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- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 31
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- Yale University 15
- Yale School of Drama 14
- Yale Repertory Theatre 5
- Nagler, A. M. (Alois Maria), 1907-1993 3
- Yale University. Department of Drama 3
- Yale University. Dramatic Association 3
- Crawford, Jack Randall, 1878- 2
- Eaton, Walter Prichard, 1878-1957 2
- Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976 2
- Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 2
- Richards, Lloyd, 1919-2006 2
- Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963 2
- Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 2
- Toklas, Alice B., 1877-1967 2
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 2
- Yale Cabaret 2
- Yale University Press 2
- Academy of Music (Baltimore, Md.) 1
- Achurch, Janet, 1863-1916 1
- Adams, Franklin P. (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 1 ∧ less
Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington Correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 215
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters, signed, of Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington and their correspondents. Letters concern: casting of theatrical productions; investing in theatrical projects; Charrington's involvement in the Fabian Society; and other professional and domestic topics. Correspondents include Harley Granville-Barker, William Poel, and Kate Santley. Also included is a booking sheet for the Vaudeville Theatre, London, circa 1880.
Charles McLean Andrews papers
Call Number: MS 38
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research files (including notes, transcripts, and photocopies of historical documents), writings, photograph albums, and memorabilia relating to the personal life and professional career of American historian Charles McLean Andrews; his wife, Evangeline Walker Andrews; and other family members. More than half the correspondence is between family members. Charles Andrews's education and early career are detailed in correspondence with his parents, wife, and...
George Pierce Baker papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 385
Overview: The George Pierce Baker Papers contain scripts from a scenario workshop that he taught at Yale and student papers from other courses.
Philip Barry papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 414
Overview: The Philip Barry Papers document Barry's development and career as a playwright, from his earliest production at Yale in 1919 to his final work in 1949. The Papers are composed chiefly of Barry's notes, sketches, and drafts of his plays, materials relating to the production and publication of his plays, and correspondence with friends, family, fans, and colleagues in the worlds of theater and literature. Additional materials are also present, including scripts of plays by other authors, college...
F. C. C. Boyd autograph collection
Call Number: MS 942
Overview: Chiefly an autograph collection of approximately three hundred letters, two United States Navy Department letterbooks (1873-1876), photographs, drawings, and a small amount of F. C. C. Boyd's financial papers. Most of the items are American, although several are European, including one signed by Pope Urban VIII. Major topics covered by the colletion include numismatics, the theater, and the United States Navy.
Sandi Carroll Papers Relating to Early Productions of August Wilson's Seven Guitars
Call Number: JWJ MSS 188
Overview: The papers consist of scripts, notes, rehearsal schedules, venue descriptions and other materials that document the productions of August Wilson’s Seven Guitars in Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and on Broadway in New York City, in 1995-1996. The material also provides a record of how characters and dialogue in the play were changed and developed during these productions. Also included are several corrected proofs of the script as it was being prepared for...
Edward Cyrus Cole papers
Call Number: MS 908
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.
Edward Gordon Craig collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 433
Scope and Contents: This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Edward Gordon Craig, acquired by the library from a variety of sources. Series I, Hamill and Barker Purchase (1912-1958), contains letters from a variety of correspondents to Craig's friend Ewald Junge, who also collected Craig...
Jack Randall Crawford Modern Drama Collection
Call Number: DRA 10
Overview: Photographic prints and clippings relating to English and American Drama as collected by Jack Randall Crawford, the staff of the Drama Library, and others.
Jack Randall Crawford papers
Call Number: MS 153
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
Norman Croom-Johnson diaries
Call Number: GEN MSS 886
Overview: The Norman Croom-Johnson Diaries consist of 217 autograph manuscript volumes, including 211 diaries with daily entries, 1905 January 1-1962 August 7; three volumes containing lists of theater, concerts, and other events attended by Croom-Johnson, 1901-1960; and three volumes containing a daily log of his residences and travels, 1886-1962. Early volumes are copies made by Croom-Johnson from his original diaries, with additional notes made at the time of copying. Entries concern Croom-Johnson's...
Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)
Tunis F. Dean papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 797
Overview: The Tunis F. Dean Papers consist of Dean's correspondence files, some of his business and financial papers, some printed ephemera, fourteen scrapbooks, and a small group of photographs. Series I holds correspondence, both personal and professional, including letters from a number of actors and theater managers, particularly those in the Belasco theater organization. Series II holds a small group of personal papers, including a scrapbook devoted to the death of Dean's mother Catherine. Series...
Jonathan Dodd collection of Edward Albee, Stephen Sondheim, and Tennessee Williams
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1411
Overview: The collection contains drafts and print editions of scripts, scores, and other writings by American playwrights Edward Albee and Tennessee Williams, and musical theater writer and composer Stephen Sondheim. Also included is correspondence, contracts, and other materials related to the publication of Sondheim’s and Williams’s works; photographs; printed materials, such as playbills, souvenir programs, periodicals, and clippings; and notes and inventories related to the collection.
Dates: 1928-2015, (bulk 1954-2015)
Drama Library, Yale University, records
Call Number: RU 1086
Overview: The materials consist of correspondence, gift records, accession records, and annual reports.
Bernard Frank Dukore Collection of Peter Barnes
Call Number: GEN MSS 625
Overview: The collection consists of material relating to Peter Barnes, which was created and accumulated by Bernard Frank Dukore in the course of his research on the work of the British dramatist and screenwriter. Material includes incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence between Dukore and Barnes, dating from 1978 to 2004; copies and typescripts of original plays, adaptations, and scripts by Peter Barnes, some of which are inscribed or annotated; audio recordings of BBC productions of Barnes's...
William Dunlap collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 498
Overview: 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.
Walter Prichard Eaton papers
Call Number: MS 190
Overview: The papers consist largely of short stories, reviews, criticism, notes, and a small quantity of correspondence.
Walter Prichard Eaton writings
Call Number: YCAL MSS 505
Overview: The writings consist of manuscript and typescript drafts of various works by Walter Prichard Eaton. Included is a typescript draft of The Ecole Des Beaux-Arts in the 90's by Charles Morris.
Dates: 1919-1954, undated
Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow correspondence and papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 296
Overview: 52 ALS and 15 TLS from N. N. Evreinov to Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow, 6 carbons of letters from Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow to N. N. Evreinov. Also includes correspondence between Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow and Anna Aleksandrovna Evreinova, Arthur Lourié, and various printed materials (theatrical programs, clippings, memorial notices) and photographs relating to N. N. Evreinov.