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Collection Overview

Creator:
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
Title:
William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection
Repository:
Rare Book Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/p5547r41p
Dates:
1913-1940
Size:
1 box and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxr): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer. The William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection consists of playscripts by William, and some co-authored by his younger brother Cecil.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of playscripts by William, and some co-authored by his younger brother Cecil. Several are complete plays; others are drafts; "In 1999" consists of a set of "sides," or individual scripts for each actor that contain only the pertinent dialogue.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Collection Creator Biography:

De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955

Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer.

Collection History

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing 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:

William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection; Rare Book Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/p5547r41p
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184

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Existence and Location of Originals

Ex-library copies from the New York Public Library Theatre collection. Most are marked "Duplicate."

Subject Terms:
American drama.
Genre Terms:
Scripts -- United States.
Names:
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959.