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University of Washington School of Drama records, 1912-2004

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington. School of Drama
Title
University of Washington School of Drama records
Dates
1912-2004 (inclusive)
Quantity
192.1 cubic feet (242 boxes, 5 tubes, plus 5 folders)
Collection Number
UW Resource No. 00289
Summary
Bibliographies, production publicity, research files, prompt books, correspondence, minutes, and other records of the University of Washington School of Drama, which was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1942
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

Public records, but advance notice is required to allow for screening of materials protected from disclosure by law. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The University of Washington School of Drama was founded in 1942 by Professor Glenn Hughes. Prior to that time it had been a division of the English Department. The School of Drama offers courses in acting, directing, design, theory, and criticism. The program includes an undergraduate major, a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA), and a Ph.D. The MFA program has several areas of study, including the Professional Actor Training Program, which is a three-year intensive course of study that prepares students for a career in professional theater. There are also programs in scenic, costume, and lighting design and in directing. The Ph.D. program emphasizes theater history and drama criticism.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Bibliographies, production publicity, research files, prompt books, correspondence, minutes, annual reports, announcements, architectural drawings, building files, constitution/bylaws, curriculum files, financial records, grant files, news releases, objects, photographs, planning files, posters, programs, scholarship files, clippings, subject series, faculty biographical files, personnel files, publications, scripts, scrapbooks, playbills, and other records of the University of Washington School of Drama.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Public Records (use unrestricted when access is granted)

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 70-002: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1912-1963 (bulk 1940-1960)Return to Top

33.92 cubic feet (75 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, financial records, news releases, curriculum files, personnel files, publications, subject files, scripts, scrapbook, playbills and posters. Includes a script collection compiled by the Drama School. These are divided into the following categories: American Educational Theatre Association Manuscript Play Project; American Manuscripts; British Manuscripts; and a grouping called the "Sherman Collection."

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama School, date unknown; Mrs. W. Gordon Mauermann, January, 1964.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 71-004: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1933-1965Return to Top

6.33 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Newspaper clippings and scrapbook of clippings.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama School, March 18, 1971.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 71-028: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1961-1969Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Chiefly correspondence of Gregory Falls. Some correspondence of Donal Harrington.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Container(s) Description
Box Accession
1 71-028
Correspondence of Gregory Falls and Donal Harrington
2 71-028
Correspondence of Gregory Falls

Accession No. 71-041: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1961-1970Return to Top

0.42 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Correspondence of the School of Drama Chairman.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Arlene Hamilton, September 22, 1971.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 75-002: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1930-1970Return to Top

3.87 cubic feet (4 boxes, 4 tubes)

Scope and Content: Records of the Touring Theatre, 1947-1951; actor and actress photos, no date; Tryout Theatre, 1945-1951; plays from the collection of Barrett H. Clark, no date; miscellaneous announcements, programs, etc., 1930-1970; Showboat Theatre Twentieth Anniversary, 1958; miscellaneous blueprints, plans, drama class projects, etc., no date.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from UW Drama School, April 7, 1975.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 80-080: University of Washington School of Drama records, circa 1935-1973Return to Top

36.00 cubic feet (36 boxes)

Scope and Content: Promptbooks.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Records stored off-site; advance notice required for use.

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama Library, January 14, 1980.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 82-042: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1932-1975 (bulk 1932-1972)Return to Top

10.21 cubic feet (11 boxes)

Biographical/Historical Note: Glenn Hughes was a Professor in the English Department and Supervising Director for drama productions prior to 1942. Founded in 1942 by Professor Glenn Hughes. Prior to that time it had been a division of the English Department. The School of Drama offers courses in acting, directing, design, theory, and criticism. The program includes an undergraduate major, a Masters of Fine Arts, and a Ph.D. The MFA program has several areas of study, including the Professional Actor Training Program, a three-year intensive course of study that prepares students for a career in professional theatre. There are also programs in scenic, costume, and lighting design and in directing. The Ph.D. program emphasizes theatre history and drama criticism.

Scope and Content: Programs and photographs (prints) of School of Drama productions. This accession includes many, but not all, of the productions from this period of time.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received f rom the Drama School, January, 1981.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 83-040: University of Washington School of Drama Costume Department records, 1952-1976Return to Top

7.42 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, subject series, committee files.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from James Crider via Arlene Hamilton, August 3, 1983.

