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Special Collections: Guide to the Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection

Collection title: Herschel L. Bricker Theater Collection
Collection number: MS 70
Dates of collection: ca. 1900-1973
Size of collection: 96 boxes

Biography

Herschel Bricker was a professor of speech and drama and director of the Maine Masque Theater at the University of Maine, 1928-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Herschel L. Bricker, and pamphlets, programs, photos, clippings, magazines, plays, reviews, playbills, etc. about the Maine Masque Theater and theater in Maine.

Contents of Boxes

Box 249

F1 Acting: notes and papers. Probably compiled by a student. Also includes a glossary of stage terms.

F2 Actor's Equity Association. Contract, blank.

F3 American Educational Theatre Association: A.E.T.A. News. Newsletter from May, 1942, to April 2, 1944. Issues are scattered, no year complete.

F4 American Educational Theatre Association: Memo to The Membership, July 1967-Jan. 1968.

F 5 American Educational Theatre Association: minutes of executive committee and board of directors' meetings, 1958.

F6 American Educational Theatre Association: National University Theatre Festival, 1964.

F7 American Educational Theatre Association: papers, 1944. Contains correspondence to - from Herschel Bricker, president of A.E.T.A. and advisory council members.

F8-9 American Educational Theatre Association: papers, 1950-1965; contains reports, minutes, some correspondence.

F10 American National Theatre and Academy: minutes of executive meetings, 1961-1962. Minutes sent to Herschel Bricker as member of Board of Directors.

F11-12 American National Theatre and Academy: papers. Includes reports to membership, newsletters, some correspondence.

F13 American repertory theatre: news of the theatre In American life, v. I, nos. I-9. August 1946 -

F14 American society of composers, authors and publishers: second fellowship competition. Papers. Maine Masque students regional winners.

F15-16 Arthur A. Hauck Memorial Auditorium: papers. Includes architect's blueprints and minutes of committee meetings.

F17 Author' s League of America: papers.

F18 Barrymore, John. Letter to Windsor Pratt Daggett.

F19 Book and theatrical supply catalogs of the 1960's.

F20 Bottume, Carl. Two radio plays. Contains: Earth to heaven; Down to the sea, 2 episodes.

F21 Barrymore, Lionel. Telegram to Maine Masque concerning apple tradition.

Box 250

F1-97 Actors - 19th century: portraits. 96 photos. Alphabetical listing in folder 1. Some photos copyrighted by B. J. Falk, 1888. Included are: Ellen Terry, Edwin Booth, Julia Marlowe, E. H. Southern, Rose Coughlin, Lillian Russell, Lillie Langtry.

Box 251 Herschel L. Bricker correspondence

F1 Abrams, Marnel: correspondence, 1949-1964. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F2 Actor' s Equity Association,1966:Papers.

F3 Andrews, Norman: correspondence, 1957. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F4 Articles, book reviews, lectures. Includes copy of Natya: Theatre Arts Journal, v. VII, no. I, in which Theatre in United States by Herschel Bricker appears.

F5 Avery, Byron G.: correspondence, 1958-1969. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F6 Bahar, Shyam Lal Dhar: correspondence, 1962-63. Letters to and from Shyam Bahar and Herschel Bricker concerning the death of Pres. John F. Kennedy.

F7 Ballou, John: correspondence, 1949-1952.

F8 Bergman, Alan: correspondence, 1950-1951. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F9 Briggs, Clayton: correspondence, 1950-1961. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F10 Brook, Peter: letter, 1945.

F11 Brooking, Jack: correspondence, 1960-1962. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F12 Buck, James Richard: correspondence, 1951-1955. Letter to and from Herschel Bricker.

F13 Bullock, H. Ridgeley: correspondence, 1952-1965. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.
 
F14 Clark, Barrett H.: letter, 1938.

F15 Clark, Leroy: papers.

F16 Come out from Behind that Bird cage by Herschel Bricker: newspaper clippings from premiere.

F17 Congressional correspondence: 1956-1967.

F18 Connelly, Marc: correspondence, 1955-1967. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F19-20 Herschel Bricker correspondence: 1955-1969. Personal letters to and from former students.

F21 Herschel Bricker correspondence: 1956- 1969. Letters of recommendation for former students.

F22 Herschel Bricker correspondence: 1960-1965. Letters to and from publishers referring to Herschel Bricker's own work.

F23-24 Herschel Bricker correspondence: personal, 1955-1967.

F25 DeCourcy, Dayson D.: correspondence, 1949-1965. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F26 Dumais, Alfred: correspondence, 1949-1959. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F27 Examinations given in play production course.

F28 French, Maynard: correspondence, 1956-1963. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F29 Gardner, Wofford G.: correspondence, 1954-1964. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F30 Guptill, Carleton: correspondence, 1957. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F31 Hansen, Edwin: correspondence, 1956-1957. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F32 Harriman, Alonzo I.: correspondence, 1960. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F33 Hobgood, Burnet M.: correspondence, 1950-1960. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F34 Indian correspondents: 1962-1964. Personal correspondence to and from Herschel Bricker.

F35 Jellison, Gene: correspondence, 1956-1957. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F36 Jones, Willis Knapp: correspondence, 1961. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F37 Klmura, Kimi: correspondence, 1957-1963. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F38 Lentz, Merle: correspondence, 1951-1958. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F39 Lindsay, Howard: correspondence, 1960-1961. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F40 Mahoney, Peggy: correspondence, 1960. Concerns the translation of a Spanish play.

F41 Maine times, v.2, n.4, Oct. 24, 1969. Contains lengthy tribute to Herschel Bricker at time of retirement.

F42 Maps collected during World War II. 7 items: I. Strategy map of Europe - 1940; 2. Bruxelles - Liege - 1942; 3. Holland North - 1942; 4. Holland Centre - 1941;
5. Commercial Map of the U. S. - 1940; 6. France - 1944; 7. Map of the World.

Box 252

F1 Montanaro, Anthony G.: correspondence, 1951- 1970. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F2 Morris, Mary: correspondence, 1948-1955.

F3 Newdick, Richard: correspondence, 1956-1961. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F4 Nichols, Mrs. Charles: correspondence, 1957-1958. Correspondence concerning requests for aid and advice in theatre productions, Castine, Me.

F5 Outline of activities as Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, 1936-37. Also includes project grant application to the National Endowment for the Humanities.

F6 Outline of professional activities. Brief listing of activities; includes names and addresses of Maine Masque Alumni.

F7 Personal Army records, 1945-1946.

F8 Personal file: includes early photograph and news clippings.

F9 Purvis, Richard J.: correspondence, 1957-1959. Concerns LeCoin des Artistes, Casablanca, Morocco.

F10 Quinby, George [Pat]: correspondence, 1959-1964. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F11 Rankin, Earle: correspondence, 1956-1960. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F12 Rucinski, Kenneth: correspondence, 1952-1965.

F13-23 Scrapbooks of theatrical clippings, 1930's and 1940's. Contains newspaper clippings, feature articles and illustrations.

Box 253

F1-8 Scrapbooks continued.

F9 Sheean, Diana: correspondence, 1960. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F10 Shore, Herbert L.: correspondence, 1960-1962. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F11 Shrivenham American University. Theatre at Shrivenham by Herschel L. Bricker, 1946.

F12 Shrivenham American University, 1945: correspondence. Includes correspondence to and from Ivor Brown, Sir Barry Jackson, Allardyce Nicholl.

F13 Shrivenham American University, 1945: papers. Includes reports, student lists, one-act play.

