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Papers, 1918-1958.

Author: George S Kaufman
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : Master microform : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Papers of a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright-director, consisting primarily of correspondence, scripts, and microfilmed biographical scrapbooks.
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
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Named Person: Fred Allen; Winthrop Ames; George Arliss; Eleanor Robson Belmont; Marc Connelly; Walter Damrosch; Joseph Edward Davies; Robert H Davis; Theodore Dreiser; James Aloysius Farley; Ruth Goodman Goetz; Arthur Hopkins; Otto H Kahn; Leueen MacGrath; Groucho Marx; Harpo Marx; Adolphe Menjou; Morrie Ryskind; William Saroyan; Alfred Emanuel Smith; John Steinbeck; Henry L Stimson; Booth Tarkington; Howard Teichmann; Oswald Garrison Villard; William Allen White; Alexander Woollcott; Alexander Woollcott; William Allen White; Oswald Garrison Villard; Howard Teichmann; Booth Tarkington; Henry L Stimson; John Steinbeck; William Saroyan; Morrie Ryskind; Adolphe Menjou; Harpo Marx; Groucho Marx; Leueen MacGrath; Otto H Kahn; Arthur Hopkins; James A Farley; Theodore Dreiser; Joseph Edward Davies; Walter Damrosch; Marc Connelly; Eleanor Robson Belmont; George Arliss; Fred Allen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George S Kaufman
OCLC Number: 122416903
Description: 0.8 c.f. (2 archives boxes) and. 4 reels of microfilm (35mm)

Abstract:

Papers of a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright-director, consisting primarily of correspondence, scripts, and microfilmed biographical scrapbooks.

The correspondence contains originals or copies of letters from Fred Allen, Winthrop Ames, George Arliss, Eleanor Belmont, Walter Damrosch, Joseph E. Davies, Robert H. Davis, Theodore Dreiser, James A. Farley, Arthur Hopkins, Otto Kahn, Groucho and Harpo Marx, Adolphe Menjou, William Saroyan, Alfred E. Smith, Henry L. Stimson, John Steinbeck, Booth Tarkington, Oswald Garrison Villard, William Allen White, Alexander Woollcott, and others. There are scripts (some annotated) for seventeen produced and unproduced titles for stage, screen, and television including "The Butter and Egg Man" (1925), "The Late George Apley" (1944), "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1939), and several other plays on which Kaufman collaborated with Marc Connelly, Ruth Goodman Goetz, Leueen MacGrath, Morrie Ryskind, Howard Teichmann, and other playwrights.

The remainder of the collection consists of miscellany such as notes pertaining to "Of Thee I Sing" (1931), and scrapbooks (available on microfilm) of clippings concerning "Dulcy" (1921), "The Man Who Came to Dinner," "The Senator Was Discreet," and other productions, 1912-1939. One letter pertains to Howard Teichmann's biography of Kaufman.

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