Correspondence and Memorabilia, 1918-1997
Correspondence, 1980-1997, and undated
Benson, Mary. 1964-1966
Twelve letters from Mary Benson, political activist, author; biographer of
Berry, John, et al. 1963-1970.
Includes nine letters from the American director and collaborator John
Berry, Circle in the Square Theatre, and eleven letters from Margie
Goldsmith, close friend of Berry and the costume designer for Boesman and
Lena, all concerning the production of Fugard’s plays, 1960s. Also 12 pages
of typed notes for Boesman and Lena, May 9, 1970.
[John Berry] News clippings, May-June
Sent to Fugard, mostly regarding the production of
Boesman and Lena, also about Fugard’s passport problems,
British Broadcasting Corp./South African Broadcasting Corp., 1967-1976.
Includes Robin Midgley and Leslie James Seth-Smith, et al.
Fugard, Athol. 1953-1954.
Seven letters to his mother or parents.
Fugard, Sheila. 1963-1964.
Four letters from Fugard's wife to him in New York after he was deported
from Zambia; one from her, 1970, to Athol Fugard’s mother.
Gordimer, Nadine. 1961,
Mokae, Zakes. 1962-1971.
Six letters from longtime friend and lead actor in many of Fugard’s
Schneider, Irving. 1964-1965,
Twenty-four letters from Irving Schneider, the producer of People are Living
There, regarding the script and production. Also a five page letter from
Lindsay Anderson, June 23, 1965, enclosing six pages of "Notes on Specific Points
in the Script."
“Letters from black actors in my Port Elizabeth theatre group who were
sentenced various periods of imprisonment on Robben Island.” 1965-1967
Documents related to Council scholarship for Fugard, 1945
Documents related to The Serpent Players, 1965
Documents related to withdrawal of Athol Fugard’s passport, 1967-1968
“Receipt from Security Police for material taken from my house after
Police Raid.” Oct.
Personal and family related memorabilia, 1918-1970.
Includes notes, receipts, bills, sister’s wedding announcement, etc.