Series I. comprises material related to Herlihy's acting and writing careers, his correspondence with Jeffrey Bailey and with American author Paul Bowles, and personal papers such as diaries, photographs, and artwork.
|Acting, 1949-1981||Box 1, F1|
Photographs and programs represent Herlihy's published works, while a small number of manuscripts sample his unpublished work.
|All Fall Down reviews, 1960||Box 1, F2|
|Blue Denim programs, 1955-1958||Box 1, F3|
|The Ceremony for the Midget flyer, 1989||Box 1, F4|
|Crazy October programs, clippings, 1957-1958||Box 1, F5|
|Laughs, etc. and Terrible Jim Fitch program and flyers, 1969-1979||Box 1, F6|
See also F13.
|Midnight Cowboy photograph and publicity, 1965-1980||Box 1, F7|
|Midnight Cowboy program and correspondence, 2006||Box 1, F8|
|The Moon in Capricorn programs and letter, 1955-1961||Box 1, F9|
|The Season of the Witch dust jacket, poster, publicity, 1971||Box 1, F10|
|Article for Sexual Latitude: For and Against , 1971||Box 1, F11|
|The Sleep of Baby Filbertson program, 1953-1960||Box 1, F12|
|Stop, You're Killing Me program and publicity, [1969-1970]||Box 1, F13|
See also F6.
|Untitled story (Beginning: "Arriving at Key West") corrected typescript, undated||Box 1, F14|
|Untitled story (Beginning: "Ghosts") handwritten manuscript, undated||Box 1, F15|
|Untitled writing regarding "The Great Dream" corrected typescript, 1968||Box 1, F16|
|File of Herlihy's "Last creative writing" typescripts, [1970s]||Box 1, F17|
Includes the "Talk Show."
|Presentations by Herlihy (publicity), 1980||Box 1, F18|
|1976-1980||Box 1, F19A|
|1982-1983||Box 1, F19B|
|1984-1986||Box 1, F19C|
|1987||Box 1, F19D|
|1988||Box 1, F19E|
|1989||Box 1, F20A|
|1990||Box 1, F20B|
|1991||Box 1, F21|
|1992||Box 1, F22|
|1993 and undated||Box 1, F23|
|1976-1984||Box 1, F24|
|1985-1988||Box 1, F25|
|1989-1990||Box 1, F26|
|1991||Box 1, F27|
|1992||Box 1, F28|
|1993||Box 1, F29|
|Paul Bowles letters to Herlihy, 1965-1979||Box 1, F30|
|Mohammed Mrabet letters to Herlihy, 1973-1974||Box 1, F31|
|1966-1977||Box 1, F32|
|Correspondence regarding Herlihy's literary papers, 1964-1988||Box 1, F33|
|Biographical information, 1971-1993||Box 1, F34|
A collection of professional and amateur photographs taken of Herlihy from childhood through the 1980s.
|Photographs, 1928-1980||Box 1, F35|
|Photograph album, 1956-1963||Box 1, F36|
Photographer Arnold Weissberger created the album in 1967 as a gift for Herlihy. Includes images from the stage performances of Crazy October and of Herlihy in Zoo Story . Includes images of Tallulah Bankhead and Joan Blondell.
|Photograph album, 1928-1975||Box 1, F37|
Includes images of Herlihy, as well as Noel Coward, Edward Albee, Lilla von Saher, Milton Goldman, and Tani Guthrie.
These diaries/notebooks document aspects of Herlihy's travels, personal life and thought processes. They include clippings; itineraries and calendars for travels; drafts of letters to friends (such as M. C. Richards); drawings and portraits by Herlihy; quotations from notable persons and personal friends; names and addresses of friends; and written records of dreams and Herlihy's analyses of them.
|Greece, 1982 May -July||Box 2, F38|
Written during Herlihy's summer in Greece.
|United States, 1982 July-October||Box 2, F39|
Includes visits with friends in New York and dreams and writing while high.
|Morocco, Turkey, United States, 1986-1987, 1990||Box 2, F40|
Herlihy traveled to Turkey and Morocco in the fall of 1986, visiting Jeff Bailey and Paul Bowles in Morocco. The journal includes Mogreb language notes, dreams, recipes, a hand-drawn map of Morocco, and theological musings. Herlihy also records the impetus for the writing of his play Crazy October , which included direction by a Ouija board.
