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Series I Manuscripts [series]:
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript [fragment] "actually claims to be the first playwright to put sexual love on the stage,..."
See: Harris, Frank. Bernard Shaw. New York, 1931. p. 233.; with transcript

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GBS : Address Book
Made from the Microfilm of the address book in the British Museum, numbered 50715

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Address Book
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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Address to the U.S.A. [fragment]
Includes note by GBS dated April 7, 1942; See: p. 322 of R. Mander & J. Mithcenson, Theatrical Companion to Shaw (London 1954) for text and circumstances

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Address to the U.S.A.
From the Tunney Collection

 
Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [subseries]:
 
Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God
Made from various states of the wood engravings prepared by John Farleigh for the book published in December 1932; all items formed part of the Black Girl Collection, acquired by Cornell in October 1984

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 1) Title page
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 2) Headpiece with capital W
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 3) Lord of Hosts
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 4) God of Job
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 5) Ecclesiastes
3 leaves mounted together on stationery of M.H. Mushlin

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 6) King Richard the Lion
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 7) Micah
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 8) Myopic professor
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 9) Roman soldier
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 10) Conjuror
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 11) Ancient fisherman
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 12) Explorers
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 13) Sculptor
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 14) Arab
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 15) Voltaire
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 16) Irishman
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 17) Too busy to search
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 18) Headpiece of typewriter and books
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 19) Peace
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 20) Tailpiece of spear and harp
(See also #21)

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 21) Endpapers
One proof used for trial layout of front and back covers of the book; also contains proof of Tailpiece of spear and harp

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 22) Back cover design
 
Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God
Preparatory sketches, for the book published in December 1932; all items formed part of the Black Girl Collection, acquired by Cornell in October 1984

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 1) Title page
On verso is written Shaw's autographed letter signed to Farleigh

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 2) Title page
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 3) Title page
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 4) Headpiece with capital W
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 5) Lord of Hosts
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 6) God of Job
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 7) Ecclesiastes
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 8) Ecclesiastes
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 9) King Richard the Lion
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 10) Micah
Also contains a note in Shaw's hand on verso

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 11) Micah
With a hinged overlay; on verso is Shaw's autographed letter signed to Farleigh

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 12) Micah
With note on verso by Shaw; (see also #34)

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 13) Micah
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 14) Myopic professor
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 15) Myopic professor
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 16) Beanstalk
Drawn on verso of printed proof sheet, numbered 64, and including the heading "Thou Art The Man," for the "Preface on Doctors" to Shaw's play The Doctor's Dilemma.

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 17) Roman soldier as Bobadil
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 18) Roman soldier as Tin Wellington
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 19) Roman soldier, 1st version
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 20) Roman soldier, 2nd version
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 21) Conjuror, on Malvern Hotel stationery
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 22) Conjuror, on plain stationery
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 23) Conjuror
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 24) Ancient fisherman
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 25) Explorers
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 26) Sculptor
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 27) Arab
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 28) Voltaire
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 29) Irishman
With draft of Shaw's autographed manuscript; colophon note written on verso

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 30) Irishman, 1st version
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 31) Irishman, 2nd version
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 32) Too busy to search
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 33) Headpiece of typewriter and books
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 34) Headpiece of typewriter and books
With note by Shaw; drafts for Micah on verso

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 35) Headpiece of typewriter and books
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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 36) Peace
With note by Shaw

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 37) Peace
With note by Shaw

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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 38) Tailpiece of spear and harp
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 39) Endpaper design, single unit
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Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 40) Cover design
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GBS : The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [proof sheets]
Made from Photostats of originals in National Library of Scotland; showing autograph revisions by Shaw

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GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [pre-proof] Title page
Trial layouts for title and imprint, including beginning of text, and proof of the Sculptor engraving; formed part of the Black Girl Collection; ink notes on 2 proofs by John Farleigh

