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PHILIP BARRY PAPERS
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Box: 10 Fold: 2.1 Property: Hobe Sound, Fla. - Repairs by G.E. Sands
1940-1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and work orders from G.E. Sands, general contractor, for repairs to the property.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 Property: Wilmerding Lease in N.Y. - Corres. w/ James Ralph Bloomer
June 1941

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and indenture relating to the lease of a house by PB and ESB from one Lila Wilmerding in Old Westbury, New York.

Box: 10 Fold: 4 Property: Easthampton, Suffolk, NY - Indenture; corres.
May 1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains indenture and inventory for house purchased by ESB in Easthampton, Suffolk, New York.

Box: 10 Fold: 5 Property: Easthampton, Suffolk, NY - Sale of
November 1948

DESCRIPTION: Contains lawyer correspondence and indenture pertaining to the sale of the house by ESB.

Box: 10 Fold: 6 Property: Mt. Kisco, New York - Sale of
1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains legal correspondence and indenture concerning the sale by the Barrys of property in Mt. Kisco, NY.

Box: 10 Fold: 7 Estate (Misc.): Correspondence w/ David M. Potts
1950-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence primarily from David M. Potts, attorney at law, concerning values and service fees pertaining to the Barry estate.

Box: 10 Fold: 8 Estate: Account Records
November 1930 - December 1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains looseleaf account records kept by David M. Potts for the Barry estate.

Box: 10 Fold: 9 Estate: Account Records
1933-1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains handwritten account of receipts and withdrawals pertaining to the Barry estate, kept by David M. Potts.

Box: 10 Fold: 10 Estate: Account Records
1930-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains handwritten record of accounts for the Barry estate, kept by David M. Potts.

Box: 10 Fold: 11 Property: Inventory Books
c. 1948-1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains notebooks containing handwritten inventories of household items belonging to the Barrys' Easthampton and Hobe Sound properties.

Box: 10 Fold: 12 Estate: Income Account Statements
1942-43

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed statements of income accounts (investment stocks, bonds, savings, etc.) for PB and ESB.

Box: 10 Fold: 13 Estate: Certificate Naming Ellen S. Barry Executrix
12/20/49

DESCRIPTION: Contains two copies of the certificate signed by the county judge naming ESB the executrix for PB's estate.

Box: 10 Fold: 14 Curatorial Correspondence: American Academy of Arts and Letters
10/10/51

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from the superintendant of the library of the American Academy of Arts and Letters thanking ESB for a gift of PB's manuscripts.

Box: 10 Fold: 15 Curatorial Correspondence: Harvard University
1970-84

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copies of accessions lists of Philip Barry's manuscripts, as well as correspondence from the librarians of the Harvard Theatre Collection at the Harvard College Library, and the Houghton Library.

Box: 10 Fold: 16 Curatorial Correspondence: Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
12/2/75

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS from the Kennedy Center concerning items loaned by ESB for a display of PB's papers as part of the exhibition entitled, " America on Stage: 200 Years of the Performing Arts."

Box: 10 Fold: 17 Curatorial Correspondence: New York Public Library
1938-1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 TLS to PB from R.J. Lingel, director, requesting the placement of at least two plays by PB in the library: "Here Come the Clowns," and "The Philadelphia Story."

@ 1 TLS (1951) to ESB is an answer to her inquiry concerning the receipt by the library of manuscripts for "The Philadelphia Story," and "My Name is Aquilon." Apparently, the library never received these.

Box: 10 Fold: 18 Curatorial Correspondence: Yale University
1940-78

DESCRIPTION: Contains xerox copies of correspondence and accessions lists relating to Yale's collection of PB's manuscripts.

Box: 11 Fold: 1.1 Dissertation: Robert Anderson Gaines
September 1972

DESCRIPTION: Contains a bound copy of the doctoral dissertation by Gaines submitted to Indiana University. Entitled, "The Dramatic Universe of Philip Barry." This copy is inscribed to ESB.



Box: 11 Fold: 1.2 Dissertation: Robert Anderson Gaines - Chapter V
9/30/72

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of Chapter V: The Dramatic Universe.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 Dissertation: David C. Gild
June 1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains the doctoral dissertation on PB by Gild, entitled, "An Historical and Critical Study of the Serious Plays of Philip Barry." (Included in this folder: abstract, preface, pp.1-145). Also includes the form letter by ESB requesting this copy, and a TLS in reply from Gild.

Box: 11 Fold: 3 Dissertation: David C. Gild
June 1969

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.146-269 (end) of the dissertation.

Box: 11 Fold: 4 Book: Brendan Gill - "States of Grace"
copyright 1975

DESCRIPTION: Contains the advance uncorrected proofs for Gill's book on PB entitled, " States of Grace - Eight Plays by Philip Barry."



Box: 12 Fold: 1 Book: Brendan Gill - Corres. re "States of Grace"
Datespan: 5/29/74-11/14/80

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 TLS, 2 ALS from Gill to ESB concerning the production of "States of Grace." Includes TLS to ESB from Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., publisher of the book.

Box: 12 Fold: 2 Book: Brendan Gill - "States of Grace": Notes by Ellen Barry
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph lists of friends and acquaintances of PB by ESB. Drawn up for Gill's reference during the preparation of his book of PB's plays, "States of Grace."

Box: 12 Fold: 3 Book: Brendan Gill - "States of Grace" - Newsclippings
1975-76

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings of reviews of Gill's book, "States of Grace."

Box: 12 Fold: 4 Essay: Morton E. Gottlieb
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains a student's essay on PB, entitled, "The Reflection of an Age in the Plays of Philip Barry."

Box: 12 Fold: 5 Thesis: Sterling P. Kincaid, Jr.
May 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains a carbon copy of the Master's thesis by Kincaid on PB, entitled, "A Dramaturgic Analysis of the Plays of Philip Barry with Some Consideration of the Psychological Aspects of his Characters." Included here are pp.1-192.

Box: 12 Fold: 6 Thesis: Sterling P. Kincaid, Jr.
May 1934

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.193-366 (end) plus 7 unnumbered pages of bibliography.

Box: 12 Fold: 7 Newsclippings about Philip Barry
c. 1949-1951

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclippings and xerox copies of clippings about Barry and his works. Includes newsclipping sent to Philip Barry, Jr., by Terry Lempert, Theatre Guild, about a production of "The Philadelphia Story," by the Guild in Philadelphia.

Box: 12 Fold: 8 Feature Articles on Philip Barry
1949-1975

DESCRIPTION: Contains magazine articles on PB. Includes articles by David C. Gild, John Mason Brown, and Brendan Gill.

Box: 12 Fold: 9 Philip Barry's Stationery
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1922]? - [12/31/1949]?

DESCRIPTION: Contains one box of unused stationery bearing PB's name on the letterhead.

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