Subseries 1.1: Fiction, 1921-1956, undated

Scope and Content
The Fiction subseries contains drafts, reprints and partial texts of Bromfield's novels, short stories, plays, screenplays, and other literary works.Materials are arranged roughly in the chronological order Bromfield produced them, with all undated materials found after materials for which dates could be identified.

Box 54 / Folder 1132
Untitled, 1921




Box 149
Scrapbook of reviews of The Green Bay Tree, 1924




Box 148
Scrapbook of reviews of Possession, 1925




Box 52 / Folder 1034
Untitled (possibly leaf from Possession), 1925




Box 55 / Folder 1145
"Vingt-Quartre Heures", 1925-1929

Language: The records are in French



Box 13 / Folder 195
Early Autumn, 1926




Box 26 / Folder 381
Letter and untitled article submitted to the Saturday Review, 1926 December 15




Box 149
Scrapbook of reviews of Early Autumn and A Good Woman (also clippings regarding Pulitzer Prize for Early Autumn), 1926-1927




Box 1 / Folder 8
"Allons Chez Hinky Dink!" draft, circa 1927

Language: The records are in French



Box 22 / Folder 324-326
"The House of Women: A Play in Three Acts" (with Dorothy Black), 1927

Language: The records are in English and French



Box 14 / Folder 209
"Expatriate--Vintage 1927", 1927 March




Box 46 / Folder 649-653
"The Strange Case of Miss Annie Spragg" (short story), 1928




Box 1 / Folder 9
"An Alsatian Idyll" draft, circa 1929




Box 2 / Folder 20
"The Apothecary" draft, circa 1929




Box 2 / Folder 26
Awake and Rehearse front matter, circa 1929




Box 8 / Folder 111
"The cat that lived at the Ritz" draft, circa 1929




Box 26 / Folder 380
"Let's go to Hinky-Dink's" (short story), circa 1929




Box 26 / Folder 388
"The Life of Vergie Winters" (short story from the collection Awake and Rehearse), 1929




Box 32 / Folder 478-481
"Mr. Rosie and May" (short story from Awake and Rehearse), 1929




Box 54 / Folder 1137
"L'Urne" in Revue Bleue, 1929

Language: The records are in French



Box 2 / Folder 29
"Badinage: Une piece avec prologue et trois actes" draft of play script, circa 1930s

Language: The records are in French



Box 47 / Folder 656
Tabloid News, 1930




Box 51 / Folder 1019-1020
Untitled fiction, 1930




Box 27 / Folder 396
"The Major" in Saturday Review of Literature, 1930 February




Box 20 / Folder 298
"Hallelujah I'm a Bum", circa 1932




Box 12 / Folder 181-188
De Luxe, 1932




Box 111 / Folder 1833
Correspondence regarding proofs, 1932, 1955




Box 32 / Folder 472
A Modern Hero, 1932




Box 52 / Folder 1037
Untitled (on writing), 1932 January 24




Box 111 / Folder 1834
'Feature Extraordinary' (partial, title page missing) in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan, 1932 June




Box 14 / Folder 213-216
The Farm, 1933




Box 26 / Folder 389
"The Listener" (from the collection Here Today and Gone Tomorrow), 1933 November 29




Box 22 / Folder 335
"Ila" in Artists' and Writers' Chap Book, Artists' and Writers' Dinner Club (New York), 1933 December 15




Box 21 / Folder 311-315
"Here Today and Gone Tomorrow" (with George Hawkins), circa 1934




Box 17 / Folder 251
"Fourteen Years After", 1934




Box 39 / Folder 534
"No. 55" (short story from the collection Here Today and Gone Tomorrow), 1934




Box 13 / Folder 196
"The Eavesdropper" in Hearst's International Cosmopolitan, 1934 March




Box 31 / Folder 465
"Miss Mehaffy's Big Day", circa 1935




Box 22 / Folder 321-322
"The Hostess" in Harper's Bazaar, 1935




Box 29 / Folder 443
The Man Who Had Everything, 1935




Box 30 / Folder 444-447
The Man Who Had Everything, 1935




Box 37 / Folder 522-524
"New York Legend" (short story from It Takes All Kinds), 1935-1939




