Robert Payne Collection

Manuscript Collection 293

Subgroup II: Correspondence

Series 1: Literary Correspondence by Title

Series 2: Literary Correspondence by Publisher

Series 3: Other Correspondence
Subseries A. Literary and Personal Correspondence by Name
Subseries B. Miscellaneous Correspondence
Subseries C. Apartment Correspondence
Subseries D. Miscellaneous letters to Others

Series 4: Family Correspondence
Subseries A. Robert Payne's Letters to His Parents, 1934-1972
Subseries B. Stephen Payne's Letters to Robert Payne, 1947-1972
Subseries C. Mireille Dorey Payne's Letters to Robert Payne
Subseries D. Correspondence with Other Relatives

Series 1: Literary Correspondence by Title

Box 1

  • Alexander and the Camp Follower {A play}
  • Alexander of Asia {A play}
  • Alexander the God (Variant title: Alexander and the Camp Follower)
  • Ancient Cities of the Middle East
  • Ancient Greece; The Triumph of a Culture (Variant title: The Triumph of the Greeks)
  • Angels
  • Anthology of Western Poetry
  • Anthony and Cleopatra
  • The Apocalypse of our Time, and Other Writings
  • Apollon in America
  • Art of Anna Pavlova
  • The Bear Coughs at the North Pole
  • Behold the Lamb
  • Betsy and Napoleon {A Play}
  • Biography of Hassoldt Davis
  • Biography of Sir Richard Burton
  • Birth of Venus
  • Blockade
  • Blood Royal
  • The Blue Nigger and Other Stories
  • The Borgia Family {A book proposal}
  • Brave Harvest (Variant title: Harvest)
  • By Me, William Shakespeare
  • Call Me Abraham
  • The Canal Builders; The Story of the Canal Engineers Through the Ages
  • Caravaggio
  • Charlie and the Green Dragons
  • Chiang Kai-shek
  • The Chieftain
  • Childhood
  • China Revisited
  • Chinese Poetry of Love and Grief {An article}
  • Christ in New York
  • The Christian Centuries: From Christ to Dante
  • Chungking Diary
  • Cities of the Bible
  • The Civil War in Spain, 1936-1939
  • The Cloisters
  • The Cloud and the Fire
  • Conchita {A musical} (Cf. Conchita and Rezanov)
  • The Concord Bridge
  • Corrupt Society: From Ancient Greece to Present-Day America
  • David and Anna
  • Death is a Funny Thing: A Memoir
  • Death of an Empress {A play}
  • Death of the Poet {A play}
  • The Deluge, A Novel by Leonardo da Vinci
  • Documents of Revolution
  • Dostoyevsky: A Human Portrait
  • The Dream and the Tomb: A History of the Crusades
  • Dream of a Red Chamber
  • Dream of Women (Previous title: A Dream of Fair Women)

Box 2

  • Eyewitness; A Personal Account of a Tumultuous Decade, 1937-1946
  • The Fair Winds (Other titles: The Storm; The Shining Seas)
  • The Fathers of the Western Church
  • Fear and Trembling; A Dialectical Lyric
  • The First Terrorist
  • Fortress
  • Four Gospels (See also: William Tyndale and Myles Coverdale)
  • Galilee
  • Gentleman of Persia; Being the Authorized Biography of Arthur Upham Pope
  • Gershwin
  • The Girl in the Red Dress {A screenplay}
  • The Glory of the Eastern Church
  • The Glory of the Greek Church
  • The Gold of Troy
  • The Golden Flower {A poetry anthology}
  • The Golden Treasury of Western Poetry {An anthology}
  • Granite Island
  • The Great Buildings of the World
  • The Great Garbo
  • The Great God Pan (Variant title: The Great Charlie)
  • The Great Man; A Portrait of Winston Churchill
  • The Great Wall of China
  • Green Dragon
  • Green Palms
  • Heritage
  • The Himmler Papers
  • The Holy Fire; The Story of the Fathers of the Eastern Church
  • The Holy Sword; The Story of Islam from Muhammad to the Present
  • The Horizon Book of Ancient Rome (Variant title: Ancient Rome)
  • A House in Peking (Variant title: Prinzessin Rote Jade)
  • Hubris, A Study of Pride (See also: The Wanton Nymph; A Study of Pride)
  • The Image of Chekhov; Forty Stories in the Order in Which They Were Written
  • In a Nest of Flames {A poem}
  • In Search of Time {A book proposal}
  • In the Footsteps of Buddha
  • Island: The Story of the Fortunes
  • Island; A Journey to Sakhalin
  • The Isles of Greece
  • Ivan the Terrible

