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Joseph Moncure March (AC 1920) Papers, 1896-1999 (Bulk: 1917-1977)
11 record storage boxes, 2 half archives boxes, 1 flat box, 1 oversize flat box (12.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Poet, essayist and Hollywood screenwriter who is best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and The Set-Up. Collection includes literary manuscripts, film-scripts, personal and professional correspondence, and other material (including motion pictures, recordings and works of art).

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the March Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the March Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Amherst, MA

Biographical Note

Joseph Moncure March was a poet, essayist and Hollywood screenwriter who is best known for his long narrative poems The Wild Party and The Set-Up.

Joseph Moncure March: A Chronology
1899 July 27 Born in New York City, son of Moncure March and Regina Anker. His father was a New York corporate lawyer, attorney-in-chief and head of the law department for the Equitable Life Assurance Company, N.Y. His mother was born in Vienna, the daughter of a Viennese physician. Educated in Vienna and Berlin, she died when Joseph was 16 years old. Moncure March remarried to Katherine O'Connell. Important members of the March family include his grandfather, Francis Andrew March, scholar and philologist, and his uncle, General Peyton Conway March, Chief of Staff of the American army during World War II.
1912-1914 Attends DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City (Public School 165)
1915-1916 Attends Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
1916 Sep-1918 Apr Attends Amherst College (majors in Greek, Latin, and English; member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity)
1918 Apr 16 Enlists in United States Army. Private overseas with Battery B, 105th Field Artillery, 27th Division, American Expeditionary.Forces. Participates in Saint Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives
1919 Apr 3 Honorable discharge
1919 Sep-1920 Jun Amherst College. Graduates Honoris Causa in 1920 (academic requirements were not completed but the degree was awarded in recognition of World War I service)
1921 Marries Cyra Thomas, a Vassar graduate. Divorces. She dies sometime before 1931 May 5.
1921-1925 Managing Editor, The Telephone Review. New York Telephone Company, Publicity Department. Similar work for other organizations. Also writing during these years, chiefly verse.
1925-1926 Managing editor, The New Yorker.
1927-1928 The New York Evening Post "Literary Supplement"
1928 Marries Sue Wise, a New York society girl and artist
1927-1929 Freelance writer. Publishes three books (two narrative verse and one lyric poems): The Wild Party Chicago, Pascal Covici, 1928; London Heineman, 1928. The Set Up Chicago, Covici-Friede, 1928; London, Martin Secker, 1928. Fifteen Lyrics New York, The Fountain Press, 1929 (417 copies printed at the Harbor Press.) The first two receive considerable critical acclaim.
1932 Divorces Sue Wise
1932 Feb 4 Marries Peggy Prior, former film actress recently divorced from actor Theodore von Elty. Subsequent publicized court case over custody of her two children, which she wins.
1929-1940 Hollywood motion picture scriptwriter. Moves to Hollywood under contract with Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Studios. Subsequent three-year writing contract with Howard Hughes, for whom he also works as a co-director, supervisor, and general manager during Hughes' absence. Salary in 1932 is $45,000. Also works in this period for Paramount, Columbia, Republic, Fox, Universal, and independent companies. Credits (and some cast) listed in American Film Institute Catalog: Feature Films include:
"Hell's Angels" (Caddo Co., 1930) with Jean Harlow and Ben Lyon
"Journey's End" (Tiffany-Gainsborough Prod., 1930)
"A Man From Wyoming" (Paramount Publix Corp., 1930) with Gary Cooper
"Hot Saturday" (Paramount Publix, Corp., 1932) with Cary Grant
"Madame Butterfly" (Paramount Publix Corp., 1932) with Spencer Tracy
"Sky Devils" (Caddo Co., 1932) with Spencer Tracy
"Hoop-la" (Fox Film Corp., 1933) with Clara Bow
"Jennie" Gerhardt (Paramount Prod., 1933)
"Jealousy" (Columbia Pictures Corp., 1934)
"Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round" (Reliance Pictures, Inc. 1934) with Jack Benny
"Two Alone" (RXO Radio Pictures, Inc. 1934)
"Let 'Em Have It" (Reliance Pictures, 1935)
"Rumba" (Paramount Prod., 1935) with George Raft and Carole Lombard
"And Sudden Death" (Paramount Prod., 1936)
"The Music Goes Round" (Columbia Pictures, 1936)
"Hideaway Girl" (Paramount Pictures, 1936) with Robert Cummings
"Flirting With Fate" (David L. Loew Prod., 1938)
"Her Jungle Love" (Paramount Pictures, 1938) with Dorothy Lamour and Ray Milland
"Woman Doctor" (Republic Pictures, 1939)
"Forgotten Girls" (Republic Pictures, 1940)
"Lone Star Raiders" (Republic Pictures, 1940)
"Three Faces West" (Republic Pictures, 1940) with John Wayne
1940-1942 Leaves Hollywood disenchanted. Lives briefly in New York City, then moves to Connecticut when he takes a job as a sheet metal worker in the Groton submarine shipyard. Soon becomes manager of the Gordon L. Hall Co., manufacturer of sheet metal assembly equipment.
1943-1945 Moves back to New York. Writer-producer of documentary films for the Office of War Information's Motion Picture Division (overseas branch Operating in New York City)
1945-1952 Free lance writer for documentaries and industrial public relations films for the State Department, the United Nations, and industry. Titles March mentions include:
"Tanglewood" (MPO for State Dept.)
"Yellowstone" (MPO for Ford Motor Co.)
"A Bottle of Milk" (State Dept.)
"Tomorrow Meets Today" (MPO for Ford Motor Co.)
"Cross Roads U.S.A. (Film Counselors for O.I.I.C.)
"Oil Tanker" (Film Counselors for Texaco)
1947-1949 Motion picture rights to "The Set Up" sold to R.K.O. in 1947. The feature film of it, starring Robert Ryan, was released in 1949.
1952-1953 Writer Producer, MPO Productions, Inc. Credits include:
"The American Road" (Ford Motor Co.)
"American Farmer" (Ford Motor Co.)
"Garden Wise" (Monsanto)
"Masters of Maintenance" (American Airlines)
1953-1964 Resigns MPO October 1953, but comes to a revised agreement to write three films a year thereafter. Credits include:
"American Cowboy" (Ford Motor Co.)
"Giants in the Land" (General Motors)
"Design for Dreaming (General Motors)
"The Stylists" (Ford Motor Co.)
"Equation for Progress" (Ford Research)
"Plan for Learning" (U.S. Steel)
"CPA" (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants)
"Where Were You" (Ford Motor Co.)
ca. 1954 Motion picture rights to The Wild Party sold to R.K.O.
1964 Retires and returns to California to live near Hollywood
1968-1977 Continues writing, especially an unpublished book-length piece entitled "Hollywood Idyll." Contributes articles to The New Yorker Magazine.
1974 Sells motion picture rights to The Wild Party to Crown Publishers, Inc.
1975 "The Wild Party" (American International Pictures) is released starring James Coco and Raquel Welch.
1977 Feb 15 Dies in Los Angeles, California
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Literary manuscripts, filmscripts, personal and professional correspondence, and some other material (including movie films, recordings and works of art) produced by or relating to Joseph Moncure March (1899-1977), Amherst College Class of 1920. Virtually all periods of his life are represented.

