Theatre Ontario fonds Help

Fonds F 1156

Theatre Ontario fonds

About these records

Theatre Ontario fonds
Dates of Creation
Dates of Accumulation


Physical Description

12.05 metres of textual records

99 photographs

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of administrative, operational, and resource records of Theatre Ontario. Administrative records consist of records arising from Ontario Theatre Conferences; records of the President; Board and Executive Committee minutes; records of the General Manager and the Executive Director; copies of outgoing correspondence; staff records; resumes collected for Theatre Ontario positions; and records regarding fundraising.

Operational records consist of surveys of theatre facilities; records arising from the Theatre Identification project; and records arising from theatre festivals, summer courses, youth theatre, and community theatre programs.

Fonds also contains case files for various programs, including the Talent Bank, Community Theatre program and Youth Theatre program. These commonly contain information about applicants to the programs, either individuals or theatre groups, plus correspondence and occasionally some photographs. The fonds also includes membership records, fundraising contacts, reference materials, card indexes, copies of publications, and newspaper clippings.

Fonds consists of twenty-one series.

Click here to see a list of record series that make up this fonds or collection

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Theatre Ontario was established in Toronto in 1971 to promote theatre across Ontario, to sponsor theatre festivals, conferences, workshops and training programs, and to foster communication and cooperation about the theatre in Ontario.

Click on the link(s) below for more information.

Theatre Ontario

Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on access to these records.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright has been transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the donor. Fonds also contains material owned by various other 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
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1978 from Joan Fedare of Theatre Ontario. Accrual was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 2010 from John Goddard of Theatre Ontario.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 12508, 12655.

Former lead number for 2010 accrual #0708-009.

Finding Aid
See series descriptions for finding aid information.

How to order these records

From our Reading Rooms

First consult series descriptions and related lists where available in order to narrow down search.

Click here to see a list of records series that make up this fonds or collection

Scroll up to "Finding Aid" for more information about any available finding aids or listings.

By Microfilm Interloan
This material is not available through Interloan.

Records series that make up this fonds

Click on a reference code for more information about a series of records.

Reference Code Series Title
F 1156-1 Ontario Theatre conference files
F 1156-2 Theatre Ontario President's files
F 1156-3 Theatre Ontario Board of Director's files
F 1156-4 Theatre Ontario Executive Committee files
F 1156-5 Theatre Ontario annual general meeting files
F 1156-6 Theatre Ontario annual financial records
F 1156-7 Theatre Ontario committee minutes and reports
F 1156-8 Theatre Ontario General Manager and Executive Director's files
F 1156-9 Theatre Ontario fundraising files
F 1156-10 Theatre Ontario outgoing correspondence files
F 1156-11 Theatre identification project files
F 1156-12 Theatre Ontario membership recruitment files
F 1156-13 Theatre Ontario Programs and Resources Director's files
F 1156-14 Theatre Ontario training program files
F 1156-15 Ontario Theatre Festival files
F 1156-16 Theatre Ontario community theatre program files
F 1156-17 Ontario Youththeatre program files
F 1156-18 Threatre Ontario talent bank files
F 1156-19 Threatre Ontario indexes
F 1156-20 Theatre Ontario publications
F 1156-21 Theatre Ontario newspaper clippings file