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INVENTORY OF THE RONALD G. DAVIS PAPERS
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Description
The Ronald G. Davis Papers consist of rare items relating to the San Francisco Mime Troupe's early period (1960-1970). These materials contain audio tapes, financial records, general office files, legal records, photographs, production files, promotional material, published material, scrapbooks, and scripts.
Background
Ronald G. Davis was born in Brooklyn, New York, on July 9, 1933. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in economics in 1955. During the next several years, Davis gained an extensive performing arts background which included classes in modern dance and attendance at the American Mime Studio in New York where he studied under Paul Curtis. Subsequently, in 1957, he received a Fullbright scholarship allowing him to study under Etienne Decroux at L'Ecole de Mime in Paris.
Restrictions
The Library can only claim physical ownership of the Ronald G. Davis Papers. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.
Availability
Collection is open for research.