Dudley Digges papers, 1908-1947.

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Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947. Dudley Digges papers, 1908-1947.

Dudley Digges papers, 1908-1947.

Collection consists of correspondence with prominent theatre people concerning subjects such as Digges's open-air theater in Patchin Place in New York City, his Theatre Guild work, and Ireland's push for independence, ca. 1920-1926.

.3 linear foot (1 box)

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