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Tarkington (Booth) playbills collection
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Description
This 10 item collection consists of playbills for productions of plays by, or adapted from stories by, Booth Tarkington. Tarkington is best remembered for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "Alice Adams", and is only one of three American authors to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once.
Background
Booth Tarkington is best remembered for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "Alice Adams", and is only one of three American authors to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once (the others being William Faulkner and John Updike). Tarkington's work was immensely popular in the 1910s and 1920s.
Extent
0.9 linear feet. 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.