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"The Rivals",directed by Betty Mitchell, 1950
L-R: Jack Phillips, Marjorie Pugh
M-851-70

Betty Mitchell fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Personal papers. - 1939- 1972
Series 2Early drama groups. - 1929-1942
Series 3Western Canada High School Department of Drama. - 1939-1961
Series 4Workshop 14. - 1945- 1968
Series 5Calgary drama and musical groups. - 1951-1968
Series 6Calgary Allied Arts Council. - 1947-1969
Series 7Alberta drama groups. - 1931-1964
Series 8Out of province drama groups and festivals. - 1946-1962
Series 9Alberta drama festivals. - 1930-1966
Series 10Dominion Drama Festivals. - 1936-1962
Series 11Central Ontario Drama Festival. - 1955, 1960
Series 12Publications. - 1951- 1963
Series 13Scrapbooks and albums. - 1936-1963
Series 14Certificates. - 1948- 1956

Inventory

Series1

Personal papers. - 1939-1972

M-851-1Personal correspondence. - 1939-1967. - Includes letters of appreciation from ex-students and various drama groups regarding help given them; also personal tributes to Miss Mitchell regarding workshop 14.
M-851-2General correspondence. - 1948-1964. - Includes letters of congratulations regarding various Workshop 14 plays and activities.
M-851-3General correspondence. - 1963. - Includes letters, cards, invitations, telegrams, programmes, regarding play "J. B." directed by Miss Mitchell while guest director at Studio Theatre, University of Alberta, Edmonton.
M-851-4Telegrams. - 1948-1964. - Regarding Workshop 14 plays.
M-851-5Cards, invitations and ribbons. - 1928-1967. - Includes gift cards, wedding invitations, thank you cards, A. R. D. F. and D. D. F. invitations, D. D. F. executive ribbon.
M-851-6Photographs. - nd, 1960. - Includes photos of personal friends; and view of D. D. F. executive, Vancouver (1960).
M-851-7Clippings. - 1940-1963. - Regarding Miss Mitchell's career in theatre; personal achievements; guest speaker at various functions; social notes.
PC-129 Photographs. - [ca. 1930s-1960s]. - Consists of 21 photographs of theatrical personalities, and her life time pass to Theatre Calgary.
RCT-87 Interview with Betty Mitchell about the development of theatre in Calgary. - 1972. - 1 audio reel
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Series 2

Early drama groups. - 1929-1942

M-851-8The Green Room Club. - 1929-1930. - Includes notice of first regular meeting (January 1929), membership application, programmes of plays (1930).
M-851-9The Green Room Club clippings. - 1929-1932. - Regarding formation of club, reviews of plays done.
M-851-10Calgary Little Theatre Association. - September 1932. - Consists of souvenir programme.
M-851-11Calgary Theatre Guild. - 1935-1936. - Includes programme "The Perfect Alibi" (April 1935), souvenir programme, and official opening of The Civic Playhouse (September 1936).
M-851-12Calgary Theatre Guild clippings. - 1935. - Regarding various plays.
M-851-13The University Women's Club. - November 1941. - Includes programme "Boy Meets Girl", directed by Betty Mitchell. Play presented in aid of the Queen's Canadian Air Relief Fund.
M-851-14Clippings. - November 1941. - Regarding cast selected for play "Boy Meets Girl".
M-851-15Calgary Young People of the United Church of Canada. - April 1942. - Includes programme of annual dramatic festival.
M-851-16Catholic Youth Federation of the Deanery of Calgary. - April [ca. 1942]. - Includes programme of the 5th annual dramatic festival.
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Series 3