Accession No. 85-031: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1961-1984Return to Top

5.00 cubic feet (5 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, reports, curriculum and planning files, subject files. Accession includes the administrative correspondence of Executive Directors of the Drama School during this period.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama School, July 1, 1985.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 86-041: University of Washington School of Drama film, 1967Return to Top

0.17 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Motion picture film, "Toward a Dramatic Performance", 1967. Film describes the services, activities, facilities, and personalities at the Drama School. It runs 27 min., 45 seconds.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Elizabeth Fugate, April 28, 1986.

Accession No. 86-052: University of Washington School of Drama production masks, 1985Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Masks (painted selastic) used in March 1985 production of Brecht's "The Good Person of Szechwan". This production was directed by Jack Sydow in Meany Hall. These masks are for the minor characters. The masks for the three or four lead characters were not transferred.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Liz Fugate, Drama Library, June 18, 1986.

Accession No. 86-053: University of Washington School of Drama records, undatedReturn to Top

1.00 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Costume designs (watercolor drawings and fabric samples), no date. These renderings were done as a class project for Drama 105 (no date) by Les Green. Designed for a production of William Congreve's "Love for Love" and probably never used.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Liz Fugate, Drama Library.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 88-073: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1973-1987Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Minutes, correspondence and reports.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from the Department, September 6, 1988.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 89-025: University of Washington School of Drama photographs, 1973-1985Return to Top

8.00 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Photographs.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Jennifer Morrison, December 7, 1988.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 90-038: Document on the history of the University of Washington Penthouse Theater, 1983Return to Top

0.03 cubic foot (1 folder)

Scope and Content: History of the Penthouse Theater, 1983. This history was prepared by Candace Jean Kern, a UW student in the Masters of Art History program in 1983. It was edited by Susan Boyle in 1990 in preparation for the movement of the building to a new site.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Susan Boyle, February 23, 1990.

Accession No. 90-138: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1964, 1982-1989Return to Top

2 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, scholarship files, clippings, subject series, and faculty biographical files. M.E. (Betty) Comtois was Executive Director during this period.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Jennifer Kohn, August 9, 1990.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 91-021: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1963-1985Return to Top

2.00 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, curriculum files, grant files, publications, quarterly planning files, reports, subject series.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama School, Spring 1990.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 91-028: University of Washington School of Drama records, circa 1926-1981 (bulk 1940-1970)Return to Top

28.94 cubic feet (44 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, subject files, programs, photographs, production files, scrapbooks, posters.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama School, intermittently; circa 1980-1985.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 91-104: University of Washington School of Drama records, circa 1950-1960Return to Top

0.83 cubic foot (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Scripts for plays and list of books used to start the Drama Library. All of the plays other than those authored by Glenn Hughes were produced in conjunction with Dr. Carr's playwriting class.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Liz Fugate, June 21 and 27, 1991.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 91-166: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1950-1951Return to Top

0.03 cubic foot (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Constitution and by-laws of Arena (Drama fraternity) and a touring announcement.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Elizabeth Fugate, March 13, 1991.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 93-179: University of Washington School of Drama prompt books, 1973-1993Return to Top

19.00 cubic foot (19 boxes)

Scope and Content: Prompt books.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Liz Fugate, December 20, 1993.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 94-044: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1974-1991Return to Top

1.17 cubic feet (1 box and 1 tube)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, handbook, brochure, budget files, annual reports, architectural drawings for the Laboratory Theatre.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Acquisition Info: Received from Arlene Hamilton, October 29, 1993.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 94-070: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1957-1969Return to Top

2.17 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Floorplans, drawings, play scripts.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from Liz Fugate, July 6, 1994.

Processing Info: Processed.

Accession No. 96-020: University of Washington School of Drama records, circa 1975-1988Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, gift files and other series.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Acquisition Info: Located in January, 1996.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 96-091: University of Washington School of Drama correspondence, 1994Return to Top

0.03 cubic foot (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Correspondence between Professor Emeritus Marion E. Marts (Geography) and the School of Drama regarding the historical accuracy of an article in FOLIO.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records).

Acquisition Info: Received from Denise Jarrett, August 2, 1993.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 96-180: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1979-1994Return to Top

3.00 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Executive Director's correspondence, faculty correspondence, search committee records, minutes, scholarship files, curriculum files, awards, calendars and subject files, documenting the administration of the Drama School. Betty Comtois (ca. 1984-6/30/89) and Barry Witham (7/1/89-6/30/94) served as directors of the School of Drama during most of the period.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Acquisition Info: Received from Arlene Hamilton, July 31, 1996.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 97-040: University of Washington School of Drama scripts, circa 1958-1993Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Scripts by local playwrights or UW Drama faculty which received a production or staged reading on campus, and scripts by UW Drama students performed by the School of Drama.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Acquisition Info: Received from UW Drama School, August 14, 1996.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 97-041: University of Washington School of Drama scripts, 1957-1993Return to Top

