Joseph D. Everingham additional papers relating to M.I.T. Dramashop productions
Contains scripts to plays by various dramatists which were produced by the M.I.T. Dramashop under the direction of Joseph D. Everingham.
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Collection is open for research.
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Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains Everingham’s scripts for adaptations of the following works at the M.I.T. Dramashop: Bartholomew Fair by Ben Jonson; The Alchemist by Ben Jonson (1958-1959 and 1975-1976); Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw (1979-1980); The Browning Version by Terence Rattigan; The Country Wife by William Wycherly (1956-1957); Nighttown, a City and a Search by Padraic Colum (1970-1971); The Way of the World by William Congreve (1964-1965); The People by unidentified author; Drums in the Night by Berthold Brecht (1968-1969); Henrico IV by Luigi Pirandello (1959-1960); The Lower Depths by Maxim Gorki; and The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen (1963-1964).
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Everingham (Harvard, B.A., 1949, M.A., 1950) was a member of the Brattle Theatre Co. (1948-1952), director of drama and professor of English at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and director and publicity manager for the Loeb Summer Theatre (1960- ).
This collection has not been processed, and is loosely organized in alphabetical order.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2006MT-56r (HTC 92-93.132). Gift of Robert Scanlan of Loeb Drama Center, 1992 September 29.
Processed by Betts Coup, 2018 October.
- Everingham, Joseph D. Joseph D. Everingham additional papers relating to M.I.T. Dramashop productions, 1956-1979 (MS Thr 1858): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 October 03
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