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Box 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

A. Unfinished novel written after leaving Williams, 1961

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
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...
Dates: 1961

B. Short story containing the idea of "The Graduate", 1961 (Christmas)

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
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...
Dates: 1961 (Christmas)

C. Novelette containing the idea of the story to the next stage, 1962

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
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...
Dates: 1962

D. Full length manuscript novel, 1962

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
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...
Dates: 1962

E. Fragments of final draft, circa 1962-1963

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: I
Scope and Contents Unorganized pages written in Brooklyn, Berkeley, and Cambridge containing the final version of The Graduate. Originally housed in a brown expansion folder.
Dates: circa 1962-1963