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Guide to the Frank Moore Papers, 1971-2003 MSS.135


Fales Library and Special Collections

Collection processed by Tania Friedel (August 2003); Jessica Shimmin (May-December 2004); Luke Martin (2008), Brent Phillips (2008) updated by Zachary Dabbs (2009)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 24, 2020
Finding aid written in English

 Record updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2020 accretion  , September 2020

Container List

Series V: Beehive

Scope and Contents note

Series V includes all materials from the production of Frank Moore and Jim Self's collaborative film "Beehive" as well as the Boston Ballet production. The series is divided into eight subseries containing the film, video and audio production elements, technical notations and lab related paperwork, production materials corresponding to the Beehive film, production materials corresponding to Beehive the ballet, promotional materials, artifacts, as well as film and video preservation elements and access copies. Subseries A Film and subseries B: technical notations and lab related paperwork are organized chronologically by unique object identification number. Subseries C: Production materials Beehive film, D: Production materials Beehive Ballet, E: Promotional materials and F: Artifacts are organized alphabetically. Subseries G: Preservation elements - film and video and H: Access copies - film and video are organized numerically by unique object identification number.

Subseries A: Production Elements

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: not specified Folder : 135.0009-135.0132 Film Production Elements: 16mm and 35mm negative, 16mm mag track, 16mm and 35mm workprint, 16mm and 35mm answer print
1982-1986
Box: not specified Folder : ID: 135.0135 Film Production Elements
1982-1986
Box: not specified Folder : 135.0139-135.0155 Film Production Elements
1982-1986
Box: not specified Folder : 135.0163-135.0165 Film Production Elements
1982-1986
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0001 Video Production Element: Beehive Work Print

General

Video Recording, Scotch T-60 Video Cassette

early 1980s
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0002 Video Production Element: Beehive -- Selected Takes [Film Transfer Master]

General

Video Recording, [15:04] UCA-15 Video Cassette

1/26/84
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0003 Video Production Element: [Beehive Beta]

General

Video Recording, L500 Video Cassette

late 1970s - early 1980s
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0004 Video Production Element: Beehive Animation Exp.

General

Video Recording, UCA-20 Video Cassette

[undated]
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0156 Video Production Element: Beehive Excerpts, 1985 Angers Production, Dub by Frank Moore and Jim Self

General

Video Recording, [60:00] Hitachi E-60 Video Cassette. See Series G for digital access copy.

1985
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0157 Video Production Element: Beehive Cornell '91, Rough Rehearsal

General

Video Recording, [02:00:00] T-120 Video Cassette

1991
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0158 Video Production Element: "Beehive" copy 1

General

Video Recording, [30:00], TDK Super Alvyn High Standard HS T120 Video Cassette

[undated]
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0159 Video Production Element: Primary Performance Group, Inc., "Beehive Ballet"

General

Video Recording, [02:00:00], Kodak Video Cassette, See Series G for digital access copy.

1988
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0160 Video Production Element: Primary Performance Group "Beehive 1985" [Audio - 2 TRK Mono]

General

Video Recording, [20:00], Sony 20 BRS Video Cassette

1985
Box: 23A Media : ID: 135.0161 Video Production Element: Beehive Glasses Tape 1

General

Video Recording, [20:00], UCA 20 Video Cassette

[undated]
Box: 23C Folder : ID: 135.0005-135.0008 Audio Production Elements: 1/4" reel to reel
1982-1983
Box: 23C Folder : ID: 135.0180 Audio Production Elements
1982-1983
Box: 70 Vhs : 135.0263 Second Beehive Workprint
circa 1980s
Box: 70 Vhs : 125.0264 Beehive Ballet (Cornell Production)
Spring 1991
Box: 70 Vhs : 135.0265 Frank Moore/Primary Performance Group: Beehive 1985
1985

Subseries B: Technical notations and lab related paperwork

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 914 135.009A-135-0011A. Work order, timing strips, printing and negative cleaning documentation.

General note

Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1984
Box: 23 Folder : 914A 135.0009A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 914B 135.0010A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 914C 135.0011A Edge number note.

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Box: 23 Folder : 915 135.0012A-135.0015A. Timing strips, lab order, printing and cleaning report documentation.

