William G. B. Carson Papers 1783-1966
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William G. B. Carson Papers, Accrual 3
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I. Scripts. [series]: (37 items.)   
Scope: These scripts were written by Washington University students. They are arranged alphabetically by author's last name.


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I. 1. Arnold, Wayne. " First Edition ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 2. Bamberger, Marcia. " The Promised Land ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 3. Clouss, Phyllis. " Larceny ," 1955 c. 1. [subseries]: (2 items.)
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I. 4. Griffin, Judith Hadley. " Stuff of Heroes ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 5. Grisham, Charles. " The Pattern. " [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 6. Hammack, William D. " Hell and High Water ." [subseries]: (5 items.)   
Scope: This play was not written for Professor Carson's class, but it was written after the author had graduated.


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I. 7. Hartman, Maurice M. " Darwin ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 8. Hill, Tom. " Mr. Grimes ," 1955. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 9. Hill, Tom. " Mr. Grimes ," Prompt Copy. [subseries]: (4 items.)
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I. 10. Hornidge, Marilis. " Pilgramage ," April - July 1955. [subseries]: (2 items.)   
Scope: This includes two copies of the script. Each script is in a paper folder.


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I. 11. Kabele, Shirley. " To Be Wanted ." [subseries]: (2 items.)
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I. 12. Lovelace, William R. and Lynn, Charles R. " Goldfeathers ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 13. Maier, Dorothea L. " The Lord Mayor of St. Louis ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 14. Pfeiffer, Eric A. " The Wishing Well ," 1956. [subseries]: (2 items.)
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I. 15. Pratt, William. " Checker-board ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 16. Proctor, Jay, " Concern for the Living ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 17. Smith, Margaret. " Death House ." [subseries]: (2 items.)
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I. 18. Stemmler, Edgar. " Cigarette of Wax ." [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 19. Stocker, Leonard. " The Wisdom of Solomon ," 1932. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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I. 20. Weinstock, David. " Dawn Will Come ." [subseries]: (2 items.)
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I. 21. Williams, Tennessee (Thomas Lanier). " Me, Vashya ." [subseries]: (3 items.)
 
I. 21. a. Ts[c]script, dated 1937. (1 item, 19 pages.)   
Scope: Script is in a Washington University exam folder. Script has some revisions in ink, and includes a list of props and sound effects on the recto of the last page. There is no way of determining whether these auto revisions are in Williams' hand or not. This copy appears to be an earlier version of a bound typescript carbon draft (below). This is from Accession 1753.


 
I. 21. b. Ts[c] play. (1 item, 22 pages.)   
Scope: This is a one act play submitted for a course at Washington University and was found with the item below. This is from Accession 1652.


 
I. 21. c. Ts. note. (1 item, 1 page.)   
Scope: This is a note by the professor [?] to whom the play, " Me, Vashya" was submitted by Tennessee Williams, then a student at Washington Univeristy. It was found with the item above. This is from Accession 1652.


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I. 22. Unidentified author. " Co'n Meal Cakes ," Incomplete. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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II. Newsclipping. [series]: (1 item.)   
Scope: " A Thyrsus Farewell to Prof. Carson" St. Louis Post-Dispatch May 10, 1957, p. 3F. Preservation Photocopy.


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III. Theatre programs. [series]: (ca. 99 items.)   
Scope: Various theatre programs arranged alphabetically by organization, then chronologically. Each program is one item.


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IV. Printed Material. [series]: (15 items.)   
Scope: This includes books and reprints of articles, including some work by Carson. It is arranged alphabetically by author's last name or by title if there is no noted author.


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Aiken, Conrad. " Mr. Arcularis " A Play. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Inscribed "With Compliments of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. For Review, Publication Date Jan. 25, 1957."


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Carson, William G. B. " As You Like It and the Stars: Nineteenth-Century Prompt Books ." The Quarterly Journal of Speech vol.XLIII, no. 2, April 1957. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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Carson, William G. B. " The Beginnings of the Theatre in St. Louis ." Reprint from Missouri Historical Society Collections vol. V, no. 2, 1928. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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Carson, William G. B. Managers in Distress: The St. Louis Stage, 1840-1844 . St. Louis: St. Louis Historical Documents Foundation, 1949. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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Carson, William G. B. " Under the Calcium Lights " Reprint from the Missouri Historical Society Bulletin July 1956. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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The Glasgow School . Published by the Faculty and Students of the Glasgow Public School. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Paper stating "W.G.B. Carson is a Glasgow descendant."


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Heller, Jean. Otto Heller . 1962. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Inscribed "For William and Elizabeth Carson from Jean Heller, October 1962." With paper stating "Heller was a longtime faculty member here."


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Mid-America: An Historical Review . vol. XIII, New Series vol. II, no.2, October 1930. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Inscribed "William G. B. Carson, Compliments of Winifred Johnston?"


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" Stratford Lee Morton, 1887-1970. " [subseries]: (1 item.)
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Rolland, Romain. The Wolves . A Play in Three Acts. Authorized English Version by Barrett H. Clark. New York: Random House, 1937. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Inscribed "For W.G.B. Carson with the respect and friendly best wishes of Barrett H. Clark, St. Louis, 4 January 1938."


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Shakespeare, William. " Hamlet, Prince of Denmark ." East Aurora, N.Y.: Roycroft Shop, 1902. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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Simmons, Herbert. Corner Boy . Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1957. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Inscribed "To Mr. Carson, Herbert Simmons."


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Martha Washington's Letter: Written from Philadelphia, June 15, 1794 to Mrs. Frances Washington . Privately printed for W. K. Bixby, by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, St. Louis, 1922. [subseries]: (1 item.)   
Scope: Inscribed "Mrs. Newton Wilson, New Years Greetings, Mr. & Mrs. W. K. Bixby, 1924."


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" Washington University Saint Louis Ninety-Second Commencement ." June 10, 1953. [subseries]: (1 item.)
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" Washington University 2nd Century Convocation program ." St. Louis, Missouri, February 19-22, 1955. [subseries]: (1 item.)