WorldCat Identities

Toohey, John Peter 1880-1946

Works: 11 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 430 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Photographs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS2973, 928.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Peter Toohey
Most widely held works by John Peter Toohey
On plays, playwrights, and playgoers : selections from the letters of Booth Tarkington to George C. Tyler and John Peter Toohey, 1918-1925 by Booth Tarkington( Book )

5 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonesy, a comedy in three acts by Anne Morrison Chapin( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing pains by John Peter Toohey( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theatre "carries on" : a brief chronicle ... by John Peter Toohey( Book )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of George Ade by George Ade( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscripts include a memoir of Finley Peter Dunne a quotation, and several "fables." For a fuller treatment, see listing in control folder [7 items. holograph signed]--Letters, 1901-43, concern publication of various works in magazines, the sale of second serial rights, and Ade's life in retirement in Florida [30 items. holograph & typescript signed]--Photographs, 1900-39, are of Ade at different ages [3 items. black & white]--Miscellaneous items include an autograph and advertisements for books by Ade [3 items]. Correspondents include Franklin Pierce Adams, William Gerard Chapman, Charles Belmont Davis, Robert Underwood Johnson?, Grenville Kleiser and John Peter Toohey
Papers of Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb by Irvin S Cobb( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscripts include plot outlines for Harry Monmouth or the fateful island, The heir of Stanwood, and Vivian's victory; a preface for Walt Mason, his book, 1916 by Walt Mason; and story, One thing brings up another [5 items. holograph]--In letters to George Matthew Adams, William Gerard Chapman, William Griffith, Edwin Carty Ranck, William Orton Tewson, John Peter Toohey, Louis Wiley and others Cobb discusses his writing of prefaces and for magazines, declines to sell the second serial rights to his stories, deplores the death of Henry Watterson and suggests names for speakers for the Emergency Unemployment Relief Bureau
Letters from Edna Ferber by Edna Ferber( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The letters are to George Matthew Adams concerning her books Buttered side down, 1912 and Fanny herself, 1917, her depressions, and Warren Gamaliel Harding; to William Gerard Chapman about second serial rights to The man who came back; to John Peter Toohey, John J. Wood, and Lola L. Kovener. The eldest, 1916 May 20 [21 l. typescript signed]--Photograph [n.d.] of Miss Ferber [1 item. black and white. 4.6 x 6.5 cm.]
Correspondence with Northrop Morse by Rachel Field( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters to Morse during 1921 and 1922 usually on pesonal stationery with address of 102 East 32nd Street, New York. Most are about arrangements to visit Boston and to see plays at the 47 Workshop. The 47 Workshop was a playwrights' workshop taught by George Pierce Baker at Harvard. Field also encourages Morse's writing. She comments on working at Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, a predecessor to Paramount Pictures. She also mentions a novel she's writing and other writing she has sent to publishers. Field mentions seeing her friend Doris Halman during her visits to Boston and Halman's meeting Morse
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.48 (from 0.43 for On plays, ... to 0.86 for Beer famil ...)

Alternative Names
John Peter Toohey American writer

John Peter Toohey Amerikaans auteur (1879-1946)

John Peter Toohey US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Publizist

English (21)