Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989
- Samuel Beckett Materials
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 2224
- 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The Samuel Beckett Materials were donated by Robert Cochran of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on July 3, 2017.
Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in July 2017.
Preferred Form of Citation
Samuel Beckett Materials (MC 2224), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
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Samuel Barclay Beckett was born April 13, 1906, in Dublin, Ireland; he later moved to Paris, France. The author of noted works such as Waiting for Godot and Endgame, he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. Beckett passed away December 22, 1989.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of two handwritten thank-you notes from Beckett to Robert Cochran (a writer and a professor in the University of Arkansas Department of English), as well as a copy of a book review. Cochran is the author of Samuel Beckett: A Study of the Short Fiction (1991), and also wrote his doctoral thesis, "'Unmakable Love': A Study of the Plays of Samuel Beckett" (1973) on Beckett's work.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged in a single folder, and stored within a box with other smaller manuscript collections.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection:
|Box 1||Folder MC 2224||Item 1|
Personal note from Samuel Beckett to Robert Cochran, March 15, 1971
|Box 1||Folder MC 2224||Item 2|
Personal note from Samuel Beckett to Robert Cochran, July 24, 1982
|Box 1||Folder MC 2224||Item 3|
"Got It at Last, My Legend: Homage to Samuel Beckett" by Parrish Dice Henry (book review of Samuel Beckett's Company)., 1982
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