Finding Aid for the Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust, 1938

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust, 1938

Collection number: 136

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, August 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust,
Date (inclusive): 1938
Collection number: 136
Creator: Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) produced plays and was a stage actor. He founded the Kammerspiele and Grosse Schauspielhaus theatres in Berlin, was first to produce the early works of Richard Strauss and founded the Salzburg Festival. The collection consists of four manuscript, typescript, and printed volumes which served as prompt books for productions of Faust.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mme. Helene Thimig-Reinhardt.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust (Collection 136). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233654 

Biography

Reinhardt was born on September 9, 1873 in Baden bei Wien, Austria; studied for the stage with Emil Buerde, making his debut in Salzburg in 1893; acted in, and later produced plays at the Deutsche Theater du Berlin, 1895-1932, of which he was the owner from 1905; founded the Kammerspiele and Grosse Schauspielhaus theatres in Berlin; produced German classic plays and the entire works of Shakespeare; was first to produce the early works of Richard Strauss; left Germany for Czechoslovakia in 1933, and later came to the U.S.; toured the U.S. 5 times with American actors, producing The Miracle and A Midsummer Night's Dream; founded the Salzburg Festival; he died on October 31, 1943.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of four manuscript, typescript, and printed volumes which served as prompt books for productions of Faust at the Pilgrimage Theater (Hollywood) and the Civic Auditorium (San Francisco) in 1938.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943--Archives.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832-- Faust.
Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources.
Prompt books.


Container List

 

Prompt Books. 1938

Physical Description:
Physical Description: (1 box, 4 vol. 29 × 23 cm.)

Scope and Content Note

For Faust production, Pilgrimage Theater (Hollywood) and Civic Auditorium (San Francisco).
Manuscript, typescript and printed.