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Walter and Jean Kerr papers, circa 1920-1993.

Author: Walter Kerr; Jean Kerr
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers of Walter Kerr, playwright and drama critic, and his wife Jean Kerr, humorist and playwright; the collection documents their individual and their collaborative careers. For their New York productions such as King of Hearts (1954), Mary, Mary (1961), and Poor Richard (1964), there are scripts, musical scores and recordings, photographs, notes, clippings, correspondence, and financial records. Also included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
Scripts
Financial records
Scores
Photographs
Sound recordings
Named Person: George Abbott; Brooks Atkinson; W H Auden; Ralph Bellamy; Leo Brady; Richard Burton; Carol Channing; Barrett H Clark; Russel Crouse; John Gassner; John Golden; Mordecai Gorelik; Oscar Hammerstein, II; Moss Hart; Helen Hayes; Hubert H Humphrey; Elia Kazan; Howard Lindsay; Joshua Logan; Clare Boothe Luce; Claudia McNeil; Fredric March; Mary Martin; Groucho Marx; Jo Mielziner; Max Reinhardt; Richard Rodgers; William Saroyan; Alan Schneider; Gloria Swanson; John Van Druten; Tennessee Williams; Jean Kerr; Jean Kerr; Jean Kerr; Jean Kerr
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Kerr; Jean Kerr
OCLC Number: 173692623
Description: 56.4 c.f. (111 archives boxes, 68 volumes, 2 packages), 17 tape recordings, and 16 disc recordings; plus additions of 8.3 c.f., 36 photographs, and 6 tape recordings.

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Papers of Walter Kerr, playwright and drama critic, and his wife Jean Kerr, humorist and playwright; the collection documents their individual and their collaborative careers. For their New York productions such as King of Hearts (1954), Mary, Mary (1961), and Poor Richard (1964), there are scripts, musical scores and recordings, photographs, notes, clippings, correspondence, and financial records. Also included are materials relating to Walter Kerr's teaching, and his career as a theater critic. Jean Kerr's writings are represented by correspondence and financial and legal material for Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1957), and drafts of three collections of her free-lance articles. Among many prominent correspondents in the collection are W.H. Auden, Richard Burton, Carol Channing, Oscar Hammerstein II, Moss Hart, Helen Hayes, Hubert H. Humphrey, Elia Kazan, Clare Boothe Luce, Fredric March, Mary Martin, Groucho Marx, Richard Rodgers, William Saroyan, Gloria Swanson, and Tennessee Williams.

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