F14 Sullivan, Bradford: correspondence, 1959-1969. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F15 Theatre as a profession: two lectures.

F16 Theatre consultant: correspondence.

F17-18 This is your town by Herschel Bricker. The pageant script written for the Orono Sesquicentenial Celebration, 1956.

F19 This is your town: newspaper clippings and programs.

F20 Trees die standing: correspondence, 1960-1961. Correspondence to and from Herschel Bricker concerning the translation of the play, done jointly by himself and
Stuart Gross.

F21 Wartime memorabilia: papers, programs, notes. Collected while abroad with U. S Army. Includes Army Day program and personal letter describing post-war Vienna.

F22 Winston, Harold: correspondence, 1960-1963. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

Box 254

F1 British theatre publications. Includes: The tyne side phoenix, journal of the people's theatre arts group, 1947; Stratford-upon-Avon scene, August, 1946 and Sept.1946; New theatre, June, 1947.

F2 Bulletin of the Dramatists' Alliance: competitions and assembly, 1943.

F3 Bullock-Webster, L. A series of informal talks on community drama in British Columbia. Also includes transcripts of two addresses by Bullock-Webster.

F4 Burris-Meyer, Harold. Research in sound in the theatre: report No. 6.

F5 Bushman, Francis X. Letter to Windsor Pratt Daggett. Also contains signature of Beverly Bayne.

F6 Camden Hills Theatre, Inc. Board of directors: minutes of meetings.

F7 Camden Hills Theatre, Inc. Papers. Contains reports, statements, some correspondence concerning Camden Hills Theatre.

F8 Camden Hills Theatre, Inc. Papers: scrapbook, 1954; photographs; newspaper clippings.

F9 The Carolina play-book, commemorative issue: coming of age of the Carolina Playmakers. Frederick H. Koch, editor. Carolina Playmakers, Chapel Hill, N. C., June, 1940. "Toward an American folk drama."

F10 The Carolina play-book, commemorative issue I: twenty-fifth anniversary the Carolina Playmakers. Frederick H. Koch, editor. Carolina Playmakers, Chapel Hill,
N. C., March-June, 1943. "To the memory of Thomas Wolfe."

F11 The Carolina play-book, commemorative issue II: twenty fifth anniversary the Carolina Playmakers. Frederick H. Koch, editor. Carolina Playmakers, Chapel Hill,
N. C., September, 1943. "Toward an American Folk Drama."

F12 Casona, Alejandro. Trees die standing by Alejandro Casona. Translated and adapted by Herschel L. Bricker and Stewart M. Gross.

F13 Children's Theatre. Burger, Isabel B. Glad to meet you by Isabel B. Burger. A children's theatre play produced at the University of Maine, 1956.

F14 Children's Theatre. Burger, Isabel B. Initial experiment in creative dramatics techniques and children's theatre production, a report on the 1956 summer session, University of Maine, by Isabel B. Burger. Includes a biographical sketch of Mrs. Burger.

F15 Children's Theatre. Children's Theatre, University of Maine: papers. Includes programs and correspondence.

F16-17 Children's Theatre. The Penobscot Valley Theatre: papers. Contains programs, scripts, some correspondence and applications from participating children.

F18-19 Colbath, James Arnold. Correspondence with Herschel Bricker, 1948-1969.

F20 College Curriculum Project. Listing of colleges offering academic work in theatre in Maine, 1956.

F21 Connelly, Marc. The totalitarian theatre by Marc Connelly. The Department of State bulletin, v. xxvii, no. 693. Oct. 6, 1952.

Box 255

Fld.1 and ledger box: Camden Hills Theatre, Inc. Programs and brochures.

Box 255 & 256

Camden Hills Theatre, Inc. Professional and student applications: business and personal correspondence. 222 folders. Folders arranged alphabetically by name.

Box 257

F1 Daggett, Windsor Pratt, 1877-1958. Correspondence to Windsor Daggett. Letters concerning Daggett's work as speech critic for Billboard Magazine. Included are letters from leading actors of the time.

F2 Daggett, Windsor Pratt. Correspondence with Herschel Bricker, 1955-1958.

F3 Daggett, Windsor Pratt. Papers: news clippings, programs, material related to Daggett Studio.

F4 Davis, Owen, 1874-1956. Owen Davis by George Middleton. New York. Dramatists Guild. A pamphlet tribute to Owen Davis.

F5 Day, James. Wood Road, a closet drama in one act.

F6 Down East Music Theatre: programs, 1965. Summer season at Orono.

F7 Dramatists Guild: papers. Includes some correspondence.

F8 The educational theatre in adult education. Washington, D. C., Division of Adult Education Service, 1951.

F9-12 Films: movie stills. Photographs from Hollywood films. Many unidentified.

F13 Films: reference material. Contains: Film news bulletins; Museum of Modern Art Film Library bulletin and a motion picture study program.

F14 Ford Foundation, Program for playwrights: papers. Contains some correspondence to/from Herschel Bricker.

F15 Getchell, Charles Munro. Correspondence with Herschel Bricker, 1955-1956.

F16 Getchell, Charles Monro: scrapbook memorabilia. Includes scrapbook of Getchell's university career and tribute given by South Eastern Theatre conference following
his death.

Fl6a Golden, Richard. Old Jed Prouty; or New England justice; or Down East chronicle; a rural comedy - drama in 3 acts--4 scenes. Re-arranged by Frank Rogers from original four act play...by Richard Golden and William Gill.

F17 Gorostiza, Carlos. The bridge at rio compana by Carlos Gorostlza. Translated by Louis L. Curcio.

F18 Haileybury College: papers, 1956. Correspondence concerning the Haileybury Theatre's appearance at the University of Maine.

F19 High school theatre work shop: Department of speech, UMO. Papers.

F20 Hixon, Orval. Main street studio: an exhibition of photographs of famous vaudeville entertainers. University of Kansas Museum of Art, 1971. Exhibition organized and catalog designed by James Enyeart.

F21 Hopper, DeWolf. Letters to Windsor Pratt Daggett.

F22 Hughes, Glenn: Penthouse theatre, University of Washington. Contains newspaper and magazine articles, program.

F23 International Theatre Month. Griffin, Alice: correspondence, 1955-1960. Letters to and from Herschel Bricker.

F24-25 International Theatre Month. Griffin, Alice: papers. Correspondence to and from Alice Griffin, also programs and pictures, 1957.

F26 Daggett, Windsor Pratt. Prompting notebook for Maine Masque production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night... 1911.

F27 Daggett, Windsor Pratt. The University of Maine Dramatic Club, 1907-1916.

Box 258

F1-3 International Theatre Celebration. Correspondence: 1958-1964. International theatre celebration: formerly international theatre month.

F4 International Theatre Month. Address lists.

F5 International Theatre Month. Curtain call brochures, 1952-1956; Posters.

F6-11 International Theatre Month. Correspondence: 1955-1957.

F12 International Theatre Month. Gilder, Rosamond. International theatre month.

F13 International Theatre Month. Honor to Eire, 1957. Photographs, programs, information concerning plays produced by Isabel Burger and children's theatre associations, Baltimore.

F14 International Theatre Month. International liaison: correspondence. Correspondence to and from Herschel Bricker and William Brasmer.

F15 International Theatre Month. Lists of organizations participating in International Theatre Month.

F16 International Theatre Month. Official proclamations. Includes copies of statements and proclamations issued by governors and mayors and correspondence.

F17-18 International Theatre Month. Papers.

Box 259

F1 International Theatre Month. Play bibliographies. Contains bibliographies of Asian and South American plays.