0.42 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Draft copies of play scripts by national and international playwrights, sent to Betty Comtois or the School of Drama by the playwrights' agents.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records; open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Received from UW School of Drama, November 12, 1996.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 97-045: University of Washington School of Drama student scripts, 1989-1995Return to Top

2.00 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Unpublished scripts by student playwrights. Playwrights were matriculated students in the University of Washington Drama School's MFA Playwriting Program.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Received from Liz Fugate, November 12, 1996.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 98-079: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1987-1995Return to Top

1.00 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Administrative correspondence, executive director's correspondence, financial records, course change application records, faculty meeting minutes, subject files, flyers. Records document the school's administration during the period, particularly Sarah Nash Gates' tenure as executive director.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Acquisition Info: Received from Joanne Tall, August 10, 1998.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 99-047: University of Washington School of Drama videotapes, 1998Return to Top

0.21 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Videotapes, primarily of a program on February 15, 1998 dedicating a commemorative plaque in the UW Playhouse Theatre to founders of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, Florence and Burton James and Albert Ottenheimer, and then featuring recollections and comments by survivors of the 1948 anti-communist hearings in Seattle and their descendants. Former University of Washington President William B. Gerberding dedicated the plaque. Also includes excerpts of these events and a KCTS "Currents" program, February 1998.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Received from UW School of Drama, December 12, 1998.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 99-145: University of Washington School of Drama stage set floorplan, undatedReturn to Top

0.03 cubic foot (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Floorplan of the stage set for "Absent Friends", undated.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (public disclosure laws may restrict access to some files).

Acquisition Info: Received from UW Libraries, Drama Library, September 22, 1999.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 04-042: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1927-1972Return to Top

0.42 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Bibliographies, research files.

Includes course reading lists for courses offered by the Drama School and reserve materials held by the Drama Library. Also includes clippings, photographs, notes, and additional materials related to John Ashby Conway's research on theatre architecture while serving as faculty in the Drama department.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Received from the Drama Library, August 5, 2001.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 04-042
Bibliographies
Box Accession
1 04-042
J. Willis Sayre Photograph List
1946
1 04-042
Drama 151 Bibliographies
1942
1 04-042
Drama 152 Bibliographies
1931
1 04-042
Bibliography for Students in Education
1941
1 04-042
American Drama Bibliography
undated
1 04-042
Bibliography of Oriental Drama
undated
1 04-042
Bibliographies of Theses, Books, Articles, and Plays by Drama Staff
undated
1 04-042
Ralph T. Howe Bibliography of 18th and 19th Century Dramatists
1962
1 04-042
War in Drama Bibliographies
undated
1 04-042
An Actor's Bookshelf Bibliography
undated
1 04-042
Suggested Purchasing Lists
1941-1942
1 04-042
Social Dramas Bibliography
undated
1 04-042
Daly Plays Bibliography
undated
1 04-042
Christmas Plays Bibliographies
undated
1 04-042
American Plays Before 1830 in Yale University Library Bibliography
1934
1 04-042
Little Theaters Play List
1937-1941
1 04-042
Drama Course Bibliographies
1962-1972
1 04-042
Drama Course Bibliographies
1941-1943
1 04-042
Research Files
Box Accession
1 04-042
Theatre History Notes
1927-1960
1 04-042
Drama Library Research Material Guide
1942
1 04-042
Monograph on the Orange Theatre
1937
1 04-042
Monograph on the South Slope of the Acropolis
undated
1 04-042
"My Friend From Leatherhead" prompt book
undated

Accession No. 05-064: University of Washington School of Drama prompt books and miscellany, 1981-2004Return to Top

5.42 cubic feet (6 boxes)

Scope and Content: Prompt books including scripts, contact sheets, rehearsal schedules, costume and prop lists, publicity, and additional materials related to productions by the UW School of Drama. Also includes computer diskettes, audio cassettes, and open-reel recordings related to plays

