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Children's Theater and Theater for Youth:

A Preliminary Inventory of the Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Children's Theater and Theater for Youth Collection
Title: Children's Theater and Theater for Youth Collection
Dates: 1960s-1980s
Extent: 10 Boxes (4.2 linear feet)
Abstract: The Children’s Theater and Theater for Youth Collection contains brochures, newsletters, clippings, and photographs documenting children’s theater in the United States and abroad from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Call Number: Performing Arts Collection PA-00015
Language: English, Gaelic, and Polish
Access: Open for research



Acquisition: Assembled by Performing Arts staff from various collections, including a gift from Coleman Jennings in 2009.
Processed by: Valerie Burns, 2002; Grace Hansen, 2015
Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center


The Children’s Theater and Theater for Youth Collection contains brochures, newsletters, clippings, and photographs documenting children’s theater in the United States and abroad from the 1960s through the 1980s. Over 300 theaters and performers are represented in the collection holdings. The collection was assembled by Performing Arts staff from various collections, and includes a gift of material from Coleman Jennings in 2009. The original order of materials has been maintained by placing items previously grouped with paper clips or staples inside a paper sleeve.