There is a substantial amount of unpublished or un-filmed material, some of which is probably related to subsequent work titled differently.

It should be noted that March was involved with the making of many films for which there is no script in this collection.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the March Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the March Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Joseph Moncure March (AC 1920) Papers [Box #, folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

The bulk of the collection was the gift of Mrs. Alexander Scourby in 1985-1986. March gave manuscripts of "The Set-Up" and "The Wild Party" in 1972.

Processing Information

Processed: 2002 February - 2003 May
By:
Floyd Merritt '51, Archivist Emeritus
Jess Mynes, Archives Intern
Barbara Trippel Simmons, Processing Archivist


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives

Language
English

Contents List
Series 1: PERSONAL PAPERS



Sub-Series A: General Material



Biographical/autobiographical
ca. 1931-1999

Box 1: folder 1
Correspondence to and from Moncure March (father)
1918-1920

Box 1: folder 2
Correspondence to and from March See Also: Filmscripts: "Hell's Angels"
1926-1930

Box 1: folder 3
Correspondence to and from March
1931-1933

Box 1: folder 4
Correspondence to and from March
1934-1935

Box 1: folder 5
Correspondence to and from March
1936-1937

Box 1: folder 6
Correspondence to and from March
1938-1939

Box 1: folder 7
Correspondence to and from March
1940-1942 Feb

Box 1: folder 8
Correspondence to and from March
1942 Mar-Aug

Box 1: folder 9
Correspondence to and from March
1942-1944

Box 1: folder 10
Correspondence with others
1912-1977

Box 1: folder 11
Court case re: custody of children of Peggy Prior (March's 3rd wife), newspaper clippings
1932

Box 1: folder 12
Correspondence re: life insurance
1926-1936

Box 1: folder 13
Printed and other material, re: Lawrenceville School, Amherst College, Robert Frost, Lafayette College, March Family
n.d.

Box 1: folder 14
U.S. Army enlistment record, (photostat) mounted on cardboard; discharge (photostat) mounted on cardboard; badges (4); stripe (1); button (1); letters of evaluation
1919 Apr 3

Box 1: folder 15
Wedding certificate of March and Regina Auker, names tipped into booklet Bridal Souvenir, by Rev. Samuel Cutler
1896 Jul 13

Box 1: folder 16
Sub-Series B: Photographs



Joseph March, at age 7 (1906); Joseph March by Ted Vaughn, Hollywood (1969; 13 copies); Joseph March with Howard Hughes, Ben Lyon, and Jean Harlow (Hell's Angels); Newspaper clipping (1929 Nov 7)
1906-1969

Box 1: folder 17
4 family photographs with letter from Frank A. March, 10 Jun 1971; and draft reply, 6 Jul 1971
1971 and n.d.

Box 1: folder 18
Moncure March; other family members
n.d.

Box 1: folder 19
Family photographs


Box OSB3: folder 19
Series 2: PROFESSIONAL PAPERS



Sub-Series A: Correspondence



Correspondence
1928-1974

Box 1: folder 20-25
Correspondence re: Amherst College and Poetry Amherst
1971-1977

Box 1: folder 26
F.P.A.'s "The Conning Towers," and Lewis Gannett's book reviews (clippings from The Herald Tribune)
1932-1934

Box 2: folder 1
Miscellaneous ideas, proposals, correspondence
n.d.

Box 2: folder 2
Miscellaneous reviews, etc.
n.d.

Box 2: folder 3
The New Yorker
1963 Jan 26-Feb 2

Box 2: folder 4
The New Yorker, Parts 1 and 2 of series "Eichmann in Jerusalem" by Hannah Arendt
1963 Feb 16-23

Box 2: folder 5
The New Yorker, Parts 3-5 of series "Eichmann in Jerusalem" by Hannah Arendt
1963 Mar

Box 2: folder 6
Sub-Series B: Newspaper Clippings



Animals, Children in U.S.
n.d.

Box 2: folder 7
"Art"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 8
"Automotive"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 9
"Disaster Stories"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 10
"Electric Boats - Life, 1951;" "Education"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 11
"Farm (Migrant Workers)/Chas. Fort"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 12
"Government (Tariff)"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 13
"Highway Safety"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 14
"Lillian Ross series on Hollywood" The New Yorker
1952 May-Jun

Box 2: folder 15
"Literature" (includes Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea") Life
1952 Sep 1

Box 2: folder 16
"Medical Science/Antibiotics"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 17
"Narrative Possibilities"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 18
"Odd Facts - Oppenheimer"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 19
"Personalities"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 20
"Political"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 21
"Science"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 22
"Sports"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 23
"TV"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 24
"Vital Statistics"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 25
"Writer's Talk"
n.d.

Box 2: folder 26
Series 3: LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS



"Adventures with Jacquacanda" - Story, pencil draft, 2 versions
n.d.

Box 2: folder 27
"After a Snow-storm" Poem
1920 Jan

Box 2: folder 28
'Aging' and 'Death'" Prose, pencil notes "Problems
n.d.

Box 2: folder 29
"All the Tomorrows" Story
1938 Oct 31

Box 2: folder 30
"American Rainbow" Play, typescript
n.d.

Box 2: folder 31
"Angel of Death" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 2: folder 32
Note:

See also: "Kiss of Death"

"Ballad of Bow Joe" Poem, typescript, pencil draft, related correspondence
[1963]

Box 2: folder 33
"Bomb Victim" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 2: folder 34
"Bombing Run" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 2: folder 35
"A Boxful of Death" Prose, pencil outline
n.d.

Box 2: folder 36
"Brook Wading" Poem, typescript
1922 summer

Box 2: folder 37
"Brotherhood of Man" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 2: folder 38
"The Brush Off" Story
n.d.

Box 2: folder 39
"But Don't Kill Them Now" Prose
n.d.

Box 2: folder 40
"Celestial Succubae" Poem
n.d.

Box 2: folder 41
A Certain Wildness"



Note:

See also: "The Wild Party"

"Christ is Born in Hollywood" Story, typescripts
1964 Apr 13

Box 2: folder 42
"Christ is Born in Hollywood" - Story, typescripts
1940, 1964

Box 2: folder 43
"City Boy" Story, typescript, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 2: folder 44
Clippings, reviews, etc.
n.d.

