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Guide to the George Amberg and Robert Gessner Papers
1913-1978
(Bulk 1940-1970)
 MC 199

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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Collection processed by David O'Neill. Additional material added by Janet Bunde.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 29, 2011
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Gessner, Robert, 1907-1968
Title: George Amberg and Robert Gessner Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1913-1978
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1940-1970
Abstract: The George Amberg and Robert Gessner Papers contains the personal and professional papers of George Amberg and Robert Gessner. The bulk of the collection was created by Gessner. The collection documents the development of university film education, the formation of The Society of Cinematologists, and Gessner's career as a screenwriter, novelist, and poet. Amberg's work at New York University, the University of Minnesota, and the Minneapolis School of Art is also documented.
Quantity: 10.5 linear feet (18 boxes)
Call Phrase: MC 199