Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946

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Damon Runyon was born in Manhattan, Kansas, and did his first writing as a correspondent for the Hearst newspapers during World War I. Runyon became a well known American humorist and short story writer between the two wars.

From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1936-1937. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612709

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From the description of Letter to Ernest Costello, 1946 August 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50416311

American author and journalist; b. Alfred Damon Runyon; some sources give birthdate as 1884.

From the description of Damon Runyon letter to Dick Rinard, 1934 Aug. 06. (Historical Society of Delaware). WorldCat record id: 71129622

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creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Letter to Ernest Costello, 1946 August 17. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. Original Broadway script : guys and dolls a musical fable of Broadway / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Whitman College, Penrose Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Esquire, Inc. Records, 1933-1977 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. Guys and dolls / music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon, 1992. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf General Literary Manuscripts collection, 1677-1969 USC Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Barnashim ṿa-ḥatikhot. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Robinson, Arthur, 1894-1972. Arthur Robinson papers, 1917-1969. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Midnight alibi : dialogue transcript, [19--]. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Field, Bradda, 1904-1957. Constable Correspondence, 1927-1944. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn RKO Radio Pictures, inc. correspondence, 1931-1958 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn General Literary Manuscripts collection, 1677-1969. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Guys and Dolls / based on story and characters of Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Edward Gilbert, 1984 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives. Guys and Dolls / based on story by Damon Runyon ; directed by Edward Gilbert, 1984 - production photos. University of Guelph
creatorOf Canadian Stage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on story by Damon Runyon ; directed by Edward Gilbert, 1984 - production photos. University of Guelph
referencedIn Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.) archive, 1923-2007. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Landesman, Eyal. Barnashim ṿa-ḥatikhot, me-aḥore ha-ḳelaʻim. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection., 1860-1950 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Constable Correspondence, 1936-1937. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Bernstein, Walter. Little Miss Marker: screenplay, 1978, December 12. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Damon Runyon letter to Dick Rinard, 1934 Aug. 06. Historical Society of Delaware
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Handerek, 2000 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
referencedIn Constable (Firm). Directors' Files, Records, 1899-1959. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Bryan Macdonald, 1990 - Reviews and Articles. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Handerek, 2000 - performance file. University of Guelph
referencedIn RKO Radio Pictures, inc. RKO Radio Pictures, inc. correspondence, 1931-1958. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Typed letter signed : New York, to Lou, 1944 June 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stark, Samuel. Theatre scrapbook collection, 1860-1950. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. A slight case of murder, by Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay ... New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946. Typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Henson, 1938 July 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; directed by Kelly Handerek, designers, Teresa Burns and Jennifer Suski, 2000 - technical drawings. University of Guelph
creatorOf CentreStage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on story by Damon Runyon ; directed by Edward Gilbert, 1984 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). Guys and Dolls / based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon ; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser ; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows ; devised and directed by Peter Dearing, 1961 - house program. University of Guelph
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associatedWith Allmond, Marcus Blakey, 1851-1909 person
associatedWith Andros, R. S. S., (Richard Salter Storrs), 1817-1868 person
associatedWith Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 person
associatedWith Baker Street Irregulars (Organization : U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Bernstein, Walter. person
associatedWith Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951 person
associatedWith Canadian Stage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith CentreStage Theatre Archives (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Constable (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 person
associatedWith Costello, Ernest, person
associatedWith Davie, Donald person
associatedWith Eliot, T. S., (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Esquire, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Field, Bradda, 1904-1957. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928 person
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Henson, Mr, person
associatedWith Herford, Oliver, 1863-1935 person
associatedWith Hotel Du Pont. corporateBody
associatedWith Howard, Robert, Sir, 1626-1698 person
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 person
associatedWith Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968, person
associatedWith Lindsay, Vachel, 1879-1931 person
associatedWith Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. person
associatedWith Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947 person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916 person
associatedWith Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949 person
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 person
correspondedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 person
associatedWith Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922 person
associatedWith Perkoff, Stuart Z. person
associatedWith Porter, Cole, 1891-1964 person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872 person
correspondedWith Rinard, Dick person
associatedWith RKO Radio Pictures, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Roberts, Charles George Douglas, Sir, 1860-1943 person
associatedWith Robinson, Arthur, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Rubenstein, Nash & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 person
associatedWith Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957. person
associatedWith Saltus, Edgar, 1855-1921 person
associatedWith Samuel Stark person
associatedWith Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916 person
associatedWith Stark, Samuel. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 person
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Vale, Eugene person
associatedWith Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933 person
associatedWith Weismiller, Edward Ronald, 1915- person
associatedWith Wells, Carolyn, d. 1942 person
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Great Britain
Delaware--Wilmington
Subject
Drama (American)
Authors, American--19th century--Archival resources
Cancer--Surgery
Humorous stories, American
Hotels
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
Publishers and Publishing
American literature--20th century
Occupation
Authors, American
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Birth 1880-10-04

Death 1946-12-10

Americans

English

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