopy.
Box 13
  • folders 1-4: Jane Eyre (play), continued.
  • folder 5: Johnny (short story). Typescript. 11/58
  • folder 6: Joris Ivens: Observer (essay). Holograph, fax typescript with revisions
  • folders 7-16: Jubilee (television series)
  • folders 7-10: The Age of Hypocrisy. Holograph, carbon, rehearsal script.
  • folder 11: And Where is My Heart? Photocopy.
  • folder 12: Conversation Piece '64. Typescript, carbon
  • folder 13-14: Glorious Years, Episode 1: Growing Up. Photocopies. 7/12/76.
  • folders 15-16:The New Elizabethans. Typescript, photocopy.
  • folder 17: The Judge's Tale (short story). Holograph
  • folders 18-28: Kate (television series).
    • I Belong to Somebody. Carbon
    • The Job Offer. Typescript
    • A Kind of Beauty (1). Holograph, photocopy
    • A Kind of Beauty (2). Carbon
    • A Nice Rest (last episode). Carbon
    • Pictures from the Past. Typescript with revisions, carbon
    • A Sort of Change. Photocopy. 10/30/70
    • Take Over - Round One (Ep. 12). Photocopy
    • [Untitled script]. Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folders 29-34: The King of Annaport (television play). Holograph, typescript, carbon, rehearsal scripts.
  • folder 35: Kiss and Tell (screen play). Holograph, carbon.
Box 14
  • folder 1-2: Ladies in Charge (television play). Typescript with revisions, rewrites. 1/86.
  • folders 3-8: Lament of an Unmarried Father (television play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, carbon, rehearsal script.
  • folder 9: The Last Man in the World (essay). Typescript
  • folder 10: The Last of the Red Hot Mamas (script). Holograph
  • folders 11-14: The Last Word (play). Holograph, carbon, program.
  • folders 15-26: Leader of the Band (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescripts with revisions, proof.
Box 15
  • folder 1: The Letters of Lucas (short story). Holograph
  • folders 2-8: Letters to Alice On First Reading Jane Austen (television script). Holograph, typescript with revisions, rehearsal script, research materials. 2/85.
  • folders 9-10: A Libation of Blood (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, proof.
  • folders 11-13: The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (novel). Holograph, typescript with revisions.
  • folders 14-32: The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (script). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, photocopy, photocopy with revisions
  • folder 32: Linda Cleans Her Brother's Boots (play). Holograph, carbon
  • folders 33-37: Little Bird (television play). Holograph and typescript with revisions, carbon (see also: The Thin Doctor)
  • folder 38: Little Mrs. Perkins, by Penelope Mortimer (script by Weldon). Typescript, page proofs
  • folder 39: Living Death (idea for television drama). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 40: London (essay). Typescript with revisions
  • folder 41: London Fairy Tale (short story). Typescript
  • folder 42: Looking For Someone (film idea). Holograph, typescript, fax holograph. 3/88
  • folder 43: The Loophole (script). Holograph, typescript of summary
  • folder 44: Love and Fear Abounding (film? idea). Holograph
  • folders 45-47: Love Story - Episode: What About Me? (television play). Holograph, rehearsal script, camera script.
Box 16
  • folders 1-2: Loving Women (television play). Holograph.
  • folder 3: The Man From Morocco - Chapter 1 (short story). Typescript
  • folder 4: The Man Who Liked Swimming (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 5: Man With No Eyes (short story). Carbon, photocopy (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
  • folders 6-8: Margaret's Island (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folder 9: Marked Personal (script). Carbon with revisions
  • folders 10-12: Married Love (play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, photocopy.
  • folder 13: Memoir of Jane Austen, by James Edward Austen-Leigh (introduction by Weldon). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 4: Menace (play). Carbon
  • folder 15: Mr. Birmingham Goes (short story). Holograph
