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Guide to the Eye and Ear Theater Archive MSS 195

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Collection processed by Colin Wells and Zachary Dabbs, 2009.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 12, 2018
Finding aid written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Abbie Auster for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description.  , September 2018

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Davis, Susan L.
Creator: Eye & Ear Theater
Title: Eye and Ear Theater Archive
Dates [inclusive]: 1965-1996
Dates [bulk]: 1980-1988
Abstract: The Eye and Ear Theater Archive reflects the activities of the Eye and Ear Theater Company between its founding in 1979 and 1996. The bulk of the collection dates from between 1980 and 1988. The organization sought to encourage artistic collaboration by producing plays written by poets using sets and costumes designed by visual artists, and its archive is composed largely of correspondence, clippings from newspapers and periodicals, and the company's general administrative and financial records. A slightly smaller quantity of the archive reflects the company's theater productions, including scripts, promotional materials, video recordings, and photographs of the performances, art, and individuals involved.
Quantity: 2.6 Linear Feet in 2 record cartons, 1 half manuscript box, 1 flat box, and 1 flat file folder.
Quantity: 3 videocassettes (u-matic)
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: All materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS 195