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Theater -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

Federal Theatre Project collection

Call Number: MS 142

A collection of 21 plays, studies, and other works, in 23 volumes, produced by (or related to) the Federal Theatre Project, a division of the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.). The collection represents primarily research studies and reports (particularly as pertains to theatre history), and a small number of play and radio scripts. Many of the items in this collection indicate they came out of the Region of the West and/or the Research Bureau.

Dates: between 1935 and 1939

Frank Ivers Frayne collection

Call Number: RH MS 79

The Frank Ivers Frayne collection consists of photographs of the Frayne family and other mementos of Frank's theatrical career, as well as some of Frayne's drawings, play manuscripts, accounting records, and correspondence. There are also newspaper clippings and scrapbooks about the Frayne shows and about the Frayne family more generally.

Dates: 1881 - 1891

Personal papers of Allen Crafton

Call Number: PP 54

Allen Crafton taught Speech and Dramatic Arts at the University of Kansas from 1923-1961. This collection consists of photographs, correspondence, and theatre programs related to his time at KU.

Dates: 1923 - 1961

Personal Papers of George W. Woodyard

Call Number: PP 216
Overview Woodyard taught in the Department of Spanish and Portugese at the University of Kansas beginning in 1966. This collection consists of a manuscript, Bibliography of Latin American Theatre Criticism, 1940-1974, as well as numerous other publications written by Woodyard. Also included are papers relating to classes he taught, including information on various Latin American authors whose work he taught, as well as papers relating to the construction of the Rotary...
Dates: 1921 - 2010

Roger Imhof vaudeville collection

Call Number: MS 121

The papers of Roger Imhof, a comedian in vaudeville and burlesque, encompass Imhof's professional theater career through scripts, song lyrics, scrapbooks, periodicals, and personal materials such as photographs and correspondence.

Dates: 1836 - 1952