Collection MS 01.199 - Arthur C. Risser Class of 1960 Theatre Materials

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US US-IaGG MS 01.199

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Arthur C. Risser Class of 1960 Theatre Materials

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1.25 linear feet plus one oversized box.

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Arthur C. Risser was a member of the Grinnell College class of 1960. He received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Grinnell College in 2000. His publications are about theatre design, particular regarding stage lighting and sight lines.

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Materials are arranged alphabetically.

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The materials in this collection were willed to Grinnell College and sent to Bucksbaum Center for the Arts following the death of Mr. Risser. Publications written by Arthur Risser were transferred to Special Collections and Archives in the spring of 2019. Materials not transferred were blueprints of theatres around the country and published plays and novels owned by Mr. Risser.

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Bucksbaum Center for the Arts.

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