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Lucy Kroll papers relating to Lynn Riggs

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 826

Scope and Contents

The collection includes typescripts of Lynn Riggs's scripts and other writings; correspondence and subject files regarding Lynn Riggs and other Lucy Kroll Agency business associates and activities; Lucy Kroll Agency contracts and agreement files; and a small number of Lyn Riggs's personal items.

Dates

  • 1927-1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Lucy Kroll Papers Relating to Lynn Riggs 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

Gift of Lucy Kroll, 1995.

Arrangement

Organized into two groups: I. May 1995 Acquisition. II. November 1995 Acquisition.

Extent

4.42 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.kroll

Abstract

The collection includes typescripts of Lynn Riggs's scripts and other writings; correspondence and subject files regarding Lynn Riggs and other Lucy Kroll Agency business associates and activities; Lucy Kroll Agency contracts and agreement files; and a small number of Lynn Riggs's personal items.

Lucy Kroll (1908-1997)

Lucy Kroll was born in Brooklyn in 1908. She was a literary and talent agent in New York, establishing her own agency in 1947. She represented numerous writers and performing artists including the playwright Lynn Riggs. She died in 1997.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

The collection received preliminary processing at the time of acquisition. Further rehousing, and description were carried out in 2014.

The collection is comprised of material formerly classed as Uncat ZA MS 437 and Uncat ZA MS 482. Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during basic processing.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Title
Guide to the Lucy Kroll Papers Relating to Lynn Riggs
Status
Under Revision
Author
Beinecke Staff
Date
January 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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Contact:
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Location

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New Haven, CT 06511

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Access Information

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