A Bridge Too Far: Book Material – OHIO University Libraries

Box 138

Rough drafts.*

  • Folder 2-4
    • Box #1: Beginning of book: Inscription, foreword, pp. 1-53 (526p.).
  • Folder 5-6
    • Box #2: …to Sept 29, 1972; pp. 28-122 (441p.).

Box 139

  • Folder 2-4
    • Box #3: Sept 29, 1972 to Jan 10, 1973; pp. 66-176 (462 p.).
  • Folder 5-6
    • Box #4: Jan 10, 1973 to Apr 20, 1973; pp. 76-276 (371p.).

Box 140

  • Folder 1-2
    • Box #5: Apr 20, 1973 to Aug 16, 1973; pp. 194-377 (366p.).
  • Folder 3-5
    • Box #6: Aug 17, 1973 to Sept 26, 1973; pp. 238-507 (504p.).

Box 141

  • Folder 1-2
    • Box #7: Sept 27, 1973 to Oct 22, 1973; pp. 283-601 (308p.).
  • Folder 3
    • Box #8: Oct 23, 1973 to Oct 28, 1973; pp. 490-666, foreword, dedication, acknowledgements, note on casualties (146p.).
  • Folder 4
    • Bibliography (Ts, 24p.).
  • Folder 5
    • “What They Do Today” list (Ts, 87p.).
  • Summary material.
  • Folder 6
    • Story outline and treatment (Kathryn M. Ryan) (Ts xerox, 89p.).
  • Folder 7
    • Principle characters and ages (Ts xerox, 6p.).
  • Folder 8
    • Chronology of major events (Ts xerox, 33p.).

Box 142

Manuscript

  • (Ts xerox with holo revisions, 685p.).

Box 143

  • Galley, 1st version (with holo revisions, 235p.).

Box 142

  • Galley, 2nd version (649p.).

Box 141

  • Folder 9
    • Page proof, advance uncorrected (464p.).

Box 144

Artwork

  • Folder 1
    • Positives of pictures used in Simon and Schuster, 1st Amercian edition (129 items).
  • Folder 2
    • Negatives of pictures used in Simon and Schuster, 1st Amercian edition (162 items).
  • Folder 3-4
    • Annotated contents list of master set of photographs used in the book production (Ts, 21p.).
    • Complete master set of photographs used in the book production (299 items; #159-197 not used).

Box 145

  • Folder 1
    • 1st placement of captions (80p.).
  • Folder 2
    • Final placement of captions (47p.).
    • Box A
      • Folder 9
        • End pages and maps (37 items; 7 negatives).
  • Folder 3
    • Map negatives (39 items).

Extra photographs.

  • Folder 4
    • American sources (32 original, 72 duplicate; 13 new originals, 9 duplicates; 1 negative, 1 duplicate).
  • Folder 5
    • British sources (123 original, 234 duplicate; 10 new originals, 2 duplicates).

Box 146

  • Folder 1-2
    • Dutch sources (42 original, 71 duplicate; 14 new photographs, 16 duplicates).
  • Folder 3
    • German sources (31 original, 92 duplicate; 3 new photographs, 16 duplicates).
  • Folder 4
    • Polish sources (12 original, 27 duplicate).
  • Folder 5
    • Bridges (21 original, 88 duplicate; 15 new photographs, 15 duplicates; 2 engineering diagrams).

Box 147

  • Folder 1-2
    • Buildings (49 original, 74 duplicate; 17 new photographs, 14 duplicates; 4 postcards, 1 duplicate).
  • Folder 3
    • Glider scenes (27 original, 105 duplicate; 3 new photographs, 2 duplicates).
  • Folder 4
    • Battle scenes (48 original, 53 duplicate; 5 new photographs, 5 duplicates).
  • Folder 5
    • Unlabeled (15 original, 11 duplicate; 147 new photographs, 295 duplicates).

Box 148

  • Folder 1
    • Miscellaneous (11 original, 10 duplicate; 1 new photograph; xerox, 7p.).
  • Folder 2
    • Miscellaneous negatives (166 items).
  • Folder 3-4
    • Negatives of photographs not used in book (287 items).

Box A

  • Folder 10
    • Miscellaneous negatives and development proofs (144 items).

Note: *Rough draft material was originally in 8 sections, numbered and dated with time span of composition. This order has been maintained, Pagination is that of the manuscript (Box 136 and below). Form of rough draft if Ts/ holo.