Arthur C. Risser Sr. Class of 1929 Theatre Materials

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US US-store MS 01.199

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Arthur C. Risser Sr. Class of 1929 Theatre Materials



1.25 linear feet plus one oversized box.

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Arthur C. Risser Sr. was a member of the Grinnell College class of 1929. His publications are about theatre design, particular regarding stage lighting and sight lines.

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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 C. Risser Sr. 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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