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Melcena Burns Denny Plays: Finding Aid
mssHM 65643-65679  
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This small group consists mainly of materials dealing with the production of two plays by California writer Melcena Burns Denny (1876–1974): "Black Bart, The Lone Robber of Calaveras" and "Lola Montez, The Spider Dancer"
Melcena Burns Denny (1876–1974) was a member of the San Diego Writers' Club, the Authors' League of America, and the Dramatists' Guild. She was a native of California and a graduate of San Jose State Teachers College. In addition to her short stories and poems purchased by Collier's, Woman's Home Companion, and Youth's Companion magazines, Denny was the author of two plays, "Black Bart, The Lone Robber of Calaveras" and "Lola Montez, The Spider Dancer."
37 pieces in 2 boxes.
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