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Irene Worth papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1955-1977.

Author: Irene Worth
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript   Book : English
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Letters, scripts, printed material and photographs documenting Irene Worth's personal and professional relationship with Thornton Wilder. Subjects of the letters include Worth's appearances in plays by Wilder; production details for the 1955 Edinburgh Festival "A Life in the Sun;" the theater and acting in general; Wilder's writing, travel, and health; comments on his current reading; and news of mutual friends.
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Genre/Form: Photographic prints
Named Person: Isabel Wilder; Thornton Wilder; Irene Worth
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Worth
OCLC Number: 702171891
Description: 0.63 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Abstract:

Letters, scripts, printed material and photographs documenting Irene Worth's personal and professional relationship with Thornton Wilder. Subjects of the letters include Worth's appearances in plays by Wilder; production details for the 1955 Edinburgh Festival "A Life in the Sun;" the theater and acting in general; Wilder's writing, travel, and health; comments on his current reading; and news of mutual friends. There are also several letters from Wilder's sister Isabel, containing news of Thornton and congratulations on performances by Worth.

Personal papers include annotated scripts for "A Life in the Sun;" a playbill for the 1963 production of "The Ides of March;" newspaper clippings; photographs of Wilder and Worth; and a small deck of playing cards that Wilder used for solitaire.

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