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Phillips, Mary Elizabeth

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1857-1945

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Mary Elizabeth Phillips correspondence with Robert Kegerries

 Collection — Container: MS 4003
Call Number: MS 4003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fifty-nine letters written by Mary Elizabeth Phillips to Robert Kegerries, an actor who adapted and performed Poe’s The Tale Tell Heart on stage over one hundred times. Phillips wanted to publish a biography of Poe that would portray an accurate account of the author’s life, and the letters chronicle her research process. Whenever he was asked, Kegerries loaned Phillips items from his personal collection, conducted research, and...
Dates: 1915-1926; Majority of material found in 1915-1917