University of Washington theaters photograph collection, 1890-1950  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
University of Washington theaters photograph collection
Dates
1890-1950 (inclusive)
1930-1950 (bulk)
Quantity
2376 photographic prints (13 boxes)
7 nitrate negatives
Collection Number
PH0236
Summary
Photographs documenting University of Washington theater activities from 1890 to 1950
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection of photographs documenting University of Washington theater activities from 1890 to 1950. Primarily images of theatrical productions although also covers in part theater buildings and activities of various dramatic organizations on campus. Includes: Denny Hall, Meany Hall (Old), Gymnasium, Sylvan Theater, Penthouse (Edmond Meany Hotel), Studio Theater, Penthouse (Ave.), Penthouse (Campus), Showboat, Glenn Hughes Playhouse, Seattle Repertory Playhouse, Washington State Theater Co., Works Progress Administration. Collection is organized by theater building and then by the various dramatic companies that performed in those theaters. Unprinted negatives from this collection include UW negs 9848-9932, 9991-9995.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Preferred Citation

The required credit line for use of images from Special Collections is: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, [plus the negative number].

The negative number is provided with the image and is a letter + number combination such as UW13452; Hegg 1234; or NA1275. A typical credit line would be, University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections, UW13452.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


 



DETAILED LISTING OF BOX CONTENTS:

BOX 1: General Information (Production lists), Theaters - Denny Hall, Meany Hall (Old), Gymnasium
Folder 1: General information - Production Lists

THEATERS - Denny Hall - Productions
Folder 2: A Box of Monkeys (1890); You Never Can Tell (1909); The Florentine Tragedy (1920); Pierre Patelin: Lawyer (1920)

THEATERS - Meany Hall (Old) - Productions (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 3: The Way of the Cross (program) (1910)
Folder 4: Seven- twenty-eight (program) (1910)
Folder 5: Mocking Bird (program) (1912)
Folder 6: Prunella (1921)
Folder 7: Her Husband's Wife (192?)
Folder 8: Dolly Performing Herself (192?)
Folder 9: Taming of the Shrew (1922)
Folder 10: Shadow of the Glen (192?)
Folder 11: Pot O' Broth (192?)
Folder 12: Workhouse Ward (192?)
Folder 13: Smoon (1923)
Folder 14: A Bright Morning (1923)
Folder 15: A Christmas Present (1923)
Folder 16: The Romancers
Folder 17: Harlequinade in Orange and Green (192?)
Folder 18: Bluebeard (192?)
Folder 19: He Who Gets Slapped (1923)
Folder 20: The Man of Destiny and the Will (program) (1927)
Folder 21: Kit Marlowe (192?)
Folder 22 Little Clay Cart (1934)
Folder 23: Oedipus Rex (undated)
Folder 24: Pierre Patelin (1934) See also Oversize Box 12
Folder 25: Unidentified

THEATERS - The Gymnasium - Productions
Folder 26: Twelfth Night (1908)
Folder 27: As You Like It (1908)
Folder 28: Much Ado About Nothing (1909)


BOX 2: Theaters - Sylvan, Penthouse (Meany Hotel), Studio, Penthouse (Ave.), Showboat, Penthouse (campus)

THEATERS - Sylvan Theater Productions
Folder 1: As You Like It (1923)

THEATERS - Penthouse (Meany Hotel)
Folder 2: Artist's sketch of E. Meany Hotel; Drawing of the Acting Arena; Artist's sketch of "A Sunny Morning" presented in the T. Murphy Penthouse; photograph of a Ballroom Production.

