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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 125

Richard Baldridge manuscripts and letters

Business and personal correspondence and typescripts of plays of writer and theater director Richard Baldridge.


  • 1927 -1964

Language of Materials

Materials are in English and Italian.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


1.8 linear feet (6 boxes)

Collection includes plays written by Richard Baldridge, as well as scripts and promptbooks of plays staged and produced by Baldridge. Collection also includes personal and business correspondence of Baldridge, programs and clippings of production reviews.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Baldridge was an American writer, theater director and manager, he was a member of the Association of Producing Artists (APA) under the auspices of Professional Theatre Program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.


Material is described in the order created by the donor. Arranged in two series: I. Plays II. Correspondence and other papers

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

64M-136-137. Gift of Robert Fletcher, 1965 January 7.

Processing Information

Processed by Irina Klyagin, 2018
Link to catalog
Baldridge, Richard. Richard Baldridge manuscripts and letters, 1927-1964 (MS Thr 125): Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
2018 March 5
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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