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Introduction   I   II   III   IV   V   VI   VII   VIII   IX   X   XI   XII   XIII   XIV

Principal Record Groups

Finding aid created by Laurie M. Deredita
Copyright ゥ 2000 by the Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College.

Preferred Citation

Louis Sheaffer-Eugene O'Neill Collection. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College.


Series I.  Eugene O誰eill痴 family, schooling and early years, including career of James O誰eill the actor, original letters of James O誰eill, Jr., Rippin family, Beatrice Ashe correspondence (photocopies), New London personalities, James and Ella O誰eill estate probate documents, schools attended by E. O誰eill, E. O誰eill痴 voyages as a seaman

Series II.  Provincetown and Greenwich Village years, including Agnes Boulton O誰eill (copies of correspondence; other papers), typescript of ABO book, 撤art of a Long Story?, Provincetown Players, Edna Kenton manuscript of PP history, George Cram Cook and Susan Glaspell, Theatre Guild, Theresa Helburn

Series III.  Correspondence I, including original letters of Eugene O誰eill, original letters of Agnes Boulton O誰eill, copies of letters of E. O誰eill and others, Travis Bogard census of E. O誰eill letters

Series IV.  Correspondence II, including copies of letters written by Louis Sheaffer requesting information, letters received by Sheaffer in response (includes many letters from O誰eill family members or associates, including Oona O誰eill Chaplin, Barbara Burton, Margery Coleman, Agnes Boulton O誰eill, Carlotta Monterey O誰eill, Mrs. Saxe Commins, Celia Francis, Jessica Rippin, and others)

Series V.  Louis Sheaffer痴 interview notes

Series VI.  Name files (correspondence, clippings, etc.)

Series VII.  Place files (clippings, other papers)

Series VIII.  Newspaper clipping files, 1870 to 1970s

Series IX.  Files of documentation of various kinds arranged by year, 1870 to 1959

Series X.  O誰eill play files, by title (primarily clippings)

Series XI.  O誰eill playbill collection

Series XII.  Photograph files, including O誰eill, wives, children, friends and associates; homes; plays; other

Series XIII.  Subject files, including miscellaneous categories relating to E. O誰eill

Series XIV.  Publication files, including 徹誰eill: Son and Playwright,? and 徹誰eill: Son and Artist,? drafts, publisher correspondence, reviews


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