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Clara C.T. (Darragh) Aldrich Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: Mss008

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains manuscripts of plays, short stories, and a novel.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright may have been retained by the Aldrich estate.

Biographical Note

Author and radio commentator Clara Chapline Thomas Aldrich was born in Richmond, Indiana in 1884. She attended the University of Minnesota where she was an editor of The Gopher and wrote occasional articles for The Minnesota Daily. After graduation in 1900, Aldrich taught classics for three years and then became a reporter and columnist for the Minneapolis Tribune and a radio commentator for WCCO in Minneapolis. She wrote numerous novels, short stories, and articles. Her novel Enchanted Hearts, was adapted for Broadway under the title A Prince There Was, and was later made into a movie of the same title. Aldrich died in 1967 in Minneapolis.

Extent

.25 Cubic Feet

Abstract

The collection contains manuscripts of plays, short stories, and a novel.

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

Donated to the University by the Aldrich Estate in 1969.
Title
Clara C.T. (Darragh) Aldrich Manuscripts
Author
Leslie Czechowski
Date
November 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Literary Archives Collecting Area

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