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BOX 1-46, 73 Production Files, 1947-2001
Correspondence, business papers, scripts, photographs, programs, contracts, and other materials related to Whitehead's stage productions. Researchers should also examine the "Dramatist Guild agreements" file, located within the business papers series, for additional contracts pertaining to signature productions.
Arranged alphabetically by title of production and by subject therein.
BOX-FOLDER 1-2/7 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (1976)
BOX-FOLDER 2/8-9, 3/1 After the fall (1964-1965)
BOX-FOLDER 3/2-6 The archbishop's ceiling (1977)
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Ardele (1975)
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Banderol (1962)
BOX-FOLDER 3/9, 4, 5/1-2 The bedroom farce (1979)
BOX-FOLDER 5/3-6 Bequest to the nation (1970)
BOX-FOLDER 5/7-12, 6/1-2 Betrayal (1979)
BOX-FOLDER 6/3-5 Broken glass (1994)
BOX-FOLDER 6/6-9 Bus stop (1955-1956)
BOX-FOLDER 6/10, 7/1 But for whom, Charlie (1964, ANTA)
BOX-FOLDER 7/2-7 Carmelina (1979)
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 The changeling (1964)
BOX-FOLDER 7/9-10, 8/1-4 The cold wind and the warm (1958-1959)
BOX-FOLDER 8/5-9 The confidential clerk (1954)
BOX-FOLDER 8/10-13, 9/1 The conquering hero (1961)
BOX-FOLDER 9/2-8, 10/1-2 The creation of the world and other business (1972)
see also Two-play venture
BOX-FOLDER 10/3 Crime and punishment (1947-1948)
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BOX-FOLDER 10/4-5 The culper ring (undated)
BOX-FOLDER 10/6-9, 11/1-3 The day the money stopped (1958)
BOX-FOLDER 11/4-7, 12/1 Death of a salesman (1984)
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Deathtrap (undated)
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Desire under the elms (1952)
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BOX-FOLDER 12/4 Economic necessity (circa 1974)
BOX-FOLDER 12/5-9 The emperor's clothes (1953)
BOX-FOLDER 12/10-11 The family man (1953)
BOX-FOLDER 13/1-3 A few good men (1989-1991)
BOX-FOLDER 13/4-8, 14/1-5 Finishing touches (1973)
see also Two-play venture
BOX-FOLDER 15/1-5 The flowering peach (1954-1955)
BOX-FOLDER 15/6 Four saints in three acts (1952)
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BOX-FOLDER 15/7-8 Foxy (1964)
BOX-FOLDER 15/9 Golden boy (1952)
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BOX-FOLDER 15/10-13, 16/1-6 Goldilocks (1958-1959)
BOX-FOLDER 16/7-13, 17/1 A hole in the head (1957)
BOX-FOLDER 17/2-4 Incident at Vichy (1964-1965)
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BOX-FOLDER 17/5 The kidders (1950)
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BOX-FOLDER 17/6-7 The last meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia (1976)
see also A Texas trilogy
BOX-FOLDER 17/8-12, 18/1-8 Lillian (1986)
BOX-FOLDER 18/9-10 Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander (1976)
see also A Texas trilogy
BOX-FOLDER 19/1-8, 20/1-7, 73/1 Lunch hour (1980-1981)
BOX-FOLDER 20/6-7, 21/2-10, 22/1-3 A man for all seasons (1961-1963)
BOX-FOLDER 22/4-10 Master class (1995-1997)
BOX-FOLDER 23/1-8, 24/1-8, 25/1-6 A matter of gravity (1976)
BOX-FOLDER 26/1-15, 27/1-5 Medea (1982)
BOX-FOLDER 27/6-12 The member of the wedding (1950-1951)
BOX-FOLDER 27/13-14, 28/1 Midgie Purvis (1961)
BOX-FOLDER 28/2-5 Mrs. McThing (1952-1953)
BOX-FOLDER 28/6-7 Much ado about nothing (1959)
BOX-FOLDER 28/8-15, 29/1 No man's land (1976)
BOX-FOLDER 29/2-10 Old times (1971-1972)
