14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American drama.

  1. Henry Denker papers, 1929-2009

    20,000 items ; 164 containers plus 1 oversize ; 66 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Novelist, playwright, and screenplay writer. Correspondence; drafts; theater, radio, film and television project papers and proposals; legal files; playbills and printed ephemera; reviews; research files; and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Denker's writing career.

  2. Elisabeth Dupuy papers, 1892-1922

    200 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, poet, and playwright. Poems, plays, short stories, correspondence, notebooks, and miscellaneous material.

  3. Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    37,000 items ; 64 containers plus 1 oversize ; 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.

  4. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001

    49,500 items ; 141 containers plus 13 oversize ; 60 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, and theater administrator. Correspondence, drafts and typescripts of writings, financial records, notes, photographs, and research material pertaining to Teichmann's career as a playwright, biographer, educator, and theater administrator.

  5. Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995

    15,000 items ; 59 containers plus 3 oversize ; 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Family correspondence, appointment calendars, awards and citations, financial records, newspaper clippings of articles about Feiffer, general correspondence, art publication file, and writings relating primarily to Feiffer's novels and stage and screenplays.

  6. Manuscript Plays Collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1973

    190 containers; 3,080 items; 203 linear feet . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Selected typewritten or handwritten playss deposited in the United States Copyright Office that were subsequently transferred to the Rare Book and Special Collections Division due to their unique or noteworthy qualities. The collection is among the oldest of the extant plays, including examples of early items bound in leather and others that are handwritten. The collection also contains plays by...

  7. American / Century Play Company scripts and business papers, 1894-2006

    approximately 16,000 items ; 185 containers ; 93.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Play Company / Century Play Company was a conglomerate publishing house that represented many of the most prominent American playwrights and dramatists of the 20th century. The scripts and business papers in the collection document numerous aspects of American theater production history, including author representation, show production, publishing, and licensing for television,...

  8. Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    25,500 items ; 78 containers plus 2 oversize ; 32.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

  9. Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928

    600 items ; 39 containers ; 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.

  10. George S. Kaufman papers, 1911-1941

    23 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright and newspaperman. Typescripts of plays by Kaufman. Coauthors include Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, Moss Hart, Ring Lardner, Isabel Leighton, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Robert Nathan, Irving Pichel, W.W. de Renne, Morrie Ryskind, Herbert Seligman, and Alexander Woollcott.