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Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.


Program for "Funny Girl:, 1978
M-8144-32

Beth Israel Players fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Administration records. -- 1970-1987
Series 2Productions files. -- 1971-1986
Series 3Posters, set designs and scrapbooks. -- 1971-1986
Series 4Photographs. -- 1971-1986

Inventory

Series 1

Administration records. -- 1970-1987

M-8144-1Founding. -- 1970-1971. -- Consists of initial invitation to form group, attendance list for founding meeting, etc.
M-8144-2Certificate of incorporation. -- 1977
M-8144-3Boards of Directors lists. -- 1977- 1982
M-8144-4Minutes of the Board. -- 1978-1984, 1987
M-8144-5Audited financial statements. -- 1978- 1980
M-8144-6General ledger. -- 1971-1983
M-8144-7General correspondence. -- 1978- 1985
M-8144-8Correspondence regarding scripts. -- 1979- 1985
M-8144-9Publicity information. -- 1977-1978 and n.d.
M-8144-10Organizational chart and job descriptions. -- n.d.
M-8144-11Calgary Regional Arts Foundation. -- 1978- 1982
M-8144-12Alberta Culture. -- 1978-1980
M-8144-13Cashbook. -- 1971-1987
M-8144-14Folding of Beth Israel Players. -- 1987-1990. -- Consists of newsclippings, arrangements regarding records, etc.
M-8144-15The Calgary Foundation. -- 1987-1990. -- Regarding distribution of funds and setting up of the Beth Israel Players Scholarship Fund.
M-8144-16Final reunion. -- 1987. -- Consists of guest list, invitations, etc.
M-8144-17General newsclippings. -- 1977-1979, 1986. - - Regarding theatre in Calgary.
M-8144-18Miscellaneous. -- 1983 and n.d. -- Consists of stationery, program for theatre workshop, and resume of Richard Winnick.
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Series 2

Productions files. -- 1971-1986. -- Series consists of files pertaining to the 28 productions of the Beth Israel Players. The files include the following types of records: programs, rehearsal schedules, newspaper reviews, audition forms, ticket sales records, fan mail, press releases and cast lists.

M-8144-19Tevye and his Daughters. -- March 1971
M-8144-20Have Mezuzza, Will Travel. -- November 1971
M-8144-21Annabelle Broom, the Unhappy Witch. -- March 1972
M-8144-22Come Blow your Horn. -- February 1973
M-8144-23The Wizard of Oz. -- June 1973
M-8144-24The Fifth Season. -- November 1973
M-8144-25Lovers and Other Strangers. -- March 1974
M-8144-26Never Too Late. -- November 1975
M-8144-27A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. -- May 1976
M-8144-28Fiddler on the Roof. -- November 1976
M-8144-29The Diary of Anne Frank. -- March 1977
M-8144-30Cabaret. -- November 1977
M-8144-31Plaza Suite. -- March 1978
M-8144-32Funny Girl. -- November 1978
M-8144-33Funny Girl (Vancouver tour). -- 1978- 1979
M-8144-34One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. -- March 1979
M-8144-35Hello Dolly. -- November 1979
M-8144-36Fantasticks. -- February 1980
M-8144-37The Wizard of Oz. -- March 1980
M-8144-38Kiss Me Kate. -- November 1980
M-8144-39I Never Saw Another Butterfly. -- March 1981
M-8144-40There's No Business Like .... . -- May 1981
M-8144-41Camelot. -- November 1981
M-8144-42God's Favourite. -- March 1982
M-8144-43From Broadway with Love. -- November 1982
M-8144-44The Boy Friend. -- November 1983
M-8144-45Fiddler on the Roof. -- November 1984
M-8144-46The Pajama Game. -- November 1985
M-8144-47They're Playing Our Song. -- November 1986
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Series 3

Posters, set designs and posters. -- 1971-1986

M-8144-os1Posters. -- 1971-1986. -- Consists of posters for all 28 productions.
M-8144-os2Set designs. -- 1972-1978. -- Consists of set designs for Annabelle Broom, the Unhappy Witch (5 sheets); The Wizard of Oz (6 sheets); Lovers and Other Strangers (7 sheets); Plaza Suite (1 sheet); and Funny Girl (29 sheets).
M-8144-os3Scrapbooks. -- 1976-1983. -- Consists of 12 large pages, featuring tickets, programs, newsclippings, photographs, etc., relating to productions.
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Series 4

Photographs. -- 1971-1986

S-190 Slides. -- 1971-1986. -- 1,815 slides. -- Consists of slides of all 28 productions, arranged in date order. See Series II (Productions files) for a complete list of plays and their dates.
PA-3251Promotional photographs of various productions. -- [ca. 1971-1986]. -- 23 prints. -- 56 negatives.

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