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Theater

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on drama as acted on the stage. Works on facilities used to stage drama are entered under Theaters. Works on drama as a literary form are entered under Drama.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Charles McLean Andrews papers

 Collection
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Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research files (including notes, transcripts, and photocopies of historical documents), writings, photograph albums, and memorabilia relating to the personal life and professional career of American historian Charles McLean Andrews; his wife,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...
Dates: 1723-1967

F. C. C. Boyd autograph collection

 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.
Dates: 1635-1934

Edward Cyrus Cole papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1935-1978

Jack Randall Crawford papers

 Collection
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 The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford.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).
Dates: 1889-1951

Walter Prichard Eaton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 190
Overview: The papers consist largely of short stories, reviews, criticism, notes, and a small quantity of correspondence.
Dates: 1894-1948

Leland Starnes, director of the Yale Dramatic Association, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 958
Overview: The records consist primarily of the production files maintained by Leland Starnes as director of the Yale Dramatic Association (Yale Dramat). Included are prompt scripts, notes, photographs, cast lists, rehearsal schedules, sheet music, budgets, ground plans, stage designs (sketches), programs, posters, sound recordings, and newsclippings. Also included are a complete set of meeting minutes of the Yale Dramatic Association from 1960 to 1968 and a small amount of correspondence.
Dates: 1950s-1968

LGBTQ film, television, and theater collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1580
Scope and Contents: The LGBTQ Film, Television, and Theater Collection primarily consists of screenplays, scripts, and photographs from productions that include characters, storylines, or cultural references to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals, communities, or events.
Dates: circa 1923-2008

Love family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 12
Overview: Correspondence, printed materials, theater programs, photographs and other papers of Lucy Cleveland Prindle Love and Helen Douglas Love Scranton, wife and daughter, respectively, of Edward Gurley Love and active in New York social and cultural life in the early 20th century.The correspondence is chiefly from theatrical personalities and writers and concerns cultural life in New York City. Prominent among the correspondents are Pearl S. Buck, Andrew Carnegie, Thomas Alva Edison, Clara Clemens,...
Dates: 1872-1958

National Ubu Roi Bake-Off collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1145
Overview: The National Ubu Roi Bake-Off Collection consists of thirty-six plays written during a grassroots event organized by the playwright Paula Vogel. The event took place on President's Day, February 19, 2018.
Dates: 2018

New Productions, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 77
Overview: The records consist of news releases, playbills, and a scrapbook documenting New Productions at Yale.
Dates: 1955

Vincent Price papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1625
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, working scripts, writings, photographs, and published material relating to Vincent Price's acting career and activities as a supporter of the visual arts.
Dates: 1890-1990

Suite 13, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 959
Overview: The records consist of administrative files, scripts, and publicity flyers for the productions of Suite 13 at Yale.
Dates: 2000-2004

Pavel Tchelitchew collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 318
Overview: The collection includes correspondence, writings, photographs and printed material that document the life and work of Russian-born painter and set designer Pavel Tchelitchew. Correspondence includes letters between Tchelitchew and Edith Sitwell. Writings include the memoir of Tchelitchew's sister Alexandra Zaousailloff.
Dates: 1907-1971, bulk 1928-1957

Donald Crossley Vining papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 524
Overview: The papers consist of the diaries of Donald Crossley Vining for the years 1932-1958 and for 1971-1985, as well as typed transcripts from his diaries for 1926-1927. The diaries provide a detailed account of the life of an intellectual, homosexual man in the 1940s and 1950s. Vining, who spent most of his adult life in New York, took a great interest in the arts, and his diaries contain descriptions of operas and plays which he attended; outlines of his current writing projects and theater...
Dates: 1926-1997

Yale Cabaret records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 1075
Overview: The materials consist of photographs, press material, posters, meeting minutes, programs and other materials documenting the management, activities, and productions of the Yale Cabaret.
Dates: 1975-2008

Yale Dramatic Association records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 300
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, financial records, set designs, scrapbooks, show files, programs, scripts, posters, and photographs documenting the administration and production of theatrical works by the Yale Dramatic Association.
Dates: circa 1900-2004

Yale Dramatic Association records concerning stage blue

 Collection
Call Number: RU 858
Overview: The records consist of the budget, tickets, an invitation, a program, a script, and a commemorative publication documenting the Yale Stage Blue production.
Dates: 2000

Yale Repertory Theatre records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 148
Overview: The records consist of personnel files, performance schedules, photographs and slides, posters, correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, surveys, cast lists, reviews, budget materials, scripts, brochures, and accounting records documenting the management and activities of the Yale Repertory Theatre and its Winterfest productions.
Dates: 1941-2003

Yale School of Drama photographs and posters

 Collection
Call Number: RU 397
Overview: The materials consist of photographs, posters, and renderings of set designs and contact sheets documenting Yale School of Drama productions, including performances at the Yale Repertory Theatre, events, and individuals.
Dates: 1920-2003

Yale School of Drama records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 728
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, student records, administrative files of the deans, financial and business records, curricula, programs, and slides documenting the activities and operations of the Yale School of Drama and the Yale School of Drama's Student Government.
Dates: 1923-2008