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Art Penson fonds

  • MS-3-38, Box 1
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2005

This fonds consists of 143 set, furniture, and prop designs for Neptune sketched on paper ca. 65 x 76 cm and smaller.

Penson, Art

Catherine Banks fonds

  • MS-2-8
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2012

Fonds contains materials documenting Catherine Banks' professional playwrighting career beginning with her first published play, Eula's Offer. Materials include research notes and drafts of scripts (both handwritten and typed), correspon...

Banks, Catherine, 1957-

Chester Playhouse fonds

  • MS-3-36, Boxes 1 - 18
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2002

This fonds consists of records created and collected by both the Canadian Puppet Festival and the Chester Theatre Council related to the management of the Chester Playhouse, including financial records such as statements, budgets, balance sheets, ...

Chester Playhouse.

Dark Night Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-45
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1993

This collection primarily consists of theatre and film scripts read during the "ScripTease" dramatic reading series or "Playwright's Corner." The fonds also contains some correspondence and administrative records and two c...

Dark Night Theatre.

Dartmouth Players fonds

  • MS-3-30, Box 1, Folders 1 - 9
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1975

This collection consists of records pertaining to the management and the productions of the Dartmouth Players from 1967-1975. The records include administrative documents, financial statements, correspondence, programs, and newsletters.

Dartmouth Players.

David Murray fonds

  • MS-2-181, SF Box 27
  • Fonds
  • 1905, [ca. 1940s]

Fonds includes handwritten catalogues of David Murray's record collection, manuscripts of a skit called "Pukka Sahib," and notes on Frederic Chopin.

Murray, David, fl. 1934-1972

Dramatists' Co-op of Nova Scotia fonds

  • MS-3-29
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1988

Fonds includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial records, printed scripts, manuscripts of plays, materials pertaining to workshops, newsletters, and publicity records.

Dramatists' Co-op of Nova Scotia.

Eastern Command Players fonds

  • MS-3-12
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1954

This fonds consists of meeting minutes, a circular letter, and programs for productions of Dover Road and Blithe Spirit.

Eastern Command Players.

Grassroots Theatre Company

  • MS-3-8, SF Box 47, Folder 17
  • File
  • 1976

File contains records related to fundraising, membership, and proposed workshops organized by the Grassroots Theatre Company.

Grassroots Theatre Company

J. Linden Best fonds

  • MS-3-6
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1972

This fonds consists of records related to theatre history in Nova Scotia which were collected by Best while researching his M.A. thesis. The fonds includes photographs and negatives of local theatres (including Neptune, the Orpheus, and the Capito...

Best, J. Linden

Linda Moore

  • MS-3-41.2009-010
  • Collection
  • 1960-2007

The fonds includes Linda Moore's papers and files relating to her work as director of Neptune Theatre in Halifax. The fonds includes designs and annotated construction plans and photos of the theatre; annotated scripts, photos, and production...

Moore, Linda

Mary Vingoe fonds

  • MS-2-777
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2005

Fonds includes manuscripts, scripts, and personal papers belonging to Mary Vingoe. Fonds also includes theatre programs, contracts, and photographs.

Vingoe, Mary

Neptune Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-1
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2017

Fonds consists of records that document every aspect of Neptune Theatre as an organization, including various textual records and graphic and audio-visual material pertaining to productions, events, personnel, and the administration of the Theatre...

Neptune Theatre.

Nova Scotia Drama League fonds

  • MS-3-5
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2002

The fonds includes administrative records including correspondence and reports, scripts, publications, and scrapbooks. It also includes a rich collection of records pertaining to NSDL-affiliated associations and events. Among the many regional and...

Nova Scotia Drama League.

Patrick Christopher fonds

  • MS-3-37
  • Fonds
  • 1984-2005

This fonds consists primarily of materials related to Christopher's teaching career at Dalhousie. The fonds contains Christopher's teaching dossier; correspondence; records related to departmental administration including brochures, meet...

