Series 1
Play scripts, 1879-2002
31.5 linear ft. (63 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of play scripts (as well as screenplays) from the years 1879 through 2002. The majority of the play scripts are by African American dramatists. Notable among the several hundred play scripts are works by Amiri Baraka, Ed Bullins, Alice Childress, Ruby Dee, Lorraine Hansberry, Zora Neale Hurston, Willis Richardson, Wole Soyinka, Melvin Van Peebles, Ted Shine, Derek Walcott, August Wilson, and Richard Wright.

A significant group of plays contained in the series were collected by Carlton Molette and Barbara Molette. These are noted in the container list by [Molette] at the end of the content listing.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order according to author's last name.

Box Folder Content
62 10 Abdallah, Mohammed Ben, Ananse and the Golden Drum, 1972 Abdallah, Mohammed Ben,
1 1 Ahmad, Sayeed, The Thing, 1969 [Pakistani author] Ahmad, Sayeed,
43 1 Alexander, Ric (pseud.), The Pilgrim's Pride and The Security of the State, 1963 and 1966 [Molette] Alexander, Ric (pseud.), The Security of the State, 1963 and 1966 [Molette]
1 2 Allison, Hughes, It's Midnight Over Newark, 1941 Allison, Hughes,
1 3 Allison, Hughes, Panyared, (forward) 1939 [Panyared is the African slavery term for kidnapped] Allison, Hughes,
1 4 Allison, Hughes, Panyared, 1939 Allison, Hughes,
1 5 Allison, Hughes, The Trial of Dr. Beck, 1937 [original production 1937, New Federal Theatre production January 1981] Allison, Hughes, New Federal Theatre production January 1981]
1 6 Als, Hilton, Feminine Wiles, 1986 [first draft, Billie Holiday] Als, Hilton, Billie Holiday]
1 7 Amis, Lola Jones, The New Nigger, or Who's Afraid of William Faulkner, 1975 Amis, Lola Jones,
1 8 Amis, Lola Jones, The Other Side of the Wall, 1965 Amis, Lola Jones,
1 9 Anderson, T. Dianne, Black Sparrow, 1972 Anderson, T. Dianne,
64 1 Anderson, T. Dianne, The Unicorn Died at Dawn, no date Anderson, T. Dianne,
1 10 Anderson, T. Dianne, The Unicorn Died at Dawn, 1972
1 11 Anthony, Earl (adapter), The Works of Frantz Fanon, 1980-1989 Anthony, Earl (adapter),
43 2 Archibald, Douglas, Junction Village, no date [Molette] Archibald, Douglas,
35 1 Ashley, Wilson S., The Hit, no date Ashley, Wilson S.,
1 12 Atkins, Russell, The Abortionist, 1954 (2 copies) Atkins, Russell,
1 13 Atkins, Russell, The Corpse, 1954 Atkins, Russell,
1 14 Atkins, Russell, The Drop of Blood, 1961 [musical] Atkins, Russell,
1 15 Atkins, Russell, The Exoneration, 1961 [produced: Karamu, 1971, Second One World Theatre Project, Cleveland, 1973] Atkins, Russell, Karamu, 1971, Second One World Theatre Project, Cleveland, 1973]
2 1 Atkins, Russell, The Nail, 1971 Atkins, Russell,
35 2 Aurthur, Robert Alan, Attica, 1977 Aurthur, Robert Alan,
43 3 Aurthur, Robert Alan, Attica, 1978 Aurthur, Robert Alan,
2 2 Azande, BaXai, 1977
35 3 Bailey, Ronald H., Brothers in Arms: The Black GI During World War II, no date [book proposal] Bailey, Ronald H.,
2 3 Baker, Eloise and Charles Briggs, The Jitney Vehicle, 1972 Baker, Eloise and Charles Briggs,
2 4 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], Board of Education, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones],
2 5 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], Columbia: The Gem of the Ocean, 1972 [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones],
43 4 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], The Motion of History, 1976 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones],
2 6 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], J-E-L-L-O, 1965 [produced: Black Arts Repertory Theater, 1965; actor's copy] Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], Black Arts Repertory Theater, 1965; actor's copy]
2 7 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], A Recent Killing, 1973 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones],
2 8 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], The Sidnee Poet Heroical, no date [includes author's handwritten notes] Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones],
2 9 Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones], The Sidnee Poet Heroical, Or If In Danger of Suit, the King Poet Heroical, 1970 [former title: The Kid Poetical Tragical, New Federal Theatre production, 1975] Baraka, Amiri [Leroi Jones],
2 10 Barbour, Floyd Barrington, Auto Sacramental, 1961 Barbour, Floyd Barrington,
2 11 Barton, Peter, Dawn Song, no date [produced: Chelsea Theater Center] Barton, Peter, Chelsea Theater Center]
2 12 Bates, H. Jack, Dear Morpheus, A Black Fantasy, 1970 Bates, H. Jack,
2 13 Beausey, De Reath Byrd, The Yellow Tree, no date Beausey, De Reath Byrd,
2 14 Bell, Denise, Cliches and Siloques [sic] and Lies, 1977 Bell, Denise,
2 15 Bell, Denise, Dialogues of the Shadow Women, 1977 Bell, Denise,
43 5 Benjamin, Paul, Aces, 1980 Benjamin, Paul,
35 4 Benjamin, Paul, The Box, 1982 Benjamin, Paul,
43 6 Benjamin, Paul, Carrier, no date Benjamin, Paul,
3 1 Benjamin, Shafik and James Hatch, Closed Circuit, 1973 [film script] Benjamin, Shafik and James Hatch,
3 2 Benjamin, Shafik, Forgotten Women, 1994 [film script] Benjamin, Shafik,
64 2 Benjamin, Shafik, Fury in the Jungle, 2005
35 5 Benjamin, Shafik, The Gun in the Closet, 1999
64 3 Benjamin, Shafik, Isis and Osiris, 2003
3 3 Benjamin, Shafik, The Jail and the Jailor, no date
3 4 Benjamin, Shafik, Kingdom in a Box, 1991 [film script]
35 6 Benjamin, Shafik, Kismet in the Sand, no date
64 4 Benjamin, Shafik, Kismet in the Sand, 2005
3 5 Benjamin, Shafik, The New Terror, 1993 [film script]
35 7 Benjamin, Shafik, The Rape of Afrika Shonara, 2002
3 6 Benjamin, Shafik, The Sphinx in London, 1992 [film script]
3 7 Beverly, Trazana, Git on Board, 1980 [revision May, 1981] Beverly, Trazana,
43 7 Biberman, Herbert J. and John O. Killens, The Slaves, 1967 Biberman, Herbert J. and John O. Killens,
3 8 Black, Jeanne B., The Pit, 1948 Black, Jeanne B.,
35 8 Black, William Electric, Road Ta Timbuktu, 1979 Black, William Electric,
3 9 Bland, Edward O, and Nelam L. Hill, The American Hero, 1971 [film script] Bland, Edward O, and Nelam L. Hill,
3 10 Bonner, Marita, Exit, An Illusion, 1929 Bonner, Marita,
3 11 Bonner, Marita, The Pot Maker, 1927 Bonner, Marita,
43 8 Borowitz, Andy and Susan Borowitz, The Fresh Prince Projects, 1990 [Molette] Borowitz, Andy and Susan Borowitz,
4 1 Bradford, Roy, The Blind Spot, 1968 Bradford, Roy,
44 1 Branch, William, A Medal for Willie, no date [Molette] Branch, William,
4 2 Branch, William, Wreath for Udomo, 1956-57 [based upon the novel by Peter Abrahams; performed: Karamu, 1960; London, 1961] [copy 1] Peter Abrahams; performed: Karamu, 1960; London, 1961] [copy 1]
61 2 Branch, William, Wreath for Udomo, 1956-57 [copy 2]
4 3 Branch, William B., Fifty Steps Toward Freedom, 1959
4 4 Branchcomb, Sylvia Woingust and Carmen Mulligan, It's Our Time to Speak, 1975 [musical] Branchcomb, Sylvia Woingust and Carmen Mulligan,
36 1 Brecht, Bert, The Threepenny Opera, [1956] Brecht, Bert,
44 2 Bridges, Robert A., A Pride of Pilgrims, 1992 Bridges, Robert A.,
4 5 Briggs, James J., Cyprus, 1979 Briggs, James J.,
4 6 Brockington, Robette, No Crystal Stair, 1980 Brockington, Robette,
4 7 Brockington, Robette, What It Is, 1980 Brockington, Robette,
63 5 Brown, Carlyle, Are You Now or Have You Ever Been..., 2007 Brown, Carlyle,
44 3 Brown, Carlyle, Buffalo Hair, no date
44 4 Brown, Carlyle, Richard the Third, no date
44 5 Brown, Carlyle, The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show, no date
4 8 Brown, Wesley, Boogie Woogie and Booker T, 1984 [performed: February 12, 1987, New Federal Theatre] [2 versions] Brown, Wesley,
44 6 Brown, William Wells, The Escape; or A Leap for Freedom, no date [Molette] Brown, William Wells,
44 7 Brown, William Wells, The Escape; or A Leap for Freedom, 1976 [Molette]
36 2 Browne, Gordon, The African Wars in the Bronx, no date [screenplay] Browne, Gordon,