F2 International Theatre Month. Correspondence from state representatives and official letterheads.

F3 International Theatre Month. Reports: 1955-1960; and related papers.

F4 International Theatre Month: Voice of America interview with Herschel Bricker, April 2, 1958.

F5 Jackson, Sir Barry. Letter to Herschel Bricker, 1947, concerning Stratford Theatre and production by Peter Brook.

F6 Lakewood Theatre. Scattered programs from 1932 to 1965.

F7 The Lamentable tragedy of Julius Caesar: faculty show, May 18, 1944.

F8 Lindsay, Howard. How to start a theatre. New York, Dramatists Play Service, 1959.

F9 McGuire, Bill: photo, 1950.

F10 Maine Masque Theatre. Actresses: First Maine Masque actress, Miss Barbara Dunn, 1917. Includes programs and news clippings.

F11 Maine Masque Theatre. Apple Awards: criteria for selection and winners in various years.

F12 Maine Masque Theatre. The Birds: production records.

F13 Maine Masque Theatre. Constitution of the Maine Masque Theatre.

F14 Maine Masque Theatre. Constitution of the Maine Masquers.

F15-29 Maine Masque Theatre. Correspondence, 1962-1969: Business. Folder number 15 Includes all pre-1956 correspondence; following folders by year, chronologically.

F30 Maine Masque Theatre. East Corinth first nighters: Correspondence: 1956-1957. High school attendance at Maine Masque plays.

F31 Maine Masque Theatre. Federal and state tax returns.

F32 Maine Masque Theatre. 50th Anniversary, Maine Masque, 1956: correspondence, 1955-56.

F33 Maine Masque Theatre 50th Anniversary, Maine Masque, 1956: letters from former Maine Masque members.

F34-35 Maine Masque Theatre. 50th Anniversary, Maine Masque, 1956: papers.

F36-37 Maine Masque Theatre. Financial records.

Box 260

F1 Maine Masque Theatre. General information on theatre material and books complied by Frederick A. Libby, Maine Masque, 1941.

F2 Maine Masque Theatre. Hamlet: production records, 1951. Newspaper clippings; autographed program.

F3 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: banner and poster.

F4 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: Financial records.

F5 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: Final reports. Reports by Herschel Bricker; summary by Wofford Gardner; two student papers.

F6 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Contains: certificate of award, United States Information Service; greetings from artists and technicians of East Pakistan.

F7 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Includes company manifest, photographs, briefing notes.

F7a Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Includes company lists, correspondence prior to tour.

F8 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Includes letters to company and Bricker while in India; some programs.

F9 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Itineraries and daily schedules.

F10 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. News releases and photographs.

F11 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Miscellaneous papers and some rehearsal photographs.

F12 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: papers. Miscellaneous correspondence, programs, posters.

F13 Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: press clippings and reviews.

F13a Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1962: Tourist information. Includes: Americans abroad, a brochure published by the American
Council for Nationalities Service.

F14 Maine Masque Theatre. Jim Dandy by William Saroyan: a review of acting class production, 1941.

F15 Maine Masque Theatre. King Richard III: production records.

F16 Maine Masque Theatre. Macbeth: production records.

F17 Maine Masque Theatre. Maine Masque membership: 1906-1941.

F18 Maine Masque Theatre. Maine Masque newsletters, 1943-44.

F19 Maine Masque Theatre. Maine Masque officers: 1908-1952.

F20 Maine Masque Theatre. Maine Masque theatre productions: a master list.

F21 Maine Masque Theatre. The Masque alumni....where are they now? Maine Alumnus, University of Maine, February, 1960. Article in alumni magazine at time
of 50th anniversary of the Maine Masque.

F22 Maine Masque Theatre. Minutes of Masque meetings and executive committee meetings: scattered, 1924-1952.

F23 Maine Masque Theatre. National Collegiate Players: papers. Contains correspondence; copy of constitution and by-laws.

F24 Maine Masque Theatre. Old Jed Prouty: papers related to production. Includes sketch of the history of Jed Prouty Tavern.

F25 Maine Masque Theatre. One act plays and skits. Three one act plays written during World War II. Authors unidentified.

F26 Maine Masque Theatre. Organizational chart and stage managers' instructions, compiled by Norman Mennes.

Box 261

F1-8 Maine Masque Theatre. Papers. Contains: brochures, announcements, schedules, some correspondence, some photographs, etc.

F9 Maine Masque Theatre. Peer Gynt: prompt book and production records.

F10 Maine Masque Theatre. Policy concerning use of Hauck auditorium: papers.

F11 Maine Masque Theatre. Requests for changes in lighting control.

F12 Maine Masque Theatre. Scholarship study: 1937-1942.

F13 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook material. Newspaper clippings from early forties through the sixties.

F14 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook material, 1939-40.

F15 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook material, 1959-60.

F16 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook material, 1962-64.

F17 Maine Masque Theatre. State tours: papers. Annual tour sponsored by the Patrons of the Fine Arts.

F18 Maine Masque Theatre. Student-faculty advisory committee on student dramatics: papers. Includes minutes of meetings, 1942-43, and a report on theatre at
the University of Maine.

F19 Maine Masque Theatre. USO-Defense Department Maine Masque Tour in Europe, 1959: papers. Includes correspondence, instructions, reports, some photographs of tour of Petticoat Fever.

F20 Maine Masque Theatre. USO-Defense Department Maine Masque tour in Europe, 1959: student applications. Tour of Petticoat Fever.

F21 Maine Masque Theatre. USO-Maine Masque Christmas Show, Loring Air Base, 1960: papers.

Box 262

F1 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Again its yesterday, 1947-48.

F2 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Ah, Wilderness.

F3 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: All My Sons, 1958-59.

F4 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Anastasia, 1956-57.

F4a Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: As You Like It, 1907.

F5 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Captain Applejack, 1927.

F6 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Diary of Anne Frank, 1963-64.

F7 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Escape, 1929-30.

F8 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs. Hamlet, 1940-41.

F9 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Helen of Troy, 1938-39.

F10 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: In the Next Room, 1927-28.

F11 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: individual company photos, summer, 1966.

F12 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: individual company photos, Tartuffe, 1965.

F13 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Journey's End, 1930-1931.

F14 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Journey's End, 1966-67.

F15 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Long Day's Journey Into Night, 1967-68.

F16 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Macbeth, 1965-66.

F17 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Magnificent Yankee.

F18 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Man Who Came to Dinner, 1941-42.

F19 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Many Moons.

F20 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Millionairess, 1968-69.

F21 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Much Ado About Nothing, 1909.

F22 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: My Three Angels.

F23 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Old Jed Prouty, 1965-66.

F24 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photos: Outward Bound, 1928-29.

F25 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Petticoat Fever, 1959.

F26 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Romeo and Juliet, 1941-42.

F27 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Red Roses For Me.

F28 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Rose Tattoo, 1964-65.

F29 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: She Stoops to Conquer, 1930-31.

F30 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: She Stoops to Conquer, 1966-67.

F31 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Sunrise at Campobello, 1960-61.

F32 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Swan, 1929-30.

F33 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus, 1963-64.

F34 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photos: Trees Die Standing, 1960-61.

F35 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photos: Twelfth Night, 1931-32.

F36 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Under Milkwood.

F37-39 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Unidentified. F37: pre 1940 photos; F38: Number not used; F39: post 1940 photos.

F40 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: The Visit, 1968-69.

F41 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Of Cabbages and Kings, 1940-41.

F42 Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: You Never Can Tell, 1964-65.

