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Collection Inventory

Series I. Play Scripts and Plot Synopses

Scope and Content Notes:

Within this series are eight typed play scripts, three synopses, and three ideas for television productions. Some folders contain lists of persons for whom plays were sent for consideration. In one case, there is only a list of persons to whom the script was sent.


Box 1
Folder 1 Ad Cats and Goose Liver
Folder 2 Apollo Wears a Davy Lamp
Folder 3-4 Bard from Ludlow - final copy
Folder 5 Bard from Ludlow - Act I version one draft
Folder 6 Bard from Ludlow - Act I version two draft
Folder 7 Bard from Ludlow - Acts II and III drafts
Folder 8 Bard from Ludlow - miscellaneous pages
Folder 9 Bard from Ludlow - preface
Folder 10 Bard from Ludlow - notes

Box 2
Folder 1 Bring in Blotz - script
Folder 2 Fatal Haircut - T.V. idea
Folder 3 Guess the Address - synopsis
Folder 4 Holiday for Mary - script
Folder 5 Innocent Wine - script
Folder 6 Matches That Matched - T.V. idea
Folder 7 Of Thee We Sing - synopsis
Folder 8 Operation Vacation - script
Folder 9 Operation Vacation - rewrites
Folder 10 Playboy Blue - script

Box 3
Folder 1 Sweet Delirium - script
Folder 2 This Day's Madness - submission list only
Folder 3 Those Who Made History Meet Their Critics - T.V. idea
Folder 4 Whose Tomorrow - script
Folder 5 Miscellaneous - entitled
Folder 6 Miscellaneous notes

Series II. Correspondence, 1946-1995

Scope and Content Notes:

This series of correspondence contains both personal and work related materials. The folders that are labeled miscellaneous incoming letters are mainly letters that relate to Gregg’s play scripts, replies from agencies and persons to whom he sent scripts for consideration. There is also a large amount of correspondence with friend Stephen Radkey. Finally, there is one folder each of letters from George S. Kaufman, copies of outgoing letters, and letters about the Bard from Ludlow.

Folder 7 Letters from George S. Kaufman
Folder 8 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1946
Folder 9 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1947
Folder 10 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1948
Folder 11 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1949
Folder 12 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1950
Folder 13 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1951
Folder 14 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1952
Folder 15 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1953
Folder 16 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1954
Folder 17 Miscellaneous incoming letters, 1957-1978
Folder 18 Miscellaneous incoming letters - no dates

Box 4
Folder 1 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1974-1980
Folder 2 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1980-1985
Folder 3 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1986
Folder 4 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1987
Folder 5 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1988
Folder 6 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1989
Folder 7 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1990
Folder 8 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1991

Box 5
Folder 1 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1992
Folder 2 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1993
Folder 3 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1994
Folder 4 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey, 1995
Folder 5 Incoming letters from Stephen Radkey - no dates
Folder 6 Incoming correspondence concerning Bard from Ludlow
Folder 7 Outgoing letters, 1946-1995

Series III. Book Reviews, 1961-1974

Scope and Content Notes:

These reviews were published in the Sunday edition of the Pittsburgh Press, and are mainly of books about theater but include some contemporary fiction and literary criticism. The original clippings have been xeroxed.

Folder 8 Book reviews, 1961-1965
Folder 9 Book reviews, 1966-1974
Folder 10 Book reviews - no dates

Series IV. Legal Documents and Miscellaneous Materials

Scope and Content Notes:

Series includes legal materials, employment records, photographs, etc. The scrapbook covers Peter Gregg’s acting career. It includes Carnegie Tech, Off-Broadway, and Broadway programs, photographs, Equity Contracts, clippings, etc. Also contains several Pittsburgh articles that summarize Gregg’s years in New York. There are two tape recordings of a Pittsburgh Ad Club production, Ad Cats and Goose Livers, written by Mr. Gregg. Also includes programs from the Ad Club, Lemonade Opera, and some material relating to Mr. Gregg’s radio days. There are several newsletters and other publications from the Dramatist’s Guild, The Lions Club of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Ad Club.

Series Personal history and resumes

Folder 2 Copyrights, 1946-1950
Folder 3 Theatrical contracts, 1947-1953
Folder 4 Employment records, 1946-1954
Folder 5 Photographs

The photographs, a gift from Lester Sweyd, include pictures of Moss Hart and Cary Grant. In addition, there are photos of Greg, himself, as well as three strips of negatives.

Folder 6 Scrapbook, 1943-1957
Folder 7 Audio recordings of Ad Club Shows
Folder 8 Kenny and Penny milk commercial
Folder 9 Newspaper clippings, newsletters, etc., 1950-1993

Box 7
Folder 1 Comedy and Tragedy plaster wall masks