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Henry Goodman collection of theater playbills, circa 1762 – circa early-1900s, 1951; bulk dates circa 1830s-1865
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Description
Henry Goodman, Ph.D., faculty emeritus at UCLA, had distinguished career as professor of theater. The collection, assembled by Goodman, consists of 18th, 19th, and 20th century British theatre playbills, a small number of American and foreign language playbills, five scrapbooks and a small amount of illustrations.
Background
Henry Goodman was born November 21, 1919 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Goodman received his BA (1941), MA (1947), and Ph.D. (1952) from the University of Minnesota. From 1953-1956, he taught at Rockford College in Illinois and at Reed College in Oregon. In 1957, Goodman joined the faculty at University of California, Los Angeles, where he taught and directed until his retirement in 1990. Among his many accomplishments, he introduced and directed the world premiere of Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle at Carleton College. Henry Goodman died April 15, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Extent
8.0 linear ft. (1 small flat box, 4 flat boxes, and 3 oversized flat boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.