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Frances Herriott Sargent papers

Brown University Library

Box A, John Hay Library
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2148
Fax: 401-863-2093
E-mail: hay@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: Frances Herriott Sargent papers
Date range: 1928-1981
Creator: Sargent, Frances Herriott, 1901-1989
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: This collection traces the evolution and production of the play "Porgy" and its operatic expression, "Porgy and Bess". The collection is composed of the professional and personal papers of the assistant stage manager, Frances Herriott (later Frances Herriott Sargent), and provides insight into the major elements of production as well as the personal relationships of cast members and stage professionals.
Language of materials: English
Repository: Brown University Library, University Archives
Collection number: Ms. 80.6