The Samuel Beckett - Judith Schmidt Douw collection at Boston College contains correspondence between Schmidt Douw (née Schmidt) and Samuel Beckett and others, including director Alan Schneider and professors who studied Beckett’s works. The letters deal with both professional and personal matters.
The Samuel Beckett - Judith Schmidt Douw collection primarily contains correspondence between Schmidt Douw (née Schmidt) and Samuel Beckett; Alan Schneider, American stage director; Rudoph von Abele, English literature professor at American University; James Knowlson, French professor at the University of Reading French professor; Emory Universit; and M. M. Spitzer. There is some additional correspondence and photographs. The letters deal with professional matters relating to Grove Press and Beckett's works and also concern the personal relationship between Beckett and Schmidt Douw.
Copyright interests have not been transferred to Boston College.
The Samuel Beckett - Judith Schmidt Douw collection was a gift from Schmidt Douw in 2006.