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Oliver (Barbara) Collection of Theatre Materials
BANC MSS 2023/253  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Content Description
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Processing Information

  • Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Barbara Oliver collection of theatre materials
    Creator: Oliver, Barbara, 1927-2013
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 2023/253
    Physical Description: 5 linear feet (4 cartons)
    Date (inclusive): approximately 1945-2012
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Jennifer Oliver, 2021.

    Preferred Citation

    Barbara Oliver collection of theatre materials, BANC MSS 2023/253, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Content Description

    Contains theatre materials collected by Barbara Oliver, actor, director, and co-founder and Artistic Director of the Aurora Theatre. Collection contains scripts, programs, reviews, photographs and other production materials for the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, the Aurora Theatre Company and a few other theatre companies. Programs, correspondence, photographs and personalia document Oliver's career as an actor and director, primarily in Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Aurora Theatre productions. Also includes drafts of some of Oliver's short story manuscripts and scripts.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. For additional information about the University of California, Berkeley Library's permissions policy please see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/about/permissions-policies.

    Processing Information

    Collection is processed at Level 2. Level 2 processing results in a collection-level record with box and file listing. Folders within boxes are not listing in the finding aid.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Theater -- Production and direction
    Theater programs
    Aurora Theater Company (Berkeley, Calif.)
    Berkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley, Calif.)