The Samuel Beckett Collection at the John J. Burns Library is comprised of seven distinct collections of Beckett-related material including manuscripts and typescripts by Beckett, correspondence with Beckett, ephemera, photographs, and publications by and about Beckett. The finding aid for the Beckett Collection at the Burns Library is available at http://hdl.handle.net/2345/3248 pdf opens in new window .
A portion of the Burns Library's Beckett Collection has been published as the volume No Author Better Served, edited by Maurice Harmon. This book consists of the correspondence between Beckett and his American director, Alan Schneider.
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The Burns Library's entrance is on the North side of the Bapst building facing Boston College's main gate on Commonwealth Avenue. Look at this Boston College Chestnut Hill campus map for more detailed information.
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