Box 2: folder 45
"Consumer's Report: Packaging: The War of Nerves" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 2: folder 46
"Creation" Prose, typescript
n.d.

Box 2: folder 47
"Prospects for the Film, An Inquiry into Films of Fact" Paper read at the New York Film Council Meeting re: "The Creative Writer in the Industrial Film Field," typescript
1957 Oct 21

Box 2: folder 48
"Crystal Ball" Story, typescript
n.d.

Box 2: folder 49
"Dames Are Poison" Lyrics, typescript
1934 Oct 20

Box 2: folder 50
"Death and the Undertaker" entitled "One Night with Death" Poem, typescript
1941 Apr 18

Box 2: folder 51
"Death and the Undertaker" - Loose leaves of manuscript drafts
[1940-1941]

Box 2: folder 52
"Death and the Undertaker" - Notebook of manuscript drafts
[1940-1941]

Box 2: folder 53
"Death and the Undertaker" - Poem, pencil outline, typescript, photocopy
1953-1959

Box 2: folder 54
"Death and the Undertaker" Poem, pencil drafts
1959 Jun 26

Box 3: folder 1
"Death and the Undertaker" Poem, pencil drafts, many note slips
n.d.

Box 3: folder 2
"Death and the Undertaker" Poem, pencil notes on slips
n.d.

Box 3: folder 3
"Death and the Undertaker" - Contract with Simon Schuster, Inc, earlier contract with Alfred A. Knopf, correspondence
1929-1940

Box 3: folder 4
"The Destroyers" story
1973 Jan 19

Box 3: folder 5
"Diana's Thirty Year Reign Soon to End" Article in The New York Times Magazine
1924 Dec 28

Box 3: folder 6
"Documentary Films at Brussels" Article in Playbill, v.2, no. 27
1958 Jul 7

Box 3: folder 7
Drawings 3 pen and ink sketches, 1 pencil sketch


Box 3: folder 8
"Dream Awhile..." Play, typescript


Box 3: folder 9
"Early American Scenes" Story, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 3: folder 10
"The 'Educated' Man" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 3: folder 11
"Effects of Radio Waves on the Brain" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 3: folder 12
"End of Summer" Story, typescripts, rejections slips, pencil drafts
n.d.

Box 3: folder 13
"The Enemy" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 3: folder 14
A Few Remaining Doubts" Prose, typescript headed "The Flight of Birds
n.d.

Box 3: folder 15
"Flowers of Love" Song lyric, typescripts
1957 May 8

Box 3: folder 16
"Fragments of a War" Story, pencil drafts, notes
n.d.

Box 3: folder 17
"Girl in Shipyard" Story, typescript
n.d.

Box 3: folder 18
"The Great Inventor" Prose, pencil draft
1957 Nov

Box 3: folder 19
"Hollywood Idyll" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 3: folder 20-22
"Hollywood Idyll" Typescript sheets revised
n.d.

Box 3: folder 23
"Hollywood Idyll: An Intimate Biography of the Harlow Era" Prose, typescript
n.d.

Box 3: folder 24-27
"Hollywood Idyll by Christopher Conway" Pencil and typescript drafts
n.d.

Box 3: folder 28-29
"Hollywood Idyll by Christopher Conway" Pencil and typescript drafts
n.d.

Box 3: folder 30-33
"Hollywood Idyll by Christopher Conway" Typescript, paging in ink, 1 & 2 of 6
n.d.

Box 3: folder 34-35
"Hollywood Idyll by Christopher Conway" Typescript, paging in ink, 3-6 of 6
n.d.

Box 4: folder 1-4
"Hollywood Idyll by Christopher Conway" Typescript
n.d.

Box 4: folder 5-8
"Hollywood Idyll by Robert Royce, Jr." Typescript, original copy, draft #2
n.d.

Box 4: folder 9-10
"Hollywood Idyll by Robert Royce, Jr." Typescript
n.d.

Box 4: folder 11-12
"Hollywood Idyll by Robert Royce, Jr." Mixture of pencil drafts and corrected typescripts
n.d.

Box 4: folder 13-16
"Hollywood Idyll: A Wry Valentine to the Good Old Days When the Movies Were Just Beginning Their Golden Era" Prose, typescript
n.d.

Box 4: folder 17
"Hollywood Idyll: A Wry Valentine to the Good Old Days When the Movies Were Just Beginning Their Golden Era" - Prose, typescript
n.d.

Box 5: folder 1
Hollywood Idyll" - Correspondence with publishers and others - See also: "The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness
1963-1972

Box 5: folder 2
"Hollywood Revisited" - Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 3
"The Howard Hughes I Knew: How Much Has He Changed?" Prose, typescript, correspondence with West Magazine
n.d. italic">

Box 5: folder 4
"The Howard Hughes I Knew: How Much Has He Changed?" Prose, typescript, pencil draft additions
n.d.

Box 5: folder 5
["The Howard Hughes I Knew...] Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 6
"Factual errors in Noah Dietrich's account of an episode occurring during a plagiarism suit brought by Howard Hughes and the Caddo Company against Warner Brothers in 1930" Typescript
1972 Aug 21

Box 5: folder 7
"Young Howard Hughes: Reminiscences by a Survivor of Hollywood's Golden Era" - Typescript
n.d.

Box 5: folder 8
[Howard Hughes] Correspondence with publishers
n.d.

Box 5: folder 9
"Hymn of Hate" Poem, pencil draft, correspondence
1953 Feb 1

Box 5: folder 10
"I, and My Universe" Essay, typescripts
n.d.

Box 5: folder 11
"The Ideological War" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 12
"In Great Silence" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 13
"The Inner Dark" - Poem, pencil draft, revised
n.d.

Box 5: folder 14
"Itty Bitty Kitty" - Prose, pencil draft, typescripts
n.d.

Box 5: folder 15
"Jeeper's Journal" Prose, typescript
1939 Jun 25

Box 5: folder 16
"Kiss of Death" - See: "Angel of Death"


Box 5: folder 16
"Kriegstraum" - Story, typescripts, rejection letter from The New Yorker
1943 Jun 9

Box 5: folder 17
"Let Love Alone" See: "The Notorious Lady"


Box 5: folder 17
"The Lie" - Story, typescript, rejection letter from Munsey's Magazine
n.d.

Box 5: folder 18
"Lonely Girl" - Story, typescript
n.d.

Box 5: folder 19
"The Long Winter" - Poem, typescript
n.d.

Box 5: folder 20
Lorelia: A Fantasy (in imitation of Poe)" - Short story in: The Amherst Monthly, v. 31, no. 8 (1917 Feb).



Note:

See: "A Rainy Day" for a copy of this issue.

