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Eugene Winick papers relating to Eugene O'Neill

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 758

Scope and Contents

The Eugene Winick papers relating to Eugene O'Neill consist of correspondence and other papers dating from the mid 1920s through late 1940s. There is correspondence addressed to Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill from publishers, literary agents, law firms, and others, with large files for the literary agency, Richard J. Madden Play Company, Random House, Theatre Guild, and the law firm of Harry Weinberger. There are also subject folders for "foreign letters" and "requests" relating to permissions, translations, critical works and reception, research inquiries, financial matters, invitations, and other matters. Other papers consist chiefly of financial records, including income tax related material for the years from 1937 through 1948, investment reports, and royalty statements from Dramatists Play Service, Random House, and the Richard J. Madden Play Company.

Dates

  • 1923-1949

Creator

Language of Materials

Chiefly in English; some materials in French, Spanish, Italian, and German.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Box 8: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Conditions Governing Use

The Eugene Winick Papers Relating to Eugene O'Neill 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 Eugene Winick, 2012.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Correspondence, 1923-1949. II. Other Papers, 1935-1949.

Extent

3.13 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.winick

Overview

The Eugene Winick papers relating to Eugene O'Neill consist of correspondence and other papers dating from the mid 1920s through late 1940s. There is correspondence addressed to Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill from publishers, literary agents, law firms, and individuals, with large files for the literary agency, Richard J. Madden Play Company, Random House, Theatre Guild, and the law firm of Harry Weinberger. There are also subject folders for "foreign letters" and "requests" relating to permissions, translations, critical works and reception, research inquiries, financial matters, invitations, and other matters. Other papers consist chiefly of financial records, including income tax related material for the years from 1937 through 1948, investment reports, and royalty statements from Dramatists Play Service, Random House, and the Richard J. Madden Play Company.

Biographical / Historical

Eugene Winick is a literary agent. For a chronology on Eugene O'Neill and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill (1888-1970), see the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Title
Guide to the Eugene Winick Papers Relating to Eugene O'Neill
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
September 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

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