Box 263

F1 Maine Masque Theatre. Programs: Maine Masque productions, 1907-1916. Includes program of first Maine Masque production, As You Like It.

F2- Maine Masque Theatre. Programs: Maine Masque productions, 1922-; programs arranged chronologically by season; some missing.

Box 264

F1-10 Maine Masque Theatre. Programs: Maine Masque summer theatre, 1964-; programs arranged chronologically in seasons when summer theatre existed.

F11 Maine Masque Theatre. Programs: opera theatre, 1972-

F12 Maine playhouses and theatre colonies.

F13 Maine State Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Papers. Includes photograph of the first Governor's Council on the arts in the State of Maine, 1965.

F14 Miller, James Hull. Graphic abstracts for theatre planning prepared by James Hull Miller. Centenary College, Shreveport, La., 1957.

F15 National Theatre Conference. Army General Hospital entertainment program, 1944-45: papers. Correspondence to and from Herschel Bricker as chairman of the project sponsored by NIC.

F16 National Theatre Conference. Army General. Hospital entertainment program, 1944-45: papers. Includes: reports, budgets, lists of hospitals.

F17 National Theatre Conference. Army General Hospital entertainment program, 1944-45: papers. Survey of college - university theatres.

F18 National Theatre Conference. Joint Army and Navy committee on welfare and recreation. Reports, papers, programs.

F19-20 National Theatre Conference. Papers: 1940-1947. Reports, correspondence, scripts concerning activities during World War II.

F21 National Theatre Conference. Papers: 1956-1967. Includes reports of some N.T.C. annual meetings.

F22 National Theatre Conference. Prospectus of the Armed Forces Institute Project, 1943-44.

F23 National Theatre Conference. Report of the National Theatre Conference, 1958 meeting. Includes lectures on acting by Lee Strasberg and Peggy Wood.

F24 National Theatre Conference. Report of the National Theatre Conference, 1959 meeting. Includes lectures on directing by George Abbott, John Reich, Stephen
Joseph.

F25 National Theatre Conference. Report of the National Theatre Conference, 1960-61 meeting. Includes lectures by: Henry Hewes; Lawrence Langer; Harold Clurman; Uta Hagan; Morris Carnovsky.

F26 National Theatre Conference. Report of the National Theatre Conference, 1962 meeting. Includes comments by Alan Schneider, Judith Malina, Julian Beck.

F27 National Theatre Conference. Report of the National Theatre Conference, 1968 meeting.

F27 National War Memorial Arts Commission, 1953, and related papers.

F28 New England Theatre Conference. Papers. Includes programs, newsletters, correspondence, etc.

F29 Newspaper clippings: theatre news. Includes articles about theatre during World War II.

Box 265

F1 Olson, Alma Luise. On trails to peace by Alma Luise Olson. Also contains correspondence to-from Herschel Bricker.

F2 Orrington Historical Pageant. Papers. Includes newspaper articles and programs.

F3 Osborne, Paul. Maiden voyage by Paul Osborne.

F4-6 Papers. Contains programs, brochures, news releases, advertisements. Folder 6 contains some brochures from theatre schools. I. Title: Pacific review. II. Title:
Pasadena Playhouse bulletin. III. Pasadena Playhouse news.

F7-8 Pasadena Playhouse: papers, 1937. Includes catalog 1947, brochures, programs, history, chronological list of productions, 1917-1934, and biographical sketch of Gilmore Brown.

F9 Peer Gynt: script adapted and staged by Herschel Bricker.

F10 Play service: speech department, University of Maine, Orono. High school questionnaires.

F11 Play service: speech department. University of Maine, Orono. Organization of service and rules for use.

F12 Play Service: speech department, University of Maine, Orono. Papers.

F13 Portland Players. Papers. The prompter, nos. 6 and 7, published for the membership of the Portland Players.

F14 Powell, Arnold. The strangler: a new choke on an old gag by Arnold Powell.

F15 Programs: community and high school theatre. Includes several from Bangor civic theatre.

F16 Propaganda plays: World War II. One act play scripts published by the American Theatre Wing and the Council for Democracy.

F17 Rockefeller Foundation. The arts: the creative individual and the community: a growing collaboration, text by Richard Schickel, Rockefeller Foundation, 1965.

F18 Rosamond Gilder Awards. Biographic information: South American playwrights.

F19 Rosamond Gilder Award. Gilder, Rosamond: correspondence to - from Herschel Bricker.

F20 Rosamond Gilder Awards. Judges' decisions: South American entries.

F21 Rosamond Gilder Awards. Permissions for translation of contest scripts.

F22 Rosamond Gilder Awards. Selection of African scripts: correspondence and related papers.

Box 266

F1-8 Play bill: the magazine for theatre goers. Scattered issues, 1953-1965.

Box 267

F5 Rosamond Gilder Awards. Mitchell, John D.: correspondence to - from Herschel Bricker.

F6 Sanger, Margaret.Letter to Windsor Pratt Daggett.

F7 Selden, Samuel. What do theatrical agents think of university graduates? Reprinted from: the speech teacher, v. XVI, Sept. 1967, n.3.

F8 Shaw, George Bernard. The art of rehearsal by Bernard Shaw. New York, Samuel French, 1928.

F9 Shostakovitch, Dimitri. The United Nations with words and arrangement by Harold J. Rome. New York City, Am-Rus Music Corp., [1942].

F10 Sothern, Julia Marlowe. Letter to Windsor Pratt Daggett.

F11 Speech department, University of Maine. Theatre course proposal and syllabus for SH-16.

F12 Speech Department, University of Maine. Rationale for a department of theatre: 1967.

F13 Stage pictorial: illustrated parade of Broadway hits. New York. State Pictorial Publ., Inc. [1944]

F14 State One-Act Play Contest. Papers.

F16 Summer Theatre. University of Maine Summer Theatre, 1966, 1967: programs and brochures.

F17 Summer Theatre. University of Maine Summer Theatre: proposals to administration.

F18 Theatre Laboratory. Papers. Includes programs and a statement of purpose and procedure.

F19 Theatre programs: early 1900' s.

F20-21 Theatre: reference material. Contains some play listings; bibliographies; reprints of articles.

F22 Theatre UMF. Papers.

F23-27 United States National Commission for UNESCO: correspondence and papers. 1955-1963. Correspondence to and from Herschel Bricker as chairman of International Theatre Month and Program Officer, UNESCO Relations Staff.

F28 Usigli, Rodolfo. Another springtime by Rodolfo Usigli. Translated by Wayne Wolfe. 3 acts. Production script by Herschel Bricker; Maine Masque production,
March, 1960.

F30 World University Theatre Festival: papers.

Box 268

F1-29 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: Highlights of 50 years, also historian' s records from 1956 to 1961. Folders contain material removed from scrapbook.

F30-40 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian' s records from 1965 to 1968. Folders contain material removed from scrapbook: programs; photos; news clippings.

Box 269

F1-32 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian' s records from 1909 to 1951. Folders contain material removed from scrapbooks: programs; photos; news clippings.

F1-4 Rosamond Gilder Awards. Correspondence and related papers, 1958-1963.

F15 State Touring Theatre Foundation, Inc. 1968-1969: Papers. Includes programs, correspondence, evaluation report from tour sponsored by the State Touring Theatre Foundation.

F29 Wharton, John F. Crisis in the free world theatre: a statement of the league of New York Theatres, Inc. New York, 1961.

F33-42 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian's records from 1924 to 1941. Folders contain material removed from scrapbooks; programs; photos; news clippings.