"The Lost Ones"



Note:

See: "Scene of the Crime"

"Love is a Ball" - Movie review
n.d.

Box 5: folder 21
"Love Thy Neighbor" - Story, typescript
n.d.

Box 5: folder 22
"The Mamma Machine" - Short story, typescript, revisions
n.d.

Box 5: folder 23
"Me, and My Universe" - Prose, typescript
n.d.

Box 5: folder 24
"The Medals" - Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 25
"Memoirs of Slave Days, by Phyllis A. Parker" - Prose, typescript, miscellaneous notes
n.d.

Box 5: folder 26
"Metamorphosis" Poem in The Amherst Monthly, v. 31, no. 10
1917 Apr

Box 5: folder 27
"Nemesis-Alias Hollywood Agent" Article in The New York Times Magazine
1941 Dec 7

Box 5: folder 28
"90-minute Special" Story, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 29
The Notorious Lady" Story, typescript, in agent's binder; another version, titled in pencil "Let Love Alone
n.d.

Box 5: folder 30
"The Old Warriors" Story, typescript, rejection letter
n.d.

Box 5: folder 31
"On Education" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 32
["One World"] Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 33
"Original Zeppelin Story" Version A: "First Outline," With notes on Howard Hawk's reactions; Version B
1931 Apr 13

Box 5: folder 34
"Our Amazing Airport" Article in The New York Times Magazine
1941 Nov 30

Box 5: folder 35
"Outlaw" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 36
"Paul Jordan's Walk" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 37
Peep Show" Story, typescript with pseudonym "Paul Stone
n.d.

Box 5: folder 38
Poems (printed) - Newspaper clippings: "A Hint of Spring"; "New England Pasture"; "The Nose and the Grindstone"; "Red Dahlia [by] Kenneth Shade Alling"; "Rock"; "The Staten Island Ferry"; "Wanderer"; "The War Is Over"; "Winter Night"
1920-1923

Box 5: folder 39
Poems (miscellaneous) - Typescript, pencil drafts, correspondence with publishers
n.d.

Box 5: folder 40
"Politics - Voter Apathy" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 41
"A Proposal to the Committee for Peaceful Alternatives for a National Referendum on Peace" - prose, typescript, another version, other materials, including printed pamphlets, typescript speech by Henry A. Wallace, and "In Praise of Communism," pencil draft
1950 Dec 11

Box 5: folder 42
"A Protector for Emily" Prose narrative, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 5: folder 43
"A Protector for Emily" Typescript, correspondence with publishers
n.d.

Box 5: folder 44
"Puzzle, Puzzle, Who's Got the Puzzle?" Article in The Literary Digest
1924 Dec 27

Box 5: folder 45
"Puzzling Goes Back to Dark Ages" Article in The New York Times Magazine
1924 Dec 14

Box 5: folder 46
"Quota of Sweat" Typescript, pencil draft, correspondence
n.d.

Box 5: folder 47
"The Ragged Edge" Story, rejection slip from Ladies Home Journal
[1941]

Box 5: folder 48
"A Rainy Day" Poem in The Amherst Monthly, v. 31, no. 8
1917 Feb

Box 5: folder 49
"Real Washington Emerges From Myth" Article in The New Yorker Magazine
1925 Feb 22

Box 5: folder 50
"Referendum"



Note:

See: "A Proposal...for a National Referendum on Peace"

"Reni, [later Renee] the Roper" - Narrative, first draft, incomplete, with synopsis appended, typescript
1947 Sep 27

Box 5: folder 51
"Reni, the Roper" - First Draft, incomplete, pencil


Box 5: folder 52-53
"Renee, the Roper" First Draft, typescript
1949 Feb 24

Box 5: folder 54
"Reni, the Roper" Second Draft, incomplete, with synopsis appended, typescript
1947 Nov 1

Box 5: folder 55
"Reni, the Roper" Agreement with Dean Jagger regarding his purchase of equity in the book, typescript, signed
1947 Oct 6

Box 6: folder 1
"Renee, the Roper" Proposal for TV series, with sample story-outline titled "Crown for a Corpse," typescript, date crossed out
1962 Sep 27

Box 6: folder 2
"Renee, the Roper" Proposal for TV series, episode "Crown for a Corpse," typescript, typed drafts with notes
1962 Nov 27

Box 6: folder 3
"Renee, the Roper" Proposal for TV series, with sample story outline titled "Crown for a Corpse," typescript, in binders
1962 Nov 27

Box 6: folder 4
"Rolls Royce in Hollywood" Prose, typescript
1933 Oct 27

Box 6: folder 5
"Romance Without Words" Prose, pencil draft, includes typescript with pencil revisions
n.d.

Box 6: folder 6
"Scene of the Crime" Prose, typescript, 2 versions
n.d.

Box 6: folder 7
"Scene of the Crime" Prose, pencil, only some dated, with note slips
1959 May

Box 6: folder 8
"Servant of the People" Typescript, marked "Story Outline, Apr 3, 1950"; another version, letter to March from "Waldo" re: story
1950 Apr 3

Box 6: folder 9
"The Set-Up" Narrative Poem, pencil, original manuscript, first photocopy, pp. 1-91
1928

Box 6: folder 10
"The Set-Up" Pencil, original manuscript, first photocopy, pp. 92-184
1928

Box 6: folder 11
"The Set-Up" Pencil, original manuscript, pp. 1-91
1928

Box 6: folder 12
"The Set-Up" Pencil, original manuscript, pp. 92-184
1928

Box 6: folder 13
"The Set-Up" Pencil, original manuscript, second photocopy, pp. 1-91
1928

Box 6: folder 14
"The Set-Up" Pencil, original manuscript, second photocopy, pp. 92-184
1928

Box 6: folder 15
"The Set-Up" - Saturday Review of Literature review, New York Times Book Review; review, contract with Covies-Friede, Inc. (no signatures)
1928 Oct-Nov

Box 6: folder 16
"The Set-Up" - Correspondence, clippings relating to RKO film of this title
1947 Mar- Apr

Box 6: folder 17
"The Set-Up" Pencil, revised
1961 Apr 13

Box 6: folder 18
Note:

See also: "The Wild Party," "The Set-Up"

"Shipyard Symphony" - Clipping, article by March in The New York Times Magazine
1943 May 9

Box 6: folder 19
"The Silent Dead" - Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 6: folder 20
"Sometimes They Shout" - Poem pencil draft
n.d.

