Stevens, Thomas Wood, 1880-1942

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Thomas Wood Stevens was an artist, teacher, author, and theater director. He served has head of the Illustration Department at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1903-1911; he was cofounder of Blue Sky Press, 1899-1907; he served as head of the Drama Department at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1913-1925; then at the Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Memorial Theatre, 1925- 1930; he was the director of various university and community theaters, and of the Globe Theatre Shakespearean productions performed at several American expositions and centennials; finally he was in charge of the Drama Department at the University of Arizona from 1941-1942.

From the guide to the Thomas Wood Stevens papers, 1895-1984 (bulk 1897-1937), (University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections)

Artist, teacher, author, and theater director. Head of Illustration Dept., Art Institute of Chicago, 1903-1911; co-founder of Blue Sky Press, 1899-1907; Head of Drama Dept. at Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1913-1925; then Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Memorial Theatre, 1925- 1930; director of various university and community theaters, and of the Globe Theatre Shakespearean productions performed at several American expositions and centennials; in charge of the Drama Dept., University of Arizona, 1941-1942.

From the description of Thomas Wood Stevens papers, 1880-1954 (bulk 1897-1937). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318843

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000213

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referencedIn Receipts: Miscellaneous receipts: 16th cent.includes:ff. 2, 3 Peter Skylte, Timber Merchant: Accompts: 16th cent.ff. 4-29 b, 41 b Medicine: Charms and Receipts. Orationes et receptæmedica.: 10th-18th centt.f. 28 Dr Stevens: Medical receipts,: 1... British Library
referencedIn Joseph Schillinger collection of noncommercial recordings, 1937-1943 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. Papers of George Pierce Baker, 1882-1926 (inclusive), 1890-1926 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Noble, Alden C. The Spanish Main [microform] : a sea play in five acts and seven scenes / by Alden C. Noble & Thos. Wood Stevens. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn includes:ff. 2-39 b, 48-88, passim Cookery: Collections of receipts in cookery and confectionery: 15th cent.ff.5b-39b, 48-88b Medicine: Charms and Receipts. Orationes et receptæmedica.: 10th-18th centt.ff. 40-47 b Medicine. Botanical: De virtut... British Library
referencedIn Wade, Zelle. Coronado Entrada scrapbook, 1940. Pikes Peak Library District
creatorOf Thomas Wood Stevens papers, 1895-1984 (bulk 1897-1937) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Stevens, Thomas Wood : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Stevens, Thomas Wood, 1880-1942. Thomas Wood Stevens papers, 1880-1954 (bulk 1897-1937). University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Joseph Clark Grew papers, 1904-1948. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Theatre Arts Monthly, collection of portraits, ca., ca., 1924-1939 (bulk), 1916-1964 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer, 1883-1918. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman papers, 1883-1971, bulk 1900-1917. Newberry Library
creatorOf Hadley, Henry Kimball, 1871-1937. Masque of Newark / [words by Thomas Wood Stevens ; music by] Henry Hadley. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Moody, Harriet Converse Tilden, 1857-1932. Papers, 1906-1932. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Stevens, Thomas Wood, 1880-1942. Album of Pageant of Virginia photographs, 1922. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Head, Cloyd. Cloyd Head papers, 1895-1968. Newberry Library
referencedIn Walker, Barbara Jean. The Blue Sky Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1899-1907, 1974. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn includes:ff. 2-87 Medicine. Charms and Receipts: Orationes et receptæ medicæ.: 10th-18th centt.: Lat., Fr., Dutch, Engl., Germ., Ital., and Span.ff. 2 b, 29, 53 William Butler, MD, of Cambridge: Medical receipts: 17th cent.ff. 3, 7 Lucy Griffin... British Library
creatorOf Hadley, Henry Kimball, 1871-1937. Masque of Newark / [words by] Thomas Stevens ; [music by] Henry Hadley. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Stevens, Helen Bradshaw, 1878-1954. Helen B. Stevens papers, 1906-1954 (bulk 1934-1954). University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Viehman, Theodore A., 1889-1970. Papers, 1910-1961. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Forrest, William Mentzel, b. 1868. Papers concerning the University of Virginia centennial pageant [manuscript] 1921-1922. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Art Institute of Chicago. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Memorial Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. person
associatedWith Blue Sky Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Carnegie Institute of Technology corporateBody
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Society of Etchers. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Globe Theatre Productions, Ltd. corporateBody
correspondedWith Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer, 1883-1918 person
correspondedWith Goudy, Frederick W. (Frederick William), 1865-1947 person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Hadley, Henry Kimball, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Head, Cloyd. person
correspondedWith Hume, Samuel James, 1885- person
correspondedWith Jacques, Bertha person
associatedWith Moody, Harriet Converse Tilden, 1857-1932. person
correspondedWith Noble, Alden Charles, b. 1880 person
correspondedWith Payne, Ben Iden, 1881-1976 person
associatedWith Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943 person
associatedWith Stevens, Helen Bradshaw, 1878-1954. person
associatedWith Viehman, Theodore A., 1889-1970. person
associatedWith Wade, Zelle. person
associatedWith Walker, Barbara Jean. person
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Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
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Theatrical producers and directors
College theater--History
Prompt books--Specimens
Small presses
Small press books--Specimens
Etching, American
Theater--History--20th century
Theaters--Designs and plans
Pageants--History--Sources
Little magazines--Specimens
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Death 1942

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