THEATERS - Studio Theater - Productions
Folder 3: Mrs. Moonlight
Folder 4: Alien Corn
Folder 5: The Critic
Folder 6: Animal Kingdom
Folder 7: Her Master's Voice; Importance of Being Earnest; Uncle Vanya; Merchant of Venice; Another Language; Journey's End
Folder 8: Hedda Gabler; Lady from the Sea; Doll's House; She Stoops to Conquer; The Cherry Orchard; Scrap of Paper
Folder 9: Little Women; Woman of No Importance; Twelfth Night; Outward Bound; Bourgeois Gentleman; Pride and Prejudice; Madchen in Uniform

THEATERS - Penthouse (Ave.) - Productions
Folder 10: Ladies of the Jury; Personal Appearances; Accent on Youth (scene design)

THEATERS - Showboat (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 11: Programs; Exterior photographs You Can't Take it With You ? The Critic (1942) Mrs. Carlyle (1948)

THEATERS - Penthouse (Campus) (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 12: Exterior; Artist's sketch; Floor plan; Miscellaneous programs


BOX 3: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse (All University Plays, Washington State Theater Co., Theater School)

THEATERS - Glenn Hughes Playhouse (Seattle Repertory Playhouse)
Folder 1: Exterior views

THEATERS - Glenn Hughes Playhouse (All University Plays 1930- 1934)) (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 2: The Critic
Folder 3: Medea
Folder 4: Shakuntala
Folder 5: The Showoff

THEATERS - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Washington State Theater Co. and productions (1936-1939)
Folder 6: Washington State Theater Co. - General
Folder 7: No more Frontier
Folder 8: Red Head Baker
Folder 9: Romeo and Juliet
Folder 10: She Stoops to Conquer
Folder 11: Taming of the Shrew

THEATERS - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Theater School (Acting, directing, scene and costume design and construction, movement, dance, fencing, and creative dramatics. 1939-1950)
Folder 12: Set construction, lighting, and administration
Folder 13: Movement, dance, fencing, creative dramatics
Folder 14: Costume design
Folder 15: Make-up
Folder 16: Actors
Folder 17: Rehearsal, directing
Folder 18: Rehearsal - Julius Caesar
Folder 19: Rehearsal - The Marriage Proposal
Folder 20: Rehearsal - On Stage
Folder 21: Rehearsal - Red Head Baker
Folder 22: Rehearsal - She Stoops to Conquer
Folder 23: Children's theater


BOX 4: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - W.P.A. Co. and productions. (1936-1939)
Folder 1: Directors, stage crew, actors, etc.
Folder 2: W.P.A. Co. Production - Ali Baba
Folder 3: W.P.A. Co. Production - American Album
Folder 4: W.P.A. Co. Production - Androcles and the Lion
Folder 5: W.P.A. Co. Production - Black Empire
Folder 6: W.P.A. Co. Production - Blind Alley
Folder 7: W.P.A. Co. Production - Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby
Folder 8: W.P.A. Co. Production - Curtain Goes Up
Folder 9: W.P.A. Co. Production - An Evening with Dunbar
Folder 10: W.P.A. Co. Production - The Hammer
Folder 11: W.P.A. Co. Production - Is zat so?
Folder 12: W.P.A. Co. Production - It can't Happen Here
Folder 13: W.P.A. Co. Production - Lysistrata
Folder 14: W.P.A. Co. Production - The Mikado
Folder 15: W.P.A. Co. Production - The Natural Man
Folder 16: W.P.A. Co. Production - Noah
Folder 17: W.P.A. Co. Production - Spirochete
Folder 18: W.P.A. Co. Production - Stevedore
Folder 19: W.P.A. Co. Production - Warrior's Husband
Folder 20: W.P.A. Co. Production - Variety Show
Folder 21: Memory Lane Review
Folder 22: Unidentified variety shows, musical productions, etc.
Folder 23: Pierce County projects
Folder 24: Spokane County projects
Folder 25: Children's productions
Folder 26: Unidentified productions
Folder 27: Models of theaters


BOX 5: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Actors and actresses. (A-Z) (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 1: Actors (A)
Folder 2: Actors (B)
Folder 3: Actors (C)
Folder 4: Actors (D)
Folder 5: Actors (E)
Folder 6: Actors (F)
Folder 7: Actors (G)
Folder 8: Actors (H)
Folder 9: Actors (J)
Folder 10: Actors (K)
Folder 11: Actors (L)
Folder 12: Actors (M)
Folder 13: Actors (N)
Folder 14: Actors (O)
Folder 15: Actors (P)
Folder 16: Actors (Q)
Folder 17: Actors (R)
Folder 18: Actors (S)
Folder 19: Actors (T)
Folder 20: Actors (V)
Folder 21: Actors (W)
Folder 22: Actors (X,Y,Z)
Folder 23: Actors - Unidentified


