University Theatre Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0667
University Theatre Records consists of programs, audition calls, and promotional material for plays presented on campus and in Reno under the auspices of the Department of Speech and Theatre. Included are performances by the Campus Players, the Class of 1920, the Genesius Players, Theatre Eight, and the University Theatre. "Department of Theatre" and "Theatre Department" appear on some items. ASUN also co-sponsored some of the plays.

Dates

  • 1958-1974

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (8 folders)

Overview

Collection consists of programs, audition calls, and promotional material for plays presented on campus and in Reno under the auspices of the Department of Speech and Theatre, including the Campus Players.

Administrative History

Speech and theatre courses were offered by the English Department until 1956. The Department of Speech and Drama appeared in the 1956/1957 course catalog as part of the College of Arts and Science. The name was changed to the Department of Speech and Theatre in the 1974/1975 general catalog. Theatre productions were produced by the Campus Players, as well as some smaller groups such as Theatre Eight and Genesius Plays.

Arrangement

Unarranged.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Department of Speech and Theatre and collected via campus mail distribution of event promotional material.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by University Archives:

Nevada Repertory Company Records (AC 0668) Performing Arts Committee Records (AC 0625)
Title
Guide to the University Theatre Records
Status
for_mcd_review
Author
Jessica Maddox
Date
December 2017
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
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