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Guide to the Vassar College Drama Department Records, circa 1905-2014

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Vassar College. Dept. of Drama.
Title: Vassar College Drama Department Records
Dates: circa 1905-2014
Quantity: 54 cubic feet (83 boxes)
Abstract: Material documenting the history of the Vassar College Drama Department and its many components and programs (including the Experimental Theatre). Includes programs, news clippings, production material, photographs, negatives, slides, and film.
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Administrative History

The Vassar College Experimental Theatre was founded in 1925 by Hallie Flanagan Davis as a program of the English Department, and later became part of the Drama Department when it was founded in 1938. The predecessors of the Experimental Theatre included the Vassar Dramatic Workshop and the Vassar Players.

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Scope and Content Note

Programs, news clippings, production material, photographs, slides, and negatives documenting the history of the Vassar College Drama Department and its many components and programs (including the Experimental Theatre) from ca. 1905-2017.

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Access

Box 48 contains restricted material. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections staff for more information. The rest of the collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969.

Organizations:

  • Vassar College. Drama.
  • Vassar College. Experimental Theatre.

Subjects:

  • College theater.
  • Performing arts--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie.
  • Theater--Study and teaching.

Document Types:

  • Drawings.
  • Photoprints.
  • Scripts.
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Encoding Information

Original encoding by Elizabeth Clarke, April 2007.

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Preferred Citation

Vassar College Drama Department Records, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Collection processed April 2005 by Laura Streett. Updated in 2018 by Janine St. Germaine (added boxes 62-83).

Acquisition Information

Transferred in several accessions over a number of years. The last accessions arrived in 2018.

The records of Martin Fallon, technician and then an instructor in stage management for the Drama Department from approximately 1936-1944, were added to the collection in 2010, a gift of Charles D. Fallon (A2010-009).

The 2011 accession included photographs presumed to have been taken by Raymon Traver.

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Series List

Series I. Subject Files

Programs, newsclippings, promotional material, and other records relating to the the Experimental Theatre and its productions as well as miscellaneous Drama Department files.

Series II. Miscellaneous Student Papers and Theses

An incomplete set of student papers completed for various Drama Department classes.
*Please note: Some Drama Department theses have been cataloged separately and can be accessed via the Vassar College Libraries Online Catalog.

Series III. Experimental Theatre Lantern Slides

Two sets of slides used in the Experimental Theatre productions, Can You Hear Their Voices (1931) and One-Third of a Nation (1937).

Series IV. Experimental Theatre Negatives

Mostly 4"x5" negatives on cellulose acetate "Safety" film. Some are deteriorating and/or brittle and may not be available for duplication.

Series V. Experimental Theatre Photographs

Photographs housed according to size, then in chronological order.
Boxes 10 - 21 and 68 - 79 contain 8" x 10" and smaller photographs
Boxes 4 - 5 contain 14" x 18" and smaller photographs
Boxes 22 - 24 contain 16" x 20" photographs
Items housed in map cases are approximately 12" x 48"
Only some of the photos in Box 58 are signed by Raymon Traver, but it is possible that all of them were taken by him.
There are additional photographs in the production files housed in boxes 59 and 60 (A2013-025).

Series VI. Drama Department Slides

4 slide boxes within a larger box. Includes "Coursework, 1905-1981" and a set of numbered slides (with some numbers missing) of productions dating from 1944-1960.

Series VII. Drama Department Audio and Film Reels

A small set of film and audio reals from miscellaneous productions.

Series VIII. Drama Department Production Material

Scripts, prompt books, costume and set design, etc. including Experimental Theatre productions, Hall productions, senior theses*, and class projects. Organized in chronological order, but not listed by individual production. There is also a small collection of musical scores as well as the state management records of Martin Fallon. Boxes 59 and 60 also include programs, correspondence, photographs and other materials relating to productions dating from 1915-1949.
*Please note: Some Drama Department theses have been cataloged separately and can be accessed via the Vassar College Libraries Online Catalog.

