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UMD Visual Press & San Quentin Drama Workshop Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME Collection

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/23546

Abstract

Title:
UMD Visual Press & San Quentin Drama Workshop Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME Collection
Author/Creator:
UMD Visual Press & San Quentin Drama Workshop Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME Collection
Collection number:
13-118-Endgame
Size:
1.5 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1990-1993
Inclusive dates:
1965-1993
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
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: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

In 1985, the playwright Samuel Beckett had his plays Waiting for Godot, Krapps Last Tape, and The Endgame performed widely throughout Europe and Asia under the production title Beckett Directs Beckett. The plays were performed by the San Quentin Players to wide acclaim.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

UMD Visual Press & San Quentin Drama Workshop Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

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: vnovara@umd.edu

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.

Historical Note

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The UMD Visual Press & San Quentin Drama Workshop Samuel Beckett's ENDGAME Collection covers the period from 1965 to 1993 with the bulk of the materials falling between 1990 and 1993. The collection consists of notated scripts, newspaper clippings, brochures, VHS tapes, one DVD, assorted books, correspondence, and various other materials pertaining to the performance of Becketts Endgame at UMD.

Custodial History and Acquisition Information

Gift of Bill Gilcher in 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by:

Sarah Lindblom, June 2013

Encoded by:

EAD markup created using EAD database in Microsoft Access. Markup completed by Nicole Horstman, September 2013.

Arrangement of Collection

The collection consists of only one series, memorabilia, because of its size, and is described at the item level.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 1: Memorabilia, 1965-1993 (1.5 linear feet)

This series encompasses the entire collection and consists of notated scripts, newspaper clippings, brochures, VHS tapes, one DVD, assorted books, correspondence, and various other materials pertaining to the performance of Becketts Endgame at UMD.

DescriptionSeriesBox / ReelFolder / FrameItem
Memorabilia, 1965-1993 series 1box 1folder 1
VHS tape Edinburgh Festival Highlights of Beckett Rick Cluckey and Bud Thorpe, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 1.0
VHS Case autographed by Rick Cluckey, Bud Thorpe, and Alan Maudell, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 2.0
DVD in orange sleeve Beckett Directs Beckett Endgame UMD Visual Press, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 3.0
Book Beckett on Tape by Kees Hessing, 1992 series 1box 1folder 1item 4.0
Journal of Beckett Studies Vol. 2 No. 1, 1992 series 1box 1folder 1item 5.0
Red Book Samuel Beckett 1909-1989, 1989 series 1box 1folder 1item 6.0
Green and white book Nagy Vilag, 1965-1968 series 1box 1folder 1item 7.0
Grey production binder containing misc. photographs, advertising materials, correspondence, etc., 1993 series 1box 1folder 1item 8.0
Grey production binder containing misc. photographs, advertising materials, correspondence, etc., 1988-1992 series 1box 1folder 1item 9.0
Resume for Bud Thorpe, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 10.0
Loose correspondence and production notes, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 11.0
Journal of Beckett Studies Vol. 2 No. 2, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 12.0
Brown folder: Beckett, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 13.0
Manila folder: Beckett Reception, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 14.0
Green hanging file folder: Film House, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 15.0
Manila folder: Visual Press, undated series 1box 1folder 1item 16.0

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