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[Photographs from the Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers]


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


Gilio, T., photographer.


Chiefly photographs of Alfred Seymour Hopkins performing a one-person adaptation of Hamlet in various theaters and other venues, in Argentina and perhaps elsewhere in Latin America. Other performances by Hopkins are also documented. Also includes a high school portrait of Hopkins, a later portrait, and miscellaneous snapshots.


1955 (issued)


Hopkins, Alfred Seymour -- 1938-2016 -- Archives
Hopkins, Alfred Seymour -- 1938-2016 -- Photographs
Shakespeare, William -- 1564-1616 -- Photographs
Theater -- Argentina -- Photographs
Actors -- Argentina -- Photographs
Monodramas -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Alfred Seymour Hopkins.
Identified photographer: T. Gilio.
Photographs from the Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers, BANC PIC 2019.039, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
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 California, 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 freelance 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.
Gift ; of Louise Imm-Cooper ; 2018.
Transferred from the Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers (BANC MSS 2018/248).



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40 photographs in 3 folders : color and black & white prints ; sheets 26 x 22 cm (8 x 10 format)





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Alfred Seymour Hopkins papers : Hopkins, Alfred Seymour, : 1938-2016