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Forrest W. Coggan Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains the papers of American dancer, choreographer, and theater director Forrest Coggan (born 1926), chiefly dating from 1935 to 2001.
Background
Forrest Winston Coggan (born 1926) was born August 27, 1926, near East Lansing, Michigan, to Bernard and Blanche Coggan. He began his education in dance at a young age. He attended Michigan State University from 1943-1947 and received a B.A. in Public Speaking and Drama. He earned an MS from the University of Wisconsin in Physical Education/Dance. Through the years he has worked on a number of projects including managing To Yo Za: Theater of the Far East, 1948- 1958; general director of Teatro International Inc., 1966-1983; and founding of the American Mythic Theater. He currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Extent
957 items in 16 boxes + 26 binders and four oversize items.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.