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Finding Aid for the Zoë Akins Papers, 1915-1958
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Box 1

Biographical material.

Physical Description: 1 folder.
Box 1

Report of Zoë Akins Collection in the Huntington Library, San Marino, California, 1951.

Box 1

Correspondence.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 1

Another Darling.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 1

An Attic in Paris.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.

Scope and Content Note

( First Love) Adapted by Zoë Akins from the French play Pile On Face, by Louis Verneuil.
Box 1

Babylonian Lullaby.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 1

The Bed.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Manuscript story.
Box 1

Blood and Ink. An interview of Zoë Akins for radio broadcast.

Box 1

A Bruised Reed.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Typescript story.
Box 1

Cake Upon the Waters.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

Synopsis of a novel.
Box 1

Careers.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A play in three separate episodes.
Box 1

Colonel Pat.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Typescript story.
Box 1

A Country House Idyll.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

2 versions of the story.
Box 1

Déclassé.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 1

Did It Really Happen.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

Two copies of the play, and one copy of the adaptation by Hugo Rumbold.
Box 1

The Evening Star.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Two copies of suggested treatment for screenplay.
Box 2

The Florist's Shop.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Typescript story.
Box 2

The Food of Love.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A Screenplay.
Box 2

The Toy Wife.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A Screenplay.

Note

[out of alpha sequence]
Box 2

The Furies.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 2

The Glare.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Typescript story.
Box 2

The Greeks Had a Word for It.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 2

Green Mansions.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A treatment.
Box 2

Guide Posts for Screen Writers. An interview with Zoë. Akins by Russell Bledsoe.

Box 2

Hatter's Castle.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A screenplay.
Box 2

Akins, Zoë, and Rumbold, Hugo. The Human Element. (From the short story by W. Somerset Maugham.)

Physical Description: Two versions of the play.
Box 2

I Am Different. A comedy adapted from the Hungarian of Lili Hatvany.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Box 2

I Write Good Parts.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An article.
Box 2

Instead of Advice.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An article.
Box 2

The Little Miracle.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 2

Lost and Found.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A synopsis and a play.
Box 2

Lallah.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 3

The Love Duel.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A synopsis and a play.
Box 3

The Love Potion.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A synopsis and a play.
Box 3

The Magical City.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: 3 copies.

Scope and Content Note

A one-act play in free verse.
Box 3

The Magnificent Mistake.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 3

Major Barbara.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A screen treatment, based on the play by Bernard Shaw.
Box 3

Miss Hargreaves.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A treatment.
Box 3

Morning Glory.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 3

New York Nocturne

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Note

(From the Magical City, see above).
Physical Description: A play.
Box 3

New Year's Day.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

Outline for a screenplay, based on the novel by Edith Wharton.
Box 3

One Night In Turino.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An article.
Box 3

Orchids.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 3

Paris In May.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 3

Phaëthon.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A drama in a prologue and three acts.
Box 3

Plans For Tomorrow.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 3

The Playhouse and the Playwright.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An article.
Box 3

The Portrait of Tiero.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 3

A Preliminary Honeymoon.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Two copies of a synopsis.
Box 3

Pride and Prejudice.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A screenplay, based on the novel by Jane Austen.
Box 4

The Promise To Caroline.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 4

The Recognition.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 4

The Romance of Robert and Clara Schumann.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A screenplay.
Box 4

A Royal Fandango.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 4

Sea-Change.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An outline for a play.
Box 4

The Shanghai Crowd.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A synopsis of a play.
Box 4

A Secret of Sienna.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 4

The Singing Swans.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 4

A Slave Is Free.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A film treatment. Two copies.
Box 4

The Starling.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play, holograph, unfinished.
Box 4

Starvation On Red River.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 4

Such a Charming Young Man.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A one-act play.
Box 4

The Swallow's Nest.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A play, based on the novel Return Engagement, by Gwen Davenport.
Box 4

The Texas Nightingale.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A treatment and a play.
Box 4

The Trojan Pony.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An outline for a play and screenplay.
Box 4

The Unforgettable Red Emma.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: An article.
Box 4

The Varying Shore.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: A play.
Box 4

The Wild Goose Chase.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 4

The Woman Who Killed Her Pearls.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A story.
Box 4

Working Girls.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.

Scope and Content Note

A screenplay, adapted from the play Blind Mice, by Vera Caspary and Winifred Lenihan.
Box 4

One untitled article about Irving Thalberg.

Creator/Collector: Akins, Zoë.
Physical Description: Also, three unidentified pages of typescript material.