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Actors (performing artists)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Delaware Theatre Company records 2019 supplement

Identifier: MSS 0633s2

The Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) was founded in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1978 with a mission to create theater of the highest professional quality in Delaware and thereby enrich the area through artistic programming, education and community service. The DTC records 2019 supplement comprises the organization’s administrative and financial records, production files, press, and reviews from 1978-2015.

Dates: 1978-2015

Nellie Farren, Book of tastes : autograph manuscript

Identifier: SLC 0122

Autograph book of questionnaires completed by theatrical celebrities and others, collected by the music hall star and actress, Ellen "Nellie" Farren. Participants include Tom Hood, J. R. Planche, Lord Lytton (referring to his son, Owen Meredith), F. C. Burnand, and Clement Scott.

Dates: 1864-1876

Charles Kean letter to J. Webster

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0803

Autograph letter from English actor and theater manager Charles Kean to J. Webster.

Dates: 1839 March 3

Robert B. Kegerreis The Tell-Tale Heart and theatrical collection

Identifier: MSS 0706

This collection comprises material related to the American actor and playwright Robert B. Kegerreis's 1909 dramatic adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" and his involvement in the New York theater scene of the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1909-1925; Majority of material found within dates 1909-1911

John Masefield letters to Mary Jerrold

Identifier: MSS 0768

This collection comprises John Masefield’s letters to English actress Mary Jerrold, a selection of privately printed poems, and a few photographic postcards.

Dates: 1911-1941

Ulick O'Connor papers

Identifier: MSS 0137

This collection consists of material accumulated over a 25-year period by Ulick O’Connor: biographer, poet, playwright and journalist. O’Connor’s biographies of Brendan Behan and Oliver St. John Gogarty have been recognized internationally as definitive works. A large portion of the collection deals with materials for these books.

Dates: 1904-1976; Majority of material found within 1960-1974

Brian Phelan papers

Identifier: MSS 0681

The Brian Phelan papers document forty years of the literary career of Irish-born playwright and screenwriter Brian Phelan (born 1934). Phelan's adaptations and docudramas focus on Irish characters, the issues of Irish emigration, socialist and feminist themes, and major world events. The collection, which spans from the 1960s to the 2000s, comprises Phelan's working and project files and include correspondence, screenplays, scripts, contracts, photographs, and research.

Dates: 1958-2005; Majority of material found within 1975-2003

Mary Pickford photographs and publicity stills

Identifier: GRA 0159

This collection of American actress Mary Pickford photographs and publicity stills contains 40 photographs and two glass slides. The photographs and slides provide insight into production, distribution, and publicity during Hollywood's era of silent films.

Dates: 1914-1933

University of Delaware audio recordings of poetry readings

Identifier: MSS 0696
Abstract This collection features audiotape recordings of poetry readings and performances by American poets and University of Delaware professors. The collection contains poetry readings dating from 1953 to 1960 by Robert Hillyer, an influential poet and professor at the University of Delaware. There are also recordings of poetry readings, some broadcast by Delaware radio stations, by Wilbur Owen Sypherd, professor and administrator at the University of Delaware. The collection also features a...
Dates: circa 1953-1964

Emlyn Williams letters to Katharine Cornell and Nancy Hamilton

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0879

Welsh dramatist Emlyn Williams wrote these letters to his two friends, actress Katharine Cornell and lyricist Nancy Hamilton.

Dates: 1962-1980; Majority of material found within 1962-1964, 1978-1980