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Aviva Slesin collection of research and production materials for The ten-year lunch: the wit and legend of the Algonquin Round Table

Title
Aviva Slesin collection of research and production materials for The ten-year lunch: the wit and legend of the Algonquin Round Table, 1920s-1988.
Author
Slesin, Aviva.
Supplementary Content
Collection guide

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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 2010-110 Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 2010-110 Box 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 2010-110 Box 3Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 2010-110 Box 4Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Additional Authors
  • Abbe, James Edward, 1883-1973.
  • Eisenstaedt, Alfred.
  • Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965.
  • Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
  • Hirschfeld, Al.
Description
2 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Summary
This collection documents the creation of the film The Ten Year Lunch.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photographs.
Note
  • Audiocassette tapes of oral history interviews with Round Table members were separated to the Library's Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. For permission to publish, contact the Curator, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
Source (note)
  • Ava Slesin
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Collection guide available in repository and on the internet.
Call Number
*T-Mss 2010-110
OCLC
728175246
Author
Slesin, Aviva.
Title
Aviva Slesin collection of research and production materials for The ten-year lunch: the wit and legend of the Algonquin Round Table, 1920s-1988.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms Of Use
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. For permission to publish, contact the Curator, Billy Rose Theatre Division.
Biography
Aviva Slesin (b.1943) is a documentary filmmaker based in New York City whose film The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature of 1987.
The Algonquin Round Table was a group of journalists, editors, actors and press agents that met on a regular basis at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City. The group began having lunch together in June 1919 and continued on a regular basis for about eight years.
Indexes
Collection guide available in repository and on the internet.
Source
Donated by Ava Slesin in 2010.
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Occupation
Actors.
Dramatists.
Editors.
Journalists.
Press agents.
Added Author
Abbe, James Edward, 1883-1973.
Eisenstaedt, Alfred.
Muray, Nickolas, 1892-1965.
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Hirschfeld, Al.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 2010-110
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