Fonds F 1064

Theatre programmes collection

About these records

Theatre programmes collection
Dates of Creation
1865-1981, predominant 1918-1933
Physical Description

43 centimetres of textual records

1 volume of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of theatre and event programs documenting plays, concerts, exhibitions, film showings and other events. It includes theatre bills, music programs, and announcements covering events that mainly took place in Toronto theatres and concert halls. Other events occurred in such places as Ottawa, New York City, and London, England.

Toronto theatres represented include: Comedy Theatre, Regent Theatre, Grand Opera House, Hart House Theatre, Massey Music Hall (later Massey Hall), Princess Theatre, New Princess Theatre, O'Keefe Centre, and Royal Alexandra Theatre. The collection also contains programs from the Royal Winter Fair, the Canadian National Exhibition and from other theatres.

Programs have been grouped into files based on theatre location.

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright primarily held by creator. Fonds contains material owned by various copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist through the Reference Desk. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These theatre programs were acquired through many sources. The Royal Alexandra Theatre program, dated June 1946, was donated by the Hudson's Bay Company in 2006. The following Royal Alexandra Theatre programs were donated by Lennox & Addington County Museum in 1988: 2 Abbey Theatre Players programs dated 1933, 4 APA Repertory Company programs, and 1 English Light Opera Company program.
Related Material

F 1129 Sarah Murray collection includes theatre programs of Grand Opera House and Massey Music Hall.


Title based on contents of collection.


Future accruals are possible.

Former Codes

MU 2961 - MU 2963, MU 3297.

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