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MS Thr 72

Texas Christian University. Dept. of Theatre. Texas Christian University Dept. of Theatre papers concerning theatrical productions, 1951-1962: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 72
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Texas Christian University. Dept. of Theatre.
Title: Texas Christian University Dept. of Theatre papers concerning theatrical productions,
Date(s): 1951-1962.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence and documents concerning various theatrical productions by the Theatre Department at Texas Christian University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

62M-65. Gift of Dr. Walther R. Volbach, Director of Theatre, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas; received: 1962 October 27.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Texas Christian University. Dept. of Theatre Papers Concerning Theatrical Productions, 1951-1962 (MS Thr 72). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Theatrical productions were first presented by the Dramatic Club at Texas Christian University in 1873 at their Thorp Springs campus, and continued when the university moved to Waco in 1895. After a fire in 1910, the university moved to its present site at Fort Worth. Curriculum in Theatrical Studies was introduced in 1943; the Department of Theatre was formally established in 1958.

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence and other materials concerning the productions of The crown of shadows by Rodolpho Usigli, Marriage wheel by Joel Climenhaga, The legend of Madame Krasinska by Joel Turner and Roland von Weber, The Fishbeck tapestry by Manfred Haussmann, Joan of Arc by Max Mell, and Phaedra by Roland von Weber.

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