Guide to the Theater collection, 1844-1965

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Theater collection, 1844-1965

Collection number: M0154

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Patricia J. Palmer
Date:
1966 May
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2000 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Theater collection,
Date (inclusive): 1844-1965
Collection number: Special Collections M0154
Creator:
Extent: .5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Sources varied.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], Theater collection, M0154, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Playscripts and letters (handwritten, typed, and some photocopies) from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Represented are playwrights, actors, and directors. Includes original material by Thomas W. Robertson and Joseph M. Field.

Access Terms

Barrett, Ed.
Cukor, George Dewey, 1899-
DeCroisset, Francis de, Madame.
Everpoint, 1810-1856.
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968.
Gish, Lillian, 1896-
Head, Sydney W.
Jessel, George Albert, 1898-
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Lawrence, Marjorie Kahl.
Lazarovich-Hrebelianovich, Princess.
Leblanc, Maurice, 1864-1941.
Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968.
Macready, William Charles.
Manners, J. Hartley.
Nichols, Dudley, 1895-
Rathbone, Basil.
Robertson, T. W. (Thomas William), 1829-1871.
Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1848-1928.
Geary Theater (San Francisco, Calif.)
Theater.
Scripts.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Around the world in 80 days / by Jules Verne

Physical Description: Typescript of play.
Box 1, Folder 2

Around the world in 80 days / by Jules Verne

Physical Description: Handwritten playscript, Act 3 missing.

Biography/Organization History

Arranged exclusively for John Murray, Metropolitan Theatre. Dramatized by Frank G. Campbell, Sept. 28, 1879
Box 1, Folder 3

Arsene Lupin : play / by Francis DeCroisset & Maurice LeBlanc

Physical Description: Handwritten playscript in English.
Box 1, Folder 4

Diamond Dick.

Physical Description: Handwritten playscript.
Box 1, Folder 5

Down in our village : original playscript / by Thomas W. Robertson

Physical Description: 1 bound v. + als
Box 1, Folder 6

Hearts and Diamonds / by Ed Barrett

Physical Description: Handwritten playscript.
Box 1, Folder 7

Job and his children / by J.M. Field,copyist C.H. Morton. Property of W.H. Chippendale. Mobile Theatre, Jan. 1853

Physical Description: Original handwritten ms.
Box 1, Folder 8

Soldiers in the Dark / by Cpl. Sidney W. Head.

Physical Description: Mimeograph playscript with ms. corrections & additions.
Box 1, Folder 9

The way : Christ and Evolution / by Princess Lazarovich-Hrebelianovich (nee Eleanor Calhoun).; forward by D.S. Jordan

Physical Description: Page or galley proofs of play.
Gift of David Starr Jordan.
Box 1, Folder 10

Early San Francisco Theater documents relating with the Geary Theater and the Pirates of Penzance .

Box 1, Folder 11

Cukor, George. TLS to Sam Stark, 1965 Apr. 20

Box 1, Folder 12

Ferber, Edna. TLS to Jerome Kern, 1933 June 2

Purchase from Kaplan.
Box 1, Folder 13

Gish, Lillian. TLS to Mrs. Perara, 1950 Dec. 2

Box 1, Folder 14

Jessel, George. TLS to Sam Stark, 1961 Apr. 3

Box 1, Folder 14a

Lawrence, Marjorie. TLS to Nathan Van Patten, 1950 Feb. 23

Purchase from Kaplan.
Box 1, Folder 15

Lindsay, Howard. TLS to Miss Perara, 1940 Nov. 22

Box 1, Folder 16

Macready, William Charles. ALS to Sir, 1844 Apr. 25

Purchase from Kaplan.
Box 1, Folder 17

Manners, J. Hartley.

 

ALS to Queen of Roumania, 1922 Apr. 28

Found in J. Hartley Manner's Peg O' My Heart PR4974.M15 918a.
 

Dedication to Queen of Roumania, n.d.

Physical Description: ADS
Found in J. Hartley Manner's Peg O' My Heart PR4974.M15 918a.
 

Nibert. TLS to J. Hartley Manners, 1923 Mar. 21

Found in J. Hartley Manner's Peg O' My Heart PR4974.M15 918a.
Box 1, Folder 18

Nichols, Dudley. Xerox copy of TLS to Irving, n.d. Feb. 3

Box 1, Folder 19

Rathbone, Basil. ALS to Mrs. Perara, 1950 Oct. 28

Box 1, Folder 20

Terry, Ellen

 

ALS to Dear Old Nannie [i.e. Anna Held], 1889 Dec. 22

 

ALS to Dear Old Nannie [i.e. Anna Held], 1890 May 2

 

Terry, Minnie. ANS to John Jarvall with 2 tickets to the National Trust Ellen Terry Museum, 1962 July 18