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Special Projects

 

Anthropology

 

Anthropology - Correspondence Pertaining to Anthropological Concerns and Projects

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re anthropological matters. v.p., 1938-1958.

General Physical Description note: 95 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are copies of letters and replies from Mr. Macgowan to correspondents. All items are arranged alphabetically.

General note

Correspondents include:
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The American Museum of Natural History.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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Byers, Douglas S.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
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Campbell, Elizabeth W. Crózer Mrs. William H. Campbell.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 1, folder 1

The Carnegie institution of Washington. Office of publications.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 1

Caso, Alfanso.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 1

Childs, Eversly.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
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Dow, Sterling.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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Foster, Norman.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
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Gamio, Manuel.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
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Gillmor, Frances.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
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Gross, Hugo.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 1

Harrington, M.R.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 1, folder 1

Harris, Walter A.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
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The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 1

Makemson, Maud W.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
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Marquina, Ignacio.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.
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Merrill, Robert H.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 1, folder 1

National Geographic Magazine. Washington, D.C.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 1, folder 1

Noguera, E.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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Prehistoric society. Cambridge, England.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.
box 1, folder 1

Rainey, Froelich.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 1, folder 1

Roberts, Frank H.H. Jr.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
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Ruettinger, John W.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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The San Diego museum.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
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Strong, William Duncan.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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Tozzer, Alfred M.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
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Carbon copies of letters from Kenneth Macgowan to various persons re anthropological matters, with no return correspondence included, plus a few announcements. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 11 items.
box 1, folder 2

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and the American Film Center, re anthropological matters. v.p., 1938-1940.

General Physical Description note: 88 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 1, folder 3

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Harold S. Gladwin, re anthropological matters. v.p., 1934-1942.

General Physical Description note: 62 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).

General note

Continued in next folder.
box 1, folder 4

Correspondence with Harold S. Gladwin re anthropological matters, continued. v.p., 1943-1947.

General Physical Description note: 85 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).
box 1, folder 5

Correspondence re the Latin American Film Project, with which Kenneth Macgowan was involved. [New York] 1941-1942.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Typescript (much carbon).
  • Also included are records and other related material.
  • Included is one letter from George Vaillant.

General note

Items are arranged chronologically.
box 1, folder 6

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and the Middle American Research Institute re anthropological matters. v.p., 1939-1940.

General Physical Description note: 14 items. Typescript (much carbon).
box 1, folder 7

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and The University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania re anthropological matters. v.p., 1939-1960.

General Physical Description note: 24 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).
box 1, folder 8

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re the Pre-Columbian Fund. v.p., 1944-1947.

General Physical Description note: 31 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).

General note

Correspondents include:
box 1, folder 8

Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
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Carnegie corporation of New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 1, folder 8

Chicago. The University of Chicago. Department of anthropology.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 8

Ekholm, Gordon.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 8

Kelly, Isabel.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 8

Kroeber, A.L.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 8

Rockefeller, Nelson A.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 1, folder 8

The society for American archaeology.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
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The southwest museum. Los Angeles.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 8

Sproul, Robert G.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 1, folder 8

Strong, William Duncan.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 1, folder 9

Pre-Columbian Fund. Material re the project. v.p., 1945.

General Physical Description note: 29 items. Typescript (mostly carbon and some mimeograph).

Scope and Contents note

Including a proposal for the fund, and quotations from letters of acceptance.
box 1, folder 10

Pre-Columbian Fund. n.p., 1945.

General Physical Description note: 39 items. Typescript (mostly carbon, and some mimeograph) and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Material re the project, including articles about it, both printed and typescript, mailing lists, and the Constitution for the project.
box 1, folder 11

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Tule Springs Project, a National Science Foundation project. v.p., 1962.

General Physical Description note: 9 items. Typescript (some carbon). Also included are related materials.
box 1, folder 12

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and T.A. Willard re anthropological matters. Beverly Hills, California, 1939-1940.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Typescript (some carbon).
 

Anthropology - Correspondence, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Scope and Contents note

Including Material re Gabriel S. Yorke's Translation of Sahagun.
box 2, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re the translation into English of the History of Ancient Mexico, , by Sahagun (Fray Bernardino de). v.p., v.d. 1547-1577

General Physical Description note: 42 items. Typescript (some carbon).

General note

Correspondents include:
box 2, folder 1

The Arthur G. Clark Company, publishers and booksellers.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
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The coordinator of inter-American affairs.

General Physical Description note: 15 items.
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Fisk University. Department of social sciences.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 2, folder 1

Hewett, Edgar L.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 2, folder 1

Kelly, Isabel.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 2, folder 1

MacLeish, Archibald.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
box 2, folder 1

Smisor, George T.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 2, folder 1

Copies of letters from Kenneth Macgowan to various persons re translation of Sahagun, for which no replies were included. n.p., 1944, 1946.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Typescript (carbon).
box 2, folder 2

The English translation of the History of Mexico, 1547-1577, by Sahagun (Fray Bernardino de). [Beverly Hills, California?] 1943.

General Physical Description note: 116 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon) with some corrections and notations.
  • Apparently, this is not a completed version, nor are the leaves in any exact order.
  • Also included, here, are three letters from Gabriel Yorke to Kenneth Macgowan re translation.

General note

Additional leaves, mostly in numerical order, are filed in subsequent folders.
box 2, folder 3

The English translation of the History of Mexico, 1547-1577, by Sahagun... continued. [Beverly Hills, California?] 1943.

General Physical Description note: 107 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).
box 2, folder 4

The English translation of the History of Mexico, 1547-1577, by Sahagun... continued. [Beverly Hills, California?] 1943.

General Physical Description note: 107 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).
box 2, folder 5

[Gabriel S. Yorke, obituary]. [California] n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Also included is a newspaper clipping, the printed version of the obituary. [California] n.d.
box 2, folder 6

Ephemera. Miscellaneous booklets, pamphlets and other published material re anthropology. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Printed.

Scope and Contents note

Includes reprints of articles.
box 2, folder 7

The International Directory of Anthropologists, edited by Melville J. Herskovits. Washington, D.C., , third edition. 1950

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Paperbound.
box 2, folder 8

Book lists and announcements of publication of various works primarily on subjects re anthropology, and miscellaneous material. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Printed.
box 2, folder 9

Book catalogs from various dealers, particularly referring to works on subjects re anthropology. Amsterdam, Holland; and Lima, Peru, v.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Mimeograph.
 

Anthropology - Manuscripts and Ephemera, Articles, Reviews, and Clippings

box 3, folder 1

Articles and reviews re anthropology. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 54 leaves. Typescript (almost all carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included also, are a few newspaper clippings of the articles in print.

General note

Each item is grouped separately and labeled within the folder.
The articles include:
box 3, folder 1

[Architectural momuments and stone sculptures in Mexico and Guatemala] California, October 1940.

General Physical Description note: 13 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

2 versions.
box 3, folder 1

Back to the brute. California, 1947-1949.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript and carbon.
  • Included are 2 versions, plus printed copies of the articles (5 copies). The article was published in the This Week Magazine section Words to Live By, of the Los Angeles Times, November 27, 1949.
  • With this is a letter to Kenneth Macgowan from the acting editor of This Week Magazine, New York, October 14, 1949 (1 leaf. Typescript).
box 3, folder 1

[Commentaries on a film by Eisenstein of anthropological sites in Mexico and Yucatan] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 14 leaves. Typescript and carbon.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 commentaries.
box 3, folder 1

Review of The Ancient Maya by Sylvanus Griswold Morley, and An Album of Maya Architecture by Tatiana Oriskouriokoff. New York, January 1947.

General Physical Description note: 10 leaves. Typescript (carbon). 2 copies.

Scope and Contents note

Included is a printed copy of the review, clipped from the New York Herald Tribune Weekly Book Review, January 26, 1947.
box 3, folder 1

Review entitled The rediscovery of America, of the book Aztecs of Mexico, by George C. Vaillant. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript, with many corrections.
box 3, folder 1

Review of El Museo del Oro, introduction by Gregorio Mernandez de Alba. n.p., 1944.

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Typescript (carbon). 2 copies.
box 3, folder 1

Review of Treasure in the Dust, by Frank S. Hibben. Los Angeles, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 3, folder 2

The calveras skull. Los Angeles (?), 1949.

General Physical Description note: 14 leaves. Typescript and carbon.
  • Included are 2 versions; 2 copies of 1 version, and 3 copies of another, plus 2 extra leaves. Not known if published.
  • With this is a letter from Mr. Macgowan's agent, Nannine Joseph re this article and the following article. New York, August 30, 1949 (1 leaf. Typescript).
box 3, folder 2

John Lloyd Stephens. Los Angeles, 1949.

General Physical Description note: 21 leaves. Typescript and carbon.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 copies, and notes on cards. Not known if published.
box 3, folder 3

The old stone age in America. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 200 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Not known if published.

General note

This work might very well be an early version, or a preliminary work leading up to Mr. Macgowan's book Early Man in the New World.)
box 3, folder 4

The orientation of middle American sites. Los Angeles, California, 1945.

General Physical Description note: 28 leaves. Typescript (some carbon) and several notes.

Scope and Contents note

Included here are 11 reprints of the article.

General note

This article was published in American Antiquity, vol.2 no.2, October 1945.
box 3, folder 4

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re The orientation of middle American sites. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 items. Typescript and photocopy.

General note

Correspondents include:
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Byers, Douglas S.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
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Marquina, Ignacio.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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Merrill, Robert H.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
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Satterthwaite, Linton.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 3, folder 4

Also included are 2 letters, 1 carbon of a letter from Kenneth Macgowan to Sylvanus G. Morley, no reply included, and 1 unidentified letter to Kenneth Macgowan.

box 3, folder 5

Printed articles re anthropology, published in newspapers and periodicals. v.p., 1945-1948.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
 

Late mastondontes in Ecudor. n.p., 1928-1930.

General Physical Description note: 43 leaves. Manuscript and typescript.
box 3, folder 7

Miscellaneous material re anthropology books.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 88 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including some correspondence, typed and notated booklists, orders and invoices.
box 3, folder 8

Book catalogs, printed lists, and announcements re anthropology books. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 3, folder 9

Book catalogs referring primarily to works re anthropology. Lima, Peru, 1964.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
 

Anthropology - Ephemera

box 4, folder 1

Printed articles, brochures and pamphlets re the American Indian. v.p., 1928-1961.

General Physical Description note: 11 items.
box 4, folder 2

Various publications re the American Indian. v.p., 1947-1962.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes paperbound works by various authors.
box 4, folder 3

Miscellaneous material re the Southwest Museum, a museum of American Indian study. [California] v.d.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes various publications of the Southwest Museum.
box 4, folder 4

Publications re anthropological studies in Guatemala. v.p., 1963.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 4, folder 5

Publications re anthropological studies of Mexico. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes mainly magazine articles, and some pamphlets.
box 4, folder 6

Publications re anthropological studies of Mexico. Mexico, D.F., 1962, 1963.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes 2 issues of Revista Mexicana de Estudios Anthropologicos.
box 4, folder 7

Publications re anthropological studies of Peru. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes a clipped article, magazine, and pamphlets.
box 5, folder 1

Miscellaneous material re various aspects of anthropology. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings charts, pamphlets, photos, etc.
box 5, folder 2

Miscellaneous material... continued. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 5, folder 3

Miscellaneous material... continued. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 5, folder 4

Miscellaneous material... continued. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
 

Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnology: Books, Pamphlets, and Other Ephemera

box 6, folder 1

Various publications concerning archaeological and ethnological studies. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes reprints of the Bureau of American Ethnology, periodicals, reprints of articles, and archaeological survey reports.

General note

(Continued in next folder)
box 6, folder 2

Various publications... continued. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes 2 issues of a periodical, Katunob, plus map charts.
box 6

Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Bulletins, no.178, 186, 187, 189, and 190. Washington, D.C., 1963 and 1964.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.

General note

(Filed Without Folders)

Scope and Contents note

These Bulletins, individually bound, were written by different authors, and treat such subjects as the Huron Indians, the Iroquois, and other Indian studies, plus river basin surveys. One item consists of an index to Bulletins 1-100.
 

Anthropology - Manuscript Material, Illustrations, and Ephemera pertaining to Kenneth Macgowan's Book, Early Man In The New World

box 7, folder 1

[Introduction]? to Early man in the new world. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript and carbon. 2 copies.

