Pope Freeman collection of Charles Coburn research material

Pope Freeman collection of Charles Coburn research material

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Freeman, Pope
Title: Pope Freeman collection of Charles Coburn research material
Dates: 1900-1960
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms3211

Biographical/Historical Note

"Charles Coburn, a character actor and Georgia native, enjoyed a lengthy career on stage, screen, and radio that reached its height in the 1940s and 1950s, when he was in his sixties and seventies. ... Coburn, who visited Georgia throughout his adult life, bequeathed his collection of theatrical papers and photographs to the University of Georgia's Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library. His ashes were scattered in Georgia, Massachusetts, and New York." - "Charles Coburn." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved July 31, 2008)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of research materials about Charles Coburn gathered by Pope Freeman. Included are interviews, contracts, and programs as well as a variety of other miscellanea.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Coburn, Charles
Coburn, Charles -- Interviews
Motion picture actors and actresses--Georgia.
Programs (documents)
Theater programs.

General Notes

Charles Coburn research materials.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pope Freeman collection of Charles Coburn research materials. MS 3211. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Charles Cobum papers, 1892-1959; Charles Coburn photograph.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11The Better Ole - Correspondence
2The Better Ole - Miscellaneous
3The Bronx Express - Correspondence
4The Bronx Express - Legal Documents
5Falstaff - Miscellaneous
6The Farmer's Wife - Miscellaneous
7The First Legion - Miscellaneous
8The Imaginary Invalid - Miscellaneous
9Kultur - Miscellaneous
10The Long Watch - Miscellaneous
11Master of the Revels - Correspondence
12The Merry Wives of Windsor - Reviews/Clipings/Promotional Items
13The Merry Wives of Windsor - Miscellaneous
14Old Bill (Ullo) - Correspondence
15Old Bill (Ullo) - Legal Documents
16The Plutocrat - Correspondence
17The Plutocrat - Legal Documents
18The Plutocrat - Reviews/Clippings/Promotional Items
21So This Is London - Reviews/Clippings/Promotional Items
2Three Showers - Reviews/Clippings/Promotional Items
3Troilus and Cressida - Miscellaneous
4The Wife Hunter - Miscellaneous
5The Yellow Jacket - Correspondence
6The Yellow Jacket - Reviews/Clippings/Promotional Items
7The Yellow Jacket - Miscellaneous
8You Can't Take It With You - Reviews/Clippings/Promotional Items
9Actors' Equity Association - Miscellaneous
10Coburn Collection - Newspaper Clippings
11Coburn Estate - Newspaper Clippings
12Coburn Interview
13Coburn Interview
14Coburn Interview
15Coburn Interview
16Coburn Interview
17Coburn Obituaries - Miscellaneous
31Coburn Players - Advance Information/Touring Schedules
2Coburn Players - Miscellaneous
3Coburn Productions, Inc. - Miscellaneous
4Coburn Writings - Autobiography
5Coburn Writings - Autobiography
6Coburn Writings - Autobiography
7Coburn Writings - Autobiography
8Coburn Writings - Miscellaneous
9Mohawk Drama Festival - Correspondence
41Mohawk Drama Festival - Correspondence
2Mohawk Drama Festival - Correspondence
3Mohawk Drama Festival - Legal/Organizational Documents
4Mohawk Drama Festival - Legal/Organizational Documents
5Mohawk Drama Festival - Promotional Items
6Movie Related Material - Miscellaneous
7Old Vice Theatre - Correspondence
8Savannah Theatre - Miscellaneous
9Theatre Classics, Inc. - Correspondence
10Theatre Classics, Inc. - Miscellaneous
51Miscellaneous - Correspondence
2Miscellaneous - Legal Documents
3Miscellaneous - Legal Documents
4Miscellaneous - Newspaper/Magazine Items
5Miscellaneous - Newspaper/Magazine Items
6Miscellaneous - Photographs
7Miscellaneous - General
8Miscellaneous - General
9Possible Discards
10Zoe Coburn - Correspondence
11Dr. Leighton Ballew - Correspondence, 1968 January 17