12-014 - Arbor Theatre fonds. Additions.

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Arbor Theatre fonds. Additions.

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12-014

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  • 1982-1994 (Creation)
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    Arbor Theatre

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21 cm of textual records.

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Arbor Theatre began in Peterborough in 1976 when John Plank arrived to direct "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds" for the Peterborough Theatre Guild. The following year, local support led to the creation of Arbor Productions and John Plank directed "Private Lives" followed by "Belle of Amherst" and "Lady Audley's Secret" in 1978. In 1979 the group was reorganized as a professional theatre company performing during the summer season at Trent University's Wenjack Theatre.

Custodial history

Fonds was in the custody of Elaine Goselin and Bill Kimble before being donated to Trent University in 2012.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, financial documents, publicity reports and fundraising campaigns, business reports, and promotional pamphlets and brochures pertaining to Arbor Theatre.

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Fonds acquired from Elaine Goselin and Bill Kimble in 2012.

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This fonds along with 86-008, 86-025, 87-008, 87-012, 87-013, 90-004, 93-019, 97-1017 and 11-002 is an addition to 85-007

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Box 1

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  1. Correspondence, 1990-1992
  2. Financial documents, 1988-1993
  3. Fundraising and programming, 1989-1992

Box 2

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  1. Minutes and agendas, 1988-1992
  2. Publicity, 1982-1983
  3. Media and marketing, 1982-1994

Box 3 added in 2015; received from Bill Kimball via Elaine Goselin
includes 1 cassette and ca. 130 photographs (note: some photographs are stuck together and will require the attention of a conservator)

Box 3

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  1. Miscellaneous materials including one cassette titled "Arbor Theatre"

  2. Arbor Theatre newsletter, 1984

  3. Press releases, 1993

  4. Production photographs, 1988 - Billy Bishop Goes to War

  5. Production photographs, 1989 - Educating Rita; My Darling Judith; Gaslight; Mrs. Warren's Profession

  6. Production photographs, 1990 - The Woman in Black; Top Girls; The Sneeze (also, added in 2018, approximately 70 photographs (5x7) received from Don White pertaining to The Sneeze)

  7. Production photographs - Frankenstein, 1991; The Affections of May, 1991; The Glass Menagerie, 1991; John Plank (date unknown)

  8. Arbor Theatre photographs and negatives, ca. 1988

  9. Arbor Theatre publicity, 1991

  10. "Fire"/ by Paul Ledoux and David Young, 1993; includes play script

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