Guide to the Theater Scripts, [ca. 1900-1920] BANC MSS 78/63 z

Processed by Estelle Rebec; completed by David Kessler
The Bancroft Library
© 1996
The Bancroft Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000


Arts and Humanities --Performing Arts --Theater History --History, United States (excluding California) Geographical (By Place) --United States (excluding California)

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
Title: Theater Scripts,
Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 78/63 z
Physical Description: .8 linear feet Number of containers: (2 boxes)
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1900-1920]
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Some noted as being property of J. Frank Mackey and Harry Wayne Lindsay. Includes works by William M. Cressy, Charles Morton and Nelson Compton. Some annotated.
Language of Material: English


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Theater scripts, BANC MSS 78/63 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Acquisition Information

The Theater Scripts collection was transferred from Rare Books and Special Collections and was found in the vault of The Bancroft Library in October 1977.

box 1, Folder 1

Adam the Second by Will M. Cressy (mimeographed)

box 1, Folder 2

The Black Diamonds by Charles Morton (mimeographed)

box 1, Folder 3

Charley's Aunt by Nelson Compston (mimeographed)

box 1, Folder 4

Colonel Bullets (typescript of the part of Major Sabre)

box 1, Folder 5

Cotton Blossom Minstrels by Harry J. Ashton (carbon typescript)

box 1, Folder 6

Deadwood Dick (holograph manuscript)

box 1, Folder 7

The Devil and Tom Walker (carbon typescript)

box 1, Folder 8

Dixie Girl (mimeographed, with script parts)

box 1, Folder 9

Dora Thorne (typescript with some holograph revisions, with script parts)

box 1, Folder 10

East Lynne (holograph, with script parts)

box 1, Folder 11

Family Troubles (typescript, with script parts)

box 1, Folder 12

The Filming of Uncle Tom's Cabin (carbon typescript)

box 1, Folder 13

The Foxy Tramp or Two Jolly Companions (holograph manuscript and carbon typescript)

box 1, Folder 14

Girl of the Plains (typescript with holograph notations)

box 1, Folder 15

Gossiping Neighbors or Stone the Woman (typescript)

box 1, Folder 16

He Sitting in the Chair Reading Book (typescript)

box 1, Folder 17

His Name was Never (typescript and carbon typescript)

box 1, Folder 18

Huckins Run (typescript and carbon typescript)

box 1, Folder 19

Irish Justice by Charles Morton (mimeographed)

box 1, Folder 20

Irish Justus (carbon typescript with pencilled annotations)

box 1, Folder 21

Jesse James by Clarence Black (mimeograph with holograph additions, and script parts)

box 1, Folder 22

Kick In (carbon typescript with some holograph additions)

box 1, Folder 23-24

Little Orphan Annie (holograph manuscript and typescript, with variant 3 act typescript)

box 1, Folder 25

Lord For a Day (mimeograph)

box 1, Folder 26

Mine Requires More Oil (holograph)

box 1, Folder 27

Minstrel Days (typescript)

box 1, Folder 28

Moonshiner's Daughter (holograph manuscript)

box 2, Folder 1

A New Claim by Nelson Compston (mimeographed)

box 2, Folder 2

The New Girl (holograph: incomplete, with portion of dialog)

box 2, Folder 3

Nick Carter or N.Y. After Dark (mimeographed with annotations, and script parts)

box 2, Folder 4

Oh, Doctor! (Hectograph)

box 2, Folder 5

The Poor Mr. Rich (holograph manuscript)

box 2, Folder 6

Robert Stafford (carbon typescript)

box 2, Folder 7

Slaves of the Orient (carbon typescript with pencilled annotations)

box 2, Folder 8

Snowbound (hectograph with annotations)

box 2, Folder 9

The Sultan's Daughter (typescript with annotations, and script parts)

box 2, Folder 10

Tempest and Sunshine (typescript with annotations, and script parts)

box 2, Folder 11

Ten Nights in a Barroom (holograph manuscript fragment for role of man, and typescript carbon)

box 2, Folder 12

The Third Degree by Harry J. Ashton (typescript carbon)

box 2, Folder 13

Three Nights in a Haunted House (typescript carbon)

box 2, Folder 14

A Trip on the Derby by Harry Ashton (typescript carbon)

box 2, Folder 15

Tom Boy (holograph manuscript)

box 2, Folder 16

Village Grocery (typescript, with script parts)

box 2, Folder 17-18

Miscellaneous, including notes for jokes and songs for a minstrel show, and draft of a brochure for patent medicine