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Balloon: a Poetical Comedy in Three Acts circa 1920

MS 073


Collection Summary

Creator: Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Collection Name: Balloon: a Poetical Comedy in Three Acts
Inclusive Dates: circa 1920
Physical Description:.1 linear feet
Abstract:Carbon typescript of Balloon, a Poetical Comedy in Three Acts. The first page contains the holographic inscription: "Early version of Balloon, my own typing. For the Thomas Wood Stevens Collection, a tribute to a valued friendship, Padraic Colum." The play is set at the Dadaelus Hotel in Nagalapolis, changed to Megalapolis in the published version, and is a satire of industrial society.
Collection Number:MS 073
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
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Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
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Biographical Note

Poet, playwright, folklorist, and author of children's books.


Scope and Content Note

Carbon typescript of Balloon, a Poetical Comedy in Three Acts. The first page contains the holographic inscription: "Early version of Balloon, my own typing. For the Thomas Wood Stevens Collection, a tribute to a valued friendship, Padraic Colum." The play is set at the Dadaelus Hotel in Nagalapolis, changed to Megalapolis in the published version, and is a satire of industrial society.

Bound in agent's folio: Samuel French Plays, New York.


Arrangement

This collection is organized by acts.

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Related Material

Later version was published by Macmillan Company, 1929, and retitled: Balloon, a Comedy in Four Acts.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Colum, Padraic 1881-1972 -- Manuscripts.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Balloon: a Poetical Comedy in Three Acts (MS 073). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Processing History

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