ERIC Number: ED240651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Developing a Tradition: Documenting University & College Theatre History--Accessing and Preserving Materials.
This paper details a step-by-step process for documenting university and college theatre history through the accession and preservation of materials. It offers advice for collecting materials; locating collections; handling materials; using R. Berner's "Manual for Accessing, Arrangement, and Description of Manuscripts and Archives"; retaining materials; identifying techniques in iconography; treating materials; storing methods to preserve materials; dealing with temperature and humidity; mounting scrapbooks and photographs; and using deacidification methods and advancements. The paper concludes with (1) a list of locations within the University of Washington for theatre research and (2) selected bibliographies on accessions and handling of theatre materials and the preservation of materials. (HOD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Theater History; University of Washington
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Theatre Association (Minneapolis, MN, August 7-10, 1983).