Lillian de la Torre papers

Lillian de la Torre papers

Dates: 1904-1989

Typed manuscripts of various plays; correspondence, 1966-1985; and research files on her plays, including photographs, scrapbooks, magazines, working notes, bibliographies, news clippings, and correspondence. Also contains certificates, including for Lillian's baptism (Catholic) and marriage.

  • Extent: 25 boxes (12.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: De La Torre, Lillian
  • Call Number: MSS 2167
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Permission to use must be granted by curator of Arts & Communications Archives.
Languages and Scripts
The collection is divided into six series: 1. Lillian de la Torre typed literary manuscripts 1, undated; 2. Lillian de la Torre research materials, 1908; 3. Lillian de la Torre typed literary manuscripts 2, 1904, 1945-1979; 4. Lillian de la Torre typed and holographed literary manuscripts 1, undated; 5. Lillian de la Torre typed literary manuscripts 3, 1946-1947; and 6. Lillian de la Torre typed and holographed literary manuscripts 2, 1943-1988.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Lillian de la Torre papers must be obtained from the Permissions & Licensing Office of the University and the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 2167; Lillian de la Torre papers; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 2167, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials were transferred from the collection of the donor.
Acquisition Information
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
De La Torre, Lillian--Archives; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Drama--20th century; Fine Arts; Women authors, American--20th century; Women authors, American--20th century--Correspondence; Women dramatists, American
Genre / Form
Bibliographies; Certificates; Letters; Manuscripts; Periodicals; Photographs; Scrapbooks
Processing Information
Processed; Brian D. Reeves; 1999.
Appraisal Information
Arts and Communications. The University seeks to document the histories and collections of influential artists.
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Finding Aid Title
De la Torre (Lillian) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Brian D. Reeves
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-05T10:49-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid encoded in English.
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Lillian was a writer of both plays and mystery literature.

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Curator - Arts & Communications Archives