George D. Glenn Papers

Archives Record Series: 14/07/09

George D. Glenn, ( ). Papers, (1967-1995). 7.5 linear feet.


George Glenn joined the UNI faculty in 1966 and served until his retirement in 2000.


George Glenn's papers consist of prompt books, photographs, sound recordings, and visual recordings of theater productions with which he was involved at UNI. There is also a collection of photographic slides of historic theaters from around the world. And there is an index to London theater periodicals compiled by Professor Glenn.

Professor Glenn donated most of this material to Rod Library Special Collections in two installments. The first, in 1983, consisted of prompt books. The second, at the time of his retirement in 2000, consisted of prompt books, production slides and recordings, and historic theater photographic slides.

Researchers may also wish to consult the papers of Theatre UNI (14/07/06) in order to get a fuller picture of theater at UNI.

Container Inventory

Boxes 1-7 contain prompt books for Professor Glenn's productions.

Box 1

The Alchemist; Androcles and the Lion; Arsenic and Old Lace; Born Yesterday

Box 2

Equus; Hamlet

Box 3

Harvey; Hedda Gabler; Henry IV; Indians

Box 4

King John; King Lear; The Lady's not for Burning; The Lion in Winter

Box 5

Macbeth; The Merry Wives of Windsor

Box 6

Noises Off; The Playboy of the Western World; The Relapse; Reynard the Fox

Box 7

Secret Service; She Stoops to Conquer; The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Boxes 8-9 contain photographs, photographic slides, and a few sound and visual recordings of productions with which Professor Glenn was involved.

Box 8

The Alchemist; Arsenic and Old Lace; The Father; Indians; The Kentuckian and Secret Service; King John

Box 9

The Lady's not for Burning; The Lion in Winter; Mandragola; Merry Wives of Windsor; Of Mice and Men; The Playboy of the Western World; The Relapse; Reynard the Fox; Secret Service; She Stoops to Conquer; The Sign in Sidney Burstein's Window; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Box 10

Photographic slides relating to theater around the world including Greece, Rome, England, France, Sweden, Spain, Germany, Russia, and the United States; also slides relating to the medieval, Renaissance, and Elizabethan eras; also slides relating to theater technology.

Box 11

Printout of Index to the theatre reviews in the The Times (London), 1785-1794

Boxes 12-19

Detailed data entry forms for articles from The Times and The New York Times from about 1785 through about 1850 relating to theater. The forms may include the date and title of the review, actors and technicians mentioned in the article, production under review, and features of the production noted in the article.

Material processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson in August 2000.

Last modified: September 20, 2001 (SB)

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