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Manuscripts

Physical Description: 60 boxes
Box 1

Manuscripts -- Abdullah - Akins, T.; Akins, Z.: After-Another. ZA 1 - 22

 

ZA 1. Abdullah, Achmed, 1881-1945. “Seen Through Mohammedan Spectacles:” [political essay], MS. (typewritten: 11 p.), (1914, Oct.).

Incomplete, missing page 12. Also enclosed: 3 carbon copies (12 p. each).
 

ZA 2. [Akins, Sarah Elizabeth]. “Memoirs of Sarah Elizabeth Akins,” MS. (typewritten: 17 p.), ([1931-1941]).

Incomplete; with autograph corrections. Also enclosed: related biographical material.
 

ZA 3. [Akins, Thomas Jasper]. “Emerson describes man…:” [quotes from Emerson, Chapin, Horace Mann], A.MS. (1 p.), ([before 1924 Sep.]).

In pencil; fragile -- please do not remove from mylar. On verso: sketch.
 

ZA 4. [Akins, Thomas Jasper]. “Eulogy on Death of Thomas Williams,” carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([before 1924 Sep.]).

Incomplete? Very fragile.
 

ZA 5. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “After Mayerling:” [screenplay: treatment], MS. (typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 6. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “After the Rain:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: 6 typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (6 p.).
 

ZA 7. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Afterward:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 8. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Album of the Dead:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (5 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 9. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “All broken hopes, all hurts:” [untitled poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Note: written on an envelope.
 

ZA 10. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “All Flags Flying:” [short story?], A. MS. (10 p.), ([ca. 1936?]).

 

ZA 11. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “All that before has hurt…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

On verso: autograph note in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 12. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “All that She Was:” [short story], MS. S. (typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections; with original folder.
 

ZA 13. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Ambition:” [essay: early draft], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 14. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Anarchist:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete -- pages 2 and 5 only; with a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: carbon copy of pages 2 and 5 only.
 

ZA 15. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “And Not a Drop to Drink:” [short story: fragment], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 16. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “…and she said I want to see Dr. Fennimore…:” [play: fragment only], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 17. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “And still we read in Shakespere of her face:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar. On verso: autograph, untitled poem, in pencil and an unknown hand, “When I am old as all men come to be” (1 p.), signed with the initials, “J.S.P.”
 

ZA 18. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Animal People:” [play: synopsis], A. MS. (8 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Alternative titles: Sea-Change and Northern Lights.
 

ZA 19. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Animal People:” play: [early draft], A. MS. (27 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 20. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Another Darling:” [play: first draft], A. MS. (& typewritten: 61 p.), ([ca. 1949?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 21. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Another Darling:” [play: second draft], MS. (typewritten: 157 p.), ([ca. 1949?]).

With autograph notes and corrections, with original cover.
 

ZA 22. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Another Darling:” [play: second draft, revised], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 148 p.), ([1950, Nov.]).

With autograph corrections.
Box 2

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Anybody - Bed. ZA 23 - 40

 

ZA 23. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Anybody’s Woman:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 99 p.), (1930, May 15).

With autograph note.
 

ZA 24. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Apologia:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 25. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Aria:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Also enclosed: seven typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (14 p.) and one carbon copy with only first page (1 p.).
 

ZA 26. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Art and Propaganda:” [essay], A. MS. (11 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 27. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Art of the Theater]: [essay], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1957?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: two carbon copies, typewritten, with autograph corrections (10 p.); also, carbon copy, typewritten page from a related essay (1 p.).
 

ZA 28. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “As the reassurance of the unvarying Sun -- :” [untitled poem],carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 29. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “As you grow old you draw apart:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 30. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Atavistic:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections; also enclosed: seven typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (7 p.).
 

ZA 31. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Author’s first problem…:” [untitled lecture], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 32. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Autumn Rain:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 33. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Baby:” [autobiographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: this essay is about Akins’ dog, “Little Zoë.”
 

ZA 34. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Babylonian Lullaby:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 153 p.), ([ca. 1941]).

With autograph notes and corrections.
 

ZA 35. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Bank:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Also enclosed: seven typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 36. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Bazaar:” [play: early draft], A. MS. (20 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 37. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Bazaar:” [play: later draft], A. MS. (31 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 38. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]? “Bear-Baiting:” [essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 39. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Beauty, the Comforter, is ever ready:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 40. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Bed:” [treatment for a screenplay: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections.
Box 3

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Birth - Castle. ZA 41 - 61

 

ZA 41. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Birth of a Legend:” [poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 42. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Bitter Waters:” [teleplay: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten:42 p.), (1956, May 4).

With original cover.
 

ZA 43. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Blanche’s Waltz Song:” [poem?], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.), with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 44. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Bolero:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Note: on verso of second page are Akins’ notes for another story.
 

ZA 45. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Bright Shadow:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 120 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections; incomplete, page I-4 missing.
 

ZA 46. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “But I of You No News, -- Nothing…:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1918]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: three typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (3 p.).
 

ZA 47. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “By Their Deeds:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten copy, with a few autograph corrections (4 p.).
 

ZA 48. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Caesar sits on the steps in front of the temple…:” [untitled play: early draft], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete -- beginning fragment only.
 

ZA 49. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Cake Upon the Waters:” [synopsis of the magazine novelette], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1919?]).

Note: based upon the Akins’ play: “Kitty’s Claws,” the novelette was later published in book form by The Century Co.
 

ZA 50. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Cake Upon the Waters:” [treatment for a screenplay: early draft], MS. S. (typewritten: 5 p.), (1957, Nov. 25).

With autograph note and corrections. Note: based upon the Akins’ play: “Kitty’s Claws,” the novelette was later published in book form by The Century Co.
 

ZA 51. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Calypso:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1910]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 52. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Carmen:” [play: outline], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 53. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Carmen:” [play: synopsis: early draft], A. MS. (12 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Also enclosed: another autograph synopsis of the play, started as a letter to Oscar Serlin, 1901-, Apr. 24. (10 p.).
 

ZA 54. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Carmen:” [play: synopsis: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Also enclosed: carbon copy of synopsis with autograph corrections and note (4 p.); both copies missing first page(?).
 

ZA 55. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Castle in the Snow:” [play: early draft], A. MS. (35 p.), ([ca. 1942?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 56. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Castle in the Snow:” [play: variant early draft], A. MS. (12 p.), ([ca. 1942?]).

Incomplete; some of the character’s names have been changed. Also enclosed: autograph pages of yet another draft (4 p.), with pencil sketch on verso of page 4.
 

ZA 57. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Castle in the Snow:” [play: variant early draft], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete; character’s names have been changed.
 

ZA 58. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Castle in the Snow:” [play: variant early draft: scene between Laura and Edward], A. MS. (12 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Note page 7-8 missing.
 

ZA 59. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Castle in the Snow:” [screenplay: synopsis: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1949?]).

With autograph corrections; character’s names have been changed. Also enclosed: autograph pages from a variant draft (?), (2 p.).
 

ZA 60. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Castle in the Snow:” [screenplay: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete; character’s names have been changed.
 

ZA 61. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Castle on the Sand:” [play], MS. (typewritten: 128 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph note and heavily corrected. Also enclosed: variant draft of Act III (37 p.). Note: based on Akins’ story, “Rings and Chains.”
Box 4

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Cessation - Dancers. ZA 62 - 83

 

ZA 62. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Cessation:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Also enclosed: carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 63. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Chatter:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

In pencil. Also enclosed: typewritten copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 64. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Chemical Garden or the Enthusiasts:” [play: early draft], A. MS. S. (8 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 65. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Chinook:” [scenario for a play or short story]?, A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 66. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Christmas Carol:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 67. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Cinderella Princess:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten notes (3 p.), with autograph notes in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 68. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Circumstantial Evidence:” [synopsis of a proposed episode for the “Lassie” television series], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

 

ZA 69. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Clarice was an either or girl:” [untitled short story], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 70. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Cock Robin:” [play], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete, a portion of Act I only. Also enclosed: a variant draft of a portion of Act I (5 p.).
 

ZA 71. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Code of Love:” [screenplay: synopsis]?, MS. (typewritten: 13 p.), ([1945?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 72. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Colonel Pat:” [biographical essay], MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

 

ZA 73. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Columbus to America and America to Columbus:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 74. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Comedienne:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910]).

 

ZA 75. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Committee of One:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 76. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Commonplace Book], A. MS. (97 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Bound volume; very fragile, loose pages.
 

ZA 77. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Country-House Idyll:” [short story: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections; incomplete, missing final page.
 

ZA 78. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Country-House Idyll:” [short story: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 79. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Covenant:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), (1919, July 4).

 

ZA 80. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Curtain Fell:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 81. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “D-Day 1944:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1944]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 82(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting:” [play: Act I], A. MS. S. (74 p.), ([ca. 1921]).

With A.N.S. on first page.
 

ZA 82(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting:” [play: Act II], A. MS. S. (75 p.), ([ca. 1921]).

 

ZA 82(3). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Daddy’s Gone A-Hunting:” [play: Act III], A. MS. S. (66 p.), ([ca. 1921]).

 

ZA 83. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Dancers in the Dark:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1938?]).

Incomplete; with autograph note.
Box 5

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Dawn - Diary. ZA 84 - 96

 

ZA 84. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Dawn in a Hospital:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1912?]).

Incomplete (?); with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 85. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Deaf Heaven:” [screenplay: synopsis], A. MS. (5 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete. Also enclosed: notes for the synopsis (?) (1 p.).
 

ZA 86. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Déclassée:” [play], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 89 p.), ([1919]).

With autograph corrections and original paper folder.
 

ZA 87. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Déclassée:” [play: stage manager’s copy], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 101 p.), ([1919]).

With Akins’ autograph note and corrections; with pencil notes by the stage manager. With original paper folder.
 

ZA 88. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Déclassée:” [play: stage manager’s dictated copy], MS. (typewritten: 101 p.), ([1919]).

With Akins’ autograph note and corrections.
 

ZA 89. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Decline of Comedy:” [essay: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1956]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (4 p.).
 

ZA 90. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Democratic nominees have spoken…:” [untitled political essay], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1956]).

 

ZA 91. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Departure:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: carbon copy with autograph corrections (1 p.).
 

ZA 92. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Description:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 93. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Despair:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Note: original title, “Fever.”
 

ZA 94. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Devil’s Bargain:” [play: early draft], A. MS. S. (14 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete. Also enclosed: an incomplete, alternate version (8 p.).
 

ZA 95. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Devil’s Bargain:” [play: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 96. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. Diary, A. MS. (361 p.), (1924).

Note: Very fragile, water damage, please handle carefully; some pages damaged or missing, after Sep. 17, pages mostly blank.
Box 6

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Did - Epitaph. ZA 97 - 120

 

ZA 97. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Did it Really Happen?:” [play], MS. (typewritten: 27 p.), ([ca. 1916]).

With autograph note.
 

ZA 98. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Did it Really Happen?:” [play], Printed (MS., 10 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections and additions. Very fragile, handle carefully. Also enclosed: another printed copy (10 p.).
 

ZA 99. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Did it Really Happen?:” [play for television], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 29 p.), ([ca. 1954]).

With autograph corrections and original paper covers.
 

ZA 100. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Did it Really Happen?:” [play: Lux Video Theatre], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 55 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 101. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Discretion:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 84 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections in green pen and penciled notes in an unknown hand. With original paper covers.
 

ZA 102. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Diversion” by John Van Druten: [reader’s report], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([1927]).

 

ZA 103. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Do you carry insurance…:” [untitled political campaign speech], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 7 p.), ([ca. 1940]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 104. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Dr. Fred:” [autobiographical essay], MS. S. (typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: carbon copy of page 8, with the same autograph corrections (1 p.).
 

ZA 105. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Dodie and the Arabian Nights:” script for a television show]?, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1958?]).

Incomplete, pages 4 and 5 only.
 

ZA 106. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Dolphin:” short story: early draft], A. MS. (10 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete. Also enclosed: a few pages from a variant draft, same basic plot with the character’s names changed (3 p.).
 

ZA 107. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Dolphin:” short story: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 13 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: character’s names have been changed from earlier drafts.
 

ZA 108. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Dramatists’ Guild:” notes for an opposing essay]?, A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

In pencil. Note: written on a mimeograph copy of the minutes from a general meeting of the Guild.
 

ZA 109. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Dreams of Jeanne d’ Arc:” play: notes and action diagram], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Partially in pencil.
 

ZA 110. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Dreams of Jeanne d’ Arc:” [play: outline], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: another typewritten, carbon copy marked, “Duplicate,” also with autograph corrections (15 p.).
 

ZA 111. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Dreams of Jeanne d’ Arc:” play: Act I], A. MS. (15 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete; fragile, handle carefully.
 

ZA 112. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Dulaney’s Son:” synopsis for a screenplay?], carbon copy (MS.,typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete, missing first page. On verso of third page: autograph note “Barrymore idea.”
 

ZA 113. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Each leaf shall fall:” [untitled poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Note: written on a scrap of manila envelope.
 

ZA 114. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]?. “Easter, Pasch or Paste Eggs:” [essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 115. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Elegy:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1946?]).

Also enclosed: seven typewritten and carbon copies, some signed with autograph corrections (21 p.).
 

ZA 116. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Emergency!:” [screenplay], MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Incomplete; with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 117. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Empire D’Amour:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 118. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The empty stage of a theatre in Venice:” [untitled play?: prologue?], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 119. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Enrico Caruso:” book review], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

 

ZA 120. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Epitaph:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935]).

With one autograph correction.
Box 7

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Essay - Food. ZA 121 - 137(1)

 

ZA 121. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Essay against Prohibition]?, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1917?]).

Incomplete, begins with page 9.
 

ZA 122. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Essay on the free flow of artists before World War I]?, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

Incomplete; with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 123. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Ethel Barrymore: untitled speech], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1920]).

Incomplete, missing pages 3 and 4; with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 124. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Events:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 125. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Everyman’s Theatre:” [essay], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

 

ZA 126. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Evil Days:” [screenplay: synopsis: early draft], MS. S. (typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 127. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Evil Days:” screenplay: synopsis: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete, missing first page.
 

ZA 128. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Farewell:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1946?]).

 

ZA 129. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The fierce rain like an ocean in the air:” [untitled poem], MS.(typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 130. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “First in Iberia:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 18 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 131. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “First Love:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 106 p.), ([ca. 1926]).

With autograph note and corrections; with original paper cover. Note: alternate title, “An Attic in Paris,” adapted from the French play, “Pile ou Face,” by Louis Verneuil.
 

ZA 132. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “First Verse:” [poems], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 85 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

Bound volume; very, very fragile -- please handle carefully. Gift of Henry O’Neil.
 

ZA 133. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Florist’s Shop:” [comedy sketch: original version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 13 p.), ([1938]).

With autograph corrections and original paper cover.
 

ZA 134. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Florist’s Shop:” [comedy sketch: revised version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 13 p.), (1939, Jan. 4).

With A.N.S. and original paper folder.
 

ZA 135. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The flowering almond faded…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete?
 

ZA 136. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Food of Love:” [screenplay: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 22 p.), ([ca. 1934]).

With autograph note on original paper folder.
 

ZA 137(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Food of Love:” [screenplay: cover - p. 60], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 61 p.), ([ca. 1934]).

With a few autograph corrections in an unknown hand; with original paper covers marked, “Discarded.” Also enclosed: mimeograph copy of comment and summary by Finlay McDermid, Dec. 5, 1934 (6 p.).
Box 8

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Food - Furies. ZA 137(2) - 150(3)

 

ZA 137(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Food of Love:” [screenplay: pp. 61 - 139], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 79 p.), ([ca. 1934]).

With a few autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 138. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “For Helen:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten copy of a variant draft with the title: “For Helen With Sympathy,” (1 p.).
 

ZA 139. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “For mermaids & dragons:” [untitled poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 140. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “For one whose heart would vainly serve…:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 141. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “For Ulla; Christmas 1957:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1958]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (2 p.).
 

ZA 142. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “For, whatever the reason, the democratic party…:” [untitled political essay], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1956?]).

In pencil; incomplete, missing pages 1-5, this page marked “6.”
 

ZA 143. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Foreshadowed:” [screenplay], MS. (typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: one page of an autograph draft.
 

ZA 144. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Forgiving Dead:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph note on verso of first page.
 

ZA 145. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “French Play:” [play: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete. Note: the title “Henreid Story” lined out by Akins and “French Play” added. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (10 p.); with penciled note: “Idea submitted by Baron Robert De Mackails.”
 

ZA 146. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Friends of Mine:” [short story]?, A. MS. (8 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Also enclosed: a variant first page (1 p).
 

ZA 147. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “From a Playwright’s Note-book:” [autobiographical essay], A. MS. (16 p.), ([ca. 1922]).

Incomplete; partially in pencil.
 

ZA 148. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Function of Dramatic Criticism:” [essay: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1929]).

With autograph corrections. Note: final two pages are autograph, in pencil; final page has bottom portion torn away.
 

ZA 149. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Fungus:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of a variant draft.
 

ZA 150(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Furies:” [play: Act I], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 61 p.),([ca. 1928]).

With autograph note and corrections.
 

ZA 150(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Furies:” [play: Act II], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 70 p.), ([ca. 1928]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 150(3). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Furies:” [play: Act III], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 39 p.), ([ca. 1928]).

With autograph corrections. Missing pages?
Box 9

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Furious - Greeks. ZA 151 - 160(2)

 

ZA 151. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [The Furious Bride:] screenplay: [synopsis: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 38 p.), ([1945]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand. Original title: “Prepared for Peace.”
 

ZA 152. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Furious Bride:” screenplay: [synopsis:], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 38 p.), ([1946]).

Also enclosed: a second typewritten, carbon copy (38 p.), entitled, “Prepared for Peace;” with original paper folder, dated, Jan. 14, 1946.
 

ZA 153. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Ghost Story:” [story for television (?): synopsis], Phot copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 154. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Gift is a Give-Away:” [essay: early draft], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 155. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Girls About Town:” screenplay, MS. (typewritten: 112 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

With autograph notes on cover and corrections; with original paper covers.
 

