Lunt, Alfred.

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Acting couple considered for nearly forty years to be the most famous team on the American stage, with their reputation established through intimate modern comedy.

From the description of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton, 1941-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363740

Actor, director.

From the description of Letters, to Bennett Weaver, 1909-1915, 1931-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365917

American actor.

From the description of Autograph letter and typewritten letter signed "Alfred" : Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, to Charles Ryskamp, [n.d.] and 1972 Aug. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129703

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Philippe Halsman theatrical photographs, 1947-1969 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Rouben Mamoulian Papers, 1740-1987, (bulk 1906-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Choate, Edward, 1908-1975. Papers, 1923-1973. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Joseph Edward Davies Papers, 1860-1958, (bulk 1912-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn E. Martin (Elliott Martin) Browne papers, 1925-1975. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Worcester Dramatic Museum. Papers, 1732-1995. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Playwrights' Company. Records, 1938-1960. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Oppenheimer, George. Papers, 1943-1977. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Maurice Zolotow papers The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Players (New York, N.Y.). Pipe Night tape collection, 1963-1986. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Herman Buchman papers, 1939-1990 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Sir, Michael Redgrave, Archive, 1890-1996 V&A Museum: Department of Theatre and Performance
referencedIn Bourneuf, Philip, 1912-1980. Philip Bourneuf collection, 1920-1970. Boston University, School of Medical
creatorOf Players (Club). Players records, 1848-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Bagnold, Enid. Enid Bagnold papers, 1912-1971. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Souvenir programs for theatrical productions, 1906-2005. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945. Letter to Mr. Lunt, 23rd July, 1929 : typed. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957. Papers, 1899-1960 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Emmet family. Emmet family papers, 1792-1989 (bulk 1851-1989). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Hellman, Florence Marx. Theatrical diaries kept by Florence Marx Hellman, 1903-1942. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Fay family. Papers, 1800-1953 (inclusive), 1859-1953 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Hewitt, Alan. Interviews concerning Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne [sound recording]. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Letter to [Edward C.] Mabie. [s.l.]. 1935 Nov. 25. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Howard D. Rothschild papers, 1921-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Meiere, M. Hildreth, d. 1961. Hildreth Meière papers, 1901-1999. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Elisabeth Fraser papers, 1920-1999 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn John C. Wilson Theater Collection on Noel Coward, 1931-1955 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stevens, Ashton. Ashton Stevens papers 1850-1952, bulk 1920-1940. Newberry Library
referencedIn Playwrights' Company records, 1938-1960 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971. Thomas Gomez papers, 1939-1971. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Robert Benney original drawings, 1926-1947 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Jo Mielziner papers, 1903-1976 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Alfred Lunt letters to various recipients, 1940-1956 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred, 1893-1977. Autograph letter and typewritten letter signed "Alfred" : Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, to Charles Ryskamp, [n.d.] and 1972 Aug. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn O'Brien family. Collection, circa 1880-2000. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn George Oppenheimer papers, 1943-1977 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne papers, 1838-1983. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Players records, 1848-1941 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
referencedIn Windust, Bretaigne, 1906-1960. Bretaigne Windust collection, 1929-1958. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Emmet family papers, 1792-1989 (bulk 1851-1989) Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Montgomery Clift papers, 1933-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Katharine Cornell papers, 1801-1983, dates, 1921-1974 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Margaret Webster Papers, 1837-1974, (bulk 1937-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1970 (inclusive), 1912-1954 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Webster, Margaret, 1905-1972. Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974 (bulk 1937-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Letters, to Bennett Weaver, 1909-1915, 1931-1950. University of Michigan
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Cornell, Katharine. Katharine Cornell Papers 1801-1983 (Bulk dates 1921-1974). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Aaron Frankel Papers, 1948-1977. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966, 1924-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wilson, John C. John C. Wilson theater collection on Noel Coward, 1931-1955. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hart, Moss, 1904-1961. Moss Hart and Kitty Carlisle papers, 1922-1962, 1988. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Auer, James. James Matthew Auer photographs, 1977. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968. Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse papers, 1909-1968, 1980. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Frederick Wagner autograph collection, 1917-1961. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Lavery, Emmet, 1902-1986. Papers, 1925-1965. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Theatre Arts Monthly, collection of portraits, ca., ca., 1924-1939 (bulk), 1916-1964 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Davies, Joseph Edward. Joseph Edward Davies papers, 1860-1958 (bulk 1912-1958). Library of Congress
