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Records of the Piven Theatre Workshop

 Collection
Identifier: 55/53

Scope and Contents

The records include the Piven Theatre Company’s production and events files, photographs, teaching materials, public relations material, Joyce Piven’s subject files, audiovisual recordings, project grant files, and posters.

Dates

  • 1977-2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

102.00 Boxes (102 boxes; 1 framed oil painting)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Piven Theatre Workshop, a theatre educational center and professional theatre company in Evanston, Illinois, was founded by Joyce and Byrne Piven. The Records include the Piven Theatre Company’s production and events files, photographs, teaching materials, public relations material, Joyce Piven’s subject files, audiovisual recordings, project grant files, and posters.

Source of Acquisition

The Piven Theatre Workshop donated the collection to the Northwestern University Archives on June 25, 2013 (Accession #13-137), with additional accessions numbered 13-174, 13-241, 14-136, 15-104, 16-168, 17-183, 17-271.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Piven Theatre Workshop
Author
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). University Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635