Harriet Hinsdale papers, 1934-1977

Overview of the Collection

Hinsdale, Harriet, 1900-
Harriet Hinsdale papers
1934-1977 (inclusive)
10.4 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
Telephone: 3077663756
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides
Additional Information

Finding aid available in repository.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Hinsdale (1900-1982) was an author, novelist, screen writer and playwright. Some of her works include the novels "Born to Rope; The Sam Garrett Story" and "Be My Love" and the plays "Crescendo" and "Springfield Couple," which she co-wrote with Ramon Romero.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection contains the scripts and manuscripts for many of Hinsdale's works; 2 diaries (1946-1950, 1955-1956); correspondence; research notes; newspaper clippings; photographs; and miscellaneous other materials.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Related Materials

Related Materials

There are no known other archival collections created by Harriet Hinsdale at the date of processing.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

Processing Note

Processing Information

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Subordinate Component # 1Return to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Motion pictures -- United States.
  • Theater -- United States.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
  • Scripts.


  • Dramatists.
  • Novelists.
  • Screenwriters.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Hinsdale, Harriet, 1900- -- Be my love.
    • Hinsdale, Harriet, 1900- -- Born to rope.