Finding Aid of the Hugh Mills Papers

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Finding Aid of the Hugh Mills Papers

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Hugh Mills Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1923-1971
Collection number: 1166
Creator: Mills, Hugh
Extent: 13 boxes (6.5 linear ft.) 1 carton (1 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Hugh Mills (1906-1971) was a British playwright and novelist. His most widely known work is the novel Prudence and the pill, for which he also adapted the screenplay. The collection consists of Mills' manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia. Manuscripts include Angels in love, As you are, The early doors, House by the lake, In pursuit of evil, Laughter in court, Little glass clock, Madame Aubrey and the police, Madame Aubrey dines with death, Prudence and the pill, and notes and synopses of other works. Memorabilia includes French identification cards, immigration documents, residency card, photograph, biographical notes, and internment documents.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Dept. of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hugh Mills Papers (Collection 1166). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233424 

Biography

Hugh Mills, the British playwright and novelist, was born in 1906; his first comedy Laughter in court was produced in London by Charles B. Cochran in 1936; later he worked in Hollywood before moving to Paris shortly prior to World War II; in 1952 he returned to London, continuing to write plays, stories and novels, including several novels of detective fiction published under the pseudonym Hugh Travers; his most widely known work is the novel Prudence and the pill, for which he also adapted the screenplay; he died in 1971.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia of British playwright and novelist Hugh Mills. Manuscripts include Angels in love, As you are, The early doors, House by the lake, In pursuit of evil, Laughter in court, Little glass clock, Madame Aubrey and the police, Madame Aubrey dines with death, Prudence and the pill, and notes and synopses of other works. Memorabilia includes French identification cards, immigration documents, residency card, photographs, biographical notes, and internment documents.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Mills, Hugh--Archives.
Dramatists, English--Archival resources.
Novelists, English--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.


Container List

 

Manuscripts with Related Printed Material

Boxes 1, 14

Angels in love (or, The perils of purity). 1951-1963

Box 1, Folder 1

Stageplay. Valloire. ca. 1951.

Physical Description: (134 leaves, Holograph)
Box 1, Folder 2

Stageplay, acting edition. London: Evans Brothers Limited. 1954.

Physical Description: (88pp.)
Box 1, Folder 3

Letters to Hugh Mills--Congratulatory. v.p. ca. 1954.

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

Newsclippings--Reviews. v.p. ca.1954-57.

Physical Description: (27 items)
Box 14, Folder 1

Newsclippings. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (65 of 160 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: Madame Aubrey and the police, and Madame Aubrey dines with death.
Box 1, Folder 5

Notes and dialogue. n.p. ca. 1953.

Physical Description: (5 items, holograph, typescript and typescript carbon)
Box 1, Folder 6

Photographs by Houston Rogers.

Physical Description: (9 items. Black and white)
Box 1, Folder 7

Programs and advertisements. v.p. ca. 1954.

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 1, Folder 8

[Angels in love] Pas de pique nique á Calcutta. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (106 leaves, typescript and typescript carbon with holograph corrections)

Scope and Content Note

Stageplay, prompt copy of French production.
Box 1, Folder 9

Interview with Hugh Mills and text of Pas de pique nique á Calcutta in: Paris Theatre (no.194). Paris. 1963.

Physical Description: (pp.26-62, 2 copies)
Box 1, Folder 10

Program and insert. Theater Vivant. Paris. n.d.

Physical Description: (16pp., 2 copies)
Box 1, Folder 11

As you are by Hugh Mills and Wells Root. London: Samuel French Limited. 1950.

Physical Description: (88pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Stageplay, acting edition.
Box 1, Folder 12

The early doors. n.p. ca. 1963-64.

Physical Description: (350 leaves, Holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Novel.
Boxes 2, 14

The early doors. 1965-1966

Box 2, Folder 1

Novel with added ending. n.p. ca. 1965.

Physical Description: (332 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 2, Folder 2

Novel. London: The Cresset Press. 1966.

Physical Description: (265pp.)
Box 2, Folder 3

Letters to Hugh Mills - Rejection of novel. v.p. ca. 1964-65.

Physical Description: (29 items)
Box 2, Folder 4

Letters to Hugh Mills - Acknowledgement from friends. v.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 14, Folder 2

Scrapbook. Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: (2pp. of 75pp.)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: The little glass clock, and In pursuit of evil.
Box 2, Folder 5

Die Entführung aus dem Serail [ The abduction from the harem. Opera]. ca. 1967.

