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Guide to the Margery Bailey Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0020
    Creator: Bailey, Margery, 1891-1963
    Title: Margery Bailey papers
    Dates: 1912-1978
    Physical Description: 3.25 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence with actors, actresses, theatrical people, dramatists and writers; materials relating to the English Club and the Dramatists Alliance at Stanford, the Shakespeare Festival at Ashland, Oregon, the Institute of Renaissance Studies, and theater productions at Stanford, 1935-36; letters to former students Robert A. Brauns, Myna B. Hughes, H. Arthur Klein, Thomas Seller, and Grace Margaret Webster, 1930-63, collected by Phillip Persky for his edition of "Letters of Margery Bailey," SAN JOSE STUDIES; photocopies of Bailey correspondence regarding John P. Marquand, Clarence Darrow, Gertrude Stein, Robinson Jeffers, Irvin S. Cobb, and Harold Bell Wright; and an unpublished article by Frank de Guerre. Material about Miss Bailey's work includes term papers of her students, her own papers as a student, lecture and research notes, reprints of her articles and papers on the humanities at Stanford.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of estate of Margery Bailey, 1964; gift of Phillip Persky, 2002; photocopies gift of Robert Gros.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Margery Bailey Papers (SC0020). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Alternative Formats

    Materials pertaining to John P. Marquand, Clarence Darrow, Gertrude Stein, Robinson Jeffers, Irvin S. Cobb, and Harold Bell Wright are photocopies of originals in private hands.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Margery Bailey was a professor of English at Stanford University from 1914-1963. She was active in Stanford dramatics and was involved in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival at Ashland, Orgeon as both an actress and as a director.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence with actors, actresses, theatrical people, dramatists and writers; materials relating to the English Club and the Dramatists Alliance at Stanford, the Shakespeare Festival at Ashland, Oregon, the Institute of Renaissance Studies, and theater productions at Stanford, 1935-36; letters to former students Robert A. Brauns, Myna B. Hughes, H. Arthur Klein, Thomas Seller, and Grace Margaret Webster, 1930-63, collected by Phillip Persky for his edition of "Letters of Margery Bailey," SAN JOSE STUDIES; photocopies of Bailey correspondence regarding John P. Marquand, Clarence Darrow, Gertrude Stein, Robinson Jeffers, Irvin S. Cobb, and Harold Bell Wright; and an unpublished article by Frank de Guerre. Material about Miss Bailey's work includes term papers of her students, her own papers as a student, lecture and research notes, reprints of her articles and papers on the humanities at Stanford.

    Access Terms

    Bailey, Margery, 1891-1963
    Brauns, Robert A.
    Cobb, Irvin Shrewsbury, 1876-1944.
    Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938.
    Hughes, Myna B.
    Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962.
    Klein, H. Arthur.
    Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960.
    Oregon Shakespearian Festival.
    Persky, Phillip.
    Seller, Thomas.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Speech and Drama --Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dramatists Alliance.
    Stanford University. English Club.
    Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.
    Webster, Grace Margaret.
    Wright, Harold Bell, 1872-1944.
    Actors.
    Class notes.
    College teachers.
    College theater.
    Dramatics.
    Lecture notes.
    Letters.
    Research notes.
    Theater.