Ellen Bartlett Ballow letters from various correspondents
Letters to American author Ellen Bartlett Ballou from various correspondents.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to Ballou address topics of theater and play production, including letters from the Poet's Theater discussing plays being produced at the Fogg Art Museum and potential parts that Ballou could act. Other solicitations for Ballou come from the Provincetown Playhouse asking her to act in plays, and several letters from casting directors informing Ballou that parts have already been filled. Letters from the Barnswallows Dramatic Association at Wellesley College advise Ballou on her acting career. Also included in the collection are two programs from the plays The Belt and The Centuries, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical
Ballou (1905-1995) was an American author.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
64M-222. Gift of Mrs. Norman Ballou, 25 George Street, Providence, Rhode Island; received: 1965 February.
- Ballou, Ellen Bartlett, 1905-, recipient. Ellen Bartlett Ballow letters from various correspondents, 1926-1937: Guide.
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