4 9 Browne, Theodore, A Black Woman Called Moses, 1937 [original title: Go Down Moses, Harriet Tubman] Browne, Theodore,
4 10 Browne, Theodore, Go Down Moses, Harriet Tubman, 1938 [original version of A Black Woman Called Moses, performed: Negro Unit of WPA Federal Theatre, Seattle, 1937] Federal Theatre, Seattle, 1937]
4 11 Browne, Theodore, The Gravy Train, 1940 [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
5 1 Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth, Mam Phyllis, 1985 [original edition 1981] Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth,
5 2 Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth, Marry Me, Again, 1985
5 3 Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth, Snapshots of Broken Dolls, 1986 [produced: Lincoln Center October 1986]
5 4 Bryant, H. J., Black Circles Around Angela: A Documentary Musical, 1970 Bryant, H. J.,
36 3 Bubbling Brown Sugar, no date [preservation photocopy]
5 5 Bullins, Ed, Boy X Man, 1995 Bullins, Ed,
5 6 Bullins, Ed, Daddy, or the Prince of Darkness, 1977 [produced: New Federal Theatre, 1977]
5 7 Bullins, Ed, Death List, 1970
5 8 Bullins, Ed, Dialect Determinism, or The Rally, 1965 [performed: Firehouse Repertory, San Francisco, 1965] Firehouse Repertory, San Francisco, 1965]
5 9 Bullins, Ed, The Gentleman-Caller, 1971
5 10 Bullins, Ed, House Party: A Soulful Happening, 1973 [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library; produced: American Place Theatre New York City 1973] American Place TheatreNew York City 1973]
5 11 Bullins, Ed, How Do You Do, 1965
5 12 Bullins, Ed, Malcolm: '71, Or Publishing Blackness, 1971
5 13 Bullins, Ed and Marvin X, Salaam, Huey Newton, Salaam, 1990 [based on Autobiography of a North American Afrikan by Marvin X] Marvin X, Marvin X]
5 14 Burrill, Mary, Aftermath, 1919 Burrill, Mary,
5 15 Butcher, James W., Milk and Honey, (incomplete) late 1930's [produced: Howard University, late 1930's] Butcher, James W., Howard University, late 1930's]
5 16 Butler, Tommy Z., Selma: A Musical Stage Play Depicting the Civil Rights Struggle, 1974 [performed: 1984, New Federal Theatre] Butler, Tommy Z., New Federal Theatre]
5 17 Caldwell, Ben, Destiny Rides Again, 1977 Caldwell, Ben,
5 18 Caldwell, Ben, Die Now Pay Later, 1972
5 19 Caldwell, Ben, Eugyptus, 1978
5 20 Caldwell, Ben, Extraordinary People, 1981
5 21 Caldwell, Ben, Extrapolation Blues, 1984
6 1 Caldwell, Ben, Five One Acts, 1967 [Recognition (1967); The Fanatic, or Testifyin (1967); Unprecedented, or What Needs to be Done (1968); The Wall (1967); and Hypnotism (1966)] Recognition (1967); The Fanatic, or Testifyin (1967); Unprecedented, or What Needs to be Done (1968); The Wall (1967); and Hypnotism (1966)]
6 2 Caldwell, Ben, God is Where you Find It, 1975 [See: Reverend Mac, for introductory notes]
6 3 Caldwell, Ben, The Great New York City Crisis, 1978
6 4 Caldwell, Ben, Harriet's Song, 1998
6 5 Caldwell, Ben, Jesus Christ, Too, 1997
6 6 Caldwell, Ben, L-O-V-E, 1965
6 7 Caldwell, Ben, Nothing but a Man, 1977
6 8 Caldwell, Ben, Race to War, 1976 [See: Sleeping Beauty, for introductory notes] Sleeping Beauty, for introductory notes]
6 9 Caldwell, Ben, Reverend Mac, 1980
6 10 Caldwell, Ben, Sleeping Beauty and the Beast, 1971
6 11 Caldwell, Ben, Steady Gettin' Down, 1976
6 12 Caldwell, Ben, Uptight, 1974
6 13 Caldwell, Ben, Veterans, 1975
6 14 Caldwell, Ben, The World of Ben Caldwell, (incomplete) no date
44 8 Carroll, Vinnette, Trumpets of the Lord, 1964 Carroll, Vinnette,
6 15 Carter, Steve, One Last Look, 1967 Carter, Steve,
64 5 Carter, Steve, One Last Look, 1975
45 1 Carter, Steve, Pecong, no date
6 16 Carter, Steve, Primary Colors, no date (2 copies)
6 17 Carter, Steve, Terraces, 1974 (2 copies)
45 2 Cartwright, Peggy, The Free, no date Cartwright, Peggy,
36 4 Cassavetes, John, Gloria, no date [production information] Cassavetes, John,
45 3 Ce, Ruth, Four Generations in Conversation, 1978 Ce, Ruth,
45 4 Ce, Ruth, Ham, 1978
45 5 Chappelle-Baskind, Ma-sheri, The Roomer, 1990 Chappelle-Baskind, Ma-sheri,
6 18 Charles, Martie, Black Cycle, 1971 Charles, Martie,
6 19 Charles, Martie (Evans), Jamimma, 1971
6 20 Charles, Martie, Where We At?, 1969
6 21 Childress, Alice, Florence, 1950 Childress, Alice,
6 22 Childress, Alice, Wedding Band, 1965
- - Childress, Alice and Langston Hughes, When a Man Sees Red [See Subseries 5.1, Langston Hughes collection: Adaptations/Translations] Langston Hughes,
45 6 Childress, Alice, The World on a Hill, no date
62 6 Chinn, John Clarence, Jelly Roll, no date [1 of 2] Chinn, John Clarence,
62 7 Chinn, John Clarence, Jelly Roll, no date [2 of 2]
7 1 Clay II, Buriel, Buy A Little Tenderness, 1971 Clay II, Buriel,
7 2 Clay II, Buriel, The Creation of the World, 1972 [ballet]
7 3 Clay II, Buriel, Liberty Call, 1974
7 4 Clay II, Buriel, Raw Head, Bloody Bones, 1972
45 7 Cohan, Martin and Blake Hunter, Full House, 1984 Cohan, Martin and Blake Hunter,
7 5 Cohen, Robert Carl, Cudjoe the Maroon, 1986 [film script] Cohen, Robert Carl,
45 8 Cole, Malvine, Four-in-Hand, 1970 Cole, Malvine,
7 6 Coleman, Ralf, Swing Song, 1937 [produced: Federal Theatre of Boston, 1938] Coleman, Ralf,
7 7 Coles, Robert, Woke Up This Mornin' Good Thing On My Mind, 1975 [produced: Tempe State University, Arizona, 1975] Coles, Robert, Tempe State University, Arizona, 1975]
7 8 Collie, Brenda Faye, Silent Octaves, 1979 Collie, Brenda Faye,
7 9 Collins, Kathleen, Only the Sky Is Free, 1985 [screenplay; produced: Richard Allen Center for Culture and Arts, New York City, 1986] Collins, Kathleen, Richard Allen Center for Culture and Arts, New York City, 1986]
61 3 Cook, Will Marion, Where Magnolias Bloom, 1904 [photocopy] Cook, Will Marion,
7 10 Cooper, Ted G., Good Night, Mary Beck, 1974 Cooper, Ted G.,
7 11 Cooper, Theodore G., Chocolate Boy, no date
7 12 Cooper, Theodore G., Mack, no date
7 13 Cotter, Joe, Jr., On the Fields of France, 1920
45 9 Cotter, Joseph S, Caleb, The Degenerate, 1903 [Molette] Cotter, Joseph S,
7 14 Cox, Tony, Man's Best Friend, 1975 Cox, Tony,
8 1 Cox, Tony, Take a Look, 1971
8 2 Cucci, Frank, The Ofay Watcher, 1968 Cucci, Frank,
46 1 Cullen, Countee, Byword for Evil, no date [Molette] Cullen, Countee,
8 3 Cullen, Countee, One Way to Heaven, (incomplete) 1936 [full script at Beinecke Library, Yale University]
36 5 Cullen, Countee, and Arna Bontemps, Saint Louis Woman, (as revised for the Federal Theatre of Los Angeles by Langston Hughes), no date Arna Bontemps, Federal Theatre of Los Angeles by Langston Hughes), no date
36 6 Curran, Leigh, Walking the Blonde, 1987 Curran, Leigh,
93 5 Dafora, Asadata, "KyKunKor," Africa's Great Dance Opera, carbon typescript, 1934 Dafora, Asadata,
63 6 Daisey, Mike, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, 2012 Daisey, Mike,
8 4 Davidson, N. R., Short Fun, 1970 Davidson, N. R.,
8 5 Davis, A. I., Black Sunlight, 1974 Davis, A. I.,
8 6 Davis, Luther, Across 110th, 1971 [screen play based on the novel by Wally Ferris] Davis, Luther, Wally Ferris]
8 7 Davis, Maxine, A Silver Celebration, no date Davis, Maxine,
8 8 Davis, Ossie, Alice in Wonder, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] Davis, Ossie,
8 9 Davis, Ossie, Montgomery Footprints, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
8 10 Davis, Ossie, What Can You Say to Mississippi? no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
46 2 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Acres of Diamonds, 1984 Dean, Phillip Hayes,
46 3 Dean, Phillip Hayes, American Belly Laugh, no date
46 4 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Bread, Wine and Cheese, 1984
46 5 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Freeman, no date (1)
46 6 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Freeman, no date (2)
46 7 Dean, Phillip Hayes, The Last American Dixieland Band, no date
47 1 Dean, Phillip Hayes, The Last American Dixieland Band, 1974
