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Gloria Hendricks Papers
983.3  
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Description
Gloria Hendricks served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Ballet Guild from 1960-69. She was in charge of Guild publicity and was later the Secretary. She also served as chairman of the Publicity Committee for the San Francisco Ballet, and in 1966, she was a member of the Ballet Campaign Steering Committee. In May 1972, the Boards of Directors of both the San Francisco Ballet Company and the Guild agreed to merge and to name the combined organization the San Francisco Ballet Association. These papers contain materials relating to the activities of the San Francisco Ballet Guild Board of Directors. Materials within the collection include board minutes and reports; correspondence exchanged among board members; financial records; development files on long-range planning and fundraising; and promotional materials.
Background
Gloria served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Ballet Guild from 1960-69. She was in charge of Guild publicity and also served as chairman of the Publicity Committee for the San Francisco Ballet. In 1962, she held the post of Secretary and in 1966, she was a member of the Ballet Campaign Steering Committee. Founded in 1942, the San Francisco Ballet Guild acted as sponsor of the San Francisco Ballet. It underwrote new productions, provided funds for the purchase of sets, costumes, and choreographic commissions, and oversaw campaigns to raise funds for national and international tours. In May 1972, the Boards of Directors of both the San Francisco Ballet Company and the Guild agreed to merge and to name the combined organization the San Francisco Ballet Association. With this merger, approved on May 24, 1972, the San Francisco Ballet Guild ceased to exist as a separate corporate entity and turned over all of its rights, privileges, and property, as well as its responsibilities and liabilities, to the Company.
Extent
1 Box. 1 linear foot.
Restrictions
Reproduction of these materials can occur only if the copying falls within the provisions of the doctrine of fair use. Copyright varies by item.
Availability
Entire Collection is open for research.