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Performing arts

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Ahdel Chadwick Papers

Identifier: W-0016
Scope and Contents

This collection of materials was assembled by Ahdel Chadwick. It consists of materials from the Fort Worth Opera, McCammon Voice Competition, Van Cliburn Competition, and programs from other performing arts events. It also includes records from the Whitlock Music Club, yearbooks from several clubs, school annuals and other school-related documents. Materials from Mr. and Mrs. Chadwick’s travels, datebooks, real estate documents, and photographs are also in the collection.

Dates: 1882 - 2013

Andrew Thomas Seymour, III Papers

Identifier: P-0076
Scope and Contents Note

The Andrew Thomas Seymour, III Papers consist of photographs; invitations, programs, promotional items, tickets and booklets pertaining to Bass Hall, Exchange Club of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Museum of Science & History and Van Cliburn Foundation; brochures from Thomas S. Byrne Inc.; and University of Texas reunion materials. The materials date from 1953-2007 and measure .20 linear feet (1 box).

Dates: 1953 - 2007

Ann Marek Papers

Identifier: W-0038
Scope and Description

The Ann Marek Collection consists of 9 boxes or 3 linear feet of materials. The collection includes biographical materials, photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and awards. Comprehensive dates for the collection are 1969-2001.

Dates: 1969 - 2001

Ann Pugh Heidi Musical Scrapbooks

Identifier: W-0025
Scope and Contents Note

The Heidi Play Scrapbooks consists of five scrapbooks documenting the performances of Heidi over three decades. The scrapbooks include press clippings, reviews, programs, photographs, and newsletters. The materials date from 1963-1998 and measure .8 linear feet (2 boxes).

Dates: 1963 - 1998

Ballet Programs

Identifier: C-0071
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of miscellaneous ballet programs from the Fort Worth Ballet, touring ballet companies, and other local companies. The collection is divided into two series. The first series contains programs from the Fort Worth Ballet (later the Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet, and subsequently Texas Ballet Theatre). The second series contains programs from touring companies and other local companies.

Dates: 1935 - 1997

Bass Performance Hall Records

Identifier: R-0055
Scope and Contents

The Bass Performance Hall collection consists of one box of materials and contains tickets, programs and a chocolate box in the shape of the Hall.

Dates: 1998 - 2005

Benge Family Papers

Identifier: P-0106
Scope and Content The collection is primarily composed of documents relating to Sharon and William D. Benge. They are long-time patrons of the arts in North Texas. She is a producer and director of plays, as well as a planner and coordinator of large events. He is a marketing and public relations businessman with a wide range of talents. This collection, which represents the broad spectrum of performing arts in the North Texas region, includes memorabilia, programs, photographs, legal documents, and various...
Dates: 1958 - 2005

Casa Mañana Playhouse Scrapbooks

Identifier: C-0020
Scope and Description

The collection consists of thirty scrapbooks dated from 1957 to 1997 which include newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, photographs and other information pertaining to the performances and to the activities of the playhouse.

Dates: 1957 - 1997

Casa Mañana Programs

Identifier: C-0021
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of programs for theatre productions performed at Casa Mañana and other associated venues. The materials date from 1958-2015, and the extent of the collection is 5 boxes (2 linear feet).

Dates: 1958 - 2015

Chilton Opera Programs

Identifier: C-0052
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of programs from opera performances in Fort Worth, but also includes newspaper clippings about the Everywoman opera and a single-sheet program from Saint Louis, Missouri. Dates were penciled in previously on some items by an unknown individual. The opera programs are from the years 1912 – 1928, and the collection measures .21 linear feet.

Dates: 1912 - 1928

Greenwall's Opera House Programs

Identifier: C-0023
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of programs from Greenwall's Opera House. The extent of the collection is 2 boxes (1 linear foot).

Dates: 1887 - 1905

Jubilee Theatre Records

Identifier: R-0086
Scope and Contents

Jubilee Theatre Records consists of some administrative records including promotional records; however, the bulk of the collection is scripts and photographs. The scripts consists of plays and musicals the theatre produced as well as some they did not.

Dates: 1936 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1987 - 2015

Samuel Asbury Papers

Identifier: P-0072

This collection consists of materials relating to Samuel E. Asbury. He began working on a project where history will be intensified through its mixture with verse, music and acting. The majority of the items relate to this project.

Dates: 1931-1950; undated