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1984
Box: 23 Folder : 915A 135.0012A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 915B 135.0013A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 915C 135.0014A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 915 135.0015A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916 135.0016A-135.0022A. Work order

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1983
Box: 23 Folder : 916A 135.0016A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916B 135.0017A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916C 135.0018A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916 135.0019A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916E 135.0020A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916 135.0021A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 916G 135.0022A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917 135.0023A-135.0031A. Work order, timing strip, printing and negative cleaning report.

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1983
Box: 23 Folder : 917A 135.0023A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917B 135.0024A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917C 135.0025A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917 135.0026A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917E 135.0027A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917 135.0028A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917G 135.0029A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917H 135.0030A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 917I 135.0031A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 918 135.0032A-135.0037A. Lab order, timing strip, packing slip, negative cleaning report

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1983
Box: 23 Folder : 918A 135.0032A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 918B 135.0033A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 918C 135.0034A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 918 135.0035A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 918E 135.0036A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 918 135.0037A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 919 135.0043A-135.0047A. Timing strip, work order, printing and negative cleaning report

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1984
Box: 23 Folder : 920 135.0048A-0054A. Work order, timing strip, printing and negative cleaning report.

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1983
Box: 23 Folder : 920A 135.0048A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 920B 135.0049A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 920C 135.0050A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 920 135.0051A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 920E 135.0052A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 920 135.0053A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 920G 135.0054A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 921 135.0055A-135.0060A. Timer's listing, timing strip, printing and negative cleaning report

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1984
Box: 23 Folder : 921A 135.0055A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 921B 135.0056A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 921C 135.0057A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 921 135.0058A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 921E 135.0059A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 921 135.0060A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922 135.0061A-135.0067A. Work order, timing strip, printing and negative cleaning report

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1983
Box: 23 Folder : 922A 135.0061A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922B 135.0062A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922C 135.0063A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922 135.0064A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922E 135.0065A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922 135.0066A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 922G 135.0067A Edge number note

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Box: 23 Folder : 923 135.0068A-135.0070A. Timing strip, printing and negative cleaning report

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1984
Box: 23 Folder : 924 135.0071A-135.0076A. Timing sheet, timing strip, bag, printing negative cleaning report

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1984
Box: 23 Folder : 925 135.0077A-135.0086A. Timer's listing, timing strip, bag, printing and negative cleaning report

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1984
Box: 23 Folder : 926 135.0087A-135.0091A. Photo and envelope

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1985
Box: 23 Folder : 927 135.0042A-135.0093A. Music cue sheets, note.

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Box: 23 Folder : 928 135.0094A-135.0098A. 2 letters.

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Box: 23 Folder : 929 135.0130A-135.0132A. Timing sheet, timing strip

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1985
Box: 23 Folder : 930 135.0151A. Timing record

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

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Box: 23 Folder : 930A 135.0163A-135.0134A Printing and Negative Cleaning report, color filter, instructions to timer.

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Box: 23 Folder : 930B 135.0165A Printing and Negative Cleaning report, Packing slip

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Subseries C: Production Materials, Film

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 931 Agreement between Jim Self and Frank Moore

General note

Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

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Box: 23 Folder : 932 Bee Quiz

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Box: 23 Folder : 933 "Curse of Isadora" New York Times article from November 23, 198x. Used as source material for Beehive

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ca. 1980
Box: 23 Folder : 934 Fundraising and Budget

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1982-1986
Box: 23 Folder : 935 Invoices

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1987
Box: 23 Folder : 936 Letter Re: Ellen van Schuylenburch

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1982
Box: 23 Folder : 937 Letter from Frank Moore to Jean

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1985
Box: 23 Folder : 938 Letterhead

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Box: 23 Folder : 939 Lighting parameters

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Box: 23 Folder : 940 Maeterlinck, Maurice. "La Vie Des Abeilles" approximate translation of paragraph from French to English

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Box: 23 Folder : 941 Miscellaneous papers and drawings

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Box: 23 Folder : 942 Notepad with dimensions, drawings and to do lists for costumes

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Box: 23 Folder : 943 Primary Performance Group balance sheet and auditor's report. June 30, 1985

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1985
Box: 23 Folder : 944 Beehive Production Schedule Memo

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1986
Box: 23 Folder : 945 Beehive set instructions

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

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Box: 23 Folder : 946 Source Materials

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Box: 23 Folder : 947 Special Thanks credits

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Box: 23 Folder : 948 Storyboard

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Box: 23 Folder : 949 To do lists

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Subseries D: Production Materials, Boston Ballet and Cornell University Theatre Production

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 950 Aggreements between Frank Moore, Scott Johnson and Jim Self. For "Beehive" ballet performance in Boston. February 7.