Christopher, Patrick, 1945-2005

Personal archives of David Renton

  • MS-3-23.2014-003
  • Accession
  • 1988-

This accession consists of miscellaneous records relating to David Renton's acting and directing career, including publicity and performance photographs, correspondepence, contracts, and appointment calendars and diaries. There are also publi...

Renton, David, 1934-2006

Personal archives of David Renton

  • MS-3-23
  • Collection
  • 1926-2006

Fonds consists of records relating to Renton's personal life as well as his acting and teaching careers. The personal papers include files on specific actors, athletics, clippings and publications, festivals and workshops, financial records, ...

Renton, David, 1934-2006

Personal archives of Linda Moore

  • MS-3-41.2013-044
  • Collection
  • 2000-2010

The records in this series comprise rehearsal scripts, research notes, production notebooks, costume and set sketches, performance programs, media reviews, and related correspondence for theatrical productions directed by Linda Moore between 2000-...

Moore, Linda

Pier One Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-7
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1975

The fonds contains correspondence, production records, scripts, flyers, posters, programs, promotional materials, press reviews, financial records, organizational management, documents regarding the theatre building and property, workshop programm...

Pier One Theatre.

Records of the Symphony Nova Scotia

  • MS-5-14.2014.052
  • Accession
  • 2005-2013

This accession consists primarily of meeting minutes and agendas from the Symphony's Board of Directors and its Executive. There are also concert programs, rehearsal schedules, programming records for special events, annual reports and grant ...

Symphony Nova Scotia.

Richard J.H. Perkyns fonds

  • MS-3-27
  • Fonds
  • Bulk, 1978-1985

The fonds consists of records related to Richard Perkyns' research undertaken in writing The Neptune Story: Twenty-Five Years in the Life of a Leading Canadian Theatre and editing Major Plays of the Canadian Theatre 1934-1984 . The fonds also...

Perkyns, Richard, 1932-2008

Richard Ward fonds

  • MS-5-7
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1928, 1932-1933, 1937

The fonds contains photographs of singers and musical groups, theatrical paraphernelia, and documents regarding the construction of Ward's home on Beaufort Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as other printed material.

Ward, Richard, (fl.1888-1977)

Robert Doyle fonds

  • MS-3-18
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2012

The fonds consists primarily of papers relating to Robert Doyle’s career as a costume and set designer. There are also research, administrative, and class papers from his office. The fonds consists of correspondence (1964-1997), Dalhousie Univer...

Doyle, Robert

The Travelling Players of Halifax

  • MS-3-2
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1969

Records include administrative and financial documents of the Travelling Players of Halifax.

The Travelling Players of Halifax.

Theatre 1707 fonds

  • MS-3-31
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1980, predominantly 1979

This collection contains materials related to the administration and productions of Theatre 1707 as well as the Bit Players society. The records include administrative documents, reports, programs, posters, proposals, newspaper clippings, reviews,...

Theatre 1707.

Theatre Arts Guild fonds

  • MS-3-4
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1999

This collection consists of records regarding Theatre Arts Guild's management and productions from the establishment of the guild in 1931 to 1999. Materials include administrative documents and some financial records, programs, posters, newsl...

Theatre Arts Guild.

Up Start Theatre fonds

  • MS-3-34
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1993

This fonds consists of records regarding the administration, membership, and productions of the Upstart Theatre Company. Types of records include press releases, press clippings, and other promotional materials, photographs, financial material, me...

Up Start Theatre Company.

William Bruce Almon fonds

  • MS-3-15
  • Collection
  • [1935?]-1940

This fonds consists of correspondence from Arthur Winters of the Anglican Young People’s Association to Almon, and a Theatre Arts Guild rehearsal schedule. Some local theatre programs were also donated with the fonds which have been relocated to t...

Almon, William, Bruce, Lt. Col.