C. D. Arnold papers

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2022


Descriptive Summary

Title: C. D. Arnold papers
Dates: 1977-1992
Collection Number: 2000-58
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 2 linear feet (three manuscript boxes, one half-size manuscript box)
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: C.D. Arnold was a prolific playwright who often worked with Theatre Rhinoceros. This bulk of the collection consists of draft manuscripts and typescripts of plays; it also contains incoming correspondence, personal journals, photographs, publicity materials, reviews, interviews, and plays by others with Arnold’s comments included.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item]. C. D. Arnold papers. Collection Number: 2000-58. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of C. Stephen Keith on July 22, 2000.

Biography/Administrative History

C.D. Arnold was a prolific playwright who often worked with Theatre Rhinoceros. Raised in New Jersey, he moved to San Francisco in 1966. His pays include Downtown Local, The Blond in Twenty-B, Dinosaurs, Night in the Blue Moon, Bookstore, Delivery, King of the Crystal Palace, A Nice Day for the Beach, Red Star Saloon, Mourning Metro, and The Client.

Scope and Content of Collection

This bulk of the collection consists of draft manuscripts and typescripts of plays; it also contains incoming correspondence, personal journals, photographs, publicity materials, reviews, interviews, and plays by others with Arnold’s comments included. GSSO linked terms: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_000374; http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GSSO_004301; http://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/MESH/D019497

Indexing Terms

Theater
Gay men
Diaries

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