Scope and Contents note

This appears to be introductory material for the book.
box 7, folder 2

--- Early man in the new world. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 186 leaves. Typescript (carbon), bound in brown cover.

Scope and Contents note

Apparently this is an early version of the work.
box 7, folder 3

--- Early man in the new world. Galley proof sheets. The Macmillan Company, New York, 1950.

General Physical Description note: 65 sheets. This is an incomplete proof copy, primarily consisting of proofs of preliminary pages, and illustrations. Some of the sheets are annotated.
box 7, folder 4

--- Early man in the new world. [New York] January 21, 1950.

General Physical Description note: 89 sheets. Galley proofs, 1 set duplicate proof copy, with preliminary pages omitted, uncorrected.
box 7, folder 5

--- Early man in the new world; miscellaneous leaves of manuscript. n.p., 1950.

General Physical Description note: 44 leaves. Typescript (carbon). There is no particular order to the material, and the leaves have many corrections.
box 7, folder 6

--- Early man in the new world; synopsis of the work, miscellaneous leaves of manuscript, and various notes. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 22 leaves. Typescript (some carbon).
box 7, folder 7

--- Article entitled The idea of regency of man in America, n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 63 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Used in research for the writing of Early man in the new world, perhaps as a preliminary work for the text. No author is indicated, but this was probably written by Kenneth Macgowan.
box 7, folder 8

Material used in research for Early man in the new world. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 26 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are typescript notes, charts, ephemera, etc.
box 7, folder 9

Untitled article about panpipes, n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 14 leaves. Manuscript and typescript, including notes.

Scope and Contents note

Author not indicated, apparently used in research by Kenneth Macgowan for Early man in the new world.
box 8, folder 1

Charts used to illustrate Early man in the new world. n.p., 1950.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 examples of the same chart, paste-up work.
box 8, folder 2

Material used for illustrations for Early man in the new world. n.p., 1950.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 100 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are paste-up sheets, photocopies of drawings, etc.
box 8, folder 3

Negatives of photographs of illustrations for Early man in the new world. n.p., 1950.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 45 negatives.

Scope and Contents note

Most of the items are filed in separate envelopes, a few with positive prints.
box 8, folder 4

Photographs and photocopies of various drawings and charts, compiled for selection and possible use as illustrations for Early man in the new world. n.p., 1950.

General Physical Description note: 80 items. Various sizes.
box 8, folder 5

Additional photographs, many used in research, and some no doubt were used as illustrations for Early man in the new world. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 89 items. Various sizes.
box 8, folder 6

Printed proof copies of illustrations and jacket design for Early man in the new world. [New York?] 1950.

General Physical Description note: 34 items. Also included are a few cut-outs, probably used for illustrations.
box 8, folder 7

Reviews and notices re Early man in the new world, clipped from newspapers and periodicals. v.p., January-July 1950.

General Physical Description note: 90 items.
box 8, folder 8

Reviews and notices re Early man in the new world.... continued. v.p., August 1950-1951.

General Physical Description note: 70 items.
box 8, folder 9

Copies of reviews and excerpts of reviews by various authors for Early man in the new world. v.p., 1950.

General Physical Description note: 11 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
 

Anthropology - Correspondence Pertaining to Kenneth Macgowan's Book, Early Man In The New World

box 9, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Early man in the new world. v.p., 1945-1961.

General Physical Description note: 75 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon). Arranged alphabetically, A - D.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 9, folder 1

Anderson, Edgar.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 1

Antevs, Ernst.

General Physical Description note: 16 items.
box 9, folder 1

Apling, Harry.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 1

Arellano, A.R.V.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 1

Arndt, Armin W.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Behre, E.A.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Black, Glenn A.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Bryan, Kirk.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 1

Canada. Universities. University of Toronto press.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 1

Carter, George F.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 1

Champe, John L.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Chicago Natural History Museum.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 1

Colbert, Edwin H.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Commins, Saxe.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 1

Cressman, L.S.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Daly, Reginald A.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 1

Deuel, Thorne.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Dick, Herbert W.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 1

Doubleday and Company, Incorporated, publishers.

General Physical Description note: 14 items.
box 9, folder 2

Correspondence... re Early man in the new world. continued. v.p., 1945-1961.

General Physical Description note: 84 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon). Arranged alphabetically, E - L.
box 9, folder 2

Everett, Glenn D.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Field, Henry.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Flint, Richard Foster.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 2

Godfrey, Marian Angell Mrs. William S. Godfrey.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 9, folder 2

Gray, Hilda.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Gross, Hugo.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Hagar, Elizabeth.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Harrington, M.R.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 9, folder 2

Heizer, Robert F.

General Physical Description note: 11 items.
box 9, folder 2

Hencken, Hugh.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 2

Hibben, Frank C.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Holland, Neil.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Holt, Henry and Company, Incorporated, publishers.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
box 9, folder 2

Hooten, Earnest Albert.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 9, folder 2

Howells, W.W.

General Physical Description note: 13 items.
box 9, folder 2

Hubble, Grace.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Irwin, Constance.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Jepsen, Glenn L.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 2

Johnson, Frederick.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 2

Kroeber, A.L.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 9, folder 2

Krogman, Wilton Marion.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Leighton, M.M.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Longstreet, Stephen.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 2

Lux, Florence.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Correspondence... re Early man in the new world. continued. v.p., 1945-1961.

General Physical Description note: 103 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are unidentified, undated leaves, fragments, and address lists. Arranged alphabetically, M - Z.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 9, folder 3

McCown, Theodore D.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 3

MacCurdy, George Grant.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

McGregor, James H.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Mangelsdorf, Paul C.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 3

Moss, John Hall.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Mostny, Greta.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Movius, Hallam L.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 3

Nelson, N.C.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 9, folder 3

Peabody museum of archaeology and ethnology.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 3

Ray, Cyrus N.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 9, folder 3

Richardson, Francis B.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Richert, Sue.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Roberts, Frank H.H. Jr.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 9, folder 3

Roberts, Walter Orr.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Romey, Alfred S.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Sachs, Curt.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Satterthwaite, Linton.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Seidenberg, Roderick.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Spinden, Herbert J.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Standley, Paul C.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Stubbs, Stanley A.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Styson, Arthur.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Taylor, Griffith.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Texas agricultural experiment station. Agricultural and mechanical college of Texas. College station, Texas.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Texas memorial museum.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Thompson, Jay.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Vaillant, Sue Mrs. George Vaillant.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Vision, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

The Viking Fund, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Waller, A.E.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Weatherwax, Paul.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Webster, Doris Mrs. Samuel Webster.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Weitzner, Bella.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Whitman, Edmund S.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Williams, Howel.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Wisner, Carl V. Jr.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 9, folder 3

Yorke, Gabriel S.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 9, folder 3

Unidentified correspondence re Early man in the new world. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Holograph and typescript.
box 9, folder 3

Carbon copies of letters from Kenneth Macgowan to various persons re Early man in the new world, with no replies included, plus address lists, an invoice, and calling cards. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 17 items. Typescript (carbon), few printed.
box 9, folder 4

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Helmut De Terra re Early man in the new world. v.p., 1946-1950.

General Physical Description note: 26 items. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Includes manuscript items and ephemera.
box 9, folder 5

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Loren C. Eiseley re Early man in the new world. v.p., 1946-1948.

General Physical Description note: 10 items. Holograph and typescript.
box 9, folder 6

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Harold S. Gladwin re Early man in the new world. California, 1945-1946.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Holograph and typescript.
box 9, folder 7

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Joseph Hester, re Early man in the new world. California, 1959-1960.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 100 items. Typescript (much carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are various leaves of manuscript with many corrections, and miscellaneous ephemera.
box 9, folder 8

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Alex Krieger re Early man in the new world. v.p., 1947-1951.

General Physical Description note: 17 items. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 drawings and 1 article.
box 9, folder 9

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and The Macmillan Company re Early man in the new world. New York, 1947-1953.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Typescript (few carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Includes a few enclosures.
box 9, folder 10

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Etienne Renaud re Early man in the new world. v.p., 1945-1950.

General Physical Description note: 14 items. Holograph and typescript (1 carbon).
box 9, folder 11

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Carl Sauer re Early man in the new world. California, 1945-1948.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Holograph and typescript (few carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes.
box 9, folder 12

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and George Vaillant re Early man in the new world. v.p., 1940-1945.

General Physical Description note: 47 items. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

In additions are included 4 ephemera and 6 typescript leaves.
 

Anthropology - Correspondence, Manuscript Material, Photographs and Ephemera

Scope and Contents note

re Primitive Masks and the Book, Masks and Demons, Written By Kenneth Macgowan and Herman Rosse.
box 10, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re primitive masks. v.p., 1935-1955.

General Physical Description note: 34 items. Holograph and typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Included are photographs and a few ephemera. Arranged alphabetically, A - G.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 10, folder 1

Altman, Ralph C.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
box 10, folder 1

Bacon, Bessie Rilla.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 10, folder 1

Barnes, Stanley N.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 1

Beals, Ralph.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 1

Blueyes, Jerry.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 1

Brin, Arthur.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 1

Carlebach, Julius, Incorporated, antiques and art objects.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 1

Crown, Alfred.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 1

Equitable investment corporation. Hollywood, California.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 1

Gillmor, Frances.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 1

Goldsmith, Keith.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 10, folder 2

Correspondence... re primitive masks, continued. v.p., 1935-1955.

General Physical Description note: 34 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon). Arranged alphabetically, H - M.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 10, folder 2

Harley, G.W.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 2

Hendricks, Nameé Mrs. Walter A Hendricks.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 10, folder 2

Hooper, T.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 2

Ikeda, Toshiharu.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 2

Jepson art institute. Los Angeles, California.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 2

Lent, D. Geneva.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 2

The Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 2

Lloyd-Morris, H.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 10, folder 2

Mexican government travel bureau.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 2

Montenegro, Roberto.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
box 10, folder 2

The museum of costume art. New York.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 3

Correspondence... re primitive masks, continued. v.p., 1935-1955.

General Physical Description note: 78 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon). Arranged alphabetically, N - Z.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 10, folder 3

The nugget shop. Juneau, Alaska.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 3

Oates, W.G.R.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 10, folder 3

Parker, A.C.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 3

Pepler, H.D.C.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 3

Pepler, H.D.C.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 3

Schweizer, H.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 3

Scripps College. Claremont, California.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 10, folder 3

Spinden, Herbert J.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 10, folder 3

Tejeda, Antonio.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 10, folder 3

Thompson, W.J.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 3

The travelers. Marine agency corporation. New York.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 3

Vandercook, John W.

General Physical Description note: 11 items.
box 10, folder 3

Virginia museum of fine arts. Richmond, Virginia.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.
box 10, folder 3

Williams, F.E.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 10, folder 3

Wissler, Clark.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 10, folder 3

Yates, Helen Eva.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 10, folder 3

Unidentified correspondence re primitive masks, plus lists and one ink drawing. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Typescript and holograph.
box 10, folder 3

Carbon copies of letters from Kenneth Macgowan to various persons re primitive masks, with no replies included. [Los Angeles] v.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 items. Typescript (carbon).
box 10, folder 4

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Francis Crowninshield re primitive masks. v.p., 1937-1938.

General Physical Description note: 29 items. Typescript (much carbon).
box 10, folder 5

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Emil F. Meier re primitive masks. v.p., 1937-1940.

General Physical Description note: 18 items. Typescript (few carbon).
box 10, folder 6

Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript re primitive masks, probably re Masks and demons, written by Kenneth Macgowan and Herman Rosse. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 35 leaves. Typescript (some carbon).
box 10, folder 7

Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript re primitive masks... continued. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 66 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 10, folder 8

Miscellaneous notes and lists re various primitive masks. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 26 items. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Includes notes on cards.
box 10, folder 9

Article entitled Mexican masks by Roberto Montenegro, an essay and description by Xavier Villaurrutia and Ramon Mena (?). n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript (carbon). This article is fastened in a blue paper cover, and perhaps was used as research by Kenneth Macgowan.
box 10, folder 10

Material re an exhibition of Kenneth Macgowan's collection of primitive masks at the Pasadena Institute of Art. Pasadena, 1945.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes brochures and clippings.
box 10, folder 11

Material re various exhibitions of Kenneth Macgowan's collection of primitive masks. v.p., 1940-1946.

General Physical Description note: 20 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes brochures, clippings, mimeograph and other printed material.
box 10, folder 12

Material re the exhibition of Kenneth Macgowan's collection of primitive masks at The Museum of Modern Art. New York, 1945.