Box 270

F1-10 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian's records from 1924 to 1941. Folders contain material removed from scrapbooks; programs; photos; news clippings.

F11-29 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian's records from 1941 to 1947. Folders contain material removed from scrapbooks; programs; photos; news clippings.

Box 271

F1-11 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian's records from 1941 to 1947. Folders contain material removed from scrapbooks; programs; photos; news clippings.

F12-35 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian' s records from 1951 - 1956. Folders contain material removed from scrapbook: programs; photos; news clippings.

Box 272

F1-4 Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian' s record of Maine Masque European tour with Petticoat Fever, 1959.

F5 Whitney, Walter R. Imperfect Stranger, a comedy in Three acts. 1951, 1953.

F6 Shakespeare rare print collection. Seymour Eaton, ed. Phila., R.G. Kennedy, 1900. Connoisseur edition issued for private circulation, No. 687.

F7 Bricker, Herschel Leonard. Papers. Contains miscellaneous material related to Herschel Bricker' s years at Maine University, Farmington. Some correspondence.

F8 Goldoni, Carlo. The servant of two masters. Translated by Miss Josephine M. Profita, 1973. Includes photocopy of Opere Teatrali...by Carlo Goldoni.

F8a Goldoni, Carlo, 1707-1793. The servant of two masters. Translated by Miss Josephine M. Profita, 1973.

F9 Theatre UMF. Programs from theatre productions produced by University of Maine at Farmington under direction of Herschel L. Bricker.

F10 Maine State Drama Festival. Programs: 1932-1976. Formerly Interscholastic Dramatic Contest; Interscholastic Drama Tournament; Interscholastic Drama Festival.

Folios

Daggett, Windsor Pratt, 1877-1958. Photograph: studio portrait for 5Oth anniversary of Masque. Included with Maine Masque Theatre: Production photographs.

Jefferson Theatre. Portland, Maine. Scrapbooks of news clippings early 1900' s. 5 items. Gift of Mr. Michael J. Garrity.

Maine Masque Theatre. India-Pakistan Maine Masque Tour, 1967.: Film of tour. I6mm. II min., 25 sec. color. Includes strips of footage cut from film.

Maine Masque Theatre. King Richard III: glass slides used for scenery projection. 26 slides 2 boxes.

Maine Masque Theatre. Posters used by the Maine Masque.

Maine Masque Theatre. Production photographs: Folio size. Includes first production of Twelfth Night and portrait of Windsor Daggett.

Maine Masque Theatre. Scrapbook: historian's records from 1906-1918.

Inventory of Boxes 1208-1518

Box 1208

F1: Addresses

F2: Personalities

F3: Advocates for the Arts

F4: Alliance for the Arts II

F5: Summer Theatre Project

F6: Program Reports

F7: Mime Theatre

F8: Correspondence

F 9: Arts- Grants

F10: Early Correspondence

F11: Theatre Academy

F12: American Theatre

F13: Army Theatre Arts

F14: The Arts

F15: Brunswick Music Theatre

F16: CETA Proposals

F17: Arts Membership

Box 1209

F : Realistic (True Story)

F2: Dramatic Clubs

F3: Early Days

F4: Friends

F5: Honorary Degrees

F6: Institute of Advanced Studies

F7: Congratulatory Letters

F8: General Letters

F9: Maine Mosque Theater

F10: Certification in Secondary Schools

F11: Cleveland Playhouse

F12: Coe College Gift Plans

F13: William S. Cohen

F14: College Days

F15: UMaine Machias

F16: Narraquages

F17: Lewiston/Auburn

F18: Copyright

F19: Clinics

F20: Spring 1974

F21: Past Presidents

F22: Robert Foster

F23: Books- New

F24: The Bricker Tribe

F25: Censorship

F26: Arts Workshops

F27: Workshop Evaluations

F28: Arts Institutes

F29: Directors

Box 1210

F1: Possible Letters for Library

F2: Maine Drama Festival

F3: Maine State Ballet

F4: Constitutions

F5: Arts and Humanities

F6: Medicine Shows

F7: The Method

F8: Minstrel Shows

F9: Misc.

F10: Endowment of Arts

F11: Endowment for the Arts

F12: Theatre Conference

F13: Drama Festival

F14: M.A. from Candidate Thesis

F15: Publishing Houses

F16: Pasadena Playhouse

F17: Permission to Quote Letters

F18: Personal Letters

F19: Personal Letters II

F20: Plays- Playwrights

F21: Shakespeare Festivals

F22: Stock Companies

F23: Possible Photos I

F24: Possible Photos II

F25: Possible Photos III

Box 1211

F1: Autobiography Letters

F2: Students- Former Actors

F3: Signature Letters

F4: Students 1928-1975

F5: Theater Assoc. of Maine

F6: Children's Theater

F7: Theater- Schools

F8: Theater Courses

F9: Theater, Black

F10: Theater Centers

F11: Children's Theatres

F12: Theater, Dance

F13: Theater, Oriental

F14: Theater- Professional

F15: Theater- Repertory

F16: Theater- College & University

F17: Theater- Community

F18: Theater, Motion Pictures

F19: Theater- General

F20: Theater Schools- Openings

Box 1212

F1: Theater Secondary School

F2: Theater: Camden Hills

F3: Theater- Summer- General

F4: Theater- Lakewood

F5: Theater: Farmington

F6: Theater, TV

F7: Training- Theatrical

F8: Grant Applications

F9:Travel

F10: Univ. of Maine at Farmington

F11: West Coast Trip

F12: World War Years

F13: WPH

F14: U.M.O Expenses

F15: This and That

F16: War Aftermath

Box 1213

F1: Setting the Scene

F2: How I Got Started

F3: Changing Times

F4: Raccoon Coat Days

F5: Ch, Go East Young Man

F6: Ch, VI Now I am a Teacher

F7: Ch VII. On With the Show.

F8: Ch VIII On Broadway

F9: Ch, IX. Go West, Young Man

F10: Ch XI, Back in the Saddle

F11: Ch. XII. Theater Leadership

F12: Theater in War Time

F13: Theater in Wartime- Goes on

F14: Ch. XV and XVI Shrivenham

F15: Upset- Germany and Vienna

F16: Lecture Bureau

F17: Back to the U.S

F18: India- Pakistan Tours

F19: Theater Architecture

F20: Touring: Germany-Italy

F21: India-Pakistan Tour

Box 1214

From Puritan Sin To A People's Theatre (whole box)

Box 1215

F1: Unpublished Manuscript

F2: Unpublished Manuscript XV

F3: Unpublished Manuscript IX

F4: The Lay of the Land III

F5: School Days II

F6: Changing Times and the Raccoon Coat Days II

F7: Unpublished Manuscripts III

F8: How I Got Started and Thereafter I

F9: Changing Times and the Raccoon Coat Days II

F10: Mother Goose and Nursery Rhymes

F11: Broadening my Horizons VIII

F12: Broadening my Horizons VIII- Last Draft

F13: On with the Show IX

F14: Go West, Young Man, Go West X-XI

F15: Back in the Saddle XII

F16: The Pre-World War II Years

F17: Unpublished Manuscripts XXV-XXVII

F18: Unpublished Manuscripts XXIIV

F19: Unpublished Manuscripts XXII-XXIII

F20: Unpublished Manuscripts XXI

F21: Theater in Wartime XV-XVI

F22: Theater at Shrivenham-American University XVII

F23: This and That- At Shrivenham. XVIII

F24: With The Lecture Bureau in Upset XIX-XX

F25: The Camden Hills Theater XXI

F26: Changing Times III

F27: The Raccoon Coat Days IV

F28: Go East, Young Man, Go East V

F29: Unpublished Manuscript VI

F30: Preparations for Broadway VII

F31: Preparations for Broadway VII

F32: Letters

Boxes 1474-1517

Box 1474

F1: The Importance of Being Ernest

F2: The American Dream

F3: Photographs

F4: Photographs

F5: Photographs

F6: Arts Articles

F7: Theater Crafts

F8: Phi Kappa Phi- Journal- 1969

Theatre Arts

Jan- April, May-June, Aug-November 1941

Jan-March, July 1942

March-April, June-July 1943

June-December 1944

Cultural Affairs 3

Box 1475

F1: Proposed Theatre Plans- Univ. Of Maine

F2: Blueprints for Attic Theater

F3: Visual Aids

F4: Photographs

F5: Letters from His Mother

F6: You Can't Take It With You

F7: The Arts Education Program

F8: Theater Architecture

F9: Personal Letters “I”

F10: Personal Letters “L”

F11:Colleagues

F12: Family- Relatives

F13: University of Maine

F14: Theatrical Association

F15: Coe College Honors

F16: Misc.

