The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Gordon Heath papers
Repository: University of Massachusetts Amherst. Special Collections & University Archives
Collection Description (Extant): African American expatriate, stage and film actor, musician, director, producer, founder of the Studio Theater of Paris and co-owner of the nightclub L'Abbaye. Includes personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks containing photos and clippings from assorted television and film productions in addition to songs, poetry, and reviews of plays or playbills from productions he attended. The Papers also contain art work, sheet music, personal and production photographs, and drafts of his memoirs.
Access Copy Note: The oral history of Heath in this collection consists of an audio cassette but not a transcript.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: MS 372
Extent: 44 boxes (22.75 linear ft.)
Finding Aid URL: http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/umass/mums372.html
Interviewees: Gordon Heath
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American actors
African American artists
Black Arts movement
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American