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Series II: Manuscripts
Subseries II.2: Articles by Syna
Subseries II 3: College Materials
Subseries II.5: University Notebook
Subseries II.6: Street Theater
Subseries II.7: Unidentified Notes
Subseries II.8: One Acts by Others
Subseries II.9: Play scripts by Others
At a Glance
This collection is arranged into 5 series.
Scope and Contents
Materials incldue correspondence, manuscripts, and printed material. Mostly ephemera: off and off-off Broadway theater publicity. In addition there are clippings from his reviews and a small collection of correspondence.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Seymour M. Syna papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of Seymour Syna.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Processed by Michael Stone.
2010-03-29 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Born 1929 in Ellenville NY, he graduated from Bronx High School of Science in 1946. Later he received his BA from University of Arkansas, finally attending Columbia University School of the Arts finishing with his EdD at Columbia University Teacher's College. His adulthood was spent teaching theater in the NYC public school system, including City College, and working as a theater critic for The New York Tribune.