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Dramatists, American -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Barry papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1917-1950

Lee Breuer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1392
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, posters, puppets, printed material, personal papers, realia, and other materials created by or relating to the life and work of Lee Breuer.
Dates: 1920-2020

Lee Wilson Dodd papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 695
Overview: The collection consists of material created by and relating to Lee Wilson Dodd, documenting his career as a playwright and author of fiction. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts and circulating versions of playscripts and other writings by Dodd (including a draft of a single novel, Mouse). Also included are two folders of correspondence, one folder of playbills, and one folder of photographic negatives.
Dates: 1902-1934

Richard Henry Goldstone Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1106
Overview: The papers document Richard Goldstone's process of writing Thornton Wilder's biography, Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait . The collection includes photocopied and original correspondence between Goldstone and Wilder, Goldstone's research notes on Wilder's career and family life, and book reviews and correspondence in response to Goldstone's biography. The collection also contains correspondence between Wilder and friends and family, as well as Goldstone's...
Dates: 1915-1976

Lucy Kroll papers relating to Lynn Riggs

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 826
Overview: 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.
Dates: 1927-1972

James Lapine papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 715
Overview: The papers consist of material created and accumulated by James Lapine in the course of his creative and professional activities as a playwright and director. Material includes scripts, production notes and files, correspondence, writings, printed material, audiovisual material, and photographs documenting Lapine's work on individual plays and productions, and the process of bringing a play or musical to the stage.
Dates: 1966-2018

Donald Margulies papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1051
Scope and Contents: The Donald Margulies Papers, which span from 1935-2014, contain extensive writings, drafts, notes, and correspondence related to Margulies life and work. The papers also contain personal and business documents, journals, and financial records, along with audiovisual and born digital materials.
Dates: 1935-2014

Gregory Mosher papers relating to David Mamet

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 842
Content Description: Correspondence, scripts, notes, files, artwork, and other papers relating to the collaboration of Gregory Mosher and David Mamet on plays and films.
Dates: 1974-1995

Agnes Boulton collection of Eugene O'Neill

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 122
Overview: Agnes Boulton Collection of Eugene O'Neill contains material dating from the period of Boulton's and O'Neill's marriage. Contains professional and personal correspondence (mainly incoming); writings; three diaries by Boulton and one by O'Neill; bills; legal materials regarding their houses; and photographs. Correspondents include (among others) Frederick Parsell Hill regarding Spithead (their house in Bermuda); the American Play Company, O'Neill's agent; and Harry Weinberger, O'Neill's lawyer....
Dates: 1910-1959, bulk 1920-1927

Eugene O'Neill collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 124
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Collection consists of material by or pertaining to O'Neill, including correspondence, writings of O'Neill, writings of others, photographs, legal documents, clippings, and programs. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; a collector of his works, Keith H. Baker; his agent, Kenneth Macgowan; his and Carlotta's friends Dale Edward Fern, Armina Marshall, Dudley Nichols, Robert Sisk, Fania Marinoff Van Vechten, and Marion Welch; and...
Dates: 1912-1993

Eugene O'Neill papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 123
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Papers document the life of dramatist Eugene O'Neill, especially his life with Carlotta Monterey O'Neill after 1928. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; his agent, the Richard J. Madden Play Company, Inc.; friends and colleagues; and family members, including his daughter, Oona, his sons, Shane and Eugene, Jr., his third wife, Carlotta, and her daughter, Cynthia Chapman Stram.The collection also contains Carlotta's...
Dates: 1872-1970, bulk 1930-1959

Joanne Pottlitzer and TOLA archive

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1228
Content Description: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, production files, photographs, slides, interviews, audiovisual materials, printed materials, teaching files, artwork, props, masks, musical instruments, and other papers documenting the work of Joanne Pottlitzer and Theater of Latin America. The papers document Pottlitzer's collaborations with Augusto Boal, Leonora Carrington, Griselda Gambaro, Gilberto Gil, Juan Jose? Gurrola, Victor Jara, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lotty Rosenfeld, Jose? Triana,...
Dates: circa 1957-2018

Sarah Ruhl papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1139
Overview: The papers include writings, teaching files, and other materials documenting Ruhl’s career as a playwright and essayist and teacher of poetry, playwriting, and modern drama.
Dates: 1990-2017

Austin Strong papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 619
Overview: The Austin Strong Papers contain correspondence, theater scripts, artwork, notebooks, diaries, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed material, and professional and personal papers. The papers primarily document Strong's professional work as a playwright, stage designer, theater producer, author, artist, and landscape architect. A small amount of material documents his work as a volunteer air raid warden in the 1940s.
Dates: 1899-1951