Guide to the The pleasure of his company, 1966-1967

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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© 1999
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the The pleasure of his company, 1966-1967

Collection number: M0213

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
R.L.Ginns
Date Completed:
1971 Sept.
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fay, Paul Burgess, 1918- . The pleasure of his company,
Date (inclusive): 1966-1967
Collection number: Special Collections M0213
Creator: Fay, Paul Burgess, 1918-.
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: Material relating to various stages in the researching, writing, publication, and promotion of THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY, by Paul B. Fay, Jr., a longtime friend of John F. Kennedy. Includes manuscript, galleys, correspondence, and notes.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Fay, Jr., 1968.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] The pleasure of his company, M0213, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical Note

Under-Secretary of the Navy in the Kennedy administration.

Scope and Content

Material relating to various stages in the researching, writing, publication, and promotion of THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY, by Paul B. Fay, Jr., a longtime friend of John F. Kennedy. Includes manuscript, galleys, correspondence, and notes.

Arrangement

The various drafts of The Pleasure Of His Company have been arranged into general categories roughly representing successive stages in the work's evolution, as follows:
    Handwritten Drafts.
    First Typescript:
    Transcripts of tapes and handwritten drafts.
    Second Typescript:
    First division of the work into chapters; includes several drafts of most chapters, each incorporating autograph corrections made on the previous drafts.
    Third Typescript:
    Essentially a complete draft incorporating all the revisions made on the Second Typescript.
    Fourth Typescript:
    Drafts before final editing and Kennedy Family review.
    Fifth Typescript:
    Final drafts with Kennedy Family comments.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Fay, Paul B., 1918-
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-
Presidents--United States.

Additional Note

ABBREVIATIONS

  • t.s. typescript.
  • c.t.s. carbon copy of typescript.

Container List

 

Handwritten drafts.

Box 1, Folder 1

a) Fragments on yellow legal length paper.

Box 1, Folder 2

b) Spiral-bound notebooks (5).

 

First typescript.

Box 1, Folder 3, Box 1, Folder 4, Box 1, Folder 5, Box 2, Folder 1

Various fragmentary drafts.

 

Second typescript.

Box 2, Folder 2

Introduction. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 4 pp.
Box 2, Folder 3

Chapter 1. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 8 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 7 pp.
 

3rd. draft. Version cut to one incident; t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 6 pp.
 

4th. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 5 pp.
Box 2, Folder 4

Chapter 2. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 10pp.
Box 2, Folder 5

Chapter 3. 1st. draft. T.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 8 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 6 pp.
Box 2, Folder 6

Chapter 4. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 17 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s.,

Physical Description: 10 pp.
 

3rd. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 12 pp.
 

4th. draft. C.t.s., t.s.,

Physical Description: 9 pp.
Box 2, Folder 7

Chapter 5. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 12 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 10 pp.
Box 2, Folder 8

Chapter 6. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 6 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 7 pp.
Box 2, Folder 9

Chapter 7. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 11 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 10 pp.
Box 2, Folder 10

Chapter 8. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 15 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 12 pp.
Box 2, Folder 11

Chapter 9. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 11 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 9 pp.
Box 2, Folder 12

Chapter 10. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 15 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s., t.s.,

Physical Description: 15 pp.
Box 2, Folder 13

Chapter 11. 1st draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 16 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 17 pp.
Box 2, Folder 14

Chapter 12. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 15 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 11 pp.
Box 2, Folder 15

Chapter 13. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 17 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s., t.s.,

Physical Description: 17 pp.
Box 2, Folder 16

Chapter 14. C.t.s.,

Physical Description: 13 pp. (2).
Box 2, Folder 17

Chapter 15. 1st. draft. C.t.s.,

Physical Description: 14 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s., t.s.,

Physical Description: 11 pp.
Box 2, Folder 18

Chapter 16. 1st. draft. C.t.s.,

Physical Description: 11 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s.,

Physical Description: 9 pp.
Box 2, Folder 19

Chapter 17. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 5 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 11 pp.
 

