Fonds MG 83 - Walter L. Mills fonds

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Walter L. Mills fonds

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MG 83

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  • 1974-1984, predominant 1980-1984 (Creation)

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12.7 cm of textual records

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Walter Lord Lynbrook Mills was born on 29 May 1924 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. He received his BA from the University of Saskatchewan in 1957 and continued with postgraduate work at the University of Minnesota, receiving an MA in Theatre Arts in 1963. He joined the faculty of the U of S in 1964. In addition to his work as an actor, director, and playwright, Professor Mills has run for the Saskatoon Collegiate Board, and has been elected as Saskatchewan's representative on the national Board of Directors for the Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA).

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This fonds contains several drafts of the play "Chokecherry Wine (or the Hafford Wedding Caper)" including the version edited for high schools; material concerning the arrangements and expenses for the 1974 Strolling Players tour, as well as a diary of their 1975 tour.

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Related material: See also Faculty Biographies series, Alumni files.

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