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Edward L. Longley Collection on Jim Henson


Edward L. Longley Collection on Jim Henson
Longley, Edward L.
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1.50 linear feet
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Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

Dr. Edward L. Longley (1925 2006) was an American watercolor painter from Baltimore, Maryland. He studied at Columbia University Teachers College, American University, Penn State College, and the University of Maryland, where he was an Associate Professor of Art Education from 1952 to 1984. His work has been displayed in both prominent and local spaces since 1964. During his tenure, both Jim Henson and Jane Henson studied puppetry in his courses. The Edward L. Longley Collection on Jim Henson consists of original art by Henson, photographs, newsclippings, publications, and programs.

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Edward L. Longley Collection on Jim Henson, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please make an appointment with the curator: Vincent J. Novara Tel: 301.405.9220, Email:


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