  • folders 16-26: Mr. Director (stage play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, photocopy, program.
  • folders 27-28: Mr. Fox and Mr. First (radio play). Carbon and incomplete rehearsal script. (See also: Words of Advice)
  • folder 29: Mixed Blessings, Second Chance (script). Carbon (same as: Second Chance?)
  • folder 30: Mollo's Penthouse (script). Holograph
  • folder 31: Montdragon (script). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folders 32-33: Moody and Sankey in England - Mr. Moody and I (play). Holograph, typescript, photocopy.
  • folder 34: Moscow International Forum report (essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 35: Mountain Fever (television screenplay). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 36: A Move to the Country (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax holograph and typescript
  • folders 37-39: Moving House (stage play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, carbon, photocopy, cast list, program.
Box 17
  • folders 1-2: Moving House (stage play), continued.
  • folder 3: The Mugger-Woman's Well (children's play). Holograph (incomplete)
  • folders 4-5: My Week (essay). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, fax holograph and typescript. 3/88.
  • folder 6: N.W.1 (short story?). Holograph
  • folder 7: Nanny (television play). Holograph
  • folder 8: Neighbors (short story). Typescript with revisions (incomplete)
  • folders 9-11: A Nice Dream While it Lasted (television play). Holograph, photocopy, camera script.
  • folder 12: Nightingale Ward (stage play). Typescript
  • folder 13: A Novel (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions
  • folder 14: November (short story). Typescript
  • folders 15-21: Now or Never (screenplay collaboration of Mira Hamermesh and Weldon). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions
  • folder 22: Obsession (play). Holograph
  • folders 23-24: Office Party (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folder 25: Old Salt New Spice (television play). Typescript (incomplete)
  • folder 26: On Being a Late Mother (essay). Holograph, fax typescript with revisions
  • folder 27: On Betrayal (essay). Fax holograph, typescript. 9/88
  • folder 28: On Form and Content (speech). Holograph
  • folder 29: On Literary Prizes (television play). Typescript
  • folders 30-32: On the Road (play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions. 5/28/79.
  • folder 33: The One Who Got Away (short story). Typescript. 10/58
  • folder 34: Open Letter to a Cat Woman (essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon
  • folder 35: The Other Side of the Fence (short story). Holograph. 9/83
  • folder 36: Out of Obscurity (essay). Holograph, typescript, carbon
  • folder 37: Owen M.D.: An Officially Hot Day (television series). Carbon
  • folder 38: Pains (short story). Galley
  • folders 39-40: Pains (television play). Typescript, typescript with revisions
  • folder 41: Party Puddle (children's story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, photocopy, galley
  • folders 42-49: The Passage of Time: A Love Story in Four Parts (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions
    • Part 1: The Pleasure of your Company (or A Terrible Infection)
    • Part 2: A Time and a Place
    • Part 3: Gossip
    • Part 4: Home Truths
  • folder 50: Pearly Oats (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 51: Permanence (play). Holograph
Box 18
  • folders 1-3: Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux (script treatment by Weldon). Holograph, typescript with revisions. 3/88.
  • folder 4: Pity and Compassion (essay). Holograph, fax typescript with revisions
  • folder 5: Pity My Condition (play). Carbon. 7/3/66
  • folders 6-13: Polaris (radio play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, photocopy with revisions, carbon, rehearsal scripts.
  • folders 14-15: Polaris (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folders 16: Polaris (television play). Holograph
  • folder 17: Polaris and Other Stories. Draft