47 2 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Paul Robeson, 1978
47 3 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Paul Robeson in Concert, no date
8 11 Dean, Phillip Hayes, The Relationship, 1975
8 12 Dean, Phillip Hayes, The Sty of the Blind Pig, 1971
8 13 DeAnda, Peter, Ladies In Waiting, 1966 DeAnda, Peter,
9 1 Dee, Ruby, Take it From the Top, 1977 Dee, Ruby,
64 6 DeGraft, Joe, Five African Plays, no date DeGraft, Joe,
9 2 Dendy, Brooks, III, Environmental Dramas, 1975 Dendy, Brooks, III,
9 3 Dendy, Brooks, III, Julius Caesar's Doomsday, 1963
9 4 Dent, Tom, Riot Duty, 1969 Dent, Tom,
9 5 Dent, Tom, Ritual Murder, 1966 [produced: Ethiopian Theatre 1977] Ethiopian Theatre 1977]
9 6 Dent, Tom, They Came This Morning, no date
47 4 Dinwiddie, Michael, The Beautiful LaSalles, 1983 Dinwiddie, Michael,
9 7 Dinwiddie, Michael, Dacha, 1978 [produced: Wonderhorse Theater, Harlem, 1981] Wonderhorse Theater, Harlem, 1981]
47 5 Dinwiddie, Michael, Original Rags, 1995
9 8 Dixon, Melvin, Confrontation, 1969 Dixon, Melvin,
9 9 Dixon, Melvin, Kingdom, Or The Last Promise, 1969, 1971
47 6 Dodson, Owen, The Ballad of Dorrie Miller, 1943, and Ross, John M., Wanga Doll, no date [Molette] Dodson, Owen, Ross, John M., Wanga Doll, no date [Molette]
9 10 Dunbar, Paul Lawrence, An Evening With Dunbar, 1938 [produced: Federal Theatre Project] Dunbar, Paul Lawrence, Federal Theatre Project]
9 11 Duncan, Danny, Generations, A New Musical Drama, 1981 Duncan, Danny,
9 12 Duncan, Thelma M., Jinda, no date Duncan, Thelma M.,
9 13 Duncan, Thelma Myrtle, Black Magic, 1931 Duncan, Thelma Myrtle,
9 14 Duncan, Thelma Myrtle, Driftin', no date
9 15 Duncan, Thelma Myrtle, Payment, no date
9 16 Dunne, George H., Trial By Fire, 1946 [revised: 1948, 1992] Dunne, George H.,
9 17 Easton, William Edgar, Christophe: A Tragedy in Prose of Imperial Haiti, 1911 [produced: Gamut Auditorium, Los Angeles, 1912] Easton, William Edgar,
9 18 Edmonds, Randolph, Earth and Stars, 1961 [original version: 1946] Edmonds, Randolph,
65 1 Edmonds, Randolph, Earth and Stars, 1961 [with author's inscription]
9 19 Edmonds, Randolph, Six Plays for the Negro Theatre, 1934 [Bad Man, Old Man Pete, Nat Turner, Breeders, Bleeding Hearts, The New Window] Bad Man, Old Man Pete, Nat Turner, Breeders, Bleeding Hearts, The New Window]
65 2 Elder, Lonne III, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, no date Elder, Lonne III,
9 20 Elder, Lonne III, Ceremonies in Dark Old Men, 1965
10 1 Elder, Lonne III, Charades on East Fourth Street, 1967
10 2 Elder, Lonne III, A Hysterical Turtle in A Rabbit Race, 1958
61 4 Elder, Lonne III, The Remarkable Demise of a Splendid Mummer, no date
47 7 Elder, Lonne III, Seven Comes Up, Seven Comes Down and Kissin' Rattlesnakes Can Be Fun, no date Kissin' Rattlesnakes Can Be Fun, no date
47 8 Elder, Lonne III, Seven Comes Up, Seven Comes Down and Revival, no date Revival, no date
10 3 Elder, Lonne, III, Splendid Mummer, 1970's [based on the life of Ira Frederick Aldridge] Ira Frederick Aldridge]
36 7 Ellington, Duke, Man with Four Sides, no date Ellington, Duke,
10 4 England, E., Take My Stand, 1935 England, E.,
10 5 Etienne, The Jazzman and His Lady Fair, 1965
47 9 Evans, Don, Change of Mind and earlier version of script, Call It Showdown, no date [Molette] Evans, Don, Call It Showdown, no date [Molette]
10 6 Fabio, Sarah Webster, Saga of the Black Man, 1968 Fabio, Sarah Webster,
62 3 Ferrin, Sidney, The Pumpkin Colored Trio, no date Ferrin, Sidney,
36 8 Fields, Elysian (Courney Chesterfield?), The Killin' Flo, 1978 [2 versions] Fields, Elysian (Courney Chesterfield?),
48 1 Ford, Kathryn, Equal Justice, Promises to Keep, 1989 Ford, Kathryn,
48 2 Fox, Herbert Franklin, Jubilee, no date Fox, Herbert Franklin,
10 7 Frazier, Hank, A Black Market, 1976 Frazier, Hank,
48 3 Franklin, J. E., Black Girl, no date Franklin, J. E.,
10 8 Franklin, J. E. and Micki Grant, The Prodigal Sister, no date Micki Grant,
62 11 Freelon, Greg, Jump Back: A Musical Fantasy for Children, 1982 Freelon, Greg,
48 4 Frost, Terry D., The Book of Job, 1990 Frost, Terry D.,
48 5 Fugard, Athol, Playland, 1992 Fugard, Athol,
48 6 Fuller, Charles, A Gathering of Old Men (screenplay), no date Fuller, Charles,
10 9 Fuller, Charles, The Brownsville Raid, 1975 [produced: Negro Ensemble Company, 1976]
10 10 Fuller, Charles, In My Many Names and Days, 1971
48 7 Fuller, Charles, In My Many Names and Days, 1971
10 11 Fuller, Charles, We: A History in Five Plays, (incomplete) 1986 [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] (1 of 3)
10 12 Fuller, Charles, We: A History in Five Plays, 1986 (2 of 3)
10 13 Fuller, Charles, We: A History in Five Plays, 1986 (3 of 3)
48 8 Fuller, Charles H., Jr., The Village: (A Party), no date
11 1 Furman, Roger, The Gimmick, 1970 Furman, Roger,
11 2 Furman, Roger, The Long Black Block, 1971
11 3 Furman, Roger, To Kill A Devil, 1970 [produced: New Federal Theatre, 1972]
11 4 Gaines, J. E., Don't Let It Go To Your Head, 1970 Gaines, J. E.,
11 5 Gaines, J. E., Heaven And Hell's Agreement, 1973
11 6 Gaines, J. E., Sometimes a Hard Head Makes a Soft Behind, no date
11 7 Gaines, J. E., Twenty Year Friends, 1981
11 8 Gaines, J. E., What If It Had Turned Up Heads, no date
49 1 Gardner, Herb, I'm Not Rappaport, 1985 Gardner, Herb,
49 2 Garrett, Nancy Fales, Some Sweet Day, 1987 Garrett, Nancy Fales,
49 3 Gentry, Minnie, My House is Falling Down, 1964 Gentry, Minnie,
11 9 Gibbs, Ruth D., and Sophie Johnson, Percy Sutton Story, no date [musical, adapted from The Changing of the Guard, by Alfred A. Duckett] Gibbs, Ruth D., and Sophie Johnson, Alfred A. Duckett] The Changing of the Guard, by
11 10 Gibson, P.J., P.J. Gibson Plays, 2002 [Deep Roots, Annie May's Child, The Ancestor Series: A Trilogy, My Mark, My Name, Unveilings] (1of 5) Gibson, P.J., Deep Roots, Annie May's Child, The Ancestor Series: A Trilogy, My Mark, My Name, Unveilings] (1of 5)
11 11 Gibson, P.J., P.J. Gibson Plays, 2002 (2 of 5)
11 12 Gibson, P.J., P.J. Gibson Plays, 2002 (3 of 5)
11 13 Gibson, P.J., P.J. Gibson Plays, 2002 (4 of 5)
11 14 Gibson, P.J., P.J. Gibson Plays, 2002 (5 of 5)
37 1 Gibson, William, A Cry of Players, 1968 Gibson, William,
37 2 Glenn, Robert, Bird, The Legend of Charlie Parker, no date Glenn, Robert,
12 1 Gold, Michael, Hoboken Blues, 1927 Gold, Michael,
49 4 Gordon, Steve, Tough to Get Help, 1971 Gordon, Steve,
49 5 Gordone, Charles, No Place to be Somebody, 1967 Gordone, Charles,
49 6 Gordone, Charles, No Place to be Somebody, 1972
12 2 Goss, Clay, Andrew: A Play of Remembrance, 1969 [produced: New Federal Theatre, NYC, 1971-72; Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1970; Negro Ensemble Company, NYC, 1971; New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theater, 1972] Goss, Clay, New Federal Theatre, NYC, 1971-72; Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1970; Negro Ensemble Company, NYC, 1971; New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theater, 1972]
12 3 Goss, Clay, Being Hit, 1970 [produced: Howard University, Washington, D. C., Black Repertory Theatre, Washington, D.C., 1972; Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, 1973; Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1974] (2 copies) Howard University, Washington, D. C., Black Repertory Theatre, Washington, D.C., 1972; Billie Holiday Theatre, Brooklyn, New York, 1973; Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1974] (2 copies)
12 4 Graham, Billy, The Trial of Adam Clayton Powell Jr., 1981 Graham, Billy,
12 5 Graham, Ottie B., Holiday, 1923 Graham, Ottie B.,
37 3 Graham, Shirley, Coal Dust, no date Graham, Shirley,
37 4 Graham, Shirley, Elijah's Ravens, 1940 [with December 28, 1940 letter to "Rowena" with revisions to act two]
37 5 Graham, Shirley, I Gotta Home, 1939 [three versions]
37 6 Graham, Shirley, It's Morning, 1938 and 1939 [two versions]
38 1 Graham, Shirley, Tom Tom, no date [also includes assignments, property lists, costume designs, etc.]