Box 3

  • Journey to Persia
  • Journey to Red China
  • Lawrence of Arabia; A Triumph
  • Leonardo (Previous title: Flight of the Great Bird: The Life of Leonardo da Vinci)

Box 4

  • Lesseps, Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de (Collier's Encyclopedia)
  • The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler
  • The Life and Death of Lenin
  • The Life and Death of Mahatma Gandhi
  • The Life and Death of Trotsky
  • The Life, Death and Mystery of the Lord Buddha (Folder includes: The Buddha. the Play of the Lord Buddha)
  • The Lion Roars
  • The Looters
  • The Lord Jesus
  • Lorenzo the Magnificent
  • The Lost Treasures of the Mediterranean World
  • Love and Other Stories, by Olyesha, Yuri K.
  • Love and Peace (Variant title: Torrents of Spring)
  • Love Stories From the Bible
  • Lovers in the Sun (Working title: Death in the Cooling Night)

Box 5

  • Maharajah
  • Mao Tse-tung, Ruler of Red China (Variant title: Portrait of a Revolutionary; Mao Tse-tung)
  • Mardi Gras {A screenplay or operetta}
  • The Marshall Story; A Biography of General George C. Marshall (Variant title: General Marshall; A Study in Loyalties)
  • The Martyr
  • Mary Mother of God
  • Massacre
  • Memory of David (Variant title: In Memory of David)
  • Michelangelo
  • The Mississippi
  • The Murderers
  • Naval Person
  • Nova Scotia {A proposal}
  • O Western Wind
  • Orient
  • A Palace in Peking
  • Peking Elegies
  • Peking; The Splendour and the Glory
  • Portrait of André Malraux
  • The Publisher
  • Pushkin and Gogol {A proposal}
  • A Rage for China
  • Red Lion Inn
  • Red Mountain
  • Red Storm Over Asia
  • Reflections on a Naked Woman
  • Report on America
  • The Revolt of Africa {A proposal}
  • The Revolt of Asia
  • The Rise and Fall of Stalin
  • The Roaring Boys (Variant title: The Royal Players)
  • Robert Browning
  • The Roman Triumph
  • The Romanoffs
  • The Russian Library (Variant title: The New Russian Library) {A series}

Box 6

  • Schweitzer (A screenplay)
  • A Season in Hell
  • The Senator, by Dekker, Thomas, pseud.
  • Sensitive Murderers
  • Sergey Nechayev
  • The Shepherd
  • The Showman
  • The Smiling Goddesses: The Treasures of the Museum of the Acropolis
  • The Splendor of China
  • The Splendor of England
  • The Splendor of France (Variant title: The Splendour of France)
  • The Splendor of Greece (Variant title: The Splendour of Greece)
  • The Splendor of India (Variant title: The Splendour of India)
  • The Splendor of Israel (Variant title: The Splendour of Israel)
  • The Splendor of Italy
  • The Splendor of Persia
  • The Splendor of the Holy Land--Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon
  • The Splendors of Asia: India, Thailand and Japan
  • The Stones of Jerusalem
  • The Story of Thais {A play}
  • The Stranger
  • A Summer in Greece
  • Sun, Stones and Silence
  • Tea Ceremony {A play}
  • Terminus {A play}
  • The Terrorists
  • Tessa
  • Theory of Assassination
  • There was a Dawn in Greece
  • Three Worlds of Albert Schweitzer (Variant title: Schweitzer; Hero of Africa)
  • Three Worlds of Boris Pasternak
  • To what Red Hell
  • The Tormentors
  • Tortured and the Damned

