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Aaron Frankel papers, 1948-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0448
Bib ID 4079684 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Frankel, Aaron
Title Aaron Frankel papers, 1948-1977
Physical Description 3 linear feet (3 linear feet 8 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents and printed materials documenting the career of Aaron Frankel. The correspondence is by Lynn Fontanne, Greer Garson, Lorne Greene, Alfred Lunt, Frederick Marshall, Robert Penn Warren and others. The manuscripts include l4 drafts of Frankel's "Writing the Broadway Musical" as well as manuscripts by Robert Penn Warren and Myron Galewski for two plays"Willie Stark: His Rise and Fall" and "Brother to Dragons". One of the documents is a collaboration agreement signed by Warren and Frankel. The printed materials include galleys of "Writing the Broadway Musical" and items relating to Frankel's productions of Warren's plays.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Aaron Frankel papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed JHR 02/16/90.

Revision Description

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Dramatists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fontanne, Lynn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galewski, Myron Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garson, Greer, 1904-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greene, Lorne Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lunt, Alfred Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Musicals -- Instruction and study Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Playwriting Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Popular music -- Writing and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Theatrical producer, author, and adjunct professor of Theater Arts at Columbia University, 1942.