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Guide to the Festival of the Creative Arts records

A1051

1962-1965


Descriptive Summary

Identification: A1051


Title: Festival of the Creative Arts records


Dates: 1962-1965


Extent: 1 cubic foot


Language: English



Collection is open for research.


Subjects

Colgate University. Festival of Creative Arts.
Snedcof, Harold R.
Architecture--Study and teaching.
Art festivals--New York (State)--Hamilton.
Art--Study and teaching.
Correspondence.
Fiction--Study and teaching.
Financial records.
Music--Instruction and study.
Photographs.
Poetry--Study and teaching.
Theater--Study and teaching.

Contents List

Box 1 Folder 1
1964 October 9-10
Poiesis: The Magazine of the Festival of Creative Arts
Correspondence
Refusals file
Box 1 Folder 2
1964 June 4
Richard Wilbur [poet] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 September 18
Laurance S. Rockefeller to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 August 20
Kirby Peake to Norman Grulich

Typed carbon unsigned.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 October 5
William L. Slayton [Urban Renewal Administration] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 September 8
Porter A. McCray to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 September 14
Arthur K. Watson to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 4
James Card [George Eastman House] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes three letters from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 September 12
David Smith to Harold Snedcof

Autograph note signed on the bottom of original letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof. Also includes letter from Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 August 10
Zelda Fichlander [Arena Stage] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 8
Harold Snedcof to Jonathan Miller

Two letters from Harold Snedcof to Jonathan Miller. Note indicates that a refusal from Miller was received by telegram on April 28, 1964.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 3
Robert Bly [poet] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 6
Harold Snedcof to Henry Pleasants

Typed carbon.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 16
Brooks Atkinson [ New York Times] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 21
Sarah Oates [secretary to Carl Sandburg] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 4
Hubert Dilworth [for Leontyne Price] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes two letters from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 16
Mrs. Miriam Gabo [wife of Naum Gabo] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 18
Ralph Ellison to Harold Snedcof

Two typed letters signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 13
Alice Regensburg [agent for Richard Rodgers] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 29
Sylvester L. Weaver, Jr. to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 16
Gore Vidal to Harold Snedcof

Autograph card signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 20
Robert Brustein to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 24
Brian O'Doherty to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 4
Helen Coates [secretary to Leonard Bernstein] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 24
Susan Bellow [wife of Saul Bellow] to Harold Snedcof

Autograph letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
undated
John Cassavettes to Harold Snedcof

Transcribed telegram. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 6
E. William Henry [Chairman, FCC] to Harold Snedcof

Autograph letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 2
George London [Metropolitan Opera] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 28
Aaron Copeland to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 8
Harold Snedcof to Edward Albee

Also includes autograph note stating refusal was received by telegram on May 4, 1964.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 1
Thomas Schippers to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 30
Peter Witt to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 20
Leonard Baskin to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Professor David Sellin to Baskin.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 8
Harold Snedcof to Robert Penn Warren

Also includes autograph note indicating Warren's refusal by telegram on May 1, 1964.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 16
Bruce Berlind to Dwight Macdonald [ New Yorker magazine]
Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 8
Harold Snedcof to Jason Robards, Jr.

Also includes autograph note indicating Robards' refusal by telegram on May 1, 1964.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 14
Harold Snedcof to Jacques Lipchitz

Also includes autograph note indicating Lipchitz's refusal by telegram on April 28, 1964.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 27
Allan Temke [Twentieth Century Fund] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 29
Robert Motherwell to Harold Snedcof

Telegram. Also includes two letters from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 9
Harold Snedcof to Theodore Roszak
Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 16
Nancy Tuckerman [secretary to Mrs. John F. Kennedy] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 16
Walter A. Netsch, Jr. [Skidmore, Owings & Merrill] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 14
Jessica Colfer [for Martha Graham] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter and draft letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 13
Alfred de Liagre, Jr. to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 29
Allen Tate [poet] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 2
John Updike to Harold Snedcof

Typed postcard signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 11
Goddard Lieberson to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 May 8
Philip Johnson to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes two letters from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 26
John Knowles to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 24
Walter Prude to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 18
Eric Bentley to Kurt J. Harrison

