Thomas Lanier Williams (1911-1983) was born in Columbus, Missouri. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1948 for
A Streetcar Named Desire, and another in 1955 for
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Many of his plays were adapted for the screen. His works include 24 major plays, 2 novels, several screenplays, and a volume
of memoirs. The collection contains manuscripts of several of Williams' published and unpublished plays, play fragments, short
stories, screen scenarios, and poems.
Thomas Lanier Williams was born on March 26, 1911 in Columbus, Missouri; his first major success came with the 1945 Broadway
premiere of The Glass Menagerie; won a Pulitzer Prize in 1948 for A Streetcar Named Desire, and another in 1955 for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; adapted a number of his plays for the screen; his works include 24 major plays, 2 novels, several screenplays, and a volume
of memoirs; died on February 25, 1983 in New York City.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
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