Ward Morehouse papers 1877-1966 1924-1966

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Ward Morehouse papers, 1877-1966, 1924-1966

Ward Morehouse papers 1877-1966 1924-1966

Ward Morehouse, journalist and playwright. The papers include correspondence, interviews, writings articles and ephemera documenting his career in the theater world.

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Le Gallienne, Eva, 1899-1991

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Adams, Maude, 1872-1953

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Maude Ewing Kiskadden (1872-1953), known professionally as Maude Adams, was an American stage actress who achieved her greatest success as Peter Pan. From the description of Maude Adams visiting cards, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 774127810 Actress, author, and educator. From the description of Maude Adams papers, 1925-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981090 American actress and teacher, also known as Maude Adams Kiskadden. ...

Pollock, Channing, 1880-1946

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Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963

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Burke, Billie, 1885-1970

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Michael, Todd, 1968-

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Rose, Billy, 1899-1966

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American lyricist. From the description of Autograph block of four postage stamps, each signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270924811 ...

Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977

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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 ...

Wiman, Dwight Deere, 1895-1951

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Theatrical producer, Dwight Deere Wiman produced 56 plays and musicals in 26 years on Broadway making his most distinctive imprint in the musical comedy and revue fields. He was born on August 8, 1895 in Moline, IL, a direct descendant of John Deere, inventor of the steel plow and founder of what became Deere and Co., the farm equipment company and family business in Moline. After World War I service, graduation from Yale, and two years in the family business, Wiman and friends organized an inde...

Constance Collier

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Rambeau, Marjorie, 1889-1970

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Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

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 ...

Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975

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Josephine Baker was a dancer, singer, and civil rights activist. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Eddie Carson, a musician, and Carrie Macdonald. Her parents parted when Josephine was still an infant, and her mother married Arthur Martin, which has led to some confusion about her maiden name. Very llittle is known about her childhood, except that she was a witness to the East St. Louis riot in 1917. This event was often a feature of her talks in the 1950s and 1960s about raci...

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Davis was a playwright of dramas and melodramas. He wrote the play "Icebound" in 1922 for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Papers, 1910-1951. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29631562 ...

Larrimore, Francine, 1898-1975

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Larrimore was born in France and came to the United States as a child. She made her first stage appearance in 1910 and retired in 1946. Larrimore appeared in numerous theatrical productions and the 1937 motion picture "John Meade's Woman." From the description of Papers, 1916-1965. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31786807 ...

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Bankhead, Tallulah

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Actress. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1920]-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155507628 Tallulah (Tallulah Brockman) Bankhead was born 1902 Jan. 31 to William B. and Ada Eugenia Sledge Bankhead in Huntsville, Madison Co., Ala. She attended primary school in Montomery, Ala., while living with her uncle and aunt, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Owen. She later attended Convent of the Sacred Heart (N.Y.), 1912-1913; Mary Baldwin Seminary (Va.), 1913; Convent of t...

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Stickney, Dorothy

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Dorothy Hayes Stickney, actress and writer, was born in Dickinson, ND, on June 21, 1900, the daughter of Victor Hugo and Margaret (Hayes) Stickney. On August 13, 1927, Miss Stickney married Howard Lindsay. Miss Stickney is a member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Miss Stickney belongs to the Actors Fund of America and the Cosmopolitan Club. She was a theatre representative for Zonta International. She wa...

Nettleton, Lois, 1930-

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Gilmore, Margalo, 1897-

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Donehue, Vincent J., -1966

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Theatrical director, Vincent J. Donehue, worked primarily for the New York stage and television in the 1950s and 1960s. He directed the Broadway musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1959) and the television production of PETER PAN (1960), both with Mary Martin, as well as the play THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL (1953) with Lillian Gish, the movie, LONELYHEARTS (1959), and both the play and the movie, SUNRISE AT CAMPOBELLO (1958 and 1960). He also directed numerous plays and serials for t...

David Belasco

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Edna Ferber

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Havoc, June

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Hildegarde, 1906-

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Duke, Patty, 1946-2016

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Patty Duke (b. December 14, 1946, New York, NY–d. March 29, 2016, Coeur d'Alene, ID) was an American actress. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker (1962), a role which she had originated on Broadway. The following year she was given her own show, The Patty Duke Show, in which she portrayed "identical cousins"....

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Mitchell, Grant, 1874-1957

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Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993

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American actress. From the description of Helen Hayes papers, 1952-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 218473254 From the description of An oral history interview with Helen Hayes / conducted by Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, Nyack, New York, 1991 July 25 : recording and transcript. (Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison). WorldCat record id: 122579830 Helen Hayes (1900-19...

Billie Burke

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Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorcé (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Hackett, Norman, 1874-

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Sir Arthur Wing Pinero

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Noel Coward

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Lunt, Alfred.

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Acting couple considered for nearly forty years to be the most famous team on the American stage, with their reputation established through intimate modern comedy. From the description of Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton, 1941-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363740 Actor, director. From the description of Letters, to Bennett Weaver, 1909-1915, 1931-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record i...

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...

Frank Morgan

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Samson Raphaelson

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Cohan, George M., Jr., 1914-2000

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Farjeon, B. L. (Benjamin Leopold), 1833-1903

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Belasco, David, 1853-1931

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American theatrical producer and playwright. From the description of Letter : to Luther Price, 1906 Apr. 2. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494221 American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright. From the description of David Belasco letter, 1905 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709924141 From the description of David Belasco letter, 1929 Oct. 30. (Unknown). W...

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...

Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966

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Ward Morehouse was a journalist and playwright. He was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1898 to Augustus Ward Morehouse and Sallie McIntosh Morehouse. He began writing plays in high school and found he had a knack for the written word. Later he became a newspaper man, writing for such papers as THE SAVANNAH PRESS, THE ATLANTA JOURNAL, THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE and THE HERALD TRIBUNE. In 1926 he began writing for THE NEW YORK SUN first as the writer for the column "Broadway After ...