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Kurt J. Harrison.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 21
Bernard Malamud to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 4
Harold Snedcof to Dr. Frank Stanton
Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 14
Barbara Horgan [Secretary to George Balanchine] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes two letters from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 February 25
Unknown author to Professor Mark Van Doren
Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 22
Ray Bradbury to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 April 14
Mies van der Rohe to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 March 26
Elia Kazan to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed. Also includes letter from Festival Chairman Harold R. Snedcof.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 July 31
Monika Kerr [for Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.] to Harold Snedcof

Typed note signed with autograph corrections. Also includes letter from Harold [Snedcof] to Tom Gervasi.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 August 18
Iris Siff [for Nina Vance, Alley Theatre] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 August 17
Rosella Stewart [Executive Secretary to Billy Wilder] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 2
1964 August 19
Theodore Rousseau [Metropolitan Museum of Art] to Harold Snedcof

Typed letter signed.

Box 1 Folder 3
1964 March-July
Invitations
Box 1 Folder 4
1964 May-October
Margretta Akermark [Museum of Modern Art]
Box 1 Folder 5
1964 March-April
American Federation for the Arts
Box 1 Folder 6
1964 May-October
Robert Anderson
Box 1 Folder 7
1964 July-August
Senator Warren M. Anderson
Box 1 Folder 8
1964 March-October
Milton Babbitt
Box 1 Folder 9
1964 October 13
Bruce Berlind
Box 1 Folder 10
1964 February-September
Ruth Burhnam [ Time]
Box 1 Folder 11
1964 March-August
Mrs. Everett N. Case [Honorary Chairman]
Box 1 Folder 12
George Charmichael [New York Telephone Co.]
Box 1 Folder 13
1964 April-October
Serge Chermayeff
Box 1 Folder 15
1964 April-September
George Englund
Box 1 Folder 16
1964 March-October
David Epstein
Box 1 Folder 17
1964 June-July
Jack Estabrook, Sr. [Estabrook Printing]
Box 1 Folder 18
1964 March-June
Max Fassett
Box 1 Folder 19
1964 July-October
Lukas Foss
Box 1 Folder 20
1964 June-July
Estelle Frankfurter
Box 1 Folder 21
1964 May-June
Tom Gervasi [Alfred Knopf]
Box 1 Folder 22
1964 February-June
Lloyd Goodrich [Advisor]
Box 1 Folder 23
1964 May-October
August Heckscher [Twentieth Century Fund]
Box 1 Folder 24
1964 March-October
David Hare
Box 1 Folder 25
1964 March-October
Irving Howe
Box 1 Folder 26
1964 March-October
William Hull and John Hightower [New York State Council on the Arts]
Box 1 Folder 91
1964 April-May
Stanley Kauffmann [Movie critic for The New Republic]
Box 1 Folder 28
1964 July 27
Raymond Krehel
Box 1 Folder 29
1964 February-October
Mrs. Katherine Kuh
Box 1 Folder 30
1964 June-October
Jeremy Larner
Box 1 Folder 31
1964 April-September
Denise Levertov [poet]
Box 1 Folder 32
1964 April-October
Richard Lippold
Box 1 Folder 33
1964 June-October
Norman Mailer
Box 1 Folder 34
1964 September-October
Walter McQuade
Box 1 Folder 35
1964 October
Charles Mee, Jr.
Box 1 Folder 36
1964 March-October
Reynolds Price
Box 1 Folder 37
1964 April-October
Alan Pryce Jones
Box 1 Folder 38
1964 May-November
Publishers
Box 1 Folder 39
1964 April-August
Martin Ransohoff [Filmways, Inc.]
Box 1 Folder 40
1964 March-April
Philip Roth
Box 1 Folder 41
1964 March-October
Paul Rudolph
Box 1 Folder 42