ZA 156. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Glare:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 28 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 157. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Gray Gardens:” television play, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 32 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: based upon, “By the Waters of Paradise” by F. Marion (Francis Marion) Crawford, 1854-1909.
 

ZA 158. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Gray Parks:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph note. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 159. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Great Man’s Widow:” [play: fragment], A. MS., (12 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 160(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Greeks Had a Word For It:” [play: Acts I & II], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 95 p.), (1929).

With autograph notes and a few corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copies (with autograph notations in various hands), of the costume, plot, electric plot, property plot and lighting diagram (11 p.).
 

ZA 160(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Greeks Had a Word For It:” [play: Acts III & IV], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 94 p.), (1929).

Box 10

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Greeks - Hand. ZA 161(1) - 170

 

ZA 161(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Greeks Had a Word For It:” [play: revised draft: Acts III & IV], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 67 p.), ([1949]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 162. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Greeks Had a Word For It:” [play: revised draft: Acts I - IV: incomplete], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 119 p.), ([1949]).

With autograph corrections which vary slightly from the complete revised draft.
 

ZA 163. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Greeks Had a Word For It:” [play: synopsis], MS.(typewritten: 4 p.), (1952, Apr. 18).

Note: synopsis prepared by Everett Hayes and submitted to a television studio as an idea for a proposed serial; the synopsis was resubmitted by Akins on Aug. 30, 1955.
 

ZA 164. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Greeks Had a Word For It:” [proposed television serial: synopsis of nine episodes], MS. (typewritten: 27 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 165. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Greeks Had a Word For It:” proposed television serial: script for an episode], MS. (typewritten: 27 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph note and corrections; the title was changed to “The Greeks Had a Word for Them.” Also enclosed: a typewritten, carbon copy with slightly different autograph corrections, with original paper folder.
 

ZA 166. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“The Greeks Had a Word For It:” proposed television serial:] “Greek Meets Greek Again,” MS. (typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

Incomplete draft; with autograph corrections. Additional title: “All Around the Town.” Also enclosed: a typewritten, carbon copy (9 p.), with slightly different autograph corrections, page 3 is missing.
 

ZA 167. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Green Mansions:” [screenplay:] treatment, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With original paper covers.
 

ZA 168. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Hand-Me-Down History:” essay: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph corrections. Note: with original title, “Touching on History."
 

ZA 169. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Hand-Me-Down History:” [essay: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph corrections. Note: with original title, “Touching on History."
 

ZA 170. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Hand-Me-Down History:” [essay: final revised draft], MS. (typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy with different autograph corrections, and one page shorter than the final draft (9 p.); the last two pages of the final draft appear to have been written after the completion of the carbon copy.
Box 11

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Happy - Hills. ZA 171 - 183

 

ZA 171. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Happy Birthday, Dear Tallulah:” biographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 172. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [“Happy Birthday, Ethel Barrymore:” biographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([1950, Aug.]).

 

ZA 173. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Happy Birthday, Miss Claire!:” [biographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1955]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 174(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Happy Days (Les Jours Heureux):” play: [script: Act I], MS. (typewritten: 59 p.), ([ca. 1941]).

With original paper folder. Note: based upon the play “Les Jours Heureux,” by Claude-André Puget, 1900-.
 

ZA 174(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Happy Days (Les Jours Heureux):” play: [script: Acts II & III], MS. (typewritten: 72 p.), ([ca. 1941]).

 

ZA 175. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Hatter’s Castle:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 112 p.), ([1932]).

With autograph note and corrections; with original paper covers. Note: based upon the novel, Hatter’s Castle, by A.J. (Archibald Joseph) Cronin, 1896- 1981.
 

ZA 176. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [“Hearts are Won:” screenplay: synopsis: early draft entitled, “Cheap Gold”], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 18 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections and original paper folder. Alternate title: “Runaway."
 

ZA 177. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Hearts are Won:” screenplay: synopsis: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 179. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958.] “Heifitz Story:” [screenplay: synopsis: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 180. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Hi Ike, My Name is Sam:” [mock interview], A. MS. (24 p.), ([ca. 1956]).

 

ZA 181. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Hills Grow Smaller:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 182. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. The Hills Grow Smaller: [poems: dedication and preface: early draft],A. MS. S. (13 p.), ([1937]).

Note: one page is typewritten; also includes the poem entitled, “Tryst.” Also enclosed: autograph pages from a variant draft of the preface (4 p.); also autograph draft of the epilogue (1 p.).
 

ZA 183. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [The Hills Grow Smaller: poems: first draft], MS. (typewritten: 87 p.), ([1936?]).

With autograph note and corrections. With early title: The Snow-Gardens.
Box 12

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Hills - Human. ZA 184 - 197

 

ZA 184. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. The Hills Grow Smaller: [poems: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 60 p.), ([1937]).

With autograph corrections; some pages are carbon copies.
 

ZA 185. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. The Hills Grow Smaller: [poems: printed proof sheets], MS. (printed: 25 p.), (1937, Aug. 13-Sep. 3).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and editor’s notations.
 

ZA 186. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [His Famous Wife: screenplay: synopsis: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 20 p.), ([1939]).

Incomplete. Original title: “Soft Answers Drive Me Mad,” title changed to “Mr. Proctor’s Famous Wife,” June 14, 1939.
 

ZA 187. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [His Famous Wife: screenplay: synopsis: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 26 p.), ([1939]).

With original paper cover. With revised title of: “Mr. Proctor’s Famous Wife."
 

ZA 188. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “His Famous Wife:” [screenplay: synopsis: final draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 26 p.), ([1939]).

With original paper folder. With a few autograph corrections; title revised from, “Mr. Proctor’s Famous Wife."
 

ZA 189. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “His First Love:” [play: synopsis]?, A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 190. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “His light is not turned out:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Partly in pencil; with bottom right corner torn away.
 

ZA 191. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Home of Happiness:” [story for television (?): synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Incomplete? With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 192. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Hope:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections and note, “Discarded."
 

ZA 193. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Horn on the Hill:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies, one with autograph corrections (2 p.).
 

ZA 194. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958.] “The House of Bastiano:” [play: scenario], A. MS. (27 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With envelope and explanatory note.
 

ZA 195. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “How can I sleep…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 196. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958 and Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932. “The Human Element:” [play: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 94 p.), ([ca. 1931]).

With autograph corrections; incomplete -- pages 1 - 3 of Act 4 are missing. With original paper folder.
 

ZA 197. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Human Element:” [play: revised first draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 79 p.), (1935, June 10-18).

With autograph note and corrections; incomplete -- this draft includes only Acts I & II, and the title page for Act III. With original paper folder.
Box 13

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Human - I Am Different. ZA 198 - 203

 

ZA 198. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Human Element: play: revised second draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 118 p.), (1937, Aug.).

With Akins’ autograph note and corrections; also, autograph corrections in an unknown hand. Incomplete -- title page and various pages missing. With original paper folder.
 

ZA 199. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Human Element:” [play: revised third draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 102 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph note and corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 200. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Human Element: play: various drafts and discarded pages], MS. (typewritten: 50 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

With autograph note and corrections. Note: includes typewritten, carbon copies and autograph pages.
 

ZA 201. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Huntress Dreams:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles, (Calif.).

Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies (2 p.).
 

ZA 202. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I Am Different:” [play:] Outline of the Last Two Acts, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 13 p.), (1939, May 15).

Note: based upon the play by Lili Havtvany, d. 1967.
 

ZA 203. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “I Am Different:” [play: working copy], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 156 p.), ([1939, May]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
Box 14

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: I Am Different - I Have… ZA 204 - 208

 

ZA 204. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “I Am Different:” [play: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 157 p.), (1939, June 27).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 205. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I Am Different:” [play: revised early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 95 p.), (1939, Sep. 27).

Incomplete -- missing title, characters, action pages and entire Act I; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 206. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “I Am Different:” [play: final draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten:138 p.), (1940, Aug.).

With autograph note by Akins’, “latest and by far the best version;” with original paper folder.
 

ZA 207. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I have a flair…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Note: written on an envelope.
 

ZA 208. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I have not lost you F:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Box 15

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: I Must… - Intermezzo. ZA 209 - 230

 

ZA 209. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I must have a new play…:” [untitled essay: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 210. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I must have a new play…:” [untitled essay: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 211. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I shall not be there when the phlox bloom:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1942?]).

Note: written on a manila envelope.
 

ZA 212. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I wish to assure you, ladies and gentlemen of the Drama League…:” [untitled speech], MS. (typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1921]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 213. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “I Write Good Parts:” [autobiographical essay], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

 

ZA 214. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Idea for Comedy:” [play(?): script: early draft], A. MS. (30 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 215. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “If You Could Only Learn to Shudder:” [play: first draft], A. MS. (12 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

Incomplete -- Act I only.
 

ZA 216. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Image:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), ([ca. 1955]).

With autograph corrections and additions. Also enclosed: early, autograph draft of the story (5 p.).
 

ZA 217. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Impression:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]), New York (N.Y.).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with autograph correction, of “An Impression of Bridget Guinness,” with A.N. “Discarded” (1 p.).
 

ZA 218. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Improvisation:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 219. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Improvised:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph correction.
 

ZA 220. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “In Memoriam [Ulla Nielsen]:” [eulogy], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([1958]).

 

ZA 221. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [In Memory of Jobyna Howland: biographical essay: first draft], A. MS. (20 p.), ([1936]).

 

ZA 222. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “In Memory of Jobyna Howland:” [biographical essay: second draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 7 p.), ([1936]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and additional corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 223. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [In Memory of Jobyna Howland: biographical essay: third draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 7 p.), ([1936]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 224. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “In the Beginning:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 225. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “In the Shadow of Myerling:” [screenplay: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten copy with A.N. from Akins to George [Cukor]?, (4 p.).
 

ZA 226. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. In the Shadow of Parnassus: A Critical Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, Printed (MS., 99 p.), ([1915, Feb.-Aug.]).

With autograph corrections. Note: Very Fragile -- handle carefully; original printed articles are pasted down onto brittle paper. Also includes: printed “Reflection,” by William Marion Reedy (preceding tenth article). A carbon copy of this “Reflection” is cataloged separately. Also enclosed: extra copy of second article (6 p.).
 

ZA 227. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “In the Shubert Office:” [autobiographical essay], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([1928]).

Incomplete -- fragile, handle carefully. With autograph corrections in pencil.
 

ZA 228. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Insomnia:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1932?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten copy with autograph corrections, lower left corner torn away (1 p.).
 

ZA 229. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Instead of Advice:” article written for “Vomag,” Pasadena Junior College Yearly Magazine, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), (1936, Dec. 14).

 

ZA 230. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Intermezzo:” [screenplay:] second draft, mimeograph copy (MS. S., typewritten: 111 p.), (1936, June 6).

Incomplete. With A.N.S. on title page; with original paper cover.
Box 16

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Interview - Kitty’s. ZA 231 - 248(2)

 

ZA 231. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Interview for the Los Angeles Times:” [autobiographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), (1935, May 7).

 

ZA 232. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Irving Thalberg:” [personal remembrance], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, Sep. 14).

 

ZA 233. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Iseult the Fair: play: outline: draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 13 p.), ([ca. 1903]).

With autograph note. With original title, “The Love Potion.” Note: though the original play was written in 1903, it would appear this outline was typed much later.
 

ZA 234. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Iseult the Fair: play: outline: variant draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1903]).

With autograph corrections. With original title, “The Love Potion.” Note: though the original play was written in 1903, it would appear this outline was typed much later.
 

ZA 235. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Iseult the Fair:” [play], MS. S. (typewritten: 96 p.), ([ca. 1903]).

With autograph note and corrections.
 

ZA 236. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “It is as if in answer to some need:” [untitled poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete. With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.). Removed from Commonplace book.
 

ZA 237. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “It seems to me that if just one child:” [essay (?): fragment only], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 238. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Jane Adams:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 66 p.), (1940, June 4).

With original paper covers.
 

ZA 239. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Jeanne:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1922]).

In pencil; written on the verso of a hotel bill for the Hotel Meurice, Paris, July 22-25, 1922.
 

ZA 240. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Jeanne d’Arc:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar. Note: on verso of second page, draft of a note to E.J. Mannix of M-G-M.
 

ZA 241. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Juliet of the Hills:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 29 p.), ([ca. 1921]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder. Alternate titles: “The Bruised Reed” and “Two Star-Crossed Lovers."
 

ZA 242. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Juliet’s Gate at Caramoor:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: three typewritten and carbon copies (6 p.).
 

ZA 243. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Junior Leaguer:” [speech]?, A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 244. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Keep That Big House If -- :” [autobiographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 18 p.), ([1953]).

 

ZA 245. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Keep That Big House If -- :” [autobiographical essay: variant draft], MS. S. (typewritten: 19 p.), ([1953]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 246. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Kingdom of God:” [reader’s report], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1928]).

With autograph corrections and note.
 

ZA 247. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The King’s Kiss:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 248(1). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Kitty’s Claws:” [play: script: Act I], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 60 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

With autograph note on first page; missing title page. With original cloth cover.
 

ZA 248(2). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Kitty’s Claws:” [play: script: Acts II & III], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 87 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

Box 17

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: La - Legend. ZA 249 - 259

 

ZA 249. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “La Terrace Dans La Pluie:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 250. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Lady of the Camellias:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 157 p.), (1936, Aug. 1).

With A.N.S. on folder front cover; with original paper covers. Note: produced by M-G-M under the title, “Camille,” released in 1936.
 

ZA 251. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Lallah:” [short story: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: a second typewritten, carbon copy with autograph note and corrections (14 p.).
 

ZA 252. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Lallah:” [short story: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: a second typewritten, carbon copy with variant autograph corrections (16 p.).
 

ZA 253. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Lassie Has a Double:” [synopsis for proposed television episode], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 254. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Last Light:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 255. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Last Will and Testament], A. MS. S. (1 p.), ([1935], Jan. 15).

With envelope.
 

ZA 256. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Last Wooing:” [play: fragment], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1936?]).

Also enclosed: autograph and typewritten pages of notes (38 p.), a movie synopsis (3 p.), and an autograph page entitled, “Last Wooing,” but with a variant subject (1 p.).
 

ZA 257. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Law’s Delay:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 88 p.), (1947).

With autograph corrections. With original title, “Hearken to the Evidence,” based upon the novel by Herbert Russell Wakefield, 1889-1964.
 

ZA 258. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Legend of Love: screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 18 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Incomplete. With alternate title: “The Lamp;” and an A.N., “Cupid & Psyche idea."
 

ZA 259. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Legend of Love:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 18 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With original paper folder. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of alternate version, with the title, “An Intricate Pattern” (2 p.).
Box 18

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Let - Life. ZA 260 - 267

 

ZA 260. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Let all be now forgotten that was said:” [untitled poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 261. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Lethargy:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 262. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Life long my love shall last:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 263. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Life of a Young Man (1890-1919): novel: foreword: early draft],A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

Also enclosed: an autograph, variant early draft (2 p.).
 

ZA 264. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. Life of a Young Man (1890-1919): [novel: various drafts of chapters and notes], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

Enclosed: various typewritten and carbon copy drafts some with autograph notes.
 

ZA 265. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. Life of a Young Man (1890-1919): [novel: chapters I-III: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 76 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 266(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. Life of a Young Man (1890-1919): [novel: chapters I-VII], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 139 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 266(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. Life of a Young Man (1890-1919): [novel: chapters VIII-XIII], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 141 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 267. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Life of a Young Man (1890-1919):” [play], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.),(1935, Feb. 5).

Incomplete -- only the prologue and beginning of Act I.
Box 19

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Like - Louisiana. ZA 268 - 281

 

ZA 268. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Like sinners praying in a holy place…:” [untitled poem: early draft],A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

Note: written on the verso of an envelope; with A.N.: “written for Katharine Cornell."
 

ZA 269. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Likeness:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 270. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Lines to the Memory of Swinburne:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 271. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [List of poems], A. MS. (3 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Also enclosed: list of Akins’ poems, compiled by Gertrude Ruhnka (?), (6 p.).
 

ZA 272. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Lists of plays, screenplays, and stories], A. MS., carbon copy & MS. (typewritten: 48 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Some lists with autograph corrections and annotations; some lists include status of rights and press comments.
 

ZA 273. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Little Mr. Mullins:” [short story]?, A. MS. (8 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 274. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Little Miracle:” [play: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph note. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy with a different A.N. (1 p.) and another typewritten, carbon copy of a slightly different synopsis (1 p.).
 

ZA 275. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Little Miracle:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 44 p.), (1936).

 

ZA 276. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Little Miracle:” [play: script with introduction], carbon copy (MS. S., typewritten: 21 p.), ([1936]).

With autograph note.
 

ZA 277. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The little springs have long ceased at their source:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 278. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Long Shadow:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 279. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [A Lost Lady, by Willa Cather: book review], A. MS. & MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1923]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 280. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Lotus-Flower:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 281. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Louisiana, A Tale of the New World:” [screenplay: outline], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 130 p.), (1945, July).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand; with original paper folder.
Box 20

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Love - Marriage. ZA 282 - 290

 

ZA 282. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Love-Letter:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (5 p.), ([ca. 1932?]).

 

ZA 283. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Love Duel:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 90 p.), ([1929]).

With autograph corrections; with original folder.
 

ZA 284. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Madame Butterfly:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 99 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

With autograph note and corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 285. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Magical City:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 49 p.), ([ca. 1916?]).

Note: this play was performed in 1916 by the Washington Square Players but this carbon copy appears to be a much later copy.
 

ZA 286. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Magnificent Mistake (or the Enigma):” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 287. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Major Barbara:” [screenplay: treatment: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 125 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

With autograph corrections. Note: based upon the play of the same title by Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950.
 

ZA 288. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Major Barbara: screenplay: treatment: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 132 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

Missing title page. Note: based upon the play of the same title by Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950.
 

ZA 289. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Mardi Gras:” [screenplay: synopsis (?)], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 290. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Marriage and Myself:” [autobiographical essay], MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), ([ca. 1932?]).

