Richard Kaplan Papers, 1905-2006

 
Summary Information

Summary Information

Title: Richard Kaplan Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1905-2006

Creator:
  • Kaplan, Richard, 1925-
Call Number: M87-025; M87-269; M94-166; M94-357; M97-052; M99-024; M2003-053; M2004-107; M2006-118; M2007-065

Quantity: 53.6 c.f., 95 tape recordings, 33 videorecordings, 44 cans of film, 60 film reels (53 reels of 16 mm and 7 reels of 35 mm), 57 photographs, 26 negatives, and 12 transparencies

Repository:
Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Abstract:
Papers of Richard Kaplan (1925-), a filmmaker/producer of documentary and feature films. Included are production and distribution files consisting of research notes, grant information, scripts, work logs, transcripts, reviews, publicity materials, tape recordings, videotapes, and film (including sound tracks), documenting his work on films such as the documentaries A Look at Liv and King: Montgomery to Memphis; television projects, including They Came for Good, on the history of Jews in the United States; and feature films, including projects on Varian Fry, an American journalist involved in the Emergency Rescue Committee (later known as the International Rescue Committee), which assisted refugees during World War II.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-m87025
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