|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Correspondence, manusrcipts, drafts, scripts,and printed material.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
Material is unprocessed. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
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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.
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
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].
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.