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Finding Aid for the Ruth M. Shaver Collection of Material about the Kabuki Theater, 1953-1971
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ruth M. Shaver Collection of Material about the Kabuki Theater,
    Date (inclusive): 1953-1971
    Collection number: 1139
    Creator: Shaver, Ruth M.
    Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Ruth M. Shaver lived in Japan and studied Kabuki for many years. She also published a book on Kabuki titled, Kabuki costume (1966). The collection consists of photographs, clippings, watercolors, sketches, theater programs, sheet music, notebooks, and books related to Kabuki theater in Japan gathered by Shaver.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ruth M. Shaver Collection of Material about the Kabuki Theater (Collection 1139). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Shaver lived in Japan and studied Kabuki for many years; Kabuki is a form of traditional Japanese dramas incorporating music and dance which is highly stylized with elaborate costumes and scenic effects; Shaver published a books on Kabuki titled, Kabuki costume (1966).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of photographs, clippings, watercolors, sketches, theater programs, sheet music, notebooks, and books related to Kabuki theater in Japan gathered by Shaver.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Shaver, Ruth M.--Archives.
    Women authors--Archival resources.
    Kabuki--Research.