Main content

Sam Harris Collection

Notifications

Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Harris, Sam, 1872-1941

Sam Henry Harris (1872-1941) was an American theatrical producer.

Consists of bound typescripts of 121 plays, most of which were produced by Harris in the 1920s and 1930s, written by such well-known playwrights as George S. Kaufman, Otto Harbach, John Golden, and Noel Coward. Several of the plays have never been produced.

The playscripts are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Gift of Mrs. Sam H. Harris in 1964-1965.

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

This collection was processed in 2002.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2002
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Collection Inventory

Akins, Zoe, "The Varying Shore", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Ballard, F., "Young America", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Besier, R., and M. Edgington, "Secrets", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Brown, Martin, "A Gentleman's Mother", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

DeCaillavet, G. A., R. deFlers, E. Arene, "The King", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Clark, E., "Honey Girl", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "The American Idea", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "Fifty Miles from Boston", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "George Washington Jr.", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "Get Rich Quick Wallingford", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "Hello Broadway", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "The Little Millionaire", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "Seven Keys to Baldpate", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Cohan, George M., "The Yankee Prince", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Colton, J. and C. Randolph, "Rain", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Colwell, Henry C., "The Penalty", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Corbin, John, "The Forbidden Guests", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Coward, Noel, "The Vortex", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Crothers, Rachel, "The Heart of Paddy Whack", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Crothers, Rachel, "Nice People", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Crothers, Rachel, "Once Upon a Time", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "The Donovan Affair", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "Easy Come, Easy Go", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "The Haunted House", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "Icebound", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "Just to Remind You", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "Lazybones", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Davis, Owen, "Peacocks", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Dazey, F. and L. Osmun, "Peter Weston", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Delf, Harry, "The Family Upstairs", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Ditrichstein, Leo and Frederick and Fanny Hatton, "The Great Lover", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Ditrichstein, Leo, "The Judge of Zalamea", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Emery, Gilbert, "The Hero", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Eyre, Lawrence, "Mis' Nelly of N'Orleans", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Fagan, J.B., "Hawthorne of the U. S. A.", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Ferber, E. and G. Kaufman, "Stage Door", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Forrest, Sam, "Paid", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Golden, John, Winchell Smith, and Frank Craven, "Forward March", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Gropper, M. H. and M. Marcin, "The Big Fight", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Gropper, M. H., "Mirrors", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Gropper, M. H. and Oscar Hammerstein II, "New Toys", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Gropper, M. H. and Max Siegel, "We Americans", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hackett, W., "Captain Applejack", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Harbach, O., "Going Up", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Harcourt, G., "The Intruder", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hart, Moss and Irving Berlin, "As Thousands Cheer", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hart, Moss and G. S. Kaufman, "The Fabulous Invalid", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hart, Moss, "Face the Music", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hart, Moss, "Lady in the Dark", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kaufman, G. S. and M. Ryskind, "Let 'Em Eat Cake", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hart, Moss and G. S Kaufman, "The Man Who Came to Dinner", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hart, Moss, "Once in a Lifetime", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hervey, Harry, and Carleton Hildreth, "Congie", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hobart, G. V., "A Polish Wedding", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Hoffman, A., "Welcome Stranger", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Houston, Herman, and Sam Forrest, "Red Light Annie", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kaufman, G. S. and M. Ryskind, "Animal Crackers", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kaufman, G. S. and Irving Berlin, "The Cocoanuts", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kaufman, G. S. and Edna Ferber, "Dinner at Eight", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kaufman, G. S. and Moss Hart, "George Washington Slept Here", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kaufman, G. S. and Moss Hart, "Merrily We Roll Along", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kelly, A. P., "Three Faced East", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kremer, Theodore, "The Evil Men Do", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kremer, Theodore, "The Fatal Wedding", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kremer, Theodore, "For Her Children's Sake", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kremer, Theodore, "King of the Detectives", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kremer, Theodore, "The Road to Ruin", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Kremer, Theodore, "Wedded and Parted", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Landman, Isaac and M., "The Winning of Ma", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Lardner, Ring and G. S. Kaufman, "June Moon", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Lindsay, Howard and Bertrand Robinson, "O, Promise Me", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Lipman, Clara and Samuel Shipman, "Children of To-Day", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Lord, Frank and Hugh Ford, "Cooper Hoyt, Incorporated", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Louden, Thomas and A. E. Thomas, "The Champion", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

MacHugh, A., "Officer 666", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Manners, J. H., "The House Next Door", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Mapes, V. and W. Collier, "The Hottentot", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Marcin, Max, "The House of Glass", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Maugham, W. S., "For Services Rendered", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

McGuire, W. A., "Six Cylinder Love", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

McGuire, W. A., "It's A Boy", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Medcraft, Russel G. and Norma Mitchell, "Cradle Snatchers", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Megrue, R. C. and W. Hackett, "It Pays to Advertise", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Montgomery, James, "The Aviator", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Moore, C., "Stop Thief", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Morris, I. N., "Jim Bludso", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Nordstrom, Frances, "Room 44", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Oppenheimer, George, "Here Today", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Ousler and Brentano, "The Spider", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Pascal, Ernest, "The Amorous Attic", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Pascal, Ernest, "The Marriage Bed", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Pollock, Channing and Rennold Wolf, "The Beauty Shop", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Pollock, Channing and Rennold Wolf, "The Red Widow", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Raphaelson, Samson, "The Jazz Singer", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Reid, Hal, "For Fame and Fortune", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Reid, Hal, "The Peddler", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Reizenstein, E. L., "On Trial", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Rohodes, Benrimo and Harrison, "The Willow Tree", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Rosenfeld, Sidney, "Under Pressure", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Selwyn, E., "Nearly Married", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Smith, G. T., "The Errand Boy", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Smith, Harry J., "The Little Teacher", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Smith, Harry J., "The Tailor -Made Man", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Smith, Winchell, "The Fortune Hunter", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Smith, Winchell, "The Only Son", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Starling, Lynn, "In His Arms", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Szinnyey, S. I. and W. C. Duncan, "The Royal Vagabond", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Thomas, A. E. and C. Hamilton, "The Big Idea", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Thomas, A. E., "David's Adventure", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Thomas, A. E., "The Member from Ozark", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Thomas, A. E., "Only 38", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Warren, Goffrey, "Loose Ends", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Watkins, Maurin, "Chicago", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Weiman, R., "The Acquittal", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Wilker, Crane, "The Haunted Violin", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Young, R. J., "Captain Kidd, Jr.", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Young, R. J., "Little Old New York", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Woollcott, Alexander and G. S. Kaufman, "The Dark Tower", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

[no author listed], "Honey Boy Minstrels", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

[no author listed], "The Bowery After Dark", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

[no author listed], "A Race for Life", dates not examined. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Print, Suggest