Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950

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Kennedy was born on Feb. 14, 1871 in Derby, England; worked as an office boy and clerk from ages 13-16; began writing and lecturing; married actress Edith Wynne Matthison in 1898; wrote short stories, articles and poems, while also acting and serving as a press agent and theatrical business manager; made his first appearance on the stage in 1897 as a starving citizen in The seats of the mighty, at Her Majesty's Theatre, London; made his first appearance in New York in 1903 as the doctor and the messenger in Everyman; after 1905, devoted his time mainly to dramatic writing; with his wife, taught for several years at the dramatic department of Bennett Junior College in Millbrook, NY; published plays include The servant in the house (1908), The terrible meek (1911), and The idol breaker (1914); retired to Los Angeles; he died on Feb. 16, 1950.

From the description of Papers, 1887-1947. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39287308

Angl-American actor, playwright and director; author of "The servant in the house" and "The terrible meek."

From the description of Charles Rann Kennedy letter to Dr. Alfred R. Hussey [manuscript], 1923 February 24 (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174963444

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creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letter : Millbrook, N.Y., to Frances E. Emerson, Argos, Ind., 1916 Mar. 3. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950. Letter, [ca. 1900-1950?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letters to Horace Howard Furness and Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1902-1928. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Kennedy, Edith Wynne Matthison. Letters, 1913-1917, New York, etc., to Philip D. Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950. Autograph letter signed C. Rann Kennedy to: "My dear Miss Lee Bates" April 14, 1908. Wellesley College
referencedIn Charles Henry Caffin papers, circa 1883-1973, bulk 1883-1918 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letter to Mr. Streamer. Gloucester, MA. 1913 Jul. 10. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. Papers of George Pierce Baker, 1882-1926 (inclusive), 1890-1926 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Gibson, Florence Wier. Letter, March 3, 1910-1920, New York City [to] Mr. Edwin Markham, My Dear Poet, [Staten Island, New York] / Florence Wier Gibson. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918. Charles Henry Caffin papers, ca. 1883-1973. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Autograph letter signed from Charles Rann Kennedy, Savoy Theatre, to Charles Gallup, Esq., Overlook, Coxsackie-on-Hudson, New York [manuscript], 1908 April 22. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950. Letters, 1913-1915, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Gage, Margaret,. Interview with Margaret Gage. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Additional papers, ca. 1870-1922. Houghton Library.
creatorOf VOL. CCLXXincludes:f. 2 Cardinal Patrick Hayes, RC Archbishop of New York: Telegram to F. A. Chesterton from Cardinal Patrick Hayes: 1936.f. 4 Maurice Francis Healy, KC: Telegram and letter to F. A. Chesterton from Maurice Francis Healy: 1936.f. ... British Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Correspondence with H. L. Mencken, 1916. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918. Charles Henry Caffin papers, circa 1883-1973, bulk 1883-1918. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Papers, 1887-1947. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LIII (ff. 207). Correspondence with:1. f. 1. Holbrook Jackson; 1934. Signed.2. ff. 2-5v. Jolan Jacobi, General Secretary of the Kulturbund, Vienna; 1934-1935. Signed. With a visiting card and an introductory letter from ..., 1893-1936 British Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letter, 1915 May 19, New Hartford, Conn., to Maurice Browne, Chicago. University of Michigan
creatorOf Miller, Henry, 1860-. Letter to Charles Rann Kennedy, 1910. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Papers, 1887-1947. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letter, 1912 Apr. 3, New York, to Maurice Browne, Chicago. University of Michigan
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950. Typed letter signed Charles Rann Kennedy to: "Beloved Miss Lee Bates" May 30, 1918. Wellesley College
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letter : Millbrook, N.Y., to Frances E. Emerson, Argos, Ind., 1916 Mar. 3. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950. Typed letter signed Charles Rann Kennedy to: "My dear Miss Caswell" May 16, 1916. Wellesley College
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Letter, 1919 Dec. 12, Millbrook, N.Y., to Maurice Browne, Seattle. University of Michigan
creatorOf Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-. Charles Rann Kennedy letter to Dr. Alfred R. Hussey [manuscript], 1923 February 24 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.), Golden Book Magazine, editorial correspondence, 1921-1935. Houghton Library.
creatorOf VOL. CCLXXincludes:f. 4 Laura Monkhouse, daughter of Cosmo Monkhouse: Letters to F. A. Chesterton from Laura Monkhouse: 1901.f. 5 Pius XII; Pope: Telegram to F. A. Chesterton from Pius XII: 1936.f. 6 Edith Wynne Kennedy, wife of C R Kennedy: Te... British Library
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. person
associatedWith Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929. person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Caffin, Charles Henry, 1854-1918. person
associatedWith Caswell, Mary, d. 1926. person
associatedWith Chicago Little Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Little Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Emerson, Frances E. person
associatedWith Euripides. person
associatedWith Gage, Margaret, person
correspondedWith Gallup, Charles, fl. 1908 person
associatedWith Gibson, Florence Wier. person
associatedWith Hussey, Alfred Rodman, 1869-1947, person
associatedWith Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Charles Rann person
associatedWith Kennedy, Edith Wynne Matthison. person
associatedWith Matthison, Edith Wynne person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. person
associatedWith Miller, Henry, 1860- person
associatedWith Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922 person
associatedWith Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Streamer, Volney, 1859-1915, person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. person
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Birth 1871-02-14

Death 1950-02-16

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