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Tryout Theatre collection of radio plays, 1948-1949
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tryout Theatre collection of radio plays
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1949
    Collection number: 1623
    Creator: Tryout Theatre (Seattle, Wash.)
    Extent: 1 boxes (0.5 linear ft.)
    Abstract: The Tryout Theatre was a non-profit organization founded in 1943 in Seattle, Washington to promote the development and production of new American plays. The collection contains transcripts of radio plays broadcast by the group.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Allen.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Tryout Theatre collection of radio plays (Collection 1623). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233889 

    History

    The Tryout Theatre was a non-profit organization founded in 1943 in Seattle, Washington by George Savage, Zoe Lund Schiller and others. Its purpose was to promote the development and production of new American plays. The theatre was a member of the National Theatre Conference, Seattle Art Museum, American Educational Theatre Manuscript Play Project, and the American National Theatre and Academy.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists predominantly of mimeographed and typescript play scripts that were adapted for a radio program conducted by the Tryout Theatre. Also included are 3 programs for stage plays.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Tryout Theatre---Archives.
    Theater---Washington (State)---Seattle---Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Radio plays.
    Programs.