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- Subject: Plays X
Collection — Box: 2X
Call Number: Ms-90-9-TEMP
Scope and Contents: Include typescript copy of her history of Fall River, Life on the Stream; photographs; clippings. Also includes poems; essays; notes; a play; watercolors; prints; miscellaneous material relating to Fall River; and miscellaneous programs.
Dates: circa 1930-1972
Call Number: Ms-90-4
Abstract: Sarah Elizabeth Minchin Barker (also known as Sally Barker) was an actress and director whose career was highlighted by the work with The Players at the Talma Theatre and the Barker Playhouse Theatre. She was active in dramatic events at Pembroke, where she taught theatre. Her husband, Henry Ames Barker, 1861-1929 (Brown class of 1893) was a guiding influence and a director of the Players. He was the son of Mayor Harry Barker of Providence and active himself in the civic and cultural affairs of...
Call Number: OF-1UF-B5
Overview: This collection comprises student work produced between 1975 and 1986. The bulk of the collection consists of short plays and expository writing.
Call Number: MS-2014-008
Overview: This collection consists of 34 play scripts, some with manuscript annotations, compiled by Barbara Blossom who was an actress associated with Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, RI. The majority of the plays are by playwrights James Schevill and Alan David Perkins. The plays were not necessarily performed at Trinity Repertory Company. There is a printout of a PowerPoint presentation on Sissieretta Jones (Black Patti) and a framed needlepoint titled: All the World's a Stage
Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS-2012-011
Overview: Collection comprised chiefly of unpublished poems, dramatic scenes, and prose sketches produced by John Buchan and his circle. Materials consist of typescript and autograph manuscripts, many with annotations and accompanied by notes and correspondence.
Dates: circa 1900-1920
Call Number: AMS-1U-G4
Abstract: The Alice Collins Gleason papers consist of scripts and preparation sheets for radio plays about early Rhode Island history written for elementary and junior high schools in Rhode Island. The plays date from 1935-1937.
Call Number: Ms-82-1-TEMP
Overview: The William Chauncy Langdon Papers (1898-1940) are a unique source for students of American civilization. They consist of nearly 15,200 items (ca. 11,200 manuscript; ca. 4,000 printed), relating to over three hundred pageants, masques, and festivals, on predominantly historical, civic, and religious themes, in the United States and elsewhere. Of these about forty were written and/or directed by William Chauncy Langdon (1871-1947), an American historian and pageanteer. The Collection contains...
Call Number: Ms-Maas
Abstract: Includes correspondence, manuscripts, play scripts, film scripts, photographs, drawings, galley proofs, and ephemera of the American poet, experimental filmmaker, editor, and educator Willard Maas, dating from 1931 to 1968. Maas, who was openly bisexual and married to artist and filmmaker Marie Menken, with whom he often collaborated, is especially known for his pioneering avant-garde films, many of which explored homoerotic themes. These films, which were created from the early 1940s to the...
Call Number: Ms-2005-15
Overview: The Bradford Morrow papers include manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks and research materials, including books, related to Morrow's novels, poems, essays and other writings, as well as writings by Martine Bellen, Don DeLillo, Patrick McGrath and Geoffrey O'Brien. The papers also include some of Morrow's personal notebooks, diaries and photographs, and materials from Bradford Morrow Bookseller and Conjunctions Magazine. Most of the materials are...
Dates: 1912-2001, bulk 1973-2001
Call Number: OF-1E-6
Overview: The "One Hundred Years of Women at Brown" records include correspondence, minutes, photocopies of exhibited material, photographs, flyers, exhibit labels, grant proposals, and a report. The material dates from 1984 through 1992.