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John Boland:

Collection of Spalding Gray at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Boland, John
Title: John Boland Collection of Spalding Gray
Dates: 1968-2008
Extent: 1 document box, 2 serial boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (2.18 linear feet)
Abstract: The John Boland Collection of Spalding Gray contains materials covering much of Gray’s career, consisting primarily of published works, interviews, reviews, videos, and sound recordings.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-05277
Language: English
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
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Preferred Citation John Boland Collection of Spalding Gray (Manuscript Collection MS-05277). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Gift, 2010 (10-12-009-G)
Processed by: Stephen Cooper, 2018
Repository:

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin,


The John Boland Collection of Spalding Gray contains materials covering much of the actor/writer/performer's career, from a 1968 photograph of Gray in an off-Broadway production of Tom Paine to a GQ interview in late 2003 titled "Man Overboard." Additional items in the collection include short published works, playbills, advertisements and publicity photographs, interviews, reviews, videos, sound recordings, and books. The collection was created by and donated to the Harry Ransom Center by John Boland/spaldinggray.com.

Additional Spalding Gray materials at the Ransom Center are located in the Spalding Gray Papers and the Spalding Gray Collection.

35 bound volumes, 13 VHS tapes, 10 commercial DVDs, 9 compact dics, 8 cassette tapes, 1 laser disc, and 1 LP record were transferred to the Ransom Center Library and will be cataloged online in The University of Texas Library Catalog. 3 noncommercial compact dics and 1 cassette tape were transferred to the Ransom Center Sound Recordings Collection and will be cataloged online in The University of Texas Library Catalog. Moving image material including 9 DVDs and 3 VHS tapes were transferred to the Ransom Center Moving Image Collection. Two gray Spalding headbands were transferred to the Ransom Center’s Personal Effects Collection. See the index below for a complete list of transferred materials.