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God [stage version]
"Adapted for the stage by Christopher Isherwood;" with a copy of the printed program of the first and only production of this version (Mark Taper Forum, 1968); gifts of Gordon Davidson

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Anecdote of an incident which took place on the opening night of On the Rocks
With holograph additions and notes by Shaw

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "after Flaxman" [& drawing]
Probably Shaw was caricaturing John (1755-1826) Flaxman's drafting style, parodying "The Pilgrim of Love" by Flaxman, or making facetious comparison with his own draughtsmanship

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GBS : American Patriots and Persecutions: A Letter by G. Bernard Shaw
On acid-free paper; made from original article printed on p. 388 of Vol. 41, No. 9 of Pearson's Magazine; with a copy of p. 386 on which is printed a paragraph by Shaw about Woodrow Wilson, from a letter to Frank Harris. See: Pearson's Magazine for the original

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Androcles and the Lion
Date unknown; with some stage directions in margins, mostly in pencil

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Annajanska
Rehearsal notes; produced at the Coliseum, January 21, 1918; copy included

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Answers to interview questions
In red ink, "Exclusive to Miss Dorothy Royal" to two typed questions; one on the capabilities of the Labour Government, the other on prospects for polygamy in postwar Europe

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Answers to questions on divorce
Three typed questions with Shaw's holograph answers

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Arms and the Man; Great Catherine; You Never Can Tell
Rehearsal notes for the productions of Arms and the Man (December 11, 1919); Great Catherine (February 17, 1921); You Never Can Tell (November 19, 1920)

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GBS : Designs for men's costumes for Arms and the Man
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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Arms and the Man & The Chocolate Soldier
Also contains photocopy of another typing of the same statement, dated "April 1926;" including handwritten notes by Blanche Patch and Dan H. Laurence; explanatory note added on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Arms and the Man & The Chocolate Soldier (2)
A statement concerning the relationship between Shaw's Arms and the Man and Oscar Strauss's The Chocolate Soldier (original-Der Tapfere Soldat)

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Augustus Does His Bit
Rehearsal notes; various dates, in Shaw's hand, appear on the manuscript

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: "Authentic Shavian Democracy"
Article appeared in Time and Tide of February 10, 1945; later reprinted in Time and Tide Anthology in 1956; note by Bernard Burgunder included

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GBS : Manuscript Signed: Autograph
Corner of a document cut off to show only Shaw's signature; in envelope

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Draft scheme of Autumn Lectures by GBS
Lists a series of topics for thirteen lectures, and possible speakers

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GBS : Back to Methuselah [Preface][proof A]
For the Limited Editions Club edition, published 1939; text of the proof is found on pp. vii-viii of the book, but in a different format

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GBS : Back to Methuselah [Preface][proof B]
For the Limited Editions Club edition, published in 1939; text of the proof is found on pp. vii-viii of the book, but in a different format; penciling may be John Farleigh's sketch for the illustration published on p. 82 of the book

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GBS : Back to Methuselah [specimen pages]
One page of text and one engraving by John Farleigh; for the Limited Editions Club edition (New York 1939); with identifying note added on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence; with a printed (1938) "Catalogue of an Exhibition of Drawings for the Engravings by John Farleigh for 'Back to Methuselah' ..."

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GBS : Back to Methuselah [Title page][proof A]
For the Limited Editions club Edition, which was published in 1939 with a quite different title page

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GBS : Back to Methuselah [Title page][proof B]
Three copies, one marked for changes; of a proof for the Limited Editions Club edition, which was published in 1939 with a quite different title page; See: Typed Letter Signed to John Farleigh from George Macy, February 14, 1939

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "A Balfour Ballad"
In envelope

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "A Balfour Ballad"
Date and Place given are those of publication in The Star; the verse was published unsigned

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "The Best Books for Children"
Article written for unidentified periodical; with editor's introductory note added below title; copy of manuscript in the British Museum

