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Jean Rosenthal papers, 1938-1972

Rosenthal, Jean, 1912-1969

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 16.8 cubic feet (42 archives boxes and 2 oversize folders) and
    • 3 discs; plus
    • additions of 30.8 cubic feet
  • OCLC ocn173705110, ocn173692771
  • Finding Aids
    • Register to the processed portion


  • Papers of a lighting and scenic director including lighting plots, charts and notes, and set designs for numerous Broadway productions, performances of the New York City Opera, and various community and school productions for which she served as consultant. Among her documented Broadway productions are "Caligula" (1961) "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" (1957), "Destry Rides Again" (1959), "The Disenchanted" (1958), "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" (1962), "Jamaica" (1957), "Take Me Along" (1959), and "West Side Story" (1957).
  • The processed portion is summarized above, dates 1941-1966 and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1938-1972 and are described in the holdings.


  • Presented by Jean Rosenthal, New York, New York, 1963.
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