Edward Charles Mabie Papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of Edward C. Mabie include newspaper clippings, nine boxes of correspondence (arranged alphabetically), magazines, notebooks, speeches, memorabilia, and radio programs. Much of the history of the growth of the University Theatre, both physically and in curriculum is contained in these materials. Mabie's notes show the development of the Department of Speech, and Iowa school system changes as well. Also presented are Works Progress Administration (WPA) dealings, high school debates, Dartmouth College notes, positions at Illinois and Kentucky, and his hobbies of gardening and raising poultry.
- Mabie, Edward Charles (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
Robert Hedges, August 1964
19.50 linear feet
Photographs: Box 9 , 14, 18, 23, 39; Negatives: Box 18, 20. other_unmapped
Professor and Head of Speech and Dramatic Art. Director of University Theatre. Regional director of Federal Theatre Projects of the WPA. First president of the American Educational Theatre Association and a pioneer in the development of regional theatre.
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Method of Acquisition
These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mrs. Edward Charles Mabie.
Other Descriptive Information
- Robert Hedges, August 1964; Denise Anderson August 2008. Guide posted to the Internet 2004; updated January 2008.
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