Box 7

  • Treasury of Great Western Poetry {Cf. Anthology of Western Poetry. Golden Flower. A Golden Treasury of Western Poetry}
  • The Trial and Subsequent Auto-Destruction of the Late Lamented President
  • The Trial of Judge Elder
  • Trumpet in the Night
  • The Tunnel {A film proposal}
  • The Unknown Karl Marx; Documents Concerning Karl Marx
  • Ursula {A novel}
  • Visionary: A Life of William Blake
  • The Wanton Nymph; A Study of Pride
  • The White Pony
  • The White Rajahs of Sarawak
  • William Tyndale (See also: The Four Gospels) {A television proposal}
  • World Literature
  • World of Art
  • Wreath for Socrates
  • Young Actresses
  • Young Emperor (Variant title: The Great Mogul)

Series 2: Literary Correspondence by Publisher

Box 1

  • A & W Publishers, Inc.
  • Abrams (Harry), Inc.
  • Allen (George) & Unwin Ltd.
  • Allen (W.H.) & Company
  • American Heritage Press
  • Avon Books
  • Ballantine Books, Inc.
  • Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc.
  • Bookman
  • Bradley, William Aspenwall
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Citadel Press, Inc.
  • Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc.
  • Cresset Press Limited
  • Crowell (Thomas Y.) Company, Inc.
  • Day (John) Company
  • Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Deutsch (André)
  • Dial Press
  • Doubleday
  • Dutton (E.P.) & Co.
  • Elek Books Limited
  • Esquire
  • Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc.
  • Fawcett Publications
  • Funk and Wagnalls
  • Gollancz (Victor,) Ltd.
  • Hale (Robert) Limited
  • Hamilton (Hamish) Ltd.
  • Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.
  • Harper and Brothers
  • Harper & Row
  • Harper's Magazine
  • Heinemann (William) Ltd.
  • Holiday Magazine
  • Holt, Rinehart and Winston
  • Horizon
  • Houghton Mifflin Company

Box 2

  • Klausner, Bertha
  • Correspondence between Robert Payne and his literary agent, Bertha Klausner, of the Bertha Klausner Agency.
  • Knopf
  • 3.Ladies' Home Journal
  • Lippincott (J.B.) Company
  • Little, Brown and Company
  • London Film Productions Ltd.
  • Look Magazine
  • Macmillan Company
  • McCall Publishing Company
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Meredith Press
  • Methuen, Inc.
  • Mohrbooks
  • Morrow (William) & Company, Inc.
  • Muhlenberg Press
  • Nelson (Thomas) & Sons
  • New American Library
  • New Directions
  • New York Times
  • Norton (W.W.) & Company, Inc.
  • Oxford University Press
  • Praeger Publishers Inc.
  • Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Putnam (G.P.) Sons
  • Pyramid
  • Random House, Inc.
  • Reader's Digest
  • Rizzoli International
  • Saturday Review
  • Simon and Schuster
  • St. Martin's Press, Incorporated
  • Thames and Hudson Ltd.
  • Time-Life Books
  • Tuttle (Charles E.) Co., Inc.
  • Vanguard Press
  • Viking Penguin Inc.
  • Washington Square Press, Inc.
  • Weybright and Talley, Inc.
  • Wyn (A.A.), Inc.

Box 4

  • Unsorted correspondence (may include correspondence that needs to be filed in other categories.

