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Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 43
Abstract

The collection contains scripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to various productions for the Hill Cumorah Pageant in New York State, 1937-1968. The correspondence relates specifically to matters of costuming and historical accuracy, while the newspaper clippings include reviews of the pageant and accounts of its history. The materials were compiled by Ira J. Markham.

Dates: 1937-1968

Leola G. Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3748
Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of personal papers documenting Merrill's authorship of numerous Mormon-themed dramas and programs, but also contains the personal papers and/or memorabilia of her husband, David M. Merrill, her parents, Luman Peter and Veda Jane Walker Green, and David's father, Amos N. Merrill. Materials dated 1911-2002.

Dates: 1911-2002

David R. Roberts scripts

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 938
Scope and Contents

Script of pageant calls for a narrator and four characters: Father Adam, Moses, Daniel, and Joseph Smith, each of whom gives a brief synopsis of his life. Each of these prophets tells his own story as found in Mormon scriptures. Roberts wrote this pageant for his Mormon High Priest's Quorum in refutation of the Darwinian theory of evolution.

Dates: 1931

What they think

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1487
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typescript of the play "What They Think" by Rachel Crowthers. The play describes a family situation where the children tiptoe around their parents to avoid unpleasant situations.

Dates: 1979

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