Special Collections. C.W. Post Campus / Long Island University, Brookville, New York
The Dorothy Dayton Sorzano Theatre Collection
C.W. Post Campus Special Collections Holdings List:
Archer, William. English Dramatists of To-day. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1882.
Arliss, George. Up The Years from Bloomsbury. An Autobiography. With Illustrations. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1927. First Edition. (Inscribed by "Dorothy and Julio" "and dated Xmas 1927").
Barrett, Lawrence. Charlotte Cushman. A Lecture. With an Appendix containing a Letter from Joseph N. Ireland. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1889. Limited to 175 copies.
Barrymore, John. Confessions of an Actor. Illustrated. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. (1926, c.1925)
Belasco, David. Plays Produced Under the Stage Direction of David Belasco. Illustrations by William F. Kurze. New York, [n.p.],1925. Inscribed by David Belasco and dated March 30th, 1925.
Blake, Charles. An Historical Account of the Providence Stage; Being A Paper Read Before the Rhode Island Historical Society, October 25th, 1860 (With Additions). Providence: George H. Whitney, 1868. Limited to 200 copies.
Brief Sketch of Geo. C. Miln, and Some Criticisms on His Dramatic Ability. Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1883.
Burk, John. Bunker-Hill or the Death of General Warren, An Historic Tragedy in Five Acts. With an introductory essay by Brander Matthews. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1891. Limited to 190 copies.
Ceram, CW. Archaeology of the Cinema. [Translated by Richard Winston]. 295 illustrations. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. [nd]. (First American Edition).
Clapp, John B. and Edgett, Edwin F. Players of the Present. New-York: The Dunlap Society, 1899-1901. Parts 1-3. Limited to 265 copies.
Cochrane, Alexander Baillie. The Theatre Francais in the Reign of Louis XV. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1879.
Cornell, Katharine. I Wanted to Be an Actress. The Autobiography of Katharine Cornell. As told to Ruth Woodbury Sedgwick. New York: Random House. [c1938, 1939].
Coward, Noel. Play Parade. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1933. (Inscribed by "Dorothy and Julio" Sorzano Christmas and dated 1933).
Cushman, Charlotte. Charlotte Cushman: Her Letters and Memories of Her Life. Edited by her friend, Emma Stebbins. Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1878.
Daly, Charles P. First Theater In America. When Was the Drama First Introduced in America? An Inquiry. Including A consideration of the objections that have been made to the stage. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1896. First edition. (1/260) (For the Dunlap Society, May 1896).
Daly, Joseph Francis. The Life of Augustin Daly. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1917. First Edition.
Dibdin, Charles. A Complete History of the English Stage. Introduced by a comparative and comprehensive review of the Asiatic, the Grecian, the Roman, the Spanish, the Italian, the French, and other theatres, and involving Biographical Tracts and Anecdotes, instructive and amusing, concerning a prodigious number of Authors, Composers, Painters, Actors, Singers, and Patrons of Dramatic Productions in all countries. London: Leicester Place, Leicester Square, 1795. Volumes 1-5.
Du Maurier, George. Peter Ibbeston. With an Introduction by his cousin
Lady *****("Madge Plunket") The Play Edition with "The Story of the Play" by Constance Collier and additional illustrations from the play. New York, London: Harper & Brothers, [c.1891]
Dunlap, William. Andre. A Tragedy in Five Acts. With an introduction by Brandon Matthews. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1887. Limited to 175 copies.
Dunlap Society. Biennial Reports of the Treasurer and Secretary of the Dunlap Society. New-York: The Dunlap Society, 1888. Limited to 500 copies.
Edgett, Edwin Francis. Edward Loomis Davenport. A Biography. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1901. Limited to 265 copies.
Field, Al. G. Watch Yourself Go By. (Illustrated by Ben. W. Warden). Columbus, Ohio: [n.p.] 1912
Ford, Paul Leicester. Washington and the Theatre. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1899. Limited to 265 copies.
Forrest, Sam. Variety of Miscellanea. New York: 1939. Privately Printed. Signed by the author.
