Robinson, Budd (1915-1999)
Scope:
The Budd Robinson Collection consists of manuscripts, printed materials, and correspondence.  

Manuscripts in the collection include drafts of several novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, teleplays, and musical scores.  Robinson's books include The Confession of Andrew Clare (1968) and The Confession of Alma Quartier (1962).  The Confession of Andrew Clare includes two endings, one used in some foreign editions and one used in American versions.  Play manuscripts include Above the Fruited Plain (1945), Atom and Eve (1946-1947), Brushoff (1945), Centennial (1945), The Grass is Always Greener (1947), Romeo in the Wilderness (1966), Seven Flights of Happiness (1959), Square Pegs, Round Holes (1949), The Torch Grows Dim (1970), The Winds of Carbajal (1948), Who Killed Napoleon (1965).  Short stories include "Aaron," "The Bruise," "A Camel for Buffalo Eyes," "The Candidate," "When Do we Eat?" and "Pacific Encounter" (unpublished), and "No Job for Jews," written under the pseudonym Robert Dennis. Film screenplay drafts include The Day After Pearl, Flight, The Head-Hunter, and The Higher Law.  Episode screenplays written for television programs including The Gallager Story, Rin-Tin-Tin, Sherriff of Cochise, and Storm Over Brooklyn.   Musical scores include "All Out for England," "Ariel's Song," "Ballad of the Northern Fisherman," "Big Town Blues" and, "The Clipper Ship."

Printed material in the collection include literary journals and advertisement/publicity materials.  Literary journals include Quixote (1955) and The University of Kansas City Review (1955).  Publicity material and advertisements are for The Confession of Andrew Clare.
     
Correspondence in the collection includes business correspondence with Carl Hartman during the 1960s and 1970s.  There are also several business correspondences to various editors and publishing agencies.
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Notable Figures
1. Robinson, David, 1915-
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. American drama
3. Authors, American
4. American literature--20th century