Davis, Owen, 1874-1956

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Davis was a playwright of dramas and melodramas. He wrote the play "Icebound" in 1922 for which he won the Pulitzer Prize.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1951. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29631562

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referencedIn Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976. Set design drawing for Ethan Frome, n.d. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. At Yale : typescript, 1909. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hoschna, Karl L., 1877-1911. Back again [collection] : musical farce in two acts founded on an old English comedy / book and lyrics by Owen Dairs and O.A. Hauerbach ; music by Karl Hoschna. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. An old sweetheart of mine : a love story dealing with life on the plains : typescript, after 1911. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. Letter to Selden. [s.l.]. [19--?] Oct. 12. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. Papers, 1910-1951. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn Otto Harbach Papers, 1870-1990, 1895-1963 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Shaw, Thomas Shuler, 1906-. Scrap book, [1912-1933] Library of Congress
referencedIn Theater and Entertainment Scrapbooks, 1883-1947 Cleveland Public Library
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection., 1860-1950 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. Owen Davis letters [manuscript], 1923, 1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. Letter to Mr Kennedy. Elizabethtown, NY. [19--?] June 13. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. Her one false step [microform] / by Owen Davis. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn Set design drawing for Ethan Frome, undated The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966, 1924-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
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associatedWith Butler, Ellis Parker, 1869-1937. person
associatedWith Cleveland Public Library Literature Department corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, Donald, d. 1992. person
associatedWith Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940, person
associatedWith Frohman, Gustave, 1855-1930, person
associatedWith Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 person
associatedWith Hoschna, Karl L., 1877-1911. person
associatedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976. person
associatedWith Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966 person
associatedWith Phillips, Murray, person
associatedWith Samuel Stark person
correspondedWith Shaw, Thomas Shuler, 1906- person
associatedWith Stark, Samuel. person
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Melodrama
Drama--Collections
Playwriting
Drama--20th century
Occupation
Dramatists
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Birth 1874-01-29

Death 1956-10-14

Americans

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