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Daniel C. Labeille Papers

An inventory of his Papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Labeille, Daniel.
Title: Daniel C. Labeille Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1981
Quantity: .25 linear feet
Abstract: Producer of the world premier of "Rockaby" (1980) by Samuel Beckett with Daniel C. Labeille as producer.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

American Theatrical Producer. Collection contains the master recording as well as the recording used during the world premier.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Daniel C. Labeille Papers contains 2 open reel tapes. The tapes contain the master recording as well as the one used in the play during its world premier on April 8, 1981 at the State University of New York at Buffalo. The play starred Billie Whitelaw and was directed by Al Schneider.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection remains in original order.

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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.

Researcher access to the recordings requires advance notice in order to produce a listening copy.

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


Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.
Labeille, Daniel.
Whitelaw, Billie, 1932-2014.



Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Daniel C. Labeille Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Daniel C. Labeille, 2015

Finding Aid Information

Created by: PJM
Date: 21 July 2015
Revision history: 19 June 2017 - locations updated (PJM)

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Audio recordings
Box 1 Rockaby, master recording 1981 (1 1/4" audio tape) (ID#: labeille_001)
Box 1 Rockaby, performance recording 1981 (1 1/4" audio tape) (ID#: labeille_002)

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