Hannibal, Edward (1936-2014)
Scope:
The Edward Hannibal collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, legal materials, film and video, photographs, electronic media, and other materials.

The collection includes manuscripts for novels, short stories, screenplays, and other items.

Collected novel manuscripts include Chocolate Days, Popsicle Weeks (Houghton-Mifflin, 1970), St. Joe’s Boys, Bye Bye Blackbird, and an early work titled Spook.

Collected short story manuscripts include titles such as "The Trojan Hair," "The Last Charleston," "Brass Belt Buckles," "Bridie From Nowhere," "Sweet Berlin," "First Symphony," "In Cuba, To Die is Free," and others.

Collected screenplays include Chocolate Days, Popsicle Weeks and Dancing Man.

Other items include "Click" (on onion skin paper), "The 12 Primary Forms of TV Commercials," early notes and stories, and outlines.

Correspondence collected between 1962 and 1971 is exclusively literary, consisting of letters from publishers, agents, and fellow authors. Notables include Abraham Burack, Cyril Clemens, Linda Gould, James W. Gurll, Elizabeth B. Hawes, Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, Rex Stout, and Francis S.J. Sweeney.

Printed materials in the collection include reviews and publicity materials, as well as items that appeared in Publishers Weekly, The Dial Press, The New York Book Review, The Daily News, and other publications. Also present are book covers, advertisements, and Chocolate Days proofs.

The collection’s legal materials include photocopies of a re-assignment contract and a contract with Ampersand Productions. A contract with M.S.D Productions, Inc. and correspondence regarding the Liberty Square Station legal disputes constitute additional materials.

Collected film and video items are recorded on videotapes and film reels. Many items pertain to Grey Advertising (Hannibal’s employer), such as "Smithsonian World – ‘Selling the Dream’" and "Mitsubishi Motor Sales of America."

Photographs in the collection consist of black and white prints, mainly of family, taken during the 1970s. George Adams photographs for "Trace of Red" are present, as well.

The collection of electronic media includes CD-ROMs (1998-2006), which contain articles, notes, manuscripts, proofs, journals, professional materials, lecture notes, address books, calendars, reviews, and biographical information.

Miscellaneous materials include a Boston College Syllabus, grant applications, rejections, journals, and holograph notes regarding Vietnam.
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Notable Figures
1. Hannibal, Edward, 1936-
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. Advertising Subject Guide
3. Authors, American
4. American literature--20th century