Series 3: Other Correspondence

Subseries A. Literary and Personal Correspondence by Name

Box 1

  • A
  • Adler-Rudel, S.
  • Agarwal, Chandra
  • Alabama College
  • Albery, Nobuko (Ouenishi) (Includes: Morris, Ivan, Mrs.; Morris, Nobuko (Ouenishi); Ouenishi, Nobuko)
  • Allen, Mary E.
  • Antoninus, Brother (i.e., Everson, William)
  • Art Asia Inc.
  • Artemakis, Alexander
  • Asia Institute
  • Authors Guild Inc., Authors League of America, inc.
  • Babb, Sanora
  • Baker, Barbara Ann. Alabama College student who acted in the color film Jeanie, produced in 1953. (B., Barbara Ann)
  • Balcells, Carmen, Agencia Literaria
  • Barcroft, Judith
  • Barlow, Samuel Latham Mitchill, b.1892.
  • Barnes, Djuna
  • Bobrinsky, Alexis, Count (Includes: Bobrinsky, Olga)
  • Book Dealers
  • Bradley, Lionel
  • Brand, Millen
  • Brandin, Marcel

Box 2

  • Brennan, Norman
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Brodsky, Joseph
  • Brynner, Yul
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Bunzel, Ruth
  • Burton, Barbara (Daughter of MacIntyre, Marian?)
  • Butterick, George F.
  • Callahan, Barbara (Includes: Callahan, Jim)
  • Campbell, Allan A., Jr.
  • Canfield, Cass
  • Capron, Jill (Stern)
  • Carr, Gladys J.
  • Cathy (Also: Catherine) {First name}

Box 3

  • Chakravarty, Amiya
  • Chen, Stephen (Includes: Chen, Stella (Snead))
  • Chiang, Yee, b.1903
  • Chin Ti
  • Chowdhury, Kabir
  • Clemens, Cyril
  • Coggins, Carolyn
  • Consuelo Nina (Nina Consuelo?)
  • Cooley, Bridie
  • Corinis, Jimmy D.
  • Crawford, Joan
  • Crown, Bonnie R.
  • Curtin, Edward J., Jr.
  • Daniels, Guy
  • Davidova, Lucia
  • Davis, Bette
  • Decker, Clarence R. (Includes: Decker, Mary)
  • DeFanti, Charles L. (Includes: DeFanti, Leni)
  • Demuth, Harry - (Subject file: Correspondence regarding litigation)
  • Dewey, Robert
  • Dommett, Dick (R.R), Rev.

Box 4

  • Donoho, Alice
  • Dorothy {first name}
  • Duldig, Karl

Box 5

  • Ellsworth, Patricia. Letters to and from Payne, Robert.
  • Ellsworth, Patricia, Family. (Correspondence from her relatives.)

Box 6

  • Ethel {first name}
  • Etienne {first name}
  • Fan letters
  • Farago, Ladislas
  • Farano, Michael
  • Farrell, Elsa (De Brun) (De Brun, Elsa) (Includes: Farrell, Patric)
  • Feiler, Eva
  • Feldman, Lew David (Includes: Reynolds, Regina)
  • Forsythe, Sidney
  • Frazer, Jamie (Includes: Frazer, Joan)
  • Fremantle, Anne
  • Frenaye, Frances
  • Galvin, Dallas
  • Gandhi, Indira
  • Gary, Dorothy Hales (Includes: Gary, Robert)

Box 7

  • Gershwin, Alan
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Gleeson, Tony
  • Glomen, Edith (?)
  • Goell, Theresa
  • Government of Israel
  • Green, Maurice R., M.D. (Includes: Green, Amelia)
  • Grosvenor, Charles
  • Guardian Friendship Tours
  • Haley, K. Dan
  • Hammer, Armand
  • Hart, Stephen
  • Hays, St. John, Abramson & Heilbroner (Counselors At Law)
  • Heyward, Dorothy DuBose
  • Higham, David (Includes: Pearn, Pollinger & Higham, Ltd.)
  • Hochmann, John (Praeger Publishing)
  • Hopkirk, Kathleen
  • Howe, James Wong
  • Hudgins, Arthur (University of Minnesota)
  • Hulbert, Aline (Davis)
  • Hulbert, Lucy
  • Hulbert, Truxton
  • Hulbert, William R.