38 2 Graham, Shirley, Track Thirteen, no date [radio play]
12 6 Grant, Micki, Don't Underestimate a Nut: Young George Washington Carver, 1993 (2 copies) Grant, Micki,
12 7 Grant, Micki, and Charles Douglass, Springtime in Alaska, 1986 (2 copies) Charles Douglass,
62 8 Gray, Rudy, Conversation with a Kleagle, 2010 Gray, Rudy,
62 9 Gray, Rudy, Mischling, 2010
12 8 Green, Paul, In Abraham's Bosom, no date (2 copies) Green, Paul,
12 9 Greenridge, Gertrude, Lemonade, 1973 [one of 6 short plays for children under the title Playground] Greenridge, Gertrude, Playground]
12 10 Griffin, Charles, Frat Brothers, 1959 [includes handwritten notes 1960-61] Griffin, Charles,
12 11 Gunn, Bill, Family Employment, 1984 Gunn, Bill,
12 12 Gunn, Bill, The Owllight, no date
12 13 Gunn, Bill, Renaissance, 1985
12 14 Gunn, Bill, Rhinestone, 1978
63 7 Gurira, Danai, The Convert (draft), 2012 Gurira, Danai,
49 7 Haley, Alex, Roots, 1974 [Molette] Haley, Alex,
13 1 Hansberry, Lorraine, Les Blancs, 1966 Hansberry, Lorraine,
49 8 Hansberry, Lorraine, Les Blancs, 1969
38 3 Hansberry, Lorraine, The Drinking Gourd, no date
63 4 Hansberry, Lorraine, A Raisin in the Sun, 1959 [includes newspaper clippings of New York newspaper reviews]
13 2 Hansberry, Lorraine, and adapted by Robert Nimeroff, To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: A Portrait of Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words, 1969 Robert Nimeroff,
50 1 Hansberry, Lorraine, What Use Are Flowers?, 1966
13 3 Harburg, E. Y., Fred Saidy and Harold Arlen (music), Jamaica, 1957 Harburg, E. Y., Fred Saidy and Harold Arlen (music),
13 4 Harris, Valerie, Ice Game, 1978 Harris, Valerie,
13 5 Harris, Valerie, Nights Alone, 1977
13 6 Harris, Valerie, Nights Alone in the Naked City, 1980
13 7 Harris, Valerie, The Redesther Play: A Fable, 1978
50 2 Harrison, Paul Carter, Anchorman, 1982 Harrison, Paul Carter,
50 3 Harrison, Paul Carter, Cold Duck and Bon Bons, 1971
13 8 Harrison, Paul Carter and Wendell Logan, The Doxology Opera/The Doxy Canticles, 1994 [Additional copyright dates: 1996, 2001] Wendell Logan,
13 9 Harrison, Paul Carter, The Experimental Leader, no date (2 copies)
13 10 Harrison, Paul Carter and Olu Dara, Goreé Crossing, 1990 [revised 1992, 1996] Olu Dara,
50 4 Harrison, Paul Carter, Interface, 1966
50 5 Harrison, Paul Carter, Pavane, no date
13 11 Harrison, Paul Carter, Pawns, no date (2 copies)
14 1 Harrison, Paul Carter, Tabernacle, 1969 [produced: Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1969; California State University Sacramento, 1971; Afro-American Studio, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1981] Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1969; California State University Sacramento, 1971; Afro-American Studio, 1974, 1976, 1979, 1981]
50 6 Harrison, Paul Carter, Tophat, no date
50 7 Haskins, Jim, Langston Hughes: A Film Biography, 1976 Haskins, Jim,
14 2 Hassan, Umar Bin, Suspenders, 1979 [produced: New Federal Theatre, 1979] Hassan, Umar Bin,
50 8 Hatch, Margaret Beddow, The Cosby Show: Vanessa's Rich, 1986 Hatch, Margaret Beddow,
14 3 Hay, Samuel, A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich, 1996 [based on the novel by Alice Childress] Hay, Samuel, Alice Childress]
14 4 Hazzard, Alvira, Little Heads, 1928 Hazzard, Alvira,
50 9 Hawkins, Cheryl, We Have to Change Sometimes, 1975, and Shattered Home, 1977 Hawkins, Cheryl, Shattered Home, 1977
14 5 Hebald, Carol, The Fat Lady, no date Hebald, Carol,
38 4 Hellman, Lillian, The Little Foxes, 1967 [includes 1982 invitation to premier supper party honoring Elizabeth Taylor and the cast hosted by Zev Bufman and Louis Benjamin at the Savoy] Hellman, Lillian, Elizabeth Taylor and the cast hosted by Zev Bufman and Louis Benjamin at the Savoy]
14 6 Hemphill, A. Marcus, Inacent Black, or Inacent Black and the Five Brothers, 1978 Hemphill, A. Marcus,
14 7 Henderson-Holmes, Safiya, I'll Be Home Soon (Screams From a Keyhole), 1984 Henderson-Holmes, Safiya,
14 8 Heyward, Dorothy, Set My People Free, 1948 (2 copies) Heyward, Dorothy,
14 9 Hill, Abram, Beyond the Bush, 1970 Hill, Abram,
51 1 Hill, Abram, Heav' On Striver's Row, 1934
51 2 Hill, Abram, Hell's Half Acre, 1938
51 3 Hill, Abram, Latin, Greek or Grits, no date
51 4 Hill, Abram, So Shall You Reap, 1938
51 5 Hill, Abram, Stealing Lightning, 1937
14 10 Hill, Abram, Strivers Row, 1938
61 5 Hill, Abram, Strivers Row, no date
61 6 Hill, Abram, Strivers Row, no date [American Negro Theatre, New York, New York] American Negro Theatre, New York, New York]
15 1 Hill, Alberta, Sunshine Moonbeam, 1976 Hill, Alberta,
50 10 Hill, Errol, Man Better Man, no date Hill, Errol,
15 2 Hill, Errol, Man Better Man, 1954
61 6 Hill, J. Laurie, My Friend From Dixie, 1913 Hill, J. Laurie,
61 7 Hill, J. Laurie, My Friend From Kentucky, 1913
15 3 Hilliard, Robert, Pride of the Race, (incomplete) 1916 Hilliard, Robert,
15 4 Holder, Laurence, Dreams Deferred, 1981 Holder, Laurence,
15 5 Holder, Laurence, Hot Fingers, 1990
51 6 Holland, Endesha Ida Mae, From the Mississippi Delta, 1992 [Molette] Holland, Endesha Ida Mae,
15 6 Holland, Endesha Ida Mae, The Reconstruction of Dossie Ree Hemphill, 1980
15 7 Hoornik, Eduard, The Water, no date [translated by Rosey E. Pool] Hoornik, Eduard, Rosey E. Pool]
15 8 Hopkins, Pauline, Peculiar Sam Or the Underground Railway, 1879 Hopkins, Pauline,
15 9 Houston, Christine, 227, 1978 Houston, Christine,
38 5 Hughes, C. Austin, Orchids and Lace, 1990 Hughes, C. Austin,
15 10 Hunkins, Lee, Sequestered, 1985 Hunkins, Lee,
15 11 Huntley, Madeline, Havoc in Harlem, 1967 [revised 1969] Huntley, Madeline,
38 6 Hurd, Hugh L., After Hours, 1984 Hurd, Hugh L.,
15 12 Hurston, Zora Neale, Cold Keener: A Revue, 1933 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress] Hurston, Zora Neale,
15 13 Hurston, Zora Neale, De Turkey and de Law, 1930 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress]
15 14 Hurston, Zora Neale, The First One, no date
15 15 Hurston, Zora Neale, Forty Yards, 1931 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress]
15 16 Hurston, Zora Neale, Lawing and Jawing, 1931 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress]
15 17 Hurston, Zora Neale, Poker!, 1931 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress]
15 18 Hurston, Zora Neale and Dorothy Waring, Polk County, 1944 Dorothy Waring,
15 19 Hurston, Zora Neale, Spunk, 1935 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress]
15 20 Hurston, Zora Neale, Woofing, 1931 [from the Collection of the Manuscript Division, Library of Congress]
15 21 Iman, Yusef, Praise the Lord, But Pass the Ammunition, 1967 Iman, Yusef,
16 1 Jackson, Bernard C. and James V. Hatch, Fly Blackbird, A Musical, 1960 [productions: Shoebox Theatre, Los Angeles, 1960; Metro Theatre, Los Angeles, 1961; Mayflower Theatre, New York, 1962] Jackson, Bernard C. and James V. Hatch, Shoebox Theatre, Los Angeles, 1960; Metro Theatre, Los Angeles, 1961; Mayflower Theatre, New York, 1962]
16 2 James, E. L., Clarence Patterson and Tommie McKenzie, The Sixties Almost Killed Me, 1989 James, E. L., Clarence Patterson and Tommie McKenzie,
16 3 Jenkins, Frank S., Nobody, 1992 Jenkins, Frank S.,
16 4 de Jongh, James and Charles Cleveland, Hail Hail the Gangs!, 1975 [from New York Public Library, Research Libraries] de Jongh, James and Charles Cleveland,
51 7 Johnson, Hall, Run, Little Chillun', no date [Molette] Johnson, Hall,
16 5 Johnson, Herman C., Nowhere To Run, Nowhere to Hide, 1974 Johnson, Herman C.,
61 8 Johnson, J. Rosamond, The Entertainers, 1912 Johnson, J. Rosamond,
16 6 Johnson, Regina Vel, The Trap Play, 1976 Johnson, Regina Vel,
16 7 Jones, John Henry, Wear No Bandana, 1960 Jones, John Henry,
38 7 Jones, LeRoi, Dutchman, no date Jones, LeRoi,
16 8 Jones, Silas, Waiting for Mongo, 1975 [produced: Negro Ensemble Company, 1975] Jones, Silas, Negro Ensemble Company, 1975]