Frohman, Daniel. Daniel Frohman Presents An Autobiography. New York: Claudia Kendall & Willoughby Sharp. (c.1935). First Edition. Inscribed by the author and dated May 1936)
Goodwin, Nat C. Nat Goodwin's Book. Illustrated. Boston: Richard G Badger, the Gorhan Press, Toronto: Copp Clark Company Limited (c.1914)
Hopkins, Albert A. Magic, Stage Illusions and Scientfic Diversions, Including Trick Photography. With an Introduction by Henry Ridgely Evans. With four hundred illustrations. New York: Munn & Co. Publishers, Scientific American Office, 1897.
Hornblow, Arthur. A History of the Theatre in America, From its Beginning to the Present Time. Philadelphia, London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1919. Volumes 1 and 2.
Hutton, Laurence and Carey, William. Occasional Addresses. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1890. Limited to 185 copies.
Hutton, Laurence. Opening Addresses. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1887. Limited to 175 copies.
Ireland, Joseph Norton. A Memoir of the Professional Life of Thomas Abthorpe Cooper. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1888. Limited to 190 copies.
James Henry. Theatricals Second Series. The Album. The Reprobate. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1895.
Jenkins, Stephan. The Greatest Street in the World. The Story of Broadway. Old and New, from the Bowling Green to Albany. New York, London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (The Knickerbocker Press). (c.1911). (Published October 1911, Reprinted January 1912). (160 Illustrations and 6 maps).
Jerome, Jerome K. Stage-Land: Curious Habits and Customs of its Inhabitants. Drawn by J. Bernard Partridge. New York: John W. Lovell Company, [nd]
Keese, William L. William E. Burton, Actor, Author and Manager. A Sketch of His Career, with Recollections of His Performances. New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (the Knickerbocker Press), 1885.
Keese, William L. William E. Burton. A Sketch of His Career Other Than That of Actor, with Glimpses of His Home Life and Extracts from His Theatrical Journal. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1891. Limited to 190 copies.
Keese, William L. A Group of Comedians. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1901 Limited to 265 copies.
Kemble, Frances Anne. Further Records. 1848-1883. A Series of Letters by Francis Anne Kemble. Forming a Sequel to Records of a Girlhood and Records of a Later Life. With a Portrait of Mrs. Charles Kemble. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1891.
Kemble, Francis Ann. Records of a Later Life. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1882.
Kennedy, Charles Rann. The Servant in the House. Illustrated with portraits of the characters in the play. New York, London: Harper & Brothers, 1908.
Kilby, Quincy and Tompkins, Eugene. The History of the Boston Theatre 1854-1901. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, (the Riverside Press), 1908.
Leslie, Amy. Some Players Personal Sketches. Chicago New York: Herbert S. Stone & Company, 1899.
Logan, Olive. Before the Footlights and Behind the Scenes: A Book About "The Show Business" in all its Branches: from Puppet Shows to Grand Operas; from Mountebanks to Menageries; from Learned Pigs to Lectures, from Burlesque Blonds to Actors and Actresses; with some observations and reflections (original and reflected on Morality and Immorality in Amusments: Thus exhibiting the "Show World" as Seen from Within, through the eyes of a former Actress, as well as from Without through the Eyes of Present Lecturer and Author). Pennsylvania, Ohio, Conn: Parmelecal & Co, 1870.
Logan, Olive. The Mimic World and Public Exhibitions. Their History, Their Morals and Effects. Philadelphia, Boston, [et. al]: New World Publishing Company, 1871.
McGlinchee, Claire. The First Decade of the Boston Museum. Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc. (c.1940)
MacMinn, George R. The Theater of the Golden Era in California. Illustrated. Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1941.
Maeder, Clara Fisher. Autobiography of Clara Fisher Maeder. Edited by Douglas Taylor. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1897. Limited to 260 copies.
Mapes, Victor. Duse and the French. Introduction by Daniel Frohman. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1898. Limited to 260 copies.
Matthews, Brander. These Many Years, Recollections of a New Yorker. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917.
Nathan, George Jean. Land of the Pilgrims' Pride. New York, London: Alfred A Knopf, 1927.
