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Edward Albee Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Title: Edward Albee Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1963
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Miscellaneous printed material, one photograph, relating to American playwright Edward Albee
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Edward Albee (1928-2016) was an American playwright. Among his best-known works are the original play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and stage adaptations of the novels Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote and Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Over the course of his career he received numerous awards and recognitions, including three Pulitzers and two Tony Awards.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Edward Albee Collection consists of a small amount of printed material (clippings, Playbill magazines, etc.) relating to Albee and his work, particularly Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. There is also one photograph from a performance of the play.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Albee, Edward, 1928-2016.
Grizzard, George.
Hagen, Uta, 1919-2004.
Hill, Arthur, 1922-2006.

Associated Titles

Who's afraid of Viriginia Woolf


Theater -- 20th century.
Theater -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Magazines (periodicals)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Edward Albee Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Rare Books, 2017.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 19 Jun 2018
Revision history:

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SC 830 Photograph, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring George Grizzard, Uta Hagen, and Arthur Hill undated
SC 830 Printed material 1962-1963 - clippings, advertisements, issues of Playbill; most relate to Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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