51 8 Joplin, Scott, Tremonisha Opera, no date [Molette] Joplin, Scott,
16 9 Jordan, Norman, A Cadillac Dream Workshop, 1967 [produced: Negro Ensemble Co, 1976] Jordan, Norman,
65 3 Kander, John and Fred Ebb, The Son of Man, 1976 Kander, John and Fred Ebb,
16 10 Kekana, David, Dan Maredi, Themba Ntinga, and Seth Sibanda, Survival, 1977 Kekana, David, Dan Maredi, Themba Ntinga, and Seth Sibanda,
16 11 Kelley, Norman, Pre-Flight: The Mississippi Earth Stompers, no date Kelley, Norman,
38 8 Kennedy, Adrienne, Funny House of a Negro, 1964 [2 versions] Kennedy, Adrienne,
52 1 Kennedy, Adrienne, Sleep Deprivation, no date [Molette]
52 2 Kierland, Joseph Scott, Sunday, no date Kierland, Joseph Scott,
52 3 Killens, John O., Cotillion, no date Killens, John O.,
39 1 Killens, John O., Lower than the Angels, 1960
17 1 Kinoy, Ernest, Leadbelly, 1973 [film script] Kinoy, Ernest,
61 9 King, Billy, Blackville Guards in the Philippines, 1909 King, Billy,
52 4 Kranes, David, Clayton Riley, David J. Magidson, and Ted Shine, Moving!, 1971 Kranes, David, Clayton Riley, David J. Magidson, and Ted Shine,
17 2 Kurtz, Cleveland, Sarge, 1974 Kurtz, Cleveland,
17 3 Kya-Hill, Robert, The Trial of Secundus Generation Blackman versus Hannah and William A. Blackman, 1968 [Acc. 2004-06-01] Kya-Hill, Robert,
52 5 Kya-Hill, Robert, The System, 1965 Kya-Hill, Robert,
52 6 Lamensdorf, Leonard, One on One, no date Lamensdorf, Leonard,
52 7 Landon, Michael, The Wish, 1968 Landon, Michael,
17 4 Lantz, Lou and Oscar Saul, Revolt of the Beavers, 1937 [Library of Congress, Federal Theatre Project Records] Lantz, Lou and Oscar Saul,
17 5 Lascelles, Kendrew and Melvin Van Peebles, Star: A Reggae Musical, 1970 Lascelles, Kendrew and Melvin Van Peebles,
17 6 Lateef, Yusef, Outgame, 1972 Lateef, Yusef,
52 8 Lauro, Shirley, Open Admissions, no date Lauro, Shirley,
39 2 Lauture, Denize, Child of the Mango Tree, 1998 Lauture, Denize,
39 3 Leaf, Paul, Hang 'em HighBaby!, no date Leaf, Paul,
17 7 LeBlanc, Whitney, Dreams Deferred, 1972 [produced: Martinique Theatre, 1975]; revised 1985 LeBlanc, Whitney, Martinique Theatre, 1975]; revised 1985
53 3 Lee, James, The Shoeshine Parlor, 1975 Lee, James,
52 9 Lee, Leslie E., All Around the Gumdrop, 1968 Lee, Leslie E.,
52 10 Lee, Leslie E., Between Now and Then, 1982
52 11 Lee, Leslie E., Lucretia, no date
53 1 Lee, Leslie E., The Rabbit Foot (2), 1987
53 2 Lee, Leslie E., The Rabbit Foot (3), 1987
17 8 Lee, Leslie, The Rabbit Foot, 1987
17 9 Lee, Leslie, Spirit North, 1996
18 1 Lee, Leslie E., The First Breeze of Summer, 1973 [produced: Negro Ensemble Co., 1975; contains 5 miscellaneous personal note cards.]
39 4 LeJeune, Therese, Black Caesar, no date LeJeune, Therese,
53 4 Lewis, Ruth and Noah Lewis, Unknown title, no date
18 2 Lipscomb, G. D., Frances-A Play in One Act, 1925 Lipscomb, G. D.,
39 5 Lipton, Victor, Get Lost!, 1988 Lipton, Victor,
18 3 Littleway, Lorna, Phyllis Wheatley: The Celestial Muse, 1979 Littleway, Lorna,
18 4 Littleway, Lorna C., For Love or Freedom, 1984 [about Sally Hemmings and Phyllis Wheatley] Littleway, Lorna C., Sally Hemmings and Phyllis Wheatley]
18 5 Loftin, Wayne, Experiment II, 1976 Loftin, Wayne,
18 6 Lucas, W. F., Patent Leather Sunday, 1967 Lucas, W. F.,
65 4 Macbeth, Robert, African American Intercourse: An Ethnological Farce, circa 2008 Macbeth, Robert,
18 7 Mackey, William Wellington, Behold! Cometh the Vanderkellans, 1966 Mackey, William Wellington,
62 2 Mackey, William Wellington, Behold! Cometh the Vanderkellans, 1970
53 5 Margulies, Donald, Resting Place, 1980 Margulies, Donald,
53 6 Marlow, Laurie and Loretta Greene, Community, no date Marlow, Laurie and Loretta Greene,
18 8 Marvin X, The Black Bird, 1969 Marvin X,
53 7 Mason, Clifford, Midnight Special, 1971 Mason, Clifford,
18 9 Mason, Clifford, Royal Oak, 1982 [performed: Long Island University, 1987] Long Island University, 1987]
18 10 Mason, Clifford, Sister Sadie, 1968 [produced: Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference, 1968; Mark Taper Forum, 1968; La Mama Etc., 1973; New Dramatists, 1975]
18 11 Mason, Keith Antar, Black History Month in Apartment Two Thirteen, 1994 Mason, Keith Antar,
18 12 Matheus, John F. and Clarence Cameron White (music), Tambour, 1929 Matheus, John F. and Clarence Cameron White (music),
18 13 Matura, Mustapha, The Coup: A Play of Revolutionary Dreams, 1991 Matura, Mustapha,
19 1 Matz, Charles, Columbus, the Moor, 1988 Matz, Charles,
19 2 Mayfield, Julian, 417, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] Mayfield, Julian,
19 3 Mayfield, Julian, Black Hands, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
19 4 Mayfield, Julian, Fount of the Nation, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
40 1 Mayfield, Julian and Robert K. Sharpe, The Long Night, no date [screenplay] Robert K. Sharpe,
19 5 Mayo, Sandra, (editor), "Dramatic Monologues from African-American Literature for Study and Performance," 1979
19 6 McConachie, B. A., Goin' Home to Freedom, 1985 [adaptation of Uncle Tom's Cabin] McConachie, B. A., Uncle Tom's Cabin]
53 8 McIver, Ray, The Fly in the Coffin, no date [Molette] McIver, Ray,
65 5 McIver, Ray, God Is a (Guess What?), no date
19 7 McIver, Ray, God Is a (Guess What?), 1968 [produced: Negro Ensemble Co., 1968] (2 copies)
65 6 McIver, Ray, God Is a& Candy-man Beechum, no date Candy-man Beechum, no date
65 7 McIver, Ray, God Is a Nigger, no date
19 8 McPherson, Andrew, End of the Line, 1973 McPherson, Andrew,
19 9 Miller, Flournoy and Aubrey Lyles, Shuffle Along, 1922 [musical] Miller, Flournoy and Aubrey Lyles,
62 2 Miller, Flournoy and Aubrey Lyles, The One Leg Man, 1915
19 10 Miller, Flournoy E. and James P. Johnson (music), Sugar Hill, 1950 James P. Johnson (music),
19 11 Miller, Laura Ann, Freight Train, 1969 Miller, Laura Ann,
19 12 Miller, May, The Bog Guide, 1925 Miller, May,
20 1 Miller, May, Nails and Thorns, no date
20 2 Milner, Ron, M(Ego) and the Green Ball of Freedom, 1971 Milner, Ron,
20 3 Milner, Ron, What the Wine-Sellers Buy, 1973 [produced: Henry Street Settlement House, New York City, 1973; Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1973; New York Shakespeare Festival, 1974] Henry Street Settlement House, New York City, 1973; Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1973; New York Shakespeare Festival, 1974]
20 4 Mitchell, Joseph S., Help Wanted, 1929 Mitchell, Joseph S.,
54 1 Mitchell, Loften, The Phonograph, no date [Molette] Mitchell, Loften,
20 5 Mitchell, Loften, The Phonograph: Scenes in the Life of a Harlem Family, 1974 [produced: Binghamton, NY, 1974] Binghamton, NY, 1974]
54 2 Mitchell, Loften, Sojourn to the South of the Wall, no date [Molette]
20 6 Mitchell, Loften, Star of the Morning, no date [film script]
20 7 Molette, Barbara and Carlton Molette, Fortunes of the Moor, 1995 Molette, Barbara and Carlton Molette,
20 8 Molette, Barbara and Carlton Molette, Presidential Timber, 2001
20 9 Molette, Barbara J., Perfect Fifth, 1989
20 10 Molette, Carlton and Barbara Molette, Rosalee Pritchett, 1970 [Originally bound with Clarence Young III's The Perry's Mission, performed: Morehouse Spelman Players, 1970; Negro Ensemble Company, 1971] Clarence Young III's Morehouse Spelman Players, 1970; Negro Ensemble Company, 1971] The Perry's Mission, performed:
20 11 Molette, Carlton, II and Barbara Molette, Booji, 1972 [produced: Atlanta University Summer Theatre, 1971; Morehouse-Spelman Players, Atlanta, 1972; Televised, KPRC-TV, Houston, 1982] Atlanta University Summer Theatre, 1971; Morehouse-Spelman Players, Atlanta, 1972; Televised, KPRC-TV, Houston, 1982]
21 1 Molette, Carlton, II, Barbara Molette, and Charles Mann, Doctor B. S. Black, 1969 [Morehouse-Spelman Players, Atlanta, 1970; Negro Ensemble Co., NYC, 1971] (2 copies, one with program and detail notes) Charles Mann,
21 2 Molette, Carlton, II, Barbara Molette, and Charles Mann, Doctor B. S. Black, 1972 [musical score]
