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Scope and Contents This collection consists of records documenting the operations and activities of the Department of Theatre Arts at Lawrence. The bulk of the collection consists of production files containing newspaper clippings, programs, and photographs of theatrical productions. Administrative records, directors' books, posters, related student organization files, and materials documenting the predecessors to the Department of Theatre at Lawrence (oratory and debate, and the School of Expression) are also...
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection is comprised of the scripts and programs from the plays that Emily Frances Brown produced and directed as an English professor at Milwaukee Downer College from 1900 to 1945. The collection also contains newspaper articles describing her role in bringing the now famous Christmas song “Twelve Days of Christmas” from England to the United States, as well as photographs and teaching materials.
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Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting the tenure of F. Theodore "Ted" Cloak as professor of theatre arts at Lawrence University, 1929 to 1969. Materials include correspondence, photographs, documentation of theatre productions, course materials, and a scrapbook. Also included are research materials related to Dion Boucicault, a 19th century Irish actor and playwright.