William Dunlap collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists chiefly of bound manuscript diaries and corresponding typescript transcriptions. Also included in the collection is a bound manuscript recipe book, two letters, and a theater script translated into English from French by Dunlap entitled "Thirty Years or The Life of a Gamester or The Gambler's Fate."
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Existence and Location of Copies
Microfilm service copies are available for: Manuscript bound diary, 1820 August 9-1822 April 21 (film number 755).
Conditions Governing Use
The William Dunlap Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired from various sources. Provenance is listed at folder level when known.
Organized into two series: I. Diaries, 1786-1833. II. Other Papers, 1813-1835.
0.63 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists chiefly of bound manuscript diaries and corresponding typescript transcriptions. Also included in the collection is a bound manuscript recipe book, two letters, and a theater script translated into English from French by Dunlap entitled Thirty Years or The Life of a Gamester or The Gambler's Fate.
William Dunlap, 1766-1839
William Dunlap, American producer, playwright, actor, and historian.
This collection includes materials previously identified by the following call numbers: Za Dunlap. Photocopies of catalog cards and provenance information are filed in Box 1.
- Guide to the William Dunlap Collection
- by Molly Wheeler
- September 2011
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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