With autograph note and corrections.
Box 21

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: May - Morning Glory. ZA 291 - 308

 

ZA 291. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “May in a Meadow:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1905?]), St. Louis, (Mo.).

With autograph note and corrections.
 

ZA 292. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Middle West:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 50 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 293. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Mirage:” television play, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 34 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

With autograph note and corrections. Note: based upon a story entitled, “The Judgement of Bolinas Plain,” by Bret Harte, 1836-1902.
 

ZA 294. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Miss Claire is Dunned:” [biographical essay: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1954]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 295. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Miss Claire is Dunned:” [biographical essay: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1954]).

Incomplete -- missing p. 4. With autograph corrections and autograph corrections by William R. (William Ross) Wallace, 1898-. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copies of pages 7-9 & 13 of an alternate version (4 p.).
 

ZA 296. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Miss Hargreaves:” [screenplay: treatment: notes], A. MS. (13 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With envelope.
 

ZA 297. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Miss Hargreaves:” [screenplay: treatment: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 298. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Miss Hargreaves:” [screenplay: treatment: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 20 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With A.N. on first page in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 299. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Mist Over the Moon:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 300. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Mr. Oliver, Art Patron:” [screenplay: synopsis], MS. S. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles, (Calif.).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: autograph pages of a variant draft (3 p.).
 

ZA 301. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Mr. Woollcott:” [letter to an editor]?, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1927]).

With autograph corrections. Note: written in response to Woollcott’s unfavorable review of “Thou Desperate Pilot."
 

ZA 302. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Monte Carlo:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

In French.
 

ZA 303. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Morning Glory: novel: early draft]?, A. MS. (10 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete. Also enclosed: typewritten copy, with autograph corrections, missing pages 6-7 (7 p.).
 

ZA 304. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. The Morning Glory: [novel: early draft: alternate version]?, A. MS. (16 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 305. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. The Morning Glory: [novel: early draft: second alternate version]?, MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete, chaps. I & II only; with autograph corrections. Fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 306. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Morning Glory:” [play: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

 

ZA 307. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Morning Glory:” play: [script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 118 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

 

ZA 308. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Morning Glory:” [play: musical version: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 20 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With autograph corrections.
Box 22

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Morning Glory - My Impressions. ZA 309 - 320

 

ZA 309. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Morning Glory:” [play: musical version: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 112 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With autograph note and corrections; with original paper covers. Music by Harriet Ware. Also enclosed: “New Pages for Act I of The Morning Glory,” (typewritten: 1 p.).
 

ZA 310. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Morning Glory:” [play: musical version: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 69 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

Incomplete -- some pages damaged. With autograph corrections. Music by Harriet Ware.
 

ZA 311. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Most Unforgettable Character -- Miss Haskell:” [autobiographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten copy, with autograph corrections, entitled, “Miss Haskell,” (9 p.).
 

ZA 312. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Moth:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: four typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (5 p.).
 

ZA 313. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Mrs. January and Mr. Ex:” [play: script], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 116 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With autograph note and corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 314. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Mrs. Nobody:” [essay], MS. S. (typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

 

ZA 315. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Mrs. Nobody:” [essay: variant draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten pages, with autograph corrections, incomplete (9 p.).
 

ZA 316. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Mud Lark:” [screenplay: scenario], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 35 p.), (1947, Apr.).

Alternate title: “Runaway."
 

ZA 317. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “My Book of Today:” [autobiographical essay], A. MS. (6 p.), ([1955]).

 

ZA 318. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “My Dachshund Know Death Approaches:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 319. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “My father was a Republican…:” [untitled political essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([1928]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 320. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “My impressions of Hollywood…:” [untitled prose narrative], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Box 23

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: My Lady’s - New. ZA 321 - 336

 

ZA 321. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “My Lady’s Dress:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 79 p.), (1934, June 6), Culver City, (Calif.).

With original paper covers and autograph note, stating Akins wrote this in 1930 but the screenplay was copied in 1934.
 

ZA 322. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “My Man Godfrey:” [screenplay: first treatment], carbon copy (MS. S., typewritten: 43 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With A.N.S.; with original paper folder. Original title: “Ten Eleven Fifth."
 

ZA 323. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “My Own Opinion of ‘The Varying Shore,’ Critics, first nighters, et cetera:” [autobiographical essay: early draft], A. MS. (11 p.), ([1921, Dec.]).

 

ZA 324. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “My Own Opinion of ‘The Varying Shore,’ Critics, first nighters, et cetera:” [autobiographical essay: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([1921, Dec.]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 325. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “My plays must be acceptable…:” [untitled lecture], A. MS. (18 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 326. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “My Wandering Father:” [screenplay: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 327. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Names, addresses & sketch], A. MS. (7 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Note: also autograph signature and address written by Willa Cather.
 

ZA 328. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Nay, thou -- the woman even -- and with such gift:” [untitled poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), (1913, Feb.).

Incomplete, missing first page; with autograph corrections. Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar. Also enclosed: typewritten (2 p.) and carbon copies (3 p.).
 

ZA 329. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A negro man plays every night…:” [untitled play: early draft], A. MS. (26 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 330. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Neither Good Nor Bad:” [screenplay: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Original title: “One Girl’s Story.” Also enclosed: typewritten page of notes (1 p.).
 

ZA 331. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The New House:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with autograph corrections (1 p.).
 

ZA 332. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A New Masterpiece:” [biographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([1956, July]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 333. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “New Year’s Day:” [screenplay: outline], MS. (typewritten: 53 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (55 p.).
 

ZA 334. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [New Year’s Day: screenplay: outline: alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 26 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete, missing a large number of pages; also, some pages damaged.
 

ZA 335. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “New Year’s Day:” play: outline, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1943?]).

With autograph note and corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of alternate version of outline (2 p.). Note: damaged pages in both versions.
 

ZA 336. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “New York’s a Small Place:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 19 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Note: first page damaged.
Box 24

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Nicola - No. ZA 337 - 346

 

ZA 337. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Nicola: yes…:” [untitled short story?: beginning fragment only], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

On verso: misc. notes and doodles in pencil.
 

ZA 338. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Night-Chasm:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Also enclosed: four carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (12 p.).
 

ZA 339. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Night Courage:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: six typewritten and carbon copies, some signed, with autograph corrections (6 p.).
 

ZA 340(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Night in Bombay:” [screenplay: pp. 1-75], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 78 p.), (1942, May 25-June 31), Culver City (Calif.).

With autograph corrections and original paper covers.
 

ZA 340(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Night in Bombay:” [screenplay: pp. 76-151], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 74 p.), (1942, May 25-June 31), Culver City (Calif.).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 341. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Night in London:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 342. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The night may lie wide and still:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

In pencil. Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 343. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Night Storm:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: three typewritten and carbon copies, one with autograph corrections (3 p.).
 

ZA 344. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]?. “No, no. It’s not like that…:” [play?: fragment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Note: page 15 only.
 

ZA 345. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “No Pity, Please:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 41 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With original paper covers. Original title: “The Wedding Present."
 

ZA 346. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “No Regrets:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 149 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With A.N.S. on title page; with original paper covers. Also enclosed: autograph notes, in pencil, about the screenplay; written in an unknown hand (3 p.).
Box 25

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Nocturne - O Evening Star! ZA 347 - 355(2)

 

ZA 347. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Nocturne:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]) Los Angeles (Calif.).

Also enclosed: five typewritten and carbon copies, one signed and some with autograph corrections (5 p.).
 

ZA 348. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Not many years ago…:” [untitled talk about playwriting and modern theater], A. MS. (26 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Note: originally laid into Commonplace book. Also enclosed: printed article entitled: “Shaw -- and Wells,” formerly laid in between pages 84 & 85 of Commonplace book.
 

ZA 349. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Not Peace But a Sword:” [essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1917?]).

With autograph corrections. Original title: “Peace and Peace-Movements."
 

ZA 350. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Note from a Lady:” [musical comedy sketch], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With A.N.S.
 

ZA 351. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Notes for a screenplay?], A. MS. (28 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Partly in pencil.
 

ZA 352. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Notes on labor unions and laborers], A. MS. (4 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

 

ZA 353. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Now let the flowers die -- :” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Note: written on an envelope.
 

ZA 354. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “O Evening Star!:” [play:] Prologue & Act I: [early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 51 p.), (1935, Dec. 6).

With autograph corrections; with two original paper folders. Note: portions of some pages of the prologue cut away.
 

ZA 355(1). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “O Evening Star!:” [play: Act II: synopsis & scenes 1-3: incomplete drafts], A. MS. & carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 129 p.), ([1935, Dec.]).

 

ZA 355(2). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “O Evening Star!:” [play: Act III: synopsis & scenes 1-2: incomplete drafts], A. MS. (80 p.), ([1935, Dec.]).

Box 26

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: O Evening Star! - Oh. ZA 356 - 364

 

ZA 356. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “O Evening Star!:” play: [later draft], A. MS. & MS. (typewritten: 123 p.), ([1935, Dec.]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper covers. Note: portions of some pages cut away.
 

ZA 357. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “O Evening Star!:” [screenplay: treatment: various early drafts], MS. (typewritten: 108 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 358. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “O Evening Star!:” [screenplay: treatment: variant draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 107 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With a few autograph corrections and a large number of autograph corrections in an unknown hand. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of pp. 59-107 only; with varying autograph corrections (49 p.).
 

ZA 359. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “O Evening Star!:” [screenplay: treatment: variant later draft], MS. (typewritten: 108 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 360. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Ode On Another’s Happiness:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 361. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Ode On Beauty:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 362. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Ode On the Sun:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 363. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Oh curious no more:” [untitled poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 364. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Oh ho! I will go talk to Columbine” [untitled poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete? With one autograph correction. Note: removed from Commonplace book.
Box 27

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Old - Orrick. ZA 365 - 383

 

ZA 365. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. The Old Maid: [play: printed proof sheets], MS. (printed: 64 p.), ([1935]).

With a few corrections.
 

ZA 366. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Old Maid:” [radio serial: outline], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 367. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Old Maid:” [radio serial: audition script for Transamerican version], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 31 p.), ([1941, Apr.]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 368. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Old Maid:” [radio serial: script for Transamerican version: variant draft], MS. (typewritten: 26 p.), ([1941?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 369. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Old Maid:” [radio serial: one episode: early draft], MS. S. (typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 370. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Old Maid:” [teleplay: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 53 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 371. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Omen:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

In pencil; followed by an untitled poem: “Now white upon the mansion falls…” Also enclosed: two typewritten copies, one signed, with autograph corrections (2 p.).
 

ZA 372. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “On his way out the bank…:” [untitled short story?: first draft], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 373. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “…on your way to a conference…:” [play: fragment only], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

Fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 374. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “One Night in Turino:” [essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1922]).

Incomplete -- missing pp. 3 & 4.
 

ZA 375. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [One of Ours, by Willa Cather: book review], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1922]).

 

ZA 376. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “One of the things wrong with Hollywood…:” [untitled article], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 377. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “One Woman:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 378. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Or were you, unwise sage…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 379. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Oracle:” [screenplay: synopsis]?, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 380. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Orchids:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1920]).

 

ZA 381. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Orrick Johns: radio broadcast: first draft], carbon copy (MS. S., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1942]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten copy without corrections, also incomplete (9 p.).
 

ZA 382. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Orrick Johns: radio broadcast: second draft], MS (typewritten: 7 p.), ([ca. 1942]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 383. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Orrick Johns: radio broadcast: third draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1942]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with autograph note and corrections, missing introduction (8 p.).
Box 28

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Other - Papa. ZA 384 - 388

 

ZA 384. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Other Foot:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 385(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Others Than Myself: Some Memories:” [autobiography: later draft: chapters I-IV], MS. (typewritten: 97 p.), ([ca. 1953]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 385(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Others Than Myself: Some Memories:” [autobiography: later draft: chapters V-VIII], MS. (typewritten: 85 p.), ([ca. 1953]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 385(3). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Others Than Myself: Some Memories:” [autobiography: later draft: chapters IX-XI], MS. (typewritten: 65 p.), ([ca. 1953]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 385(4). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Others Than Myself: Some Memories: autobiography: outline of chapters XII -Conclusion], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1953]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 386. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Out of Tears:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1905?]).

With autograph corrections and note: “Discarded Very Young."
 

ZA 387. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Over the Border:” [play], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 7 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

 

ZA 388. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Papa: play: script: early draft], A. MS. (121 p.), ([1919]).

Original title: “Papa’s Jewels."
Box 29

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Papa - Pity. 389 - 401

 

ZA 389. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Papa: play: script: German translation], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 41 p.), ([ca. 1920]).

In German; with A.N. by Akins and notes & corrections in pencil in an unknown hand. With original paper folder. Translated by Franz Blei.
 

ZA 390. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Paris in May:” [screenplay: synopsis: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete. With original paper folder.
 

ZA 391. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Paris in May:” [screenplay: synopsis: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 18 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 392. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Paris in Peoria:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 20 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete?
 

ZA 393. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Patches of soft color scattered here & there…:” [novel?: early draft], A. MS. (5 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete -- beginning fragment only. In pencil with corrections in ink.
 

ZA 394. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Perfect Voice:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 395. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Phaëthon:” [play: script: Acts I & II: autograph draft], A. MS. S. (70 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 396. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Phaëthon: play: script: Acts I & II: early draft], A. MS. & MS.(typewritten: 52 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete. Typewritten pages with autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, corrected pates of Act I revisions (5 p.).
 

ZA 397. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Phaëthon:” [play: script: Act I: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 39 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper covers. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of Act I, incomplete (22 p.).
 

ZA 398. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Pick:” [biographical essay], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 399. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Pierrot and a Peacock’s Feather:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 400. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Pierrot and the Parasol:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 401. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “…pity to my mind…:” [untitled essay?: fragment only], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

In pencil.
Box 30

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Plans for Tomorrow. ZA 402 - 406

 

ZA 402. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Plans for Tomorrow: play: notes], A. MS. (15 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With envelope.
 

ZA 403. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Plans for Tomorrow:” [play: script: first draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 156 p.), ([ca. 1943?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 404. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Plans for Tomorrow:” [play: script: second draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 145 p.), ([ca. 1943?]).

With autograph corrections and autograph note on folder; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 405. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Plans for Tomorrow: play: script: third draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 154 p.), ([ca. 1943?]).

Missing title page. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 406. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Plans for Tomorrow:” [play: script: later, alternate draft], carbon copy (MS. S., typewritten: 118 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
Box 31

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Plans - Prophetic. ZA 407 - 425

 

ZA 407. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Plans for Tomorrow:” [play: synopsis for revision of play for England], MS. (typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1944?]).

With autograph note. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with autograph corrections of synopsis (14 p.); also, typewritten, carbon copy, with a few corrections, of an alternate version (9 p.), and another typewritten, carbon copy, with autograph corrections of this version (9 p.).
 

ZA 408. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Plans for Tomorrow:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 409. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]?. [Play: untitled and incomplete], MS. (typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: play is set at Camp Tioga.
 

ZA 410. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Playhouse and the Playwright:” [essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 13 p.), ([1952]).

 

ZA 411. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Poems of Love and Death:” [printed page proof from “Vanity Fair”],printed page (typewritten: 1 p.), (1920, Apr.).

With Akins’ A.N.; fragile -- please handle carefully. Poems include: “The Dead Aviator,” “Rain, Rain,” “Spring Night,” and “Sun-Stroke: The Beach, Mid-Summer."
 

ZA 412. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Portrait of Tiero:” [play: outline notes], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1919?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 413. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Portrait of Tiero: play: early draft], A. MS. (16 p.), ([ca. 1919]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 414. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Portrait of Tiero: play: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1919]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 415. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Preliminary Honeymoon:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 15 p.), ([1934, Apr.]).

With original paper covers.
 

ZA 416. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Prelude:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 26 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 417. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Pride and Prejudice:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 134 p.), (1937, June 11-16), Culver City (Calif.).

With Akins’ A.N.S. on first page; with original paper covers.
 

ZA 418. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Priest Buries His Pagan Friend:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: three carbon copies, one signed, with autograph corrections (17 p.).
 

ZA 419. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Prince of Denmark:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 420. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Princess Dances:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 421. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Princess Escapes:” [play], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Incomplete. With a few corrections.
 

ZA 422. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Profile:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: damaged -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 423. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Promise to Caroline:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: also published with the title: “His Promise to Caroline."
 

ZA 424. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Prophetic Gauguin:” [essay], MS. S. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1957?]).

With autograph corrections; last page is a carbon copy. Also enclosed: black & white photo and typewritten notes about the carving (1 p.).
 

ZA 425. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Prophetic Gauguin:” [essay: alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1957?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: a second typewritten, carbon copy with the same autograph corrections (3 p.).
Box 32

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Protest - Return. ZA 426 - 437

 

ZA 426. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Protest:” [essay], A. MS. & MS. (typewritten: 13 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of the original unrevised draft (8 p.); and typewritten page on censorship in England (1 p.).
 

ZA 427. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Purely Personal Data:” [fragments from various autobiographical essays, etc.], A. MS., carbon copy, MS. (typewritten: 28 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Some pages with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 428. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Pursuit of Love:” screenplay, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 141 p.), (1948, Mar. 24-May 5).

With autograph note and corrections; and some corrections in an unknown hand. With original paper covers.
 

ZA 429. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [The Pursuit of Love: screenplay: alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 125 p.), ([ca. 1949?]).

With autograph corrections; missing title page. With original paper covers.
 

ZA 430. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Quatrain for Ethel:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. S. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

In pencil. Also enclosed: three typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections (3 p.).
 

ZA 431. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Queen’s Jester:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 432. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Question:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy with one autograph correction (1 p.).
 

ZA 433. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Randolph Report:” [play], MS. (typewritten: 13 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of play (13 p.), and autograph notes (2 p.).
 

ZA 434. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Ravelings:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 33 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 435. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Recognition:” [short story (?): chapter I], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 436. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Return:” [printed poem], printed page (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1915]).

With autograph corrections; pasted onto another piece of paper.
 

ZA 437. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Return of the Soldier:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy(MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Box 33

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Reverie - Sarah. ZA 438 - 449

 

ZA 438. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Reverie:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections and note: “Discarded."
 

