Guide to the Joseph D. Batcheller Papers, 1940-1985

Collection number: UA 3/1/5
Size: 13 boxes (4.20 cu.ft.)

About Joseph D. Batcheller

Professor Joseph Donald Batcheller worked at the University of New Hampshire from 1944 to 1987. He was a professor in the English Department and Director of Theater. In the early 1960's, Batcheller helped to create the Speech and Drama Department which replaced the English Department's "Speech Division". He also helped develop the Allied Arts/Blue and White Series, which brought international artists to UNH, and Project T.R.Y. (Theater Resources for Youth).

About the Joseph D. Batcheller Papers

This series contains the papers of Prof. Batcheller while working at the University of New Hampshire. They include materials for the courses he taught, prompt scripts for UNH theater productions, and general correspondence.

These records were tranfered from the Department of Theater and Communications after Batcheller died in the Spring of 1988.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is held by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Joseph D. Batcheller Papers, 1940-1985, UA 3/1/5, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These files were transferred from the Department of Theater and Communication in October 1988.

Collection Arrangement

Original order.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Biography- J.D. Batcheller
Box 1, Folder 2Personal/Biographic Materials and Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 31945-1959General Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 41958-71General Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 51960-1983General Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 61960-1985General Correspondence (most not dated)
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence- Faculty Caucus and Academic Corr.
Box 1, Folder 8Undergraduate Work at Carnegie Tech. "Color Terminology in Shelly and Keats"
Box 1, Folder 9Carnegie Tech. - Costume Design
Box 1, Folder 10Carnegie Tech. - Renderings
Box 1, Folder 11Awards, Scholarship/Unions
Box 1, Folder 12General Notes on Drama
Box 1, Folder 13Mask and Dagger
Box 1, Folder 14Mask and Dagger
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Interhouse Play Contest
Box 2, Folder 21946-1953Fairchild Memorial Prize
Box 2, Folder 3Allied Arts/Blue and White Cultural Events Celebrity Series
Box 2, Folder 4Allied Arts/Blue and White Celebrity Series
Box 2, Folder 5Allied Arts/Blue and White Celebrity Series
Box 2, Folder 61963-1971Mike and Dial- WMDR Radio, (WUNH)
Box 2, Folder 7Mike and Dial Radio- WMUR
Box 2, Folder 81961-1969WENH - TV Channel 11
Box 2, Folder 91967Theatre Architecture Consultant- Roanoke College
Box 2, Folder 10Panel and Consulting Work
Box 2, Folder 11Freshman Camp
Box 2, Folder 12Gerontology
Box 2, Folder 13NH Secondary School Education
Box 2, Folder 141967-79High School Teaching Certification
Box 2, Folder 151970-1971Summer Repertory
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 11963-1969Summer Theatre Courses
Box 3, Folder 2Theatre Quotes
Box 3, Folder 3Information on Theatre Management
Box 3, Folder 4Chamber Theatre
Box 3, Folder 5Children's Theatre
Box 3, Folder 61963Rockefeller Foundation Study
Box 3, Folder 71968-1969News Clips
Box 3, Folder 81969-1970Newspaper Articles
Box 3, Folder 9Theatre Arts Prints
Box 3, Folder 10Theatre Arts Prints
Box 3, Folder 111976-1985Phi Kappa Phi
Box 3, Folder 12Phi Kappa Phi - Initiation and Correspondence
Box 3, Folder 131976-1977Phi Kappa Phi - Initiates
Box 3, Folder 141968 and 1985American College Theatre Festival
Box 3, Folder 151964Cape Ann Festival of the Arts
Box 3, Folder 161964-1966National University Theatre Festival (ANTA - AETA)
Box 3, Folder 171948-1954New England New Hampshire Drama Festival
Box 4
Box 4, Folder 11949-1966NH High School Drama Festival
Box 4, Folder 21967-82NH High School Drama Festival
Box 4, Folder 3New England Speech Association
Box 4, Folder 4New England Speech Association
Box 4, Folder 5New England Speech Association
Box 4, Folder 6New England Speech Association
Box 4, Folder 7New England Speech Association
Box 4, Folder 81952-1966New England Theatre Conference
Box 4, Folder 91966-1974New England Theatre Conference
Box 5
Box 5, Folder 11974-1986New England Theatre Conference
Box 5, Folder 2no dateNew England Theatre Conference
Box 5, Folder 31967-1968New Hampshire College and University Council
Box 5, Folder 4NH Commission on the Arts
Box 5, Folder 5NH Speech Communication Association
Box 5, Folder 6Speech Association of the Eastern States
Box 5, Folder 71947-1974Speech and Drama Department- Annual Reports
Box 5, Folder 81948-1969Speech and Drama Department- Annual Reports
Box 5, Folder 91968-83Speech and Drama Department- Annual Reports
Box 5, Folder 10Speech and Drama Department- Chairmanship
Box 5, Folder 11Speech and Drama- Building a Library
Box 5, Folder 12Paul Creative Arts Center
Box 5, Folder 13Paul Creative Arts Center
Box 6
Box 6, Folder 1Communication Department
Box 6, Folder 2Speech Therapy (SP and DR ) Program
Box 6, Folder 3Production
Box 6, Folder 4Production (Speech and Drama)
Box 6, Folder 5Production
Box 6, Folder 6Production (Speech and Drama)
Box 6, Folder 7Objectives (Speech and Drama)
Box 6, Folder 8Advertising and Publicity
Box 6, Folder 91968-83Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Born Yesterday"
Box 6, Folder 10Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Candida"
