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 Record Group
Identifier: ART

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Alicia Finkel papers

Identifier: MSS0046
Scope and Contents

The Alicia Finkel papers contain correspondence, press clippings and publicity, miscellaneous notes, published articles by Alicia Finkel, sketches of costume and set designs, and slides.

Dates: 1968-2007

Ars Musica Chicago records

Identifier: MSS0074
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of the non-profit organization Ars Musica Chicago. The records include governance documents, administrative reports, concert music and research notes, concert programs and recordings, applications for grants to fund the organization, and workshop materials. The collection also includes materials related to founding board member Enrique Alberto Arias’ research on Vicomte Fernand de Beaufranchet, the composer of the Vincent de Paul Oratorio.

Dates: 1871-2010; Majority of material found within 1986-2010

Bill Hargate papers

Identifier: MSS0054
Scope and Contents

This collection includes biographical documents, awards, and articles, playbills, photographs, set sketches, costume design sketches, reviews, and clippings from various staged performances and television productions with which Bill Hargate was involved.

Dates: circa 1940-2003

Charles Smith papers

Identifier: MSS0057
Scope and Contents

The Charles Smith papers contain drafts and typescripts of the playwright’s works.

Dates: 1986-2004

Chicago Advocates for Signed Theatre records

Identifier: MSS0058
Scope and Contents

The Chicago Advocates for Signed Theatre records contain minutes, correspondence, financial information, publicity, photographs, and newsletters. This collection also includes outside, non- C.A.S.T. reference materials, much of which concern disability rights of the hearing impaired.

Dates: 1981-1996

Claudia Allen papers

Identifier: MSS0051
Scope and Contents

The Claudia Allen papers contain manuscripts and drafts of Allen's works, including her essays and short stories.

Dates: 1987-2004

Douglas Post papers

Identifier: MSS0062
Scope and Contents

This collection contains drafts of theatre productions and screenplays written by Douglas Post. Additional materials related to Post can be found in the Victory Gardens Theater Collection, Box 15 and Box 24.

Dates: 1983-2022

James Maronek papers

Identifier: DPUA0206
Scope and Contents These files include sketches, notes, research materials, blueprints, invoices, correspondence, reviews, news clippings, programs, account ledgers, set elevations, set models and finished set designs used in Maronek's work for each production. The information included in each production varies, but most include sketches and notes. Aside from the boxes of production files, there are rolled containers in chronological order, and a group of oversized files from productions, and programs from...
Dates: 1950-2002

Leon Stein papers

Identifier: MSS0012

Lois Nettleton papers

Identifier: MSS0013
Scope and Contents

This collection serves as a record of the life and work of Lois Nettleton and as a resource for those researching acting as a profession. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, scripts (frequently annotated by Nettleton), call sheets for film and television, and programs for plays, photographs, videocassettes of performances and TV appearances, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1940-2008

Lonnie Carter papers

Identifier: MSS0014
Scope and Contents

The Lonnie Carter papers contain biographical information including copies of his resume, correspondence related to his work as a playwright, both published and unpublished writings, short satirical pieces and full-length scripts of his plays, and personal notebooks Carter used to record ideas about his plays and reflections on life experiences.

Dates: 1969-2014; Majority of material found within 1974-2004

Nicholas A. Patricca papers

Identifier: MSS0027
Scope and Contents

This collection contains general information relating to Patricca's career and his involvement in the arts, personal correspondence, correspondence specific to each play's production, published editions of Patricca's works, his poetry and videos of interviews and performances.

Dates: 1978-2012

Rev. Edward J. McKenna papers

Identifier: MSS0099
Scope and Contents This collection documents the work of Reverend Edward Joseph McKenna as a diocesan priest, social activist, musician and composer, poet, and scholar of liturgical music. Fr. McKenna's papers illustrate three areas of focus in his life: 1. his devotion to community activism in the Chicago neighborhood of Austin from 1965 to 1974 with groups such as the Organization for a Better Austin and the Austin Clergy Council; 2. Fr. McKenna’s commitment to the modern Catholic church and post Vatican II...
Dates: 1905-2013; Majority of material found within 1953-1984

Rick Cluchey papers

Identifier: MSS0122
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the professional career of Rick Cluchey, with historical information, production materials, scripts, press releases, reviews, and videos of productions. The collection also documents the relationship between Cluchey and Samuel Beckett, through incoming and outgoing correspondence, and memorabilia including writings, uncashed checks written by Beckett, and a pair of slippers given to Cluchey by Beckett to be used during his performance in Krapp’s Last Tape.

Dates: 1955-2012; Majority of material found within 1955-2015

Victory Gardens Theater collection

Identifier: MSS0040
Scope and Contents

This collection contains scripts and other production materials of the Victory Gardens Theater.

Dates: 1993-2011