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Acquisition Info: Received from the School of Drama, July 14, 2005.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Container(s) Description Dates
Prompt Books
Box Accession
1 05-064
All the Rage
2 folders
Nov.-Dec. 2004
1 05-064
Antigone
Nov.-Dec. 2004
1 05-064
Alchemy of Desire/Dead Man's Blues
3 folders
May-June 1996
1 05-064
Baal
2 folders
Apr.-May 1990
1 05-064
The Bartered Bride
3 folders
May 2003
1 05-064
The Bear Facts
2 folders
Nov. 1994
1 05-064
The Beggar's Opera
2 folders
Apr. 2002
1 05-064
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
2 folders
2 computer diskettes
May 1996
1 05-064
Cosi Fan Tutte, Book One
2 folders
Nov. 1989
2 05-064
Dream of a Common Language
Mar. 1999
2 05-064
Edmonds Stories
4 folders
Nov. 1989
2 05-064
El Paso Blue
3 folders
May-June 1998
2 05-064
Faculty Dance Concert
Jan 1989
2 05-064
Fifth of July
3 folders
Apr.-May 1990
2 05-064
The Firebugs
2 folders
June 1997
2 05-064
Friday's Child
2 folders
Feb. 1981
2 05-064
Hamlet
2 folders
Jan.-Feb. 1986
3 05-064
An Ideal Husband
Sept. 1995
3 05-064
The Illusion
May-June 2001
3 05-064
The Importance of Being Earnest
Jan.-Feb. 2002
3 05-064
In Perpetuity Throughout the Universe
Nov. 1995
3 05-064
The Increased Difficulty of Concentration
Nov. 1990
3 05-064
Joe Versus the Volcano
Feb. 2001
3 05-064
King Stag
7 audio cassettes
1 open reel tape
May 1994
3 05-064
The Lover
2 folders
Nov. 2002
3 05-064
Love's Labour's Lost
2 folders
Mar. 2001
3 05-064
A Month in the Country
2 folders
Apr.-May 1998
3 05-064
Mouthful of Birds
2 folders
May 1991
4 05-064
Much Ado About Nothing
2 open reel tapes
Feb. 1994
4 05-064
The One Who Gets Slapped
Apr. 1995
4 05-064
Portrait of Dora
May-June 1985
4 05-064
Platonov
Jan.-Feb. 1996
4 05-064
Queens
Feb. 1996
4 05-064
Radium Girls
2 folders
Mar. 2002
4 05-064
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Vi
2 folders
Nov. 1996
4 05-064
The Seagull
Oct.-Nov. 2002
4 05-064
Short N' Wilder
Apr. 2002
4 05-064
Sisterhood
May-June 1994
4 05-064
Student Dance Concert
June 1989
4 05-064
The Suicide
Feb. 2003
5 05-064
The Tales of Hoffman
3 folders
Nov. 1988
5 05-064
Ten Minute Play Festival
2 folders
Feb. 2002
5 05-064
Throwing Rubies
2 folders
May 1994
5 05-064
Toad of Toad Hall
2 folders
Nov.-Dec. 1995
5 05-064
The Turn of the Screw
May 2001
5 05-064
Two Sisters and a Piano
Dec. 2002
5 05-064
Under the Cross of Calatrava
2 folders
Jan.-Feb. 1991
5 05-064
La Valse
2 folders
2 open reel tapes
Apr. 1993
5 05-064
Voysey Inheritance
3 folders,
2 audio cassettes
Mar. 1991
6 05-064
The Waiting Room
2 folders
Nov.-Dec. 1997
6 05-064
White Biting Dog
2 folders
Nov. 1993
6 05-064
A Woman of No Importance
Apr. 1994

Accession No. 07-006: University of Washington School of Drama programs, 1983-1999Return to Top

.03 cubic foot (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Programs of University of Washington School of Drama productions.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Received from the University of Washington Drama Library in 2007.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Accession No. 08-001: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1932-1986Return to Top

2.16 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically by production title.

Scope and Content: Production files (includes programs, newspaper clippings and photographs).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use unrestricted when access is granted).

Acquisition Info: Acquired: 2008 April 3.

