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Carpenter Manuscript 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

Dom DeLuise Audiovisual Collection

Identifier: ACC-MSS 012
Scope and Contents The Dom DeLuise collection contains materials from the years 1964-2008. The collection includes scripts, screenplays, photographs, videocassettes, ¾ inch Umatic recordings, Umatic S recordings, CDs, DVDs, books, press releases, newspaper and magazine articles. The scripts are rough drafts of skits performed on The Entertainers and The Dom DeLuise Show and the screenplays are various drafts that represent films such as Happy and Marco’s Moon. Many of the CDs and DVDs are from the Dom DeLuise...
Dates: 1964-2009

Elinor Hughes 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

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

George McFadden Costume and Set Design Clippings 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

Howard Storm Script Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC-MSS 009
Scope and Contents The Howard Storms Scripts Collection contains the unbound scripts of television episodes that Howard Storm directed. A large number of the scripts in this collection are from the television series "Mork and Mindy" that aired from 1978-1982. The scripts in this collection date from 1978-1981.The rest of the collection consists of scripts from twenty-seven other series of episodes he directed. These range from one to five episodes per series. Also included are a few screenplays that...
Dates: 1975 - 2003

Jackson-Dowd Theater 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

Martin Shwartz Audio-Visual Collection

Identifier: MSS 007
Scope and Contents The Shwartz collection consists of a variety of theater-related audio-visual material that covers musicals, operas and soundtracks including music produced by well known Broadway music producers. This collection also contains press related materials, recordings of the Tony Awards and interviews with actors and actresses. The collection was arranged by format, there are 151 cassette tapes, 109 reel-to-reel tapes (including 1 unidentified 16mm film), and 29 VHS tapes. Most items were not dated....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1979; Span (1927-1990)

Pearl Wallace Chappell Collection

Identifier: MSS 022
Scope and Contents This collection documents the teaching and writing career of Pearl Wallace Chappell and the history of the Dallas Academy of Speech and Drama. Included in the collection is biographical information about Pearl Wallace Chappell and historical information about the Dallas Academy of Speech and Drama. There are published poems and plays by Pearl Wallace Chappell and an audio recording of her giving a poetry reading shortly before her death. Also included are alumni directories and yearbooks,...
Dates: 1914 - 1969; 2012

Phil Leslie Script Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ACC-MSS 006
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection contains bound and unbound scripts of the radio show Fibber McGee and Molly. The bound scripts are from 1937 to 1953 and the unbound scripts date from 1941-1954. Included with many of the unbound scripts are the story pitches, outlines, draft scripts, notes from readings and the final drafts. There are also several scripts from a television spinoff that was attempted. Over the many years Fibber McGee and Molly was on they did special appearances outside of their...
Dates: 1937 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1937-1970

Sarah Moore Field Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 031
Scope and Contents The Sarah Moore Field Collection includes over 200 programs and playbills from theatres within the New England region of the United States, with the bulk of the materials from Boston. The materials range in date from 1881 to 1963 with the bulk of the collection containing items from 1900 to 1928. Depending on the era, the playbills are formatted either as single sheets or posters (primarily the pre-1900s and World War II era programs) or booklets featuring advertisements, play descriptions, and...
Dates: 1881 - 1963

Sigmund A. Lavine Boston Theatre Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 002
Scope and Contents The Sigmund A. Lavine Boston Theatre Collection is a collection of materials generated by and relating to Boston Theatres of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Included in the collection are photographs of actors and productions, theatre programs and playbills from Boston area theatres, production materials such as scripts and journals, and newspaper and magazine clippings about people, places, and events in the Boston theatre community. The bulk of the material concerns the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-1914; 1827-1950

Sigmund A. Lavine Gilbert and Sullivan Collection

Identifier: MSS 001
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials dating from 1867 to 1988 related to the works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. The collection includes programs, scripts, librettos, musical scores and sheet music, photographs, drawings and artwork, advertising materials, souvenirs, magazines, recordings, correspondence and writings about Gilbert and Sullivan, and a large collection of newspaper clippings about Gilbert and Sullivan and their fourteen comic operas. Much of the material is related to...
Dates: Bulk(1881-1945); 1860 - 1988

Sylvia Lewis Collection

Identifier: MSS 025
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials related to Sylvia Lewis' career including but not limited to: photographs, contracts, scripts, sheet music, publicity publications, magazines, lobby cards, posters, personal correspondence, 16mm films, VHS tapes, DVD's, costumes/apparel.
Dates: mid-1930s to early 2010s

Theater Playbills Collection

Identifier: MSS 008
Scope and Contents This collection encompasses theatre programs, playbills, and memorabilia from hundreds of theatres throughout the United States and London, with the bulk of the materials from Boston, New York, and London. The materials range in date from 1855 through 2012 with the bulk of the collection containing playbills from 1950 on. Depending on the era the playbills are formatted either as single sheets or poster (primarily the pre 1900s and World War II era programs) or booklets featuring...
Dates: 1855 - 2012

Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection

Identifier: ACC-MSS 004
Scope and Contents The Warren Debenham Comedy Sound Collection documents American comedy from the early 1930s through 2006 and consists of long playing albums and compact discs of live performances, spoken word recordings, humorous music, musical theater, and film soundtracks. In addition to recordings of individual comics, the collection contains compilations of various comedians. Also included are compilations of radio series, among them "Our Miss Brooks," "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show," "Duffy's...
Dates: 1955 - 2006

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