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MS Thr 215

Ayer, Ethan. Ethan Ayer plays, before 1969: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 215
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ayer, Ethan.
Title: Ethan Ayer plays,
Date(s): before 1969.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Typescript copies of theatrical works for which librettist Ethan Ayer wrote the lyrics.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-84. Gift of Mr. Ethan Ayer, 90 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts; received: 1969 January 10.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Ethan Ayer Plays, before 1969 (MS Thr 215). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Ayer is a librettist.

Scope and Contents

Includes a typescript carbon copy of the opera by American composer Douglas Moore based on Henry James' The wings of the dove, and a typescript mimeographed copy of the musical comedy Jack in the country, by composer Arnold Sundgaard, based on Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest.

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