Processing Info: Minimally processed.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1 08-001
Abe Lincoln - River Boy
1959
1 08-001
Accent on Youth
1945
1 08-001
The Adding Machine
1950
1 08-001
Alfred the Great
1982
1 08-001
Alien Corn
1934
1 08-001
Anatol
1973
1 08-001
And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little
undated
1 08-001
Andorra
1975
1 08-001
Androcle and the Lion
1965
1 08-001
Angel City
1980
1 08-001
Animal Farm
undated
1 08-001
The Animal Kingdom
undated
1 08-001
Another Language
1935
1 08-001
Apple around your Core
1975
1 08-001
All's Well that Ends Well
1976
1 08-001
All the Way Home
1981
1 08-001
Arms and the Man
1984
1 08-001
Artland
1983
1 08-001
As you Like it
1959
1 08-001
The Baccae
1982
1 08-001
The Beaux' Stratagem
1984
1 08-001
The Bells
1980
1 08-001
Biederman and the Firebugs
1979
1 08-001
Big Hearted Herbert
1935
1 08-001
Billy Bad
1979
1 08-001
The Birds
1974
1 08-001
The Birthday Party
1975
1 08-001
The Birthday Party
1981
1 08-001
The Bishop Misbehaves
1939
1 08-001
Bits and Pieces
1984
1 08-001
Blithe Spirit
1973
box-folder:oversize
3 08-001
Blithe Spirit - photo
1973
Box/Folder
1 08-001
The Boy Friend
1975
1 08-001
Braveheart
1949
1 08-001
The Bride of Sun Shines On
1933
1 08-001
Brother Jacob
1980
1 08-001
Buffalo Bill
undated
1 08-001
The Bundle
1980
1 08-001
Buried Child
1980
box-folder:oversize
3 08-001
Buried Child - photo
1980
Box/Folder
1 08-001
Butley
1977
1 08-001
Camino Real
1977
1 08-001
Candide
1961
1 08-001
Candide
1984
1 08-001
Carousel
1979
1 08-001
The Chalk Garden
1980
1 08-001
Charley's Aunt
1938
1 08-001
Charley's Aunt
1980
1 08-001
Cherry Orchard
1976
1 08-001
Choreographic Workshop
1974
1 08-001
A Christmas Carol
1955
1 08-001
Cinderella
1965
1 08-001
The Circle
1985
1 08-001
Comedy of Errors
1974
1 08-001
Company
1976
1 08-001
Confessions of a Female Disorder
1979
1 08-001
The Corn is Green
1981
1 08-001
The Coronation of Poppea
undated
1 08-001
Curse of the Starving Class
1981
1 08-001
Cyrano de Bergerac
1980
1 08-001
The Dancing Donkey
1967
1 08-001
Detective Story
1953
1 08-001
Diary of Anne Frank
1976
1 08-001
Dinner at Eight
1977
1 08-001
The Diviners
1984
box-folder:oversize
3 08-001
The Diviners - photo
1984
Box/Folder
1 08-001
Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?
1975
1 08-001
Don't You Want to be Free?
1976
1 08-001
The Dover Road
1935
1 08-001
The Dover Road
1945
1 08-001
Duchess of Malfi
1975
1 08-001
Easter
1973
1 08-001
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon-Marigolds
1976
1 08-001
Emperor's's New Clothes
1973
1 08-001
Endgame
1975
1 08-001
An Evening with Pinter: Old Times and the Dumbwaiter
1986
1 08-001
Every Man
undated
1 08-001
An Eye for an Eye for an Eye
1973
1 08-001
Fables
1973
1 08-001
Farce- Italian Style
1973
box-folder:oversize
3 08-001
Farce- Italian Style - photo
1973
Box/Folder
1 08-001
Female Transport
1982
1 08-001
The Fourposter
1956
1 08-001
Friday's Child
1980
1 08-001
Gamer Gurton's Needle
undated
1 08-001
Gigi
1954
1 08-001
Geography of a Horse Dreamer
1977
1 08-001
Ghosts
1933
1 08-001
Green Fire
undated
1 08-001
Guys and Dolls
1960
1 08-001
Harvey
1976
1 08-001
The Haunting of Hill House
1976
1 08-001
Hedda Gabler
1984
1 08-001
Her Husband's Wife
1935
1 08-001
The Hobbit
1975
1 08-001
The Hostage
1978
1 08-001
The House of Blue Leaves
1976
1 08-001
The Importance of Being Earnest
1976
1 08-001
The Importance of Being Earnest
undated
1 08-001
The Infernal Machine
1983
1 08-001
Inherit the Wind
1984
1 08-001
The Innocents
1952
1 08-001
An Inspector Calls
1973
box-folder:oversize
3 08-001
An Inspector Calls - photo
1973
Box/Folder
1 08-001
Inspector General
1983
1 08-001
Intermezzo
1974
1 08-001
Ivowa
1984
1 08-001
Jo Anne!
1983
1 08-001
Julius Caesar
1984
1 08-001
