Writings

Title: Writings
Dates of Material:
19401979
Extent:
53 cm of textual records
Scope and content

Series contains manuscripts, drafts, notes, research material, programs, correspondence and other records relating to R.M.'s addresses and speeches at academic convocations, memorials, tributes, dedications, fund raising events (including World War causes), and before various associations and societies: subjects include Abraham Lincoln, politics, religion, arts and entertainment, acting, and the theatre, 1940-1967.  Also includes manuscripts, drafts, notes, scripts, correspondence and legal records relating to two plays, primarily "The Hanging Judge", 1948-1958; and manuscripts, correspondence, publicity and reviews of the published autobiographies, "When I Was Young" (1976) and "A Hundred Different Lives" (1979).

NOTE(S)

   

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
2014.03
Box 8
Addresses/Speeches
85Variousn.d.

   

86"An Address Commemorating the Birth of Abraham Lincoln"1940

   

87World War II fund raising events1942

   

88World War II fund raising events1943

   

89Various1946-1948

   

810Various1949

   

Box 9
91Various1950-1955

   

92George Washington Day speech at Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford1955

   

93Various1957

   

94Various1961-1964

   

95Speech in support of Ronald Reagan for Governor of California1965

   

96Dedication of Wishart Hall, The College of Wooster1966

   

97Address to American Cancer Society1967

   

98Research material (clippings, transcripts of speeches by others and other items)1951-1967

   

Box 10
Play - "Creation Of Manderville"
101Manuscript[195-?]

   

Play - "The Hanging Judge"
102Correspondence and legal records1948-1958

   

103Master script1952

   

104ScriptMay 1952

   

105Screen Play - Second Draft1954

   

106Television script for "Climax!"1956

   

107Television script for "Armchair Theatre"1958

   

Box 11
Autobiography - "When I Was Young" (published 1976)
111Manuscript

   

112Publicity

   

113Reviews

   

Autobiography - "A Hundred Different Lives" (Published 1979)
114Partial manuscript (annotated)

   

Box 12
121Correspondence

   

122Reviews

   

123Publicity

   

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