Western Canada High School Department of Drama. - 1939-1961

M-851-17"Stage Door", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1939. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-18"A Midsummer Night's Dream", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1940. - Includes programme and script.
M-851-19"The Lamp and the Bell", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1941. - Includes invitations and programme.
M-851-20"The Lamp and the Bell". - March 1941. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-21"Our Town", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1942. - Includes invitations and programmes.
M-851-22"Our Town". - March 1942. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-23"The Christmas Carol", directed by Betty Mitchell. - Includes programmes.
M-851-243 one-act plays directed by Mr. A. T. Godwin. - March 1944. - Includes programmes.
M-851-25"Skin of our Teeth". - [ca. March 1945]. - Includes photos of cast, sets lighting crew and audience.
M-851-26"As You Like It", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1946. - Consists of album which contains programme, photos of sets, cast, clippings, gift cards, and letters of congratulations.
M-851-27"As You Like It". - March 1946. - Includes music score, programme, and letter of congratulations.
M-851-28"As You Like It". - March 1946. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-29"I Remember Mama", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1947. - Consists of photos of cast, sets and makeup.
M-851-30"I Remember Mama". - March 1947. - Includes lighting, script, invitations, programmes, and letters of congratulations.
M-851-31"I Remember Mama". - March 1947. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-32"Alice In Wonderland", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1948. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast, sets, clippings and letter of congratulations.
M-851-33"Alice In Wonderland". - March 1948. - Consists of scripts of production.
M-851-34"Alice In Wonderland". - March 1948. - Includes programmes, telegram and letter of invitation to public.
M-851-35"Alice In Wonderland". - March 1948. - Consists of sketches of costumes and sets.
M-851-36Alice In Wonderland". - March 1948. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-37"Street Scene", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1949. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-38"Street Scene". - March 1949. - Includes programmes and programme list.
M-851-39"Street Scene". - March 1949. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-40"Taming of the Shrew", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1950. - Includes letter of congratulation and photograph of set.
M-851-41"Taming of the Shrew". - March 1950. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-42"A Kiss for Cinderella", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1951. - Includes letter of invitation to public.
M-851-43"The Admirable Crichton", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March 1954. - Consists of programmes and letters of invitation to public.
M-851-44"The Admirable Crichton". - March 1954. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-45"Stage Door", directed by Betty Mitchell. - March [ca. 1955]. - Includes programmes.
M-851-46"Stage Door". - March [ca. 1955]. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-47"A Midsummer Night's Dream". - March [ca.1956]. - Includes clippings regarding cancellation of play.
M-851-48"Ruth Ripley", directed by Ken Dyba. - April 1960. - Consists of programme.
M-851-49"My Sister Eileen", directed by Ken Dyba. - April 1964. - Consists of programme.
M-851-50"My Sister Eileen". - April 1961. - Includes clippings.
M-851-51Clippings. - 1942, 1947, nd. - Regarding various activities of W. C. H. S. drama club, and Young People's Union dramatic festivals.
M-851-52Script- "The Knave of Hearts". - nd
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Series 4

