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RB. Rare Books

Identifier: RB

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Owen theatre design collection

Identifier: 2015_185-RB
Scope and Contents Paul Owen kept sketches, whether for individual productions or for festivals and series, rolled and organized by production year. Paul Owen’s organization has been maintained with rolls of sketches organized chronologically in boxes. This finding aid identifies the name of each play present in the archive with its author and production year. Sandra Strawn, Professor in Theatre at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, worked with Paul Owen as Resident Properties Master and Assistant...
Dates: 1968-2014; Majority of material found within 1972-2009

Pulp magazine collection

Identifier: 2018_095
Scope and Contents Pulp magazines offered science fiction, fantasy, crime and adventure printed on cheap pulp paper from the late 19th century well into the 20th. While their contents and quality of writing ranged widely, nearly all pulp magazines shared the feature of colorful, often sensational or lurid, cover art. The University of Louisville collection includes all genres of pulps, albeit with incomplete runs, of titles such as Amazing, Weird Tales, Argosy, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Black Mask, and Wild...
Dates: 1901-1979; Majority of material found within 1925-1940

Keith Runyon research files on Moss Hart

Identifier: 2018_178
Scope and Contents In 1998 Keith Runyon, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and editor of the Editorial and Forum pages of Louisville’s Courier-Journal, undertook research on a full length biography of Moss Hart. Gaining access to the papers of Hart and his associates held at repositories including the Wisconsin State Historical Society, Library of Congress, New York Public Library, and Yale University. Runyon intended to write “Act Two,” the story of Hart’s life beyond his autobiography Act One. This archive...
Dates: 1922–2004; Majority of material found within 1941-1961

Jesse Stuart papers

Identifier: 2018_182-RB
Scope and Contents Stuart scholar and biographer H. Edward Richardson arranged the transfer of this collection of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and work published in periodicals from Jesse Stuart’s W-Hollow home in 1980. The collection, which remains the property of the Jesse Stuart Foundation, also retains the original folder titles and order of the collection as it was moved from filing cabinets and boxes in W-Hollow. Jesse Stuart maintained a voluminous correspondence with publishers, friends,...
Dates: 1930-1984

Samuel W. Thomas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2012_020-PA
Scope and Contents The extensive collection includes Samuel W. Thomas research files, correspondence, and drafts for his books on Louisville history, architecture and neighborhoods, as well as the historical accounts he wrote for business, agencies and institutions, and families. Types of materials represented include photographs and photographic slides, photocopies, handwritten notes, and cassette audiotapes. Also represented are Dr. Thomas’ 1964 dissertation “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Heterocyclic...
Dates: 1963-2012

Toc H publications.

 Accession — Box 1
Identifier: 2018_046-RB

Underground newspapers collection

Identifier: 2017_217-RB

Hattie Winston collection of scripts and screenplays

Identifier: 2018_175
Scope and Contents These scripts and screenplays, many by African American writers and a number unpublished, have been collected over the course of her career and donated to the University of Louisville by actress and producer Hattie Winston. Hattie Winston established the collection in 1998 to support the work of Lundeanna Thomas and the African American Theatre Program at the University of Louisville. Among writers represented in the collection are Alice Childress, Paul Harrison Carter, Ntozake Shange, and...
Dates: 1971-1999; Majority of material found within 1997-1998

Yer Girlfriend collection

 Accession — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019_135