“The Sleepwalkers”: Typescript labeled “first draft.” 135 pp., undated
Scope and Contents
The Arthur Laurents collection consists primarily of typescripts of several plays and screenplays; it also includes some correspondence and clippings relating to Laurents's productions. Of particular note is a collection of letters documenting the development of West Side Story and of I Can Get it for You Wholesale, which includes correspondence from Irving Berlin, Jerome Robbins, and Harold Rome. The typescripts are arranged alphabetically, and the correspondence is grouped by correspondent and then arranged chronologically. The material in the collection was created between 1942 and 1964.
- From the Collection: Laurents, Arthur (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.
From the Collection: 6.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English