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Archives & Manuscripts

Drama

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"Massacre: A Play"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre." The play describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Pa. in 1683 and describes the white settlers' fear of an Indian massacre and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Indians.

Lida Lisle Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-085
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence between Thomas Drake and Frances B. Watland, concerning Lida Lisle Green's manuscript of a play about John Woolman, as well as the typed script for the play.

Mary Hoxie Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-107
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed scripts of a play written by Mary Hoxie Jones, entitled "The King's Missive," as well as two copies of the program of the Annual Business Meeting and Entertainment of Friends Historical Association, and a reproduced letter with a wax seal addressed to "Carles R." and signed by "William Morris," and was presumably used as a prop in a production of "The King's Missive."

Rosalie Regen scripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-154
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the scripts, generally for one-act plays, written by Rosalie Regen. Each play focuses on Quaker history, and particularly important Quaker individuals, including: Elizabeth Fry, John Woolman, William Penn, Rufus Jones, George Fox, Mary Fisher, and John Greenleaf Whittier. The scripts for the following plays are included in the collection: "The Seven Sisters," "Master John," "slave wedding," "Admiral Penn and Son William," and "Bewitched" "Rufus Jones and the...

James Whitall manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-095
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two manuscripts, collected by James Whitall. The collection includes the manuscript of a memoir or autobiography by Honah Landis, entitled "How Literature Came to Texas," and a French play by Edmond See, translated by Whitall, entitled "A Friend of His Youth."