Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker collection, [1930]-1949.

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Campbell, Alan, 1905-1963. Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker collection, [1930]-1949.

Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker collection, [1930]-1949.

Collection contains correspondence and writings of Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker. Included is correspondence from Campbell to Parker, written during World War II; several letters from Zeppo Marx; and a few letters from Leland Hayward and Rosalie Stewart, with many references to the well-known. Also included is a portion of the Campbell-Parker collaboration on the screenplay "A Star is Born," written with Robert Carson. Campbell's writings include the script for "Told to the Children" while Parker is represented by fragments of several short stories and her play "The Coast of Illyria." The collection also includes typescripts of pieces written by contemporaries of Campbell and Parker, including Stephen Vincent Benét, Elliott Nugent, John O'Hara, Robert Penn Warren, and Sagittarius (aka Olga Katzin).

1.25 linear ft.

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