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Nancy Henderson Plays

Call Number



1954-1993, inclusive
; 1976-1993, bulk


Henderson, Nancy Wallace (Role: Donor)


0.25 Linear Feet in 1 half manuscript box

Language of Materials

Materials are primarily in Egnlish.


Nancy Wallace Henderson is an American playwright and author. Materials include six plays published between 1954 and 1993, and two programs.

Biographical / Historical

Nancy Wallace Henderson is an American playwright and author. Originally from North Carolina, Henderson majored in Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There she studied playwriting under Walter Prichard Eaton and continued her studies in New York with Benjamin Bernard Zavin. Henderson won awards from the Dramatics Alliance in California and the University of Wisconsin, and was a member of the Author's Guild, the Dramatics Guild, and the International Women's Writing Guild.


The materials are arranged in the order in which they were received from the donor.

Scope and Contents

Materials include six plays published between 1954 and 1993, one of which was co-authored by Charlotte Kraft, and two programs.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by Nancy Wallace Henderson, was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Nancy Henderson Plays; MSS 066; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Nancy Wallace Henderson in 1995. The accession number related to this is 0.104.

Collection processed by

Jennifer E. Neal

About this Guide

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2023-08-20 17:02:06 -0400.
Using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language: Description is written in: English, Latin script.

Processing Information

Materials were placed in new acid-free folders. Original order was retained.


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