General Physical Description note: 15 items. Mostly photographs.
box 10, folder 13

Miscellaneous material re primitive masks. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 15 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, photographs, and one drawing.
box 10, folder 14

Newspaper clippings, mainly reviews, of the book Masks and demons, written by Kenneth Macgowan and Herman Rosse. v.p., 1924.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 10, folder 15

Photographs of movie sets using many of Kenneth Macgowan's primitive masks as background props such as wall hangings, etc. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Glossy, black and white, 3 × 5 and 8 × 10 sizes. Many duplicates are included, but the title of the movie is not indicated anywhere.
box 10, folder 16

Photographs of masks, mounted on sheets of paper, captioned, probably illustrating the masks in the collection of Kenneth Macgowan. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Some of the photographs are missing from their captioned sheets. 56 photographs. 59 sheets. Photographs are glossy, black and white, size 2.5 × 4.
 

Material Pertaining to Various Special Projects With Which Kenneth Macgowan Was Involved; Arranged Alphabetically, A - Hollywood M

box 11, folder 1

The American national theater and academy. New York, 1954-1963.

General Physical Description note: 29 items. Typescript and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Intercultural exchange service. Material re this group includes correspondence, reports, clippings, brochures, and publications of the organization.
box 11, folder 2

Coordinator of inter-American affairs. v.p., 1941-1944.

General Physical Description note: 94 items. Holograph, typescript (much carbon), and printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Material re this office of the United States government includes correspondence, much of which pertains to inner workings of the office, records, reports, and lists, plus clippings, pamphlets, and various other ephemera.
box 11, folder 3

Federal theater project. v.p., December 1938-July 1939.

General Physical Description note: 36 items. Typescript (mostly carbon), and a few printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Material re this project includes correspondence, records and reports, plus a few clippings, all items chronologically arranged.
box 11, folder 4

Fulbright lecturship to the University of Bristol. v.p., 1952-1953.

General Physical Description note: 15 items. Holograph and typescript (mostly carbon), plus a few printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Material includes correspondence re application and possibilities for the grant, plus 2 pamphlets, plus 1 letter from Nelson Rockefeller. Material is arranged chronologically.
box 11, folder 5

Golf. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items. Printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Material includes clippings, score cards, rules, and articles about golf, a favorite sport of Kenneth Macgowan.
box 11, folder 6

Golf. Printed booklets. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 11, folder 7

Hellenistic and Roman theaters. California, 1952-1953.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 20 items. Typescript (some carbon) and printed form maps.

Scope and Contents note

Material includes information on early theater in Greece in note form, plus maps and some correspondence.
box 11, folder 8

Hollywood motion picture and television museum. v.p., 1959-1962.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 75 items. Holograph and typescript (much carbon), and some mimeograph and printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Material includes correspondence re the museum, plus reports, statements, and bulletins. All items are arranged chronologically. Correspondents include Sol Lesser, as well as others.
 

Material Pertaining to Various Special Projects With Which Kenneth Macgowan Was Involved; Arranged Alphabetically, Hollywood N - Z

box 12, folder 1

Hollywood writers mobilization. v.p., 1944-1949.

General Physical Description note: 16 items. Typescript (some carbon) and a few printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Material includes correspondence re activities of the organization, a few clippings and other ephemera, plus one typescript and carbon about the group, written by Kenneth Macgowan. Items are chronologically arranged.
box 12, folder 2

Latin American art exhibit. Pasadena art museum. Pasadena, 1943.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 60 items.

Scope and Contents note

Material consists of lists of works and their owners, photographs, posters and ephemera. Items are arranged chronologically (Kenneth Macgowan served as director for this exhibit).
box 12, folder 3

Latin American art exhibit. Pasadena art museum; continued. v.p., 1943.

General Physical Description note: 31 items.

Scope and Contents note

Material consists of newspaper clippings and other ephemera about the exhibit, arranged chronologically.
box 12, folder 4

Modern institute of art. v.p., 1947-1949.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 100 items. Holograph and typescript (much carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Material consists of correspondence, lists, records, reports, notes, and ephemera concerning the institute.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 12, folder 4

Altman, George.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 12, folder 4

Arensberg, Walter.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 12, folder 4

Boardman, Dixon.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 12, folder 4

Burke, Caroline.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 12, folder 4

Dreyfuss, Henry.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 12, folder 4

Fox, Milton.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 12, folder 4

Green, Charles A.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 12, folder 4

Hayward, Leland.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 12, folder 4

Huxley, Aldous.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 12, folder 4

Loew, David L.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 12, folder 4

Nelson, Donald M.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 12, folder 4

Price, Vincent L. Jr.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 12, folder 4

Richter, Hans.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 12, folder 4

Robinson, Edward G.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 12, folder 4

Robinson, John Moore.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 12, folder 4

Ross, Kenneth.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 12, folder 4

Sauber, Sunny.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 12, folder 4

Smith, Robert L.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 12, folder 4

Tannenbaum, David.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 12, folder 4

Warriner, Jean.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 12, folder 4

Unidentified correspondence, drafts and carbon copies of letters re the Modern Institute of Art, Beverly Hills, California. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Holograph and typescript (carbon).
box 12, folder 4

Miscellaneous lists, financial records, notes, reports, and other papers re the Modern Institute of Art, Beverly Hills, California. Beverly Hills, 1949.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 30 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 12, folder 4

Ephemera re the Modern Institute of Art, Beverly Hills, California. v.p., 1949.

General Physical Description note: 17 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings and mailers and a mimeograph sheet.
box 12, folder 5

Opportunity fellowships.v.p., 1954-1961.

General Physical Description note: 20 items. Typescript (mostly carbon) and some printed items.

Scope and Contents note

The material includes some correspondence, and a number of lists and printed items re the fellowships.
box 12, folder 6

Society of cinematologists. v.p., 1960-1962.

General Physical Description note: 40 items. Typescript (some carbon), and various printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Material includes correspondence and ephemera, chronologically arranged.
box 12, folder 7

Stanford conference on the humanities. California, 1945.

General Physical Description note: 19 items.

Scope and Contents note

Material primarily consists of typed notes, plus 1 booklet.
box 12, folder 8

Travel. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items.

Scope and Contents note

Material mainly consists of printed ephemera, with a few letters included.
box 12, folder 9

United States information agency. Special packet on the American theater. v.p., 1955-1956.

General Physical Description note: 48 items. Typescript (some carbon) and printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Material consists of correspondence, a typescript article, and ephemera, arranged chronologically.
box 12, folder 10

Victorianism. Material includes various holograph and typescript items, mostly notes, and miscellaneous ephemera, re aspects of victorianism. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 30 items.
 

Manuscripts

 

Articles

box 13, folder 1

Advertisements written at different times in his life, for commercial purposes. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 31 leaves. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

The subjects covered include cigarettes, perfume and yeast.
box 13, folder 2

--- Articles on various subjects written at various times in his life. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Typescript (some carbon).

General note

The articles are alphabetically arranged by title within the folder.
Articles include:
box 13, folder 2

Captain of the tabloids. New York, 1927.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript, with pencil corrections.

Scope and Contents note

Included is 1 leaf of correspondence concerning the article.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

Christus; photoplay founded on the poem by Fausto Salvatori, directed by Count Giulio Antamaria for Cines of Rome. Criterion theater, New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript (carbon) with pencil corrections.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

Class prohibition vs. government monopoly... Asheville, North Carolina, April 16, 1914.

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves. Typescript with ink corrections. This appears to have been a school paper of Kenneth Macgowan's. Also included is 1 newspaper clipping.
box 13, folder 2

Clubby California. New York, 1930.

General Physical Description note: 13 leaves. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies, 1 an earlier version, plus 1 leaf of correspondence about the article.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

Germs I have met; the life-story of T. Bacillus. Asheville, North Carolina, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 30 leaves. Typescript and carbon.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

The marble tablet. Boston, Massachusetts, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Not known if published, but perhaps this was an article for the Boston Transcript, for in the title heading, that newspaper is noted.
box 13, folder 2

The new pacificism. Boston, Massachusetts, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Typescript with corrections.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

News papers. Asheville, North Carolina, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 15 leaves. Typescript with corrections.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 versions.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

Picturesque America. New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript with many corrections.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 versions, the one that appears to be the earlier version, entitled The Picturesque Life.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 2

[Proposed charter for the city of Santa Monica] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Typescript and carbon.

Scope and Contents note

2 versions included.

General note

Not known if used or published.
box 13, folder 2

[Radio commercials] Los Angeles, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 leaves. Typescript (some carbon) and notes.

Scope and Contents note

Included is 1 leaf of correspondence concerning the article.

General note

This appears to be both an article on commercials and actual commercials, used on Extra News, Los Angeles.
box 13, folder 2

Try this on your memory. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 11 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies, 1 clipping, and a fragment of a musical score.
box 13, folder 3

--- The fairv cross. New York, 1932.

General Physical Description note: 90 leaves. Typescript and carbon.
  • Included are 3 copies of the work, 2 versions, 1 version with extensive pencil corrections, and 1 final version plus carbon copy.
  • Also included are 3 letters concerning the story.
box 13, folder 4

--- Studies on love and marriage, compiled by Kenneth Macgowan and George V. Hamilton. New York, 1951.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 different studies:
box 13, folder 4

How I would make my husband over - as told by one hundred women..

General Physical Description note: 20 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 13, folder 4

Mothers and wives - how 100 men compare the loved ones of boyhood and manhood..

General Physical Description note: 13 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 13, folder 4

Untitled article on marriage.

General Physical Description note: 10 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Also included with the material is 1 letter concerning the above listed studies.

General note

It appears likely that these studies were later incorporated into a book by the joint authors, What's Wrong With My Marriage.
box 13, folder 5

--- Outline and research material for What's Wrong With My Marriage. n.p., 1951.

General Physical Description note: 13 leaves. Typescript, with corrections.
box 13, folder 6

--- Articles on motion pictures and television written at various times during Mr. Macgowan's life. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 21 items. Typescript (some carbon). The articles are alphabetically arranged by title within the folder.

General note

The articles include:
box 13, folder 6

The evolution of the American film: from Edison to the wide screen. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 6

The films and their future. Boston, Massachusetts, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 leaves. Typescript, with corrections.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 6

Is Hollywood growing up? n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 11 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Not known if published.

General note

(Another copy is filed in Box 21, folder 6)
box 13, folder 6

[ Hollywood's answer to TV of not TV, that is the question.] n.p., 1955.

General Physical Description note: 10 leaves. Typescript with corrections.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 versions, and 1 leaf of correspondence, plus 4 copies of article memos about the article.

General note

Not known if published.
(Another copy is filed in Box 21, folder 6)
box 13, folder 6

The movies as an experiment in democracy. Mt. Vernon, New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript, with corrections.

General note

Not known if published. Perhaps this was used in a newspaper column.
box 13, folder 6

Movies: D.W. Griffith - still with us. Los Angeles, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
(Another copy is filed in Box 21, folder 6)
box 13, folder 6

The movies: foreign and domestic at their best. Los Angeles, 1949.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript, with many corrections. Published in Script, March 1949.

General note

(Another copy is filed in Box 21, folder 6)
box 13, folder 6

The movies: the question of comedy. Los Angeles, 1948.

General Physical Description note: 8 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies, plus 1 printed copy.

General note

This article was published in Script, 1949.
box 13, folder 6

On the screen. New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 17 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 versions.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 6

[The paradox of Hollywood is that the first boom in the history of the talkies has brought unemployment...] Los Angeles, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Noted at the top is N. Rep. Possibly this was published in The New Republic.
(Another copy is filed in Box 21, folder 6)
box 13, folder 6

[To worrying mother:...] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 7

--- The film director's contribution to the screen. n.p., 1951.

General Physical Description note: 10 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Also included are 5 printed copies.

General note

The article was published in The English Journal, vol.40 no.3, March 1951.
box 13, folder 8

--- Articles on various aspects of the theater, written at different time during Mr. Macgowan's life. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 items. Typescript (some carbon). The articles are alphabetically arranged by title within the folder.

General note

The articles include:
box 13, folder 8

Architecture for the audience. n.p., 1950 (?).

