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Mears, Mary (1870-1940) A Large Archive: Screenplays, Novels, Correspondence, and Other Material.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

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Mears, Mary (1870-1940) A Large Archive: Screenplays, Novels, Correspondence, and Other Material. Including: a folder containing newspaper advertisements, reviews, and correspondence related to the silent film, The Forbidden Thing, written by Mears and produced in 1921; typed draft of the original stories, Desert Waters, Ocean Mary, the play, Wings and the Woman, and several typed versions of the novel, Begotten; an extensive collection of correspondence, including genealogy, family letters, and material related to Mears's writing career and her sister, Helen Farnsworth Mears's sculpture; a scrapbook dedicated to Helen Farnsworth Mears; a group of checks and legal documents; and other documents.
Estimate $300-500


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Helen Farnsworth Mears, Mears, Visual arts

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