Zoë Akins (1886-1958) was a dramatist, poet and screenwriter. In 1935, she won the Pulitzer Prize for her dramatization of Edith Wharton's story, The old maid. In addition to many screenplays and plays, Akins also authored two volumes of poetry, criticism, two novels, teleplays, magazine and newspaper articles.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of manuscripts by Zoë Akins, and other Akins family members, a few pieces of correspondence, a photographic album, drawings and ephemera.