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Theatre Arts Archive
1999.30  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Theatre Arts Archive
    Dates: 1925-1991
    Collection Number: 1999.30
    Creator/Collector: John Pauley Erich Schimps
    Extent: 3 boxes plus 1 oversize flat file drawer
    Repository: Humboldt State University Library
    Arcata, California 95521-8299
    Abstract: This is a very rich history of the multiple departments relating to Speech, Drama, Theatre, Communication and more, from the initial offering of one course in Speech/Drama in 1914, and the first production on December 3, 1914 of “Her Own Way,” by Clyde Fitch, at Pettengill’s Minor Theatre. The narrator, and primary creator of the collection of performance photographs and playbills, is Dr. John Pauley. The collection complements his “Story of Humboldt State University Theatre Arts Department” covering the years 1914-1979.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Open for research by appointment.

    Publication Rights

    Humboldt State University holds copyright. The publications and images in this collection were created by employees at Humboldt State University. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce in any format please contact the Special Collections Librarian.

    Preferred Citation

    Theatre Arts Archive. Humboldt State University Library

    Acquisition Information

    Special Collections Librarian Erich Schimps worked with Theatre Arts Professor John Pauley to assemble this collection from department and institution produced materials in the 1980s; additional material was donated by Dr. Pauley ca. 1997.

    Biography/Administrative History

    John Pauley was a professor in the Speech Department and the Theatre Arts Department from 1952 through 1979. He wrote a history of the Theatre Arts Department from 1914-1982.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This is a very rich history of the multiple departments relating to Speech, Drama, Theatre, Communication and more, from the initial offering of one course in Speech/Drama in 1914, and the first production on December 3, 1914 of “Her Own Way,” by Clyde Fitch, at Pettengill’s Minor Theatre. The narrator, and primary creator of the collection of performance photographs and playbills, is Dr. John Pauley. The collection complements his “Story of Humboldt State University Theatre Arts Department” covering the years 1914-1979.

    Indexing Terms

    Humboldt State University. Department of Theatre Arts--History
    Humboldt State University, Department of Speech and Hearing--History
    Humboldt State University, Department of Communication--History
    Theater--California--Arcata--History

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