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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 65

Sir Arthur Wing Pinero papers concerning The second Mrs. Tanqueray

Overview

Working manuscript of and letters concerning The second Mrs. Tanqueray by English dramatist Sir Arthur Wing Pinero.

Dates

  • 1892-1893

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)

Includes the following: working manuscript of The second Mrs. Tanqueray inscribed by Mrs. Patrick Campbell (official stage name of English actress Beatrice Rose Stella Tanner Campbell); programs for the play; and letters to Pinero concering the play. Also includes scene and property diagrams for Pinero's The notorious Mrs. Ebbsworth.

Biographical / Historical

Pinero was an English dramatist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

62M-58-59. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1962 September.

Title
Pinero, Arthur Wing, Sir, 1855-1934. Sir Arthur Wing Pinero papers concerning The second Mrs. Tanqueray, 1892-1893: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00803

Repository Details

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