Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection
Repository:
Rare Book Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/fq977t819
Dates:
1882-1961
Size:
85 boxes and 34 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-85
Language:
English

Abstract

This collection includes some playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of playscripts stamped or addressed by theater agencies in Chicago, New York City, and Hollywood, while others were used at McCarter Theater or by the Princeton University Players. There are wartime scripts from both world wars, as well as government plays from the Federal Theater Project, the Works Progress Administration, and the Department of Agriculture's War Food Commission.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically by playwright name.

Collection History

Processing Information:

This collection was processed in 2002.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Miscellaneous Playscripts Collection; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/fq977t819
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184