Lincoln Kirstein papers ca. 1914-1991

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Lincoln Kirstein papers, ca. 1914-1991

Lincoln Kirstein papers ca. 1914-1991

The papers of , b.1907, cover the period from c. 1914 to 1991, and pertain both to his career and to his private and family life. Lincoln Edward Kirstein

445 folders in 25 document size boxes

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Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955

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Cagney, James, 1899-1986

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Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978

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Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980

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Mina Stein Curtiss was born on October 13, 1896, in Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated from Smith College in 1918, received a M.A. in English from Columbia University in 1920, and returned to Smith, where she was an associate professor until 1934. She was a research assistant for the Mercury Theater from 1935 to 1938, and she worked for the Office of War Information during World War II. She taught at Smith from 1940 to 1941. In 1942, Curtiss wrote and produced a local radio program in Des Moin...

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Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986

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Lucia Hosmer Chase Ewing was born March 24, 1897 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Irving Hall Chase, President of Waterbury Clock Company, and Elizabeth Hosmer Kellogg Chase. Lucia was the middle child of five sisters: Marjorie, Eleanor (Mrs. Charles P. Taft), Elizabeth I. (Mrs. John Griffith Davies), and Dorothy (Mrs. Edward Carmody). Lucia was educated at St. Margaret's School and Bryn Mawr College. She then moved to New York City to study theatre at the Theatre Guild Scho...

Hawkins, Erick

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American dancer. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (2) : New York, to Herbert Cahoon, 1945 Nov. 14 and 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270972456 ...

Edwards, Hugh L.

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