Letters, 1883-1937.


Letters, 1883-1937.

Letters from authors, playwrights, and motion picture actors and producers regarding their work in the literary and motion picture field.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8234701

New Hampshire Newsp Project

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Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1899-1979

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Cornelia Otis Skinner was an American writer, monologist, and actress. Born on either May 30, 1899 or 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, Skinner was the daughter of actors Otis Skinner and Maud Durbin. Skinner attended Bryn Mawr College, but left during her sophomore year to move to Paris, where she attended the Sorbonne and studied acting at the Jacques Copeau School and the Comedie Francaise. Skinner began her acting career in 1921, debuting as Dona Sarasate in the stage adapt...

Skinner, Otis, 1858-1942

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Otis Skinner (1858-1942) was an American actor and writer. Born June 28, 1858 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he was brought up in Hartford, Connecticut where his father Charles Skinner was a Universalist minister. Otis Skinner was interested in theater from a young age, and through his father's friendship with P.T. Barnum was introduced to William Pleater Davidge, who gave him his first theatrical role. In the latter half of the 1870s, he played various bit roles in stock companies, and alongsid...

Gish, Dorothy

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Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1960's. From the description of Papers, 1920-1990. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 39285335 ...

Schmidt, Karl 1878-

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Claxton, Kate, 1848-1924

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Kate Claxton was a popular American actress, and was even called the American Sarah Bernhardt. She began her career in Chicago, and later played in stock companies in New York, mostly in comedy and melodrama. She created a sensation in the role of Louise in The Two Orphans, touring widely in the part and becoming a household name. She was onstage at the time of the tragic Brooklyn Theatre Fire in 1876. She was married to actor Charles A. Stevenson from 1878-1911. The city of Claxton, Georgia, wa...

Wells, Carolyn, -1942

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American writer. From the description of The Poster Girl : [n.p.] : autograph poem signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589858 Author of poetry, novels, children's books and mysteries; poetry collector whose books were bequeathed to the Library of Congress; married to Houghton Mifflin heir Hadwin Houghton. From the description of Carolyn Wells Houghton letter to Lola L. Kovener [manuscript], 1938 August 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id...

Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993

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Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...

Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944

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Canadian poet, humorist, essayist, teacher and historian, Leacock was born at Wanmore, England, December 30, 1869; died at Toronto March 28, 1944. Among his many books are College Days (1923). From the description of Bell collection of Leacock papers 1913-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225405530 Canadian writer and economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montreal, to Mr. Glass, 1919 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593956216 ...

Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...

Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947

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English author. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1946 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868154 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00019a ...

Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944

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American artist and illustrator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Small, Maynard & Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577087 Charles Dana Gibson was an American graphic artist, noted for his creation of the "Gibson Girl", an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th century. Gibson owned a 700-acre estate in Islesboro, Me., where he and his wife spent an increasing amount of tim...

Marquis, Don, 1878-1937

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American humorist and author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Wood [manuscript], 1930 June 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837114 American journalist, author, humorist. From the description of Papers of Don Marquis [manuscript], 1917-1934. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812908 Author and humorist Don Marquis was born in Illinois, and worked as a journalist in Washington, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. After moving...

Shinn, Everett, 1876-1953

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Everett Shinn was an illustrator. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155903473 American illustrator and motion picture art director. From the description of Pencil sketch of La Clavel [manuscript], 1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844389 Everett Shinn was born November 7, 1876, in Woodstown, NJ, and died May 1, 1953. He became an illustrator, painter, an...

Rinehart, Mary Roberts, 1876-1958

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American fiction writer and playwright. From the description of Questionnaire, [n.d.], from Betty Hogan, Lake Mohawk, N.J. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365006 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Sewickley [sic], to Mr. Mitchell, 1916 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872168 Novelist and playwright. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 3643...