21 3 Morgan, Barbara White, An American Tract, 1988 Morgan, Barbara White,
21 4 Morgan, Barbara White, The Dance Begins When the Waltz Goes Backwards, 1994
21 5 Morgan, Karen A., All Summer Long, 1981 Morgan, Karen A.,
21 6 Morris, Garrett, The Secret Place, 1975 [produced: E. Douglass Creative Art Center in association with La Mama, etc., 1975] Morris, Garrett, E. Douglass Creative Art Center in association with La Mama, etc., 1975]
21 7 Moultrie, Jacob, Wolves in Sheep's Clothing, 1993 Moultrie, Jacob,
21 8 Mygatt, Tracy D., The Noose, 1929 Mygatt, Tracy D.,
21 9 Nathan, Paul S., Emperor, 1984 [adapted from The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat by Ryszard Kapuscinski] Nathan, Paul S., Ryszard Kapuscinski] The Emperor: Downfall of an Autocrat by
22 1 National Play Bureau (Works Project Administration, Federal Theatre Project), 57 Vaudeville Sketches, 1937 National Play Bureau ( Works Project Administration, Federal Theatre Project),
22 2 National Play Bureau (Works Project Administration, Federal Theatre Project), 72 Vaudeville Sketches, 1937
66 1 Ndao, Cheik A., The Exile of Albouri, translated by Baldwin W. Burroughs, no date Ndao, Cheik A., Baldwin W. Burroughs, no date
22 3 Neal, Larry, The Glorious Monster in the Bell of the Horn, 1976 [produced: New Federal Theatre, 1976] Neal, Larry,
22 4 Neal, Larry, In an Upstate Motel, 1980 [produced: Negro Ensemble Company, New York City, 1981]
40 2 Nimeroff, Robert, Raisin, no date Nimeroff, Robert,
22 5 Nesmith, Nathaniel G., Who's Passing For Who?, 1979 [adapted from a story by Langston Hughes] Nesmith, Nathaniel G.,
22 6 Oakley, G. William and Michael Hulett, Storyville, The New Orleans Jazz Musical, 1982 (revised) [Title changed to Basin Street. Music by Turk Murphy] Oakley, G. William and Michael Hulett, Turk Murphy] Basin Street. Music by
54 4 O'Brien, Conor Cruise, Murderous Angels, 1969. O'Brien, Conor Cruise,
54 5 Ogot, Grace, Oganda's Journey, 1965; and Soyinka, Wole, Camwood on the Leaves, no date [Molette] Ogot, Grace, Soyinka, Wole, Camwood on the Leaves, no date [Molette]
54 6 Osborne, Lynne, Highway to Heaven, no date Osborne, Lynne,
22 7 Osborne, Peggy Adams, The Meeting, 1968 Osborne, Peggy Adams,
22 8 Overstreet, Joe, Steve Cannon, and Corrine Jennings, Snakeshiiit, 1975 Overstreet, Joe, Steve Cannon, and Corrine Jennings,
22 9 Overton, Janet, Crossroads, 1988 Overton, Janet,
22 10 Owens, Daniel W., What Reason Could I Give?, 1972 [version 1] Owens, Daniel W.,
22 11 Owens, Daniel W., What Reason Could I Give?, 1972 [version 2]
22 12 OyamO, I Am a Man, 1993 OyamO,
23 1 OyamO, Mary Goldstein and the Author, 1978 [author's name also noted as Charles F. Gordon]
54 7 Oyono-Mbia, Guillaume, Three Suitors: One Husband, no date [Molette] Oyono-Mbia, Guillaume,
54 8 Palmer, Jon Phillip, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, 1973 Palmer, Jon Phillip,
62 12 Parris-Bailey, Linda, Ce Nitram Secul, 1993 Parris-Bailey, Linda,
23 2 Patton, Lynda, Drink the Contents of This Vial, 1981 Patton, Lynda,
23 3 Patton, Lynda, Skip and Stephanie, 1984
23 4 Pawley, Thomas, Blood on the Moon, 2000 Pawley, Thomas,
23 5 Pawley, Thomas, Crispus Attucks, 1948 [produced: University of Iowa, 1948] University of Iowa, 1948]
23 6 Pawley, Thomas, The Eunuchs, 1978 [version 1]
23 7 Pawley, Thomas, The Eunuchs, 1989 [version 2]
23 8 Pawley, Thomas, FFV, (First Family of Virginia), 1963
66 2 Pawley, Thomas, FFV and Tumult, 1963 Tumult, 1963
23 9 Pawley, Thomas, The Long Lonesome Ride of Charley Young, 1984
23 10 Pawley, Thomas, Messiah, 1948 [produced: State University of Iowa, 1948] State University of Iowa, 1948]
23 11 Pawley, Thomas, Son of Liberty, (incomplete) no date
24 1 Perry, Shaueille, Things of the Heart: Marion Anderson's Story, 1981 [includes teacher's manual] Perry, Shaueille,
40 3 Pinero, Miguel, The Sun Always Shines for the Cool, no date Pinero, Miguel,
24 2 Pole, Charles, 40 Years.......Later, pre-1975 Pole, Charles,
24 3 Pollard, Al, Laser Beam, 1972 Pollard, Al,
24 4 Pomo Afro Homos (Brian Freeman), Dark Fruit, 1991 [includes letter by Freeman to James Hatch] Pomo Afro Homos ( Brian Freeman),
24 5 Potts, James E., An Unfinished Portrait, 1971 Potts, James E.,
63 1 Price, Robert E., Blackcat Bones for Seven Sons, 1978 Price, Robert E.,
66 3 Pugh, Evelyn M. and Beulah Bell Morris, The Son of Man, 1976 Pugh, Evelyn M. and Beulah Bell Morris,
24 6 Qualles, Paris H., A Song for My People, 1977 [based on a novel by William Carlisle] Qualles, Paris H., William Carlisle]
24 7 Radinson, Nelson, Exile in the Kingdom, 1972 (2 copies) Radinson, Nelson,
24 8 Rahman, Aishah, Chiaroscuro, no date Rahman, Aishah,
24 9 Rahman, Aishah, Music is my Metaphor: 3 Plays with Music [includes Anybody Seen Marie Laveau, The Tale of Madame Zora, Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy] 1996 (1 of 3) Anybody Seen Marie Laveau, The Tale of Madame Zora, Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy] 1996 (1 of 3)
24 10 Rahman, Aishah, Music is my Metaphor: 3 Plays with Music, 1996 (2 of 3)
24 11 Rahman, Aishah, Music is my Metaphor: 3 Plays with Music, 1996 (3 of 3)
24 12 Rahman, Aishah and Archie Shepp (music) Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy, 1971 Archie Shepp (music)
55 1 Raver, Carroll Johnny, I'd Rather See You Dead, 1970 Raver, Carroll Johnny,
55 2 Reed, Ishmael, Hell Hath No Fury, no date Reed, Ishmael,
- - Riberio, Joaqui [See Subseries 5.1, Langston Hughes collection: Miscellaneous]
40 4 Richardson, Matthew, Afro-American Productions, no date
24 13 Richardson, Willis, The Amateur Prostitute, no date Richardson, Willis,
24 14 Richardson, Willis, Antonio Maceo, 1935 [children's play]
24 15 Richardson, Willis, The Black Horseman, no date
24 16 Richardson, Willis, Bold Lover, no date (2 copies)
24 17 Richardson, Willis, The Bootblack Lover, 1926
25 1 Richardson, Willis, The Broken Banjo, 1965 [version 1]
25 2 Richardson, Willis, The Broken Banjo, 1965 [version 2]
25 3 Richardson, Willis, The Brown Boy, no date
25 4 Richardson, Willis, The Chipwoman's Fortune, 1921 (2 copies)
25 5 Richardson, Willis, The Compromise, no date
25 6 Richardson, Willis, The Dark Haven, no date
25 7 Richardson, Willis, The Dragon's Tooth, 1921 [children's play]
25 8 Richardson, Willis, Family Discord, no date
25 9 Richardson, Willis, Fight for Freedom, no date
25 10 Richardson, Willis, Flight of the Natives, 1963
25 11 Richardson, Willis, The Gypsy's Finger Ring, 1921 [children's play]
25 12 Richardson, Willis, Hope of the Lowly, no date
25 13 Richardson, Willis, The House of Sham, 1930 [won first prize in One Act Play Tournament of the Washington Federation of Dramatic Clubs, 1930] Washington Federation of Dramatic Clubs, 1930]
25 14 Richardson, Willis, Imp of the Devil, no date
25 15 Richardson, Willis, In Menelek's Court, no date [children's play]
25 16 Richardson, Willis, Invitation to a Duel, no date
26 1 Richardson, Willis, Joy Rider, 1969
26 2 Richardson, Willis, The King's Dilemma, 1921 [6 plays for children including: The Dragon's Tooth, The Gypsy's Finger Ring, Near Calvary, an Easter Play, The New Santa Claus, a Christmas Play, and Man of Magic] The Dragon's Tooth, The Gypsy's Finger Ring, Near Calvary, an Easter Play, The New Santa Claus, a Christmas Play, and Man of Magic]
26 3 Richardson, Willis, Man of Magic, 1956
26 4 Richardson, Willis, Miss or Mrs., 1941 (2 copies) and variant title Miss or MistressMiss or Mistress
26 5 Richardson, Willis, Mortgaged, no date
26 6 Richardson, Willis, The New Generation, 1926
26 7 Richardson, Willis, The New Lodgers, no date
26 8 Richardson, Willis, The New Santa Claus, 1956 [Christmas play for children]
26 9 Richardson, Willis, The Nude Siren, no date (2 copies)
26 10 Richardson, Willis, The Peacock's Feathers, 1928 (2 copies)
26 11 Richardson, Willis, A Pillar of the Church, no date
26 12 Richardson, Willis, Sammy Holds the Key, no date [child's play]
