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Chimera Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: PA048

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains clippings, announcements, circulars, class listings, workshop and audition announcements, letters to season ticket holders, posters and programs pertaining to the Chimera Theatre.

Dates

  • 1970-1984

Creator

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

Contact the archivist regarding copyright to these materials.

Historical Note

The Chimera Theatre Company succeeded the Eastside Theater in 1970 as a community theater of St. Paul. It was founded by James D. Borland Jr. and Scott McCoy, both of whom worked for the Eastside Theater. The company's first plays were held during the summer of 1970 at the Saint Paul Academy auditorium. The theater offered teacher and student workshops annually for the local community. The company ended production in 1987.

Extent

1 box (.3 cubic feet)

Abstract

Collection contains posters, programs, workshop and audition announcements, letters and clippings.

Physical Location

Mezzanine

Acquisition

Donated by the Chimera Theatre.

Related Material

The Minnesota Historical Society has materials in their collection that relate to the Chimera Theatre.

Creator

Title
Chimera Theatre records
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
January 2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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