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Association of the Children's Theatre Company (ACT) records

 Collection
Identifier: PA141

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains administrative files from the Association of the Children's Theatre (ACT) and files pertaining to ACT events and programs. ACT's records also include a small collection of Children's Theatre Company history and memorabilia, and ephemera such as buttons, watches, and canvas bags.

Dates

  • 1967-1996

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.

Historial Note

The Association of the Children's Theatre Company (ACT) was the volunteer support and fundraising organization of the Children's Theatre Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ACT was active from 1975-1995, and during that time they held numerous benefits and other events to raise funds for the company. They also supported the educational endeavors of the theater, providing scholarships for young actors and hosting events for school teachers.

Extent

2 boxes (2 linear feet)

Abstract

Includes the administrative records, event programming files, and memorabilia from the Association of the Children's Theatre and the Children's Theatre Company.

Arrangement

The collection is organized in the following series:
  1. Administrative
  2. Events and Programs
  3. Children's Theatre Company Records
  4. Ephemera

Physical Location

MLAC

Acquisition

The collection was donated to the Performing Arts Archives by Kay Bendel in 2015.

Related Material

Additional materials related to the Children's Theatre Company can be found in the Children's Theatre Company Records (PA099).

Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Kathryn Hujda, 2015.
Title
Association of the Children's Theatre (ACT) records
Author
Kathryn Hujda
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English English

Collecting Area Details

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