26 13 Richardson, Willis, She's Getting Married, no date
26 14 Richardson, Willis, A Stranger From Beyond, no date (2 copies)
26 15 Richardson, Willis, Victims, no date
26 16 Richardson, Willis, The Visiting Lady, 1967
26 17 Richardson, Willis, The Wine Seller, 1927
55 3 Riley, Clayton, Raffle, 1971 [Molette] Riley, Clayton,
27 1 Rivers, Conrad Kent, Who's Afraid of Malcolm X, 1967 Rivers, Conrad Kent,
27 2 Rivers, Lou, The Promise, no date Rivers, Lou,
27 3 Rivers, Lou [Paul Mulet], The Scabs, 1962 [with music]
27 4 Robson, William N., Open Letter on Race Hatred, 1944 [radio drama] Robson, William N.,
27 5 Roderick, D. B., Blues for Kingston Street, 1975 [film script] (1 of 2) Roderick, D. B.,
27 6 Roderick, D. B., Blues for Kingston Street, 1975 (2 of 2)
27 7 Rosier, Mel, Maddog, 1971 Rosier, Mel,
40 5 Roskolenko, Harry, The Automat, no date Roskolenko, Harry,
27 8 Ruffin, Clyde, Ain't No Tap Dancin' Allowed, 1979 Ruffin, Clyde,
27 9 Ruffin, Clyde, Hopes, Dreams, and Secrets, 1980
27 10 Ruffin, Clyde, In the Image of God: Pre-Congress Musical, 1980
27 11 Ruffin, Clyde, Langston Lives, 1978
27 12 Ruffin, Clyde, Like a Tree Planted, 1977
27 13 Ruffin, Clyde, Speak to Me of Love, 1979 [includes author's resume]
27 14 Russell, Charlie, Five on the Black Hand Side, 1969 Russell, Charlie,
27 15 Russell, Charlie, Gladys, 1969
27 16 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], Black Liberation Army, 1969 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand],
27 17 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], Blk Love Song #1, 1969 [revised 1995]
27 18 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], The Breath of Life, no date
27 19 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], Homecoming, no date [produced: Free Southern Touring Ensemble, 1969-70] Free Southern Touring Ensemble, 1969-70]
27 20 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], Mama, 1969
28 1 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], Memories, no date
28 2 Salaam, Kalamu Ya [Val Ferdinand], The Picket, 1969
66 4 Saralegui, Tee, The Ash-can & the Cobra, 2005 Saralegui, Tee,
28 3 Saunders, Frank, Balloons in Her Hair, 1948 Saunders, Frank,
55 4 Scarborough, Danny L., We Shall Overcome or Else, no date [Molette] Scarborough, Danny L.,
62 4 Schmitz, Elsie, idea for Good Times [television show], 1975 Schmitz, Elsie, idea for
55 5 Schrank, Joseph, Cabin in the Sky, 1942 Schrank, Joseph,
28 4 Schumacher, Joel, Car Wash, 1976 [3rd draft screenplay] Schumacher, Joel,
28 5 Scott, Jesse, The Brothers, no date Scott, Jesse,
28 6 Scott, Jesse W., A Box of Sunshine, 1958 Scott, Jesse W.,
55 6 Scott, John, The Good Ship Credit, 1973 [Molette] Scott, John,
55 7 Scott, John S., Ride a Black Horse, no date [Molette]
28 7 Sebree, Charles, The Dry August, 1949 Sebree, Charles,
56 1 Seiden, Mark, American Drums, no date Seiden, Mark,
28 8 Shakespeare, William, adapted by John Guare and Mel Shapiro, Two Gentleman of Verona, 1972 [music by Galt MacDermot New York Shakespeare Festival Production, 1972] Shakespeare, William, adapted by John Guare and Mel Shapiro, Galt MacDermot New York Shakespeare Festival Production, 1972]
28 9 Shepp, Archie, Revolution, 1969 Shepp, Archie,
28 10 Shepp, Archie, Skulls, 1969
56 2 Sherriff, R. C., Miss Mabel, no date Sherriff, R. C.,
28 11 Shine, Ted, Ancestors, no date Shine, Ted,
28 12 Shine, Ted, Baby Cakes, 1981
56 4 Shine, Ted and Whitney LeBlanc, The Butler's Blues, no date Whitney LeBlanc,
28 13 Shine, Ted, Cold Day in August, 1950 [produced: Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1950]
66 5 Shine, Ted, Comeback after the Fire, no date
28 14 Shine, Ted, Comeback after the Fire, 1967 [produced: Institute of Dramatic Arts, Lincoln University, Missouri, 1969] Institute of Dramatic Arts, Lincoln University, Missouri, 1969]
28 15 Shine, Ted, Epitaph for a Bluebird, 1957 [version 1: 3 acts]
29 1 Shine, Ted, Epitaph for a Bluebird, 1958 [version 2: 2 acts]
29 2 Shine, Ted, Flora's Kisses, no date
29 3 Shine, Ted, Good Old Soul, 1983
29 4 Shine, Ted, Hamburgers at Hamburger Heaven Are Impersonal, 1969 [alternate title: Hamburgers Are Impersonal, produced: Harlem School of the Arts Community Theater, NYC, 1971] Harlem School of the Arts Community Theater, NYC, 1971] Hamburgers Are Impersonal, produced:
29 5 Shine, Ted, Idabel's Fortune, 1969
29 6 Shine, Ted, Miss Weaver, or Sho Is Hot in the Cotton Patch, 1951 [later version of play produced at the Negro Ensemble Company, New York, 1968 as Miss Weaver, earlier version produced when he was a student at Howard, Howard University Theater, Washington, D.C., 1964] Howard University Theater, Washington, D.C., 1964] Miss Weaver, earlier version produced when he was a student at Howard,
29 7 Shine, Ted, Morning, Noon, and Night, 1962 [produced: Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1972; Institute in Black Repertory Theatre, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1968; Lincoln University, Missouri, 1970] Black Repertory Theatre, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1968; Lincoln University, Missouri, 1970]
29 8 Shine, Ted, Old Grass, 1984
29 9 Shine, Ted, Our Street: Strangers, no date [Episode 15: TV series]
29 10 Shine, Ted, Packard, no date
56 3 Shine, Ted, Sho is Hot in the Cotton Patch, no date [Molette]
29 11 Shine, Ted, Waiting Room, no date
29 12 Shine, Ted, The Woman Who Was Tampered with in Youth, 1979 [produced: Starlight Lounge, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1980] Starlight Lounge, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1980]
56 5 Shockley, Ann, Allen Tragedy on Frederic Douglass Street, no date
40 6 Siegal, Mordecai, Shayna, 1970 Siegal, Mordecai,
56 6 Silvera, John D. and Abram Hill, Liberty Deferred, no date Silvera, John D. and Abram Hill,
56 7 Smith, J. A., Just Ten Days, no date Smith, J. A.,
29 13 Smith, Theodore P., Boys Without Pennies, no date Smith, Theodore P.,
57 1 Solinas, Franco, Queimada, 1968 Solinas, Franco,
57 2 Soyinka, Wole, A Play of Giants, no date [Molette] Soyinka, Wole,
29 14 Soyinka, Wole, Kongi's Harvest, 1967
57 3 Soyinka, Wole, The Lion and the Jewel, no date [Molette]
41 1 Soyinka, Wole, The Strong Breed, 1967
29 15 Soyinka, Wole, The Trials of Brother Jero, 1966
29 16 Spence, Eulalie, The Hunch, 1927 Spence, Eulalie,
29 17 Spence, Eulalie, The Starter: A Comedy of Harlem Life, 1927
57 4 Spence, Eulalie, Undertow, no date
30 1 Spivey, Terry, The Village Creek Wolverines, 1990 [film script] (1 of 2) Spivey, Terry,
30 2 Spivey, Terry, The Village Creek Wolverines, 1990 [film script] (2 of 2)
30 3 Stetson, Helen Sloan, Turpentine Boy, no date Stetson, Helen Sloan,
57 5 Stetson, Jeff, Fraternity, 1987 Stetson, Jeff,
57 6 Stetson, Jeff, To Find a Man, 1984
30 4 Stockard, Sharon, Proper and Fine, Fanny Lou Hammer's Entourage, 1968 Stockard, Sharon,
67 1 Sutherland, Efua Theodora, Anase and the Dwarf Brigade, no date Sutherland, Efua Theodora,
30 5 Swanson, Walter, Negerinde, 1970 Swanson, Walter,
57 7 Taylor, Stephen, The Third Step, no date Taylor, Stephen,
30 6 Terry-Morgan, Elmo and Clarence Laverne Thompson (music and arrangements), Ophelia's Cotillion: An Invitation to the Nightmare Years, 1995 [revised 1997] Terry-Morgan, Elmo and Clarence Laverne Thompson (music and arrangements),
58 1 Tidyman, Ernest, Line of Duty, 1975 Tidyman, Ernest,
30 7 Tillman, Katherine D., Aunt Betsy's Thanksgiving, 1910 Tillman, Katherine D.,
30 8 Towns, George A., The Sharecropper, 1932 Towns, George A.,
30 9 Trenier, Diane, Rich Black Heritage, 1970 Trenier, Diane,
30 10 Trent, Hattie Covington, Founding and Progress of the A.M.E. Zion Church, 1945 Trent, Hattie Covington,
41 2 Turbeville, Ron, Skeeter Magee, no date Turbeville, Ron,
30 11 Turner, Beth, Ode to Mariah, 1977 Turner, Beth,
58 2 Udell, Peter, Purlie, no date Udell, Peter,
