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Theater prompt books collection
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Collection of theater prompt books
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.0714
    Physical Description: 2.8 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1800-1960
    Abstract: Collection consists of typescript and printed theater prompt books.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: Materials are in German and English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Collection of theater prompt books (Collection 714). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Provenance unknown.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processed by Lindsay Chaney under the supervision of Jillian Cuellar in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT),

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232884 

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of typescript and printed theater prompt books, including plays by Bertolt Brecht, Gerhart Hauptmann, Henrik Ibsen, Christopher Marlowe, Lion Feuchtwanger, Carl Sternheim, Leo Tolstoy, William Shakespeare, Arthur Schnitzler, George Bernard Shaw, J.P. Priestly, Terence Rattigan, Edgar Wallace, Sutton Vane, Emlyn Williams, John Drinkwater, A.A. Milne, Moss Hart, and George S. Kaufman.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged by language of material and then by size of the book.