Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.

Series 6
Geoffrey Holder papers, 1930-2014

Scope and Content Note

The Geoffrey Holder papers consists of the personal and professional papers of Holder from 1930-2014 and include administrative papers; scripts; drawings and renderings; editorials, journals, and book-length works; and art references. Administrative papers contain agreements and contracts; financial records, such as invoices, receipts, and deposit statements; WOR Radio (New York, New York) announcements and commercials; lecture itineraries; travel papers, such as passports, plane tickets, and immigration documents; awards and honors; and production materials relating to films, musicals, and television appearances, including The Wiz (1975), Timbuktu! (1978), and others.

Arrangement Note

Organized into 5 subseries: (6.1) Administrative papers, (6.2) Scripts, (6.3) Drawings and renderings, (6.4) Editorials, journals and book-length works, and (6.5) Art references

Restrictions on Access

In-process collection. As of March 2021, scripts, drawings and renderings, editorials, journals and book-length works, and art references in this series are closed for processing.

Description of Subseries