  • folders 18-20: Poor Cherry (stage play/television play). Holograph, carbon, cast list, extracts from an interview with Weldon by Paul Madden. 9/67.
  • folders 21-22: Poor Mother (play). Holograph, carbon, photocopy.
  • folders 23-30: Praxis (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with corrections, uncorrected proof, miscellaneous proof pages, dust jacket
Oversize: Praxis (novel). galleys
Box 19
  • folders 1-7: The President's Child (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, photocopy.
  • folders 8-9: The President's Child (stage play). Holograph, typescript.
  • folders 10-13: The President's Child (screenplay by David Ambrose). Holograph, typescript with revisions, photocopy.
  • folders 14-27: Pride and Prejudice (five part television adaptation). Synopsis, holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, photocopy, camera script, rewrites, scene breakdowns, miscellaneous pages, Guidelines (teacher's edition).
Box 20
  • folders 1-25: Pride and Prejudice, continued
  • folder 26-30: The Prince in London (stage play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folder 31: Property No. l & Property No. 2 (film ideas). Holograph, carbon
  • folders 32-33: Puffball (novel). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax typescript, corrections by Ann England, proof pages, galley, script synopsis.
Box 21
  • folders 1-18: Puffball (novel), continued
  • folder 19: Pupsy Kooler (essay). Fax typescript
  • folder 20: Puzzles (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 21: The Quarrel (short story). Holograph, typescript. 10/57.
  • folder 22: Re-Assessment or Adultery (script). Holograph, carbon
  • folders 23-28: Remember Me (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, photocopy, corrections, dust jackets, display photo. (see also: The Doctor's Wife)
Box 22
  • folders 1-5: Remember Me (novel), continued.
  • folder 6: Remember Me (short story). Printed
  • folder 7: Return to the Hotel Atlantic, Aarhus, or The Visiting Writer's Handbook (short story). Holograph
  • folder 8: Rooms: Dorothy and Clive (play). Carbon
  • folder 9: The Roots of Violence (article). One holograph page
  • folders 10-11: Rosie's Romance (film script). Holograph, typescript with revisions. (Variant of: Venus in Transit?)
  • folders 12-13: Ruined Houses (novel). Holograph, typescript, carbon
  • folders 14-18: Ruined Houses (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, rehearsal script. (Title also used for: Venus in Transit)
  • folders 19-24: The Rules of Life (novella). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions.
  • folders 25-30: Run Cecily! (play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, carbon, photocopy.
  • folders 31-32: Sackcloth and Ashes (essay). Holograph, fax holograph and typescript, research materials.
  • folder 33: The Sad Life of the Rich (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions (See also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folder 34: Saga (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 35: The Saint of Broom Hill, Sheffield (essay). Holograph
  • folder 36: Salad Days (short story). Typescript
  • folder 37: Sara Keyes - or That Woman Again (essay). Holograph
  • folders 38-39: Scaling Down (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions 11/85.
  • folders 40-41: The Search for Mother Christmas (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax holograph and typescript. 8/88.
  • folder 42: Second Chance (stage play). Printed program only (same as: Mixed Blessings?)
  • folder 43: The Second Officer (script). Holograph
  • folders 44-46: The Sex Game: Hippy-Hippy-Who-Cares (television play). Reading copy, rehearsal script, camera script. 1968.
  • folder 47: Sharon Loves Darren (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax typescript and of published version. 1/88
  • folder 48: She Talked Too Much (short story). Typescript
Box 23
  • folders 1-11: The Shrapnel Academy (novel). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, ad.
  • folder 12: The Sins of the Father (television series idea). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 13: Sister's Novel. Typescript
