MacKaye Family papers, 1751 - 1998Manuscript ML-5

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Series 24, Addendum 2, 1751-1990

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Box: 336, Dates: 1926-1956

Contains much of the preparatory work and drafts of PM's Hamlet tetralogy. Other items include noteboooks with manuscripts of poems, photographs, personal correspondence, published poems and articles (e.g. Survey Graphic Magazines "Poetry of the Wild Trails" and "Untamed America" by Percy Mackaye). letters and clippings related to Percy Mackaye's funeral and scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, bulletins, and pamphlets.

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Box: 337, Dates: 1896-1956

Contains notes related to the biography of PM's parents that he was writing. Also among these papers are PM's published works: "Johnny Crimson: A Legend of Hollis Hall", "On with the New Life," Childhood", "Father and Son", and "Youth".

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Box: 338, Dates: 1913-1956

Contains PM's handscript works. Among the items are notebooks, journals, diaries, poems, plays, manuscripts, and correspondence. A binder labelled "Important leters: Important People and PMK" and a file box containing correspondence from 1930's are also in the box.

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Box: 339, Dates: 1882-1953

Contains correspondence, poems, photographs, and manuscripts of Steel Mackaye, PM and MMM. Other items are the hard bound books "Annals of an Era: Percy Mackaye and the Mackaye Family 1826-1932", "Age of Fable or Beauties of Mythology" by Thomas Bulfinch, "The Sequestered Shrine: ‘Arvia'" "Percy Mackaye: A symposium on his Fiftieth Birthday 1925" "My Dear Lady, Arise!: Poems 1939" "Poem-Leaflets" "Poog's Pasture: The Mythology of a Child" (multiple bound, corrected copies of the manuscript) "Journal of Marion Morse Mackaye: 1 jan 1938-22 May 1939" and "Emma: A Dramatization of Jane Austen's Novel" by MMM (2 copies).

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Box: 340, Dates: 1884, undated

Contains letter boxes with photographs and very early correspondence of Steele Mackaye.

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Box: 341, Dates: 1936-1954

Contains copies of poems, newspaper and press clippings related to PM's poems.

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Box: 342, Dates: 1895-1924

Contains bound books. The titles include: "Peter Dale's Garden" "Beowulf" "Johnny Crimson: A Legend of Hollis Hall" "Five One-Act Plays: 1899-1903" "Poems: Unpublished 1896-1915" "Various Uncollected Poems: Unpublished and Published From about 1897 to about 1924" "Sonnets" "Anti-Matrimony" "Fenris Der Wolf" "Die Vogelscheuche" ""L'Epouvantail" and "The Writings of William Payson Mackaye"

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Box: 343, Dates: 1939-1950

Contains bound manuscripts. The titles include: "Poems Copy 1: Apr. 1946-Sept. 1949" "Poems Copy 3: Feb ‘48-Aug. ‘50" "Poems 1939-1946" "Canvas notebook - 1940-1942" "Canvas Notebooks - Prose" "Copy #I - Sept ‘49-Jan ‘50" "Nov ‘47-Feb ‘48 (Original) Copy I" "Jan - Apr ‘54" "Aug 53" "Marion Copy 2" "Canvas Notebooks Marion"

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Box: 344, Dates: 1751-1953

Contains bound copies of manuscripts, a painting of PM, half-filled notebooks, a video reel, programs, correspondence related to PM's literature and various photographs. The titles of the manuscripts include: "Rememberings: 1895-1945" "What is She? A Sonnet of Sonnets to Marion Morse" "From the Journal of Marion Morse MacKay 1907-1908", "Cases of Conscience" book of Elizabeth MacKay, "Gospel Sonnets" "The History of the State and Sufferings of the Church of Scotland from the Restoration to the Revolution" "Poems Copy 3 - 46-50" "Copy Poems Jan 50-Aug 50" "Poems Copy #1: July 50-April 51" and "L'Epouvantail".

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Box: 345, Dates: 1927-1959

Contains a series of magazines, journals, newspaper clippings, dramatic programs and photographs of the deceased PM. Most of the articles are reviews of PM's literature, particularly the Hamlet tetralogy. Also included are memoirs and other information related to PM's seventieth birthday, poems, family correspondence, and financial documents related to the sale of PM's literature.

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