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Betty Rappaport Nathanson's Collection of the Guthrie Theater

 Collection
Identifier: PA003a

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of Guthrie Theater materials, referred to as the Minnesota Theatre Company before 1970, including posters, programs, promotional materials, photographs, Board of Directors minutes, memos and directories, Stagehands directories, and press clippings.

Dates

  • 1969-1989

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright is retained by the copyright holder.

Biographical Note

Betty Rappaport Nathanson (1924-2005) was a philanthropist and an avid Guthrie Theater supporter. She was on the Guthrie Board of Directors in the 1970s and a member of Stagehands, an all-women's volunteer organization in support of the Guthrie Theater, from 1968 until 1973.

Extent

3 boxes (5 linear feet)

Abstract

Collection consists of Guthrie Theater posters, programs, promotional materials, photographs, Board of Directors minutes, memos and directories, Stagehands directories, and press clippings of various productions.

Physical Location

Mezzanine, High Bay

Acquisition

The collection was donated to the Performing Arts Archives by the family of Betty Rappaport Nathanson in 2012.

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Processing Information

The collection was processed and finding aid written by Joanne Gordon and Karen Obermeyer-Kolb in 2016.
Title
Betty Rappaport Nathanson's Collection of the Guthrie Theater
Author
Karen Obermeyer-Kolb
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English English

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