Box 2, Folder 5

As presented by the Phoenix Opera Company, Bath. ca. 1967.

Box 2, Folder 5

Festival program. London. n.d.

Physical Description: (6pp.)
Box 2, Folder 5

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 2, Folder 5

Opera program. Signed by cast members.

Box 2, Folder 5

Contract. n.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 2, Folder 5

Act for EMI recording, n.p. 17 September 1967.

Physical Description: (34pp. Typescript, carbon)
Box 2, Folder 5

Dialogue. n.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, holograph with corrections)
Box 2, Folder 5

Dialogue, Act 1. n.p. ca. March 1967.

Physical Description: (12 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 2, Folder 5

Dialogue, Act 2. n.p. ca. March 1967.

Physical Description: (15 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 2, Folder 5

Dialogue, Act 3. n.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (10 leaves, holograph with corrections)
Box 2, Folder 5

Dialogue, Act 3. n.p. ca. March 1967.

Physical Description: (16 leaves, typescript carbon)
Boxes 2, 14

House by the lake. v.p. 1955-1959

Box 14

Stageplay. n.p. ca. 1955.

Physical Description: (161 leaves. Holograph)
Box 2, Folder 6

Stageplay. London: Evans Brothers Limited. 1956.

Physical Description: (88pp.)
Box 2, Folder 7

In: Plays of the year. London: Elek Books. 1956.

Physical Description: (448pp., wrappers)
Box 2, Folder 8

The critics. n.p. ca. 1956.

Physical Description: (8 leaves, typescript mimeo)

Scope and Content Note

Extract of BBC broadcast of 20 May 1956.
Box 2, Folder 8

Letters from the BBC. London. 8 June 1956.

Physical Description: (1 leaf, Holograph)
Box 2, Folder 9

Letters - Congratulatory and other. v.p. ca. 1955-64.

Physical Description: (35 items, Holograph, typescript and typescript carbon)
Box 2, Folder 10

Programs. v.p. ca. 1956-58.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 2, Folder 11

Photograph by Houston Rogers. ca. 1956.

Physical Description: (1 item, Black and white)
Box 2, Folder 12

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1957-59.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 14, Folder 2

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1956-57.

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: Prudence and the pill.
Boxes 3, 14

In pursuit of evil. n.p. ca. 1961-62.

Box 3, Folder 1

Notes for play. n.p. ca. 1961-62.

Physical Description: 24 leaves. Holograph)
Box 3, Folder 2

Preliminary notes. n.p. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: (11 leaves, Holograph)
Box 3, Folder 3

Notes. n.p. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: (70pp., Holograph)

Scope and Content Note

In notebook with loose inserts.
Also includes pamphlet on Lugano.
Box 3, Folder 4

Notes. n.p. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, holograph)
Box 3, Folder 5

First arrangement. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (10 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Including 1 leaf. addition. Holograph.
Box 3, Folder 6

Novel. n.p. ca. 1963-66.

Physical Description: (221 leaves, Holograph. Bound volume, grey)
Box 3, Folder 7

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: 223 leaves, typescript carbon. Bound volume, black)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph notes by Paula Mills.
Box 3, Folder 8

Novel. New York: J.B. Lippincott Company. 1967.

Box 3, Folder 9

Newsclippings. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 3, Folder 10

Reviews. v.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (2 items, photocopy)
Box 14, Folder 2

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (2 of 75pp.)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: Little glass clock, and The early doors.
Boxes 3, 15

Laughter in court. n.p. n.d.

Box 3, Folder 11

Scenario. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (42 leaves, typescript carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Produced as stageplay in 1936.
Box 3, Folder 12

Letters to Hugh Mills from Yvonne Arnaud. v.p. ca. 1935-36.

Physical Description: (19 items, holograph.
Box 15

Newsclippings. ca. 1936.

Physical Description: (Approximately 17 of 50pp. in scrapbook)
Boxes 4, 14

The little glass clock. n.p. n.d.

