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Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Manuscripts.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

James Agee and David McDowell Papers

Identifier: MS-1500

Collection of material documenting the work of David McDowell especially as it relates to author James Agee. One portion of this collection houses material that McDowell gathered for his unfinished biography of Agee. The other portion contains items showing McDowell's career in the publishing industry.

Dates: 1932-1985

James Agee and James Agee Trust Collection

Identifier: MS-2730
Abstract The James Agee and James Agee Trust Collection, circa 1920-2003, contains materials belonging to James Agee, his family, and the James Agee Trust, which was established to protect the rights of his widow Mia and their three children. Material related to Agee himself includes an abundance of correspondence (with his wives, his mother Mrs. Erskine (Laura) Wright, and friends and co-workers, such as David McDowell, Charlie and Oona Chaplin, Robert Fitzgerald, Archibald Macleish, Walker Evans,...
Dates: circa 1920-2003

James Agee Manuscript Collection

Identifier: MS-3824

This collection includes personal and professional material of James Agee's including correspondence, personal papers, literary manuscripts, screenplays, novels, and other publications as well as photographs and cassette readings of his works.

Dates: ca. 1920s-1990s, undated

James Agee Notes

Identifier: MS-1904

This collection consists of two sets of notes written by James Agee. The first set is his notes and observations on classic poetry. The second consists of two pages and includes ideas for articles on film and literature.

Dates: circa 1935-1955

James Agee Papers

Identifier: MS-1998
Abstract This collection houses correspondence, notebooks that Agee kept during his travels to Alabama and Cuba, movie reviews, and such personal effects as drivers licenses from New York and California and a bank book from the West Side Savings Bank. Much of the correspondence was written between James Agee and his third wife, Mia (Fritsch) Agee, and between James Agee and his mother, Laura (Tyler) Agee Wright. ***Materials in box 2 are currently closed to researchers except by permission of the...
Dates: circa 1936-1955

James Agee's Screenplay for Noa Noa

Identifier: MS-3702

This collection consists of a screenplay written by James Agee titled Noa Noa. The draft was written in 1953 and focuses on the life of Gaugin and his relationship with fellow artist Vincent Van Gogh. The film was never produced.

Dates: 1953

Noa Noa Screenplays

Identifier: MS-3771

Photocopy agency draft script, likely dating from the 1970s, and a German translation that is undated, for an unproduced film, Noa Noa, by James Agee. The screenplay is about the life of artist Paul Gauguin with a focus on the relationship with fellow artist Vincent van Gogh.

Dates: circa 1970s, undated