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Alan Hewitt papers

ML-66
 Collection
Identifier: ML-66
The papers of Alan Hewitt contain correspondence, articles, meeting minutes, pamphlets, brochures, programs, scripts, photographs, employment surveys, clippings, memoranda, playbills, books as well as cassettes and reel-to-reel tapes. The material chronicles his career as an actor and as an historian of the theatre, including his development of a system of analyzing employment figures for Equity members, material on the blacklisting of actors and writers, correspondence and material relating to his study of the Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, material of the history of the American theatre and materials relating to his work with the Talking Books Program of the Library of Congress. Correspondents include John Houseman, Tony Randall, Howard Duff, Arthur Miller, Helen Hays, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne as well as Henry Williams.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1986

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

27.5 linear ft. (22 boxes)

Overview

Alan Hewitt (1915-1986), theater historian and actor. The collection contains correspondence, articles, meeting minutes, pamphlets, brochures, programs, scripts, photographs, employment surveys, clippings, memoranda, playbills, books as well as cassettes and reel-to-reel tapes related to his work.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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