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Barron, Elwyn A. Papers, 1877-1921

Elwyn A. Barron (1855-1929) was a drama critic and playwright working in Chicago between 1877 and 1895. The Elwyn A. Barron Papers contain correspondence, memorabilia, dramatic criticism, and drafts of plays, novels, and poetry.

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Chicago Drama Performances. Index, 1839-1955

Compiled by University of Chicago Professor Napier Wilt. Primarily index cards with information on theatrical performances in Chicago theaters, 1839-1955. Cards include title of play, dates of performances, author, theater where play was performed, actors, and sometimes comments on the play. Also...

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Chicago Repertory Group Collection of Scripts and Scrapbooks, 1933-1947

The Chicago Repertory Group Collection, presented to the University Library in June, 1958, by Gertrude Gunter Soltker, an original member of the group, consists of typescripts, carbons, and mimeograph copies of 267 plays, songs, and sketches used by the group, as well as six scrapbooks containing...

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Goodrich, Adelaide Eunice. Collection, ca. 1837-1916

Adelaide Eunice Goodrich (1861-19??). Actress and author. Collection contains prompt books of plays, scrapbooks, photographs, and a small group of patents and other legal documents of her father H. C. Goodrich. The collection also includes newspaper clippings featuring interviews with Goodrich in...

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Hooper, Frances. Papers, 1928-1976

Frances Hooper (1892-1986) was a journalist and advertising executive. She was founder and president of the Frances Hooper Advertising Agency. Hooper was also an author and avid collector of books and art. Correspondence, books, photographs, and notes in the collection reflect Hooper’s personal l...

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Jazz Piano Song Sheet. Collection, 1885-1967

The Jazz Piano Song Sheet Collection contains printed sheet music and books ranging from 1885-1967 and includes showtunes, fox trots, waltzes, and jazz, arranged alphabetically by title. The inventory contains the song title, lyricist(s), composer(s), publisher, and date.

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Moody, William Vaughn. Papers, 1892-1925

American poet, playwright and teacher. Contains correspondence, manuscripts of poems and plays, notebooks, themes written while a student at Harvard, biographical material, reprints, newspaper clippings, reviews of Moody's plays, playbills and programs. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Norman ...

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Playbill and Program. Collection, 1843-1979

Contains primarily posters, programs, and souvenir books from 19th-century public performances and Playbill and Showbill magazines from the 20th century. Also contains musical performance programs for amateur recitals, operas, and ballets. A smaller number of programs are included for lectures, m...

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Wilt, Napier. Papers, 1899-1975

Napier Wilt (1896-1975), theatre scholar, was an alumnus and faculty member of the University of Chicago's Department of English. He was heavily involved in research into American literature and especially the history of theatrical performances in Chicago theaters during the late nineteenth centu...

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