Edith J.R. Isaacs Papers, 1889-1957

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Title: Edith J.R. Isaacs Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1889-1957

  • Isaacs, Edith J.R. (Edith Juliet Rich), 1878-1956
Call Number: U.S. Mss 47AN

Quantity: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box)

Wisconsin Historical Society Archives / Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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Papers of an editor of Theatre Arts magazine (1918-1946), chiefly consisting of correspondence and manuscripts of articles, poetry, and two operettas by Mrs. Isaacs and members of her family. Among the prominent correspondents are Jacques Copeau, Paul Green, Martha Graham, Edith Hamilton, Robert Edmond Jones, D.H. Lawrence, Thornton Wilder, and Stark Young. In addition to the Isaacs' writings, the collection includes articles by Edward Bourdet, Edward Gordon Craig, Paul Green, and Langston Hughes; an annotated typescript of “A Note on the Theater” by William Saroyan; and notes on Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-us0047an
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