Series 6
Scripts, 1933-1991
Box 54, 77

Scope and Content Note

The series contains scripts from the 1930s and 1940s collected by Maurice Ellis, an African American performer and actor. The majority of the scripts are unmarked and some are incomplete. There is an additional script from 1991 that is not connected to Ellis.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Scripts
Box Folder Content
54 1 Androcles and the Lion
54 2 Benet, Stephen Vincent, The Devil and Daniel WebsterBenet, Stephen Vincent,
54 3 The Belulah Show
77 23 The Blue Bird
77 24 Early to Bed
77 25 Ellis, Maurice, Ol' Black JoeEllis, Maurice,
77 26 Harlem, 1991
54 4 Ingila of the Congo
54 5 John Henry
77 27 The Pirate
54 6 Seventeen
77 28 Slo and Easy
54 7 Something of Value
77 29 Unidentified fragment
Radio scripts
54 8 "Army Service Forces Presents the Knife," 1944
54 9 Ellis, Maurice, "Mississippi"
54 10 Ellis, Maurice, "Trav'lin All Alone"
54 11 "Hop Harrigan," October 2, 1945
77 30 "John Henry"
54 12 "Jones and I," 1945
54 13 Negro Radio Workshop, Theodore Brown, "Alabama Fables"
54 14 Negro Radio Workshop, Juano Hernandez, "Hell's Smoke Stack"
54 15 Negro Radio Workshop, Juano Hernandez, "The March of a People"
54 16 "Maxwell House Show Boat #60," November 23, 1933
54 17 "Maxwell House Show Boat #99," August 30, 1934
54 18 "Maxwell House Show Boat #106," October 18, 1934
54 19 "Maxwell House Show Boat," May 23, 1935
54 20 Outlaw, Grace, "Partnership"
54 21 Smallwood, Ben, "Uncle Ben"
54 22 "Weapons for Victory"
54 23 Fragments
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