Neighborhood Playhouse records, 1904-1937.


Neighborhood Playhouse (New York, N.Y.). Neighborhood Playhouse records, 1904-1937.

Neighborhood Playhouse records, 1904-1937.

The records consist chiefly of letters received by the Lewisohns and general manager Helen Ingersoll from playwrights, actors and theater critics, as well as students and audience members, concerning Neighborhood Playhouse productions.

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