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Scope Note: Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Morris Carnovsky Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WUA-04-wua00003
Scope and Contents

In 1976, Morris Carnovsky, a prominent Shakespearean actor and Washington University alum, returned to the Edison Theatre to perform the lead in “King Lear”. This collection contains material from that production, including a news release, a program, and a scrapbook containing pictures of Morris Carnovsky as King Lear.

William G.B. Carson Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms023
Scope and Contents The William G. B. Carson Papers consists of four accruals:Accrual 1 includes materials relating to United States theatre history; materials relating to Carson's teaching at Washington University in St. Louis; theatre playbills, programs, magazines, and newspaper articles; correspondence and autograph collection of famous actors, actresses, and writers.Accrual 2 relates primarily to preparation of Dear Josephine, Professor Carson's...

Federal Theatre Playbill, August 29, 1938

 File — Box 040: Series 05, Folder: 004
Identifier: 004

Folded playbill, four pages. The playbill was create for the Liottle Black Sambo production by the Federal Theatre, held at the Great Northern Theatre, opening on August 29, 1938 in Chicago. The play was produced as part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) program and was written by Charlotte Chorpenning. The playbill is printed with blue text and accents on a white background. Item 168 in collection catalog.

Noah Miller Ludlow Letter

 Collection — Box VMF 10, Folder: 12
Identifier: MS-VMF-vmf104
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed from Ludlow to Solomon Smith concerning his travels in the East and discussing prospective jobs, and the formation of a new acting company. 4 pages

Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill

Identifier: MS-MS-ms160
Scope and Contents The Harley Hammerman Collection of Eugene O’Neill consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to the life and work of playwright Eugene O’Neill. Along with first editions of the playwright’s works located in Rare Books (many inscribed), the collection features autograph and typed letters written by O’Neill to significant cultural figures, handwritten manuscripts and typescripts, photographs of O’Neill and his immediate family and friends, and rare...

Department of Performing Arts Records

Identifier: WUA-01-wua00343
Scope and Contents

The Department of Performing Arts Records consists of a small batch of materials related to the Edison Summer Theater and a playscript of The Awakening. Also included are a collection of slides and audiovisual materials documenting dramatic and dance productions.

All audiovisual materials are located in the Film and Media vault.

Vincent Piacentini Papers

Identifier: WUA-04-wua00103

Washington University Poster Collection

Identifier: WUA-02-wua00424
Scope and Contents

The Washington University Poster Collection consists of posters for various campus events as well as poster and flyers from the student bulletin board in Whispers Café in Olin Library. The collection is arranged roughly in chronological order.

Arthur W. Proetz Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-MS-ms096
Scope and Contents

Typescripts by Fannie Hurst and Zoe Akins and a collection of New York Theater programs

George Bernard Shaw Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms001
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and memorabilia relating to George Bernard Shaw. Correspondence, 1901 - 1928, includes 30 letters and cards to John Drinkwater. Also, autograph manuscript of speech, portraits of Shaw, and various personal artifacts.