Guide to the Theater collection, 1849-1964
Guide to the Theater collection, 1849-1964
Collection number: M0124Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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Theatrical Fragments from a Decade: 1850-1860. 1933carbon typescript with ms. corrections.
BARRYMORE, JOHN. 1882-1942.
1. to Ray Lyman Wilbur. Apr. 19, 1926.
2. to D. S. Jordan. Oct. 25, 1929.
3. to Mrs. D. S. Jordan. Nov. 14, 1929.
4. T.L. (carbon) to Mrs. D. S. Jordan to Barrymore. Nov. 23, 1929. not sent
Scope and Content Note
*Booth, Junius Brutus 1849, Dec. 18to I. Sefton
CLARKE, B. H., COLLECTION OF LETTERS
1. Oliver Larkin to B.H.C. Mar. 30, 1922with Apr. 2addition.
2. Oliver Larkin to B.H.C. Apr. 14, [1922?]
3. Oliver Willis to B.H.C. Jul. 15, 1937
4. A.P.C.S. Willis to B.H.C. Jul. 21, 1937
5. is to B.H.C. Oct. 9, 1937
CORNELL, KATHARINE. 1898-
to Mrs. M. C. Sloss. Jun. 18, 1932with cvr.
CREEL, BLANCHE BATES (Mrs. George). 1873-1941.
to Mrs. M. C. Sloss. n.d.with cover.
An Account of the London Theatres from the Restoration to the present time 
Daily Agustin Apr. 9, 1886A.L.S. to Mr. [Morrell?]
1. Feb. 7, 1936.Conference of National Board of Review of Motion Pictures. Relating Community Activities with University Interest in Motion Pictures Sawyer Falk.
2. Collins vs. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer et al. Appeal and complaint for infringement of copyright, unfair competition to James M. Collins' Test Pilot.
Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston
1. 1912 Jan. 24 :ALS to [?]
2. 1928 Dec. 2 :ALS to W.D. Vincent (with cover)
3. 1929 Jan. 6 :ALS to W.D. Vincent (with cover)
to Agnes Ethel Tracy. Jun. 28, 1896.
GERBERDING, MRS. ELIZABETH
1. from Bertha N. Graham. 
2. from Joseph D. [Reding]. Jun. 14, 1913.
3. om M. Meyerfeld, Jr. Feb. 3, 1911
Geschichte der Meininger (History of the Meininger). Carbon of original typescript of translation by Ann Marie Koller.
HAMPDEN, WALTER (stage name of Walter Hampden Dougherty) 1879-
to Mrs. M. C. Sloss. Apr. 15, 1933and cvr.
to Dear Dr. Lyman Wilbur. Apr. 14, 1941.
LANG, ANTON. 1875-1938. (of Oberammergau)
1. to Charlotte Knoch with note by Tony Schumacher. Both in German on postcard & typescript in German.
2. to unknown. Oct. 8, 1909.in English.
Payne, John Howard. Facsimile AMsS of Home Sweet Home & portrait
ROBSON, MAY (real name: Mary Robison). 1865-1942.
to Mrs. M. C. Sloss. Feb. 7
SKINNER, OTIS. 1858-1942.
2 to Mrs. M. C. Sloss. Apr. 12 & 15, 1932.
THOMPSON, ISABEL IRVING (known as Isabel Irving). 1871-
to Helen Sutliff. n.d.
JACK, SAM T.
to Friend Waldron and printed program.
The Unseen Empire.
COTTRELL, H. D., DRAMA COLLECTION ( 1890s;handwritten copies with clippings and printed material inserted)
1. Passion's Slave by John A. Stevens. Handwritten copy by Cottrell.
2. The Golden Giant by Clay M. Greene
3. Hazel Kirke by Steele Mackaye.
4. & 5. Monte Cristo adapted from Dumas
6. Jean Valjean Act 6.
7. Louis XI - Henry Irving's version translated from the French of Casamir Delavigne.
8. no title - about a professor.
DE MILLE, HENRY CHURCHILL. 1853-1893 and BELASCO, DAVID. 1854-1931.
Men and Women 1890.
Scope and Content Note
ECHEGARAY Y EIZAGUIRRE, JOSÉ. 1832-1916.
The World and His Wife. Adapted by Charles Francis [Nirdlinger] from El Gran Galeato. Prompt copy of Sir John Martin Harvey 1863- who produced the play as Slander in 1908.
Medea. Translated from Greek by Melba I. MacLeod, adapted by Lolo Robinson and O. G. Breckett. Copyright 1950.
