Collection MS 377 - Stewart's Dundee Repertory Theatre collection

Identity area

Reference code

MS 377

Title

Stewart's Dundee Repertory Theatre collection

Date(s)

  • 1948-1950 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 file

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Biographical history

Maurice Stewart had acted and possibly directed prodcutions at the Rep. Dundee Repertory Theatre was founded in 1939 out of a collaboration between Robert Thornely who had managed the last touring company to perform at Dundee and who was looking for a home for his professional company and the amateur company the Dundee Dramatic Company. The first theatre was housed in a disused jute mill. After the premises were destroyed by a fire in 1963 the company moved to a church building on Lochee Road. This served as the theatre's home until the new Dundee Rep Theatre was opened at Tay Square in 1982.

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Scope and content

A scrapbook containing programmes, newspaper cuttings and photographs of the Dundee Repertory Theatre

Accruals

Not expected

System of arrangement

Usually chronological within series.

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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

The material is on paper and includes photographs.

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Related units of description

MS 316 Dundee RepTheatre; MS 375 The Herschell Dundee Rep Theatre Programmes; MS 376 The Baxter Dundee Rep Theatre Programmes

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Description identifier

MS 377

Rules and/or conventions used

Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

Status

Catalogued

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Language(s)

  • English

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