MacKaye Family papers, 1751 - 1998Manuscript ML-5

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Series 22, Addendum 1, 1861-1953|

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Box: 299, Dates: 1914-1955

Percy MacKaye: Contains folders of memorial letters written for Marion Morse MacKaye, several copies of "The Trees of Harvard," a dedicatory poem read by Percy MacKaye at the Quindecennial Celebration of the Harvard Class of 1897, "Facing Infinitude," a publication by Marion Morse MacKaye in her memory, a program "Golden Wedding of Marion Morse and Percy MacKaye," and "For the Friends of Marion & Percy MacKaye," a typewritten piece "The Supernatural in Shakespeare" by Maria Iannella, the first letter written from Maria to Percy, and two letter boxes. These contain newspaper clippings about a pageant and masque in St. Louis, National Arts Club bulletins, and materials from Percy's eightieth birthday party, including guest lists, related correspondence, and newspaper clippings

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Box: 300, Dates: 1883-1956

Percy MacKaye: Contains framed and unframed photographs of Marion Morse MacKaye and a framed Valentine's Day letter from the same, nineteenth century family photographs, including some of William MacKaye, photocopies of Will's drawings, and two letter boxes. One contains letters addressed to Mrs. Arvia MacKaye Ege at the time of her father, Percy's, death, a copy of a "New Yorker" magazine with a poem by Percy, and typewritten obituary materials, some in German. The other contains miscellaneous correspondence

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Box: 301, Dates: 1899-1956

Percy MacKaye: Contains letters written from Percy to his children (primarily Arvia), a play "The Love Potion," by Marion Morse MacKaye, a binder of typewritten poems by Percy, sheet music for "The Soft Rains are Falling" (words by Percy), photocopied material on the Cornish Colony, material related to the Morse genealogy, including a poem written while one family member was a sophomore at Dartmouth, photographs of Percy and family, a notebook of Percy's containing poetry, several copies of "Marion Morse MacKaye, A Comment: For her Seventieth Birthday Celebration..." written by Percy, correspondence with Gordon Craig, a music book "Choruses of Caliban" (words by Percy), "Chronicles of the Cottage" written for her children by Mary Medbery MacKaye, poems written by Percy to Arvia, a copy of "The New Yorker" with a poem by Percy, a copy of "The Churchman" magazine, a copy of "Mark Twain Quarterly," and a plaster mask

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Box: 302, Dates: 1927-1991

Percy MacKaye: Contains typewritten poetry by Percy MacKaye, and Robert Keith MacKaye, correspondence between Percy's daughter Christy and John Edsall, publicity materials for Percy and his plays, a program of Percy's poems to be read by Christy at an event, photographs of Percy, a "Classes of ‘97" publication containing "Stanzas by Percy MacKaye for the Fiftieth Reunion of the Harvard Class of 1897," a floppy disk of "MacKaye Poems" and one of Robert Keith (Robin) MacKaye's "Lesson of Fire," and various correspondence

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Box: 303, Dates: 1898-1918

Percy MacKaye: Contains a typewritten version of Marion Morse MacKaye's diary, correspondence between Percy and Madeline Bedell concerning the preparation of a bound volume of his wife's diary, a box of family photographs, and a copy of "Stars and Atoms Have No Size: Poems of Science and Industry" by A.M. Sullivan

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Box: 304, Dates: 1879-1965

Percy MacKaye: Contains bound collections of Percy MacKaye's poetry and other writing, press notices for "Caliban" and other masques, and lectures. Also contains a bound collection "The Writing of William Payson MacKaye," "William Payson MacKaye: Letters, 1879-1888," "James Steele MacKaye's Adaptation of the Delsarte System of Expression for the Spectatorium," and loose letters from Percy to his daughter Arvia

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Box: 305, Dates: 1914-1920

Percy MacKaye: Contains portions of the diary of Marion Morse MacKaye and three letter boxes. These contain several copies of "Who's Who in Pageantry," several copies of "Hazel MacKaye: Her Work in Community Drama," a publication "It Happens in Japan" from The Womens Press, a publication "A Community Welfare Week" by William Lloyd Davis, various newspaper clippings concerning woman suffrage, Hazel's correspondence with the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage and National Woman's Party, several copies of "Blue Triangle News," a large amount of family photographs, and writing and correspondence of Arvia MacKaye

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Box: 306, Dates: 1890-1951

Percy MacKaye: Contains four bound collections of Percy MacKaye's poetry, a book "Chief Contemporary Dramatists" by Thomas H. Dickinson, a notebook of Percy's, "Some Early A.T. History" by Benton MacKaye, several written pieces by Mary Medbery MacKaye, including "A Brief Sketch of the Life of Rebecca Belnap Stetson Medbery," "The Civic Theatre: Suggestions Regarding its Scope and Organization" by Percy MacKaye, "Lucinda's Whim" by Harold Steele MacKaye, a program for the Harvard Dramatic Club's "The Scarecrow" by Percy MacKaye, a copy of Shakespear's "Macbeth," a journal containing handwritten notes, and various correspondence and small publications

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Box: 307, Dates: 1899-1953

Percy MacKaye: Contains three bound collections of Percy MacKaye's poetry, as well as some loose typewritten poems

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Box: 308, Dates: 1880-1954

Percy MacKaye: Contains five small memo books with handwritten notes, a souvenir book of the 300th presentation of "Hazel Kirke," a play by Steele MacKaye, containing photographs of the performance, "This Fine-Pretty World" by Percy MacKaye, "The Kentucky Mountains" in works by Percy, "Folk Speech in the Kentucky Mountain Cycle of Percy MacKaye," five bound collections of Percy's poetry, as well as some loose typewritten poems, poems written by other poets for Percy, a typescript of "Hamlet King of Denmark" by Percy, as well as other written pieces, some family photographs, and various correspondence

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