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Guide to the Arthur Kopit Papers MSS.141

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 Finding aid updated for integration of previously unprocessed material from Accession 2002.141 Finding aid updated by Shiva Addanki to reflect the 2019 Accretion Finding aid updated by Kelly Haydon to reflect the availability audiovisual access copies  , August 2018 , March 2019 , October 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kopit, Arthur, 1937-
Source - dnr: Kopit, Arthur, 1937-
Title: Arthur Kopit Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1950-2015
Abstract: The Arthur L. Kopit Papers contain material generated by Broadway playwright Arthur Kopit beginning in the 1960s. Professional materials include significant documentation of all his major works beginning with "Oh Dad, Poor Dad... " and continuing through "Phantom." Records include research materials, notes, drafts, electronic records, and completed versions of produced and unproduced plays, screenplays, teleplays, novels, and story treatments. Personal materials include correspondence, financial documents, photographs, ephemera and materials generated by Kopit's parents, wife, and children.
Quantity: 199.5 Linear Feet in 158 boxes
Quantity: 5.15 Gigabytes
Location: Some 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: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.141