8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Dramatists, American.

  1. Paulette Greene papers, 1920-1998

    750 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Rare book and manuscript collector and dealer. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs and postcards, programs, sale catalogs, and book advertisements relating to Edna St. Vincent Millay.

  2. 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,...

  3. Alan Jay Lerner papers, 1880-1997

    2500 items ; 38 containers ; 19.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Alan Jay Lerner was an American lyricist, librettist, playwright and screenwriter. The papers include stage scripts and screenplays in multiple drafts, music, correspondence, photographs, writings, programs, biographical materials, clippings and collected lyrics.

  4. Arthur Laurents papers, circa 1900-2011

    approximately 15,400 items ; 144 containers ; 71.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Laurents (1917-2011) was an American playwright, screenwriter and Broadway director. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes scripts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, book drafts, production notes, programs, publicity materials, business papers, awards, clippings, and articles.

  5. George S. Kaufman and Anne Kaufman Schneider papers, circa 1892-1998

    approximately 1,500 items ; 10 containers ; 6.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    George S. Kaufman was an American playwright, producer, director, drama critic, and humorist. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, scripts, and other materials related to his career. His daughter, Anne Kaufman Schneider (b. 1925), remained active in preserving Kaufman's legacy well into the 1990s. Her correspondence related to these efforts and family photographs are also...

  6. Howard Ashman papers, 1973-2010

    2,250 items ; 31 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Howard Ashman (1950-1991) was a lyricist, librettist, playwright and director. The papers chiefly consist of materials from his work, including his collaborations with composer Alan Menken, such as Little Shop of Horrors and the Disney animated musicals The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Materials include scripts, piano-conductor scores, correspondence, business papers,...

  7. 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.

  8. Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    161.6 linear feet (364 boxes, 1 negative folder, 11 map case folders, approximately 127,075 items). 107 sound tape reels : . 124 sound cassettes : . 4 sound discs : . 1 microphone. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.