Box 4, Folder 1

Stageplay. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (148 leaves. Holograph and typescript)

Scope and Content Note

With 9 leaves of inserts including notes, corrections, and clippings for costume illustration.
Box 4, Folder 2

Stageplay. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (170 leaves with 32 leaves inserts, typescript mimeo)

Scope and Content Note

With typescript inserts.
Box 4, Folder 3

French translation of stageplay. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (200 leaves, typescript with holograph corrections)
Box 4, Folder 4

Rehearsal schedule. n.p. ca. 1954.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 4, Folder 5

Programs. ca. 1954-56.

Physical Description: (3 items)

Scope and Content Note

London, Edinburgh, New York productions.
Box 4, Folder 6

Reviews. London and Edinburgh productions. ca. 1954-56.

Physical Description: (12 items)
Box 4, Folder 7

Reviews. New York production. ca. 1956.

Physical Description: (22 items)
Box 4, Folder 8

Photographs by Houston Rogers. n.d.

Physical Description: (Black and white, 12 items)
Box 4, Folder 9

Correspondence - Congratulatory telegrams. v.p. ca. 1954.

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 14

Newsclippings. ca. 1954-55.

Physical Description: (20 of 75pp.)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: The early doors and In pursuit of evil.
Boxes 4-5, 14

Madame Aubrey and the police. v.p. 1962-67

Box 4, Folder 10

Novel. n.p. ca. 1962-63.

Physical Description: (242 leaves, holograph. Bound volume, grey)

Scope and Content Note

With this: letter from Marcel Lellere (?). n.p., ca. 1966 (1 leaf, holograph).
Box 5, Folder 1

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (269 leaves, typescript carbon with corrections. Bound in black)
Box 5, Folder 2

Novel. New York: Harper and Row. 1966.

Physical Description: (180 leaves)
Box 5, Folder 3

Review. New York Times. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (1 item.
Box 14

Newsclippings. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (10pp.)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: Angels in love, and Madame Aubrey dines with death.
Boxes 5-6, 14

Madame Aubrey dines with death. v.p. ca. 1966-67

Box 5, Folder 4

Novel. n.p. ca. 1966-67.

Physical Description: (273 leaves, holograph. Bound volume, Grey)
Box 5, Folder 5

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (290 leaves, typescript carbon. Bound volume, blue)
Box 6, Folder 1

French translation by J. Van de Putte. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (231 leaves, typescript, corrected)
Box 6, Folder 2

Notes. n.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: 20 leaves. Holograph and typescript.
Box 6, Folder 3

Novel. New York: Harper and Row. 1967.

Physical Description: (182pp.)
Box 14

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1966-67.

Physical Description: (7 of 75pp.)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: Angels in love, and Madame Aubrey dines with death.
Box 6, Folder 4

Paris, by Jacques Donvez. Paris: Fernand Hazan. 1951.

Physical Description: (28pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Travel guide. Foreword by Hugh Mills.
Boxes 6-7, 14

Prudence and the pill. v.p. ca. 1965-67

Box 6, Folder 5

Novel. n.p. ca. 1965-66.

Physical Description: (143 leaves, bound volume, grey)
Box 6, Folder 6

Novel. n.p. ca. 1965.

Physical Description: (222 leaves, typescript carbon uncorrected. Bound volume, black)
Box 6, Folder 7

Novel. New York: J.B. Lippincott Company. 1966.

Physical Description: (138pp.)
Box 6, Folder 8

Scenario - Act 1. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (24 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 7, Folder 1

Screenplay. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (205 leaves, holograph)
Box 7, Folder 2

Revised screenplay. n.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (159 leaves, photocopy with inserts)
Box 7, Folder 3

Part of Chapter 1 read by the author, n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (Tape)
Box 7, Folder 4

Letters - Congratulatory. v.p. ca. 1965-67.

Physical Description: (30 items)
Box 7, Folder 5

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1966-67.

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 7, Folder 6

Reviews and advertisements - U.S. v.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: (14 items, photocopy)
Box 14

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1965-67.

Physical Description: (10 of 75pp.)

Scope and Content Note

In scrapbook with: House by the lake.
 

Manuscript Material: Story Notes, Drafts, And Constructions

Box 7, Folder 7

L'Amour. n.p. ca. 1946.

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Holograph notes.
Box 7, Folders 8-9

The big switch, by Muriel Box. n.p. n.d.

Box 7, Folder 8

Holograph notes by Hugh Mills. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (39 leaves)
Box 7, Folder 9

Corrected holograph screenplay. n.p. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: (211 leaves)
Box 8, Folder 1

The bloody heritage of the Sansoms. n.p. n.d.

