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18th Century Prints collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 6202
Abstract

This artificial collection consists of 18th century prints that have been mounted on paper. The prints depict images of writers, and actors and actresses, many in costume, including David Garrick, Mrs. Jordan, Charles Bannister, Mrs. Woffington, Mrs. Oldfield, Nancy Dawson, Mrs. Clive, Nell Gwynn, Sarah Siddons, Richard Burbadge, and Samuel Johnson; London theaters, including the Globe and the Drury Lane; and scenes from plays.

Dates: 18th century

19th century theatrical programs, newspapers, and broadside collection

 Collection — Map-case: 6, drawer: 2
Identifier: 6028
Abstract Newspapers, broadsides, theatrical programs and bulletins, and meeting programs, 1859-1890, published primarily in Philadelphia, Boston, New York, and San Francisco. While the majority of the materials are theatrically related, the collection does include an issue of the Daily Stage, a newspaper published in Virginia City, Nevada; the Carnival Record, a publication of Author's Carnival and Fete of Nations; and Acrobats and Mountebanks, a special supplement of the New York Commercial...
Dates: 1859 - 1890

Fay Bainter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2077
Abstract

Collection consists of stills and photographs, from 15 films and 20 stage plays; scripts of 15 stage plays and 6 television shows in which the actress Fay Bainter (1892-1968) appeared. Also includes personal documents, clippings and correspondence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s

Leland Bard collection on Michael Seyfrit

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2006-007
Abstract

Musical compositions and published writings by composer Michael Seyfrit (1947-1994), including four instrumental compositions, a guide to the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection at the Library of Congress, and the piano and vocal scores and other materials relating to the musical The Desert Peach, written with Donna Barr and T. Brian Wagner.

Dates: 1970-1992

Kenneth Bartmess Masks and Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-008
Abstract

Four flower masks, one Don Kilhefner mask, and photographs of Radical Faeries gatherings from gay activist and craftsman, Kenneth Bartmess, circa 1979-1985.

Dates: circa 1979-1985

William T. Bates papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 5046
Abstract

This small collection appears to have been the class notes of USC alumnus William T. ("Terry") Bates who attended the university between 1974 and 1977. Seven three-ring binders contain his handwritten notes, exam "blue books, and class syllabi for courses in English and American literature, drama, theatre, social psychology, and mathematics. Course instructors include Nina Foch, Richard Toscan, and R.S. Ross, among others.

Dates: 1974-1977

Julius Berstl papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0031
Abstract Literary archive of the German emigre author and playwright Julius Berstl (1883-1975). The collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, personal and professional correspondence, personal and biographical documents, theater memorabilia, and a small number of literary journals, both in English and in German. Julius Berstl was born on August 6, 1883 in Bernburg, Germany to a theatrical family. Upon graduation from university, he became the dramaturg, or literary advisor, of the renowned...
Dates: 1858 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1901 - 1975

Charles Bickford papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2124
Abstract

This collection consists chiefly of materials related to the acting career of American actor Charles Bickford (1891-1967), covering the period 1925 to 1967. Materials include stills, magazine and newspaper clippings and publicity, and programs and ephemera from Bickford's work in plays, film, television, and radio.

Dates: 1925 - 1967

Biltmore Theater records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2524
Abstract

This collection consists of financial records for the Biltmore Theater, which once stood in Los Angeles, California.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950s-1964

John Edward Blankenchip papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0356
Abstract

Papers of John Edward Blankenchip, professor emeritus of the USC School of Theatre. Blankenchip joined USC in 1955, just a decade after the drama department was founded by playwright and director William C. DeMille, and continued to teach classes in directing and experimental theatre at the school until a month before he died at the age of 89.

