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Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers, 1963-2008 (bulk 1963-1976).
BANC MSS 2018/248 box 1; BANC MSS 2018/248 box 2; BANC MSS 2018/248 box 3 ; BANC MSS 2018/248
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Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers, 1963-2008 (bulk 1963-1976)


Hopkins, Alfred Seymour, 1938-2016, creator, creator.


Contains correspondence, academic diplomas, awards, lectures, clippings, short stories, 3 videocassettes of Hopkins' dramatic performances, etc.


1963 (issued)


Hopkins, Alfred Seymour -- 1938-2016 -- Archives
Journalism -- Latin America
Journalists -- United States
Actors -- United States


Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers, BANC MSS 2018/248, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift of Louise Imm-Cooper ; 2018.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2019.039).
Alfred Seymour Hopkins (born May 1, 1938, Los Angeles, California ; died November 27, 2016, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania) was an American journalist, drama educator, poet, teacher, and dramatist. He graduated from the University of Berkeley in 1962 with a degree in social science/journalism. From 1962 to 1966 he worked at three daily newspapers in the United States. From 1966 to 1969, he traveled extensively throughout Latin America working as a free lance journalist covering news focusing on peace anhd social justice. In 1972, he returned to Latin America eventually settling in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the next four decades. In 1977, he began studying acting with various mentors, including Ricardo Bartis. He acted in dozens of plays in English and created a solo performance of "Hamlet" which he performed at La Casa de las Americas in Havana, Cuba in 1997. He returned to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 2016.
In English with some Spanish.

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BANC MSS 2018/248 box 1
BANC MSS 2018/248 box 2
BANC MSS 2018/248 box 3
BANC MSS 2018/248