ZA 439. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Reversal:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph correction. Also enclosed: incomplete typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 440. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Rhyme Without Moral:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies, with the title of: “A Rhyme With No Moral” (2 p.).
 

ZA 441. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Rites of Autumn:” [play], MS. (typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1942?]).

Incomplete. Alternate title in pencil: “The Disease of the Oyster.”
 

ZA 442. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Rivers:” [short story], A. MS. (9 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Incomplete?
 

ZA 443. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Romance of Robert and Clara:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 40 p.), (1938, Oct. 9).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, uncorrected (40 p.), and original paper folder; this folder has the alternate title, “Three Who Were Famous."
 

ZA 444. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Rose of a Day:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 445. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Royal Fandango:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 116 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: 3 pages from other drafts.
 

ZA 446. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Sad Horse:” [short story], carbon copy (MS. S., typewritten: 29 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 447. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958 and Sheldon, Edward, 1886-1946. “Saint Ursula:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 158 p.), ([ca. 1945]).

With Akins’ autograph note and corrections.
 

ZA 448. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Sappho to a Swallow on the Ground:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

With one autograph note. Also enclosed: carbon copy and typewritten, with autograph corrections, entitled: “To a Swallow on the Ground” (2 p.).
 

ZA 449. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Sarah and Son:” [screenplay:] censorship dialogue script, mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 61 p.), (1930, Feb. 3).

With Akins’ autograph note and A.N.S. by the director, Dorothy Arzner, 1897-1979.
Box 34

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Sargents - Shanghai. ZA 450 - 465

 

ZA 450. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Sargents Portrait of Ethel Barrymore:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1900]).

With autograph note.
 

ZA 451. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald: untitled radio broadcast: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: incomplete typewritten, carbon copy with autograph corrections (7 p.) and an incomplete variant draft, typewritten, carbon copy with autograph corrections (4 p.).
 

ZA 452. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]?. [Screenplay: substitution pages: untitled], carbon copy (MS.,typewritten: 19 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 453. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Screenplay?: synopsis: untitled], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 21 p.), ([ca. 1928?]).

With a few autograph corrections; missing p. 1, with ink stain on p. 2.
 

ZA 454. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]?. [Screenplay: untitled and incomplete], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 51 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 455. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Sea-Change:” [play: version set in Marseille: early draft], A. MS. S. (9 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 456. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Sea-Change:” [play: prologue: version set aboard ship & in Ireland: early draft], A. MS. S. & MS. (typewritten: 44 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: incomplete typewritten copy, with autograph corrections, marked: “Act I Scene I (17 p.).
 

ZA 457. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Sea Change:” [play: Act I Scene I: version set aboard ship & in Ireland: early draft], A. MS. (20 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with autograph corrections (9 p.), and another uncorrected typewritten copy (10 p.).
 

ZA 458. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Sea-Change:” [play: synopsis: version set in Brittany], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten pages 3-6 only (4 p.).
 

ZA 459. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Sea-King’s Daughters: introduction: early draft], A. MS. (20 p.), ([1936]).

Also enclosed: autograph pages of notes and dates (7 p.).
 

ZA 460. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Sea Play:” [play in verse], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 461. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Secret of Sienna:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 13 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 462. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Seduction:” [short story?], A. MS. (16 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 463. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Seek not the perfect rhyme:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Note: written on an envelope.
 

ZA 464. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Seventeen:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 465. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Shangai Crowd:” [screenplay: outline], MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), ([ca. 1946?]).

With a few autograph corrections and an A.N. on verso of last page. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with a few autograph corrections (16 p.).
Box 35

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Show - Sleeping. ZA 466 - 472

 

ZA 466. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [“Show Boat: screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 118 p.), (1934, Dec. 4).

With A.N.S. on title page; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 467. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Sick for Home: screenplay: outline: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 14 p.), ([1938, Oct.]).

Note: this draft entitled, “A Slave is Free."
 

ZA 468. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Sick for Home:” [screenplay: outline: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 15 p.), (1938, Dec. 22).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder, dated Feb. 8, 1939. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of pages 1 & 14 only (2 p.).
 

ZA 469. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Side-Street:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Note: originally laid into Commonplace book.
 

ZA 470. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Singing Swans:” [play: script: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 114 p.), ([ca. 1955?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 471. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Singing Swans:” [play: script: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 108 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand; also includes a few carbon copy pages. Also enclosed: unidentified Reader’s Report, typewritten on 3 index cards.
 

ZA 472. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Sleeping Dogs, A Drama in Shadows:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 130 p.), (1916).

Incomplete. With autograph note; with original cloth folder.
Box 36

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: So - Starling. ZA 473 - 489

 

ZA 473. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “So many want my own story…:” [untitled lecture], A. MS. (11 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Also enclosed: piece of paper marked, “Lecture material;” fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 474. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Soliloquy in Paris:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

 

ZA 475. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Solution for Jewish Problem:” [political essay], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1939?]).

 

ZA 476. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Some where within the caves:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1928?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

In pencil.
 

ZA 477. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Song for the Beloved:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 478. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Sorrow that goes not…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

In pencil; fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 479. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The sorrowful earth that has no more to give:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 480. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [South of Siam: play: script: early draft], carbon copy & MS. (typewritten: 131 p.), ([ca. 1928]).

Some pages with text cut away. With autograph corrections; with two original paper folders. Note: this draft with original title, “Careers;” based upon the German play, “Karriere."
 

ZA 481. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “South of Siam:” [play: script: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 128 p.), ([1929]).

With four original paper folders. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of a variant draft of fourth episode (31 p.), with autograph corrections and original paper folder. Note: based upon the German play, “Karriere."
 

ZA 482. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Souvenir of the Coronation of Elizabeth II:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1953]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten and carbon copies, some with autograph corrections and various titles, “The Coronation,” “On the Coronation of Elizabeth II” (6 p.).
 

ZA 483. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Speech about Ethel Barrymore: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 484. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Speech about Ethel Barrymore: final draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 485. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Spring in England:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 486. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Stale [?] & without profit the long art…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

In pencil. Note: written on the “O” divider from an address book (?).
 

ZA 487. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Star Crossed:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

 

ZA 488. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Starling:” [play: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([1920, Dec.]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 489. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Starling: play: script: alternate version], MS. (typewritten: 15 p.), ([1921, Jan.]).

Incomplete, also missing title page. Also enclosed: typewritten, incomplete script with some differences (10 p.).
Box 37

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Starvation on Red River. ZA 490 - 494

 

ZA 490. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Starvation on Red River:” [play:] outline, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([1940]).

Also enclosed: typewritten and carbon copies of: incomplete synopsis (2 p.), changes (1 p.), synopsis, dated 1-12-40 (1 p.), notes (with Akins’ A.N.) and comments from John Becket (2 p.).
 

ZA 491(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Starvation on Red River:” [play: script: Act I: first draft], A. MS. S. & MS. (typewritten: 83 p.), ([1940]).

 

ZA 491(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Starvation on Red River:” [play: script: Act II: first draft], A. MS. S. & MS. (typewritten: 110 p.), ([1940]).

 

ZA 491(3). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Starvation on Red River:” [play: script: Act III: first draft], A. MS. S. & MS. (typewritten: 87 p.), ([1940]).

 

ZA 492. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Starvation on Red River:” [play: script: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 103 p.), ([1940]).

In complete. With a few autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 493. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Starvation on Red River:” [play: script: discarded early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 128 p.), ([ca. 1940]).

With Akins’ A.N.S. on title page; with original paper envelope.
 

ZA 494. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Starvation on Red River:” [play: script: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 135 p.), ([ca. 1942?]).

With original paper folder.
Box 38

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Still - Swallow’s. ZA 495 - 507

 

ZA 495. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Still Life:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 496. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Story of Seven Plays and Seven Years:” [autobiographical essays], MS. (typewritten: 89 p.), ([1922]).

With a few autograph corrections; with original paper cover. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (incomplete), with autograph corrections, of section IV (21 p.).
 

ZA 497. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Story of Tommy (Drama in Real Life):” [essay], MS. S. (typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 498. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Strangers and Lovers:” screenplay: [treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 85 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

With Akins’ A.N.S.
 

ZA 499. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Such a Charming Young Man:” [teleplay], MS. (typewritten: 32 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 500. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Summer in the City of the Angels:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies, with autograph corrections (2 p.).
 

ZA 501. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Sun:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

In pencil; very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 502. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Swallows in the Chimney:” [television play: synopsis: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 503. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Swallows in the Chimney:” [television play: synopsis: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 504. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Swallows in the Chimney:” television play: [script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 39 p.), ([ca. 1952]).

With original paper folder. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copies of pages 36-38 (3 p.).
 

ZA 505. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Swallow’s Nest: play: first draft], A. MS. (7 p.), ([1946]).

 

ZA 506. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Swallow’s Nest:” play: [early alternate version], MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), ([1946?]).

Incomplete, fragment only.
 

ZA 507. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [The Swallow’s Nest:] play in two acts: [early draft], MS.(typewritten: 124 p.), (1946, Dec. 11).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and autograph corrections in an unknown hand. With alternate title, “Reprise."
Box 39

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Swallow’s Nest. ZA 508 - 512

 

ZA 508. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Swallow’s Nest:” play in two acts: [later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 139 p.), ([1946]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and autograph corrections in an unknown hand; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 509. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Swallow’s Nest:” play in three acts: [early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 142 p.), ([1950?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 510. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Swallow’s Nest:” play in three acts: [later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 147 p.), ([1950?]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 511. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [The Swallow’s Nest:] play in three acts: [alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 117 p.), ([1950?]).

Incomplete, missing Act III? With autograph note and corrections; with alternate titles: “The Dog’s Bone” and “Old Flames."
 

ZA 512. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Swallow’s Nest:” play in three acts: [alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 129 p.), (1951).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand; with original paper folder.
Box 40

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Swallow’s - Texas. ZA 513 - 519(3)

 

ZA 513. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Swallow’s Nest:” play in three acts: [alternate version played at Pasadena Playhouse], mimeograph copy (MS. S., typewritten: 146 p.), ([1951]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and stage directions in an unknown hand; with original paper cover.
 

ZA 514. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Swallow’s Nest:” [play: outline for revisions], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([1946-1951]).

Also enclosed: typewritten and carbon copies of various pages from different drafts and versions (10 p.).
 

ZA 515. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Sword of Youth:” [screenplay:] dialogue treatment, MS. S. (typewritten: 71 p.), ([1947-1948]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder. Note: based upon the novel by James Lane Allen.
 

ZA 516. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Synopsis of French Play:” MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), (1939, Jan. 12).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (8 p.).
 

ZA 517. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Talk too much of myself…:” [untitled lecture], A. MS. (5 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

In pencil. Note: written on the verso of a card from the Woman’s Athletic Club, San Francisco, Feb. 28, 1925, and an envelope.
 

ZA 518. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Tender of the corn:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete?
 

ZA 519(1). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Texas Nightingale:” [play: Act I: first draft], A. MS. (79 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With Akins’ A.N.; with original title, “Greatness."
 

ZA 519(2). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Texas Nightingale:” [play: Act II: first draft], A. MS. (71 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

Note: with a few typewritten sections.
 

ZA 519(3). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Texas Nightingale:” [play: Act III: first draft], A. MS. (22 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

Note: with a few typewritten sections.
Box 41

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Texas - These. ZA 520 - 533

 

ZA 520. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Texas Nightingale:” [play: version produced], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 90 p.), ([1922]).

With Akins’ A.N.S. and stage directions in pencil in an unknown hand; with original paper folder. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copies of carpenters plot, property plot, light plot (3 p.).
 

ZA 521. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Texas Nightingale:” [play: variant draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 131 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With original paper folder.
 

ZA 522. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Texas Nightingale:” [play: revised draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 99 p.), ([1948-1949]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With Akins’ A.N.S. and corrections.
 

ZA 523. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Texas Nightingale:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With Akins’ A.N.S.
 

ZA 524. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Texas Nightingale:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph note and corrections.
 

ZA 525. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Texas Nightingale: screenplay: treatment: alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With original title, “Greatness.” Also enclosed: typewritten pages, 4-7, with autograph corrections from original manuscript (4 p.).
 

ZA 526. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Their Family Feeling:” [screenplay?: synopsis?], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 527. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Their New World:” [screenplay], MS. (typewritten: 24 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 528. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “There is no bond to longer bind me here:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

In pencil. Note: written on an envelope.
 

ZA 529. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “There is one phase of this campaign…:” [untitled political campaign speeches], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1940]).

With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: another typewritten, carbon copy (9 p.).
 

ZA 530. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “There seems to their neighbors…:” [untitled idea for a short story?], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 531. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “There was a game we used to play together:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 532. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “There was within her a something:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 533. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “These Critics:” [essay], A. MS. (23 p.), ([ca. 1921?]), [New York (N.Y.)].

Box 42

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Things - Though. ZA 534 - 541

 

ZA 534. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The things that do not matter now:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 535. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [This is My Hour: poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

Incomplete, missing first page.
 

ZA 536. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Thou Desperate Pilot: play: notes], A. MS. (8 p.), ([ca. 1926?]).

In pencil; with original title, “Hazard.” Note: stained.
 

ZA 537. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Thou Desperate Pilot: play: synopsis of Acts I & II], A. MS. (5 p.), ([ca. 1926?]).

Note: stained, with some loss of text. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of page 9 from an alternate draft, also stained.
 

ZA 538. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Thou Desperate Pilot: play: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 124 p.), ([ca. 1927]).

With autograph corrections; with original title, “Hazard.”
 

ZA 539(1). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Thou Desperate Pilot:” [play: Act I: later draft], carbon copy & MS. (typewritten: 51 p.), ([1927]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and note, and autograph corrections in an unknown hand; with original binder.
 

ZA 539(2). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Thou Desperate Pilot:” [play: Act II: later draft], carbon copy & MS. (typewritten: 55 p.), ([1927]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and autograph corrections in an unknown hand. Also, on verso of first page, autograph notes in pencil.
 

ZA 539(3). [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Thou Desperate Pilot:” [play: Act III: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 54 p.), ([1927]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 540. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Thou Desperate Pilot: play: alternate draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 37 p.), ([ca. 1928?]).

With original title, “Hazard.”
 

ZA 541. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Though There is No Beauty:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten copy (1 p.).
Box 43

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Three - Toy. ZA 542 - 561(1)

 

ZA 542. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Three Girls Without a Heart:” [screenplay?: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 37 p.), ([ca. 1928?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of pages 20 and 21 from an alternate version (2 p.).
 

ZA 543. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Three O’Clock Dinner:” [screenplay], mimeograph & carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 91 p.), (1948, Sep. 22-Oct. 15).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 544. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Three Sonnets for Madam Chaing Kai-Shek:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 545. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Through bright clean windows…:” [untitled poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([1950]).

Mostly in pencil. Note: on verso of second page is marked “44” with a few lines from a play (?).
 

ZA 546. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]?. “Timothy and Lewis, two negro servants:” [play: fragment only], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Note: cut from a larger piece of paper.
 

ZA 547. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To a Friend:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

With autograph note, in pencil.
 

ZA 548. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To Amy Lowell:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 549. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To H.R.:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1932]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies with the original title, “Meditation” (2 p.). Note: there is another poem with the same title, different text.
 

ZA 550. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To H.R.:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1932]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.). Note: there is another poem with the same title, different text.
 

ZA 551. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To Olive Fremstad:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

On verso: autograph poem, incomplete, with the title, “H.R.”
 

ZA 552. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To One Who Lived On:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 553. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [T.J.A.: poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With original title, “In Memoriam.” Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies, one with autograph corrections (2 p.).
 

ZA 554. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To the Next President of the USA:” [political essay: outline], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 555. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To the tasks that are done, day by day:” [untitled poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete. Damaged, please do not remove from mylar. Note: removed from Commonplace book.
 

ZA 556. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To W.C.:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 557. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “To Willa Cather:” [autobiographical essay], A. MS. (7 p.), ([ca. 1949]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 558. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Tony Betters Himself: short story, early draft] A. MS. & MS. (typewritten: 26 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections; with original title, “Tony.” Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy with different autograph corrections (25 p.).
 

ZA 559. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Tony Betters Himself:” [short story, later draft] carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 25 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

 

ZA 560. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Tower of Babble:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), (1938, Feb. 19).

With Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences registry date stamp.
 

ZA 561(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Toy Wife:” [screenplay: pp. 1-99: early draft], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 103 p.), (1937, Dec. 6-14), Culver City (Calif.).

With Akins’ A.N.S.; with original paper covers.
Box 44

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Toy - Trojan. ZA 561(2) - 570

 

ZA 561(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Toy Wife:” [screenplay: pp. 100-200: early draft], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 101 p.), (1937, Dec. 6-14), Culver City (Calif.).

 

ZA 562. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [The Toy Wife: screenplay: later draft], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 132 p.), (1938, Mar. 14-17).

With Akins’ autograph note and one page with corrections; with original paper covers. With original title, “Mademoiselle Frou Frou.”
 

ZA 563. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Trail of Ashes (Pearl’s song for the Rose of Rancho):” [poem?], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 564. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Transformation:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With one autograph correction. Also enclosed: two typewritten copies (2 p.).
 

ZA 565. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Tribute:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 566. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Trojan Pony: play: synopsis: early draft], A. MS. (7 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

 

ZA 567. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Trojan Pony:” [play: synopsis: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

With original manila folder.
 

ZA 568. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Trojan Pony: play: synopsis: variant draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

Incomplete, pages 35-39 only.
 

ZA 569. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Trojan Pony:” [play and screenplay: original outline], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 41 p.), ([ca. 1939]).

With original paper folder. Note: registered with the AMPAS and the SWG, Aug. 25, 1939.
 

ZA 570. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Trojan Pony:” [screenplay: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 46 p.), ([ca. 1953]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder, marked “Old Version.”
Box 45

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Trojan - Varying. ZA 571 - 587

 

ZA 571. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Trojan Pony:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 43 p.), ([ca. 1953]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper folder. Also enclosed: another typewritten, carbon copy with varying autograph corrections (43 p.), and original paper covers.
 