Box 50 / Folder 999
"The Three Faces in the Mirror" in Hearst's International Cosmopolitan, 1935 February




Box 31 / Folder 464
"Miss Mehaffy" in National Zeitung, 1935 June 12 - 1936 July 1

Language: The records are in German



Box 17 / Folder 254
"Die Frau in Schatten", circa 1935 December

Language: The records are in German



Box 111 / Folder 1835
"Bitter Lotus" (partial) in Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, 1936 November




Box 4 / Folder 45-48
"Bitter Lotus" drafts, proofs, printed version from Hearst's International Cosmopolitan, circa 1936-1938




Box 43 / Folder 607-608
The Rains Came, 1937, 1950




Box 44 / Folder 609-611
The Rains Came, 1937




Folder 1
The Rains Came advertisement poster, circa 1937-1938

Physical Description: [flat folder stored in map case]



Box 2 / Folder 23-24
"Aunt Flora" holograph, draft, circa 1938




Box 30 / Folder 456
"McLeod's Folly" (short story from It Takes All Kinds), 1938-1939




Box 31 / Folder 457-458
"McLeod's Folly" (short story from It Takes All Kinds), 1938-1939




Box 20 / Folder 300-301
"The Hand of God" short story from the collection It Takes All Kinds, 1939




Box 24 / Folder 359
It Takes All Kinds, 1939




Box 47 / Folder 660-661
"That Which Never Returns" short story from the collection It Takes All Kinds, 1939




Box 5 / Folder 54
"Brigham Young" mimeographed screenplay, 1939 July 26




Box 111 / Folder 1837-1838
"You Get What You Give" draft (became McLeod's Folly), 1940s




Box 3 / Folder 38-39
"Better than life" drafts, circa 1940




Box 29 / Folder 440-442
Malabar Hill or Bombay Nights, circa 1940




Box 24 / Folder 358
"It All Came True", 1940




Box 38 / Folder 526-531
Night in Bombay, 1940-1942




Box 39 / Folder 532-533
Night in Bombay, 1940-1942




Box 112 / Folder 1839
Review of "The Rains Came" film in FilmIndia, 1940 January




Box 30 / Folder 453-454
Marching as to War, 1940 February 3




Box 31 / Folder 466-468
"Mister Pinkie" (screenplay), 1940 June-July




Box 32 / Folder 470
"Mister Pinkie" (screenplay with John van Druten), 1940 August 9




Box 60 / Folder 1418-1422
Wild Is the River, 1941




Box 17 / Folder 247
For Whom the Bell Tolls script, 1941 October




Box 50 / Folder 1010-1011
Until the Day Break, 1942




Box 33 / Folder 487-490
Mrs. Parkington, 1942-1943




Box 34 / Folder 491
Mrs. Parkington, 1942-1943




Box 25 / Folder 373
Know Your Friends - Free France (film script), 1942 August




Box 15 / Folder 224-225
"Feast from the Harvest" script for The Cavalcade of America radio show, 1942 November 23-25




Box 50 / Folder 997-998
"Thou Shalt Not Covet" short story from the collection The World We Live In, 1943




Box 59 / Folder 1401-1405
What Became of Anna Bolton, 1943




Box 112 / Folder 1840
"Mrs. Parkington" in Omnibook Magazine, 1943 July




Box 14 / Folder 206
"The Evangelist of Plowman's Folly", 1943 December




Box 12 / Folder 176
"Daughters of Mars", circa 1944




Box 12 / Folder 179
"Death in Monte Carlo", circa 1944




Box 19 / Folder 295-296
"The Great Facade" from the short story collection The World We Live In, 1944




Box 30 / Folder 448
"The Man Who was in Love with Death" (short story from the collection The World We Live In), 1944




Box 39 / Folder 536
"The Old House" (short story from the collection The World We Live In), 1944




Box 42 / Folder 594-596
"The Pond" short story from the collection The World We Live In (also in Hearst's International Cosmopolitan), 1944




Box 50 / Folder 1003
"True Love" short story from the collection The World We Live In, 1944




Box 54 / Folder 1135-1136
"Up Ferguson Way" short story from the collection The World We Live In, 1944




