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Gatlinburg Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3893

Materials relating to the Gateway Stock Company of New York and the Sevier County Theatre Guild, both based in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Gateway Stock Company materials are dated around 1949 to 1959 and consist mostly of newspaper reviews and notes by the primary reviewer, Laura Thornborough, and programs from various plays, which are arranged by title. Many of these programs include multiple copies and have handwritten notes on them, especially noting the year they were performed. Sevier County Theatre Guild materials, dated around 1987 to 1998, contain publicity information, especially from the performances of The Crucible and Godspell, newspaper articles, notes, and personal short stories and letters that belonged to Janice Brooks-Headrick ("Jan Headrick"), the Publicity Director for the Guild in the 1990s.

Dates

  • circa 1947-1998

Language

This material is written in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet (1 half box and 1 flat box)

Abstract

Materials relating to the Gateway Stock Company of New York and the Sevier County Theatre Guild, both based in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from around 1947-1959 and 1987-2008.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available for this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480