Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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 the Lenni-Lenape.
This collection is comprised of the handwritten correspondence between Thomas Drake and Frances B. Watland concerning Lida Lisle Greene's manuscript of a play about John Woolman, as well as the typed script for the play.
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."
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 collection contains a composition book with an essay entitled "John Fletcher and Drama" and associated notes written by Edward D. Snyder. John Fletcher was a Jacobean playwright. The composition book has a label on the front cover from Harvard Cooperative Society, suggesting that Snyder wrote the essay as part of his graduate work at Harvard University.
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."