Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Inventory of the Joint Stock Theatre Group Archives, 1973-1991
D-035  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (86.06 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
 
 
Table of contents What's This?

Collection Contents

Box 1-11

Series 1 Financial Records, 1973-1990

Physical Description: 9.8 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Banking records (bank statements, correspondence, canceled checks, check stubs, deposit account books, deposit slips); budgets; income records (account ledgers, balance sheets, box office returns, fundraising, grants income and expenditure accounts, income ledgers, quarterly returns); expenditure records (bills paid, invoices, paid invoices, receipts and bills, remittance advices, sales invoice books); tax records (income taxes, national insurance contributions and deductions, value added tax invoices); production accounts; reports (reports of the directors; reports to the directors); working notes. Items such as clippings, legal documents, programs, and weekly gig lists that were included with the financial records have been retained with them.
Arranged chronologically.
Box 12-16

Series 2 Photographs, 1973-1988

Physical Description: 2.6 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Black and white prints, contact sheets, and negatives of portrait, group, rehearsal, and production photographs.
Arranged alphabetically by play title.
Box 17-24, 30

Series 3 Production Files, 1974-1989

Physical Description: 7.8 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Accommodations lists, actors biographies, cast lists, budgets and budget proposals, contact lists, correspondence (booking arrangements), costumes, drawings (theatre layouts, lighting plots), box office returns, ticket sales reports, grant applications, itineraries, legal records, promotional materials (flyers, press lists, programs), props lists, technical specifications, working notes.
Arranged alphabetically by play title.
Box 24

Series 4 Scripts, 1977-1986

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Published editions and "manuscript prompt" copies.
Arranged alphabetically by play title.
Box 25-26

Series 5 Clippings, 1974-1988

Physical Description: 1.3 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Primarily previews and reviews relating to Joint Stock Theatre Group productions, but also includes "general" clippings files relating to alternative (fringe) theatres and individuals associated with them.
Arranged chronologically.
Box 26, 28-29

Series 6 Promotional Materials, 1975-1988

Physical Description: 0.5 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, flyers, postcards, posters, programs, program copy, press releases, serials.
Arranged alphabetically by play title.
Box 26-27

Series 7 Company Business, 1973-1991

Physical Description: 1.5 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Audience surveys, company documentation, general correspondence, legal records, mailing lists, marketing, membership, memorandum and articles of association, minutes (policy committee, annual general meeting, meeting of the council of management, report of the council, board meeting, directors meeting, extraordinary meeting).
Arranged chronologically.
Box 31-32

Series 8 Sound recordings, 1981-1985

Physical Description: 2.75 linear feet

Note

Scope and Content Note

Magnetic tape (cassette and reel-to-reel) of plays performed by the Joint Stock Theatre Group: music and sound effects, rehearsal, preshow, and performance. Audiocassette use copies of the sound recordings have been made and are located in Box 32.
Arranged alphabetically by play title.