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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1691.8

E. Martin Browne stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral


Plans for productions of the play Murder in the Cathedral by the American poet and playwright T.S. Eliot.


  • 1935-1970

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Stage plans, seating plan, and programs for the 1935 and 1970 productions of Murder in the Cathedral.

Biographical / Historical

E. Martin Browne (1900-1980) directed and taught modern and medieval religious drama, in England and America. He was the first director of T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Shelved with bMS Am 1691.7

Immediate Source of Acquisition

*70M-42. Gift of Mr. E. Martin Browne, 20 Lancaster Grove, London, N.W. 3, England; received: 1971 January.
Browne, E. Martin (Elliott Martin), 1900-. E. Martin Browne stage plans and related material for T. S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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