Container List

Series I. Subject Files

f. 1.1 Experimental Theatre News Clippings, 1929-1972
f. 1.2 Experimental Theatre Press Releases, 1960-1992
f. 1.3 Experimental Theatre Programs, 1929-1949
f. 1.4 Experimental Theatre Programs, 1950-1979
f. 1.5 Experimental Theatre Programs, 1980-2003
f. 1.6 Experimental Theatre Calendars and other Advertising Material, 1934-2002, undated
f. 1.7 "Experimental Theatre Report" by Hallie Flanagan and Lester Lang, 18 May 1933
f. 1.8 Experimental Theatre Building Plans, 1930
f. 1.9 Experimental Theatre Production Files — Orpheus, 1939
f. 1.10 Experimental Theatre Production Files — Pillars of Society, 1939
f. 1.11 Predecessors to the Experimental Theatre at Vassar, circa 1917-1926
f. 1.12 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1950-1955
f. 1.13 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1956-1957
f. 1.14 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1958-1959
f. 1.15 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1959-1960
f. 1.16 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1960-1961
f. 1.17 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1960-1961
f. 1.18 Mary Heinlein's Files, circa 1937-1960
f. 1.19 Summer Session, 1935
f. 1.20 Summer Session, 1935
f. 1.21 Summer Session, 1935
f. 1.22 Summer Session, 1935
f. 1.23 Summer Session, 1935
f. 2.1 Summer Session, 1935
f. 2.2 Summer Session, 1935-1937
f. 2.3 Correspondence with Lester Lang, 1937-1938
f. 2.4 Correspondence with the Mercury Theatre, 1937-1938
f. 2.5 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1931-1937
f. 2.6 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1960-1961
f. 2.7 Miscellaneous, circa 1928-1943
f. 46.1 "B - General Correspondence," 1946-1955
f. 46.2 "C - General Correspondence," 1947-1955
f. 46.3 "H - General Correspondence," 1948-1955
f. 46.4 "L - General Correspondence," 1949-1955
f. 46.5 "M - General Correspondence," 1946-1954
f. 46.6 "P - General Correspondence," 1946-1955
f. 46.7 "S - General Correspondence," 1940-1955
f. 46.8 "S - General Correspondence," 1953-1955
f. 46.9 "W - General Correspondence," 1940-1955
f. 46.10 "Courses Bibliographies," 1940-1953, n.d.
f. 46.11 "Courses Bibliographies," 1941-1955, n.d.
f. 46.12 "Courses Bibliographies," 1938-1944
f. 46.13 "Summer Theatre, 1954"
f. 46.14 "Students Summer Drama Schools"
f. 46.15 "1956 - Summer Theatres"
f. 46.16 "Summer Theatres, 1955"
f. 46.17 "College Library, 1951-1955"
f. 46.18 "College Theatre — Avery 1952"
f. 46.19 "The Theatre — Avery, " 1939-1953
f. 46.20 "Recorder — Old,"
f. 46.21 "Mailing list 1951-1954" 1933-1951
f. 46.22 "Curriculum Committee — Old"
f. 46.23 "Publicity — Old," 1938-1953 n.d.
f. 46.24 - 46.26 "National Theatre Conference," 1933-1949, n.d.
f. 46.27 "National Theatre Conference," 1948-1949
f. 46.28 "National Theatre Conference," 1949-1953 n.d.
f. 46.29 "National Theatre Conference Placement Service Catalogue, Section 1, " 1948
f. 46.30 New Dramatists Committee
f. 47.1 N.Y. State Regional Drama: NY State Community Theatre Association 1947-1953 n.d.
f. 47.2 Scrapbook of Theatre Clippings 1936-1937
f. 47.3 Scrapbook of Theatre Clippings ca 1937
f. 47.4 Scrapbook of Theatre Clippings 1937-1938
Box 80 Scrapbooks, containing programs, press clippings, correspondence, 1935-1945 (2 volumes)
Boxes 81-82 Scrapbooks, containing programs, press clippings, photographs, correspondence, 1927-1936 (2 volumes)
f. 47.5 Equipment — General
f. 47.6 Costuming and Make-up
f. 47.7 Sound Equipment and Effects
f. 47.8 Lighting Equipment
f. 47.9 Shuttuck, Charles H., 1948-1954, n.d.
f. 48.1 [RESTRICTED] "Faculty — Stewart, David" 1952
f. 48.2 [RESTRICTED] "Faculty — (Coffee) Richards, Sally 1949, 1951
f. 48.3 [RESTRICTED] "Applicants" 1946-1955
f. 48.4 [RESTRICTED] "Applicants for Miss Smith's Position" 1943-1948 n.d.
f. 48.5 [RESTRICTED] Student letters 1940-1954 n.d.
f. 48.6 [RESTRICTED] "Students' letters," 1950-1952
f. 48.7 [RESTRICTED] Letters of Recommendation 1941-1954

