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.

Originals : 19 boxes 20 cartons, and 1 oversize folder."It Can't Happen Here" film script; Ctn. 17 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 1659)."The Brothers Karamazov," 3 folders, Ctn. 15 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2155) and positive."The Light That Failed" [Sept. 10, 1935]; one folder, Ctn. 17 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2833) and positive.Authors' League of America, Dramatists' Guild, 1935-1939; two folders, Box 1 : 1microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2910) and positive."Benjamin Franklin" working script; one folder, Ctn. 7 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3019) and positive.Robert Sherwood, Incoming Correspondence; 1 folder, Box 7 : 1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 3211) and positive.


SNAC Resource ID: 6737639

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