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Louis Evan Shipman correspondence

Title
Louis Evan Shipman correspondence, 1906-1923, (bulk 1906-1908).
Author
Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933.

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Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-031Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Transferred from Cage files
Biography (note)
  • Playwright, novelist and editor of Life (1922-1924), Louis Evan Shipman's most sucessful play was probably D'ARCY OF THE GUARDS (1901).
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 1998-031
Author
Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933.
Title
Louis Evan Shipman correspondence, 1906-1923, (bulk 1906-1908).
Summary
The collection is almost entirely letters by Shipman to his lawyers, George C. Hazelton, Jr. and John H. Hazelton, regarding his claim against Mr. Braden, the manager, at least for a time, of Shipman's play ON PAROLE and later letters accompanying his payments to his lawyers. Also includes one letter by the lawyers to Shipman and one personal letter by Shipman to a friend.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Playwright, novelist and editor of Life (1922-1924), Louis Evan Shipman's most sucessful play was probably D'ARCY OF THE GUARDS (1901). Other titles include THE CRISIS, THE CROSSING, ON PAROLE, THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH, FOOLS ERRANT, and POOR RICHARD. Shipman was born in Brooklyn, NY, educated at Brooklyn Polytechnic and Columbia and Harvard Universities, lived for a number of years in New Hampshire and spent his last years in France.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1998-031
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