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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Alan Neilson, Speech and Dramatic Art Papers

Identifier: RG-13-07-11
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Alan Neilson's research on the life of Alice Howell, an instructor of drama and elocution at UNL from 1901 to 1940.  Howell was one of the first women from Nebraska to enter the Red Cross service.  She organized and directed the University Players and also served in World War I as the secretary of the British War Relief.  Neilson's correspondence and research notes are included in the collection as well as theater scrapbooks.

Dates: 1874-1977

English Theatrical Portraits

Identifier: MS-0282
Scope and Contents The collection contains portraits produced to promote actors and plays in English Theatre. There are 138 etchings of actors or actors as a character in a play. The prints are pasted onto boards, one per board. The majority of images have the name of the actor or the name of the role the actor played engraved as a caption on the print. This information may also include the name of the engraver and the name of the person who created the original drawing of the portrait. The captions may also...
Dates: undated

John Frederick Ballard, Theater Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-0138
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of scrapbooks containing newspaper articles, programs, and photographs from and about Ballard’s plays.  The plays represented are “Believe me, Xantippe,” “Young America,” and “Ladies of the Jury.”  There is one small file of biographical materials, one file of correspondence, and one file containing legal descriptions of real estate in Kansas City, Missouri.  Also included are photographs of scenes from his plays, which include scenes with actor John...
Dates: 1912-1957

Theater & Stage, Programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0044
Scope and Contents

Various theater programs and scrapbooks consisting of pictures of actors and sets. The theater programs contain advertisements as well as information about performances and performers.The scrapbooks also include information about the plays and the occasional front page of a play program.

Dates: 1830-1940

Theatre Arts Department, College of Arts and Sciences Records

 Collection — Box 001: [Barcode: R0241182229]
Identifier: RG-12-36-00
Scope and Contents

Theatre Arts (After 1984 called Theatre Arts and Dance) (see also 13/07)

Dates: 1920-2010

UNL News, University Records

Identifier: RG-00-06-00
Scope and Contents The newsletters contain general information on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln courses, research, faculty, organizations, facilities, and activities. Although content varies somewhat throughout the decades, newsletters from every period provide listings of summer sessions and courses, including correspondence and night courses. UNL News notes university activities from athletics to the arts, lectures, and notable campus visitors. Early newsletters list faculty marriages and deaths....
Dates: 1899-1901; 1921-1981