BOX 6: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Seattle Repertory Playhouse Productions (1929-1939) (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 1: Six Characters In Search of an Author (1929-1930)
Folder 2: The Living Corpse (1930-1931)
Folder 3: Peer Gynt (1930-1931)
Folder 4: Our American Cousin (1930-1931)
Folder 5: Romeo and Juliet (1931-1932)
Folder 6: Uncle Tom's Cabin (1931-1932)
Folder 7: Abraham's Bosom (1931-1932)
Folder 8: Funny Man (1932-1933)
Folder 9: Liliom (1932-1933)
Folder 10: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous To Know (1932-1933)
Folder 11: Prunella (1932-1933)
Folder 12:The Comedy of Errors (1932-1933)
Folder 13: Sunken Bell (1932-1933)
Folder 14: Volpone (1933-1934)
Folder 15: Kola Kola (1933-1934)
Folder 16: Little Ol' Boy (1934-1935)
Folder 17: Private Lives (1935-1936)
Folder 18: The Hairy Ape (1935-1936)
Folder 19: Tom Sawyer (1935-1936)
Folder 20: After Such Pleasures (1935-1936)
Folder 21: Bury the Dead (1935-1936)
Folder 22: Autumn Crocus (1936-1937)
Folder 23: Ethan Frome (1936-1937)
Folder 24: Affairs of Anatol (1936-1937)
Folder 25: The Seagull (1936-1937)
Folder 26: Yellow Jack (1936-1937)
Folder 27: Jack and the Beanstalk (1938-1939)
Folder 28: The Marriage Proposal (1938-1939)
Folder 29: American Made (1938-1939)
Folder 30: Yes, My Darling Daughter (1938-1939)
Folder 31: Andrew Takes a Wife (1938-1939)
Folder 32: Children's Hour (1938-1939)
Folder 33: Judgement Day (19381-1939)
Folder 34: French Without Tears (1938-1939)
Folder 35: Susan and God (1938-1939)
Folder 36: Enemy of the People (1938-1939)


BOX 7: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Seattle Repertory Playhouse Productions (1939-1942) (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 1: Our Town (1939-40)
Folder 2: Of Mice and men (1939-40)
Folder 3: Storm Over Patsey (1939-40)
Folder 4: Barber of Seville (1939-40)
Folder 5: Christmas Carol (1939-40)
Folder 6: Fledermaus (1939-1940)
Folder 7: My Hearts in the Highlands (1939-40)
Folder 8: Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl (1940-41)
Folder 9: Slight Case of Murder (1940-41)
Folder 10: Lady Precious Stream (1940-41)
Folder 11: Peer Gynt (1940-41)
Folder 12: Tony Draws a Horse (1940-41)
Folder 13: Gentle People (1940-41)
Folder 14: Family Portrait (1940-41)
Folder 15: No Mother to Guide her (1941-42)
Folder 16: Flight to the West (1941-42)
Folder 17: The Man Who Came to Dinner (1941-42)
Folder 18: Male Animal (1941-42)
Folder 19: Suspect (1941-42)
Folder 20: Time of Your Life (1941-42)
Folder 21: The Rivals (1941-42)


