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1 Title:   William B. Short photograph album of theatrical roles  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Short, William B.  
  Dates:   1890s  
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This collection consists of an album of photographs featuring theatrical roles in costume created by the actor William B. Short.
 
  Identifier:   ms4112  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Zelda Sears papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sears, Zelda, 1873-1935  
  Dates:   1910-1941  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of papers documenting the career of Zelda Sears and her husband, Louis C. Wiswell, from 1910-1941. Includes scrapbooks, correspondence, telegrams, notebooks, scripts, photographs, and music scores. The scrapbook contains mostly clippings (1910-1911) relating to "The Nest Egg", a play in which Sears starred. The notebooks contain anecdotes, jokes, quips, and brief outlines, evidently to be used in some of Sears' plays. The scripts are mainly of plays written by Sears', with a few written by others. The collection also includes short stories, scenarios, and lyrics written by Sears; photographs of plays particularly "The Nest Egg" and "The Show Shop"; and some correspondence and telegrams to Zelda and her husband from such show business people as Billie Burke, George M. Cohan, Jerome Kern, Jeanette MacDonald, and E.D. Starr.
 
  Identifier:   ms189  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Theatrical Cabinet Photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1890-1899  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of theatrical cabinet photographs, post cards, and playbills mainly of American actors, actresses, and entertainers with a very few British, French, and German performers.
 
  Identifier:   ms2547  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Frederick F. and Maria Schrader papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Schrader, Marie  
  Dates:   1900-1929  
  Contents:  
The collection consists correspondence to the Schraders discussing their writings and plays, programs, clippings, and music scores; but the majority of the collecyion is theatrical studio photographs of various actors and actresses.
 
  Identifier:   ms2716  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Charles Grapewin and Anna Chance vaudeville scrapbook  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Grapewin, Charley, 1869-1956  
  Dates:   1902-1903  
  Contents:  
This collection contains a scrapbook featuring newspaper reviews and advertisements for the performances of Charles Grapewin and Anna Chance, recording their 1902-1903 season.
 
  Identifier:   ms4198  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Performing arts ephemera  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1886-1956  
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Collection consists of programs and photographs pertaining to theater and film from the 1880s through the 1950s. Includes photographs of notable actors and actresses of the time period, some including autographs and inscriptions, as well as programs from notable theaters in the United States.
 
  Identifier:   ms4231  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Odell and Zinaide Vislaire Williams scrapbooks  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Williams, Odell, 1853-1902  
  Dates:   1885-1931  
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The collection consists of three scrapbooks documenting the careers of Odell Williams and his wife, Zinaide Vislaire Williams from 1885-1931. The scrapbooks contain news clippings, reviews, playbills, photographs, programs, and some correspondence.
 
  Identifier:   ms185  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Theater Program Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1800-1999  
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The Theater Program Collection is contains programs, playbills, and newspaper announcements for theater productions from the late 1700's to the late 1900's. In addition, there is also a collection of cinema and concert production programs. Most productions are listed according to the location (city/state/country) and/or theatre where they were performed. There is also a special 'Black Theatre' section which pertains to productions focused on African American culture.
 
  Identifier:   ms3521  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Walter Mulconry collection of Freddy Wittop papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mulconry, Walter F., 1924-2009  
  Dates:   1967-2001  
  Contents:  
This collection includes Walter Mulconry's correspondence with and about Freddy Wittop, photographs of Mulconry and of Wittop's costume drawings, as well as newspaper clippings and ephemera about Wittop and his career.
 
  Identifier:   ms4333  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   Pat Welch collection of Freddy Wittop papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wittop, Freddy, 1911-2001  
  Dates:   1965-1996  
  Contents:  
This collection contains two letters, an autographed photograph, and four costume designs by Freddy Wittop.
 
  Identifier:   ms4380  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Ward Morehouse papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Morehouse, Ward, 1898-1966  
  Dates:   1879-1969  
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The collection consists of papers of Ward Morehouse from 1879-1969 and includes photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, galley proofs, correspondence, posters, and manuscripts. Photographs are of stage and screen actors and actresses from the late 19th century to the 1950s. Clippings and scrapbooks pertain to Morehouse's columns, play and screen reviews, and theater openings.
 
  Identifier:   ms687  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   Freddy Wittop papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wittop, Freddy, 1911-2001  
  Dates:   1927-2005  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of papers and costume designs, which are the bulk of the collection. Also included are sketchbooks and slides of Wittop's designs and productions, research material, awards, playbills, and genuine costumes from several of Wittop's productions.
 
  Identifier:   ms2727  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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13 Title:   Gilbert Maxwell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maxwell, Gilbert, 1910-  
  Dates:   1931-1979  
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The collection consists of papers of Gilbert Maxwell from 1931-1979. Includes published and unpublished manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead; correspondence; reviews; poetry; literary contracts; and photographs relating to Maxwell's activities as an author, editor, and educator. The correspondence contains several letters (1934-1946) from Maxwell to his mother, Maude Maxwell. The letters discuss Maxwell's writings, publication and readings of his works, his production of radio programs, Maxwell's anti-war stance, his involvement with the Federal Writers' and Federal Theatre Projects, and various jobs he held to support himself while writing.
 
  Identifier:   ms1559  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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14 Title:   Gilbert Maxwell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maxwell, Gilbert, 1910-  
  Dates:   1931-1979  
  Contents:  
The collection consists of manuscripts including an unpublished biography of Tallulah Bankhead, correspondence, reviews, poetry, literary contracts, and photographs.
 
  Identifier:   ms2350  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   Ted Maloof photographs of Academy Theater productions  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Maloof, Maurice Theodore (Ted)  
  Dates:   1960-1962, 1964, 1986  
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This collection includes 200 photographs, taken by Ted Maloof, of twenty-two plays performed in Atlanta primarily between 1960 and 1962. Nineteen of the plays were produced by the Academy Theatre (1960-1962), "The Boyfriend" at Spelman College (1962), "Oh Dad, Poor Dad" at the Pocket Theater (1964), and a production of "Seascape" by the Rocket Theater (1986).
 
  Identifier:   ms3806  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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16 Title:   Charles Coburn papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Coburn, Charles  
  Dates:   1892-1959  
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The collection consists of papers of Charles Coburn from 1892-1959. The collection includes scrapbooks, scripts, photographs, and interviews. The scrapbooks contain mainly newspaper and magazine clippings dealing with Coburn's film, theater, and television career; his involvement in the Mohawk Drama Festival (1935-1940); and scrapbooks of a more professional nature. The collection includes stage, radio, film, and television scripts and stage and screen photographs of productions in which he appeared. The papers also include Coburn's collection of celebrity photographs, albums containing photographs (1937-1952) of Coburn portraying characters in various productions during his years in Hollywood; typed transcripts of interviews of Coburn by Victor Rosen from November 1955 - April 1956; and printed matter relating to the Coburn Players (1909-1918) who presented classic stage productions at American universities and colleges.
 
  Identifier:   ms1126  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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