General Physical Description note: 17 leaves. Typescript and carbon.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 versions, 1 version with extensive corrections. Apparently this was delivered at a Michigan Conference on architecture.
box 13, folder 8

[The community theatre...] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

2 copies are included.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 8

Critics - corrupt and corrupted. Mt. Vernon, New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 22 leaves. Typescript and carbon, with corrections.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 versions.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 8

Democratizing the theatre. Philadelphia, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript.

General note

This probably was written as an article for the Evening Ledger, Philadelphia, and published therein, but the date is not indicated.
box 13, folder 8

The function of the playwright in the working theatre. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 29 leaves. Typescript.

General note

Apparently this was delivered at the Northwest Drama Conference, but no place or date is noted. It is indicated, however, that this article was recorded on 2 tapes, but no tape is included.
box 13, folder 8

[Inventions in the theatre--inventions back stage] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 11 leaves. Typescript.

General note

This apparently was a talk delivered at some meeting, but no place or date is noted. It is indicated though, that Kenneth Macgowan, director of the Provincetown Players, is the speaker, thereby dating it in the 1920's.
box 13, folder 8

The playhouse. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 8

Sequel's to A doll's house; a social criticism. Asheville, North Carolina, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Noted on the first leaf is sold to Harper's Weekly 3/12.
box 13, folder 9

--- Articles on various aspects of the theater... continued. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 items. Typescript (some carbon). All articles are filed alphabetically by title within the folder.

General note

The articles include:
box 13, folder 9

Sex in the theater. New York City, New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 16 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 9

[Status of dramatic criticism in America...] Philadelphia (?), n.d.

General Physical Description note: 14 leaves. Typescript (carbon), with many corrections, and with additions.

General note

It is stated in the article that it is an address to the Drama League. Not known if published.
box 13, folder 9

The theatre of beauty; Mr. Yeats talks on stage scenery. n.p., October 6, 1911.

General Physical Description note: 13 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies. This seems to be a class paper, report, or detailed notes.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 9

The theatrical business. Philadelphia, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 11 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 versions.

General note

This was probably published in the Evening Ledger, Philadelphia, but no date is indicated.
box 13, folder 9

[Untitled article about the director, actor, and theater as a whole] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 28 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 9

[Untitled, incomplete article about New York theater] Brewster, New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript.
box 13, folder 9

[Untitled article concerning theatrical trusts] Philadelphia, 1915.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript (carbon), with corrections. Noted on the first leaf is Sent to New Rep. 4/12/15. Not known if published, however.
box 13, folder 9

[Untitled poem about the theater] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf. Typescript with inked corrections and notes. Not noted if published.
box 13, folder 10

--- Book reviews. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Typescript (some carbon), and 1 printed copy of a review.

Scope and Contents note

Included also, is some correspondence re reviews.

General note

Items are alphabetically filed as follows:
box 13, folder 10

Review of The Architecture of the Southwest, by Trent E. Sanford. Los Angeles, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 copies, plus 2 extra copies of the first page.

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 10

Review of A History of Modern Drama, edited by Barrett H. Clark and George Freedlay. Los Angeles, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 10

Review of Medieval American Art by Pat Keleman. Los Angeles, 1944.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 versions, and 2 leaves of correspondence concerning the review. Probably published in Art News, ca. March 1944.
box 13, folder 10

Review of Pioneering A People's Theatre, edited by Archibald Henderson. n.p., 1946.

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included is 1 leaf of correspondence concerning the review. Published in the New York Herald-Tribune, 1947. The printed copy is also included.
box 13, folder 10

Review entitled The Theatre of Democracy, about The Theatre of To-day by H.K. Moderwell. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

General note

Not known if published.
box 13, folder 11

--- Review of Report on Blacklisting by John Cogley. n.p., 1956.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Typescript (some carbon) and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 versions of the review, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Kenneth Macgowan to John Cogley, various notes, and a printed copy of the review.
 

Manuscripts and Notes

box 14, folder 1

Art and economics in the American theatre. New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 150 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Included is a synopsis of the work. The above title is apparently a tentative one, for a list of alternative titles is given.

General note

Not known if published.
box 14, folder 2

--- Art and economics in the American theatre; another copy. New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 150 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 14, folder 3

--- The Leonardo of our theatre. Los Angeles, 1960.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Typescript (some carbon) and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 4 letters concerning the article, a typescript carbon copy of the article, and 1 printed copy of the article.

General note

This is an article about Norman Bel Geddes, and was published in Theatre Arts, January 1961.
box 14, folder 4

--- The stage goes stagestruck, (or the stagestruck stage). New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 leaves. Typescript with many corrections.

General note

Not known if published.
box 14, folder 5

--- [Untitled article about theater in Greece, perhaps to be part of a book] n.p., 1954.

General Physical Description note: 23 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Plus 1 leaf of correspondence concerning the article.
box 14, folder 6

--- Encyclopedia article about American theater. Los Angeles, 1953.

General Physical Description note: 56 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 letters concerning the article.

General note

This is an article that was written for the Encyclopedia Dello Spettacolo, Rome, Italy.
box 14, folder 7

--- The theatre of today and tomorrow. New York, 1929.

General Physical Description note: 27 leaves. Typescript, plus 1 leaf of related correspondence.

Scope and Contents note

Apparently this is a typescript of a lecture that was sent to Theatre Arts Monthly for possible publication. It was not published by them, however, and it is not indicated if and where it was published.
box 14, folder 8

--- Miscellaneous articles submitted to the Consolidated Press Association for publication. New York, 1923.

General Physical Description note: 21 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Plus 1 leaf of correspondence concerning the material.
box 14, folder 9

--- Theatre in the round. Los Angeles, 1948.

General Physical Description note: 4 items. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 typescript copies of the article, plus 1 printed copy, clipped from a newspaper.
box 14, folder 10

--- Eulogy for Dudley Nichols. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript (carbon). 4 copies are included.

General note

On one of the copies the following note appears, I think this was read at Services for Dudley Nichols, EM. (Edna Macgowan)
box 14, folder 11

--- Ideas and outlines for literary works, with notes and details. New York, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 21 leaves. Holograph and typescript.
box 14, folder 12

--- Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript and fragments of manuscript. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 14 leaves. Typescript (much carbon). Filed in no particular order.
box 14, folder 13

--- Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript and fragments of manuscript, continued. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 29 leaves. Holograph and typescript (some carbon). Filed in no particular order.
box 14, folder 14

--- Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript and fragments and notes re various speeches and lectures given by Kenneth Macgowan. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 45 leaves and notes. Typescript (mostly carbon), and 1 photocopy. Filed in no particular order.
box 14, folder 15

--- Miscellaneous notes and fragments of material, primarily about theater. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 35 items. Holograph and typescript. Filed in no particular
 

Material re Books by Kenneth Macgowan

box 15, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re The Living Stage, written by Kenneth Macgowan and William Melnitz. v.p., 1954-1959.

General Physical Description note: 30 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon). Filed alphabetically, H - Z.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 15, folder 1

Brandt, Dorothy.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Campbell, Lily B.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 15, folder 1

Cheney Sheldon.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Craig, Edward.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Faulkner, Seldon.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Freedley, George.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Hartnoll, Phyllis.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 15, folder 1

Hewitt, Barney.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 15, folder 1

Hodges, C. Walter.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Kinne, Wisner Payne.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Larson, Orville K.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Mielziner, Jo.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 15, folder 1

Morgan, Dan.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Potenze, Jaime.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 15, folder 1

Sevin, Nureddin.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 15, folder 1

Southern, Richard.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Sprague, Arthur Polly.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Weaver, Robert C.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 1

Unidentified letters, and some carbon copies of letters from Kenneth Macgowan to various persons re The Living Stage. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Typescript (mostly carbon).
box 15, folder 2

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Prentice-Hall Incorporated, re The Living Stage. v.p., 1955-1961.

General Physical Description note: 37 items. Typescript (some carbon). Also included are various ephemeral items.
box 15, folder 3

Outline, typescript (carbon), and sample printed pages for The Living Stage. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 15, folder 4

Notes, comments, corrections, and various fragments of material re The Living Stage. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 10 items.
box 15, folder 5

Clippings from newspapers and periodicals about The Living Stage, plus reviews and clippings probably used in research and for revisions of the work. v.p., 1953-1959.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Filed in no particular order.
box 15, folder 6

Advertising material for The Living Stage. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 54 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are various cards, mailers, brochures, etc.
box 15, folder 7

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons, plus numerous notes, re Patterns in Playwriting. v.p., 1949-1961.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 31 items. Typescript (few carbon).
box 15, folder 8

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons, plus notes and ephemera, re A Primer of Playwriting. v.p., 1948-1961.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 100 items. Typescript (much carbon).

General note

Correspondents include:
box 15, folder 8

Anchor books. New York.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 15, folder 8

Chapman, Robert.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 8

Doubleday and Company, Incorporated, New York.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 15, folder 8

Joseph, Nannine.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 8

Random House, Incorporated, New York.

General Physical Description note: 30 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence from Saxe Commins, and Bennett Cerf.
box 15, folder 8

Seldon, Samuel.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 15, folder 8

Soedijomo, Luthfy.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 15, folder 8

Carbon copies of letters from Kenneth Macgowan to various persons re A Primer of Playwriting, with no replies included. Los Angeles (?), v.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 15, folder 8

A group of miscellaneous notes, and inserts, and royalty statements, v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 55 items. Typescript (much carbon), and some printed and photocopy.
box 15, folder 9

Correspondence, primarily between Kenneth Macgowan and Prentice-Hall, Incorporated, re Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. v.p., 1954-1959.

General Physical Description note: 27 items. Typescript (some carbon).
 

Correspondence re Sleuths, Edited by Kenneth Macgowan

Scope and Contents note

Also, miscellaneous notes and fragments of manuscript material.
box 16, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Sleuths, an anthology of detective stories edited by Kenneth Macgowan. v.p., 1930-1932.

General Physical Description note: 96 items. Typescript (much carbon), and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Also included are some newspaper clippings of reviews of Sleuths, and various other ephemera.

General note

The arrangement is alphabetical, according to author concerned, with all items re each author chronologically filed.
Correspondents, and authors concerned, include, A - C:
box 16, folder 1

Aubrey-Fletcher, Henry Lancelot, 1887- .

General Physical Description note: 6 items.

Scope and Contents note

Also included are 3 printed stories of C.I.D.... by Henry Wade, pseudonym of Mr. Aubrey-Fletcher.
box 16, folder 1

Bailey, Henry Christopher, 1878- .

General Physical Description note: 4 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 1

Barr, Robert, 1850-1912.

General Physical Description note: 13 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included is a short typescript (carbon) biography of Robert Barr.
box 16, folder 1

Bentley, Edmund Clerihew, 1872- .

General Physical Description note: 10 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 1

Beresford, John Davies, 1873-1947.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 16, folder 1

Burgess, Gelett, 1855- .

General Physical Description note: 13 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 1

Chesterton, Gilbert Keith, 1874-1936.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 16, folder 1

Christie, Agatha (Miller) 1881- .

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 16, folder 1

Cohen, Octavus Roy, 1891- .

General Physical Description note: 28 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 1

Cole, George Douglas Howard, 1889-1959.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 16, folder 2

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Sleuths.... continued. v.p., 1930-1961.

General Physical Description note: 96 items. Typescript (some carbon), plus a few ephemera. Arranged as in folder 1.

General note

Correspondents, and authors concerned, include, D - R:
box 16, folder 2

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, 1859-1930.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.

Scope and Contents note

Mention is also made of G.K. Chesterton in one of the letters.
box 16, folder 2

England, George Allan, 1877-1936.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 2

Freeman, Richard Austin, 1862- .

General Physical Description note: 14 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 2

Futrelle, Jacques, 1875-1912.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 16, folder 2

Joseph, Nannine.

General Physical Description note: 1 carbon copy of a letter from Kenneth Macgowan to his literary agent, Miss Joseph.
box 16, folder 2

Kitchin, Frederick Harcourt, 1887- .

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 16, folder 2

Morrison, Arthur, 1863- .

General Physical Description note: 18 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 2

O'Higgins, Harvey Jerrold, 1876-1927.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 16, folder 2

Orczy, Emmuska, baroness, 1865-1948.

General Physical Description note: 12 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about her.
box 16, folder 2

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 2

Reeve, Arthur S.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 2

Roberts, Carl Eric Bechhofer, 1894- .

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 16, folder 3

Correspondence... re Sleuths.... continued. v.p., 1930-1932.

General Physical Description note: 85 items. Typescript (some carbon). Arranged as in folders 1 and 2.

