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Theater -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Adams T. Rice papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0238
Summary

The Adams T. Rice papers consists of newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and programs relating to theatre in Detroit, Michigan, the Federal Theatre Project, and Rice's lecture "The Magic of Science." Material was collected by Rice and dates from the 1920s to 1960, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1920s to the 1930s.

Dates: 1922-1960

Alan Bowne papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0319
Abstract

The Alan Bowne papers consists of three boxes of materials created over the course of Bowne's career as a playwright and author. These include play scripts and drafts, short story drafts, screenplays, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, audio cassettes, and one reel-to-reel tape. These materials originate from the 1970s - 1991, with the bulk of the collection originating from the 1980s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1989; circa 1970s-1991

American Theatre Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0042
Abstract

This collection contains official records of the American Theatre Association such as meeting minutes, correspondence, and administrative papers, as well as photographs and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1972-1986

Arnold Sundgaard papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0226
Abstract

The Arnold Sundgaard papers includes materials created and collected by Arnold Sundgaard. The collection is divided into eight series: Correspondence; Musical Scores; Newspaper Clippings; Photographs; Playscripts; Programs and Posters; Writings, Reviews, Publications; and Audio Recordings.

Dates: 1925-1988

Arthur Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0027
Abstract

Collection contains materials relating to Peterson's long acting career. Types of materials include scripts to his television, film, and stage roles, correspondence, and props used by Peterson.

Dates: 1940-1987

Ben Russak papers,

 Collection
Identifier: C0221
Abstract

The Ben Russak papers is a collection of Federal Theatre Project and Federal Writers' Project material collected by Ben Russak from 1935 to 1942. The papers include playscripts and publications created by the Federal Theatre Project, as well as pamphlets and collections of folklore material created by the Federal Writers' Project.

Dates: 1935-1942

Bernard Rosenblatt Regional Theatre Council for Northern California and Nevada papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: C0260
Abstract

This collection documents Bernard Rosenblatt's involvement in the Regional Theater Council for Northern California and Nevada, as well as related organizations. It also includes a collection of playbills from around the United States dating from 1938 - 1979.

Dates: 1938 - 1979

Carol Berger Chicago performing arts playbills collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: C0263
Abstract

This collection largely consists of playbills from Chicago's Lyric Opera House, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and regional theatres collected by Carol Berger. There are also ticket stubs from the performances, as well as materials from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Dates: 1988-2015

Charles Rodrigues playbill collection

 Collection
Identifier: C0184
Abstract The Charles Rodrigues playbill collection consists of playbills and programs from 1879-2009. The bulk of the collection material represents plays performed on and off Broadway, but it also includes programs from theatres in Philadelphia, Boston, Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ohio, and Chicago. This collection represents a broad cross-section of programs with plays as the main source, as well as, programs from burlesque houses, vaudeville...
Dates: 1879-2009

Crock of Gold

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0224b01f04_01

Crock of Gold

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0224b01f04_02

Dorothea Thomas Lynch papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0242
Summary

The Dorothea Thomas Lynch papers contains correspondence, issues of the Federal Theatre bulletin, issues of the Federal Theatre in the South, production notes, scripts, and set designs for the production The Girl of the Golden West, class outlines for the History of drama, newsclippings about the Florida Federal Theatre Project, and scrapbooks containing programs, photographs, and newsclippings about Jacksonville, Miami, and Tampa, Florida Federal Theatre Project productions.

Dates: 1936-1979; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1940

Dr. Lizzie May Ulmer Dramatic Co. account book

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: C0314
Abstract

This collection consists of an account book listing the finances of the Dr. Lizzie May Ulmer Dramatic Company as it traveled around the United States in fall 1885.

Dates: September 18-October 31, 1885

Eda Edson papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0218
Abstract

The Eda Edson papers contain personal papers collected by Edson from the 1930s to 1976. These papers include newspaper clippings highlighting her work in vaudeville in the early 1930s, correspondence regarding connections to the Federal Theatre Project, photographs of Edson and her orchestra, as well as scripts, production notes, and programs from the production Follow the Parade.

Dates: 1930-1976

Eda Edson with orchestra,

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0218b01f07_01

Farewell Appearance

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0229b03f14_01

Federal Theatre Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: C0002
Abstract

The Federal Theatre Project collection contains administrative records, play service and research records, library records, production records, and costumes created or collected by the Federal Theatre Project from 1935 to 1939. A few items in the collection were created before or after this time period but directly relate to the 1930s material. This collection consists of original materials with some duplicates and photocopies.

Dates: circa 1885-1986; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1939

Federal Theatre Project personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0227
Summary

This collection brings together over 90 individual donations of Federal Theatre Project material. The material in this collection consists of employment papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, playscripts, programs, fliers, and production notebooks.

Dates: 1926-1993; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

Follow the Parade,

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0002b310f06_01

Follow the Parade

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0205b026f10_01

Follow the Parade

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0205b026f10_02

Follow the Parade,

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0218b01f03_01

Francis Bosworth papers,

 Collection
Identifier: C0220
Summary The Francis Bosworth papers contain personal papers collected by Bosworth from the 1930s to the 1980s. About three-fourths of the material in this collection is about the Federal Theatre Project, other material consists of projects Bosworth worked on for the World's Fair in New York City in 1940, the National Council of Teachers of English 27th annual meeting, a "Report of an Experiment in the use of Documentary Playwriting for the teaching of Intercultural Education carried on in Selected...
Dates: 1933-1982; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1943

Fumed Oak by Noel Coward

 Digital Record
Identifier: c0229b03f22_01

George B. Dowell papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0219
Abstract

This collection contains personal papers donated by George B. Dowell and includes playscripts, programs, photographs, correspondence, and publications relating mostly to theatre activities with the Federal Theatre Project, Smith College, and Vassar College.

Dates: 1931-1986

Hedley Gordon Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0240
Summary

The Hedley Gordon Graham papers contains a scrapbook, acting classes grade books, family photographs and photographs of Federal Theatre Project productions, correspondence, playbills, cards (possibly used for a treasure hunt game), scripts, and magazine and newspaper articles. Federal Theatre material includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and scripts for productions of O Say Can You Sing, Triple A Plowed Under, Altars of Steel, and Living Newspaper productions in Chicago.

Dates: 1925-1983

J. Howard Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0228
Summary

The J. Howard Miller papers consist of scrapbooks and folders containing newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, telegrams, and other pieces of ephemera, most of which are related to Federal Theatre Project productions in Los Angeles, San Diego, Padua Hills, and Denver. Also included is correspondence to and from Miller and employee identification cards.

Dates: 1891-1946

Kate Lawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0222
Abstract

The Kate Lawson papers include newspaper clippings and press releases on Federal Theatre Project productions, FTP administrative correspondence including job descriptions, memorandums on employee reclassification, complaints from employees and audience survey questionnaires, research lists, production records, and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1936-1940