Michael Van Wagenen papers

Michael Van Wagenen papers

Dates: Approximately 1980-2002

Collection of film reels, audio materials, videotapes, DVDs and CDs, personal papers, scripts, books and manuscripts. Also included is a plaster face mask. Tapes are both originals and transfers, and include Low and Slow, Spirit Doctors, 38th Street Gangs, Art and Color, and Mundo Milagroso. Also included are tapes of research material, concerning the Navajo Weavers and Guatemala. Materials range from approximately 1980-2002.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.5 linear ft.). -- 40 cartons (40 linear ft.). -- 37 film reels (7 linear ft.). -- 1 film boxes (0.5 linear ft.). -- 2 items (0.5 linear ft.) : Cardboard tubes.
  • Creator: Van Wagenen, Michael
  • Call Number: MSS 3757
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Motion Picture Archive; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Michael Van Wagenen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3757; Michael Van Wagenen papers; Motion Pictures Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3757, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Materials all were created by or belonged to Michael Van Wagenen, who donated them to BYU in three batches over time.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Michael Van Wagenen; 2012.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory for first two accessions available online. Box-level inventory for 2012 accession available upon request. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3757.xml
Subject Terms
Moving Images; Motion picture producers and directors--United States--History; Material Types; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Performing Arts; Van Wagenen, Michael; Van Wagenen, Michael --Archives; University of Texas at Brownsville--Faculty--History
Genre / Form
Manuscripts; Videotapes; Audiotapes; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Compact discs; DVDs; Filmstrips; Motion pictures
Processing Information
Processed; James D'Arc and Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2016.
Appraisal Information
Motion pictures (Motion picture archives).
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Finding Aid Title
Van Wagenen (Michael) papers
Finding Aid Author
Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-20 14:18:30 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Michael Scott Van Wagenen performed many roles in the movie business, including acting as a director, producer, actor, writer, cinematographer, and editor. He was a documentary filmmaker who taught history at the University of Texas at Brownsville.

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