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Pre-Provo collection

Title
Pre-Provo collection, 1962-1967.
Physical Description
0.21 linear feet (1 box) + 1 broadside
Language
Dutch; English
Notes
Chiefly in Dutch; some material in English.
Provenance
From the collections of Jan Cremer and Henk J. Meier. Purchased from John Benjamins Antiquariat b.v. on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2014.
Organization
Arranged alphabetically by title or supplied heading.
Access and use
This material is open for research.
Summary
Collection including correspondence, manuscript material, photographs, and printed ephemera from the early to mid-1960s documenting the lead up to the countercultural Provo movement in Amsterdam and the publication of Provo. Includes posters, programs, and three black-and-white photographs relating to "Open het graf," a 9 December 1962 happening organized by Melvin Clay, Frank Stern, and Simon Vinkenoog, and with the participation of Jan Cremer, Johnny ("the selfkicker") van Doorn, and Robert Jaspar Grootveld, among others. The photographs, one attributed to Ronald Sweering, include Vinkenoog, van Doorn, and Jean-Jacques Lebel. Other materials include the following: material relating to other happenings; material relating to a game called "Marihu," including rules, autograph manuscript, possibly in the hand of Cremer or Grootveld; material relating to protests; material relating to Provo; and issues for De hipperzweter and De wereldrevolutie.
Format
Archives or Manuscripts / Images
Added to Catalog
October 29, 2018
References
Pre-Provo Collection. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Cite as
Pre-Provo Collection. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Genre/Form
Photographic prints.
Protest literature.
Underground periodicals.
Also listed under
Sweering, Ronald.
Dutch Counterculture Collection (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library). Pre-Provo.
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