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Guide to the Robert A. Potter Plays PA Mss 10
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  • Title: Robert A. Potter plays
    Identifier/Call Number: PA Mss 10
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 8.34 linear feet (20 document boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1959-2009
    Abstract: The collection includes typescripts of 29 original plays and 17 adaptations by Robert A. Potter (1934-2010), political activist, poet, playwright and professor of Drama at UCSB. Also included are reviews, programs, clippings, production photos, publicity and music.
    Physical Location: The collection is located at the Southern Regional Library (SRLF). Inquire at Special Research Collections for access.
    Language of Materials: The collection is in English.
    Creator: Potter, Robert A.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Robert A. Potter plays, PA Mss 10. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Robert A. Potter (original acquistion 1994, second addition 2010).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Included in the collection are multiple drafts of many of the plays and adaptations. Reviews, programs, clippings, production photos, publicity and music have been filed with the original works whenever possible.


    This collection has been organized into the following series: I. Original Plays; II. Adaptations; III. Miscellaneous.

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