UW-Milwaukee Department of Theatre Records, 1911-2015

Scope and Content Note

Department of Theatre Administrative Files contain records related to the department's management and administration. Included are correspondence, planning documents, faculty meeting minutes, alumni information, honorary society records, and department publicity. The Administrative Files also document events produced and promoted by the Theatre Department such as Summer in the Park, the International Theatre Festival, and production tours and trips.

Production files, organized by date, contain records of specific plays, musicals, or other performances. These files may contain programs, production notes, budgets, set and other production designs, posters, published reviews and play publicity. Some productions have corresponding blueprints. Production files also include performance photographs maintained in separate photograph files that are organized by date. Actor's headshots and program-related photographs are organized by subject and are maintained as part of the Administrative Files.