Workshop 14. - 1945-1968

M-851-53"Papa Is All", directed by Saul Isenstein. - April 1945. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast, sets, gift cards, programme and clippings.
M-851-54"Cry Havoc", directed by Irene Powlan. - 1945. - Includes press release and photos of cast.
M-851-55"Cry Havoc". - 1945. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-56"Claudia", directed by Betty Mitchell. - November 1945. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets, programmes, clippings and letters of congratulations.
M-851-57"Claudia". - November 1945. - Includes photos of cast taken at Colonel Belcher Hospital, Calgary.
M-851-58"Death Takes a Holiday", directed by Kaye Knights. - December 1946. - Consists of programmes of play.
M-851-59"Death Takes a Holiday". - December 1946. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-60"Holiday", directed by Betty Mitchell. - December 1947. - Includes programmes, invitations, and photos of cast and sets.
M-851-61"Holiday". - December 1947. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast, sets and clippings.
M-851-62"Holiday". - December 1947. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-63"Pierre Patelin", directed by Gordon Atkinson- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1948. - Includes photos of cast and programme of production.
M-851-64"Pierre Patelin". - 1948. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-65"Hedda Gabler", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1949. - Includes programmes, proposed budget, script, photos of cast and sets.
M-851-66"Hedda Gabler". - 1949. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-67"Hedda Gabler". - 1949. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets and clippings.
M-851-68"Petticoat Fever", directed by Gordon Atkinson. - 1949. - Consists of programmes of production.
M-851-69"Hay Fever", directed by Edward Holmes. - 1950. - Consists of programme of production.
M-851-70"The Rivals", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1950. - Includes programmes, tickets and photos of cast.
M-851-71"The Rivals". - 1950. - Includes album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-72"Light up the Sky", directed by John Rivet. - October 1951. - Includes programme of production.
M-851-73"See How They Run", directed by John Rivet. - 1951. - Includes programme and photo of cast.
M-851-74"The Giaconda Smile", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1951. - Includes programmes, photos of cast and sets, A. D. F. placards for best actress and best production, D. D. F. placards for best set design, best supporting actress, best actress, and best visual production.
M-851-75"The Giaconda Smile". - 1951. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-76"The Giaconda Smile". - 1951. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-77"The Heiress", directed by John Rivet. - May 1952. - Consists of programme of production.
M-851-78"The Heiress". - May 1952. - Includes clippings.
M-851-79"Dream Girl", directed by Ron Poffenroth. - October1952. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-80"Pygmalion", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1952. - Consists of programmes.
M-851-81"Pygmalion". - 1952. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-82"The Curious Savage", directed by John Rivet. - December 1952. - Includes programmes of production.
M-851-83"The Curious Savage". - December 1952. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-84"Craig's Wife", directed by Ron Poffenroth. - March 1953. - Consists of programmes of production.
M-851-85"Craig's Wife". - March 1953. - Includes clippings.
M-851-86"Gigi", directed by Ron Poffenroth. - October 1953. - Includes programmes of production.
M-851-87"Gigi". - October 1953. - Includes clippings.
M-851-88"The Importance of Being Earnest", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - November 1954. - Includes press releases.
M-851-89"The Importance of Being Earnest". - November 1954. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-90"The Lady's Not For Burning", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1954. - Includes programme, photo of cast, floor plan of set, drama review of play.
M-851-91"The Lady's Not For Burning". - 1954. - Includes clippings regarding production.
M-851-92"The Tinder Box", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - August 1955. - Includes programme of production.
M-851-93"The Tinder Box". - August 1955. - Includes clippings.
M-851-94"Castle in the Air", directed by Robert Gibb. - October 1955. - Includes programme of production.
M-851-95"Castle in the Air". - October 1955. - Includes clippings.
M-851-96"Night of January 16th", directed by Gertrude Dimple. - [ca. 1955]. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-97"The Apple Cart", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1955. - Includes script, programme, D. D. F. fund raising literature, and photos of sets.
M-851-98"The Apple Cart". - 1955. - Includes clippings regarding reviews and appeal for funds needed to send Workshop 14 to D. D. F.
M-851-99"The River Line", directed by Betty Mitchell. - 1956. - Includes drama festival, programmes, photos of cast and press releases.
M-851-100"The River Line". - 1956. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-101"Picnic", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - April 1956. - Consists of programme of production.
M-851-102"Picnic". - April 1956. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-103"Desperate Hours", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - November 1956. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-104"Anne of the Thousand Days", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1957. - Includes programmes, press releases and photos of cast.
M-851-105"Anne of the Thousand Days". - 1957. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-106"Teahouse of the August Moon", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - June 1957. - Includes programmes of production and invitations.
M-851-107"Teahouse of the August Moon". - June 1957. - Includes clippings.
M-851-108"The Great Sebastians", directed by Robert Gibb. - December 1957. - Includes programme of production.
M-851-109"The Great Sebastians". - December 1957. - Includes clippings.
M-851-110"Arms and the Man", directed by Betty Mitchell- Alberta drama festival winner. - 1958. - Includes photos of cast and sets.
M-851-111"Arms and the Man". - 1958. - Includes clippings.
