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Finding Aid for the Melvyn Helstien papers, 1939-1987
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Videotapes

Box 1

Tis of Aucassin and Nicolette June 11, 1986.

Physical Description: 2 cassettes.
Box 1

Division Street. April 25, 1985.

Physical Description: 4 cassettes.
Box 1

Chhau: the Masked Dance of Bengal.

Box 1

Yakshagana: Ritual Dance Theater from South Kanara, India.

Box 7

Pongsan masked dance from Korea.

 

Musical scores

Box 1

Aucassin [et Nicolette]. musical score annotated, 1938.

Physical Description: 5 vol.
Box 1

__________. Printed orchestra parts.

Box 1

Helstien documentation for tenure(?). ca. 1973-1980.

Box 1

Aucassin et Nicolette.

Physical Description: Flyers, clippings.
 

Photographs and Sketches

Box 2

Helstien caricature, framed, n.d.

Box 2

Black & white photographs, theater productions (no puppets).

Box 2

Black & white photographs, UCLA Helstien productions (ca. ). 1949-1969

Box 2

Helstien, Melvyn, portrait.

Box 2

Faust (?) puppet sketches.

Box 2

Set designs.

Box 2

Alchemist costume designs, December 1941.

Box 2

The Size Machine photographs, May 1, 1957.

Box 2

Faust photographs.

Box 2

Everyman photographs.

Box 2

Possibilities photographs.

Box 2

Master Peter's Puppet Show photographs, October 1967.

Box 2

The Magic Egg photographs, Dakotah Elementary School. Los Angeles, California(?). April 1969 .

Box 2

The Spirits Rappers photographs.

Box 2

Passion Play photographs, n.d.

Box 2

Rose/Ring production stills, n.d.

Box 2

A Dance for People ? Puppets photographs, 1969.

Box 7

Photo albums (3).

 

Large-sized pictures/photographs.

Physical Description: Unboxed.
 

Files

Note

The headings listed for Boxes 3, 4, and 5 follow Helstien's own filing system; most contain several folders.
Box 3

General articles.

Physical Description: Some correspondence included.
Box 3

Performance notes.

Box 3

Photographs.

Box 3

Transcriptions.

Physical Description: Empty folder.
Box 3

Maharashtra.

Box 3

Rajasthan.

Box 3

Articles.

Box 3

Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, 1957-1967.

Box 3

Clippings.

Box 3

Interviews, 1974.

Box 3

Articles.

Box 4

Productions.

Box 4

A Dance.

Box 4

Don Cristobel.

Box 4

Errant Knight.

Box 4

Everyman, Faustus.

Box 4

Master Peter's.

Box 4

Possibilities.

Box 4

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA) 1957-1987.

Physical Description: Index missing.
Box 5

Correspondence. Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA), 1976-1982.

Box 5

Bulletin Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA), 1962-1964.

Box 5

Newsletters Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA), 1966-1972.

Box 5

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA) Board of Trustees, 1982-1983.

Box 5

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA) notes/minutes, 1975-1983.

Box 5

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA) miscellaneous information, 1981-1984.

Box 5

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA), U.S. 1980-1982.

Box 5

Puppeteers of America, 1979-1981.

Box 5

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA), U.S. correspondence, 1981-1986.

Box 5

Puppet productions.

Box 5

The Life of Buddha.

Box 5

The Women at the Tomb.

Box 5

The Mystery of the Passion.

Box 5

The Rose and the Ring.

Box 5

Aucassin et Nicolette.

 

Correspondence

Box 6

Correspondence, Jim Hatch 1963-1982.

Box 6

Articles/correspondence.

Box 6

UCLA personal, ca. Department correspondence/department minutes. 1949-1959.

Box 6

Sabbatical correspondence (descriptions of), 1980-1981.

Box 6

Correspondence, ca. 1965-90.

Box 6

Puppet Institute. (UCLA) subject files aka Puppet Theater(?), Marco Polo 1958.

Box 6

Miscellaneous files (no file folders, found loose).

Box 8

Folklore and Folk art articles.

Physical Description: Note: includes artifacts, 3 folders.
Box 8

M. Helstien. Bio-bibliography files, n.d.; 1970-1973.

Box 9

Bio-bibliography files (continued).

Physical Description: .50 cubic feet.
Box 9

Bio-bibliography notebook.

Physical Description: 2 folders.
 

Production books

Box 7

Bonjour la Bonjour.

Box 7

The Queen and the Rebels.

Box 7

Hunters and Henwife, 1960.

Box 7

August and Ice Cream.

Box 7

Ghost Sonata.

Box 7

Tallest Baby 1958.

Box 7

Throne of Straw.

Box 7

Possibilities.

Box 8

The Alchemist.

Box 8

Rose and the Ring.

 

Slides

Box 9

Skin of our Teeth.

Box 9

UCLA shows.

Box 9

Father/son play, 1980.

 

Cassettes

Box 9

Studs Terkel Almanac, March 5, 1980.

Box 9

Union Internationale des Marionnettes (UNIMA).

 

Scrapbook

Box 11

Scrapbook of clippings, photographs and theatre ephemera regarding Melvyn Helstein 1947-1962

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Scroll

Box 11

Chinese scroll by My Whe Guang.

Physical Description: 1 item