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Pete Stanley diary, 1961-1962

Stanley, Pete, 1940-
Kean, Katharine
Grooms, Mimi Gross
Grooms, Red
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
A diary kept by Pete Stanley primarily about a trip that he took by horse-drawn carriage with Mimi Gross, Red Grooms, Katharine Kean (known as KK), and Nello Falteri (known as Paperino) from Florence to Venice, Italy and back performing shadow puppet shows as Il Piccolo Circo d'Ombra di Firenze (the Little Shadow Circus from Florence). The diary includes entries from July 24, 1961 (leaving Florence) to August 23, 1961 (in Venice) and entries from March 24-31, 1962 about Stanley's travels in Germany. Also included are a few sketches of puppets and acquaintances, such as circus performer Alberto Adami.
Pete Stanley diary, 1961-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Pete Stanley (1940- ) is a bluegrass musician in London, England.
Donated 2014 by Pete Stanley.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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