Juno and the Paycock
1983
1 08-001
A King and No King
1975
1 08-001
The Land of the Dragon
1969
1 08-001
The Learned Ladies
1971
1 08-001
The Little Foxes
1984
1 08-001
Loose Ends
undated
1 08-001
Lovers and Other Strangers
1980
1 08-001
The Lovers of Bologna Meet
1975
1 08-001
The Lower Depth
1973
2 08-001
Lysistrada
1984
2 08-001
Macbeth
1980
2 08-001
The Maids
1981
2 08-001
The Maids
1972
2 08-001
The Magic Apple
undated
2 08-001
The Man who Killed Time
1967
2 08-001
Marathon '33
1981
2 08-001
The Memorandum
1983
2 08-001
The Merchant of Venice
1984
2 08-001
The Metamorphosis
1984
2 08-001
A Midsummer Night's Dream
1979
2 08-001
The Miser
1982
2 08-001
A Month in the Country
1973
2 08-001
Moon Children
1981
2 08-001
Mrs. Warren's Profession
1977
2 08-001
My Sister Eileen
1980
2 08-001
My Sister in this House
1984
2 08-001
Nicholas
1984
2 08-001
Night of the Iguana
1984
2 08-001
Nourish the Beast
1976
2 08-001
Old King Cole
1968
2 08-001
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
1976
2 08-001
Oregon Gothic
1980
2 08-001
Outside In
1980
2 08-001
Our Town
1951
2 08-001
Our Town
1976
2 08-001
Peer Gynt
1975
2 08-001
The Pursuit of Happiness
1935
2 08-001
Petticoat Fever
undated
2 08-001
Phaedra
1979
2 08-001
The Philanthropist
1973
2 08-001
The Play of Robin and Marion
1975
2 08-001
Playboy of the Western Worlds
1968
2 08-001
The Price
1975
2 08-001
Prime of Ms. Jean Brodie
1976
2 08-001
The Prisoner of Second Ave
1983
2 08-001
Puppet Potpourri
1976
2 08-001
Pygmalion
1979
2 08-001
Recruiting Officer
1968
2 08-001
The Relapse
1974
2 08-001
Ride Across Lake Constance
1977
2 08-001
Right You Are!
1934
2 08-001
Right You Are!
1973
2 08-001
The Romancers
1933
2 08-001
Romeo and Juliet
1982
2 08-001
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
undated
2 08-001
Royal Gambit
1975
2 08-001
Scapino
1980
2 08-001
The Scarecrow
1974
2 08-001
School for Scandal
1973
2 08-001
The Sea
1981
2 08-001
The Sea Gull
1952
2 08-001
The Second Man
1936
2 08-001
The Serpent
1982
2 08-001
Shankyntala
1932
2 08-001
She Stoops to Conquer
1976
2 08-001
Shelly
1982
2 08-001
Sherlock Holmes
1974
2 08-001
The Shrunken Head of Pancho Villa
1977
2 08-001
Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
1974
2 08-001
Sinbad the Sailor
1967
2 08-001
Sing Ho! For a Prince
undated
2 08-001
The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs
1982
2 08-001
Six Characters in Search of an Author
1974
2 08-001
Six Characters in Search of an Author
1983
2 08-001
Sleeping Beauty (Kabuki Style)
1980
2 08-001
Snow White
undated
2 08-001
Stage Door
1976
2 08-001
Stand Still
1983
2 08-001
Steambath
1975
2 08-001
Stevedore
1936
2 08-001
The Suicide
1980
2 08-001
The Swan
1945
2 08-001
The Tales of Hoffman (Opera)
undated
2 08-001
Thieves' Carnival
1983
2 08-001
Trelawny of the "Wells"
1974
2 08-001
The Three Musketeers
1982
2 08-001
The Three Penny Opera
1981
2 08-001
The Three Sisters
1983
2 08-001
The Three Wishes
1974
2 08-001
Tiger at the Gates
1974
2 08-001
Tiger at the Gates
1983
2 08-001
The Time of Your Life
1983
2 08-001
Tonight
1985
2 08-001
A Trick to Catch the Old One
1973
box-folder:oversize
3 08-001
A Trick to Catch the Old One - photo
1973
Box/Folder
2 08-001
Terminal
1973
2 08-001
Twelfth Night
1974
2 08-001
Twelfth Night
1984
2 08-001
Ubu Roi
1973
2 08-001
Under the Gas Light
1974
2 08-001
Vampire
1978
2 08-001
Vampire
1983
2 08-001
Vasalisa
1976
2 08-001
Vinegar Tom
1984
2 08-001
Waiting for the Parade
1985
2 08-001
Waiting for Godot
1979
2 08-001
Waterworks
undated
2 08-001
Wild Oats
1983
2 08-001
The Witch's Lullaby
1967
2 08-001
Wizard of Oz
undated
2 08-001
The Women
1974
2 08-001
The Women Have Their Way
1951
2 08-001
Yerma
1979
2 08-001
You Never Can Tell
1977
2 08-001
Young King Arthur
undated

