Accession MS-2-710.2013-064 - Personal archives of Alan Andrews

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Personal archives of Alan Andrews

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  • Textual record

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MS-2-710.2013-064

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  • Bulk, 1975-1980 (Creation)
  • 1967-1996 (Creation)

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26 cm of textual records

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(1935-)

Biographical history

Alan R. Andrews is emeritus Professor of Theatre at Dalhousie University. Born in England in 1935, he was educated at King Henry VII and King Edward VI schools before earning his Bachelor and Masters of Arts degrees and a Diploma of Education from Leeds University. He later obtained his PhD at the University of Illinois.

Andrews joined Dalhousie’s English Department in 1966, but moved to the Theatre Department in 1969, where we was promoted to full professor in 1981. His scholarly interests included George Bernard Shaw, Granville Barker and St. John Hankin, about whom he wrote and lectured frequently for the Shaw Festival in Ontario. He directed many University theatre productions, served as chairman of the Theatre Department (1968-1971) and Editor of The Dalhousie Review (1985-1995), and was secretary to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in the early 1980s. He had close ties with Neptune Theatre, was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and served as President of CAUT (Canadian Association of University Teachers) from 1992-1994. Alan Andrews retired from Dalhousie in June 2001.

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Materials were donated to the University Archives in 2013.

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Accession contains a portion of the personal archives of Alan Andrews.

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  • English

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Restricted access. Please contact University Archivist.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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See also records from the Department of Theatre in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences fonds and The Dalhousie Review fonds.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Alan Andrews fonds, MS-2-710, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Final

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2013

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  • English

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