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Moana Bennett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3739
Scope and Contents Collection of personal papers and production materials from Moana Bennett. Includes material concerning the play Because of Elizabeth and other plays.
Dates: 1950-1981

Fire in the Bones play manuscript

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1440
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of Roger's play "Fire in the Bones." The play explores the circumstances surrounding the Mountain Meadows Massacre and subsequent execution of John D. Lee.
Dates: 1978

Play about John C. Fremont [Fremont] coming to Parowan

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3042
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a typed manuscript. The author and date of the item are unknown. The play was written for "pioneer days." The play mentions prominent people who had visited or came from Parowan, Utah.
Dates: approximately 1920

Nathan and Ruth Hale plays

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1278
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of printed musical and dramatic plays by Nathan Hale and his wife, Ruth Hale. They began writing plays during the Great Depression of the 1930s when their LDS Church ward did not have the funds to purchase royalties. The collection contains 46 plays, many of which have been published.
Dates: 1930-1970

Ira J. Markham papers on the Hill Cumorah Pageant

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 43
Overview 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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