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.
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.
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.
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.