General note

Correspondents, and authors concerned, include, S - Z:
box 16, folder 3

Sayers, Dorothy Leigh, 1893-1957.

General Physical Description note: 17 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about her.
box 16, folder 3

Smith, Ernest Bramah, d. 1942.

General Physical Description note: 17 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 3

Stribling, Thomas Sigismund, 1881- .

General Physical Description note: 13 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 3

Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932.

General Physical Description note: 15 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 3

Webster, Frederick Annesley Michael, 1886- .

General Physical Description note: 9 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence about him.
box 16, folder 3

Wynne, Anthony.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 16, folder 3

Correspondence re the stories of more than one author, for inclusion in Sleuths. v.p., 1930-1932.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 16, folder 3

Correspondence re the work as a whole, consisting of letters to Kenneth Macgowan from Harcourt, Brace and Company, Incorporated, New York. New York, 1931-1932.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Typescript.
box 16, folder 3

Unidentified correspondence, fragments, and notes re Sleuths. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).
 

Untitled, incomplete mystery story. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 17 leaves. Typescript (few carbon leaves).

Scope and Contents note

Included also are 2 newspaper clippings, perhaps from which the idea for the story was taken.
box 16, folder 5

Miscellaneous notes and fragments of manuscript material. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 30 items.
box 16, folder 6

Miscellaneous notes and fragments of manuscript material. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 60 items.
box 16, folder 7

Miscellaneous notes. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 60 items.
box 16, folder 8

Miscellaneous notes. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items.
box 16, folder 9

Miscellaneous notes. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 75 items.
 

Behind the Screen: the History and Technique of the Motion Picture

 

Manuscript Material

box 17, folder 1 - 18 (Chapters 1-18), folder 1 - 14 (Chapters 19-29, 33, 34)

Behind the screen; the history and technique of the motion picture. [Los Angeles, 1960-1963].

General Physical Description note: Approximately 1085 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).
  • With some ephemera.
  • Included are chapters 1-29, 33 and 34, with each chapter filed separately in a manilla folder in the 2 boxes. Box 17 contains chapters 1-19, and box 18, chapters 19-29, 33 and 34. There is a second typescript copy of chapters 33 and 34 in box 18.
  • Many of the leaves are typescript, photocopies; many of the leaves are duplicates, and often, leaves are in no particular order within a folder. Several chapters are incomplete.
  • Notes, and a few miscellaneous ephemera are included.

General note

The work was published in 1965 by the Delacorte Press. A review of the work, by Robert Kirsch, can be found in the collection in box 52, folder 3.
 

Miscellaneous Material

box 19, folder 1-8

Behind the screen: the history and technique of the motion picture. [Los Angeles] n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 500 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript, many paste-up sheets, plus notes and fragments.

General note

The leaves are not arranged in any particular order within the folder.
 

Miscellaneous Leaves of Manuscript, Notes and Research Material

box 20, folder 1

Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript about the development of the wide screen, used in Behind the screen: the history and technique of the motion picture. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 20, folder 2

Research material, primarily ephemera, about the development of the wide screen, used for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 20 items. Typescript and printed.
box 20, folder 3

Clippings from newspapers and periodicals about the development of the wide screen, used as research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 18 items.
box 20, folder 4 and 5

Miscellaneous notes, lists, and other material re Behind the screen... n.p., . n.d.

General Physical Description note: The material consists of numerous loose, unordered sheets and fragments of information, mostly typescript, used in connection with the writing of the book.
box 20, folder 6

Miscellaneous leaves of manuscript re an outline, and list of contents for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items.
box 20, folder 7

Clippings from newspapers and periodicals primarily about various aspects of the motion picture processes, etc., used as research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items.
box 20, folder 8

Clippings from newspapers and periodicals plus various other ephemera, primarily about various aspects of motion pictures, etc., used as research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 40 items.
box 20, folder 9

Miscellaneous ephemera used as research material for Behind the screen... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 20, folder 10

Research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 25 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings and miscellaneous ephemera re box office grosses.
box 20, folder 11

Whole magazines and newspapers included in research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
box 20, folder 12

Miscellaneous lists of motion pictures, various notes, and other ephemera included in research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 40 items.
 

Correspondence and Ephemera

box 21, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1935-1963.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 105 items. Holograph and typescript. Arranged alphabetically, A - H.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 21, folder 1

Actors' equity association. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Allen, John E.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Association of motion picture producers. Hollywood, California.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 1

The Atlantic Monthly Press. Boston, Massachusetts.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Ball, Bob.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Barclay, A.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Barnes, John.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 1

Better theaters. New York.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 1

Breen Joseph I.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 1

The British film institute. London.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Cinerama, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 14 items.
box 21, folder 1

Cooper, Merian C.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 1

Corlin, R.M.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 1

Cornwell-Clyne, A.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 1

Council of Motion Picture Organizations, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 1

de Forest, Lee.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 1

Deutsches institut für filmkunde E.V.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 1

Dittmar, Peter.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 1

The Dramatists Guild of the Authors League of America, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Dufay limited. England.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 1

Eastman, George.

General Physical Description note: 1 item
box 21, folder 1

Editions Bernard Grasset. Paris.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

The Elmer Belt Library of Vinciana.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 1

The film daily. New York.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 1

Fulton, A.R.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 1

George Eastman house, publishers, New York.

General Physical Description note: 11 items.
box 21, folder 1

Gordon, Jay E.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 1

Grand Chancellerie de la legion d'honneur.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Harrison's reports. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Healey, Giles.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 1

Hodkinson, William W.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 21, folder 1

Horizon. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 1

Horner, Harry.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Behind the screen.... continued. v.p., 1954-1963.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 110 items. Holograph and typescript. Arranged alphabetically, I - O.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 21, folder 2

International photographers of the motion picture industries. Hollywood, California.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

Jones, Dorothy B.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

Jordan, Mildred.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Killiam, Paul.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Knight, Arthur.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Kuiper, John B.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

La Grande, Frank.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
box 21, folder 2

Lasky, Jesse L.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Levine, David.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

Leyda, Jay.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 21, folder 2

Life. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

Lindgren, Ernest.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
box 21, folder 2

Lonzo, Michael.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Loucks and Norling studios, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

McDonald, Gerald D.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Matthews, Glenn E.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
box 21, folder 2

Mayer, Arthur L.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

Mayer, Louis B.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 2

Minnesota mining and manufacturing company. Saint Paul, Minnesota.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Mitchell, George J. Jr.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Morrison, Jack.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 2

Motion picture association of America, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Museum of modern art. New York.

General Physical Description note: 29 items.
box 21, folder 2

National film archive; a division of the British film institute. London.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 2

Newhall, Beaumont.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 21, folder 2

The New York public library.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

The New York Times.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 2

Osterreichische gesellschaft für filmwissenschaft und filmwirtschaft. Wien, Austria.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 3

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1954-1963.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 80 items. Typescript (some carbon). Arranged alphabetically, P - T.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 21, folder 3

Paramount pictures corporation. Hollywood.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.
box 21, folder 3

Polaroid corporation. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 3

Prouse, Derek.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 3

Quigley publishing company, Incorporated. New York.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 3

Radio city music hall. New York.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 3

Raibaud, Paul.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 3

Roxy enterprises corporation. New York.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 3

Ryder sound services, Incorporated. Hollywood.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 3

Sadoul, George.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 3

Screen actors guild. Hollywood.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 3

Selznick, David O.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 3

Sheaffer, Louis.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 3

Society of motion picture and television engineers. New York.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
box 21, folder 3

Sperling, Milton.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 3

Stern, Seymour.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 21, folder 3

Technicolor corporation. Hollywood.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 3

Tessonneau, Rémy.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 21, folder 3

Thomas Alva Edison foundation, Incorporated. West Orange, New Jersey.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 3

The times-picayune publishing company. New Orleans, Louisiana.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 3

Twentieth century-fox film corporation. New York.

General Physical Description note: 23 items.
box 21, folder 4

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1954-1963.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 35 items. Typescript (some carbon). Arranged alphabetically, U - Z.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 21, folder 4

United States department of commerce. Washington, D.C.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 4

United States department of interior. Edison laboratory national monument. Orange, New Jersey.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 21, folder 4

United States department of labor. Washington, D.C.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 4

Variety. New York.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 21, folder 4

Vivié, Jean.

General Physical Description note: 13 items.
box 21, folder 4

Walker, Ralph.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 21, folder 4

Walt Disney productions. Burbank, California.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 4

Warner brothers pictures, Incorporated. Burbank, California.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 21, folder 5

Correspondence re Behind the screen.... consisting of unidentified letters, notes, drafts, and miscellaneous carbon copies. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items. Typescript and some holograph.
box 21, folder 6

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and the Dell Publishing Company, Incorporated. re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1960-1963.

General Physical Description note: 91 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 21, folder 7

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Gordon Henricks re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1957-1963.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 65 items, plus numerous extra notes. Holograph and typescript.
box 21, folder 8

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Nannine Joseph re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1955-1961.

General Physical Description note: 20 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 21, folder 9

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Arthur Krows re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1954-1955.

General Physical Description note: 24 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 21, folder 10

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and Clark Wilkinson re Behind the screen.... v.p., 1957.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Typescript (few carbon).
box 21, folder 11

Articles included in research material for Behind the screen.... Los Angeles, 1946 and 1949.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are typescripts and printed copies.

General note

One article appeared in Script, February 1949, and another in the Hollywood Quarterly, vol.2 no.1, October 1946.
box 21, folder 12

--- Articles included in research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Typescript (carbon).

General note

The articles are arranged alphabetically. Copies of several of the articles are also found elsewhere in the collection.
box 21, folder 13

--- Printed articles included in research material for Behind the screen.... v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 10 items.

General note

The articles have been clipped from various periodicals and are chronologically arranged.
 

Manuscripts Written by Authors other than Kenneth Macgowan. v.p., v.d.

 

[A - H]

General Physical Description note: [7 items] Typescript (mostly carbon).

General note

Arranged according to author.
The Articles Are Listed as Follows:
box 22, folder 1

Coward, Noel - The marquis; a comedy in three acts. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 132 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 22, folder 1

Dombrow, Sinclair - Clown of god, by Hugo Wolfgand Philipp, translated by Sinclair Dombrow. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 9 leaves. Typescript. A note is attatched.
box 22, folder 1

Eliot, Samuel A Jr. - [Untitled article on the Little theater in Indianapolis] n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 leaves. Typescript with inked-in corrections.
box 22, folder 1

Forgy, Howell Maurice - A definition of plot for the playwright. [Los Angeles] n.d.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 22, folder 1

Handelman, Norman - Huge: a comic tragedy. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Typescript.
box 22, folder 1

Hoffenstein, Samuel - Orpheus, act I. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 26 leaves. Typescript.
box 22, folder 2

Farley, David - Sweet silver trumpets. Los Angeles, June 1958.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 132 leaves. Typescript (photocopy).

Scope and Contents note

Included is a letter from David Farley to Mr. Macgowan. Apparently, Mr. Farley was a student of Mr. Macgowan at one time.
 

[I - Z]

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Typescript (mostly carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are a few letters.

General note

The Articles Are Arranged Alphabetically According to Author, I - Z, Plus Anonymous. They Are Listed as Follows:
box 22, folder 3

Muensterberg, Hugo - The photoplay; a psychological study. London, 1916.

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

This consists of direct quotations cited from the book, with page no.indicated.
box 22, folder 3

Seldes, Gilbert - Correspondence and manuscript material. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 47 leaves. Typescript (some carbon).
box 22, folder 3

Anonymous.

General Physical Description note: (The material is arranged alphabetically).
box 22, folder 3

The gardner's dog, by Jeanne? [Los Angeles] n.d.

General Physical Description note: 22 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Included are only the first 22pp.
box 22, folder 3

The man who didn't go to Harvard. Bala, Pennsylvania, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 22, folder 3

The radiant isle. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript.
box 22, folder 3

The siamese cat. Bala, Pennsylvania.

General Physical Description note: 15 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 22, folder 4

Perry, Emek - A place of judgement. Los Angeles, 1961.

General Physical Description note: 22 leaves. Typescript (carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 leaves of correspondence.
box 22, folder 5

Wilson, Charles Morrow - Ambassadors in white. New York, 1942.

General Physical Description note: 45 leaves. Typescript.
  • This is a story treatment of a book.
  • Also included are 1 letter and 8 ephemera.
 

