Guide to the theatre scrapbooks of Dwight Conn, 1907 - 1965Manuscript MS-1059

Biography

Dwight Conn was born on October 7, 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire. He graduated with a B.S. from Dartmouth College in 1914. After graduation he went to Philadelphia where he was secretary of the Dartmouth Club from 1917-1920. In 1922 he was on the editorial staff of the Dramatic Mirror in New York City, reviewing plays. He saw practically every play on Broadway for many years and maintained a complete collection of Broadway theatre programs which he left to Harvard University. Dwight Conn died on July 31, 1965.

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