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MS Thr 199

Clugston, Katharine, b. 1892. Katharine Clugston plays, 1931-1941: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 199
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Clugston, Katharine, b. 1892.
Title: Katharine Clugston plays,
Date(s): 1931-1941.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Plays by American playwright Katharine Clugston as well as radio plays by other authors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-48. Presented by Miss Katharine Clugston, Chebeague Island, Maine 04017; received: 1967 August.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Katharine Clugston Plays, 1931-1941 (MS Thr 199). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Clugston (1892-1985) was an American playwright.


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Scope and Contents

Includes unsigned typewritten manuscript of Clugston's plays: Finished, and The head of the family, as well as two set designs by Spencer Davies in watercolor and pencil for The head of the family. Also includes mimeographed typescripts of the radio scripts: A matter of life an death by Leopold Atlas, The house that Jack didn't build by Alfred Kreymborg, Red-head baker by Albert Maltz, Supply and demand by Irwin Shaw, and an untitled play by Eleanor Troy Williams, among other items.

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