Involvement with Little Theatres, ca. 1920-1930

 

Material re the Partnership of Kenneth Macgowan and Joseph Verner Reed

General note

Known as: Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated.
box 23, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan, Joseph Verner Reed, and various persons re the partnership, Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. v.p., 1930-1956.

General Physical Description note: 89 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

The bulk of the correspondence is between Mr. Macgowan and Mr. Reed. All items are arranged alphabetically.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 23, folder 1

Aldrich, Richard.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 23, folder 1

Dean, Basil.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 23, folder 1

Hayes, Helen.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 23, folder 1

Krutch, Joseph Wood.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 23, folder 1

Reed, Joseph Verner.

General Physical Description note: 79 items.
box 23, folder 2

Miscellaneous material re the partnership Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 88 items. Typescript (much carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are various notes, fragments, receipts, and financial statements re various productions and general business matters of the partnership.
box 23, folder 3

Macgowan, Kenneth, 1888-1963. - Five little productions and how they grew. n.p., 1932.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Typescript (mostly carbon), and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are the manuscript and printed versions of the article, which tells of the productions of Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated.
box 23, folder 4

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Art and Mrs. Bottle. v.p., 1930.

General Physical Description note: 12 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are typescript quotes of comments about the production, clippings of reviews, and a telegram.
box 23, folder 5

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Autumn Crocus. v.p., 1931-1932.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Holograph and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Included are a few miscellaneous letters re the production, and many clippings of reviews and comments concerning the production.
box 23, folder 6

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Children of Darkness. v.p., 1930.

General Physical Description note: 34 items. Teletype, printed, and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Included are sucess-wishing telegrams from David Belasco; Robert Bell; Irwin S. and Henry I. Chanin; Paul Foley; Dorothy Gish; Lucy Huffaker, and Eddy Goodman; Dr. and Mrs. Lief; Albert Lovejoy; James and Dorothy Rennie; Sidney Ross, Basil Sidney and Mary Ellis; and 2 unidentified. Also included are many clippings of reviews, program ephemera, and 6 glossy, black and white photographs of scenes from the production.
box 23, folder 7

Reviews, clipped from newspapers and periodicals of the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of The Curtain Falls. v.p., 1935.

General Physical Description note: 14 items. Printed material.
box 23, folder 8

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. production The Lady With A Lamp. New York, 1931.

General Physical Description note: 9 items. Printed and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings of reviews pasted on manilla sheets, 2 programs, and 1 glossy black and white photograph of Edith Evans as Florence Nightingale.
box 23, folder 9

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. production Lean Harvest. v.p., 1931.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings of reviews, theater programs, and one issue of the magazine Theater World, containing a 12pp. pictorial souvenir of Lean Harvest.
box 23, folder 10

Photographs of scenes from the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Lean Harvest. New York, 1931.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Glossy, black and white, size 8 × 10.
box 23, folder 11

Material re the Mcgowan and Reed, Incorporated. production Love Story. v.p., 1931.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 25 items. Holograph and typescript (much carbon), plus 1 printed notice.

Scope and Contents note

Included are mostly lists, notes, and fragments, plus 1 letter and clipping.
box 23, folder 12

Reviews, clipped from newspapers, of the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of The Marquis. v.p., 1927.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Printed material.
box 24, folder 1

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Springtime For Henry. v.p., 1932.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 150 items. Holograph and typescript (much carbon), and some printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Included, primarily, are business correspondence re the production (chronologically arranged), various notes, and financial lists, plus a few clippings and theater programs.
box 24, folder 2

Complete script, and some individual parts for the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Springtime For Henry. n.p., 1932.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are parts for the characters Julia, Miss Jones, Jelliwell, Dewlip, and Miss Smith.
box 24, folder 3

Photographs of scenes from the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. production Springtime For Henry. New York, 1932.

General Physical Description note: 10 items. Glossy, black and white, 8 × 10.
box 24, folder 4

Ephemera, mostly reviews, re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Twelfth Night. v.p., 1930.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items. Printed material.
box 24, folder 5

Ephemera, announcements and theater programs for the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Twelfth Night, and for the star, Jane Cowl. New York, 1930.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Printed material.
box 24, folder 6

Photographs of scenes from the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Twelfth Night. New York, 1930.

General Physical Description note: 22 items. Glossy, black and white. 8 × 10.
box 24, folder 7

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of When Hell Froze. New York, 1930.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Printed and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 5 photographs, black and white, size 8 × 10, plus 1 clipping, and 1 theater program.
box 24, folder 8

Material re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Young Love. v.p., 1927-1932.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items. Typescript (much carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are miscellaneous business correspondence, and lists re the production, arranged in chronological order.
box 24, folder 9

Financial statements and contractual agreements for the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Young Love. New York, 1927-1929.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Typescript (some carbon).
box 24, folder 10

Ephemera re the Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. Production of Young Love. v.p., 1928.

General Physical Description note: 47 items. Printed material.

Scope and Contents note

The items consist of newspaper clippings of reviews, notices, and theater programs.
box 24, folder 11

Unidentified photographs of scenes from a Macgowan and Reed, Incorporated. production. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Black and white, 8 × 10.
 

Material re the Greenwich Village Theatre, the Actors Theatre, the Experimental Theatre, and Other Little Theaters With Which Kenneth Macgowan Was Affiliated

box 25, folder 1

Newspaper clippings, business correspondence, and miscellaneous papers re the Actors' Theatre and its merge with the Greenwich Village Theatre. New York, 1925-1927.

General Physical Description note: 30 items. Mostly typescript (much carbon), and some printed material.
box 25, folder 2

Ephemera re the Actors' Theatre production of God Loves Us. New York, 1926.

General Physical Description note: 20 items. Mostly printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Includes newspaper clippings of notices and reviews, 2 theater programs, and 1 letter.
box 25, folder 3

Articles clipped from newspapers concerning Kenneth Macgowan's resignation as the director of The Actors' Theatre. New York, November 1926.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Printed material.
box 25, folder 4

Financial statements and contractual agreements between the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Experimental Theatre, Incorporated. New York, 1922-1927.

General Physical Description note: 17 items. Typescript (much carbon).
box 25, folder 5

Miscellaneous material re the Greenwich Village Theatre. New York, 1925-1926.

General Physical Description note: 33 items. Holograph, typescript, mimeograph, and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings, advertisements, programs, financial papers, notices, and miscellaneous letters and notes.
box 25, folder 6

Ephemera re various little theater productions of Fashion, with which Kenneth Macgowan was involved. New York, 1924.

General Physical Description note: 30 items. Printed material, plus 1 typescript leaf of correspondence.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings, programs, notes, etc.
 

Material re the Provincetown Playhouse and Players, and Other Little Theaters

box 26, folder 1

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and various persons re the Provincetown Playhouse. New York, 1924-1925.

General Physical Description note: 24 items. Holograph and typescript (some carbon).

General note

Correspondents include:
box 26, folder 1

Almy, Don R.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 26, folder 1

Eldridge, Florence.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 26, folder 1

Fitzgerald, Eleanor.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 26, folder 1

Keating, George.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 26, folder 1

Weinberger, Harry.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 26, folder 1

Miscellaneous correspondence, fragments, etc. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
box 26, folder 2

Material re the production of Outside Looking In written by Maxwell Anderson, as presented by Macgowan, Jones, and O'Neill. New York, 1925.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Mostly printed ephemera.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, advertisements, theater programs, plus 1 list, and 2 typescript leaves of correspondence.
box 26, folder 3

Material re the production of The Spook Sonata written by August Strindberg, as presented by Macgowan, Jones, and O'Neill. New York, 1924.

General Physical Description note: 35 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are mostly printed ephemera, clippings, playbills, etc., plus 1 typescript leaf of notes.
box 26, folder 4

Ephemera re the Provincetown Players, and the Provincetown Playhouse. New York, v.d.

General Physical Description note: 49 items.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs, advertisements, mailers, various printed information, and other material.
box 26, folder 5

Ephemera re the Provincetown Players and the Provincetown Playhouse. New York, 1923-1930.

General Physical Description note: 14 items. Printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Includes clippings from newspapers and periodicals, chronologically arranged.
box 26, folder 6

Playbills for the Provincetown Playhouse, and the Greenwich Village Theatre. New York, 1920-1930.

General Physical Description note: 36 items. Printed material, duplicates included.

Scope and Contents note

These playbills are valuable sources of information about little theater in the United States, and contain many articles, reviews and comments.
box 26, folder 7

Miscellaneous financial and other records re various little theater productions Kenneth Macgowan was involved with. New York, 1923-1927.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 35 items. Manuscript and typescript (some carbon).
box 26, folder 8

Provincetown Playhouse agreements. New York, 1923.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Typescript (much carbon), plus 1 photocopy.

Scope and Contents note

Included are 2 agreements; one forming the Provincetown Playhouse, (1 typescript plus 4 carbon copies), and one leaf, photocopy of the first page of the Certificate of Incorporation of the Provincetown Playhouse, corporate name to be the Experimental Theatre, Incorporated.
box 26, folder 9

Miscellaneous material re the Provincetown Playhouse and Players, the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Experimental Theatre. [New York] 1923-1924.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 30 items. Manuscript, typescript (much carbon), and 1 printed item.

Scope and Contents note

Included are lists of questions and answers, various production lists, notes, financial information, and charts.
box 26, folder 10

Miscellaneous lists of casts for variou productions. [New York, 1923-1930.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 20 items. Manuscript and typescript (carbon and mimeograph).
box 26, folder 11

Eulogy for Eleanor Fitzgerald, and a commemorative booklet about her. New York, 1955.

General Physical Description note: 4 items. Typescript (carbon), and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

The eulogy was published in the New York Times, April 10, 1955. A clipping of it is included.
box 26, folder 12

Quotations from scripts of various productions, and quotations from reviews of various productions. New York [?] 1920-1930.

General Physical Description note: 46 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).
 

Material re Eugene O'Neill

box 27, folder 1

Printed articles about Eugene O'Neill, as clipped from various periodicals. v.p., ca. 1920-1940.

General Physical Description note: 9 items. Chronologically arranged.
box 27, folder 2

Various articles about Eugene O'Neill. n.p., n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

3 copies of 1 article, another article, and notes.
box 27, folder 3

An open letter to Eugene O'Neill. Los Angeles, 1940.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. 1 typescript, and 2 printed copies.

Scope and Contents note

This article was published in the Los Angeles Times, Thursday, December 12, 1940, Part 1, p.17.
box 27, folder 4

O'Neill and a mature Hollywood outlook. Los Angeles, 1958.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. 1 typescript and 2 printed copies.

Scope and Contents note

This article was published in Theatre Arts (April 1958), pp.79-81.
box 27, folder 5

Material re Kenneth Macgowan's lectures on Eugene O'Neill. v.p., 1928-1961.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 50 items. Typescript (some carbon) and printed.
  • Included is correspondence, plus manuscripts, schedules, clippings, and other items re Mr. Macgowan's various lectures about Eugene O'Neill, touching also, on other subjects re the theater.
  • Much of the material is grouped according to the place of the lectures.
box 27, folder 6

Two screens and a stage; a lecture about Eugene O'Neill. Los Angeles, 1961.

General Physical Description note: 9 items. Typescript (some carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are 3 copies of the lecture, plus announcements, and miscellaneous notes.
box 27, folder 7

Miscellaneous material re Eugene O'Neill, v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 29 items. Holograph and printed items.

Scope and Contents note

Included is a letter to Kenneth Macgowan, an I.O.U., and many clippings, mailers, etc., re Eugene O'Neill and his works.
 

Various Items re Productions of Plays by Eugene O'Neill

box 27, folder 8

Ephemera re various plays by Eugene O'Neill. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Printed material. Items are alphabetically arranged.

Scope and Contents note

Included are mostly clippings referring to Anna Christie, The Emperor Jones, and The Hairy Ape.
box 27, folder 9

Clippings re All Gods Chillum Got Wings. v.p., 1924.

General Physical Description note: 36 items. Printed material, plus 1 black and white photograph.
box 27, folder 10

Ephemera re Beyond The Horizon. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 24 items. Printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, theater programs, and copies of box office statements.
box 27, folder 11

Material re Desire Under The Elms. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 40 items. Manuscript, typescript (some carbon) and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings, theater programs, advertisements, notes, typed quotations from reviews, lists of acting contracts, and 3 color posters, plus 1 letter from Sidney Howard to Mr. Macgowan, about the play.
box 27, folder 12

Material re Fountain. New York, 1925.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Typescript (carbon) and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings, a playbill, and a cast list.
box 27, folder 13

Material re the Great God Brown. v.p., 1926.

