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Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS198

Scope and Contents

The Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection is a project to collect oral histories documenting improvisational theatre, particularly in the Chicago region. This collection contains interviews of people who worked with Viola Spolin and Paul Sills and who have first-hand knowledge of how improvisational theatre emerged in the United States. The interviews and associated work were conducted by Aretha Sills and Mark Larson.

Dates

  • 2020 - 2021

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Extent

6 items

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection is a project to collect oral histories documenting improvisational theatre, particularly in the Chicago region.

Arrangement

Collection consists of digital files housed in Northwestern Libraries' digital repository.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from Aretha Sills and Mark Larson, 2021.
Title
Guide to the Paul Sills and Viola Spolin Oral History Collection
Author
Benn Joseph
Date
April 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

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