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Porter Van Zandt papers

Title
Porter Van Zandt papers, 1952-1967.
Author
Van Zandt, Porter.
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Box 10Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 10Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 9Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 8Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 7Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 6Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 5Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1998-021 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

Details

Description
4 linear feet (9 boxes and 1 tube)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diazotypes.
  • Charts.
  • Design drawings.
  • Schematic drawings.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Source (note)
  • Kaprow, James R.
Biography (note)
  • Porter Van Zandt's career in the theatre encompassed a number of important backstage positions with prominent Broadway productions and Off-Broadway companies from the 1950's through the 1980's, including stage manager, production supervisor, director, producing director, executive director, and producer.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed
Call Number
*T-Mss 1998-021
Author
Van Zandt, Porter.
Title
Porter Van Zandt papers, 1952-1967.
Summary
The Porter Van Zandt papers consist of typescripts, promptbooks, casting and production materials, set, costume and lighting design drawings and schematics, programs and touring information from Broadway, national, international and regional productions Van Zandt stage-managed and directed from 1952 through 1967. The collection includes a limited amount of production-related correspondence and ephemera, as well as several personal and production-related photographs. The papers provide an elaborately detailed backstage record of mounting, running, and touring the initial productions of such shows as The Miracle worker, A Thousand clowns, The Bad seed, Dial m for murder, and Wait until dark, among others.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Porter Van Zandt's career in the theatre encompassed a number of important backstage positions with prominent Broadway productions and Off-Broadway companies from the 1950's through the 1980's, including stage manager, production supervisor, director, producing director, executive director, and producer.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
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Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1998-021
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