Box 8, Folder 1

Synopsis of novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 8, Folder 1

Parts 1-3, and notes for part 4. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (37 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 8, Folder 1

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (55 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 8, Folder 2

Chose Charmant. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (20 of 50 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Looseleaf notebook with holograph notes, clippings, sketches.
Box 8, Folder 3

The dancing lesson. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (126 leaves, typescript carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Story.
Box 8, Folder 4

Electra. n.p. ca. 1942.

Physical Description: (30 leaves each. Two holograph notebooks, bound)
Box 8, Folder 5

The enamel goblet. (The mistakes of Mr. Verity). n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (10 leaves)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph notes for short story.
Box 8, Folders 6-7

L'Experience a toujours tout. n.p. n.d.

Box 8, Folder 6

[Pierre] Fresnay's version of Hugh Mills' film project. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (14 leaves, holograph manuscript)
Box 8, Folder 7

Notes. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (16 leaves, typescript carbon with holograph corrections. In French)
Boxes 8, 14

Fable, a play in doggerel. n.p. n.d.

Box 8, Folder 8

n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (32 leaves, typescript)
Box 8, Folder 9

Final corrected version. n.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: (Typescript)
Box 8, Folder 10

Blank copy and insert re costs of printing and binding. n.d.

Physical Description: (35 leaves, holograph title)
Box 8, Folder 11

Dummy copy. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (15 of 35 leaves, typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Includes water color sketches.
Box 14, Folder 4

Folio of water color and charcoal illustrations, n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (11 items)
Box 8, Folder 12

Les animaux malades de la peste (poem). n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, typescript carbon. In French and English)
Box 8, Folder 13

Faites vos jeux. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: 70 leaves, typescript (carbon) with holograph corrections. Translation by Pierre Fresnay)
Box 8, Folders 14-15

Family vault. n.p. n.d.

Box 8, Folder 14

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (164 leaves with 3 leaves inserts, holograph)
Box 8, Folder 15

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (151 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 8, Folder 16

A friend of Caesar. n.p. ca. 1950.

Physical Description: (35 leaves, holograph notes in French and English)
Boxes 8-9

Fritz hotel, by Anthony de Boshari and Hugh Mills. St. Denis. ca. 1941-42

Box 8, Folder 17

Scenario. St. Denis. ca. 1941-42.

Physical Description: (162 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 9, Folder 1

Scenario (Another copy). St. Denis. ca. 1941-42.

Physical Description: (160 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 9, Folder 2

Synopsis of scenario. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (20 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 9, Folders 3-4

Here lies love. n.p. n.d.

Box 9, Folder 3

Novel (1st version). n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (141 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 9, Folder 4

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (131 leaves, typescript carbon)
Boxes 9, 14

[Hypnotism]. n.p. ca. 1955

Box 9, Folder 5

Research notes. n.p. ca. 1955.

Physical Description: (approximately 40 of 65 leaves, holograph)
Box 9, Folder 5

Notes. n.p. ca. 1955.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, holograph)
Box 9, Folder 5

Notices. n.p. ca. 1955.

Physical Description: (2 items, mimeograph)
Box 9, Folder 5

Letters - Dawson Watts. London. ca. 1955.

Physical Description: (2 items, typescript)
Box 14, Folder 5

Certificate from the Dental and Medical Society for the Study of Hypnosis. n.p. 1955.

Box 9, Folder 6

In other people's houses. n.p. 17 July 1964.

Physical Description: (6 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes and dialogues.
Box 9, Folders 7-8

Last affair of a millionaire (novel). n.p. n.d.

Box 9, Folder 7

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (158 leaves with 4 leaves inserts, holograph)
Box 9, Folder 8

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (184 leaves, typescript. Bound volume, black)
Box 9, Folder 9

The locusts (play). n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (17 leaves, holograph)
Box 10, Folders 1-2

Madame Aubrey and the dogs. n.p. n.d.

Box 10, Folder 1

Synopsis of novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (38 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 10, Folder 2

Additional leaves. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (10 leaves, typescript and typescript carbon)
Box 10, Folder 3

A man about a dog. n.p. ca. 1961.

Physical Description: (14 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes for story.
Box 10, Folder 4

Melancholy dustbin. n.p. ca. 1962.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Story outline.
Box 10, Folder 5

Mr. Milton's kingdom. n.p. ca. 1974.