creatorOf Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973. S. N. Behrman papers, 1912-1987. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Weill-Lenya correspondence, 1925-1948. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Small Music and Theater Scrapbooks, 1924-1947 Cleveland Public Library
referencedIn Mamoulian, Rouben. Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987 (bulk 1906-1987). Library of Congress
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Frankel, Aaron. Aaron Frankel papers, 1948-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Will Rapport papers, 1931-1964. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Hewitt, Alan. Papers, 1930-1986. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Romney Brent papers, 1934-1975 (bulk dates 1969-1975 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Meiere, M. Hildreth, d. 1961. Hildreth Meière papers, 1901-1954. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Lunt-Fontanne golden anniversary souvenir booklet, 1972. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Lunt/Fontanne recordings from the collection of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts [sound recording] Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wolff, Perry. Papers, 1945-1989. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne papers, 1838-1983. Wisconsin Historical Society
referencedIn S. N. Behrman papers, 1912-1987 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Lunt, Alfred, 1893-1977. Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton, 1941-1980. University of Michigan
referencedIn Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966. Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966 bulk (1924-1966). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Enid Bagnold papers, 1912-1971 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Auer, James. person
associatedWith Bagnold, Enid. person
associatedWith Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945. person
associatedWith Bean, Mr., person
associatedWith Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Beaumont, Hugh, 1908-1973. person
associatedWith Behrman, S. N. (Samuel Nathaniel), 1893-1973. person
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Boston (Mass.). Castle Square Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Bourneuf, Philip, 1912-1980. person
associatedWith Brent, Romney, 1902-1975 person
correspondedWith Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900- person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Buchman, Herman person
associatedWith Choate, Edward, 1908-1975. person
associatedWith Cleveland Public Library Literature Department corporateBody
associatedWith Clift, Montgomery person
associatedWith Colefax, Sibyl. person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cornell, Katharine. person
associatedWith Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974. person
associatedWith Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. person
associatedWith Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966. person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
correspondedWith Davies, Joseph Edward. person
associatedWith Emmet family family
associatedWith Emmet family. family
associatedWith Fay family. family
associatedWith Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Fontanne, Lynn. person
associatedWith Forbes, Brenda, 1909- person
associatedWith Frankel, Aaron. person
associatedWith Frankel, Aaron. person
associatedWith Fraser, Elisabeth person
associatedWith Gielgud, John, Sir, 1904- . person
associatedWith Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971. person
associatedWith Gordon, Ruth, 1896- . person
associatedWith Halsman, Philippe person
associatedWith Hamilton, Nancy, 1908-1985. person
associatedWith Hart, Moss, 1904-1961. person
associatedWith Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993. person
associatedWith Hellman, Florence Marx. person
associatedWith Hewitt, Alan. person
associatedWith Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957. person
associatedWith Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson), collector. person
correspondedWith Komisarjevsky, Theodore, 1882-1954 person
associatedWith Lavery, Emmet, 1902-1986. person
associatedWith Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967. person
associatedWith Lenya, Lotte person
associatedWith Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968. person
associatedWith Mabie, Edward Charles, 1892-1956, person
associatedWith Mamoulian, Rouben. person
associatedWith McClintic, Guthrie, 1893-1961. person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Meiere, M. Hildreth, d. 1961. person
associatedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976 person
associatedWith Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966. person
associatedWith Nesbitt, Cathleen, 1888-1982. person
associatedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith O'Brien family. family
associatedWith Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989. person
associatedWith Oppenheimer, George. person
associatedWith Phil, person
associatedWith Players (Club) corporateBody
associatedWith Players (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Playwrights' Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Rankin, May. person
associatedWith Rapport, Will. person
associatedWith Rattigan, Terence. person
correspondedWith Redgrave, Michael person
associatedWith Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. person
correspondedWith Rothschild, Howard D. person
associatedWith Ryskamp, Charles, person
associatedWith Sederholm, Harriet Washborn Briggs, 1862- person
associatedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955. person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Stevens, Ashton. person
associatedWith Stone, P. M., person
associatedWith Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Wagner, Frederick, collector. person
associatedWith Weaver, Andrew. person
associatedWith Weaver, Bennett, 1892-1970. person
associatedWith Weaver, Clarice Colby. person
correspondedWith Webster, Margaret, 1905-1972. person
associatedWith Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. person
associatedWith Wilson, John C. person
associatedWith Wilson, John C. person
associatedWith Windust, Bretaigne, 1906-1960. person
associatedWith Wolff, Perry. person
associatedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943. person
associatedWith Worcester Dramatic Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Zolotow, Maurice person
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United States
Subject
Theater
Actresses--Correspondence
Actors--Correspondence
Television programs
Actors
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Birth 1892-08-12

Death 1977-08-03

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