1964 April-October
Andrew Sarris
Box 1 Folder 43
1964 April-October
Gunther Schuller
Box 1 Folder 44
1964 March-October
William Schuman
Box 1 Folder 45
1964 June 24
W.D. Snodgrass
Box 1 Folder 46
1964 June-October
Susan Sontag
Box 1 Folder 47
1964 March-September
Roger Stevens
Box 1 Folder 48
1964 June-October
David C. Stewart [American Council on Education]
Box 1 Folder 49
1964 March-October
Harvey Swados
Box 1 Folder 50
1964 March-October
Jack Tworkov
Box 1 Folder 51
1964 September-October
Thomas R. Vreeland Jr.
Box 1 Folder 52
1964 March-August
Arthur Watson
Box 1 Folder 53
1964 June-October
James Wright
Box 1 Folder 54
1964 May-October
Charles Wuorinen
Box 1 Folder 55
1964 February-October
General Correspondence
Attendance and registrations
Regional colleges and universities
Box 1 Folder 56
1964
Adelphi University
Box 1 Folder 57
1964
Brockport, State University College at
Box 1 Folder 58
1964
Buffalo, State University of New York at
Box 1 Folder 59
1964
Colby Junior College
Box 1 Folder 60
1964
Dutchess Community College
Box 1 Folder 61
1964
Elmira College
Box 1 Folder 62
1964
Haverford College
Box 1 Folder 63
1964
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Box 1 Folder 64
1964
Hunter College
Box 1 Folder 65
1964
Lycoming College
Box 1 Folder 66
1964
Ithaca College
Box 1 Folder 67
1964
Le Moyne College
Box 1 Folder 68
1964
Marymount College
Box 1 Folder 69
1964
New Paltz, State University College at
Box 1 Folder 70
1964
Skidmore College
Box 1 Folder 71
1964
Vassar College
Box 1 Folder 72
1964
Wesleyan University
Box 1 Folder 73
1964
Wheaton College
Box 1 Folder 74
1964
Individuals
Box 1 Folder 75
1964
List of attendees
Colgate fraternities and residence halls
Box 1 Folder 76
1964
Alpha Tau Omega
Box 1 Folder 77
undated
Beta Theta Pi
Box 1 Folder 78
1964
Delta Kappa Epsilon
Box 1 Folder 79
1964
Tau Kappa Epsilon
Box 1 Folder 80
1964
Theta Chi
Box 1 Folder 81
1964
Kappa Delta Rho
Box 1 Folder 82
1964
Lambda Chi Alpha
Box 1 Folder 83
1964
Phi Gamma Delta
Box 1 Folder 84
1964
Phi Delta Theta
Box 1 Folder 85
1964
Phi Kappa Tau
Box 1 Folder 86
1964
Phi Kappa Psi
Box 1 Folder 87
1964
Sigma Nu
Box 1 Folder 88
1964
Sigma Chi
Box 1 Folder 89
1964
Dodge
Box 1 Folder 90
1964
Eaton
Box 1 Folder 91
1964
Kendrick
Box 1 Folder 92
1964
Refunded registrations
Box 1 Folder 93
1964
Details of Festival Weekend
Box 1 Folder 94
1964
Invitations and agendas
Box 1 Folder 95
1964
Publicity, press releases, clippings, and memos
Box 1 Folder 96
1964
Extra Room Charts
Box 1 Folder 97
1964
Budget
Box 1 Folder 98
1964
Receipts, invoices, disbursement vouchers, and other financial documents
Programming
Box 1 Folder 99
1964
Film Panel
Box 1 Folder 100
1964
The Film Program
Box 1 Folder 101
1964
Painting and Sculpture Panel
Box 1 Folder 102
1964
Poetry Panel
Box 1 Folder 103
1964
Theatre Panel
Photographs
Box 1 Folder 104
1964 October
Festival prints
Box 1 Folder 105
1964
Festival prints

Includes 66 black-and-white photographs (mostly 8" x 10") related to the 1964 Festival of the Creative Arts. Among other items are artistic photographs, film still, head shots, and gallery photographs. Many bear crop marks/instructions for publication in Poesis.


Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries

Processing

Finding aid prepared by Natalie Rose and Sarah Keen. Revised by Lora J. Davis., September 8, 2011.

Revisions

February 19, 2014: Revised and updated to include fuller description.

Citation

[Identification of item (Author, Title, and Date of item if known)], A1051, Festival of the Creative Arts records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.



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