Dates: circa 1900-2007, undated

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Photographs 29
Correspondence 24
Gay theater 20
Theater programs 20
Clippings 19
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Scrapbooks 18
Theater -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 15
Scripts 13
Musical theater -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 12
Ephemera 11
Theater 11
Theater -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 11
Gay dramatists 10
Playbills 10
Programs (documents) 10
Theater -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 10
Theater -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 9
Manuscripts 8
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- Archival resources 8
Actors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 7
Clippings (information artifacts) 7
Gay men's writings 7
Homosexuality and theater 7
Homosexuality in the theater 7
Plays (performed works) 7
Theater -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 7
Actresses -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 6
Lesbian theater 6
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Archival resources 6
Motion pictures -- Archival resources 6
Television -- Archival resources 6
Theater -- Production and direction 6
Actors -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 5
Audiocassettes 5
Drama 5
Gay actors 5
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Archival resources 5
Lesbian dramatists 5
Musical theater -- Archival resources 5
Stage adaptations -- Archival resources 5
Theater -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 5
Theater -- Reviews 5
Exiles -- Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 4
Gay composers 4
Letters 4
Sheet music 4
Theater -- United States -- 19th century -- Archival resources 4
Theaters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 4
AIDS (Disease) -- Dramas 3
Actors -- Photographs 3
Actresses -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
Actresses -- England -- Archival resources 3
Actresses -- Photographs 3
Artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
Audiotapes 3
Authors and theater -- Archival resources 3
California, Southern -- Emigration and immigration -- Archival resources 3
Diaries 3
Exiles -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Film stills 3
Gay musicians 3
German literature -- Archival resources 3
Historical drama -- Archival resources 3
Jewish refugees -- California, Southern -- Archival resources 3
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Archival resources 3
Motion picture producers and directors -- Archival resources 3
Performing Arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
Posters 3
Printed ephemera 3
Reports 3
Scores 3
Screenplays 3
Sketches 3
Slides (photographs) 3
Souvenir programs 3
Television producers and directors -- Archival resources 3
Television scripts 3
Theater -- California -- Archival resources 3
Theaters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Archival resources 3
Theatrical producers and directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 3
Typescripts 3
AIDS activists -- California -- Los Angeles 2
Alice (Fictitious character: Carroll) -- Archival resources 2
American literature 2
Authors, German -- 20th century -- Biography -- Archival resources 2
Authors, German -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Authors, German -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Authors, German -- Germany -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Books 2
Bylaws (administrative records) 2
Celebrities -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 2
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Comedy 2
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Conductors (Music) -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Drag shows 2
Drawings 2
Drawings (visual works) 2
Exiles -- Austria -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Exiles -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
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Language
English 110
German 6
French 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Italian 1
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Names
University of Southern California 5
Dieterle, William, 1893-1972 3
Eisler, Hanns 3
Feuchtwanger, Lion 3
Mann, Heinrich 3
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Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 3
Mierendorff, Marta 3
Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943 3
Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960 2
Berstl, Julius 2
Blankenchip, John Edward 2
Brecht, Bertolt 2
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 2
Celebration Theatre (Los Angeles, CA.) 2
Chaplin, Charles 2
Doblin, Alfred 2
Federal Theatre Project (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Feuchtwanger, Marta 2
Frank, Liesl 2
Greenwood, Charlotte, 1890-1977 2
Homolka, Oscar 2
Kearns, Michael 2
Lewis, Arthur, 1916-2006 2
Massary, Fritzi 2
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives 2
Ranson, Rebecca (Rebecca Hargett) 2
Remarque, Erich Maria 2
Schrock, Robert 2
Southeastern Arts, Media & Education Project (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
University of Southern California. School of Dramatic Arts 2
Wicclair, Walter 2
Adams, Maude 1
Aeaman, Charles W. 1
Alice, (Fictitious character from Carroll) 1
Anderson, Maxwell 1
Apostolos, Margo K. 1
Arent, Arthur 1
Artists Confronting AIDS (Organization) 1
Bainter, Fay, 1892-1968 1
Bard, Leland 1
Barrymore , Lionel, 1878-1954 1
Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 1
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 1
Bartmess, Kenneth 1
Bates, William T. 1
Beglarian, Grant 1
Bella Union Theatre (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Bickford, Charles, 1891-1967 1
Blitzstein, Marc 1
Bottini, Ivy 1
Brady, James Buchanan 1
Brahm, John, 1893-1982 1
Brecht Zentrum der DDR 1
British Broadcasting Corporation 1
Bronson, Lillian 1
Brown, Arch 1
Brown, Ross 1
Bruno, Frank 1
Burke, Billie, 1885-1970 1
Busoni, Ferruccio 1
California Civic Light Opera Association 1
Campbell, Gar, 1943-2007 1
Cassady, G. Edward, Dr. 1
Cassady, George, Dr. 1
Cassady, Linda 1
Cassady, Margaret Elizabeth, R.N. 1
Cavener, Jim 1
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich 1
Christopher Street West Association 1
Clements, Colin 1
Colt, Samuel, 1909-1986 1
Company Theatre 1
Conkle, E. P. (Ellsworth Prouty) 1
Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971 1
Corbett, James J. 1
Cossette, Pierre 1
Coward, Noël, 1899, 1899-1973 1
Darvas, Lilli, 1902-1974 1
De Mille, William C. (William Churchill) 1
De Wolfe, Billy, 1907-1974 1
Dickmann, Ken 1
Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898 1
Doolittle, James A., 1914-1997 1
Dorwick, Keith 1
Duffy, Henry, 1890-1961 1
Eisler, Georg 1
El Capitan Theatre (Organization : Hollywood, Calif.) 1
Elliott, Doug 1
Elow 1
Emergency Rescue Committee 1
Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer) 1
European Film Fund 1
Ewers, Hanns Heinz 1
Farjeon, Eleanor 1
Farnum, William, 1876-1953 1
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.) 1
Felix Bloch Erben (Firm) 1
Feuchtwanger Memorial Library 1
Fields, Armond 1
Fields, Lew 1
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