Pence, James Harry. The Magazine and the Drama, An Index. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1896. Limited to 250 copies.
The Players. Founder's Night. 31 December 1940. New York: The Marchbanks Press, [1941?].
Priestly, J.B. Theatre Outlook. 8 photogravure plates in colour and 32 photogravure in black-and-white supplemented by 6 pictorial charts in colour designed by the Isotype Institute. London: Nicholson & Watson, (c.1947).
Ristori, Adelaide. Memoirs and Artistic Studies of Adelaide Ristori. Rendered into English by G. Mantellini. Biographical Appendix by L.D. Ventura. Illustrated with photographs and engravings. New York: Doubleday, Page, & Company, 1907.
Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Illustrated by Arthur Rackman. New York: Doubleday, Page, & Company; London: William Heinemann, 1911. Second Impression.
Shipman, Louis Evan. A Group of Theatrical Caricatures. Being Twelve Plate by W.J. Gladding. New York: The Dunalp Society, 1897. Limited to 160 copies.
Stoker, Bram. Personal Reminiscences of Henry Irving. New York: The MacMillan Company; London: MacMillan & Co. Ltd, 1906. Volumes 1 and 2.
Wallack, Lester. Memories of Fifty Years. Introduction by Laurence Hutton, with portraits and fac-similes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1889.
Wilson, Francis. Francis Wilson's Life of Himself. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company (the Riverside Press), 1924.
Willard, George O. History of the Providence Stage, 1762-1891. Including sketches of Many Prominent Actors who have appeared in America. Providence: The Rhode Island News Company, Publisher's Agent, 1891
Winter William. The Actor and the Other Speeches. Chiefly on Theatrical Subjects and Occasions. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1891. Limited to 190 copies.
Winter William. A Sketch of the Life of John Gilbert. Together with extracts from his Letters and souvenirs of his career. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1890.Limited to 190 copies, Signed by John Gilbert and dated New York 1862.
Winter, William. The Stage Life of Mary Anderson. New York: George J Coombes, 1886.
Winter, William. A Wreath of Laurel. Being Speeches on Dramatic and Kindrid Occasions. New York: The Dunlap Society, 1898. Limited to 265 copies.
Wright, Richardson. Hawkers & Walkers in Early America. Strolling Peddlers, Preachers, Lawyers, Doctors, Players, and others from the Beginning to the Civil War. 68 Illustrations from old sources. Phildelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1927.
- The Baker Street Journals - An Irregular Quarterly of Sherlockiana.
- Edgar W. Smith, editor.
- Morristown N.J., The Baker Street Irregular Inc.
- October 1954. Volume 4. Number 4. 1955. Volume 5. Numbers 2, 3, 4.
- 1956. Volume 6. Numbers 2, 3, 4. 1957. Volume 7. Numbers 2, 3.
- 1958. Volume 8. Numbers 3, 4. 1959. Volume 9. Numbers 1, 3, 4
- 1960. Volume 10. 1961. Volume 11. 19. Numbers 1, 3-1961,
- 1962. Volume 12, Numbers 1, 2.
- The Baker Street Journal - Christmas Annual.
- Edgar W. Smith, editor.
- Morristown, New Jersey: The Baker Street Irregulars.
- 1956, 1959, 1960.
- The Baker Street Gasogene
- P.A. Ruber, editor.
- New York: Peter A Ruber.
- Volume 1. Number 1.
- The Players Bulletin
- Gramercy Park, New York: The Marchbanks Press.
- April 1, 1937, October 1, 1937, December 15, 1937, November 15, 1938, March 1, 1939.
- June 1, 1939.
- March 1, 1940; February, 1941 - Christmas, 1949.
- Spring, 1950 - Winter, 1959.
- Spring, 1960 - Autumn, 1976.
- The Players Book (An Annual.).
- Gramercy Park, New York.
- Theatre World.
- Daniel Blum, editor.
- New York-Guide Printing Co. Inc.
- 1944-1945, 1945-1946, 1946-1947, 1947-1948, 1948-1949, 1950-1951.
January 28, 2011