MacKaye Family papers, 1751 - 1998Manuscript ML-5

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Series 22, Addendum 1, 1861-1953|

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Box: 289, Dates: circa 1890's-1950's

Percy MacKaye: Contains a set of schedules entitled "The Caliban Time Table Chart"

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Box: 290, Dates: 1894-1960

Mary L. MacKaye Weiss: Contains a diary with photographs concerning travels in Egypt and Europe; January, 1950 issue of "Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society"; a scrap book in a series titled "Family Lore: The Trooks and The MacKayes" including newspaper clippings, illustrations, photographs and memoires; scrap books in an autobiographical series on Mary MacKaye Weiss, titled "The Family and Transition" that includes photographs; "Third Finger, Left Hand"; "Adventuring", "A Full Life"; "End of an Era", "Adventuring in Iran"; "Cruise on the Lao I"; "Cruise on the Lao II"; and "Afghanistan I"

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Box: 291, Dates: 1899-1922

Mary L. MacKaye Weiss: Contains the marriage certificate of Arthur MacKaye and Elida Hansen; the eleventh volume of Mary Weiss's scrapbook/autobiography entitled "India and Nepal"; scrapbook entitled "The Palo Alto Interlude"; "My Letters: Palo Alto and Thailand" by Mary Weiss; "My Letters: Iran - Lao - Afghanistan" by Mary Weiss; the tenth volume titled "Afghanistan II" of Mary Weiss's scrapbook/autobiography; "My Letters: Libya" by Mary Weiss; "My Letters: After Losing Bud" by Mary Weiss; "Letters: David (After Becky) Including Tonga"; draft copies of passages from Weiss's scrapbook/autobiography; a collection of poems by Robert Keith MacKaye; a draft copy of "The Form and Function of Creation" by David S. MacKaye; and "Letters - David + Family" including correspondence, artwork, and pictures from family members

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Box: 292, Dates: 1901-1991

Contains a manuscript of "A Topological Model of Genesis" by David S. MacKaye; a manuscript copy of "A limited Flora for An Elegant Planet" by David S. Macaye; "My Biography", David MacKaye's autobiography; a manuscript of the autobiography "Who the Hell is Cloudesley Johns" by Johns; correspondence and miscellaneous writings of David MacKaye; the January/March 1976 issue of The Living Wilderness; photographs; writings; newspaper clippings; the November 30, 1934 issue of the Celtic Forum; "The Lesson of Fire", a set of poems by Robert Keith MacKaye; "The Autobiography of an Idiot" by Jeannie Peet; "The Young MacKayes" consisting of children's artwork and correspondence; and "Letters: Family I", "Letters: Family II", "Letters: Family 3" and "Letters: Family 4", all consisting of MacKaye family correspondence from the 1930's to the 1990's

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Box: 293, Dates: 1929-199

Mary L. MacKaye Weiss: Contains "Letters: Friends I", "Letters: Friends II (And Alone to 1980, Our Overseas Life)", "Letters: Friends III (After Bud)", and "Letters: Friends IV (1989 and on)", all collections of correspondence with friends 1930-1997; "Letters: Bud", a collection of letters from her husband Bud; "Letters: Fowcett Phillips (Special)"; "Letters and Records - Business I", "Letters and Records - Business II", and "Letters and Records - Business III", containing high school and college diplomas, educational credentials, correspondence about traveling and working abroad, and other materials about the Weiss's public life, including donation of their effects

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Box: 294, Dates: 1898-1955

Percy MacKaye: Contains a journal of typewritten writings and supplements on Percy MacKaye's poetry written by B.A. Botkin, a framed handwritten note, a framed photograph of a cabin, and three letter boxes. The first includes correspondence and publications relating to the recruitment of actors for and general production of Percy MacKaye's 1916 Community Masque of the New York City Shakespeare Tercentenary Celebration, "Caliban by the Yellow Sands." The second contains miscellaneous correspondence and newspaper clippings, as well as materials documenting Percy's writing of a Shakespearean tetralogy, and the third contains miscellaneous correspondence post-1955

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Box: 295, Dates: 1893-1956

Percy MacKaye: Contains many small memo books with miscellaneous notes, small cards advertising "Caliban by the Yellow Sands," the paperbound books "Music Shakespeare Loved" and "Books Shakespeare Read," Percy MacKaye's unpublished volume "Poems: 1937-1938," a program from "Caliban," various correspondence regarding Percy MacKaye's work and family, typewritten portions of "The Journal of Marion Morse MacKaye," a publication "Percy MacKaye: A Sketch of his Life with Bibliography of his Works," a publication "A Threefold Greeting to Members of Pan-American Poets' League of North America from Percy MacKaye, President," a series of correspondence to Percy remembering his wife, as well as a folder of newspaper clippings and written tributes from the time of her death, a book "Letters of Percy & Marion: September 18, ‘96- June 17, ‘97," handbound by Percy, copies of Percy's New York Times piece "Albert Steffen's ‘Peace Tragedy' in Switzerland" in both English and German, late nineteenth century correspondence with Percy's father, typewritten pages from "Dr. Oliver Lodge on Personal Immortality," copies of a legal agreement between Percy MacKaye and Arvia MacKaye Ege, and a typewritten draft of "Ten Men of America and the Master Man: Poems of Contemporaneous History" by MacKaye

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Box: 296, Dates: 1913-1948

Percy MacKaye: Contains two letter boxes with miscellaneous correspondence, some related to his playwriting

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Box: 297, Dates: 1939-1955

Percy MacKaye Contains an inscribed, blank copy of Edward Gordon Craig's "On the Art of the Theatre," two letter boxes containing various correspondence, a copy of the "Authors League Bulletin," photographs and correspondence of a woman named Maria, a copy of MacKaye's writings "The Faith of Poetry," "Albert Steffen: Poet-Dramatist of Switzerland," and "The Kentucky Mountains," a program of "The Scarecrow," an announcement of "The Mystery of Hamlet, King of Denmark or, What We Will," a program of Percy's 80th birthday, a program of "Caliban," a copy of "The Oxford Criterion" with a piece by MacKaye, performance photographs of "The Mystery of Hamlet, King of Denmark," photographs of MacKaye, his family, and various plays, as well as large transparencies of some performance photographs, and copies of the sheet music to "The Soft Rains Are Falling," with words by MacKaye

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Box: 298, Dates: 1924-1959

Percy MacKaye: Contains two letter boxes. One holds newspaper clippings related to Percy MacKaye, a letter to the editor written by MacKaye to the New York Times, typewritten versions of his poetry, a letter written to his children about his relationship with his wife, biographical information written by MacKaye to be inserted in "Old New York Families," information concerning MacKaye for inclusion in the "Biographical Encyclopedia of the World," excerpts from "Epoch: The Life of Steele MacKaye," and various correspondence. The other holds an open letter to Jane Austen concerning a play, and various handwritten and typewritten poetry

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