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Harmer (Alfred Douglas) Collection
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The Alfred Douglas Harmer Collection contains letters from Alfred Douglas Harmer's family and romanitic interests while he was a young man, as well as letters written by Harmer to his wife in later years. Also included is an array of scripts and programs documenting his professional career as a playwright.
Alfred Douglas Harmer was the youngest son of artist Alexander Francis Harmer. He started his career as a playwright at the age of eleven and by the time he was eighteen years old, he had written and produced eight plays portraying the life of early California. He later went on to marry Florence J. Weston and edit a Santa Barbara bilingual magazine titled Don Quijote.
6 Folder(s) consisting of two (2) folders of correspondence, one (1) folder of scripts, one (1) folder of theater programs, one (1) folder of postcards, and one (1) folder of miscellaneous items such as photos, contracts, and a bank book
Property rights reside with the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head Archivist of the Gledhill Library.
Collection is open for research.