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Norman Walsh Taylor papers

Call Number: DRA 50
Scope and Contents

The Norman Walsh Taylor papers document Taylor's development and career as a playwright form his time at Yale Drama School and later at Union Theological Seminary. The papers are composed chiefly notes, sketches, and drafts of his plays, and photographs and programs relating to production. Additional materials are also present, including college notes, childhood memorabilia, and photographs and floorplans related to Davenport Theatre.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. 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

Gift of Leonard Molczadski, 2020.


The collection is arranged in two series: I. Playwriting and II. Personal papers.

3.58 Linear Feet (3.58 linear feet (7 boxes))
Related Names
Molczadski, Leonard S.
Language of Materials