Box 6: folder 21
"Street Level," "Story for a motion picture" Typescript, with revised sheets
1951 Aug 13

Box 6: folder 22
"Street Level," "Story for a motion picture" Typescript, with revised sheets, second copy
1951 Aug 13

Box 6: folder 23
"Street Level" Typescript, first copy
1961 Oct 13

Box 6: folder 24
"Street Level" Typescript, second copy
1961 Oct 13

Box 6: folder 25
"Street Level" Typescript, third copy
1961 Oct 13

Box 6: folder 26
"Street Level" Typescript, fourth copy
1961 Oct 13

Box 6: folder 27
"Street Level" Typescript, fifth copy
1961 Oct 13

Box 6: folder 28
"Summer Sea-scape" - Poem, typescript, with revisions
n.d.

Box 6: folder 29
"Summer Hotel" - Typescript letter to Paramount Pictures outlining story; another version marked "Romantic Comedy Story Outline;" another version marked "Romantic Comedy with Music: Story Outline"
1943 Jul 26

Box 6: folder 30
"The Talkers" Poem, typescript
1922 Jun

Box 6: folder 31
"Tan Pants. Ship Yard Story" Story, typescript titled "The Shipworkers," then "The New Boss," including draft stages, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 6: folder 32
"This Spring" Poem, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 6: folder 33
"Trio" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 6: folder 34
"Twin Earth, by David Conway (Joseph Moncure March)" Story, pencil draft, loose note slips
1973 Dec 8

Box 6: folder 35
"Two Minds of Her Own" - Story, typescript, marked "by Joseph Moncure March + Kathryn Howard"; "The Undertaker's Romance"; "The Undertaker's Caprice
n.d.

Box 6: folder 36
Note:

See: "Death and the Undertaker"

Untitled [Howard Hughes] Hollywood Idyll? Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 6: folder 37
Untitled Paper on writing industrial films read 22 Oct 1957, pencil draft, another pencil draft, typescript, related correspondence
1957 Oct 22

Box 6: folder 38
Untitled poem, pencil draft, extensively revised
n.d.

Box 6: folder 39
Untitled poem, pencil drafts
n.d.

Box 6: folder 40-41
Untitled poems, typescript, pencil drafts, note slips
n.d.

Box 6: folder 42
"The Unwilling Bridegroom" Poem, typescripts, some with revisions, correspondence regarding submission for publication and for Robert Frost Poetry Award
n.d.

Box 6: folder 43
"The War Ain't Over, by Geoffrey Mortimer" Story in The New York World Magazine Section, pp. 6-7
1927 Nov 6

Box 7: folder 1
"Wave Pollution" Prose, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 7: folder 2
"The Wild Party" - Narrative poem, pencil draft, original manuscript
1926

Box 7: folder 3
"The Wild Party" - Second photocopy, pencil draft, original manuscript
1926

Box 7: folder 4
"The Wild Party" - First photocopy, pencil draft, original manuscript
1926

Box 7: folder 5
"The Wild Party" Contract with Pascal Covici, Publisher Inc., 2 copies with typed signatures, and a third copy unsigned
1928

Box 7: folder 6
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up" - Correspondence
1929-1960

Box 7: folder 7
"The Wild Party" Review in New York Evening Post, typed copy
1928 Apr 28

Box 7: folder 8
"The Wild Party" Edited and revised by the author, typescript
1961 Jun 27

Box 7: folder 9
"The Wild Party" Narrative poem, typescript, corrections for typist
1964 Apr 17

Box 7: folder 10
"The Wild Party" Narrative poem, typescript
1964 Apr 17

Box 7: folder 11
"The Wild Party" Photostats of corrected pencil drafts
1964

Box 7: folder 12
Note:

See also: Series 4: FILMSCRIPTS: "The Wild Party"

"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up" - Correspondence
1961-1966

Box 7: folder 13
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" "A Certain Wildness" - Hollywood, pencil draft
1968

Box 7: folder 14
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" "A Certain Wildness" - Drafts
1968

Box 7: folder 15
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" "A Certain Wildness Reminiscences by the Author" Hollywood, typescript
1968

Box 7: folder 16
The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" "Reminiscences - A Certain Wildness" - pencil draft, Con March's childhood, written for best not used in "A Certain Wildness
1968

Box 7: folder 17
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" - "A Certain Wildness" contract with Bond Wheelright Co., accompanying letter from Bond
1968 Apr 28, n.d.

Box 7: folder 18
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" - copyright certificate
1968

Box 7: folder 19
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" - Bond Wheelwright Co., cover design with pencil notes
1968

Box 7: folder 20
Note:

See also: Book, 3 copies

"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" - Correspondence
1967-1974

Box 7: folder 21-23
"The Wild Party," "The Set-Up," "A Certain Wildness" - Reviews
1968

Box 7: folder 25
"Wives Dread Hollywood" Prose, typescript
n.d.

Box 7: folder 26
"A World Clock" Prose, pencil draft, diagram
n.d.

Box 7: folder 27
Series 4: FILMSCRIPTS



"Young Howard Hughes" Correspondence with publisher
1973-1974

Box 7: folder 28
"Alcoa" Film proposal titled "Museum Piece," typescript
n.d.

Box 7: folder 29
"Alcoa" Presentation and treatment for a film on Alcoa (MPO Productions), typescripts, revisions
1956 May 27

Box 7: folder 30
"Alcoa" Miscellaneous revisions
n.d.

Box 7: folder 31
"The American Road" - Shooting script, pencil draft revisions, copies, schedule; review, Saturday Review, (2 copies)
1953 Apr-Oct

Box 7: folder 32
"Anatomy of a Car," Ford film Shooting script, reproduced form, typescript
1957, Jul 15

Box 7: folder 33
Anniversary Film (Ford Motor Co.) See: "The American Road"
n.d.

Box 7: folder 34
Anniversary Film (General Motors) See: "The Legend of Yankee Sam"
n.d.

Box 7: folder 35
"Boum-Boum" Typescript marked "Treatment, 1st draft"
n.d.

Box 7: folder 36
Boum-Boum" - Typescript marked "Treatment, 1st draft, 12/31/47," added in pencil "Completed 1st draft, 2/5/48
1947-1948

Box 7: folder 37
"Boum-Boum" Typescript in binder
[c. 1948]

Box 7: folder 38
Boum-Boum" Typescript, also "Boum-Boum, the life story of the world-famous clown Geronimo Medrano, by Jerome Medrano
[c. 1948]

Box 7: folder 39
"Boum-Boum" Typed drafts in folder labeled "Boum-Boum Work Copy"
[c. 1948]

Box 7: folder 40
Boum-Boum" Correspondence with Jerome Medrano, copy of Medrano's "Boum-Boum
[c. 1948]

Box 7: folder 41
"Box Full of Death" Pencil script, revisions
n.d.

Box 8: folder 1
"A Breath of Fresh Air" By Charles Samuels, typescript
n.d.

