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Joanne Pottlitzer and TOLA archive

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1228
Content Description
The collection consists of writings, correspondence, production files, photographs, slides, interviews, audiovisual materials, printed materials, teaching files, artwork, props, masks, musical instruments, and other papers documenting the work of Joanne Pottlitzer and Theater of Latin America. The papers document Pottlitzer's collaborations with Augusto Boal, Leonora Carrington, Griselda Gambaro, Gilberto Gil, Juan Jose? Gurrola, Victor Jara, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Lotty Rosenfeld, Jose? Triana, Mario Vargas Llosa, and other artists. The archive also includes printed materials and other papers relating to Chilean president Salvador Allende Gossens.
Language of Materials
Materials in Spanish and English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.

Boxes 11-32, 43, 51-58 (audiovisual material): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Boxes 33, 40 (digital media): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Box 62 (fragile perishable): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.

Boxes 11-12: Restricted until 2044. For further information consult the appropriate curator.

Theatrical masks and musical instruments: In-process materials. As of February 2020, these materials are closed to readers temporarily, and will reopen when custom housings are completed.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Joanne Pottlitzer and Ken Lopez Bookseller on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2018.
Arrangement
Organized into one grouping: November 2018 acquisition.
Dates
circa 1957-2018
Extent
63.17 Linear Feet (73 boxes)
Related Names
Pottlitzer, Joanne
TOLA (Theatre of Latin America, Inc.)
Language of Materials
Spanish; Castilian