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Author: Edith Serkownek, January, 2008; Updated October 2020
Descriptive Rules: DACS
Origination: Wilson, Glee
Inclusive Dates: 1926-2002
Bulk Dates: bulk 1926-circa 1938
Extent: .25 cubic feet (1 oversized flat box)
Physical Location: 11th floor
Language of Materials: English and Romanian
Abstract: This collection was created by Kent State University professor Glee Wilson and contains material relating to Queen Marie of Romania (1875-1938) and her family, including Queen Marie's travels to America in 1926. It also contains material relating to a play called Mad Forest, A Play from Romania, produced at Case Western Reserve University in 2002.
Biography or History: This material was collected and donated by Professor, Glee Wilson. Wilson taught History at Kent State, and in 1974 became coordinator of Kent State's Romanian Studies Program. In this capacity he worked with donors and collected materials relating to Romanian history and literature in general, and specifically to Queen Marie of Romania and her family.
Scope and Content: Part of the Glee Wilson Queen Maria of Romania collection includes items such as newspaper clippings, a scrapbook and stationery, documenting Queen Marie and the Romanian royal family in the 1920s and 1930s. Other material in the collection, including a script, poster, playbills and newspaper clippings document a a 2002 production of the play, Mad Forest, A Play from Romania, at Case Western Reserve University.
Statement of Arrangement: This collection is divided into two parts, material related to Queen Marie of Romania and her family and material related to a production of Mad Forest, A Play from Romania. Material is organized in folders chronologically.
Preferred Citation: Glee Wilson Queen Marie of Romania collection. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Separated Material: Please note that books from this donation have been catalogued in KentLINK.
Related Material: A large archive of additional material related to Queen Marie and her family is also held by Special Collections and Archives. See the Queen Marie of Romania papers finding aid, for more information.
Acquisition Information: Glee Wilson donated this collection to Kent State University in 2004.
Folder -- Contents
Material relating to Queen Marie of Romania and her family, including material relating to her trip to America in 1926.
Material relating to the play, Mad Forest, A Play from Romania.