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Van Druten, John, 1901-1957



  • Existence: 1901-06-01 - 1957-12-19

John Van Druten (1901-1957), English playwright and theatre director.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George Pierce Baker papers

Call Number: MS 51
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting George Pierce Baker's professional activities as head of the Department of Drama at Yale University. Correspondents include playwrights, critics, actors, and producers, who had been Baker's students. The papers detail Baker's activities as a lecturer, consultant to the film series Chronicles of America, chairman of the executive committee of the American Shakespeare Foundation, and author...
Dates: 1878-1958

Arnold Bennett collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 323
Overview: Writings and correspondence by Arnold Bennett. Correspondence consists of letters by Bennett to others, including 70 to Frank Vernon, and 5 letters to Bennett from John Van Druten, accompanied by carbon typescript copies of Bennett's replies. The Writings include drafts of novels, essays, reviews, and playscripts by Bennett, production notes for the play "Cupid and Commonsense," and a memorandum of agreement concerning the production of the play "The Love Match."
Dates: 1899-1931

Alfred de Liagre papers

Call Number: MS 1474
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts, photographs, and printed material relating to the careeer of Alfred de Liagre as theatrical producer and director.
Dates: 1927-1987

Note : Beverly Hills, Calif., to William Kean Seymour, 1937 Mar 16

 Part of Collection — Box: 54, Folder: GROUP 1982, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Rebecca West papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 105
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence to and from West, correspondence of her husband Henry Andrews, writings of Rebecca West, writings of others, personal papers, and writings about Rebecca West.
Dates: 1894-1975