BOX 8:Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Seattle Repertory Playhouse Productions (1942-1946) (See also Oversize Box 12)
Folder 1: Fatal Wedding (1942-43)
Folder 2: Pappa is All (1942-43)
Folder 3: Jason (1942-43)
Folder 4: Thumbs Up (1942-43)
Folder 5: My Dear Children (1942-43)
Folder 6: Heart of a City (1942-43)
Folder 7: Walrus and the Carpenter (1942-43)
Folder 8: Village Green (1943-44)
Folder 9: Grumpy (9143-44)
Folder 10: Counterattack (1943-44)
Folder 11: Romantic Young Lady (1943-44)
Folder 12: Guardsman (1943-44)
Folder 13: Bobino (1944-45)
Folder 14: Decision (1944-45)
Folder 15: Uncle Harry (1944-45)
Folder 16: Spring Again (1944-45)
Folder 17: Suds (1944-45)
Folder 18: Here Comes Tomorrow (1944-45)
Folder 19: Boy Meets Girl (1944-45)
Folder 20: Little Women (1944-45)
Folder 21: Bertha (1945-46)
Folder 22: But Not Goodbye (1945-46)
Folder 23: Calico Cargo (1945-46)


BOX 9: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Seattle Repertory Playhouse Productions (1945-1948)
Folder 1: Chicken Curry Sunday (1945-46)
Folder 2: Home of the Brave (1945-46)
Folder 3: Over Twenty-one (1945-46)
Folder 4: Mary Poppins (Junior Program (1946-47)
Folder 5: Cinderella (Junior Program ) (1946-47)
Folder 6: Man Who Came to Dinner (1946-47)
Folder 7: Merry Wives of Windsor (1946-47)
Folder 8: Our Town (1946-47)
Folder 9: San Juan Story (1946-47)
Folder 10: A Sound of Hunting (1946-47)
Folder 11: The Bees and the Flowers (1947-48)
Folder 12: Circus Day (1947-48)
Folder 13: The Front Page (1947-48)
Folder 14: Heavenly Experience (1947-48)
Folder 15: Grandmother Slyboots (1947-48)
Folder 16: Highland Fling (1947-48)
Folder 17: Parlor Story (1947-48)
Folder 18: Twelfth Night (1947-48)


BOX 10: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Seattle Repertory Playhouse Productions (1948-1939)
Folder 1: All My Sons (1948-49)
Folder 2: Calico Cargo (1948-49)
Folder 3: The Great Big Doorstep (1948-49)
Folder 4: Heaven Can Wait (1948-49)
Folder 5: An Inspector Calls (1948-49)
Folder 6: Suds in Your Eye (1948-49)
Folder 7: Shock Job (1948-49) Prometheus (1948-49) Evils of Tobacco (1948-49)
Folder 8: Biggest Thief in Town (1949-50)
Folder 9: Born Yesterday (1949-50)
Folder 10: Johnny Appleseed (1949-50)
Folder 11: Let's Make an Opera (1949-50)
Folder 12: Voice of the Turtle (1949-50)
Folder 13: Blithe Spirit (1949-50)
Folder 14: Pygmalion (1950?)


BOX 11: Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - University Playhouse; Theaters - Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Glenn Hughes Playhouse; Miscellaneous
Folder 1: University Playhouse - Miscellaneous programs
Folder 2: Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Miscellaneous programs
Folder 3: Miscellaneous - Touring Theater
Folder 4: Miscellaneous - The Williams Marionettes
Folder 5: Miscellaneous - Unidentified
Folder 6: Miscellaneous - Engraved plate
Folder 7: Miscellaneous - Woodcut of the Playhouse


BOX 12(Oversize) Meany Hall (Old) - Productions: Pierre Patelin (1934); Little Clay Cart (1934); Everyman (1934); Oedipus Rex (undated)
Penthouse Theater - Exterior view
Showboat Theater - Exterior view
Glenn Hughes Playhouse - All University Plays: Shakuntala (1932); Camille (1933)
Glenn Hughes Playhouse - Seattle Repertory Theater: Bury the Dead (1936-37); Of Mice and Men (1939-40); Peer Gynt (1940-1941); Family Portrait (1941-41); Rivals (1941-42); Flight to the West (1941-42); San Juan Story (1946-47); Golden Boy (?)
Actors and Actresses
Miscellaneous - Sketch for Prunella; layout for Washington State Theater advertisement


BOX 13Index of actors and actresses

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints