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Victor Barnowsky papers,

Title
Victor Barnowsky papers, 1920-1949.
Author
Barnowsky, Victor, 1876-1952.
Supplementary Content
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Description
2.8 linear feet (5 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographic prints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Theatre Collection
Biography (note)
  • Victor Barnowsky was a German playwright and theater director.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 214
Author
Barnowsky, Victor, 1876-1952.
Title
Victor Barnowsky papers, 1920-1949.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence and scripts of Barnowsky's plays including The Hand that Rocked the Cradle and Women at the Helm; outlines or synopses for adaptations of Ibsen's Ghosts, Schiller's Don Carlos and others; drafts of book entitled Matinée Idol; and Barnowsky's essays on Greek drama. Also, university lectures by Barnowsky on the history of theatre; reminiscences about his career in Germany; biographical papers; and photographs of Alexander Granach, an actor who worked with Barnowsky.
Biography
Victor Barnowsky was a German playwright and theater director. After emigrating to the U.S. from Europe in the 1930s, he taught theatre and dramatics at Fordham University and Hunter College in New York City.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Dramatists.
Theatrical producers and directors.
Added Author
Granach, Alexander.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Research Call Number
MssCol 214
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