Box 8

  • Hussein, King
  • Israel, John
  • Jacobson, Helen
  • James, C.L.R. (Cyril Lionel Robert)
  • Kang, Younghill
  • Karim, S.A.
  • Keene, Frances
  • Kethevan, Nina
  • Kinsman, Sabina

Box 9

  • Knowles, Pat
  • Kollek, Teddy
  • Korda, Michael V.
  • Kuhn, Hedwig S., M.D. (Includes: Kuhn, Hugh)
  • Leighter, Jackson
  • Leonard, Nancy Haywood
  • Levine, Isaac Don
  • Lilius, Carl-Gustaf
  • Lim, Lucy
  • Lindfors, Viveca
  • Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 (?)
  • MacIntyre, C.F. (Carlyle Ferren "Mac"), b.1890 (Includes: MacIntyre, Marian)
  • MacShane, Frank
  • Macy, Helen
  • Mahadevan, T.K. (Includes: Gandhi Peace Foundation)
  • Malraux, André
  • Malraux, Clara (Includes correspondence with: Brandin, Marcel)

Box 10

  • Manring, Janice (a.k.a. as: Manning, Jenny; McConnell, Janice; Rafaela, Maria)

Box 11

  • Marshall, Lenore G.
  • May, James Boyer
  • McAllister, Claire
  • McCormick, Ken
  • McGaughy, Alvin (Includes: McGaughy, Barbara; McGaughy, Jessie)
  • McMullen, Joe
  • Micelli, Eleanore
  • Michael of Greece, Prince
  • Mitrovich, Marta
  • Morris, Gwyneth
  • Morris, Ivan
  • Moudud, Hasna
  • Murphy, Sherrie
  • Nakashidse, George
  • Nason, Ruth Putnam
  • Oettinger, Alan
  • Olson, Charles
  • Oppenheimer, Dorothea

Box 12

  • Oser, Samuel and Associates
  • Oshima, Kazuko
  • Ouei, Mimie
  • Paniker, Ayyappa
  • Payne, B. Iden
  • Payne, Jean
  • Pedretti, Carlo
  • Pizer, Laurette
  • Pole, Reginald
  • Pope, Arthur Upham (Includes: Pope, Phyllis)
  • Powell, Dawn
  • Powell, Lawrence Clark (Powell, Larry)
  • Preminger, Otto
  • Prentis, Edmund A. III
  • Pritchett, Mary (Includes: Mary Pritchett-Barbara Brandt Authors's Representatives)
  • Purdy, Ted
  • Purtscher, Alfonse (See also: Wydenbruck, Nora)
  • Ransom, Harry (Includes: Ransom, Hazel)
  • Rao, Christopher
  • Rao, Katherine
  • Rao, Raja
  • Rather, Dan
  • Read, Herbert, Sir
  • Read, Sophia
  • Reck, Michael (Christmas greeting written on his 25 Christmas Haiku. Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico)
  • Reik, Miriam M.

Box 13

  • Renault, Mary
  • Replansky, Naomi
  • Rockefeller, Laurance S.
  • Rolfe {Last name}
  • Romanoff, Nikita (Includes: Romanoff, Janet)
  • Roosevelt, Willard
  • Rovina International Foundation (Includes: Rovina International Films, Inc., and correspondence by Payne, Robert and Sarkar, Vinanti)
  • Rukeyser, Muriel
  • Sanborn, Robert Alden (Downing, Robert)
  • Sawyer, Forrest
  • Scherbatow, Alexis (Includes: Scherbatow, Kathleen)
  • Sevek
  • Shepard, Winifred K. (Shepard, Rutherford M., Mrs.)
  • Sheppard, Mark, M.D.
  • Shimansky, Stefan (Includes: Shimansky, Eugenia)
  • Sinha, Prakash
  • Shirer, William L.
  • Simmons, George, M.D.
  • Sinclair, David
  • Singh, Nirmal J.
  • Sloane, T. O'Conor, III
  • Smith, Edith A.

