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Colgate University Department of Theater records, A1300

 Collection
Identifier: A1300

Scope and Contents

This collection contains production files (which often include programs), publicity materials, audiovisual materials, student scripts, and posters for university-sponsored theater and drama productions at Colgate University, including Summer Theater and the Children's Theater Workshop. Also included are paintings of set designs and costumes by long-time director Atlee Sproul and production records for a 2014 University Theater production, Dreamplay.

Dates

  • 1960 - 2021

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research; however, special restrictions may apply to portions of this collection in accordance with the Colgate University Archives policy on restricted records. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives for further information.

Historical note

For many years, Theater at Colgate was a program within the Department of English. Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, it became an independent Department of Theater. Students can either major or minor in theater and there are several productions each year.

"University Theater program," Colgate University, accessed July 1, 2016, http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/theater.

Extent

23 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

A1042, Masque and Triangle records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries, contains records from Colgate's student-run theater group.

Atlee Sproul biographical file, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

A1298, Colgate Little Theatre Group records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries, contains records of another campus theater group.

A1096, Colgate University Department of English records, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries, are the records for the department that housed the theater program for many years.

Title
Guide to the Colgate University Department of Theater records
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Keen, Erin Patterson, and Allyson Smally
Date
January 16, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

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