Scripts, 1959-1992, undated
Scope and Contents
The bulk of the scripts in this series are from plays directed or written by Paul Baker. Other scripts were written by students, friends or relatives of Baker. Many of the scripts have been annotated and some are in an early or rough stage. The scripts have been arranged alphabetically by author.
Highlights in this series include three plays by the Bakers’ daughter, Sallie Baker Laurie, and two versions of Hamlet, one as arranged by Paul Baker and a second, Hamlet ESP, an adaptation by Paul Baker. Several scripts in this series are by playwrights who are also represented in other drama collections at the Wittliff Collection, including The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia, and The Oldest Living Graduate both by Preston Jones,As I Lay Dying by Robert Flynn, and Ramsey Yelvington’s Cloud of Witnesses.
- 1959-1992, undated
Language of Materials
Materials in English, Icelandic, and Romanian.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 16 Linear Feet
From the Collection: 22 boxes