David Hilberman "The Mother of Us All" designs
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.4 linear feet (34 oversize folders)
Biographical / Historical
"The Mother of Us All" is an opera by Virgil Thomson to a libretto by Gertrude Stein about the life of Susan B. Anthony, first produced in 1947 at Columbia University. It was produced off-Broadway in 1956, with sets designed by Frederick Kiesler (1890-1965), and then revived again for the UCLA Opera Workshop in May 1965.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Hilberman, David, 1911-2007. David Hilberman "The Mother Of Us All" designs, 1947-1965 (MS Thr 1781): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2018 April 05
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- Finding aid written in English.
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