Box 8: folder 2
"Children of Darkness" - Typescript marked "Shooting Script First Half," revisions
1949 Sep-Oct

Box 8: folder 3
"Children of Darkness" Typescript, marked "Shooting Script, October 16, 1949," correspondence, background material
1949 Oct 16

Box 8: folder 4
"Children of Darkness" - Outline for Hans Burger, plan for presentation and synopsis and in Spanish, background material in Spanish and English translation, cover letter from Jan Lindstrom to Leo Davis, pencil draft from Hans [Burger] to Leo [Davis], story line and screen treatment, typescripts, revisions
1949 Aug-Sep

Box 8: folder 5
"Circuit Lafayette" - Typescripts, 2 versions, in French, pencil and typescript notes, drafts, outlines
n.d.

Box 8: folder 6
"Civilian Clothes" Based on the play by Thompson Buchanan. Mimeograph from typescript, starring Gary Cooper
1930 Mar 17

Box 8: folder 7
"Cross Roads U.S.A." - Typescript, entitled "The Wayfarers," typescript marked "Screenplay, second draft, 15 Feb, 1952," drafts, correspondence, discussion
1951-1952

Box 8: folder 8
"Crown for a Corpse"



Note:

See: "Renee, the Roper"

"Dames Are Poison (Two For One)" Lyrics, typescript
1934 Oct 20

Box 8: folder 9
"Deaf Boy" Narration for film produced by Filmscope Inc. for Ford Foundation. Draft notes, correspondence
1954

Box 8: folder 10
"Death of a Child" Typescript marked "Shooting Script," typescripts marked "Shooting Script," typescripts marked "Synopsis"
1949 Aug 8

Box 8: folder 11
"Death of a Child" - Typescript marked "Documentation. Dec. 6, 1949" (2 versions) and cover letter to Benjamin Cohen, Dec. 7, 1949 [5 copies]; related correspondence, reprints of an article, and an address by Leo J. Linder
1949 Dec 6-7

Box 8: folder 12
"Death of a Child" United Nations document E/CN.4/Sub 2/40. Entitled "Report on the Prevention of Discrimination," 2 copies
1949 Jun 7

Box 8: folder 13
"Death of a Child" Printed background material, primarily United Nations documents of the Economic Commission for Latin America
1948

Box 8: folder 14
"Death of a Child" Printed background material, primarily United Nations documents of the Economic Commission for Latin America
1948-1949

Box 8: folder 15
"Death of a Child" - Background material, primarily United Nations publications
[c. 1948-1949]

Box 8: folder 16
"Death of a Child" Background material, principally memos, release, etc. of the International Bank
[c. 1948-1949]

Box 8: folder 17
"Dream Car" General Motors, treatment, typescript, revised in pencil
n.d.

Box 8: folder 18
"Design for Dreaming" - General Motors, music, lyrics, narration to music, continuity and footage, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 8: folder 19
Note:

See also: "Motorama"

"Electronics for Living" -Presentation outline, proposed changes, presentation outline second draft, typescripts, revisions, correspondence, pencil draft to "Judd"
1954-1955

Box 8: folder 20
An Equation for Progress" Typescript, in MPO binder marked "Research and Engineering Script, Ford Motor Company: 1st draft
1957 Oct 30

Box 8: folder 21
"Fishhooks McCarthy and the Future" Mimeographed typescript, in MPO binder
n.d.

Box 8: folder 22
"Flight" Typescript marked "First Draft October 8, 1953," also marked "Film on Operations for American Airlines," in MPO binder
1953 Oct 8

Box 8: folder 23
"Ford Engineering" (#347) Correspondence
n.d.

Box 8: folder 24
"Ford Historical" - Typescript, manuscript, related clippings and correspondence.
1953

Box 8: folder 25
Note:

See also: "The World of Henry Ford"

Ford Motor Company Miscellaneous notes
n.d.

Box 8: folder 26
"Forgotten Girls" (Production #961) Estimating script
1940 Jan 12

Box 8: folder 29
"Forgotten Girls" (Production #961) Revised first draft, typescript
1940 Jan 19

Box 8: folder 30
"4-H Film" Treatment, typescripts; revised in manuscript


Box 9: folder 1
"4-H Film" Script, typescript


Box 9: folder 2
"4-H Film" Shooting script, typescript


Box 9: folder 3
"4-H Film" Correspondence, background pamphlets


Box 9: folder 4
"Futurama" Typescript, marked "A film-script for General Motors, 1st Draft. 8/20/64," in MPO binder
1964 Aug 20

Box 9: folder 5
"General Motors Research" Shooting script, typescript
1959 Mar 2

Box 9: folder 6
"Giants in the Land" Completion schedule, pencil draft


Box 9: folder 7
"Giants in the Land" (Headed "GM Diesel") - Shooting script draft, typescript, manuscript revisions; supplementary scene list, typescripts
1955 Apr-May

Box 9: folder 8
"Giants in the Land" Lyrics, typescripts, pencil drafts, notes and letter to Earl
1959 Jan 25

Box 9: folder 9
"Giants in the Land" Lyrics continued, typescript, pencil drafts
[c. 1959]

Box 9: folder 10
"Giants in the Land" (Music) (Cantata based on the General Motors film Giants in the Land; music by Earl Robinson) choral and vocal scores
c. 1962

Box 9: folder 11
[folder number not used]


Box 9: folder 12
"Giants in the Land" Production reports
c. 1962

Box 9: folder 13
"Giants in the Land" Correspondence
c. 1962

Box 9: folder 14
"Giants in the Land"


Box 9: folder 15
Note:

See also: "Power is For People"

"Hell's Angels" Dialogue continuity, second draft, typescript
1929 Sep 12

Box 9: folder 16
"Hell's Angels" - Manuscript fair copy, "Main themes of Hell's Angels (silent version) by Adolf Tandler," composed and recorded 1930 Sep-Nov; program for world premiere of the movie, 1930 May 27
1930

Box 9: folder 17
"Hell's Angels" - Various employment documents related to the film, 1929-1931; TLS from Howard Hughes to March; 3ALS from March to his father, about the movie and his relationship with Hughes; publicity book for the film
1929-1947

Box 9: folder 18
"Hell's Angels" Related newspaper clippings and photocopies
1930

Box 9: folder 19
"Hell's Angels" Correspondence and clippings
1954

Box 9: folder 20
Note:

See also: Series 1: Photographs

"'The Hereford Breed,' for The American Hereford Association" Presentation, narration, lyric, typescripts, revisions
n.d.

Box 9: folder 21
"The Hereford Breed" 29 film clips of Herefords in 18th and 19th century works of art, identification list, related American Hereford Association correspondence
n.d.

Box 9: folder 22
"High School, U.S.A." Ford Film, first draft, typescripts, revisions
1954 Jan 9

Box 9: folder 23
"High School, U.S.A." Typescript marked "Proposed 1954 Mar 13, Script," "Revised script, March 13, 1954;" earlier version, various drafts
1954 Mar 13

Box 9: folder 24
"High School, U.S.A." Ford Film, pamphlets on educational theory and programs
n.d.

