Papers of Althea Hunt, faculty member at the College of William and Mary in the English and Fine Arts departments and director of the William and Mary Theatre from 1926-61, including news clippings, articles by and about Miss Hunt, programs from productions, photographs, correspondence (mostly by students to Miss Hunt), galley proofs, computer lists, and preliminary materials relating to the publication of the William and Mary Theatre: A Chronicle, edited by Miss Hunt. The papers contain a year-by-year summary of William and Mary Theatre activities, and information concerning theater at Ft. Eustis and Williamsburg High School, the Institute of Theater, and The Common Glory.
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Althea Hunt was the director of the College of William and Mary Theater from 1926-1957. She was a professor in the English and in the Fine Arts departments and was named Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus upon her retirement from the College in 1961. She received her B. A. degree from Alleghany College and her M. A. degree from Radcliffe. Althea Hunt, who was born in 1890 and died in 1971, was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:
4.80 Linear Feet
Acc. 1981.091 acquired 09/1958, 4/12/1965, 5/5/1965, 9/29/1964, 09/1969, 01/1982, and 04/1989.
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