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Guide to the Tamiment Playhouse Records TAM.107

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Martha LoMonaco

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 18, 2013
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tamiment Playhouse.
Title: Tamiment Playhouse Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1927-1987
Abstract: The Tamiment Playhouse was a summer theater at Camp Tamiment which from 1921-1965 was an educational and recreational summer resort (originally) for socialists near Bushkill, Pa. The TPH became a preeminent workshop for theater, dance, film, and television and included actors such as: Danny Kaye, Bea Arthur, Imogene Coca, and Carol Burnett; directors: Max Liebman, Herb Ross, and Joe Layton; choreographer: Jerome Robbins; and writers: Woody Allen and Neil Simon. The collection includes: scores, scripts, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, and casefiles for interviews with TPH alumni. NOTE: this collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for its use.
Quantity: 16.25 linear feet (34 boxes)
Call Phrase: TAM.107