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Lillian de la Torre papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2167

Scope and Contents note

Typed manuscripts of various plays; correspondence, 1966-1985; and research files on her plays, including photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, working notes, bibliographies, news clippings, and correspondence. Also contains certificates, including for Lillian's baptism (Catholic) and marriage.

Dates

  • 1904-1989

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Permission to use must be granted by curator of Arts & Communications Archives.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Lillian de la Torre papers must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Lillian was a writer of both plays and mystery literature.

Extent

25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Typed manuscripts of various plays; correspondence, 1966-1985; and research files on her plays, including photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, working notes, bibliographies, news clippings, and correspondence. Also contains certificates, including for Lillian's baptism (Catholic) and marriage.

Arrangement note

The collection is divided into six series: 1. Lillian de la Torre typed literary manuscripts 1, undated; 2. Lillian de la Torre research materials, 1908; 3. Lillian de la Torre typed literary manuscripts 2, 1904, 1945-1979; 4. Lillian de la Torre typed and holographed literary manuscripts 1, undated; 5. Lillian de la Torre typed literary manuscripts 3, 1946-1947; and 6. Lillian de la Torre typed and holographed literary manuscripts 2, 1943-1988.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository

Other Finding Aids

File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2167.xml

Custodial History note

Materials were transferred from the collection of the donor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Transferred.

Appraisal note

Arts and Communications.

The University seeks to document the histories and collections of influential artists.

Processing Information note

Processed; Brian D. Reeves; 1999.
Title
Register of the Lillian de la Torre papers
Status
Completed
Author
Brian D. Reeves
Date
1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States