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Maxwell Anderson papers, 9999

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1795
Bib ID 11992353 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959
Title Maxwell Anderson papers, 9999
Physical Description 38 linear feet (1 document box 22 record storage carton 8 flat boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manusrcipts, drafts, scripts,and printed material.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Maxwell Anderson Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2015.2016.M151: Source of acquisition--Glenn Horowitz. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--5/26/2016.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Papers [processed, etc.] [initials here] mm/dd/yyyy.

Papers appraised appraiser [date].

Subject Headings

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Personal papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Anderson, Maxwell, 1888-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Verse drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

In 1935, Anderson composed Winterset, a poetic tragedy based on a true story and set in contemporary America. Winterset was a success and won the first New York Drama Critics Circle Award (1935). The next year, Anderson again took the award for High Tor (1936). Other plays include Knickerbocker Holiday (1938), Key Largo (1939), Eve of St. Mark (1942), Joan of Lorraine (1946), Lost in the Stars (1949), Bad Seed (1954), and Both Your Houses (1933) for which Anderson was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.