Series II. Miscellaneous Student Papers and Theses

Box 2 Miscellaneous Student Papers and Theses, 1930-1973

Series III. Experimental Theatre Lantern Slides

Box 3 Can You Hear Their Voices? May 1931
Box 3 One-Third of a Nation, July 1937

Series IV. Experimental Theatre Negatives

f. 6.1 Guibor, 1925-1926
f. 6.2 Marriage Proposal, Nov. 1927
f. 6.3 Sleeping Beauty, April 1928
f. 6.4 Blocks, April 1928
f. 6.5 Troll Hill, October 1928
f. 6.6 Down in Egypt's Land, December 1928
f. 6.7 Water and Wine, December 1928
f. 6.8 Noah's Ark, circa 1928
f. 6.9 The Wreck, March 1929
f. 6.10 The Sky Will be Lit Up, April 1929
f. 6.11 X=O, Oct 1929
f. 6.12 Each in His Own Way, December 1929
f. 6.13 Simples by Moonlight? or Cartoon? or Mdme. Europe? March 1930
f. 6.14 Man and the Masses, May 1930
f. 6.15 Backgrounds of Modern Theatre? [October 1930]
f. 6.16 The Adoption, December 1930
f. 6.17 The Other Room, December 1930
f. 6.18 Groceries and Notions, February 1931
f. 6.19 Can You Hear Their Voices? May 1931
f. 6.20 See America First, October 1931
f. 6.21 The Man with the Flower in his Mouth, October 1931
f. 6.22 Hippolytus, December 1931
f. 6.23 See America Now, Oct 1932
f. 7.1 Varieta Futurista, March 1932
f. 7.2 Miners on Strike, May 1932
f. 7.3 We Demand, May 1932
f. 7.4 Heritage, May 1932
f. 7.5 Svapnavasavadatta of Bhasa (Dream of the Vasavadatta), Jan 1933
f. 7.6 Now I Know Love, 1933
f. 7.7 Now I Know Love, 1933
f. 7.8 American Plan, Oct 1933
f. 7.9 Fear, Jan 1934
f. 7.10 The Phantom Bride! May 1934
f. 7.11 Singing Girl of Copan, March 1934
f. 7.12 Antony and Cleopatra, December 1934
f. 7.13 Antony and Cleopatra, December 1934
f. 8.1 My Country Right or Left, May 1935
f. 8.2 Ladies are Made, July 1935
f. 8.3 The Phantom Bride! July 1935
f. 8.4 Come Out Into the Sun, Aug. 1935
f. 8.5 Lady from the Sea, December 1935
f. 8.6 "Lab Shows," February 1936
f. 8.7 Fuente Ovejuna, May 1936
f. 8.8 Tonight We Improvise, December 1936
f. 8.9 "Lab Shows," January 1937
f. 8.10 No More Peace (blue-ing), Feb 1937
f. 8.11 No More Peace, Feb 1937
f. 8.12 Relax! April 1937
f. 8.13 Fallen Mangoes, April 1937
f. 8.14 One-Third of a Nation, July 1937
f. 8.15 The Infernal Machine, December 1937
f. 8.16 Knight of the Burning Pestle, February 1938
f. 9.1 3 Plays on American Homelife, April 1938
f. 9.2 Vassar's Folly, December 1938
f. 9.3 Peter Goes to the Fair, February 1939
f. 9.4 Three Sisters, April 1939
f. 9.5 Orpheus, December 1939
f. 9.6 Mr. Sycamore, February 1940
f. 9.7 Vassar's Folly, 1940
f. 9.8 Our Town, December 1940
f. 9.9 Pillars of Society, February 1941
f. 9.13 Sight Unseen, April 1941
f. 9.14 Murder in the Cathedral, December 1941
f. 9.10 Santos Vega, February 1942
f. 9.11 Phoenix, April 1942
f. 9.12 War Chest Rally, Nov. 1942
f. 9.15 Unidentified Production, circa 1940s
f. 9.16 War Bonds Posters - for set design? circa 1930s
f. 9.17 Costume Designs? circa 1930s
f. 9.18 "Rosenfeld" Costume Designs? circa 1930s

