Guide to the Samuel L. C. Lee Papers, 1954-1964

Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1999
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Samuel L. C. Lee Papers, 1954-1964

Collection number: M0338

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Patrick J. Per
Date Completed:
1981 June
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Samuel L. C. Lee Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1954-1964
Collection number: Special Collections M0338
Creator: Lee, Samuel L. C., 1878-1964.
Extent: 4 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Robert L. Levin, 1979.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Samuel L. C. Lee Papers, M0338, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical Note

Lee, Samuel L.C. (Samuel Cohn) Papers and Plays
4 Boxes app. 4 linear ft.
Collection # 338
1878 Born Samuel Cohn in Ennis, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.
1897 Graduated from Texas A&M with a B.S. in Civil Engineering
1898-1927: worked for the railroads as a civil engineer
  worked in a lawyer's office
  studied for, and passed the Texas Bar Exam.
  worked for his father's retail business
  travelled around the country conducting liquidation sales
1905 Moved to San Francisco, CA.
1913 Secured a 99 year lease on the Horace Wood property in Indianapolis and started the Circle Theatre with his uncle, Morris Cohn
1928-1942: Owned the Christmas card concession at Livingston's Department Store, Grant and Geary, San Francisco
1942 Retired from work
1943-ca. 1962: Wrote plays while living in San Francisco
ca. 1964 Died

Scope and Content

Collection includes correspondence, typescript plays in various degrees of completion and form, and miscellaneous music and verse.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Outgoing Correspondence, 1954

Box 1, Folder 2

Outgoing Correspondence, 1955

Box 1, Folder 3

Outgoing Correspondence, 1956

Box 1, Folder 4

Outgoing Correspondence, 1957

Box 1, Folder 5

Outgoing Correspondence, 1958

Box 1, Folder 6

Outgoing Correspondence, 1959

Box 1, Folder 7

Outgoing Correspondence, 1960

Box 1, Folder 8

Outgoing Correspondence, 1962-64

Box 1, Folder 9

Outgoing Correspondence, Undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Incoming Correspondence, A-G

Box 1, Folder 11

Incoming Correspondence, H-K

Box 1, Folder 12

Incoming Correspondence, L-M

Box 1, Folder 13

Incoming Correspondence, N-Z

Box 1, Folder 14

Miscellaneous

Box 2, Folder 1

A Bench in the Park, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 2

A Bench in the Park, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 3

A Bench in the Park, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 4

A Bench in the Park, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 5

A Bench in the Park, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 6

A Bench in the Park, carbon, complete

Box 2, Folder 7

A Bench in the Park, carbon, complete

Box 2, Folder 8

A Bench in the Park, carbon, complete

Box 2, Folder 9

A Bench in the Park, xerox, complete

Box 2, Folder 10

A Bench in the Park, xerox, complete

Box 2, Folder 11

A Bench in the Park, xerox, complete

Box 2, Folder 12

A Bench in the Park, misc. pages

Box 2, Folder 13

Half a Day With Tessie, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 14

Half a Day With Tessie, typed, complete

Box 2, Folder 15

Half a Day With Tessie, xerox, complete

Box 2, Folder 16

Half a Day With Tessie, typed, incomplete

Box 2, Folder 17

Half a Day With Tessie, xerox, incomplete

Box 2, Folder 18

Half a Day With Tessie, carbon, incomplete

Box 2, Folder 19

Half a Day With Tessie, misc. pages

Box 2, Folder 20

Half a Day With Tessie, misc. pages

Box 2, Folder 21

Half a Day With Tessie, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 1

My Heart Tells a Story, carbon, complete

Box 3, Folder 2

My Heart Tells a Story, xerox, incomplete

Box 3, Folder 3

My Heart Tells a Story, carbon, incomplete

Box 3, Folder 4

My Heart Tells a Story, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 5

My Heart Tells a Story, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 6

My Heart Tells a Story, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 7

My Heart Tells a Story, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 8

My Heart Tells a Story, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 9

My Heart Tells a Story, misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 10

He, She, and It typed, complete

Box 3, Folder 11

He, She, and It typed, complete

Box 3, Folder 12

He, She, and It carbon, complete

Box 3, Folder 13

He, She, and It misc. pages

Box 3, Folder 14

He, She, and It signs on pasteboard

Box 4, Folder 1

A Royal Flush typed, complete

Box 4, Folder 2

A Royal Flush xerox, incomplete

Box 4, Folder 3

A Royal Flush typed, incomplete

Box 4, Folder 4

A Royal Flush typed, incomplete

Box 4, Folder 5

A Royal Flush misc. pages

Box 4, Folder 6

A Royal Flush misc. pages

Box 4, Folder 7

Sequel to `A Roman Holiday' typed, complete

Box 4, Folder 8

Sequel to `A Roman Holiday' cc& typed, incomplete

Box 4, Folder 9

Sequel to `A Roman Holiday' misc. pages

Box 4, Folder 10

Sing and Dance With Me typed, complete, signed

Box 4, Folder 11

Sing and Dance With Me manuscript, incomplete (to p.7)

Box 4, Folder 12

Sing and Dance With Me carbon, incomplete

Box 4, Folder 13

Sing and Dance With Me typed, incomplete

Box 4, Folder 14

Sing and Dance With Me misc. pages

Box 4, Folder 15

Miscellaneous Music and Verse

Box 4, Loose

Signs for A Wagging Tail Never Bites

Box 5

6 unidentified microfilm rolls of Typescript.