Showing 16 results

Archival description
Only top-level descriptions University of Saskatchewan, University Archives & Special Collections Drama and Theatre
Print preview View:

Corner Gas fonds

  • MG 493
  • Fonds
  • 2003-2006

Fonds consists of promotional materials relating to Corner Gas including a mug, a hat, a shirt, DVDs, scripts, a signed photograph of the cast, press materials, postcards, Christmas cards, and correspondence.

Corner Gas

T.Y. and Judith Rice Henderson collection

  • MG 248
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1974]-2005

Collection consists of programs from theatre productions, but also music and dance and some special events. The collection primarily documents the performing arts in Saskatoon and area - notably Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon Gateway Players and the Saskatoon Symphony - and includes representation from a number of independent theatre companies, some no longer in operation. Internationally, there is an extensive set of programs from the United Kingdom, most extensively from London, Cambridge, and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Henderson, T.Y. (Professor of Philosophy)

Sharon Bakker fonds

  • MG 454
  • Fonds
  • 1952-2010 (inclusive) ; 1977-2009 (predominant)

The material in this fonds consists largely of scripts, clippings, photographs and ephemera pertaining to Bakker’s involvement in theatre in the province of Saskatchewan, and Canada at large. Materials highlighting Bakker’s career are included, as are materials pertaining to her involvement in various theatrical professional organizations. Some personal materials have also been retained.

Bakker, Sharon

Department of Drama

  • RG 2036
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1979, predominant 1948-1971

This fonds is divided into four accessions. The first consists of the departmental correspondence and reports. The majority of this accession deals with the organization and production of Summer Tours to small centres in Saskatchewan and Manitoba (1948-1950). The second accession includes a calender of performances (1946-1969), scripts and prompt books. The third accession includes class lists, lecture notes, annual reports (1955-1975), Greystone Theatre records and files relating to Drama Department productions (1947-1971). Production files contain programs, photos, reviews, box office receipts, correspondence, cast lists etc. The fourth accession contains lecture notes, essays, and writings of Emrys Jones, the first head of the department.

University of Saskatchewan. College of Arts and Science. Department of Drama

Christine Bornstein fonds

  • MG 502
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2013 (inclusive); 1950-2000 (predominant).

This fonds contains material relating to theatre in Saskatchewan. In particular, productions from the University of Saskatchewan (Greystone Theatre) and Gateway Players are well represented, but there is also material from numerous other theatre groups, including The Actor’s Lab, New Theatre Co-op, and Saskatoon Community Players. This fonds contains programmes from various plays, concerts, and cultural events, together with numerous productions in which Chrisse Bornstein played a role, either as an actor or behind the scenes. This information has been included within the file descriptions.

Bornstein, Christine James (Girgulis)

Doris Hillis fonds

  • MG 444
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2004

This collection includes working papers and completed versions of Hillis’ published and unpublished poetry, drama, and fiction, as well as research and correspondence related thereto. The collection includes a range of interviews conducted by Hillis with a number of Saskatchewan authors for her books Voices and Visions and Plainspeaking. This collection also includes chapbooks published by Andrew Suknaski, Lorna Uher, and Mick Burrs.
Further, the collection contains a range of materials gathered by Doris on the subject of puppetry for her work with the Macklin Puppeteers throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s. Her personal memoirs are also included, as are materials from her involvement in Saskatchewan’s literary community, including helpful information on the art of writing from her workshops.

Hillis, Doris

Robin Maugham fonds

  • MG 464
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1981 (inclusive)

This fonds consists of a small portion of Maugham's manuscript and published items. The majority of the material relates to "The Deserters" and includes manuscripts, proofs, and a published copy of this work. The incident which forms the central theme of "The Deserters" is a meeting between an English and German soldier during World War Two. This incident is based on an event that happened to Maugham while he was fighting in the Western Desert during World War Two.

The fonds also includes heavily annotated manuscripts of "Winter in Ischia: A Novel" and "The Account: A Novel". "The Account: A Novel" was based on Maugham's play, "Enemy." There is also a manuscript of the play, "A Question of Retreat." The fonds also includes a first printing paperback copy of "The Wrong People," a monograph which was originally published by Maugham under the pseudonym David Griffin. The fonds includes a handwritten note and published tribute written by Peter Burton, who worked closely with Maugham for many years and was one of his literary executors. The fonds also contains two newspaper clippings.

Maugham, Robin

Peter McGehee fonds

  • MG 652
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1991 (inclusive) ; 1981-1991 (predominant)

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Peter McGehee in his work as an artist, performer, and writer in San Francisco, California, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Toronto, Ontario, and as part of the Quinlan Sisters and the Fabulous Sirs. The fonds also includes photographs taken by McGehee's friends, such as his partner Doug Wilson and Fiji Robinson.

Textual records include: an outline of a script of Fiji Robinson's life story (according to Peter McGehee); a poster for "Beyond Happiness: The intimate memoirs of Billy Lee Belle"; photocopied advertisements and newspaper articles about "Boys Like Us" and the Quinlan Sisters; posters for the Quinlan Sisters; Fabulous Sirs concert itinerary; invitation to Maddy Quinlan's (Tim Lewis) 10 year in San Francisco party; and a business card for the Quinlan Sisters with McGehee listed as writer/director, Doug Wilson as manager, and Fiji Champagne, Peaches O'Cod, and Marie Quinlan as performers.

