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Manuscripts, 1961 - 1963

Identifier: I

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Charles Webb papers contain manuscript and typescript drafts and proofs of novels and short stories eventually published as The Graduate (1963). Several unfinished novels, short stories, and novellas, arranged and labeled by Webb, document the evolution of Webb's narrative and style. Additional folders of fragmentary typescripts document Webb's writing process. Also included are a few items of correspondence. Descriptions are based upon the arrangement of items and identifications by Webb at the time of donation. The 2021 accession includes a painting of an unidentified man by Eve "Fred" Webb, wife of Charles Webb.


  • 1961 - 1963

Conditions Governing Access

The Charles Webb papers are open for research. Researchers are encouraged to contact Special Collections staff prior to a visit.


From the Collection: 0.63 Linear Feet ((2 boxes) + 2 oversize flat boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Chapin Library Repository

26 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown Massachusetts 01267