|Spain, France and United States, 1989-1991||Box 2, F41|
Most of the journal was recorded from September to October of 1989 while Herlihy was traveling in Spain and France. Included are ink portraits, calendars, and quotations and dreams which include Allen Ginsberg, Black Mountain, and President Ronald Reagan.
|United States, 1985, 1989, 1991||Box 2, F42|
Includes one drawing from 1985, one entry from 1989, several entries from 1991; most of the writing is undated. In addition to drawings, quotations, and drafts of letters, there is a piece titled, "My Credo."
|Guam and Bali, 1990-1991||Box 2, F43|
Records experiences in Bali, as well as thoughts and dreams, drafts of letters to friends, and comments on other writers.
|Los Angeles, California, 1993 October 19-20||Box 2, F44|
Writing in the moments of Herlihy's own death.
|Black Mountain portraits, 1948||6 items||Box 2, F45|
Pencil, ink, and watercolor portraits.
|Charcoal self-portraits, 1964||2 items||Box 2, F46|
|Marker and watercolor drawings, 1978, 1982||2 items||Box 2, F47|
|Ink and pencil portraits, 1982-1989||7 items||Box 2, F48|
|Charcoal and pastel male nude, undated||1 item||Box 2, F49|
|Pencil drawings, undated||5 items||Box 2, F50|
|Ink portraits, undated||10 items||Box 2, F51|
|Watercolor portrait of Marlene Dietrich, undated||1 item||Box 2, F52|
With a postcard of Dietrich.
|Pastel and watercolor portraits, undated||3 items||Box 2, F53|
One item may be a self-portrait.
|Watercolor and pastel drawing, undated||1 item||Box 2, F54|
|Photographs and negatives of artwork by Herlihy, undated||9 items||Box 2, F55|
Many of the pieces created by others were given to Herlihy as gifts from the artists.
|Ian Hugo (Hugh Parker Guiler), 1942||1 item||Box 2, F56|
Signed and dated copper engraving.
|Ray Johnson, undated||1 item||Box 2, F57|
|Arthur Josephson, 1977-1987||3 items||Box 2, F58|
Includes "The Scholar-Critic," "Palace in a Shell," and one of a plant sprite inscribed to Herlihy. All are signed and dated by Josephson.
|Christopher Maçon, 1954||1 item||Box 2, F59|
Inscribed to Herlihy by Maçon in Paris, 1954.
|Pandora, 1990||1 item||Box 2, F60|
|Joel Singer, undated||1 item||Box 2, F61|
Collage by Singer, using a photograph by Peter Hujar.
This collection of Bailey's literary papers document his interviews and own writing.
The letters from Bowles focus on editing the manuscripts of the interview conducted by Bailey.
|1976-1978||Box 2, F62|
|1979||Box 2, F63|
|1980-1983||Box 2, F64|
Most of these letters are in response to Bailey's requests for an interview.
|Maya Angelou, 1976||Box 2, F65|
|Don Bachardy, 1976||Box 2, F66|
|Lawrence Durrell, 1977-1980||Box 2, F67|
|Oliver Hailey, 1976||Box 2, F68|
|Charlton Heston, 1966-1971||Box 2, F69|
Includes one personal letter to Bailey, as well as fan club letters and photographs of Heston.
|Christopher Isherwood, 1973-1979||Box 2, F70|
|Christine Jorgensen, undated||Box 2, F71|
|James Kirkwood, 1976-1980||Box 2, F72|
|Gavin Lambert, 1976-1977||Box 2, F73|
|Joshua Logan, 1980-1981||Box 2, F74|
Written by Joseph Curtis for Logan.
|Jed Mattes Inc, 1989-1991||Box 2, F75|
|Anaïs Nin, 1973-1975||Box 2, F76|
Includes a draft of Bailey's interview with Nin which was corrected and edited by Nin.
|John Rechy, 1976||Box 2, F77|
|Jean Rhys, 1978||Box 2, F78|
|Publishers to Bailey, 1975-1993||Box 2, F79|
|Miscellaneous, 1969-1992||Box 2, F80|
In addition to the Bowles interview in this series, a draft of the Nin interview is available in F76.
|Interview: A Conversation with Paul Bowles, 1976-1981||Box 2, F81|
With correspondence from the Paris Review , which published the interview in the fall of 1981.
|Teleplay of Herlihy's Stop, You're Killing Me , undated||Box 2, F82|
|Poem: "The Tenure of Hollowness", undated||Box 2, F83|