Contents and Arrangement

Series 11: Additional Papers, undated

78 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

This series consists of additional papers of Richard Schechner, including the following: manuscripts, professional and personnel correspondence, files of TDR, printed material, theater posters, photographs, grant information, production records, biographical information, production notes, teaching notes, course notes, appointment books, passports, notes on subject cards, betamax video cassette tapes of "Tooth of Crime" and "Dionysus in 69," film reels of "Dionysus in 69," and a small selection of miscellaneous material. This series is unprocessed.


Arranged by genre of material.

Collection History


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 copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

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 11: Additional Papers; Richard Schechner Papers and The Drama Review Collection, TC071, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • This is stored in multiple locations.
  • Firestone Library (mss): Boxes 282-294; 299; 338; 354
  • ReCAP (rcpxm): Boxes 295-298; 300-336; 339-353; 355-360

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