Contains materials received since 2002. Arranged in the same order as Series I
Arranged chronologically. Not indexed.
Writings - major works.
Arranged alphabetically by title
God Bless you, Mr. Rosewater: A New Musical, by
Howard Ashman, Alan Menken, and Dennis Green. Typescript, undated
Happy Birthday, Wanda June. Revised ending for
operatic version, February 14,
2006; playbill for The Access Theater, New York City, opening
night Apr. 1, 2004; press kit for
stage version directed by Robert Weide, Elephant Theater, Hollywood, CA,
Oct. 26 to Dec.
9, 2001; photocopies of reviews of various
L'Histoire du Soldat. Revised libretto...prior
to publication in the Paris Review, January 1998
If God Were Alive Today. Preface only to
unpublished novel, September
A Man Without a Country. Typescript of preface;
mock-up of book jacket
Mother Night. Preface to the American Edition
in Russian, Feb. 14, 1986; list of
credits for staged reading, adapted and directed by Frances Miksits
Multiple drafts and portions of chapters, master copy and various
Correspondence and other materials concerning the translation and
Vonnegut's tour of Germany in 1998
Welcome to the Monkey House. Mock-up of CD
Welcome to the Monkey House. Revised
draft, with photocopy, for
Writings - articles, short stories, booklets, etc.
Arranged alphabetically by title or subject. Mostly photocopies of typescripts
with some original typescripts unless otherwise indicated
Al Hirschfeld, The Maker of Icons. For collection in book form of
Hirschfeld drawings, June
The Art of Kurt Vonnegut: Catalog of Original Silkscreens, with Joe
Petro III. 1997
April in East Hampton. Catalogue copy for April Gornik Show at Glenn
Horowitz Gallery in East Hampton, Summer, 1999.
Bernard Vonnegut: The Rainmaker (
The New York
Jan. 4, 1998
Can Writing be Taught? (
New York Times,
Apr. 28, 1999)
Enchanted IOUs. Portfolio produced with Joe Petro III. Layout and
cover letter. 2001
The End Is Near (
In These Times,
Oct. 29, 2004)
[Festschrift for Morgan Entrekin's birthday] Jan. 8, 2005
God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian. Reports on afterlife recorded for PBS
Typescript of one report and printer's copy of compilation printed as
premium for donation to the station
I am here to serve the people of the United States of
America...[first line] June 16,
In-the-Bone Reading (unknown magazine, 1999)
In the Manner That Must Shame God Himself (
[Interviews with]: Joel Bleifus for
magazine, 2003; Joel
Playboy magazine, 2005; Walter Miller for
Essential Vonnegut - mockup of CD packaging and cover letter
only; Eric Solstein, 1999
Knowing What's Nice (
In These Times,
Nov. 17, 2003)
Kurt Vonnegut vs. the !&#*!@ (
Feb. 17, 2003)
The Lake (
Last Words for a Century (aka: Fuh-kar-wee Indians and the Christian
Year 2000) (
A Midsummer's Night Benefit, first sketch... January 9, 2000 for the book of a musical
parody of "A Midsummer's Night Dream," by Shakespeare of course
The old university town of Weimar,...[first line] (
March 12, 1998)
Typescripts, photocopies of published poems, reprint
Preface. (unpublished, undated)
Bartlett's Words to Live By
and Thornton Wilder's
The Ides of
Oct. 4, 1999)
Stormy Weather. Submitted to
The New York
op ed page, Nov. 3,
Strange Weather Lately (
In These Times,
June 9, 2003)
This has always been not only a racist society...[first line]
Vonnegut's Last Conversation with Kilgore Trout, October 1, 2004
Zoology 101 (
Forbes ASAP). For a
collection of essays on biotechnology, Mar.
Printed magazines, tear sheets and photocopies of articles by KV
Printed. Photocopies of columns by KV, from
The Cornell Daily Sun,
Writings - quotes
Includes blurbs on book jackets, group collected for a portfolio,
copy for postcards.
Printed, typescripts and photocopies
Writings - speeches and lectures.
Mostly typescripts with some correspondence and other related materials.
1986, Jan. 17.
The Imagination of the State. Panel discussion at International
P.E.N. Congress in New York City
1986, Feb. 11.
Tribute to Elsa Bonner
1997, Mar. 21.