Series V. Experimental Theatre Photographs

f. 10.1 Guibor, 1925-1926
f. 68.1 Guilbour, 1925-1926
Mapcase 1 Guibor, 1925-1926
f. 68.2 She Canna Perish, March 1926
f. 68.2 The King’s Ward, March 1926
f. 10.2 Marriage Proposal, November 1927
f. 10.3 Ur Faust, 1927
f. 68.4 The Marriage Proposal, March 1928
f. 10.4 Blocks, April 1928
f. 68.6 Blocks, April 1928
Mapcase 1 Blocks, April 1928
f. 10.5 Sleeping Beauty, April 1928
f. 68.5 The Sleeping Beauty, April 1928
f. 10.6 Troll Hill, October 1928
f. 68.7 Troll Hill, October 1928
Mapcase 1 Troll Hill, October 1928
f. 10.7 Water and Wine, December 1928
f. 10.8 Down in Egypt's Land, December 1928
f. 68.8 Down in Egypt’s Land, 1928-1929
f. 68.3 Lorenzo the Magnificent, 1928
f. 10.9 The Sky Will be Lit Up, April 1929
f. 68.12 The Sky will Be Lit Up, April 1929
f. 68.9 Water and Wine, 1928-1929
f. 68.10 The Prophesy, 1928-1929
Mapcase 1 The Prophecy, 1928-1929
f. 68.11 The Wreck, 1928-1929
f. 10.10 X=O, October 1929
f. 68.13 Endurance Flight, October 1929
f. 68.14 Each In His Own Way, December 1929
f. 10.11 Each in His Own Way, December 1929
f. 68.15 Cartoon, 1929-1930
Mapcase 1 Cartoon, 1929-1930
f. 68.18 Simples By Moonlight, March 1930
f. 10.12 Man and the Masses, May 1930
f. 68.17 Men and the Masses, May 1930
f. 10.13 Background of Modern Theatre, October 1930
f. 10.14 Background of Modern Theatre, October 1930
Mapcase 2 Background of Modern Theatre, October 1930
f. 11.1 The Adoption, December 1930
f. 68.19 The Adoption, December 1930
Mapcase 2 The Adoption, December 1930
f. 11.2 The Other Room, December 1930
f. 68.16 The Ivory Door, 1930
f. 69.1 The Strange Gentleman, 1930-1931
f. 11.3 Groceries and Notions, February 1931
f. 11.4 Groceries and Notions, February 1931
f. 69.2 Grocery and Notions, 1930-1931
Mapcase 2 Groceries and Notions, February 1931
f. 11.5 Can You Hear Their Voices? May 1931
f. 11.6 Can You Hear Their Voices? May 1931
f. 69.4 Can You Hear Their Voices, May 1931
f. 11.7 See America First, October 1931
Mapcase 2 See America First, October 1931
f. 11.8 The Man with the Flower in his Mouth, October 1931
Mapcase 2 The Man with the Flower in his Mouth, October 1931
f. 11.9 Hippolytus, December 1931
f. 11.10 Hippolytus, December 1931
f. 22.1 Hippolytus, December 1931
f. 69.3 The Hippolytus of Euripides, 1931
f. 11.11 Varieta Futurista, March 1932
f. 69.5 Varieta Futurista 1932
f. 12.1 Heritage, May 1932
f. 69.6 Heritage, May 1932
Mapcase 2 Heritage, May 1932
f. 69.6 We Demand, May 1932
Mapcase 2 We Demand, May 1932
f. 69.6 Miners on Strike, May 1932
f. 12.2 See America Now, October 1932
Mapcase 3 See America Now, October 1932
Mapcase 3 See America Now, October 1932
f. 12.4 Svapnavasavadatta of Bhasa (Dream of the Vasavadatta), January 1933
f. 12.5 Svapnavasavadatta of Bhasa (Dream of the Vasavadatta), January 1933
f. 22.2 Svapnavasavadatta of Bhasa (Dream of the Vasavadatta), January 1933
f. 69.7 American Plan October 1933
f. 12.6 Now I Know Love, 1933
f. 12.7 Fear, January 1934
Mapcase 3 Fear, January 1934
f. 12.8 Backgrounds of the Modern Theatre, March 1934
f. 69.8 Backgrounds of the Modern Theatre, March 1934
Mapcase 3 Backgrounds of the Modern Theatre, March 1934
f. 69.9 Trial By Jury, April 1934
f. 12.9 The Phantom Bride! May 1934
f. 13.1 The Phantom Bride! May 1934
f. 69.10 The Phantom Bride, May 1934
Mapcase 3 The Phantom Bride! May 1934
f. 69.11 Noah, June 1934
f. 13.2 Antony and Cleopatra, December 1934
f. 13.3 Antony and Cleopatra, December 1934
f. 69.12 Anthony and Cleopatra, December 1934
Mapcase 4 Antony and Cleopatra, December 1934
f. 22.3 The First Legion, 1934
Mapcase 4 My Country Right or Left, May 1935
f. 13.4 Ladies are Made, July 1935
f. 13.5 Ladies are Made, July 1935
f. 13.6 Come Out into the Sun, August 1935
f. 13.7 Lady from the Sea, December 1935
f. 14.1 Lady from the Sea, December 1935