Box 1476

F1: Photographs

F2: Papers

F3: Papers

F4: Our Theatre Today

F5: Photographs

F6: The Man Who Came to Dinner

F7: The Crucible

F8: Photographs

F9: Photographs

F10: Peer Gynt I

F11: Peer Gynt II

F12: Peer Gynt III

F13: Photographs

F14: Letters- Parents

Box 1477

F1: Correspondence 1974 TAM

F2: TAM Correspondence 1975

F3: Biographies

F4: Bells are Ringing

F5: My B. Angels

F6: TAM Correspondence

F7: Theater Guild- General File

F8: Alice in Wonderland. June 1967

F9: TAM Officers

F10: TAM Extras

F11: TAM Board Meetings

F12: TAM By-Laws

F13: Lyric Theater- Cue Sheet

F14: TAM 1975 Festival

F15: TAM Festivals

F16: TAM Miscellaneous

F17: TAM Newsletter

F18; Perspective

F19: Donald, Tescher

F20: Spring Meeting

F21: TAM Newsletter

F22: TAM Fall Meeting

F23: Minutes of Board Meeting

F24: Officers- Directors

F25: Programs

F26: Programs

Box 1478

F1: The World's a Stage Ch 1

F2: We are ancients of the Earth Ch XXIIV

F3: Ch 1- Setting the Scene

F4: Ch II- How I Got Started

F5: Ch XVII This and That

F6: Ch VIII On with the Show

F7: Ch XVII This and That

F8: Theater- Orient

F9: Script

F10: Ch XXIII Visit to Ancient Lands

F11: Ch II- How I got Started

F12: Ch VIII- On With the Show

F13: Ch 1- Setting the Scene

F14: The Mechanical Heart

F15: Part I

F16: Another Springtime

F17: Pelican Cove by W.D. Blake

F18: Theater Reviews

F19: Art News

F20: Mc Calls- April 1976

F21: Going Places Feb-May 1978

F22: Theatre News V.7,9,10

F23: Theatre News, v, 10 n. 8

F24: Foot Notes #11- 2 copies

F25: Saturday Review Feb. 1978- May 1978

Box 1479

F1-3: From New York by Creighton Peet

F4: Colby Alumnus

F5: Coe Currier, July 1980

F6: Monmouth Theater

F7: Catalogs

F8: Newspaper Clippings

F9-10: Correspondence

F11: Misc.

F12: Art News

F13: Time

F14: Theatre News

F15: New York Theatre

F16: Journal, July 1976

F17: Saturday Review, Jan 7, 1978

F18: Correspondence

F19: Biographical Notes- University Theatrical

F20-22: Macbeth

Box 1480

F1: National Endowment for the Arts, '73, ‘74

F2: Cemrel Inc.

F3: Winning Foundation Grants

F4: Understanding Theater

F5: Responses- Children's

F6: Arts Institute

F7: Basic Research Guides

F8: Publicity

F9: Membership Drive

Box 1481

F1: Camden Hills Summer Theater

F2: Letters to their Son

F3: Letters to their Son

F4: Comics

F5: Letters to their Son

F6: Letters to Gary

F7: Letters from Arnold Colbath

F8: Misc. Letters

F9: Misc.

F10: Story of Bob Wilkinson

F11: Professional People

F12: Penobscot Valley Theater

F13: Misc. Letters

F14: Personal Letters

F15: Misc. Letters

F16: Correspondence

F17: Birthday Cards etc.

F18: Correspondence

F19: Forms to be Filed

F20: Correspondence

F21: Correspondence

F22: Letters from Arnold Colbath

F23: Letters from Austin Keith

F24: Letters from Austin Keith

Box 1482

F1: Public Relations

F2: Programs

F3: Misc. Correspondence

F4: Pictures

F5: Roy Clark- Univ. of Alaska

F6: Trees Die Standing

F7: Sample Letters

F8: H.L.B Who's Who

F9: Advisory Committee

F10: Prof. Valentine B. Windt

F11: Correspondence

F12: Trees Die Standing

F13: Programs

F14: Sample Letters

F15: Behold Man, Organized by Rev. Milton Mcgorrill

F16: Toneel Echo

F17: Report #4 and #5

F18: Magazines

F19: Misc. Scripts- Photos

F20: Educational Theater Journal, Oct, 1949

Box 1483

F1: Waterville Opera House

F2: Programs- University of Maine

F3: The Barnstormers

F4: Gilbert & Sullivan Festival Theatre

F5: Misc. Programs

F6: Program- Brunswick Music Theatre

F7: Augusta Player

F8: Plaza Dance Studio

F9: Program- Lakewood Theatre

F10: Programs- Portland Lyric Theatre

F11: Theater at Monmouth

F12-15: Misc.

F16: New England Theatre Conference

Reel to reel tapes:

Records by Roger A. Nye

Madame Butterfly

The Lawrence High School Drama Club and Thespian Troupe. May 1973

Christmas Service

"Calvary"

Gallia (2)

Industrial Arts Teaching

Box 1484

F1: Never Force by Lance Jencks

F2: Dreaming Angels by Patrick Flynn

F3: Saturday Night by Paul Green

F4: Dreaming Angels by Patrick Flynn

F5: Limbo by Patrick Flynn

F6: The Birth of Jason by Patrick Flynn

F7: No Trouble by Adolf Robison

F8: More Letters from Clark G. Kenney

F9: Misc. Letters

F10: Letters from Kenneth Barry

F11: Misc. Papers

F12: Wet Tyler by R. Sewell

F13: Coming to Our Senses by David Rockefeller

F14: Limbo by Patrick Flynn

F15: National Foundation on the Arts

F16: Letters from Leroy Clark

F17: Letters from Arnold Colbath

F18: Shareholders- Darien Exploration Co.

F19: Personal Letters from Students

F20: Theatrical Reports from Students

F21: Letters from Clark G. Kunsy, Jr.

F22: Letters from Jack Arsenault

F23: Correspondence

F24: Correspondence

Box 1485

F1: Tax Returns

F2: The Teahouse of the August Moon

F3: Abduct Me Tenderly

F4: Misc. Magazines

F5: The Moon is Blue

F6-7: NAYTA Theatre Arts Journal

F8: Songs

F9: Children's Theatre- 65 Program + Patron List

F10: Noah's Spare Ship

F11: Mixy & Spicy

F12: N.M.R.A. Bulletin

F13: Mixy Bowl & Spicy Dish

F14: Skits or Play Lists- Season 1965

F15: Complete Script for Season 1965

Puppet Theatre Around The World

Box 1486

Crafts, Magazine

Pictures of U. Maine and Camden Hills Theatre

Boston Herald Traveler. January 12, 1972

Maine Times, October 9, 1970

“From New York” By Creighton Peet, (2 Copies)

Book: 38th Annual Convention of the American Theatre Association

“You Can't Take it With You” (2 Copies)

TIME Magazine, May 3, 1971

Envelope of Pictures (1930's?)

