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Guide to the The pleasure of his company, 1966-1967
Special Collections M0213  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content
  • Arrangement
  • Access Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fay, Paul Burgess, 1918- . The pleasure of his company,
    Date (inclusive): 1966-1967
    Collection number: Special Collections M0213
    Creator: Fay, Paul Burgess, 1918-.
    Extent: 2 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: Material relating to various stages in the researching, writing, publication, and promotion of THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY, by Paul B. Fay, Jr., a longtime friend of John F. Kennedy. Includes manuscript, galleys, correspondence, and notes.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Provenance

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Fay, Jr., 1968.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] The pleasure of his company, M0213, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical Note

    Under-Secretary of the Navy in the Kennedy administration.

    Scope and Content

    Material relating to various stages in the researching, writing, publication, and promotion of THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY, by Paul B. Fay, Jr., a longtime friend of John F. Kennedy. Includes manuscript, galleys, correspondence, and notes.

    Arrangement

    The various drafts of The Pleasure Of His Company have been arranged into general categories roughly representing successive stages in the work's evolution, as follows:
      Handwritten Drafts.
      First Typescript:
      Transcripts of tapes and handwritten drafts.
      Second Typescript:
      First division of the work into chapters; includes several drafts of most chapters, each incorporating autograph corrections made on the previous drafts.
      Third Typescript:
      Essentially a complete draft incorporating all the revisions made on the Second Typescript.
      Fourth Typescript:
      Drafts before final editing and Kennedy Family review.
      Fifth Typescript:
      Final drafts with Kennedy Family comments.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Fay, Paul B., 1918-
    Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
    Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969.
    Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
    Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-
    Presidents--United States.

    Additional Note

    ABBREVIATIONS

    • t.s. typescript.
    • c.t.s. carbon copy of typescript.