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Arthur Miller papers, 1952-1953

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0875
Bib ID 4079107 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005
Title Arthur Miller papers, 1952-1953
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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Playscripts, notes, caricatures, rehearsal lists, playbills, a flyer, and newspaper reviews and clippings for THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller. THE CRUCIBLE, a drama about the Salem witch trials of 1692, was first produced in Wilmington in January 1953 and opened in New York in June 1953. The playscripts show the working notes of Arthur Miller and of Jed Harris, the director.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Arthur Miller papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--293. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--10/30/80. Accession number--M-80-10-30.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Cartoons (working drawings) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Playbills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harris, Jed Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- Delaware -- Wilmington Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theatrical producers and directors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trials (Witchcraft) -- Massachusetts -- Salem Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American playwright and novelist.