  • folders 14-18: A Small Green Space (libretto). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, fax typescript. 7/87.
  • folders 19-22: Smokescreen (television play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions.
Box 24
  • folders 1-4: Smokescreen (television play), continued.
  • folder 5: Something Missing (short story). Holograph, typescript
  • folder 6: A Song About You (radio play?). Holograph
  • folder 7-9: Spider (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, rehearsal script.
  • folder 10: The Stanley Adams Affair (play). Holograph. 10/82
  • folder 11: Star Wars (essay). Holograph and typescript draft
  • folder 12: Staying Alive (stage play). Partial holograph
  • folder 13: The Stork or the Gooseberry Bush (short story). Typescript
  • folder 14: Strike Spirit (short story). Typescript
  • folders 15-17: Suffer Little Children - Sydney (film script). Holograph, fax typescript with revisions.
  • folder 18: A Summons From Afar (short story). Holograph
  • folder 19: Sunset (film). Holograph, carbon
  • folders 20-21: Suspicion: Old Man's Hat (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, rehearsal script.
  • folder 22: The TSB Peninsula Prize (speech). Holograph, press releases, guest list
  • folders 23-25: The Tale of Timothy Bagshott (play). Typescript, draft script, rehearsal script.
  • folder 26: Ten Favourite Books (essay). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 27-28: These Old Shades, by Georgette Heyer (film synopsis by Weldon). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folders 29-31: The Thin Doctor (play). Holograph/typescript with revisions, carbon, research notes. (see also: Little Bird)
  • folders 32-35: Third Girl Wanted (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, typescript.
  • folders 36-37: Thirteen Thousand and Eighty-Three Pounds (television play). Carbon, rehearsal script. 11/68.
  • folder 38: This Film Can Do Nothing Right-Nothing (essay). Holograph
  • folder 39: This Man and This Woman (film script). Holograph
Box 25
  • folder 1: Three Girls in a Flat (fragment of play). Holograph
  • folders 2-14: Three Wives of Felix Hull (play). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, carbon, treatment, reading copy, camera script.
  • folders 15-16: Threnody (short story). Holograph, typescript, typescript with revisions, carbon. (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
  • folder 17: The Tide of Affairs (short story). Holograph
  • folder 18: To Them that Hath (television play). Typescript
  • folders 19-20: Towards a Humorous View of the Universe (essay). Holograph, typescript, proof.
  • folders 21-24: Trapped: Good-Night, Mrs. Dill (television series). Holograph, carbon, rehearsal script.
  • folder 25: Travel and Leisure (essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax holograph and typescript
  • folder 26: La Traviata (essay). Fax holograph and typescript with revisions. 10/88
  • folders 27-30: Trial - A Load of Guilt (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, typescript, carbon.
  • folder 31: Twenty-five Years of Wrath (essay). Holograph, typescript. 12/86.
  • folders 32-33: Two More Women (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, typescript, carbon.
  • folders 34-35: Under Canvas (stage play). Holograph, typescript, carbon.
  • folder 36: The Unseen Ones (short story). Typescript
Box 26
  • folders 1-6: Upstairs Downstairs (television play).
    • Episode 1: On Trial. Typescript, carbon
    • Episode 6: The Adventurers. Rehearsal scripts
    • Episode 7: Your Obedient Servant. Rehearsal script
    • Episode ?: Elizabeth Entertains. Typescript synopsis only
  • folders 7-9: Venus Rising (television play). Holograph, typescript, carbon, rehearsal script, camera script.
  • folders 10-11: Venus in Transit (novel). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 12-18: Victoria (three plays). Typescript, carbon, photocopy.
  • folder 19: View From a Flat Land (film idea). Holograph
  • folder 20: Violent Crime booklet (outline). Typescript, research materials
