Series 2
Writings by Killens, 1939-1992
Boxes 24-59; OP1, OP4-OP5

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of published and unpublished writings by John Oliver Killens from 1939-1992. All material related directly to his written work can be found here, including drafts, notebooks and notes, research material, published versions of short pieces, book jackets, and reviews. Most of the series consists of drafts of his novels. Scripts, student writings, speeches, and other critical writings make up the rest of the series.

Arrangement Note

Organized into seven subseries: (2.1) Novels and novellas, (2.2) Plays and screenplays, (2.3) Student writing, (2.4) Speeches, (2.5) Compilations, (2.6) Notebooks and notes, and (2.7) Other writings.

Description of Subseries