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Title Thornton Wilder Research Materials
Dates of Creation 1906-1997
Physical Description 1 folder
Language of Material English
Scope & Content Thornton Wilder Research Materials include published and unpublished items about author-playwright Thornton Wilder, including newsclippings, articles, the text of an oral presentation, a bibliography, photographs, letters, and other research materials.

Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin, April 17, 1897 while his father was editor of the "Wisconsin State Journal." During the spring of 1997, Historic Madison, Inc., under the direction of Ann Waidelich, organized several events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Wilder's birth, including recognition of a commemorative stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service and a series of play reading performances. This folder of material about Wilder was gathered by Waidelich while preparating an article about him.
People Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975
Subjects Authors
Institutions1 Historic Madison (Madison, Wis.)
Object Name Materials
Call Number ARM 2012-04
Catalog ID Number 1998.009.0001