Box 61 / Folder 1428-1430
The World We Live In, 1944




Box 14 / Folder 201-203
"The End of the Road", 1944-1947




Box 17 / Folder 245
"Five Long Short Stories from It Takes All Kinds", 1945




Box 19 / Folder 284
"The Girl Who Knew Everybody", 1945




Box 19 / Folder 288
"Good Time Bessie", 1945




Box 23 / Folder 341-344
"In My Father's House: A Play in Three Acts" (wit Laslo Vadnay), 1945




Box 61 / Folder 1424-1425
The Woman of the Hundred Faces (with Maximilian Abramovitch and Thomas Mann), 1943




Box 25 / Folder 363
"Johnny Appleseed and the Lost Dauphin" in The Saturday Review of Literature, 1945 January 6




Box 34 / Folder 495
"My Ninety Acres" in Reader's Digest (condensed from Pleasant Valley), 1945 November




Box 26 / Folder 391
"Love in the Valley" in Woman's Journal, 1946 December




Box 112 / Folder 1842
Promotion for Colorado in The Bulletin, circa 1947




Box 25 / Folder 369-371
Kenny, 1947




Box 45 / Folder 615-616
"Retread" short story from the collection Kenny, 1947




Box 9 / Folder 116-121
Colorado holograph, drafts, 1947 June




Box 10 / Folder 122-127
Colorado layout, galley proofs, page proofs, author's alterations, serialized fiction publication from Hearst's International Cosmopolitan, 1947 March-September




Box 8 / Folder 109
"A case of literary sickness" in Saturday Review of Literature, 1947 September 13




Box 8 / Folder 105
"Calliope and the critics" in Saturday Review of Literature, 1947 December 27




Box 60 / Folder 1416-1417
The Wild Country, 1948




Box 26 / Folder 376-377
"The Last of Montparnasse" in Hearst's International Cosmopolitan, 1948 June




Box 19 / Folder 285
"Go South, Young Man!" in The Atlantic, 1948 November




Box 54 / Folder 1138
"The Value of Mulch" in Godfrey's Let's Live (excerpt from Pleasant Valley), 1950 December




Box 32 / Folder 482-484
Mr. Smith, 1951




Box 33 / Folder 485-486
Mr. Smith, 1951




Box 17 / Folder 244
"Find the Glorious Hour" in This Week Magazine, 1952 January




Box 31 / Folder 462
"The Miracle of Four-H" in American Weekly, 1952 February




Box 41 / Folder 575
"Plaisante vallee" in La Ferme, 1952 March

Language: The records are in French



Box 4 / Folder 41-43
"The Big Smash" in Cleveland Plain Dealer, New York Herald Tribune, Toronto Star Weekly, 1952 June 1, 1953 April 18




Box 25 / Folder 361
"Joey" (screenplay), 1952 June 2




Box 19 / Folder 289
"La Grand Succes" in La Patrie, 1953 May 2

Language: The records are in French



Box 54 / Folder 1139-1140
The Vanishing Prairie, 1954-1955




Box 1 / Folder 1
"The Daughters of Mars" script for Ethel Barrymore Television Theater, 1956




Box 4 / Folder 49
"Bondage" draft, undated




Box 4 / Folder 53
"Le Bridge" drafts, undated

Language: The records are in French



Box 9 / Folder 115
"The Climber" holograph, draft, undated




Box 11 / Folder 137
"Daisy's Teeth", undated




Box 12 / Folder 175
"Les Dames aux Chapeau Vert", undated

Language: The records are in French



Box 13 / Folder 192
"Les Demoiselles", undated

Language: The records are in French



Box 13 / Folder 193
"Diane", undated




Box 14 / Folder 200
"Elsie", undated




Box 18 / Folder 275-278
Fun: A Play in Three Acts and Prologue, undated




Box 19 / Folder 279
Fun: A Play in Three Acts and Prologue, undated




Box 19 / Folder 280
"Fun on the P & O, or, the Saxon Menace", undated




Box 19 / Folder 286
"God's Soldier" volume 1 research notes, undated




Box 63 / Folder 1455-1456
"The Golden Bridge" screenplay with Laslo Vadnay, undated