  • folder 21: The War with Heaven (musical play for Rhyl Street School). Holograph/typescript with revisions
  • folders 22-23: Watching Me, Watching You (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folder 24: Watching Me, Watching You (stage play in two acts). Holograph
  • folders 25-27: Watching Me, Watching You (television play). Holograph, photocopy.
  • folders 28-29: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories. Typescript with revisions, page proofs.
  • folders 30-33: Way Out (screen play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, typescript.
Box 27
  • folders 1-3: Way Out (screen play), continued.
  • folder 4: We Could Enjoy Ourselves: Utopia No. 1, All About Joan Littlewood's Palace of Fun (short story?). Typescript
  • folders 5-7: Weekend (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon, photocopy. (see also: Watching Me, Watching You and Other Stories)
  • folder 8: Weekend (radio play). Rehearsal script
  • folder 9: West Country Diary (essay). Typescript. 12/84
  • folders 10-11: The Western Women (play). Holograph, typescript.
  • folder 12: Wham? Zap? Phut? (essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions. 4/86
  • folder 13: What It's Like To be a Feminist Writer In Great Britain Today (essay). Holograph, fax holograph, typescript with revisions, 2/88
  • folder 14: When the Bad Times Came (short story). Typescript with revisions 6/82
  • folder 15-16: Which Witch (opera). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax holograph and typescript.
  • folder 17: Whitbread Prize (speech). Holograph, fax holograph and typescript. 10/31/88
  • folder 18: Whither Literature? (essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 19: Who? (short story). Holograph (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)
  • folders 20-21: Why Luke Loved Jenny (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folders 22-24: Wife In a Blonde Wig (television play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon with revisions, rehearsal script.
  • folders 25-26: The Wife's Revenge (short story). Holograph, typescript with revisions. (see also: Polaris and Other Stories)(title also used for: Ruined Houses)
  • folder 27-28: The Wife's Revenge (script). Typescript, photocopy with revisions.
  • folder 29: The Wilder Shores of Self (essay). Typescript with revisions, fax typescript with revisions.
  • folder 30: Win a Holiday for Two (short story). Holograph
  • folder 31: Wolf, the Mechanical Dog (children's story). Holograph, typescript with revisions, fax typescript of flap copy
  • folders 32-34: The Woman Downstairs (play). Holograph, typescript with revisions, carbon.
  • folder 35: The Woman From My Past - Episode 1 (script). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 36-37: A Woman of Substance, by Barbara Taylor Bradford (television series? by Weldon). Typescript with revisions of Part 1, typescript synopsis of Parts 1-4.
  • folder 38: The Wonderful Adventures of Jenny and Mrs. Seacole (script? idea). Holograph, typescript
  • folders 39-44: Woodworm (stage play). Holograph, holograph/typescript with revisions, photocopy, program.
Box 28
  • folders 1-8: Words of Advice (novel). Holograph, typescript with revisions, typescript, carbon, dust jackets, ads.
  • folders 9-10: Words of Advice (stage play). Holograph, carbon with revisions (see also: Mr. Fox and Mr. First)
  • folders 11-12: Words of Advice [2] (stage play - different from above). Holograph, typescript with revisions
  • folder 13: The World Around Us (essay). Holograph
  • folder 14: Writers and Freedom (essay). Holograph
  • folder 15: The Year of the Green Pudding (short story). Typescript with revisions. 7/85
  • folder 16: Yeovil Man (short story?). Holograph
  • folders 17-20: Your Delicious Bed - Letters From the Future to the Young Rebecca West (fiction essay). Holograph, typescript with revisions, photocopy.
  • folders 21-25: Zarya (a screenplay for Conrad Rooks). Holograph, typescript with revisions, sheet of letterhead "Zarya a film by conrad rooks."
  • folders 26-33: unidentified writings
Box 29: unidentified writings
Box 30
  • folders 1-5: unidentified writings

