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Drama Library, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 1086

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of correspondence, gift records, accession records, and annual reports.


  • 1926-2009


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Yale University is retained by Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred from the Drama Library, 2009.


The records are arranged by accession.


2.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL


The materials consist of correspondence, gift records, accession records, and annual reports.

Biographical / Historical

The Drama Library began in 1925 when the Department of Drama (later School of Drama) was founded by George Pierce Baker. During most of its history it was located in the University Theatre building at 222 York Street. In August of 2008 it joined the collections housed in the Haas Family Arts Library.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 32-D (YRG32-D), Records of Yale school and departmental libraries and collections.

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.

Guide to the Drama Library, Yale University, Records
Under Revision
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
July 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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