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Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1918-1953
Creator:
Carolina Playmakers.
Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
Extent: 1 linear foot (4 boxes)
The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1325
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1 linear foot (4 boxes)
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1918-1953
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The Carolina Playmakers was the theatrical company in residence at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, from 1918 to 1976, when it was succeeded by the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Although they often staged classic and contemporary plays, the Playmakers specialized in the writing and production of folk plays, a dramatic genre "concerned… with the legends, superstitions, customs, environmental differences, and the vernacular of the common people." The Carolina Playmakers collection of playbills and programs consists of about 350 items documenting the theatrical activities organized or sponsored by the Playmakers, Frederick H. Koch, and, more generally, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, between 1918 and 1953.
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Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 Carolina Dramatic Association. Carolina Playmakers. Koch, Frederick H. (Frederick Henry), 1877-1944 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Dramatic Art.
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Brochures Playbills Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1818-2000
(Bulk: 1907-1998)
Creator:
Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Extent: 16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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Charlotte Cushman Club records
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1223
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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16.6 linear feet (26 boxes)
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1818-2000
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1907-1998
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Founded in 1907, the Charlotte Cushman Club was originally intended to provide respectable lodgings for actresses appearing in Philadelphia theaters. In the years of World War II the Club ceased to provide residential services, becoming a favorite gathering place of theater lovers as well as of the many actresses and actors visiting the city with their touring companies. The Charlotte Cushman Club Records offer insight into the activities, the administration, and the membership of the Club during the whole life of the organization, until its closure in 1998. The collection also includes part of the holdings of the former Club’s museum and library.
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Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Charlotte Cushman Club (Philadelphia, Pa.). Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876
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Account books Awards Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Engravings (prints) Minutes (Records) Photographs Plays (performed works) Scrapbooks Scripts Theater programs
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1924-1929
Creator:
Marshall, John F., 1900-
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
This collection documents the day-to-day running of the Altoona chapter of the Ku Klux Klan from 1924 to 1925. Researchers will find correspondence to and from Sam D. Rich, the Imperial Representative of Pennsylvania, and John F. Marshall, secretary to the Altoona chapter; correspondence and tallies relating to the 1924 presidential election, and publications and brochures produced by the Ku Klux Klan.
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Ku Klux Klan material from Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Marshall, John F., 1900-
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1244
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1924-1929
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This collection documents the day-to-day running of the Altoona chapter of the Ku Klux Klan from 1924 to 1925. Researchers will find correspondence to and from Sam D. Rich, the Imperial Representative of Pennsylvania, and John F. Marshall, secretary to the Altoona chapter; correspondence and tallies relating to the 1924 presidential election, and publications and brochures produced by the Ku Klux Klan.
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Marshall, John F., 1900- Ku Klux Klan (1915-). Rich, Sam Durant, 1894-1967
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Brochures Correspondence Publications (documents)
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]
1925-1928
Creator:
Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969
Extent: 0.2 linear foot (1 box)
The Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan appears to have been guided by Charles B. Lewis, whose titles included "Imperial Representative" and "State Director Reclamation and Extension," and who operated out of Syracuse New York. This collection contains bulletins, newsletters, and correspondence relating to the "Realm of New York," specific records of the Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, and Pro-Klan literature relating to the Ku Klux Klan, generally.
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Ku Klux Klan material from Maine, New York
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Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969
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PUSp.Ms. Coll. 1338
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University of Pennsylvania Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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0.2 linear foot (1 box)
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1925-1928
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The Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan appears to have been guided by Charles B. Lewis, whose titles included "Imperial Representative" and "State Director Reclamation and Extension," and who operated out of Syracuse New York. This collection contains bulletins, newsletters, and correspondence relating to the "Realm of New York," specific records of the Maine, New York, chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, and Pro-Klan literature relating to the Ku Klux Klan, generally.
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Ingalls, Fred Ward, 1892-1969 Ku Klux Klan (1915-). Lewis, Charles B. Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944
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Brochures Correspondence Financial records Newsletters Publications (documents)
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