M-851-112"Inherit the Wind", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - May 1958. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-113"Inherit the Wind". - May 1958. - Consists of clippings regarding production.
M-851-114"The Fourposter", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - August 1958. - Consists of programmes of production.
M-851-115"The Fourposter". - August 1958. - Consists of programmes of production.
M-851-116"Sabrina Fair", directed by Robert Gibb. - October 1958. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-117"Our Town", directed by Betty Mitchell. - January 1959. - Includes programme of production and photos of cast and sets.
M-851-118"Our Town". - January 1959. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast.
M-851-119"Our Town". - January 1959. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-120"Someone Waiting", directed by Robert Gibb. - April 1959. - Consists of programme of production.
M-851-121"Someone Waiting". - April 1959. - Consists of waiting.
M-851-122"Salad days", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - June 1959. - Consists of programme of production.
M-851-123"Salad Days". - June 1959. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-124"Brigadoon", directed by Robert Gibb. - December 1959. - Includes programmes of production and photos of cast and sets.
M-851-125"Brigadoon". - December 1959. - Includes clippings.
M-851-126"Voice of the Turtle", directed by Betty Mitchell. - February 1960. - Includes programmes of production.
M-851-127"Voice of the Turtle". - February 1960. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-128"Voice of the Turtle". - February 1960. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-129"Auntie Mame", directed by Gordon Gibbs. - June 1960. - Includes programmes of production.
M-851-130"Auntie Mame". - June 1960. - Includes clippings.
M-851-131"Mary Stuart", directed by Robert Gibb. - November 1960. - Includes programmes and photos of cast and sets.
M-851-132"Mary Stuart". - November 1960. - Includes clippings.
M-851-133"Winterset", directed by Betty Mitchell. - February 1961. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-134"Winterset". - February 1961. - Consists of programmes and photos of cast.
M-851-135"Winterset". - February 1961
M-851-136"New Moon", directed by Robert Gibb. - November 1961. - Includes programmes of production.
M-851-137"New Moon". - November 1961. - Includes clippings.
M-851-138"Roar Like a Dove", directed by Betty Mitchell. - June 1962. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-139"Roar Like a Dove". - June 1962. - Consists of programmes of production.
M-851-140"Roar Like a Dove". - June 1962. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-141"Anastasia", directed by Frank Morris. - October 1962. - Consists of programme of production.
M-851-142"A Majority of One", directed by Don Boyes. - June 1963. - Includes programme of production.
M-851-143"Five Finger Exercise", directed by Betty Mitchell. - October 1963. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-144"Five Finger Exercise". - October 1963. - Consists of programmes of production.
M-851-145"Five Finger Exercise". - October 1963. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-146"The Robe", directed by Robert Gibb. - March 1964. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-147"Venus Observed", directed by Betty Mitchell. - June 1964. - Consists of programme and script.
M-851-148"Venus Observed". - June 1964. - Consists of album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-149"Venus Observed". - June 1964. - Consists of clippings.
M-851-150"Two for the See-Saw", directed by Betty Mitchell. - October 1964. - Includes programmed of production.
M-851-151"Two for the See-Saw". - October 1964. - Includes album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-152"Two for the See-Saw'. - October 1964. - Includes clippings.
M-851-153"The Chalk Garden", directed by Betty Mitchell. - February 1966. - Includes programme of production.
M-851-154"The Chalk Garden". - February 1966. - Includes clippings.
M-851-155"Ghosts", directed by Betty Mitchell. - 1968. - Includes album which contains photos of cast and sets.
M-851-156"Ghosts". - 1968. - Includes clippings.
M-851-157Workshop 14 correspondence. - 1948-1964. - Includes history of Workshop 14; regulations governing Workshop 14's use of W. C. H. S.; notice of meeting; thank you letters; letter regarding rights to 20thanniversary programme.
M-851-158Workshop 14 constitution and membership list. - 1951-1952
M-851-159Workshop 14 Associated financial statements. - 1959-1965
M-851-160Workshop 14 Associated articles of association. - March 21, 1961
M-851-161Workshop 14 clippings regarding activities. - 1948-1964
M-851-162Workshop 14 clippings- Personalities. - 1956-1968. - Includes articles regarding Chris Wiggins, Gordon Gibbs, Robert Gibb, Jack McCullagh, and Joan McClelland.
M-851-163Workshop 14 clippings- Personalities. - 1956-1958. - Includes articles regarding Edna Pozer and Ron (Poffenroth) Hartmann.
M-851-164Workshop 14 clippings- Personalities. - 1949-1965. - Includes articles regarding Irene Powlan, Gertrude Dimple, Kay (Knights) Grieve, Doug and Hilda Doherty, Joan Ryan, John Rivet, Margaret Jackson, Michael Gibbons, Ray Greft, Willard Sage, John Cotton, Pat Laidlaw, Mona Canning, Edward Holmes, James Fairley, Robert Cruse, Richard Jackson, Herbert Earle, and Conrad Bain.
M-851-165 Workshop 14- Personalities. - nd. - Includes photographs of Chris Wiggins, Doreen Richardson, John Cotton, William Dean, Kaye Grieve, Gary Dean, Bevan Patterson, Robert Cruse, Jack Goth, Pat Reid, Gordon Ross, Jack McCullagh, and Mona Canning. One of the photographs has been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
M-851-166Mac Theatre. - November 1965. - Includes programme regarding "Present Laughter", directed by Kaye Grieve.
M-851-167Press release and clippings. - January 1, 1966. - Regarding amalgamation of Mac Theatre Society and Workshop 14 Associated to form Mac 14 Society.
M-851-168Mac 14 Society. - 1966-1967. - Includes programmes regarding "a View from the Bridge", directed by Irene Prothroe; "Major Barbara", directed by Betty Mitchell; "Wild Rose", directed by Georgia Collins; invitations to "Wild Rose"; pamphlet regarding 1966-1967 season.
M-851-169Mac 14 Society clippings. - January 1966. - Regarding play "A View from the Bridge".
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Series 5

