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Amateur theatre

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — ADCT

Archives of the ADC Theatre, 1956 - 2019

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ADCT
Scope and Contents The ADC Theatre Archive contains records from August 1973 onwards. These include some records of theatre administration, production management, and marketing literature but the collection is predominantly comprised of material relating to productions and performances, for example, applications to direct, flyers, posters, programmes, photographs and reviews.Records of productions and performances by CUADC prior to August 1973 can be found as part of the Amateur Dramatic Club Archive -...
Dates: 1956 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Archives of the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club, 1855 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUADC
Scope and Contents

The archive contains records of club governance and administration, including the first committee minute book from 1855, some financial and membership records, a significant quantity of material relating to productions and performances, and records relating to the wider activities of the club such as annual dinners and garden parties. There are notable gaps in the records, some of which for the period after August 1973 are filled in the archives of the ADC Theatre (see: UA/ADCT).

Dates: 1855 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of John Tanfield

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10386
Scope and Contents Papers of John R. Tanfield, amateur actor, makeup artist, producer and director in Cambridge and several provincial theatres including in York, Newcastle and Wolverhampton. He studied at Sloane School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and was later history master at the Perse School in Cambridge. Tanfield was a member of the Marlowe Society and the ADC committee. Comprises mainly theatre programmes including productions of the ADC, the Marlowe Society, Cambridge...
Dates: c. 1919 - 1960s
 Series — DCPP/AMO/13

Photograph album of Anne Elizabeth Pike/Amos, 1860 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/13
Scope and Contents Formal mounted portrait photographs in most cases. Includes Rev. James and Mrs Amos, children possibly from both marriages, Annie Amos in later years, several of William Bennett Pike as a young boy (most probably Annie and William's son William Bennett Pike (1873-1905)) and in theatrical costumes, some marked 'ADC', [presumably in performances at the fledgling Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club] and several family groups. A portrait marked 'Annie E. Pike' showing her as a young women...
Dates: 1860 - 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.

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