ZA 572. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Two in the Bush:” [screenplay: early draft], A. MS. (13 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 573. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Two Nuns and a Racetrack: short story: synopsis], MS. S. (typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With autograph corrections, written in a letter to Resse Halsey, William Morris Agency. Also enclosed: pages from variant drafts of short story and screenplay (23 p.).
 

ZA 574. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Two Who Were Famous:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 27 p.), ([ca. 1938?]).

 

ZA 575. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Two Who Were Famous:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete. With an A.N., “Just an idea --.” Note: completely different plot from the screenplay of the same title.
 

ZA 576. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Ultimate:” [poem], A. MS. (1 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

Fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 577. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Unforgettable ‘Red Emma’:” [article], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections in pencil.
 

ZA 578. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Untitled Story:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 579. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Vain Hopes:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1930]).

With autograph note and corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 580. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Values:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

 

ZA 581. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Variation:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 582. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Varying Shore:” [play: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 21 p.), ([ca. 1920]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 583. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Varying Shore:” [play: treatment to avoid censorship], MS. (typewritten: 6 p.), ([ca. 1920]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 584. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Varying Shore:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 98 p.), ([1921]).

 

ZA 585. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Varying Shore:” [play: musical version: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 7 p.), ([1954]).

With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: an incomplete typewritten, carbon copy of an earlier draft (4 p.); typewritten and carbon copies of the lyrics for some of the songs, some with autograph notes and corrections (6 p.).
 

ZA 586. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Varying Shore:” [play: musical version: outline of an alternate version], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([1954]).

With original paper covers.
 

ZA 587. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Varying Shore: play: musical version: misc. pages from various drafts], MS. & carbon copy (typewritten: 6 p.), ([1954]).

With autograph corrections.
Box 46

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Varying - Wanderings. ZA 588 - 596

 

ZA 588. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958 and Ware, Harriet. “The Varying Shore:” [play: musical version: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 81 p.), ([1954]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper covers. Music composed by Harriet Ware.
 

ZA 589. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Very Humble Pie:” [short story], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete. Also enclosed: a typewritten, carbon copy with one autograph correction (4 p.).
 

ZA 590. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “A Very Rich Man:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 162 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With Akins’ A.N.; with original paper folder.
 

ZA 591(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Victoria Grandolet:” [screenplay: sequence A-C], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 103 p.), (1944, Aug. 24).

With Akins’ A.N.S. and a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 591(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Victoria Grandolet:” [screenplay: sequence D-E], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 78 p.), (1944, Aug. 24).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 592. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Villanelle -- ‘I Made a Song’:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1905?]).

 

ZA 593. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Villanelle of a City and Country:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

With one autograph correction.
 

ZA 594. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Villanelle of Memory:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 595. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Voice:” [poem: early draft], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

In pencil. Fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 596. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Wandering Fairies: A Shakesperian Masque for Children:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 37 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph corrections; with original cloth folder.
Box 47

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Wastelands. ZA 597 - 602.

 

ZA 597. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Wastelands: novel: notes], A. MS. (15 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 598. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Wastelands: novel: early draft], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

In pencil; incomplete. Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 599. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Wastelands:” [novel: early draft], MS. S. (typewritten: 156 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections; some pages damaged. Also enclosed: a variant first page from a different version (?) (1 p.).
 

ZA 600. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Wastelands:” [novel: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 156 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections; some pages damaged.
 

ZA 601. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Wastelands:” [novel: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 144 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete. With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 602. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Wastelands: play(?): synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
Box 48

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: When - White. ZA 603 - 616

 

ZA 603. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “When I began to write…:” [untitled essay], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 604. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “When I Went to the Circus:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 605. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “When men of Huey Long’s persuasion…:” [untitled political essay], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1933?]).

 

ZA 606. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Where heart is treasure is…:” [untitled lecture], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 607. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Where Joy Passed By:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1910?]).

 

ZA 608. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Birch Log:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 609. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: outline], A. MS. (4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 610. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The White Doe: novel: outline: alternate version], A. MS. (8 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 611. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: outline: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 612. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” novel: synopsis, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections; with alternate title, “Swan- White.”
 

ZA 613. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: outline of various sections and parts], MS. & carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 31 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 614. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The White Doe: novel: early draft], A. MS. & carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 22 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

Incomplete, pages 150-178 only; with autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of pages 150-155 (6 p.).
 

ZA 615(1). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The White Doe:” [novel: later draft: title page - p. 89], MS. (typewritten: 90 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper covers, marked, “1st half of novel.” Also enclosed: typewritten copy of the poem, “The White Doe,” by Patterson Greene (1 p.); additional copies of this poem are cataloged under Patterson Greene.
 

ZA 615(2). Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The White Doe:” [novel: later draft: pp. 90 - 169], MS. (typewritten: 81 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 616. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 170 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

With autograph corrections.
Box 49

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: White - William. ZA 617 - 632

 

ZA 617. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: alternate version: pp. 1-71], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 71 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 618. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: alternate version: pp. 1-56], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 56 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 619. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The White Doe:” [novel: alternate version: pp. 10-71], MS. (typewritten: 62 p.), ([ca. 1941?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 620. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Who is safe in Russia?:” [essay on Communism], A. MS. (1 p.), (1947, Mar. 27).

Note: written in the margins of a newspaper advertisement.
 

ZA 621. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Who Killed Cock Robin?:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 22 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: second typewritten, carbon copy with identical autograph corrections (22 p.).
 

ZA 622. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Who’s Who and Why:” [television series: proposal and description], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, signed, carbon copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 623. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Who’s Who and Why:” [television series: format and sample episode], MS. (typewritten: 21 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With autograph corrections; with original paper covers. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of p. 3 (1 p.).
 

ZA 624. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Why I am for Censorship:” [essay], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1932]).

 

ZA 625. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Wild Goose [Chase]:” [short story: first draft], MS. (typewritten: 17 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete. With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, incomplete (22 p.).
 

ZA 626. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Wild Goose Chase]:” [short story: second draft], A. MS. & MS. (typewritten: 75 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete, missing pages 1-4. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 627. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Wild Goose Chase:” [short story: third draft], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 628. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Wild Goose Chase:” [short story: fourth draft], MS. (typewritten: 79 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With a few autograph corrections.
 

ZA 629. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Willa Cather: radio broadcast: early draft], MS. S. (typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

With autograph note and corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of pp. 4-14, with autograph corrections (11 p.).
 

ZA 630. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. [Willa Cather: radio broadcast: later draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1950]).

With autograph note corrections.
 

ZA 631. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “William Marion Reedy:” [biographical essay], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ([1920]).

Note: final page damaged -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 632. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “William Marion Reedy: Man of Letters:” [biographical essay],carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Also enclosed: second typewritten, carbon copy (5 p.).
Box 50

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Wine - Woman. ZA 633 - 644

 

ZA 633. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [Wine Into Water: short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: final page stained.
 

ZA 634. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The witches’ pulpit…:” [untitled play: fragment only], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

 

ZA 635. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “With Sympathy:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Also enclosed: typewritten and carbon copy (2 p.).
 

ZA 636. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Within Three Walls:” [speech: early draft and outline], A. MS. (15 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

Note: pages removed from Commonplace book by Akins.
 

ZA 637. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Within Three Walls:” [speech: later draft], A. MS. & carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 38 p.), ([ca. 1930]).

Note: pages removed from Commonplace book by Akins.
 

ZA 638. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Witness: Drama in Real Life:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete, missing various pages (pages misnumbered).
 

ZA 639. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958 and Levien, Sonya, 1898-1960]. “A Woman of My Own:” [screenplay: early draft], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 122 p.), (1946, Jan. 16-Mar. 5).

With a few autograph corrections by Akins and Levien. Note: based upon the novel by Leonhard Frank and filmed as, “Desire Me.”
 

ZA 640. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958 and Levien, Sonya, 1898-1960. “A Woman of [My] Own:” [screenplay: later draft], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 130 p.), (1946, Mar. 13-June 19), Culver City (Calif.).

With autograph notes on the cover and first page; with original paper cover with title changed to: “A Woman of His Own.” Note: based upon the novel by Leonhard Frank and filmed as, “Desire Me.”
 

ZA 641. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Woman Who Killed Her Pearls:” [short story: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With A.N.S. to George [Cukor].
 

ZA 642. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [The Woman Who Killed Her Pearls: short story: early drafts], A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Note: enclosed are two early drafts of Part II; both are incomplete.
 

ZA 643. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “The Woman Who Killed Her Pearls:” [short story: later draft], MS. (typewritten: 34 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete, Part I only. With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy, with different autograph corrections (33 p.), and original paper folder. Various pages have sections cut away; missing p. 8.
 

ZA 644. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Woman Who Killed Her Pearls:” [short story: alternate version], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 14 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete, beginning only (?).
Box 51

Manuscripts -- Akins, Z.: Woman’s - Zaza. ZA 645 - 651

 

ZA 645. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “A Woman’s Castle:” [play: synopsis], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

 

ZA 646. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Working Girls:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 135 p.), (1931, Sep. 15).

With Akins’ A.N.S. and autograph corrections, also cast list and autograph corrections in an unknown hand. Note: based upon the play, “Blind Mice,” by Vera Caspary and Winifred Lenihan.
 

ZA 647. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. [World War I Masque: play], MS. (typewritten: 10 p.), ([ca. 1918?]).

Incomplete, missing title page. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 648. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “The Young and the Old:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1945?]).

Incomplete, the first few scenes only; with a title in pencil, “Forever Young.”
 

ZA 649. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Youth, Love and Doom:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 48 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph corrections. Also enclosed: pages from other drafts, typewritten with autograph corrections (1 p.) and typewritten with a few autograph corrections (9 p.).
 

ZA 650. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. “Zaza:” [screenplay]: Adaptation, Continuity and Dialogue, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 107 p.), (1929, Nov. 30).

With Akins’ autograph note and autograph corrections in an unknown hand. With original paper covers. Note: based on the play by Pierre Berton and Charles Simon.
 

ZA 651. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. “Zaza:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 150 p.), (1938, June 11-July 11).

With Akins’ autograph note. Note: based on the play by Pierre Berton and Charles Simon.
Box 52

Manuscripts -- Arlen - Bodley. ZA 652 - 664

 

ZA 652. Arlen, Michael, 1895-1956. “The Green Hat:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS.,typewritten: 119 p.), (1934, Apr. 26), Culver City (Calif.).

With autograph note and corrections by Akins; with original folder.
 

ZA 653. Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. “The Fall of Rome:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1947?]).

With A.N. by Akins.
 

ZA 654. Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945. “Sarah Bernhardt:” [biography: pp. 53-57], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), ([1934]).

Also enclosed: two carbon copies (6 p.).
 

ZA 655. Bell, T.H. (Thomas H.), 1867-1942. “Oscar Wilde’s Unwritten Play:” [prose narrative], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 28 p.), ([before 1942]).

With original folder.
 

ZA 656. Berton, Pierre, 1842-1912 and Simon, Charles, 1850-1910. “Zaza:” [script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 193 p.), ([ca. 1900?]), Paris (France).

In French; pasted into original folder.
 

ZA 657. [Beuf, Carlo, 1893-]?. “A Brief Sketch of the Career of Adriano Ariani…:” [early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1921?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 658. Beuf, Carlo, 1893-. “The Castle:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 15 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 659. [Beuf, Carlo, 1893-]. “The Kettledrummer:” [short story], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 12 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

 

ZA 660. Biré, Ludwig. “The Last Kiss:” [script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 86 p.), ([ca. 1922?]).

With autograph note and annotations by Akins’; with original folder.
 

ZA 661. [Blackmore, R.D. (Richard Doddridge, 1825-1900]. [“Dominus Illuminatio Mea:” poem], A.MS. (2 p.), ([1900?]).

Note: copied out by Zoë Akins; removed from Commonplace book.
 

ZA 662. Bledsoe, Russell. “Guide Posts for Screen Writers: An Interview with Zoë Akins” [first draft], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ([1938, Nov.]).

With Akins’ autograph corrections.
 

ZA 663. Bledsoe, Russell. “Guide Posts for Screen Writers: An Interview with Zoë Akins” [second draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 6 p.), ([1938, Nov.]).

Note: dictated by Akins.
 

ZA 664. Bodley, R.V.C. (Ronald Victor Courtenay), 1892-. “The Forbidden City:” [screenplay: synopsis], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 63 p.), (1935, Nov. 27).

With original folder. Also enclosed: typewritten pages of the first 10 pages of synopsis (4 p.).
Box 53

Manuscripts -- Boutet - Gards. ZA 665 - 684

 

ZA 665. Boutet de Monvel, Roger, 1879-. [Life of Lord Byron: chapter 1], A. MS. (12 p.), ([ca. 1920?]), [New York, (N.Y.)].

In French.
 

ZA 666. Campbell, Patrick, Mrs., 1865-1940. “Serious People:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 33 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections by Mrs. Patrick Campbell (?).
 

ZA 667. Ciesielska, Helena. “I was born in my parants country estate:” [autobiographical essay], A. MS. (7 p.), ([ca. 1947?]).

Also: “Synopsis of Helena Ciesielski’s Life”(typewritten: 2 p.).
 

ZA 668. DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959. [Interview with Zoë Akins], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1938]).

 

ZA 669. Denison, Webster, b. 1878. Prairie Prophet: [novel: Author’s Note and Epilogue], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 13 p.), ([1950]).

With Denison’s autograph note and corrections. Note: a few pages with Burn marks.
 

ZA 670. Donahue, Lester. “Stokowski:” [article], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

With autograph additions and corrections.
 

ZA 671. Dunbar, [W---- L----]. “The Fable,” by Arthur Schnitzler: [reader’s report], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), (1927, Sep.).

 

ZA 672. Dunbar, [W---- L----]. “The Flower Boat,” by Hermann Sudermann: [reader’s report], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), (1927, Sep.).

 

ZA 673. Fairbanks, Douglas, 1909-2000. “This Many Summers:” [novel], carbon copy (MS.,typewritten: 127 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

With autograph additions and corrections; with original cover.
 

ZA 674. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “Advice from a Balcony in Spring:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 675. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “Instead of Diamonds:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]), Altadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 676. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “The Journey:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 677. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “The Moat:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1953]) Altadena (Calif.).

With A.N.S. to Zoë Akins and autograph corrections; also, autograph notes in other hands.
 

ZA 678. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “Mother and Child in Stone:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Followed by autograph note and on verso, A.N.S. to Zoë Akins.
 

ZA 679. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “Music in Drought:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1958]).

 

ZA 680. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “Nightingale at Orgeval:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1951]).

With A.N.S. to Zoë Akins.
 

ZA 681. Flanner, Hildegarde, 1899-. “To a Small Plant of the Hugh Sierras:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 682. Fortin, Marjorie E. “Heavenly Daze:” [screenplay], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), (1952, Oct. 30).

Note: written for Zoë Akins’ birthday; with original covers.
 

ZA 683. Fortin, Marjorie E. “Over My Dear Body:” [television script], MS. (typewritten: 39 p.), (1952, Sep. 23).

 

ZA 684. Gards, Lu and Harling, Frank, 1887-1958. “Uncertain Glory:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 132 p.), ([ca. 1945?]), North Hollywood (Calif.).

Box 54

Manuscripts -- Goldbeck - Janeway. ZA 685 - 694

 

ZA 685. Goldbeck, Willis. “A Royal Affair:” [screenplay synopsis?], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 20 p.), ([ca. 1957?]).

 

ZA 686. Greene, Patterson. “No Room in the Inn:” [script], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 68 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Bound in original covers; with one autograph addition.
 

ZA 687. Greene, Patterson. “The White Doe:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1941?]).

Also enclosed: two additional typewritten copies.
 

ZA 688. Grove, Gerald, Sir, 1886-1962. “The Pursuit of Love:” [screenplay: suggestions and corrections], A. MS. S. (6 p.), (1948, Sep. 9).

 

ZA 689. Harris, Celia E. “Witch Woman:” [poem], A. MS. S. (1 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

 

ZA 690. Hatvany, Lili, d. 1967. “The Love Duel:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 98 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 691. Hinrichs, Fred W. [Poems], carbon copy (MS. S., typewritten: 35 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With autograph notes and corrections. Note: pages are not numbered sequentially. Also enclosed: label from original folder.
 

ZA 692. How, Louis, 1873-1947. “An Evening with Ninon: A Didactic Poem Containing a Translation of Racine’s Berenice,” MS. S. (typewritten: 80 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph notes and corrections.
 

ZA 693. James, Polly. “Bird in Hand:” [outline for television script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 21 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

 

ZA 694. Janeway, Elizabeth. “The Walsh Girls:” [outline for television script], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 68 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With original paper cover.
Box 55

Manuscripts -- Johns - McLaughlin. ZA 695 - 706

 

ZA 695. Johns, George Sibley, 1857-1941. “The Pot of Gold:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 116 p.), (1909).

With some autograph corrections. Note: divided into three acts; with original paper covers.
 

ZA 696. Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946. “In the Garden:” [play: script], A. MS. S. (2 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

In pencil. Followed by A.N. to Zoë Akins. Note: very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 697. Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946. “Methinks it is No Journey:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 132 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections and additions. Note: bound in the original cloth cover.
 

ZA 698. Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946. “Obeisance to Mary:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1911, Sep. [26]).

Note: a tribute to Zoë Akins’, “Mary Magdalene” poem.
 

ZA 699. [Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946]. “To Pierrot:” [poem], A. MS. S. (2 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

In pencil. Followed by A.N. to [Zoë Akins]. Note: very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar. Note: In his note, Johns states he simply copied out this poem, written by “H.M. Ferrisses” (?).
 

ZA 700. Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946. “Wild Plum: Lyrics:” [poems], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 46 p.), ([1926]).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 701. Johns, Orrick, 1887-1946. “Zoppo or the Unicorn:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 20 p.), (1927, Sep. 27).

With autograph corrections and notes; including the note, “Rosalind’s own copy, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 27, 1927 O.J.” Note: heavily stained and damaged -- please handle carefully.
 

ZA 702. Kahn, George. “Carlo Beuf:” [biographical sketch], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1932, Aug. 26).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of a slightly longer version, with autograph corrections by Zoë Akins (1 p.).
 

