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Eva Le Gallienne Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1669

Scope and Contents

The Eva Le Gallienne papers contain one corrected typescript for a translation of The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen.


  • Creation: circa 1965


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Eva Le Gallienne was born January 11, 1899, in London, England. She attended College Sevigne, Paris, France, 1907-14, and Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England, 1914. She had a career and an actress and director, receiving numerous awards. Her writing career included adaptation of plays, translation of titles, and author of two memoirs. She contributed articles and reviews to numerous periodicals. In 1986, Ronald Reagan presented her with the National Medal of Arts. She died June 3, 1991 at Westom, CT.

"Eva Le Gallienne (1899-1991)." Something About The AuthorVol. 9 and 68. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1976 and 1992


1 folder

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Contains one corrected typescript translated by Eva Le Gallienne.

Eva Le Gallienne Papers, circa 1965
David E Byer
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Revision Statements

  • June 2017: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

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Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library