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

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641

New York University Archives

Collection processed by David O'Neill. Additional material added by Janet Bunde.

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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)
Location: Much of the material in this collection is located in offsite storage. Please contact the repository for details.
Call Phrase: MC 199