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Guide to the Sarah G. Jacobson Papers MSS.157

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Collection processed by Shelley M. Lightburn, 2005-2006. 2008 Accretion processed and finding aid updates by Rhyannon Rodriguez, 2009.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 15, 2019
Description is in English

 Updated to include materials integrated from accession number 2018.079 by Kate Fisher.  , June 2018

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Creator: Jacobson, Sarah
Title: Sarah G. Jacobson Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1953-2012
Abstract: Sarah Jacobson was born in Norwalk, Connecticut in 1971. Her family eventually moved to Edina, Minnesota, where Jacobson graduated from high school. As a teenager, Sarah Jacobson was drawn to the independent film and music scene in Minneapolis. She attended the San Francisco Art Institute where she met her mentor, George Kuchar. While still in film school, Sarah Jacobson wrote, produced and directed her first films including, The Adventures of Sweet Miss: The Disco Years and  I Was A Teenage Serial Killer. Shortly after graduating from College, Jacobson, wrote, directed and produced her first feature-length film,  Mary Jane's Not A Virgin Anymore, which screened internationally. The Sarah Jacobson Papers include production materials from her independent film projects, freelance writing, activism work, teaching and commercial work. Material types include film production materials, writing, clippings, audio-cassettes, video recordings, films, flyers, fanzines and artifacts.
Quantity: 54.3 Linear Feet in 30 record cartons, 5 flat boxes, 2 manuscript boxes and 5 custom containers.
Quantity: 14 videocassettes (vhs)
Quantity: 9 videodiscs (dvd)
Quantity: 30 videocassettes (minidv)
Quantity: 5 electronic discs (cd-rom)
Quantity: 4 sound cassettes (dat)
Quantity: 1 audiocassette
Quantity: 50.52 Gigabytes
Quantity: 1 film reels
Quantity: 10 dvd-r disks
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact fales.library@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials primarily in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.157