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   Randolph Somerville Papers [ca. 1915]-1958.

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079354 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958.
Title:Randolph Somerville Papers [ca. 1915]-1958.
Physical description:29.5 linear ft. (63 document boxes & 1 flat box).
Language(s):In English
Access: Available for faculty, students, and researchers engaged in scholarly or publication projects. Boxes 6-62 are located off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selectively cataloged; remainder arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

Papers, promptbooks, photographs, lecture notes, correspondence, and theatrical files of Somerville. Included are materials from the Washington Square Players and Duke's Oak Theatre in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

Available for faculty, students, and researchers engaged in scholarly or publication projects.

 Boxes 6-62 are located off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-05-22 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Playbills.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Plays.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Posters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prompt books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Actors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Actresses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Anglin, Margaret, 1876-1958.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bragdon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Digges, Dudley, 1879-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drama--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dramatists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Duke's Oak Theatre (Cooperstown, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dunsany, Beatrice.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fiske, Harrison Grey, 1861-1942.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kane, Whitford, 1882-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pinero, Arthur Wing, Sir, 1855-1934.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rice, Elmer, 1892-1967.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sothern, E. H. (Edward Hugh), 1859-1933.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taras, John.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taylor, Laurette, 1884-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theater--New York (State)--Cooperstown.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theater--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theatrical managers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theatrical producers and directors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Washington Square Players (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Winter, William, 1836-1917.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wycherly, Margaret, 1881-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Zorina, Vera.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Director, actor, professor of dramatic art at New York University, and organizer and director of the Washington Square Players Repertory Company.

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