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Pier One Theatre fonds
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- Textual record
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1.94 m of textual records
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The bulk of the collection was donated by John Dunsworth in January 1974, with a second accession in January 1975. Miscellaneous theatre programs were donated by Sister Geraldine Anthony, English department, Mount Saint Vincent University, in 1975.
Scope and content
The fonds contains correspondence, production records, scripts, flyers, posters, programs, promotional materials, press reviews, financial records, organizational management, documents regarding the theatre building and property, workshop programming, as well as touring production records. There is extensive correspondence regarding script acquisition and production; some correspondents included Canadian and Haligonian playwrights. Many scripts contain annotations by directors and actors. Set drawings, lighting cues, props lists and theatre renovation plans are also part of this fonds.
Unprocessed materials from the fonds not included here amount to approximately 94 cm. Please consult the Archives staff for access.
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Restrictions on access
There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.
Richard Perkyns collection (MS-3-27) in the Theatre Collections section.
Further accruals are not expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Pier One fonds, MS-3-7, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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This fonds description comes from the Dalhousie University Archives Catalog. The complete, original description is available there.