Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk).


O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk).

Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk).

Collection contains a wide variety of papers about Eugene O'Neill's career. Of interest are his manuscripts for many of his plays including AH WILDERNESS!, 1932; THE ANCIENT MARINER, adapted from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner;" BEYOND THE HORIZON; BOUND EAST FOR CARDIFF, 1914; ILE, 1917; THE LONG VOYAGE HOME, 1917; THE MOON AT TRINIDAD later called THE MOON OF THE CARIBBEES, 1917; RECKLESSNESS, 1913; THE ROPE, 1918; THIRST; WARNINGS, 1913; and WHERE THE CROSS IS MADE, 1918. Also, a text of his statement about his play, ALL GOD'S CHILLEN; and correspondence of Eugene O'Neill concerning his plays and other topics, 1924-1942. Correspondence of his wife, Carlotta Monterey O'Neill, concerning her husband's work, especially his relationship to the Museum of the City of New York, 1931-1963. Photographs and slides of reproduced photographs depicting O'Neill throughout his life, his family and homes, and some of his productions. Also, a large series of photographs taken by Carl Van Vechten of Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill, 1932-1936. In addition, programs of O'Neill's plays and photographs about them which were performed in Europe and Canada. News clippings and scholarly articles concerning O'Neill's plays, life, family, his views of theater, and review of books published about him; and an annotated copy of James O'Neill's (Eugene's father) acting version of Charles Fechter's MONTE CRISTO.

3 linear ft.

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