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Department of Theatre and Media Arts production records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5697

Scope and Contents

Contains case files on and videorecordings of play productions done by the Department of Theatre and Media Arts at Brigham Young University. Included are information pertaining to the productions such as scripts and budget records and the videorecordings are found on DVDs and videotapes. Materials date from 1951 to 2012, bulk from 1989 to 2012.

Dates

  • 1951-2012
  • Majority of material found within 1989-2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Department of Theatre and Media Arts production records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

The Department of Theatre and Media Arts (1997- ) teaches classes about theatre, cinema, artistic criticism and performance skills at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

The Department of Theatre and Media Arts was part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications beginning in 1997. Previously, it was known as the Department of Theatre and Film. The Department Chairs include: Eric Fielding from 1997 to 1998, Robert A. Nelson from 1998 to 2005, Rodger D. Sorensen from 2004 to 2011, and Wade Hollingshaus is the current TMA department chair.

Extent

5 cartons (5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: 1. Department of Theatre and Media Arts production case files, 2000-2012. 2. Department of Theatre and Media Arts videorecordings, 1951-2003.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Department of Theatre and Media Arts in September 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfered; Department of Theatre and Media Arts; September 2014.

Appraisal

University records (University Archives Collecting Policy February 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Erin Owens; September 2014.

Processing Information

Processed; Sadie Julian; 2015.

Title
Register of Department of Theatre and Media Arts production records
Status
Completed
Author
Erin Owens
Date
2014 September 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Revision Statements

  • 2015 November 16: Added Department of Theatre and Media Arts videorecordings and changed the arrangement into two series.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US