The collection contains a videocasette : "To render a life 'Let us now praise famous men' and the documentary vision."..
The collection also contains a videocassette of the first episode of the Fairfax County Public Library's magazine show : "Cover to cover." In the "Books revisited" segment Cheuse discusses the collected works of Richard Wright. There is also a brief segment on the Fairfax Regional Library's Virginia Room. The second videocassette contains a compilation of other "Books revisited" segments on "To the lighthouse," "Death comes to the archbishop," "Sons and lovers," "The leopard," and "Call it sleep." Also alternate takes and mistakes.
The collection also contains a videodisk "The 2004 path to publication --Advice from authors, editors, and agents ... Volume 1 Publishing short stories" which includes a panel discussion with Cheuse and authors Amy Tan and Richard Ford as well as a talk by Tan "Serendipity, the muse, and divine intervention."..
The collection also contains an audiodisk of Dennis Driscoll reading from two of his "Inwood stories" ("Racoon man" and "Grand Union") about life in the northernmost Manhattan neighborhood.
The collection also contains compact disks of drafts of "Madame Bovary of Cleveland"; drafts of "Biography of a woman;" and drafts of assorted short stories and essays.
Videocassettes and compact disks from the papers of Alan Cheuse, 1992-2004, Accession #10726-y, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.