Advertising

Box 30
  • folders 6-16: Including writings and materials pertaining to Weldon's work in advertising; editing assignments; book reviews; television previews

Writings By Others.

Arranged alphabetically by author. A complete list of authors and their works is available
Box 30
  • folder 17: Adams, Marie. Poor Cates
  • folder 18: Atwood, Margaret. Simmering
  • folders 19-21: Birkinshaw, Franklin. Various clippings
  • folder 22: Birkinshaw, Franklin. Plays
  • folder 23: Birkinshaw, Franklin. Literary Fringes
  • folder 24: Birkinshaw, Franklin. Tomorrow (articles)
  • folder 25: Birkinshaw, Franklin. Misc. writings
  • folder 26: Boardman, Lisa. Rain for Bidding
  • folder 27-30: Bull, Donald. The Doctors. Includes: series format and Episodes 1, 2 and 9.
  • folder 31: Chalkpoint Productions. Fateful Destinies
  • folder 32: Cherrington, Clare. It Should Be So Easy
  • folder 33: Christensen, Karen Zina and Marianne Tottrup. Dissertation? re: Weldon
  • folder 34: Coopman, Myra. Rodin's Thinker
  • folders 35-36: Croft, Evelyn. Blonde Bombshells (Ginny Hart series)
  • folder 37: Croft, Evelyn (?). Good As Gold (Ginny Hart series)
  • folder 38: Croft, Evelyn. (?). The Land Where the Bong Tree Grows (Ginny Hart series)
  • folder 39: Croft, Evelyn (?). Pink Palace (Ginny Hart series)
Box 31
  • folder 1: Davies, Colyn. Sestina--for Abigail
  • folder 2: Ellmann, Lucy. Sweet Desserts
  • folder 3: Falconer, Alun. Kate: From A Stranger
  • folder 4: Falconer, Alun. Kate: Take Over - The Verdict
  • folder 5: Garland, Francis Furber. Poems
  • folder 6: Geoff Reeve Enterprises Ltd. Half Moon Street
  • folder 7: Gerrard, Pat. Video for drama series
  • folder 8: Gibson, Douglas. Secret
  • folders 9-15: Greatorex, Wilfred. Airline
  • folder 9: plots for 8 episodes
  • folder 10: Episode 1. Brave New World
  • folder 11: Episode 3. Overload
  • folder 12: Episode 4. Conscience
  • folder 13: Episode 6. All or nothing, by Gidley Wheeler
  • folder 14: Episode 7. Keep off our sky, by Gidley Wheeler
  • folder 15: Episode ? One in a million (synopsis by Gidley Wheeler)
  • folder 16: Gudmundsson, Einar Mar. The Knights of the Spiral Stairs
  • folder 17: Halperin, John. The Life of Jane Austen
  • folder 18: Haltrecht, Montague. Three short stories
  • folder 19: Heath, Roy A.K. One Generation
  • folder 20: Heaton, Josephine. The Painting On The Wall
  • folder 21: Heaton, Josephine. Two scripts--see letter to F.W. undated
  • folder 22: Hough, Charlotte. The Bassington Murder
Box 31
  • folder 23: Jepson, Jane. Ten Battersea Bridge
  • folder 24: Jepson, Jane. Miscellaneous writings
  • folder 25: Lear, Norman. MacTaggart Lecture
  • folder 26: Lessing, Doris. Woman Alone
  • folder 27: Levene, Philip. Sanctuary
  • folder 28: Lewis, James. The Big Mobster
  • folder 29: Lewis, James. The Big Spender
  • folder 30: Lewis, James. The Big Worker
  • folder 31: Lewis, James. A Little Bit of Villainy
  • folder 32: Lewis, James. Look Out - Playwrights
  • folder 33: Lewis, James. untitled
Box 32
  • folder 1: MacTaggart, James. Through the Looking Glass (script)
  • folder 2: Mansfield, Barry. Literary Fringes
  • folder 3: Miles, Margaret. The Weekenders (synopsis of series of plays)
  • folder 4: Morris, Benjamin. Five Finger Exercise
  • folder 5: Morris, Jane. Madam
  • folder 6: Morris, Jane. The Singing Master
  • folder 7: Paul, Jeremy. Praxis (dramatisation, Ep. 2)
  • folder 8: Seroxton, Judith. New Blood
  • folder 9: Sorrell, Elizabeth. Sprite Row
  • folder 10: Stoppard, Tom. Rosencrantz and Gildenstern Are Dead
  • folder 11: University of Lancaster. Workshop by FW, June 26, 1984, various writers
  • folder 12: Vandenburgh, Jane. Failure to Zigzag
  • folder 13: Williamson, Malcolm. Music
  • folder 14: Wroe, Malcolm & Julian Evans. Daniel: A Musical
  • folder 15: Wroe, Malcolm. Justice to Guy Fawkes
  • folder 16: unidentified writer. The Enchanted April (script)
  • folder 17: unidentified writer. La Rochefoucauld
  • folder 18-21: unidentified writers
  • folder 22: Reviews of F.W.'s work
  • folder 23: Re: Weldon
  • folder 24: La Zona! Caramba!
  • folder 25: Miscellaneous

III. Photographs

Box 32
  • folders 26-34: Portraits and snapshots of FW, family and friends
Oversize: Three portraits of FW and one of FW and son, Samuel

IV. Miscellaneous

  • Box 33: Includes biographical and financial material, contracts, college notebooks, juvenilia, items related to son Nicholas Bateman
  • Box 34: Includes family-related materials and children's drawings
Oversize: Giles Cooper Award (BBC) for Polaris

V. Printed

  • Box 34: Published articles and stories, articles about FW, book promotions, book reviews

VI. Clippings

  • Box 34: Reviews of novels (A - O)
  • Box 35: Reviews of novels (P - Z), plays, short stories, and television. Articles about FW and miscellaneous clippings

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