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: "Brogue Shock"
Article, with corrections in Shaw's hand; published in The Nation, March 24, 1917

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Caesar and Cleopatra [one page textual revision]
"This textual change was written for the Malvern Festival of 1929." -- B.F. Burgunder; includes typed note by Burgunder, November 1970

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GBS : Autograph Note(?): "Camera repairs" and an address
Address of Alfred Allen

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Candida [fragment]
One leaf in G.B. Shaw's hand; two leaves in Charlotte Shaw's hand. These fragments belong in Act III, for the Achurch-Charrington first production. They were found with Shaw's letters to Ashley Dukes; bought at Swann auction May 6, 1976; with note by Burgunder, June 22, 1976

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Captain Brassbound's Conversion cast list suggestions
Probably suggestions for Gertrude Kingston's revival at the Little Theatre, as several of the players Shaw recommends were actually cast; includes note by Bernard Burgunder, July 1974

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GBS : Autograph Note: on the German piracy of Cashel Byron's Profession in the journal Aus Fremden Zungen
The copy of the pirated Cashel which has been detached from the journal; with note by Shaw; typed explanation by Bernard Burgunder

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Cassone
Copies of the original manuscript in the British Museum; includes notes in Dan H. Laurence's hand

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Cassone
Copies of the original manuscript in the British Museum: a dramatic fragment; edited in Dan H. Laurence's hand

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Copyright information from the Library of Congress
Alphabetical list of works by Shaw citing American copyright records for each; with marginal notes in hand of F.E. Loewenstein; with explanatory note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder, October 29, 1979

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GBS : Manuscript: Daily Worker article
A holograph note to Shaw also on proof; signature unidentified; London

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Dialogue of the Devil & St. Augustine -- Scenario
Original manuscript in the British Museum; includes explanatory note on first leaf by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Drama and the Microphone; Broadcasting and the Art of the Theatre; A Symposium of Opinions
Shaw's answer to the question: "Will Broadcasting be detrimental to the Art of the Theatre;" copied from The Playgoer, the Organ of the Liverpool Playhouse Circle (March 1925 No. 6, p. 3)

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GBS : Material connected with "E.H. Bennett and Company," published in Colburn's New Monthly, February 1883
Includes a handbill for Colburn's New Monthly, an advertising brochure from Bennett's with holograph notes in Shaw's hand, a facsimile of the published article, and a note of description by Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Essay on T.E. Lawrence [fragment]
Includes typed comments by Dan H. Laurence, February 17, 1968; See: T.E. Lawrence By His Friends. London, 1937. pp. 243-44

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Everybody's Political What's What, or Machiavelli Modernized
Holograph corrections in Shaw's hand appear on the manuscript

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GBS : Manuscript: The Fabian Society. Election of the Executive Committee, 1907-8
Received from George Standring, Printer and Publisher; with note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Manuscript: Fanny's First Play rehearsal notes
From the production at Kingsway Theatre, February 13, 1915 (14 pages); 1 page typed note by Bernard F. Burgunder, July 10, 1963

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Fanny's First Play, cast list for production
Date of first production?; a different cast is penciled in next to the original list, in a different hand

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GBS : Manuscript: Fanny's First Play -- Prologue
Stapled into paper wrappers; found among the papers of Allan M. Laing; probably copied from p. 19 of The Rehearsal Copies of Bernard Shaw's Plays by F.E. Loewenstein (London 1950)

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Fiction [lecture]
The common saying that Truth is stranger than Fiction, implying that Fiction is not Truth; original in the British Museum; holograph notes in the hand of Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Manuscript: File folder
Labelled "phonetics" in Shaw's hand

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Flyleaves
For the book Flyleaves (Austin, W. Thomas Taylor, 1977) edited by Dan H. Laurence and Daniel J. Leary; with galley proofs for the same book; both are the gift of Dan H. Laurence, in whose hand they are revised