General Physical Description note: 18 items. Few typescript (some carbon), and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings, theater programs, and few miscellaneous letters, plus salary list.
box 27, folder 14

Material re Lazarus Laughed. v.p., 1926-1928.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Holograph, few typescript, and some printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and the American Play Co., and with Marian Gering of the Chicago Play Producing Company, 2 copies of an agreement between The Actors'Theatre Incorporated, and Eugene O'Neill concerning the play, plus other lists and printed ephemera.
box 27, folder 15

Letters to Kenneth Macgowan from Arthur Bissell, president of the Chicago Play Producing Company re Lazarus Laughed, and other O'Neill plays. Chicago, 1925-1927.

General Physical Description note: 17 items. Typescript and teletype.
box 27, folder 16

Newspaper clippings re Welded. v.p., February-March 15, 1924.

General Physical Description note: 82 items.
box 27, folder 17

Newspaper clippings re Welded, continued. v.p., March 16-April 1924.

General Physical Description note: 91 items.
box 27, folder 18

Miscellaneous material re Welded. New York, 1924.

General Physical Description note: 29 items. Typescript (mostly carbon), and some printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are box office statements, theater programs, and a few business letters.
 

Motion Picture Production Files

 

Production Files of Various Motion Pictures Kenneth Macgowan Produced or Was Associated With

 

Alexander Graham Bell, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 28, folder 1

Correspondence re the motion picture. v.p., 1938-1939.

General Physical Description note: 67 leaves. Typescript (some carbon), teletype, and a few printed items. Items are alphabetically arranged.
box 28, folder 2

Ephemera, advertising material for the motion picture. v.p., 1938-1939.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 28, folder 3

Ephemera, clippings re the motion picture. v.p., 1938-1939.

General Physical Description note: 34 items.

Scope and Contents note

Some research material is included.
box 28, folder 4

Miscellaneous production records, financial statements, and various other material. [Hollywood] 1938-1939.

General Physical Description note: 7 items.
box 28, folder 5

Photographs of scenes, and photocopies of drawings for sets and scenes, plus a research photograph and notes, for the motion picture. [Hollywood] 1938.

General Physical Description note: 82 items. Black and white, size 8 × 10.
box 28, folder 6

Picture estimate. Los Angeles, 1939.

General Physical Description note: 21 sheets, fastened in a blue-green paper cover. Photocopy.
box 28, folder 7

Research material, pamphlets. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
 

Brigham Young, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 28, folder 8

Correspondence and reports re the motion picture. v.p., 1939-1940.

General Physical Description note: 55 leaves. Typescript (some carbon). Items are arranged chronologically.
box 28, folder 9

Ephemera, clippings from newspapers and periodicals, and advertising material for the motion picture. v.p., 1940.

General Physical Description note: 13 items.
box 28, folder 10

Picture estimate. Los Angeles, 1940.

General Physical Description note: 23 sheets, fastened in a green paper cover. Photocopy.
 

Easy Come, Easy Go, Paramount Pictures, Incorporated

box 28, folder 11

Production budget. Hollywood, 1945.

General Physical Description note: 28 sheets, fastened in a blue paper cover. Photocopy.
box 28, folder 12

Edwin Booth, original treatment and synopsis for the motion picture, by Anne Herendeen. n.p., 1938.

General Physical Description note: 20 leaves. Typescript. Fastened in a folder (Not known if actually used).
 

Four Men And A Prayer, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 28, folder 13

Miscellaneous material. v.p., 1938.

General Physical Description note: 7 items. Printed and photocopy.

Scope and Contents note

Including related clippings from newspapers and periodicals, and the Picture Estimate for the film.
box 28, folder 14

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture. v.p. [?] 1935-1936.

General Physical Description note: 25 items. Glossy, black and white, size 8 × 10.

General note

Missing 10/26/88 D.S.Z.
 

Half Angel, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 28, folder 15

Miscellaneous material re the film. v.p., 1935-1936.

General Physical Description note: 25 items. Typescript (some carbon), printed and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including a few letters, various papers, plus a few clippings, and 7 black and white, glossy, photographs of scenes from the motion picture.
 

Happy Land, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 29, folder 1

Miscellaneous material re the film. v.p., 1943.

General Physical Description note: 25 items. Typescript (some carbon) and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Including some correspondence, various papers, and some ephemera.

General note

Correspondents include:
box 29, folder 1

Anderson, Charles E.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 29, folder 1

Benchley, Robert C.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 29, folder 1

Kantor, MacKinlay.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 29, folder 1

Pichel, Irving.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
box 29, folder 2

Picture estimate. Los Angeles, 1943.

General Physical Description note: 17 sheets, fastened in a green cover. Photocopy.
 

Hudson's Bay Company, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 29, folder 3

Miscellaneous material re the motion picture. v.p., 1940.

General Physical Description note: 49 items. Typescript (much carbon), printed and photocopy.

Scope and Contents note

Including inter-office correspondence of the studio, correspondence re Grace Lee Nute and with Grace Lee Nute, plus various records and ephemera.
box 29, folder 4

Research material, information about the founding of the company, and Pierre Radisson. n.p., 1940.

General Physical Description note: 33 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
 

Raleigh of Virginia, story outline for the motion picture, by Captain Lloyd Morris. n.p., September 25, 1937.

General Physical Description note: 7 leaves. Typescript, with corrections, filed in a blue paper cover. Not known if used, or followed through.
box 29, folder 6

Rebel Yell, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. n.p., 1943-1944.

General Physical Description note: 65 leaves. Typescript (much carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Story outline for the motion picture, by Margaret Orussing and Albert Shelby LeVino, plus a previously written original story idea by Gerald Drayson Adams, plus some extra leaves of outline material.
box 29, folder 7

The Return of Frank James, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. [Hollywood] 1939-1940.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Typescript (some carbon), printed and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Material re the motion picture, including some correspondence, studio conference records, black and white photos of scenes, a few clippings, and production budget sheets.
box 29, folder 8

The Return of the Cisco Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. [Hollywood] 1939.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Typescript, mimeograph, printed, and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Material re the motion picture, including production reports, various records, a few clippings, and black and white photographs of scenes from the film.
box 29, folder 9

Material for a spy picture, for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. n.p., 1936-1937.

General Physical Description note: 43 leaves. Typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Included are letters, notes, outline material and various items used in research.
box 29, folder 10

Digest of J.W. Hammond's Biography of Charles Steinmetz, by Anne Herendeen, for possible use as a motion picture story. n.p., February 17, 1939.

General Physical Description note: 33 leaves. Typescript (carbon), fastened in a blue paper cover.
box 29, folder 11

Story reports for motion pictures, for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. [Beverly Hills] 1932-1944.

General Physical Description note: 56 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 29, folder 12

Izard, Forest - Story ideas for motion pictures, and letters to Kenneth Macgowan. New York, 1930-1932.

General Physical Description note: 48 leaves. Typescript (much carbon). There is no note as to whether these ideas were carried out.
box 29, folder 13

Story costs, lists, for RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated. Los Angeles, 1931-1932.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Typescript (much carbon) and photocopy.
box 29, folder 14

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and John Hay Whitney, mainly concerning color motion pictures, with particular reference to Becky Sharp, and La Cucaracha. v.p., 1933-1934.

General Physical Description note: 120 leaves. Typescript (much carbon).
box 29, folder 15

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and John Hay Whitney... continued. v.p., October 1934 - 1935.

General Physical Description note: 104 leaves. Typescript (much carbon).
box 29, folder 16

General correspondence and records re RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated. v.p., 1932-1935.

General Physical Description note: 44 items. Typescript (much carbon) and printed material. All items are arranged chronologically.
box 29, folder 17

Daily bulletins of activities for RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated. [Los Angeles] 1933-1935.

General Physical Description note: 6 items. Printed (possibly mimeograph).
box 29, folder 18

Synopsis, tentative treatment, of the screenplay Anne Severn and the Fieldings, by May Sinclair, adapted by Ralph Block, for RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated. n.p., March 7, 1933.

General Physical Description note: 16 leaves. Typescript, fastened in a blue paper cover. Not known if followed through.
box 29, folder 19

Synopsis of a screenplay Prelude to Love, by Ralph Block, based on a novel by May Sinclair, for RKO Radio Pictures. n.p., March 17, 1933.

General Physical Description note: 21 leaves. Typescript (carbon), fastened in a blue paper cover. Not known if followed through.
box 29, folder 20

Broadcast, a radio interview with Kenneth Macgowan re his role as a motion picture producer. n.p., July 11, 1935.

General Physical Description note: 6 leaves. Typescript (carbon). Noted in red is BIGG. Perhaps this is the abbreviation for the radio station.
box 30, folder 1

Correspondence re a proposed motion picture about Dr. Bethune for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. v.p., 1943.

General Physical Description note: 71 leaves. Typescript (carbon).
box 30, folder 2

Photographs, black and white, and miscellaneous research material re a proposed motion picture about Dr. Bethune. n.p., 1943.

General Physical Description note: 35 items. Typescript (some carbon) and photograph.
box 30, folder 3

Silence, Please!

box 30, folder 3

Correspondence between Kenneth Macgowan and John McNulty of Paramount Studios, Incorporated re a proposed script, Silence Please! for a motion picture. v.p., 1945.

General Physical Description note: 14 leaves. Holograph and typescript (much carbon).
box 30, folder 4

Sins of Man, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 30, folder 4

Material re the motion pictures.

Scope and Contents note

Includes some inter-office correspondence, clippings from newspapers and periodicals, photocopies of drawings of sets, black and white photographs of scenes, plus miscellaneous records of staff, and costs, etc.
box 30, folder 5

Stanley and Livingston, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 30, folder 5

Transcript of conferences with Mr. Zanuck about the story treatment and script for the motion picture. n.p., 1937-1939.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 150 leaves. Typescript (much carbon), fastened in a blue paper cover.
box 30, folder 6

Correspondence and various records re the motion picture. v.p., 1937-1939.

General Physical Description note: 122 leaves. Holograph and typescript (much carbon).

Scope and Contents note

Included are a few letters from Osa Johnson and 1 letter from Henry Stanley Livingston, a grand nephew of Dr. David Livingston. All items are chronologically arranged, with the various records at the back of the folder.
box 30, folder 7

Ephemera re the motion picture. v.p., 1938-1939.

General Physical Description note: 32 items. Printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings from newspapers and periodicals, and advertising material.
box 30, folder 8

Photographs. Africa, 1937-1939.

General Physical Description note: 70 items. Black and white, of various sizes, most of them, 8 × 10.

Scope and Contents note

Includes miscellaneous snapshots, African stills, pictures of scenes, and photocopies of drawings of scenes and sets for the motion picture.
box 30, folder 9

Stardust, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 30, folder 9

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1939-1940.

General Physical Description note: 21 items. Typescript (few carbon), and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Including some correspondence, newspaper clippings, and transcripts of conferences about the story.
box 30, folder 10

Susannah of the Mounties, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 30, folder 10

Material re the motion picture. n.p., 1939.

General Physical Description note: 18 items. Typescript, photocopy, printed, and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including some inter-studio correspondence, various production records, 2 clippings, and black and white photographs of scenes from the film.
box 30, folder 11

Swanee River, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 30, folder 11

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1934-1940.

General Physical Description note: 47 items. Typescript (some carbon), photocopy, and printer items.

Scope and Contents note

Including some correspondence, production records, story treatment, clippings and a brochure.
box 31, folder 1

Anne of Green Gables, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 31, folder 1

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1934.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Holograph, typescript (some carbon), printed and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including some correspondence, clippings, black and white photographs, production records, script analysis, and various other material.
box 31, folder 2

Becky Sharp, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 31, folder 2

Clippings from newspapers and periodicals about the motion picture, and color movies. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 62 items.
box 31, folder 3

Correspondence and financial records re the motion picture. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 25 items. Typescript (some carbon), and photocopy.
box 31, folder 4

Miscellaneous material re the motion picture. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Typescript (carbon), mimeograph and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including reviews, comments and various production records, plus a few photographs of scenes.
box 31, folder 5

Souvenir and advertising booklets for the motion picture, and for the play. v.p., 1899 and 1935.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Printed material.
box 31, folder 6

La Cucaracha, Pioneer Pictures Production, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 31, folder 6

Advertising material. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 27 items. Typescript (carbon) and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, and comments re the motion picture.
box 31, folder 7

Correspondence and financial records re the film. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Typescript (few carbon) and photocopy.
box 31, folder 8

Drawings, and 1 black and white photograph re various phases of production of the film. n.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Pencil, ink, and watercolor, and photograph.
box 31, folder 9

Miscellaneous material re color movies, with some reference to Becky Sharp, and La Cucaracha. v.p., 1935-1959.

