Thurber, James, 1894-1961
- Existence: 1894-12-08 - 1961-11-02
James Thurber (1894-1961), American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, playwright, children's book author, and celebrated wit.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: OSB MSS 205
Scope and Contents: The Eardley Knollys papers contains correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, photographs, and business papers relating to Eardley Knollys and Storran Gallery. Material documents Knollys's relationships with writers, artists, poets, playwrights, and art critics.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 268
Call Number: YCAL MSS 249
Overview: The Haila Stoddard Playscript Collection consists of twenty-two typed play scripts, relating to Stoddard's career as an actor and producer between 1944 and 1968. While none of Stoddard's own plays are included in her papers there are a number playscripts (a few of which are annotated) for projects she participated in as an actor (such as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Lunatics and Lovers) and producer (such as ...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 546
Overview: The James Thurber papers contain drafts and other material relating to three writing projects. The papers feature material relating to Thurber's biographical memoir The Years With Ross (Boston: Little Brown, 1959), about New Yorker founder and publisher Harold Ross. Materials include research material, correspondence, drafts, and proofs. There are also drafts and fan mail for two children's books, Many Moons (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943) and The 13 Clocks (New York: Simon and...
Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the German-American composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and the German-American actress and singer Lotte Lenya (1898-1981)
Dates: 1890-1984, inclusive