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Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: April 4, 1866-January 6, 1935

George Pierce Baker (1866-1935), American educator in the field of drama and first head of the Yale School of Drama.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George Pierce Baker Pageant Collection

 Collection
Call Number: DRA 16
Overview: The collection consists of programs, scripts, and memorabilia relating to folk, theatrical, and historical pageants collected by George Pierce Baker in the early part of the twentieth century. The collection includes a copy of the pageant George Pierce Baker authored for the American Society of Engineers.
Dates: 1899-1939

George Pierce Baker papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 385
Overview: The George Pierce Baker Papers contain scripts from a scenario workshop that he taught at Yale and student papers from other courses.
Dates: 1910-1949

George Pierce Baker papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 51
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia documenting George Pierce Baker's professional activities as head of the Department of Drama at Yale University. Correspondents include playwrights, critics, actors, and producers, who had been Baker's students. The papers detail Baker's activities as a lecturer, consultant to the film series Chronicles of America, chairman of the executive committee of the American Shakespeare Foundation, and author...
Dates: 1878-1958

Samuel Herbert Fisher papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 213
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and background material which document Samuel Fisher's service to Yale University and his research on the eighteenth century Litchfield, Connecticut printer Thomas Collier. The papers detail Fisher's involvement as a member of the Yale graduate committee on university development and his plan for reorganization of the university (1919). The papers also highlight Fisher's role in Yale's search for a new president (1920-1921) and his influence in the...
Dates: 1916-1954

Letter : [Boulder?] Farm, Silver Lake, Carroll Co., N. H., to "Mrs. Atwood", [19]18 August 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 44, Folder: GROUP 807, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS commenting on a play he read while travelling by train to Boston.
Dates: [19]18 August 15

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1231
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Dates: 1829-1915