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Annie Laurie Williams records, 1922-1971 

Williams, Annie Laurie, 1894-1977
Phys. Desc: 
91 linear feet (210 boxes)
Call Number: 
Ms Coll\A. L. Williams,MS#1839
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Biographical Note

New York drama and motion picture agent who founded her firm in 1929.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence files and financial papers. The files include correspondence, contracts, clippings and programs, ledgers and financial accounts, submission books, and calendars and memorandum books. Authors for whom there are extensive files include the following: Truman Capote; Patrick Dennis; John Dos Passos; Lloyd C. Douglas; John Hersey; Alice Tisdale Hobart; Paul Horgan; William Humphrey; Frances Parkinson Keyes; Margaret Mitchell; Alan Paton; Kenneth Roberts; Lillian Smith; John Steinbeck; George R. Stewart; Ben Ames Williams; and Kathleen Winsor 1985 addition: Steinbeck's jeans and Mexican belt worn by Bruce Covert in the 1939 production of OF MICE AND MEN.