1. The Love for Three Oranges.
2. The House Bernarda Alba.
GRAY, HENRY DAVID
1. The Way It Was.
2. The Call of Bohemia.
3. And the Gods Laughed.
4. A Superficial Girl.
6. The Shadow on the Sun.
7. Rest Haven
8. The People's Choice
9. A Girl of Yesterday
10. The Counterfeit Wife
HAUPTMANN, GERHARD. 1862-
The Beaver Coat. Translated by Bayard Quincy Morgan.
Tower Beyond Tragedy. Arrangement and by Edwin Duerr.
Stephen C. Massett. NBC radio script for Rickey's San Francisco Hour Nov. 28, 1954.
PEASE, VERA JANE
Scrapbook of her theater or recital clippings.
You Can't Take It With You
SAVAGE, GEORGE, JOHN McRAE AND SOPHIE ROSENSTEIN
Burnt Laurel. re: Christopher Marlowe.
1. A Farewell Supper
2. The Wedding Morning
From Rags to Riches
TAYLOR, SAMUEL W.
The Square Needle
Van Wyck, William. Lorenzo, Magnificent de Medici.
Sheaan, Diana Forbes-Robertson
My Aunt Maxine: The Story of Maxine Elliott Galley proof, marked by Cam Stark for indexing of names.
Correspondence, 1961 - 1964
1961, Oct. 14,Diana Forbes-Robertson Sheean to Samuel Stark re: her search for information about Maxine Elliott and J.P. Morgan's relationship.
1961, Oct. 16,San Stark to Diana Sheean with his ideas about Morgan and Maxine, and other general information.
1961, Oct. 19,D.S. to S.S. re: lunch with Elsa Maxwell, probability of a Morgan-Elliott relationship, biographies of her sisters and self.
1961, Oct. 23,S.S. to S.S. with suggestions as to when to write for moreinformation.
1961, Oct. 26,D.S. to S.S. re: why Johnston Forbes-Robertson (D.S.'s father mentioned Maxine se little in his own book.
1961, Oct. 27,S.S. to D.S. re: Cole [Forter] and Catherine D'Erlanger, copy for an ad in Variety for Mrs. Sheean's book.
1961, Nov. 6,S.S. to D.S. with an idea that a friend of his might have information on Morgan.
1961, December],D.S. to S.S.,
1963, June 26,D.S. to S.S. re: his offer to do the name checking and indexing of her book.
1963, June 26,D.S. to Jim [Abagian] re: her index, progress with book, lack of warmth toward Maxine.
1963, July 12,Marshall A. Best, Viking Press, to S.S. re: his offer to check theatrical facts.
1963, July 18,S.S. to Marshall Best re: time needed for checking.
1963, July 19,D.S. to S.S.
1963, July 24,Marshall Best to S.S. re: time galley proofs will be ready
1963, July 25,D.S. to S.S.
1963, Sept. 28,D.C. to S.S. re: typing of book, corrections, misgivings.
[1963, Sept.?],S.S. to D.S.
1963, Oct. 14,Marshall Best to S.S., clean copy being sent.
1963, Oct. 23,S.S. to D.S., suggestions for improving book.
1963, Oct. 26,D.S. to S.S., her reaction to his criticisms.
1963, Oct. 29,S.S. to Marshall Best.
1963, Oct. 31,D.S. to S.S. re: corrections, reaction of London Publishers,
[1963, Oct. 29?],S.S. to D.S., completed reading manuscript, suggestions, corrections.
1963, Nov. 11,Marshall Best to S.S. re: reading the book from a theater point of view, adding a theater appendix.
1963, Nov. 21,S.S. to Marshall Best.
1963, Nov. 12,D.S. to S.S., Manuscript off to printers.
1963, Nov. 21,S.S. to D.S. reply.
1963, Dec. 12,D.S. to S.S. re: theatrical biography, list of pictures to be included.
1963, Dec. 13,D.S. to S.S., theatrical bio.
1963, Dec. 17,Edwin Kennebeck, Viking Press, to S.S.
1963, Dec. 20,S.S.[to D.S.] notes on theatrical biography, corrections.
1963, Dec. 22,S.S. to Viking.
1964, Jan. 10,Viking to S.S.
1964, Jan. 15,S.S. [to Viking]
1964, Jan. 17,Viking to S.S.
1964, Jan. 25,S.S. to Viking.
1961, Jan. 29,Viking to S.S.
Clippings, Reviews, Miscelleneous. 1940-1961.
Card file. Original index to My Aunt Maxine