Calgary drama and musical groups. - 1951-1968

M-851-170Grand Theatre Programme- Revue, "Stepping Up". - [ca. late 1950s]
M-851-171Classic Productions Programmes. - nd, 1953. - Includes the Lancaster Company in "Macbeth"; and Dean Goodman in "Hamlet".
M-851-172The Arts and Letters Club. - 1915, 1964. - Consists of clippings regarding plays, "Harvey" and "A Shot in the Dark".
M-851-173Calgary Civic Theatre. - 1953, 1956. - Consists of clippings regarding plays "Dial M for Murder", and "The Man Who Came to Dinner".
M-851-174Calgary drama Council. - 1957. - Includes clippings regarding formation of Calgary drama council, and play "As You Like It".
M-851-175Calgary Musical Club. - October 1958. - Includes programme regarding "a Salute to Calgary Pioneers".
M-851-176Theatre 21. - 1962-1963. - Includes programmes regarding plays "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay", and "The Glass Menagerie".
M-851-177Theatre 21. - 1962-1963, nd. - Includes clippings regarding "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay", "The Glass Menagerie", and "Blithe Spirit".
M-851-178Calgary Theatre Singers. - 1962-1965. - Includes clippings regarding "Oklahoma", "The Telephone", "Pagliacci", and "Sound of Music".
M-851-179Musical Theatre of Calgary. - 1962, 1965. - Consists of programmes regarding "South Pacific", and "Kiss Me Kate".
M-851-180Musical Theatre of Calgary. - 1962. - Consists of clippings regarding "South Pacific".
M-851-181University of Calgary Drama Society. - 1963- 1967. - Includes clippings regarding drama at University of Calgary, and plays "Dark of the Moon", "The Fantasticks", "No Exit", and "Six Characters in Search of an Author".
M-851-182Calgary Players Society. - September 1963. - Consists of programme regarding "Look Back In Anger".
M-851-183Calgary Players Society. - 1963, nd. - Consists of clippings regarding plays "Look Back In anger", "Ghost Train", and "Journey's End".
M-851-184Stage Door Production. - February 1965. - Consists of programme regarding "The Night of the Iguana".
M-851-185Stage Door Productions. - February 1965. - Consists of clippings regarding "Night of the Iguana".
M-851-186Theatre Calgary. - October 1968. - Includes programme regarding "The Odd Couple".
M-851-187Theatre Calgary. - January 1969. - Includes clipping regarding six-week drama workshop.
M-851-188"3 To Go" programme. - May, nd. - Presented by The Buskins, Calgary Players and Workshop 14.
M-851-189"3 To Go" clippings. - May, nd. - Regarding 3 plays presented by The Buskins, Calgary Players and Workshop 14.
M-851-190Miscellaneous drama and musical groups. - 1954-1966. - Regarding their activities and personalities.
M-851-191University of Calgary publication. - March 1967. - Includes article by Dr. Betty Mitchell entitled "Theatre in Calgary".
M-851-192Clippings. - nd. - Regarding "Spring Thaw" starring Barbara Hamilton.
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Series 6

