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Other Voices, Inc. records

 Collection
Identifier: W141

Scope and Contents of the Records

Correspondence, a scrapbook, audiovisual materials, and posters make up the records of Other Voices, Inc. Correspondence includes documentation of grant funding, while the scrapbook chronicles the history of the organization and includes photographs and publicity. Audiovisual materials include slides used in production, as well as photographs and videos of productions. Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject. The oversize items in this collection are housed separately.

Dates

  • 1980-1985

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

History of Other Voices, Inc.

Other Voices, Inc., a feminist theater company founded in 1980 by Janet Metzger, Lorraine Lombardi, Carmella Cardina and Jayne Pleasants, produced work in Atlanta through 1985. Founded to provide an alternative to the stereotypical roles women faced in the theater, Other Voices produced theater that focused on quality roles for women as directors, actors, and designers. Over the course of their five years as a company, they collaborated with the High Museum of Art Atlanta, 7 Stages, and Georgia State University to produce the work of local and national playwrights.

Extent

0.7 Linear Feet (in one manuscript box and one oversize box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

Other Voices, Inc., a feminist theater company founded in 1980 by Janet Metzger, Lorraine Lombardi, Carmella Cardina and Jayne Pleasants, produced work in Atlanta through 1985. The records consist of correspondence, a scrapbook, audiovisual materials, and posters, 1980-1985.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Janet Metzger, 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Caitlin Reeves at the file level, July 2015. The collection had some organizational order upon receipt, and that original order was respected as the Special Collections staff brought together materials of similar subject matter. Finding aid created by Caitlin Reeves, July 2015.

Creator

Title
Other Voices, Inc.:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Records at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Caitlin Reeves
Date
July 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)