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Guide to the John Vaccaro and the Play-House of the Ridiculous Papers MSS 321

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 Updated by Jasmine Larkin to include unprocessed publications, ephemera, and project files from accession number 2011.321, and edited for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description.  , September 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Vaccaro, John
Source - dnr: Vaccaro, John
Title: John Vaccaro and the Play-House of the Ridiculous Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1959-2005
Abstract: John Vaccaro is an actor and theatrical director who became a primary figure of the Off-Off Broadway and gay theater communities in New York City. The John Vaccaro Papers preserve the items related to Vaccaro's theatrical productions, including scripts, correspondence, photographs, posters and critical notices. Materials date from 1959 to 2005.
Quantity: 8.25 Linear Feet in 3 records cartons, 5 flat boxes, 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize flat boxes, 2 flat file folders, and 1 half manuscript box.
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: Materials primarily in English, with some publications in French, German, Italian, and Dutch.
Call Phrase: MSS 321