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Eugene O'Neill papers addition

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 597
Scope and Contents
The Eugene O'Neill Papers Addition contains correspondence, financial and legal records, and other materials relating to American playwright Eugene O'Neill and his wife Carlotta O'Neill. Correspondence consists of incoming correspondence only, chiefly to Eugene O'Neill, though there are also letters addressed to Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill jointly and to Carlotta. Correspondents include theater figures Virgil Geddes, Robert Edmond Jones, Kenneth Macgowan, and George Jean Nathan, among others. Financial and legal records consist chiefly of financial records relating to Eugene O'Neill, such as bills and receipts and stock statements, but there are also legal records relating to O'Neill's parents, James and Ella O'Neill. Other materials include clippings, photographs, printed ephemera, and a suitcase. Clippings relate chiefly to Eugene O'Neill, his father James O'Neill, and literary matters. Photographs include snapshots and studio portraits of Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill and others.
Language of Materials
Chiefly in English; some materials in French.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Eugene O'Neill Papers Addition is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of McIntosh and Otis, Inc., 2009.
Arrangement
Organized into three series: I. Correspondence, 1927-1948. II. Financial and Legal Records, 1880-1949. III. Other Materials, 1852-1951.
Associated Materials
Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123), Eugene O'Neill Collection (YCAL MSS 124), and Agnes Bolton Collection of Eugene O'Neill (YCAL MSS 122).
Dates
1852 - 1951
Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet ((6 boxes) + 3 broadside folders)
Related Names
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953
Language of Materials
English
Language of Materials
English
Script
Latin
Language of Materials
French
Script
Latin