Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993.


Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993.

The Eugene O'Neill Collection consists of material by or pertaining to O'Neill, including correspondence, writings of O'Neill, writings of others, photographs, legal documents, clippings, and programs. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; a collector of his works, Keith H. Baker; his agent, Kenneth Macgowan; his and Carlotta's friends Dale Edward Fern, Armina Marshall, Dudley Nichols, Robert Sisk, Fania Marinoff Van Vechten, and Marion Welch; and Carlotta's daughter, Cynthia Chapman Stram, and her grandson, Gerald Eugene Stram. There are letters between O'Neill's biographers and others to Gaylord Farm Sanatorium regarding his stay there, and between biographer Louis Sheaffer and Hazel A. Johnson. There is also correspondence between Harry Weinberger and Agnes Boulton regarding her divorce settlement with O'Neill. Writings include drafts, proofs, programs, and clippings for some of O'Neill's plays, as well as works by others about O'Neill's life and writings. The photographs include prints of O'Neill and his family, among other subjects. There are also legal documents regarding his plays, and versions of Carlotta's wills.

11.40 linear feet. (27 boxes) + 4 broadside folders + 1 sculpture.

Related Entities

There are 18 Entities related to this resource.

Aronberg, Winfield E. (person)

Stram, Cynthia Chapman. (person)

Gaylord Farm Sanatorium. (corporateBody)

Weinberger, Harry, 1888- (person)

Harry Weinberger was born in New York City in 1888. He attended New York University and was admitted to the bar in 1908. A staunch believer in civil liberties, Weinberger defended many aliens, immigrants, anarchists, and other radicals, including Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, whom he believed had been deprived of their rights. He also developed an expertise in copyright law, representing many writers, including Eugene O'Neill. Weinberger died in 1944. From the description of Ha...

Boulton, Agnes, 1893-1968 (person)

Second wife of Eugene O'Neill. From the description of Correspondence file, 1928-1929, from Horace Liveright, Inc. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871704 Agnes Boulton was the second wife of the American dramatist and Nobel Prize winner Eugene O'Neill. Boulton was a writer of popular novels and short stories. She and O'Neill were the parents of Shane Rudraighe O'Neill and Oona Chaplin. From the description of Agnes Boulton collection ...

Marshall, Armina (person)

Nichols, Dudley, 1895-1960 (person)

From a story by Barney Slater and Joel Kane. Produced by Perlberg-Seaton; directed by Anthony Mann. From the description of The tin star : screenplay, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866695 Nichols was born on Apr. 6, 1895 in Wapakoneta, OH; began career as reporter for the New York Evening Post, then switched to the New York World; worked as journalist in NYC for 10 years; with his first screenplay, Men without women (1930), he began a long association with John For...

O'Neill, Carlotta (person)

Carlotta Monterey O'Neill was married to the playwright Eugene O'Neill. From the guide to the Carlotta O'Neill notebook of letters and photographs, 1927-1954, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Carlotta Monterey O'Neill was married to the playwright, Eugene O'Neill. From the description of Notebook of letters and photographs, 1927-1954. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616268 ...

Johnson, Hazel A. (person)

Baker, Keith H., 1906-1986 (person)

Hemingway was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Ernest Hemingway collection, [193-] and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384459 ...

Sisk, Robert, 1903-1964 (person)

Stram, Gerald Eugene. (person)

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 (person)

A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Fern, Dale Edward (person)

Van Vechten, Fania Marinoff. (person)

Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963 (person)

His "The living stage" was published in 1955. From the description of Letter, 1951 Sep. 18, Los Angeles, to Maurice Browne, London. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365417 Macgowan was born in Winthrop, MA, Nov. 30, 1888; graduated Harvard, 1911; married Edna Behre, 1913; drama critic for Philadelphia evening ledger, the New York globe, Vogue, Theatre arts magazine, and Shadowland; publicity director for Goldwyn Pictures Corp., 1918-19; formed an association w...

Sheaffer, Louis (person)

Welch, Marion Fiske, 1907- (person)