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MSS. Manuscript Collections

 Collecting Area
Identifier: MSS
Manuscript Collections from the Emerson College Archives and Special Collections.

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Barron Collection

 Collection — Record carton MSS 014 Box 01: Series MSS 014-1; Series MSS 014-2
Identifier: MSS 014
Scope and Contents The Arthur Barron Collection contains 34 unbound scripts written, directed, or produced by Arthur Barron and spans film, television, and stage. The scripts were written between 1972 and 1999. Some collection items were filmed and aired while others were never produced or sold. Most scripts in the collection are documentaries. Of note is the script "Blind Sunday" which was produced as an ABC afterschool special and won the 1977 Writer's Guild of America Award for best children's script. A few...
Dates: 1972 - 1999

Carmen Fields News Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 030
Scope and Contents The Carmen Fields collection consists of Ms. Fields professional work, as a reporter, anchor, writer and host. Ms. Fields worked at three major Boston area television networks: WNAC, WGBH and WBZ and helped produce the documentaries “Goin’ Back to T-Town” and “Wake Up Everybody,” produced for a BU School of Medicine program for minority students. Much of this collection consists of Ms. Fields reporting on various news stories, anchoring news shows, and interviewing guests. Carmen Fields’...
Dates: 1979 - 2004

Carpenter Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 013
Scope and Contents The Carpenter Collection contains materials related to Betsy Carpenter’s appreciation for the performing arts and involvement in new play development. The bulk of the materials are associated with Betsy Carpenter’s career devotion to new play development. As an Emerson faculty member, director of the Clauder Competition and co-founder of Theatrics!, Carpenter received a number of new plays to be considered for production development. The collection also includes work created by and related to...
Dates: 1942 - 2004

Charles Klim Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 032
Scope and Contents This collection holds papers, publications, photographs, and other materials related to Division of Communication Science and Disorders at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Included in this collection are materials about the Samuel D. Robbins Clinic, the Thayer Lindsley Nursery, and numerous college-wide committees (e.g., Academic Board, Academic Policy Committee, and Graduate Council). Information about DCSD faculty, history, and development are also included.
Dates: 1932 - 1997

Dance Repertory Companies Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 028
Scope and Contents This collection encompasses programs, playbills, and memorabilia pertaining to American and International dance companies, from the early 1900s to the 2000s. The bulk of the collection contains playbills, however there are also souvenir programs from various dance companies and a few newspaper articles pertaining to performances. The majority of the collection pertains to the Boston Ballet from the late 60s to the early 2000s.
Dates: 1934 - 2005

Daniel Rudsten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 041
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of scripts by Daniel Rudsten, but also includes 1 folder of photographs.
Dates: 1955 - 1978

Elinor Hughes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 029
Scope and Contents The Elinor Hughes Collection is a collection of materials relating to Ms. Hughes’s career as a theater and film critic. Much of the collection consists of bound volumes of her articles written for the Boston Herald, with some articles written for the Junior League News Bulletin and the Hollywood Reporter. The collection also contains the book “The American Burlesque,” which features five articles with illustrations on the American Theater in 1893.
Dates: 1927 - 1950

Emerson College Memorabilia & Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of single items of memorabilia that document the history of Emerson College. These items were all donated by different donors at different times, but were likely the only item donated.
Dates: 1922-04 - 1925-03

Ethel Berner Babbitt Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 044
Scope and Contents The Ethel Berner Babbitt Collection consists of materials related to the life of Emerson College alumna Ethel Berner Babbitt, including schoolbooks, photograph albums, scrapbooks, manuscripts, and written personal correspondence.
Dates: 1916 - 1952

Evelyn Schneider Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 012
Scope and Contents The Evelyn Schneider papers are mostly class notes and exams, a scrapbook and other memorabilia from Evelyn's student days at Emerson College of Oratory which provide a detailed overview of selected classroom sessions and extracurricular activities experienced by an Emerson student during the 1920's. While the college catalogues from this era provide a general description of the subject matter to be covered in each course, these papers provide the researcher with a day to day record of the...
Dates: 1912 - 1931