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GBS : Manuscript: Forbes-Robertson, Mr. Bernard Shaw's tribute
Headed "With the compliments of Percy Burton, General Manager for Sire Johnston Forbes-Robertson

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GBS : Manuscript: "From the Preface to Buoyant Billions"
For the Malvern Festival Book of 1949; from a rehearsal copy of Buoyant Billions, corrected; includes a typed note of explanation

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Diaries -- shorthand
Of diaries for 1880, 1885, 1888, 1891, 1894, 1897; all are in shorthand except that of 1880; original is in the British Library of Political and Economic Science (London School of Economics); includes explanatory note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder

 
Autograph Manuscript: Diaries -- transcript [subseries]:
Copies of transcription by Blanche Patch from Shaw's shorthand; with some notes in the hand of Dan H. Laurence; filed in 12 folders, 1 folder per year; original is in the British Library of Political and Economic Science (London School of Economics)

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 1, 1885
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 2, 1886
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 3, 1887
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 4, 1888
First two leaves stapled together

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 5, 1889
First two leaves stapled together

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 6, 1890
First two leaves are stapled together

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 7, 1891
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 8, 1893
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 9, 1894
First two leaves are stapled together

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 10, 1895
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 11, 1896
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 12, 1897
Two leaves stapled together

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GBS : Autograph [shorthand] Manuscript : Dublin Gaiety Theatre
Shorthand draft of Shaw's article, with transcription and letter to Mr. Dixon, telling him it was just found, May 18, 1948

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Garden of Hesperides
Original manuscript in the British Museum; includes typed transcript edited partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Getting Married
Transcript made by Barbara Smoker from photocopies of the two manuscript notebooks at Cornell and a third at the British Library, all mostly in shorthand

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Getting Married
Carbon copy of a transcript made by Barbara Smoker

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Getting Married
Photocopies from which Barbara Smoker transcribed the shorthand text of the play

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Getting Married [page 1]
Three negatives and one glossy print; used for reproduction in the "Shaw at Cornell" brochure and invitation; copies of the latter are filed in the same folder with the negatives and glossy print

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Girl with the Golden Voice
Original manuscript in the British Museum; a dialogue broadcast by the B.B.C. on August 17, 1935; with an explanatory note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Glastonbury Skit
Photocopy of the original manuscript in the British Museum; a dramatic interpolation; includes typed transcript, edited partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Hannen Swaffer's Story
Two paragraphs presumably intended as substitutions in an interview by Swaffer ( Daily Herald, November 18, 1943): "Bernard Shaw's Final Words on Life, Death & the Hereafter, His Failures, Doubts & Hopes"; See: Typed Letter Signed to J. Tyler from Dan Laurence, February 3, 1981

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Heartbreak House [autograph rehearsal notes]
Produced at Court; backed by rehearsal notes of John Bull's Other Island

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Heartbreak House, Great Catherine, & Playlets of the War
Press release, London?; with holograph corrections in Shaw's hand

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "How To Talk Intelligently About the War"
There is no record of the publication of this essay; includes accompanying note from Dan Laurence, via Bernard Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "I have been invited by The Independent Labor Party to give you..." [fragment]
Seems to be a partial transcript of a recording

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Inca of Perusalem [autograph rehearsal notes]
Produced at the Criterion (Pioneer Player production) December 16, 1917

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GBS : Autograph Note: Inquiries for articles
According to enclosed note by Bernard Burgunder, these are a record kept by Shaw of requests by various journals and individuals for articles

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Inscription in Cranach Press Hamlet
Photocopy of Shaw's inscription in his copy of the Cranach Press Hamlet; from the original in the Hanley Collection at the University of Texas; with notes added partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Inscription in First Folio
Copies of Shaw's inscription in his copy of the facsimile edition of Shakespeare's First Folio; made from the original in the Archibald Henderson Collection at the University of North Carolina; with note added in the hand of Dan H. Laurence on verso of third leaf