3rd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 15 pp.
Box 3, Folder 1

Chapter 18. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 7 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s., t.s.,

Physical Description: 7 pp.
Box 3, Folder 2

Chapter 19. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 17 pp.
 

2nd. draft. C.t.s.,

Physical Description: 15 pp. (2).
Box 3, Folder 3

Chapter 20. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 7 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 7 pp.
Box 3, Folder 4

Chapter 21. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 17 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 13 pp.
Box 3, Folder 5

Chapter 23. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 12 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 10 pp.
Box 3, Folder 6

Chapter 24. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 12 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 13 pp.
Box 3, Folder 7

Chapter 26. 1st. draft. C.t.s., with autograph corrections,

Physical Description: 5 pp.
 

2nd. draft. T.s., c.t.s.,

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

Third typescript.

Box 3, Folder 8

Xerox draft, with autograph corrections.

 

Fourth typescript.

Box 3, Folder 9

a) Xerox draft, with autograph edit by Myrick Land.

Box 3, Folder 10

b) T.S.

 

Fifth typescript.

Box 4, Folder 1

a) T.s., almost complete, with edits by Jacqueline Kennedy and Evan Thomas.

Box 4, Folder 2

b) Xerox, partial, with Robert F. Kennedy edits.

 

OVERSIZE

 

Shirt carboard with notations by Paul B. Fay, Jr.

 

Gente, March 24, 1967.

 

Life, November 18, 1966.

 

December 9, 1966.

Box 4, Folder 3

Miscellaneous sheets of corrections and errata for final draft.

Box 4, Folder 4

Fragments of final, post-Kennedy-family edit draft.

Box 4, Folder 5

Printer's proof.

 

Correspondence.

Box 4, Folder 6

General File.

 

Unidentified (4).

 

Book of the Month Club; see Thompson, Ralph.

 

Deane, Martha; see Taylor, Marian Young.

 

Galbraith, John Kenneth. 1966(1).

 

Geis, Bernard. 1966(1).

 

Lord, Sterling. 1966(2).

 

Muheim, Harry. 1966(1).

 

McDermott, Edward A. 1966(1).

 

Nash, Edmund W. 1966(1).

 

Sidey, Hugh. 1966(1).

 

Stockman, James. 1965(2).

 

Taylor, Marian Young (Martha Deane). 1966(1).

 

Thompson, Ralph. 1966(1).

 

Tyrrell, Albert R. 1966(1).

 

Webb, Allan W. 1965(1).

 

Wilson, John. 1967(1).

Box 4, Folder 7

Fay, Paul B.

 

Carbons. 1960(1). Draft of letter to father.

 

1965(15).

 

1966(46).

 

1967(14).

Box 4, Folder 8

Harper and Row.

 

To Paul B. Fay. From:

 

Cade, Lisl (Publicity dept.) 1967(1).

 

Franco, Rose (Asst. to Evan Thomas).

 

1965(1).

 

1966(7).

 

1967(2).

 

Harris, Stuart (Publicity director).

 

1966(3).

 

Thomas, Evan. (Chairman, Editorial Board).

 

1965(16).

 

1966(19).

 

1967(5).

 

Yates, Patricia (Production dept.) 1966(1).

 

To others: (9).

Box 4, Folder 9

Kennedy Family. Xeroxes of Letters to Paul B. Fay.

 

John F. Kennedy -- (11).

 

Joseph Kennedy -- (1).

 

Robert F. Kennedy - (1).

Box 4, Folder 10

Land, Myrick ( Look Magazine Book Editor).

 

n.d.(2);

 

1965(2).

 

1966(4).

Box 4

Miscellany; including newspaper and magazine clippings; photograph of Paul B. Fay; publicity travel schedules; mimeo of 4/22/66speech by John K. Galbraith; C.t.s. of description of P.T. 109 incident, written by J.F.K.