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BOX 18-23 Business Correspondence, 1903-1967
Letters received and copies of letters sent, contracts and copyright records, programs and publicity for plays, notes, printed material, and newspaper clippings.
Arranged in three sections by name of agents and individuals and by titles of plays.
BOX 18 Agent, Harold Freedman
Early records of places plays were sent, 1938
Letters, 1933-1967
(9 folders)
List of plays handled
Prisoner of Fame, correspondence, 1938-1937
French, Samuel, business records, 1917-1962
(2 folders)
BOX 19 American Play Co.
Adam and Eva, Polly With a Past, and Cave Girl, 1922
The Big Pond, 1919-1921
The House of a Thousand Candles, 1907-1940
List of plays controlled by the company
Belasco, David
Belasco-Roeder correspondence concerning French adaptations
Colton, Ed, correspondence
Georgina, contract
L'Avocat, adaptation contract
L'Heure de Berger, adaptation contract
Personal correspondence, 1914-1953
Plays Produced Under the Stage Direction of David Belasco (New York: 1925)
Polly With a Past
Amateur rights and arrangement with Samuel French concerning royalties in England
Belasco-Roeder business correspondence, 1917-1929
Contracts and correspondence
Copyright records
Foreign, 1918-1949
General, 1917-1929
Hammerstein, Arthur, 1926
Original notes for play
Programs and publicity
Une Petite Main Qui Se Place, contracts and correspondence
Vera Baghdad, adaptation contract and correspondence
Bobbs-Merrill, correspondence, 1925-1957
Century Play Co., correspondence, 1924-1948
BOX 20 Bolton, Guy
Correspondence, 1914-1967
(8 folders)
Draft of plot for collaboration
Business letters
Miscellaneous, 1915-1950
Rejections, 1903-1961
Cohan and Harris, option on plays to be written
Stevens, Roger, correspondence, 1954-1965
Whitehead, Robert, correspondence, 1959-1964
BOX 21 Adam and Eva
Contracts, 1917-1928
Amateur and film rights
Kern, Jerome, correspondence concerning, 1927-1928
Miscellaneous, 1919-1947
Turner, Paul, 1920-1922
The Big Pond
Contracts, 1928-1958
Correspondence, 1959-1967
(4 folders)
BOX 22 Blood Money
Colton, Ed, correspondence, 1961
Contracts and related correspondence
The Bride, contracts and related correspondence, 1923, 1952
The Cave Girl
Contracts and related correspondence, 1919-1947
Original text as produced by Cohan and Harris
The Light of the World
Contracts and related correspondence, 1918-1959
Version performed at L'Odeon in Paris
Madame Capet
Adaptation as produced
Correspondence, 1938
French text and Middleton's adaptation
BOX 23 Diana Does It
Contracts, copyright history, and correspondence, 1940-1962
Revised and final copies of text
Revised script before typing
Nowadays, copyright, production and publication contracts, and related correspondence, 1913-1919
BOX 24-36 Subject File, 1901-1967
Correspondence, reports, memoranda, manuscripts, printed matter, newspaper clippings, drafts of writings, contracts, certificates of award, and bound volumes.
Arranged alphabetically by topic.
BOX 24 Columbia University, New York, N.Y., alumni register, biographical material on Middleton
Copyright legislation
Articles related to copyright legislation
Copyright law revision hearings, 1965
Material on copyrights, 1967
Universal Copyright Convention, 1955
Newspaper clippings, 1962, etc.
Odds and Ends, copyright
One-act play copyrights and contracts
Records of unproduced plays
That Was Balzac
Dramatists Guild
Material used in autobiography
Speech of Bronson Howard, 1901
Chronological file
(7 folders)
BOX 25 1928-1960
(18 folders)
BOX 26 1955-1966
(15 folders)
BOX 27 Middleton's literary properties, 1965
Newspaper clippings, 1959
(15 folders)
BOX 28 1966-1967
(2 folders)
Authors Guild Bulletin, 1956-1967
(12 folders)
BOX 29 The American Writer, vols. 1-3, 1952-1954
Authors League Bulletin and other Authors League publications
Dramatists Guild Fund, bylaws
Dramatists Guild Quarterly, 1964-1967
(4 folders)
Dramatists Bulletin, 1960-1964 (ring-binder notebook)
BOX 30 Ferrer, Jose, Justice Department brief concerning tax case, 1961
(6 folders)
BOX 31 Dutch Treat Club, history by Will Irwin (1943), correspondence, 1944-1964
Film contracts
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