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Paul McPharlin papers, 1905-1956

Creator:
McPharlin, Paul, 1903-1948
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5000 items (on 11 microfilm reels).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Writings on puppetry by McPharlin and others, 1879-1956; clippings concerning puppetry; puppet playscripts by McPharlin and others, 1915-1949; exhibition catalogs, programs, and photos from puppetry festivals and conferences, 1921-1952; Punch and Judy playscripts, bibliography, cartoons, and clippings, 1705-1951; correspondence, including some regarding the history of Punch and Judy puppets, 1927-1951; research material for PUPPETRY IN AMERICAN LIFE, and THE PUPPET THEATER IN AMERICA; and miscellany.
Citation:
Paul McPharlin papers, 1905-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 1560 through 1570 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals at the Detroit Institute of Arts Archives, Detroit, Michigan.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Puppeteer, Detroit, Mich.
Provenance:
The Paul McPharlin papers were endowed to the Detroit Institute of Art by Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McPharlin and Majorie Batchelder McPharlin.
Theme:
Diaries
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Designers
Puppet festivals
Puppet making
Puppeteers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7967
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210135
AAA_collcode_mcphpaul
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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