Florence Shapiro Markoff Papers

 
Identifier: MSS 048
Scope and Contents The Florence Markoff Collection consists of materials that span over 70 years, dating between 1937 and 2015. Over half of the collection consists of radio scripts for Markoff's three radio programs: There's a Word for It, Rhode Island Portraits in Sound, and You've Said a Mouthful. Other scripts included in the collection are advertisements and assorted radio programs narrated by Markoff. The collection also contains several drafts of, and the manuscript for, her 2015 book You Said a Mouthful....
Dates: 1937 - 2015

Frank Stanton Collection

 Collection — Flat box MSS 011 Box 01, Box: MSS 011 Item 1
Identifier: MSS 011
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials from Frank Stantons career in broadcast journalism.
Dates: ca. 1935 - 1946

Frederick Reiken's "Day for Night" Collection

 Collection — Record carton MSS 035 Box 01
Identifier: MSS 035
Scope and Contents The collection contains the proofs, notes, and cover designs of Frederick's book "Day for Night". There is also a bound uncorrected advance proof and a hardcopy of the published book.
Dates: April 26, 2010; 2009 - 2010

George McFadden Costume and Set Design Clippings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 016
Scope and Contents The George McFadden Costume and Set Design Clippings Collection is a collection of materials relating to set and costume design generated by George McFadden throughout his career as a theater designer. Included in the collection are clippings and articles from magazines and newspapers of people, places, designs, objects, artists' work, advertisements and other inspirations; sketches; greeting cards; magazine covers; newspapers; postcards; and photographs, all of which inspired him in some...
Dates: 1926 - 1970

Harry L. Huret and Ellen Marr Spector Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 027
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the life of Harry L. Huret and Ellen Marr Spector and the gallery dedicated in their honor. Much of the material relates to Huret's life and works as a lyricist, composer, cartoonist and lecturer while a subseries is dedicated to Spector's life and work as a singer and performer. The collection includes photographs, personal and professional correspondence, newspaper clippings, sheet music, lecture notes, original writings, biographical materials,...
Dates: 1928 - 2004

Helen Shea Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 019
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the life of Helen Shea. The collection includes photographs, costumes, programs, original works, correspondence, and other materials from her career as a dancer. The material dates from approximately 1920 to 1999, with the majority produced during the span of her dancing career, from about 1920 to 1942. The bulk of the material is made up of photographs, original writings, and correspondence regarding Shea's best-known performance piece, Leda and...
Dates: Bulk; 1920 - 1999

Howard Atlee Heinlen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 024
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials collected by Howard Atlee Heinlen during his career as a press representative for New York theater productions from the 1950s to the 1980s. It also extends to his later return to acting in the 1990s and his continued correspondences though the 2000s. Materials consist mainly of photographs of productions and actors used for publicity, the press releases written by Heinlen, Playbills, and newspaper clippings. There are also press questionnaires and...
Dates: 1951 - 2013

Jack Stein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 015
Scope and Contents The Jack Stein Collection contains a wide variety of materials ranging from photographs of television studios and movie sets to items of makeup developed by Stein's brand. Spanning nearly a century, the collection covers many aspects of Stein's career at Emerson College including photos and programs of stage productions and materials from the classes he instructed in the Drama Department. Stein worked in various studios around New England and the Boston area and the collection contains several...
Dates: 1926-1992

Jackson-Dowd Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 009
Scope and Contents The Jackson-Dowd Theater Collection includes journals, theater programs, flyers, and newspaper clippings. The journals list theater productions in US and Canadian cities from 1880-1977, with the bulk of the journals addressing Boston and New York City productions. Programs and flyers document Boston and New York City productions from1926-1993, with a minimal amount of programs for non-Boston area Massachusetts productions. Since Jackson died in 1977, later performances must have been attended...
Dates: 1880 - 1993

Janis Paige Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 023
Scope and Contents The Collection documents the career and professional achievements of Janis Paige, an actress and singer. The materials include every filmed episodes of It's Always Jan along with the corresponding script. The collection also includes videos of film, t.v., and live musical performances by Janis Paige, scripts, musical scores, photographs, and other memorabilia from her career.
Dates: c. 1950's - 2010's