Mapcase 4 Lady from the Sea, December 1935
f. 69.13 Summer Session, The Dance of Death, 1935
f. 69.14 Question Before the House, March 1935
f. 69.15 My Country Right or Left, May 1935
f. 69.16 The Lady from the Sea, December 1935
f. 69.17 How Are Ye Blind, February 1936
f. 14.2 How Are Ye Blind! February 1936
f. 14.3 Fuente Ovejuna, May 1936
f. 69.18 Fuente Ovejuna, May 1936
Mapcase 4 Fuente Ovejuna, May 1936
f. 14.4 Tonight We Improvise, December 1936
f. 14.5 Tonight We Improvise, December 1936
f. 69.19 Tonight We Improvise, December 1936
Mapcase 5 Tonight We Improvise, December 1936
f. 14.6 Backgrounds of the Modern Theatre, January 1937
f. 69.20 Backgrounds of the Modern Theatre, January 1937
Mapcase 5 Backgrounds of the Modern Theatre, January 1937
f. 14.7 No More Peace, February 1937
f. 14.8 No More Peace, February 1937
f. 15.1 No More Peace, February 1937
Mapcase 5 No More Peace, February 1937
f. 69.21 No More Peace, February 1937
f. 15.2 Relax! April 1937
Mapcase 5 Relax! April 1937
f. 15.3 Fallen Mangoes, April 1937
f. 15.4 Fallen Mangoes, April 1937
f. 69.22 Fallen Mangoes, April 1937
Mapcase 5 Fallen Mangoes, April 1937
f. 69.22 Relax, April 1937
f. 15.5 One-Third of a Nation, July 1937
f. 15.6 The Infernal Machine, December 1937
f. 69.23 The Infernal Machine, December 1937
Mapcase 6 The Infernal Machine, December 1937
f. 15.7 Knight of the Burning Pestle, February 1938
f. 15.8 Knight of the Burning Pestle, February 1938
f. 4.1 Knight of the Burning Pestle, February 1938
Mapcase 6 Knight of the Burning Pestle, February 1938
f. 4.2 I Have Seen Myself Before, April 1938
f. 16.1 3 Plays on American Homelife, April 1938
f. 69.24 Three Plays of American Home Life, April 1938
Mapcase 6 3 Plays on American Homelife, April 1938
f. 16.2 Vassar's Folly, Dec 1938 or June 1940
f. 16.3 Vassar's Folly, Dec 1938 or June 1940
f. 16.4 Vassar's Folly, Dec 1938 or June 1940
f. 16.5 Vassar's Folly Dec 1938 or June 1940
f. 4.3 Vassar's Folly December 1938
Mapcase 7 Vassar's Folly 1938-1939
f. 16.6 Peter Goes to the Fair, February 1939
f. 16.7 Peter Goes to the Fair, February 1939
f. 4.4 Peter Goes to the Fair February 1939
f. 69.26 Peter Goes to the Fair, February 1939
Mapcase 7 Peter Goes to the Fair February 1939
f. 16.8 The Three Sisters, April 1939
f. 4.5 The Three Sisters, April 1939
f. 69.26 The Three Sisters, April 1939
Mapcase 7 The Three Sisters, April 1939
f. 16.9 Orpheus, December 1939
f. 4.6 Orpheus, December 1939
f. 69.27 Orpheus, December 1939
Mapcase 7 Orpheus, December 1939
f. 17.1 Escape or No Escape (Includes "Escape for Jane," "Check for Eight Dollars," "Prelude," and "Mr. Sycamore"), February 1940
f. 5.1 Escape or No Escape, February 1940
f. 70.1 Escape or No Escape, February 1940
Mapcase7 Escape or No Escape, February 1940
f. 17.2 Our Town, December 1940
f. 17.3 Our Town, December 1940
f. 70.2 Our Town, December 1940
f. 70.3 Pillars of Society, February 1941
f. 17.4 Pillars of Society, February 1941
Mapcase8 Pillars of Society, February 1941
f. 17.5 Sight Unseen, April 1941
f. 17.6 Sight Unseen, April 1941
f. 17.7 Sight Unseen, April 1941
Mapcase 10 Sight Unseen, April 1941
f. 70.4 Sight Unseen, April 1941
f. 70.5 Murder in the Cathedral, December 1941
f. 17.8 Murder in the Cathedral, December 1941
f. 18.1 Murder in the Cathedral, December 1941
Mapcase 10 Murder in the Cathedral, December 1941
f. 70.6 Santos Vega, February 1942
f. 18.4 Santos Vega, 1942
f. 18.2 Phoenix, April 1942
Mapcase 8 Phoenix, April 1942
f. 18.3 War Chest Rally, November 1942
Mapcase 8 War Chest Rally, November 1942
f. 70.7 War Chest Rally, November 1942
f. 22.4 St. Joan, 1942-1943
Mapcase 10 St. Joan, 1942-1943
f. 70.9 Saint Joan, April 1943
f. 70.10 Elmer and Lily, May 1943
f. 18.5 Elmer and Lily, 1942-1943
Mapcase 10 Elmer and Lily, 1942-1943
f. 18.6 St. Joan, 1942-1943