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism -- Author's Note
Holograph corrections

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Interview concerning the publication of the Shaw-Terry correspondence in response to an attack on Shaw by Gordon Craig [extract]
Interview with Bishop now a release from the publicity department of Putnam Books; New York

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Interview with G.W. Bishop essentially concerned with Gordon Craig and the latter's objection to the publication of the Shaw-Terry correspondence
Published in The Observor, 1931; with holograph corrections in Shaw's hand

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GBS : Manuscript: Interview with Shaw on politics, women, religion,...
London

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Introduction / Cecil Chesterton / Cecil's Anti-Puritanism
Holograph corrections; includes note by Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: "It is idle, and somewhat exasperating, to talk of..."
One leaf of holograph, two leaves of typed manuscript; on the war

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: John Bull's Other Island [set design]
Ink drawing by Shaw, and labeled by him, of set design for Act III and Act IV Scene 1; bought at auction April 9, 1987

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: List of things to be checked when purchasing a new car
Includes note by Bernard Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Literary Note
A prospectus for Back to Methuselah; with note added in Shaw's hand and dated February 4, 1921; found among letters received from Shaw by Brentano's, and date-stamped by Brentano's February 21, 1921

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Macbeth Skit
Setting copy with notes partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence on a photocopy of the original manuscript in the Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Major Barbara
Note for files; records authorization given to the Mansfield House Players to perform Major Barbara April 29, 1922

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Major Barbara [scenes for film]
With revisions in Shaw's hand and other hands, of scenes written especially for the film; pages are numbered with stamped numerals 1-15, 20-28, which supersede at least four earlier numbering sequences; acquired by Cornell in July 1987; the text of the scenes in this typescript differs from that in the Penguin "screen version" of 1945, and from that printed by Bernard Dukore in The Collected Screenplays of Bernard Shaw (1980); apparently this typescript provides the earliest known text of these scenes; for indications of related material see Dukore pp. 464-465 and Laurence A249

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GBS : Autograph Note: Memorandum on Mrs. Warren's Profession in America
Strachur, Scotland

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GBS : Autograph Note: Memorandum of "Royalty Shares" in the publication of the Shaw-Terry correspondence in 1931
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Merchant of Venice at the Lyceum
Review of a production by Henry Irving, with editor's comments; original manuscript in the British Museum

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "The most profusely punctuated book in the English language is..."
Shaw on punctuation; this may actually be a letter, as the heading is "From Bernard Shaw"; there is no salutation or internal evidence to suggest to whom it was addressed; with a note by Bernard Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: A New Ending for Clemence Dane's Cousin Muriel
From a letter(?) to Edith Evans; with photocopies of related materials, and an explanatory note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: "The New York press may return"
6.5 x 8.5 glossy print reproducing a note written by Shaw, declining to be interviewed; identified on verso; with explanatory note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Nine Years of Failure as a Novelist Ending in Success as a Critic [fragment]
An early draft of an essay published in Sixteen Self-Sketches; with a note by Dan Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Notations concerning staff salaries for the Fabian Society
London?; on verso of copy of portion of account sheets; Dan Laurence "during World War I"

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Note concerning the pawning, redemption and sale at auction of a gold watch chain belonging to Shaw's uncle, W.J. Gurly
London; with broker's receipt from the sale

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GBS : Autograph Note: Note on Samuel Butler's notebooks
Note appears on a sheet bearing a typed excerpt from Butler's notebooks which concerns Shaw; included are a photocopy of the passage in the 1951 edition of the notebooks, an explanatory note by Bernard Burgunder, and a clipping from a bookseller's catalog

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Notes--Miscellaneous
Notes written on scraps of paper and envelopes; two shorthand notes are accompanied by transcriptions by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Notes by the way
Very casual note on Hitler, anti-Semitism, and WWII; published in Time and Tide uon October 12, 1940; with a note by Bernard Burgunder

