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Ken Dewey collection

Title
Ken Dewey collection, 1943-1987 (bulk 1959-1972).
Author
Dewey, Ken.

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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 1Offsite
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 2Offsite
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 3Offsite
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 4Offsite
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 5Offsite
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 6Offsite
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 7Offsite
Box 8Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 8Offsite
Box 9Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 9Offsite
Box 10Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 10Offsite
Box 11Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 11Offsite
Box 12Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 12Offsite
Box 13Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 13Offsite
Box 14Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 14Offsite
Box 15Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 15Offsite
Box 16Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 16Offsite
Box 17Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 17Offsite
Box 18Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 18Offsite
Box 19Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 19Offsite
Box 20Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1991-010 Box 20Offsite

Details

Description
32 linear feet (69 boxes, 2 tubes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings.
  • Diaries.
  • Drawings.
  • Engravings.
  • Photographs.
  • Posters.
  • Promptbooks.
  • Scripts.
  • Sheet music.
  • Slides.
  • Sound recordings.
  • Video recordings.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Inquiries regarding audio and video materials in the series may be directed to the Billy Rose Theatre Division (theatre@nypl.org). Audio/visual materials may be subject to preservation evaluation and migration prior to access.
Terms of Use (note)
  • Material may not be duplicated without written permission of the rights holder.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1991-010
OCLC
847665674
Author
Dewey, Ken.
Title
Ken Dewey collection, 1943-1987 (bulk 1959-1972).
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required. Inquiries regarding audio and video materials in the series may be directed to the Billy Rose Theatre Division (theatre@nypl.org). Audio/visual materials may be subject to preservation evaluation and migration prior to access.
Summary
Ken Dewey (1934-1972) was a performance artist, playwright, director, and arts administrator who was active in the Happenings movement of the 1960s. The Ken Dewey collection contains project files, photographs and slides, writings and audio and visual recordings that represent Dewey's creative work; files that represent Dewey's work as an arts administrator at the American Cooperative Theatre, Action Theatre, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York State Commission on Cultural Resources, and the Planning Corporation of the Arts; material pertaining the exhibition Action Theatre: The Happenings of Ken Dewey, a posthumous retrospective curated by Barbara Moore at Franklin Furnace in 1987; and a small amount of personal files and art by other artists.
Terms Of Use
Material may not be duplicated without written permission of the rights holder.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Dewey, Kenneth/Selma Last Year Collection; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library.
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Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1991-010
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