f. 18.7 St. Joan, 1942-1943
f. 70.8 Medea, 1943
f. 5.2 Peer Gynt, March 1946
f. 18.8 She Would be a Soldier, December 1943
f. 70.11 She Would Be A Soldier, December 1943
f. 70.12 – 70.13 The Tempest, March 1944
f. 18.9 The Tempest, March 1944
f. 70.14 – 70.15 Him, December 1944
f. 71.1 Sunny Morning, March 1945
f. 71.1 No Strings Attached, March 1945
f. 71.1 Twelve Pound Look March 1945
f. 71.1 Trifles March 1945
f. 71.1 Theatre of the Soul, March 1945
f. 71.2 Bodas de Sangre, Blood Wedding, June 1945
f. 71.3 Back to Methuselah, November 1946
f. 19.1 Back to Methuselah, 1946
f. 9.2 Les Mouches, April 1947
f. 22.5-22.7 Les Mouches, April 1947
f. 71.4 Les Mouches, April 1947
f. 71.5 Tobias and the Angel, December 1947
Mapcase 9 Tobias and the Angel, 1947-1948
f. 71.6 The Learned Ladies, March 1948
f. 71.7 The Spook Sonata, April 1948
f. 71.8 The Alcestis of Euripedes, December 1948
f. 71.9 The Provok’d Wife, March 1949
f. 71.10 The Good Woman of Setzuan, April 1949
f. 71.11 From Morn to Midnight, December 1949
f. 71.12 Electre, March 1950
f. 19.3 Electre, 1949-1950
f. 23.1-23.3 Electre, 1949-1950
Mapcase 9 The Trojan Women, 1950-1951
f. 71.13 The Trojan Woman, December 1950
f. 19.4 Hedda Gabler, 1950-1951
f. 71.14 The Gardener’s Dog, February 1951
f. 19.5 Finnegan's Wake, May 1951
f. 24.1 Finnegan's Wake, May 1951
f. 71.15 Orphee, May 1951
f. 72.1 Finnegans Wake, December 1951
f. 24.2 Orphee, 1951
f. 72.2 The Skin of Our Teeth, March 1952
f. 19.6 Skin of Our Teeth, 1952
f. 24.3 Skin of Our Teeth, 1952
f. 72.3 Farfetched Fables, December 1952
f. 72.3 The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet, December 1952
f. 24.4 Madwoman of Chaillot, 1952
f. 72.4 The Critic, March 1953
f. 72.5 Right You Are, May 1953
f. 72.6 Lysistrata, December 1953
f. 72.7 Mother of Us All, March 1954
f. 19.7 The Crucible, 1954
f. 24.5 The Crucible, 1954
f. 19.8 Much Ado About Nothing, 1955
f. 73.1 Much Ado About Nothing, March 1955
f. 73.2 Ondine, May 1955
f. 19.10 Ondine, 1955
f. 24.6 Ondine, 1955
f. 19.9 Heartbreak House, 1955
f. 73.3 Heartbreak House, November 1955
f. 58.1 The Alchemist, March 1956
f. 73.4 The Alchemist, March 1956
f. 73.5 Six Characters in Search of an Author, May 1956
f. 19.11 Six Characters in Search of an Author, May 1956
f. 58.2 Six Characters in Search of an Author, May 1956
f. 19.12 Three Sisters, December 1956
f. 58.3 Three Sisters, December 1956
f. 73.6 The Three Sisters, December 1956
f. 73.8 Noah, March 1957
f. 19.14 Noah, 1957
f. 73.9 Him, May 1957
f. 73.10 The Winter’s Tale, December 1957
f. 19.13 A Winter's Tale, 1957
f. 58.4 A Winter's Tale, 1957
f. 73.7 Everyman, 1957
f. 58.5 Disdain, circa 1957
f. 73.11 To Damascus, March 1958
f. 19.16 To Damascus, 1958
f. 19.15 Franz Kafka's Amerika, May 1958
f. 73.12 The Lesson, December 1958
f. 73.12 The Bald Soprano, December 1958
f. 19.17 Masque of Comus, March 1959
f. 73.13 The Masque of Comus, March 1959
f. 58.6-58.7 Unidentified productions, circa 1955-1958
f. 21.1-21.3 Unidentified production with Spanish setting, circa 1950s
f. 73.14 Ring Around the Moon, May 1959
f. 73.15 Mary Stuart, Don Carlos, Maid of Orleans, November1959
f. 73.16 Arms and the Man, December 1959
f. 74.1 Standing Room Only, March 1960
f. 74.2 The Madwoman of Chaillot, May 1960
f. 74.4 The Madwoman of Chaillot, May 1960
f. 19.18 Madwoman of Chaillot, May 1960
f. 19.19 The Cherry Orchard, 1960
f. 74.3 The Cherry Orchard, December 1960
f. 74.4 The Cherry Orchard, December 1960
f. 19.20 A Doll's House, 1961
f. 74.4 A Doll’s House, March 1961
f. 74.5 A Doll’s House, March 1961
f. 74.6 The Matchmaker, December 1961
f. 19.21 The Matchmaker, 1961
f. 19.22 The Trojan War Will Not Take Place, March 1962
f. 19.23 Crimes and Crimes, 1962
f. 74.7 Hansel and Gretel, March 1963
f. 74.8 Skin of Our Teeth, May 1963
f. 74.9 Smiles of a Summer Night, October 1963
