Sidney Coe Howard papers: additions 1903-1939


Sidney Coe Howard papers: additions 1903-1939

Letters from Howard, written primarily to his family, including letters during World War I when he was an ambulance driver and later, a pilot; letters to Howard, mainly from family, but some from associates as well; diaries; papers regarding his war service and other personalia; manuscript of an unpublished novel and manuscripts of some poems; programs for some of his plays and films; copyright information on his plays; clippings of his articles and of articles about him and reviews of his plays and films; obituaries; papers re: his estate. Included also: letters of condolence to his wife, Polly, 1939; her correspondence re: her efforts to collect and copy his letters, 1941-1942; her correspondence and other papers re: his last play, . Madam Will You Walk

Number of containers: 10 boxes and 3 cartons; Linear feet: 8



SNAC Resource ID: 6663204

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Sidney Coe Howard was a popular and successful American playwright and screenwriter, becoming the first person to win both a Pulitzer Prize and an Academy Award. Born in Oakland, California, and educated at the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard, he served as an aviator in World War I. After the war he established a reputation as a journalist, investigating the social issues of the day, and publishing both short stories and translations; he found great success as a playwright, winn...