PLMA

Folder: Children's Theatre

2 Folders: Unnamed Pictures

Folder: Introduction to the American Theatre Exam

Envelope: “Thunder Rock” Pictures

Binder: Newspaper Clippings & “My Heart's in The Highlands" by William Saroyan

Binder: The Tragedy of Macbeth

A Light Plot for “Abraham Lincoln” a play by John Drinkwater

Box 1487

F1: Le Malade Imaginaire by Moliere

F2-3: Correspondence

F4: Cards- Misc. 1950's

F5-6: Misc Letters

F7: Letters from Skip Avery

F8: Letters from “Dick Buck

F9: Letters from B. Haitt

F10: General Letters

F11: Serviceman- Students

F12: Correspondence- 1950's

F13: Personal Tour Correspondence

F14: To India

F15: Letters from Paul Payson

F16: Letters from “Jack”

F17: To India- Pakistan

F18: Records

F19: General

F20: Cards

Box 1488

F1-2: Letters

F3: Arts in Schools

F4: Arts Institute of Western Maine

F5: Plays

F6: Newspaper Clippings

F7: Budget

F8: Newsletters

F9: Interviews

F10: Misc.

Envelope of Unnamed Play

Reel to reel tape

Box 1489

F1: Maine Masque

F2: Plays

F3-4: Letters

F5: Playbill

F6: Misc.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 1490

F1: The queen of Hearts

F2: Goldilocks and the Three Bears come to Maine

F3: The Parade

F4: The Little Red Schoolhouse

F5: Advice to Abraham Lincoln

F6: Mixy Bowl & Spicy Dish

F7: Alice in Wonderland

F8: The Star Spangled Banner

F9: The Pine Stick Doll

F10: Three Boys with Jugs of Molasses

F11: The Mortgage

F12: Unnamed Plays

F13: Pantomimes

F14: Penobscot Valley Theatre

Saturday Night

Binder: Romeo and Juliet

Box 1491

F1: Newspaper Clippings

F2: Interviews

F3: Intro to Th.

F4: Mr. Steele (carbon copies)

F5: Introduction

F6: Intro 1st Draft

38 Envelopes of Index Cards

2 Binders: Peer Gynt

Box 1492

F 1-3: Lecture Notes

F4: Notes on Theatre Appreciation Book

F5: Correspondence with Florence Callaghan

F6: Interview Carbons

F7: Intro to Theatre Carbons.

F8: Misc.

F9: School of Drama Notes

Envelope: Copies & Tapes Completed

Box of Cassette Tapes, (Interviews?)

Box 1493

F1-2: Manuscript Plays

F3: Time for Roses

F4: Show

F5: The Feast of Ortolans

F6: Misc

F7: Helen of Troy

F8: State of the Union

F9: Cabbages & Kings

F10: Letters

Box 1494

F1-2: Lecture Notes

F3: Letters- 1970's

F4: College of Arts & Sciences Info.

F5: Newspaper Clippings- 1970's

F6: Grants, Newsletter Info

F7: 1977: Mini-Grant for Stage Coach Theatre

F8: Community Arts Agencies

F9: Community Arts Councils

F10: Friends Arts/ Arts Institute

F11: Arts Institute Workshops

F12-14: Autobiography

Book: Pierre Loti Ramuntcho

- Reel to reel tape

Box 1495

F1: Maine Masque Theatre

F2: Newspaper Clippings

F3: Misc. Children's Books

F4: Photographs- Plays

F5: Photographs- Th 101 Use

F6: Photographs- Herschel Bricker

F7: Grade books

F8: “The Man Who Came to Dinner”

F9: “You Can't take It With You”

F10: “Saturday Night”

F11: “Behold, Man”

F12: “The Mortgage”

F13-17: Letters- 1950's

F18: Misc.

F19: “Of Cabbages & Kings"

Time- 1970's

Look- 1970's

Life- 1970's

Box 1496

F1: Newspaper Clippings

F2: Arts Institute of Western Maine

F3: Rockefeller Foundation

F4: Correspondence- Betty Foxwell

F5: “Robert Alan Grows Up on a Farm”

F6: ”Gandhihi's Sadhana”

F7: Correspondence- 1978

F8: “Iolanthe”

F9: Misc. magazines

F10: Misc.

F11: Camden Hills Theatre- 1947

F12: C. C. License & Courses- 1953

F13: Inventory

F14: Who's Who

F15: Camden Hills Theatre 1947-48

F16: Camden Hills Theatre 1949-50

Binder: Theatre Tour Group- India & Pakistan

Misc. Slides

Box 1497

F1: “Displaced Person”

F2: Camden Hills Theatre

F3: World Theatre

F4: Space Plays

F5: Helen of Troy

F6-10: Correspondence- 1960's

F11: Plays & casts ‘66

Binder: Volumes 1 & 2 of The Flies of Spring

Box 1498

F1: Biographies

F2: Correspondence- 1978

F3: Misc.

F4: “What will People Say”

F5: “What's my Number”

F6: “In the Burning Darkness”

F7: “Trees Die Standing

F8: “The Mechanical Heart"

F9: “Homo from Homo”

F10: “Perchance to Dream”

F11: “The Ghost of Cameron College for Women”

F12: “Sing Ho For a Prince”

F13: “A Decent Birth, A Happy Funeral”

F14: “The Golden Apple”

F15: “Roadside”

F16: ”Behold, Man”

F17: Amateurs Make-up Chartbook

F18: Biographies

F19: “Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree”

F20: “Tartuffe”

F21: Chapter File

Box 1499

F1-2: Theatre Arts- 1942

F3: Theatre Arts- 1943

F4: Theatre Arts- 1944

F 5-6: Theatre Arts- 1945

F7: Theatre Arts- 1950's

F8: Theatre Arts- 1960's

F9: Mr. Bricker's photographs

Box 1500

F1: “Trees Die Standing”

F2: Quest For A National Theatre

F3: Camden Hills Theatre

F4: Programs- 1947

F5: Not Pertaining to CHT

F6: Pledges- Donations- Lists

F7: Designations

F8: Tax

F9: Chamber of Commerce- Camden- 1953

F10: Crisis- 1952-53

F11: Tickets

F12: Appeals- 1952-53

F13: Alumni

F14: Subscriptions

F15: Advisory Comm.

F16: Signs

F17: Shakespeare Fest

F18: Clippings

F19: Publicity

F20: Finances- 1947

F21: Orig. Plans

F22: First Letters- 1947

F23: Misc.

F 24-27: Photographs

F28: Camden Hills Theatre- 1952

Box 1501

F1: AETA- USO World Tour

F2: Kabuki Theatre

F3: The White House & Arts

F4: Correspondence- Ed Campbell- 1959

F5: “Speak to the Heart”

Books: The College Journey

Book of Interior Decoration

Box 1502

F1: Paychecks

F2-5: Correspondence- 1940's

F6: High School Plays

F7: Lecture Notes

F8: Notes on Theatre

F9: Misc.