ZA 703. Lahn, Ilse, 1902-1992. “The Lamp:” [screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

Note: based upon a treatment by Paul Schiller, 1903- 1977.
 

ZA 704. Lamb, Louis Albert. “The Interpreter:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1912, Apr. 28), St Louis (Mo.).

Followed by A.N. by Lamb.
 

ZA 705. Lustig, Jan, 1902-1979 and Dunkel, John, 1915-2001. “Wagon Show:” [television script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 130 p.), (1958, Aug. 18-Sep. 12).

With autograph notes and additions by Zoë Akins and others.
 

ZA 706. McLaughlin, Richard. “Blood and Ink: Radio broadcast No. 9 on ‘Bundles for Britain’ program,” carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 12 p.), (1941, May 1), New York, (N.Y.).

Note: interview with Zoë Akins.
Box 56

Manuscripts -- Massey - Nolhac. ZA 707 - 720

 

ZA 707. Massey, Edward. “Black Tears:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 137 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With original paper cover. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of one page entitled, “Chapter First,” (1 p.), [this does not appear to be part of “Black Tears” but was laid into the front of the play].
 

ZA 708. Massey, Edward. “My Lady’s Progress:” [play: script], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 135 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph corrections. Note: an early version of the play “Box Seats”/”Black Tears.”
 

ZA 709. [Meihac, Henri, 1831-1897 and Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908]. “Frou Frou:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 113 p.), (1937, Aug. 13), Culver City (Calif.).

Stamped, “Incomplete.” With autograph note and corrections by Zoë Akins; with original paper covers.
 

ZA 710. Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956. [Quotes to be printed on the cover of “A Royal Fandango], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1923, May 4]).

 

ZA 711. Miller, Gilbert Heron, 1884-1969. “Hugo Rumbold:” [essay], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

 

ZA 712. Mox, Dorothy. “From the Slums to the Follies to Grand Opera, by Mary Lewis:” [reader’s report], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), (1950, June 7).

 

ZA 713. Mullins, Helene, 1899-. “Streams from the Source:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1939?]).

 

ZA 714. Mullins, Helene, 1899-. “Terpsichorean:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1939?]).

 

ZA 715. Mullins, Helene, 1899-. “Unemployed:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1939?]).

 

ZA 716. Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, 1886-1957. [Biographical Data], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1937?]).

Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy (2 p.), a different version of the bio (3 p.), and pages of various biographical information (2 p.).
 

ZA 717. [Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, 1886-1957]. “Illustrations for ‘The Thousand and One Night,” [exhibition catalogue: early draft], MS. (typewritten: 6 p.), ([1938]).

With autograph corrections by Zoë Akins. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy and printed copy of announcement for exhibit (2 p.), carbon copy of additional information (1 p.); also, printed exhibition catalogue and newspaper clipping.
 

ZA 718. [Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, 1886-1957]. [A Song of the Seven Seas: description of five painted panels], A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1936]).

On verso: additional autograph notes and corrections by Zoë Akins. Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies (2 p.).
 

ZA 719. [Nolhac, Pierre de 1859-1936 and Funck-Brentano, Frantz, 1862-1947]. [The Affair of the Necklace: screenplay:] synopsis, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 70 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand. In French; with original French title, “L’Affaire Du Collier De La Reine.” With original paper cover.
 

ZA 720. Nolhac, Pierre de 1859-1936 and Funck-Brentano, Frantz, 1862-1947. [The Affair of the Necklace: screenplay: treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 85 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph corrections by Hugo Rumbold and others. In French; with original French title, “L’Affaire Du Collier De La Reine.” With original paper covers.
Box 57

Manuscripts -- O’Neil - Pickford. ZA 721 - 739

 

ZA 721. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “Address:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 722. [O’Neil, George, 1898-1940]. “Communion:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

 

ZA 723. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “Keats winds, above an ancient city…:” [poem], A. MS. S (1 p.), ([ca. 1931?]).

Note: A.N. by O’Neil, “written in the front of my Keats.”
 

ZA 724. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “Late Sympathy:” [poem], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph correction. Followed by A.N. by Zoë Akins. Very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 725. [O’Neil, George, 1898-1940]. “Lullaby:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 726. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “Mid-March Dispute:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

 

ZA 727. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “The Old Man’s Chin:” [short story]?, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 72 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With original paper cover -- very fragile, please do not remove from mylar.
 

ZA 728. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “The Red Pavillion:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 125 p.), ([ca. 1936?]).

With original cover.
 

ZA 729. [O’Neil, George, 1898-1940]. “Seal:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

 

ZA 730. O’Neil, George, 1898-1940. “Wallflower:” [short story]?, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 49 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With original paper cover.
 

ZA 731. [O’Neil, George, 1898-1940]. “Where it is Winter:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

 

ZA 732. [O’Neil, George, 1898-1940]. “The White Rooster:” [poem], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 733. Paradas, Enrique and Jiménez, Joaquin. “The Green Envelope:” [play: first synopsis: autograph], A. MS. (11 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

In Spanish. Also enclosed: pencil sketch of a violin player.
 

ZA 734. Paradas, Enrique and Jiménez, Joaquin. “The Green Envelope:” [play: first synopsis: typewritten], MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

Also enclosed: variant typewritten copy (14 .) and carbon copy (9 p.).
 

ZA 735. [Paradas, Enrique and Jiménez, Joaquin]. [The Green Envelope: play: second synopsis: autograph], A. MS. (15 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

In Spanish.
 

ZA 736. [Paradas, Enrique and Jiménez, Joaquin]. [The Green Envelope: play: second synopsis: typewritten], MS. (typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 737. Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979 and Banks, Polan, 1906-. “Three Loves Have I:” [screenplay: treatment: first draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 44 p.), (1950).

With a few autograph corrections. Also enclosed: personal papers for Mary Pickford (2 p.).
 

ZA 738. Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979 and Banks, Polan, 1906-. “Three Loves Have I:” [screenplay: treatment: second draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 44 p.), ([1950]).

 

ZA 739. Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979 and Banks, Polan, 1906-. “Three Loves Have I:” [screenplay: synopsis of remainder of treatment], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 3 p.), (1953).

Box 58

Manuscripts -- Pincus - Rumbold. ZA 740 - 750

 

ZA 740. [Pincus, Irving, 1914-1984, and Pincus, Norman]. [Reader’s report of a novel to be made into a play], MS. (typewritten: 8 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 741. Prewitt, Thomas. “Unrecorded Notoriety:” [novel], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 86 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Incomplete?
 

ZA 742. Rádl, Otto, 1902-1965. “The Konstantin:” [speech: early draft], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph corrections and additions. Also enclosed: typewritten copy, later draft (4 p.) and a variant draft (1 p.).
 

ZA 743. Reedy, William Marion, 1862-1920. [Reflection on Zoë Akins’ “In the Shadow of Parnassus:” essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([1915, Feb.-Aug.]).

Also enclosed: a second carbon copy (1 p.). Note: preceded the tenth article when originally published in The Mirror.
 

ZA 744. Riggs, Lynn, 1899-1954. “The Domino Parlor:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 127 p.), (1928).

With autograph notes and changes in an unknown hand; marked, “Director’s Copy.” With original paper cover.
 

ZA 745. Roberts, W----. “Maria Augusta Dorothea Rumbold:” [description and background of a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence], MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), (1934, July), London (Eng.).

With original paper cover.
 

ZA 746. Rolfe, Sam H., 1924-1993. “Have Gun Will Travel: A Matter of Ethics:” [television screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 43 p.), (1957, May 15).

 

ZA 747. Romanov, Vasilii Aleksandrovich, Duke, 1907-1989. “A Few Years Ago:” [autobiographical essay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 36 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

With introduction by Zoë Akins.
 

ZA 748. Ruhnka, Gertrude. “[Regarding] the Acquisition of the Akins Manuscript Collection:” [essay], MS. S. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1952]), San Marino (Calif.).

 

ZA 749. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]?. [“The Affair of the Necklace:” proposed publicity tour for Norma Talmadge], A. MS. (7 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

 

ZA 750. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]. [“The Affair of the Necklace:” screenplay: notes, lists, estimates],A. MS., typewritten & carbon copy (MS., 56 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

Note: also includes two draft letters to “Paul” and “Mr. Prince.”
Box 59

Manuscripts -- Rumbold - Sterling. ZA 751 - 763

 

ZA 751. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]. [“The Affair of the Necklace:” notes], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 56 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

With autograph annotations and original back paper cover. Also enclosed: two typewritten, carbon copies (113 p.); also, original paper file folder.
 

ZA 752. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]?. “I am a sentimental gal…:” [untitled song lyrics]?, carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([before 1932 Nov.]).

With two autograph corrections.
 

ZA 753. Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932. “L’ Apres Midi d’un Faune:” [pantomime: early draft], A. MS. S. (6 p.), ([ca. 1915?]).

Also enclosed: autograph pages “II” and “IV” from another pantomime (?) (2 p.).
 

ZA 754. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]. [List of productions for which Rumbold designed the stage settings], A. MS. (3 p.), ([ca. 1925?]), New York (N.Y.).

In pencil.
 

ZA 755. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]. [Marie Antoinette: essay (?): early draft], A. MS. (9 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 756. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]. [Marie Antoinette: essay (?): later draft], A. MS. (7 p.), ([ca. 1927?]).

 

ZA 757. [Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932]. “Thou Desperate Pilot:” notes, A. MS. (6 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

In pencil.
 

ZA 758. Rumbold, Hugo, d. 1932. “Tilly: Comic Ballet in the Victorian Manner,” MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 759. Schiller, Paul, 1903-1977. “Four-in-Hand:” [screenplay], mimeograph copy (MS., typewritten: 148 p.), (1946, Oct. 5-Nov. 1), Culver City (Calif.).

With original paper covers.
 

ZA 760. Schirokauer, Alfred, 1880-1934 and Rosenhayn, Paul, 1877-1929. “Karriere:” [play: script], MS. (typewritten: 67 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

 

ZA 761. Sherman, Lynne. “Wedding Present:” [treatment for a screenplay?], ditto copy (MS., typewritten: 7 p.), ([ca. 1955?]).

 

ZA 762. [Sothern, E.H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933]. “When Garrick gathered all the pain…:” [poem],A. MS. (2 p.), ([ca. 1912?]).

In pencil; on verso, autograph note beginning, “News item…”
 

ZA 763. Sterling, George, 1869-1926. “The Caravan:” [poem], MS. S. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1913, Aug.26]), [Carmel (Calif.)].

Box 60

Manuscripts -- Totheroh - Williams; Unidentified. ZA 764 - 776

 

ZA 764. Totheroh, Don. “The Lost Lady:” [screenplay], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 129 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

With autograph annotations by Willa Cather, 1873-1947, in pencil. Also enclosed: typewritten note explaining Cather’s “caustic remarks” about the screenplay. With original paper cover.
 

ZA 765(1). Verneuil, Louis, 1893-1952. “Heads or Tails:” [play: script: Acts I & II], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 85 p.), ([1926]).

With original paper cover; very fragile -- please do not remove from mylar. Note: this is a translation of the French play, “Pile ou Face,” and the basis for the play by Zoë Akins, “First Love.”
 

ZA 765(2). Verneuil, Louis, 1893-1952. “Heads or Tails:” [play: script: Acts III, IV & V], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 90 p.), ([1926]).

Note: this is a translation of the French play, “Pile ou Face,” and the basis for the play by Zoë Akins, “First Love.”
 

ZA 766(1). Wakefield, Herbert Russell, 1889-1964. Hearken to the Evidence: [novel: Episodes One - Ten], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 102 p.), ([1933]).

With some autograph annotations by Zoë Akins; with original paper covers. Note: this is the basis for the play by Zoë Akins, “The Law’s Delay.”
 

ZA 766(2). Wakefield, Herbert Russell, 1889-1964. Hearken to the Evidence: [novel: Episodes Eleven - Epilogue], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 128 p.), ([1933]).

With some autograph annotations by Zoë Akins; with original paper covers. Note: this is the basis for the play by Zoë Akins, “The Law’s Delay.”
 

ZA 767. [Williams, John L.B. (John Lauris Blake), 1893-1963]. “Changes to be made in the text of The Old Maid,” carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1934]).

 

ZA 768. -----. “Almost immediately after the scandal…:” [novel?: chapter II only], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 18 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With a few autograph corrections. Fragile - - handle carefully.
 

ZA 769. -----. [Essay on Jobyna Howland], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1922]).

 

ZA 770. -----. [Essay on the stage setting of “The Texas Nightingale”], carbon copy (MS., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1922]).

 

ZA 771. -----. [Marriage Announcement for James Duff Akins, 1908-, and Sallie Foster], MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1940, Aug.]).

 

ZA 772. -----. “Mirovitch:” [possible film treatment]?, MS. (typewritten: 11 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand; originally with Hugo Rumbold’s manuscript material and it is his writing and doodles on the verso of p. 11.
 

ZA 773. -----. [Notes about John Keats and John Milton], A. MS. (7 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Partly in pencil; with envelope. Also enclosed: notes about Christian II (1481-1559), (1 p.).
 

ZA 774. -----. [Notes for changes to a screenplay]?, A. MS. (4 p.), ([before 1958 Oct.]).

Partly in pencil.
 

ZA 775. -----. “Preface” [to the play “Bérénice], MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), ([ca. 1920?]).

With autograph corrections in an unknown hand.
 

ZA 776. -----. “Pro-Nazi!” [letter to the editor of U.C.L.A.’s “Daily Bruin”], MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1938?]).

With a few autograph pencil corrections in an unknown hand.
 

Correspondence

Physical Description: 105 boxes
Box 61

Correspondence -- Abba - Akins, S. (to J.D. Akins). ZA 777 - 837

 

ZA 777. Abba, Marta and Millikin, Severance A. (Severance Allen), 1895-1989. 1 postcard to [Zoë Akins, 1886-1958], A.N.S. (1 p.), ([1944, Dec.]).

 

ZA 778. Actor’s Equity Association. 1 letter to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1921, Jan. 17), New York (N.Y.).

Note: signed by Frank Gillmore, Executive Secretary.
 

ZA 779. [Adams, Donald]?. 1 letter to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, A.L.S. (3 p.), (1951, Oct. 23), Big Horn(Wyo.).

 

ZA 780. Adams, Dorothy. 1 greeting card to [Zoë Akins, 1886-1958], A.N.S. (2 p.), ([ca. 1950?, Dec.]).

 

ZA 781. [Akins]?, Etta. 1 letter to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, A.L.S. (1 p.), (1938, June 3).

 

ZA 782-787. Akins, James Duff, d. 1940. 6 letters to Sarah Elizabeth Akins, (1931-1936), Humansville (Mo.).

 

ZA 788-794. Akins, James Duff, d. 1940. 2 telegrams and 5 letters to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, (1924-1935), Humansville (Mo.).

 

ZA 795. [Akins, James Duff, d. 1940]. 1 letter to Perry Ryan, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Apr. 30).

 

ZA 796-797. Akins, James Duff, 1908-. 2 letters to Sarah Elizabeth Akins, (1931-1937), Fort Morgan (Colo.) and Memphis (Tenn.).

 

ZA 798-822. Akins, James Duff, 1908-. 23 letters, 1 telegram and 1 postcard to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, (1922-[ca. 1938?]), Humansville and St. Louis (Mo.), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 823. Akins, James Duff, 1908-. 1 letter to Earl L. Stendahl, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, Oct. 6).

Note: removed to Oversize Box 165.
 

ZA 824. Akins, Joetta. 1 letter to [Sarah Elizabeth Akins], A.L.S. (6 p.), (1931, Mar. 12), Humansville (Mo.).

 

ZA 825-826. Akins, Joetta. 2 letters to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, (1931-[ca. 1940?]), Humansville (Mo.).

 

ZA 827. [Akins, Katherine Alexander]?. 1 letter to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, A.L.S. (3 p.), ([ca. 1920?], Mar. 17), Humansville (Mo.).

 

ZA 828. [Akins], Joetta. 1 letter to [Sarah Elizabeth Akins], L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1931, Mar. 4), Spokane (Wash.).

 

ZA 829-830. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 2 letters to James Duff Akins, d. 1940, ([ca. 1926?]-[not after 1940]), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 831-837. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 7 letters to James Duff Akins, 1908-, ([ca. 1929?]-[ca.1940?]), St. Louis (Mo.).

Box 62

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to (Z. Akins, 1901-1926, Oct.). ZA 838 - 897

 

ZA 838-897. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 53 letters, 5 telegrams and 2 postcards to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([1901]-[1926, Oct.?]), St. Louis (Mo.) and Humansville (Mo.).

Note: some letters with envelopes; ZA 868 removed to Oversize Box 165.
Box 63

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, 1926, Nov.-1927, Dec.). ZA 898 - 954

 

ZA 898-954. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 56 letters, 4 postcards to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, (1926, Nov.-[1927, Dec.]), St. Louis (Mo.).

Note: some letters with envelopes.
Box 64

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, [1927]-[1928]). ZA 955 - 1009

 

ZA 955-1009. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 53 letters, 1 telegram and 1 note to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([1927]-[1928]), St. Louis (Mo.).

Box 65

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, [ca. 1928?]-[1929]). ZA 1010 - 1069

 

ZA 1010-1069. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 58 letters and 2 telegrams to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([ca. 1928?]-[ca. 1929?]), St. Louis (Mo.).

Note: some letters with envelopes.
Box 66

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, [1930], June-[1931], Sep.). ZA 1070 - 1130

 

ZA 1070-1130. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 52 letters, 7 telegrams and 2 notes to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([1930?], June-[1931, Sep.?]), St. Louis (Mo.) and Hollywood (Calif.).

Note: some letters with envelopes.
Box 67

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, 1931, Oct.-[1934-1935?]). ZA 1131-1190

 

ZA 1131-1190. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 55 letters, 4 telegrams and 1 note to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([1931, Oct.]-[1934-1935?]), St. Louis (Mo.) and Pasadena (Calif.).

Box 68

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, [1934-1935?]-[ca. 1935?]. ZA 1191 - 1250

 

ZA 1191-1250. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 59 letters and 1 telegram to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([1934-1935?]-[ca. 1935?]), St. Louis (Mo.) and Pasadena (Calif.).

