Manuscript Collection

The Lost Colony Play Photograph - Accession 1026 - M452 (503)

Title

The Lost Colony Play Photograph - Accession 1026 - M452 (503)

Authors

Mary W. Long

Files

Identifier

Accession 1026 - M452 (503)

Inclusive Dates

ca1950s

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 piece

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Lost Colony Play Photograph is of the outdoor drama play The Lost Colony by Paul Green that is produced inManteo, North Carolina whch has been performed in an outdoor amphitheater since 1937. The photograph depicts Mary W. Long of Rock Hill, SC as Queen Elizabeth I a role she played for many years. The play is about Sir Walter Raleigh’s expedition to the New World that landed inNorth Carolina in 1588. Mary W. Long was the wife of Winthrop Theater Professor and founder of Winthrop Theater Department William Ivy Long, Sr. and is the mother of famed costumed designer William Ivy Long, Jr.

Provenance

The Lost Colony Photograph was given to the Archives by Genie Poag on January 22, 2001.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Lost Colony Play Photograph - Accession 1026 - M452 (503)

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