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Warner Bentley papers

Identifier: MS-1170

  • Staff Only


The papers of Warner Bentley contain correspondence, notes, photographs and sketches on the occasion of his retirement as the director of the Hopkins Center at Dartmouth College in 1969, including letters from Theodor Geisel, John Huston, Budd Schulberg, Herbert Solow and Harry Ackerman. A Drama Festival Program, handwritten class notes, a typescript critique of the Dartmouth Theater Department, as well as reports on plans for the construction of theaters at Dartmouth College and Oberlin College and a pen and ink sketch by C.D. Gibson are also included.


  • circa 1928-1969


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Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).


.5 linear ft. (1 box)

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Additional Description


Warner Bentley (1901-1987), director of the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College. The collection contains correspondence on the occasion of his retirement from the Hopkins Center in 1969, as well as reports, handwritten class notes, a critique and a Drama Festival Program.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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