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Intermission, by Calvin Tomkins

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Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Tomkins, Calvin, 1925-

A graduate of Princeton University (1947), Calvin Tomkins (born 1925) has been an author and art critic for The New Yorker magazine.

The collection consists of manuscripts of Tomkins (Princeton Class of 1947) for his first novel, Intermission (1951), including the original short story version written for R. P. Blackmur's class at Princeton in 1947, holograph and typescript drafts with a working title of ""The Wandering Rocks," and galley proofs.

Published under same title (New York: Viking Press, 1951).

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Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2009
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Collection Inventory

Intermission: Original Short Story, 1947. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Newspaper Clippings about Intermission, 1951. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Intermission: Manuscript #1, 1949. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Intermission: Working Manuscript #2, 1950. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Intermission: Manuscript, 1951. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Intermission: Next-to-final Draft, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Intermission: Final Draft, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Intermission: Galley Proofs, undated. 1 folder.
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1 folder

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