f. 19.24 The Trojan Women, December 1963
f. 74.10 The Trojan Woman, December 1963
f. 74.11 The Triumph of Honor, February 1964
f. 74.12 Pericles, Prince of Tyre, March 1964
f. 75.1 A Shakespeare Celebration, April 1964
f. 75.2 Spreading the News, April 1964
f. 75.3 Suddenly Last Summer, April 1964
f. 75.4 Ugly Duckling, April 1964
f. 75.5 Aria De Capo, April 1964
f. 75.6 Land of Hearts Desire, April 1964
f. 75.7 Boy With A Cart, April 1964
f. 75.8 The Sandbox, October 1964
f. 19.25 Don Juan in Hell, October 1964
f. 75.9 The Lacquer Box, November1964
f. 75.10 Uncle Vanya, December 1964
f. 19.26 Second Shepard's Play, 1964
f. 76.1 The Amorous Brother, February 1965
f. 76.2 The Italian Straw Hat, March 1965
f. 76.3 The Hour Glass, Overtones, Hello from Bertha, March 1965
f. 76.4 The Purification, Excerpts from Camino Real, May 1965
f. 76.5 Electra, October 1965
f. 76.6 Toad of Toad Hall, November1965
f. 76.7 A Month in the Country, December 1965
f. 19.27 What a Wonder is Woman, 1965
f. 19.28 Camino Real, 1965
f. 19.29 Maid of the Mill, February 1966
f. 76.8 The Maid of the Mill, February 1966
f. 76.9 A Question of Confidence, March 1966
f. 76.10 Before Breakfast, The Stronger, Chamber Music, April 1966
f. 76.11 The Masque of Queens, April 1966
f. 76.12 The Beaux Stratagem, May 1966
f. 76.13 The Would-be Gentleman, October 1966
f. 76.14 Cinderella, November1966
f. 76.15 Fashion, December 1966
f. 77.1 Antigone, March 1967
f. 77.2 Movers and Shakers, May 1967
f. 77.3 The Browning Version, October 1967
f. 77.3 The Island, October 1967
f. 77.4 Six Characters in Search of an Author, October 1967
f. 77.5 The Pelican, November1967
f. 77.6 The Rook This Property is Condemned, The Long Christmas Dinner, December 1967
f. 77.7 Angelina, The Passionate Pasha, February 1968
f. 77.8 When We Dead Awaken, March 1968
f. 77.9 The Women, April 1968
f. 77.10 The Field God, May 1968
f. 78.1 The Odd Lady Shows Her Medals, The Bald Soprano, Passion, Poison and Petrification, October 1968
f. 78.2 To Travel Blind, November1968
f. 78.3 Alcestis, December 1968
f. 78.4 Honey Sam, Crawling Around, December 1969
f. 78.5 The Gioconda Smile, March 1969
f. 78.6 The Bear, The Orchestra, April 1969
f. 78.7 La Ronde, May 1969
f. 78.8 The Good Woman of Setzuan, November1969
f. 78.9 Miss Julie, December 1969
f. 78.10 The Miser, February 1970
f. 78.11 A Spring Celebration, April 1970
f. 78.12 Lysistrata, October 1970
f. 78.13 The Card Game, December 1970
f. 78.14 The London Merchant, March 1971
f. 78.15 Camino Real, May 1971
f. 78.16 Lady Precious Stream, October 1971
f. 78.17 The Servant of Two Masters, December 1971
f. 79.1 You Can’t Take It With You, March 1972
f. 79.2 Three One Act Plays, Leap Year, Spain, Entrepreneurs of Avenue B, April 1972
f. 79.3 Street Scene, November 1972
f. 79.4 The House of Bernanda Alba, December 1972
f. 79.5 The Country Wife, March 1973
f. 79.6 Dames at Sea (A Musical), May 1973
f. 79.7 Dynamo, October 1973
f. 79.8 Ah, Wilderness, December 1973
f. 79.9 Alls Well That Ends Well, May 1974
f. 79.10 Six Characters in Search of An Author, November 1975
f. 79.11 Learned Ladies, November 1978
f. 79.12 Orpheus Descending, October 1979
f. 79.13 The Portrait, November 1979
f. 19.30 The People, Yes, 1972
f. 20.1 Miscellaneous, circa 1920s
f. 20.2 Miscellaneous, circa 1930s
f. 20.3 Miscellaneous, circa 1930s
f. 5.3 Miscellaneous — Unidentified, circa 1930-1945
f. 20.4 Miscellaneous, circa 1940-1959
f. 20.5 Miscellaneous - props and make-up, circa 1940-1959
f. 20.6 Miscellaneous, circa 1950s
f. 24.7 Miscellaneous – Unidentified, circa 1950s
f. 20.7 Miscellaneous, circa 1960s
Box 25 Miscellaneous - Unidentified slides, 1970-1971
f. 20.8 Candidates for Summer Theatre Program, 1935-1959
f. 20.9 Assorted Portraits of Actors, including Eugenie Leontovich and Edgar Barrier, circa 1930s