Box 9: folder 25
"High School, U.S.A." Ford Film, pamphlets and book on educational theory and programs
n.d.

Box 9: folder 26
"High School, U.S.A." Ford Film, typescript, "Examine Your Point of View," by W.B.Hawley; printed material relating to high schools
n.d.

Box 9: folder 27
"High School, U.S.A." Ford Film, correspondence and notes
n.d.

Box 9: folder 28
"Holiday in Manhattan" Typescript, marked "Presentation Outline, April 3, 1950," another version marked "April 5, 1950," typescript drafts
n.d.

Box 9: folder 29
"In Every Port," United Nations Research treatment, English commentary, narration, typescripts, cover letter to M. Jean Benoit-Levy, background material
1948 Dec 23

Box 9: folder 30
"'It's Fun To Be Alive Show' with Jack Berch" TV show proposal, typescript
n.d.

Box 9: folder 31
"Jennie Gerhardt" From the novel by Theodore Dreiser, second yellow script
1933 Mar 17

Box 9: folder 32
"A Jersey Film"



Note:

See: Standard Oil Co., N.J.

Joe E. Brown" - Typescript, marked "Television Audition Script," dated "First Draft May 17, 1949," and later in pencil "2nd May 23/49
1949 May 17, 23

Box 9: folder 33
"John Dough" Typescript, marked "a play with music in two parts by Allan Scott and Joseph Moncure March"
n.d.

Box 10: folder 1
"John Dough" Typescript, marked "a play with music in two parts by Allan Scott and Joseph Moncure March," second copy
n.d.

Box 10: folder 2
"John Dough" Typescript, marked "a play with music in two parts by Allan Scott and Joseph Moncure March," another version, drafts and notes inserted
n.d.

Box 10: folder 3
"John Dough," or "The Simple Things of Life" -Typescript, with a letter from Scott to March, 11 Apr 1946, and signed contract of collaboration dated 4 Aug 1937
1937-1946

Box 10: folder 4
"Journey's End" Typescript, marked "Screen Adaptation," clippings from The Los Angeles Times
1929 Nov

Box 10: folder 5
"Julian Bryan" - Several typescripts, perhaps sections of a longer film; "The People Worship," "The Machines of the World," "Where in the World?," "Opening," "Housing," "Housing," drafts, "The People of the World," pencil draft
n.d.

Box 10: folder 6
"Jungle Romance" Outline, typescripts
1937 Aug 9

Box 10: folder 7
"Jungle Romance" - Screenplay by Kurt Siodmak and Gerald Geraghty, [Section E by Lillie Hayward and Gerald Geraghty, reviews and an ad for "Her Jungle Love," starring Dorothy Lamour
1937 Jul

Box 10: folder 8
"The Legend of Yankee Sam" Typescript reproduced by dittography, marked "Anniversary Film, General Motors Treatment, 1st Draft, - April 15, 1957" in MPO binder
1957 Apr 15

Box 10: folder 9
"The Legend of Yankee Sam" General Motors 50th Anniversary film, Treatment 2nd Draft, Mimeographed
1957 Apr 26

Box 10: folder 10
"The Legend of Yankee Sam" Typescript, correspondence with General Motors about possible production and release of rights
ca. 1957

Box 10: folder 11
"Let 'em Have It" Continuity, typescript
1935 Feb 2

Box 10: folder 12
"The Mama Machine" Typescript
n.d.

Box 10: folder 13
Note:

See also: "Mr. Big"

"Madame Butterfly," by Josephine Lovett and Joseph Moncure March (from the book by David Luther Long) First Script, mimeographed
1932 Oct 5

Box 10: folder 14
"Madame Butterfly," by Josephine Lovett and Joseph Moncure March (from the book by David Luther Long) Final Script, mimeographed, several inserted revisions, on blue paper
1932 Oct

Box 10: folder 15
"Market Places of the World"- Typescript marked "Proposal" dated "9/14/61," typescript revised in pencil and redated "11/27/62," typescript marked "Film Proposal" dated "11/27/62" in MPO binder
1961 Sep-Nov

Box 10: folder 16
[Mary McCarthy Collaboration] TV Typescript with pencil revisions, in folder marked "TV (Mary McCarthy collab.)"
n.d.

Box 10: folder 17
"Mr. Big" TV Typescript
n.d.

Box 10: folder 18
Note:

See also: "The Mama Machine"

"Motorama" (General Motors Job no. 294) Preliminary plan, typescript, pencil notes
1956

Box 10: folder 19
Note:

See also: "Design for Dreaming"

[Nematodes], Shell Chemical Corporation Background pamphlets, pencil notes
n.d.

Box 10: folder 20
The New Boss"



Note:

See: "Tan Pants: Ship Yard Story"

"Orphie" - 1st Draft, typescript; 2nd Draft, typescript; 2nd Draft, typescript with pencil revisions; In folders marked MPO, TV, N. York, Yale
1950 Mar

Box 10: folder 21
Note:

See also: "Taxi-!. . . "

"Our Town, The World" - Various typescripts: "Discussion and treatment, October 23, 1949," "Development of Treatment, October 31, 1949," [Script] dated Nov 27, 1949, another version, two related UN internal memos
1949 Oct-Nov

Box 10: folder 22
"Portrait of America" Typescript marked "Presentation for a film on the U.S.A. to be shown at the Brussels Worlds Fair," another version without title, another version marked "Proposal for a film for Ford International" dated "10/22/62," all in MPO Productions binders
1962 Oct 22

Box 10: folder 23
"Power Is For People" General Motors Film on Diesel Power and its application; presentations, typescripts, revisions
ca. 1955

Box 10: folder 24
"Power Is For People" - Pre-production schedule, typescript (mimeo and carbon); Table of contents, typescript (mimeo), 1 revised copy; Procedure for: "GM Diesel" Project #272, typescript (mimeo); related "GM Diesel" material
1955 Mar-Apr

Box 10: folder 25
"Power Is For People" General Motors Film on Diesel Power and its application; presentation, typescript, 1 revised copy
1955 Mar 25

Box 10: folder 26
"Power Is For People" General Motors Film on Diesel Power and its application; presentation, typescript
1955 Apr 6

Box 10: folder 27
Push Cart" - Typescripts, one marked "Outline 7/6/51," drafts and notes, clippings of source news story, letter to Ben Gradus - See also: "Street Level
1951 Jul-Aug

Box 10: folder 28
"Quality" - Correspondence
n.d.

Box 10: folder 29
"The Ship Builders" Pencil draft in notebook, typescript, pencil draft
n.d.