Box 6, Folder 11Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Desire Under the Elms"
Box 7
Box 7, Folder 1Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "The Doctor in Spite of Himself"
Box 7, Folder 2Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "A Doll's House"
Box 7, Folder 3Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "A Flea in Her Ear"
Box 7, Folder 4Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Grandest Creatures in the Jungle" by J.D. Batcheller
Box 7, Folder 5Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Lady Precious Steam"
Box 7, Folder 6Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Lilliom"
Box 7, Folder 71947-1974Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "The Miser"
Box 7, Folder 81948-1969Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "The Mound Builders" Act One
Box 7, Folder 9Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "The Mound Builders" Act Two
Box 8
Box 8, Folder 1Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Our Town"
Box 8, Folder 2Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Romeo and Juliet"
Box 8, Folder 3Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "The Taming of the Shrew"
Box 8, Folder 4Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "Ticket of leave Man"
Box 8, Folder 5Stage Manager's Prompt Script - "You Can Never Tell"
Box 8, Folder 6Director's Script - "Imaginary Invalid"
Box 8, Folder 71947-1974The Flying Plays for the Little Theatre, no.6 - "The Slave With Two Faces"
Box 8, Folder 81948-1969"The Draw: A Comedy in the Acts" by Graham G. Alvord
Box 8, Folder 9Script for Video History:"UNH in its First History"
Box 8, Folder 10Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Syllabi
Box 8, Folder 11Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Notes
Box 9
Box 9, Folder 1Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Handouts
Box 9, Folder 2Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Handouts
Box 9, Folder 3Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Notes
Box 9, Folder 4Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Notes
Box 9, Folder 5Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Exams
Box 9, Folder 6Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435)
Box 9, Folder 7Intro to Theatre (Speech and Drama 431-435) - Notes
Box 9, Folder 8Objectives - Speech and Drama
Box 9, Folder 9Objectives - Speech and Drama
Box 9, Folder 10Objectives - Speech and Drama
Box 9, Folder 11Dance and Lecture Program
Box 10
Box 10, Folder 1A Course in Basic Speech
Box 10, Folder 2Courses - Speech and Drama Dept.
Box 10, Folder 31960-1971Courses - Speech and Drama Dept.
Box 10, Folder 4Speech and Drama 431-435
Box 10, Folder 5Speech and Drama 436-438 Xerox Notes and Articles
Box 10, Folder 6Speech and Drama 436-438 - Notes and Various Single Lab Exercises
Box 10, Folder 7Speech and Drama 436-438 and History of Drama 362 Notes
Box 10, Folder 8Speech and Drama 436-438 - Syllabi
Box 10, Folder 9Speech and Drama / THCO 436 - Handouts
Box 11
Box 11, Folder 1Speech and Drama 436 Exams
Box 11, Folder 2Speech and Drama 436 Exams
Box 11, Folder 3Speech and Drama 438 Handouts
Box 11, Folder 4Speech and Drama 438 Exams 3/73-5/87
Box 11, Folder 5Speech and Drama 673
Box 11, Folder 6Voice and Diction
Box 11, Folder 7Voice and Diction
Box 11, Folder 8Voice and Diction
Box 11, Folder 9Voice and Diction
Box 11, Folder 10Speech and Drama 697-698 Notes
Box 11, Folder 11Speech and Drama 697-698 Guidelines
Box 11, Folder 12Speech and Drama 403 Handouts
Box 11, Folder 13Speech and Drama 403 Handouts and Syllabi
Box 11, Folder 14Independent Study
Box 11, Folder 15Play Analysis
Box 12
Box 12, Folder 1Humanities 401
Box 12, Folder 2Speech and Drama 697-698
Box 12, Folder 3Speech and Drama 697-698
Box 12, Folder 4Speech and Drama 402
Box 12, Folder 5Acting and Interacting
Box 12, Folder 6Acquisitions of Language / Speech Therapy
Box 12, Folder 7Oral Interpretation
Box 12, Folder 8Stagecraft
Box 12, Folder 9Scene Design
Box 12, Folder 10Rehearsal and Performance
Box 12, Folder 11Playwriting
Box 12, Folder 12Television/ Radio/ Film
Box 12, Folder 13Television/ Radio/ Film
Box 12, Folder 14Television/ Radio/ Film
Box 12, Folder 15Creative Dramatics
Box 13
Box 13, Folder 1Stage Makeup
Box 13, Folder 21968Speech Therapy
Box 13, Folder 3Senior Synthesis Course
Box 13, Folder 41966Draft and notes on the Report of the University-Wide Committee on Educational Policy
Box 13, Folder 5Research Materials
Box 13, Folder 6Photos by R.P. Hay
Box 13, Folder 7Photos from University of Minn.
Box 13, Folder 8Photos, various plays
Box 13, Folder 9Photos: Set designs
Box 13, Folder 10Photos of Joseph D. Batchelder
Box 13, Folder 11Photos: Unidentified actors (some signed)
Box 13, Folder 12Photo: UNH, "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
Box 13, Folder 13Photo: UNH, "The Children's Hour"
Box 13, Folder 14Photo: UNH, "A Murder Has Been Arranged"
Box 13, Folder 15Photo: UNH, "Roberta"
Box 13, Folder 16Photo: UNH, "Special Investigation (Inspector General)"
Box 13, Folder 17Photo: UNH, "Springtime for Henry"
Box 13, Folder 18Photo: UNH, "Thunder Rock"
Box 13, Folder 19Carnegie Technical Institute Undergraduate
Box 13, Folder 20Ohio University
Box 13, Folder 21Photo: Sarah Bernhardt
Box 13, Folder 22Photos: Dorothy Stickney (signed)
Box 13, Folder 23Photos: William G. Hennessey
Collection

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