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Akins-Jannay Collection and Addenda: Finding Aid
mssHM 71484-71509, mssHM 80300-80302  
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This collection consists of manuscripts by dramatist, novelist, poet and screenwriter Zoë Akins (1886-1958), and other Akins family members, a few pieces of correspondence, a photographic album, drawings, reel-to-reel tapes, printed books, and ephemera.
Zoë Akins (1886-1958) was a dramatist, novelist, poet and screenwriter. In 1935, she won the Pulitzer Prize for her dramatization of Edith Wharton’s story, “The Old Maid.” In addition to many screenplays and plays, Akins also authored two volumes of poetry, criticism, two novels, teleplays, magazine and newspaper articles.
28 pieces + ephemera and printed books in 6 boxes
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