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Herlihy, James Leo


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers

Identifier: MSS 0670

The Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers is a combination of correspondence and personal papers originated by American author and actor James Leo Herlihy and literary papers belonging to Herlihy’s long-time friend and literary executor, American author Jeffrey Bailey.

Dates: 1942-2006; Majority of material found within dates 1953-1993

Lyle Bongé - James Leo Herlihy correspondence

Identifier: MSS 0454

The correspondence of American novelist and playwright James Leo Herlihy and photographer, artist, and sailor Lyle Bongé spans the dates 1968-1993. The majority of the letters in the collection were written by Bongé (indicated “LB to JH” in the finding aid), but a significant number of Herlihy’s letters are present, providing a consistent sense of the dialogue between the two lifelong friends.

Dates: 1968-1993

James Leo Herlihy letters to Edward P. Mitchell

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0920

This collection of letters and postcards, written by author and playwright James Leo Herlihy (1927-1993) to his friend Edward P. Mitchell, contains updates on his life in New York City, including his writing and his financial difficulties; and is accompanied by a life mask of Herlihy and a sculpture created by Herlihy.

Dates: 1947-1953

James Leo Herlihy papers

Identifier: MSS 0344
Abstract Playwright and author James Herlihy was born in Detroit, Michigan, on February 27, 1927. Herlihy's stories about the underside of American culture, told through the experiences of those outside of the mainstream, have garnered their author comparisons with Sherwood Anderson. The James Leo Herlihy papers consist of 1.6 linear feet of manuscripts of novels, stories, and plays; reviews; interviews; correspondence; publicity material; and notes. The collection is organized in three series: I....
Dates: 1959-1986

The snugrats : playscript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0723

First edition of the play, The Snugrats, an unrecorded version of BLUE DENIM, Herlihy's first book. One that precedes and is immensely different, textually, from both the Samuel French and Random House editions (1958).

Dates: 1957

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Authors 2
Authors, American--20th century 2
Correspondence 2
Dramatists, American--20th century 2
Photographs 2