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Guide to the Manuscript of "The Chancellor's Party" by Don Liljenquist

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1947
Creator: Liljenquist, Don
Extent: 4.00 items.
Collection Number: MSC0776
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Four revisions of the play that won the Iowa centennial contest and was performed at the University of Iowa in 1947.

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Acquisition: These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Don Liljenquist in 1949.

Preferred Citation: Manuscript of "The Chancellor's Party" by Don Liljenquist, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman

First, second, third, and fourth drafts of the play The Chancellor's Party. This play won the competition for the centennial play in 1947, and was produced at the State University Theatre February 25 -- 28 and March 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, 1947.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS x-Collection PS3523.I373 C5 1949

MAIN Library 812.1 .L728c

MAIN Library PS3523.I373 C51949

Internet Broadway Database entry on Liljenquist:

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  • Box 1:
  • First draft, handwritten in a notebook, with revisions
  • Second draft, typewritten, with revisions as it was submitted to the contest committee
  • Third draft, a carbon copy, as it was presented February 25 - 1947
    With revisions made by the author, Charles Gaupp, and E. C. Mabie
  • Fourth draft, typewritten, a later version, written at Stanford University, from which the published edition was prepared