Pete Stanley diary

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stanpete
Creators:
Stanley, Pete, 1940-
Dates:
1961-1962
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A diary kept by Pete Stanley primarily about a trip that he took by horse-drawn carriage with Mimi Gross, Red Grooms, Katharine Kean (known as KK), and Nello Falteri (known as Paperino) from Florence to Venice, Italy and back performing shadow puppet shows as Il Piccolo Circo d'Ombra di Firenze (the Little Shadow Circus from Florence). The diary includes entries from July 24, 1961 (leaving Florence) to August 23, 1961 (in Venice) and entries from March 24-31, 1962 about Stanley's travels in Germany. Also included are a few sketches of puppets and acquaintances, such as circus performer Alberto Adami.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Pete Stanley (1940- ) is a bluegrass musician in London, England.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2014 by Pete Stanley.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Germany -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Italy -- description and travel Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grooms, Mimi Gross Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grooms, Red Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kean, Katharine Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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