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Dudley Digges papers,

Title
Dudley Digges papers, 1908-1947.
Author
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947.
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Description
.3 linear foot (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Kegle, Barbara
Biography (note)
  • Dudley Digges (1879-1947), an Irish-American actor, was one of the original members of the Abbey Players.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 809
Author
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947.
Title
Dudley Digges papers, 1908-1947.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence with prominent theatre people concerning subjects such as Digges's open-air theater in Patchin Place in New York City, his Theatre Guild work, and Ireland's push for independence, ca. 1920-1926. Correspondents include George Arliss, St. John Ervine, Sean O'Casey, Eugene O'Neill, Lady Augusta Gregory, Walter Hartwig, Polly and Sidney Howard, Helen Hayes, John Quinn, and Alexander Woollcott. Also, Digges family correspondence, 1921-1923, and miscellaneous fan mail, notes and photograph of Digges.
Biography
Dudley Digges (1879-1947), an Irish-American actor, was one of the original members of the Abbey Players. He appeared on the stage and in more than fifty films.
Finding Aids
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Occupation
Actors.
Added Author
Arliss, George, 1868-1946.
Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-
O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Hartwig, Walter.
Howard, Polly.
Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939.
Hayes, Helen, 1900-1993.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
Quinn, John, 1870-1924.
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943.
LCCN
ms 70001718
Research Call Number
MssCol 809
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