Papers of Edward C. Mabie, 1910-1954.

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Papers of Edward C. Mabie, 1910-1954.

Correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, play scripts, publications, and subject folders relating to the University of Iowa Department of Speech and Dramatic Art and the University Theatre, the Federal Theatre Project, other theater subjects, a play, the Never-ending frontier, by Frances P. Dolliver and others, celebrating the 1954 centennial of the Iowa State Education Association, and Mabie's student years at Dartmouth College. Correspondents include A. Craig Baird, Philip Greeley Clapp, E. P. Conkle, Dina Rees Evans, Norman Felton, Hallie Flanagan, Marian Gallaway, Paul Green, Richard Maibaum, B. Iden Payne, Lynn Riggs, Carl E. Seashore, and Gene Wilder.

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Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)

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The Federal Theatre Project was a theatre program established during the Great Depression as part of the New Deal to fund live artistic performances and entertainment programs in the United States. It was one of five Federal Project Number One projects sponsored by the Works Progress Administration, created not as a cultural activity but as a relief measure to employ artists, writers, directors, and theater workers. It was shaped by national director Hallie Flanagan into a federation of regional...

Wilder, Gene, 1935-

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Maibaum, Richard

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Richard Maibaum, playwright and screenwriter. From the description of Birthright : typescript. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 81813561 ...

Felton, Norman, 1913-

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Norman Felton was a producer and director best known for his work in television. Born in London, he left school at the age of thirteen and worked odd jobs until his family emigrated to the United States. He earned a B.A. and Master's degrees from the University of Iowa, and worked various jobs; Felton became active in community theatre, and eventually landed a job as a director for NBC radio in Chicago. He migrated to television, and earned an Emmy in 1952. He later became a producer on such sho...

Conkle, E. P. (Ellsworth Prouty)

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Riggs, Lynn, 1899-1954

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Lynn Riggs (1899-1954), playwright and poet, author of "Green Grow the Lilacs," the basis for the musical "Oklahoma!" From the description of Lynn Riggs screenplays, 1937-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702198916 From the description of Lynn Riggs papers, 1924-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135763 Oklahoma poet and dramatist. From the description of Letters : of Lynn Riggs, 1931, 1941. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793411 ...

Gallaway, Marian

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Iowa State University

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On March 22, 1948, Iowa State College (University) sponsored a 90th anniversary celebration in honor of the founding of the college, which occurred on the same date in 1858 when the charter act establishing a state agricultural college became law. The celebration included a symposium, luncheon, departmental open houses, and a dinner. From the description of 90th anniversary collection, 1947-1948. (Iowa State University). WorldCat record id: 54799482 In 1958, Iowa State Colle...

Seashore, Carl E. (Carl Emil), 1866-1949

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Green, Paul, 1894-1981

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Paul Eliot Green(1894-1981) was a Southern playwright, poet, and novelist. Born in Lillington, North Carolina, Green lived in the state all of his life and tried to capture in his writings the culture and heritage of the American South, concentrating on the experiences of tenant farmers, mill workers, Native Americans and African Americans. Green studied at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill under folk dramatist Frederick Koch of the Carolina Playmakers. After an interruption of his ...

Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969

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Hallie Flanagan was the national director of the Federal Theatre Project, 1935-1939. From the description of Federal Theatre Project visual materials, 1935-1937 and n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 748689080 Hallie Flanagan Davis, whose professional name was Hallie Flanagan, taught drama at Vassar, 1925-1942, and founded its experimental theater; in the 1930s she served as the director of the Federal Theater Project. From the description of Hal...

Evans, Dina Rees, 1891-

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Dina Rees Evans was born June 19, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois. She received her B.A. degree from the University of South Dakota in 1913. She took her M.A. and Ph. D. degrees from the State University of Iowa in 1929 and 1932. Ms. Evans was an educator and high school principal in South Dakota, Illinois, Minnesota, and Montana from 1916 to 1928. She joined the faculty at the State University of Iowa in 1928 as a research assistant in the Department of Speech. After receiving her Ph. D. in 1932 she ...

State University of Iowa. University Theatre.

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Clapp, Philip Greeley, 1888-1954

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Composed 1909; revised 1950 and 1955.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A song of youth : (after Hermann Hagedorn's poem, A troop of the guard) / Philip Greeley Clapp ; words by Edgar Allan Poe. [1950] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51451823 Composed 1937. First performance Cleveland, Ohio, 1940, Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Grossman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture to a comedy...

Mabie, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1892-1956

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Mabie studied at Dartmouth College and was the longtime head of the Department of Speech and Dramatic Art and director of the University Theatre, both at the University of Iowa, and regional director of the Federal Theatre Project. From the description of Papers of Edward C. Mabie, 1910-1954. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233111614 ...

Dolliver, Frances Pearsons.

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Dartmouth College

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The celebration of the 150th anniversary of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dartmouth College Case was held on April 9, 1969, in the Court of Claims, Washington, D.C.; the celebration also commemorated the career of Daniel Webster, the advocate who defended the case before the Supreme Court. During the ceremony Justice Earl Warren, Senator Thomas J. MacIntyre, and Dartmouth College President John Sloan Dickey spoke before an audience of legislators, jurists, historians, and alumni....

State University of Iowa. Dept. of Speech and Dramatic Art.

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Baird, Albert Craig, 1883-1979

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Professor of debate at the University of Iowa and Bates College. From the description of Oral history interview with A. Craig Baird, 1976 Sept. 16. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233109602 Baird was professor of speech at Bates College and the University of Iowa; was active in professional associations and president of the Speech Association of America; was editor of Representative American speeches and author or editor of other works on speech; began in...

Payne, Ben Iden, 1881-1976

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Iowa State Education Association

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As a part of a project sponsored by the Iowa State Education Association more than 500 local volunteers worked in counties throughout Iowa gathering information and creating a photographic record of Iowa's one-room schools. From the description of Iowa one-room schools collection, 1990s. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 53898551 ...