Santa Cruz County Theater collection

M. Carey
The University Library
Special Collections and Archives
University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California, 95064
Email: specoll@library.ucsc.edu
URL: http://library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/
© 2013
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Santa Cruz County Theater collection

Collection number: MS 108

The University Library

Special Collections and Archives

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California
Processed by:
M. Carey
Date Completed:
November 2013
Encoded by:
M. Carey
© 2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Santa Cruz County Theater Collection
Dates: 1974-1982
Collection number: MS 108
Creator: Sheaffer, David L.
Collection Size: 15 document boxes
Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
Santa Cruz, California 95064
Abstract: Actor and writer David Sheaffer's collection of documents and memorabilia related to theater in Santa Cruz County, California, especially the Bear Republic Theater.
Physical location: Stored in Special Collections & Archives: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Santa Cruz County Theater Collection. MS 108. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

Acquisition Information

Gift of David Sheaffer, 1985

Biography

David Shaeffer was an actor and writer. He started in local theater as soon as he arrived in Santa Cruz, in 1854. He was a charter member of the Santa Cruz Community Players, the seminal theater group in Santa Cruz. As the Community Players splintered and other companies started up, Sheaffer moved from production to production, taking part in company after company. He worked building sets, designing programs, writing reviews and as an actor on stage and later in movies filmed in Santa Cruz.

Scope and Content of Collection

Actor and writer David Sheaffer's collection of documents and memorabilia related to theater in Santa Cruz County, California, especially the Bear Republic Theater.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Shaeffer, David L.--Archives
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Bear Republic Theater
Theater--California--Santa Cruz County


Container List

box 1-2

Albums, scrapbooks ca. 1974-1985

box-folder 3

Albums and magazines about John F. Kennedy ca. 1963-1985

box-folder 4

Bear Republic Theater ca. 1974-1985

box-folder 5

Articles and Reviews ca. 1974-1985

box-folder 6

Programs ca. 1974-1985

box-folder 7-9

Photographs 1974-1979, 1979-1981, 1981-1982