Fonds F0785 - Hersh Zeifman fonds

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Hersh Zeifman fonds

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  • 1964-2019 (Creation)

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1.86 m of textual records

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The fonds consists of records pertaining to Hersh Zeifman’s research and teaching career in theatre arts at York University, now school of the arts, media, performance and design. The bulk of files contain lecture notes on specific plays, playwrights, and dramatic themes. Also included in the files are course outlines, assignments and other educational administrative records, research material such as newspaper and magazine clippings, playbills, and copies of articles written by Zeifman.

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Donated by Hersh Zeifman in 2003.


File level arrangement is alphabetical by course subject, followed by course administrative records, then alphabetical by file title. File titles are original, and in most cases, refer to specific theatre plays or playwrights.

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No further accruals expected.

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Gaps may exist in records present due to a storeroom flood before material was transferred to the archives.

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In most cases, the dates on files are decade ranges as it appears documents were added to files over time.

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2024/02/28 K. Kerr. Created.

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