Finding Aid for the Collection of Materials about Puppets and Puppet Plays, ca. 1850-1964

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UCLA Library Special Collections
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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Materials about Puppets and Puppet Plays
Date (inclusive): ca. 1850-1964
Collection number: 886
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Abstract: The collection is an assortment of materials about puppetry including various puppetry journals from the Czech Republic and the United States.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Purchase, ca. 1976.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Materials about Puppets and Puppet Plays (Collection Number 886). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

The majority of the collection is comprised of journals and pamphlets on the art of puppetry. Also included in the collection is a shadow puppet theater set.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Puppets - Archival resources.
Puppet theater.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Das Alte Kolner Sanneschen Theater pamphlets, 1929.

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets produced by the German theater.
Box 1, Folder 2

Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur das puppensiel, vol. 1, 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Association for the Puppet Show newsletter.
Box 1, Folder 3

Ceskoslovensky Loutkar, vol. 10 no. 3, 1960 March.

Scope and Content Note

Czechoslovak Puppeteer magazine.
Box 1, Folder 4

Figuren Theater Vierteljahreszeitschrift, vol. 6 nos. 1-2, 1963 December - 1964 March.

Scope and Content Note

Character Theater Quarterly, 2 issues.
Box 1, Folder 5

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1946 September - October.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 6

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1947 January - February.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 7

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1948 November.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 8

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1948 December.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 9

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1949 February.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 10

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1949 April.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 10

The Grapevine Telegraph, 1949 June.

Scope and Content Note

Journal of the Puppeteers of America.
Box 1, Folder 12

Loukat

Box 1, Folder 13

Meissen Heimat, 1962 October.

Scope and Content Note

Meissen Home.
Box 1, Folder 14

Meister des Puppenspiels, vol. 5, no. 10, 1963 November.

Scope and Content Note

The Puppet Master, published by the German Institute for Puppetry.
Box 1, Folder 15

Měsíčník iv Loutkář : pro studium a povznesení loutkařství, časopis Umělecké loutkové scény, vol. 16, no. 3, 1929 October.

Scope and Content Note

Puppeteer: monthly for study and elevated puppetry magazine for the Artistic Puppet Stage.
Box 1, Folder 16

Les Relations de l'Art des marionnettes tchecoslovaques au l'art des marionnettes slaves et mondales, 1929.

Scope and Content Note

Relations of the Czech and Slavic puppetry world, a study by Dr. Jindrich Vesely.
Box 1, Folder 17

Revue d'histoire du the?a?tre, vol. 6, no. 1-2, 1953.

Scope and Content Note

Review of Theatre History. Chapter 7 of this issue is written on the topic of Gaston Baty and his puppetry.
Box 1, Folder 18

Teatr Lalek, ca. 1950s.

Scope and Content Note

Contains 2 pamphlets from the Lalek Theater in Wroclaw, Poland.
Box 1, Folder 19

Teatre populaire I revue bimestrielle d'information sur le theatre, vol. 12, 1955 March-April.

Scope and Content Note

Bimonthly journal on popular theater.
Box 1, Folder 20

Puppets of Wajang Purwa of Central Java, 1970-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Set of 193 cards, each feature a reproduction of a pen and ink drawing of a single puppet.
Box 2, Folder 1

Transparencies Sombras Chinescas, undated.

Scope and Content Note

10 ¾" × 14" × 1 ¾" box set for created a small shadow puppet theater. Interior box has two sides each with a window sealed with a sheet of glassine or waxed paper. Also included are several sheets of papers containing shadow puppet figures. These may not be original to the set.
Box 2, Folder 2

Wendingen, 1929.

Scope and Content Note

Genootschap "Architectura et Amicitia" (Amsterdam, Netherlands). Book consists mostly of images of various puppets.
Box 2, Folder 3

Puppet patterns, ca. 1850s

Scope and Content Note

Contains 3 newsprint pages with patterns of silhouette puppets and hand colored puppets.