General Physical Description note: 16 items. Typescript (some carbon), photocopy and printed material.

Scope and Contents note

Included are clippings, articles, an interview, plus some correspondence.
box 32, folder 1

Hat, Coat and Glove, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 1

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1933-1934.

General Physical Description note: 20 items. Typescript (mostly carbon), printed and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including some inter-studio department correspondence, typescripts of preview card comments, budget reports, clippings, and black and white photographs of scenes from the film.
box 32, folder 2

Double Harness, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 2

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1933.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Printed, photocopy and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, black and white photographs of scenes, various production records, etc.
box 32, folder 3

Enchanted April, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 3

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1934.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Typescript (some carbon), printed, photocopy and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including typescripts of review postcard comments, various production records, clippings, and black and white photographs of scenes, etc.
box 32, folder 4

Finishing School, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 4

Material re the motion picture. [Hollywood] 1934.

General Physical Description note: 12 items. Typescript (carbon), mimeograph, photocopy, and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including preview postcard comments, budget records, and black and white photographs.
box 32, folder 5

The Great Jasper, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 5

Material re the motion picture. [Hollywood] 1932-1933.

General Physical Description note: 16 items. Typescript (some carbon), photocopy and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including interstudio department communications, budget records, and black and white photographs.
box 32, folder 6

If I Were Free, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 6

Material re the motion picture, with the previous title of Behind We Live. Items include inter-studio department memos, various records, and black and white photographs. [Los Angeles] 1933.

General Physical Description note: 10 items. Typescript (carbon), photocopy and photograph.
box 32, folder 7

I'll Give A Million, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

box 32, folder 7

Material re the motion picture. [Los Angeles] 1938.

General Physical Description note: 31 items. Printed material, photocopy and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, photographs, various production records, and a picture estimate.
box 32, folder 8

Jalna, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 8

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1935.

General Physical Description note: 43 items. Typescript (carbon), printed, and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including correspondence, clippings, typescripts of review comments, and photographs.
box 32, folder 9

Little Women, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 9

Correspondence re the motion picture. v.p., 1932-1935.

General Physical Description note: 40 leaves. Holograph and typescript (some carbon), plus 2 ephemera. Items are filed chronologically.
box 32, folder 10

Miscellaneous records and papers re the motion picture. [Los Angeles] 1933.

General Physical Description note: 4 items. Typescript (carbon), and photocopy.
box 32, folder 11

Pamphlets, clippings, and advertising material re the motion picture. v.p., ca. 1933-1934.

General Physical Description note: 31 items. Printed material.
box 32, folder 12

Photographs of scenes and other subjects re the motion picture. [Hollywood] 1933.

General Physical Description note: 31 items. Black and white, size 8 × 10.
box 32, folder 13

Sumurun, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 13

Correspondence and story material re the motion picture. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Typescript (mostly carbon).
box 32, folder 14

Topaze, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 14

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1932-1933.

General Physical Description note: 16 items. Printed material and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including pamphlets, clippings, and photographs.
box 32, folder 15

Wendesday's Child, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 32, folder 15

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1934.

General Physical Description note: 17 items. Typescript (carbon), printed, and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings and photographs.
box 33, folder 1

In Old Chicago, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 33, folder 1

Correspondence and other material re the motion picture. v.p., 1936-1937.

General Physical Description note: 53 items. Typescript (mostly carbon).
box 33, folder 2

In Old Chicago.

box 33, folder 2

Clippings and advertisements for the motion picture. v.p., 1937-1938.

General Physical Description note: 32 items. Printed.
box 33, folder 3

Photocopies of drawings for scenes for the motion picture In Old Chicago. Hollywood, 1937.

General Physical Description note: 34 items.
box 33, folder 4

In Old Chicago.

box 33, folder 4

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture and re the motion picture. Hollywood, 1937.

General Physical Description note: 46 items.
box 33, folder 5

Souvenir booklets for the movie. n.p., 1937.

General Physical Description note: 3 items. Printed.
box 33, folder 6

Jane Eyre, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 33, folder 6

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1942-1944.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Printed.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, correspondence, and picture estimate.
box 33, folder 7

Kentucky Moonshine, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 33, folder 7

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1938.

General Physical Description note: 23 items. Printed material and photograph.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, photographs, and production materials.
box 33, folder 8

Kidnapped, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 33, folder 8

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1936-1938.

General Physical Description note: 25 items. Mostly printed.

Scope and Contents note

Including advertisements, correspondence, and ephemera.
box 33, folder 9

Photographs of scenes and sets of the motion picture. Hollywood, 1938.

General Physical Description note: 24 items. Black and white.
box 33, folder 10

Kidnapped.

box 33, folder 10

Photocopies of drawings of scenes from the motion picture. Hollywood, 1938.

General Physical Description note: 54 items.
box 33, folder 11

King of Burlesque, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 33, folder 11

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1935-1936.

General Physical Description note: 22 items. Typescript (carbon) and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Including correspondence and advertising materials.
box 33, folder 12

Picture estimate for the motion picture. Los Angeles, 1935.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
box 34, folder 1

Children of Darkness, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 1

Correspondence re the proposed motion picture. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 12 leaves. Typescript.
box 34, folder 2

Cyrano de Bergerac, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 2

Correspondence re the motion picture. v.p., 1932-1934.

General Physical Description note: 97 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon).
box 34, folder 3

Hamlet, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 3

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1935.

General Physical Description note: 83 items. Typescript (carbon) and drawing.

Scope and Contents note

Including correspondence, parts of the script, and set drawings.
box 34, folder 4

Long Lost Father, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 4

Material re the motion picture including photographs, correspondence, and production notes. v.p., 1933-1934.

General Physical Description note: 14 items.
box 34, folder 5

Murder on a Honeymoon, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 5

Material re the motion picture including photographs, ephemera and correspondence. v.p., 1934-1935.

General Physical Description note: 13 items. Printed, typescript and photograph.
box 34, folder 6

Murder on the Blackboard, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 6

Material re the motion picture including correspondence, ephemera and photographs. v.p., 1934.

General Physical Description note: 46 items.
box 34, folder 7

Music Man tentative title The Waltz King, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 7

Story synopsis for the motion picture. n.p., 1933.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Typescript (carbon)
box 34, folder 8

Penguin Pool Murder, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 8

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1932.

General Physical Description note: 32 items. Typescript, printed and photograph.
box 34, folder 9

Rafter Romance, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 9

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1933.

General Physical Description note: 22 items. Typescript, printed and photograph.
box 34, folder 10

The Return of Peter Grimm, RKO Radio Pictures, Incorporated

box 34, folder 10

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1935.

General Physical Description note: 47 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including ephemera, photographs, and production sheets.
box 35, folder 1

This is My Affair, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 35, folder 1

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1936-1937.

General Physical Description note: 56 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings, photographs, and correspondence.
box 35, folder 2

Story treatments titled Turn of the Century. n.p., August 1936.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Typescript (carbon).
box 35, folder 3

This is My Affair.

box 35, folder 3

Story treatments for the motion picture titled The McKinley Case. n.p., May-June 1936.

General Physical Description note: 4 items. Typescript (carbon) and mimeograph.
box 35, folder 4

Tin Pan Alley, Twentieth Century-Fox, Incorporated

box 35, folder 4

Material re the motion picture.

General Physical Description note: 11 items. Typescript (carbon) and printed.

Scope and Contents note

Including correspondence.
box 35, folder 5

To Mary With Love, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 35, folder 5

Correspondence and clippings re the motion picture. v.p., 1935-1936.

General Physical Description note: 34 items. Typescript and printed.
box 35, folder 6

Material re the music for the motion picture. v.p., 1936.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Typescript and mimeograph.
box 35, folder 7

To Mary With Love.

box 35, folder 7

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture. Hollywood, 1936.

General Physical Description note: 20 items. Black and white.
box 35, folder 8

Wake Up and Live, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 35, folder 8

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1936-1937.

General Physical Description note: 19 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including clippings and correspondence.
box 35, folder 9

Wake Up and Live.

box 35, folder 9

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture. Hollywood, 1937.

General Physical Description note: 19 items. Black and white.
box 35, folder 10

Young Mr. Lincoln, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 35, folder 10

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1938-1939.

General Physical Description note: 33 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including photocopies of sets, correspondence, and production reports.
box 35, folder 11

Clippings, advertisements, and pamphlets re the motion picture. v.p., 1939.

General Physical Description note: 21 items. Printed.
box 35, folder 12

Young Mr. Lincoln.

box 35, folder 12

Picture estimate for the motion picture. Los Angeles, 1939.

General Physical Description note: 24 leaves.
box 35, folder 13

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture. Hollywood, 1939.

General Physical Description note: 30 items. Black and white.
box 36, folder 1

Lifeboat, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation.

box 36, folder 1

Correspondence re the motion picture. v.p., 1943-1945.

General Physical Description note: 20 leaves. Typescript (mostly carbon) and 1 ephemera.
box 36, folder 2

Lifeboat.

box 36, folder 2

A radio impression by Milton Geiger. New York, 1943.

General Physical Description note: 11 leaves. Typescript.
box 36, folder 3

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture. Beverly Hills, 1943.

General Physical Description note: 5 items. Black and white.
box 36, folder 4

Clippings from newspapers and periodicals re the motion picture. v.p., 1943-1944.

General Physical Description note: 21 items.
box 36, folder 5

Picture estimate and other records re the motion picture. Los Angeles, 1943.

General Physical Description note: 4 items.
box 36, folder 6

Lloyds of London, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 36, folder 6

Correspondence re the motion picture. v.p., 1936-1938.

General Physical Description note: 27 leaves. Typescript (much carbon) and holograph.
box 36, folder 7

Lloyds of London.

box 36, folder 7

Records and reports re the motion picture. Hollywood, 1936-1937.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
box 36, folder 8

Clippings, advertisements, booklets and research material re the motion picture. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 28 items. Printed.
box 36, folder 9

Photocopies of drawings of scenes from the motion picture. Hollywood, 1936.

General Physical Description note: 49 items.
box 36, folder 10

Photographs of scenes from the motion picture. Hollywood, 1936.

General Physical Description note: 44 items. Black and white.
box 36, folder 11

Picture estimates for the motion picture. Los Angeles, 1936.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
box 36, folder 12

Love and Hisses, Twentieth Century-Fox Corporation

box 36, folder 12

Material re the motion picture. v.p., 1937-1938.

General Physical Description note: 25 items.

Scope and Contents note

Including correspondence, ephemera, records and photographs.
 

Clippings from Newspapers and Periodicals, Ephemera and Other Material

 

Scrapbooks

box 37

Scrapbooks belonging to Kenneth Macgowan of clippings re the theatre. v.p., 1908-1914.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Printed.
box 38

Scrapbooks belonging to Kenneth Macgowan of clippings re the theatre. v.p., 1914-1918.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Printed.
box 39

Scrapbooks belonging to Kenneth Macgowan of clippings re the theatre. v.p., 1914-1918.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Printed.
 

Ephemera re Motion Pictures in Various Countries

box 40, folder 1

Great Britain. Ephemera re motion pictures in Great Britain. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: Approximately 90 items.
box 40, folder 2

Great Britain. Ephemera re motion pictures in Great Britain. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
box 40, folder 3

China and Japan. Ephemera re motion pictures in China and Japan. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: ca.45 items.
box 40, folder 4

France. Ephemera re motion pictures in France. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: ca.50 items.
box 40, folder 5

Germany. Ephemera re motion pictures in Germany. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: ca.20 items.
box 40, folder 6

India and Pakistan. Ephemera re motion pictures in India and Pakistan. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: 8 items.
box 40, folder 7

Italy. Ephemera re motion pictures in Italy. v.p., v.d.

General Physical Description note: ca.45 items.
box 40, folder 8

Scandinavian countries. Ephemera re motion pictures in Scandinavian countries. v.p., v.d.