The Daniel Lang collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and photographs.
The collection’s materials are organized according to titles of Lang’s full-length works: A Backward Look: Germans Remember; A Summer’s Duckling; Casualties of War; and Nuclear Disarmament & Arms Control.
The Backward Look file contains manuscripts, correspondence, printed items and proofs, and photographs. Of note is a letter from Stella Hershan.
The Summer’s Duckling file includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed items and proofs, research materials, and various notes, as well as a teleplay by Ring Lardner based on a Lang article.
Items collected under Casualties include manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and photographs. Scripts by David Giler and Heywood Gould; a screenplay by Pete Hamill; and legal papers regarding film rights may be of particular interest.
Materials pertaining to Nuclear Disarmament include notes and drafts, correspondence, printed materials, photographs, and a film entitled “American Tourist Abroad.”
Additional items in the Lang collection include books (occasionally inscribed), many of which are by Lang or contain articles by Lang; notebooks; scrapbooks; and a briefcase containing miscellaneous printed materials.