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L. David Minsk (1924- ) Photographs, ca. 1939-1942

 Collection
Identifier: 75/31/20
The series is comprised of black and white photographic negatives dating from the period ca. 1939-1942. Taken by Minsk, the photographs include images of University Theatre and Children's Theatre productions, ancillary shots such as a Children's theatre audience, an acting class performance, a studio make-up room, and protraits made of several Northwestern students.

The University Archives also holds some of Minsk's photographic prints, acquired in previous years from various sources. They are filed in the University Archives' photographic collection under the general heading: Speech, School of – Drama. Thereafter they are filed by name of specific performance. Minsk's photographs are marked on the reverse side with an identifying stamp.

Dates

  • 1939-1942

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

The series is comprised of black and white photographic negatives taken by Evanston native and Northwestern University alum, L. David Minsk, dating from the period ca. 1939-1942. The photographs include images of University Theatre and Children's Theatre productions, ancillary shots such as a Children's theatre audience, an acting class performance, a studio make-up room, and protraits made of several Northwestern students.

Method of Acquisition

L. David Minsk donated the negatives to the University Archives on April 28, 1995 (Accession #95–157).

Separated Materials

Four negatives of (an) unidentified Children's Theatre performance(s) have been removed to the University Archives' collection of nitrate negatives. They are filed under the heading: Minsk, L. David.

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; September 25, 1995.
Title
Guide to the L. David Minsk (1924- ) Photographs, ca. 1939-1942
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
01/09/1997
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
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