Anne Holahan Papers

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Anne Holahan papers
Creator: Holahan, Anne, -1976
Call Number: D.79
Dates: 1932-1976
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence and lecture notes
Series II: Play scripts and ballet programs
Series III: Reviews, clippings, and articles
Collection Overview
Title: Anne Holahan papers
Creator: Holahan, Anne, -1976
Call Number: D.79
Dates: 1932-1976
Physical Description: 3 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Anne Kerr Holahan was a native of Rochester, N.Y. She was associated with its cultural revival in the early 1930s, although she lived most of her adult life in New York City. She was primarily a radio actress, but she did have a bit part in a stage production of "Liliom " in 1940. She numbered Clifford Odets, E. E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, and Llewellyn Powys among her friends. She also was a close friend of Walter Huston. Besides maintaining a keen interest in all of the performing arts, Anne Holahan was very concerned with liberal issues, especially the question of race relations. She worked for civil rights for African-Americans. She was also active in the Episcopal Church. She died suddenly on June 28, 1976, in New York City.

Scope and Content
The collection consists of theater, film, book, and radio reviews clipped from newspapers and magazines; correspondence; theater and ballet programs; radio and film scripts; and notes from lectures given by the poets W. H. Auden and T. S. Eliot, as well as personal impressions of the two poets and of Walter Huston. Letters from the following have been indexed: Alyse Gregory, 9 letters; E. E. Cummings, 4 letters; Clifford Odets, 3 letters; Marianne Moore, 6 letters; Llewelyn Powys, 9 letters.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--New York
Actors
Theater
Correspondence
Reviews
Screenplays
Holahan, Anne, -1976
Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967
Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972
Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Holahan, September, 1976.Access
The Anne Holahan papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
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[Item title, item date], Anne Holahan papers, D.79, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence and lecture notes
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1932-1937
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, 1938-1945
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, 1946-1976
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence - Walter Huston and Jack Smith, 1933-1948
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, undated
Box 1, Folder 6Lecture notes and meditations
Box 1, Folder 7Race relations
Series II: Play scripts and ballet programs
Box 1, Folder 8Liliom - contract, program and reviews, 1940
Box 1, Folder 9Notebook - dance class
Box 2, Folder 1Shakespeare
Box 2, Folder 2Shakespeare plays
Box 2, Folder 3Richard III - Radio Script, 1946
Box 2, Folder 4Peer Gynt - Radio Script, 1946
Box 2, Folder 5The Light That Failed - Screenplay, 1939
Box 2, Folder 6Love's Old Sweet Song - Script, 1940
Box 2, Folder 7Ballet programs, 1933-1945
Series III: Reviews, clippings, and articles
Box 3, Folder 1Actors and actresses
Box 3, Folder 2Dramatists and set designers
Box 3, Folder 3Theater reviews, 1930-1939
Box 3, Folder 4Theater reviews, 1940-1944
Box 3, Folder 5Theater reviews, 1945-1946
Box 1, Folder 10Notebook - theater reviews, 1946
Box 3, Folder 6Theater reviews, 1947-1956
Box 3, Folder 7Theater reviews - international
Box 3, Folder 8Booklet - Out of Community, 1967
A report on the Homeless People Project sponsored by The Quaker Project on Community Conflict and New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, with some proposals.

Box 3, Folder 9Manuscript - "'X' Marks My Room", 1965
Box 3, Folder 10Attica Prison Riots, 1971


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