BOX-FOLDER 29/11-12 The oldest living graduate (1976)
see also A Texas trilogy
BOX-FOLDER 30/1-4 Orpheus descending (1957)
BOX-FOLDER 30/5-13 Park your car in Harvard Yard (1991-1992)
BOX-FOLDER 31/1-10, 32/1-4, 73/2 The petition (1986)
BOX-FOLDER 32/5 The physicists (1964)
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BOX-FOLDER 32/6-12, 33/1-3, 73/3 The price (1968-1969)
BOX-FOLDER 33/4-11, 34/1-5 The prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1968)
BOX-FOLDER 34/6-10, 35/1-7, 73/4 The prince of Grand Street (1978)
BOX-FOLDER 35/8, 36/1-3 The prodigal daughter (1973)
BOX-FOLDER 36/4-7 The remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1953-1954)
BOX-FOLDER 36/8-9 Resurrection blues (2001)
BOX-FOLDER 36/10-13 Saint Joan (1954)
BOX-FOLDER 37/1-7 Semmelweiss (1977-1978)
BOX-FOLDER 38/1-6 Separate tables (1956-1957)
BOX-FOLDER 38/7-11, 39/1-2 Sheep on the runway (1970)
BOX-FOLDER 39/3-5 The skin of our teeth (1955)
BOX-FOLDER 39/6-10, 40/1 The sorrows of Frederick (1970)
BOX-FOLDER 40/2-6 The speed of darkness (1991)
BOX-FOLDER 40/7 Sunday breakfast (1952)
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BOX-FOLDER 40/8 Tamburlaine the great (1956)
Ledger book only
BOX-FOLDER 40/9 Tartuffe (1965)
BOX-FOLDER 40/10-11, 41/1-7, 42/1-4 A Texas trilogy (1976)
see also The last meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia; Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander; The oldest living graduate
BOX-FOLDER 42/5-9 The time of the cuckoo (1952-1953)
BOX-FOLDER 42/10-12, 43/1-3 A touch of the poet (1958-1959)
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Two-play venture (1972-1988)
see also The creation of the world and other business and Finishing touches
Financial documents for The Creation of the World and Other Business and Finishing Touches
BOX-FOLDER 44/2 Up from paradise (1974)
BOX-FOLDER 44/3 A view from the bridge (1955)
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BOX-FOLDER 44/4-10 The visit (1958)
BOX-FOLDER 45/1-4 The waltz of the toreadors (1957)
BOX-FOLDER 45/5-8, 46/1-10 The West Side waltz (1981-1982)
BOX-FOLDER 46/11 Where's Daddy? (1966)
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BOX-FOLDER 73/5 Unidentified
Costume renderings
BOX 47-53 Correspondence, 1947-2002
Miscellaneous business and personal letters sent and received by Whitehead.
Arranged chronologically by year. Selected correspondence from notable personalities are arranged alphabetically by last name following the general correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 47/1-23 1947-1969
BOX-FOLDER 48/1-10 1970-1979
BOX-FOLDER 49/1-5 1980-1984
BOX-FOLDER 50/1-5 1985-1989
BOX-FOLDER 51/1-6 1990-1995
BOX-FOLDER 52/1-7 1996-1999
BOX-FOLDER 53/1-3 2000-2002
BOX-FOLDER 53/4 Undated
BOX-FOLDER 53/5 Clurman, Harold, 1949-1970
BOX-FOLDER 53/6 Inge, William, 1961-1970
BOX-FOLDER 53/7 Plummer, Christopher, 1970-1972
BOX-FOLDER 53/8 Prince, Harold, 1999
BOX 54-59 Business Papers, 1947-2000
Chiefly letters, financial documents, and contracts related to theatrical education projects or theater companies with which Whitehead was associated, especially Lincoln Center. The "Dramatist Guild agreements" file is of particular interest and contains contracts for many shows listed among the production files.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX 54/1 Agnes de Mille Foundation, 1997-1998
BOX-FOLDER 54/2 Agnes de Mille memorial, 1994
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