Lillian Gish papers 1909-1992

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Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992

Lillian Gish papers 1909-1992

The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs including early D.W. Griffith silent film photographs both candid shots taken during shooting and film stills, portraits by famous photographers, personal and family photographs, publicity and production photographs and snapshots, scrapbooks on the careers of both Dorothy and Lillian Gish, programs for early silent films and theatrical productions, clippings and ephemera that document the life and career of Lillian and Dorothy Gish from the early 1900's until Lillian's death in 1993.

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Epithet: student at the University of Michigan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x000059 ...

Fehl, Fred, photographer

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Mencken, H.L.

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Henry Louis Mencken [manuscript] 1935-56. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647952438 American journalist. From the description of Letter, [1924?] Jan. 9, New York, to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904324 Editor and satirist. From the description of Papers of H. L. Mencken [manuscript] 1912-1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976...

Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970

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Lee, an American burlesque entertainer, was one of the most famous strippers of all time, and was proclaimed during her lifetime to be the most publicized woman in the world. She starred in theater, 12 films, and eventually her own television show, "The Gypsy Rose Lee Show" (1958). Besides her mystery novels THE G-STRING MURDERS (1941) and MOTHER FINDS A BODY (1942), she wrote an autobiography, GYPSY (1957), which was a bestseller. From the description of Gypsy Rose Lee collection, 1...

Charles Duell

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Becker, Gretchen

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Steinbeck, Elaine A.

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The letters are undated except for the day of the week. From the description of Elaine Steinbeck letters to John Steinbeck, ca. 1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863980 Wife of John Steinbeck. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : New York, to Graham and Dorothy Watson, [n.d.] and 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872293 ...

Robinson, Emily Ward

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Tags Ragsdale

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Reagan, Nancy, 1921-2016

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Nancy Davis Reagan (b. July 6, 1921, New York City, NY – d. March 6, 2016, Bel Air, CA) was an American film actress, and the wife of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. As Nancy Davis, she was a Hollywood actress in the 1940s and 1950s. In 1952, she married Ronald Reagan; they had two children together. Reagan was the First Lady of California when her husband was Governor from 1967 to 1975, and she began...

Atkinson, Brooks, 1894-1984

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Drama critic. From the description of Reminiscences of Justin Brooks Atkinson : lecture, [195-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631692 American drama critic educated at Harvard University, Atkinson became a literary editor of the New York Times in 1922 and served as the paper's dramatic critic from 1926 to 1960. From the description of Brooks Atkinson papers, 1925-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612378941 ...

Merkel, Una, 1903-1986

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McIntosh, Burr

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Wood, Barbara

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Nathan, George Jean, 1882-1958

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Author. From the description of Letter with reply of George Jean Nathan, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983742 Editor of The American Spectator. From the description of Letters signed (17) : New York, to Claire Luce, 1933-1955 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952693 ...

Sherriff, R.C. (Robert Cedric), 1896-1975

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British playwright R. C. Sherriff (1896-1975) was also a novelist and scriptwriter for films, television, and radio. Written in 1928, R.C. Sherriff's best known play, The Journey's End, chronicled the fighting of English troops on the Western Front prior to a major German offensive in 1918, and was considered one of the most influential war dramas of its time. In 1933, Sherriff co-wrote, a screenplay with Philip Wylie, for H.G. We...

Una Merkel

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Vogue Studio (Paris)

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Griffith, Evelyn

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University of California, Los Angeles

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Biography Cox was born Jan. 5, 1926 in Fresno, CA; BA, political science, Stanford, 1949; associate for Bill P. Wreden, antiquarian book dealer, San Francisco; MLS, UC Berkeley, 1954; began working at the UCLA library in 1954, serving in gifts and exchange, as head of the Geology Library, and head of circulation (1960-77); compiled and donated Albright library bibliography; Acting Assoc. University Librarian for Public Services, UCLA, 1977-79...

Malcolm, Ian, Sir, 1868-1944

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Disney Studios

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Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943

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Woollcott, American critic, member of the Algonquin Round Table, and the inspiration for the character of Sheridan Whiteside in the play The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. From the description of [Letters, 1929-1940] / Alexander Woollcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491398373 American drama critic, journalist, playwright, essayist, and actor. From the description of Alexander Woollcott collection, 1921-[194-]. (Boston Univers...

Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Samson Raphaelson, playwright, screenwriter, and teacher, wrote scenarios for many of the films directed by Ernst Lubitsch from 1931 until 1947, Raphaelson taught screenwriting at Columbia from 1976 until 1982, and also taught at the University of Illinois in 1920/21 and in 1948. From the guide to the Samson Raphaelson Papers, 1916-1982, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Author, playwright; interviewee d.1983. From the des...

Bobby Harron

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MacArthur, James, 1937-2010

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Lucy Kroll Agency

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Lucy Kroll was a talent agent and owner of the Lucy Kroll Agency from the 1940's until her retirement in 1994. She represented both literary and theatrical talent including such well-known names as Helen Hayes, Lillian Gish, Ben Hecht, Martha Graham, Ossie Davis and Carl Sandburg, to name a few. From the description of Helen Hayes files, 1956-1975. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517715 Lucy Kroll was the owner of the L...

Gielgud, John, 1904-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (19) : London, to "Dear Mardi" [Mrs. John C. Hughes], 1972-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589158 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and typed letter signed : London, Hampstead, and Beverly Hills, to Denys [Blakelock], 1958 Dec. 6-1964 May 30 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870868 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, t...

Walsh, Raoul, 1892-

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MacArthur, Mary, 1930-1949

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O'Neill, Carlotta Monterey

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James Abbe

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MacArthur, Charles, 1895-1956

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MacArthur, James, 1937-2010

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Osborn, Paul, 1901-1988

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Joyce Bulifant

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Hayes, Helen, 1900-

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Makeup design sketch by Whutler for Helen Hayes' role as Queen Victoria in Victoria Regina, circa 1935 Born Washington D.C., (Helen Hayes Brown), debut at age 5 as Prince Charles in The Royal Family; to NYC 1909, Broadway debut. Graduated Sacred Heart Convent 1917, long career on stage, Married Charles MacArthur, National Arts Council 1966-; Academy Award, 1970, Airport; Autobiography, A Gift of Joy, 1965. From the guide to the Helen Hayes Papers MS 75., 189...

Museum of modern art New York, N.Y.

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Died 1989. From the description of Archives pamphlet file : Titus, Roy V. : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83119924 Art museum; New York, N.Y. From the description of Museum of Modern Art first loan exhibition : November 8th to December 7, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557713 d. 2001. From the description of Archives pamphlet file : Matisse, Maria-Gaetana : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unk...

Kroll, Nathan

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Griffith Feature Players

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Branham, Eya Fechin

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Brennan, Eileen (Eileen Bridget), 1965-

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Betty Cleaver

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Hay Wrightson

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Abbott, George, 1887-1995

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American theatrical producer and director. From the description of George Abbott letter to William Work, 1953 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 502306264 ...

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

Vandamm Studio

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Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976

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Actor, scene designer, and lighting designer and innovator; d. 1976. From the description of Jo Mielziner collection, [193-]-[197-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923011 Donald Mitchell Oenslager, an American stage designer and professor, was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on 7 March 1902. Oenslager began his career in the theater as an actor, working at the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Playhouse during the early 1920s. He became interested i...

Astor, Mary, 1910-1987.

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George Freedley

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Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979

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Actress; interviewee married Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. and Charles (Buddy) Rogers. From the description of Reminiscences of Mary Pickford : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419352 Star of the silent screen, Mary Pickford, called America's sweetheart, was perhaps the most famous actress of her day. From the guide to the Mary Pickford scrapbook, 1915-1917, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Divisio...

McCullaugh, Laura

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Glenville, Peter, 1913-1996

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British stage and film director. From the description of Peter Glenville Papers, 1914-2001 (bulk 1933-1993). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 84696414 Peter Glenville was born to a noted theatrical family on 28 October 1913 in London. Peter’s parents Shaun Glenville, an Irish-born comedian, and Dorothy Ward were musical theater performers much-loved for their work in that characteristically-Briti...

Mrs. Leslie Carter

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Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971

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Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) was an American photographer, war correspondent, author and photojournalist. Among her many achievements, she was the first foreign photographer allowed to take pictures in the USSR of Soviet industry, the first female war correspondent, and the first female photographer for Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover. She was the author of more than ten books, including her autobiography Portrait of Myself (1963). She received numerous award...