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Notes for Mr. Curtis Brown
Photocopy of the manuscript, with the dealer's description; concerns a publishing contract for Flying Visits, by Sir Philip Sassoon

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: On corporeal punishment
Labeled "1/4/1124 [sic]"; the manuscript concerns "the anachronism of corporeal punishment in schools"

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: On Going to Church
Revised in his hand; with his autograph letter signed added at end to Arthur Brentano, December 2, 1911

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: On The Rocks [sketch for playbill]
See his Autograph Letter Signed to John Farleigh, November 16, 1933

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: On the True Signification of the term Gentleman
London; dated in Shaw's hand on verso of next to last leaf; sent to One and All December 27, 1879; Cf. Bernard Shaw, Collected Letters 1874-1897, ed. Dan H. Laurence, p. 38

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Orkney and Shetland--Information for Motorists"
From the files of Blanche Patch, Shaw's last secretary; with a note by Bernard Burgunder which mentions the possibility that the article was written for the Royal Automobile Club

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Passion play
Original manuscript in the British Museum; the first page is dated in Shaw's hand; published by the Windhover Press, 1971

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Poem written on verso of envelope addressed to Shaw by Elinor Huddart? [shorthand draft]
London; See enclosed note with comments of Dan Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Unpublished love poem in Shorthand [shorthand draft]
[n.p.] Poem apparently written for Alice Lockett with transcription and note from James F. Drake, Inc describing it. Also contains a second 8 line poem about Rosy and Kate Stickerstone.

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GBS : Autograph Note: Precis...The World
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Preface to Great Expectations [fragment], letter to Dr. Szyfman [shorthand draft], and article on marriage of Edward VIII and Mrs. Wallis Simpson [fragment]
On the same sheet are Shaw's shorthand drafts of a letter to Dr. Arnold Szyfman, December 9, 1936, and part of an interview on the possible marriage of Edward VIII to Mrs. Wallis Simpson; included are typed transcriptions and explanatory notes; the letter concerns the Polish production of The Millionairess

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: The Principles that Govern the Dramatist
Untitled statement written in ink on a sheet of parchment bearing printed announcement of The Modern Historic Records Association; published by the Association in 1913, in facsimile together with statements by others; reprinted subsequently several times in other publications

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Private note
Concerns Hubert Bland and others

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Pygmalion, a Scenario
Original located in the Hanley Collection, University of Texas; there are revisions in Shaw's hand, and his inscription on the first page: "to Floryan Sobieniowski for translation into Polish. G. Bernard Shaw 1st March 1938"; following p. 97, the paging begins again from 91

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GBS : Autograph Note Signed: Questionnaire
Mimeographed questionnaire, with Shaw's autograph replies; sent by National Education Association

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Questionnaire Concerning George Sylvester Viereck
Shaw's handwritten answers to thirteen questions typed on stationery of Elmer Gertz, attorney-at-law, Chicago

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Questionnaire with autograph replies
Includes note by Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Initialed: Interview regarding "The Apple Cart" with answers written in GBS's hand
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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "The Rationalization of Russia" [notes for lecture]
Capetown; notes, with listings of topics, catchwords, and key phrases

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GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Reply to Gerald Bullett's proposal for simplified spelling
Ayot St. Lawrence?; printed in April 1948 edition of "Books"; with the manuscripts are the March 1948 issue of "Books" with Bullett's original letter and the April 1948 issue with Shaw's reply

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Report of the Dramatists Club Sub-Committee on the Employment of Children in the Theatre"
London; includes draft letter on same subject to the Press; published in The Era and the Morning Post; authorship ascribed to Shaw by Dan Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Resolution proposed by Shaw
Partly in Shaw's hand; with explanatory note on separate leaf, "...Presumably related to activities of the National Theatre Shakespeare Memorial Committee"

