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Arthur Lennig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1776
Typescripts of books with handwritten corrections, correspondence, articles, research notes, short stories, and photographs. The materials relate to the history of motion pictures in the United States and to the career of the actor, Bela Lugosi.

Dates

  • 1900-1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Arthur Lennig papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

3 boxes (15 linear in.)

Biographical History

Arthur Lenning (born 1933) is an American film historian.

Arthur Lennig was born on February 22, 1933 in East Williston, New York to Arthur O. G. Lennig and Katherine Gardiner. He attended the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, graduating in 1955. On June 14, 1955 he married Hannelore Wilfert, a college teacher, and together they had one child. Lennig continued his studies, earning a master's degree from SUNY Albany in 1956, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin in 1961.

Lennig has taught English and film studies at Russell Sage College (1962-1966) and at SUNY Albany (starting in 1966). Much of his research and writing has focused on film history.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Arthur Lennig; 1978.

Appraisal

Arts and Communications.

Creator

Title
Register of Arthur Lennig papers
Status
completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 April 19
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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