Physical Description: (9 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes and revisions for story.
Box 10, Folder 6

Mrs. Christopher. n.p. ca. 1956.

Scope and Content Note

Screenplay by Marc Allegret, Hugh Mills, ______ Vadim.
Box 10, Folder 6

[Screenplay]. n.p. ca. 1956.

Physical Description: (130 leaves, typescript carbon with holograph corrections and additions)
Box 10, Folder 7

Notes. n.p. 15 February 1950.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 10, Folder 7

Letter to Hugh Mills from Marc Allegret re Mrs. Christopher. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 10, Folder 8

[Occult]. Story ideas and correspondence. ca. 1970.

Physical Description: (7 leaves, typescript and holograph)
Box 10, Folder 9

Les Ombres. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (13 leaves, holograph. In French)

Scope and Content Note

Notes for film project.
Box 10, Folder 10

Phaedre, translation by Hugh Mills. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (15 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 10, Folder 11

The prophecy (novel). n.p. ca. 1961.

Physical Description: (80 leaves, typescript mimeograph)

Scope and Content Note

With notes (5 leaves, holograph) and 4 newsclippings.
Box 10, Folder 12

Roy Wood (World without end). n.p. ca. 1951-52.

Physical Description: (18 leaves, holograph and typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Notes for story.
Box 10, Folder 13

Second honeymoon. n.p. ca. 1971.

Physical Description: (50-60 leaves, holograph. In red looseleaf notebook)

Scope and Content Note

Notes, construction, revisions for novel.
Box 10, Folder 14

La Sirene. n.p. ca. 1946.

Physical Description: (5 leaves of approximately 50 leaves, holograph notes in French. In blue notebook)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 10, Folder 15

So long at the fair. n.p. ca. 1948-49.

Physical Description: (206 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Scenario.
Box 10, Folder 16

Something satanic (novel). n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (100 leaves, typescript mimeograph)
Box 11, Folder 1

The sound of your voice. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (39 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Story.
Box 11, Folder 2

The stranger in the courtyard. n.p. ca. 1961.

Physical Description: (29 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes, construction, dialogue for story.
Box 11, Folder 3

The truth. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes and construction for story.
Box 11, Folders 4-5

Unto him that hath. n.p. ca. 1951-56

Box 11, Folder 4

Notes and construction for play. n.p. ca. 1951-56.

Physical Description: (60 leaves, holograph and typescript)
Box 11, Folder 5

Notes for play. n.p. ca. 1956.

Physical Description: (72 leaves, holograph)
Box 11, Folders 6-7

Variations on a discord. n.p. ca. 1943-44

Box 11, Folder 6

First version of novel. Not to be produced. n.p. ca. 1943-44.

Physical Description: (131 leaves, typescript (carbon) with holograph corrections.
Box 11, Folder 7

[No further description available]. n.p. ca. 1943-44.

Physical Description: (181 leaves, typescript carbon. Bound)
Box 11, Folder 8

The wages of virtue. n.p. ca. 1968.

Physical Description: (Holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Construction and notes for story.
Box 11, Folder 9

The wall. n.p. ca. 1949.

Physical Description: (20 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes for story.
Box 11, Folders 10-13

The waltz. n.p. n.d.

Box 11, Folder 10

Miscellaneous notes for story. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (7 leaves, holograph)
Box 11, Folder 11

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (111 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 11, Folder 12

Novel. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (123 leaves, typescript carbon)
Box 11, Folder 13

French translation. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (97 leaves, typescript with corrections)
Box 11, Folder 14

What have you got to offer. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (6 leaves, typescript and typescript carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Notes for story.
Box 11, Folder 15

The widows. n.p. ca. 1962.

Physical Description: (Holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Outline and research material for story.
Includes one map and one pamphlet.
Box 11, Folder 16

The woman who came from the past. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (23 leaves. Original typescript (carbon). Scenario. In French. --. Another copy.
 

Manuscript Material: Untitled

Box 12, Folder 1

Story idea. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (9 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Construction notes.
Box 12, Folder 2

Story ideas. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (25 leaves and 3 leaves inserts, holograph. In black notebook)

Scope and Content Note

Construction notes.
Box 12, Folder 3

Synopsis. Untitled. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (14 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 4

Story. Untitled. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes in French.
Box 12, Folder 5

Story. Untitled. n.p. n.d.

