Amy Lynn papers,

Title
Amy Lynn papers, 1935-1976.
Author
Lynn, Amy, 1914-1988.
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Box 1Moving imageSupervised useAvailable8-MWEZ+ n.c. 28289 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2 Moving imageSupervised useAvailable8-MWEZ+ n.c. 28290 Box 2 Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3 Moving imageSupervised useAvailable8-MWEZ+ n.c. 28291 Box 3 Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
1 lin. ft. (2 boxes, 1 scrapbook).
Source (note)
  • Lynn, Robin
Biography (note)
  • Amy Lynn, a producer and fund raiser for theater, was born September 29, 1914 in Winnetka, Illinois.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository:
  • Catalog cards in Cage Catalog.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
8-MWEZ+ n.c. 28289-28291
Author
Lynn, Amy, 1914-1988.
Title
Amy Lynn papers, 1935-1976.
Summary
The Amy Lynn collection contains clippings, correspondence, contracts, financial records and statements, programs, production notes and other material. The material documents Mrs. Lynn's theatrical career first as a stage manager with the North Shore Summer Drama Festival, then as associate producer of PRESCRIPTION: MURDER and finally as co-producer of LORD PENGO and THE RIGHT HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN.
Biography
Amy Lynn, a producer and fund raiser for theater, was born September 29, 1914 in Winnetka, Illinois. She worked as stage manager for John Houseman's and Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre, the Westport Country Playhouse, and the Silvermine Guild of the Arts in Connecticut. She was associate producer of the touring company of PRESCRIPTION: MURDER and in 1962 was co-producer with Paul Gregory of LORD PENGO on Broadway. In 1965 she and Peter Cookson co-produced THE RIGHT HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN.
Mrs. Lynn then turned her energies to fund raising for The Acting Company, The New Dramatists, Yale School of Drama and the Performing Arts Research Center of The New York Public Library.
Amy Lynn died August 6, 1988.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository: folder level control.
Catalog cards in Cage Catalog.
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Occupation
Theatrical directors and producers.
Stage managers.
Research Call Number
8-MWEZ+ n.c. 28289-28291
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