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MS Thr 93

Rama Rau, Santha, 1923-. Santha Rama Rau papers concerning A passage to India, 1960-1962: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Thr 93
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rama Rau, Santha, 1923-.
Title: Santha Rama Rau papers concerning A passage to India,
Date(s): 1960-1962.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.16 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, script revisions, and programs concerning Indian author Santha Rama Rau's play A passage to India, based on the novel by E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-222. Gift of Miss Santha Rama Rau, 126 East 95th Street, New York 28; received: 1962 August 6 & 15.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Santha Rama Rau Papers Concerning A Passage to India, 1960-1962 (MS Thr 93). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Rama Rau is an Indian author. Forster was an English author who wrote A Passage to India in 1924.

Scope and Contents

Includes a mimeographed typescript with numerous cuts, revisions and additions of the play, A Passage to India by Rama Rau as well as programs for its production at four theaters (one signed by the four principle actors). Also includes 15 letters from Forster to Rama Rau, among other items.

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