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William and Mary Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 67

Scope and Contents

Acc. 1979.007. William and Mary Theatre Records, circa 1975-1979. This series contains photographs and programs that were used by Howard Scammon in his book The William and Mary Theatre: 50 Years; layout sheets for the final copy and cover; correspondence; pre-publication material about fundraising; photocopy of a typed draft of the book.

Acc. 1979.008.  William and Mary Theatre Records, 1926-1977. This series contains photographs, programs, and other materials from plays produced by the William and Mary Theatre. An inventory is available in the box list section of this online finding aid.

Acc. 1998.020. William and Mary Theatre Records, 1934-1956. This series contains statements, summaries, reports, and stage plans.

Acc. 1986.055. William and Mary Theatre Records, circa 1953-1959. This series contains scripts of plays produced by the William and Mary Theatre, lists of equipment needed for the new Phi Beta Kappa Hall, music for plays, and financial information about productions. An inventory is available in the Special Collections Research Center.

A PDF inventory of Acc. 1986.055 is available online at



The collection also contains material that was previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Dates

  • 1896-2013 and undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

31.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1979.008, acquired 01/17/1979; Acc. 1998.020, acquired 07/16/1998; Acc. 1986.055, acquired 10/10/1986; Acc. 1979.007, acquired 01/17/1979.

Related Materials:

UA 59: Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance Records

Information about related materials is available at http://guides.swem.wm.edu/wm

Processing Information:

Box and folder list inventory for series 2 completed by Emily Eklund, SCRC staff, in December 2010. Box and folder list inventory for series 4 completed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in March 2011.
Title
Guide to the William and Mary Theatre Records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-01-01
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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