Florida State University, Tallahassee (see also: poster)
Rice University, Houston, Texas, graduation address
1999, May 15.
Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, Georgia, graduation
2000, Jan. 7.
Faith Sale, memorial service remarks
2000, Apr. 4.
Tribute to Joseph Heller
2000, June 17.
Shortridge HIgh School Class of 1940 reunion,
2000, Sept. 5.
2000, Sept. 16.
Indiana Civil Liberties Union, Indianapolis
2001, Oct. 12.
Carl Sanburg Award, Chicago
2001, Oct. 23.
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York City. September 11
2001, ca. June.
Beekman School, New York City, graduation address
2002, Sept. 11.
St. Marks on the Bowery, New York City. September 11
2002, Sept. 29.
Tribute to Donald Farber
2003, Apr. 30.
2003, Oct. 14.
Tribute to George Plimpton
2003, Nov. 3.
"Listen." Recorded at DG Systems, NYC
2004, Feb. 21.
Tribute to Jules Feiffer
2004, May 24.
Lehigh University, graduation address
2004, Apr. 17.
Eastern Washington University, Spokane
2005, Jan. 28.
Ollie M. Lyon, Jr., memorial service remarks.
2006, June 10.
Tribute to Dan Berrigan
"The Family Business or Cosa Nostra"; tribute to Nelson
Writings by Others
Blanchard, Duncan. The Lighter Side of a Life in Science
Buckman, Robert. What You Really Need to Know About Cancer.
Photocopy of cover and dedication to KV
Davey, Lynn. Early Childhood Development: What Matters Most?
Herzog, Roman. Speech...Dresden on 13
Kasper, Becky. A Letter to Vonnegut, Aug.
Nielson, Thomas. Caught in a Timequake: Time and History in the
Fiction of Kurt Vonnegut. Thesis, Odense Universitet, 1998
Reese, Preston. Dear Mr. Vonnegut. 1996
Sigler, Sean D. (fifth grade teacher, Gardner Street School, Los
Angeles, CA). How to Survive the Future: The Quotes of Kurt Vonnegut...With
the Help from the kids of Room 21 (Gardner Street) School.
Szpek, Ervin, Jr. Ex-POWs of Slaughterhouse Five (newsletter).
Thom, James Alexander. A Major League Asterisk. Speech to the
Indiana Civil Liberties Union, Oct. 10,
Weide, Robert B. The Morning After
Biographical. Photocopy of Alex Vonnegut journal, 1902-1903; photocopy of
letter to father, May 29,
Recounts experiences from his capture near Luxemburg on Dec. 19, 1944
to his recuperation, Le Havre P.O.W. repatriation camp; photocopy of
newspaper article announcing KV as missing in action, Indianapolis Times,
Jan. 15, 1945; etc. (2 folders)
Artifacts: Three buttons; two copies of sticker: "Rare Earth 'We
could have saved it, but we were too darn cheap and lazy.--Kurt Vonnegut';
two coasters with drawings by KV
Reprint of bio,
Something about the Author
, Vol. 8
Prior, Nanette (daughter).
Two poems by NP; announcement of art show; catalog of paintings by
husband Scott Prior; etc.
Writings by and about BV; memorial service program
Domestic Goddess; review of
exhibition, 2006; playbill and poster for EV's
"Wings and Tails," 1997; announcement for
Bio in Hampton Classic Horse Show program, 2006 (sang anthem)
The Eden Express; "Bird Flu,"
article by MV
Inventory cards: Fortitude (2), 1967-1968;
the Monkey House,
Photographs: KV shaking President Bill Clinton's hand at White House
State reception for President Vaclav Havel, Sept. 16, 1998; Gold Medal for Drama Committee, 12/4/97, KV, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee,
Brendan Gill; KV at reunion of boyhood friends, July 10, 1999
Articles about KV, 1997-2007
Reviews for various books
Albion College, Apr. 18,
Mark Twain House, Apr. 30,
New Mexico University, Apr. 26,
Spokane, Apr. 17.
Artwork by KV: One original painting, five silkscreened paintings,
one silkscreened quote
Joseph Heller, William Styron, Kurt Vonnegut - War Stories:
Reality and Metaphor, A Colloquium...Florida State University,
Tallahassee, Mar. 21,
One Book One City, Indianapolis, 2007 poster and brochure
Poster for The Year of Vonnegut 2007, Indianapolis