Hunton D. Sellman Playscripts Collection

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Hunton D. Sellman Playscripts

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
American drama--20th century
Description:
This collection is made up of ten manuscript playscripts and actors sides, from plays written between 1900 and 1913. Some are copyrighted and published by the Chicago Manuscript Company. The majority seem to have been produced by a theatrical company called Gray, Dowell, and Company; the names Julia Gray and Ed Dowell appear consistently as names of actors. Scripts and sides have manuscript notations and stage directions, presumably made by the actors; most side have the name of the actor to play the role pencilled on the front cover. These playscripts were donated by Hunton D. Sellman, a professor of Theatre and stage lighting designer at San Diego State until his retirement in 1971. It is not known whether Sellman had any personal in
Dates covered:
1900-1913
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
2.5 linear feet
For more information:
Additional Information (Finding Aid Database)
Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Hunton D. Sellman Playscripts Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.