Department of Special Collections and University Archives
McFarlin Library. University of Tulsa.  2933 E. 6th St.  Tulsa, OK.  74104-3123 (OKT - OkTU)

Graham Greene papers

Collection  1985-003

Dates:  1948-1962.

Extent:  (1 box).

Level of Description:  Item level.

Name of creator(s):  Graham Greene.

Date of creation:  Undetermined.

Scope and Content:   Consists of 24 letters between Graham Greene and Vivien Greene; between Vivien Greene and her solicitors, Dorothy Glover (Craigie), Marion Greene (ex mother-in-law), Maud Greene (Graham Greene's aunt), and others; and dates from 1948-1962. Included are a photograph album containing snaps of the Greene's honeymoon and other travels; a signed autograph draft translation of Our Man in Havana and The Quiet American by Francis Greene (Graham Greene's son); and a carbon copy typescript play adaptation of The Quiet American in Russian.

Administrative/Biographical History: 

Access and Copyright:  This material is housed off-site and will require special arrangements for anticipated use. Contact the Department of Special Collections.

Language and Scripts:  English, Russian.

Finding aid/Inventory:  Finding aid is available online.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition:   Purchased from Bertram Rota Ltd., 1985.

Date(s) of description:   Milissa Burkart, May 1993.

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Subject Headings 

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Correspondence: Graham Greene
1:1 Greene, Graham to Vivien Greene. 4 handwritten and signed letters, 4 typed and signed letter.   [c1948]-1963, undated.    
  Greene, Graham from Vivien Greene.  Typed letter, undated.    
Correspondence:  Vivien Greene
1:2 Bishcoff & Co. (Solicitors) to Vivien Greene. 4 typed and signed letters. 1948.  In reference to the Greene's marital separation. (Craigie) Glover, Dorothy to and from Vivien Greene.  2 handwritten and signed letters.  1952, undated.

Greene, Francis. (See Writings:  Our Man in Havana and The Quiet American)

Greene, Marion (Greene's mother) to Vivien Greene.  5 handwritten and signed letters. 1948. In reference to Graham Greene's childhood, suicide attempt, he and Vivien's separation, Dorothy Glover, etc.

Greene, Maud C. (Greene's aunt) to Vivien Greene. Typed letter.  [17 Dec] 1948.

London Library to Vivien Greene. Typed and signed letter.  1 Nov 1962.  Informing Vivien Greene of Graham Greene's cancelation of membership.  Related press cuttings pasted on.

Martindale, Father C. C. to Vivien Greene.  Fragment of a typed and signed letter.  1948.

Rubenstein, Mr. (Graham Greene's solicitor).  Carbon copy typed letter.  Incomplete date.

Photograph album
1:3 Includes snaps of the Greene's honeymoon and early life together [c1927-1929], a summer holiday [c1928], trips to Greece, Luxemburg, Turkey.    
1:4 Brighton Rock.  Press cutting of an article in which Graham Greene defends the novel, but not its film adaptation.    
1:5 Our Man in Havana  and The Quiet American.  Handwritten translations by Francis Greene, of a Russian book review, 16 May 1959; 10p.    
1:6 The Quiet American.  Carbon copy typed adaptation for a play, in Russian, p3-95.    
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