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"Massacre: A Play"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015

Scope and Contents

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, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and Indigenous populations.

Dates

  • 1941

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Unknown.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and Indigenous populations.

Acquisition

"Massacre: A Play" by Charlotte Brate was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1949 by the estate of Rufus M. Jones.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.853 William Penn papers
  • HC.MC.950.154 Rosalie Regen scripts
  • HC.MC.975.07.023 "The Trial of William Penn"

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
"Massacre: A Play," 1941
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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