Guide to the Fred Grossberg Creative Writers' Workshop collection, 1979-1980s

Fred Grossberg Creative Writers' Workshop C0040


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USA

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Fred Grossberg
Title Fred Grossberg Creative Writers' Workshop collection
Date 1979-1980s
Physical Characteristics 15 linear ft.
Abstract Collection contains videotapes, meeting minutes, and other documents pertaining to former George Mason University English Professor Fred Grossberg's involvement in the Creative Writers' Workshop.
Collection number C0040
Language English

Biographical Information

Fred Grossberg was a professor of Creative Writing at George Mason University from the late 1970s through the early 1980s. He organized the Creative Writers' Workshop.

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Scope and Content

Collection contains videotapes, meeting minutes, and other documents pertaining to former George Mason University English Professor Fred Grossberg's involvement in the Creative Writers' Workshop.

The videotapes in this collection consist of a series of interviews at a Creative Writers' Workshop directed by Fred Grossberg in 1979, which were funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The 21 hours of footage includes interviews and scenes of such prominent writers as John Gardner and Denise Levertov teaching in the classroom, reciting work at readings, and giving one-on-one tutorials.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject and date.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds the George Mason University Archives.

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Index Terms

Corporate Names:

George Mason University. English Department.

Subjects:

Creative writing.

Document Types:

Video recordings.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fred Grossberg Creative Writers' Workshop collection, Collection #C0040, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Fred Grossberg.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

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