|Creator:||Wells, John W.|
|Title:||John W. Wells papers|
|Quantity:||0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of John W. Wells from 1924-1959. The papers include correspondence; business items; typed and handwritten manuscripts, both published and unpublished, of Well's plays; and photographs. The correspondence (1929-1943) contains letters from Well's publishers and editors regarding rewrites, publication, copyrights, staging, and production of Well's plays. The correspondence also includes letters to Well's wife Sarah from friends and Wells discussing social activities and Well's writing. Business materials include movie rights for Well's play "Rafter Romance" and New Jersey and New York City theater records for a production by Wells.|
John W. Wells, actor, playwright, and songwriter of Waycross, Georgia.
Arranged by record type.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
John W. Wells papers. MS 2835. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.