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Collection Overview

Creator:
Tyler, George Crouse, 1867-1946
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
George C. Tyler Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5712m6582
Dates:
1899-1941
Size:
67 boxes
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-67
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists primarily of correspondence between Broadway producer George C. Tyler and many well-known theater people including dramatists Eugene O'Neill and Booth Tarkington.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Tyler and many well-known theater people including the dramatists Eugene O'Neill and Booth Tarkington; and performers such as George M. Cohan, George Arliss, Laurette Taylor, Helen Hayes, and the Lunts. Also included in the collection are documents, account books, photographs, scrapbooks, playbooks, musical scores and scripts, memorabilia, and a typescript of Whatever Goes Up (1934), Tyler's autobiography.

Arrangement:

Arranged in this order: correspondence, documents, a typescript of Whatever Goes Up, photographs, musical scores and scripts, scrapbooks, account books, and playbooks.

Collection Creator Biography:

George C. Tyler was a prolific producer and director of Broadway plays.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased in 1941. Additional material purchased from East Coast Books in 1994 and donated by Cuyler Grenville in 2005.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder list added by Peter Runfola '2012 in 2011.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. 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:

George C. Tyler Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5712m6582
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184

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Alternative Form Available:

Published under same title (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1934)

Subject Terms:
Theatrical producers and directors -- New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century -- Correspondence.
Genre Terms:
Account books.
Correspondence.
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Scripts.
Typescripts.
Names:
Tarkington, Booth