Whitford Kane papers 1913-1955

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Whitford Kane papers, 1913-1955

Whitford Kane papers 1913-1955

Whitford Kane (1882-1956) was an English-American actor. Collection consists of correspondence with prominent American, English and Irish theater and literary figures, and theater agreements and contracts. Correspondents include Padraic Colum, St. John Ervine, Katharine Hepburn, Rutherford Mayne, Sean O'Casey, and Carl Van Vechten.

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Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003

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Katharine Hepburn (b. May 12, 1907, Hartford, Conn.-d. June 29, 2003, Old Saybrook, Conn.), American actress. From the description of Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580735 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Beverly Hills], to Edward Wagenknecht, 1949 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864087 Although she was best known as a star of the screen,...

Kane, Whitford, 1882-1956

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Whitford Kane (1882-1956) was an English-American actor. From the description of Whitford Kane papers, 1913-1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122626671 From the guide to the Whitford Kane papers, 1913-1955, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964

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Sean O'Casey was an Irish dramatist. From the description of Sean O'Casey collection. [1957]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 688595761 Irish playwright notable for "The plough and the stars", "Juno and the paycock", and "Bishop's bonfire". From the description of Press cuttings [manuscript]. 1935-1972. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225840980 Sean O'Casey, playwright. From the description of The plough and...

Mayne, Rutherford, 1878-1967

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Samuel John Waddell (1878-1967), playwright, was born in Tokyo, Japan and educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institute in Ireland. He studied engineering at the Royal University and worked for the Irish Land Commission. In 1904, Waddell began acting and contributing plays to the Ulster Literary Theatre. Using the pseudonym, Rutherford Mayne, he wrote plays in English and Gaelic that were published mainly in Ireland. From the guide to the The Great Invasion of Britain., 1894, (U...

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review. From...

Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971

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St. John Greer Ervine had a long and influential career in the theatre. Born to deaf-mute Protestant parents in a suburb of Belfast, he moved to London in 1900 where he worked as a clerk and became active in the Fabian Society. An accomplished writer of realistic plays, his work first appeared in 1911, and he enjoyed considerable success, leading to his long friendship with George Bernard Shaw and the opportunity to manage the Abbey Theatre in 1915-1916. He joined the army in 1916, was wounded i...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...