Calgary Allied Arts Council. - 1947-1969

M-851-193Allied Arts Council. - 1947. - Consists of brochure regarding Coste House; Allied Arts Annual regarding various activities at Coste House.
M-851-194Allied Arts Council Programmes. - 1947, 1959. - Includes programme of one-act plays, and programme regarding Odette De Foras, dramatic soprano.
M-851-195Allied Arts Council clippings. - 1949-1955. - Regarding activities and personalities connected with it.
M-851-196Allied Arts Council letter. - November 1952. - To the Presidents, all affiliated societies regarding monthly calendar, Mardi-Gras and membership.
M-851-197Allied Arts Council clippings. - 1962. - Regarding new building and official opening.
M-851-198Allied Arts Council booklet. - [ca. 1962]. - Regarding activities of Calgary Allied Arts Centre.
M-851-199Allied Arts Council by-laws. - October. - 1965.
M-851-200Allied Arts Council minutes of annual meeting. - May 1965
M-851-201Allied Arts Council annual report. - 1965- 1966
M-851-202Allied Arts Council notice of special meeting. - April 25, 1966. - Regarding Allied Arts Foundation proposal.
M-851-203Allied Arts Council comparative statement of income and expenditure for the years ending March 31, 1960-1966
M-851-204Allied Arts Council agenda regarding annual meeting. - May 31, 1966
M-851-205Allied Arts Council special announcement regarding ceasing of operations as of August 31, 1966
M-851-206Allied Arts Council clippings regarding closing of centre. - 1965-1966
M-851-207Allied Arts Centre programmes regarding plays produced by Arts Centre Theatre. - 1963-1966. - Programmes include "The Enchanted", "Gideon", "Life With Father", and "Six Characters in Search of an Author".
M-851-208Allied Arts Council clippings. - 1960- 1969
M-851-209Allied Arts Council Courier. - 1958-1966. - A publication regarding activities of centre.
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Series 7

Alberta drama groups. - 1931-1964

M-851-210Alberta High School drama festivals. - nd. - Includes clippings regarding various winners.
M-851-211Calgary Jewish drama festival. - June 1960. - Includes clippings regarding various plays.
M-851-212Jubilee auditorium, Calgary. - 1957. - Consists of souvenir programme regarding dedication week.
M-851-213Jubilee auditorium, Calgary. - 1957. - Consists of clippings regarding opening.
M-851-214Banff School of Fine Arts. - 1950, nd. - Includes programmes regarding "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and "Othello".
M-851-215Banff School of Fine Arts. - nd. - Includes clippings regarding "Othello".
M-851-216Edmonton Light Opera Company. - nd. - Includes clippings regarding production of "Fanny".
M-851-217Count Players, Edmonton. - nd. - Includes clippings regarding production of "Ghosts".
M-851-218Theatre Associates, Edmonton. - nd. - Includes clippings regarding "The Caretaker", and "Tempted! Tired! and True!".
M-851-219University Provincial Players, Edmonton. - 1947. - includes programme of productions "Peter Patelin", "The Happiest Man on Earth", and "Johnny Dunn".
M-851-220University Provincial Players, Edmonton. - nd. - Includes clippings regarding production of "You Never Can Tell".
M-851-221Studio Theatre, University of Alberta, Edmonton. - [ca. 1952, 1963]. - Includes programmes of productions "The Silver Tassie"([ca.1952]), and "The Fantasticks" ([ca. 1963]).
M-851-222Studio Theatre, University of Alberta, Edmonton. - 1963, nd. - Consists of clippings regarding production of "J. B. ", directed by Betty Mitchell, while guest at University of Alberta. Also includes clippings regarding other plays.
M-851-223Edmonton Little Theatre. - November 1931. - Consists of clipping regarding play "Death Takes a Holiday".
M-851-224Yardbird Suite, Edmonton. - 1964. - Consists of programme regarding "Wail for II pedestals".
M-851-225Yardbird Suite, Edmonton. - 1964. - Consists of clippings regarding "Wail for II pedestals".
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Series 8

Out of province drama groups and festivals. - 1946-1962

M-851-226BC drama programmes. - 1947, 1951, 1960, nd. - Programmes include the Everyman Theatre, Vancouver Little Theatre Association, white Rock Player's Club, and James Testemale.
M-851-227White Rock Player's Club. - January 1959. - Includes clippings regarding groups new theatre.
M-851-228BC drama festivals programmes. - 1954, 1956, 1962. - Consists of festivals held in Penticton and Vancouver, BC.
M-851-229BC drama festival clippings. - 1954-1962. - Includes festivals held in Penticton, Vancouver and Nanaimo, BC.
M-851-230Manitoba drama programmes. - 1946, 1962. - Includes Winnipeg Theatre Festival Week programme, and O. P. Productions presentation of "The House of Dust".
M-851-231The Crest Theatre, Toronto. - 1955, 1957. - Consists of clippings regarding various plays.
M-851-232The New Play Society, Toronto. - 1955, 1959. - Consists of programme of "Sunshine Town" (1955); and report to board of directors (June 1959).
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Series 9

