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MS Thr 232

Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969. Douglas Moore letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 232
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969.
Title: Douglas Moore letters to Ethan Ayer,
Date(s): 1960 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters of American composer Douglas Stuart Moore to lyricist Ethan Ayer concerning music in the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

69M-51. Gift of Mr. Ethan Ayer, 90 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1969 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Douglas Moore Letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960 (MS Thr 232). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Douglas Moore was a composer and teacher; Ethan Ayer wrote song lyrics which were set by Moore for the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove, based on the novel by Henry James.

Scope and Contents

Includes 21 letters to Ethan Ayer concerning the production of The wings of the dove and four photographs of the production.

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