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Items with subject 'Theater'

Folk Art Artists Pamphlet

by Rehoboth Art League, Inc. (1989)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a catalog printed for the Artists and Collectors exhibition held at Salisbury University in 1989.

Associated Subjects: Art • Theater
Identifier: 1990.008
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Joseph A. Graham papers

by Graham, Joseph A. (1860 – 1942)

1 box,  1 oversize folder (3.5 linear feet)

The Joseph A. Graham papers document Joseph A. Graham’s career, life, and family through letters, postcards, telegrams, photographs and ephemera. Topics include journalism, newspapers, and theater, offering insight into life in the United States during the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era.

Associated Subjects: Collier Family • Graham Family • Gunby Family • Journalism • Newspapers • Theater
Identifier: 2016.032
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Leland Starnes papers

by Cloyd, RobertStarnes, Leland (1921 – 2010)

18 boxes (25 linear feet)

Leland Starnes was born in Sandersville, Georgia on February 5, 1923. He served in World War II and attended both Harvard and Yale. Throughout his life, Starnes taught at the Graham Eckes School, the Women's College of the University of North Carolina, the University of Pittsburgh, and Salisbury State College. He worked at Salisbury State College from 1972 until his death on May 14, 1980. The Leland Starnes Papers include production files from Starnes' tenure at Salisbury State along with personal items and some correspondence. Some files in the collection were created by Robert Cloyd. Playbills from unaffiliated theatres (inventory attached) are also included and range from 1921 to 2010. There is also a video created by Starnes' son, Tim, and Gary Weber in 1989 entitled "SSC Theatre: The Starnes Years, 1972-1980."

Associated Subjects: Education • Theater • Programs
Identifier: SUA-002
Repository: University Archives
Attachment: View Attachment

Piece of Eden DVD

by Cardano, SheilaCollins, JeanSheppard, CleliaSkeens, Gwen (2012)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a digital copy of the play "Piece of Eden" which documents the early history of the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Associated Subjects: Theater • Literature
Identifier: 2013.091
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Robert K. Cloyd Papers

by Cloyd, Robert (1971 – 1979)

13 folders (0.5 linear feet)

Robert Kerr Cloyd attended Carnegie Mellon University and Syracuse University. The Robert K. Cloyd Papers consist of the design work created for productions of the Salisbury State Theatre from 1972 to 1979 under the direction of Leland Starnes, as well as other designs that Cloyd created in the 1970s. Included are the designs from when the United States Department of State invited him to exhibit in a show of young American artists travelling in China as part of the cultural exchange programs involved in Ping Pong Diplomacy.

Associated Subjects: Theater • Art
Identifier: SUA-034
Repository: University Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Special Collections Pamphlet Collection

by Various (1762 – 1985)

9 cartons,  2 boxes (10 linear feet)

The Special Collections Pamphlet Collection consists of over 800 published manuscripts discussing a wide variety of national and international topics. The materials date between 1762 and 1985. Similar topics have been grouped together, but may be found throughout the collection. Some of the major topics included in the collection are: race relations, Australia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, African American history, Native American history, military history (American Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean War), education, industry, labor history, agriculture, railways, government and politics, international relations, socialism, communism, economics, prisons, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, prohibition, temperance, women's history and groups, and biographies and obituaries.

Identifier: SC2020.032
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

T. Paul Pfieffer Papers

by Pfeiffer, T. Paul (1949 – 2017)

6 boxes,  1 drawer (6.5 linear feet)

The T. Paul Pfeiffer papers document Dr. Thomas Paul Pfeiffer’s academic and directorial role at Salisbury University. The collection dates from 1949 to 2017, with the majority of materials dating from 1980 to 2017. Materials in the collection include Pfeiffer’s directorial scripts, box office reports and theatrical programs, theatre posters, set drawings, theatre administrative materials such as correspondence, revenue reports, deposits, travel records, ticket orders, and brochures, a student’s independent study project, certificates for Bobbi Biron, newspaper clippings, slides, photographs, a scrapbook from the Sophanes, and audio visual materials.

Associated Subjects: Theater
Identifier: SUA-084
Repository: University Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Tom Cobb Playwright

by Gilbert, W. S. (1875)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a copy of "Tom Cobb or Fortunes Toy, An Original Farcical Comedy in Three Acts." The play was written by W. S. Gilbert.

Associated Subjects: Theater • Literature
Identifier: 2014.984
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment