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MS Thr 140-140.6

Bowden, Charles. Charles Bowden prompt books, 1956-1961: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 140-140.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Bowden, Charles.
Title: Charles Bowden prompt books,
Date(s): 1956-1961.
Quantity: 1 collection (.75 linear feet (7 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Prompt books of plays directed by American author and Broadway producer Charles Bowden.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

64M-261. Gift of Mr. Charles Bowden, 230 West 41st Street, Suite 1504, New York, New York 10036; received: 1965 March.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles Bowden Prompt Books, 1956-1961 (MS Thr 140-140.6). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Bowden was an American author and Broadway producer.

Scope and Contents

Includes seven prompt books of productions directed by Charles Bowden, Peter Glenville, and Frank Corsaro. Prompt books include mimeograph or typescript copies with manuscript annotations of Auntie Mame by Jerome Lawrence,The chalk garden by Enid Bagnold,Fallen angels by Noel Coward, Hotel Paradiso by Georges Feydeau, The night of the iguana by Tennessee Williams, Nina by André Roussin, andSeason of choice by Nathaniel Banks.

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