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Joshua Logan correspondence and ephemera

Title
Joshua Logan correspondence and ephemera, 1920-1989.
Author
Elliott, Jean.
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Mixed materialSupervised useAvailable*T-Mss 2000-031Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Additional Authors
Logan, Joshua.
Description
.41 lf. (1 box)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Photographs.
  • Programs.
  • Clippings.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Sweat, Mrs. Robert J.
Biography (note)
  • Joshua Logan (1908-1988) was a director and producer of works for stage, screen, and television, as well as a playwright and screenwriter.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
*T-Mss 2000-031
Author
Elliott, Jean.
Title
Joshua Logan correspondence and ephemera, 1920-1989.
Summary
The Jean Elliott - Joshua Logan correspondence consists of letters written by Joshua Logan to Jean Elliott, his cousin. The letters span 1920 to 1989 (including letters written to his widow, Nedda Harrigan Logan), and illuminate Logan's career and family life. Of special note is a note written in 1920 by the 12 year-old Joshua, thanking his cousins for a pleasnt summer visit. The ephemera consists of photographs, programs, and clippings collected by Jean Elliott about her cousin, including childhood snapshots of Joshua and his sister, and a 1943 Army portrait. Programs include tributes to Joshua Logan.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Joshua Logan (1908-1988) was a director and producer of works for stage, screen, and television, as well as a playwright and screenwriter. Born Joshua Lockwood Logan III in Texarkana, Texas, in 1908, he graduated from Princeton and studied in Moscow with Constantin Stanislavsky. Briefly an actor, Logan turned instead to directing and producing, and was best known for I MARRIED AN ANGEL, KNICKERBOCKER HOLIDAY, CHARLEY'S AUNT, THIS IS THE ARMY, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, MISTER ROBERTS, and SOUTH PACIFIC, among others. Joshua Logan received the Pulitzer Prize with Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II for SOUTH PACIFIC. His film credits include PICNIC, BUS STOP, SAYONARA, SOUTH PACIFIC, CAMELOT, and PAINT YOUR WAGON. Joshua Logan died in 1988 at the age of 80.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on the Internet.
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Added Author
Logan, Joshua.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 2000-031
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