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Seymour M. Syna papers, 1955-1994

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1224
Bib ID 5002871 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Syna, Seymour M
Title Seymour M. Syna papers, 1955-1994
Physical Description 17 linear feet (17 linear feet 11 boxes 6 flat boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 5 series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Manuscripts; Series III: Play scripts by Others; Series IV: Documents; Series V: Printed

Description

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Seymour M. Syna papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed by Michael Stone.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

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Drama -- History and criticism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.