Forbes, James. Papers

Collection Number: D-581

The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia related to a number of his works.

9.2 linear feet


James Forbes (1871-1938), a twentieth century playwright, authored The Chorus Lady, The Commuters, and The Famous Mrs. Fair.

Inclusive Dates



Performing Arts

Additional Collection Information

Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California


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