Papers of Percy MacKaye [manuscript], 1903-1913.


MacKaye, Percy, 1875-1956. Papers of Percy MacKaye [manuscript], 1903-1913.

Papers of Percy MacKaye [manuscript], 1903-1913.

In a series of letters, 1908-1913, MacKaye writes to Walter Prichard Eaton regarding MacKaye's lecture tour; the San Francisco production of "Mater"; the possibility of H[enry] B[urkhardt] Harris producing "The scarecrow"; the loss of Eaton's job; and Eaton's review of "Anti-matrimony." In a letter, 1903 March 20, MacKaye writes to William Winter concerning his father, Steele MacKaye, and asks Winter to review his play "The Canterbury pilgrims." Also included are a program, 1909, for a production of "The Canterbury pilgrims" and a copy of Eaton's 1910 review of "Anti-matrimony."

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