Papers of Joshua Logan, 1723-1992 (bulk 1940-1980).

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Logan, Joshua. Papers of Joshua Logan, 1723-1992 (bulk 1940-1980).

Papers of Joshua Logan, 1723-1992 (bulk 1940-1980).

Correspondence, family papers, business and financial papers, production files, writings, publicity material, clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Logan's career as producer, director, and author of theatrical, musical, and motion picture productions, chiefly from 1940 to 1980. Includes working files for such plays as Annie Get Your Gun, Charley's Aunt, John Loves Mary, Kind Sir, Miss Moffat, Mr. President, Wish You Were Here, and The Wisteria Trees; films such as Bus Stop, Camelot, Ensign Pulver, Paint Your Wagon, Sayonara, and The World of Suzie Wong; and both theatrical and film versions of Fanny, Mister Roberts, Picnic, and South Pacific. Also includes notes and drafts for his autobiography, Josh: My Up and Down, In and Out Life (1976) and Movie Stars, Real People, and Me (1978). Family correspondents include Logan's mother, Sue Nabors Noble, his wife, Nedda Harrigan Logan, and his stepsister, Lois Noble Smith. Other correspondents include Zinn Arthur, Irving Berlin, Bennett Cerf, Oscar Hammerstein, Leland Hayward, William Inge, Mary Martin, James A. Michener, Jo Mielziner, Richard Rodgers, Rosalind Russell, James Stewart, and Emlyn Williams.

44,650 items.184 containers plus 37 oversize.88 linear feet.

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