Box 14

  • Stanley, Margaret
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Stead, Rexford
  • Stephenson, Miranda
  • Stern, J. David
  • Sun Yat Sen, Madame
  • Tambimuttu
  • Terry {first name}
  • Thomas, Lowell
  • Todd, Ruthven
  • Tolstoy, Alexandra
  • Translation Center
  • Trask, Willard R.
  • Tucker, Shirley

Box 15

  • Ullman, Zara
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (Translations)
  • University of Texas
  • Van Leyden, Ernst (Includes: Van Leyden, Karin)
  • Vance, Carolyn (Hicks)
  • Waley, Alison
  • Weathers, Virginia (Mother of Manring, Janice)
  • Weinberger, Dorothy (Includes: Weinberger, Roy)
  • West, Martha
  • White, Callan
  • Wilbanks, Madge (Mullins) (Mullins, Madge)
  • Wilber, D.N.
  • Wilson, Ivy Crane
  • Wilson, Jeremy (Lawrence, T.E., Studies)
  • Wolff, Tatiana
  • Wood, George
  • Wydenbruck, Nora (See also: Purtscher, Alfonse)
  • Zoglin, Rosalind A.
  • Zukofsky, Louis

Subseries B. Miscellaneous Correspondence

Box 1

  • Unidentified and letter fragments
  • A - J

Box 2

  • K - Z

Box 3

  • Greeting and postal cards

Subseries C. Apartment Correspondence

Box 1

  • Apartment Correspondence

Subseries D. Miscellaneous letters to others

Box 1

  • Miscellaneous letters to others.

Series 4: Family Correspondence

Subseries A. Robert Payne's letters to his parents, 1934-1972

Box 1

  • 1934-1946

Box 2

  • 1947-1954

Box 3

  • 1955-1964

Box 4

  • 1965-1972

Subseries B. Stephen Payne's letters to Robert Payne, 1947-1972

Box 1

  • Miscellaneous fragment and undated, 1947-1958.

Box 2

  • 1959-1965

Box 3

  • 1966-1972

Subseries C. Mireille Dorey Payne's letters to Robert Payne

Box 1

  • 1959-1965

Box 2

  • 1966-1972

Subseries D. Correspondence with other relatives

Box 1

  • Payne, Alan, and family (including Payne, Sally "Pat" Barrett, Nina (Payne); Payne, Judith Diane) correspondence to and from Payne, Robert.
  • Payne, Alan, Family (including Payne, Sally "Pat" Barrett, Nina (Payne); Payne, Judith Diane) correspondence to and from Payne, Stephen, and Payne, Mireille (Dorey).

Box 2

  • Badiou, Pierre. Letters to Payne, Robert.
  • Dorey, Martha. Letters to and from Payne, Robert.
  • Fong, Jon (Kien-Tien). Son of Rose Payne.
  • Genevray, Henri. Letters to Payne, Robert.
  • Gibbons, Eric, Family (including Gibbons, Yvonne; Slater, Rosalind (Gibbons); Gibbons, Janice; Gibbons, Jimmy.)
  • Miscellaneous Family.
  • Payne, Ronald Henry "Ron". Letters to Payne, Robert.
  • Payne, Rose (Hsiung) (Baudet). Letters to and from Payne, Robert.
  • Payne, Sheila (Lalwani) (Lalwani, Sheila). Letter to Payne, Robert.

Box 3

  • Condron, Jacqueline (Baudet) and Condron, Andrew. Letters to and from Payne, Robert.
  • Condron, Jacqueline (Baudet) and Condron, Andrew. Letters to and from Payne, Rose (Hsiung) (Baudet)
  • Condron, Jacqueline (Baudet) and Condron, Andrew. Letters to Payne, Stephen and Payne, Mireille (Dorey).
  • Condron, Ian and Condron, Chantal. Letters to Payne, Robert.
  • Condron, Ian and Condron, Chantal. Letters to Payne, Stephen and Payne, Mireille (Dorey).

Box 4

  • Payne, Stephen and Payne, Mireille (Dorey). Miscellaneous correspondence, and letters of condolence regarding Mireille Payne.
  • Payne, Stephen and Payne, Mireille (Dorey). Miscellaneous letters written to others.
  • Payne, Stephen and Payne, Mireille (Dorey). Miscellaneous letters received from others.
  • Payne, Stephen. Letters to Payne, Mireille (Dorey).