Box 69

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, [ca. 1935?]-1940, Dec.). ZA 1251 - 1313

 

ZA 1251-1313. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 57 letters and 6 telegrams to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, ([ca. 1935?]-[1940], Dec.), St. Louis (Mo.) and Pasadena (Calif.).

Box 70

Correspondence -- Akins, S. (to Z. Akins, 1940, Dec.-[1941], July). ZA 1314 - 1370

 

ZA 1314-1370. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 55 letters and 2 telegrams to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, (1940, Dec.-[1941], July), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: some letters with envelopes; ZA 1365 removed to Oversize Box 165.
Box 71

Correspondence -- Akins, S.-Akins, W.; Z. Akins (A. George-Akins, S.). ZA 1371 - 1433

 

ZA 1371. [Akins, Sarah Elizabeth]. 1 letter to Ray Groves, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([1928,Jan.]), [St. Louis (Mo.)].

Followed by: A.N.
 

ZA 1372-1373. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 2 letters to Irene Kreiner, ([1927]), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 1374-1376. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 3 letters to [Miss] McCoy, ([1934?]-[ca. 1936?]), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 1377. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 1 letter to My Dear Mrs. ---, A.L.S., (2 p.), (1928, Jan. 25), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 1378. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 1 letter to [Marie Prewitt], L. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1932, Nov. 21), Hollywood (Calif.).

Note: with A.N. by Zoë Akins (?); removed to Oversize Box 165.
 

ZA 1379-1384. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 6 letters to Thomas Prewitt, ([ca. 1930?]-[1936?, Nov.]), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 1385. [Akins, Sarah Elizabeth]?. 1 letter to S---- F---- Rothschild, L. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1935?]).

Incomplete. With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1386. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 1 telegram to Hugo Rumbold, d. 1932, (1 p.), (1932, Mar. 10).

 

ZA 1387-1391. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 5 letters to Pauline Senner, ([1926]-[ca. 1931]), St. Louis (Mo.).

 

ZA 1392. Akins, Sarah Elizabeth. 1 letter to [Miss] Tillery, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, July 9), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: with corrections by Zoë Akins (?).
 

ZA 1393-1399. Akins, Thomas Jasper. 6 letters and 1 note to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, (1901-[before 1925]), St. Louis and Humansville (Mo.).

 

ZA 1400. Akins, William Wynn. 1 letter to Zoë Akins, 1886-1958, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1931, Mar.31), [New York (N.Y.)].

 

ZA 1401-1403. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 3 letters to [A. George Volck, Inc.], (1938-1947), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1404. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Mercedes de Acosta, 1893-1968, L. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1405. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Actor’s Theatre, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, Nov. 27).

Note: addressed to Leonard Galleghar.
 

ZA 1406-1407. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Maude Adams, 1872-1953, ([1920]-1921), New York (N.Y.).

Note: letters contain a synopsis of the play “The Starling.”
 

ZA 1408. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Etta [Akins]?, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, June 2).

 

ZA 1409. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to James Duff Akins, d. 1940, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, Apr. 16), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1410-1417. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 7 letters and 1 telegram to James Duff Akins, 1908-, ([1933]-1957), New York (N.Y.) and Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: two letters with envelopes.
 

ZA 1418. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Sally Akins, carbon copy (L.S., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, June 25).

 

ZA 1419-1433. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 9 letters, 5 telegrams and 1 postcard to Sarah Elizabeth Akins, ([1924]- 1936), New York (N.Y.), Philadelphia (Pa.), and Ensenada (Mexico).

Box 72

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Akins, S. - Brackett). ZA 1434 - 1493

 

ZA 1434-1450. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 14 letters and 3 telegrams to Sarah Elizabeth Akins, ([ca. 1940]-1941),New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1451. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to [Thomas James Akins, ca. 1930-]?, A.L.S. (13 p.), ([ca. 1944?]), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: incomplete, early draft of a letter.
 

ZA 1452-1456. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 5 letters to Richard Stoddard Aldrich, (1939-1952), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1457-1459. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., (1935).

Note: letters addressed to Alfred A. Knopf, 1892-1984.
 

ZA 1460-1468. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 9 letters to American Play Company, (1934-1954), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: letters addressed to John Rumsey.
 

ZA 1469. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Associated Writers Foundation, Inc., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, Mar. 20).

Note: letter addressed to Lewis Graves, President.
 

ZA 1470. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Brooks Atkinson, 1894-, A.L. (7 p.), ([1951], Jan. 28), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: incomplete, draft of a letter.
 

ZA 1471. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [T---- B----], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Mar. 20).

 

ZA 1472. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Fay Bainter, 1892-1968, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1949, May 18).

 

ZA 1473. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to Tallulah Bankhead, 1902-1968, A.L.S. (7 p.), ([ca. 1950?], May 9), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1474. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Theda Bara, 1885-1955, L. (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1924?]).

 

ZA 1475. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Aline Barnsdall, 1882-1946, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1930, July 14).

 

ZA 1476. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Barron Polan, Ltd., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1954, Feb. 27), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: addressed to Barron Polan, 1914-1986. Also enclosed: one page (carbon copy) of “The Royal Fandango.”
 

ZA 1477. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Ethel Barrymore, 1879-1958, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1921, June 22), Falls Church (Conn.).

 

ZA 1478. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Mr.] Beardwood, L.S. (typewritten: 5 p.), (1949, May 17), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With Akins’ autograph corrections and note to “Mr. Goodwin.”
 

ZA 1479. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Hugh Beaumont], L. (typewritten: 3 p.), ([1936, Apr.]), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: addressed to “Binkie.”
 

ZA 1480-1481. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Elisabeth Bergner, 1897-1986, ([ca. 1945?]-1947).

 

ZA 1482. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Berkshire Playhouse (Stockbridge, Mass.)], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1955, June 23).

Note: addressed to Louis Sheaffer.
 

ZA 1483. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l postcard to Pandro S. Berman, 1905-, A.N.S. (1 p.), ([1936?]), [London (Eng.)].

Note: postcard was never sent.
 

ZA 1484-1485. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Thekla Bernays, b. 1856, (1921), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1486. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Edna Best, 1900-1974, (1 p.), (1935, Dec. 14).

 

ZA 1487. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Beatrice Beuf, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 6 p.), (1947, Apr. 10), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1488. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Carlo Beuf, 1893-, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1947, Apr. 15), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1489-1490. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Lady Susan Yorke Birch, (1937-[1942]), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1491-1492. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Sydney Blackmer, 1895-1973, (1948), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1493. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Charles Brackett, 1892-1969, L. (typewritten: 3 p.), (1948,Sep. 1).

Box 73

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Brandt - Columbia). ZA 1494 - 1550

 

ZA 1494-1499. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 6 letters to Brandt & Brandt, (1935-[1947]), Pasadena and Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: letters addressed to Harold Freedman or Carl Brandt.
 

ZA 1500. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Reginald Golding Bright, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1939, July 27).

 

ZA 1501-1503. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 1 telegram to Heywood Broun, 1888-1939, (1924-1937), New York (N.Y.) and Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1504. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mrs. Allister M.] Brown, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, Aug. 10).

Note: written and signed by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1505. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mr.] Browne, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1949, Dec. 19).

 

ZA 1506. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Maurice Browne, 1881-1955, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 4 p.), (1938, Dec. 12).

 

ZA 1507. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to E. Fulton Brylawski, contem. copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1937, Dec. 1).

 

ZA 1508. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Ralph Bunker, 1889-1966, A.L. (3 p.), ([1926], Apr. 25), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1509. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Sheppard Butler, L., (28 p.), ([1922]), [Chicago (Ill.)].

Note: in the handwriting of Zoë Akins’ secretary but dictated by Akins; with autograph corrections by Akins.
 

ZA 1510-1513. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters, 1 note and 1 telegram to Bridget Helen Hore-Ruthven, Countess of Carlisle, 1896-1982, ([1934-1939]), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1514. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Harry Carr, 1877-1936, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 4 p.), (1935, Mar. 25).

 

ZA 1515. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mrs.] Carson, L. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Oct. 26), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: written and signed by Akins’ secretary; on verso: A.L.S. from Mrs. Carson to Zoë Akins in response, Oct. 31, 1938.
 

ZA 1516. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Willa Cather, 1873-1947, A.L. (8 p.), ([1942], May 7), Pasadena (Calif.).

Incomplete draft.
 

ZA 1517. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Miss] Cerf, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), ([ca. 1920]), [New York (N.Y.)].

 

ZA 1518-1522. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 5 letters to Jacques Chambrun, (1950-1954), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1523. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Harry Chandler, 1864-1944, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1939, June 6).

 

ZA 1524-1525. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Charles Frohman, Inc., (1919-1921), New York (N.Y).

 

ZA 1526-1532. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 6 letters and 1 telegram to Charles Scribner’s Sons, (1938-1948), Pasadena and Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1533-1534. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 notes to Guy Charrington, ([1936- ca. 1937?]).

 

ZA 1535. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Ilka Chase, 1905-1978, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Apr. 26).

 

ZA 1536. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Christopher Mann Management Ltd.], L. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1958, Feb. 25), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: addressed to Aubrey Blackburn.
 

ZA 1537- 1538. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Helena Ciesielska, (1947), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1539-1542. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters to Ina Claire, 1892-1985, (1927-1943), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1543. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mr.] Clark, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, Aug. 28), [New York (N.Y.)].

 

ZA 1544-1545. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Rex Cole, (1940-[1953]), New York (N.Y.) and Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1546. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Oscar Coleman, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, Sep. 25).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
 

ZA 1547. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Constance Collier, 1878-1955, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, June 9).

 

ZA 1548. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1951, Mar. 28), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: addressed to Hubbell Robinson, 1904-1974.
 

ZA 1549. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (radio), carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1954, Jan. 23), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: addressed to Elliott Lewis, 1917-1990.
 

ZA 1550. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Columbia University, contem. copy (typewritten: 1 p.), ([1935]).

Note: addressed to Nicholas Murray Butler, 1862-1947.
Box 74

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Comber - Fischel). ZA 1551 - 1612

 

ZA 1551. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Mr.] Comber, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1943, Jan. 21), [Pasadena (Calif.)].

 

ZA 1552. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mr.] Coolidge, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, Aug. 8), [New York (N.Y.)].

 

ZA 1553-1555. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 3 letters to “Cosmopolitan” (New York, N.Y.), (1921-1953), Falls Church (Conn.), New York (N.Y.) and Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1556-1557. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Courvoisier Galleries, (1937).

 

ZA 1558. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Rachel Crothers, 1878-1958, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1940, Feb. 29).

 

ZA 1559-1560. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to George Dewey Cukor, 1899-, ([ca. 1930?]-1957), [Los Angeles (Calif.)].

 

ZA 1561-1564. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters to D. Appleton-Century Company, (1935-1946), Pasadena and Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1565. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Gilda Dahlberg, 1912-, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Oct. 21).

Note: written and signed by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1566. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to James Dale, 1887-1985, contem. copy (typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1929?]).

 

ZA 1567. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Gwen Davenport, 1910-, contem. copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1947, Jan. 21), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1568. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Lucile Davidson, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1921, May 28).

 

ZA 1569-1570. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Bette Davis, 1908-, (1940).

 

ZA 1571. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Howard Devree, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1923, June 19), New York (N.Y.).

Incomplete.
 

ZA 1572. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Howard Dietz, 1896-1983]?, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1946, Dec. 16), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1573. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Walt Disney, 1901-1966, carbon copy (typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, Dec. 26), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1574-1575. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 postcard and 1 letter to Lester Donahue, ([1935?]-1939), London (Eng.).

Note: postcard was never mailed.
 

ZA 1576. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Helen Gahagan Douglas, 1900-, carbon copy (typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Feb. 6).

 

ZA 1577. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to William Dozier, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1953, Apr. 15), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1578-1587. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 10 letters to Dramatists Guild, (1931-1947), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1588. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [W---- L----] Dunbar , L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1927, Sep.21), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1589. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Irene Dunne, 1898-1990, L. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1938,Nov. 5), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1590. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron Dunsany, 1878- 1957, contem. copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1953, Apr. 22), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1591. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Joseph Duveen, Baron Duveen, 1869-1939, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1937, Mar. 23).

 

ZA 1592. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to The Editor, L. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([1928]).

 

ZA 1593. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to the Editor, A.L. (11 p.), ([1935-1936]), London (Eng.).

Note: early draft.
 

ZA 1594. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to the Editor of the “Hollywood Reporter,” A.L. (13 p.), ([ca. 1940?]).

Note: early draft.
 

ZA 1595. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to the Editor of “Life” Magazine, L. (typewritten: 2 p.), (1952, Feb. 1), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1596. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to the Editor of “Time” Magazine, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1939, Feb. 25).

 

ZA 1597. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Mrs. Lee] Ephraim, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1956, June 30), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1598-1599. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Dave Epstein, ([1930]-1939).

 

ZA 1600. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mary M----] Estus, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Oct. 26).

 

ZA 1601. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Charles Raymond Everitt, 1901-1947, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, Sep. 24).

 

ZA 1602. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to F.C. Nash & Company, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Nov. 2).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
 

ZA 1603. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Elisabeth Fagan, contem. copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([1936], Apr. 7).

 

ZA 1604. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1927, Nov. 4).

 

ZA 1605-1606. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Felix Block Erben (firm), (1928-1929).

Note: Addressed to Fritz Wreede.
 

ZA 1607. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Helen Ferrier, (1935, Nov. 4), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1608. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Rachel Field, 1894-1942, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, July 8).

 

ZA 1609. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to John Fischel, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, May 9).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1610-1612. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 1 telegram to Marguerite Fischel, (1938-1940), Pasadena(Calif.).

Box 75

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Fleischmann - Harris, W., 1936-1937). ZA 1613 - 1672

 

ZA 1613. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Julius Fleischmann, 1900-, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1951, June 26), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1614. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Sidney R. Fleisher, L. (typewritten: 4 p.), (1942, June 16), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1615. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Mr.] Forrest, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1921, Nov. 29), [New York (N.Y.]).

 

ZA 1616. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Miss] Fowler, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Oct. 30).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by a secretary.
 

ZA 1617. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Frank Cooper Associates, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1950, June 4), Los Angeles (Calif.).

With autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1618. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Suzanne Franwza]?, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1953, Mar. 30), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1619. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Olive Fremstad, d. 1951, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1937, Mar. 26).

 

ZA 1620. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Frick Art Reference Library], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1945, Aug. 14), [Pasadena (Calif.)].

Note: addressed to Ethelwyn Manning.
 

ZA 1621. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Norman B. Furlong, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, June 10).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1622. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to G & C Merriam Company, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Feb. 12).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1623-1624. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Marie Gallagher, ([1936]-1938), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1625. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Barney Gallant, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1941, Aug. 19), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1626. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Norman Bel Geddes, 1893-1958, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1943, Feb. 3).

 

ZA 1627-1630. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters, 1 note and 1 telegram to R---- Larry Giffen, (1927-1939).

 

ZA 1631. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Stanley Gilkey, carbon copy (L.S., typewritten: 1 p.), (1953, Aug. 15), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1632. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Lily Winner Giordon, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Sep. 19).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1633. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Lillian Gish, 1893-1993, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Oct. 12).

 

ZA 1634. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to E. Ray Goetz, 1886-, carbon copy (telegram: 1 p.), (1939, Sep. 27).

 

ZA 1635-1636. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 note and 1 letter to Michael Gold, (1928).

 

ZA 1637. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Gold Stripe Hosiery Company, carbon copy (L.,typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, May 6), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1638. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Robert Goldfarb, L.S. (typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1955?], July 28), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: early draft; with autograph corrections and postscript. Also enclosed: typewritten, carbon copy of second page, without autograph corrections and postscript (1 p.).
 

ZA 1639. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Eddie Golding, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Mar. 7).

 

ZA 1640-1642. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 1 telegram to Samuel Goldwyn, 1882-1974, (1939).

 

ZA 1643. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Paul Gordon, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, Dec. 11).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1644. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Patterson Greene, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Feb. 12).

 

ZA 1645. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Virginia Gregori, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, June 13).

 

ZA 1646. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Elizabeth Gribble, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Aug. 14).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary.
 

ZA 1647-1649. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 1 telegram to Sir Gerald Grove, 1886-1962, (1936-1949).

 

ZA 1650. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Nicolas de Gunzburg, Baron, 1904-1981, L. (typewritten: 2 p.), (1948, July 24), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1651. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to H.W. Wilson Company, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1928]), New York (N.Y.).

Followed by: carbon copy of a letter to John W. Luce Publishers.
 

ZA 1652. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Robert Lyons Hague, 1880-1939, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1937, Nov. 13).

 

ZA 1653. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Raphael Hakim, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Oct. 1).

 

ZA 1654. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Percy Hammond, 1873-1936, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1922, Nov. 25), New York (N. Y.).

 

ZA 1655-1663. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 8 letters and 1 telegram to Harper & Brothers, (1936-1958).

 

ZA 1664. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to “Harper’s Magazine,” carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1948, June 22), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1665-1672. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters and 4 telegrams to William Harris, 1884-1946, (1936-[1937?]).

Box 76

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Harris, W., 1938-1945 - Helicon). ZA 1673 - 1732

 

ZA 1673-1727. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 39 letters, 4 notes and 12 telegram to William Harris, 1884-1946, (1938-1945), Pasadena and Hollywood (Calif.).

 

ZA 1728. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Hathaway Players (Alhambra, Calif.)], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Mar. 9).

Note: written on Akins' behalf by her secretary; addressed to Vic A. Kroneman.
 

ZA 1729. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Harry Bartow Hawes, 1869-1947, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1932, May 24).

Note: removed to Oversize Box 165.
 

ZA 1730. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Helen Hayes, 1900-, carbon copy (telegram: 1 p.), (1939,Apr. 26).

 

ZA 1731. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Wilhelmina G. (Wilhelmina Genevava) Hedde, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Oct. 28).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
 

ZA 1732. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Helicon (firm), carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1937, June 16).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
Box 77

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Henry - Kauser, A., 1921 - 1930). ZA 1733 - 1795

 

ZA 1733. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Bill Henry, A.L. (4 p.), ([ca. 1950?]).