Becker, Marguerite

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Inspiration Pictures, Inc.

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Sartov, Henrik

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Mainbocher, 1890-1976

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Carlotta O'Neill

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Vancouver International Film Festival

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Wilder, Isabel, 1900-1995

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Museum of the city of New York

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The Works Progress Administration sponsored seven photographers for the Federal Art Project for specific projects in New York City. From the description of Works Progress Administration photographic negative collection, 1937-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155487078 Incorporated in 1923 to collect objects which illustrate the growth and progress of New York City and to educate the public about the city's history. From the description of Records, 1927-1985. (...

Mildred Harris Chaplin

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Langlois, Henri, 1914-1977

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Fairless, Ben

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Bagnold, Enid

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Enid Bagnold (1889-1981), born in Rochester, England, was a twentieth-century British author best known for her novel National Velvet (1935) and her play The Chalk Garden (1955). From the description of Enid Bagnold papers, 1912-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132877 Enid Bagnold, 1889-1981, was an English playwright, novelist and poet. From the description of The Chinese prime minister: typescript, [1964]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 1...

United Artists Pictures

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Moses, Grandma, 1860-1961

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Grandma Moses (born Anna Mary Robertson Moses, September 7, 1860, Greenwich, NY–d. December 13, 1961, Hoosick Falls, NY) left home at age 12 to find work with wealthy families nearby. She married Thomas Salmon Moses, another helper on a farm, and they moved to Staunton, Virginia and then to a farm in Eagle Bridge, NY. While in Eagle Bridge, she was called Grandma Moses. Beginning in 1932, Grandma Moses made embroidered pictures of yarn and quilted objects; she started painting at age 76 when dev...

Siegmann, George

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John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Oral History Project

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Dorr, Nell

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McConnell, Clay

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Gish family

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D. W. Griffith Studios, Inc

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Berkshire Theatre Festival (Stockbridge, Mass.)

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Beaumont, Hugh, 1908-1976

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Wright, Robert, 1914-2005

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Robert Wright and George Forrest, composers and lyricists. Musical based on Kismet, by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis, from the play by Edward Knoblock. From the description of Timbuktu!: typescript, 1977. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122579588 ...

Hall, George W.

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Gish, Mary

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Bulifant, Joyce

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O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

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A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Sir Ian Malcolm

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

D. W. Griffith

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Moscow Art Theatre

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Wagenknecht, Edward, 1900-2004

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Professor of English; author; book reviewer. Born Mar. 28, 1900, in Chicago. Graduated from University of Chicago, 1923, M.A. 1924. Ph. D., University of Washington (Seattle), 1932. Teaching: University of Chicago, 1923-1925 (assistant); University of Washington, Seattle, 1925-1943 (associate, assistant professor, associate professor); Illinois Institute of Technology, 1943-1947 (associate professor); Boston University, 1947-1965 (professor). Literary editor of Seattle Post-Intellig...

Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974

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Actress; Theatrical producer. From the description of Papers 1938-1960. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 46708799 Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Katharine Cornell : oral history, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122440903 American actress. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874894 Germ...

Charles Albin

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MacArthur family

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Kesslère, G. Maillard (George Maillard)

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Portrait artist and photogapher, George Maillard Kesslère (1894-1979) had a photography studio in Manhattan where he made portraits of thousands of well-known figures. From the guide to the G. Maillard Kesslère photographs, 1925-1952, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Portrait artist and photogapher, George Maillard Kesslère (1894-1979) had a photography studio in Manhattan where he made portraits of thousands of well-known figures. Fro...

Monroe, Edward Thayer

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Anderson, Robert, 1917-2009

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Robert Woodruff Anderson was born in New York City on April 28, 1917, the son of Myra and James Anderson. He was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy (1931-35), and at Harvard University, where he received both his A.B. (magna cum laude) in 1939 and his M.A. in 1940. He became a prolific playwright, remembered chiefly for All Summer Long and Tea and Sympathy. From the description of Letters to his parents, 1931-1956. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79392211 Robert W...

