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John Koenig Papers

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Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Koenig, John, 1910-1963

John Koenig, an amateur actor during his time as a student, began his career as a Broadway set designer and later became designer and assistant director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of Koenig's life, from his involvement in theatrical productions as a student, through his career as a Broadway set designer, including his later years as a designer and assistant director of the Viriginia Museum of the Fine Arts. Part of the collection covers his tour of duty in the army during World War II when he worked on Irving Berlin's show, "This Is the Army."

Arranged in this order: academic training, Broadway theater, World War II and "This Is the Army," Virginia Museum of the Fine Arts.

Folder Inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2008
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Window Settings for Macy's San Francisco, 1947. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

This is the Army, 1945. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Virginia Museum of the Fine Arts, 1955. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondences, 1910-1955. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Magazines and Pamphlets, 1942. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Official Military Documents, 1944-1945. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Newspaper Clippings, 1942-1957. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Schooling and Theater Scrapbook, 1927-1936. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Theater in Adulthood Scrapbook, 1940-1957. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

New York and Baltimore Theaters Scrapbook, 1936-1940. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

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