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Eugene O'Neill collection of papers

Title
Eugene O'Neill collection of papers, 1914-1963.
Author
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.

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192 items.
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Note
  • In addition to these 192 items, the Berg Collection holds more...
Biography (note)
  • Eugene O'Neill was an American playwright and poet.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Previous owners include W. T. H. Howe, James Light, Carl Van Vechten, and the American Play Company. Other materials came with the author's correspondence with Louis C. Greene and with his correspondence with Beatrice Ashe Maher.
Call Number
Berg Coll O'Neill
Author
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
Title
Eugene O'Neill collection of papers, 1914-1963.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, legal and financial documents, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems, plays, outlines for plays, screen treatments, and scenarios, as well as essays and articles about O'Neill by George Cram Cook, Elliot Harold Paul, and others. The correspondence consists of letters written by the author, dating from 1914 to 1941, to Clayton Meeker Hamilton, James Light, Beatrice Ashe Maher, and others. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from 1934 to 1963, between various correspondents including Horace B. Liveright, Elliot Harold Paul, Frances Steloff, and others.
Biography
Eugene O'Neill was an American playwright and poet.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Cook, George Cram, 1873-1924.
Hamilton, Clayton Meeker, 1881-1946.
Light, James F.
Maher, Beatrice Ashe.
Paul, Elliot, 1891-1958.
Greene, Louis C. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Light, James F. Former owner
Maher, Beatrice Ashe. Former owner
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Former owner
American Play Company.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll O'Neill
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