Herbert M. Prentice papers, 1925-1960.

ArchivalResource

Prentice, Herbert M, 1890-. Herbert M. Prentice papers, 1925-1960.

Herbert M. Prentice papers, 1925-1960.

The collection is almost entirely bound promptbooks, annotated with notes and cues by Prentice, for the plays he produced.

38 lin ft. (76 boxes).

Related Constellations

There are 17 Constellations related to this resource.

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66b7sr5 (person)

Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Sheffield Repertory Theatre.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kh906c (corporateBody)

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6930vbg (person)

A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65m63m5 (person)

British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn8007 (corporateBody)

Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mk6bb5 (person)

J. B. Priestley, playwright. From the description of An inspector calls: typescript, 1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608422 J.B. Priestley, playwright; David Mamet, adapter, not credited here. From the description of Dangerous corner : typescript, 1996, January 4. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626156 English author J.B. Priestley had a long and prolific career writing in numerous genres, and achieved critical a...

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q9237k (person)

Alan Alexander Milne (b. January 18, 1882, London, England-d. January 31, 1956, Hartfield, England) was born to John Vine Milne, the headmaster of Henley House School, and Sarah Maria Heginbotham Milne. Known best for his children’s stories, Milne was also a prolific essayist, playwright, and mystery writer. As a child, Milne attended his father’s school, where H. G. Wells was one of his instructors. Beginning at age eleven, Milne attended Westminster School and later en...

Prentice, Herbert M, 1890-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6516r20 (person)

Herbert M. Prentice, British producer, director and designer, staged hundreds of plays during his career including many first productions as well as popular revivals. His focus was on well known playwrights of his time including James Bridie, Noel Coward, St. John Ervine, Ian Hay, Frederick Lonsdale, W. Somerset Maugham, A. A. Milne, Eugene O'Neill, J. B. Priestley, George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde. He began his career in 1918 at the Little Repertory Theatre in Sheffi...

Hay, Ian

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nw0jgk (person)

Scottish general and author ("Ian Hay"). From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed : [London], to Roger Scaife of Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1917 Aug. 14 and 1938 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621971 ...

Hiller, Wendy

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h99k92 (person)

Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x000168 ...

Bridie, James, 1888-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v69jq3 (person)

A director of the Glascow Citizens Theatre. From the description of Letter : Helensburgh, to Laurence Housman, 1951 Jan. 5. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25374669 ...

Lonsdale, Frederick, 1881-1954

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s4797v (person)

Frederick Lonsdale was an English playwright, screenwriter, librettist, and novelist. From the description of Frederick Lonsdale collection of papers, 1923-1958. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652055 From the guide to the Frederick Lonsdale collection of papers, 1923-1958, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Charles Bancroft Dillingham (1868-1934) was one of the leading theatric...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d50jx0 (person)

British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

Civic Theatre at Chesterfield.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65v1x67 (corporateBody)

Jackson, Barry, 1879-1960

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66h4w6t (person)

Sir Barry Jackson was the owner and founder of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He had formed an amateur company called the Pilgrim Players, the success of which led to the creation of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1913. This was the first purpose built repertory theatre and was home to the Birmingham Repertory Company. Jackson's Birmingham Rep had a wide repertoire, including innovative modern dress Shakespeare, Greek drama, and modern experimental drama. Many of the plays transferred to...

Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6737k5z (person)

St. John Greer Ervine had a long and influential career in the theatre. Born to deaf-mute Protestant parents in a suburb of Belfast, he moved to London in 1900 where he worked as a clerk and became active in the Fabian Society. An accomplished writer of realistic plays, his work first appeared in 1911, and he enjoyed considerable success, leading to his long friendship with George Bernard Shaw and the opportunity to manage the Abbey Theatre in 1915-1916. He joined the army in 1916, was wounded i...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6668c61 (person)

English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...