Accession No. 18-001: University of Washington School of Drama records, 1956-2003Return to Top

4.02 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Production publicity and photographs, faculty meeting minutes, program review and accreditation documentation, facilities reports, and Director's correspondence from the University of Washington School of Drama.

Restrictions on Access: Public Records (Public disclosure laws may restrict access to some records)

Restrictions on Use: Public Records (Use is unrestricted after access has been granted)

Acquisition Info: Sue Bruns, Program Coordinator

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
4 18-001
English summer theatre school
1974
1 18-001
Publicity File
Winter 1978
1 18-001
Publicity File
Spring 1978
1 18-001
Publicity File
Fall 1978
1 18-001
Subscription Series: Wingless, Mancha, Awake
1977-1978
1 18-001
Brochure
1978-1979
1 18-001
Publicity
Summer 1979
1 18-001
Publicity
Fall 1979
1 18-001
PSA press release, fact sheets, etc.
Spring 1980
1 18-001
Press release, PSAs, fact sheets
Summer 1980
1 18-001
PSAs and press release
Fall 1980
1 18-001
Press releases and PSA
Winter 1980
1 18-001
GPSS grad students information fair
September 1980
1 18-001
Publicity for The Maids
Summer 1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Moon Children
Winter 1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Three Penny Opera
1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Friday's Child
Winter 1981
1 18-001
Publicity Spring
Spring 1981
1 18-001
Publicity for The Playboy of Western World
1981
1 18-001
Publicity for American Buffalo
1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Corn is Green
1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Dusa, Fish, Stas and Vi
1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Red Ryder
1981
1 18-001
Publicity for Costume Exhibit at Penthouse
1981
1 18-001
Miscellaneous Publicity Correspondence
1980-81
1 18-001
Disney
1980s
1 18-001
Publicity
Winter 1981
1 18-001
Publicity
Fall 1981
1 18-001
Junior Programs Productions- Seattle/Olympia
1952-1967
1 18-001
Summer Theatre
1980
1 18-001
Showboat 40th Celebration
1979
1 18-001
Kudos
1979
1 18-001
News Items
1979
1 18-001
News makers
1979
1 18-001
Awards and Honors
1979
1 18-001
School
1979
1 18-001
Material
Summer 1978
1 18-001
Responses for Scrapbook
1979-1980
1 18-001
Newsletter items
Spring 1977
1 18-001
Student background information for newsletter
1977
1 18-001
Comments on newsletter
1970s
1 18-001
Faculty Background information for newsletter
1970s
1 18-001
Arts Council Newsletter
1970s
1 18-001
Newsletter students
1976
1 18-001
Newsletter items
1975
1 18-001
Newsletter origins
1970s
1 18-001
Newsletter material
Spring 1976
1 18-001
Past Newsletters
1970s-1990s
1 18-001
The Dome III
1970s-1990s
1 18-001
Season brochures
1982-1997
1 18-001
Drama events, publicity, and invitations
1992-97
1 18-001
Newsletters (Alumni News, Folio, Places Please)
1989-1999
1 18-001
Drama faculty meeting minutes
1995-1998
1 18-001
Drama faculty meeting minutes
1999-2001
1 18-001
Drama faculty meeting minutes
February 2002-April 2003
1 18-001
National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) review
1987-1988
2 18-001
NAST review, outside evaluators' report
1987-1988
2 18-001
University/Resident Theatre Association (U/RTA) Membership application
1987
2 18-001
NAST review
1992-1993
2 18-001
NAST evaluation report/response
1993-2001
2 18-001
Graduate School review of School of Drama
1988
2 18-001
BA outcomes assessment/reviews
1991-1994
2 18-001
Retreat notes and correspondence
December 1985
2 18-001
Retreat budget discussions, production discussions, and BA curriculum
1994-1995
2 18-001
Barry Witham correspondence
Restrictions on Access:Restricted.
1989-1994
2 18-001
Penthouse Theatre Relocation Study (by Boyle-Wagoner Architects)
September 1, 1989
2 18-001
Hutchinson Hall Project Manual for Fire and Life Safety Improvements (by Boyle-Wagoner Architects)
April 18, 1997
2 18-001
Hutchinson remodel correspondence
1997-1998
2 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Marketing files (logo, news releases, fact sheet, group sales, etc.)
1997-1998
2 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Background articles file
1997-1998
2-3 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Outside press coverage (ACLU, American Theatre, Columns, UW Daily, Eastside Journal, Folio, Pacific NW Islander, Pacific NW Quarterly, Perspectives, PI, Seattle Times, Seattle Magazine, Seattle Weekly, Spokesman Review, University Week, Vistas)