41 3 Uhry, Alfred, Driving Miss Daisy, 1986 Uhry, Alfred,
67 2 Unidentified author, Plain Folk, 1977
61 1 Unidentified author, untitled play, no date [about turning blacks into whites]
58 3 Unger, Robert, Bohkee, 1990 Unger, Robert,
30 12 Van Dolzen Pease, Josephine and Zora Neale Hurston, Plantation Play: Three Authentic Folk Dances from the Deep South, 1936 [children's play, Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] Van Dolzen Pease, Josephine and Zora Neale Hurston,
30 13 Van Dyke, Elizabeth, Lorraine Hansberry: Like a Mourning Dove, Like an Eagle in the Air, 1980 [adaptation from Hansberry's papers] Van Dyke, Elizabeth,
58 4 Van Means, John, III, The Cold Grey Dawn of Morning, 1974 Van Means, John, III,
58 5 Van Means, John, III, The Double Triple Cross, 1972
58 6 Van Means, John, III, The Four Minute Dream Mile, 1972
58 7 Van Means, John, III, The Last Hit, 1972
58 8 Van Means, John, III, A Man Without Property, 1972
59 1 Van Means, John, III, The Man Who Was Ten Years Old, 1972
59 2 Van Means, John, III, The Mogul Trident Group, 1972
59 3 Van Means, John, III, Sherif De Leon, 1973
59 4 Van Means, John, III and Maurice Peterson, Come to the Table, 1973 Maurice Peterson,
31 1 Van Peebles, Melvin, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, no date Van Peebles, Melvin,
31 2 Van Peebles, Melvin, The Champeen, 1974
63 2 Van Peebles, Melvin, Kenneth Vose, and Lawrence DuKore, Greased Lightning, 1976 [3rd draft screenplay] Kenneth Vose, and Lawrence DuKore,
41 4 Van Peebles, Melvin, Kenneth Vose, and Lawrence DuKore, Greased Lightning, 1976
42 5 Van Peebles, Melvin, Herschel and Louis, no date
31 3 Van Scott, Glory, The Bencher, 1974 Van Scott, Glory,
31 4 Van Scott, Glory, Children's Ceremony, 1974
31 5 Van Scott, Glory, I Am, 1974
31 6 Van Scott, Glory, Poetic Suite on Arabs and Israelis, 1969
31 7 Van Scott, Glory, The Syvilla Suite, 1976
42 6 Vane, Norman Thaddeus, The Alligators are Coming, 1972 Vane, Norman Thaddeus,
42 1 Vane, Norman Thaddeus, The Expatriate, no date
63 3 Vaughn, Betty, Sleep on the Wind, no date Vaughn, Betty,
31 8 Wadud, Ali, Kingdom, 1974 Wadud, Ali,
31 9 Wakefield, Jacques, Brotherly Love, 1972 Wakefield, Jacques,
31 10 Walcott, Derek, The Charlatan, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library] Walcott, Derek,
31 11 Walcott, Derek, The Dream on Monkey Mountain, 1967
59 5 Walcott, Derek, Henri Christophe, no date [Molette]
31 12 Walcott, Derek, In a Fine Castle, 1972 [film script]
31 13 Walcott, Derek, Ione, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
31 14 Walcott, Derek, The Isle Is Full of Noises, no date [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
59 6 Walcott, Derek, Remembrance, no date
31 15 Walker, Joseph A., The Harangues, 1969 Walker, Joseph A.,
32 1 Walker, Joseph A., Ododo, 1968 [musical; produced: Afro-American Studio, NYC, 1968; Negro Ensemble Company, NYC, 1970; La Mont Zeno Community Theatre, Chicago, 1973; Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1973] [2 versions] La Mont Zeno Community Theatre, Chicago, 1973; Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1973] [2 versions]
63 8 Wallace, Naomi, The Liquid Plain (second draft), 2011 Wallace, Naomi,
32 2 Waller, G. Hobson, A Trip to Calgary, 1962 [film script] Waller, G. Hobson,
32 3 Walls, Jack, The Bad Angel, 1992 Walls, Jack,
32 4 Walls, Jack, The Blonde Bombshell Murder Case, 1992 [film script]
32 5 Ward, Douglas Turner, Brotherhood, 1970 Ward, Douglas Turner,
32 6 Ward, Douglas Turner, Day of Absence, 1960
32 7 Ward, Douglas Turner, Happy Ending, 1962
32 8 Ward, Douglas Turner, The Reckoning, 1970
67 3 Ward, Douglas Turner, Two One-Act Plays, no date
59 7 Ward, Theodore, Our Lan', 1941 [Molette] Ward, Theodore,
32 9 Weaver, Afaa Michael, Berea, 1996 Weaver, Afaa Michael,
32 10 Weaver, Afaa Michael, The Sleeping Heart, 1994
32 11 Weaver, Afaa Michael, Elvira and the Lost Prince, 1989
32 12 Weaver, Afaa Michael, The Hammer, 1991
32 13 Weaver, Afaa Michael, Rosa, 1986
32 14 Weiss, Peter, Song of the Lusitanian Bogey, 1968 Weiss, Peter,
32 15 Wesley, Richard, Ace Boon Coon, 1971 Wesley, Richard,
33 1 Wesley, Richard, Alicia (Goin' Thru Changes), 1973
59 8 Wesley, Richard, The Black Terror, 1970 [Molette]
33 2 Wesley, Richard, Gettin' It Together, A Steady Rapp, 1970
42 2 Wesley, Richard, Shoot Out, (story by Sidney Poitier), 1983 Sidney Poitier), 1983
33 3 Wesley, Richard, Strike Heaven on the Face: Visions of a Tortured Soul, 1972 [Schomburg Collection, New York Public Library]
33 4 West, Robert Edward, Mambo Medea, 1972 (2 copies, one is the production script) West, Robert Edward,
42 3 Whitecross, Iain, Fanny Kemble, 1981 Whitecross, Iain,
33 5 Whitney, Elvie, Angela Is Happening, 1971 (2 copies) Whitney, Elvie,
33 6 Williams, E.C., and Willis Richardson, Chasm, 1926 Williams, E.C., and Willis Richardson,
42 4 Williams, Granvilette, Pros, [1984] Williams, Granvilette,
60 1 Williams, John A., Sons of Darkness, Sons of Light, no date Williams, John A.,
60 2 Williams, Marshall, A Tear for Judas, no date Williams, Marshall,
42 5 Williams, Oscar, Hot Potato, no date Williams, Oscar,
60 3 Williams, Samm-Art, Brass Birds Don't Sing, 1977 Williams, Samm-Art,
60 4 Williams, Samm-Art, Cork, 1984
60 5 Williams, Samm-Art, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy, 1990
33 7 Williams, Samm-Art, Welcome to Black River, 1974
60 6 Wilson, Arthur Theodore, Thunderbird Thorns Called H-O-M-E, 1991 Wilson, Arthur Theodore,
33 8 Wilson, August, Fences, no date Wilson, August,
60 7 Wilson, August, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, 1984
33 9 Wilson, August, The Piano Lesson, no date (1 of 2)
33 10 Wilson, August, The Piano Lesson, no date (2 of 2)
62 5 Wilson, August, Two Trains Running, 1989
33 11 Wilson, August, Two Trains Running, 1992
34 1 Wilson, Frank, Brother Mose, 1937 [original title: Meek Mose, Federal Theatre Project Collection, Library of Congress.] Wilson, Frank, Meek Mose, Federal Theatre Project Collection, Library of Congress.]
34 2 Wolfe, George C., Backalley Tales, 1980 Wolfe, George C.,
63 9 Woolner, Lawrence and Larry LeBron, HYDE, 1975 [film script; shooting script for Blaxploitation film Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde, 1976] Woolner, Lawrence and Larry LeBron, Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde, 1976]
34 3 Wright, Jay, Balloons, 1968 Wright, Jay,
34 4 Wright, Richard, Daddy Goodness, 1956 [translated and adapted for the American stage from an original play by Louis Sapin] Wright, Richard, Louis Sapin]
34 5 Wright, Richard, Gott Ist Anders /Man, God Ain't Like That, 1959 [English and German translation copies for 1976 radio plays, Hamburg, Germany] Hamburg, Germany]
34 6 Wright, Richard, (adapted by Newlon Neil), Lawd Today, no date Newlon Neil),
34 7 Wright, Richard, Man of All Work /Mädchen Für Alles, 1960 [English and German translation copies for 1976 radio plays, Hamburg, Germany]
60 8 Wynn, Tracy Keenan, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, 1973 [Molette] Wynn, Tracy Keenan,
93 3 Young, Otis T., Tell It Like It Is: A Play in Three Acts, circa late 1960s-1970s Young, Otis T.,
93 4 Young, Otis T., Tell It Like It Is: A Play in Three Acts concept art for stage production, circa late 1960s-1970s
34 8 Young, Clarence, III, The Perry's Mission, 1969 [produced: African Cultural Center, Buffalo, NY, 1969; Negro Ensemble Company, NYC, 1971; Spelman College, Atlanta, 1972, 2 copies] [See also Molette, Carlton and Barbara Molette, Rosalee Pritchett] Young, Clarence, III, African Cultural Center, Buffalo, NY, 1969; Negro Ensemble Company, NYC, 1971; Spelman College, Atlanta, 1972, 2 copies] [See also Molette, Carlton and Barbara Molette, Rosalee Pritchett]
60 9 Zambrano, Jacqueline and Coleman Luck, Gabriel's Fire, 1990 [Molette] Zambrano, Jacqueline and Coleman Luck,
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