Box 12, Folder 5

Notes. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 5

Revision. Notes. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 6

Story. Untitled. n.p. ca. 1939.

Physical Description: (10 leaves, typescript carbon)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 7

Notes. n.p. ca. 1940.

Physical Description: (6 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

With enveloped postmarked 1940.
Box 12, Folder 8

Story ideas. n.p. 1947-v.d.

Physical Description: (17 items, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 9

Story ideas. n.p. ca. 1955-58.

Physical Description: (16 items, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 10

Story ideas. n.p. ca. 1957-67.

Physical Description: (8 items, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 11

Story ideas for television and other, n.p. ca. 1958-60.

Physical Description: (19 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 12

Notes for longer books. n.p. ca. 1961-66.

Physical Description: (11 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Story ideas.

Scope and Content Note

In red looseleaf binder.
Box 12, Folder 13

The weekend guest. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (3 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 13

Madame Aubrey. n.p. ca. 1967-69.

Physical Description: (34 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (4 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: (1 leaf. holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. ca. 1966.

Physical Description: (2 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. ca. 1965.

Physical Description: (8 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

List of characters. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. ca. 1963.

Physical Description: (5 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 13

Notes. n.p. ca. 1967.

Physical Description: (11 leaves, holograph)
Box 12, Folder 14

Story outline. n.p. ca. 1964.

Physical Description: (22 leaves, typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Hugh Mills to Sydney Box.
Box 12, Folder 15

Story ideas. n.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (7 items, Mimeograph, holograph, typescript, and typescript carbon)

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Notes.
Box 12, Folder 16

Notebook. n.p. ca. 1936.

Physical Description: (75 of 120 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Newsclippings and photographs included.
Box 12, Folder 17

Journal notes. n.p. ca. 1938.

Physical Description: (16 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes in French and English.
Box 12, Folder 18

Journal. n.p. ca. 1939-40.

Physical Description: (Approximately 170 leaves, typescript notes in black binder)
Box 13, Folder 1

Notes, n.p. ca. 1941-43.

Physical Description: (Approximately 49 leaves, holograph. Green spiral notebook)
Box 13, Folder 2

Notebook 1. Attitudes toward work. n.p. ca. 1942-43.

Physical Description: (55 leaves with 2 leaves inserts, holograph. Grey spiral notebook)

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Notes.
Box 13, Folder 3

Notebook 2. Attitudes toward work. n.p. ca. 1943-44.

Physical Description: (45-60 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 13, Folder 4

Journal notes. n.p. ca. 1945-55.

Physical Description: (30 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 13, Folder 5

Notebook. London, ca. 1955.

Physical Description: (45 of 65 leaves, holograph)

Scope and Content Note

Notes with clippings.
 

Letters

Box 13, Folder 6

Allegret, Marc. n.p. ca. 1947.

Physical Description: (1 item, holograph)
Box 13, Folder 7

Cochran, Charles B. v.p. 1934-50.

Physical Description: (49 items, typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1 letter from Laurence Olivier to Cochran with reference to Hugh Mills.
Box 13, Folder 8

Freshay, Pierre. v.p. ca. 1946-50.

Physical Description: (11 items, holograph and typescript)
Box 13, Folder 9

Mills, Hugh Mortimer Travers. Correspondence. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 13, Folder 10

Philpott, Charles. v.p. ca. 1933-35.

Physical Description: (4 items, holograph)
Box 13, Folder 11

Rostand, Maurice. v.p. ca. 1946-65.

Physical Description: (2 items, holograph)
Box 13, Folder 12

Miscellaneous Letters. v.p. ca. 1923-67.

Physical Description: (36 items, holograph and typescript)

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Noel Coward and Michael Redgrave to Hugh Mills.
 

Ephemera: Miscellaneous - Not Associated with Titled Play

Box 15, Folder 3

Advertisements - Wolsey Woolen Underwear. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (6pp. Mounted plates, association unknown)
Box 13, Folder 13

Newsclippings. v.p. ca. 1954-69.

Physical Description: (21 items)

Scope and Content Note

Possible story ideas.
 

Personal

Folder 14

v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: (48 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes internment documents, photographs, immigration documents, biographical notes, residency card: France, identification cards.