• Creator Names Gerstenberg, Alice.
  • Title Alice Gerstenberg autobiography [manuscript], ca. 1960s.
  • Physical description 1 linear ft. (2 boxes)
  • Collection summary Autobiographical manuscript by Alice Gerstenberg (1885-1972), a dramatist, author, and actress, who was active in the little theater movement in Chicago (Ill.). The manuscript includes reminiscences about Gerstenberg's theatrical activities and Chicago's cultural and social scenes. The preface was written by Adeline Lobdell Pynchon (January 1962). The manuscript is typed (696 p.) and includes a carbon copy. Several photographs of Gerstenberg are also present.
  • Location of Other Archival Materials Note Related materials include the Alice Gerstenberg papers at the Newberry Library (Chicago, Ill.) and a small collection of Julia Gerstenberg items at Chicago History Museum, Research Center.
  • Names
    • Gerstenberg, Alice Archives.
    • Pynchon, Adeline Lobdell.
  • Subjects
    • Actresses Illinois Chicago Biography.
    • Little theater movement Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Theater Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Women authors, American Illinois Chicago Biography.
    • Women dramatists, American Illinois Chicago Biography.
  • Geographic coverage Chicago (Ill.) Social life and customs.
  • Genre
    • Autobiographies. aat
    • Photographic prints. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.