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Finding Aid for the Ruth M. Shaver Collection of Material about the Kabuki Theater, 1953-1971
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Description
Ruth M. Shaver lived in Japan and studied Kabuki for many years. She also published a book on Kabuki titled, Kabuki costume (1966). The collection consists of photographs, clippings, watercolors, sketches, theater programs, sheet music, notebooks, and books related to Kabuki theater in Japan gathered by Shaver.
Background
Shaver lived in Japan and studied Kabuki for many years; Kabuki is a form of traditional Japanese dramas incorporating music and dance which is highly stylized with elaborate costumes and scenic effects; Shaver published a books on Kabuki titled, Kabuki costume (1966).
Extent
8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.