Scope and arrangement
The Barnett Owen papers regarding Ruth Draper are divided into correspondence, typescripts of her monologues in English and French, and other typescripts related to her career.
The collection contains her most popular monologues, however there is not much correspondence.
The Barnett Owen papers regarding Ruth Draper is arranged in three series:
- 1955-19812 folders
This series contains letters from Ruth Draper to Bartlett Owen. There is also one letter to Owen concerning a manuscript to the Twelfth Night Bindery.
- 1903-195535 folders
This series contains annotated copies of Ruth Draper's monologues. Of special note is a copy of The Actress, which was her first successful monologue.
- 4 folders
Typescripts about Ruth Draper's monologues and tours.