Guide to the Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper collection, 1931-1973

Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper C0173


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Arthur Goldman
Title Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper collection
Date 1931-1973
Physical Characteristics 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract Consists of research materials, mainly photocopies, of research on "Injunction Granted" published in Minnesota Review in 1973.
Collection number C0173
Language English

Biographical Information

Arnold Goldman's website

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Scope and Content

Consists of research materials, mainly photocopies, of research on "Injunction Granted" published in Minnesota Review in 1973. Includes correspondence with Living Newspaper actors and interviews with Arthur Arent and Joseph Losey which occurred in the late 1960s and early 1970s. There is also other correspondence about the research, scripts, and research notes. Also, there are 3 black and white 8 x 10" prints of a "Injunction Granted" performance, probably in the 1930s.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject into one series.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds the Federal Theatre Project collection.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Arent, Arthur.
Losey, Joseph.

Corporate Names:

Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)

Subjects:

Living Newspaper.
Theater--United States--History--20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper collection, Collection #C0173, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Arnold Goldman in 2009.

Processing Information

Processing and EAD markup completed by Hal Barthold in 2011.

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Contents List

Series 1: Arnold Goldman Living Newspaper Collection
Box Folder
1 1 Arthur Arent 1931-March 1972
Documents and correspondence about Arthur Arent. Material includes a photocopy of the play "Can You Hear Their Voices?", photocopies of The Living Newspaper, newspaper advertisement for Arthur Arent "The Laying On of Hands", a biography of Arthur Arent, "The Technique of the Living Newspaper" by Arthur Arent, transcripts of an interview between Arnold Goldman and Arthur Arent, notes, abstracts of nationwide reviews of Arthur Arent, scene scripts and an issue of Federal Theatre Magazine.
2 Injunction Granted 1936, May-September 1973
Documents and correspondence about a 1970s project dealing with the 1930s Federal Theatre Project play "Injunction Granted". Material includes 8 x 10" prints of "Injunction Granted", notes, a script for "Injunction Granted", a series of correspondence between Roger Mitchell and Arnold Goldman and the original score of "Injunction Granted".
3 Hitler Play January 1936-April 1939, March-July 1972
Documents and correspondence about a play by Andre Van Gyseghem about Adolf Hitler. Materials include notes on the "Injunction Granted" scrapbook, press releases on Federal Theatre Project plays, memos, scripts and information from a play about Adolph Hitler, an interview with Andre Van Gyseghem, a newspaper article, "The Dies Committee and the Federal Theatre Project" and an article about the Living Newspaper.
4 A Study of the Form, History and Influence of The Living Newspaper May 1947
A thesis by Sally Smith Potter titled "A Study of the Form, History and Influence of the Living Newspaper".
5 Joseph Losey March 1972-October 1973
Documents and correspondence about Joseph Losey's work with the Living Newspaper. Material includes correspondence with Joseph Losey, interview questions for Joseph Losey, notes, an interview with Joseph Losey, notes by Joseph Losey about "Injunction Granted", an article for Encore by Joseph Losey titled "The Individual Eye", biofilmographies, a list of reviews, a list of books on the Federal Theatre project and the Living Newspaper, a microfilm order form and information about the New York Public Library photographic services.
The Minnesota Review 1973
The Minnesota Review Fall 1973 issue.
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