Box 1503

F1: Theatre- UMF

F2: “This is Your Town”

F3: Newspaper Clippings

F4: Photographs

F5: Correspondence- 1930's

F6: Misc.

F7: Arts Workshops

F8: M M Th. Alumni

F9: Development Office Arts Plan

2 Binders of Correspondence

Box 1504

F1: Maine Masque

F2: Maurice Evan's plays

F3: Plays- Helen Hayes

F4: Overseas Magazines- WWII

F5: Photos: Includes Margaret Chase Smith

F6: WWII Papers

F7: Newspaper Clippings

F8: Misc.

F9: Shrivenham

F10: Costumes

F11: Misc.

Book: The Ideal Theatre

Box 1505

F1: Maine Masque Info

F2-4: Letters 1930's & 40's

F5: Photos

F6: Misc.

Envelope: Grades for Theatre Participants

Box 1506

Theatre Arts Magazine: 1934-1963 with gaps

Box 1507

F1: Shakespeare News 1952-54

F2: Shakespeare News 1955-60

Plays:

Come out from Behind that Birdcage

The Mechanical Heart

Old Jed Prouty (2c)

Day of Grace

House in Sea

The Princess Bamboo

Cradle of Glory

Another Springtime

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

Climate of Fear

Box 1508

Theatre Arts Magazines: 1946-1969

Box 1509

F1: Arts Institute of Western Maine

F2: Arts in Education

F3: Biography

F4-5: Newspaper Clippings

F6: International Theatre

F7: Photos

F8: Coe College

F9: Maine Commission on Arts

F10-11:Misc.

F12-14: Correspondence- 1970's

Books:

The Works of Shakespeare

Critics Theatre Review

Play: The Eye of the Storm

Folder: Arts Institute of Western Maine

Box 1510

F1: National Theatre Conference Bulletin- 1939-1941

F2: National Theatre Conference Bulletin- 1942-44

F3: National Theatre Conference Bulletin- 1945-47

F4: National Theatre Conference Bulletin- 1948-50

Books: Regional Theatre

Theatre Profiles

Box 1511

F1: Federal Grants for Fine Arts

3 Binders: Newspaper Clippings

Audio tapes

Reel to reel tapes

Box 1512

F1: Richard the III

Misc. Playbills

Plays:

South Pacific

Pygmalian

The Red Shoes

Carousel

Point of No Return

King and I

Happy Birthday

Moulin Rouge

Oklahoma

Songs of Norway

Story of Mary Surratt

Summer & Smoke

The Tender Branch

Come out from the Birdcage

Another Springtime

Anthony & Cleopatra

That Lady

Box 1513

F1: Diary- 1962

F2: Diary- 1945

F3: Christmas Card List- 1976

F4: Correspondence- 1970's

F5: Photos

F6: Misc

Book: Author's Guide

Box 1514

F1: Children's Poems & Songs

F2: “A Home For the Winter”

F3: “Time for Roses”

F4: “Monologue”

F5: “And We Were Young”

F6: “One Week Pass”

F7: Intro to Theatre Exams- 1974

F8: Photos

F9: Newspaper Clippings

F10: Notes on Theatre

F11: Grade books

F12: “Peer Gynt”

F13: Dance Tour Maine

F14: American Express

F15: Correspondence- 1960's

F16: Misc.

F17: Herschel Bricker Resume

F18: Ernest A. Welisch

F19: Plays- Herschel and Cecelia Bricker

F20: Questionnaire of Graduates

F21: Play Lists for Book

F22: Miscellaneous- Data on Various Subjects

F23: Sir Barry Jackson

F24: Austin Keith play, Prelude to Courage

F25: Photocopies of Prelude to Courage

Box 1515

F1-2: Correspondence- 1950's

World Tour Info

Box 1516

F1: Maine Masque Theatre Programs

F2- 3: Hamlet

Scrapbook of Theatre & Concert Programs. 1900-1925

Banner of Maine Masque Theatre

Box 1517

F1: Program- The Elephant Man

F2: Program- The Good Doctor

Maine Masque Roll Book- 1940's

Box 1517A

F1: Lo India

F2: Passport List & Numbers

F3 : India-Pakistan Tour

F4: Names & Addresses- Tour Personnel

F 5: Photos/Slides

F6: Drama Questionnaire

F7: Public School Arts Workshops

F 8: Exams

F9: Newspaper Clippings

F10: American Educational Theater Association

F11: Playbills, etc.

Box 1517B

F1: Correspondence 1928-32

F2: Personal Correspondence 1931

F3: Student Correspondence 1931

F4: Personal Correspondence 1928-30

F5: Personal Correspondence 1932

F6: Correspondence 1932

F7: Student Correspondence 1933

F8: Correspondence 1934

F9: Business Correspondence 1933

F10: Correspondence 1925

F11: Correspondence 1928

F12: Correspondence 1936

F13-14: Correspondence 1937

F15: Correspondence 1938

F16-17: Correspondence 1939

F18: Correspondence 1935

F19: Correspondence 1950-51.

F20: Correspondence 1952

F21: Correspondence 1953

F22: Correspondence 1954

F23: Correspondence 1955

F24: Correspondence 1957-62

F25: Correspondence 1970's

F26: Correspondence 1981-84

Box 1517C

F1: WWII & U.S.O

F2: Letters Written to WWII Soldiers

F3 : Correspondence 1940

F4: Correspondence 1941

F5-7: Correspondence 1942

F8-12: Correspondence 1943

F13: Business Correspondence 1945-46

F14: Business Correspondence 1949

F15: Correspondence No Date

Box 1517D

F1-8: Correspondence 1944

F9-11: Correspondence 1945

Box 1517E

F1: Honorary Degree- 1983

F2: Vita

F3: Grant & Fundraising Info.

F4: Finance Records

F5: Insurance Information

F6: Personal

F7: Arts & Humanities Theater Advisory Council

F8: Creation of UMO Performance Arts Center

F9: 1956 Centennial Pageant

F10: Arts Institute

F11: Ray Clark

F12: University & College Bulletins

F13: Class Notes

F14-16: Misc. Notes

Box 1517F

F1: Theater General

F2: Black Theater

F3: Maine Masque

F4: Camden Hills

F5: Stagecoach Theater

F6: Theater Programs at UMF

F7: “Ghosts”- Stage Production Notes

F8: “Claudia”- Stage Production Materials

F9: “The Least of Ortolans”

F10: Maine Masque Beauty Salon

F11: Penobscot Valley Children's Theater Scripts- Season of 1964

F12: Stage Notes and Production Schedules

F13: Penobscot Valley Children's Theater Scripts- Season of 1965

F14: Penobscot Valley Children's Theater Registration Forms- Talent Application

F15: Penobscot Valley Children's Theater Newspaper Clippings 1963- Ticket Samples

F16: Play Reviews

F17: Writings on Theater

F18: Theater Plays- National Contest Script

F19: Theater Association

F20: Writer's Club

F21: Playwriting Colony

F22: Plays- Co- Authorized

F23: Directors Scripts

F24: Drafts/Letters & Proposals

Box 1518

F1-3: Maine Masque Theatre

F4: Maine Masque Constitution

F5: Maine Masque Newspaper Clippings 1992-93

F6: Maine Masque, Student Proposal for Production Co. 1993-94

F7: Maine Masque Correspondence

F8: Maine Masque: Minutes of meetings, Jan.-Mar. 1994

Miscellaneous theater magazines and playbills

4 boxes of lecture/book notes

1 box of glass plate negatives: Maine Masque Theater. Richard III-slides for scenery projection (26 slides)

 

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at spc@umit.maine.edu or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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