Plays, 1894-1938.


Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937. Plays, 1894-1938.

Plays, 1894-1938.

Consists chiefly of acting versions of plays by Barrie, some with manuscript revisions. Also includes Barrie's presidential address to the Incorporated Society of Authors, bibliography of Barrie's works by Albert F. Bigelow, and drawings by Charles A. Buchtel for the printed souvenir of The admirable Crichton at the Duke of York's theatre.

4 v. (.1 linear ft.)

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Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937 (person)

James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

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