Note: early draft?
 

ZA 1734. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Harry H. Hitzeman, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Feb. 17).

 

ZA 1735. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to William Hodge, ca. 1875-1932, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1925?]).

Note: early draft; with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1736. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Irving Hoffman, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Oct. 26).

 

ZA 1737. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to [Miss] J---- Holland, telegram (1 p.), (1935, Oct. 14), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 1738-1742. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 5 letters to Arthur Hopkins, 1878-1950, (1923-[1941]), New York (N.Y.) and Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1743-1764. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 7 letters and 15 telegrams to Jobyna Howland, (1925-[1936?]).

Note: some letters with envelopes.
 

ZA 1765. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Olin Howland, 1886-1959, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1951, Aug. 13), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: with autograph corrections.
 

ZA 1766. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to John Huston, 1906-, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1953, Mar. 2), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1767. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [International Copyright Bureau], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, July 26).

Note: addressed to M. H. Brander, Jr.
 

ZA 1768. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Jacobson, Ridley & Co., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.),([1932], Dec. 29).

Note: removed to Oversize Box 165.
 

ZA 1769-1770. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Jaffee and Jaffee, ([1955?]-1956), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: addressed to William Phillipson.
 

ZA 1771. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to William Jaffee, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1948, Aug. 19), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 1772. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to [Marian H. Johnson], A.L.S. (6 p.), ([1954], Aug. 24), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: early draft.
 

ZA 1773. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Vara?] Johnson, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, July 23).

 

ZA 1774-1775. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 telegrams to Mary Cadwalader Jones, (1934).

 

ZA 1776. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Monty Jones]?, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.),(1935, July 8).

 

ZA 1777. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Robert Edmond Jones, 1887-1954, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1941, Oct. 3), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 1778-1783. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 5 letters and 1 telegram to George S. (George Simon) Kaufman, 1889- 1961, (1940-1941).

 

ZA 1784-1795. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 9 letters and 3 telegrams to Alice Kauser, ca. 1872-1945, (1921-[ca. 1930?]).

Note: ZA 1793 removed to Oversize Box 165.
Box 78

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (to A. Kauser, 1931 - 1937). ZA 1796 - 1856

 

ZA 1796-1856. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 43 letters, 16 telegrams and 2 notes to Alice Kauser, ca. 1872-1945, ([ca. 1931?]-1937), Pasadena (Calif.) and London (Eng.).

Note: ZA 1814 removed to Oversize Box 165.
Box 79

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (to A, Kauser, 1938 - 1940, Apr.). ZA 1857 - 1918

 

ZA 1857-1918. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 53 letters, 8 telegrams and 1 note to Alice Kauser, ca. 1872-1945, ([ca. 1938?]-1940), Pasadena (Calif.).

Box 80

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (to A. Kauser, 1940, May - 1941). ZA 1919 - 1977

 

ZA 1919-1977. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 52 letters, 6 telegrams and 1 note to Alice Kauser, ca. 1872-1945, (1940-1941), Pasadena and Hollywood (Calif.).

Box 81

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (to A. Kauser, 1942-1945; Kauser, B.-Lewis). ZA 1978- 2040

 

ZA 1978-1992. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 9 letters and 6 telegrams to Alice Kauser, ca. 1872-1945, (1942-1945), Pasadena and Hollywood (Calif.).

 

ZA 1993-1994. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to [Benjamin F. Kauser], (1946).

 

ZA 1995. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to John A. Kelly, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1955, Apr. 21).

 

ZA 1996. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Jay Richard Kennedy]?, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, June 20).

 

ZA 1997-1999. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to Estelle Kepecs, (1936-1940), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2000-2001. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Milton Kepecs, (1938).

 

ZA 2002-2003. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Leopoldine Konstantin, 1886-1965, (1939-1947).

 

ZA 2004. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Irene Kreiner, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, Aug. 9).

Note: with autograph corrections and typewritten additions.
 

ZA 2005. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Hugh Krumbhaar, A.L. (2 p.), ([1954], May 24), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: incomplete.
 

ZA 2006. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Kseniia Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess, daughter of Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1875-1960, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1936, Feb. 6), [London (Eng.)].

Note: letter addressed to: “Xenia.”
 

ZA 2007. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to [E---- L----], A.L. (3 p.), ([1958?], May 6), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: draft letter; also enclosed: earlier, autograph draft of letter (2 p.).
 

ZA 2008-2021. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 14 letters to “Ladies’ Home Journal,” (1935-[1955]), Pasadena and Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: most of the letters addressed to Bruce Gould, 1898-1989.
 

ZA 2022. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Elsa Lanchester, 1902-, A.L. (2 p.), ([ca. 1938]).

Note: early draft.
 

ZA 2023. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Miss] Ebba Larson, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Sep. 30).

 

ZA 2024. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Charles Laughton, 1899-1962, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1940, Mar. 7).

 

ZA 2025-2026. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Laurence Fitch Ltd., (1958), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2027-2031. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 5 letters to Anderson Lawler, 1902-1959, ([1941]-1953).

 

ZA 2032. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Florence Lawrence, 1886-1938, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Jan. 5), Hollywood (Calif.).

Note: Florence Lawrence committed suicide on Dec. 28, 1938, apparently Akins was unaware of her death.
 

ZA 2033. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Mervyn LeRoy, 1900-1987, L. (typewritten: 1 p.), (1938,Apr. 25), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2034-2035. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Albert Lewin, 1894-, (1938).

 

ZA 2036-2037. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Albert Lewis, 1885-1978, (1954), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2038-2039. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Mary Lewis, 1897-1941, (1937-1941), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2040. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Miss] Terry Lewis, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Oct. 4).

Box 82

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Liebling - Moore). ZA 2041 - 2101

 

ZA 2041. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Liebling-Wood], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1950, Oct. 3), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: addressed to Audrey Wood,1905-.
 

ZA 2042. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to David Lloyd, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1954, Mar. 19).

 

ZA 2043. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Lester Lonergan, 1869-1931, carbon copy (telegram: 1 p.), ([ca. 1930?]).

 

ZA 2044. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Anita Loos, 1893-1981, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, July 5).

 

ZA 2045. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Lois Loring, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, Sep. 19).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary upon the death of Sarah Elizabeth Akins.
 

ZA 2046. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Louis Rowan Investment Co., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, May 2).

 

ZA 2047. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to “McCall’s Magazine,” carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1923, Jan. 9), New York (N.Y.).

Note: addressed to Harry Payne Burton, 1886-.
 

ZA 2048. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Guthrie McClintic, 1893-1961, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, July 5).

 

ZA 2049- 2050. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to [McCormick Syndicated Publications], (1937).

Note: addressed to [Major] E. L. McCormick.
 

ZA 2051. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 note to Beatrice McEvoy, carbon copy (N., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, Sep. 13).

 

ZA 2052. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to McIntosh and Otis, Inc., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, June 5).

Note: addressed to Miss [Mavis] McIntosh.
 

ZA 2053. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Kenneth Mackenna, 1899-1962, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, Sep. 6).

 

ZA 2054-2056. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to Robert de Mackiels, (1926-1928), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2057-2059. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to Zoë Kathryn Maginty, (1940-1951), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: ZA 2058 addressed to Fred Maginty and Zoë Kathryn Maginty.
 

ZA 2060. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Malmrose and Brumbaugh (firm), carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Feb. 9).

Note: addressed to Earl Malmrose.
 

ZA 2061. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Manhattan Storage Company, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Mar. 21).

 

ZA 2062. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Hartley Manners, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1928, Nov. 27).

 

ZA 2063-2065. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to Edgar Joseph Mannix, 1891-1963, (1937-1938), Pasadena(Calif.).

 

ZA 2066-2067. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Elisabeth Marbury, 1856-1933, ([ca. 1923?]-1927), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2068. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Mary Elizabeth Mars, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Oct. 7).

 

ZA 2069. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Theron Mars, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Oct. 28).

 

ZA 2070-2072. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 3 letters to Edward Massey, (1920-1939), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2073. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to W. Somerset (William Somerset) Maugham, 1874-1965,carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), ([ca. 1932]), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2074-2075. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Helen Mencken, (1934-1946), Pasadena(Calif.).

 

ZA 2076-2084. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 8 letters and 1 telegram to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, (1936-1951), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2085- 2089. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters and 2 telegrams to Gilbert Herron Miller, 1884-1969, ([ca. 1936?]-1942), On board “The American,” Pasadena and Hollywood (Calif.).

 

ZA 2090-2091. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Henry Miller, ca. 1859-1926, (1922), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2092. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Missouri Society for Crippled Children, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, June 12).

Note: addressed to J. Archer O’Reilly.
 

ZA 2093. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mr.] Mock, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1953, Oct. 20).

 

ZA 2094. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Philip Moeller, ca. 1880-1958, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([1920, Dec.?]), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2095. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Harriet Monroe, 1860-1936], contem. copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([before 1936?]).

Note on letter: “Excerpt from a letter from Zoë Akins to Harriet Monroe,” please see letter from Akins to Geraldine Udell, June 16, 1937, for further information.
 

ZA 2096. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Clare Montgomery, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([1939, Oct.]).

Also enclosed: carbon copy of a letter from Akins to Irene Mayer Selznick, 1907-.
 

ZA 2097-2098. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Monticello College, (1938).

Note: both addressed to George Irwin Rohrbough, 1901-.
 

ZA 2099-2100. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to [Dr.] E---- C---- Moore, (1940-1941), Pasadena (Calif.) and New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2101. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Maurice J. Moore, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1946, Dec. 3), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Box 83

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Morehouse - Pfeffer, 1946-1947). ZA 2102 - 2163

 

ZA 2102. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Ward Morehouse, 1899-1966 and Jean Dalrymple, 1902-1998, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, June 21), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2103. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Mr.] H---- M---- Morgan, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, Oct. 4), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2104. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Hanna Morhard, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Nov. 15).

 

ZA 2105-2106. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to [Morris, Plante & Saxe (firm)], (1929-[ca. 1930?]), Hollywood (Calif.).

Note: addressed to Paul Hoyler.
 

ZA 2107-2112. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 4 telegrams to Harry Moses, 1873-1937, (1934-1936), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2113. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Grete Mosheim, 1905-1986, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, Sep. 6).

 

ZA 2114. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to [Moss, Empires, Howard & Wyndham Tours, Ltd.], carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Feb. 9).

Note: addressed to Hugh Beaumont.
 

ZA 2115. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Baroness Elizabeth von Mulldorfer, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1937, Mar. 16), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
 

ZA 2116. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Helene Mullins, 1899-, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, June 9).

 

ZA 2117. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Vera Murray, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1941, Oct. 4).

 

ZA 2118-2119. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to William B. Murray, (1946-1947).

 

ZA 2120-2126. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 7 letters to Richard Myers, 1901-1977, (1949-1955).

 

ZA 2127. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Myron Selznick & Company, carbon copy (L., typewritten:1 p.), (1932, Aug. 22).

Note: Addressed to A. G. Volck; removed to Oversize Box 165.
 

ZA 2128. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to National Broadcasting Company, Inc., L.S. (typewritten: 2 p.), (1955, Aug. 25), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: with autograph corrections and envelope.
 

ZA 2129. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to National City Bank of New York, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1936, June 1).

Note: addressed to Harold Hatter.
 

ZA 2130. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to New York (state). Income Tax Bureau, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 4 p.), (1920, July 21), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2131. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to New York Times, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([1935?]), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2132. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to New York Trust Company, carbon copy (telegram: 1 p.), (1945, Apr. 23).

Also enclosed: typewritten contem. copy (1 p.).
 

ZA 2133. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Einar Nielsen, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, June 27).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
 

ZA 2134- 2136. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to [Norman and Irving Pincus (firm)], (1946-1947).

Note: ZA 2134-2135 addressed to Norman Pincus; ZA 2136 addressed to Norman Pincus and Irving Pincus, 1914-1984.
 

ZA 2137. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to Ivor Novello, 1893-1951, A.L.S. (2 p.), ([1936], Mar. 9), London (Eng.).

With envelope.
 

ZA 2138. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Bory Osso, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1939, Mar.16).

 

ZA 2139. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Pasadena Playhouse, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1940, Sep. 30).

Note: addressed to Gilmor Brown.
 

ZA 2140-2141. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Gabriel Pascal, 1894-1954, (1939).

 

ZA 2142-2143. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Edmond Pauker, ca. 1880-1962, (1938).

 

ZA 2144. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Peabody Garage (Memphis, Tenn.), contem. copy (L.,typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, July 26), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2145. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Peabody Hotel (Memphis, Tenn.), carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1935, July 29).

 

ZA 2146. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Frances Perkins, 1882-1965, L. (typewritten: 6 p.), (1937, July 13), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: with autograph corrections and note. Also enclosed: early draft (typewritten) with autograph corrections in pencil (6 p.).
 

ZA 2147-2163. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 17 letters to Max Pfeffer, 1884-, (1946-1947), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Box 84

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Pfeffer, 1948-1949 - Romanov). ZA 2164 - 2225

 

ZA 2164-2173. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 10 letters to Max Pfeffer, 1884-, (1948-1949), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2174. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Wilson W. Phelps, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1950?], Apr. 2), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: with autograph addition.
 

ZA 2175-2177. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 1 telegram to Mary Pickford, 1892-1979, (1940-1955).

 

ZA 2178. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Roy M. Pike, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, Apr. 29), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2179. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 telegram to The Playhouse (New York, N.Y.), carbon copy (telegram: 1 p.), (1938, Nov. 15).

Note: addressed to William A. Brady, 1863-1950.
 

ZA 2180-2183. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters to Stephen D. Polychronopoulos, (1935-1940).

 

ZA 2184-2188. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters and 1 note to Una Pope-Hennessy, 1876-1949, (1936-1939).

 

ZA 2189. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to The Press Syndicate, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1941, July 23).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.
 

ZA 2190-2195. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters, 2 telegrams, 1 note to Marie Prewitt, ([ca. 1934]-1938).

 

ZA 2196. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Thomas Prewitt, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 2 p.), (1934, Sep. 18), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2197-2200. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 3 telegrams to R K O Pictures, Inc., (1939-1949).

Note: ZA 2197-2198 addressed to Leo McCarey, ZA 2199 addressed to George Schaefer, 1888-1981, and ZA 2200 addressed to Howard Hughes, 1905-1976.
 

ZA 2201. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to Claude Rains, 1889-1967, A.L.S. (1 p.), (1947, Mar. 26).

Note: draft of a telegram.
 

ZA 2202. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Ouida Bergere Rathbone, 1887-1974, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), ([ca. 1935?], Aug. 20).

 

ZA 2203-2204. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Iris de Rees, (1941), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2205. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to William J. Reilly, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1929, Feb. 12), New York (N.Y.).

 

ZA 2206-2208. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters and 1 telegram to Howard E. Reinheimer, (1946-1947), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2209. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l telegram to Sidney [Repley], (1 p.), (1932, Nov. 21), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: telegram addressed to “Ripley” but there is a telegram in the Papers from Sidney Repley (same date) so used this spelling of the name.
 

ZA 2210. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Richard Reventlow, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1938, Aug. 8).

 

ZA 2211. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to [Mr.] Reynolds, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), ([1919], Sep. 26), [New York (N.Y.)].

Note: letter to a press agent or publicist?
 

ZA 2212-2220. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 9 letters to Richard J. Madden Play Co., (1937-1950), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: most of the letters addressed to Richard J. Madden.
 

ZA 2221. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Rose Richter, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1948, July 24), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2222. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Adele Ritzenberg, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 3 p.), (1931, Apr. 29).

 

ZA 2223. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to [Virginia D. Robinson]?, A.L.S. (2 p.), ([1957?], May 14).

Note: early draft.
 

ZA 2224-2225. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Vasilii Aleksandrovich Romanov, Duke, 1907-1989, (1937).

Box 85

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Rosen - Samuel French, 1928-1954). ZA 2226 - 2289

 

ZA 2226. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. l letter to Lucie Bigelow Rosen, A.L. (3 p.), ([ca. 1948?]).

Note: early draft of a sympathy letter.
 

ZA 2227-2230. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters to Lady Etheldred Rumbold, 1879-1964, ([1948]-[ca. 1952?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2231. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 telegram to Sir Horace Anthony Rumbold, 1911-1983, contem. copy (telegram: 1 p.), (1938, May 13).

 

ZA 2232-2233. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter and 1 telegram to Hugo Rumbold, d. 1932, (1932), Pasadena and Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2234. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 1 letter to Russell, Miller & Company, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1936, July 19), Pasadena (Calif.).

 

ZA 2235. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Russell & Volkening, Inc., carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.), (1954, Nov. 26), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: written by Akins’ secretary; addressed to Diarmuid Russell, d. 1973.
 

ZA 2236- 2237. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 2 letters to Irene Sadler, (1937-1938), Pasadena (Calif.).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary; written to Alice Kauser’s secretary.
 

ZA 2238-2242. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 4 letters and 1 telegram to Leontine Sagan, 1899-1974, (1935-1947), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2243-2245. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 3 letters to Leah Salisbury, 1893-1975, (1936-1953), Pasadena and Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2246-2289. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 41 letters, 2 telegrams and 1 note to Samuel French, Inc., (1928-[ca. 1954?]), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Box 86

Correspondence -- Akins, Z. (Samuel French, 1955 - Shubert, 1927-1928, June). ZA 2290 - 2352

 

ZA 2290-2295. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. 6 letters to Samuel French, Inc., (1955), Los Angeles (Calif.).

 

ZA 2296. Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958. l letter to [Samuel J. Siegel & Joseph Lehman (firm)], A.L.S. (2 p.), ([1955?], Jan. 24), Los Angeles (Calif.).

Note: early draft.
 

ZA 2297-2298. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 2 letters to Victor Saville, 1897-, (1939).

 

ZA 2299. [Akins, Zoë, 1886-1958]. 1 letter to Edwin Schallert, carbon copy (L., typewritten: 1 p.),(1938, June 25).

Note: written on Akins’ behalf by her secretary.