Box 19 / Folder 297
"The Green Bay Tree: An American Play in Three Acts", undated




Box 20 / Folder 299
"The Ham", undated




Box 20 / Folder 303
"The Hard Work of Monsieur Basincourt...", undated




Box 21 / Folder 305
"Heinrich Loessing", undated




Box 21 / Folder 306-310
"Helen in Memphis: A Musical Burlesque in the French Manner" (with Herbert T. Cobey), undated




Box 22 / Folder 323
"The House of Donna Emilia", undated




Box 22 / Folder 334
"If I had a Million Dollars", undated




Box 25 / Folder 362
"John Smith", undated




Box 25 / Folder 368
"The Journey" (play script), undated




Box 25 / Folder 372
"The Knight" (short story), undated




Box 26 / Folder 374
"Lament", undated




Box 26 / Folder 378
"The Last of the Colonels", undated




Box 26 / Folder 382
"A Letter" (short story), undated




Box 26 / Folder 385
"Liane des Rochers" ("story idea"), undated

Language: The records are in French



Box 147 / Folder 2314
Lithograph artwork for unidentified book, undated




Box 26 / Folder 392-393
"Love is a Crazy Thing" (novelette), undated




Box 27 / Folder 394-395
"Madame Rau" (short story, variation on "Alsatian Idyll"), undated




Box 27 / Folder 397
"Malabar Almanac...The Pleasure and Miseries of Life on a Farm" (poems), undated




Box 30 / Folder 449
"Mancheron Funeral" (short story), undated




Box 30 / Folder 450
"Manuelo" (short story), undated




Box 30 / Folder 451
"Many Mansions: A Play in Three Acts" (adaptation of In My Father's House; with Laslo Vadnay), undated




Box 31 / Folder 461
"Millstones" (short story), undated




Box 31 / Folder 463
"Miss Caresse Koch" (verse), undated




Box 32 / Folder 473-474
More Days in Pleasant Valley (unfinished novel), undated




Box 32 / Folder 476
"Mother", undated




Box 32 / Folder 477
"Mr. John D. Speiser" (verse), undated




Box 34 / Folder 492
"Mrs. Stauffer" (verse), undated




Box 38 / Folder 525
"Nigel", undated




Box 39 / Folder 544
"The Only Thing" (short story), undated




Box 41 / Folder 574
"Pilar" (movie scenario/story idea), undated




Box 45 / Folder 612
"Reggie Owen" (story idea/movie scenario), undated




Box 45 / Folder 632
"Ronnie's Choice or Wedded for Both Worlds" (story idea/movie scenario), undated




Box 45 / Folder 636
"Society Racketeer" (short story), undated




Box 46 / Folder 647
"The Story of a Great Lady" (parts II-V only), undated




Box 46 / Folder 654
"Swiss Hotel" (short story), undated




Box 50 / Folder 1009
"An Unrecorded Tale" (short story), undated




Box 54 / Folder 1142
"La Vie en Provinces: Crime Passionelle" (short story), undated

Language: The records are in French



Box 54 / Folder 1144
"La Ville de Senlis" (short story), undated

Language: The records are in French



Box 60 / Folder 1415
"The Widows" (short story), undated




Box 61 / Folder 1431
"The Wrong Side of the Tracks" (incomplete short story), undated




Box 61 / Folder 1433
"Yes, We Got No Bananas" (short story), undated




Box 52 / Folder 1035-1036
Untitled, undated




Box 52 / Folder 1049
Untitled, undated




Box 52 / Folder 1053
Untitled, undated




Box 52 / Folder 1063-1064
Untitled, undated




Box 53 / Folder 1089
Untitled, undated




Box 53 / Folder 1092
Untitled, undated




Box 53 / Folder 1101-1102
Untitled, undated




Box 53 / Folder 1111, 1117
Untitled, undated




Box 53 / Folder 1125-1126
Untitled, undated




Box 54 / Folder 1130
Untitled, undated




Box 51 / Folder 1012
Untitled (miscellaneous dramatic fragments), undated




Box 61 / Folder 1426
Untitled (movie scenarios), undated




Box 52 / Folder 1068
Untitled (short story), undated




Box 53 / Folder 1091
Untitled (verse), undated