Alberta drama festivals. - 1930-1966

M-851-233Alberta Dramatic League. - 1930-1933. - Consists of souvenir programmes of 1st, 2nd and 4th annual festivals.
M-851-234Alberta Dramatic League. - 1930, 1932. - Consists of clippings regarding list and 3rd annual festivals.
M-851-235Alberta Drama League. - 1933, 1935. - Consists of announcements regarding annual festivals.
M-851-236Alberta Drama League. - April, 19, 1953. - Includes minutes of meeting of executive of A. D. L. held in Red Deer, Alberta.
M-851-237Alberta Drama League constitution. - April 28, 1957
M-851-238Alberta Drama League. - September 27, 1959. - Includes minutes of annual general meeting, Calgary, annual financial statement, and attendance sheet.
M-851-239Alberta Drama League. - 1953, 1956, 1958. - Includes programmes of one-act play festivals held in Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer, Alberta; press release regarding Court Players, and winners of the 4th annual Alberta Drama League one- act play festival (1956).
M-851-240Alberta Drama League. - 1955-1962. - Includes clippings regarding one-act play festivals held in Calgary, Edmonton, and Red Deer, Alberta.
M-851-241Calgary drama festivals. - 1934-1935. - Consists of programmes of 1st and 2nd drama festivals sponsored by the Calgary Theatre Guild; and rules of adjudication regarding festival.
M-851-242Calgary drama festivals. - 1934. - Regarding 1st drama festival held.
M-851-243Edmonton sub-regional festival. - February 1941. - Consists of programme of competitions.
M-851-244 Alberta sub-regional drama festival. - 1947- 1948. - Consists of programmes of competitions.
M-851-245 Alberta regional drama festival. - 1934, 1948-1966. - Includes programmes of competitions held in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Alberta.
M-851-246Alberta regional drama festival correspondence. - 1934-1961. - Includes data regarding Rupert Harvey, adjudicator; adjudicators' reports; announcements of 1949-1961 festival competitors.
M-851-247Alberta regional drama festival clippings. - 1934-1964. - Regarding festivals held in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Alberta.
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Series 10

Dominion Drama Festivals. - 1936-1962

M-851-248Dominion Drama Festival (incorporated) memo. - 1936. - To regional committees and competitors regarding regulations governing D. D. F. for 1936.
M-851-249Dominion Drama Festival programmes. - 1948-1962. - Consists of programmes of competitions.
M-851-250Dominion Drama Festival booklets. - 1949- 1950, 1969-1960. - Contains list of patrons, officers, executive committee, governors, regulations and awards.
M-851-251Dominion Drama Festival. - 1949. - Includes talks given by Robert Speaight and Philip Hope-Wallace regarding the Canadian theatre.
M-851-252Dominion Drama Festival. - 1950-1951. - Includes news releases and reviews of festival and adjudicators.
M-851-253Dominion Drama Festival. - 1950-1956. - Consists of newsletters regarding regional festivals and competitions.
M-851-254Dominion Drama Festival. - nd. - Consists of booklet regarding the Calvert drama festival trophies.
M-851-255Dominion Drama Festival. - 1950, 1960. - Includes publications of D. D. F. regarding competitions and adjudicators.
M-851-256Dominion Drama Festival. - 1949. - Consists of clippings regarding competition held in Toronto.
M-851-257Dominion Drama Festival. - 1950. - Includes clippings regarding display of stage designs in conjunction with D. D. F. held in Calgary.
M-851-258Dominion Drama Festival. - 1951. - Includes clippings regarding competition held in London, Ontario.
M-851-259Dominion Drama Festival. - 1955. - Includes clippings regarding competition held at Regina, Saskatchewan.
M-851-260Dominion Drama Festival. - 1956. - Includes clippings regarding competition held at Sherbrooke, Quebec.
M-851-261Dominion Drama Festival. - 1959. - Consists of clippings regarding competition held at Toronto, Ontario.
M-851-262Dominion Drama Festival. - Dominion Drama Festival. - 1960. - Consists of clippings regarding competition held at Vancouver, BC.
M-851-263Dominion Drama Festival. - 1960. - Consists of clippings regarding zoning system and appointment of drama judges for the eight zones.
M-851-264Dominion Drama Festival. - May 1960. - Consists of clippings regarding Calvert Distillery's withdrawal of support of festival.
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Series 11

Central Ontario Drama Festival. - 1955, 1960

M-851-265Central Ontario Drama Festival. - March 1960. - Includes newsletter regarding competition.
M-851-266Central Ontario Drama Festival. - March- April 1960. - Includes programme of competition, data on competitors and adjudicator, Dr. Betty Mitchell.
M-851-267Central Ontario Drama Festival. - 1955, 1960. - Includes clippings regarding competitors and Dr. Betty Mitchell.
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Series 12