General note

Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

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Box: 23 Folder : 951 Boston Ballet Company

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1987
Box: 23 Folder : 952 Beehive Correspondence with Angiers

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1985-1986
Box: 23 Folder : 953 Beehive correspondence with Boston

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1985-1986
Box: 23 Folder : 954 Costume lists, Angiers to Boston

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

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Box: 23 Folder : 955 Encouragement for Beehive, Boston

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Box: 23 Folder : 956 Lighting Parameters

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Box: 23 Folder : 957 Item removed to oversize
Box: 23 Folder : 958 Item removed to oversize
Box: 23 Folder : 959 Modified Rep. Hanging plot. Boston Ballet

General note

Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1987
Box: 23 Folder : 960 Performance Schedule, Beehove 1986-1987

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1986-1987
Box: 23 Folder : 961 Production bidsheet, Boston Ballet.

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1987
Box: 23 Folder : 962 Projector information, sent by Boston Ballet to Frank Moore

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1986
Box: 23 Folder : 963 Receipts and financial information

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1983-1986
Box: 23 Folder : 964 Rehearsal Schedule

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Box: 23 Folder : 965 Scott Johnson, technical requirements

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Box: 23 Folder : 966 "Special Note Regarding the Development of Beehive"

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Subseries E: Promotional Materials

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 967 Invitation postcard to Beehive at CNCD d'Angers

General note

Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1985
Box: 23 Folder : 968 Invitations to Beehive at Theatre Municipal D'Angers

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Box: 23 Folder : 969 Item removed to oversize
Box: 23 Folder : 970 Program from French Production at Centre National de Danse Contemporaine D'Angers

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1985
Box: 23 Folder : 971 Boston Ballet newspaper clippings

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Box: 23 Folder : 972 Item removed to oversize
Box: 23 Folder : 973 Item removed to oversize
Box: 23 Folder : 974 Boston Ballet Theatre bills

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1986
Box: 23 Folder : 975 Item removed to oversize
Box: 23 Folder : 976 Dance on Camera festival

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

1987
Box: 23 Folder : 977 "Awards given in Dance" clipping regarding New York Dance and Performance Awards

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Offsite Barcode: 31142042232572

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Box: 24 Folder : data_value_missing_faa07fa845165a7a2dab216fd08aa95a Photographs
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Subseries F: Artifacts

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 978 Glass Panels

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Box: 23 Folder : 979 Lighting scrims and foil material

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Box: 23 Folder : 980 Model Flowers

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Box: 23 Folder : 981 Item removed to oversize

Subseries G: Video Recordings - Access Copies

Scope and Contents

Access copies for some materials are available by appointment for reading room viewing and listening only. Please contact fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Case: 135.0274 Beehive (2005 Restoration)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements Note

Format: DVD

TRT: 00:15:38

Original Format: 16mm film

1985
Shelf: Media Media : ID: 135.0287 Beehive

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Format: DVD

TRT: 00:16:00

Original Format: 3/4" Umatic

Source ID: 135.0160

1985
Case: 135.0288 Beehive (1985 Dub)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Format: DVD

TRT: 00:16:00

Original Format: VHS

Source ID: 135.0158

1985
Case: 135.0287
Case: 135.0278 Beehive: Cornell Rough Rehearsal

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Format: DVD

TRT: 00:36:00

Original Format: VHS

Source ID: 135.0157

1991
Case: 135.0279 Beehive-- Ballet Excerpts

Physical Characeteristics and Technical Requirements note

Format: DVD

TRT: 00:09:20

Original Format: VHS

Source ID: 135.0159

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Box: Digitized Access Files File : 135.0156 Beehive Excerpts, 1985 Angers Production, Dub by Frank Moore

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS, Source ID: 135.0156, Duration: 18 min.

Box: Digitized Access Files File : 135.0159 Primary Performance Group, Inc., "Beehive Ballet"

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Source Format: VHS, Source ID: 135.0159, Duration: 9 min.

Subseries H: Film - Access Copies

Conditions Governing Access

Access copies for some materials are available by appointment for reading room viewing and listening only. Please contact fales.library@nyu.edu, 212-998-2596.

Container 1     Title Date
Reel: 135.0277 "Beehive" (unrestored answer print)

Physical Charateristics and Technical Requirements note

Format: 16mm

Total Footage: 587 ft.

1985

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