Barry, Philip, 1896-1949

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American playwright Philip Jerome Quinn Barry was born on June 18, 1896 in Rochester, N.Y. He was the youngest of the four children of James Corbett Barry and Mary Agnes Quinn. James Barry was a successful marble and tile contracter whose family had emigrated from Ireland when he was ten. His wife, also of Irish descent, was a Philadelphian, daughter of the proprietor of a lumber business. Barry matriculated at Yale University in 1913, but, war service intervening, did not receive his B.A. until...

Abbe, James Edward, 1883-1973

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B. in Alfred, Maine on July 17, 1983;d. Nov. 11, 1973. From the description of James Edward Abbe : Artist File. (International Center of Photography). WorldCat record id: 437261423 B. 1883, d. 1973. From the description of James Edward Abbe artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228431982 ...

Hawn, Goldie

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Nell Dorr

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Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-

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Barthelmess, Richard, 1895-1963

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Actor Richard Barthelmess, who went straight from Trinity College to silent films, gave two outstanding performances for D. W. Griffith in BROKEN BLOSSOMS (1919) and WAY DOWN EAST (1920), both with Lillian Gish. With his innocent, unsophisticated image, he was a popular leading man through the 1920s, notably TOL'ABLE DAVID (1921). With the advent of sound, he moved to supporting roles. His later films included THE DAWN PATROL (1930) and ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS (1939). Barthelmess retired in 1942....

O'Brien, Jackie

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Langner, Lawrence, 1890-1962

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Epithet: of the Theatre Guild of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x0001d8 Lawrence Langner (1890-1962), playwright, author, and producer, was born in Swansea, South Wales, on May 30, 1890. He had a long and varied career in the American theater where he began as one of the founders of the Washington Square Players in 1914. In 1919 he founded the Theatre Guild where he supervised over 200 product...

Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959

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American playwright. From the description of Maxwell Anderson papers, 1930-1948. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 26661097 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 25 October 1937, to Peggy Wood, 1937 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873947 American playwright Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Penn., on 15 December 1888. He worked as a journalist early in his writing career and then turned largely to drama. He ...

Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968

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Becker, Martha

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Makarova, T. (Tamara), 1907-1997

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Dwan, Allan, 1885-1981

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Allan Dwan was a film director. He was born in Toronto, Canada on April 3, 1885. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in electrical engineering. Allan worked for Essanay as a scenario editor, later moving to the American Film Company. He married Betty Marie Shelton and had no children. He directed more than 400 films from 1909 until his death. His pictures included "Hold Back the Night", "Restless Breed", and "Rivers Edge." Allan Dwan died of heart failure on December 21,...

Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x0002bc Henrik Ibsen, playwright. W.L. Turner, translator. From the description of Rosmersholm: typescript, 1998. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430738 Playwright. From the description of A doll home : playscript, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454948 Norwegian poet and dramatist. ...

Tamara Makarova

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Ackland, Rodney, 1908-1991

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Meredith, Burgess, 1907-1997

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American actor. From the description of Typed invitation : London, to [John Steinbeck], 1943 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775796417 ...

Dorr family

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United Artists Corporation

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Gilpin, Laura, 1891-1979

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Laura Gilpin (1891-1979) photographed individuals and traditional life on the Navajo Indian reservation, Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, and American landscapes. From the description of An abandoned mine [art original] : Creede, Colorado. 1942. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 162101076 ...

Emily Ward Cleaver Merrill

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Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973

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Edward Steichen (1879-1973) was a photographer from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Edward Steichen, 1970 June 5 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596733 Photographer; New York, N.Y. From the description of Edward Steichen interviews, 1970 June 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220190470 Edward Steichen was born in 1879 in Luxembourg and immigrated to the United States in 1882, settling in Michigan wi...

Virginia Koons

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Congreve, William, 1670-1729

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English dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to "Mr. Kelly" [Keally], [1710 Mar. or Apr.] "Thursday afternoon." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522034 English playwright. From the description of Autograph letter : to Joseph Keally at Kilkenny, Ireland, 1702 Dec. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531636 ...

Julia Margaret Pattle Cameron

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George Hoyningen-Huene

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Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993

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Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

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,...

Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972

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Epithet: of Add MS 39101 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000371 ...

Gish, Dorothy

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Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1960's. From the description of Papers, 1920-1990. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 39285335 ...