9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943.

  1. American / Century Play Company scripts and business papers, 1894-2006

    approximately 16,000 items. 185 containers. 93.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Play Company / Century Play Company was a conglomerate publishing house that represented many of the most prominent American playwrights and dramatists of the 20th century. The scripts and business papers in the collection document numerous aspects of American theater production history, including author representation, show production, publishing, and licensing for television, film, radio, and stock productions. The script library notably includes five working copies of The Glass Menagerie (1944) by Tennessee Williams and early performance drafts of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie (1921), Mourning Becomes Electra (1931), and Strange Interlude (1923). The collection also highlights several unpublished, unproduced works by female playwrights, such as Harriet Ford and Margery Benton Cooke.

  2. Rosamond Pinchot papers, 1918-1955

    100 items. 2 containers plus 3 oversize. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress. Address book, correspondence, diary, photographs, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to the life and acting career of Rosamond Pinchot.

  3. George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    23 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright and newspaperman. Typescripts of plays by Kaufman. Coauthors include Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, Ring Lardner, Isabel Leighton, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Robert Nathan, Irving Pichel, W.W. de Renne, Morrie Ryskind, Herbert Seligman, and Alexander Woollcott.

  4. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001

    49,500 items. 141 containers plus 13 oversize. 60 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, and theater administrator. Correspondence, drafts and typescripts of writings, financial records, notes, photographs, and research material pertaining to Teichmann's career as a playwright, biographer, educator, and theater administrator.

  5. Janet Flanner and Solita Solano papers, 1870-1976

    3000 items. 20 containers plus 3 oversize. 7 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalists, writers, and literary editors. Correspondence, subject files, drafts of articles, books, poems, and other writings, and miscellaneous material, including scrapbooks and memorabilia, relating primarily to Flanner's career as a writer, especially with the New Yorker; to Solano's interest and writings; and to literary and intellectual life in Paris and New York.

  6. Margaret Webster papers, 1837-1974

    7,000 items. 28 containers. 11 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress, theatrical producer, author, and lecturer. Correspondence, family papers, prompt copies of plays and operas, musical scores, set and staging diagrams, articles, lectures, research material, scrapbooks of clippings, printed material, photographs, and othner papers consisting primarily of material used by Webster in compiling two family biographies and reflecting her theatrical career.

  7. Minnie Maddern Fiske and Harrison Grey Fiske papers, 1818-1955

    18,000 items. 114 containers plus 12 oversize and 1 artifact. 50 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress (Minnie Maddern Fiske) and theater manager (Harrison Grey Fiske). Correspondence, play scripts, prompt books, playbills, box office receipts and invoices, financial and legal papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, broadsides, illustrations, drawings, certificates, set design drawings and blue prints, and drafts of plays, speeches, and articles written by Minnie Maddern Fiske and her husband, Harrison Grey Fiske, documenting her theatrical career and life and his work as theater critic and manager, playwright, director, and producer of plays for the American stage.

  8. Theodore Roosevelt papers, 1780-1962

    25,000 items. 77 containers. 33 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, author, and public official. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, drafts of speeches and writings, subject files, newspaper clippings, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Roosevelt's service as United States assistant secretary of the navy (1921-1924) under Warren G. Harding and Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby, as governor of Puerto Rico (1929-1932), and as governor general of the Philippines (1932-1933).

  9. Archibald MacLeish papers, 1907-1981

    20,000 items. 61 containers plus 1 oversize. 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, playwright, government official, and Librarian of Congress. Papers include correspondence reflecting MacLeish's relations with friends, literary colleagues, and government associates; notebooks (1919-1940s) containing drafts of poetry and prose; manuscript drafts of plays, speeches and radio broadcasts, and speeches written for Franklin D. Roosevelt, Edward R. Stettinius, and Harry S. Truman; and notes and manuscripts for classroom lectures on modern poetry given by MacLeish at Harvard University (1949-1962).