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Royal Society of Literature proposal by Shaw, seconded by Edmund Gosse
The proposal was made to the Academic Council of the Society; includes a note by Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Sequence for a Pageant of Plays and Players
Original typescript in the British Museum; a dialogue between Shaw and Charles Cochran, written for St. John Ervine's B.B.C. Jubilee Theatre Programme; with explanatory note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Shaw Gives Himself Away [Frontispiece]
Two pencil portraits of Shaw by John Farleigh, and two of himself by Shaw, all being drafts for the frontispiece of Shaw's book published November 1939; on verso of one of Shaw's portraits is his autograph letter signed to John Farleigh June 26, 1939; acquired as part of the Black Girl Collection

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Short Stories; Scraps; and Shavings
Blurb or press release; includes explanatory note from Bernard F. Burgunder

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Shorthand note
Transcribed by Dan H. Laurence on separate leaf, "How small of all that human hearts endure 354 "Lines added to Goldsmith's Traveller, 1763-64]"

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Sir Edward Carson's Other Island
Draft of manuscript which appeared in The Daily News of London, October 14, 1918; includes typed manuscript; See: The Matter with Ireland. Ed. By David Greene and Dan Laurence. Hart-Davis / 1962, p. 185

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Speech for Mrs. Campbell
On Cornell Bond paper of the pencil manuscript and the typed manuscript

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Sweet shorthand
Notes in the Sweet system of shorthand, including the only known fragment of Shaw's projected play Cromwell; with marked photocopy, transcription, and 2 leaves of commentary deriving from Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Taste" and "Cock Robin" [Doggerel verse written to Mrs. Patrick Campbell]
"Taste" dated from internal evidence; "Cock Robin" appears in Mrs. Campbell's My Life and Some Letters, p. 265, and Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell: Their Correspondence, p. 91

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: To the Electors of South St. Pancras
Platform of Shaw and his running-mate William Geary in their campaign for seats on the London County Council; See: Shaw PR5365 M67 No. 4

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Touring in Russia [Part I]
With this is filed Touring in Russia [Part II], 2 leaves (pp. 16-19) excerpted from Nash's & Pall Mall Magazine, February 1932; an explanatory note is added on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Treni 7, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
Printed card of Florin Caplazi with pencil note listing train numbers in Shaw's[?] hand, and other notes in other hands adding "dudgeon" and "The Doctor's dilemma"

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "The Unavoidable Subject"
Text of a proposed radio address, banned by the B.B.C.; with holograph corrections in the hand of Blanche Patch

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: An Unfinished Novel
Original manuscript in the National Library of Ireland; published by Constable & Co., 1958

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GBS : Autograph Note: Violet Beverly
Manuscript poem in shorthand, with sketch in margin; includes transcription of shorthand

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Vivisection"
Includes a carbon copy of a page, numbered 4

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Voice
Transcript of a shorthand manuscript dated 1882-83, which was itself an unfinished revision of The Voice by George John Vandeleur Lee; with letters by the transcriber, and explanatory note by B.F. Burgunder; See: Laurence A265, and A. Henderson George Bernard Shaw, pp. 945-948

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Voice [copy]
Photocopy of transcript carbon of shorthand manuscript; See: Laurence A265

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: What indeed?
"Report of a lecture...delivered before The Fabian Society at Kingsway Hall, London, November 26, 1931, at 8:30 p.m."; a transcript of a lecture given by Shaw; includes explanatory note by Bernard Burgunder

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GBS : Typed Manuscript: Whither Britain [transcript of a radio address]
From the Recorded Programmes Permanent Library

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Widowers' Houses
Copies of the early shorthand draft in the British Museum; with notes added on first leaf in hand of Dan H. Laurence

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GBS : Autograph Note: "With Bernard Shaw's compliments"
Card removed from The Dark Lady of the Sonnets; October 8, 1910

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GBS : Autograph Manuscript: You Never Can Tell [Note for files]
Refers to a letter received from Frederic Harrison and Cyril Maude; with identifying note added by Dan H. Laurence on separate leaf