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Charles Douville Coburn guest book

Charles Douville Coburn guest book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Douville Coburn guest book
Creator: Coburn, Charles
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1947
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2665
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Charles Douville Coburn (1877-1961), Georgia-born stage and screen actor, manager, director, and producer. Coburn founded the Mohawk Drama Festival in 1935 at Union College in Schenectady, New York. The festival was one of the first cooperative ventures of university and professional theater.

See also the article, Charles Coburn (1877-1961) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one guest book of Charles Douville and Ivah Willis Coburn recording the guests of their social functions during the years 1939-1947. Dignitaries entertained by the Coburns included Gladys George, Leonard Penn, Monte Blue, Beth Belden, Robert Miles, and Alicia Rhett.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Douville Coburn guest book, ms2665, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Entertaining -- Registers.
Guest books.
Visitors' books.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: Charles Coburn papers, ms1126; Charles Coburn photograph, ms2990.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Guest book, 1937-1947