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Finding Aid for the Cornel Adam Lengyel Papers, 1950-1960
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Cosmopolis

Box 1

Cosmopolis. Hollywood, California. 1950.

Physical Description: Typescript (carbon). 257pp. In black paper binder.
 

Four Days in July

Box 1

Four days in July; the Story Behind the Declaration of Independence.

Physical Description: Typescript (some carbon) and holograph. About 1500 leaves. In two envelopes.

Scope and Content Note

First research notes. Also, several pieces of ephemera relevant to the book.

Note

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1958.
Box 3

Draft #3.

Physical Description: Typescript (mostly carbon). 226 leaves. Incomplete manuscript, with extensive holograph corrections and some duplication.
Box 3

Draft #4.

Physical Description: Typescript (mostly carbon) with some holograph leaves and occasional holograph corrections. 133 leaves. Incomplete manuscript.
Box 3

Draft #6.

Physical Description: Typescript (mostly carbon) with some holograph corrections, and some duplication. 520 leaves. In mixed order.
 

S.O.S. from Easter Island

Box 1

S.O.S. from Easter Island [play].

Physical Description: Mimeographed with occasional holograph corrections and inserts. 59 numbered pages.

Scope and Content Note

Note on first leaf [title page] reads Revise (1958) / Early version of poetic drama.
Box 1

S.O.S. from Easter Island.

Physical Description: Mimeographed. 59 numbered leaves. In yellow paper binder.

Scope and Content Note

Also: one page of production notes.
Box 2

S.O.S. from Easter Island.

Physical Description: Mostly mimeographed with some holograph pages and extensive holograph corrections, annotations, inserts and notes. In mixed order. 225 leaves.
 

The Atom Clock (play), The Lookout Letter and Other Poems, First Songs and Sonnets

Box 3

The Atom Clock [play]. Hollywood, California. 1950.

Physical Description: Mimeographed with several typed pages inserted. 45 numbered pages. In grey paper covers.

Note

Published by the Fantasy Publishing Company, 1951.
(Another copy catalogued in Special Collections)
Box 3

The Lookout Letter and Other Poems. Georgetown, California. 1950.

Physical Description: Typescript (second carbon). Holograph notations on both sides of last leaf and on inside back cover. 45pp. In tan paper binder.
Box 3

First Songs and Sonnets. A collection of miscellaneous poems, v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: Typescript (partly carbon). 28pp.
 

I, Benedict Arnold: the Anatomy of Treason

Box 2

I, Benedict Arnold: the Anatomy of Treason. 1958.

Physical Description: Typescript (some carbon) with occasional holograph leaves. About 1200 leaves. In mixed order. 2 envelopes.

Scope and Content Note

Outlines and first [3] drafts.
Box 2

I, Benedict Arnold...

Physical Description: Holograph. 64 leaves. In tan notebook with many loose leaves inserted.

Scope and Content Note

First outlines and miscellaneous notes.
Box 4

Lengyel, Cornel Adam. I, Benedict Arnold. Georgetown, California. ca. 1960.

Physical Description: 240, 7 leaves. Typescript with corrections.

Scope and Content Note

Printer's copy.

Note

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1960.
Box 4

___ ____ Another copy.

Physical Description: 81 sheets (231pp.).

Scope and Content Note

Page proofs.