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Guide to the Crimson Theatre Radio Plays collection MSS.0375

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

January 2009

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

February 2013
Collection Title:

Crimson Theatre Radio Plays collection

Unit ID:

MSS.0375

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

circa 1953

Abstract:

Scripts for several radio plays performed by the Crimson Theatre on the WABP radio station on the University of Alabama campus.

creator

Foshee, Howard B., 1925-

creator

Pfaff, Dana

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes copies of the following radio plays (including authors when known), performed by the Crimson Theatre on WABP, in the 1950s: "Watch Your Step" by Robert L. Martin; The Peter T. Allens, book IV, chapter 2: "The Parent's Report Card" by LeRoy Bannerman; The Peter T. Allens, book VI, chapter 16: "Light Up" by Norville Nelson; The Peter T. Allens, book VI, chapter 21: "Tinder for Tempers" by LeRoy Bannerman; "23 Petunias" by Howard B. Foshee (3 copies); "Pilgrims Without Tears" by Dana Pfaff (2 copies); "There Are No Doors" by Dana Pfaff (2 copies); "End of the Rainbow"; "Shock of His Life"; "Case History"; and "The Corpse With the Hand-Painted Tie". There is also a copy of a memorandum to WABP personnel and a copy of a Journalism 30 (Radio News Processing) Final Exam.

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1989

Biographical/Historical note

Crimson Theatre was a radio program produced by WABP on the University of Alabama campus during the middle part of the 20th century.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

C. Doughty, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Crimson Theatre Radio Plays collection, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Crimson Theater. (local)

Arts--Alabama (lcsh)

Music and Performing Arts (localbroad)

Plays (document genre) (aat)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Radio Play Scripts Box 3115 Folder 375.01

Scope and Contents note

Folder 0375.01 includes "Watch Your Step" by Robert L. Martin; The Peter T. Allens, book IV, chapter 2: "The Parent's Report Card" by LeRoy Bannerman; The Peter T. Allens, book VI, chapter 16: "Light Up" by Norville Nelson; The Peter T. Allens, book VI, chapter 21: "Tinder for Tempers" by LeRoy Bannerman; and "23 Petunias" by Howard B. Foshee (3 copies).

Radio Play Scripts Box 3115 Folder 375.02

Scope and Contents note

Folder 0375.02 includes "Pilgrims Without Tears" by Dana Pfaff (2 copies); "There Are No Doors" by Dana Pfaff (2 copies); "End of the Rainbow"; "Shock of His Life"; "Case History"; and "The Corpse With the Hand-Painted Tie". There is also a copy of a memorandum to WABP personnel and a copy of a Journalism 30 (Radio News Processing) Final Exam.