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Edward Cyrus Cole papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 908

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, articles, speeches, book reviews, and material on the Yale School of Drama, including Cole's course notes, production notes, reports, financial papers and slides of productions. The subject files are of particular interest for the material from the early days of television, ca. 1948. Cole's work as a theater consultant is shown in the blue prints and other material prepared for theaters in Dresden, Malmo, Philadelphia and Stanford.

Dates

  • 1935-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This bulk of the materials are open for research. A file of student grades in the 1980 accession is restricted until April 8, 2055, and Accession 1986-M-032 is closed until processed.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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

Gift of Edward C. Cole, 1970 and 1980, and transferred from the Yale Drama School, 1985; the Yale Drama Library, 1989; and the Yale Art and Architecture Library, 2006.

Extent

38.83 Linear Feet (52 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/mssa.ms.0908

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, articles, speeches, book reviews, and material on the Yale School of Drama, including Cole's course notes, production notes, reports, financial papers and slides of productions. The subject files are of particular interest for the material from the early days of television, ca. 1948. Cole's work as a theater consultant is shown in the blue prints and other material prepared for theaters in Dresden, Malmo, Philadelphia and Stanford.

Biographical / Historical

Edward C. Cole (1904-): faculty member of the Yale University School of Drama, 1930-1966; production consultant for TV station WRGB, Schnectady, 1944; theater planning consultant from 1937.
Title
Guide to the Edward Cyrus Cole Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Manuscripts and Archives Staff
Date
May 1982
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

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