Robert A. Wilson slides 1956-1969

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Robert A. Wilson slides, 1956-1969

Robert A. Wilson slides 1956-1969

Robert A. Wilson, proprietor of the Phoenix Bookshop (New York, N.Y.). Color slides of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

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Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986

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Harold Arlen, composer was born in Buffalo, New York in 1905. He composed the music for such well-known songs as: "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", and "Blues in the Night". Among his collaborators were: E. Y. Harburg, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Dorothy Fields and Leo Robbin. From the guide to the Harold Arlen papers, 1947-1967, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Harold Arlen, composer. From the description o...

Kaufman, George S. (George Simon), 1889-1961

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Mitford, Nancy, 1904-1973

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Nancy Freeman-Mitford was a British novelist and biographer. She is best known for her series of novels about upper-class life in England and France including THE PURSUIT OF LOVE (1945), and DON'T TELL ALFRED (1960). She also wrote four well-received, well-researched popular biographies of Louis XIV, Madame de Pompadour, Voltaire, and Frederick the Great. Mitford managed the bookshop on Curzzon Street in London, during World War II, and moved to Paris in 1945 where she died. From the...

Frisch, Max, 1911-

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Rome, Harold, 1908-

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Lamkin, Speed, 1927-

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Williams,Tennessee, 1911-1983

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American playwright. From the description of Papers of Tennessee Williams [manuscript], 1927-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809684 From the description of Typed letters signed (3) : Key West, Chicago and New York, to Seymour Peck, 1961 Jan. 19-1969 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875024 From the description of Tennessee Williams letter to Tim Moore [manuscript], 1976 September 13 or 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

McGowan, Jack, d. 1977.

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Loewe, Frederick

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Frederick Loewe, composer. Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. From the description of Camelot: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314266 From the description of Camelot: typescript, n.d. [electronic resource]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 755039721 Biographical Note 1901, June 10 Born, Berlin, Germany, to Edmund Loewe, a well-...

Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992

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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816

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Dramatist and Parliamentary leader. From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : Dublin Castle, to Edmond Malone 1785 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662003 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Mr. Elliston, the actor, 1795 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662070 From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : to R.W. Elliston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661995 Ep...

Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968

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American novelist, short story writer and playwright. From the description of Letters, 1912-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415400 American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Typed letter signed : Stepney Depot, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1944 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868073 Author. From the description of Edna Ferber letter, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450230 Author of popu...

Phoenix Bookshop (New York, N.Y.)

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Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956

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Brecht was a German dramatist and poet. Karl Korsch was a Marxist theoretician. From the description of Correspondence with Karl Korsch, 1934-ca.1954. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122556373 From the guide to the Bertolt Brecht correspondence with Karl Korsch, ca. 1934-1954., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reyersbach was a pediatrician with special training in endocrinology and rheumatic diseases; she came to the U.S. in ...

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Rodgers, Mary, 1931-

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Laurents, Arthur.

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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Wilson, Robert A. (Robert Alfred), 1922-

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Robert A. Wilson, playwright. From the description of Mother: typescript, 1963 September. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596864 Robert A. Wilson was the third proprietor of the Phoenix Bookshop from 1962 to 1988. A great lover of literature, he not only sponsored new writers but collected rare books and manuscripts and published the work of many writers of his day. From the guide to the Robert A. Wilson slides, 1956-1969, (The New York Public L...

Fry, Christopher, 1907-2005

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Kander, John

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American author of works for the stage and screen also noted for his biographical essays and memoirs. S. N. Behrman was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1893. He was educated at Clark College, Harvard College (B.A. 1916) and Columbia University (M.A. 1918). During the late 1910s Behrman's short stories and book reviews appeared in magazines and newspapers including The Smart Set and The New York Times. During the 1920s he collaborated on stories and plays with Kenyon ...

Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969

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Behan, Brendan

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Styne, Jule, 1905-1994

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Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.

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Coleman, Cy

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Oppenheimer, George

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O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

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Herman, Jerry, 1931-

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Pockriss, Lee

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Genêt, Jean, 1910-1986

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David Hilliard was in prison from 1970 to 1974 on a one-year to ten-year assault charge. His letters from Genet were sent to him through his lawyer, Charles Garry, who also received some direct communication from Genet. According to Hilliard's notes on these letters, "[Genet] had a major effect in the change of Newton's and the Party's views on homosexuality. Zayd Shakur influenced Genet with regard to the Party. When I was released from prison I was expelled from the Party by Newton after Newto...

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Besoyan, Rick

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Moross, Jerome

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Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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Gibson, William, 1914-2008

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Styne, Jule, 1905-1994

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Ornadel, Cyril, 1924-2011

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Violett, Ellen

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Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931-....

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American poet, editor, translator, and teacher. Born in New York City, graduated from the City College of New York and the Univ. of Michigan. Began publishing poetry extensively in the 1960s. Deeply interested in ethnopoetics; has translated American Indian poetry and studied Jewish poetry and oral tradition. Has taught widely, most recently at the University of California, San Diego (1988- ). From the description of Jerome Rothenberg papers, 1944-1985. (University of California, San...

Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987

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Born in England; novelist and playwright. From the description of Hugh Wheeler collection, 1931-1980s. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 71055464 American novelist and playwright; b. (in England) Hugh Callingham Wheeler; d. 1987; also wrote under several pseudonyms. From the description of Hugh Wheeler collection, 1931-1987. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70923042 ...

Taylor, Samuel, 1912-2000

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Hill, Richard, 1656?-1727

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Epithet: surveyor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x000394 Richard Hill (1655-1727), diplomat, was envoy extraordinary to the Elector of Bavaria at Brussels, 1696; Ambassador at The Hague and Lord of the Admiralty, 1699; and Envoy to Savoy, 1703-1706, where he gained the adhesion of the Duke to the Grand Alliance against France. He was apppointed Ambassador to The Hague and Brussels in 1710, but declined...

Gordon, Ruth, 1896-1985

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Actress and playwright. From the description of Ruth Gordon papers, 1924-1969 (bulk 1940-1969). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130956 Biographical Note Ruth Gordon 1896, Oct. 30 Born, Wollaston, Mass. 1915 Appeared as Nibs in Peter Pan (play) ...

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...