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MS Thr 400

Bunce family and Nugent family papers, 1891-1978: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard College Library


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Last update on 2014 March 13

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 400
Title: Bunce family and Nugent family papers,
Date(s): 1891-1978.
Quantity: 6 linear feet (13 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, documents, theatrical records, and literary manuscripts from the American actors Alan Bunce, Ruth Elizabeth Nugent Bunce, J. C. (John Charles) Nugent, Elliott Nugent, Peg Lynch, and others.

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Bunce Family and Nugent Family Papers, 1891-1978 (MS Thr 400). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Historical Note

The following persons (and others) are represented in this collection:
Much of this data reported by Andrew Bunce in August 2008.


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Scope and Content

Family correspondence, financial and legal records, theatrical scripts, including radio scripts from the Ethel and Albert series, photographs, and clippings concerning the professional careers of Alan Coe Bunce (1900?-1965) and Ruth Elizabeth Nugent Bunce (ca.1902-ca.1978). Also contains correspondence of the actor J. C. (John Charles) Nugent (1868-1947) and Alan Nugent Bunce (1933-2008).

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