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Stephen Silha collection of James Broughton materials

 Collection
Identifier: Q202

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Scope and Content of the Collection

Stephen Silha collection of James Broughton materials contains one DVD, 2010, of the "work in progress trailer" distributed to raise funds for the completion of the film Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton. Printed material in the collection, circa 2012, consists of a miniature poster and postcard for the film, and cards and broadsides featuring Broughton's poetry.

Dates

  • 2010-circa 2012

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Historical Note

The film Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton portrays the life, work, and influence of the poet and filmmaker. Broughton (1913-1999) was an important precursor to the San Francisco Beat Scene and an active member of the Radical Faeries and Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Freelance writer, communications consultant, facilitator and futurist Stephen Silha served as Big Joy's project director. He also co-directed and produced the film, released to coincide with the centennial anniversary of Broughton's birth in 2013.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (in 1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Stephen Silha collection of James Broughton materials contains one DVD, 2010, of the "work in progress trailer" distributed to raise funds for the completion of the film Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton, a miniature poster and postcard for the film, and cards and broadsides featuring Broughton's poetry. Broughton (1913-1999) was an important precursor to the San Francisco Beat Scene and an active member of the Radical Faeries and Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Arrangement Note

Files arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Stephen Silha via Stephen Zietz, 15 January 2013 (W2013-03).

Processing Information

Processed at the item level by William W. Hardesty, 29 June 2021.

Title
James Broughton
Subtitle
A Guide to the Steven Silha Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
William W. Hardesty
Date
29 June 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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