Box 10: folder 30
"Spirit of '27"



Note:

See: "When Lindbergh Flew the Atlantic"

"Standard Oil Company (New Jersey)" [by] Joseph March and Sidney Meyers - Film Treatment, typescript; Second draft, typescript, one copy revised; Fourth draft, typescript; unnumbered draft, typescripts with revisions
1954-1955

Box 11: folder 1
"Standard Oil Company (New Jersey)," [by] Joseph March and Sidney Meyers In "General Motors 1955" folder, 4th draft typescript, revised; related letter
1955 Jan 13

Box 11: folder 2
Standard Oil Company (New Jersey)," [by] Joseph March and Sidney Meyers Film Treatment, typescript with pencil revisions, with noteslips labeled "discards
ca. 1955

Box 11: folder 3
"Standard Oil Company (New Jersey)" - Related typescript memos by Richard Wilcox and others; related script, photocopied typescript, titled "Twenty-four Hours of Progress;" Television Film Library (catalog)
1953-1954

Box 11: folder 4
"The Story of Plasma: Narration for Upjohn Film" Typescript, draft and supplementary material
1951 Nov 12

Box 11: folder 5
[Sugar] ("presentation for Sugar Information Inc.") Typescript in MPO binder
n.d.

Box 11: folder 6
Tanglewood" Typescript, marked "Shooting script, first draft, July 12, 1949
1949 Jul 12

Box 11: folder 7
"Tank Ship" - Pencil draft, typescript marked "First Draft. Sept. 19, 1951," another copy with revisions, typescript marked "Final Draft Sept. 21, 1951," review of film in Film News, pencil draft, loan receipt
1951-1952

Box 11: folder 8
"Taxi-!: The Girl With Bare Feet" Typescripts marked "Television Series No. 1," typescript draft with revisions
n.d.

Box 11: folder 9
Note:

See also: "Orphie"

[Technical Center, Ford Motor Co] - Proposal Typescript, revision
ca. 1956

Box 11: folder 10
[Technical Center, Ford Motor Co.] - Proposal Typescript, correspondence
1956 Jan 10

Box 11: folder 11
"This Changing World" Newsweek Television Show: Dummy Continuity, typescript with revisions, related correspondence
1945 Oct 23

Box 11: folder 12
"Tina Moline and the Sewing Machine" Typescripts, 2 versions dated, 3rd revision undated
1960 Apr 12

Box 11: folder 13
"Tomorrow Meets Today" (Ford Film) Continuity outline, narration, typescripts, revisions, miscellaneous related material
n.d.

Box 11: folder 14
Untitled. (Production no. 799) - Mimeographed, with various revisions inserted; Assoc. Producer: Sol C. Siegel, Republic Pictures, Inc.
1938

Box 11: folder 15
Untitled Pencil drafts, in folder with contract with International Film Foundation for a series of 6 film treatments
1948 Jun 4

Box 11: folder 16
"Wagons Westward" (Production #966) Revised first draft, typescript
1940 Feb 6

Box 11: folder 17
"The War Without Guns" PFIZER Presentation, typescripts, revisions titled "The World War That Never Stops" crossed out; background memo on fermentation chemistry prepared for Pfizer booklet, background pamphlet and clipping
1955 Jan 21

Box 11: folder 18
"The Wayfarers"



Note:

See: "Crossroads U.S.A.

"We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea" Typed contract for the shooting script, signed; typescript marked "Treatment;" maps of Ipswich
1954 Feb 10

Box 11: folder 19
Welcome to Brooklyn" Typescript, marked "Feb. 14, 1947. First Draft
1947 Feb 14

Box 11: folder 20
"When Lindbergh Flew the Atlantic" Presentation titled "Spirit of '27," typescripts, notes, revisions
n.d.

Box 11: folder 21
"When Lindbergh Flew the Atlantic..." Outline, typescript, revisions, noteslips, related newspaper clippings
1955 Sep 20

Box 11: folder 22
"Where Were You?" Political education film, second draft, correspondence
1960 Feb 25

Box 11: folder 23
"The Wild Party" Film Script
1974

Box 11: folder 24
"The Wild Party" - Correspondence, contract with Jonah Music
1969-1975

Box 11: folder 25
Note:

See also: Series 3: "The Wild Party"

"The World of Henry Ford" Narration, typescript
n.d.

Box 11: folder 26
"The World of Henry Ford" Second draft, typescripts, revisions
1962 Jul 1

Box 11: folder 27
"The World of Henry Ford" Fifth draft, typescript, manuscript revisions
1962 Dec 17

Box 11: folder 28
"The World of Henry Ford" Final conformed script, typescripts, manuscript revisions
1963 Mar 1

Box 11: folder 29
"The World of Henry Ford" Correspondence
1962 May-Aug

Box 11: folder 30
"The World of Henry Ford" Correspondence
1962 Sep-Dec

Box 11: folder 31
Note:

See also: "Ford Historical"

"World Time" Typescript, marked "Proposal for a Film...9/1/61," in MPO binder
1961 Sep 1

Box 11: folder 32
The Young Voyagers" Typescript, revised, in folder marked "First copy 1st draft
ca. 1954

Box 12: folder 1
The Young Voyagers" First draft, typescript, in folder marked "2nd Copy, First Draft
ca. 1954

Box 12: folder 2
"The Young Voyagers" First draft, typescript
1954 Jul 7

Box 12: folder 3
"The Young Voyagers" Pencil draft
ca. 1954

Box 12: folder 4
Series 5: OBJECTS



"Design for Dreaming" Film Reel, Color, 9 minutes, by General Motors, produced by MPO Productions
c. 1956

Box OSB1: folder 1
["Window Cleaners"] Film Reel, Black and White, 6 minutes; no title, credits nor date
n.d.

Box OSB1: folder 2
"Don't Want You To Love Me" Recording (33 1/3 rpm), Associated Recording Studios, N.Y. "Out of Love" (T3) on reverse of disc.
n.d.

Box OSB1: folder 3
"Out of Love" Recording (33 1/3 rpm), Associated Recording Studios, N.Y.
n.d.

Box OSB1: folder 4
"Magic of the Past" Recording (33 1/3 rpm), Nola Recording Studios, N.Y., [by] Anita Ellis
n.d.

Box OSB1: folder 5
"A Touch of Magic" Recording (33 1/3 rpm), Reeves Sound Studios, N.Y., music by Sol Kaplan, lyrics by Joe March (1961 Motorama), 2 copies
1961

Box OSB1: folder 6
Empty Princeton File for holding correspondence (includes some handwritten notes inside front cover)
n.d.

Box OSB2: folder 6

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  • March, Joseph Moncure.
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  • Motion picture industry -- United States -- History -- Sources.
  • Motion picture plays -- United States.

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