Series VI. Drama Department Slides

Box 61 2 slide boxes (orginally labeled, "Coursework") including images from the following productions:
The Tempest, Mar 1944
Him, Dec 1944
Provok'd Wife, Mar 1949
Gardener's Dog, Feb 1951
Orphee, May 1951
Much Ado About Nothing, Mar 1955
The Alchemist, Mar 1956
Six Characters in Search of an Author, May 1956
The Critic, Mar 1953
Noah, Mar 1957
Him, May 1957
To Damascus, Mar 1958
The Lesson and the Bald Soprano, Dec 1958
The Masque of Camus, Mar 1959
Ring Round the Moon, May 1959
Arms and the Man, Dec 1959
Madwoman of Chaillot, May 1960
Box 83 35 mm slides, production photos, 1964-1991 (approximately 66 boxes)

Series VII. Drama Department Audio and Film Reels

Box 25 4 audio reals from The Voice of Vassar, 1961
Box 25 2 audio reals from Movers and Shakers, 1966
Box 25 Super 8 film for an unidentified production, probably Camino Real or One Third of a Nation, 1970-1971
Box 83 Vintage slide projector
Box 83 35mm film, instructional footage (3 rolls)

Series VIII. Drama Department Production Material

Box 59 Production files, in chronological order, 1915-1947
Box 60 Production files, in chronological order, 1947-1962
Box 62 Production files, in chronological order, 1962-1972
Box 63 Production files, in chronological order, 1972-1979
Box 26 Production files, in chronological order, circa 1910-1931
Box 27 Production files, in chronological order, 1931-1934
Box 28 Production files, in chronological order, 1934-1937
Box 29 Production files, in chronological order, 1937-1940
Box 44 Production files - Vassar's Folly, 1938 and 1940
Box 30 Production files, in chronological order, 1940-1941
Box 31 Production files, in chronological order, 1941-1944
Box 32 Production files, in chronological order, 1944-1948
Box 33 Production files, in chronological order, 1948-1952
Box 34 Production files, in chronological order, 1952-1954
Box 35 Production files, in chronological order, 1954-1955
Box 36 Production files, in chronological order, 1956-1957
Box 37 Production files, in chronological order, 1957-1958
Box 38 Production files, in chronological order, 1958-1960
Box 39 Production files, in chronological order, 1960-1962
Box 44 Production files - Hansel and Gretel, 1963
Box 40 Production files, in chronological order, 1962-1963
Box 41 Production files, in chronological order, 1963-1964
Box 42 Production files, in chronological order, 1965-1966
Box 43 Production files, in chronological order, 1967-1970
Box 49 Production files, in chronological order, 1971-1973
Box 50 Production files, in chronological order, 1973-1974
Box 51 Production files, in chronological order, 1975-1979
Box 52 Production files, in chronological order, 1980-1982
Box 53 Production files, in chronological order, 1982-1985
Box 54 Production files, in chronological order, 1986-1989
Box 55 Production files, in chronological order, 1990-1992, undated
Box 56 Production files, in chronological order, 1996-1999
Box 56 Production files, undated, in alphabetical order, undated
Box 57 Production files and some miscellaneous material created by Martin Fallon while he was worked as a technician and then an instructor in stage management for the Experimental Theatre. circa 1936-1944
Box 64 Stage Management Files, in chronological order, 2000-2002
Box 65 Stage Management Files, in chronological order, 2002-2004
Box 66 Stage Management Files, in chronological order, 2004-2007
Box 67 Stage Management Files, in chronological order, 2006-2008
f. 24.8 Miscellaneous Posters and Other Advertising Material, circa 1935-1991
f. 24.9 Poster for The Good Woman of Setzuan, undated
f. 24.9 Music for Frankie and Johnny, words from "Him" by e.e. cummings, undated
Box 45 Music for Antony and Cleopatra , December 1934
Box 45 Music for Santos Vega, 1942
Box 45 Music for Peer Gynt, 1946
Box 45 Music for Finnegan's Wake , 1951
Box 45 Music for Greed Play, undated
Box 45 Music for unidentified play, undated
Box 45 Music for miscellaneous plays, undated

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