Patrick Mahony Collection of Lord Dunsany Materials

Errol Stevens (?)
William H. Hannon Library
Loyola Marymount University
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Patrick Mahony Collection of Lord Dunsany Materials

Collection number: 006

William H. Hannon Library

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California
Processed by:
Errol Stevens (?)
Date Completed:
1995(?)
Encoded by:
Clay Stalls
© 2013 Loyola Marymount University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Patrick Mahony Collection of Lord Dunsany Materials
Dates: 1948-1967
Collection number: 006
Collector: Mahony, Patrick, b. 1911
Creator: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957
Collection Size: 1 archival document box (.5 linerar feet)
Repository: Loyola Marymount University. Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90045-2659
Abstract: This collection consists of the personal correspondence of the Anglo-Irish playwright and author Lord Dunsany to Patrick Mahony, periodical articles on Lord Dunsany, and programs. Patrick Mahony, himself an author, collected the materials.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open to research under the terms of use of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Marymount University.

Publication Rights

Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. The user or publisher must secure permission to publish from the copyright owner. Loyola Marymount University does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or of publication rights held by the original author or artists or his/her heirs, assigns, or executors.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Series number, Box and Folder Number, Patrick Mahony Collection of Lord Dunsany Materials, 006, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Patrick Mahony, 1971. Accession number 1995.11.

Processing Information

Dr. Errol Stevens, then head of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, perhaps processed this collection circa 1995.

Collection Description

This collection is made up of materials that Patrick Mahony collected during his relationship with Lord Dunsany (1878-1957), an Anglo-Irish playwright and author notable for his contrubutions to the literary genres of horror and fantasy. Most improtant is the correspondence between himself and Lord Dunsany concerning a lawsuit over copyright infringement of one his plays ("The Jest of Hahalaba") and his lecture tour in the United States. For the correpsondencein folder 1 Mr. Mahony provied a typed summary of each letter's contents, which is attached to the letter. There are also periodical articles on Lord Dunsany, theater programs, and miscellaneous correspondence of Mr. Mahony.

Arrangement

The material in this series has been arranged by subject, eg, correspondence, in file folders in one letter-size archival document box.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Mahony, Patrick (b. 1911)
Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957

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Box and Folder List

box-folder 1 : 1

Incoming correpsondence from Lord Dunsany to Patrick Mahony re lawsuit over copyright infringement of Lord Dunsany's play and upcoming tour to the United States. 1948-1957

box-folder 1 : 2

Incoming correpsondence from Lord Dunsany and others to Patrick Mahony. Some correspondence concerns lawsuit over copyright infringement of Lord Dunsany's play "The Jest of Hahalaba." 1953-1967

box-folder 1 : 3

Thermofax copy of an agreement between Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord Dunsany, and Arnold Productions, Inc. Lord Dunsany had filed action against Arnold in the U.S.A. District Court for infringement of copyright for the motion picture "It Happened Tomorrow" taken from Lord Dunsany play "The Jest of Hahalaba". Arnold agreed to pay Lord Dunsany the sum decided by the court. 1957

box-folder 1 : 4

Gallery Theatre Program: "Who's Looney?" by Patrick Mahony. Program: Lola Wilson Celebrities presents Patrick Mahony. Undated

box-folder 1 : 5

Clipping From the American Weekly. Lord Dunsany's lost "Little People" by Patrick Mahony. Xerox copy of an article by Patrick Mahony entitled "Tribute to Lord Dunsany; A King of Dreams" published in a newspaper. 1944

box-folder 1 : 6

Mahony, Patrick - Lord Dunsany's Sabbatical. In: Gusto. May, 1954, pages 29-32. 1954

box-folder 1 : 7

Mahony, Patrick - With Lord Dunsany in America. In: The Irish Digest. June, 1960, pages 31-33. 1960

box-folder 1 : 8

Mahony, Patrick - Dunsany: Dreamer of Dreams. In: The Irish Digest. January, 1967, pages 39-42, 95, 97, 98. 1967