Papers, 1919-1938.


Simonson, Lee, 1888-. Papers, 1919-1938.

Papers, 1919-1938.

Contains costume designs by Simonson in pencil, ink and watercolor for various plays, production photographs taken by Francis Bruguiere and Florence Vandamm of plays produced by the Theatre Guild in New York City, and plans for set designs as well as public and living spaces.

8 portfolio drawers, 3 boxes (2.65 linear ft.)

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Vandamm, Florence (person)

Simonson, Lee, 1888-1967 (person)

Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Lee Simonson and his wife, Carolyn Simonson. From the description of Letters, 1928-1962, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155876028 Simonson (1888-1967) was an American scenographer. He graduated from Harvard College in 1909. From the guide to the Papers, 1919-1938., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library) Simonson (1888-1967) was an Amer...

Theatre Guild (corporateBody)

Established in New York City in 1918, and initially administered by a board of managers, the Theatre Guild was for the greater part of its history co-directed by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn, with Langner’s wife, Armina Marshall Langner, serving several administrative roles. Throughout the twentieth century the Theatre Guild was instrumental in improving the quality of American theatre, introducing audiences to new playwrights and forms of dramatic writing, stagecraft, and musical theatr...

Bruguière, Francis Joseph (person)