Publications. - 1951-1963

M-851-268Publications. - 1951-1963. - Includes Leisure, the cultural activities newsletter, Edmonton (1951, 1954); Town Talk, a survey of coming events, Edmonton (April 1963); community arts council news and calendar, Vancouver (May 1960); information bulletin from the Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa regarding 115 recommended full length plays (nd).
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Series 13

Scrapbooks and albums. - 1936-1963

M-851- vol.1Workshop 14- "Death Takes a Holiday", directed by Kaye Knights. - 1946. - Album contains programme, clippings and photos of cast and set.
M-851- vol.2Workshop 14- "Five Finger Exercise", directed by Betty Mitchell. - 1963. - Scrapbook contains director's script and notes.
M-851- vol.3Workshop 14 scrapbook. - 1945-1952. - Includes clippings and photos of Workshop personalities; also programmes and tickets to various productions.
M-851- vol.4Workshop 14 scrapbook. - 1946-1952. - Includes clippings and photos of Workshop personalities; also programmes and tickets to various productions; clippings regarding various drama festival winners.
M-851-vol.5Scrapbook. - 1947-1950. - Contains programmes, clippings, telegrams, letters of congratulations, invitations, gift cards and photos of Workshop 14 and other dramatic groups participating in Alberta Regional and Dominion Drama festivals.
M-851-vol.6Scrapbook. - 1951-1952. - Contains programmes, clippings, telegrams, letters of congratulations, invitations, gift cards and photos of Workshop 14 and other dramatic groups participating in Alberta Regional and Dominion Drama festivals.
M-851-vol.7Scrapbook. - 1953-1954. - Contains programmes, clippings, telegrams, letters of congratulations, invitations, gift cards and photos of Workshop 14 and other dramatic groups participating in Alberta Regional and Dominion Drama festivals.
M-851-vol.8 Scrapbook. - 1939-1952. - Contains clippings of various Calgary cultural activities, and photos of Dominion Drama Festivals executive (1950). One photograph has been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
M-851- vol.9W. C. H. S. Scrapbook. - 1936-1951. - Includes programmes, photos, resume of dramatics, and clippings regarding various plays. Plays include "The Cradle Song" (1936); "The Rivals" (1938); "Stage Door" (1939); "A Midsummer Night's dream" (1940); "The Dormitory Dub" (1939-1940).
M-851- vol.10W. C. H. S. Scrapbook. - 1950-1951. - "A Kiss for Cinderella", directed by Betty Mitchell. Includes costume sketches, hair styles, sets, clippings, telegrams and photos of cast.
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Series 14

Certificates. - 1948-1956

M-851-os1Canadian Drama Award Certificate presented to Miss Betty Mitchell
M-851-os2Dominion Drama Festival Award Certificate presented to Workshop 14 for their presentation of "Maitre Pierre Patelin". - 1948
M-851-os3Dominion Drama Festival Award Certificate presented to Workshop 14 for their presentation of "Hedda Gabler". - 1949
M-851-os4Dominion Drama Festival Award Certificate presented to Workshop 14 for their performance of "The Rivals". - 1950
M-851-os5Dominion Drama Festival Martha Allan Trophy Certificate awarded to Workshop 14 for their presentation of "The Giaconda Smile". - 1951
M-851-os6Calvert Regional Trophy Certificate awarded to Workshop 14 for their presentation of "The lady's not for Burning". - 1954
M-851-os7The Festival Plaque certificate for the Best Production in English awarded to Workshop 14 for "The Lady's not for Burning". - 1954
M-851-os8Calvert Regional Trophy Certificate awarded to Workshop 14 for their presentation of "The Apple Cart". - March 1955
M-851-os9Dominion Drama Festival Award Certificate presented to Calgary Workshop 14 Associated for their performance of "The Apple Cart". - 1955
M-851-os10Mayor's Award to Miss B. Mitchell for exceptional public service in the field of drama. - 1955
M-851-os11Calvert Regional Trophy Certificate awarded to Calgary Workshop 14 Associated for their presentation of "The River Line". - 1956
M-851-os12Dominion Drama Festival Award certificate presented to the Calgary Workshop 14 associated for their presentation of "The River Line". - 1956
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