Main content

John Pyros papers on Dramatika


Held at: Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center [Contact Us]1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA, 19122

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

John Pyros is a teacher, writer, and founder, editor, and publisher of Dramatika, an alternative drama and fiction periodical. Dramatika published the work of non-mainstream poets and playwrights during the late 1960s and 1970s.

This is a collection of papers of John Pyros. Materials include: correspondence; manuscripts of poems, short stories, and plays; posters and flyers; playbills; photographs; book catalogs; newspaper clippings; and invoices. The archives contain manuscripts submitted for publication and correspondence related to publication and production of plays written by the following individuals: Steve Abbott, Aram Boyajian, Geoffrey Cook, Morris Gest, Solomon J. Leon, Barry Litvack, Tommie Mew, Ruth A. Wantling, and William Wantling.

Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center
Finding Aid Date
This collection-level EAD record is a product of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative, which was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Collection Inventory

Print, Suggest