Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984

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From the description of Papers of Philip Van Doren Stern, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066481

Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) was a historian, social critic, editor and author, best known for the short story which became the source for the 1946 film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Elmer Harris (1878-1966) was a playwright and screenwriter, best known for his play and film JOHNNY BELINDA.

From the guide to the Philip Van Doren Stern-Elmer Harris correspondence, 1939-1940, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) was a historian, social critic, editor and author, best known for the short story which became the source for the 1946 film IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE.

Elmer Harris (1878-1966) was a playwright and screenwriter, best known for his play and film JOHNNY BELINDA.

From the description of Philip Van Doren Stern-Elmer Harris correspondence, 1939-1940. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164218

Historian, author.

Stern's area of research was the Civil War.

From the description of Research materials, 1848-1961, 1956-1961 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457354

Philip Van Doren Stern was born in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania. Stern grew up in Brooklyn, New York and New Jersey, and graduated from Rutgers University. He was an author of over forty books, an editor known for his books on the Civil War, and a historian. He also wrote a short story titled, "The Greatest Gift," which was made into the movie "It's a Wonderful Life."

Source: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_Van_Doren_Stern

From the guide to the Philip Van Doren Stern papers, 1935-1974, 1909-1974, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984. Papers concerning the Armed Services Editions [manuscript] 1953-63. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Philip Van Doren Stern-Elmer Harris correspondence, 1939-1940 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Liberthson, Leo. Liberthson, Leo : letter and poem. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985. Papers, 1932-1985. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981 (inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Allaway, Howard G. Howard G. Allaway collection, 1953. The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
creatorOf Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984. Papers of Philip Van Doren Stern, 1938-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Philip Van Doren Stern papers, 1935-1974, 1909-1974 University of Oregon Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984. Philip Van Doren Stern-Elmer Harris correspondence, 1939-1940. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966. Papers, 1681-1966 (bulk 1900-1960) Houghton Library
creatorOf University of Virginia. Library. Rare Book Dept. Correspondence of Rare Book Dept. curators with Paul H. North, Jr. [manuscript], 1955-1980. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Chimera papers, (1943-1959) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). t's A Wonderful Life / by Thomas M. Sharkey, based on the book by Philip Van Doren Stern ; directed by Bernard Hopkins, 2004 - reviews and articles. University of Guelph
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). It's A Wonderful Life / by Thomas M. Sharkey, based on the book by Philip Van Doren Stern ; directed by Bernard Hopkins, 2004 - performance file. University of Guelph
creatorOf Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957,. Autograph letters signed from Bruce Rogers to Philip Van Doren Stern, 1940, 1945. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn Chimera papers, (1943-1959). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). It's A Wonderful Life / by Thomas M. Sharkey, based on the book by Philip Van Doren Stern ; directed by Bernard Hopkins, designer Douglas Paraschuk, 2004 - technical drawings. University of Guelph
creatorOf Stern, Philip Van Doren, 1900-1984. Research materials, 1848-1961, 1956-1961 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Capra, Frank, 1897-1991. La vie est belle / Frank Capra, réal., scénario ; Philip Van Doren Stern, aut. adapté ; Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerling, scénario ; Dimitri Tiomkin, comp. ; James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Capra, Frank, 1897-1991. La vie est belle / Frank Capra, réal., scénario ; Philip Van Doren Stern, aut. adapté ; Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerling, scénario ; Dimitri Tiomkin, comp. ; James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Grand Theatre Collection (University of Guelph). It's A Wonderful Life / by Thomas M. Sharkey, based on the book by Philip Van Doren Stern ; directed by Bernard Hopkins, 2004 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Simon and Schuster, inc. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1928-1944. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Angle, Paul M. (Paul McClelland), 1900-1975. person
associatedWith Armed Services Editions, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. person
associatedWith Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 person
associatedWith Bullard, Frederic F. (Fredric Lauriston), 1886-1952. person
associatedWith Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978. person
correspondedWith Cole, Corinne Robinson Alsop, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Council on Books in Wartime. corporateBody
associatedWith Courtney, Patrick C. person
associatedWith Cramer, J. H. person
associatedWith Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981. person
associatedWith Dowdey, Clifford, 1904-1979. person
associatedWith Eberle, G. L., person
associatedWith Eberle, Stern, person
associatedWith Eisenschiml, Otto, 1880-1963. person
associatedWith Gaites, Joseph M. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 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 Greene, Thomas W. person
associatedWith Harris, Elmer, 1878-1966. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jamieson, John, person
associatedWith Johnson, Malcolm, person
associatedWith Jones, Virgil Carrington, 1906-1999. person
associatedWith Laux, Roy J., person
correspondedWith Liberthson, Leo. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Maltz, Albert, 1908-1985. person
associatedWith Miers, Earl Schenck, 1910-1972. person
associatedWith Monaghan, Jay, 1891-1980. person
associatedWith Mudd, Richard Dyer, 1901- person
associatedWith Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971. person
associatedWith North, Paul H., person
associatedWith Reynolds, Russel B., b. 1894, person
associatedWith Robins, LillianF., person
correspondedWith Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, person
associatedWith Simon and Schuster, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Strode, Hudson, 1892-1976. person
associatedWith Thompson, Herbert Stanley, 1932- person
associatedWith United States. War Dept. Special Services Division. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Library. Rare Book Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. person
associatedWith Wilson, Rufus Rockwell, 1865-1949. person
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Austria
United States
United States
New York (State)--New York
Germany
Subject
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Authors, American--20th century--Correspondence
American literature--Authorship
Theater
Historians--United States--Correspondence
Editors--United States--Correspondence
Authors, American--20th century
Historians--United States
Theater--New York (State)--New York
Literature
Book industries and trade
Editors--United States
Occupation
Historians
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Birth 1900-09-10

Death 1984-01-29

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