Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Pleasant, Richard, 1909-1961
Title:
Richard Pleasant Papers
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9019s251c
Dates:
1930-1970 (mostly 1940-1960)
Size:
12 boxes and 5.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-12
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, press releases, newspapers, clippings, and miscellaneous material relating to Richard Pleasant, a founder of the Ballet Theatre.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, press releases, newspapers, clippings, and miscellaneous material related to Pleasant (Princeton Class of 1932).

Arrangement

Arranged in this order: Richard Pleasant, Bennett and Pleasant, American Theatre Wing, "Italy at Work" (Brooklyn Museum Exhibit), Laszlo Halasz, Aleksander Kobzdez, McCarter Theatre, miscellaneous material, scrapbooks of press releases, reviews, diaries, correspondence, and photographs.

Collection Creator Biography:

Pleasant, Richard, 1909-1961

Richard Pleasant, a member of the Princeton Class of 1932, was a founder of the Ballet Theatre, co-manager with Isadora Bennett of the McCarter Theatre, and press agent with Bennett for people and organizations in the arts, such as the Polish painter Alexander Kobzdej and the founder-director of the New Yorx City Opera Co., Laszlo Halasz.

Collection History

Processing Information

Folder inventory prepared by Fadzilah Yahaya GS in 2011.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Richard Pleasant Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/9019s251c
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-12