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Arline Bryant Momeyer Papers

Collection Overview

Title: Arline Bryant Momeyer Papers


Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1979

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Arline Bryant Momeyer Papers include newspaper clippings regarding Momeyer's career as a Shakespeare scholar with particular reference to her artistic talents and financial support in the construction of the Globe Theatre in Odessa, Texas. Also included are materials related to the production of “All the World’s a Stage,” a film based on the play of the same title. The film was written by Momeyer as a documentary on the life of William Shakespeare. The second folder contains a nine-page typescript titled “Arvilla,” which chronicles the history of the town from its founding in 1882 by Momeyer’s grandfather, Ferdinand Davis Hughes. The third folder includes photocopies of photographs of the Hughes and Hersey bonanza farms in Arvilla, while the fourth folder contains miscellaneous items.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Arline Bryant Momeyer, Montauk, New York

Acquisition Method: Donation; 81-735

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Anita Bryant Momeyer Papers. OGLMC 623, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in July 2012.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Shakespearean Studies, 1936, 1974, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: "Arvilla", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Photocopies of Photographs of the Hughes and Hersey Bonanza Farm, Arvilla, North Dakota, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Handwritten letter from Momeyer to UND President Tom Clifford, 3 August 1979Add to your cart.
Item 2: "Special Status Sought for Montauk Homes." New York Times, 22 September 1974Add to your cart.
Article deals with the historic preservation of Momeyer's house in Montauk