Highsmith, Patricia: Nachlass Patricia Highsmith


Swiss Literary Archives (SLA)
Hallwylstrasse 15
CH-3003 Berne



Author/Origine : Highsmith, Patricia
Title : Works
Scope and content : A-Works: typewritten manuscripts of various novels, including lengthy fragments of unpublished or unfinished works; around 400 typewritten manuscripts of partly unpublished short stories, essays and poems; some 39 cahiers, or literary notebooks; more than 300 loose drawings and watercolors and 25 sketchbooks.
Cote : SLA-PH-A

A-01 Prose
A-01-a Novels
A-01-b Unfinished / Unpublished Novels
A-01-c Short Stories, Articles and Essays
A-01-c-1/01-61 "Oldest Short Stories 1945-1955 c"
A-01-c-2/62-110 "Short Stories: Middle"
A-01-c-3/111-180 "Short Stories: 1972-74-78-80-81-82"
A-01-c-4/181-237 "Short Stories 1983-88/Book Reviews"
A-01-c-5/238-299 "Stories - Articles 1989"
A-01-c-6_to_10 Collections of Short Stories
A-01-c-11_to_14 Essays / Incomplete Old Stories, etc.
A-02 Poems
A-03 Theatre Plays [no Ms.]
A-04 TV and Radio Scripts
A-05 Notebooks [Cahiers]
A-06 Drawings
A-06-a Small Format Drawings and Sketchbooks
A-06-b Medium Format Drawings and Sketchbooks
A-06-c Large Format Drawings


TV and Radio Scripts

Cote Title / Description Dates Collation Further Info / Remarks
A-04-a The Cellar   1966-1967 (ca.)
A-04-a/01 The Cellar. A television play of one-hour length, 1966-1967 (ca.). Ts. (with integrated carbon copy), 2x34 pp. + notes (1 p.)
A-04-a/02 The Cellar (BBC Rehearsal Script, The Wednesday Thriller), 1966-1967 (ca.). Ts. copy with corrections, 94 pp.
A-04-b The Arrangement (TV play?)   s.d.
Ts., 110 pp. s.a. D-08.2
A-04-c Tomorrow and Tomorrow – Dead in the Morning (suggested titles). TV Play of one Hour   s.d.
Ts. (copy), 112 pp. (from AvP/Diogenes 2001)
A-04-d An Exchange of Glances. Treatment for a Film   1992
Ts. (copy), 40 pp. (received from AvP/Diogenes 2001)