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Series 6: Personal, 1943-1989
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
Although relatively small, the series, arranged alphabetically, contains items from Schechner's school years, including his scrapbook from his tenure at Cornell University's newspaper, The Daily Sun. Of special interest is a draft of The Engleburt Stories (written in collaboration with his son Sam), as well as a radio play Schechner performed and directed while still in high school.
Additional contributions in the form of Schechner's personal notebooks/diaries will be added to the collection at a later date.
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Janet Begnoche in 2001-2002, with the assistance of Caterina Teuscher in 2002 and Hiroko Hosaka in 2002 and additions by Karla J. Vecchia in 2004. Finding aid written by Janet Begnoche in 2001-2002, with the assistance of Caterina Teuscher in 2002 and Hiroko Hosaka in 2002 and additions by Karla J. Vecchia in 2004 and Feng Zhu '14 in 2013.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
- 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
- Credit this material:
Series 6: Personal; Richard Schechner Papers and The Drama Review Collection, TC071, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 173