Sidney Coe Howard papers, 1903-1939


Sidney Coe Howard papers, 1903-1939

Letters written to Howard and by him; mss. of plays, short stories, articles and motion picture scripts; notes and notebooks; transcripts of diary entries; biographical material; personalia; material re student days at the University of California; contracts for books, play production and motion picture work; financial records; clippings. Included also are some papers of his wife, Leopoldine Damrosch Howard, some of which relate to her father, Walter Damrosch; and miscellaneous papers of other members of the Howard family.

Number of containers: 19 boxes, 20 cartons, and 1 oversize folder



SNAC Resource ID: 6663497

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Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939 (person)

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...