This page contains information about St. Bonaventure University's archival holdings of Marshall's book, Night Drop, as well as reviews.
Night Drop (typescript index)
Thick, white pages with black fingerprint smudge marks and horizontal fold in middle. Editorial corrections in blue ink, pencil, and red and purple colored pencils, mainly concerning layout of page. Typed number with period following in top upper right-hand corner above text. First page has "Index" in center of page in blue ink with hand-written border underneath; also has "Marshall-Night Drop" in upper left-hand corner in red pencil. First page also contains notes about layout of index, and note about border/head to have underneath "Index". Last page is "Insertion to Marshall NIGHT DROP index", with one entry; "inserted 12/18/61" in purple ink appears next to text.
Night Drop (typescript opening pages, map list, prologue and epilogue)
Prologue and Map Listing
White paper in good condition; first page in poor condition: smudge marks, discoloration, fraying, creases. Editorial corrections in pencil, red colored pencil, red pen, and red and green marker. Corrections about layout and text corrections, and appear in different handwritings. Blue stamped number appears in upper right-hand corner of all pages above text; numbers range from 1-439, plus unnumbered intro page. Title of chapter and respective number page is in chapter at top of each page, circled in red colored pencil. Circled questions in red colored pencil appear along margins. Some pages contain g. followed by a number. Certain pages have text taped on over other text. Book one and two (sections of book) have cover page with title of "book" and quote from the first book of Samuel (biblical).
Atlantic. 209 (April) 161. Phoebe Adams
Booklist. 58 (15 April) 559
Foreign Affairs. 41 (October ) 226
Guardian. (23 November) 6. David Rees
Kirkus. 30 (1 January) 48
Library Journal. 87 (15 March) 1130. G.A. Cevasco
New York Herald Tribune Books. (11 March) 11. G.A. Craig
New York Times Book Review. (25 March) 7. John Toland
New Yorker. 38 (14 April) 182. Bruce Bliven
San Francisco Chronicle. (3 April) 33. Jack Fosie
Saturday Review. 45 (7 July ) 31. Quentin Reynolds
Springfield Republican. (1 April) 4D
Time. 79 (30 March) 87
Times London Literary Supplement. (7 December) 959