Photographs include colour and black and white prints, black and white contact sheets, print collages, and colour and black and white negatives. Images include professional photographs of Peter McGehee, The Quinlan Sisters, The Fabulous Sirs, and Doug Wilson and candid shots of Peter McGehee, Doug Wilson, Wilson's family, Fiji Robinson, Wendy Coad, Rob MacDonald, Cheryl O'Brien, Janice Kell, Michael Achtman, Brian Gladwell, Lynn McLeod, Charlie Drinkwater, Ruth Welsh, John Goodman, Julie McGehee, Katie O'Grady, and David Rimmer. Some photographs are identified as taken in San Francisco, Toronto, New York City, Rome, Italy, Granada, and Saskatoon, Climax and Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan. Most negatives are not identified. Some photos contain explicit content.

McGehee, Peter

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Plays produced by Emrys Jones

  • MG 471
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1954

This manuscript collection contains the Director's scripts of Radio Plays produced on the CBC National Network by Emrys Jones during the period 1952 to 1954. All the scripts are copyright by their respective authors. The authors of these plays have been arranged alphabetically in each series

Jones, Emrys Maldwyn

Douglas and Novia Cole collection

  • MG 369
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1995

This collection contains materials created by, or about, Canadian author Robertson Davies (1913-1995). Davies was editor of Saturday Night and the Peterborough Examiner prior to joining Trinity College, University of Toronto as professor of literature. The author of numerous plays and books, Davies is perhaps best known for The Salterton trilogy and the Deptford trilogy. He received both the Stephen Leacock medal for humour and the Governor General's Award for fiction. Some of the material in this collection has been annotated by Davies, including copies of two draft manuscripts which are inscribed "to Maisie." "Maisie" is believed to be Davies' sister-in-law, Maisie Newbold (1915-2001), who was married first (in 1946) to the Australian painter Peter Purves Smith (1912-1949) and later (in 1964), to their friend and fellow artist, Russell Drysdale (1912-1981). The collection also includes souvenir coins and tokens from across Western Canada.

Cole, Douglas

Fiji Robinson fonds

  • MG 651
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2009 (inclusive) ; 1980-2006 (predominant)

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Margaret (Fiji) Robinson in her career as a vocalist and performer in the musical revues The Quinlan Sisters (comprised of Robinson, Peter McGehee and Wendy Coad) between 1981 and 1984, and The Fabulous Sirs (Robinson and McGehee) between 1987 and 1990 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Toronto, Ontario.

It also includes records created, accumulated and used by Robinson between 1990 and 2007 in the development of a book proposal and subsequent film proposal on her career as a performance artist working with writer/director Peter McGehee. Research and notes for the online GLBTQ On-Line Encyclopedia entry for McGehee's life partner, human rights activist Douglas Wilson, are also included.

It also includes records created, accumulated and used by Robinson in 2008 and 2009 in the course of producing Painted on the Spot: On the Road with Ernie Luthi, a documentary about Ernest Luthi (1906-1983), an artist from Punnichy, Saskatchewan.

The types of records included are research notes, drafts of written works, clippings, programmes, posters, song lyrics, music scores, photographs, budgets, grant applications, curricula vitae, drawings, photocopies of correspondence to Ernest Luthi, a CD-ROM and an audio cassette recording of The Fabulous Sirs in concert at the 1988 Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival.

Robinson, Fiji Champagne

Michael Millar fonds

  • MG 260
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1998 (inclusive) ; 1969-1979 (predominant)

This fonds contains materials related both to Michael Millar’s career as a member of Humphrey and the Dumptrucks, and more personal materials relating to his life and his activity as a long-time member of Saskatchewan’s musical community.

Millar, Michael

Neil Richards fonds

  • MG 355
  • Fonds
  • 1876-2018 (inclusive); 1900-2016 (predominant)

This fonds contains a variety of collections gathered together by Neil during his lifetime. The main areas of interest are LGBT, cross dressing, wrestling, and (to a minor extent) running. Periodicals, postcards, posters, artwork, textual material, and audiovisual material are found throughout the fonds. Individual scope and content notes are included for each accession/collection in the finding aid.

Richards, Neil

Nils Clausson - Guy Michaud collection

  • MG 620
  • Fonds
  • 1989-2017 (inclusive); 1989-1997 (predominant).

This collection contains materials related to AIDS Regina and the dramatic productions initiated by them as fundraisers / education. An outreach of that work was the formation of Oscar Wilde & Company. This collection includes scripts, posters, and programmes; and by extension documents the collaboration between Nils Clausson and Guy Michaud, who established the first gay theatre company in Saskatchewan.

Clausson, Nils

Robert Calder and Holly Borgerson Calder fonds

  • MG 418
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2015 (inclusive); 1970-2010 (predominant).

The first accession (2011-053) contains a scrapbook, art catalogues and theatre playbill programs.
The second accession (2016-147) is a record of Calder’s activities in three areas: personal life and career as student and faculty member, career as an internationally published author, and contributions to the Saskatchewan writing community.

Calder, Robert Lorin

Results 1 to 15 of 16