Myrna Casas papers, 1934-2020


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Myrna Casas papers, 1934-2020

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The Casas Collection includes: original and annotated manuscripts of her 30 plays (1960-present), over 50 plays that she adapted or directed for the theater, screenplays, translations of selected works, correspondence (some with important writers like Buero Vallejo and Luis Rafael Sánchez), rare editions, her doctoral dissertation, photos of theater productions such as René Marqués’ Los Soles Truncos, media, and home movies. Her home movies comprise rare footage of Casas as a young girl growing up in Puerto Rico during the 1940s and 1950s, and traveling to the United States by boat.



28 Linear Feet (20 record storage cartons)


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