Contents and Arrangement

The Liar - The Lost Paradise, dates not examined

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of miscellaneous anonymous playscripts, arranged alphabetically by title, that are largely undated but appear to range from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century (1942). Most are typed or mimeographed and bound, though a few are handwritten in composition books. The majority are stamped with the name of a theatrical agency (about 80% from "Howard & Doyle Theatrical Agents, Chicago"). Most scripts are American in origin; a very small number appear to be British or European. Sample titles include "The Cotton King," "A Legal Wreck," "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," and "Erma the Elf."

Collection History

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:

The Liar - The Lost Paradise; Anonymous Playscripts Collection, TC112, Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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