1997-1998
3 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Curriculum project, Red Scare in Washington State
1997-1998
3 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Correspondence
1997-1998
3 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Budget, grant application files, administrative records of project
1997-1998
3 18-001
All Powers Necessary and Convenient Script
1997
3 18-001
All Powers II
2002
3 18-001
Promotional materials - Photos - Aladdin
1956
3 18-001
Candida
1978
3 18-001
Press Release and PSA - La Ronde
January 1977
3 18-001
Proofsheets - Tartuffe
1980
3 18-001
Die Fledermaus
Spring 1987
3 18-001
La Clemenza Di Tito
Fall 1988
3 18-001
Julietta
May 1988
3 18-001
Program and Flyers - When You Coming Back, Red Ryder?
June 1981
3 18-001
Proofsheets, Negatives, Articles - Servants of Two Masters
May 1988
3 18-001
Promotional Materials - Programs and Photos - Show Files
1974-1989
3 18-001
Knights of the Burning Pestle
February 1974
3 18-001
Trouble in Mind
May 1974
3 18-001
The Physicists
February 1983
3 18-001
The Taming of the Shrew
March 1983
3 18-001
True West
January 1985
3 18-001
Agnes of God
January 1985
3 18-001
Water Engine
February 1985
3 18-001
Portrait of Dora
May 1985
3 18-001
Cloud 9
May 1985
3 18-001
Love for Love
October 1985
3 18-001
Shadow Box
October 1985
3 18-001
Claw
November 1985
3 18-001
Mother Courage and Her Children
December 1985
3 18-001
Hamlet
January 1986
3 18-001
Crimes of the Heart
February 1986
3 18-001
The Cherry Orchard
March 1986
3 18-001
Black Comedy
March 1986
3 18-001
Heartbreak House
April 1986
3 18-001
The Moundbuilders
May 1986
3 18-001
Lu Ann Hampton
October 1986
3 18-001
Woyzeck
November 1986
3 18-001
The Would-Be Invalid
December 1986
3 18-001
As You Like It
February 1987
3 18-001
The Pirates of Penzance
February 1987
3 18-001
Little Eyolf
April 1987
3 18-001
Ironheart
May 1987
3 18-001
Spokesong or The Common Wheel
May 1987
3 18-001
The Seagull
October 1987
3 18-001
The Great Rage of Philipp Hotz
November 1987
3 18-001
Love's Labour's Lost
February 1988
3 18-001
The Grace of Mary Traverse
February 1988
3 18-001
Dangerous Corner
March 1988
3 18-001
Terra Nova
April 1988
3 18-001
Independence
April 1988
3 18-001
To Gillian on her 37th Birthday
May 1988
3 18-001
Shaughraun
February 1989
3 18-001
REPFEST (Contains 4 plays)
May 1988
3 18-001
The Way of the World
February 1989
3 18-001
All the King's Men
May 1989
3 18-001
Three Sisters
October 1989
3 18-001
Edmonds Stories
November 1989
3 18-001
Posters - Mainstage advertising posters
Scope and Content: Includes Inspector General, Three Sisters, Six Characters.., Stand Still, Vampire, Prisoner of 2nd Ave, Juno and the Paycock, Thieves Carnival, Artaud, Julius Caesar, My Sister in this House, The Little Foxes, Night of the Iguana, Arms and the Man, Tiger at the Gates, Twelfth Night, Diviners, Metamorphosis, Nicholas Nickleby, Vinegar Tom, The Beaux' Strategem, Ivona, Lysistrata
1983-1985
4 18-001
School of Drama publicity/production records - Production photos - When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?
1981
4 18-001
Production photos - Yerma
1979
4 18-001
Production photos - True West
1985
4 18-001
Production photos - The Water Engine
1985
4 18-001
Production photos - A Trick to Catch the Old One
1973
4 18-001
Production photo - They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
1981
4 18-001
Production photo - The Tempest
1972
4 18-001
Production photo - The Sea
1981
4 18-001
Production photo - Right You Are
1973
4 18-001
Production photo - Blood Wedding
1981
4 18-001
Production photo - Candida
1978
4 18-001
Production photo - Country Wife
1977
4 18-001
Production photo - The Diviners
1984
4 18-001
Production photo - The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
1976
4 18-001
Production photos - Female Transport
1982
4 18-001
Production photos - Geography of a Horse Dreamer
1977
4 18-001
Production photos - The Hostage
1978
4 18-001
Production photos - Jo Anne
1983
4 18-001
Production photos - The Lower Depths
1973
4 18-001
Production photos - Love for Love
1969
4 18-001
Production photos - The Loveliest Afternoon of the Year
1978
4 18-001
Production photos - The Maids
1981
4 18-001
Production photos - Portrait of Dora
1985
4 18-001
Production photos - The Prisoner of 2nd Avenue
1983