Scope and arrangement
The papers, 1908-1947, contain incoming letters mainly from prominent theatre people, including actors, directors and writers. Subjects include Digges's open-air theatre in Patch in Place in New York City and his Theatre Guild work. There are references to prominent individuals, including Bernard Shaw, John Quinn, and W. B. Yeats, and to Ireland's push for independence, ca. 1920-1921. Correspondents include George Arils, John St. John Ervine, Lady Augusta Gregory, Walter Hart wig, Helen Hayes, Polly and Sidney Howard, Sean O'Casey, Eugene O'Neill, John Quinn and Alexander Woollcott.
The remainder of the papers consists of family letters, 1921-1923, a few outgoing letters of Digges, fan mail, notes, miscellany and a photograph of Digges.