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Dukore, Bernard Frank, 1931-

Bernard F. Dukore collection of Barrie Stavis papers

1989–1994


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F843


Creator: Dukore, Bernard Frank, 1931-


Title: Bernard F. Dukore collection of Barrie Stavis papers


Inclusive Dates: 1989–1994


Extent: 2 items and 1 audiocassette


Abstract: The papers comprise Bernard F. Dukore's collection of Barrie Stavis materials, including a letter, playscript, and audiocassette.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F843, Bernard F. Dukore collection of Barrie Stavis papers, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

F843 (Letter and playscript): Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes

F843 (Audio cassette tape): Shelved in SPEC Media audio cassettes

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Gift of Bernard F. Dukore, April 2009.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, May 2009.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library, http://www.lib.udel.edu/cgi-bin/askspec.cgi


Biographical Notes

Bernard Frank Dukore is a University Distinguished Professor Emeritus (Theatre Arts) of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. American playwright and author Barrie Stavis Stavis wrote numerous dramas, including ones about historical figures Galileo, Joe Hill, John Brown, and Joseph.

Sources:

"RÉSUMÉ (ABRIDGED)." Department of Theatre Arts at Virginia Tech, Bernard F. Dukore. http://www.theatre.vt.edu/Department/facultypages/DukoreRESUME.pdf (accessed May 2009).

"Barrie Stavis." Contemporary Authors Online. http://galenet.galegroup.com (accessed May 2009).


Scope and Content Note

The papers comprise Bernard F. Dukore's collection of Barrie Stavis manuscripts. The materials consist of a handwritten letter from Stavis to Dukore regarding his play, Lamp at Midnight, a typescript of the same play, as well as an audio cassette tape recording of the 1994 Princeton Pro Musica production of Lee Hoiby's oratorio, Galileo Galilei, for which Barrie Stavis wrote the libretto. These items were originally included with a gift of Dukore's collection of Barrie Stavis books, which were cataloged for Special Collections.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Stavis, Barrie.
Topical Terms
Dramatists, American--20th century--Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Audiotapes.
Scripts (documents)
Personal Contributors
Hoiby, Lee.
Stavis, Barrie.

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

Barrie Stavis papers


Detailed Contents List

Barrie Stavis autograph letter, 1989 November 2   [Box 57 F843]

1 item (1 p.)

One autograph letter signed by Barrie Stavis written to Dukore on November 2, 1989, regarding his play, Lamp at Midnight.

Lamp at Midnight playscript, 1989   [Box 57 F843]

1 item (99 pp.)

Photocopied typescript of Barrie Stavis's play Lamp at Midnight, with title and author's name embossed on the red paper covers. Probably dated circa 1989 according to Stavis's letter to Dukore.

Galileo Galilei oratorio recording, 1994 November 12   [Box 57 F843]

1 item

An audio cassette tape recording of the November 12, 1994, Princeton Pro Musica production of Lee Hoiby's oratorio, Galileo Galilei, for which Barrie Stavis wrote the libretto.