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Haydn Reiss collection

Identifier: MSS081O

Scope and Contents

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  • Creation: 1994 - 2001
  • Creation: 2014

Conditions Governing Access

Analog (non-digital) material open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room. The digital files are available upon request. Please contact the Upper Midwest Literary Archives to arrange access to these materials.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Haydn Reiss is a filmmaker and director. His focus has been on producing film and video with an emphasis on organizations and individuals employed in the fields of culture, the environment, education and health. He is the sole proprietor of Zinc Films, beginning in 2008, and the producer and director of Magnolia Films since 1993. Works of his include Robert Bly: A Thousand Years of Joy, Rumi: Poet of the Heart, and Every War Has Two Losers.


2 Linear Feet (2 Paige boxes)

3.8 Gigabytes (1 digital file)

Language of Materials



Collection contains video recordings, audio cassettes and a digital file. The performances recorded were directed by Haydn Reiss.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

This collection includes a QuickTime (.mov) file.


Haydn Reiss collection
Olivia Copia
May 18, 2021
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Collecting Area Details

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